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
401 PM CST SAT DEC 3 2016

.DISCUSSION...

DRY AND ABOVE NORMAL TEMPERATURES WILL PREVAIL THE NEXT 48 HOURS
ACROSS WESTERN AND NORTH CENTRAL NEB. MINIMAL FIRE WEATHER
CONCERNS WITH AFTERNOON HUMIDITY GREATER THAN 30 PERCENT TOMORROW
AND MONDAY. A STRONG COLD FRONT WILL PUSH THROUGH WESTERN AND
NORTH CENTRAL NEB MONDAY THAT WILL BEGIN A COLD TREND THAT WILL
PERSIST THROUGH THE REMAINDER OF THE WEEK...BOTTOMING OUT
WEDNESDAY WHEREIN HIGHS ARE FORECAST LARGELY IN THE TEENS.

NEZ204-041230-
EASTERN PANHANDLE/CRESCENT LAKE NWR-
301 PM MST SAT DEC 3 2016

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....19-24.
MAX HUMIDITY........92 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-500 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 10 MPH.

.SUNDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....42-47.
MIN HUMIDITY........30 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......300-2900 FT AGL UNTIL 1200...THEN 1000-5100 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST 10 TO 15 MPH.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....24-29.
MAX HUMIDITY........83 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100-400 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 10 MPH.

.MONDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....43-48.
MIN HUMIDITY........36 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 5 TO 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE NORTHWEST 10
                    TO 20 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....VERY GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-4400 FT AGL UNTIL 1200...THEN 3100-6600 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 15 MPH INCREASING TO NORTHWEST
                    AROUND 25 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.TUESDAY...COLDER. PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 11. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 20S. NORTH WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...COLDER. MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. LOWS
AROUND 4. HIGHS AROUND 15. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS AROUND 1 BELOW. HIGHS AROUND 17.
NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY...NOT AS COLD. PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 4. HIGHS AROUND
30.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. LOWS
AROUND 18. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 30S.

$$

NEZ206-041230-
SANDHILLS/VALENTINE NWR/NEBRASKA NATIONAL FOREST-
401 PM CST SAT DEC 3 2016

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....22-27.
MAX HUMIDITY........86 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.

.SUNDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....44-49.
MIN HUMIDITY........33 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....FAIR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......300-4300 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 10 MPH.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....24-29.
MAX HUMIDITY........80 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-500 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.

.MONDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....45-50.
MIN HUMIDITY........37 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE NORTHWEST
                    10 TO 15 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....VERY GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-2200 FT AGL UNTIL 1200...THEN 2400-5600 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 10 MPH INCREASING TO NORTHWEST
                    AROUND 25 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.TUESDAY...COLDER. PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 15. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 20S. NORTH WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...COLDER. MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS. LOWS AROUND 7. HIGHS AROUND 17. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO
15 MPH.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS AROUND 3. HIGHS AROUND 18.
NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 6. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 20S.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. LOWS
AROUND 17. HIGHS IN THE MID 30S.

$$

NEZ208-041230-
NIOBRARA VALLEY/FORT NIOBRARA NWR/SAMUEL R MCKELVIE NATIONAL
FOREST-
401 PM CST SAT DEC 3 2016

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....22-27.
MAX HUMIDITY........93 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-800 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 10 MPH.

.SUNDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....41-46.
MIN HUMIDITY........41 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......300-3400 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 10 MPH.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....26-31.
MAX HUMIDITY........80 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 5 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100-500 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH 10 TO 15 MPH.

.MONDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....42-47.
MIN HUMIDITY........44 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST 5 TO 15 MPH SHIFTING TO THE NORTHWEST
                    10 TO 15 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-1900 FT AGL UNTIL 1200...THEN 1800-4000 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 15 MPH INCREASING TO NORTHWEST
                    AROUND 25 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.TUESDAY...COLDER. PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 16. HIGHS IN THE
MID 20S. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...COLDER. MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 6. HIGHS AROUND
14. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 3. HIGHS AROUND 13.
NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 4. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 20S.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. LOWS
AROUND 16. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 30S.

$$

NEZ209-041230-
LOUP RIVERS BASIN-
401 PM CST SAT DEC 3 2016

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....23-28.
MAX HUMIDITY........96 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 5 TO 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE WEST AFTER
                    MIDNIGHT.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-1300 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.

.SUNDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....44-49.
MIN HUMIDITY........35 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....FAIR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-2500 FT AGL UNTIL 1200...THEN 1300-4600 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 10 MPH.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....25-30.
MAX HUMIDITY........82 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100-500 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 5 MPH INCREASING TO AROUND 15 MPH
                    AFTER MIDNIGHT.

.MONDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....46-51.
MIN HUMIDITY........38 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE WEST 10
                    TO 15 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......300-1800 FT AGL UNTIL 1200...THEN 1500-4500 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 15 MPH SHIFTING TO THE WEST IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.TUESDAY...COLDER. PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 19. HIGHS AROUND
30. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...COLDER. MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS. LOWS AROUND 10. HIGHS AROUND 18. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO
15 MPH.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 5. HIGHS AROUND 17.
NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 6. HIGHS IN THE MID 20S.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SNOW
SHOWERS. LOWS AROUND 16. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 30S.

$$

NEZ210-041230-
FRENCHMAN BASIN-
301 PM MST SAT DEC 3 2016

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 22.
MAX HUMIDITY........86 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-500 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST 5 TO 10 MPH.

.SUNDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 47.
MIN HUMIDITY........27 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......300-2700 FT AGL UNTIL 1200...THEN 1500-4900 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST 10 TO 15 MPH.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 24.
MAX HUMIDITY........83 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-400 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 10 MPH.

.MONDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 52.
MIN HUMIDITY........30 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST AROUND 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                    NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....VERY GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100-2700 FT AGL UNTIL 1200...THEN 1200-7100 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 5 MPH INCREASING TO NORTHWEST
                    AROUND 15 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.TUESDAY...COLDER. MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 16. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 30S. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...COLDER. MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. LOWS
AROUND 10. HIGHS AROUND 20. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS AROUND 4. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 20S.
NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 6. HIGHS AROUND 30.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS AROUND
18. HIGHS AROUND 40.

$$

NEZ219-041230-
LOESS PLAINS-
401 PM CST SAT DEC 3 2016

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 22.
MAX HUMIDITY........93 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE NORTHWEST
                    AFTER MIDNIGHT.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-1300 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE WEST AFTER
                    MIDNIGHT.

.SUNDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 49.
MIN HUMIDITY........29 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....FAIR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-2600 FT AGL UNTIL 1200...THEN 1600-4800 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST 10 TO 15 MPH.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 24.
MAX HUMIDITY........88 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-400 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH 5 TO 10 MPH.

.MONDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 51.
MIN HUMIDITY........32 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH AROUND 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE NORTHWEST IN
                    THE AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-1000 FT AGL UNTIL 1200...THEN 1000-4000 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE NORTHWEST IN
                    THE AFTERNOON.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.TUESDAY...COLDER. MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 17. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 30S. NORTH WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...COLDER. MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. LOWS
AROUND 10. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 20S. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS AROUND 4. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 20S.
NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 6. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 20S.
.SATURDAY...NOT AS COOL. MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
LOWS AROUND 16. HIGHS AROUND 40.

$$


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