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
311 PM CST WED MAR 4 2015

.DISCUSSION...

LITTLE OR NO RAIN OR SNOW IS EXPECTED DURING THE NEXT 7 DAYS.

FIRE DANGER WILL INCREASE FRIDAY AND BEYOND AS WARM AIR RETURNS TO
THE CENTRAL PLAINS. THE LEVEL OF FIRE DANGER REMAINS UNCERTAIN BUT
DRY AIR WILL MOVE OFF THE HIGH PLAINS AND INTO WESTERN AND NORTH
CENTRAL NEBRASKA MONDAY AND TUESDAY.

NEZ204-051215-
EASTERN PANHANDLE/CRESCENT LAKE NWR-
211 PM MST WED MAR 4 2015

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....3 BELOW TO 2 ABOVE ZERO.
MAX HUMIDITY........100 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST UP TO 5 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......400-5300 FT AGL UNTIL 2400...THEN 200-700 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTHWEST
                    AFTER MIDNIGHT.

.THURSDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....40-45.
MIN HUMIDITY........33 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....FAIR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100-2400 FT AGL UNTIL 1200...THEN 600-5000 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 5 MPH INCREASING TO WEST
                    AROUND 15 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....17-22.
MAX HUMIDITY........92 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100-1200 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 10 MPH.

.FRIDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....49-54.
MIN HUMIDITY........30 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....FAIR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100-1800 FT AGL UNTIL 1200...THEN 400-4300 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST 10 TO 15 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 20S. HIGHS AROUND 50.
WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 50S. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER
60S. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 60S.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. HIGHS AROUND 60.

$$

NEZ210-051215-
FRENCHMAN BASIN-
311 PM CST WED MAR 4 2015

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....4-9.
MAX HUMIDITY........92 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST UP TO 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTHWEST
                    AFTER MIDNIGHT.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......600-6400 FT AGL UNTIL 2400...THEN 200-2600 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTH
                    AFTER MIDNIGHT.

.THURSDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 46.
MIN HUMIDITY........28 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-2700 FT AGL UNTIL 1200...THEN 2000-5600 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 5 MPH INCREASING TO WEST
                    AROUND 15 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 20.
MAX HUMIDITY........84 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100-400 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST 5 TO 10 MPH.

.FRIDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 57.
MIN HUMIDITY........27 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-2300 FT AGL UNTIL 1200...THEN 2500-5400 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 15 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 20S. HIGHS IN THE MID
50S. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER
50S. NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS AROUND 30. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S.
WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE MID
60S.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE
MID 60S.

$$

NEZ206-051215-
SANDHILLS/VALENTINE NWR/NEBRASKA NATIONAL FOREST/
SAMUEL R MCKELVIE NATIONAL FOREST-
311 PM CST WED MAR 4 2015

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....1 BELOW TO 4 ABOVE ZERO.
MAX HUMIDITY........98 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST UP TO 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTHWEST
                    AFTER MIDNIGHT.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1100-5700 FT AGL UNTIL 2400...THEN 200-1600 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                    SOUTHWEST AFTER MIDNIGHT.

.THURSDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....41-46.
MIN HUMIDITY........28 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-2300 FT AGL UNTIL 1200...THEN 1600-5000 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....18-23.
MAX HUMIDITY........87 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100-1200 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 10 MPH.

.FRIDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....52-57.
MIN HUMIDITY........29 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100-1800 FT AGL UNTIL 1200...THEN 800-4400 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST 10 TO 15 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 50S. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S. HIGHS IN THE MID
50S. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS AROUND 30. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S.
WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 60S.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 60S.

$$

NEZ208-051215-
NIOBRARA VALLEY/FORT NIOBRARA NWR-
211 PM MST WED MAR 4 2015

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....2 BELOW TO 3 ABOVE ZERO.
MAX HUMIDITY........97 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST UP TO 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTH
                    AFTER MIDNIGHT.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......500-5200 FT AGL UNTIL 2400...THEN 200-1100 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTH
                    AFTER MIDNIGHT.

.THURSDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....39-44.
MIN HUMIDITY........29 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....FAIR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100-4800 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 22.
MAX HUMIDITY........90 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100-700 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 10 MPH.

.FRIDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....50-55.
MIN HUMIDITY........32 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100-4300 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST 10 TO 15 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S. HIGHS AROUND
50. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 50S. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS AROUND 30. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S.
WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 60S.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 60S.

$$

NEZ219-051215-
LOESS PLAINS-
311 PM CST WED MAR 4 2015

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....2-7.
MAX HUMIDITY........84 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST UP TO 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTHWEST
                    AFTER MIDNIGHT.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......300-5400 FT AGL UNTIL 2400...THEN 300-1400 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTH
                    AFTER MIDNIGHT.

.THURSDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 46.
MIN HUMIDITY........27 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-2300 FT AGL UNTIL 1200...THEN 1800-5400 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 10 MPH.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 20.
MAX HUMIDITY........85 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST AROUND 5 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100-400 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 5 MPH.

.FRIDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 58.
MIN HUMIDITY........26 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100-2300 FT AGL UNTIL 1200...THEN 2700-5500 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 10 MPH INCREASING TO NORTHWEST
                    AROUND 20 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 20S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER
50S. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER
50S. NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS AROUND 30. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S.
SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE MID
60S.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE
MID 60S.

$$

NEZ209-051215-
LOUP RIVERS BASIN-
311 PM CST WED MAR 4 2015

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 3 ABOVE.
MAX HUMIDITY........86 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH 5 TO 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTH AFTER
                    MIDNIGHT.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1200-5900 FT AGL UNTIL 2400...THEN 300-2000 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 15 MPH BECOMING SOUTH AROUND 5
                    MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.

.THURSDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....40-45.
MIN HUMIDITY........29 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-4500 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....19-24.
MAX HUMIDITY........89 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100-1800 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 10 MPH.

.FRIDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 55.
MIN HUMIDITY........28 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100-2400 FT AGL UNTIL 1200...THEN 1600-4800 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 10 MPH INCREASING TO NORTHWEST
                    AROUND 20 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S. HIGHS IN THE MID
50S. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S. HIGHS IN THE MID
50S. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS AROUND 30. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S.
SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. HIGHS IN THE MID
60S.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 60S.

$$







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