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
304 PM CST MON JAN 26 2015

.DISCUSSION...

BREEZY NORTHWEST WINDS WILL DIMINISH AROUND SUNSET THIS EVENING
ACROSS WESTERN NEBRASKA. DECENT RELATIVE HUMIDITY RECOVERY WILL
OCCUR TONIGHT AS TEMPERATURES DROP TO NEAR 30 FOR MOST AREAS. NEAR
RECORD HIGHS ARE FORECAST ONCE AGAIN TUESDAY WHICH WILL LOWER
HUMIDITY TO NEAR CRITICAL LEVELS...PRIMARILY ACROSS FIRE ZONES
204...206...210...AND 219. MINIMUM RH VALUES OF 20 TO 25 PERCENT
ARE POSSIBLE. WINDS WILL LIKELY STAY GENERALLY AT OR UNDER 10
KNOTS OUT OF THE WEST TUESDAY AFTERNOON. HOWEVER...THE DOWNSLOPE WIND
REGIME MAY LOWER THE HUMIDITY OR CAUSE HIGHER WIND GUSTS THAN
EXPECTED. BEYOND TUESDAY...THERE ARE NO MAJOR FIRE CONCERNS.

NEZ204-271230-
EASTERN PANHANDLE/CRESCENT LAKE NWR-
204 PM MST MON JAN 26 2015

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....29-34.
MAX HUMIDITY........88 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100-200 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST 5 TO 10 MPH.

.TUESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....67-72.
MIN HUMIDITY........21 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100-1100 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST 5 TO 10 MPH.

.TUESDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....36-41.
MAX HUMIDITY........82 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 5 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100-300 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST 5 TO 10 MPH.

.WEDNESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....53-58.
MIN HUMIDITY........40 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 10 TO 20 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....VERY GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-1600 FT AGL UNTIL 1200...THEN 900-4100 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 15 MPH INCREASING TO AROUND 25
                    MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.THURSDAY...COLDER. PARTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SPRINKLES IN THE
EVENING. LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 40S. NORTHWEST
WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 20S. HIGHS IN THE MID
40S. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS IN THE MID
20S. HIGHS IN THE MID 30S. NORTH WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 15. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 30S.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 20. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 40S.

$$

NEZ210-271230-
FRENCHMAN BASIN-
304 PM CST MON JAN 26 2015

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....29-34.
MAX HUMIDITY........89 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST AROUND 5 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100-300 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 5 MPH.

.TUESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 72.
MIN HUMIDITY........21 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST AROUND 5 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100-1500 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 5 MPH.

.TUESDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....34-39.
MAX HUMIDITY........82 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100-600 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST 5 TO 10 MPH.

.WEDNESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....59-64.
MIN HUMIDITY........31 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......BREEZY. NORTHWEST 15 TO 25 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....VERY GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100-1800 FT AGL UNTIL 1200...THEN 2300-4500 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 15 MPH INCREASING TO AROUND 30
                    MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.THURSDAY...COOLER. PARTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SPRINKLES IN THE
EVENING. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE MID 40S. NORTH WINDS
5 TO 15 MPH.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 20S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER
40S. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS IN THE
UPPER 20S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 30S. NORTH WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 15. HIGHS AROUND 40.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 20S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 40S.

$$

NEZ206-271230-
SANDHILLS/VALENTINE NWR/NEBRASKA NATIONAL FOREST/
SAMUEL R MCKELVIE NATIONAL FOREST-
304 PM CST MON JAN 26 2015

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....27-32.
MAX HUMIDITY........97 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST UP TO 5 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100-300 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 5 MPH.

.TUESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....66-71.
MIN HUMIDITY........20 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100-1400 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 5 MPH.

.TUESDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....33-38.
MAX HUMIDITY........86 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100-500 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST 5 TO 10 MPH.

.WEDNESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....55-60.
MIN HUMIDITY........35 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 10 TO 20 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....VERY GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100-1700 FT AGL UNTIL 1200...THEN 1900-3900 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 15 MPH INCREASING TO NORTHWEST
                    AROUND 35 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.THURSDAY...COLDER. PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S. HIGHS
IN THE LOWER 40S. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 20S. HIGHS IN THE MID
40S. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY...COLDER. MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS IN
THE MID 20S. HIGHS IN THE MID 30S. NORTH WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 15. HIGHS IN THE MID 30S.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 18. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 30S.

$$

NEZ208-271230-
NIOBRARA VALLEY/FORT NIOBRARA NWR-
204 PM MST MON JAN 26 2015

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....29-34.
MAX HUMIDITY........97 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST UP TO 5 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100-500 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 5 MPH.

.TUESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....63-68.
MIN HUMIDITY........26 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100-1500 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 5 MPH.

.TUESDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 37.
MAX HUMIDITY........84 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100-500 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.

.WEDNESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....51-56.
MIN HUMIDITY........45 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 10 TO 20 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100-3000 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 15 MPH INCREASING TO NORTHWEST
                    AROUND 30 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.THURSDAY...COLDER. MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SPRINKLES IN THE
EVENING. LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 40S. NORTHWEST
WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 20S. HIGHS IN THE MID
40S. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY...COLDER. MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS IN
THE MID 20S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 30S. NORTH WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 14. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 30S.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 16. HIGHS IN THE MID 30S.

$$

NEZ219-271230-
LOESS PLAINS-
304 PM CST MON JAN 26 2015

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....27-32.
MAX HUMIDITY........94 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST AROUND 5 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100-300 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 5 MPH.

.TUESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 72.
MIN HUMIDITY........22 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST AROUND 5 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100-1500 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 5 MPH.

.TUESDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....34-39.
MAX HUMIDITY........84 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST AROUND 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                    NORTHWEST AFTER MIDNIGHT.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100-300 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                    NORTHWEST AFTER MIDNIGHT.

.WEDNESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....60-65.
MIN HUMIDITY........30 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 10 TO 20 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....VERY GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100-1700 FT AGL UNTIL 1200...THEN 2100-4400 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 15 MPH INCREASING TO AROUND 30
                    MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.THURSDAY...COOLER. PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS
IN THE MID 40S. NORTH WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 20S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER
40S. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS IN THE
UPPER 20S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 30S. NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 14. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 30S.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 19. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 40S.

$$

NEZ209-271230-
LOUP RIVERS BASIN-
304 PM CST MON JAN 26 2015

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 29.
MAX HUMIDITY........100 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST UP TO 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTHWEST
                    AFTER MIDNIGHT.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100-400 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                    SOUTHWEST AFTER MIDNIGHT.

.TUESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....63-68.
MIN HUMIDITY........26 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100-1500 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH 5 TO 10 MPH.

.TUESDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....33-38.
MAX HUMIDITY........89 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH AROUND 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTHWEST
                    AFTER MIDNIGHT.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100-300 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 5 MPH.

.WEDNESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....55-60.
MIN HUMIDITY........35 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 10 TO 20 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100-1400 FT AGL UNTIL 1200...THEN 1600-3500 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 10 MPH INCREASING TO NORTHWEST
                    AROUND 30 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.THURSDAY...COLDER. PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 30. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 40S. NORTH WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 20S. HIGHS IN THE MID
40S. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY...COLDER. MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS IN
THE MID 20S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 30S. NORTH WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 14. HIGHS IN THE MID 30S.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 17. HIGHS IN THE MID 30S.

$$

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