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
354 PM CST SAT FEB 13 2016

.DISCUSSION...
NO SIGNIFICANT FIRE WEATHER ISSUES ARE ANTICIPATED THROUGH
TUESDAY FOR WESTERN AND NORTH CENTRAL NEBRASKA AS RELATIVE
HUMIDITY WILL STAY ABOVE 40 PERCENT. HOWEVER...BREEZY OR GUSTY
SURFACE WINDS ARE EXPECTED THROUGH THE PERIOD. A BIG DIRECTIONAL
SHIFT WILL OCCUR LATE TONIGHT FROM SOUTH TO NORTHWEST WITH A
PASSAGE OF A COLD FRONT. LOOKING AHEAD...HIGHS IN THE
60S...MINIMUM RH VALUES BELOW 30 PERCENT...AND BREEZY
WEST/SOUTHWEST WINDS ARE POSSIBLE THURSDAY.

NEZ204-141215-
EASTERN PANHANDLE/CRESCENT LAKE NWR-
254 PM MST SAT FEB 13 2016

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY.
                    SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS EARLY IN THE EVENING.
                    SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN OR SNOW LATE IN THE
                    EVENING.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 29.
MAX HUMIDITY........92 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 10 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-800 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST 15 TO 20 MPH.

.SUNDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....47-52.
MIN HUMIDITY........39 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......300-1800 FT AGL UNTIL 1200...THEN 1100-4200 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST 15 TO 20 MPH.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN OR SNOW IN
                    THE EVENING.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 29.
MAX HUMIDITY........92 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......300-400 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 10 MPH.

.WASHINGTONS BIRTHDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....49-54.
MIN HUMIDITY........44 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 5 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......300-1800 FT AGL UNTIL 1200...THEN 900-4200 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 10 MPH INCREASING TO AROUND 20 MPH
                    IN THE AFTERNOON.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE
LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE
MID 50S. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 60S. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. HIGHS IN THE MID
50S.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS AROUND 30. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S.

$$

NEZ206-141215-
SANDHILLS/VALENTINE NWR/NEBRASKA NATIONAL FOREST-
354 PM CST SAT FEB 13 2016

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW UNTIL
                    EARLY MORNING.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....27-32.
MAX HUMIDITY........94 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                    NORTHWEST AFTER MIDNIGHT.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......300-2100 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 20 MPH SHIFTING TO THE WEST
                    AFTER MIDNIGHT.

.SUNDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 49.
MIN HUMIDITY........39 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 5 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....VERY GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......300-2600 FT AGL UNTIL 1200...THEN 1100-5400 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST 15 TO 20 MPH.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 29.
MAX HUMIDITY........93 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-400 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST 5 TO 10 MPH.

.WASHINGTONS BIRTHDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....48-53.
MIN HUMIDITY........42 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 5 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......300-3000 FT AGL UNTIL 1200...THEN 1000-6100 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST 10 TO 15 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE
LOWER 30S. HIGHS AROUND 50. NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE
MID 50S. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. HIGHS IN THE MID
60S. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 40. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE MID
50S.

$$

NEZ208-141215-
NIOBRARA VALLEY/FORT NIOBRARA NWR/SAMUEL R MCKELVIE NATIONAL
FOREST-
354 PM CST SAT FEB 13 2016

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW UNTIL EARLY
                    MORNING. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN LATE IN THE
                    EVENING. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW LATE IN THE
                    NIGHT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....24-29.
MAX HUMIDITY........86 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 10 TO 15 MPH SHIFTING TO THE WEST AFTER
                    MIDNIGHT.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......500-2200 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 20 MPH SHIFTING TO THE WEST AFTER
                    MIDNIGHT.

.SUNDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....43-48.
MIN HUMIDITY........40 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......500-2400 FT AGL UNTIL 1200...THEN 800-5000 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 20 MPH.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN OR SNOW IN
                    THE EVENING.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 30.
MAX HUMIDITY........93 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100-700 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST 5 TO 10 MPH.

.WASHINGTONS BIRTHDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....45-50.
MIN HUMIDITY........43 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 5 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....VERY GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......300-3000 FT AGL UNTIL 1200...THEN 1400-6200 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST 10 TO 15 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS OR SNOW. LOWS
IN THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE MID 40S. NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO
20 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS AROUND
50. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.THURSDAY...WARMER. PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. HIGHS IN
THE LOWER 60S. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 50S.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 50S.

$$

NEZ209-141215-
LOUP RIVERS BASIN-
354 PM CST SAT FEB 13 2016

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW EARLY IN
                    THE EVENING. CHANCE OF SNOW IN THE LATE EVENING
                    AND EARLY MORNING...THEN SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW
                    LATE IN THE NIGHT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....22-27.
MAX HUMIDITY........86 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 10 TO 15 MPH SHIFTING TO THE WEST AFTER
                    MIDNIGHT.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......300-2000 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 20 MPH SHIFTING TO THE WEST AFTER
                    MIDNIGHT.

.SUNDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....44-49.
MIN HUMIDITY........45 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 5 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-2000 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST 10 TO 15 MPH.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 29.
MAX HUMIDITY........95 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100-400 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST 5 TO 10 MPH.

.WASHINGTONS BIRTHDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....46-51.
MIN HUMIDITY........49 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......300-2500 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 10 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE
LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE MID 40S. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 50S. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. HIGHS AROUND 60.
SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 50S.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE MID
50S.

$$

NEZ210-141215-
FRENCHMAN BASIN-
254 PM MST SAT FEB 13 2016

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 30.
MAX HUMIDITY........93 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE NORTHWEST
                    AFTER MIDNIGHT.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-1300 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 15 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                    NORTHWEST AFTER MIDNIGHT.

.SUNDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 52.
MIN HUMIDITY........40 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-1500 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 10 MPH.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN OR SNOW IN
                    THE EVENING.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 29.
MAX HUMIDITY........91 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-400 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST 5 TO 10 MPH.

.WASHINGTONS BIRTHDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....53-58.
MIN HUMIDITY........40 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-2500 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 10 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE
LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 50S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. HIGHS IN THE MID
60S. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 50S.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 50S.

$$

NEZ219-141215-
LOESS PLAINS-
354 PM CST SAT FEB 13 2016

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 28.
MAX HUMIDITY........91 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 5 TO 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE WEST AFTER
                    MIDNIGHT.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......300-1500 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 15 MPH SHIFTING TO THE WEST AFTER
                    MIDNIGHT.

.SUNDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 50.
MIN HUMIDITY........42 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-1000 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 10 MPH.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN OR SNOW IN
                    THE EVENING.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 29.
MAX HUMIDITY........91 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-400 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST 5 TO 10 MPH.

.WASHINGTONS BIRTHDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....51-56.
MIN HUMIDITY........43 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......400-2500 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 10 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 50S. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 50S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. HIGHS IN THE MID
60S. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 40. HIGHS AROUND 60.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 50S.

$$


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