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
443 AM CST FRI JAN 20 2017

.DISCUSSION...

AN UPPER LEVEL DISTURBANCE WILL LIFT ACROSS NEBRASKA OVER THE NEXT
24 HOURS. THIS WILL BRING ABUNDANT CLOUDS AND A THREAT FOR LIGHT
RAIN OR SNOW THIS AFTERNOON INTO TONIGHT. DRY CONDITIONS ARE
EXPECTED THROUGH THE WEEKEND WITH THE NEXT THREAT FOR
PRECIPITATION ARRIVING MONDAY NIGHT INTO TUESDAY.


NEZ204-211130-
EASTERN PANHANDLE/CRESCENT LAKE NWR-
343 AM MST FRI JAN 20 2017

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....39-44.
MIN HUMIDITY........54 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100-3100 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 10 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN AND
                    FREEZING RAIN EARLY IN THE EVENING. SLIGHT
                    CHANCE OF SNOW THROUGH THE NIGHT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....20-25.
MAX HUMIDITY........100 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......400-1000 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST 10 TO 15 MPH.

.SATURDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....39-44.
MIN HUMIDITY........46 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....FAIR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......300-3800 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 15 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 20S. HIGHS AROUND 40.
NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS AROUND 19.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 40S. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...COLDER. CLOUDY WITH SNOW LIKELY. LOWS AROUND 20. HIGHS
IN THE UPPER 20S. NORTH WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS AROUND 14.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 20S.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 13. HIGHS IN THE UPPER
20S.

$$

NEZ206-211130-
SANDHILLS/VALENTINE NWR/NEBRASKA NATIONAL FOREST-
443 AM CST FRI JAN 20 2017

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY. AREAS OF FOG EARLY IN THE
                    MORNING...THEN PATCHY FOG LATE IN THE MORNING.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....40-45.
MIN HUMIDITY........51 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-3100 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 10 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN EARLY IN
                    THE EVENING. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW THROUGH THE
                    NIGHT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF FREEZING RAIN IN THE
                    LATE EVENING AND EARLY MORNING.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....25-30.
MAX HUMIDITY........100 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST UP TO 5 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......300-2400 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST 5 TO 10 MPH.

.SATURDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....42-47.
MIN HUMIDITY........44 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......300-2700 FT AGL UNTIL 1200...THEN 1700-5100 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 15 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 20S. HIGHS IN THE MID
40S. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 20S. HIGHS IN THE MID
40S. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...COLDER. CLOUDY WITH SNOW LIKELY AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF
RAIN. LOWS IN THE MID 20S. HIGHS IN THE MID 30S. NORTH WINDS
10 TO 20 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS AROUND 19. HIGHS IN
THE UPPER 20S.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 15. HIGHS AROUND 30.

$$

NEZ208-211130-
NIOBRARA VALLEY/FORT NIOBRARA NWR/SAMUEL R MCKELVIE NATIONAL
FOREST-
443 AM CST FRI JAN 20 2017

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY. PATCHY DRIZZLE EARLY IN THE
                    MORNING. WIDESPREAD FOG EARLY IN THE MORNING.
                    PATCHY FOG LATE IN THE MORNING.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....38-43.
MIN HUMIDITY........56 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....FAIR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-2500 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN LATE IN THE
                    EVENING. SLIGHT CHANCE OF FREEZING RAIN IN THE
                    LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
                    SNOW AFTER MIDNIGHT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....24-29.
MAX HUMIDITY........100 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST AROUND 5 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......300-2200 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 10 MPH.

.SATURDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....39-44.
MIN HUMIDITY........50 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......600-3300 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST 15 TO 20 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 20S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER
40S. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 20S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 40S. SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...CLOUDY WITH SNOW LIKELY AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.
LOWS IN THE MID 20S. HIGHS IN THE MID 30S. NORTH WINDS 5 TO
15 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS AROUND 19. HIGHS IN
THE UPPER 20S.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 16. HIGHS IN THE UPPER
20S.

$$

NEZ209-211130-
LOUP RIVERS BASIN-
443 AM CST FRI JAN 20 2017

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. WIDESPREAD FOG IN THE MORNING. PATCHY
                    DRIZZLE IN THE MORNING...THEN SLIGHT CHANCE OF
                    RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 42.
MIN HUMIDITY........73 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....FAIR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......700-2700 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH 15 TO 20 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW...RAIN AND FREEZING RAIN
                    IN THE EVENING...THEN SLIGHT CHANCE OF
                    RAIN...FREEZING RAIN AND SNOW AFTER MIDNIGHT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 29.
MAX HUMIDITY........100 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH UP TO 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE WEST AFTER
                    MIDNIGHT.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......300-2200 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE WEST AFTER
                    MIDNIGHT.

.SATURDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....44-49.
MIN HUMIDITY........49 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......400-2500 FT AGL UNTIL 1200...THEN 1500-4900 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S. HIGHS IN THE MID
40S. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 20S. HIGHS IN THE MID
40S. SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...COLDER. CLOUDY WITH SNOW. LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S. HIGHS
IN THE MID 30S. NORTH WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...CLOUDY WITH SNOW LIKELY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 20S.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 30S.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 17. HIGHS AROUND 30.

$$

NEZ210-211130-
FRENCHMAN BASIN-
343 AM MST FRI JAN 20 2017

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. AREAS OF FOG EARLY IN THE
                    MORNING...THEN PATCHY FOG LATE IN THE MORNING.
                    SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 43.
MIN HUMIDITY........53 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST AROUND 5 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-1700 FT AGL UNTIL 1200...THEN 1300-3900 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 10 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN EARLY IN THE
                    EVENING. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW IN THE EVENING.
                    SLIGHT CHANCE OF FREEZING RAIN LATE IN THE
                    EVENING.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 26.
MAX HUMIDITY........98 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST AROUND 5 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......400-3400 FT AGL UNTIL 2400...THEN 300-600 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 10 MPH.

.SATURDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 47.
MIN HUMIDITY........40 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST AROUND 5 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-2200 FT AGL UNTIL 1200...THEN 1300-4800 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 20S. HIGHS IN THE MID
40S. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 20S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 40S. SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...COLDER. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SNOW LIKELY AND SLIGHT
CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS IN THE MID 20S. HIGHS IN THE MID 30S.
NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS AROUND 20.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 30S.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 16. HIGHS IN THE LOWER
30S.

$$

NEZ219-211130-
LOESS PLAINS-
443 AM CST FRI JAN 20 2017

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. AREAS OF FOG IN THE MORNING. SLIGHT
                    CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 43.
MIN HUMIDITY........60 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST AROUND 5 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1200-3500 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW IN THE
                    EVENING.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 27.
MAX HUMIDITY........100 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST AROUND 5 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......800-3100 FT AGL UNTIL 2400...THEN 300-800 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 10 MPH.

.SATURDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....47-52.
MIN HUMIDITY........38 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST AROUND 5 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-2200 FT AGL UNTIL 1200...THEN 1700-4900 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST 10 TO 15 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 20S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER
40S. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 20S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 40S. SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...COLDER. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SNOW AND RAIN.
LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 30S. NORTHWEST WINDS
10 TO 20 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS AROUND 20.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 30S.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 17. HIGHS IN THE MID 30S.

$$



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