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
416 AM CDT THU SEP 22 2016

.DISCUSSION...

LOW CLOUDS AND PATCHY FOG ARE EXPECTED THIS MORNING ACROSS WESTERN
AND NORTH CENTRAL NEBRASKA. THIS WILL GRADUALLY BURN OFF BY LATE
MORNING. A WARM FRONT WILL LIFT NORTH ACROSS WESTERN AND NORTH
CENTRAL NEBRASKA TONIGHT WITH MUCH WARMER TEMPERATURES FORECAST
FOR FRIDAY. IN ADDITION...THERE WILL BE A THREAT FOR THUNDERSTORMS
ACROSS WESTERN PORTIONS OF THE FORECAST AREA FRIDAY NIGHT.


NEZ204-231045-
EASTERN PANHANDLE/CRESCENT LAKE NWR-
316 AM MDT THU SEP 22 2016

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY. PATCHY DRIZZLE EARLY IN THE
                    MORNING. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....70-75.
MIN HUMIDITY........58 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......EAST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....FAIR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1200-3400 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST AROUND 15 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....55-60.
MAX HUMIDITY........98 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......EAST 10 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................2.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......600-3600 FT AGL UNTIL 0100...THEN 400-1000 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST 15 TO 20 MPH.

.FRIDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON. CHANCE OF
                    SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LATE IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....84-89.
MIN HUMIDITY........31 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 10 TO 20 MPH.
LAL.................1 INCREASING TO 3 IN THE AFTERNOON.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....EXCELLENT.
MIXING HEIGHT.......300-5500 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 3400-10700 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST AROUND 15 MPH INCREASING TO SOUTH
                    AROUND 30 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. WEST WINDS 10 TO
20 MPH.
.SUNDAY...COOLER. PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. HIGHS IN
THE MID 60S. NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. HIGHS IN THE MID
60S. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. HIGHS IN THE MID
60S.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 60S.

$$

NEZ206-231045-
SANDHILLS/VALENTINE NWR/NEBRASKA NATIONAL FOREST-
416 AM CDT THU SEP 22 2016

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY. PATCHY DRIZZLE EARLY IN THE
                    MORNING. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....70-75.
MIN HUMIDITY........62 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHEAST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1000-3500 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST 10 TO 15 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....57-62.
MAX HUMIDITY........95 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......EAST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................2 INCREASING TO 3 AFTER MIDNIGHT.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......600-3700 FT AGL UNTIL 0100...THEN 300-800 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST AROUND 15 MPH.

.FRIDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 88.
MIN HUMIDITY........33 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST 10 TO 20 MPH.
LAL.................1 INCREASING TO 2 IN THE AFTERNOON.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....EXCELLENT.
MIXING HEIGHT.......300-4900 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 2400-9700 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST AROUND 20 MPH INCREASING TO SOUTH
                    AROUND 35 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. WEST WINDS 10 TO
20 MPH.
.SUNDAY...COOLER. PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS IN
THE UPPER 60S. NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 40. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S.
NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. HIGHS IN THE MID
60S.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE
LOWER 40S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S.

$$

NEZ208-231045-
NIOBRARA VALLEY/FORT NIOBRARA NWR/SAMUEL R MCKELVIE NATIONAL
FOREST-
416 AM CDT THU SEP 22 2016

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING. PATCHY
                    DRIZZLE EARLY IN THE MORNING. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
                    SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LATE IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....64-69.
MIN HUMIDITY........72 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHEAST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1 INCREASING TO 3 IN THE AFTERNOON.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1100-2600 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH 10 TO 15 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN CHANCE OF
                    SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....57-62.
MAX HUMIDITY........97 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......EAST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................3 INCREASING TO 4 AFTER MIDNIGHT.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......400-2500 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST AROUND 10 MPH.

.FRIDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 88.
MIN HUMIDITY........34 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST 10 TO 20 MPH.
LAL.................3 DECREASING TO 1 IN THE AFTERNOON.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....EXCELLENT.
MIXING HEIGHT.......400-2100 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 1500-8700 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST AROUND 15 MPH INCREASING TO SOUTH
                    AROUND 30 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS AROUND 60. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH.
.SUNDAY...COOLER. PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN
THE UPPER 60S. NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. HIGHS IN THE MID
60S. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE
LOWER 40S. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE
LOWER 40S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S.

$$

NEZ209-231045-
LOUP RIVERS BASIN-
416 AM CDT THU SEP 22 2016

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY. PATCHY FOG EARLY IN THE MORNING.
                    SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN
                    THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....71-76.
MIN HUMIDITY........62 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHEAST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1 INCREASING TO 3 IN THE AFTERNOON.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1000-2900 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST 10 TO 15 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING. CHANCE OF SHOWERS
                    AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 62.
MAX HUMIDITY........96 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......EAST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................2 INCREASING TO 4 AFTER MIDNIGHT.
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-2100 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST 10 TO 15 MPH.

.FRIDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 89.
MIN HUMIDITY........34 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 10 TO 20 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....EXCELLENT.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-4700 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 2200-8900 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 20 MPH INCREASING TO AROUND 30 MPH
                    IN THE AFTERNOON.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS AROUND 80. WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH.
.SUNDAY...COOLER. PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 50. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 60S. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. HIGHS IN THE MID
60S. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE
LOWER 40S. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE
LOWER 40S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S.

$$

NEZ210-231045-
FRENCHMAN BASIN-
316 AM MDT THU SEP 22 2016

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY. PATCHY FOG EARLY IN THE MORNING.
                    PATCHY DRIZZLE EARLY IN THE MORNING.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....79-84.
MIN HUMIDITY........41 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......EAST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......800-2000 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 2000-4700 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST AROUND 15 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....60-65.
MAX HUMIDITY........89 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-4900 FT AGL UNTIL 0100...THEN 300-400 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST 10 TO 15 MPH.

.FRIDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 90.
MIN HUMIDITY........27 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 10 TO 20 MPH.
LAL.................1 INCREASING TO 3 IN THE AFTERNOON.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....EXCELLENT.
MIXING HEIGHT.......300-5600 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 6200-10500 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 20 MPH INCREASING TO AROUND 35 MPH
                    IN THE AFTERNOON.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS AROUND 80. NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO
20 MPH.
.SUNDAY...COOLER. PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS IN
THE UPPER 60S. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 60S. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 60S.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 40. HIGHS IN THE LOWER
70S.

$$

NEZ219-231045-
LOESS PLAINS-
416 AM CDT THU SEP 22 2016

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY. PATCHY FOG EARLY IN THE MORNING.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....79-84.
MIN HUMIDITY........47 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......EAST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......500-2200 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 2100-4900 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST AROUND 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                    SOUTHEAST IN THE AFTERNOON.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....61-66.
MAX HUMIDITY........89 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-5200 FT AGL UNTIL 0100...THEN 200-400 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST 10 TO 15 MPH.

.FRIDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 90.
MIN HUMIDITY........30 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 5 TO 15 MPH INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 MPH IN
                    THE AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....EXCELLENT.
MIXING HEIGHT.......300-3300 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 3500-9300 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 20 MPH INCREASING TO AROUND 35 MPH
                    IN THE AFTERNOON.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS AROUND 60. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH.
.SUNDAY...NOT AS WARM. PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 60S. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 60S.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE
LOWER 40S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S.

$$



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