Routine Fire Wx Fcst (With/Without 6-10 Day Outlook)
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Fire Weather Planning Forecast for Western
and North Central Nebraska
National Weather Service North Platte NE
519 AM CDT Mon Mar 27 2017

.DISCUSSION...

Low fire weather concerns with drier and warmer conditions
prevailing today compared to yesterday. Low clouds and areas of
fog this morning will yield to decreasing sky cover late morning
and early afternoon. Light winds, generally less than 10 mph, are
anticipated today. Afternoon humidity will drop down to 25 to 40
percent across western NEB, elsewhere humidity wills stay above 40
percent.

Looking ahead, cooler and moist weather is forecast the next
three days. Minimal fire weather concerns are expected.

NEZ204-280030-
Eastern Panhandle/Crescent Lake NWR-
419 AM MDT Mon Mar 27 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny. Patchy fog early in the morning.
Max temperature.....61-66.
Min humidity........29 percent.
20-foot winds.......South 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Very good.
Mixing height.......200-6000 ft AGL until 1300, then 5400-9700 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Southwest around 5 mph increasing to around 15
                    mph in the afternoon.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain in the late
                    evening and early morning. Rain likely early in
                    the morning.
Min temperature.....Around 41.
Max humidity........99 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southeast 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......400-8400 ft AGL until 0100, then 700-1600 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Southeast 15 to 20 mph.

.TUESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Rain.
Max temperature.....Around 48.
Min humidity........66 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southeast 10 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........3 or very low.
Smoke dispersal.....Good.
Mixing height.......1400-3800 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Southeast around 25 mph.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WEDNESDAY...Cloudy with rain with snow likely. Lows in the mid
30s. Highs in the upper 40s. Northeast winds 5 to 15 mph.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of rain and snow. Lows
in the lower 30s. Highs in the upper 50s. East winds 5 to 10 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain and snow. Lows in the
lower 30s. Highs in the mid 50s. East winds 5 to 10 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain and snow. Lows in the
lower 30s. Highs in the mid 50s.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Chance of rain. Lows in the lower 30s.
Highs around 60.

$$

NEZ206-280030-
Sandhills/Valentine NWR/Nebraska National Forest-
519 AM CDT Mon Mar 27 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny. Areas of fog in the morning.
Max temperature.....59-64.
Min humidity........36 percent.
20-foot winds.......South 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Smoke dispersal.....Good.
Mixing height.......200-3700 ft AGL until 1300, then 4200-8000 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....South 5 to 10 mph.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy then becoming mostly cloudy.
                    Chance of rain after midnight.
Min temperature.....Around 39.
Max humidity........98 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southeast 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......400-7200 ft AGL until 0100, then 600-1100 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Southeast around 15 mph.

.TUESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Rain.
Max temperature.....48-53.
Min humidity........57 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southeast 5 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Smoke dispersal.....Good.
Mixing height.......700-2800 ft AGL until 1300, then 2700-3700 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Southeast 15 to 20 mph.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WEDNESDAY...Rain. Lows in the upper 30s. Highs in the upper 40s.
Northeast winds 5 to 15 mph.
.THURSDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain and slight chance of
snow. Lows in the mid 30s. Highs in the mid 50s. Northeast winds
5 to 10 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy. Lows in the lower 30s. Highs in the mid
50s. East winds 5 to 10 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain and slight chance of
snow. Lows in the mid 30s. Highs in the mid 50s.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain. Lows in the mid 30s.
Highs around 60.

$$

NEZ208-280030-
Niobrara Valley/Fort Niobrara NWR/Samuel R McKelvie National
Forest-
519 AM CDT Mon Mar 27 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny. Patchy fog in the morning.
Max temperature.....58-63.
Min humidity........38 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southeast 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Good.
Mixing height.......200-3200 ft AGL until 1300, then 3600-8100 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....South 5 to 10 mph.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of rain late in
                    the evening. Chance of rain after midnight.
Min temperature.....Around 39.
Max humidity........96 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southeast 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......500-6500 ft AGL until 0100, then 400-1200 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Southeast around 15 mph.

.TUESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain through the day.
Max temperature.....51-56.
Min humidity........51 percent.
20-foot winds.......East 5 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Good.
Mixing height.......400-3000 ft AGL until 1300, then 3200-4300 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Southeast 15 to 20 mph.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WEDNESDAY...Rain likely. Lows in the upper 30s. Highs in the
lower 50s. Northeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
.THURSDAY...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of rain and snow. Lows
in the mid 30s. Highs in the mid 50s. East winds 5 to 10 mph.
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 30s. Highs in the mid
50s. East winds 5 to 10 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of rain. Lows in the mid
30s. Highs in the upper 50s.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of rain. Lows in the upper
30s. Highs around 60.

$$

NEZ209-280030-
Loup Rivers Basin-
519 AM CDT Mon Mar 27 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny. Patchy fog in the morning.
Max temperature.....57-62.
Min humidity........43 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southeast up to 5 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Fair.
Mixing height.......200-3700 ft AGL until 1300, then 3800-6400 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Southeast around 5 mph.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy then becoming mostly cloudy.
                    Slight chance of rain early in the morning.
Min temperature.....Around 37.
Max humidity........99 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southeast 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......200-6100 ft AGL until 0100, then 300-600 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Southeast around 10 mph.

.TUESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain in the morning,
                    then rain likely in the afternoon.
Max temperature.....51-56.
Min humidity........52 percent.
20-foot winds.......East 5 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Good.
Mixing height.......300-2800 ft AGL until 1300, then 3100-3800 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Southeast around 10 mph increasing to east
                    around 20 mph in the afternoon.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WEDNESDAY...Rain. Lows around 40. Highs in the upper 40s.
Northeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
.THURSDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain and snow. Lows in the
mid 30s. Highs in the lower 50s. Northeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 30s. Highs in the mid
50s. Northeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain and snow. Lows in the
mid 30s. Highs in the upper 50s.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain. Lows in the upper 30s.
Highs around 60.

$$

NEZ210-280030-
Frenchman Basin-
419 AM MDT Mon Mar 27 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny. Patchy fog in the morning.
Max temperature.....Around 64.
Min humidity........31 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southwest up to 5 mph shifting to the south in
                    the afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Good.
Mixing height.......100-4500 ft AGL until 1300, then 5000-8500 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....West around 5 mph shifting to the south in the
                    afternoon.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of rain late in
                    the evening. Chance of rain after midnight,
                    then rain likely early in the morning.
Min temperature.....Around 42.
Max humidity........96 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southeast 5 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......200-6900 ft AGL until 0100, then 500-1600 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Southeast 15 to 20 mph.

.TUESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Rain.
Max temperature.....Around 50.
Min humidity........70 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southeast 10 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........3 or very low.
Smoke dispersal.....Good.
Mixing height.......1100-2700 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Southeast 25 to 30 mph.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WEDNESDAY...Cooler, rain. Lows in the upper 30s. Highs in the
upper 40s. Northeast winds 10 to 15 mph.
.THURSDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain and slight chance of
snow. Lows in the mid 30s. Highs in the mid 50s. Northeast winds
5 to 10 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain and snow. Lows in the
lower 30s. Highs in the mid 50s. East winds 5 to 10 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy with chance of rain and snow. Lows in
the mid 30s. Highs in the mid 50s.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain. Lows in the mid 30s.
Highs in the lower 60s.

$$

NEZ219-280030-
Loess Plains-
519 AM CDT Mon Mar 27 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny. Areas of fog early in the
                    morning, then patchy fog late in the morning.
Max temperature.....Around 64.
Min humidity........36 percent.
20-foot winds.......South up to 5 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Smoke dispersal.....Fair.
Mixing height.......100-4100 ft AGL until 1300, then 5000-7000 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....South around 5 mph.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy then becoming mostly cloudy.
                    Slight chance of rain late in the evening.
                    Chance of rain after midnight.
Min temperature.....Around 41.
Max humidity........98 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southeast 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......200-6100 ft AGL until 0100, then 400-900 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Southeast 10 to 15 mph.

.TUESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Rain.
Max temperature.....50-55.
Min humidity........61 percent.
20-foot winds.......East 5 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........3 or very low.
Smoke dispersal.....Good.
Mixing height.......800-3300 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Southeast 20 to 25 mph.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WEDNESDAY...Rain. Lows around 40. Highs in the upper 40s.
Northeast winds 10 to 15 mph.
.THURSDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain and snow. Lows in the
mid 30s. Highs in the lower 50s. Northeast winds 5 to 15 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy. Lows in the lower 30s. Highs in the mid
50s. East winds 5 to 10 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy with chance of rain and snow. Lows in
the mid 30s. Highs in the mid 50s.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain. Lows in the mid 30s.
Highs around 60.

$$



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