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
441 AM CST WED FEB 25 2015

.DISCUSSION...
A FAST MOVING STORM SYSTEM WILL BRING A MIXTURE OF RAIN...RAIN AND SNOW
AND SNOW TO WESTERN NEBRASKA TODAY. THE PRECIPITATION WILL BE JOINED BY
STRONG NORTHWESTERLY WINDS AND MUCH COLDER TEMPERATURES. HIGHS WILL BE
REACHED THIS MORNING WITH FALLING TEMPERATURES THIS AFTERNOON.

NEZ204-260015-
EASTERN PANHANDLE/CRESCENT LAKE NWR-
341 AM MST WED FEB 25 2015

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN UNTIL LATE AFTERNOON.
                    CHANCE OF SNOW EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN
                    SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW LATE IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....36-41.
MIN HUMIDITY........58 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......BREEZY. NORTH 15 TO 25 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....EXCELLENT.
MIXING HEIGHT.......300-4300 FT AGL UNTIL 1200...THEN 3800-7000 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST 25 TO 30 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....3-8.
MAX HUMIDITY........97 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH 10 TO 20 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......3100-4700 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH 20 TO 25 MPH.

.THURSDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....14-19.
MIN HUMIDITY........41 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......2700-6900 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH AROUND 15 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 2 BELOW. HIGHS IN THE LOWER
20S. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS AROUND
11. HIGHS IN THE MID 20S. SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS AROUND 12.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 20S. NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS AROUND 12.
HIGHS IN THE MID 30S.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 17. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 30S.

$$

NEZ210-260015-
FRENCHMAN BASIN-
441 AM CST WED FEB 25 2015

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE
                    LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
                    SNOW LATE IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....42-47.
MIN HUMIDITY........53 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH 10 TO 20 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....EXCELLENT.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-4300 FT AGL UNTIL 1200...THEN 4600-7400 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 20 MPH INCREASING TO NORTH
                    AROUND 35 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW EARLY IN
                    THE EVENING.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....7-12.
MAX HUMIDITY........84 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH 10 TO 20 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....FAIR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......2800-5900 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH 20 TO 25 MPH.

.THURSDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 21.
MIN HUMIDITY........34 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......3400-6600 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH AROUND 15 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 1. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 20S.
SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS AROUND 13.
HIGHS IN THE MID 20S. SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS AROUND 14.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 20S. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS AROUND 12.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 30S.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS AROUND 15.
HIGHS IN THE MID 30S.

$$

NEZ206-260015-
SANDHILLS/VALENTINE NWR/NEBRASKA NATIONAL FOREST/
SAMUEL R MCKELVIE NATIONAL FOREST-
441 AM CST WED FEB 25 2015

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN UNTIL LATE
                    AFTERNOON. CHANCE OF SNOW EARLY IN THE
                    AFTERNOON...THEN SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW LATE IN
                    THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....37-42.
MIN HUMIDITY........53 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH 10 TO 20 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....EXCELLENT.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-4100 FT AGL UNTIL 1200...THEN 3700-7200 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 20 MPH INCREASING TO NORTH
                    AROUND 35 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....1-6.
MAX HUMIDITY........94 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH 10 TO 20 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....FAIR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......3000-4000 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH AROUND 30 MPH DECREASING TO AROUND 20 MPH
                    AFTER MIDNIGHT.

.THURSDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....14-19.
MIN HUMIDITY........38 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......2700-4300 FT AGL UNTIL 1200...THEN 3900-6400 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH 15 TO 20 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 4 BELOW. HIGHS IN THE LOWER
20S. SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS AROUND 11.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 20S. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS AROUND 13.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 20S. NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN OR SNOW. LOWS
AROUND 13. HIGHS IN THE MID 30S.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS AROUND 18.
HIGHS IN THE MID 30S.

$$

NEZ208-260015-
NIOBRARA VALLEY/FORT NIOBRARA NWR-
341 AM MST WED FEB 25 2015

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN OR SNOW THROUGH THE DAY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....30-35.
MIN HUMIDITY........56 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH 10 TO 20 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....VERY GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......300-4000 FT AGL UNTIL 1200...THEN 2800-4900 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH 20 TO 25 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....1 BELOW-6 BELOW ZERO.
MAX HUMIDITY........99 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH 10 TO 20 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......2800-3800 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH 20 TO 25 MPH.

.THURSDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....9-14.
MIN HUMIDITY........44 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......2600-5300 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH AROUND 15 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY...NOT AS COLD. MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS AROUND 6 BELOW. HIGHS
IN THE LOWER 20S. SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS AROUND 12.
HIGHS AROUND 30. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 12. HIGHS AROUND 30. NORTH
WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 13. HIGHS IN THE MID 30S.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS AROUND 18.
HIGHS IN THE MID 30S.

$$

NEZ219-260015-
LOESS PLAINS-
441 AM CST WED FEB 25 2015

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE
                    LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
                    SNOW LATE IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....43-48.
MIN HUMIDITY........51 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH 10 TO 20 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....EXCELLENT.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-3500 FT AGL UNTIL 1200...THEN 4600-7500 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 15 MPH INCREASING TO NORTH
                    AROUND 35 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....7-12.
MAX HUMIDITY........81 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH 10 TO 20 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....FAIR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......3000-4400 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH AROUND 30 MPH DECREASING TO AROUND 20 MPH
                    AFTER MIDNIGHT.

.THURSDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 20.
MIN HUMIDITY........32 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......3200-4500 FT AGL UNTIL 1200...THEN 4600-6500 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH 15 TO 20 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 3 BELOW. HIGHS IN THE LOWER
20S. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS AROUND 12.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 20S. SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS AROUND 15.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 20S. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS AROUND 13. HIGHS IN
THE LOWER 30S.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS AROUND 16.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 30S.

$$

NEZ209-260015-
LOUP RIVERS BASIN-
441 AM CST WED FEB 25 2015

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW IN THE MORNING.
                    SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN OR SNOW IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....35-40.
MIN HUMIDITY........55 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......BREEZY. NORTH 15 TO 25 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....VERY GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-3200 FT AGL UNTIL 1200...THEN 2700-5700 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 20 MPH INCREASING TO NORTH
                    AROUND 30 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....ZERO TO 5 ABOVE ZERO.
MAX HUMIDITY........84 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH 10 TO 20 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....FAIR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......2700-3700 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH 25 TO 30 MPH.

.THURSDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....11-16.
MIN HUMIDITY........39 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH 10 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......2600-5400 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH 15 TO 20 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS AROUND 6 BELOW. HIGHS IN THE LOWER
20S. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS AROUND 11.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 20S. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS AROUND 13.
HIGHS AROUND 30. NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS AROUND 13.
HIGHS IN THE MID 30S.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS AROUND 17.
HIGHS IN THE MID 30S.

$$







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