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
509 AM CDT Thu Jul 20 2017

...HEAT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 8 PM CDT
THIS EVENING...
...HEAT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 7 PM MDT THIS
EVENING...

.DISCUSSION...

Possible thunderstorms in the afternoon and evening-late tonight
today and again tomorrow. Nonetheless, conditions will be largely
dry with precipitation chances on the low-end and coverage
largely isolated or scattered. Dry conditions will combined with
hot temperatures and this will result in minimum afternoon
humidity over western NEB about 25 to 40 percent today then 20-35
percent tomorrow.

Generally, slightly above seasonal normal temperatures will
prevail over the next seven days. While thunderstorms are forecast
at times, mainly in the afternoon and evening, largely dry
conditions are expected.

NEZ204-210030-
Eastern Panhandle/Crescent Lake NWR-
409 AM MDT Thu Jul 20 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny. Slight chance of showers and
                    thunderstorms through the day.
Max temperature.....89-94.
Min humidity........32 percent.
20-foot winds.......East 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................3.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Very good.
Mixing height.......300-4500 ft AGL until 1300, then 2300-11400 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....East around 15 mph.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
                    thunderstorms early in the evening, then chance
                    of showers and thunderstorms in the late
                    evening and early morning. Slight chance of
                    showers and thunderstorms early in the morning.
Min temperature.....62-67.
Max humidity........93 percent.
20-foot winds.......East 5 to 10 mph shifting to the southwest
                    after midnight.
LAL.................4 decreasing to 3 after midnight.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......300-11500 ft AGL until 0100, then 100-400 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Southeast around 10 mph shifting to the west
                    after midnight.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny. Slight chance of showers and
                    thunderstorms in the afternoon.
Max temperature.....93-98.
Min humidity........23 percent.
20-foot winds.......West 5 to 10 mph shifting to the northwest in
                    the afternoon.
LAL.................1 increasing to 3 in the afternoon.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Excellent.
Mixing height.......100-8200 ft AGL until 1300, then 9300-13100 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....West around 10 mph.


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

$$

NEZ206-210030-
Sandhills/Valentine NWR/Nebraska National Forest-
509 AM CDT Thu Jul 20 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny. Slight chance of showers and
                    thunderstorms.
Max temperature.....90-95.
Min humidity........34 percent.
20-foot winds.......East 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................3.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Very good.
Mixing height.......200-5700 ft AGL until 1300, then 2400-12500 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Southeast 10 to 15 mph.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
                    thunderstorms.
Min temperature.....66-71.
Max humidity........86 percent.
20-foot winds.......East 5 to 10 mph shifting to the south after
                    midnight.
LAL.................3.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......200-12200 ft AGL until 0100, then 100-400 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....South 10 to 15 mph.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny. Slight chance of showers and
                    thunderstorms in the afternoon.
Max temperature.....95-100.
Min humidity........26 percent.
20-foot winds.......West 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1 increasing to 3 in the afternoon.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Excellent.
Mixing height.......100-8800 ft AGL until 1300, then 10200-13800 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Southwest 10 to 15 mph.


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

$$

NEZ208-210030-
Niobrara Valley/Fort Niobrara NWR/Samuel R McKelvie National
Forest-
509 AM CDT Thu Jul 20 2017

...HEAT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 8 PM CDT
THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny. Slight chance of showers and
                    thunderstorms through the day.
Max temperature.....88-93.
Min humidity........39 percent.
20-foot winds.......East 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................3.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Good.
Mixing height.......800-5500 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....East around 15 mph.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and
                    thunderstorms.
Min temperature.....66-71.
Max humidity........92 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southeast 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................3 increasing to 4 after midnight.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......300-4800 ft AGL until 0100, then 200-300 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....East around 15 mph shifting to the south after
                    midnight.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny. Slight chance of showers and
                    thunderstorms in the afternoon.
Max temperature.....93-98.
Min humidity........30 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southwest around 5 mph shifting to the
                    northwest in the afternoon.
LAL.................1 increasing to 3 in the afternoon.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Excellent.
Mixing height.......200-8400 ft AGL until 1300, then 7000-13500 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....West 5 to 10 mph.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 60s. Highs in the lower 90s.
North winds 5 to 10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 60s. Highs in the upper
80s. North winds 5 to 10 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 60s. Highs in the lower
90s. Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 60s. Highs in the lower
90s.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 60s. Highs in the lower 90s.

$$

NEZ209-210030-
Loup Rivers Basin-
509 AM CDT Thu Jul 20 2017

...HEAT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 8 PM CDT
THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny. Slight chance of showers and
                    thunderstorms early in the morning. Slight
                    chance of showers and thunderstorms late in the
                    afternoon.
Max temperature.....91-96.
Min humidity........37 percent.
20-foot winds.......East 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................2 increasing to 3 in the afternoon.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Very good.
Mixing height.......200-5700 ft AGL until 1300, then 3900-11000 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Southeast 10 to 15 mph.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
                    thunderstorms through the night.
Min temperature.....68-73.
Max humidity........83 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southeast 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................3.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......200-10500 ft AGL until 0100, then 200-500 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....South around 15 mph.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny. Slight chance of showers and
                    thunderstorms in the afternoon.
Max temperature.....95-100.
Min humidity........31 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southwest 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1 increasing to 3 in the afternoon.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Excellent.
Mixing height.......200-6900 ft AGL until 1300, then 3700-13700 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Southwest around 15 mph.


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

$$

NEZ210-210030-
Frenchman Basin-
409 AM MDT Thu Jul 20 2017

...HEAT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 7 PM MDT THIS
EVENING...

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny.
Max temperature.....96-101.
Min humidity........26 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southeast 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Very good.
Mixing height.......200-6700 ft AGL until 1300, then 6800-12300 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....South 10 to 15 mph.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
                    thunderstorms after midnight.
Min temperature.....65-70.
Max humidity........84 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southeast 5 to 10 mph shifting to the southwest
                    after midnight.
LAL.................1 increasing to 2 after midnight.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......200-10900 ft AGL until 0100, then 100-300 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Southeast around 15 mph shifting to the
                    southwest after midnight.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny. Slight chance of showers and
                    thunderstorms in the afternoon.
Max temperature.....98-103.
Min humidity........23 percent.
20-foot winds.......West around 5 mph.
LAL.................1 increasing to 3 in the afternoon.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Excellent.
Mixing height.......200-8300 ft AGL until 1300, then 10200-14400 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Southwest around 10 mph.


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

$$

NEZ219-210030-
Loess Plains-
509 AM CDT Thu Jul 20 2017

...HEAT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 8 PM CDT
THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny.
Max temperature.....96-101.
Min humidity........26 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southeast 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Excellent.
Mixing height.......100-7000 ft AGL until 1300, then 7900-12500 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....South 10 to 15 mph.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy.
Min temperature.....68-73.
Max humidity........77 percent.
20-foot winds.......South 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......100-10700 ft AGL until 0100, then 100-300 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....South 10 to 15 mph.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny. Slight chance of showers and
                    thunderstorms in the afternoon.
Max temperature.....99-104.
Min humidity........24 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southwest 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1 increasing to 3 in the afternoon.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Excellent.
Mixing height.......100-8400 ft AGL until 1300, then 9100-14400 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Southwest 10 to 15 mph.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Lows in the upper 60s. Highs in the lower 90s. Northeast winds
5 to 10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 60s. Highs around 90. East winds
5 to 10 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 60s. Highs in the
lower 90s. Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 60s. Highs in the lower
90s.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 60s. Highs in the lower 90s.

$$



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