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
247 PM CST MON FEB 8 2016

.DISCUSSION...
WESTERN AND NORTH CENTRAL NEBRASKA WILL CONTINUE TO BE IN BETWEEN
HIGH PRESSURE OVER THE WESTERN STATES AND LOW PRESSURE IN THE
EAST. WEAK AREAS OF LOW PRESSURE WILL MOVE QUICKLY THROUGH TONIGHT
AND TUESDAY AND BRING A SLIGHT CHANCE FOR LIGHT SNOW ACROSS
NORTHERN AREAS...BUT MOST PLACES WILL REMAIN DRY. WIDESPREAD SNOW
COVER REMAINS IN PLACE ACROSS MUCH OF THE AREA LIMITING WILDFIRE
POTENTIAL.

HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD ACROSS THE AREA THROUGH THE WEEK LEADING
TO MAINLY DRY AND WARMER CONDITIONS THROUGH THE END OF THE
WEEK...WITH HIGH TEMPERATURES ABOVE AVERAGE IN MOST PLACES. A
WEAK COLD FRONT IS EXPECTED TO DROP INTO NEBRASKA FRIDAY...BUT
LITTLE IF ANY MOISTURE IS EXPECTED. TEMPERATURES RETURN TO ABOVE
AVERAGE BY SUNDAY AND MONDAY.

NEZ204-091245-
EASTERN PANHANDLE/CRESCENT LAKE NWR-
147 PM MST MON FEB 8 2016

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....22-27.
MAX HUMIDITY........99 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-600 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.

.TUESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....39-44.
MIN HUMIDITY........62 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-1800 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 15 MPH.

.TUESDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....21-26.
MAX HUMIDITY........97 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100-600 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 10 MPH.

.WEDNESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....46-51.
MIN HUMIDITY........46 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100-200 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST 10 TO 15 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 40S. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S. HIGHS IN THE MID
40S. NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 20S. HIGHS AROUND
40. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 20S. HIGHS IN THE MID
40S.
.WASHINGTONS BIRTHDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 20S. HIGHS
IN THE UPPER 40S.

$$

NEZ206-091245-
SANDHILLS/VALENTINE NWR/NEBRASKA NATIONAL FOREST-
247 PM CST MON FEB 8 2016

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....20-25.
MAX HUMIDITY........97 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-1600 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 20 MPH DECREASING TO AROUND 10
                    MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.

.TUESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....36-41.
MIN HUMIDITY........63 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 5 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....FAIR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......300-3100 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 15 MPH.

.TUESDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW IN THE
                    EVENING.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....20-25.
MAX HUMIDITY........100 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST UP TO 5 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......300-2200 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 10 MPH.

.WEDNESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....40-45.
MIN HUMIDITY........45 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100-500 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 10 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S. HIGHS IN THE
MID 40S. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 40S. NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 19. HIGHS IN THE MID 30S.
SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW. LOWS IN
THE LOWER 20S. HIGHS IN THE MID 40S.
.WASHINGTONS BIRTHDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S.

$$

NEZ208-091245-
NIOBRARA VALLEY/FORT NIOBRARA NWR/SAMUEL R MCKELVIE NATIONAL
FOREST-
247 PM CST MON FEB 8 2016

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....20-25.
MAX HUMIDITY........98 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 5 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......400-2500 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST 15 TO 20 MPH.

.TUESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....33-38.
MIN HUMIDITY........58 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....FAIR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......500-3400 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 15 MPH.

.TUESDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....18-23.
MAX HUMIDITY........100 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH AROUND 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTHEAST
                    AFTER MIDNIGHT.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......300-2300 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTH
                    AFTER MIDNIGHT.

.WEDNESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....36-41.
MIN HUMIDITY........53 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-1000 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 10 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 20S. HIGHS AROUND 40.
NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 20S. HIGHS IN THE MID
30S. NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 15. HIGHS IN THE LOWER
30S. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...NOT AS COOL. MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN AND
SNOW. LOWS IN THE LOWER 20S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 40S.
.WASHINGTONS BIRTHDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S.

$$

NEZ209-091245-
LOUP RIVERS BASIN-
247 PM CST MON FEB 8 2016

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 22.
MAX HUMIDITY........99 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 5 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......300-2200 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST 15 TO 20 MPH.

.TUESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....32-37.
MIN HUMIDITY........61 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....FAIR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......300-2900 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 15 MPH.

.TUESDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....18-23.
MAX HUMIDITY........100 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH UP TO 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTHEAST
                    AFTER MIDNIGHT.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......600-2200 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH AROUND 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTHWEST
                    AFTER MIDNIGHT.

.WEDNESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....36-41.
MIN HUMIDITY........62 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-800 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 10 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 20S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 30S. NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 20S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER
30S. NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 15. HIGHS IN THE LOWER
30S. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW. LOWS
AROUND 19. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 40S.
.WASHINGTONS BIRTHDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 20S. HIGHS
IN THE UPPER 40S.

$$

NEZ210-091245-
FRENCHMAN BASIN-
147 PM MST MON FEB 8 2016

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....21-26.
MAX HUMIDITY........97 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-600 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 10 MPH.

.TUESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 43.
MIN HUMIDITY........61 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 5 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-700 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 15 MPH.

.TUESDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 24.
MAX HUMIDITY........97 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100-300 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 10 MPH.

.WEDNESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....48-53.
MIN HUMIDITY........44 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100-200 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST 10 TO 15 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S. HIGHS AROUND 50.
NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 40S. NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 20S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 40S. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 20S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 40S.
.WASHINGTONS BIRTHDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S.

$$

NEZ219-091245-
LOESS PLAINS-
247 PM CST MON FEB 8 2016

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 21.
MAX HUMIDITY........100 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-800 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.

.TUESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 41.
MIN HUMIDITY........65 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-1100 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 10 MPH.

.TUESDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 23.
MAX HUMIDITY........100 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST AROUND 5 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100-400 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 5 MPH.

.WEDNESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....44-49.
MIN HUMIDITY........48 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-400 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 10 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 20S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 40S. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S. HIGHS IN THE MID
40S. NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 20S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 30S. SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 20S. HIGHS IN THE MID
40S.
.WASHINGTONS BIRTHDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S.

$$


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