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
338 PM CDT Sat Jun 24 2017

.DISCUSSION...

Mainly dry conditions will prevail through Sunday with only
slight chances/chances for precipitation late tonight and Sunday
across portions of southwestern Nebraska. Highs Sunday mainly
in the upper 70s. Afternoon relative humidity is expected to
range from 25 to 35 percent on Sunday.

Looking ahead, conditions become more favorable for wetting rains
and active weather Tuesday through Friday. By next Friday,
accumulative rainfall may exceed three quarters of an inch in
zones 206, 208, 209 and 219 with less amounts from a quarter to
half inch in zones 204 and 210.

NEZ204-251215-
Eastern Panhandle/Crescent Lake NWR-
238 PM MDT Sat Jun 24 2017

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers late in
                    the night.
Min temperature.....43-48.
Max humidity........79 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northeast 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........6 or high.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......100-10500 ft AGL until 0100, then 100-500 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Northwest around 10 mph shifting to the east
                    after midnight.

.SUNDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny. Slight chance of showers until
                    late afternoon. Isolated thunderstorms early in
                    the afternoon.
Max temperature.....75-80.
Min humidity........26 percent.
20-foot winds.......South up to 5 mph.
LAL.................1 increasing to 2 in the afternoon.
Haines Index........6 or high.
Smoke dispersal.....Good.
Mixing height.......200-7700 ft AGL until 1300, then 7600-10800 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Southeast around 5 mph shifting to the
                    southwest in the afternoon.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers after
                    midnight.
Min temperature.....49-54.
Max humidity........97 percent.
20-foot winds.......South up to 5 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........6 or high.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......200-10900 ft AGL until 0100, then 200-400 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....South 5 to 10 mph.

.MONDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny.
Max temperature.....78-83.
Min humidity........30 percent.
20-foot winds.......East 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........6 or high.
Smoke dispersal.....Fair.
Mixing height.......300-6500 ft AGL until 1300, then 7800-10000 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Northwest around 5 mph.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Lows in the upper 50s. Highs in the upper 80s. South winds 10 to
20 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 50s. Highs in the mid 80s. North
winds 5 to 10 mph.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Lows in the mid 50s. Highs in the lower 80s. North winds 5 to
10 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Lows in the mid 50s. Highs in the upper 70s.
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Lows in the mid 50s. Highs in the upper 70s.

$$

NEZ206-251215-
Sandhills/Valentine NWR/Nebraska National Forest-
338 PM CDT Sat Jun 24 2017

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers late in
                    the night.
Min temperature.....44-49.
Max humidity........80 percent.
20-foot winds.......North 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........6 or high.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......100-10400 ft AGL until 0100, then 100-300 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....North 5 to 10 mph.

.SUNDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny.
Max temperature.....Around 77.
Min humidity........25 percent.
20-foot winds.......East up to 5 mph shifting to the southwest in
                    the afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........6 or high.
Smoke dispersal.....Very good.
Mixing height.......100-7400 ft AGL until 1300, then 7800-10900 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....North around 5 mph shifting to the west in the
                    afternoon.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy. Chance of showers and isolated
                    thunderstorms after midnight.
Min temperature.....51-56.
Max humidity........95 percent.
20-foot winds.......South up to 5 mph.
LAL.................1 increasing to 3 after midnight.
Haines Index........6 or high.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......200-10200 ft AGL until 0100, then 200-400 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....South around 5 mph.

.MONDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny. Slight chance of showers and
                    isolated thunderstorms in the morning.
Max temperature.....76-81.
Min humidity........33 percent.
20-foot winds.......East 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................2 decreasing to 1 in the afternoon.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Fair.
Mixing height.......300-5900 ft AGL until 1300, then 6100-9300 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Northwest around 5 mph shifting to the
                    northeast in the afternoon.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Lows in the upper 50s. Highs in the mid 80s. South winds 10 to
20 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Lows in the lower 60s. Highs in the upper 80s. North winds 10 to
20 mph.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Lows in the upper 50s. Highs in the mid 80s. Northeast winds 5 to
10 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Lows in the upper 50s. Highs in the lower 80s.
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Lows in the upper 50s. Highs in the upper 70s.

$$

NEZ208-251215-
Niobrara Valley/Fort Niobrara NWR/Samuel R McKelvie National
Forest-
338 PM CDT Sat Jun 24 2017

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear.
Min temperature.....43-48.
Max humidity........79 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northwest 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........6 or high.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......100-10400 ft AGL until 0100, then 100-300 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....North around 15 mph becoming northwest around 5
                    mph after midnight.

.SUNDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....Around 76.
Min humidity........25 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northwest up to 5 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........6 or high.
Smoke dispersal.....Excellent.
Mixing height.......100-8200 ft AGL until 1300, then 8400-11600 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Northwest 10 to 15 mph.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers after
                    midnight.
Min temperature.....48-53.
Max humidity........84 percent.
20-foot winds.......East up to 5 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........6 or high.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......100-10700 ft AGL until 0100, then 100-400 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....East around 5 mph.

.MONDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....Around 76.
Min humidity........31 percent.
20-foot winds.......East 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Fair.
Mixing height.......200-5100 ft AGL until 1300, then 5000-7900 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....East around 10 mph.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Lows in the upper 50s. Highs in the mid 80s. South winds 10 to
20 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Lows in the mid 60s. Highs in the mid 80s. North winds 10 to
20 mph.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Lows around 60. Highs in the lower 80s. Northeast winds 5 to
10 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Lows in the upper 50s. Highs in the upper 70s.
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Lows in the upper 50s. Highs in the upper 70s.

$$

NEZ209-251215-
Loup Rivers Basin-
338 PM CDT Sat Jun 24 2017

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy.
Min temperature.....44-49.
Max humidity........78 percent.
20-foot winds.......North 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........6 or high.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......100-9300 ft AGL until 0100, then 100-200 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....North 5 to 10 mph.

.SUNDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny.
Max temperature.....74-79.
Min humidity........27 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northwest up to 5 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........6 or high.
Smoke dispersal.....Excellent.
Mixing height.......100-7500 ft AGL until 1300, then 7700-10600 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Northwest 10 to 15 mph.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy. Chance of showers and isolated
                    thunderstorms after midnight.
Min temperature.....51-56.
Max humidity........93 percent.
20-foot winds.......South around 5 mph.
LAL.................1 increasing to 3 after midnight.
Haines Index........6 or high.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......100-10300 ft AGL until 0100, then 100-400 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Southwest 5 to 10 mph.

.MONDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny. Slight chance of showers and
                    isolated thunderstorms through the day.
Max temperature.....Around 77.
Min humidity........38 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northeast 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................3 decreasing to 2 in the afternoon.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Good.
Mixing height.......200-5300 ft AGL until 1300, then 5100-8700 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Northwest around 5 mph shifting to the
                    northeast in the afternoon.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 50s. Highs in the mid
80s. South winds 10 to 20 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Lows in the mid 60s. Highs in the upper 80s. North winds 10 to
20 mph.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Lows in the lower 60s. Highs in the mid 80s. Northeast winds 5 to
10 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Lows in the lower 60s. Highs in the lower 80s.
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Lows in the upper 50s. Highs around 80.

$$

NEZ210-251215-
Frenchman Basin-
238 PM MDT Sat Jun 24 2017

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers late in
                    the night.
Min temperature.....Around 50.
Max humidity........82 percent.
20-foot winds.......South up to 5 mph shifting to the northeast
                    after midnight.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......100-3300 ft AGL until 0100, then 100-300 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Southwest around 5 mph.

.SUNDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny. Slight chance of showers through
                    the day. Isolated thunderstorms in the
                    afternoon.
Max temperature.....Around 78.
Min humidity........35 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southeast 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1 increasing to 3 in the afternoon.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Good.
Mixing height.......300-5700 ft AGL until 1300, then 5700-8800 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Southeast around 5 mph shifting to the south in
                    the afternoon.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy then becoming partly cloudy.
                    Chance of showers in the evening. Isolated
                    thunderstorms through the night. Slight chance
                    of showers after midnight.
Min temperature.....Around 55.
Max humidity........98 percent.
20-foot winds.......South 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................3.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......200-7100 ft AGL until 0100, then 200-300 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Southeast around 10 mph.

.MONDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny. Slight chance of showers and
                    isolated thunderstorms in the morning.
Max temperature.....Around 82.
Min humidity........34 percent.
20-foot winds.......East 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................2 decreasing to 1 in the afternoon.
Haines Index........6 or high.
Smoke dispersal.....Fair.
Mixing height.......200-5600 ft AGL until 1300, then 5800-9500 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Northeast around 5 mph.


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

$$

NEZ219-251215-
Loess Plains-
338 PM CDT Sat Jun 24 2017

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers after
                    midnight.
Min temperature.....Around 49.
Max humidity........80 percent.
20-foot winds.......West up to 5 mph shifting to the north after
                    midnight.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......100-3500 ft AGL until 0100, then 100-300 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....West around 5 mph.

.SUNDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny. Slight chance of showers through
                    the day. Isolated thunderstorms in the
                    afternoon.
Max temperature.....Around 78.
Min humidity........33 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southeast around 5 mph.
LAL.................1 increasing to 3 in the afternoon.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......200-6100 ft AGL until 1300, then 5500-9300 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....East around 5 mph shifting to the southwest in
                    the afternoon.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy then becoming partly cloudy.
                    Chance of showers and isolated thunderstorms.
Min temperature.....Around 56.
Max humidity........95 percent.
20-foot winds.......South around 5 mph.
LAL.................3.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......200-8300 ft AGL until 0100, then 100-400 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....South 5 to 10 mph.

.MONDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny. Slight chance of showers and
                    isolated thunderstorms.
Max temperature.....78-83.
Min humidity........38 percent.
20-foot winds.......East 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................3.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Fair.
Mixing height.......200-4800 ft AGL until 1300, then 5100-9000 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Southeast around 5 mph shifting to the
                    northeast in the afternoon.


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

$$



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