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
505 AM CDT Sun Apr 23 2017

.DISCUSSION...

Extreme to near critical fire weather conditions are expected this
afternoon mainly east of highway 83. Southerly winds will
increase to 20 to 30 MPH this afternoon with minimum relative
humidity of 20 to 25 percent. Fire danger will be highest in areas
where spring time green up has not occurred. Cooler temperatures
will set in by midweek with wet conditions expected.


NEZ204-240045-
Eastern Panhandle/Crescent Lake NWR-
405 AM MDT Sun Apr 23 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....72-77.
Min humidity........21 percent.
20-foot winds.......Breezy. South 15 to 25 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Excellent.
Mixing height.......800-4300 ft AGL until 1300, then 4200-7700 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....South 25 to 30 mph.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy then becoming mostly cloudy.
                    Slight chance of showers after midnight.
Min temperature.....44-49.
Max humidity........79 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southwest 10 to 20 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......800-7200 ft AGL until 0100, then 600-1000 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....South around 25 mph becoming southwest around
                    15 mph after midnight.

.MONDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny.
Max temperature.....65-70.
Min humidity........23 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northwest 10 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Excellent.
Mixing height.......600-6800 ft AGL until 1300, then 7500-10200 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....West 20 to 25 mph.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.TUESDAY...Cooler. Cloudy with rain likely. Lows around 40. Highs
in the lower 50s. North winds 5 to 15 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow showers and slight
chance of showers. Lows around 30. Highs in the lower 50s.
Northeast winds 5 to 15 mph.
.THURSDAY...Mostly cloudy with chance of rain and snow. Lows in
the lower 30s. Highs around 50. Southeast winds 5 to 15 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy with rain and snow likely. Lows in the
mid 30s. Highs around 50.
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy with chance of rain and snow. Lows in
the lower 30s. Highs in the lower 50s.

$$

NEZ206-240045-
Sandhills/Valentine NWR/Nebraska National Forest-
505 AM CDT Sun Apr 23 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....70-75.
Min humidity........19 percent.
20-foot winds.......Breezy. South 15 to 25 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Excellent.
Mixing height.......800-4200 ft AGL until 1300, then 4400-6900 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....South 30 to 35 mph.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy then becoming mostly cloudy.
                    Slight chance of showers after midnight.
Min temperature.....44-49.
Max humidity........76 percent.
20-foot winds.......South 10 to 20 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......1000-5100 ft AGL until 0100, then 700-1100 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....South around 30 mph decreasing to around 20 mph
                    after midnight.

.MONDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny. Slight chance of showers in the
                    morning.
Max temperature.....68-73.
Min humidity........26 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northwest 10 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Excellent.
Mixing height.......600-6700 ft AGL until 1300, then 5900-10100 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....West 15 to 20 mph.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.TUESDAY...Cooler. Cloudy with rain likely. Lows in the lower
40s. Highs in the lower 50s. North winds 5 to 15 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of showers. Lows in the
lower 30s. Highs in the lower 50s. North winds 5 to 15 mph.
.THURSDAY...Mostly cloudy with chance of rain and snow. Lows in
the lower 30s. Highs in the lower 50s. Southeast winds 5 to
10 mph.
.FRIDAY...Cloudy with rain and snow likely. Lows in the mid 30s.
Highs in the lower 50s.
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy with chance of rain and snow. Lows in
the mid 30s. Highs in the lower 50s.

$$

NEZ208-240045-
Niobrara Valley/Fort Niobrara NWR/Samuel R McKelvie National
Forest-
505 AM CDT Sun Apr 23 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....Around 74.
Min humidity........19 percent.
20-foot winds.......Breezy. South 15 to 25 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Excellent.
Mixing height.......800-4000 ft AGL until 1300, then 4400-7800 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Southwest around 25 mph increasing to south
                    around 35 mph in the afternoon.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy then becoming mostly cloudy.
                    Slight chance of showers after midnight.
Min temperature.....47-52.
Max humidity........72 percent.
20-foot winds.......South 10 to 20 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......800-5900 ft AGL until 0100, then 800-1200 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....South around 25 mph.

.MONDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny. Slight chance of showers in the
                    morning.
Max temperature.....65-70.
Min humidity........35 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southwest 10 to 15 mph shifting to the
                    northwest in the afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Good.
Mixing height.......800-4000 ft AGL until 1300, then 3500-7800 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Northwest 15 to 20 mph.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.TUESDAY...Much cooler. Mostly cloudy with rain likely. Lows in
the upper 30s. Highs in the upper 40s. North winds 5 to 15 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers. Lows around 30.
Highs in the upper 40s. North winds 5 to 15 mph.
.THURSDAY...Mostly cloudy with chance of rain and snow. Lows in
the lower 30s. Highs in the lower 50s. East winds 5 to 10 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy with chance of rain and snow. Lows in the
mid 30s. Highs in the lower 50s.
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy with chance of rain and snow. Lows in
the mid 30s. Highs in the lower 50s.

$$

NEZ209-240045-
Loup Rivers Basin-
505 AM CDT Sun Apr 23 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....Around 71.
Min humidity........21 percent.
20-foot winds.......Breezy. South 10 to 15 mph increasing to 15 to
                    25 mph in the afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Excellent.
Mixing height.......800-4200 ft AGL until 1300, then 4300-5800 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Southwest around 25 mph increasing to south
                    around 35 mph in the afternoon.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy then becoming mostly cloudy.
Min temperature.....46-51.
Max humidity........71 percent.
20-foot winds.......South 10 to 20 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......1000-4900 ft AGL until 0100, then 1000-1300 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....South 25 to 30 mph.

.MONDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny. Slight chance of showers in the
                    morning.
Max temperature.....70-75.
Min humidity........28 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southwest 10 to 15 mph shifting to the
                    northwest in the afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Very good.
Mixing height.......1000-5400 ft AGL until 1300, then 4700-9300 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Southwest around 20 mph shifting to the
                    northwest in the afternoon.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.TUESDAY...Cooler. Mostly cloudy with rain likely. Lows in the
lower 40s. Highs in the lower 50s. North winds 5 to 15 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and slight chance
of snow showers. Lows in the lower 30s. Highs in the lower 50s.
North winds 10 to 15 mph.
.THURSDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain and snow. Lows in the
lower 30s. Highs in the lower 50s. East winds 5 to 10 mph.
.FRIDAY...Cloudy with chance of rain. Lows in the upper 30s.
Highs in the lower 50s.
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy with chance of rain. Lows in the upper
30s. Highs in the lower 50s.

$$

NEZ210-240045-
Frenchman Basin-
405 AM MDT Sun Apr 23 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....Around 72.
Min humidity........24 percent.
20-foot winds.......South 10 to 20 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Excellent.
Mixing height.......800-4300 ft AGL until 1300, then 4600-6200 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....South around 25 mph increasing to around 35 mph
                    in the afternoon.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy.
Min temperature.....Around 46.
Max humidity........77 percent.
20-foot winds.......South 10 to 20 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......800-5400 ft AGL until 0100, then 600-1000 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....South around 25 mph decreasing to around 15 mph
                    after midnight.

.MONDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny.
Max temperature.....72-77.
Min humidity........21 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northwest 10 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Excellent.
Mixing height.......500-6500 ft AGL until 1300, then 7700-10200 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....West 20 to 25 mph.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.TUESDAY...Cooler. Mostly cloudy with chance of rain. Lows in the
mid 40s. Highs in the lower 60s. North winds 5 to 10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of showers. Lows in the
mid 30s. Highs in the upper 50s. Northeast winds 5 to 15 mph.
.THURSDAY...Mostly cloudy with chance of rain and snow. Lows in
the mid 30s. Highs in the mid 50s. Southeast winds 5 to 15 mph.
.FRIDAY...Rain likely. Lows in the upper 30s. Highs in the lower
50s.
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy with rain likely and chance of snow.
Lows in the mid 30s. Highs in the lower 50s.

$$

NEZ219-240045-
Loess Plains-
505 AM CDT Sun Apr 23 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....Around 72.
Min humidity........23 percent.
20-foot winds.......South 10 to 20 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Excellent.
Mixing height.......800-4400 ft AGL until 1300, then 4600-5800 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Southwest around 20 mph increasing to south
                    around 35 mph in the afternoon.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy.
Min temperature.....Around 47.
Max humidity........72 percent.
20-foot winds.......South 10 to 20 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......800-5200 ft AGL until 0100, then 700-1000 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....South 20 to 25 mph.

.MONDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny.
Max temperature.....74-79.
Min humidity........21 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northwest 10 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Excellent.
Mixing height.......600-6300 ft AGL until 1300, then 7300-10700 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....West around 20 mph.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.TUESDAY...Cooler. Mostly cloudy with chance of rain. Lows in the
mid 40s. Highs in the lower 60s. North winds 5 to 15 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and slight chance
of snow showers. Lows in the mid 30s. Highs in the upper 50s.
North winds 5 to 15 mph.
.THURSDAY...Mostly cloudy with chance of rain and snow. Lows in
the mid 30s. Highs in the lower 50s. Southeast winds 5 to 15 mph.
.FRIDAY...Cloudy with rain likely. Lows in the upper 30s. Highs
in the mid 50s.
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy with chance of rain. Lows in the upper
30s. Highs in the lower 50s.

$$

Buttler



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