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
408 AM CDT Tue May 23 2017

.DISCUSSION...

Isolated light rain showers will be possible today. Winds will be north
15 to 25 mph by this afternoon. Minimum RH will range from 38 to 55
percent. Sunny and dry Wednesday with highs reaching 65 to 75 degrees.
Minimum RH 32 to 42 percent.

NEZ204-240015-
Eastern Panhandle/Crescent Lake NWR-
308 AM MDT Tue May 23 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny. Slight chance of showers in the
                    late morning and afternoon.
Max temperature.....57-62.
Min humidity........38 percent.
20-foot winds.......North 10 to 20 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Excellent.
Mixing height.......300-8800 ft AGL until 1300, then 7600-9800 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Northwest around 25 mph increasing to north
                    around 35 mph in the afternoon.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy.
Min temperature.....35-40.
Max humidity........100 percent.
20-foot winds.......North 5 to 10 mph shifting to the west after
                    midnight.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......300-8600 ft AGL until 0100, then 200-300 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....North around 15 mph becoming west around 5 mph
                    after midnight.

.WEDNESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....71-76.
Min humidity........32 percent.
20-foot winds.......South 5 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Good.
Mixing height.......100-4500 ft AGL until 1300, then 4400-6100 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Southwest around 5 mph increasing to south
                    around 15 mph in the afternoon.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 40s. Highs in the upper 60s.
North winds 5 to 15 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Lows in the mid 40s. Highs in the mid 60s. Northeast winds 5 to
10 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy with chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 40s. Highs in the mid 60s. North
winds 5 to 10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 40s. Highs in the
upper 60s.
.MEMORIAL DAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the lower 40s. Highs in the upper 60s.

$$

NEZ206-240015-
Sandhills/Valentine NWR/Nebraska National Forest-
408 AM CDT Tue May 23 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of showers in the
                    late morning and afternoon.
Max temperature.....56-61.
Min humidity........42 percent.
20-foot winds.......North 10 to 20 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Excellent.
Mixing height.......300-8200 ft AGL until 1300, then 6700-9100 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Northwest around 30 mph.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy then becoming partly cloudy.
Min temperature.....34-39.
Max humidity........100 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northwest 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......300-7800 ft AGL until 0100, then 200-300 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....North around 15 mph becoming northwest around 5
                    mph after midnight.

.WEDNESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....66-71.
Min humidity........31 percent.
20-foot winds.......West up to 5 mph shifting to the south in the
                    afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Good.
Mixing height.......200-4400 ft AGL until 1300, then 4500-5300 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....West around 5 mph shifting to the south in the
                    afternoon.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 40s. Highs in the lower 70s.
North winds 5 to 15 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 40s. Highs in the upper 60s.
Northeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy with chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 40s. Highs in the upper 60s.
North winds 5 to 10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 40s. Highs in the upper
60s.
.MEMORIAL DAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 40s. Highs around 70.

$$

NEZ208-240015-
Niobrara Valley/Fort Niobrara NWR/Samuel R McKelvie National
Forest-
408 AM CDT Tue May 23 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of showers in the
                    late morning and afternoon.
Max temperature.....Around 57.
Min humidity........46 percent.
20-foot winds.......North 10 to 20 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Excellent.
Mixing height.......700-7700 ft AGL until 1300, then 5400-8100 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....North 25 to 30 mph.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy then becoming partly cloudy.
Min temperature.....36-41.
Max humidity........99 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northwest 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......300-7100 ft AGL until 0100, then 200-4000 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....North around 15 mph becoming northwest around 5
                    mph after midnight.

.WEDNESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....66-71.
Min humidity........32 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southwest up to 5 mph shifting to the south in
                    the afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Good.
Mixing height.......200-4200 ft AGL until 1300, then 4300-5300 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....West around 5 mph shifting to the south in the
                    afternoon.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 40s. Highs around 70. Northwest
winds 5 to 15 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 40s. Highs in the upper 60s.
Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 40s. Highs in the upper 60s.
North winds 5 to 10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 40s. Highs in the upper 60s.
.MEMORIAL DAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 40s. Highs around 70.

$$

NEZ209-240015-
Loup Rivers Basin-
408 AM CDT Tue May 23 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of showers late in
                    the morning. Chance of showers early in the
                    afternoon, then slight chance of showers late
                    in the afternoon.
Max temperature.....55-60.
Min humidity........46 percent.
20-foot winds.......North 10 to 20 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Excellent.
Mixing height.......400-7900 ft AGL until 1300, then 5600-8500 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Northwest 25 to 30 mph.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy then becoming partly cloudy.
Min temperature.....37-42.
Max humidity........99 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northwest 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........3 or very low.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......300-6500 ft AGL until 0100, then 200-4300 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....North around 20 mph becoming northwest around
                    10 mph after midnight.

.WEDNESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....63-68.
Min humidity........39 percent.
20-foot winds.......North around 5 mph shifting to the south up to
                    5 mph in the afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Smoke dispersal.....Fair.
Mixing height.......200-4600 ft AGL until 1300, then 4500-5300 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....North around 5 mph shifting to the south in the
                    afternoon.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 40s. Highs in the lower 70s.
Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows around 50. Highs in the lower 70s. Northeast
winds 5 to 10 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Lows in the upper 40s. Highs in the upper 60s. North winds 5 to
10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 40s. Highs around 70.
.MEMORIAL DAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 40s. Highs around 70.

$$

NEZ210-240015-
Frenchman Basin-
308 AM MDT Tue May 23 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny. Slight chance of showers in the
                    late morning and afternoon.
Max temperature.....Around 62.
Min humidity........38 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northwest 10 to 20 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Excellent.
Mixing height.......300-9000 ft AGL until 1300, then 8900-10200 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Northwest around 25 mph increasing to north
                    around 35 mph in the afternoon.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy.
Min temperature.....Around 37.
Max humidity........95 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northwest 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......200-9200 ft AGL until 0100, then 100-200 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....North around 15 mph becoming northwest around 5
                    mph after midnight.

.WEDNESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....70-75.
Min humidity........31 percent.
20-foot winds.......West around 5 mph shifting to the south in the
                    afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Good.
Mixing height.......100-4700 ft AGL until 1300, then 4800-5900 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....West around 5 mph shifting to the southwest in
                    the afternoon.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 40s. Highs in the lower 70s.
Northeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Lows in the upper 40s. Highs around 70. East winds 5 to 10 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy with chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 40s. Highs in the mid 60s.
Northeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 40s. Highs in the upper 60s.
.MEMORIAL DAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 40s. Highs in the
lower 70s.

$$

NEZ219-240015-
Loess Plains-
408 AM CDT Tue May 23 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny. Slight chance of showers in the
                    late morning and afternoon.
Max temperature.....Around 62.
Min humidity........39 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northwest 10 to 20 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Excellent.
Mixing height.......300-8800 ft AGL until 1300, then 8000-10000 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Northwest around 25 mph increasing to north
                    around 35 mph in the afternoon.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy.
Min temperature.....Around 38.
Max humidity........96 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northwest 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......300-8100 ft AGL until 0100, then 100-300 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....North around 15 mph becoming northwest around 5
                    mph after midnight.

.WEDNESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....Around 70.
Min humidity........32 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northwest around 5 mph shifting to the south in
                    the afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Smoke dispersal.....Fair.
Mixing height.......100-4900 ft AGL until 1300, then 4700-5300 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Northwest around 5 mph shifting to the
                    southwest in the afternoon.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 40s. Highs in the lower 70s.
Northeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Lows around 50. Highs in the lower 70s. East winds 5 to 10 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Lows in the upper 40s. Highs in the upper 60s. Northeast winds
5 to 10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 40s. Highs around 70.
.MEMORIAL DAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 40s. Highs in the
lower 70s.

$$

NWS


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