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
457 AM CDT WED AUG 20 2014

.DISCUSSION...
LIGHT RAINSHOWERS OR SPRINKLES WILL CONTINUE OVER WESTERN NEBRASKA
EARLY THIS MORNING. A WARM FRONT WILL LIFT NORTH ACROSS WESTERN NEBRASKA
THIS AFTERNOON AND BE THE FOCUS FOR THUNDERSTORM DEVELOPMENT MAINLY
OVER THE NORTHERN NEBRASKA SANDHILLS. FIRE DANGER IS LOW.

NEZ204-210015-
EASTERN PANHANDLE/CRESCENT LAKE NWR-
357 AM MDT WED AUG 20 2014

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....87-92.
MIN HUMIDITY........31 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1 INCREASING TO 3 IN THE AFTERNOON.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....VERY GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-4200 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 4200-9400 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 10 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....59-64.
MAX HUMIDITY........88 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST UP TO 5 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-9200 FT AGL UNTIL 0100...THEN 100-200 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.

.THURSDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....87-92.
MIN HUMIDITY........26 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE WEST IN
                    THE AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100-6600 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 6200-11300 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST 5 TO 10 MPH.


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

$$

NEZ210-210015-
FRENCHMAN BASIN-
457 AM CDT WED AUG 20 2014

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....91-96.
MIN HUMIDITY........31 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1 INCREASING TO 3 IN THE AFTERNOON.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....EXCELLENT.
MIXING HEIGHT.......300-3000 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 3300-10100 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH 10 TO 15 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 64.
MAX HUMIDITY........86 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST UP TO 5 MPH.
LAL.................3 DECREASING TO 1 AFTER MIDNIGHT.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-9600 FT AGL UNTIL 0100...THEN 100-300 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST 5 TO 10 MPH.

.THURSDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....91-96.
MIN HUMIDITY........27 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....VERY GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100-7300 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 8800-12900 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 10 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID
60S. HIGHS AROUND 90. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE
LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE
LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE
UPPER 50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS AROUND
60. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S.

$$

NEZ206-210015-
SANDHILLS/VALENTINE NWR/NEBRASKA NATIONAL FOREST/
SAMUEL R MCKELVIE NATIONAL FOREST-
457 AM CDT WED AUG 20 2014

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING. CHANCE OF SHOWERS
                    AND THUNDERSTORMS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....89-94.
MIN HUMIDITY........36 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 5 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................2 INCREASING TO 3 IN THE AFTERNOON.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....EXCELLENT.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-3500 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 3300-9100 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH 10 TO 15 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....62-67.
MAX HUMIDITY........92 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................2 DECREASING TO 1 AFTER MIDNIGHT.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-9700 FT AGL UNTIL 0100...THEN 100-200 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.

.THURSDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....88-93.
MIN HUMIDITY........34 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH AROUND 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE EAST IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100-7500 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 4000-12600 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID
60S. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE
LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE
LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN
THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN
THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S.

$$

NEZ208-210015-
NIOBRARA VALLEY/FORT NIOBRARA NWR-
357 AM MDT WED AUG 20 2014

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING. CHANCE OF SHOWERS
                    AND THUNDERSTORMS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 90.
MIN HUMIDITY........40 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST 5 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................4.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....VERY GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-3400 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 2700-8100 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH 10 TO 15 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
                    SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....62-67.
MAX HUMIDITY........98 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE WEST
                    AFTER MIDNIGHT.
LAL.................4 DECREASING TO 2 AFTER MIDNIGHT.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-8100 FT AGL UNTIL 0100...THEN 100-300 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH 5 TO 10 MPH.

.THURSDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 89.
MIN HUMIDITY........37 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST AROUND 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                    NORTHEAST IN THE AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....FAIR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100-3600 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 3700-9300 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH AROUND 10 MPH.


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

$$

NEZ219-210015-
LOESS PLAINS-
457 AM CDT WED AUG 20 2014

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 94.
MIN HUMIDITY........33 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 5 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1 INCREASING TO 3 IN THE AFTERNOON.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....EXCELLENT.
MIXING HEIGHT.......300-3400 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 3400-9500 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 10 MPH INCREASING TO AROUND 20 MPH
                    IN THE AFTERNOON.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY.
                    CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
                    EVENING...THEN SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 66.
MAX HUMIDITY........90 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................3.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-9900 FT AGL UNTIL 0100...THEN 100-300 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH 5 TO 10 MPH.

.THURSDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 94.
MIN HUMIDITY........33 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST AROUND 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE EAST IN
                    THE AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....VERY GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100-7900 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 10700-13400
                    FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST 5 TO 10 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID
60S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 90S. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE
LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID
60S. HIGHS AROUND 80. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE
UPPER 50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE
UPPER 50S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S.

$$

NEZ209-210015-
LOUP RIVERS BASIN-
457 AM CDT WED AUG 20 2014

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
                    SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LATE IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 90.
MIN HUMIDITY........46 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 5 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................3.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....EXCELLENT.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-2900 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 3400-8100 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 15 MPH INCREASING TO AROUND 25 MPH
                    IN THE AFTERNOON.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY.
                    CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
                    EVENING...THEN SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 66.
MAX HUMIDITY........95 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 5 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................4 DECREASING TO 3 AFTER MIDNIGHT.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-8600 FT AGL UNTIL 0100...THEN 100-300 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH 10 TO 15 MPH.

.THURSDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....88-93.
MIN HUMIDITY........42 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST AROUND 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                    NORTHEAST IN THE AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100-7700 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 4900-12600 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 5 MPH.


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

$$







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