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
320 PM CDT Thu Apr 27 2017

.DISCUSSION...

Fire weather concerns are low through the weekend across western
Nebraska. Multiple chances of precipitation exist, with widespread
rainfall likely tonight into Friday for the whole area and
another round late Sunday across central Nebraska. Northerly winds
will gust above 25 mph Saturday and Sunday, but humidity values
will remain above 40 percent.

NEZ204-281215-
Eastern Panhandle/Crescent Lake NWR-
220 PM MDT Thu Apr 27 2017

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Chance of rain showers and slight
                    chance of thunderstorms early in the evening,
                    then rain showers in the late evening and
                    overnight. Snow showers after midnight.
Min temperature.....31-36.
Max humidity........100 percent.
20-foot winds.......East 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................2 decreasing to 1 after midnight.
Haines Index........3 or very low.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......2300-5700 ft AGL until 0100, then 1600-3000 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....East 20 to 25 mph.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Snow showers in the morning. Showers
                    likely through the day. Snow showers likely in
                    the afternoon.
Max temperature.....37-42.
Min humidity........64 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northeast 10 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........3 or very low.
Smoke dispersal.....Good.
Mixing height.......1300-3000 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Northeast 25 to 30 mph.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers early in the
                    evening. Chance of snow showers in the evening,
                    then slight chance of snow showers after
                    midnight.
Min temperature.....27-32.
Max humidity........96 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northeast 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........3 or very low.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......1600-2700 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Northeast 20 to 25 mph.

.SATURDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of snow showers
                    early in the morning. Slight chance of showers
                    in the late morning and afternoon.
Max temperature.....43-48.
Min humidity........44 percent.
20-foot winds.......North 5 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Smoke dispersal.....Good.
Mixing height.......1400-5000 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....North 15 to 20 mph.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and snow
showers. Lows in the upper 20s. Highs around 50. North winds 5 to
15 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Chance of showers. Lows in the lower
30s. Highs in the upper 50s. Northwest winds 10 to 20 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers. Lows in the mid 30s.
Highs in the mid 50s. Northwest winds 10 to 20 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of showers. Lows in the
mid 30s. Highs in the upper 50s.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 30s. Highs in the mid
60s.

$$

NEZ206-281215-
Sandhills/Valentine NWR/Nebraska National Forest-
320 PM CDT Thu Apr 27 2017

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Showers likely in the evening, then
                    rain showers and snow showers after midnight.
Min temperature.....Around 34.
Max humidity........100 percent.
20-foot winds.......East 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........3 or very low.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......2200-6100 ft AGL until 0100, then 1400-3000 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....East 20 to 25 mph.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Snow showers and rain showers early in
                    the morning, then showers and snow showers
                    likely in the late morning and early afternoon.
                    Chance of showers late in the afternoon.
Max temperature.....39-44.
Min humidity........61 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northeast 10 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........3 or very low.
Smoke dispersal.....Fair.
Mixing height.......1200-2200 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Northeast around 25 mph.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers in the
                    evening. Chance of snow showers late in the
                    evening, then slight chance of snow showers
                    after midnight.
Min temperature.....27-32.
Max humidity........93 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northeast 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........3 or very low.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......1000-2300 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Northeast around 20 mph.

.SATURDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of snow showers
                    early in the morning. Slight chance of showers
                    in the afternoon.
Max temperature.....44-49.
Min humidity........46 percent.
20-foot winds.......North 5 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Smoke dispersal.....Very good.
Mixing height.......900-4000 ft AGL until 1300, then 3700-5300 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....North around 20 mph.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy with chance of showers and snow showers.
Lows in the lower 30s. Highs in the upper 40s. North winds 10 to
20 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Chance of showers. Lows in the lower
30s. Highs in the upper 50s. Northwest winds 10 to 20 mph.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers. Lows in the
upper 30s. Highs in the upper 50s. Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of showers. Lows in the
upper 30s. Highs around 60.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 30s. Highs in the
mid 60s.

$$

NEZ208-281215-
Niobrara Valley/Fort Niobrara NWR/Samuel R McKelvie National
Forest-
320 PM CDT Thu Apr 27 2017

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers through the
                    night. Chance of snow showers after midnight.
Min temperature.....Around 32.
Max humidity........94 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northeast 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........3 or very low.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......1700-4700 ft AGL until 0100, then 1000-2400 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....East 15 to 20 mph.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Chance of snow showers in the morning.
                    Chance of showers in the late morning and
                    afternoon.
Max temperature.....43-48.
Min humidity........50 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northeast 10 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........3 or very low.
Smoke dispersal.....Good.
Mixing height.......1000-2000 ft AGL until 1300, then 1400-4000 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Northeast around 25 mph.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of showers in the
                    evening. Slight chance of snow showers late in
                    the evening.
Min temperature.....28-33.
Max humidity........89 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northeast 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........3 or very low.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......800-4300 ft AGL until 0100, then 500-1000 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Northeast 10 to 15 mph.

.SATURDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy.
Max temperature.....48-53.
Min humidity........36 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northeast 5 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Smoke dispersal.....Very good.
Mixing height.......500-5200 ft AGL until 1300, then 4200-6300 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Northeast 15 to 20 mph.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy with chance of showers and slight chance
of snow showers. Lows in the lower 30s. Highs around 50. North
winds 5 to 15 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and snow showers. Lows
in the mid 30s. Highs in the upper 50s. Northwest winds 10 to
20 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of showers. Lows in the
upper 30s. Highs in the upper 50s. Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of showers. Lows in the
upper 30s. Highs around 60.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 30s. Highs in the
mid 60s.

$$

NEZ209-281215-
Loup Rivers Basin-
320 PM CDT Thu Apr 27 2017

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Showers likely in the evening,
                    then rain showers and chance of snow showers
                    after midnight.
Min temperature.....33-38.
Max humidity........99 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northeast 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........3 or very low.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......1600-5700 ft AGL until 0100, then 1300-2500 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....East 15 to 20 mph.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Snow showers and rain showers in the
                    morning, then chance of showers and snow
                    showers likely in the afternoon.
Max temperature.....40-45.
Min humidity........61 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northeast 10 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........3 or very low.
Smoke dispersal.....Fair.
Mixing height.......1000-2300 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Northeast around 25 mph.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of showers in the
                    evening. Chance of snow showers late in the
                    evening. Slight chance of snow showers early in
                    the morning.
Min temperature.....30-35.
Max humidity........92 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northeast 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........3 or very low.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......800-2100 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Northeast 15 to 20 mph.

.SATURDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of snow showers
                    early in the morning. Slight chance of showers
                    late in the morning, then chance of showers in
                    the afternoon.
Max temperature.....45-50.
Min humidity........48 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northeast 10 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Smoke dispersal.....Very good.
Mixing height.......900-4400 ft AGL until 1300, then 4500-5500 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Northeast 20 to 25 mph.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY...Cloudy with showers likely and chance of snow showers.
Lows in the mid 30s. Highs in the mid 40s. North winds 10 to
20 mph.
.MONDAY...Warmer. Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and snow
showers. Lows in the lower 30s. Highs in the mid 50s. Northwest
winds 10 to 15 mph.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers. Lows in the
upper 30s. Highs around 60. Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of showers. Lows in the
upper 30s. Highs in the lower 60s.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 30s. Highs in the
mid 60s.

$$

NEZ210-281215-
Frenchman Basin-
220 PM MDT Thu Apr 27 2017

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Rain showers likely and slight chance
                    of thunderstorms early in the evening, then
                    rain showers in the late evening and early
                    morning. Rain showers and snow showers likely
                    late in the night.
Min temperature.....Around 37.
Max humidity........100 percent.
20-foot winds.......East 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................2 decreasing to 1 after midnight.
Haines Index........2 or very low.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......2100-5800 ft AGL until 0100, then 1800-2900 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Southeast 20 to 25 mph.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Showers and snow showers likely
                    early in the morning, then chance of showers in
                    the late morning and afternoon.
Max temperature.....42-47.
Min humidity........64 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northeast 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........2 or very low.
Smoke dispersal.....Fair.
Mixing height.......1800-4100 ft AGL until 1300, then 2400-7400 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Southwest around 10 mph shifting to the
                    southeast in the afternoon.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Chance of showers in the evening.
                    Chance of snow showers through the night.
Min temperature.....Around 32.
Max humidity........99 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northeast 10 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........3 or very low.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......1700-2700 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Northeast 20 to 25 mph.

.SATURDAY...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Chance of snow showers in the morning.
                    Chance of showers in the late morning and
                    afternoon.
Max temperature.....Around 43.
Min humidity........57 percent.
20-foot winds.......North 10 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Smoke dispersal.....Very good.
Mixing height.......2300-5300 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....North around 25 mph.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy with chance of showers and snow showers.
Lows around 30. Highs in the upper 40s. North winds 10 to 20 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 30s. Highs in the
upper 50s. Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers. Lows in the upper
30s. Highs in the lower 60s. Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of showers. Lows in the
upper 30s. Highs in the lower 60s.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 30s. Highs in the
mid 60s.

$$

NEZ219-281215-
Loess Plains-
320 PM CDT Thu Apr 27 2017

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Rain showers likely early in the
                    evening, then rain showers in the late evening
                    and overnight.
Min temperature.....36-41.
Max humidity........100 percent.
20-foot winds.......East 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........2 or very low.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......2100-5800 ft AGL until 0100, then 1800-2900 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Southeast around 25 mph.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Rain showers early in the morning, then
                    rain showers and snow showers likely late in
                    the morning. Chance of showers in the
                    afternoon.
Max temperature.....44-49.
Min humidity........63 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northeast 5 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........2 or very low.
Smoke dispersal.....Fair.
Mixing height.......1700-5100 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....East around 15 mph.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Chance of showers through the night.
                    Chance of snow showers in the late evening and
                    overnight.
Min temperature.....Around 33.
Max humidity........93 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northeast 10 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........3 or very low.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......1600-2300 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Northeast around 25 mph.

.SATURDAY...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Chance of snow showers in the morning.
                    Chance of showers through the day.
Max temperature.....Around 44.
Min humidity........59 percent.
20-foot winds.......North 10 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Smoke dispersal.....Very good.
Mixing height.......1800-3800 ft AGL until 1300, then 3800-5000 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Northeast around 25 mph.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy with chance of showers and snow showers.
Lows in the lower 30s. Highs in the mid 40s. North winds 10 to
20 mph.
.MONDAY...Warmer. Partly cloudy. Chance of showers. Lows in the
lower 30s. Highs in the upper 50s. Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers. Lows in the
upper 30s. Highs in the lower 60s. Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of showers. Lows in the
upper 30s. Highs in the lower 60s.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 30s. Highs in the
mid 60s.

$$

DS



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