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
553 AM CST Sat Dec 16 2017

.DISCUSSION...

A cold front will move across western Nebraska through the day
today with colder temperatures and light snow over northern Sheridan and
western Cherry county. accumulations of an inch or less are expected.
Some patchy freezing drizzle is possible over the southeast Nebraska Panhandle
after midnight.

NEZ204-170100-
Eastern Panhandle/Crescent Lake NWR-
453 AM MST Sat Dec 16 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny.
Max temperature.....39-44.
Min humidity........39 percent.
20-foot winds.......North 5 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Smoke dispersal.....Fair.
Mixing height.......100-2900 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....North 10 to 15 mph.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow or slight chance
                    of freezing drizzle.
Min temperature.....Around 23.
Max humidity........100 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northeast 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........2 or very low.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......1100-2200 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Northeast around 15 mph.

.SUNDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny.
Max temperature.....Around 38.
Min humidity........54 percent.
20-foot winds.......North up to 5 mph shifting to the west in the
                    afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........2 or very low.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......1300-3700 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....North around 10 mph shifting to the west in the
                    afternoon.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 20s. Highs in the
upper 40s. West winds 5 to 15 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 20s. Highs in the
upper 40s. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 20s. Highs in the
lower 50s. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
.THURSDAY...Much colder. Mostly cloudy with snow likely. Lows
around 16. Highs in the upper 20s.
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of snow. Lows around 9.
Highs in the upper 20s.

$$

NEZ206-170100-
Sandhills/Valentine NWR/Nebraska National Forest-
553 AM CST Sat Dec 16 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny.
Max temperature.....41-46.
Min humidity........46 percent.
20-foot winds.......North up to 5 mph increasing to 10 to 15 mph in
                    the afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......100-2500 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....North 10 to 15 mph.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of freezing
                    drizzle in the late evening and early morning.
                    Slight chance of snow after midnight.
Min temperature.....Around 26.
Max humidity........100 percent.
20-foot winds.......North 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........2 or very low.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......700-2000 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Northeast 15 to 20 mph.

.SUNDAY...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy then becoming partly sunny.
Max temperature.....Around 39.
Min humidity........58 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northwest up to 5 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........2 or very low.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......800-3200 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....North around 10 mph shifting to the northwest
                    in the afternoon.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 20s. Highs in the
lower 50s. West winds 10 to 15 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 20s. Highs in the upper
40s. North winds 5 to 10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 20s. Highs in the
lower 50s. Southwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
.THURSDAY...Much colder. Mostly cloudy with snow likely. Lows
around 19. Highs around 30.
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. Chance of snow. Lows around 11. Highs in
the upper 20s.

$$

NEZ208-170100-
Niobrara Valley/Fort Niobrara NWR/Samuel R McKelvie National
Forest-
553 AM CST Sat Dec 16 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny.
Max temperature.....39-44.
Min humidity........56 percent.
20-foot winds.......North 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......100-2600 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....North 10 to 15 mph.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of snow until
                    early morning. Chance of snow early in the
                    morning.
Min temperature.....24-29.
Max humidity........100 percent.
20-foot winds.......North 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........2 or very low.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......400-2200 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....North around 15 mph.

.SUNDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny.
Max temperature.....Around 39.
Min humidity........59 percent.
20-foot winds.......West up to 5 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........2 or very low.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......500-3300 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....North around 10 mph shifting to the northwest
                    in the afternoon.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 20s. Highs around 50.
West winds 5 to 15 mph.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 20s. Highs in the mid
40s. West winds 5 to 10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 20s. Highs in the
lower 50s. Southwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
.THURSDAY...Much colder. Mostly cloudy with snow likely and
slight chance of rain. Lows around 18. Highs in the upper 20s.
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of snow. Lows around 12.
Highs in the upper 20s.

$$

NEZ209-170100-
Loup Rivers Basin-
553 AM CST Sat Dec 16 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny.
Max temperature.....45-50.
Min humidity........42 percent.
20-foot winds.......North 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......100-2400 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Northwest around 5 mph increasing to north
                    around 15 mph in the afternoon.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy.
Min temperature.....Around 27.
Max humidity........100 percent.
20-foot winds.......North 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........2 or very low.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......600-1800 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Northeast around 20 mph.

.SUNDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy.
Max temperature.....Around 38.
Min humidity........62 percent.
20-foot winds.......North 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........2 or very low.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......500-3300 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....North 10 to 15 mph.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 20s. Highs in the
lower 50s. West winds 10 to 15 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 20s. Highs in the upper
40s. North winds 5 to 10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 20s. Highs in the
lower 50s. South winds 5 to 15 mph.
.THURSDAY...Colder. Mostly cloudy with snow likely and chance of
rain. Lows in the lower 20s. Highs in the lower 30s.
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. Chance of snow. Lows around 13. Highs in
the upper 20s.

$$

NEZ210-170100-
Frenchman Basin-
453 AM MST Sat Dec 16 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny.
Max temperature.....46-51.
Min humidity........32 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northeast 5 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Smoke dispersal.....Fair.
Mixing height.......100-2900 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Northwest around 10 mph increasing to northeast
                    around 20 mph in the afternoon.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of freezing
                    drizzle after midnight.
Min temperature.....Around 25.
Max humidity........100 percent.
20-foot winds.......North 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........2 or very low.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......800-1700 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Northeast 15 to 20 mph.

.SUNDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy.
Max temperature.....Around 39.
Min humidity........58 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northwest around 5 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........2 or very low.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......800-3100 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Northwest around 10 mph.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.MONDAY...Mostly clear. Lows around 19. Highs in the lower 50s.
West winds 5 to 10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 20s. Highs in the lower
50s. North winds around 5 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 20s. Highs in the mid
50s. South winds 5 to 10 mph.
.THURSDAY...Much colder. Mostly cloudy with snow likely and
chance of rain. Lows in the lower 20s. Highs in the lower 30s.
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. Chance of snow. Lows around 11. Highs in
the lower 30s.

$$

NEZ219-170100-
Loess Plains-
553 AM CST Sat Dec 16 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny.
Max temperature.....47-52.
Min humidity........32 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northeast 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Smoke dispersal.....Fair.
Mixing height.......100-2900 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....North around 10 mph increasing to northeast
                    around 20 mph in the afternoon.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy then becoming mostly cloudy.
Min temperature.....Around 26.
Max humidity........100 percent.
20-foot winds.......North 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........2 or very low.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......500-1500 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Northeast around 20 mph.

.SUNDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy.
Max temperature.....Around 40.
Min humidity........58 percent.
20-foot winds.......North 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........2 or very low.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......600-3400 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....North 10 to 15 mph.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.MONDAY...Mostly clear. Lows around 20. Highs in the lower 50s.
West winds 5 to 10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 20s. Highs in the lower
50s. Northeast winds around 5 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 20s. Highs in the
lower 50s. South winds 5 to 10 mph.
.THURSDAY...Colder. Mostly cloudy with snow likely and slight
chance of rain. Lows in the mid 20s. Highs in the mid 30s.
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. Chance of snow. Lows around 11. Highs in
the lower 30s.

$$



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