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
305 PM CST FRI DEC 19 2014

.DISCUSSION...

A FAIRLY QUIET WEATHER PATTERN IS EXPECTED THROUGH THE WEEKEND AS
UPPER LEVEL HIGH PRESSURE SLIDES ACROSS THE AREA. NO
PRECIPITATION IS EXPECTED...AND A SLIGHT WARMING OF TEMPERATURES
WILL OCCUR THROUGH SUNDAY. SOME FOG MAY REDUCE VISIBILITIES EAST
OF A LINE FROM O`NEILL TO BROKEN BOW TONIGHT AND EARLY SATURDAY
MORNING...WITH CLEARING SKIES THEREAFTER. MAINLY CLEAR SKIES WILL
EXIST ELSEWHERE. LITTLE FIRE WEATHER CONCERNS THROUGH THE WEEKEND.

THE WEATHER PATTERN WILL BECOME MORE ACTIVE AGAIN BEGINNING THE
FIRST OF THE WEEK...AND THEN AGAIN TOWARD THE END OF THE WEEK.
HIGH TEMPERATURES WILL BE CLOSE TO AVERAGE NEXT WEEK...WITH
PRECIPITATION CHANCES INCREASING.

NEZ204-201230-
EASTERN PANHANDLE/CRESCENT LAKE NWR-
205 PM MST FRI DEC 19 2014

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....13-18.
MAX HUMIDITY........100 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST AROUND 5 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100-200 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 5 MPH.

.SATURDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....39-44.
MIN HUMIDITY........56 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.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 18.
MAX HUMIDITY........100 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST UP TO 5 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100-200 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 5 MPH.

.SUNDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 45.
MIN HUMIDITY........51 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 5 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100-400 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 10 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN OR SNOW. LOWS IN THE
UPPER 20S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 30S. NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS IN THE MID
20S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 30S. NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 19. HIGHS IN THE UPPER
30S. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.CHRISTMAS DAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS AROUND
20. HIGHS IN THE MID 30S.
.FRIDAY...COLDER. MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS AROUND 17.
HIGHS IN THE MID 20S.

$$

NEZ210-201230-
FRENCHMAN BASIN-
305 PM CST FRI DEC 19 2014

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....15-20.
MAX HUMIDITY........100 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST AROUND 5 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 5 MPH.

.SATURDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....42-47.
MIN HUMIDITY........48 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100-200 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 5 MPH.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....16-21.
MAX HUMIDITY........100 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST AROUND 5 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100-200 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 5 MPH.

.SUNDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....45-50.
MIN HUMIDITY........41 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100-300 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 5 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN OR SNOW. LOWS IN
THE UPPER 20S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 40S. NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO
20 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS IN THE MID
20S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 30S. NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 20S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 40S. NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.CHRISTMAS DAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS IN
THE LOWER 20S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 40S.
.FRIDAY...COLDER. MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS IN THE
LOWER 20S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 30S.

$$

NEZ206-201230-
SANDHILLS/VALENTINE NWR/NEBRASKA NATIONAL FOREST/
SAMUEL R MCKELVIE NATIONAL FOREST-
305 PM CST FRI DEC 19 2014

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....13-18.
MAX HUMIDITY........100 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST AROUND 5 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100-200 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 5 MPH.

.SATURDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....39-44.
MIN HUMIDITY........54 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100-600 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 5 MPH.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....17-22.
MAX HUMIDITY........100 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST UP TO 5 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100-300 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 5 MPH.

.SUNDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....42-47.
MIN HUMIDITY........48 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100-300 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 10 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN OR SNOW. LOWS IN
THE UPPER 20S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 30S. NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO
20 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS IN THE MID
20S. HIGHS IN THE MID 30S. NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 20S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 30S. NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.CHRISTMAS DAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS IN
THE LOWER 20S. HIGHS IN THE MID 30S.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS AROUND 19. HIGHS IN
THE UPPER 20S.

$$

NEZ208-201230-
NIOBRARA VALLEY/FORT NIOBRARA NWR-
205 PM MST FRI DEC 19 2014

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY. PATCHY FOG IN THE LATE EVENING
                    AND OVERNIGHT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....14-19.
MAX HUMIDITY........100 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST UP TO 5 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100-500 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 5 MPH.

.SATURDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY. PATCHY FOG EARLY IN THE MORNING.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....36-41.
MIN HUMIDITY........50 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST UP TO 5 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100-600 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 5 MPH.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....18-23.
MAX HUMIDITY........100 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST UP TO 5 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100-600 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 5 MPH.

.SUNDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....40-45.
MIN HUMIDITY........50 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100-500 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 10 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF RAIN OR SNOW. LOWS AROUND
30. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 30S. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS IN THE
MID 20S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 30S. NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 20. HIGHS IN THE MID 30S.
NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.CHRISTMAS DAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS AROUND
19. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 30S.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS AROUND 18.
HIGHS IN THE MID 20S.

$$

NEZ219-201230-
LOESS PLAINS-
305 PM CST FRI DEC 19 2014

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....14-19.
MAX HUMIDITY........100 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST AROUND 5 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100-200 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 5 MPH.

.SATURDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY. PATCHY FOG EARLY IN THE MORNING.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 44.
MIN HUMIDITY........50 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST AROUND 5 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100-300 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 5 MPH.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 18.
MAX HUMIDITY........100 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST AROUND 5 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100-200 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 5 MPH.

.SUNDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 48.
MIN HUMIDITY........42 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100-500 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 5 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN OR SNOW. LOWS IN
THE UPPER 20S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 40S. NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO
20 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS IN THE
UPPER 20S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 30S. NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 20S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 40S. NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.CHRISTMAS DAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS IN
THE LOWER 20S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 40S.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS IN THE LOWER 20S.
HIGHS IN THE MID 30S.

$$

NEZ209-201230-
LOUP RIVERS BASIN-
305 PM CST FRI DEC 19 2014

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY.
                    PATCHY FOG THROUGH THE NIGHT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....14-19.
MAX HUMIDITY........100 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST UP TO 5 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100-700 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 5 MPH.

.SATURDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY. PATCHY FOG EARLY IN THE MORNING.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....37-42.
MIN HUMIDITY........58 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST UP TO 5 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100-400 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 5 MPH.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....18-23.
MAX HUMIDITY........100 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST UP TO 5 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-500 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 5 MPH.

.SUNDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....40-45.
MIN HUMIDITY........52 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100-500 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 10 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN OR SNOW. LOWS IN
THE UPPER 20S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 30S. NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO
20 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS IN THE
UPPER 20S. HIGHS IN THE MID 30S. NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 20S. HIGHS IN THE
MID 30S. NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.CHRISTMAS DAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 20S. HIGHS IN
THE MID 30S.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS AROUND 20.
HIGHS AROUND 30.

$$

JWS





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