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
415 AM CST Thu Jan 18 2018

.DISCUSSION...
Winter weather this weekend is expected to produce between 1/4 and 1/2 inch
of liquid snow water equivalent.

Snow cover and melting snow will promote minimum afternoon
humidity above 30 percent in most areas during the next 7 days.
The exception will be the Frenchman basin where humidity between
25 and 30 percent will occur today and Friday.

NEZ204-190015-
Eastern Panhandle/Crescent Lake NWR-
315 AM MST Thu Jan 18 2018

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny.
Max temperature.....50-55.
Min humidity........35 percent.
20-foot winds.......West 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......100-700 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....West around 10 mph.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy.
Min temperature.....23-28.
Max humidity........85 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southwest 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......100-200 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Southwest around 10 mph.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny.
Max temperature.....53-58.
Min humidity........33 percent.
20-foot winds.......West 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.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY...Colder. Mostly cloudy. Lows in the mid 20s. Highs in
the lower 40s. East winds 5 to 10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Colder. Mostly cloudy with snow. Lows in the lower 20s.
Highs in the lower 30s. North winds 5 to 15 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Chance of snow. Lows around 16. Highs in
the lower 30s. Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of snow. Lows around 17.
Highs in the mid 30s.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of snow. Lows around
14. Highs in the mid 30s.

$$

NEZ206-190015-
Sandhills/Valentine NWR/Nebraska National Forest-
415 AM CST Thu Jan 18 2018

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....51-56.
Min humidity........34 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.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy.
Min temperature.....22-27.
Max humidity........91 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southwest 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......100-200 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....West around 10 mph.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny.
Max temperature.....55-60.
Min humidity........30 percent.
20-foot winds.......West 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......100-400 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....West 10 to 15 mph.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY...Colder. Mostly cloudy. Lows in the mid 20s. Highs in
the mid 40s. East winds 5 to 10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Colder. Mostly cloudy with snow. Lows in the mid 20s.
Highs in the lower 30s. North winds 5 to 15 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy. Snow likely. Lows around 19. Highs in
the lower 30s. Northwest winds 10 to 20 mph.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows around 18. Highs in the mid 30s.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of snow. Lows around
16. Highs in the mid 30s.

$$

NEZ208-190015-
Niobrara Valley/Fort Niobrara NWR/Samuel R McKelvie National
Forest-
415 AM CST Thu Jan 18 2018

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....50-55.
Min humidity........39 percent.
20-foot winds.......West 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......100-300 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....West around 10 mph.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy.
Min temperature.....28-33.
Max humidity........86 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southwest 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......100-200 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Southwest around 10 mph.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny.
Max temperature.....53-58.
Min humidity........38 percent.
20-foot winds.......West 5 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......100-600 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....West 10 to 15 mph.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY...Colder. Mostly cloudy. Lows in the mid 20s. Highs in
the mid 40s. Northeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Colder. Cloudy with snow likely. Lows in the mid 20s.
Highs in the mid 30s. North winds 5 to 15 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy. Snow. Lows around 20. Highs around 30.
Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Lows around 18. Highs in the lower 30s.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows around 16. Highs in the lower
30s.

$$

NEZ209-190015-
Loup Rivers Basin-
415 AM CST Thu Jan 18 2018

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....48-53.
Min humidity........42 percent.
20-foot winds.......West 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......100-400 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....West around 10 mph.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear.
Min temperature.....23-28.
Max humidity........92 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southwest 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......100-200 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Southwest 5 to 10 mph.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....54-59.
Min humidity........38 percent.
20-foot winds.......West 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......100-300 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Southwest around 10 mph.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 20s. Highs in the mid
40s. Northeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Colder. Mostly cloudy with snow. Lows in the lower 20s.
Highs in the mid 30s. North winds 5 to 15 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy. Snow. Lows in the lower 20s. Highs in
the lower 30s. Northwest winds 10 to 20 mph.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows around 17. Highs in the mid 30s.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows around 16. Highs in the lower
30s.

$$

NEZ210-190015-
Frenchman Basin-
315 AM MST Thu Jan 18 2018

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....55-60.
Min humidity........27 percent.
20-foot winds.......West 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......100-1000 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....West around 10 mph.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear.
Min temperature.....19-24.
Max humidity........82 percent.
20-foot winds.......West around 5 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......100 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....West around 10 mph.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....57-62.
Min humidity........27 percent.
20-foot winds.......West around 5 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......100-700 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....West 5 to 10 mph.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY...Cooler. Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 20s. Highs
in the upper 40s. East winds up to 5 mph.
.SUNDAY...Colder. Mostly cloudy with snow. Lows in the lower 20s.
Highs in the mid 30s. North winds 5 to 15 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Snow likely. Lows around 20. Highs in
the mid 30s. Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows around 18. Highs in the upper 30s.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of snow. Lows around
16. Highs in the upper 30s.

$$

NEZ219-190015-
Loess Plains-
415 AM CST Thu Jan 18 2018

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....51-56.
Min humidity........30 percent.
20-foot winds.......West 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......100-1500 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....West 10 to 15 mph.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear.
Min temperature.....19-24.
Max humidity........85 percent.
20-foot winds.......West up to 5 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......0-200 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....West around 10 mph.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....57-62.
Min humidity........28 percent.
20-foot winds.......West around 5 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......0-1000 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Southwest 5 to 10 mph.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 20s. Highs in the
upper 40s. East winds up to 5 mph.
.SUNDAY...Colder. Mostly cloudy with snow likely. Lows in the
lower 20s. Highs in the mid 30s. North winds 5 to 15 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy. Snow likely. Lows in the lower 20s.
Highs in the mid 30s. Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows around 17. Highs in the upper 30s.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of snow. Lows around
17. Highs in the upper 30s.

$$


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