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
440 AM CST SAT FEB 28 2015

.DISCUSSION...

BELOW NORMAL TEMPERATURES ARE EXPECTED THROUGH THE MIDDLE OF NEXT WEEK
WITH OCCASIONAL CHANCES FOR LIGHT SNOW OR FLURRIES. WITH THE COLD
TEMPERATURES...FIRE WEATHER CONCERNS WILL REMAIN LOW.

NEZ204-010015-
EASTERN PANHANDLE/CRESCENT LAKE NWR-
340 AM MST SAT FEB 28 2015

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....23-28.
MIN HUMIDITY........43 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 5 TO 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE WEST IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1400-3900 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 15 MPH BECOMING WEST AROUND 5
                    MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW IN THE
                    EVENING...THEN CHANCE OF SNOW AFTER MIDNIGHT.
                    SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW EARLY IN THE MORNING.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....8-13.
MAX HUMIDITY........87 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH UP TO 5 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......800-3900 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST AROUND 5 MPH.

.SUNDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....26-31.
MIN HUMIDITY........44 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......700-4000 FT AGL UNTIL 1200...THEN 3800-5500 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS AROUND
15. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 30S. SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH.
.TUESDAY...COLDER. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS IN THE
LOWER 20S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 20S. NORTH WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS AROUND
1 BELOW. HIGHS AROUND 16. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.THURSDAY...NOT AS COOL. MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS AROUND 3. HIGHS IN
THE UPPER 30S.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 20S. HIGHS IN THE MID
40S.

$$

NEZ210-010015-
FRENCHMAN BASIN-
440 AM CST SAT FEB 28 2015

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW UNTIL LATE
                    AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 25.
MIN HUMIDITY........51 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1700-4000 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH 10 TO 15 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW EARLY IN
                    THE EVENING...THEN CHANCE OF SNOW IN THE LATE
                    EVENING AND OVERNIGHT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 14.
MAX HUMIDITY........95 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......EAST UP TO 5 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......500-3800 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE WEST AFTER
                    MIDNIGHT.

.SUNDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 31.
MIN HUMIDITY........48 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH AROUND 5 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....FAIR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1100-4200 FT AGL UNTIL 1200...THEN 4400-5100 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH 5 TO 10 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS AROUND 17.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 30S. SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS IN THE UPPER
20S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 20S. NORTH WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS AROUND 4. HIGHS
AROUND 20. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.THURSDAY...NOT AS COOL. MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS AROUND 6. HIGHS IN
THE LOWER 40S.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS AROUND 20. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S.

$$

NEZ206-010015-
SANDHILLS/VALENTINE NWR/NEBRASKA NATIONAL FOREST/
SAMUEL R MCKELVIE NATIONAL FOREST-
440 AM CST SAT FEB 28 2015

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....26-31.
MIN HUMIDITY........43 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....FAIR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1600-4100 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 20 MPH BECOMING SOUTHWEST AROUND
                    10 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW IN THE
                    LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....10-15.
MAX HUMIDITY........87 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST UP TO 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE NORTH AFTER
                    MIDNIGHT.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1100-4200 FT AGL UNTIL 2400...THEN 400-1800 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE NORTH AFTER
                    MIDNIGHT.

.SUNDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....28-33.
MIN HUMIDITY........39 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......600-3800 FT AGL UNTIL 1200...THEN 4300-6000 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS AROUND
15. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 30S. SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH.
.TUESDAY...COLDER...BREEZY. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SNOW.
LOWS IN THE MID 20S. HIGHS IN THE MID 20S. NORTH WINDS 15 TO
25 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS AROUND 1.
HIGHS AROUND 18. NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH.
.THURSDAY...NOT AS COOL. MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS AROUND 3. HIGHS IN
THE UPPER 30S.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 20S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER
40S.

$$

NEZ208-010015-
NIOBRARA VALLEY/FORT NIOBRARA NWR-
340 AM MST SAT FEB 28 2015

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....28-33.
MIN HUMIDITY........40 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....FAIR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......800-2800 FT AGL UNTIL 1200...THEN 3000-4200 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 20 MPH BECOMING WEST AROUND 10
                    MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....9-14.
MAX HUMIDITY........83 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST AROUND 5 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......300-4200 FT AGL UNTIL 2400...THEN 300-1000 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 5 MPH.

.SUNDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....27-32.
MIN HUMIDITY........38 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 5 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....VERY GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-3900 FT AGL UNTIL 1200...THEN 4300-6200 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 15 MPH INCREASING TO NORTHWEST
                    AROUND 25 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS AROUND 14.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 30S. SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH.
.TUESDAY...COLDER...BREEZY. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SNOW.
LOWS IN THE LOWER 20S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 20S. NORTH WINDS 15 TO
25 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS NEAR
ZERO. HIGHS AROUND 16. NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH.
.THURSDAY...NOT AS COOL. MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS AROUND 2. HIGHS IN
THE UPPER 30S.
.FRIDAY...NOT AS COOL. MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 20S. HIGHS
IN THE UPPER 40S.

$$

NEZ219-010015-
LOESS PLAINS-
440 AM CST SAT FEB 28 2015

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW UNTIL LATE
                    AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 27.
MIN HUMIDITY........50 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....FAIR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1600-4200 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH 10 TO 15 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW LATE IN
                    THE EVENING. CHANCE OF SNOW AFTER MIDNIGHT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 14.
MAX HUMIDITY........92 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST UP TO 5 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......700-4000 FT AGL UNTIL 2400...THEN 300-1500 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 5 MPH.

.SUNDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 32.
MIN HUMIDITY........45 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH AROUND 5 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....FAIR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......400-4600 FT AGL UNTIL 1200...THEN 4600-5300 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS AROUND 17.
HIGHS IN THE MID 30S. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS AROUND 30.
HIGHS AROUND 30. NORTH WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS AROUND 5. HIGHS
IN THE LOWER 20S. NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.THURSDAY...NOT AS COOL. MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS AROUND 6. HIGHS IN
THE LOWER 40S.
.FRIDAY...WARMER. MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS AROUND 20. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 50S.

$$

NEZ209-010015-
LOUP RIVERS BASIN-
440 AM CST SAT FEB 28 2015

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW EARLY IN
                    THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....26-31.
MIN HUMIDITY........48 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....FAIR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1000-3000 FT AGL UNTIL 1200...THEN 3100-4100 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH 15 TO 20 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW AFTER
                    MIDNIGHT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 13.
MAX HUMIDITY........91 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH AROUND 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE WEST UP TO 5
                    MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......300-4000 FT AGL UNTIL 2400...THEN 200-700 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE WEST
                    AFTER MIDNIGHT.

.SUNDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 31.
MIN HUMIDITY........40 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......300-3600 FT AGL UNTIL 1200...THEN 4200-5700 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 10 MPH INCREASING TO AROUND 20
                    MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS AROUND 15.
HIGHS IN THE MID 30S. SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH.
.TUESDAY...BREEZY. CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS IN THE UPPER
20S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 20S. NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS AROUND 3.
HIGHS AROUND 18. NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH.
.THURSDAY...NOT AS COOL. MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS AROUND 3. HIGHS IN
THE UPPER 30S.
.FRIDAY...NOT AS COOL. MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 20S. HIGHS
IN THE UPPER 40S.

$$








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