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
320 PM CDT TUE SEP 16 2014

.DISCUSSION...

AS HUMIDITY INCREASES THIS WEEK...MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY VALUES
WILL BE KEPT FROM FALLING TOO LOW AS TEMPERATURES CLIMB INTO THE
80S. GUSTY SOUTH WINDS WILL DEVELOP ALONG AND EAST OF HIGHWAY 83
ON FRIDAY...BUT HUMIDITY LEVELS WILL REMAIN FAIRLY HIGH.


NEZ204-171215-
EASTERN PANHANDLE/CRESCENT LAKE NWR-
220 PM MDT TUE SEP 16 2014

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....49-54.
MAX HUMIDITY........99 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST UP TO 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTHWEST
                    AFTER MIDNIGHT.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100-4600 FT AGL UNTIL 0100...THEN 100-200 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST AROUND 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                    SOUTHWEST AFTER MIDNIGHT.

.WEDNESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....82-87.
MIN HUMIDITY........32 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST UP TO 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE EAST IN
                    THE AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....VERY GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100-4900 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 3400-12300 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE NORTH IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY.
                    SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN
                    THE EVENING.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....55-60.
MAX HUMIDITY........93 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......EAST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................2 DECREASING TO 1 AFTER MIDNIGHT.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-6800 FT AGL UNTIL 0100...THEN 400-700 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST 10 TO 15 MPH.

.THURSDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY THEN BECOMING SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....86-91.
MIN HUMIDITY........34 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 5 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......600-1400 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 1200-6800 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH 10 TO 15 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 60. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S.
WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. NORTH WINDS 5 TO
15 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE MID
70S. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS AROUND 50. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS AROUND 50. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S.

$$

NEZ210-171215-
FRENCHMAN BASIN-
320 PM CDT TUE SEP 16 2014

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY. PATCHY FOG LATE IN THE NIGHT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....52-57.
MAX HUMIDITY........100 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST UP TO 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTH
                    AFTER MIDNIGHT.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-4400 FT AGL UNTIL 0100...THEN 100-200 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST AROUND 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTHWEST
                    AFTER MIDNIGHT.

.WEDNESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY. PATCHY FOG EARLY IN THE MORNING.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....85-90.
MIN HUMIDITY........36 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST UP TO 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE EAST IN
                    THE AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100-4900 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 3400-13100 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST 5 TO 10 MPH.

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY.
                    SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....56-61.
MAX HUMIDITY........95 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......EAST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................3 DECREASING TO 2 AFTER MIDNIGHT.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-8200 FT AGL UNTIL 0100...THEN 200-500 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST 5 TO 10 MPH.

.THURSDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 88.
MIN HUMIDITY........35 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST UP TO 5 MPH INCREASING TO 5 TO 15 MPH
                    IN THE AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....VERY GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......500-1600 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 1600-10100 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST 10 TO 15 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS AROUND 60. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S.
SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS AROUND 60. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. NORTH WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER
70S. EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 70S.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S.

$$

NEZ206-171215-
SANDHILLS/VALENTINE NWR/NEBRASKA NATIONAL FOREST/
SAMUEL R MCKELVIE NATIONAL FOREST-
320 PM CDT TUE SEP 16 2014

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY. PATCHY FOG LATE IN THE NIGHT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....51-56.
MAX HUMIDITY........100 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST UP TO 5 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-3800 FT AGL UNTIL 0100...THEN 100-200 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 5 MPH.

.WEDNESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY. PATCHY FOG EARLY IN THE MORNING.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....80-85.
MIN HUMIDITY........41 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....FAIR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100-3600 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 3700-10500 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                    SOUTHEAST IN THE AFTERNOON.

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 58.
MAX HUMIDITY........97 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......EAST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................3.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......500-6800 FT AGL UNTIL 0100...THEN 400-700 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST AROUND 15 MPH.

.THURSDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....80-85.
MIN HUMIDITY........47 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST 5 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................2 DECREASING TO 1 IN THE AFTERNOON.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......600-1600 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 1700-3900 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST 15 TO 20 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE MID
80S. SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH.
.SATURDAY...NOT AS WARM. PARTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. NORTH
WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE MID
70S. NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE MID
70S.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS AROUND 50. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S.

$$

NEZ208-171215-
NIOBRARA VALLEY/FORT NIOBRARA NWR-
220 PM MDT TUE SEP 16 2014

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....50-55.
MAX HUMIDITY........99 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH UP TO 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTHWEST
                    AFTER MIDNIGHT.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100-3600 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 5 MPH.

.WEDNESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....77-82.
MIN HUMIDITY........43 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......EAST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....FAIR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100-2500 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 2900-5400 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST 5 TO 10 MPH.

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY.
                    SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
                    AFTER MIDNIGHT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....56-61.
MAX HUMIDITY........96 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......EAST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1 INCREASING TO 2 AFTER MIDNIGHT.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-3700 FT AGL UNTIL 0100...THEN 200-600 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST 5 TO 10 MPH.

.THURSDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....77-82.
MIN HUMIDITY........47 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST 5 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................3 DECREASING TO 1 IN THE AFTERNOON.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....FAIR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......400-3200 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST 15 TO 20 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE MID
80S. SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS AROUND 60. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO
15 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE MID
70S. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE MID
70S.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE MID
70S.

$$

NEZ219-171215-
LOESS PLAINS-
320 PM CDT TUE SEP 16 2014

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY. AREAS OF FOG LATE IN THE NIGHT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....51-56.
MAX HUMIDITY........100 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST UP TO 5 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-4500 FT AGL UNTIL 0100...THEN 100 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST AROUND 5 MPH.

.WEDNESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY. AREAS OF FOG EARLY IN THE
                    MORNING.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....83-88.
MIN HUMIDITY........50 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST UP TO 5 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....FAIR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100-2300 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 2600-9300 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 0 MPH INCREASING TO SOUTH
                    AROUND 10 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 60.
MAX HUMIDITY........98 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......EAST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................3.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-4200 FT AGL UNTIL 0100...THEN 200-500 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST AROUND 10 MPH.

.THURSDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 85.
MIN HUMIDITY........48 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST 5 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....VERY GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......400-1600 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 1900-8300 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST AROUND 10 MPH INCREASING TO AROUND 20
                    MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER
80S. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. NORTH WINDS 5 TO
15 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER
70S. NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE MID
70S.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE MID
70S.

$$

NEZ209-171215-
LOUP RIVERS BASIN-
320 PM CDT TUE SEP 16 2014

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY. PATCHY FOG LATE IN THE NIGHT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....51-56.
MAX HUMIDITY........100 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100-2700 FT AGL UNTIL 0100...THEN 100-200 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.

.WEDNESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY. PATCHY FOG EARLY IN THE MORNING.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....78-83.
MIN HUMIDITY........52 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......EAST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....FAIR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100-2900 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 3000-6500 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST 5 TO 10 MPH.

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....56-61.
MAX HUMIDITY........98 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......EAST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................3.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......300-4400 FT AGL UNTIL 0100...THEN 300-700 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST AROUND 10 MPH.

.THURSDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....76-81.
MIN HUMIDITY........56 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST 5 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................3 DECREASING TO 1 IN THE AFTERNOON.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....FAIR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......600-3200 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST 15 TO 20 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE MID
80S. SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. NORTH WINDS 5 TO
15 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE MID
70S. NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS AROUND 50. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS AROUND 50. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S.

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