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
435 AM CST MON JAN 26 2015

.DISCUSSION...

UNSEASONABLY WARM TEMPERATURES ARE EXPECTED TODAY AND TUESDAY
ACROSS WESTERN AND NORTH CENTRAL NEBRASKA. HIGHS TODAY WILL BE IN
THE 60S...WITH 60S AND LOWER 70S FOR TUESDAY. FOR TODAY...MINIMUM
RELATIVE HUMIDITIES WILL DROP TO AROUND 25 PERCENT ALONG AND SOUTH
OF INTERSTATE 80. IN ADDITION TO THE LOW RELATIVE
HUMIDITIES...NORTHWESTERLY WINDS OF 10 TO 20 MPH ARE EXPECTED AS
WELL...LEADING TO VERY HIGH FIRE DANGER TODAY. FOR TUESDAY...HIGH
TEMPERATURES WILL BE WARMER...RESULTING IN MINIMUM RELATIVE
HUMIDITIES OF 20 TO 25 PERCENT. WINDS WILL BE MUCH LIGHTER WITH
SPEEDS UNDER 10 MPH.


NEZ204-271130-
EASTERN PANHANDLE/CRESCENT LAKE NWR-
335 AM MST MON JAN 26 2015

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....60-65.
MIN HUMIDITY........28 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 10 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......400-1300 FT AGL UNTIL 1200...THEN 1000-4300 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 20 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....31-36.
MAX HUMIDITY........83 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......400-800 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST 10 TO 15 MPH.

.TUESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....64-69.
MIN HUMIDITY........23 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......400-2200 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 15 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WEDNESDAY...COOLER. PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. HIGHS IN
THE MID 50S. NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH.
.THURSDAY...COLDER. PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S. HIGHS
IN THE LOWER 40S. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 20S. HIGHS IN THE MID
40S. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 20S. HIGHS IN THE
MID 30S.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 20S. HIGHS IN THE MID
40S.

$$

NEZ210-271130-
FRENCHMAN BASIN-
435 AM CST MON JAN 26 2015

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 68.
MIN HUMIDITY........25 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....VERY GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......400-1400 FT AGL UNTIL 1200...THEN 1700-4500 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST 20 TO 25 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....33-38.
MAX HUMIDITY........80 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST AROUND 5 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......400-800 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 10 MPH.

.TUESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 71.
MIN HUMIDITY........21 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST AROUND 5 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......400-2800 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST 10 TO 15 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WEDNESDAY...COOLER. MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. HIGHS IN
THE LOWER 60S. NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH.
.THURSDAY...COOLER. PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS
IN THE MID 40S. NORTH WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 20S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER
40S. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 40S.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 20S. HIGHS AROUND 50.

$$

NEZ206-271130-
SANDHILLS/VALENTINE NWR/NEBRASKA NATIONAL FOREST/
SAMUEL R MCKELVIE NATIONAL FOREST-
435 AM CST MON JAN 26 2015

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....61-66.
MIN HUMIDITY........26 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....VERY GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......400-1700 FT AGL UNTIL 1200...THEN 1700-4800 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST 20 TO 25 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....27-32.
MAX HUMIDITY........93 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......400-1000 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 10 MPH.

.TUESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....64-69.
MIN HUMIDITY........22 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......400-2800 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 15 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WEDNESDAY...COOLER. MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. HIGHS IN
THE MID 50S. NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH.
.THURSDAY...COLDER. PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S. HIGHS
IN THE LOWER 40S. NORTH WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 20S. HIGHS IN THE MID
40S. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 20S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 30S.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 20S. HIGHS IN THE MID
40S.

$$

NEZ208-271130-
NIOBRARA VALLEY/FORT NIOBRARA NWR-
335 AM MST MON JAN 26 2015

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....57-62.
MIN HUMIDITY........33 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 5 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......400-1500 FT AGL UNTIL 1200...THEN 1500-4100 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 20 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....31-36.
MAX HUMIDITY........92 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......400-1000 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 10 MPH.

.TUESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....60-65.
MIN HUMIDITY........29 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......400-2400 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 10 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WEDNESDAY...COOLER. PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. HIGHS IN
THE LOWER 50S. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.THURSDAY...COLDER. MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S. HIGHS
AROUND 40. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 20S. HIGHS IN THE MID
40S. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY...COLDER. MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 20S. HIGHS IN
THE MID 30S.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 19. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 30S.

$$

NEZ219-271130-
LOESS PLAINS-
435 AM CST MON JAN 26 2015

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 68.
MIN HUMIDITY........24 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 5 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....VERY GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......400-1400 FT AGL UNTIL 1200...THEN 1800-4900 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 15 MPH INCREASING TO AROUND 25
                    MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....29-34.
MAX HUMIDITY........87 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......400-800 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 10 MPH.

.TUESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 70.
MIN HUMIDITY........22 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST AROUND 5 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......400-2700 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 10 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 60S. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.THURSDAY...COOLER. PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS
IN THE MID 40S. NORTH WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 20S. HIGHS IN THE MID
40S. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 20S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 40S.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS AROUND 20. HIGHS AROUND 50.

$$

NEZ209-271130-
LOUP RIVERS BASIN-
435 AM CST MON JAN 26 2015

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....60-65.
MIN HUMIDITY........29 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 5 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....VERY GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......400-1700 FT AGL UNTIL 1200...THEN 1800-4500 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST 20 TO 25 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 31.
MAX HUMIDITY........93 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......400-1000 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 10 MPH.

.TUESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....61-66.
MIN HUMIDITY........26 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......400-2400 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 10 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 50S. NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH.
.THURSDAY...COLDER. MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 30. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 40S. NORTH WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 20S. HIGHS IN THE MID
40S. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 20S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 30S.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 18. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 40S.

$$

CLB






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