Routine Fire Wx Fcst (With/Without 6-10 Day Outlook)
Issued by NWS North Platte, NE

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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR WESTERN
AND NORTH CENTRAL NEBRASKA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NORTH PLATTE NE
500 AM CDT MON MAY 25 2015

.DISCUSSION...
ADDITIONAL RAINFALL IS POSSIBLE TODAY AS THE MAIN UPPER LOW FILLS
AND LIFT NORTHEAST OVERNIGHT. DRIER AIR WILL THEN WORK INTO THE
AREA WITH AN UPPER RIDGE TO BUILD EASTWARD. THUNDERSTORMS REMAIN
POSSIBLE TODAY AS THE LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM MOVES EAST.

NEZ204-252330-
EASTERN PANHANDLE/CRESCENT LAKE NWR-
400 AM MDT MON MAY 25 2015

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. PATCHY FOG EARLY IN THE MORNING.
                    SCATTERED SHOWERS UNTIL LATE AFTERNOON.
                    ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH THE DAY. SHOWERS
                    LIKELY LATE IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....61-66.
MIN HUMIDITY........54 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................3.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1400-4800 FT AGL UNTIL 1200...THEN 4500-8000 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST AROUND 10 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SLIGHT
                    CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN
                    SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....43-48.
MAX HUMIDITY........100 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST UP TO 5 MPH.
LAL.................3 DECREASING TO 1 AFTER MIDNIGHT.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......700-6500 FT AGL UNTIL 2400...THEN 200-2600 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 5 MPH.

.TUESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH
                    THE DAY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
                    LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....69-74.
MIN HUMIDITY........45 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST UP TO 5 MPH.
LAL.................2 INCREASING TO 3 IN THE AFTERNOON.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-6100 FT AGL UNTIL 1200...THEN 6100-9100 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 5 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS AROUND 50. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.
.FRIDAY...COOLER. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. LOWS IN THE
LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. NORTH WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER
70S.

$$

NEZ210-252330-
FRENCHMAN BASIN-
500 AM CDT MON MAY 25 2015

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. PATCHY FOG EARLY IN THE MORNING.
                    SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS
                    THROUGH THE DAY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....68-73.
MIN HUMIDITY........44 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................3.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....EXCELLENT.
MIXING HEIGHT.......500-5500 FT AGL UNTIL 1200...THEN 6100-10000 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 5 MPH INCREASING TO AROUND 15
                    MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND SLIGHT
                    CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN
                    SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....47-52.
MAX HUMIDITY........99 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................3 DECREASING TO 1 AFTER MIDNIGHT.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......800-7700 FT AGL UNTIL 2400...THEN 200-1800 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.

.TUESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....73-78.
MIN HUMIDITY........41 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST UP TO 5 MPH.
LAL.................1 INCREASING TO 3 IN THE AFTERNOON.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-5500 FT AGL UNTIL 1200...THEN 6500-10100 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.
.FRIDAY...SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. LOWS IN THE MID 50S.
HIGHS AROUND 70. NORTH WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS AROUND 50. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S.

$$

NEZ206-252330-
SANDHILLS/VALENTINE NWR/NEBRASKA NATIONAL FOREST/
SAMUEL R MCKELVIE NATIONAL FOREST-
500 AM CDT MON MAY 25 2015

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. PATCHY FOG EARLY IN THE MORNING.
                    SCATTERED SHOWERS UNTIL LATE AFTERNOON.
                    ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH THE DAY. SHOWERS
                    LIKELY LATE IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....64-69.
MIN HUMIDITY........53 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHEAST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................3.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....FAIR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......700-5100 FT AGL UNTIL 1200...THEN 2800-8500 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST AROUND 5 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS
                    IN THE EVENING. CHANCE OF SHOWERS UNTIL EARLY
                    MORNING...THEN SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS EARLY
                    IN THE MORNING.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....47-52.
MAX HUMIDITY........99 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH UP TO 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE WEST AFTER
                    MIDNIGHT.
LAL.................3 DECREASING TO 1 AFTER MIDNIGHT.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1300-7500 FT AGL UNTIL 2400...THEN 200-1500 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST AROUND 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                    NORTHWEST AFTER MIDNIGHT.

.TUESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 72.
MIN HUMIDITY........50 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH UP TO 5 MPH.
LAL.................2 INCREASING TO 3 IN THE AFTERNOON.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-6200 FT AGL UNTIL 1200...THEN 6400-8900 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.
.FRIDAY...SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. LOWS IN THE MID 50S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. NORTH WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS AROUND 70.

$$

NEZ208-252330-
NIOBRARA VALLEY/FORT NIOBRARA NWR-
400 AM MDT MON MAY 25 2015

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. PATCHY FOG EARLY IN THE MORNING.
                    SCATTERED SHOWERS UNTIL LATE AFTERNOON.
                    ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH THE DAY. SHOWERS
                    LIKELY LATE IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....66-71.
MIN HUMIDITY........53 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH UP TO 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTHWEST IN
                    THE AFTERNOON.
LAL.................3.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1100-5000 FT AGL UNTIL 1200...THEN 3800-7100 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH AROUND 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTHWEST
                    IN THE AFTERNOON.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS
                    IN THE EVENING. CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE
                    NIGHT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....49-54.
MAX HUMIDITY........100 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST UP TO 5 MPH.
LAL.................3 DECREASING TO 1 AFTER MIDNIGHT.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......600-6200 FT AGL UNTIL 2400...THEN 300-2000 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH AROUND 5 MPH.

.TUESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH THE DAY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 72.
MIN HUMIDITY........49 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH UP TO 5 MPH.
LAL.................3.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....FAIR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......500-4900 FT AGL UNTIL 1200...THEN 4800-7800 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.
.FRIDAY...SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. LOWS IN THE UPPER
50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. NORTH WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS AROUND 70.

$$

NEZ219-252330-
LOESS PLAINS-
500 AM CDT MON MAY 25 2015

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY. PATCHY FOG EARLY IN THE MORNING.
                    SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS
                    THROUGH THE DAY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 72.
MIN HUMIDITY........43 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST 5 TO 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTHWEST
                    IN THE AFTERNOON.
LAL.................3.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....EXCELLENT.
MIXING HEIGHT.......600-5200 FT AGL UNTIL 1200...THEN 5900-10100 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH 10 TO 15 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS
                    IN THE EVENING. CHANCE OF SHOWERS UNTIL EARLY
                    MORNING. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS EARLY IN THE
                    MORNING.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....48-53.
MAX HUMIDITY........100 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................3 DECREASING TO 1 AFTER MIDNIGHT.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......300-9000 FT AGL UNTIL 2400...THEN 300-1100 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE NORTHWEST
                    AFTER MIDNIGHT.

.TUESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....73-78.
MIN HUMIDITY........44 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST AROUND 5 MPH.
LAL.................1 INCREASING TO 3 IN THE AFTERNOON.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......600-5600 FT AGL UNTIL 1200...THEN 6400-9800 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 10 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.
.FRIDAY...SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. LOWS IN THE UPPER
50S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S.

$$

NEZ209-252330-
LOUP RIVERS BASIN-
500 AM CDT MON MAY 25 2015

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. PATCHY FOG EARLY IN THE MORNING.
                    SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS
                    THROUGH THE DAY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....67-72.
MIN HUMIDITY........50 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST UP TO 5 MPH.
LAL.................3.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......900-4800 FT AGL UNTIL 1200...THEN 3100-8100 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST AROUND 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                    SOUTHWEST IN THE AFTERNOON.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS
                    IN THE EVENING. CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE
                    NIGHT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....50-55.
MAX HUMIDITY........100 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST UP TO 5 MPH.
LAL.................3 DECREASING TO 1 AFTER MIDNIGHT.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......400-7800 FT AGL UNTIL 2400...THEN 300-1000 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH AROUND 5 MPH.

.TUESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS UNTIL LATE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 73.
MIN HUMIDITY........51 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST AROUND 5 MPH.
LAL.................3.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......300-5900 FT AGL UNTIL 1200...THEN 6000-8700 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.
.FRIDAY...SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. LOWS IN THE UPPER
50S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. NORTH WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS AROUND 50. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S.

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