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
506 AM CST MON JAN 16 2017

.DISCUSSION...

WINTRY WEATHER CONDITIONS WILL PREVAIL THE NEXT 12 TO 18 HOURS AS
A WINTER STORM IMPACTS THE CENTRAL PLAINS. NO FIRE WEATHER
CONCERNS WITH MOIST CONDITIONS IN PLACE OVER THE NEXT 48 HOURS.
DRY CONDITIONS ARE ANTICIPATED TO TAKE HOLD TONIGHT THEN CONTINUE
THROUGH FRIDAY...WITH PRECIPITATION CHANCES NOT RETURNING UNTIL
FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY. HIGH TEMPERATURES REBOUND WEDNESDAY
AND THURSDAY...ABOUT 10 TO 15 DEGREES ABOVE SEASONAL NORMAL
VALUES...WITH HIGHS FORECAST IN THE UPPER 40S TO LOWER 50S.

NEZ204-170030-
EASTERN PANHANDLE/CRESCENT LAKE NWR-
406 AM MST MON JAN 16 2017

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF FREEZING RAIN
                    EARLY IN THE MORNING. CHANCE OF SNOW IN THE
                    MORNING. SLIGHT CHANCE OF FREEZING DRIZZLE
                    THROUGH THE DAY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 32.
MIN HUMIDITY........57 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH 5 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......300-1500 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH AROUND 15 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....10-15.
MAX HUMIDITY........93 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100-600 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 10 MPH.

.TUESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....38-43.
MIN HUMIDITY........42 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 10 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WEDNESDAY...NOT AS COOL. MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS AROUND 17. HIGHS IN
THE UPPER 40S. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 20S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 40S. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 20S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER
40S. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS IN THE
LOWER 20S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 30S.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 20. HIGHS IN THE MID 30S.

$$

NEZ206-170030-
SANDHILLS/VALENTINE NWR/NEBRASKA NATIONAL FOREST-
506 AM CST MON JAN 16 2017

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF FREEZING RAIN
                    EARLY IN THE MORNING. CHANCE OF SNOW AND SLIGHT
                    CHANCE OF FREEZING DRIZZLE THROUGH THE DAY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 33.
MIN HUMIDITY........64 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH 5 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......600-1400 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH 15 TO 20 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 15.
MAX HUMIDITY........96 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100-600 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.

.TUESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....40-45.
MIN HUMIDITY........41 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100-600 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 5 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WEDNESDAY...WARMER. MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS AROUND 20. HIGHS AROUND
50. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 20S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER
50S. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 20S. HIGHS IN THE MID
40S. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW. LOWS
IN THE MID 20S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 40S.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 20S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER
30S.

$$

NEZ208-170030-
NIOBRARA VALLEY/FORT NIOBRARA NWR/SAMUEL R MCKELVIE NATIONAL
FOREST-
506 AM CST MON JAN 16 2017

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW AND SLIGHT CHANCE
                    OF FREEZING RAIN IN THE MORNING. SLIGHT CHANCE
                    OF FREEZING DRIZZLE THROUGH THE DAY. SLIGHT
                    CHANCE OF SNOW IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 32.
MIN HUMIDITY........59 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 5 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......500-1100 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH 10 TO 15 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING MOSTLY CLEAR.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....11-16.
MAX HUMIDITY........97 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-700 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.

.TUESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....39-44.
MIN HUMIDITY........41 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.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 5 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WEDNESDAY...NOT AS COOL. MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 20S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 50S. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S. HIGHS IN THE MID
40S. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW.
LOWS IN THE MID 20S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 40S.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 20S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER
30S.

$$

NEZ209-170030-
LOUP RIVERS BASIN-
506 AM CST MON JAN 16 2017

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. SLEET LIKELY AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF
                    FREEZING RAIN IN THE MORNING. SNOW THROUGH THE
                    DAY. FREEZING RAIN AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF
                    FREEZING DRIZZLE IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 32.
MIN HUMIDITY........75 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH 5 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......700-1300 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH AROUND 10 MPH INCREASING TO AROUND 20 MPH
                    IN THE AFTERNOON.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY.
                    SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW EARLY IN THE EVENING.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 16.
MAX HUMIDITY........96 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 5 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-800 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 20 MPH DECREASING TO AROUND 10
                    MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.

.TUESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....37-42.
MIN HUMIDITY........51 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100-700 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 5 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WEDNESDAY...NOT AS COOL. MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS AROUND 20. HIGHS IN
THE UPPER 40S. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 20S. HIGHS AROUND 50.
SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S. HIGHS IN THE MID
40S. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF
RAIN. LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 40S.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 20S. HIGHS AROUND 40.

$$

NEZ210-170030-
FRENCHMAN BASIN-
406 AM MST MON JAN 16 2017

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. SNOW AND CHANCE OF FREEZING RAIN IN THE
                    MORNING...THEN CHANCE OF SNOW AND SLIGHT CHANCE
                    OF FREEZING DRIZZLE IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 34.
MIN HUMIDITY........67 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH 5 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......800-1600 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH 15 TO 20 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 15.
MAX HUMIDITY........93 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100-700 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.

.TUESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 42.
MIN HUMIDITY........44 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST AROUND 5 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100-600 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST 5 TO 10 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WEDNESDAY...WARMER. MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS AROUND 18. HIGHS AROUND
50. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 20S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 50S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 20S. HIGHS IN THE MID
40S. NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW AND RAIN. LOWS IN THE
MID 20S. HIGHS IN THE MID 40S.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 20S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER
40S.

$$

NEZ219-170030-
LOESS PLAINS-
506 AM CST MON JAN 16 2017

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. SLEET AND CHANCE OF FREEZING RAIN IN
                    THE MORNING. SNOW THROUGH THE DAY. FREEZING
                    RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 33.
MIN HUMIDITY........74 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH 5 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......900-1500 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH 15 TO 20 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY.
                    SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW EARLY IN THE EVENING.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 17.
MAX HUMIDITY........95 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 5 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100-1300 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.

.TUESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 40.
MIN HUMIDITY........45 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST AROUND 5 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100-700 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 10 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WEDNESDAY...NOT AS COOL. MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS AROUND 18. HIGHS IN
THE UPPER 40S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 20S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 50S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS IN THE MID
20S. HIGHS IN THE MID 40S. NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW. LOWS IN THE
MID 20S. HIGHS IN THE MID 40S.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 20S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER
40S.

$$



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