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
417 AM CST FRI FEB 5 2016

.DISCUSSION...

OVER THE NEXT 24 TO 28 HOURS...EXPECT SEASONAL TEMPERATURES WITH
MINIMAL FIRE DANGER DUE TO THICK SNOW COVER ACROSS WESTERN AND
NORTH CENTRAL NEBRASKA. BY SUNDAY MORNING...A FAST MOVING CLIPPER
SYSTEM...WILL SPREAD STRONG NORTHWESTERLY WINDS TO WESTERN AND
NORTH CENTRAL NEBRASKA ON SUNDAY. SOME GUSTS SUNDAY MAY TOP 50
MPH ACROSS PORTIONS OF NORTH CENTRAL NEBRASKA.

NEZ204-061130-
EASTERN PANHANDLE/CRESCENT LAKE NWR-
317 AM MST FRI FEB 5 2016

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....31-36.
MIN HUMIDITY........62 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 5 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......500-3500 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 15 MPH INCREASING TO AROUND 25
                    MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....11-16.
MAX HUMIDITY........100 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......400-700 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 10 MPH.

.SATURDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....41-46.
MIN HUMIDITY........51 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 5 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......400-1100 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST 15 TO 20 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY...WINDY. PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 20S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 30S. NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 30 MPH.
.MONDAY...BREEZY. PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 18. HIGHS IN THE MID
30S. NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 20S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER
40S. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 20S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 40S.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 40S.

$$

NEZ206-061130-
SANDHILLS/VALENTINE NWR/NEBRASKA NATIONAL FOREST-
417 AM CST FRI FEB 5 2016

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING MOSTLY SUNNY.
                    SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW EARLY IN THE MORNING.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 35.
MIN HUMIDITY........65 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 5 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......600-3500 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 15 MPH INCREASING TO NORTHWEST
                    AROUND 25 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....11-16.
MAX HUMIDITY........100 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......400-2500 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 10 MPH.

.SATURDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....40-45.
MIN HUMIDITY........56 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......400-900 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST 10 TO 15 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY...WINDY. PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 20S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 30S. NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 30 MPH.
.MONDAY...BREEZY. PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 20S. HIGHS IN
THE MID 30S. NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 20S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 40S. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S. HIGHS IN THE
MID 40S.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 40S.

$$

NEZ208-061130-
NIOBRARA VALLEY/FORT NIOBRARA NWR/SAMUEL R MCKELVIE NATIONAL
FOREST-
417 AM CST FRI FEB 5 2016

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW LATE IN THE
                    MORNING.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 35.
MIN HUMIDITY........68 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 5 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......500-3500 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 15 MPH INCREASING TO NORTHWEST
                    AROUND 25 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....16-21.
MAX HUMIDITY........100 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......400-2700 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 10 MPH.

.SATURDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....43-48.
MIN HUMIDITY........50 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......400-800 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY...WINDY. MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF FLURRIES IN THE
EVENING. LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S. HIGHS AROUND 40. NORTHWEST WINDS
20 TO 30 MPH.
.MONDAY...BREEZY. PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 20S. HIGHS IN
THE MID 30S. NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 20S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 30S. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 20S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 40S.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S. HIGHS IN THE
MID 40S.

$$

NEZ209-061130-
LOUP RIVERS BASIN-
417 AM CST FRI FEB 5 2016

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW UNTIL LATE
                    AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 36.
MIN HUMIDITY........67 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 5 TO 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE NORTHWEST 10
                    TO 15 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......700-3500 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 15 MPH INCREASING TO NORTHWEST
                    AROUND 25 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....12-17.
MAX HUMIDITY........100 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......400-3400 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST 10 TO 15 MPH.

.SATURDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....39-44.
MIN HUMIDITY........57 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......400-800 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY...WINDY. PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF FLURRIES IN THE
EVENING. LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 30S. NORTHWEST
WINDS 20 TO 30 MPH.
.MONDAY...BREEZY. PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 20S. HIGHS IN
THE MID 30S. NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 20S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 30S. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 20S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 40S.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S. HIGHS IN THE MID
40S.

$$

NEZ210-061130-
FRENCHMAN BASIN-
317 AM MST FRI FEB 5 2016

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING MOSTLY SUNNY.
                    SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW EARLY IN THE MORNING.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 35.
MIN HUMIDITY........61 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 5 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....FAIR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......800-2400 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST 15 TO 20 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....10-15.
MAX HUMIDITY........100 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......400-800 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 10 MPH.

.SATURDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 41.
MIN HUMIDITY........55 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......400-900 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 15 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY...BREEZY. PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 20S. HIGHS IN
THE UPPER 30S. NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH.
.MONDAY...BREEZY. MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 20S. HIGHS IN
THE UPPER 30S. NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 20S. HIGHS IN THE MID
40S. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 40S.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 40S.

$$

NEZ219-061130-
LOESS PLAINS-
417 AM CST FRI FEB 5 2016

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW IN THE
                    MORNING.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 35.
MIN HUMIDITY........65 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 5 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......900-2200 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST 15 TO 20 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 11.
MAX HUMIDITY........100 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......400-800 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 10 MPH.

.SATURDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 39.
MIN HUMIDITY........56 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......400-800 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 10 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY...BREEZY. PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 20S. HIGHS IN
THE UPPER 30S. NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 20S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER
30S. NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 20S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 40S. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S. HIGHS IN THE
MID 40S.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 40S.

$$

CLB


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