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
508 AM CST TUE FEB 24 2015

.DISCUSSION...

TEMPERATURES WILL WARM INTO THE 50S TODAY AHEAD OF A FAST MOVING
STORM SYSTEM THAT WILL BRING SOME SNOW TO WESTERN NEBRASKA TONIGHT.
FIRE DANGER IS LOW.

NEZ204-250015-
EASTERN PANHANDLE/CRESCENT LAKE NWR-
408 AM MST TUE FEB 24 2015

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....43-48.
MIN HUMIDITY........43 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 5 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-1400 FT AGL UNTIL 1200...THEN 400-3500 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST 10 TO 15 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY.
                    CHANCE OF SNOW AFTER MIDNIGHT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....26-31.
MAX HUMIDITY........99 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100-900 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST 5 TO 10 MPH.

.WEDNESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....34-39.
MIN HUMIDITY........56 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH 10 TO 20 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....EXCELLENT.
MIXING HEIGHT.......300-3700 FT AGL UNTIL 1200...THEN 3100-6300 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 20 MPH INCREASING TO NORTH
                    AROUND 35 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.THURSDAY...MUCH COLDER. MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW.
LOWS AROUND 5. HIGHS AROUND 15. NORTH WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 2. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 20S.
SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH 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 MID 20S.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 10. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 30S.

$$

NEZ210-250015-
FRENCHMAN BASIN-
508 AM CST TUE FEB 24 2015

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 46.
MIN HUMIDITY........41 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-700 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 24.
MAX HUMIDITY........100 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. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 42.
MIN HUMIDITY........52 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 10 TO 20 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....VERY GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-2300 FT AGL UNTIL 1200...THEN 2300-4900 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 15 MPH INCREASING TO NORTH
                    AROUND 30 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.THURSDAY...MUCH COLDER. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SNOW. LOWS AROUND 11. HIGHS AROUND 20. NORTH WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 5. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 20S.
SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS AROUND 12.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 20S. SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.SUNDAY...CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS AROUND 15. HIGHS IN
THE MID 20S.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 13. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 30S.

$$

NEZ206-250015-
SANDHILLS/VALENTINE NWR/NEBRASKA NATIONAL FOREST/
SAMUEL R MCKELVIE NATIONAL FOREST-
508 AM CST TUE FEB 24 2015

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....44-49.
MIN HUMIDITY........40 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 5 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....FAIR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-1800 FT AGL UNTIL 1200...THEN 1400-4100 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 15 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY.
                    SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW AFTER MIDNIGHT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....26-31.
MAX HUMIDITY........97 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-600 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 10 MPH.

.WEDNESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW IN THE
                    MORNING...THEN SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....33-38.
MIN HUMIDITY........51 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH 10 TO 20 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....EXCELLENT.
MIXING HEIGHT.......300-3500 FT AGL UNTIL 1200...THEN 3600-6400 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 20 MPH INCREASING TO NORTH
                    AROUND 30 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.THURSDAY...MUCH COLDER. MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW.
LOWS AROUND 4. HIGHS AROUND 14. NORTH WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS NEAR ZERO. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 20S.
SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS AROUND 10.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 20S. SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS AROUND 13.
HIGHS IN THE MID 20S.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 11. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 30S.

$$

NEZ208-250015-
NIOBRARA VALLEY/FORT NIOBRARA NWR-
408 AM MST TUE FEB 24 2015

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....42-47.
MIN HUMIDITY........44 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 5 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-3900 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 15 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW LATE IN
                    THE EVENING. CHANCE OF SNOW AFTER MIDNIGHT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....24-29.
MAX HUMIDITY........100 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-2600 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 5 MPH.

.WEDNESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. SNOW LIKELY IN THE MORNING...THEN
                    CHANCE OF SNOW IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....26-31.
MIN HUMIDITY........54 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH 5 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....EXCELLENT.
MIXING HEIGHT.......400-3500 FT AGL UNTIL 1200...THEN 2100-6600 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH AROUND 15 MPH INCREASING TO AROUND 25 MPH
                    IN THE AFTERNOON.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.THURSDAY...COLDER. MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS
AROUND 1 BELOW. HIGHS AROUND 10. NORTH WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.FRIDAY...NOT AS COLD. PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 4 BELOW. HIGHS
IN THE LOWER 20S. SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS AROUND
10. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 20S. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS AROUND 12.
HIGHS IN THE MID 20S.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 8. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 30S.

$$

NEZ219-250015-
LOESS PLAINS-
508 AM CST TUE FEB 24 2015

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 48.
MIN HUMIDITY........41 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100-1600 FT AGL UNTIL 1200...THEN 400-3800 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 10 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 24.
MAX HUMIDITY........100 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST AROUND 5 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100-300 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 5 MPH.

.WEDNESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 42.
MIN HUMIDITY........50 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH INCREASING TO NORTH 15 TO
                    20 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....EXCELLENT.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100-2600 FT AGL UNTIL 1200...THEN 2100-6200 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 10 MPH INCREASING TO NORTH
                    AROUND 30 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.THURSDAY...MUCH COLDER. MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 10. HIGHS
AROUND 19. NORTH WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 3. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 20S.
SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS AROUND 12.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 20S. SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.SUNDAY...CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS AROUND 17. HIGHS IN
THE UPPER 20S.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 12. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 30S.

$$

NEZ209-250015-
LOUP RIVERS BASIN-
508 AM CST TUE FEB 24 2015

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....42-47.
MIN HUMIDITY........42 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 5 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-4200 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 15 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW LATE IN
                    THE EVENING. CHANCE OF SNOW AFTER MIDNIGHT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....23-28.
MAX HUMIDITY........99 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100-2400 FT AGL UNTIL 2400...THEN 100-400 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 5 MPH.

.WEDNESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW IN THE MORNING...THEN
                    SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....32-37.
MIN HUMIDITY........54 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH 5 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....VERY GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-2600 FT AGL UNTIL 1200...THEN 1900-5200 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 15 MPH INCREASING TO NORTH
                    AROUND 25 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.


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

$$







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