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
352 PM CST Wed Feb 22 2017

.DISCUSSION...

Major winter storm will impact all of western and north central Nebraska
late tonight through Friday. Heavy snow and strong winds...with heaviest snowfall
over northern Nebraska.

NEZ204-231215-
Eastern Panhandle/Crescent Lake NWR-
252 PM MST Wed Feb 22 2017

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of rain in the
                    late evening and early morning. Chance of snow
                    after midnight.
Min temperature.....27-32.
Max humidity........100 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northeast 5 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......500-8700 ft AGL until 2400, then 1600-2200 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Northeast around 10 mph increasing to around 25
                    mph after midnight.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Snow.
Max temperature.....29-34.
Min humidity........78 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northeast 10 to 20 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........2 or very low.
Smoke dispersal.....Fair.
Mixing height.......1600-2500 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....East around 25 mph.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Snow in the evening, then snow likely
                    after midnight.
Min temperature.....17-22.
Max humidity........97 percent.
20-foot winds.......North 10 to 20 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........3 or very low.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......1500-1900 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....North 25 to 30 mph.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Snow likely in the morning, then
                    slight chance of snow in the afternoon.
Max temperature.....23-28.
Min humidity........68 percent.
20-foot winds.......North 10 to 20 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........2 or very low.
Smoke dispersal.....Good.
Mixing height.......1700-2800 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....North around 30 mph.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy. Lows around 7. Highs in the upper 20s.
West winds 5 to 10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows around 10. Highs in the lower 30s.
West winds 5 to 10 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows around 12. Highs in the lower 40s.
South winds 5 to 10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Lows in the lower 20s. Highs in the
upper 30s.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows around 16. Highs in the upper
30s.

$$

NEZ206-231215-
Sandhills/Valentine NWR/Nebraska National Forest-
352 PM CST Wed Feb 22 2017

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of rain and snow
                    after midnight. Chance of snow late in the
                    night.
Min temperature.....28-33.
Max humidity........100 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northeast 5 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......300-7600 ft AGL until 2400, then 1200-2100 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....North around 10 mph increasing to northeast
                    around 20 mph after midnight.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Rain likely early in the morning. Snow
                    through the day.
Max temperature.....31-36.
Min humidity........78 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northeast 10 to 20 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........2 or very low.
Smoke dispersal.....Fair.
Mixing height.......1600-2400 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Northeast around 25 mph.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Snow.
Min temperature.....18-23.
Max humidity........99 percent.
20-foot winds.......North 15 to 20 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........2 or very low.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......1500-2000 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....North around 30 mph.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Snow likely in the morning, then
                    chance of snow in the afternoon.
Max temperature.....24-29.
Min humidity........66 percent.
20-foot winds.......North 15 to 20 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........2 or very low.
Smoke dispersal.....Good.
Mixing height.......1800-2800 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....North 35 to 40 mph.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy. Lows around 11. Highs in the lower
30s. Southwest winds 10 to 20 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows around 13. Highs in the mid 30s.
Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows around 14. Highs in the lower 40s.
South winds 5 to 15 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of rain and snow. Lows in
the mid 20s. Highs in the lower 40s.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows around 19. Highs around 40.

$$

NEZ208-231215-
Niobrara Valley/Fort Niobrara NWR/Samuel R McKelvie National
Forest-
352 PM CST Wed Feb 22 2017

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of rain after
                    midnight. Chance of snow after midnight.
Min temperature.....27-32.
Max humidity........100 percent.
20-foot winds.......North 5 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........3 or very low.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......1000-7800 ft AGL until 2400, then 1600-2300 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....North 15 to 20 mph.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Snow.
Max temperature.....30-35.
Min humidity........79 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northeast 10 to 20 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........2 or very low.
Smoke dispersal.....Fair.
Mixing height.......1600-2600 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Northeast around 20 mph increasing to around 30
                    mph in the afternoon.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Snow.
Min temperature.....19-24.
Max humidity........100 percent.
20-foot winds.......North 15 to 20 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........2 or very low.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......1500-2100 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....North 30 to 35 mph.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Snow likely in the morning, then
                    chance of snow in the afternoon.
Max temperature.....Around 27.
Min humidity........65 percent.
20-foot winds.......Breezy. North 15 to 25 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........2 or very low.
Smoke dispersal.....Good.
Mixing height.......1400-3200 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....North around 35 mph.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy. Lows around 12. Highs around 30.
Southwest winds 10 to 20 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows around 12. Highs in the lower 30s.
West winds 5 to 10 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows around 16. Highs in the upper 30s.
South winds 5 to 10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy with slight chance of snow. Lows in the
mid 20s. Highs in the upper 30s.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows around 18. Highs in the upper
30s.

$$

NEZ209-231215-
Loup Rivers Basin-
352 PM CST Wed Feb 22 2017

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy then becoming mostly cloudy.
                    Slight chance of snow after midnight.
Min temperature.....31-36.
Max humidity........99 percent.
20-foot winds.......North 5 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......200-2500 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....North around 10 mph increasing to northeast
                    around 20 mph after midnight.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Rain and snow likely in the morning,
                    then snow and rain in the afternoon.
Max temperature.....35-40.
Min humidity........75 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northeast 10 to 20 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........2 or very low.
Smoke dispersal.....Fair.
Mixing height.......1500-2500 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Northeast around 25 mph.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Snow.
Min temperature.....21-26.
Max humidity........96 percent.
20-foot winds.......North 15 to 20 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........2 or very low.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......1400-2000 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....North 25 to 30 mph.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Snow likely in the morning, then chance
                    of snow in the afternoon.
Max temperature.....Around 28.
Min humidity........67 percent.
20-foot winds.......Breezy. North 15 to 25 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........2 or very low.
Smoke dispersal.....Very good.
Mixing height.......1900-3100 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....North 35 to 40 mph.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of snow. Lows around 14.
Highs in the lower 30s. Southwest winds 10 to 20 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows around 15. Highs in the mid 30s.
Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows around 15. Highs in the lower 40s.
South winds 5 to 10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of rain and snow. Lows in
the mid 20s. Highs in the lower 40s.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows around 20. Highs around 40.

$$

NEZ210-231215-
Frenchman Basin-
252 PM MST Wed Feb 22 2017

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy then becoming mostly cloudy.
                    Slight chance of snow late in the night.
Min temperature.....Around 33.
Max humidity........89 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northeast 5 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......200-2800 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Northeast around 5 mph increasing to east
                    around 20 mph after midnight.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain and snow in the
                    morning, then rain and snow likely in the
                    afternoon.
Max temperature.....38-43.
Min humidity........62 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northeast 10 to 20 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........2 or very low.
Smoke dispersal.....Good.
Mixing height.......1500-3300 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....East 20 to 25 mph.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Rain likely early in the evening. Snow
                    likely in the evening, then chance of snow
                    after midnight.
Min temperature.....Around 22.
Max humidity........88 percent.
20-foot winds.......North 10 to 20 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........3 or very low.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......1600-2400 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....North 25 to 30 mph.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow in the morning,
                    then slight chance of snow in the afternoon.
Max temperature.....Around 29.
Min humidity........58 percent.
20-foot winds.......Breezy. North 15 to 25 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........2 or very low.
Smoke dispersal.....Good.
Mixing height.......2000-3400 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....North around 35 mph.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy. Lows around 13. Highs in the mid 30s.
West winds 5 to 15 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows around 15. Highs in the upper 30s.
Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
.MONDAY...Not as cool. Partly cloudy. Lows around 17. Highs in
the upper 40s. South winds 5 to 10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 20s. Highs in the
upper 40s.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 20s. Highs in the
mid 40s.

$$

NEZ219-231215-
Loess Plains-
352 PM CST Wed Feb 22 2017

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy then becoming mostly cloudy.
                    Slight chance of snow late in the night.
Min temperature.....Around 34.
Max humidity........89 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northeast 5 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......200-2200 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Northeast around 10 mph increasing to around 20
                    mph after midnight.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain and snow in the
                    morning, then rain likely and snow in the
                    afternoon.
Max temperature.....40-45.
Min humidity........59 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northeast 10 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........2 or very low.
Smoke dispersal.....Fair.
Mixing height.......1500-3100 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....East 20 to 25 mph.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Rain likely early in the evening. Snow
                    likely in the evening, then chance of snow
                    after midnight.
Min temperature.....Around 24.
Max humidity........87 percent.
20-foot winds.......North 10 to 20 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........2 or very low.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......1400-2400 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....North 25 to 30 mph.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Chance of snow.
Max temperature.....28-33.
Min humidity........55 percent.
20-foot winds.......Breezy. North 15 to 25 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........2 or very low.
Smoke dispersal.....Very good.
Mixing height.......2100-3600 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....North around 35 mph.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows around 14. Highs in the upper
30s. Southwest winds 10 to 20 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows around 16. Highs around 40.
Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows around 17. Highs in the upper 40s.
South winds 5 to 10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 20s. Highs in the
upper 40s.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 20s. Highs in the
mid 40s.

$$


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