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
433 AM CDT Wed Mar 22 2017

.DISCUSSION...
3/4 to 1 and 1/2 inches of rain are expected during the next 7
days.

Humidity Thursday afternoon falls to around 20 percent across the
Southern Nebraska Panhandle and the Frenchman basin. Winds will
be south 10 to 15 mph with a few gusts to around 20 mph.

Otherwise humidity should remain above 30 percent and no
significant wind events are expected to accompany any days without
rainfall.

NEZ204-230045-
Eastern Panhandle/Crescent Lake NWR-
333 AM MDT Wed Mar 22 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy.
Max temperature.....61-66.
Min humidity........32 percent.
20-foot winds.......South 15 to 20 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........3 or very low.
Smoke dispersal.....Fair.
Mixing height.......1500-2700 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....South 25 to 30 mph.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy.
Min temperature.....38-43.
Max humidity........100 percent.
20-foot winds.......South 5 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......500-2500 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....South 20 to 25 mph.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny.
Max temperature.....69-74.
Min humidity........22 percent.
20-foot winds.......South 5 to 10 mph shifting to the west in the
                    afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........6 or high.
Smoke dispersal.....Very good.
Mixing height.......500-1700 ft AGL until 1300, then 1100-11900 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Southwest 10 to 15 mph.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY...Cooler. Mostly cloudy with showers likely. Lows in the
upper 30s. Highs in the lower 50s. North winds 10 to 20 mph.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Chance of showers and snow showers.
Lows in the upper 20s. Highs in the mid 50s. East winds 5 to
10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and snow showers. Lows
in the lower 30s. Highs in the upper 50s. Northwest winds 5 to
10 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 30s. Highs around 60.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy with chance of showers and snow showers.
Lows in the mid 30s. Highs in the mid 50s.

$$

NEZ206-230045-
Sandhills/Valentine NWR/Nebraska National Forest-
433 AM CDT Wed Mar 22 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy.
Max temperature.....52-57.
Min humidity........40 percent.
20-foot winds.......South 10 to 20 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........2 or very low.
Smoke dispersal.....Fair.
Mixing height.......1400-2500 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....South around 25 mph.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of showers after
                    midnight.
Min temperature.....Around 41.
Max humidity........100 percent.
20-foot winds.......South 10 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........3 or very low.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......700-2400 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....South 20 to 25 mph.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny.
Max temperature.....71-76.
Min humidity........26 percent.
20-foot winds.......South 5 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......800-3000 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....South 15 to 20 mph.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY...Cooler. Showers likely and slight chance of
thunderstorms. Lows in the lower 40s. Highs in the mid 50s. North
winds 10 to 20 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy. Showers likely and chance of snow
showers. Lows in the lower 30s. Highs in the lower 50s. Northeast
winds 5 to 15 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy with slight chance of showers. Lows in
the mid 30s. Highs in the upper 50s. Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 30s. Highs around 60.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy with chance of showers and snow showers.
Lows in the mid 30s. Highs in the mid 50s.

$$

NEZ208-230045-
Niobrara Valley/Fort Niobrara NWR/Samuel R McKelvie National
Forest-
433 AM CDT Wed Mar 22 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers or sleet early
                    in the morning.
Max temperature.....51-56.
Min humidity........41 percent.
20-foot winds.......South 15 to 20 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........3 or very low.
Smoke dispersal.....Good.
Mixing height.......1400-2400 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....South 25 to 30 mph.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of showers after
                    midnight.
Min temperature.....Around 40.
Max humidity........100 percent.
20-foot winds.......South 10 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........3 or very low.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......700-2100 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....South 20 to 25 mph.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny.
Max temperature.....67-72.
Min humidity........32 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southwest 5 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......800-2900 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....South 15 to 20 mph.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY...Cloudy with showers likely and slight chance of
thunderstorms. Lows in the lower 40s. Highs in the lower 50s.
North winds 5 to 15 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and slight chance of
snow showers. Lows in the lower 30s. Highs in the lower 50s.
Northeast winds 5 to 15 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy with slight chance of showers. Lows in
the mid 30s. Highs in the mid 50s. North winds 5 to 10 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy. Lows in the mid 30s. Highs in the upper
50s.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy with chance of showers and snow showers.
Lows in the mid 30s. Highs in the mid 50s.

$$

NEZ209-230045-
Loup Rivers Basin-
433 AM CDT Wed Mar 22 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of showers or
                    sleet early in the morning.
Max temperature.....48-53.
Min humidity........38 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southeast 10 to 20 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Smoke dispersal.....Fair.
Mixing height.......1400-2500 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Southeast 20 to 25 mph.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of showers after
                    midnight.
Min temperature.....Around 42.
Max humidity........99 percent.
20-foot winds.......South 10 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........2 or very low.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......1100-2300 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....South around 25 mph.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of showers through
                    the day. Slight chance of thunderstorms late in
                    the afternoon.
Max temperature.....68-73.
Min humidity........34 percent.
20-foot winds.......South 10 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1 increasing to 2 in the afternoon.
Haines Index........2 or very low.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......900-1700 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....South around 20 mph.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY...Showers and chance of thunderstorms. Lows in the mid
40s. Highs in the mid 50s. North winds 10 to 20 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy with showers likely and chance of snow
showers. Lows in the mid 30s. Highs around 50. North winds 5 to
15 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy. Lows in the mid 30s. Highs in the mid
50s. North winds 5 to 10 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy. Lows in the mid 30s. Highs in the upper
50s.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy with chance of showers and snow showers.
Lows in the mid 30s. Highs in the mid 50s.

$$

NEZ210-230045-
Frenchman Basin-
333 AM MDT Wed Mar 22 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny.
Max temperature.....56-61.
Min humidity........38 percent.
20-foot winds.......South 10 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........2 or very low.
Smoke dispersal.....Fair.
Mixing height.......1500-2800 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....South around 25 mph.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy.
Min temperature.....39-44.
Max humidity........99 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southeast 5 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........3 or very low.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......700-2600 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....South around 20 mph.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny.
Max temperature.....76-81.
Min humidity........19 percent.
20-foot winds.......South 5 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Excellent.
Mixing height.......600-1600 ft AGL until 1300, then 1300-10600 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....South 15 to 20 mph.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY...Cooler. Showers and slight chance of thunderstorms.
Lows in the lower 40s. Highs in the mid 50s. North winds 10 to
20 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy. Showers likely and slight chance of
snow showers. Lows in the lower 30s. Highs in the mid 50s. North
winds 5 to 15 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and snow
showers. Lows in the lower 30s. Highs in the upper 50s. North
winds 5 to 10 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 30s. Highs in the lower
60s.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy with chance of showers and snow showers.
Lows in the mid 30s. Highs in the upper 50s.

$$

NEZ219-230045-
Loess Plains-
433 AM CDT Wed Mar 22 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy.
Max temperature.....Around 54.
Min humidity........39 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southeast 10 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........2 or very low.
Smoke dispersal.....Fair.
Mixing height.......1600-2500 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Southeast around 20 mph.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of showers after
                    midnight.
Min temperature.....Around 43.
Max humidity........99 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southeast 5 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........2 or very low.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......1100-2300 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....South around 20 mph.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny. Slight chance of showers in the
                    afternoon. Slight chance of thunderstorms late
                    in the afternoon.
Max temperature.....76-81.
Min humidity........25 percent.
20-foot winds.......South 5 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1 increasing to 2 in the afternoon.
Haines Index........2 or very low.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......1000-2600 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....South around 15 mph.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY...Cooler. Showers and chance of thunderstorms. Lows in
the mid 40s. Highs in the mid 50s. North winds 10 to 20 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy. Showers likely and chance of snow
showers. Lows in the mid 30s. Highs in the mid 50s. North winds
5 to 15 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy. Lows in the mid 30s. Highs in the upper
50s. North winds 5 to 10 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 30s. Highs in the lower
60s.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy with chance of showers and snow showers.
Lows in the mid 30s. Highs in the upper 50s.

$$



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