Routine Fire Wx Fcst (With/Without 6-10 Day Outlook)
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Fire Weather Planning Forecast for Western
and North Central Nebraska
National Weather Service North Platte NE
251 PM CDT Wed Jun 28 2017

.DISCUSSION...
1/2 to 1 and 1/2 inches of rainfall is expected during the next 7
days. The bulk of the rainfall is expected tonight, Thursday,
Sunday and Sunday night. Highest rainfall is expected across North
Central Nebraska with lesser amounts across Western Nebraska.

Dry air will continue to infiltrate western Nebraska producing
minimum afternoon humidity between 25 and 35 percent. Higher
values are expected across North Central Nebraska.

NEZ204-291215-
Eastern Panhandle/Crescent Lake NWR-
151 PM MDT Wed Jun 28 2017

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and
                    thunderstorms.
Min temperature.....54-59.
Max humidity........92 percent.
20-foot winds.......South 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................4.
Haines Index........6 or high.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......300-10400 ft AGL until 0100, then 200-1000 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....South around 10 mph shifting to the northeast
                    after midnight.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny. Slight chance of showers and
                    thunderstorms through the day.
Max temperature.....77-82.
Min humidity........32 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northwest 5 to 15 mph.
LAL.................3.
Haines Index........6 or high.
Smoke dispersal.....Very good.
Mixing height.......500-5000 ft AGL until 1300, then 5400-10000 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Northwest 10 to 15 mph.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
                    thunderstorms.
Min temperature.....50-55.
Max humidity........94 percent.
20-foot winds.......North 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................3 decreasing to 2 after midnight.
Haines Index........6 or high.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......400-9500 ft AGL until 0100, then 500-1700 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....North 10 to 15 mph.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny. Slight chance of showers and
                    thunderstorms through the day.
Max temperature.....73-78.
Min humidity........31 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northwest 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................3.
Haines Index........6 or high.
Smoke dispersal.....Very good.
Mixing height.......1300-5900 ft AGL until 1300, then 6000-8400 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Northwest around 15 mph.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows around 50. Highs in the lower
80s. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 50s. Highs in the upper 80s.
South winds 5 to 10 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 50s. Highs in the mid 80s. East
winds 5 to 10 mph.
.INDEPENDENCE DAY...Mostly clear. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows around 60. Highs in the upper 80s.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the lower 60s. Highs in the lower 90s.

$$

NEZ206-291215-
Sandhills/Valentine NWR/Nebraska National Forest-
251 PM CDT Wed Jun 28 2017

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy then becoming mostly cloudy.
                    Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in
                    the evening, then chance of showers and
                    thunderstorms after midnight.
Min temperature.....56-61.
Max humidity........91 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southeast up to 5 mph.
LAL.................3 increasing to 4 after midnight.
Haines Index........6 or high.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......200-9200 ft AGL until 0100, then 200-2800 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Southeast around 5 mph shifting to the
                    northeast after midnight.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny. Chance of showers and
                    thunderstorms.
Max temperature.....79-84.
Min humidity........36 percent.
20-foot winds.......North 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................4.
Haines Index........6 or high.
Smoke dispersal.....Very good.
Mixing height.......300-4800 ft AGL until 1300, then 4200-8900 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....North around 10 mph.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
                    thunderstorms in the evening.
Min temperature.....52-57.
Max humidity........94 percent.
20-foot winds.......North 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................3 decreasing to 1 after midnight.
Haines Index........6 or high.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......300-8300 ft AGL until 0100, then 200-1500 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....North around 10 mph.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny. Slight chance of showers and
                    thunderstorms in the afternoon.
Max temperature.....74-79.
Min humidity........33 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northwest 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1 increasing to 3 in the afternoon.
Haines Index........6 or high.
Smoke dispersal.....Very good.
Mixing height.......900-6600 ft AGL until 1300, then 6300-8800 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Northwest around 15 mph.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 50s. Highs in the
lower 80s. Southwest winds up to 5 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Lows around 60. Highs in the upper 80s. South winds 5 to 10 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Lows in the lower 60s. Highs in the mid 80s. East winds 5 to
10 mph.
.INDEPENDENCE DAY...Mostly clear. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the lower 60s. Highs in the upper 80s.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly clear. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 60s. Highs in the lower 90s.

$$

NEZ208-291215-
Niobrara Valley/Fort Niobrara NWR/Samuel R McKelvie National
Forest-
251 PM CDT Wed Jun 28 2017

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy then becoming mostly cloudy.
                    Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in
                    the evening, then chance of showers and
                    thunderstorms after midnight.
Min temperature.....57-62.
Max humidity........91 percent.
20-foot winds.......East 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................3 increasing to 4 after midnight.
Haines Index........6 or high.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......200-9000 ft AGL until 0100, then 200-800 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Northeast 5 to 10 mph.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny. Chance of showers and
                    thunderstorms.
Max temperature.....77-82.
Min humidity........43 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northeast 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................4.
Haines Index........6 or high.
Smoke dispersal.....Good.
Mixing height.......200-4400 ft AGL until 1300, then 3600-8100 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Northeast around 10 mph.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy then becoming partly cloudy.
                    Chance of showers and thunderstorms in the
                    evening.
Min temperature.....53-58.
Max humidity........96 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northwest 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................4 decreasing to 1 after midnight.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......300-8400 ft AGL until 0100, then 200-1200 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....North 5 to 10 mph.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny. Slight chance of showers and
                    thunderstorms in the afternoon.
Max temperature.....74-79.
Min humidity........34 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northwest 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1 increasing to 3 in the afternoon.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Very good.
Mixing height.......500-5700 ft AGL until 1300, then 2800-8300 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Northwest around 15 mph.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 50s. Highs in the
lower 80s. West winds 5 to 10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Lows in the upper 50s. Highs in the mid 80s. Southeast winds 5 to
10 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy. Showers and thunderstorms likely. Lows
in the lower 60s. Highs in the mid 80s. East winds 5 to 10 mph.
.INDEPENDENCE DAY...Mostly clear. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the lower 60s. Highs in the upper 80s.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly clear. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 60s. Highs around 90.

$$

NEZ209-291215-
Loup Rivers Basin-
251 PM CDT Wed Jun 28 2017

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy then becoming mostly cloudy.
                    Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms late
                    in the evening. Chance of showers and
                    thunderstorms after midnight.
Min temperature.....60-65.
Max humidity........90 percent.
20-foot winds.......East up to 5 mph.
LAL.................3 increasing to 4 after midnight.
Haines Index........6 or high.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......200-7500 ft AGL until 0100, then 200-500 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....East around 5 mph.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny. Slight chance of showers and
                    thunderstorms early in the morning, then chance
                    of showers and thunderstorms in the late
                    morning and afternoon.
Max temperature.....80-85.
Min humidity........43 percent.
20-foot winds.......East 5 to 10 mph shifting to the north in the
                    afternoon.
LAL.................4.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Good.
Mixing height.......300-5400 ft AGL until 1300, then 4000-8400 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Southeast around 10 mph shifting to the north
                    in the afternoon.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy then becoming partly cloudy.
                    Chance of showers and thunderstorms in the
                    evening.
Min temperature.....55-60.
Max humidity........95 percent.
20-foot winds.......North 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................4 decreasing to 1 after midnight.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......400-6400 ft AGL until 0100, then 300-1200 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....North around 10 mph.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny. Slight chance of showers and
                    thunderstorms in the afternoon.
Max temperature.....76-81.
Min humidity........36 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northwest 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1 increasing to 3 in the afternoon.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Very good.
Mixing height.......800-6400 ft AGL until 1300, then 5300-8200 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Northwest around 15 mph.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 50s. Highs in the
lower 80s. West winds up to 5 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Lows around 60. Highs in the mid 80s. South winds 5 to 10 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy. Showers and thunderstorms likely. Lows
in the mid 60s. Highs in the mid 80s. East winds 5 to 10 mph.
.INDEPENDENCE DAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the lower 60s. Highs in the upper 80s.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 60s. Highs around 90.

$$

NEZ210-291215-
Frenchman Basin-
151 PM MDT Wed Jun 28 2017

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and
                    thunderstorms until early morning, then slight
                    chance of showers and thunderstorms late in the
                    night.
Min temperature.....58-63.
Max humidity........90 percent.
20-foot winds.......East 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................4.
Haines Index........6 or high.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......200-5500 ft AGL until 0100, then 200-500 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Southeast 5 to 10 mph.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny. Slight chance of showers and
                    thunderstorms in the late morning and
                    afternoon.
Max temperature.....84-89.
Min humidity........30 percent.
20-foot winds.......North 5 to 15 mph.
LAL.................3.
Haines Index........6 or high.
Smoke dispersal.....Very good.
Mixing height.......200-5400 ft AGL until 1300, then 5400-9000 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Northwest 10 to 15 mph.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
                    thunderstorms.
Min temperature.....53-58.
Max humidity........90 percent.
20-foot winds.......North 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................3.
Haines Index........6 or high.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......400-8300 ft AGL until 0100, then 900-2100 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Northeast around 10 mph.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny. Slight chance of showers and
                    thunderstorms through the day.
Max temperature.....Around 79.
Min humidity........31 percent.
20-foot winds.......North 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................3.
Haines Index........6 or high.
Smoke dispersal.....Very good.
Mixing height.......1800-6100 ft AGL until 1300, then 6900-9100 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Northwest 10 to 15 mph.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 50s. Highs in the
mid 80s. South winds 5 to 10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Lows around 60. Highs in the lower 90s. Southeast winds 5 to
10 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the lower 60s. Highs in the upper 80s.
Northeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
.INDEPENDENCE DAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 60s. Highs in
the lower 90s.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 60s. Highs in the mid 90s.

$$

NEZ219-291215-
Loess Plains-
251 PM CDT Wed Jun 28 2017

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy then becoming mostly cloudy.
                    Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms
                    early in the evening, then chance of showers
                    and thunderstorms in the late evening and
                    overnight.
Min temperature.....60-65.
Max humidity........88 percent.
20-foot winds.......East up to 5 mph.
LAL.................4.
Haines Index........6 or high.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......200-5100 ft AGL until 0100, then 200-500 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....East 5 to 10 mph.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny. Slight chance of showers and
                    thunderstorms late in the morning. Chance of
                    showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon.
Max temperature.....84-89.
Min humidity........34 percent.
20-foot winds.......North 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................3.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Very good.
Mixing height.......300-5500 ft AGL until 1300, then 6300-8700 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Northwest 10 to 15 mph.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy then becoming partly cloudy.
                    Chance of showers and thunderstorms in the
                    evening, then slight chance of showers and
                    thunderstorms after midnight.
Min temperature.....Around 58.
Max humidity........87 percent.
20-foot winds.......North 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................3 decreasing to 2 after midnight.
Haines Index........6 or high.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......400-8000 ft AGL until 0100, then 800-1900 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....North around 15 mph.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny. Slight chance of showers and
                    thunderstorms.
Max temperature.....78-83.
Min humidity........33 percent.
20-foot winds.......North 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................3.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Very good.
Mixing height.......700-6000 ft AGL until 1300, then 7400-9000 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Northwest 10 to 15 mph.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 50s. Highs in the mid
80s. South winds up to 5 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Lows in the lower 60s. Highs around 90. South winds 5 to 10 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Lows in the mid 60s. Highs in the upper 80s. East winds 5 to
10 mph.
.INDEPENDENCE DAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 60s. Highs
around 90.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 60s. Highs in the
lower 90s.

$$


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