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Fire Weather Planning Forecast for Western
and North Central Nebraska
National Weather Service North Platte NE
250 PM CDT Tue Mar 28 2017

.DISCUSSION...
Rainfall totals of 1/2 to 1/2 inch are expected Thursday through
Tuesday. Humidity is expected to remain above 35 percent in most
areas and no thunderstorms or significant wind events are
expected during the next 7 days.

NEZ204-291215-
Eastern Panhandle/Crescent Lake NWR-
150 PM MDT Tue Mar 28 2017

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Rain in the evening, then rain likely
                    after midnight. Snow likely late in the night.
Min temperature.....34-39.
Max humidity........100 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northeast 5 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........3 or very low.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......1900-2900 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....East around 20 mph decreasing to around 10 mph
                    after midnight.

.WEDNESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers or snow early
                    in the morning, then chance of rain late in the
                    morning. Slight chance of rain early in the
                    afternoon.
Max temperature.....48-53.
Min humidity........56 percent.
20-foot winds.......North 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........3 or very low.
Smoke dispersal.....Good.
Mixing height.......1900-4800 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Northeast around 15 mph.

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy then becoming partly cloudy.
Min temperature.....28-33.
Max humidity........100 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northeast up to 5 mph shifting to the west
                    after midnight.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........3 or very low.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......400-4500 ft AGL until 0100, then 200-600 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Northeast around 10 mph shifting to the west
                    after midnight.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny.
Max temperature.....60-65.
Min humidity........31 percent.
20-foot winds.......South up to 5 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......100-2200 ft AGL until 1300, then 2100-4700 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....South around 5 mph.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy with chance of rain. Lows in the mid 30s.
Highs in the mid 50s. East winds 5 to 15 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy with rain likely and chance of snow.
Lows in the mid 30s. Highs in the lower 50s. Northeast winds 5 to
10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Chance of rain and slight chance of
snow. Lows in the lower 30s. Highs around 60. South winds 5 to
10 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Chance of rain and snow. Lows in the mid
30s. Highs in the lower 60s.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain and snow. Lows in the
mid 30s. Highs in the upper 50s.

$$

NEZ206-291215-
Sandhills/Valentine NWR/Nebraska National Forest-
250 PM CDT Tue Mar 28 2017

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Rain until early morning, then rain
                    likely late in the night.
Min temperature.....36-41.
Max humidity........100 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northeast 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........3 or very low.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......1900-3200 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....East 15 to 20 mph.

.WEDNESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Showers likely early in the
                    morning, then chance of rain in the late
                    morning and early afternoon. Slight chance of
                    rain late in the afternoon.
Max temperature.....47-52.
Min humidity........61 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northeast 5 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........3 or very low.
Smoke dispersal.....Good.
Mixing height.......1800-4500 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Northeast around 20 mph.

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of rain through
                    the night. Slight chance of snow early in the
                    morning.
Min temperature.....30-35.
Max humidity........100 percent.
20-foot winds.......North 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........3 or very low.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......1400-4700 ft AGL until 0100, then 1000-2300 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Northeast 10 to 15 mph.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny. Slight chance of snow early in
                    the morning. Slight chance of rain in the
                    morning.
Max temperature.....54-59.
Min humidity........38 percent.
20-foot winds.......East up to 5 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......900-3800 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....North around 5 mph.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy. Lows in the mid 30s. Highs in the mid
50s. East winds 5 to 10 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy with rain likely. Lows in the mid 30s.
Highs in the mid 50s. East winds 5 to 10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of rain. Lows in the mid
30s. Highs around 60. South winds 5 to 10 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Chance of rain. Lows in the upper 30s.
Highs in the lower 60s.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Rain likely. Lows in the upper 30s.
Highs in the upper 50s.

$$

NEZ208-291215-
Niobrara Valley/Fort Niobrara NWR/Samuel R McKelvie National
Forest-
250 PM CDT Tue Mar 28 2017

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Rain in the evening, then rain likely
                    after midnight.
Min temperature.....38-43.
Max humidity........100 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northeast 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......1400-3600 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....East around 15 mph.

.WEDNESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers early in the
                    morning, then chance of rain late in the
                    morning. Slight chance of rain in the
                    afternoon.
Max temperature.....48-53.
Min humidity........58 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northeast 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Smoke dispersal.....Good.
Mixing height.......2100-5600 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Northeast around 15 mph.

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of rain in the
                    evening.
Min temperature.....31-36.
Max humidity........100 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northeast 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........3 or very low.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......800-5300 ft AGL until 0100, then 1200-2600 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....East 5 to 10 mph.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny.
Max temperature.....54-59.
Min humidity........38 percent.
20-foot winds.......East up to 5 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......1500-3600 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....East around 5 mph.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 30s. Highs in the mid
50s. East winds 5 to 10 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain. Lows in the mid 30s.
Highs in the mid 50s. Northeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of rain. Lows in the mid
30s. Highs in the lower 60s. South winds 5 to 10 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Chance of rain. Lows in the upper 30s.
Highs in the lower 60s.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain. Lows around 40. Highs
in the upper 50s.

$$

NEZ209-291215-
Loup Rivers Basin-
250 PM CDT Tue Mar 28 2017

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Rain until early morning, then rain
                    likely late in the night.
Min temperature.....38-43.
Max humidity........100 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northeast 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........3 or very low.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......1800-3500 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....East 15 to 20 mph.

.WEDNESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Showers likely early in the morning,
                    then rain likely in the late morning and early
                    afternoon. Chance of rain late in the
                    afternoon.
Max temperature.....Around 48.
Min humidity........70 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northeast 5 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........3 or very low.
Smoke dispersal.....Good.
Mixing height.......1700-3700 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Northeast 20 to 25 mph.

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain in the evening,
                    then slight chance of rain after midnight.
                    Slight chance of snow early in the morning.
Min temperature.....Around 35.
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.......1600-2900 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Northeast around 20 mph decreasing to around 10
                    mph after midnight.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny. Slight chance of snow early in
                    the morning. Slight chance of rain in the
                    morning.
Max temperature.....50-55.
Min humidity........50 percent.
20-foot winds.......North 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........2 or very low.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......1500-3400 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....North around 10 mph.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 30s. Highs in the mid
50s. East winds 5 to 10 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy with chance of rain. Lows in the mid
30s. Highs in the mid 50s. East winds 5 to 10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain. Lows in the upper 30s.
Highs in the upper 50s. South winds 5 to 10 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of rain. Lows in the upper
30s. Highs in the lower 60s.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Rain likely. Lows around 40. Highs
around 60.

$$

NEZ210-291215-
Frenchman Basin-
150 PM MDT Tue Mar 28 2017

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Rain until early morning, then rain
                    likely late in the night.
Min temperature.....Around 38.
Max humidity........100 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northeast 10 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........2 or very low.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......1800-2800 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Northeast 15 to 20 mph.

.WEDNESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Showers likely early in the morning,
                    then rain likely late in the morning. Chance of
                    rain in the afternoon.
Max temperature.....Around 49.
Min humidity........62 percent.
20-foot winds.......North 10 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........3 or very low.
Smoke dispersal.....Good.
Mixing height.......1700-4300 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....North around 25 mph.

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of rain through
                    the night.
Min temperature.....Around 32.
Max humidity........100 percent.
20-foot winds.......North 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........3 or very low.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......700-3900 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....North around 20 mph decreasing to around 10 mph
                    after midnight.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny.
Max temperature.....58-63.
Min humidity........36 percent.
20-foot winds.......North up to 5 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......300-2400 ft AGL until 1300, then 2300-4800 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....North around 5 mph.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of rain. Lows in the mid
30s. Highs in the upper 50s. East winds 5 to 15 mph.
.SATURDAY...Rain likely. Lows in the mid 30s. Highs in the lower
50s. Northeast winds 5 to 15 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain and snow. Lows in the mid
30s. Highs in the upper 50s. Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Chance of rain. Lows in the mid 30s.
Highs in the lower 60s.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Rain likely. Lows in the upper 30s.
Highs around 60.

$$

NEZ219-291215-
Loess Plains-
250 PM CDT Tue Mar 28 2017

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Rain.
Min temperature.....Around 40.
Max humidity........100 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northeast 10 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........2 or very low.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......1500-2900 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Northeast around 20 mph.

.WEDNESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Showers likely early in the morning,
                    then rain likely in the late morning and early
                    afternoon. Chance of rain late in the
                    afternoon.
Max temperature.....Around 48.
Min humidity........68 percent.
20-foot winds.......North 10 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........3 or very low.
Smoke dispersal.....Good.
Mixing height.......1800-3200 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Northeast around 25 mph.

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain in the evening,
                    then slight chance of rain after midnight.
                    Slight chance of snow early in the morning.
Min temperature.....Around 35.
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.......1600-2800 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....North 15 to 20 mph.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny.
Max temperature.....55-60.
Min humidity........42 percent.
20-foot winds.......North 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........2 or very low.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......1600-3800 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....North 5 to 10 mph.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 30s. Highs in the mid
50s. East winds 5 to 10 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy with rain likely. Lows in the upper
30s. Highs in the lower 50s. East winds 5 to 10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy. Rain likely and chance of snow. Lows in
the mid 30s. Highs in the upper 50s. East winds 5 to 10 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Chance of rain. Lows in the upper 30s.
Highs in the lower 60s.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain. Lows in the upper 30s.
Highs in the lower 60s.

$$



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