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
434 AM CST Fri Dec 15 2017

.DISCUSSION...

Westerly winds and mostly sunny skies are expected today over western Nebraska.
Minimum relative humidities will range from 15 to 20 percent over the eastern Nebraska
Panhandle and southwest Nebraska.

NEZ204-160030-
Eastern Panhandle/Crescent Lake NWR-
334 AM MST Fri Dec 15 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....52-57.
Min humidity........19 percent.
20-foot winds.......West 5 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......200-3000 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....West 10 to 15 mph.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy.
Min temperature.....20-25.
Max humidity........80 percent.
20-foot winds.......West 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......100-300 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....West around 10 mph.

.SATURDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny. Slight chance of rain early in
                    the afternoon.
Max temperature.....40-45.
Min humidity........39 percent.
20-foot winds.......North 5 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........3 or very low.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......100-2800 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....North 10 to 15 mph.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY...Colder. Mostly cloudy with chance of snow and slight
chance of freezing drizzle. Lows in the mid 20s. Highs in the
upper 30s. Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 20s. Highs in the mid
40s. West winds 10 to 15 mph.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 20s. Highs in the
upper 40s. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 20s. Highs in the
lower 50s.
.THURSDAY...Much colder. Mostly cloudy with chance of snow. Lows
around 17. Highs around 30.

$$

NEZ206-160030-
Sandhills/Valentine NWR/Nebraska National Forest-
434 AM CST Fri Dec 15 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....51-56.
Min humidity........23 percent.
20-foot winds.......West 5 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......300-2500 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....West around 15 mph.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy.
Min temperature.....22-27.
Max humidity........80 percent.
20-foot winds.......West 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......100-200 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....West around 10 mph.

.SATURDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny.
Max temperature.....42-47.
Min humidity........44 percent.
20-foot winds.......North 5 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........3 or very low.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......100-2400 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....North 10 to 15 mph.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY...Colder. Mostly cloudy with slight chance of snow and
patchy freezing drizzle. Lows in the mid 20s. Highs in the upper
30s. North winds 5 to 10 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 20s. Highs in the
upper 40s. West winds 10 to 15 mph.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 20s. Highs in the upper
40s. West winds 5 to 10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 20s. Highs in the
lower 50s.
.THURSDAY...Much colder. Mostly cloudy with chance of snow. Lows
around 20. Highs in the lower 30s.

$$

NEZ208-160030-
Niobrara Valley/Fort Niobrara NWR/Samuel R McKelvie National
Forest-
434 AM CST Fri Dec 15 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny.
Max temperature.....50-55.
Min humidity........26 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southwest 5 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......300-1700 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Southwest around 15 mph.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy.
Min temperature.....25-30.
Max humidity........81 percent.
20-foot winds.......West 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......100-300 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....West around 10 mph.

.SATURDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny.
Max temperature.....40-45.
Min humidity........53 percent.
20-foot winds.......North 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........3 or very low.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......100-2600 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Northwest 10 to 15 mph.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy with chance of snow. Lows in the mid 20s.
Highs in the upper 30s. Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 20s. Highs in the upper
40s. West winds 5 to 15 mph.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 20s. Highs in the mid
40s. West winds 5 to 10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 20s. Highs in the
lower 50s.
.THURSDAY...Much colder. Mostly cloudy with chance of snow. Lows
around 20. Highs in the lower 30s.

$$

NEZ209-160030-
Loup Rivers Basin-
434 AM CST Fri Dec 15 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny.
Max temperature.....49-54.
Min humidity........26 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southwest 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......300-2200 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Southwest 10 to 15 mph.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear.
Min temperature.....23-28.
Max humidity........87 percent.
20-foot winds.......West 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......100-200 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....West around 10 mph.

.SATURDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny.
Max temperature.....45-50.
Min humidity........40 percent.
20-foot winds.......North 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........3 or very low.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......100-2100 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....North 10 to 15 mph.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY...Colder. Mostly cloudy. Lows in the mid 20s. Highs in
the upper 30s. North winds 5 to 10 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 20s. Highs in the
upper 40s. West winds 10 to 15 mph.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 20s. Highs in the upper
40s. West winds 5 to 10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 20s. Highs in the
lower 50s.
.THURSDAY...Colder. Mostly cloudy with chance of snow. Lows in
the lower 20s. Highs in the mid 30s.

$$

NEZ210-160030-
Frenchman Basin-
334 AM MST Fri Dec 15 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....55-60.
Min humidity........17 percent.
20-foot winds.......West 5 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Fair.
Mixing height.......300-3400 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....West 10 to 15 mph.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear.
Min temperature.....19-24.
Max humidity........76 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 5 to 10 mph.

.SATURDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny.
Max temperature.....48-53.
Min humidity........29 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northeast 5 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......100-2800 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....North 10 to 15 mph.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY...Colder. Mostly cloudy. Patchy freezing drizzle. Lows in
the mid 20s. Highs around 40. North winds 5 to 15 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows around 20. Highs in the upper 40s.
West winds 5 to 10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 20s. Highs in the lower
50s. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 20s. Highs in the mid
50s.
.THURSDAY...Colder. Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow. Lows in the
lower 20s. Highs in the mid 30s.

$$

NEZ219-160030-
Loess Plains-
434 AM CST Fri Dec 15 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....Around 56.
Min humidity........20 percent.
20-foot winds.......West 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Fair.
Mixing height.......200-3000 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....West 10 to 15 mph.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear.
Min temperature.....23-28.
Max humidity........71 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 5 mph.

.SATURDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny.
Max temperature.....48-53.
Min humidity........29 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northeast 5 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......100-2900 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....North 10 to 15 mph.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY...Colder. Mostly cloudy. Patchy freezing drizzle. Lows in
the mid 20s. Highs in the lower 40s. North winds 5 to 15 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 20s. Highs in the
upper 40s. West winds 5 to 10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 20s. Highs around 50.
West winds 5 to 10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 20s. Highs in the
mid 50s.
.THURSDAY...Colder. Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow. Lows in the
lower 20s. Highs in the mid 30s.

$$



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