Routine Fire Wx Fcst (With/Without 6-10 Day Outlook)
Issued by NWS North Platte, NE

Home | Current Version | Previous Version | Text Only | Print | Product List | Glossary Off
Versions: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12

247
FNUS53 KLBF 252034
FWFLBF

Fire Weather Planning Forecast for Western
and North Central Nebraska
National Weather Service North Platte NE
334 PM CDT Thu May 25 2017

.DISCUSSION...

Thunderstorms are possible this evening over western Nebraska and again on
Friday afternoon with cooler temperatures expected through the weekend.


NEZ204-261215-
Eastern Panhandle/Crescent Lake NWR-
234 PM MDT Thu May 25 2017

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and
                    thunderstorms early in the evening. Slight
                    chance of showers and thunderstorms late in the
                    evening.
Min temperature.....42-47.
Max humidity........100 percent.
20-foot winds.......North 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................4 decreasing to 1 after midnight.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......300-7500 ft AGL until 0100, then 300-800 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....North around 10 mph.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny. Slight chance of showers and
                    thunderstorms in the afternoon.
Max temperature.....66-71.
Min humidity........40 percent.
20-foot winds.......North 5 to 10 mph shifting to the southeast in
                    the afternoon.
LAL.................1 increasing to 3 in the afternoon.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Smoke dispersal.....Good.
Mixing height.......400-4900 ft AGL until 1300, then 5200-7100 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....North around 10 mph shifting to the south in
                    the afternoon.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Thunderstorms likely in the
                    evening. Showers likely through the night.
                    Isolated thunderstorms after midnight.
Min temperature.....45-50.
Max humidity........100 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northeast 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................5 decreasing to 3 after midnight.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......700-7100 ft AGL until 0100, then 900-1800 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Southeast around 15 mph shifting to the north
                    after midnight.

.SATURDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers in the
                    morning. Slight chance of thunderstorms through
                    the day. Slight chance of showers in the
                    afternoon.
Max temperature.....62-67.
Min humidity........42 percent.
20-foot winds.......North 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................3.
Haines Index........2 or very low.
Smoke dispersal.....Very good.
Mixing height.......1200-4600 ft AGL until 1300, then 4500-8500 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....North 15 to 20 mph.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 40s. Highs in the
upper 60s. Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
.MEMORIAL DAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 40s. Highs in the
upper 60s. Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 40s. Highs around 70.
Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 40s. Highs in the lower 70s.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 40s. Highs in the
mid 70s.

$$

NEZ206-261215-
Sandhills/Valentine NWR/Nebraska National Forest-
334 PM CDT Thu May 25 2017

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and
                    thunderstorms in the evening. Slight chance of
                    showers and thunderstorms after midnight.
Min temperature.....45-50.
Max humidity........94 percent.
20-foot winds.......North 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................4 decreasing to 3 after midnight.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......300-6200 ft AGL until 0100, then 300-800 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....North around 10 mph.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny.
Max temperature.....68-73.
Min humidity........34 percent.
20-foot winds.......North 5 to 10 mph shifting to the east in the
                    afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Smoke dispersal.....Fair.
Mixing height.......400-4400 ft AGL until 1300, then 4800-7000 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....North around 15 mph becoming northwest around 5
                    mph in the afternoon.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and
                    thunderstorms in the evening, then showers
                    likely and isolated thunderstorms after
                    midnight.
Min temperature.....47-52.
Max humidity........99 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northeast 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................4 decreasing to 3 after midnight.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......500-7100 ft AGL until 0100, then 500-2100 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Southeast around 10 mph shifting to the
                    northwest after midnight.

.SATURDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Isolated thunderstorms in the
                    morning. Chance of showers through the day.
                    Chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon.
Max temperature.....Around 65.
Min humidity........44 percent.
20-foot winds.......North 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................4.
Haines Index........2 or very low.
Smoke dispersal.....Very good.
Mixing height.......1100-4000 ft AGL until 1300, then 2300-7500 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....North 15 to 20 mph.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 40s. Highs around 70.
Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
.MEMORIAL DAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 40s. Highs in the
upper 60s. Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 40s. Highs around 70.
Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Lows in the mid 40s. Highs in the lower 70s.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows around 50. Highs in the mid 70s.

$$

NEZ208-261215-
Niobrara Valley/Fort Niobrara NWR/Samuel R McKelvie National
Forest-
334 PM CDT Thu May 25 2017

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
                    thunderstorms in the late evening and early
                    morning.
Min temperature.....47-52.
Max humidity........77 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northwest 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................2.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......200-5900 ft AGL until 0100, then 200-1000 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Northwest 5 to 10 mph.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny.
Max temperature.....69-74.
Min humidity........33 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northwest 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........3 or very low.
Smoke dispersal.....Good.
Mixing height.......300-4600 ft AGL until 1300, then 4800-7100 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Northwest 10 to 15 mph.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of thunderstorms in the
                    evening. Chance of showers through the night.
                    Isolated thunderstorms after midnight.
Min temperature.....47-52.
Max humidity........97 percent.
20-foot winds.......North 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................4 decreasing to 3 after midnight.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......200-7200 ft AGL until 0100, then 300-2100 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Northeast 5 to 10 mph.

.SATURDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Showers likely in the morning.
                    Slight chance of thunderstorms through the day.
                    Slight chance of showers in the afternoon.
Max temperature.....64-69.
Min humidity........40 percent.
20-foot winds.......North 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................3.
Haines Index........2 or very low.
Smoke dispersal.....Very good.
Mixing height.......800-3500 ft AGL until 1300, then 1500-8400 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....North around 15 mph.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 40s. Highs around 70.
Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
.MEMORIAL DAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 40s. Highs in the
upper 60s. Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 40s. Highs in the upper
60s. Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 40s. Highs in the lower 70s.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows around 50. Highs in the mid 70s.

$$

NEZ209-261215-
Loup Rivers Basin-
334 PM CDT Thu May 25 2017

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and
                    thunderstorms in the evening. Slight chance of
                    showers and thunderstorms after midnight.
Min temperature.....48-53.
Max humidity........93 percent.
20-foot winds.......North 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................4 decreasing to 3 after midnight.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......200-5500 ft AGL until 0100, then 200-400 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Southwest around 10 mph shifting to the
                    northwest after midnight.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny.
Max temperature.....Around 73.
Min humidity........36 percent.
20-foot winds.......North 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........3 or very low.
Smoke dispersal.....Fair.
Mixing height.......200-4000 ft AGL until 1300, then 3700-5900 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....North around 20 mph decreasing to around 10 mph
                    in the afternoon.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and isolated
                    thunderstorms after midnight.
Min temperature.....49-54.
Max humidity........94 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northeast up to 5 mph.
LAL.................1 increasing to 3 after midnight.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......100-5900 ft AGL until 0100, then 200-900 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....East around 5 mph.

.SATURDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Isolated thunderstorms in the
                    morning. Chance of showers through the day.
Max temperature.....Around 65.
Min humidity........52 percent.
20-foot winds.......North 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................3 decreasing to 1 in the afternoon.
Haines Index........2 or very low.
Smoke dispersal.....Good.
Mixing height.......300-3300 ft AGL until 1300, then 1900-5900 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....North 10 to 15 mph.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 40s. Highs in the
lower 70s. Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
.MEMORIAL DAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 40s. Highs around
70. Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 40s. Highs in the upper
60s. Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Lows in the mid 40s. Highs around 70.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows around 50. Highs in the lower 70s.

$$

NEZ210-261215-
Frenchman Basin-
234 PM MDT Thu May 25 2017

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and
                    thunderstorms in the evening, then slight
                    chance of showers and thunderstorms after
                    midnight.
Min temperature.....45-50.
Max humidity........100 percent.
20-foot winds.......North 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................4 decreasing to 3 after midnight.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......300-1600 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....North around 20 mph becoming northwest around
                    10 mph after midnight.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny. Slight chance of showers and
                    thunderstorms in the afternoon.
Max temperature.....69-74.
Min humidity........42 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northeast 5 to 10 mph shifting to the southeast
                    in the afternoon.
LAL.................1 increasing to 3 in the afternoon.
Haines Index........3 or very low.
Smoke dispersal.....Good.
Mixing height.......400-4200 ft AGL until 1300, then 4800-6600 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....North around 15 mph becoming east around 5 mph
                    in the afternoon.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and
                    thunderstorms in the evening, then showers
                    likely and isolated thunderstorms after
                    midnight.
Min temperature.....Around 51.
Max humidity........100 percent.
20-foot winds.......East 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................4 decreasing to 3 after midnight.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......600-6400 ft AGL until 0100, then 500-1100 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....South 15 to 20 mph.

.SATURDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Isolated thunderstorms in the
                    morning. Chance of showers through the day.
                    Chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon.
Max temperature.....Around 64.
Min humidity........54 percent.
20-foot winds.......North 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................4.
Haines Index........2 or very low.
Smoke dispersal.....Good.
Mixing height.......800-2500 ft AGL until 1300, then 2000-5300 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....North 15 to 20 mph.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 40s. Highs in the lower
70s. Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
.MEMORIAL DAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 40s. Highs in the
lower 70s. Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 40s. Highs in the lower
70s. Northeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Lows in the upper 40s. Highs in the mid 70s.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 50s. Highs in the
mid 70s.

$$

NEZ219-261215-
Loess Plains-
334 PM CDT Thu May 25 2017

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and
                    thunderstorms in the evening, then slight
                    chance of showers and thunderstorms after
                    midnight.
Min temperature.....47-52.
Max humidity........100 percent.
20-foot winds.......North 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................4 decreasing to 3 after midnight.
Haines Index........3 or very low.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......300-1100 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....North 10 to 15 mph.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny.
Max temperature.....71-76.
Min humidity........40 percent.
20-foot winds.......North 5 to 10 mph shifting to the east in the
                    afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........3 or very low.
Smoke dispersal.....Good.
Mixing height.......400-4100 ft AGL until 1300, then 4700-6000 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....North around 15 mph becoming northeast around 5
                    mph in the afternoon.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and
                    thunderstorms in the evening, then showers
                    likely and isolated thunderstorms after
                    midnight.
Min temperature.....Around 53.
Max humidity........98 percent.
20-foot winds.......East 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................4 decreasing to 3 after midnight.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......300-6100 ft AGL until 0100, then 400-700 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....South 10 to 15 mph.

.SATURDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Isolated thunderstorms in the
                    morning. Chance of showers through the day.
                    Chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon.
Max temperature.....63-68.
Min humidity........52 percent.
20-foot winds.......North 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................4.
Haines Index........2 or very low.
Smoke dispersal.....Good.
Mixing height.......700-4700 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....North 15 to 20 mph.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 40s. Highs in the lower
70s. Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
.MEMORIAL DAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 40s. Highs in the
lower 70s. Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 40s. Highs in the lower
70s. North winds 5 to 10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Lows in the upper 40s. Highs in the lower 70s.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the lower 50s. Highs in the mid 70s.

$$



USA.gov is the U.S. government's official web portal to all federal, state and local government web resources and services.