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
516 AM CDT FRI JUL 25 2014

.DISCUSSION...
A COOL FRONT WILL MOVE SOUTH ACROSS WESTERN NEBRASKA TODAY WITH CLEARING
SKIES AND INCREASING NORTHWEST WINDS. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS ARE
POSSIBLE OVER THE EASTERN NEBRASKA PANHANDLE EARLY THIS EVENING AND
THEN THROUGH THE WESTERN NEBRASKA SANDHILLS OVER NIGHT.

NEZ204-260030-
EASTERN PANHANDLE/CRESCENT LAKE NWR-
416 AM MDT FRI JUL 25 2014

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....84-89.
MIN HUMIDITY........27 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH 10 TO 20 MPH SHIFTING TO THE NORTHEAST 5
                    TO 10 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....FAIR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......700-2700 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 2700-4000 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH AROUND 25 MPH BECOMING NORTHEAST AROUND
                    10 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....59-64.
MAX HUMIDITY........96 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................3.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......300-4300 FT AGL UNTIL 0100...THEN 200-300 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST 5 TO 10 MPH.

.SATURDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....86-91.
MIN HUMIDITY........25 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-4600 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 3700-8700 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER
80S. NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER
80S. SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS AROUND
60. HIGHS AROUND 80. SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS
IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS
AROUND 60. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S.

$$

NEZ210-260030-
FRENCHMAN BASIN-
516 AM CDT FRI JUL 25 2014

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....89-94.
MIN HUMIDITY........29 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH 5 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....FAIR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100-3000 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 3100-4400 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 20 MPH BECOMING NORTHEAST
                    AROUND 10 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....62-67.
MAX HUMIDITY........94 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......EAST AROUND 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTHEAST
                    AFTER MIDNIGHT.
LAL.................2 DECREASING TO 1 AFTER MIDNIGHT.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-4100 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST AROUND 5 MPH.

.SATURDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 93.
MIN HUMIDITY........27 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 5 TO 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE NORTH IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....EXCELLENT.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-5300 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 4900-15000 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                    NORTHWEST IN THE AFTERNOON.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE MID
80S. NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 60. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S.
SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE
LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS AROUND
60. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS
IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S.

$$

NEZ206-260030-
SANDHILLS/VALENTINE NWR/NEBRASKA NATIONAL FOREST/
SAMUEL R MCKELVIE NATIONAL FOREST-
516 AM CDT FRI JUL 25 2014

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....86-91.
MIN HUMIDITY........30 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH 10 TO 20 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-2800 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 2800-4100 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 30 MPH BECOMING NORTH AROUND
                    15 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....61-66.
MAX HUMIDITY........99 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......EAST UP TO 5 MPH.
LAL.................1 INCREASING TO 3 AFTER MIDNIGHT.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......300-4100 FT AGL UNTIL 0100...THEN 200-300 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST AROUND 5 MPH.

.SATURDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN
                    THE MORNING.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....87-92.
MIN HUMIDITY........33 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST 5 TO 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE NORTH IN
                    THE AFTERNOON.
LAL.................2 DECREASING TO 1 IN THE AFTERNOON.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....VERY GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-4500 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 4300-9600 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST AROUND 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE WEST IN
                    THE AFTERNOON.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS AROUND 60. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S.
NORTH WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER
80S. EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS AROUND
60. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS
IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS
IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S.

$$

NEZ208-260030-
NIOBRARA VALLEY/FORT NIOBRARA NWR-
416 AM MDT FRI JUL 25 2014

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....89-94.
MIN HUMIDITY........30 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH 10 TO 20 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......400-3500 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 3200-4500 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 30 MPH BECOMING NORTH AROUND
                    20 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....62-67.
MAX HUMIDITY........95 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......EAST UP TO 5 MPH.
LAL.................1 INCREASING TO 3 AFTER MIDNIGHT.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-4100 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST AROUND 5 MPH.

.SATURDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN
                    THE MORNING.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....84-89.
MIN HUMIDITY........36 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......EAST 5 TO 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE NORTH IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.
LAL.................3 DECREASING TO 1 IN THE AFTERNOON.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....VERY GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-5100 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 5500-9200 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST AROUND 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE WEST IN
                    THE AFTERNOON.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS AROUND 60. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S.
NORTH WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS AROUND 80.
NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN
THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS
AROUND 60. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS
IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S.

$$

NEZ219-260030-
LOESS PLAINS-
516 AM CDT FRI JUL 25 2014

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....89-94.
MIN HUMIDITY........34 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH 5 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100-3100 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 3300-4500 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH 15 TO 20 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....64-69.
MAX HUMIDITY........91 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHEAST AROUND 5 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-4100 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST AROUND 5 MPH.

.SATURDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....91-96.
MIN HUMIDITY........33 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH AROUND 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE NORTHWEST IN
                    THE AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....VERY GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-4300 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 4400-14800 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE WEST IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE MID
80S. NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS AROUND 60. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S.
EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE
LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS AROUND
60. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS
IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S.

$$

NEZ209-260030-
LOUP RIVERS BASIN-
516 AM CDT FRI JUL 25 2014

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....88-93.
MIN HUMIDITY........41 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH 10 TO 20 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100-3200 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 3100-4100 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST 20 TO 25 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....63-68.
MAX HUMIDITY........96 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHEAST UP TO 5 MPH.
LAL.................1 INCREASING TO 3 AFTER MIDNIGHT.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-3900 FT AGL UNTIL 0100...THEN 200-300 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST AROUND 5 MPH.

.SATURDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY. CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
                    MORNING. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....86-91.
MIN HUMIDITY........42 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHEAST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................4 DECREASING TO 2 IN THE AFTERNOON.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....FAIR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-4500 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 4500-8400 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST AROUND 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                    SOUTHWEST IN THE AFTERNOON.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER
80S. NORTH WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS AROUND 80.
NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE
UPPER 50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS
IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS
IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S.

$$







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