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
428 AM CDT FRI MAY 6 2016

.DISCUSSION...

A COLD FRONT WILL APPROACH NORTHERN NEBRASKA TONIGHT...STALLING
OUT ACROSS CENTRAL OR SOUTHERN NEBRASKA ON SATURDAY. SOUTH OF THE
FRONT TODAY...UNSEASONABLY WARM TEMPERATURES ARE EXPECTED WITH
HIGHS IN THE LOWER TO MIDDLE 80S. FOR SATURDAY...TEMPERATURES WILL
RANGE FROM AROUND 60 OVER NORTHERN NEBRASKA...TO 75 IN
SOUTHWESTERN NEBRASKA. WINDS NORTH OF THE FRONT WILL BE FROM THE
EAST OR NORTHEAST...WHILE SOUTH OF THE FRONT...WINDS WILL BE FROM
THE SOUTHEAST OR SOUTH.


NEZ204-071030-
EASTERN PANHANDLE/CRESCENT LAKE NWR-
328 AM MDT FRI MAY 6 2016

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....81-86.
MIN HUMIDITY........26 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....EXCELLENT.
MIXING HEIGHT.......500-6800 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 3000-13100 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 15 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....47-52.
MAX HUMIDITY........89 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHEAST 5 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................4.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-6900 FT AGL UNTIL 0100...THEN 100-1100 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST 10 TO 15 MPH.

.SATURDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN CHANCE OF
                    SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....62-67.
MIN HUMIDITY........44 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......EAST 10 TO 20 MPH.
LAL.................3 INCREASING TO 4 IN THE AFTERNOON.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....EXCELLENT.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-2800 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 2500-7000 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST AROUND 15 MPH INCREASING TO EAST
                    AROUND 30 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY...COOLER. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
LIKELY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. EAST WINDS
10 TO 20 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. NORTH WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. NORTHWEST WINDS
5 TO 15 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE
UPPER 30S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE
UPPER 30S. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S.

$$

NEZ206-071030-
SANDHILLS/VALENTINE NWR/NEBRASKA NATIONAL FOREST-
428 AM CDT FRI MAY 6 2016

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 84.
MIN HUMIDITY........28 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 10 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....VERY GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......500-3800 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 3600-9900 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 20 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY.
                    SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
                    UNTIL EARLY MORNING. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS EARLY IN THE MORNING.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....49-54.
MAX HUMIDITY........87 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST 5 TO 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE NORTHEAST
                    AFTER MIDNIGHT.
LAL.................2 INCREASING TO 4 AFTER MIDNIGHT.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-4400 FT AGL UNTIL 0100...THEN 100-800 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST AROUND 10 MPH.

.SATURDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....64-69.
MIN HUMIDITY........40 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......EAST 10 TO 20 MPH.
LAL.................3.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....VERY GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-2800 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 2800-5800 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST AROUND 15 MPH INCREASING TO EAST
                    AROUND 25 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY...COOLER. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
LIKELY. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. EAST WINDS
10 TO 20 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. NORTH WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO
15 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE
LOWER 40S. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE
LOWER 40S. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S.

$$

NEZ208-071030-
NIOBRARA VALLEY/FORT NIOBRARA NWR/SAMUEL R MCKELVIE NATIONAL
FOREST-
428 AM CDT FRI MAY 6 2016

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 85.
MIN HUMIDITY........28 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 10 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....VERY GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......500-4300 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 3900-11800 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 20 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY.
                    CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS EARLY IN
                    THE EVENING...THEN SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS LATE IN THE EVENING. CHANCE OF
                    SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 52.
MAX HUMIDITY........80 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST 5 TO 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE NORTHEAST
                    10 TO 15 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
LAL.................3 INCREASING TO 4 AFTER MIDNIGHT.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-3900 FT AGL UNTIL 0100...THEN 200-1100 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST AROUND 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                    NORTHEAST AFTER MIDNIGHT.

.SATURDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH THE DAY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....62-67.
MIN HUMIDITY........39 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHEAST 10 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................3.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......900-2900 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 3100-4000 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST AROUND 25 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY...COOLER. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. EAST
WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.MONDAY...SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. LOWS IN THE UPPER
40S. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE
MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE
LOWER 40S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S.

$$

NEZ209-071030-
LOUP RIVERS BASIN-
428 AM CDT FRI MAY 6 2016

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 84.
MIN HUMIDITY........32 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 10 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....VERY GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......500-4800 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 3000-6400 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 20 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY.
                    SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
                    AFTER MIDNIGHT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 54.
MAX HUMIDITY........86 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 5 TO 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE NORTHEAST
                    AFTER MIDNIGHT.
LAL.................1 INCREASING TO 3 AFTER MIDNIGHT.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-3200 FT AGL UNTIL 0100...THEN 100-500 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST 5 TO 10 MPH.

.SATURDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH THE DAY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....66-71.
MIN HUMIDITY........41 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHEAST 10 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................3.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-3000 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 3200-4900 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST AROUND 10 MPH INCREASING TO EAST
                    AROUND 20 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY...COOLER. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
LIKELY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. EAST WINDS
5 TO 15 MPH.
.MONDAY...SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. LOWS AROUND 50. HIGHS
IN THE MID 60S. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. NORTHWEST WINDS
5 TO 15 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE MID
40S. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE
MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S.

$$

NEZ210-071030-
FRENCHMAN BASIN-
328 AM MDT FRI MAY 6 2016

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....83-88.
MIN HUMIDITY........27 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 5 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....EXCELLENT.
MIXING HEIGHT.......500-2700 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 2900-9200 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH 15 TO 20 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....51-56.
MAX HUMIDITY........82 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................2 INCREASING TO 3 AFTER MIDNIGHT.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-7300 FT AGL UNTIL 0100...THEN 100-200 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH 10 TO 15 MPH.

.SATURDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY THEN BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY.
                    SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN
                    THE MORNING...THEN SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
                    LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....70-75.
MIN HUMIDITY........47 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......EAST 10 TO 20 MPH.
LAL.................3 INCREASING TO 5 IN THE AFTERNOON.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....EXCELLENT.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100-3500 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 3600-9800 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST AROUND 5 MPH INCREASING TO SOUTHEAST
                    AROUND 25 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY...COOLER. MOSTLY CLOUDY. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
LIKELY. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. EAST WINDS
10 TO 20 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. NORTHWEST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. NORTH
WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE
LOWER 40S. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE
LOWER 40S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S.

$$

NEZ219-071030-
LOESS PLAINS-
428 AM CDT FRI MAY 6 2016

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 85.
MIN HUMIDITY........31 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 5 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....VERY GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......500-3100 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 3300-6100 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 20 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 55.
MAX HUMIDITY........81 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1 INCREASING TO 3 AFTER MIDNIGHT.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-5400 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 15 MPH DECREASING TO AROUND 5 MPH
                    AFTER MIDNIGHT.

.SATURDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN CHANCE OF
                    SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....70-75.
MIN HUMIDITY........49 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......EAST 5 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................3 INCREASING TO 4 IN THE AFTERNOON.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....VERY GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-2900 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 3300-6800 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 5 MPH INCREASING TO SOUTHEAST
                    AROUND 20 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY...COOLER. MOSTLY CLOUDY. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
LIKELY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. SOUTHEAST
WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. NORTH WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS AROUND 70. NORTHWEST
WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE
MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE
MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S.

$$



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