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
356 PM CST TUE FEB 24 2015

.DISCUSSION...

BEYOND TODAY TEMPERATURES WILL COOL TO BELOW NORMAL WITH A CHANCE
FOR PRECIPITATION TONIGHT AND TOMORROW...THEN AGAIN THIS WEEKEND.
AT THIS TIME NO SIGNIFICANT PRECIPITATION IS IN THE FORECAST. WITH
THE COOLER TEMPERATURES THERE IS MINIMAL CONCERNS FOR FIRE WEATHER
CONDITIONS.

NEZ204-251215-
EASTERN PANHANDLE/CRESCENT LAKE NWR-
256 PM MST TUE FEB 24 2015

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY.
                    SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW AFTER MIDNIGHT. CHANCE OF
                    SNOW LATE IN THE NIGHT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....27-32.
MAX HUMIDITY........91 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100-1000 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 10 MPH.

.WEDNESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SNOW LIKELY IN THE MORNING.
                    CHANCE OF RAIN THROUGH THE DAY. CHANCE OF SNOW
                    IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....34-39.
MIN HUMIDITY........64 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH 10 TO 20 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....VERY GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......500-3600 FT AGL UNTIL 1200...THEN 3400-5400 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH 25 TO 30 MPH.

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW THROUGH
                    THE NIGHT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....1-6.
MAX HUMIDITY........100 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH 10 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....FAIR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......2500-3800 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH AROUND 20 MPH.

.THURSDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....12-17.
MIN HUMIDITY........44 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......2900-5900 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH 10 TO 15 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 2 BELOW. HIGHS IN THE LOWER
20S. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS AROUND
10. HIGHS IN THE MID 20S. SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS AROUND 12.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 20S. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 13. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 30S.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 17. HIGHS IN THE MID 30S.

$$

NEZ210-251215-
FRENCHMAN BASIN-
356 PM CST TUE FEB 24 2015

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....22-27.
MAX HUMIDITY........93 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100-300 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST 5 TO 10 MPH.

.WEDNESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN OR SNOW LATE IN
                    THE MORNING. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN OR SNOW IN
                    THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 41.
MIN HUMIDITY........58 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....EXCELLENT.
MIXING HEIGHT.......300-3000 FT AGL UNTIL 1200...THEN 3400-5800 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 20 MPH INCREASING TO NORTH
                    AROUND 30 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....6-11.
MAX HUMIDITY........86 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH 10 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....FAIR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......2300-3700 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH 20 TO 25 MPH.

.THURSDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 20.
MIN HUMIDITY........40 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......3600-5900 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH AROUND 15 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 2. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 20S.
SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS AROUND 11.
HIGHS IN THE MID 20S. SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.SUNDAY...CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS AROUND 14. HIGHS IN
THE UPPER 20S. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS AROUND 14.
HIGHS IN THE MID 30S.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 15. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 30S.

$$

NEZ206-251215-
SANDHILLS/VALENTINE NWR/NEBRASKA NATIONAL FOREST/
SAMUEL R MCKELVIE NATIONAL FOREST-
356 PM CST TUE FEB 24 2015

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY.
                    SLIGHT CHANCE OF FREEZING RAIN OR SNOW LATE IN
                    THE NIGHT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....26-31.
MAX HUMIDITY........92 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100-700 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST 5 TO 10 MPH.

.WEDNESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SNOW OR RAIN LIKELY IN THE
                    MORNING...THEN SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN OR SNOW IN
                    THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....35-40.
MIN HUMIDITY........55 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH 10 TO 20 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....EXCELLENT.
MIXING HEIGHT.......400-3700 FT AGL UNTIL 1200...THEN 3400-6200 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 25 MPH INCREASING TO NORTH
                    AROUND 35 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW IN THE
                    EVENING.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....ZERO TO 5 ABOVE ZERO.
MAX HUMIDITY........94 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH 10 TO 20 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....FAIR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......2600-3600 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH 20 TO 25 MPH.

.THURSDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....12-17.
MIN HUMIDITY........41 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......2800-5700 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH 15 TO 20 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 4 BELOW. HIGHS IN THE LOWER
20S. SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS AROUND 10. HIGHS
IN THE MID 20S. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS AROUND 12.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 20S. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 13. HIGHS IN THE MID 30S.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 17. HIGHS IN THE MID 30S.

$$

NEZ208-251215-
NIOBRARA VALLEY/FORT NIOBRARA NWR-
256 PM MST TUE FEB 24 2015

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF FREEZING RAIN
                    OR SNOW AFTER MIDNIGHT. CHANCE OF SNOW OR
                    FREEZING RAIN LATE IN THE NIGHT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....27-32.
MAX HUMIDITY........93 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100-2000 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.

.WEDNESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. SNOW LIKELY IN THE MORNING...THEN
                    SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON.
                    CHANCE OF SNOW LATE IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....29-34.
MIN HUMIDITY........72 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH 10 TO 20 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......900-4300 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH 20 TO 25 MPH.

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....1 BELOW-6 BELOW ZERO.
MAX HUMIDITY........99 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH 10 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....FAIR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......2500-3400 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH AROUND 20 MPH.

.THURSDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 9 ABOVE.
MIN HUMIDITY........48 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....FAIR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......2400-4600 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH AROUND 15 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY...NOT AS COLD. PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 6 BELOW. HIGHS
IN THE LOWER 20S. SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS AROUND 10.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 20S. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS AROUND 11.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 20S. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 12. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 30S.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 17. HIGHS IN THE MID 30S.

$$

NEZ219-251215-
LOESS PLAINS-
356 PM CST TUE FEB 24 2015

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 25.
MAX HUMIDITY........96 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100-300 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 5 MPH.

.WEDNESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW LATE IN THE
                    MORNING. CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE LATE MORNING AND
                    EARLY AFTERNOON...THEN SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN OR
                    SNOW LATE IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 42.
MIN HUMIDITY........57 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....EXCELLENT.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-3200 FT AGL UNTIL 1200...THEN 3400-6200 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 15 MPH INCREASING TO NORTH
                    AROUND 30 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....5-10.
MAX HUMIDITY........84 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH 10 TO 20 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....FAIR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......2500-3700 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH 20 TO 25 MPH.

.THURSDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 19.
MIN HUMIDITY........38 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......3300-5600 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH 15 TO 20 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS NEAR ZERO. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 20S.
SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS AROUND 11.
HIGHS IN THE MID 20S. SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.SUNDAY...CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS AROUND 15. HIGHS
AROUND 30. NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS AROUND 13.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 30S.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 15. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 30S.

$$

NEZ209-251215-
LOUP RIVERS BASIN-
356 PM CST TUE FEB 24 2015

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF FREEZING RAIN
                    AFTER MIDNIGHT. CHANCE OF FREEZING RAIN OR
                    SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW LATE IN THE NIGHT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....25-30.
MAX HUMIDITY........93 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100-1700 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.

.WEDNESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SNOW OR RAIN IN THE
                    MORNING...THEN CHANCE OF SNOW OR RAIN IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....33-38.
MIN HUMIDITY........65 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH 10 TO 20 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....VERY GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......300-3000 FT AGL UNTIL 1200...THEN 2300-5200 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 20 MPH INCREASING TO NORTH
                    AROUND 30 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....ZERO TO 5 ABOVE ZERO.
MAX HUMIDITY........88 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH 10 TO 20 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....FAIR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......2500-3300 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH AROUND 25 MPH.

.THURSDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....10-15.
MIN HUMIDITY........41 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH 10 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......2400-5100 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH 15 TO 20 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 5 BELOW. HIGHS IN THE LOWER
20S. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS AROUND 9. HIGHS
IN THE MID 20S. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS AROUND 14.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 20S. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 12. HIGHS IN THE MID 30S.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 16. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 30S.

$$








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