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
442 AM CST SAT DEC 20 2014

.DISCUSSION...

A QUIET WEATHER PATTERN IS EXPECTED THROUGH THE WEEKEND. NO
PRECIPITATION IS EXPECTED...AND A SLIGHT WARMING OF TEMPERATURES
WILL OCCUR THROUGH SUNDAY. SOME FOG MAY REDUCE VISIBILITIES EAST
OF A LINE FROM O`NEILL TO BURWELL THIS MORNING. LITTLE FIRE
WEATHER CONCERNS THROUGH THE WEEKEND AS MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY
VALUES RANGE FROM 50 TO 65 PERCENT EACH DAY.

THE WEATHER PATTERN WILL BECOME MORE ACTIVE AGAIN BEGINNING THE
FIRST OF THE WEEK...AND THEN AGAIN TOWARD THE END OF THE WEEK.
HIGH TEMPERATURES WILL BE CLOSE TO AVERAGE NEXT WEEK...WITH
SNOW CHANCES INCREASING BY CHRISTMAS DAY.

NEZ204-210015-
EASTERN PANHANDLE/CRESCENT LAKE NWR-
342 AM MST SAT DEC 20 2014

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 42.
MIN HUMIDITY........55 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100-400 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 10 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....18-23.
MAX HUMIDITY........100 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100-200 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 5 MPH.

.SUNDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 46.
MIN HUMIDITY........52 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST 5 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100-400 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 10 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF RAIN OR SNOW OR SLIGHT
CHANCE OF FREEZING RAIN. LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 30S. NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS IN THE MID
20S. HIGHS IN THE MID 30S. NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 19. HIGHS IN THE UPPER
30S. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.CHRISTMAS DAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS IN THE LOWER
20S. HIGHS IN THE MID 30S.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS AROUND 18. HIGHS IN
THE UPPER 20S.

$$

NEZ210-210015-
FRENCHMAN BASIN-
442 AM CST SAT DEC 20 2014

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....42-47.
MIN HUMIDITY........50 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100-1000 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 5 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 20.
MAX HUMIDITY........100 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST AROUND 5 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100-200 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 5 MPH.

.SUNDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 48.
MIN HUMIDITY........47 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100-700 FT AGL UNTIL 1200...THEN 100-3600 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN OR FREEZING RAIN.
LOWS AROUND 30. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 40S. NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO
20 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS IN THE
UPPER 20S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 30S. NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 20S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 40S. NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.CHRISTMAS DAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN OR SNOW.
LOWS IN THE LOWER 20S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 40S.
.FRIDAY...COLDER. MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS AROUND 20.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 30S.

$$

NEZ206-210015-
SANDHILLS/VALENTINE NWR/NEBRASKA NATIONAL FOREST/
SAMUEL R MCKELVIE NATIONAL FOREST-
442 AM CST SAT DEC 20 2014

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....39-44.
MIN HUMIDITY........50 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100-500 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 5 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....19-24.
MAX HUMIDITY........100 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST AROUND 5 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100-200 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 5 MPH.

.SUNDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....42-47.
MIN HUMIDITY........53 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100-300 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 10 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SNOW OR SLIGHT CHANCE OF
RAIN OR FREEZING RAIN. LOWS AROUND 30. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 30S.
NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS IN THE
UPPER 20S. HIGHS IN THE MID 30S. NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 20. HIGHS IN THE UPPER
30S. NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.CHRISTMAS DAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS IN
THE LOWER 20S. HIGHS IN THE MID 30S.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS AROUND 19.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 20S.

$$

NEZ208-210015-
NIOBRARA VALLEY/FORT NIOBRARA NWR-
342 AM MST SAT DEC 20 2014

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY. PATCHY FOG EARLY IN THE MORNING.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....36-41.
MIN HUMIDITY........52 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST UP TO 5 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100-500 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 5 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 23.
MAX HUMIDITY........99 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST AROUND 5 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100-300 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 5 MPH.

.SUNDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....39-44.
MIN HUMIDITY........57 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100-400 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF RAIN OR SNOW OR SLIGHT
CHANCE OF FREEZING RAIN. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 30S. NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS IN THE MID
20S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 30S. NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 20. HIGHS IN THE MID 30S.
NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.CHRISTMAS DAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS
AROUND 19. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 30S.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS AROUND 18.
HIGHS IN THE MID 20S.

$$

NEZ219-210015-
LOESS PLAINS-
442 AM CST SAT DEC 20 2014

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY. PATCHY FOG EARLY IN THE MORNING.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 46.
MIN HUMIDITY........50 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST AROUND 5 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100-1400 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 5 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 21.
MAX HUMIDITY........100 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST AROUND 5 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100-200 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 5 MPH.

.SUNDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 47.
MIN HUMIDITY........48 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST AROUND 5 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100-700 FT AGL UNTIL 1200...THEN 200-3600 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN OR FREEZING RAIN.
LOWS AROUND 30. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 40S. NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO
20 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS IN THE
UPPER 20S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 30S. NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 20S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 40S. NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.CHRISTMAS DAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 20S. HIGHS IN
THE LOWER 40S.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS IN THE LOWER 20S.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 30S.

$$

NEZ209-210015-
LOUP RIVERS BASIN-
442 AM CST SAT DEC 20 2014

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY. PATCHY FOG EARLY IN THE MORNING.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....37-42.
MIN HUMIDITY........55 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST UP TO 5 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100-500 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 5 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....19-24.
MAX HUMIDITY........100 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST AROUND 5 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100-500 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 5 MPH.

.SUNDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....41-46.
MIN HUMIDITY........57 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100-300 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN OR FREEZING
RAIN. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 30S. NORTHWEST
WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. LOWS
IN THE UPPER 20S. HIGHS IN THE MID 30S. NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO
20 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 20S. HIGHS IN THE
MID 30S. NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.CHRISTMAS DAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS
AROUND 20. HIGHS IN THE MID 30S.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS AROUND 20.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 20S.

$$

KAR






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