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
247 PM CDT Wed Aug 16 2017

.DISCUSSION...
1/4 to 1/2 inch of rainfall is expected along and east highway 83
over the next 7 days. Locally higher amounts are likely in this
area. Little or no rainfall is expected west of highway 83 during
the next 7 days.

Dry air across Western Nebraska Thursday through Saturday will
cause afternoon humidity to fall to 20 to 30 percent across
Western Nebraska, generally affecting areas west of highway 83.
Higher humidity is expected across North Central Nebraska. Moist
conditions Sunday through Wednesday will increase humidity in all
areas.

NEZ204-171230-
Eastern Panhandle/Crescent Lake NWR-
147 PM MDT Wed Aug 16 2017

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy.
Min temperature.....Around 52.
Max humidity........96 percent.
20-foot winds.......North 5 to 10 mph shifting to the west after
                    midnight.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........6 or high.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......200-7300 ft AGL until 0100, then 100-300 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Northwest around 10 mph shifting to the
                    southwest after midnight.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny.
Max temperature.....84-89.
Min humidity........27 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southwest 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........6 or high.
Smoke dispersal.....Excellent.
Mixing height.......100-7600 ft AGL until 1300, then 8700-13700 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Southwest 10 to 15 mph.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
                    thunderstorms in the evening.
Min temperature.....Around 55.
Max humidity........93 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southwest 5 to 10 mph shifting to the west
                    after midnight.
LAL.................2 decreasing to 1 after midnight.
Haines Index........6 or high.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......200-12400 ft AGL until 0100, then 200-600 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....West 5 to 10 mph.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....83-88.
Min humidity........22 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northwest 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........6 or high.
Smoke dispersal.....Excellent.
Mixing height.......100-6800 ft AGL until 1300, then 8900-10300 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Northwest 10 to 15 mph.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY...Mostly clear. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 50s. Highs in the lower 90s.
Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows around 60. Highs in the lower 90s. Southeast
winds 5 to 10 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Lows around 60. Highs in the upper 80s. Northeast winds 5 to
10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Lows in the upper 50s. Highs in the mid 80s.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 50s. Highs in the mid 80s.

$$

NEZ206-171230-
Sandhills/Valentine NWR/Nebraska National Forest-
247 PM CDT Wed Aug 16 2017

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy.
Min temperature.....51-56.
Max humidity........96 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northwest 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......200-6900 ft AGL until 0100, then 100-200 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....West 5 to 10 mph.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny.
Max temperature.....83-88.
Min humidity........30 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southwest 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........6 or high.
Smoke dispersal.....Excellent.
Mixing height.......100-7000 ft AGL until 1300, then 8100-12300 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....West 10 to 15 mph.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
                    thunderstorms through the night.
Min temperature.....Around 57.
Max humidity........95 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southwest 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................3.
Haines Index........6 or high.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......300-10900 ft AGL until 0100, then 200-800 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Southwest 10 to 15 mph.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....84-89.
Min humidity........25 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northwest 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........6 or high.
Smoke dispersal.....Excellent.
Mixing height.......200-7200 ft AGL until 1300, then 9300-10600 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Northwest 10 to 15 mph.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY...Mostly clear. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 50s. Highs around 90. South
winds 5 to 15 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Lows in the mid 60s. Highs around 90. South winds 5 to 10 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Lows in the mid 60s. Highs in the upper 80s. Southeast winds 5 to
10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Lows in the lower 60s. Highs in the lower 80s.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 50s. Highs in the
mid 80s.

$$

NEZ208-171230-
Niobrara Valley/Fort Niobrara NWR/Samuel R McKelvie National
Forest-
247 PM CDT Wed Aug 16 2017

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy.
Min temperature.....53-58.
Max humidity........96 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northwest 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......200-5500 ft AGL until 0100, then 100-700 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....West 10 to 15 mph.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny.
Max temperature.....83-88.
Min humidity........28 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southwest 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........6 or high.
Smoke dispersal.....Very good.
Mixing height.......100-7100 ft AGL until 1300, then 3900-12100 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....West around 10 mph.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy. Chance of showers and
                    thunderstorms early in the evening, then slight
                    chance of showers and thunderstorms late in the
                    evening. Chance of showers and thunderstorms
                    after midnight.
Min temperature.....55-60.
Max humidity........98 percent.
20-foot winds.......South 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................4.
Haines Index........6 or high.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......200-11500 ft AGL until 0100, then 400-900 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Southeast around 10 mph.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny.
Max temperature.....82-87.
Min humidity........26 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northwest 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........6 or high.
Smoke dispersal.....Excellent.
Mixing height.......300-7200 ft AGL until 1300, then 6900-10600 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....West around 10 mph.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY...Mostly clear. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 50s. Highs around 90. South
winds 5 to 10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Lows in the mid 60s. Highs around 90. Southeast winds 5 to
10 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Lows in the mid 60s. Highs in the mid 80s. East winds 5 to
10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Lows in the lower 60s. Highs in the lower 80s.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows around 60. Highs in the mid 80s.

$$

NEZ209-171230-
Loup Rivers Basin-
247 PM CDT Wed Aug 16 2017

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy then becoming partly cloudy.
Min temperature.....53-58.
Max humidity........97 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northwest 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......200-5300 ft AGL until 0100, then 100-500 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Northwest around 10 mph.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....81-86.
Min humidity........35 percent.
20-foot winds.......West 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........6 or high.
Smoke dispersal.....Good.
Mixing height.......100-5600 ft AGL until 1300, then 3900-10600 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....West around 10 mph.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy then becoming mostly cloudy.
                    Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in
                    the evening, then chance of showers and
                    thunderstorms after midnight.
Min temperature.....Around 59.
Max humidity........98 percent.
20-foot winds.......South 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................3 increasing to 4 after midnight.
Haines Index........6 or high.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......200-8100 ft AGL until 0100, then 300-1200 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....South 10 to 15 mph.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny. Slight chance of showers and
                    thunderstorms in the morning.
Max temperature.....83-88.
Min humidity........32 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northwest 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................2 decreasing to 1 in the afternoon.
Haines Index........6 or high.
Smoke dispersal.....Excellent.
Mixing height.......300-7000 ft AGL until 1300, then 4900-10700 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Northwest 10 to 15 mph.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 50s. Highs in the
upper 80s. South winds 5 to 10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 60s. Highs in the upper 80s. South
winds 5 to 10 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Lows in the mid 60s. Highs in the mid 80s. Southeast winds 5 to
10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Lows in the lower 60s. Highs in the lower 80s.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 50s. Highs in the
lower 80s.

$$

NEZ210-171230-
Frenchman Basin-
147 PM MDT Wed Aug 16 2017

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy.
Min temperature.....Around 53.
Max humidity........97 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northwest 5 to 10 mph shifting to the west
                    after midnight.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......200-7200 ft AGL until 0100, then 100-200 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....West 5 to 10 mph.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny. Slight chance of showers and
                    thunderstorms late in the afternoon.
Max temperature.....Around 87.
Min humidity........31 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southwest 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1 increasing to 2 in the afternoon.
Haines Index........6 or high.
Smoke dispersal.....Excellent.
Mixing height.......100-7900 ft AGL until 1300, then 9200-12800 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Southwest 10 to 15 mph.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy. Chance of showers and
                    thunderstorms early in the evening, then slight
                    chance of showers and thunderstorms late in the
                    evening.
Min temperature.....55-60.
Max humidity........95 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southwest 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................4 decreasing to 1 after midnight.
Haines Index........6 or high.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......400-10400 ft AGL until 0100, then 500-1200 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....South 10 to 15 mph.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....Around 89.
Min humidity........26 percent.
20-foot winds.......North around 5 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........6 or high.
Smoke dispersal.....Very good.
Mixing height.......800-6000 ft AGL until 1300, then 3300-10900 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Northwest 5 to 10 mph.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY...Mostly clear. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 50s. Highs in the lower 90s.
South winds 5 to 10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Lows in the lower 60s. Highs in the lower 90s. Southeast winds
5 to 10 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the lower 60s. Highs in the upper 80s.
Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Lows in the lower 60s. Highs in the mid 80s.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 50s. Highs in the mid 80s.

$$

NEZ219-171230-
Loess Plains-
247 PM CDT Wed Aug 16 2017

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy.
Min temperature.....52-57.
Max humidity........95 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northwest 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......200-6500 ft AGL until 0100, then 100-200 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Northwest 5 to 10 mph.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....Around 86.
Min humidity........31 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southwest 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Excellent.
Mixing height.......100-6700 ft AGL until 1300, then 7300-11800 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Southwest 10 to 15 mph.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy. Chance of showers and
                    thunderstorms in the evening.
Min temperature.....Around 60.
Max humidity........94 percent.
20-foot winds.......South 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................4 decreasing to 1 after midnight.
Haines Index........6 or high.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......200-9900 ft AGL until 0100, then 500-1000 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Southwest 10 to 15 mph.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....86-91.
Min humidity........27 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northwest 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........6 or high.
Smoke dispersal.....Very good.
Mixing height.......800-3600 ft AGL until 1300, then 2300-10800 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Northwest 10 to 15 mph.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY...Mostly clear. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 50s. Highs in the lower 90s.
South winds 5 to 10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Lows in the mid 60s. Highs around 90. Southeast winds 5 to
10 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 60s. Highs around 90. South winds
5 to 10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Lows in the mid 60s. Highs in the mid 80s.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows around 60. Highs in the mid 80s.

$$



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