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
811 PM CDT SUN MAR 29 2015

.DISCUSSION...

RELATIVE HUMIDITY RECOVERY WILL BE SLOW OVERNIGHT...ESPECIALLY
OVER EASTERN PORTIONS OF THE FORECAST AREA WHERE A VERY DRY
AIRMASS REMAINS IN PLACE. CRITICAL OR NEAR CRITICAL FIRE DANGER IS
HIGHLY PROBABLE ON MONDAY WITH THE HIGHEST POTENTIAL FOR CRITICAL FIRE
DANGER ACROSS ZONES 206...209...208 AND THE NORTHERN HALF OF ZONE
204. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY WILL RANGE FROM 15 TO 20 PERCENT
MONDAY AFTERNOON...WITH WIND SPEEDS ON THE ORDER OF 10 TO 20 MPH
MONDAY AFTERNOON.


NEZ204-301215-
EASTERN PANHANDLE/CRESCENT LAKE NWR-
711 PM MDT SUN MAR 29 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....33-38.
MAX HUMIDITY........60 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1200-6600 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST 20 TO 25 MPH.

.MONDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....71-76.
MIN HUMIDITY........14 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 5 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........6 OR HIGH.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....EXCELLENT.
MIXING HEIGHT.......900-5800 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 5600-8800 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 20 MPH.

.MONDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....35-40.
MAX HUMIDITY........74 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH UP TO 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE WEST AFTER
                    MIDNIGHT.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......3900-9600 FT AGL UNTIL 0100...THEN 3000-6500 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH AROUND 15 MPH BECOMING SOUTHEAST AROUND 5
                    MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.

.TUESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....77-82.
MIN HUMIDITY........14 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH UP TO 5 MPH INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 MPH IN
                    THE AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....EXCELLENT.
MIXING HEIGHT.......4200-7000 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 5400-10300
                    FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WEDNESDAY...COOLER. PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS IN
THE UPPER 60S. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.THURSDAY...COOLER. MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS IN THE
LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. NORTH WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SNOW. LOWS IN THE
UPPER 20S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY...WARMER. PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S. HIGHS
AROUND 60.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. HIGHS IN THE MID
60S.

$$

NEZ210-301215-
FRENCHMAN BASIN-
811 PM CDT SUN MAR 29 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 35.
MAX HUMIDITY........67 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1200-5100 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 15 MPH INCREASING TO SOUTHWEST
                    AROUND 25 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.

.MONDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....74-79.
MIN HUMIDITY........13 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 5 TO 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE NORTHWEST IN
                    THE AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........6 OR HIGH.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....VERY GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......900-5200 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 5600-7900 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 25 MPH BECOMING NORTHWEST AROUND 15
                    MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.

.MONDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 38.
MAX HUMIDITY........71 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH AROUND 5 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......5300-8300 FT AGL UNTIL 0100...THEN 2800-5900 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTH
                    AFTER MIDNIGHT.

.TUESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 81.
MIN HUMIDITY........13 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....EXCELLENT.
MIXING HEIGHT.......2400-7900 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 6300-11800
                    FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE MID
70S. NORTH WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.THURSDAY...COOLER. MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS IN THE
MID 30S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SNOW. LOWS IN
THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY...WARMER. PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S. HIGHS
IN THE LOWER 60S.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER
70S.

$$

NEZ206-301215-
SANDHILLS/VALENTINE NWR/NEBRASKA NATIONAL FOREST/
SAMUEL R MCKELVIE NATIONAL FOREST-
811 PM CDT SUN MAR 29 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....33-38.
MAX HUMIDITY........66 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......3800-5800 FT AGL UNTIL 0100...THEN 1400-4000 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST 20 TO 25 MPH.

.MONDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....73-78.
MIN HUMIDITY........15 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 5 TO 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE NORTHWEST 10
                    TO 15 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........6 OR HIGH.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....EXCELLENT.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1000-6000 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 5900-8500 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST 20 TO 25 MPH.

.MONDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....37-42.
MAX HUMIDITY........77 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST UP TO 5 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......4500-9000 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.

.TUESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....76-81.
MIN HUMIDITY........16 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST UP TO 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTH 5
                    TO 15 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....VERY GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......5400-9000 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 70S. NORTH WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.THURSDAY...COOLER. MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS
IN THE MID 30S. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S. NORTH WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SNOW. LOWS IN THE
LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 60S.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER
60S.

$$

NEZ208-301215-
NIOBRARA VALLEY/FORT NIOBRARA NWR-
711 PM MDT SUN MAR 29 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 37.
MAX HUMIDITY........57 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......4500-6300 FT AGL UNTIL 0100...THEN 1600-6900 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST 20 TO 25 MPH.

.MONDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....73-78.
MIN HUMIDITY........15 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 5 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........6 OR HIGH.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....EXCELLENT.
MIXING HEIGHT.......900-7700 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 5900-8500 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 25 MPH.

.MONDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....38-43.
MAX HUMIDITY........80 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST UP TO 5 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......4000-9000 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 20 MPH DECREASING TO AROUND 10
                    MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.

.TUESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 78.
MIN HUMIDITY........17 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....VERY GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......3600-7300 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 6400-8300 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 50. HIGHS AROUND 70.
NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.THURSDAY...COOLER. PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. HIGHS IN
THE MID 50S. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SNOW. LOWS
IN THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 60S.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 60S.

$$

NEZ219-301215-
LOESS PLAINS-
811 PM CDT SUN MAR 29 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....33-38.
MAX HUMIDITY........67 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......3900-5000 FT AGL UNTIL 0100...THEN 1400-4000 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 15 MPH INCREASING TO SOUTHWEST
                    AROUND 25 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.

.MONDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....76-81.
MIN HUMIDITY........14 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE NORTHWEST
                    IN THE AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........6 OR HIGH.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....VERY GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1000-5100 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 4200-8100 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 25 MPH BECOMING NORTHWEST AROUND 15
                    MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.

.MONDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 39.
MAX HUMIDITY........73 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH AROUND 5 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......6500-8700 FT AGL UNTIL 0100...THEN 3600-6500 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.

.TUESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 81.
MIN HUMIDITY........15 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......EAST UP TO 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTH IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....EXCELLENT.
MIXING HEIGHT.......3000-5900 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 4400-10900
                    FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS
IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. NORTH WINDS 5 TO
15 MPH.
.THURSDAY...COOLER. PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S.
NORTH WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SNOW. LOWS IN THE
MID 30S. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S. NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S. HIGHS IN THE MID
60S.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 70S.

$$

NEZ209-301215-
LOUP RIVERS BASIN-
811 PM CDT SUN MAR 29 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....33-38.
MAX HUMIDITY........65 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......4100-6100 FT AGL UNTIL 0100...THEN 1300-6700 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST 20 TO 25 MPH.

.MONDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....73-78.
MIN HUMIDITY........16 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                    NORTHWEST IN THE AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........6 OR HIGH.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....VERY GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......800-7300 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 4300-7600 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST 20 TO 25 MPH.

.MONDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....38-43.
MAX HUMIDITY........79 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST UP TO 5 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......4500-8100 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 20 MPH DECREASING TO AROUND 10
                    MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.

.TUESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....76-81.
MIN HUMIDITY........18 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....VERY GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......4200-7200 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 6900-9000 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS
AROUND 50. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.THURSDAY...COOLER. PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S.
NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE
LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS AROUND 30. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 60S.

$$

CLB




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