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
528 AM CDT Sat Sep 23 2017

.DISCUSSION...

Cool and rainy conditions will develop and become more widespread
tonight across western and north central Nebraska. This will lead
to minimal fire weather concerns over the next 24 to 48 hours.


NEZ204-240030-
Eastern Panhandle/Crescent Lake NWR-
428 AM MDT Sat Sep 23 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Chance of showers in the morning, then
                    showers and thunderstorms likely in the
                    afternoon.
Max temperature.....55-60.
Min humidity........80 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northeast 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1 increasing to 5 in the afternoon.
Haines Index........2 or very low.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......800-1700 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Northeast around 10 mph.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Thunderstorms early in the evening.
                    Rain showers through the night.
Min temperature.....45-50.
Max humidity........100 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northeast 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................5 decreasing to 1 after midnight.
Haines Index........3 or very low.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......700-2100 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....North 10 to 15 mph.

.SUNDAY...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Rain showers likely.
Max temperature.....53-58.
Min humidity........74 percent.
20-foot winds.......North 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........2 or very low.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......1600-2900 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....North around 15 mph.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.MONDAY...Cloudy with chance of showers. Lows in the lower 40s.
Highs in the mid 50s. North winds 5 to 10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers. Lows in the upper
30s. Highs in the mid 60s. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows around 40. Highs in the upper
60s. Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 40s. Highs in the
upper 60s.
.FRIDAY...Mostly clear. Lows around 40. Highs in the upper 60s.

$$

NEZ206-240030-
Sandhills/Valentine NWR/Nebraska National Forest-
528 AM CDT Sat Sep 23 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and
                    thunderstorms in the morning, then showers and
                    thunderstorms likely in the afternoon.
Max temperature.....62-67.
Min humidity........74 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northeast 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................4 increasing to 5 in the afternoon.
Haines Index........3 or very low.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......700-1500 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Northeast around 10 mph.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Thunderstorms in the evening. Rain
                    showers through the night.
Min temperature.....50-55.
Max humidity........100 percent.
20-foot winds.......East 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................5 decreasing to 1 after midnight.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......500-1600 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....North 5 to 10 mph.

.SUNDAY...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Rain showers in the morning. Isolated
                    thunderstorms through the day. Rain showers
                    likely in the afternoon.
Max temperature.....57-62.
Min humidity........79 percent.
20-foot winds.......North 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................3.
Haines Index........3 or very low.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......800-2600 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....North around 10 mph.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.MONDAY...Cloudy with showers likely and isolated thunderstorms.
Lows in the mid 40s. Highs in the upper 50s. North winds 5 to
10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers. Lows in the lower
40s. Highs in the lower 60s. North winds 5 to 10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 40s. Highs in the
upper 60s. Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 40s. Highs in the
upper 60s.
.FRIDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 40s. Highs in the upper
60s.

$$

NEZ208-240030-
Niobrara Valley/Fort Niobrara NWR/Samuel R McKelvie National
Forest-
528 AM CDT Sat Sep 23 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms in
                    the morning, then showers and thunderstorms
                    likely in the afternoon.
Max temperature.....59-64.
Min humidity........85 percent.
20-foot winds.......North 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................4 increasing to 5 in the afternoon.
Haines Index........3 or very low.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......1200-1600 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Northeast 5 to 10 mph.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Thunderstorms in the evening. Rain
                    showers through the night.
Min temperature.....51-56.
Max humidity........100 percent.
20-foot winds.......North 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................5 decreasing to 1 after midnight.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......700-1700 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Northwest 5 to 10 mph.

.SUNDAY...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Rain showers in the morning. Isolated
                    thunderstorms through the day. Rain showers
                    likely in the afternoon.
Max temperature.....58-63.
Min humidity........79 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northwest 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................3.
Haines Index........3 or very low.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......800-2900 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Northwest around 10 mph.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.MONDAY...Cloudy with showers likely and isolated thunderstorms.
Lows in the upper 40s. Highs in the upper 50s. North winds 5 to
10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers. Lows in the lower
40s. Highs in the lower 60s. North winds 5 to 10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 40s. Highs in the
upper 60s. Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 40s. Highs in the mid
60s.
.FRIDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 40s. Highs in the mid
60s.

$$

NEZ209-240030-
Loup Rivers Basin-
528 AM CDT Sat Sep 23 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
                    thunderstorms early in the morning, then chance
                    of showers and thunderstorms in the late
                    morning and afternoon.
Max temperature.....71-76.
Min humidity........60 percent.
20-foot winds.......East 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................4.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Smoke dispersal.....Fair.
Mixing height.......700-1400 ft AGL until 1300, then 800-4700 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Northeast around 10 mph.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Thunderstorms likely through the
                    night. Rain showers likely after midnight.
Min temperature.....58-63.
Max humidity........100 percent.
20-foot winds.......East 5 to 10 mph shifting to the southeast
                    after midnight.
LAL.................5.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......300-1000 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....North 5 to 10 mph.

.SUNDAY...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Rain showers in the morning. Isolated
                    thunderstorms through the day. Rain showers
                    likely in the afternoon.
Max temperature.....64-69.
Min humidity........75 percent.
20-foot winds.......South 5 to 10 mph shifting to the northwest in
                    the afternoon.
LAL.................3.
Haines Index........3 or very low.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......400-2900 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Northwest 5 to 10 mph.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.MONDAY...Cooler. Cloudy with showers likely and isolated
thunderstorms. Lows around 50. Highs around 60. North winds 5 to
10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers. Lows in the mid 40s.
Highs in the lower 60s. North winds 5 to 10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 40s. Highs in the
upper 60s. West winds 5 to 10 mph.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 40s. Highs in the
upper 60s.
.FRIDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 40s. Highs in the mid
60s.

$$

NEZ210-240030-
Frenchman Basin-
428 AM MDT Sat Sep 23 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
                    thunderstorms early in the morning, then chance
                    of showers and thunderstorms in the late
                    morning and early afternoon. Showers and
                    thunderstorms likely late in the afternoon.
Max temperature.....70-75.
Min humidity........57 percent.
20-foot winds.......East 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................4 increasing to 5 in the afternoon.
Haines Index........3 or very low.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......700-1500 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....North around 10 mph.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Thunderstorms in the evening, then
                    showers and thunderstorms likely after
                    midnight.
Min temperature.....52-57.
Max humidity........100 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southeast 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................5.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......400-1500 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....North 5 to 10 mph.

.SUNDAY...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Rain showers likely and isolated
                    thunderstorms.
Max temperature.....60-65.
Min humidity........70 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northeast 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................3.
Haines Index........3 or very low.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......900-2000 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....North 5 to 10 mph.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy with showers likely and isolated
thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 40s. Highs in the upper 50s. North
winds 5 to 10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers. Lows in the lower
40s. Highs in the mid 60s. Northeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 40s. Highs around
70. Southwest winds around 5 mph.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 40s. Highs in the
lower 70s.
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 40s. Highs around 70.

$$

NEZ219-240030-
Loess Plains-
528 AM CDT Sat Sep 23 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
                    thunderstorms early in the morning, then chance
                    of showers and thunderstorms in the late
                    morning and early afternoon. Showers and
                    thunderstorms likely late in the afternoon.
Max temperature.....76-81.
Min humidity........51 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southeast 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................4 increasing to 5 in the afternoon.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Smoke dispersal.....Good.
Mixing height.......500-3300 ft AGL until 1300, then 900-6600 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Northeast around 10 mph shifting to the north
                    in the afternoon.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Thunderstorms likely through the night.
                    Rain showers likely after midnight.
Min temperature.....57-62.
Max humidity........98 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southeast 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................5.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......500-800 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....North 5 to 10 mph.

.SUNDAY...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Rain showers in the morning. Isolated
                    thunderstorms through the day. Rain showers
                    likely in the afternoon.
Max temperature.....65-70.
Min humidity........69 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southeast 5 to 10 mph shifting to the east in
                    the afternoon.
LAL.................3.
Haines Index........3 or very low.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......500-4500 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Southwest around 5 mph shifting to the
                    northeast in the afternoon.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.MONDAY...Cooler. Cloudy with showers likely and isolated
thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 40s. Highs in the lower 60s.
North winds 5 to 10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers. Lows in the mid 40s.
Highs in the mid 60s. North winds 5 to 10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 40s. Highs around
70. Southwest winds up to 5 mph.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 40s. Highs in the
lower 70s.
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 40s. Highs around 70.

$$


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