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
1043 AM CDT WED AUG 24 2016

.DISCUSSION...
THE CHANCE FOR SHOWERS WILL LINGER INTO THE AFTERNOON ACROSS THE
EASTERN PANHANDLE AND WEST. SURFACE RELATIVE HUMIDITIES WILL BE
MAINLY IN THE 40S TO MIDDLE 50S FOR THE REMAINDER OF TODAY. WHILE
SHOWERS LIFT NORTHEAST THIS AFTERNOON LITTLE ACCUMULATIVE
RAINFALL IS EXPECTED.

NEZ204-250015-
EASTERN PANHANDLE/CRESCENT LAKE NWR-
943 AM MDT WED AUG 24 2016

.REST OF TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....72-77.
MIN HUMIDITY........31 PERCENT.
20-FOOT
WINDS.......NORTHEAST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR. MIXING
HEIGHT.......2500-4500 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 2700-7900 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST AROUND 5 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....45-50.
MAX HUMIDITY........94 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHEAST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......300-7400 FT AGL UNTIL 0100...THEN 200-1400 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST AROUND 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                    NORTHEAST AFTER MIDNIGHT.

.THURSDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....72-77.
MIN HUMIDITY........34 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......EAST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......800-4900 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 4000-8400 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST AROUND 15 MPH BECOMING SOUTHEAST
                    AROUND 5 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO
15 MPH.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. WEST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE MID
80S. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER
80S.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 80S.

$$

NEZ206-250015-
SANDHILLS/VALENTINE NWR/NEBRASKA NATIONAL FOREST-
1043 AM CDT WED AUG 24 2016

.REST OF TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY. SCATTERED SHOWERS EARLY IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....75-80.
MIN HUMIDITY........30 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH 5 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......2300-4000 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 3300-8100 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH AROUND 15 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....49-54.
MAX HUMIDITY........92 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-7500 FT AGL UNTIL 0100...THEN 100-800 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH AROUND 5 MPH.

.THURSDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....73-78.
MIN HUMIDITY........34 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHEAST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....FAIR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......400-4700 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 4700-8400 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH AROUND 15 MPH DECREASING TO AROUND 5 MPH
                    IN THE AFTERNOON.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO
15 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS AROUND 80. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE MID
80S. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS AROUND 60. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS AROUND 60. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S.

$$

NEZ208-250015-
NIOBRARA VALLEY/FORT NIOBRARA NWR/SAMUEL R MCKELVIE NATIONAL
FOREST-
1043 AM CDT WED AUG 24 2016

.REST OF TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....75-80.
MIN HUMIDITY........31 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......2300-3700 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 3900-6500 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 15 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....50-55.
MAX HUMIDITY........86 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-4500 FT AGL UNTIL 0100...THEN 100-1400 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.

.THURSDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 74.
MIN HUMIDITY........35 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......400-3900 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 3900-6700 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO
15 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. WEST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. SOUTH
WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER
80S.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 80S.

$$

NEZ209-250015-
LOUP RIVERS BASIN-
1043 AM CDT WED AUG 24 2016

.REST OF TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....77-82.
MIN HUMIDITY........29 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......2600-4100 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 4700-7700 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH AROUND 15 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....51-56.
MAX HUMIDITY........85 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-7400 FT AGL UNTIL 0100...THEN 100-600 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH AROUND 5 MPH.

.THURSDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 77.
MIN HUMIDITY........36 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....FAIR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-4300 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 4500-8000 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH AROUND 15 MPH DECREASING TO AROUND 5 MPH
                    IN THE AFTERNOON.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. SOUTHEAST WINDS
10 TO 15 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. LOWS
IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS AROUND 80. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. SOUTH
WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE MID
80S.

$$

NEZ210-250015-
FRENCHMAN BASIN-
943 AM MDT WED AUG 24 2016

.REST OF TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY. SCATTERED SHOWERS BECOMING MORE ISOLATED
                    IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....77-82.
MIN HUMIDITY........25 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHEAST 5 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....VERY GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......3300-4800 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 5400-8600 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST AROUND 15 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 51.
MAX HUMIDITY........90 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-8700 FT AGL UNTIL 0100...THEN 100-200 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST 5 TO 10 MPH.

.THURSDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 79.
MIN HUMIDITY........31 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHEAST 5 TO 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE EAST IN
                    THE AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100-6600 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 6700-8900 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST AROUND 10 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHLATE IN THE
                    MORNING.ANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER
80S. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 80S.

$$

NEZ219-250015-
LOESS PLAINS-
1043 AM CDT WED AUG 24 2016

.REST OF TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....78-83.
MIN HUMIDITY........25 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHEAST AROUND 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....VERY GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......3000-4500 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 4900-8400 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST 15 TO 20 MPH.

.TONIGHT...LATE IN THE
                    MORNING.
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....52-57.
MAX HUMIDITY........85 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-8500 FT AGL UNTIL 0100...THEN 100-200 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH 5 TO 10 MPH.

.THURSDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 78.
MIN HUMIDITY........33 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHEAST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100-5800 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 6600-8600 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST AROUND 10 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. LOWS
IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S.
SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS AROUND 60. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 80S.

$$



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