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
427 AM CST FRI DEC 2 2016

.DISCUSSION...

SEASONAL TEMPERATURES ARE EXPECTED OVER THE NEXT 24 TO 48 HOURS
ACROSS WESTERN AND NORTH CENTRAL NEBRASKA. AN UPPER LEVEL TROUGH
OF LOW PRESSURE WILL TRACK ACROSS WESTERN AND NORTH CENTRAL
NEBRASKA ON SATURDAY INTO SATURDAY NIGHT. THIS WILL RESULT IN A
WIND SHIFT FROM THE SOUTH TO WEST. MAINLY DRY CONDITIONS ARE
EXPECTED...HOWEVER SOME SNOW FLURRIES MIGHT BE POSSIBLE IN FAR
SOUTHWESTERN NEBRASKA LATE TONIGHT.


NEZ204-030015-
EASTERN PANHANDLE/CRESCENT LAKE NWR-
327 AM MST FRI DEC 2 2016

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....36-41.
MIN HUMIDITY........49 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST UP TO 5 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......300-3000 FT AGL UNTIL 1200...THEN 1000-5400 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....16-21.
MAX HUMIDITY........100 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST UP TO 5 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-2300 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH 5 TO 10 MPH.

.SATURDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....39-44.
MIN HUMIDITY........38 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST 5 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......500-2800 FT AGL UNTIL 1200...THEN 900-5000 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 20 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 19. HIGHS IN THE MID 40S.
SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 20S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER
40S. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.TUESDAY...COLDER. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS AROUND
13. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 20S. NORTH WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS AROUND 4.
HIGHS AROUND 15.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 4. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 20S.

$$

NEZ206-030015-
SANDHILLS/VALENTINE NWR/NEBRASKA NATIONAL FOREST-
427 AM CST FRI DEC 2 2016

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....36-41.
MIN HUMIDITY........52 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST UP TO 5 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......500-3600 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 5 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....18-23.
MAX HUMIDITY........100 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH UP TO 5 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-1700 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH 5 TO 10 MPH.

.SATURDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 43.
MIN HUMIDITY........44 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST 5 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......500-3800 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 20 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 20S. HIGHS IN THE MID
40S. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 40S. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...COLDER. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS AROUND
17. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 20S. NORTH WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS AROUND 7. HIGHS
AROUND 16.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 6. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 20S.

$$

NEZ208-030015-
NIOBRARA VALLEY/FORT NIOBRARA NWR/SAMUEL R MCKELVIE NATIONAL
FOREST-
427 AM CST FRI DEC 2 2016

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....32-37.
MIN HUMIDITY........69 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST UP TO 5 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......500-3100 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 10 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....17-22.
MAX HUMIDITY........100 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST UP TO 5 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-2400 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 10 MPH.

.SATURDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....38-43.
MIN HUMIDITY........52 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST 5 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......400-2000 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH 15 TO 20 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 20S. HIGHS IN THE MID
40S. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 40S. WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.TUESDAY...COLDER. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS AROUND
17. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 20S. NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS AROUND 7.
HIGHS AROUND 14.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 4. HIGHS AROUND 17.

$$

NEZ209-030015-
LOUP RIVERS BASIN-
427 AM CST FRI DEC 2 2016

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....36-41.
MIN HUMIDITY........50 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST UP TO 5 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......500-3900 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 21.
MAX HUMIDITY........100 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST UP TO 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTH
                    AFTER MIDNIGHT.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-1900 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH AROUND 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTH AFTER
                    MIDNIGHT.

.SATURDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 42.
MIN HUMIDITY........51 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 5 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......500-3700 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH 15 TO 20 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 20S. HIGHS IN THE MID
40S. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S. HIGHS IN THE MID
40S. WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.TUESDAY...COLDER. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS IN THE
LOWER 20S. HIGHS IN THE MID 20S. NORTH WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS AROUND 10. HIGHS
AROUND 17.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 8. HIGHS AROUND 20.

$$

NEZ210-030015-
FRENCHMAN BASIN-
327 AM MST FRI DEC 2 2016

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 44.
MIN HUMIDITY........40 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH UP TO 5 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......300-3000 FT AGL UNTIL 1200...THEN 1700-5900 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 5 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 21.
MAX HUMIDITY........96 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......EAST UP TO 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTH AROUND 5
                    MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-700 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST AROUND 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTH AFTER
                    MIDNIGHT.

.SATURDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 44.
MIN HUMIDITY........40 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......400-2800 FT AGL UNTIL 1200...THEN 1600-5000 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 15 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS AROUND 20. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S.
SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 20S. HIGHS IN THE MID
40S. NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...COLDER. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS AROUND
19. HIGHS IN THE MID 20S. NORTH WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS AROUND 9. HIGHS
AROUND 19.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 8. HIGHS IN THE MID 20S.

$$

NEZ219-030015-
LOESS PLAINS-
427 AM CST FRI DEC 2 2016

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 44.
MIN HUMIDITY........38 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH UP TO 5 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......300-2400 FT AGL UNTIL 1200...THEN 1700-4600 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 5 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 20.
MAX HUMIDITY........99 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......EAST UP TO 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTH AFTER
                    MIDNIGHT.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-900 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST AROUND 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTH AFTER
                    MIDNIGHT.

.SATURDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 43.
MIN HUMIDITY........47 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......400-3700 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH 15 TO 20 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS AROUND 20. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S.
SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 20S. HIGHS IN THE MID
40S. NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...COLDER. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS IN THE
LOWER 20S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 20S. NORTH WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS AROUND 10. HIGHS
AROUND 20.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 8. HIGHS IN THE MID 20S.

$$


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