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
433 AM CDT THU AUG 27 2015

.DISCUSSION...

A COLD FRONT WILL TRACK ACROSS WESTERN AND NORTH CENTRAL NEBRASKA
TODAY INTO THE EARLY EVENING HOURS. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS ARE
EXPECTED TO DEVELOP ALONG THE FRONT WITH THE BEST CHANCES FOR RAIN
BEING ACROSS NORTH CENTRAL AND PORTIONS OF CENTRAL NEBRASKA.
ACROSS SOUTHWESTERN NEBRASKA...HIGHS THIS AFTERNOON WILL REACH
AROUND 90 DEGREES WITH LOWEST RELATIVE HUMIDITIES OF 25 TO 30
PERCENT. TEMPERATURES WILL BE COOLER ON FRIDAY WITH HIGHS IN THE
MID 80S. TEMPERATURES WILL REBOUND BACK INTO THE 90S TOWARD THE
END OF THE WEEKEND.


NEZ204-281130-
EASTERN PANHANDLE/CRESCENT LAKE NWR-
333 AM MDT THU AUG 27 2015

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN CHANCE OF
                    SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....79-84.
MIN HUMIDITY........40 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE NORTHWEST
                    10 TO 15 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
LAL.................3 INCREASING TO 4 IN THE AFTERNOON.
HAINES INDEX........6 OR HIGH.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....VERY GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......500-5800 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 3300-11100 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 10 MPH INCREASING TO NORTHWEST
                    AROUND 20 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY.
                    SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN
                    THE EVENING.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....54-59.
MAX HUMIDITY........100 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 5 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................3 DECREASING TO 1 AFTER MIDNIGHT.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1400-5300 FT AGL UNTIL 0100...THEN 400-1900 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST 15 TO 20 MPH.

.FRIDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....84-89.
MIN HUMIDITY........27 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....VERY GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......500-5700 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 5900-8600 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH 10 TO 15 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 80S. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER
90S. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS
IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS AROUND 90. SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S.

$$

NEZ206-281130-
SANDHILLS/VALENTINE NWR/NEBRASKA NATIONAL FOREST-
433 AM CDT THU AUG 27 2015

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS LATE IN THE MORNING. CHANCE OF
                    SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....83-88.
MIN HUMIDITY........41 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST 5 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................2 INCREASING TO 4 IN THE AFTERNOON.
HAINES INDEX........6 OR HIGH.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....EXCELLENT.
MIXING HEIGHT.......400-5800 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 4300-13200 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 15 MPH INCREASING TO SOUTHWEST
                    AROUND 25 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN SLIGHT
                    CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER
                    MIDNIGHT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....58-63.
MAX HUMIDITY........100 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................4 DECREASING TO 2 AFTER MIDNIGHT.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......500-6100 FT AGL UNTIL 0100...THEN 1400-2400 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 20 MPH.

.FRIDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....81-86.
MIN HUMIDITY........36 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH 5 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....VERY GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1300-4500 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 4600-7800 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH AROUND 25 MPH DECREASING TO AROUND 15 MPH
                    IN THE AFTERNOON.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 80S. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER
90S. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS
IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO
15 MPH.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 80S.

$$

NEZ208-281130-
NIOBRARA VALLEY/FORT NIOBRARA NWR/SAMUEL R MCKELVIE NATIONAL
FOREST-
433 AM CDT THU AUG 27 2015

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN CHANCE OF
                    SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....81-86.
MIN HUMIDITY........45 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 5 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................3 INCREASING TO 4 IN THE AFTERNOON.
HAINES INDEX........6 OR HIGH.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....EXCELLENT.
MIXING HEIGHT.......500-5400 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 3300-13700 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH 15 TO 20 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY
                    EARLY IN THE EVENING...THEN CHANCE OF SHOWERS
                    AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE LATE EVENING AND
                    OVERNIGHT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....58-63.
MAX HUMIDITY........100 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................5 DECREASING TO 4 AFTER MIDNIGHT.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......800-4000 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST 20 TO 25 MPH.

.FRIDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY. ISOLATED SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....80-85.
MIN HUMIDITY........39 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH 5 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1800-3900 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 3300-6000 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH 15 TO 20 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 80S. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER
90S. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS AROUND 90.
SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS AROUND 90.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS AROUND 90.

$$

NEZ209-281130-
LOUP RIVERS BASIN-
433 AM CDT THU AUG 27 2015

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS EARLY IN THE MORNING. CHANCE OF
                    SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....85-90.
MIN HUMIDITY........42 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 5 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................2 INCREASING TO 4 IN THE AFTERNOON.
HAINES INDEX........6 OR HIGH.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....EXCELLENT.
MIXING HEIGHT.......600-5200 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 3000-12400 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 15 MPH INCREASING TO AROUND 25 MPH
                    IN THE AFTERNOON.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY
                    EARLY IN THE EVENING...THEN CHANCE OF SHOWERS
                    AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE LATE EVENING AND
                    OVERNIGHT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 63.
MAX HUMIDITY........100 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 5 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................5 DECREASING TO 4 AFTER MIDNIGHT.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......500-2500 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST 15 TO 20 MPH.

.FRIDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY. ISOLATED SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....78-83.
MIN HUMIDITY........47 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH 10 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1700-5000 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 3900-6200 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH 15 TO 20 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS IN THE MID
80S. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS AROUND 60. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S.
SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER
80S. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 80S.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 80S.

$$

NEZ210-281130-
FRENCHMAN BASIN-
333 AM MDT THU AUG 27 2015

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON. CHANCE OF
                    SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LATE IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....88-93.
MIN HUMIDITY........31 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST 5 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1 INCREASING TO 3 IN THE AFTERNOON.
HAINES INDEX........6 OR HIGH.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....EXCELLENT.
MIXING HEIGHT.......400-6300 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 7100-12400 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST 15 TO 20 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY.
                    SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN
                    THE EVENING.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 60.
MAX HUMIDITY........99 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 5 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................3 DECREASING TO 1 AFTER MIDNIGHT.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1800-8200 FT AGL UNTIL 0100...THEN 500-1900 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST 15 TO 20 MPH.

.FRIDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 86.
MIN HUMIDITY........30 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....EXCELLENT.
MIXING HEIGHT.......600-7000 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 6400-9200 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH AROUND 20 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 80S. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS AROUND 60. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 90S.
SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS
IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 90S. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS AROUND 90.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S.

$$

NEZ219-281130-
LOESS PLAINS-
433 AM CDT THU AUG 27 2015

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON. CHANCE OF
                    SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LATE IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....87-92.
MIN HUMIDITY........36 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 5 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1 INCREASING TO 4 IN THE AFTERNOON.
HAINES INDEX........6 OR HIGH.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....EXCELLENT.
MIXING HEIGHT.......400-5400 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 6600-11600 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 15 MPH INCREASING TO SOUTHWEST
                    AROUND 30 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 62.
MAX HUMIDITY........100 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................4 DECREASING TO 1 AFTER MIDNIGHT.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......400-6900 FT AGL UNTIL 0100...THEN 400-1700 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.

.FRIDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 85.
MIN HUMIDITY........39 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH 10 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....EXCELLENT.
MIXING HEIGHT.......900-5000 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 5400-8100 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH AROUND 20 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 80S. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS AROUND 60. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S.
SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS AROUND 90.
SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 80S.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 80S.

$$

CLB



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