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
431 AM CDT FRI APR 18 2014

.DISCUSSION...

EXCEPT FOR THUNDERSTORMS WITH A FRONT SATURDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
SUNDAY...MOSTLY DRY WEATHER IS EXPECTED OVER CENTRAL AND WESTERN
NEBRASKA. THE HIGHEST PROBABILITY OF THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE NORTH
CENTRAL THROUGH SOUTHWEST NEBRASKA. TEMPERATURES THIS WEEKEND
THROUGH THE MIDDLE OF NEXT WEEK WILL BE ABOVE AVERAGE.


NEZ204-190030-
EASTERN PANHANDLE/CRESCENT LAKE NWR-
331 AM MDT FRI APR 18 2014

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....74-79.
MIN HUMIDITY........22 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 10 TO 20 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........6 OR HIGH.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....EXCELLENT.
MIXING HEIGHT.......300-2100 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 2200-7600 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 15 MPH INCREASING TO AROUND 25 MPH
                    IN THE AFTERNOON.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 44.
MAX HUMIDITY........84 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 10 TO 20 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTHWEST 5
                    TO 10 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........6 OR HIGH.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......300-7800 FT AGL UNTIL 0100...THEN 200-300 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 20 MPH BECOMING SOUTHWEST AROUND
                    10 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.

.SATURDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                    ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....64-69.
MIN HUMIDITY........31 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHEAST 10 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1 INCREASING TO 2 IN THE AFTERNOON.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....FAIR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-3800 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 2100-5800 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST 10 TO 15 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S.
NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 60S. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE MID
70S. SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS AROUND 50. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S.
.THURSDAY...COOLER. MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S.

$$

NEZ210-190030-
FRENCHMAN BASIN-
431 AM CDT FRI APR 18 2014

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 75.
MIN HUMIDITY........26 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 10 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......500-2500 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 2500-5500 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 15 MPH INCREASING TO AROUND 25 MPH
                    IN THE AFTERNOON.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 47.
MAX HUMIDITY........86 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 5 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......300-5200 FT AGL UNTIL 0100...THEN 300-400 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 20 MPH DECREASING TO AROUND 10 MPH
                    AFTER MIDNIGHT.

.SATURDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                    ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....70-75.
MIN HUMIDITY........36 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHEAST 5 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1 INCREASING TO 3 IN THE AFTERNOON.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......300-2700 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 2800-5300 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH AROUND 10 MPH INCREASING TO NORTHEAST
                    AROUND 20 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. NORTHEAST WINDS
5 TO 15 MPH.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER
70S. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER
70S. SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS AROUND 80.
.THURSDAY...COOLER. PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S.

$$

NEZ206-190030-
SANDHILLS/VALENTINE NWR/NEBRASKA NATIONAL FOREST/
SAMUEL R MCKELVIE NATIONAL FOREST-
431 AM CDT FRI APR 18 2014

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....70-75.
MIN HUMIDITY........28 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 10 TO 20 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........6 OR HIGH.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....VERY GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......300-2600 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 2600-4000 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 20 MPH INCREASING TO AROUND 30 MPH
                    IN THE AFTERNOON.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....44-49.
MAX HUMIDITY........89 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 10 TO 20 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......400-3800 FT AGL UNTIL 0100...THEN 300-500 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 25 MPH DECREASING TO AROUND 15 MPH
                    AFTER MIDNIGHT.

.SATURDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                    ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....66-71.
MIN HUMIDITY........31 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHEAST 10 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1 INCREASING TO 2 IN THE AFTERNOON.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-3100 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 2600-4900 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH AROUND 15 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. EAST
WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS AROUND 70.
NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER
70S. SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S.
.THURSDAY...COOLER. MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S.

$$

NEZ208-190030-
NIOBRARA VALLEY/FORT NIOBRARA NWR-
331 AM MDT FRI APR 18 2014

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....71-76.
MIN HUMIDITY........24 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 10 TO 20 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........6 OR HIGH.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....VERY GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-3000 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 2700-4600 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 25 MPH INCREASING TO AROUND 35 MPH
                    IN THE AFTERNOON.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....45-50.
MAX HUMIDITY........87 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 10 TO 20 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......500-4300 FT AGL UNTIL 0100...THEN 300-600 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 30 MPH BECOMING SOUTHWEST AROUND
                    20 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.

.SATURDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                    ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....66-71.
MIN HUMIDITY........27 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH 5 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................2 DECREASING TO 1 IN THE AFTERNOON.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-3800 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 2900-4400 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH AROUND 15 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S.
SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER
60S. NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER
70S. SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S.
.THURSDAY...COOLER. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S.

$$

NEZ219-190030-
LOESS PLAINS-
431 AM CDT FRI APR 18 2014

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....69-74.
MIN HUMIDITY........33 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 10 TO 20 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....VERY GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-2900 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 3200-4700 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 20 MPH INCREASING TO AROUND 30 MPH
                    IN THE AFTERNOON.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....47-52.
MAX HUMIDITY........85 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 10 TO 20 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........6 OR HIGH.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......400-4500 FT AGL UNTIL 0100...THEN 300-400 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH 15 TO 20 MPH.

.SATURDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                    ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....71-76.
MIN HUMIDITY........38 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 5 TO 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE NORTHEAST 10
                    TO 15 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1 INCREASING TO 3 IN THE AFTERNOON.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......300-3200 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 3300-5700 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE NORTHEAST
                    IN THE AFTERNOON.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS AROUND 70. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO
15 MPH.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S.
NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE MID
70S. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S.
.THURSDAY...COOLER. PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S.

$$

NEZ209-190030-
LOUP RIVERS BASIN-
431 AM CDT FRI APR 18 2014

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 70.
MIN HUMIDITY........33 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 10 TO 20 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....VERY GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-3000 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 3300-4500 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 25 MPH INCREASING TO AROUND 35 MPH
                    IN THE AFTERNOON.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....47-52.
MAX HUMIDITY........87 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 10 TO 20 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......500-4500 FT AGL UNTIL 0100...THEN 400-600 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH 25 TO 30 MPH.

.SATURDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                    ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH THE DAY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 71.
MIN HUMIDITY........34 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 5 TO 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE NORTHEAST 10
                    TO 15 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
LAL.................2 INCREASING TO 3 IN THE AFTERNOON.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......400-3700 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 3400-5700 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 15 MPH SHIFTING TO THE NORTHEAST IN
                    THE AFTERNOON.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. EAST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. NORTH
WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER
70S. SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S.
.THURSDAY...COOLER. MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S.

$$
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