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Fire Weather Planning Forecast for Western
and North Central Nebraska
National Weather Service North Platte NE
308 PM CDT Wed Apr 26 2017

.DISCUSSION...

Minimal fire weather concerns. An unsettled weather pattern
continues to affect the region and will bring cool conditions and
elevated humidity to western and north central NEB through the
weekend. Increased chances for precipitation tomorrow through
Friday.

NEZ204-271215-
Eastern Panhandle/Crescent Lake NWR-
208 PM MDT Wed Apr 26 2017

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy then becoming mostly cloudy.
Min temperature.....27-32.
Max humidity........99 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northeast 5 to 10 mph shifting to the east
                    after midnight.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......500-6400 ft AGL until 0100, then 400-800 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Northeast around 10 mph shifting to the east
                    after midnight.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
                    snow showers in the morning, then chance of
                    showers and slight chance of thunderstorms in
                    the afternoon.
Max temperature.....48-53.
Min humidity........46 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southeast 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1 increasing to 3 in the afternoon.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Smoke dispersal.....Good.
Mixing height.......400-3600 ft AGL until 1300, then 3200-5900 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Southeast 10 to 15 mph.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Showers likely and slight chance of
                    thunderstorms early in the evening, then rain
                    and snow likely in the late evening and
                    overnight.
Min temperature.....33-38.
Max humidity........100 percent.
20-foot winds.......East 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................3 decreasing to 1 after midnight.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......1600-3800 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Southeast around 15 mph.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Rain and snow likely in the morning,
                    then chance of rain in the afternoon.
Max temperature.....41-46.
Min humidity........60 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northeast 5 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Smoke dispersal.....Fair.
Mixing height.......1600-3900 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....East around 20 mph.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy with chance of rain and snow. Lows in
the upper 20s. Highs in the mid 40s. Northeast winds 5 to 15 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of rain and snow. Lows in
the upper 20s. Highs in the lower 50s. North winds 5 to 15 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers. Lows in the
lower 30s. Highs in the upper 50s. Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy with chance of showers. Lows in the mid
30s. Highs in the upper 50s.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of showers. Lows in the
mid 30s. Highs in the upper 50s.

$$

NEZ206-271215-
Sandhills/Valentine NWR/Nebraska National Forest-
308 PM CDT Wed Apr 26 2017

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy.
Min temperature.....26-31.
Max humidity........100 percent.
20-foot winds.......North 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......800-4800 ft AGL until 0100, then 300-900 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Northeast 5 to 10 mph.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny. Slight chance of showers late in
                    the morning. Chance of showers in the
                    afternoon.
Max temperature.....Around 52.
Min humidity........43 percent.
20-foot winds.......East 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Smoke dispersal.....Good.
Mixing height.......300-3100 ft AGL until 1300, then 3100-6600 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Southeast 5 to 10 mph.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Chance of rain in the evening, then
                    rain likely after midnight. Snow likely early
                    in the morning.
Min temperature.....33-38.
Max humidity........100 percent.
20-foot winds.......East 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......1700-4500 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....East around 20 mph.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Snow likely early in the morning. Rain
                    likely in the morning, then chance of rain in
                    the afternoon.
Max temperature.....42-47.
Min humidity........55 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northeast 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........3 or very low.
Smoke dispersal.....Fair.
Mixing height.......1500-3300 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Northeast around 20 mph.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy with chance of rain and snow. Lows in
the lower 30s. Highs in the upper 40s. Northeast winds 5 to
15 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy with chance of rain and snow. Lows in the
lower 30s. Highs in the lower 50s. North winds 5 to 15 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers. Lows in the
lower 30s. Highs around 60. Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers. Lows in the upper
30s. Highs in the lower 60s.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers. Lows in the upper
30s. Highs in the upper 50s.

$$

NEZ208-271215-
Niobrara Valley/Fort Niobrara NWR/Samuel R McKelvie National
Forest-
308 PM CDT Wed Apr 26 2017

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy.
Min temperature.....Around 27.
Max humidity........100 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northwest 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........3 or very low.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......500-4600 ft AGL until 0100, then 300-700 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....North 5 to 10 mph.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny. Slight chance of showers late in
                    the afternoon.
Max temperature.....Around 53.
Min humidity........40 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northeast 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........3 or very low.
Smoke dispersal.....Fair.
Mixing height.......300-3700 ft AGL until 1300, then 3400-4900 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Northeast around 5 mph.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain through the
                    night. Chance of snow early in the morning.
Min temperature.....Around 33.
Max humidity........95 percent.
20-foot winds.......East 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......900-4400 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....East 15 to 20 mph.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Chance of snow early in the morning.
                    Chance of rain through the day.
Max temperature.....45-50.
Min humidity........48 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northeast 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........3 or very low.
Smoke dispersal.....Good.
Mixing height.......900-3500 ft AGL until 1300, then 3200-4600 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Northeast around 20 mph.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy with slight chance of rain and snow.
Lows around 30. Highs around 50. Northeast winds 5 to 15 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy with chance of rain and snow. Lows in the
lower 30s. Highs in the lower 50s. North winds 5 to 15 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Chance of showers. Lows in the lower
30s. Highs in the upper 50s. Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of showers. Lows in the
upper 30s. Highs in the lower 60s.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers. Lows in the upper
30s. Highs in the upper 50s.

$$

NEZ209-271215-
Loup Rivers Basin-
308 PM CDT Wed Apr 26 2017

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy.
Min temperature.....Around 29.
Max humidity........99 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northwest 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......200-4400 ft AGL until 0100, then 200-600 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....North 5 to 10 mph.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny. Slight chance of showers early in
                    the afternoon. Chance of showers late in the
                    afternoon.
Max temperature.....Around 53.
Min humidity........44 percent.
20-foot winds.......North up to 5 mph shifting to the east in the
                    afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........3 or very low.
Smoke dispersal.....Fair.
Mixing height.......200-3200 ft AGL until 1300, then 3100-4900 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....North around 5 mph shifting to the east in the
                    afternoon.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain until early
                    morning, then rain likely and chance of snow
                    early in the morning.
Min temperature.....35-40.
Max humidity........98 percent.
20-foot winds.......East 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........3 or very low.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......900-4400 ft AGL until 0100, then 800-1600 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....East 15 to 20 mph.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Snow likely early in the morning. Rain
                    likely in the morning, then chance of rain in
                    the afternoon.
Max temperature.....44-49.
Min humidity........55 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northeast 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........2 or very low.
Smoke dispersal.....Fair.
Mixing height.......1300-3500 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Northeast around 20 mph.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy with chance of rain. Lows in the lower
30s. Highs in the upper 40s. Northeast winds 5 to 15 mph.
.SUNDAY...Cloudy with chance of rain and snow. Lows in the mid
30s. Highs in the upper 40s. North winds 5 to 15 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers. Lows in the
mid 30s. Highs in the upper 50s. Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of showers. Lows in the
upper 30s. Highs in the lower 60s.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers. Lows around 40.
Highs around 60.

$$

NEZ210-271215-
Frenchman Basin-
208 PM MDT Wed Apr 26 2017

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy then becoming mostly cloudy.
Min temperature.....31-36.
Max humidity........87 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northeast around 5 mph shifting to the east up
                    to 5 mph after midnight.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......300-7700 ft AGL until 0100, then 400-900 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Northeast around 10 mph shifting to the
                    southeast after midnight.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
                    snow showers in the morning, then showers
                    likely and slight chance of thunderstorms in
                    the afternoon.
Max temperature.....Around 54.
Min humidity........47 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southeast 5 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1 increasing to 3 in the afternoon.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Smoke dispersal.....Very good.
Mixing height.......500-4200 ft AGL until 1300, then 3500-6500 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Southeast 15 to 20 mph.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Showers likely and slight chance
                    of thunderstorms early in the evening, then
                    rain likely in the late evening and overnight.
Min temperature.....Around 37.
Max humidity........100 percent.
20-foot winds.......East 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................3 decreasing to 1 after midnight.
Haines Index........2 or very low.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......1200-3600 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....East around 15 mph decreasing to around 5 mph
                    after midnight.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain.
Max temperature.....46-51.
Min humidity........57 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northeast 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Smoke dispersal.....Fair.
Mixing height.......1100-5000 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....East around 10 mph increasing to northeast
                    around 20 mph in the afternoon.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY...Cloudy with chance of rain and snow. Lows in the
lower 30s. Highs in the mid 40s. Northeast winds 5 to 15 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain and snow. Lows around 30.
Highs in the lower 50s. North winds 5 to 15 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 30s. Highs in the
lower 60s. Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy with chance of showers. Lows in the
upper 30s. Highs in the lower 60s.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of showers. Lows in the
upper 30s. Highs around 60.

$$

NEZ219-271215-
Loess Plains-
308 PM CDT Wed Apr 26 2017

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear then becoming mostly cloudy.
Min temperature.....Around 31.
Max humidity........90 percent.
20-foot winds.......East up to 5 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......200-5800 ft AGL until 0100, then 200-1000 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....North around 10 mph shifting to the east after
                    midnight.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of showers late in
                    the morning. Chance of showers early in the
                    afternoon, then showers likely late in the
                    afternoon.
Max temperature.....52-57.
Min humidity........46 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southeast 5 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Smoke dispersal.....Very good.
Mixing height.......600-3800 ft AGL until 1300, then 3400-6800 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Southeast around 10 mph increasing to around 20
                    mph in the afternoon.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Rain likely.
Min temperature.....Around 39.
Max humidity........100 percent.
20-foot winds.......East 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........2 or very low.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......1600-3400 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....East 10 to 15 mph.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Rain likely in the morning, then chance
                    of rain in the afternoon.
Max temperature.....46-51.
Min humidity........56 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northeast 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........2 or very low.
Smoke dispersal.....Fair.
Mixing height.......1700-3700 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Northeast 15 to 20 mph.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY...Cloudy with chance of rain and snow. Lows in the
lower 30s. Highs in the mid 40s. Northeast winds 5 to 15 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy with chance of rain and snow. Lows in the
lower 30s. Highs in the lower 50s. North winds 10 to 15 mph.
.MONDAY...Warmer. Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 30s. Highs in
the lower 60s. Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers. Lows in the upper
30s. Highs in the lower 60s.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers. Lows around 40.
Highs in the lower 60s.

$$



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