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
314 PM CST Fri Nov 17 2017

.DISCUSSION...

Breezy to windy for the next 24 hours as a weather system
moves through the region. There will be a good chance of
wetting rain and snow along with a cold front this evening
and into the overnight hours. Relative humidity will be high
and temperatures will be cooler for Saturday.

NEZ204-181215-
Eastern Panhandle/Crescent Lake NWR-
214 PM MST Fri Nov 17 2017

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Rain and snow likely in the
                    evening, then chance of rain and slight chance
                    of snow after midnight.
Min temperature.....27-32.
Max humidity........97 percent.
20-foot winds.......Breezy. North 10 to 15 mph shifting to the
                    northwest 15 to 25 mph after midnight.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......800-2300 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....North around 20 mph increasing to northwest
                    around 30 mph after midnight.

.SATURDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....41-46.
Min humidity........30 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northwest 10 to 20 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Excellent.
Mixing height.......600-5400 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Northwest 25 to 30 mph.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear.
Min temperature.....17-22.
Max humidity........90 percent.
20-foot winds.......West 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......200-300 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....West 10 to 15 mph.

.SUNDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....52-57.
Min humidity........20 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southwest 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Fair.
Mixing height.......200-2600 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Southwest 15 to 20 mph.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.MONDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 20s. Highs in the upper
50s. West winds 5 to 15 mph.
.TUESDAY...Cooler. Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 20s. Highs in
the mid 40s. North winds 5 to 10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 20s. Highs in the mid
50s. West winds 5 to 10 mph.
.THANKSGIVING DAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 30s. Highs in
the lower 60s.
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 30s. Highs in the mid
50s.

$$

NEZ206-181215-
Sandhills/Valentine NWR/Nebraska National Forest-
314 PM CST Fri Nov 17 2017

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Snow likely in the evening. Rain
                    likely through the night. Chance of snow after
                    midnight.
Min temperature.....Around 31.
Max humidity........97 percent.
20-foot winds.......North 10 to 20 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......900-2600 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....North 25 to 30 mph.

.SATURDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....Around 44.
Min humidity........34 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northwest 10 to 20 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Smoke dispersal.....Excellent.
Mixing height.......600-5600 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Northwest 30 to 35 mph.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear.
Min temperature.....19-24.
Max humidity........93 percent.
20-foot winds.......West 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......200-500 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....West around 15 mph.

.SUNDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....Around 55.
Min humidity........23 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southwest 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Fair.
Mixing height.......200-2500 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Southwest 15 to 20 mph.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.MONDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 20s. Highs around 60.
West winds 5 to 15 mph.
.TUESDAY...Cooler. Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 20s. Highs in
the mid 40s. North winds 5 to 15 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 20s. Highs in the
lower 50s. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
.THANKSGIVING DAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 30s. Highs in
the upper 50s.
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 30s. Highs in the mid
50s.

$$

NEZ208-181215-
Niobrara Valley/Fort Niobrara NWR/Samuel R McKelvie National
Forest-
314 PM CST Fri Nov 17 2017

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Snow likely and chance of rain
                    in the evening, then slight chance of snow and
                    rain after midnight.
Min temperature.....29-34.
Max humidity........96 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northwest 10 to 20 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........3 or very low.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......600-2800 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Northwest 25 to 30 mph.

.SATURDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....40-45.
Min humidity........38 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northwest 10 to 20 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Smoke dispersal.....Excellent.
Mixing height.......500-4200 ft AGL until 1200, then 2100-6300 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Northwest 30 to 35 mph.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear.
Min temperature.....22-27.
Max humidity........87 percent.
20-foot winds.......West 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......200-1000 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....West around 15 mph.

.SUNDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....Around 55.
Min humidity........26 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southwest 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Fair.
Mixing height.......200-3000 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Southwest 15 to 20 mph.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.MONDAY...Mostly clear. Lows around 30. Highs in the upper 50s.
West winds 5 to 15 mph.
.TUESDAY...Colder. Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 20s. Highs in
the lower 40s. North winds 5 to 15 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 20s. Highs in the
upper 40s. Southwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
.THANKSGIVING DAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 30s. Highs
in the upper 50s.
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 30s. Highs in the mid
50s.

$$

NEZ209-181215-
Loup Rivers Basin-
314 PM CST Fri Nov 17 2017

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain in the evening.
                    Chance of snow in the late evening and
                    overnight. Rain likely after midnight.
Min temperature.....30-35.
Max humidity........93 percent.
20-foot winds.......Breezy. North 10 to 15 mph shifting to the
                    northwest 15 to 25 mph after midnight.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......1100-2600 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....North 25 to 30 mph.

.SATURDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny.
Max temperature.....42-47.
Min humidity........38 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northwest 15 to 20 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Smoke dispersal.....Excellent.
Mixing height.......700-6200 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Northwest 30 to 35 mph.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear.
Min temperature.....20-25.
Max humidity........88 percent.
20-foot winds.......West 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......100-1000 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....West 10 to 15 mph.

.SUNDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....53-58.
Min humidity........27 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southwest 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Good.
Mixing height.......100-2900 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Southwest 15 to 20 mph.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.MONDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 20s. Highs in the upper
50s. West winds 5 to 10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Cooler. Partly cloudy. Lows around 30. Highs in the
mid 40s. North winds 5 to 15 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows around 20. Highs in the upper
40s. South winds 10 to 15 mph.
.THANKSGIVING DAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 30s. Highs
in the mid 50s.
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 30s. Highs in the mid
50s.

$$

NEZ210-181215-
Frenchman Basin-
214 PM MST Fri Nov 17 2017

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Rain likely in the evening, then
                    chance of rain and snow after midnight.
Min temperature.....Around 32.
Max humidity........93 percent.
20-foot winds.......North 10 to 20 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......700-2900 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....North 25 to 30 mph.

.SATURDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....Around 46.
Min humidity........28 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northwest 10 to 20 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Smoke dispersal.....Excellent.
Mixing height.......600-5600 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Northwest 25 to 30 mph.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Clear.
Min temperature.....18-23.
Max humidity........88 percent.
20-foot winds.......West around 5 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......100-400 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....West around 10 mph.

.SUNDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....55-60.
Min humidity........20 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southwest 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Fair.
Mixing height.......100-2800 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Southwest around 10 mph increasing to around 20
                    mph in the afternoon.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.MONDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 20s. Highs in the lower
60s. West winds 5 to 10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Cooler. Partly cloudy. Lows around 30. Highs in the
upper 40s. Northeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 20s. Highs in the mid
50s. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
.THANKSGIVING DAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 30s. Highs in
the lower 60s.
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 30s. Highs in the upper
50s.

$$

NEZ219-181215-
Loess Plains-
314 PM CST Fri Nov 17 2017

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Rain likely in the evening. Rain
                    and chance of snow after midnight.
Min temperature.....Around 33.
Max humidity........91 percent.
20-foot winds.......North 10 to 20 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......900-1900 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....North 25 to 30 mph.

.SATURDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....44-49.
Min humidity........30 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northwest 10 to 20 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Smoke dispersal.....Excellent.
Mixing height.......800-5300 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Northwest 25 to 30 mph.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Clear.
Min temperature.....18-23.
Max humidity........91 percent.
20-foot winds.......West around 5 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......100-200 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....West around 10 mph.

.SUNDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....Around 57.
Min humidity........23 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southwest 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......100-2300 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Southwest 10 to 15 mph.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.MONDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 20s. Highs in the lower
60s. West winds 5 to 10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Cooler. Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 30s. Highs in
the upper 40s. North winds 5 to 10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 20s. Highs in the
mid 50s. South winds 5 to 10 mph.
.THANKSGIVING DAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 30s. Highs
around 60.
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 30s. Highs in the upper
50s.

$$



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