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
610 AM CDT Sun Aug 20 2017

.DISCUSSION...

There is a chance of thunderstorms late this evening over western Nebraska. Some stors may be strong to severe.
There will be patchy fog over western Nebraska Monday morning.


NEZ204-210015-
Eastern Panhandle/Crescent Lake NWR-
510 AM MDT Sun Aug 20 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny.
Max temperature.....82-87.
Min humidity........38 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northeast 5 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Very good.
Mixing height.......200-3400 ft AGL until 1300, then 3100-8300 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Northeast around 15 mph.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy then becoming mostly cloudy.
                    Slight chance of thunderstorms in the evening.
Min temperature.....58-63.
Max humidity........100 percent.
20-foot winds.......East 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................3 decreasing to 1 after midnight.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......500-6600 ft AGL until 0100, then 500-1100 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....East around 15 mph.

.MONDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny. Slight chance of showers and
                    thunderstorms until late afternoon. Chance of
                    showers and thunderstorms late in the
                    afternoon.
Max temperature.....81-86.
Min humidity........41 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southeast 5 to 10 mph shifting to the northeast
                    in the afternoon.
LAL.................2 increasing to 4 in the afternoon.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Good.
Mixing height.......400-3700 ft AGL until 1300, then 3300-10200 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Southeast around 5 mph shifting to the
                    northwest in the afternoon.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Lows in the mid 50s. Highs in the lower 80s. Southeast winds 5 to
10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 50s. Highs in the
mid 80s. South winds 5 to 15 mph.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 50s. Highs in the mid 80s. South
winds 5 to 15 mph.
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows around 60. Highs in the mid 80s.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 50s. Highs in the mid 80s.

$$

NEZ206-210015-
Sandhills/Valentine NWR/Nebraska National Forest-
610 AM CDT Sun Aug 20 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny.
Max temperature.....83-88.
Min humidity........45 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northeast 5 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Good.
Mixing height.......100-2900 ft AGL until 1300, then 3000-6500 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Northeast 15 to 20 mph.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy then becoming mostly cloudy.
                    Slight chance of thunderstorms in the evening.
                    Patchy fog early in the morning.
Min temperature.....59-64.
Max humidity........100 percent.
20-foot winds.......East 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................3 decreasing to 1 after midnight.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......400-4900 ft AGL until 0100, then 500-900 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....East around 15 mph.

.MONDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny. Patchy fog early in the morning.
                    Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms
                    until late afternoon. Chance of showers and
                    thunderstorms late in the afternoon.
Max temperature.....80-85.
Min humidity........50 percent.
20-foot winds.......East 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................2 increasing to 4 in the afternoon.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Very good.
Mixing height.......400-4000 ft AGL until 1300, then 2800-12400 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Southeast around 10 mph shifting to the
                    southwest in the afternoon.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Lows in the upper 50s. Highs in the lower 80s. Northeast winds
5 to 10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 50s. Highs in the
lower 80s. South winds 5 to 15 mph.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 50s. Highs in the mid 80s. South
winds 5 to 15 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy. Lows in the lower 60s. Highs in the
lower 80s.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Lows around 60. Highs in the lower 80s.

$$

NEZ208-210015-
Niobrara Valley/Fort Niobrara NWR/Samuel R McKelvie National
Forest-
610 AM CDT Sun Aug 20 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny.
Max temperature.....Around 82.
Min humidity........44 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northeast 5 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Good.
Mixing height.......200-3500 ft AGL until 1300, then 3600-5700 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Northeast around 20 mph.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy then becoming mostly cloudy.
                    Slight chance of thunderstorms through the
                    night.
Min temperature.....59-64.
Max humidity........100 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.......200-4700 ft AGL until 0100, then 300-800 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....East 10 to 15 mph.

.MONDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny. Slight chance of showers and
                    thunderstorms in the morning, then chance of
                    showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon.
Max temperature.....77-82.
Min humidity........56 percent.
20-foot winds.......East 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................3 increasing to 4 in the afternoon.
Haines Index........3 or very low.
Smoke dispersal.....Fair.
Mixing height.......400-2400 ft AGL until 1300, then 2200-5200 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Southeast around 10 mph shifting to the north
                    in the afternoon.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Lows in the upper 50s. Highs in the upper 70s. Northeast winds
5 to 10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 50s. Highs in the
lower 80s. South winds 5 to 10 mph.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 50s. Highs in the lower 80s.
South winds 5 to 15 mph.
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the lower 60s. Highs in the lower 80s.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Lows in the lower 60s. Highs in the lower 80s.

$$

NEZ209-210015-
Loup Rivers Basin-
610 AM CDT Sun Aug 20 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny.
Max temperature.....84-89.
Min humidity........49 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northeast 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Good.
Mixing height.......100-3000 ft AGL until 1300, then 2900-5700 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Northeast 10 to 15 mph.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of thunderstorms in the
                    evening. Slight chance of thunderstorms after
                    midnight. Patchy fog early in the morning.
Min temperature.....Around 64.
Max humidity........100 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northeast 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................3.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......300-4000 ft AGL until 0100, then 400-900 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Northeast around 15 mph.

.MONDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny. Patchy fog early in the morning.
                    Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms
                    until late afternoon. Chance of showers and
                    thunderstorms late in the afternoon.
Max temperature.....80-85.
Min humidity........54 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southeast 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................3 increasing to 4 in the afternoon.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Excellent.
Mixing height.......700-5400 ft AGL until 1300, then 2900-12800 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Southeast around 10 mph shifting to the
                    southwest in the afternoon.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Lows in the lower 60s. Highs in the upper 70s. Northeast winds
5 to 10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 50s. Highs around 80.
South winds 5 to 10 mph.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 50s. Highs in the
lower 80s. South winds 5 to 15 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy. Lows in the lower 60s. Highs in the
lower 80s.
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Lows in the lower 60s. Highs in the lower 80s.

$$

NEZ210-210015-
Frenchman Basin-
510 AM MDT Sun Aug 20 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny.
Max temperature.....89-94.
Min humidity........31 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northwest up to 5 mph shifting to the northeast
                    in the afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Good.
Mixing height.......100-3200 ft AGL until 1300, then 3300-10200 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Northwest around 5 mph shifting to the east in
                    the afternoon.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy then becoming mostly cloudy.
                    Slight chance of thunderstorms in the evening.
Min temperature.....Around 63.
Max humidity........99 percent.
20-foot winds.......East 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................3 decreasing to 1 after midnight.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......500-7600 ft AGL until 0100, then 200-700 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Northeast around 20 mph becoming east around 10
                    mph after midnight.

.MONDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny. Slight chance of showers and
                    thunderstorms early in the afternoon. Chance of
                    showers and thunderstorms late in the
                    afternoon.
Max temperature.....Around 88.
Min humidity........39 percent.
20-foot winds.......South 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1 increasing to 3 in the afternoon.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Very good.
Mixing height.......200-5800 ft AGL until 1300, then 4100-11700 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....South around 10 mph shifting to the southwest
                    in the afternoon.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Lows around 60. Highs in the mid 80s. East winds 5 to 10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 50s. Highs in the
mid 80s. South winds 5 to 10 mph.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 50s. Highs in the mid 80s. South
winds 5 to 15 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the lower 60s. Highs in the mid 80s.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Lows around 60. Highs in the mid 80s.

$$

NEZ219-210015-
Loess Plains-
610 AM CDT Sun Aug 20 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny.
Max temperature.....90-95.
Min humidity........33 percent.
20-foot winds.......South around 5 mph shifting to the east in the
                    afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Very good.
Mixing height.......100-3600 ft AGL until 1300, then 3400-10500 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....West around 5 mph shifting to the southeast in
                    the afternoon.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy then becoming mostly cloudy.
                    Chance of thunderstorms in the evening. Patchy
                    fog early in the morning.
Min temperature.....Around 65.
Max humidity........95 percent.
20-foot winds.......East 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................3 decreasing to 1 after midnight.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......400-4000 ft AGL until 0100, then 200-600 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Northeast around 15 mph becoming east around 5
                    mph after midnight.

.MONDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny. Patchy fog early in the morning.
                    Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in
                    the afternoon.
Max temperature.....85-90.
Min humidity........41 percent.
20-foot winds.......South 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1 increasing to 3 in the afternoon.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Excellent.
Mixing height.......100-7200 ft AGL until 1300, then 7500-12700 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....South 15 to 20 mph.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Lows in the lower 60s. Highs in the mid 80s. Northeast winds
around 5 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 50s. Highs in the
lower 80s. South winds 5 to 10 mph.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 50s. Highs in the
mid 80s. South winds 5 to 10 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy. Lows in the lower 60s. Highs in the
lower 80s.
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Lows in the lower 60s. Highs in the lower 80s.

$$



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