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
323 PM CDT SAT APR 30 2016

.DISCUSSION...

THE SYSTEM RESPONSIBLE FOR THE RAIN AND SNOW WILL SLOWLY WORK EAST
ON SUNDAY...ALLOWING FOR CLEARING CONDITIONS. A COOL POST FRONTAL
AIRMASS WILL REMAIN BEHIND THE PASSING STORM SYSTEM...LEAVING
TEMPERATURES AT OR BELOW AVERAGE THROUGH EARLY NEXT WEEK.
TEMPERATURES TO SLOWLY MODERATE THEREAFTER...BUT LARGE FIRE
CONCERNS WILL BE MINIMAL AS THE RECENT PRECIPITATION HAS ALLOWED
FOR A RAPID GREEN UP.

NEZ204-011215-
EASTERN PANHANDLE/CRESCENT LAKE NWR-
223 PM MDT SAT APR 30 2016

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. RAIN OR SNOW EARLY IN THE
                    EVENING...THEN SNOW OR RAIN LIKELY LATE IN THE
                    EVENING. CHANCE OF SNOW OR RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 32.
MAX HUMIDITY........100 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH 5 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......700-2300 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH 20 TO 25 MPH.

.SUNDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW EARLY IN
                    THE MORNING. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN LATE IN THE
                    MORNING.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....49-54.
MIN HUMIDITY........48 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH 5 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......600-4500 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 3800-5700 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH 15 TO 20 MPH.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....27-32.
MAX HUMIDITY........100 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH UP TO 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE WEST AFTER
                    MIDNIGHT.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......900-5800 FT AGL UNTIL 0100...THEN 200-300 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.

.MONDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....56-61.
MIN HUMIDITY........40 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST AROUND 5 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....FAIR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-4900 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 3900-5800 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 10 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE MID
60S. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. HIGHS AROUND 70.
NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 70S. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S.

$$

NEZ206-011215-
SANDHILLS/VALENTINE NWR/NEBRASKA NATIONAL FOREST-
323 PM CDT SAT APR 30 2016

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. RAIN OR SNOW IN THE EVENING...THEN RAIN
                    OR SNOW LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....33-38.
MAX HUMIDITY........100 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH 10 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1500-2400 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH AROUND 30 MPH.

.SUNDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY. CHANCE OF RAIN OR SNOW EARLY IN
                    THE MORNING...THEN SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN LATE
                    IN THE MORNING.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....51-56.
MIN HUMIDITY........45 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH 10 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1500-4500 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 4800-5600 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH 20 TO 25 MPH.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....31-36.
MAX HUMIDITY........99 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST UP TO 5 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1100-5700 FT AGL UNTIL 0100...THEN 200-300 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.

.MONDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....56-61.
MIN HUMIDITY........38 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST AROUND 5 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-5100 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 5600-6300 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 10 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.TUESDAY...WARMER. MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. HIGHS IN
THE UPPER 60S. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 70S. NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 70S. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER
70S.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S.

$$

NEZ208-011215-
NIOBRARA VALLEY/FORT NIOBRARA NWR/SAMUEL R MCKELVIE NATIONAL
FOREST-
323 PM CDT SAT APR 30 2016

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. RAIN IN THE EVENING...THEN
                    CHANCE OF RAIN OR SNOW AFTER MIDNIGHT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....34-39.
MAX HUMIDITY........100 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH 5 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1100-2000 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST 25 TO 30 MPH.

.SUNDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING MOSTLY SUNNY.
                    SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN EARLY IN THE MORNING.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....53-58.
MIN HUMIDITY........43 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH 10 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1000-5000 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 5300-6000 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH AROUND 20 MPH.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....33-38.
MAX HUMIDITY........92 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH UP TO 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE WEST AFTER
                    MIDNIGHT.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1100-6100 FT AGL UNTIL 0100...THEN 200 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.

.MONDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 61.
MIN HUMIDITY........37 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST AROUND 5 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-5400 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 6000-6400 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS AROUND 40. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S.
NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 60S. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. HIGHS AROUND 70.
SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 70S.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S.

$$

NEZ209-011215-
LOUP RIVERS BASIN-
323 PM CDT SAT APR 30 2016

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. RAIN IN THE EVENING...THEN RAIN LIKELY
                    AFTER MIDNIGHT. CHANCE OF RAIN LATE IN THE
                    NIGHT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....36-41.
MAX HUMIDITY........99 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH 10 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1500-2000 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST 25 TO 30 MPH.

.SUNDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN EARLY IN THE
                    MORNING...THEN SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN LATE IN
                    THE MORNING.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 54.
MIN HUMIDITY........48 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH 10 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....VERY GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1700-4700 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 4200-5700 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH 25 TO 30 MPH.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....33-38.
MAX HUMIDITY........95 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1000-5800 FT AGL UNTIL 0100...THEN 200 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH AROUND 15 MPH BECOMING NORTHWEST AROUND 5
                    MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.

.MONDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 61.
MIN HUMIDITY........39 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST AROUND 5 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-5300 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 6100-6300 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 60S. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS AROUND 70.
NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 60S. SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER
70S.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S.

$$

NEZ210-011215-
FRENCHMAN BASIN-
223 PM MDT SAT APR 30 2016

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. RAIN OR SNOW LIKELY EARLY IN THE
                    EVENING...THEN CHANCE OF SNOW OR RAIN IN THE
                    LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 34.
MAX HUMIDITY........100 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH 10 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1700-3000 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH AROUND 25 MPH.

.SUNDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW OR RAIN EARLY IN
                    THE MORNING...THEN SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN LATE
                    IN THE MORNING.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....50-55.
MIN HUMIDITY........49 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH 10 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....VERY GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1900-4200 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 4500-5500 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH 20 TO 25 MPH.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 33.
MAX HUMIDITY........97 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1000-5600 FT AGL UNTIL 0100...THEN 200-300 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.

.MONDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 59.
MIN HUMIDITY........39 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST AROUND 5 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-5000 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 5400-6300 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 10 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. HIGHS IN THE MID
60S. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS AROUND 40. HIGHS IN THE LOWER
70S. NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 70S. SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER
70S.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S.

$$

NEZ219-011215-
LOESS PLAINS-
323 PM CDT SAT APR 30 2016

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. RAIN LIKELY EARLY IN THE EVENING...THEN
                    CHANCE OF RAIN OR SNOW IN THE LATE EVENING AND
                    OVERNIGHT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 36.
MAX HUMIDITY........100 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH 10 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1700-3000 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH AROUND 25 MPH.

.SUNDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN OR SNOW EARLY IN
                    THE MORNING...THEN SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN LATE
                    IN THE MORNING.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 54.
MIN HUMIDITY........50 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH 10 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....VERY GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1900-4100 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 4100-5000 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH AROUND 30 MPH BECOMING NORTHEAST AROUND
                    20 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 33.
MAX HUMIDITY........97 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH AROUND 5 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......900-5100 FT AGL UNTIL 0100...THEN 200-300 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH 5 TO 10 MPH.

.MONDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 61.
MIN HUMIDITY........40 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST AROUND 5 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-5200 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 6000-6500 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 10 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 60S. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 70S. NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 70S. SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 70S.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S.

$$



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