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
325 PM CDT MON SEP 1 2014

.DISCUSSION...

SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL OCCUR ACROSS THE
DISTRICTS THROUGH THIS EVENING...THEN WARMING CONDITIONS ARE
FORECAST FOR TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY. AT THIS TIME...CRITICAL FIRE
WEATHER CONDITIONS ARE NOT EXPECTED...HOWEVER SOME
AREAS...ESPECIALLY ACROSS FIRE ZONE 204 COULD SEE ELEVATED
CONDITIONS BOTH DAYS AS RELATIVE HUMIDITY DROPS TO NEAR 20
PERCENT. WINDS TUESDAY WILL BE STRONGER THAN ON WEDNESDAY WHEN
GUSTS COULD REACH 25 MPH. GENERALLY LIGHTER WINDS ARE EXPECTED FOR
WEDNESDAY. A STRONG COLD FRONT WILL MOVE THROUGH THE DISTRICTS
WEDNESDAY NIGHT...BRINGING COOL CONDITIONS FOR THE REMAINDER OF
THE WEEK...WITH PRECIPITATION CHANCES AGAIN THURSDAY NIGHT AND
FRIDAY.

NEZ204-021215-
EASTERN PANHANDLE/CRESCENT LAKE NWR-
225 PM MDT MON SEP 1 2014

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY.
                    SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS EARLY IN
                    THE EVENING.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....44-49.
MAX HUMIDITY........100 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST UP TO 5 MPH.
LAL.................4 DECREASING TO 1 AFTER MIDNIGHT.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-10700 FT AGL UNTIL 0100...THEN 400-1200 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 15 MPH DECREASING TO AROUND 5
                    MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.

.TUESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....81-86.
MIN HUMIDITY........26 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 5 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....VERY GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......300-4000 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 4200-7600 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 10 MPH INCREASING TO AROUND 20
                    MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.

.TUESDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....54-59.
MAX HUMIDITY........96 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 5 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-7500 FT AGL UNTIL 0100...THEN 200-300 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 10 MPH.

.WEDNESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....90-95.
MIN HUMIDITY........21 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST 5 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....EXCELLENT.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100-5800 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 4600-14100 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 10 MPH INCREASING TO AROUND 20
                    MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.THURSDAY...NOT AS WARM. MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS
IN THE MID 70S. NORTH WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S.
EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS AROUND 50. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. SOUTHEAST
WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE MID
70S.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER
80S.

$$

NEZ210-021215-
FRENCHMAN BASIN-
325 PM CDT MON SEP 1 2014

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS EARLY IN THE EVENING.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....47-52.
MAX HUMIDITY........100 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST UP TO 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE NORTH
                    AFTER MIDNIGHT.
LAL.................3 DECREASING TO 1 AFTER MIDNIGHT.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-7400 FT AGL UNTIL 0100...THEN 200-400 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE NORTHWEST
                    AFTER MIDNIGHT.

.TUESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 86.
MIN HUMIDITY........35 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH UP TO 5 MPH INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 MPH IN
                    THE AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....VERY GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-2200 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 2800-6800 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH AROUND 5 MPH INCREASING TO SOUTH AROUND
                    15 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.

.TUESDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 61.
MAX HUMIDITY........97 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-6500 FT AGL UNTIL 0100...THEN 200-400 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH 10 TO 15 MPH.

.WEDNESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....93-98.
MIN HUMIDITY........25 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....EXCELLENT.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-3300 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 2700-12900 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 10 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.THURSDAY...NOT AS WARM. MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S.
HIGHS AROUND 80. NORTH WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.FRIDAY...NOT AS WARM. MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS AROUND 70. EAST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S.
EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE MID
70S.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 80S.

$$

NEZ206-021215-
SANDHILLS/VALENTINE NWR/NEBRASKA NATIONAL FOREST/
SAMUEL R MCKELVIE NATIONAL FOREST-
325 PM CDT MON SEP 1 2014

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY.
                    SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
                    EVENING.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....48-53.
MAX HUMIDITY........99 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST UP TO 5 MPH.
LAL.................4 DECREASING TO 1 AFTER MIDNIGHT.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-9800 FT AGL UNTIL 0100...THEN 400-1500 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE NORTH
                    AFTER MIDNIGHT.

.TUESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....80-85.
MIN HUMIDITY........33 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST 5 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....VERY GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......800-3800 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 2800-7700 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 5 MPH INCREASING TO SOUTHWEST
                    AROUND 15 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.

.TUESDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 61.
MAX HUMIDITY........98 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 5 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-6300 FT AGL UNTIL 0100...THEN 300 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH 10 TO 15 MPH.

.WEDNESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 93.
MIN HUMIDITY........30 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 10 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....EXCELLENT.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-4900 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 3200-13900 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 15 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.THURSDAY...NOT AS WARM. MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS AROUND 60. HIGHS IN
THE UPPER 70S. NORTH WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S.
NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS AROUND 70. EAST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE MID
70S.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER
70S.

$$

NEZ208-021215-
NIOBRARA VALLEY/FORT NIOBRARA NWR-
225 PM MDT MON SEP 1 2014

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY.
                    SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
                    EVENING...THEN ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....49-54.
MAX HUMIDITY........97 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST UP TO 5 MPH.
LAL.................4 DECREASING TO 2 AFTER MIDNIGHT.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......600-8900 FT AGL UNTIL 0100...THEN 900-1600 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.

.TUESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....79-84.
MIN HUMIDITY........34 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....VERY GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......900-3500 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 3500-7600 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 10 MPH.

.TUESDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 63.
MAX HUMIDITY........94 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 5 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-7200 FT AGL UNTIL 0100...THEN 200-300 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 10 MPH.

.WEDNESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....90-95.
MIN HUMIDITY........28 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 10 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....EXCELLENT.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-4000 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 3100-14200 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 20 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.THURSDAY...NOT AS WARM. MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS AROUND 60. HIGHS IN
THE MID 70S. NORTH WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S.
NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 50. HIGHS IN THE LOWER
70S. EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE MID
70S.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS AROUND 80.

$$

NEZ219-021215-
LOESS PLAINS-
325 PM CDT MON SEP 1 2014

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS EARLY IN THE EVENING.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 51.
MAX HUMIDITY........100 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST UP TO 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE NORTH
                    AFTER MIDNIGHT.
LAL.................3 DECREASING TO 1 AFTER MIDNIGHT.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-6000 FT AGL UNTIL 0100...THEN 200-400 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE WEST AFTER
                    MIDNIGHT.

.TUESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....82-87.
MIN HUMIDITY........36 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-2100 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 2400-5900 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH AROUND 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTH IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.

.TUESDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 62.
MAX HUMIDITY........98 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-5800 FT AGL UNTIL 0100...THEN 200-300 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 10 MPH.

.WEDNESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 95.
MIN HUMIDITY........36 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....VERY GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100-3300 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 3900-11400 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 10 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.THURSDAY...NOT AS WARM. MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS
IN THE LOWER 80S. NORTH WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.FRIDAY...NOT AS WARM. MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S.
NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S.
EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE MID
70S.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 80S.

$$

NEZ209-021215-
LOUP RIVERS BASIN-
325 PM CDT MON SEP 1 2014

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY.
                    SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
                    EVENING. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
                    AFTER MIDNIGHT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....50-55.
MAX HUMIDITY........99 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST UP TO 5 MPH.
LAL.................4 DECREASING TO 2 AFTER MIDNIGHT.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-7600 FT AGL UNTIL 0100...THEN 200-1300 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE NORTH AFTER
                    MIDNIGHT.

.TUESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....78-83.
MIN HUMIDITY........43 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST AROUND 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTH IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....FAIR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......700-4700 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                    SOUTHWEST IN THE AFTERNOON.

.TUESDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 62.
MAX HUMIDITY........100 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-3700 FT AGL UNTIL 0100...THEN 100-300 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 10 MPH.

.WEDNESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....88-93.
MIN HUMIDITY........44 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 5 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....VERY GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-3400 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 3500-8700 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH 15 TO 20 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.THURSDAY...NOT AS WARM. MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS
IN THE UPPER 70S. NORTH WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS AROUND 70. NORTHEAST
WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS AROUND 70. NORTHEAST
WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 70S.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER
70S.

$$








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