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
251 PM CDT Fri Apr 28 2017

.DISCUSSION...

Continued cool and wet conditions for at least the next week. There will be
periods of gusty wind, especially on Sunday, but it will be accompanied
by plenty of moisture with periods of rain and snow, especially as you
head further east in the state.

NEZ204-291215-
Eastern Panhandle/Crescent Lake NWR-
151 PM MDT Fri Apr 28 2017

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain early in the
                    evening. Chance of snow in the evening, then
                    slight chance of snow after midnight.
Min temperature.....26-31.
Max humidity........100 percent.
20-foot winds.......North 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........2 or very low.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......500-2400 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Northeast around 15 mph.

.SATURDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow showers in the
                    morning. Chance of showers in the late morning
                    and afternoon.
Max temperature.....43-48.
Min humidity........44 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northeast 5 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Smoke dispersal.....Good.
Mixing height.......400-3300 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Northeast around 15 mph increasing to around 25
                    mph in the afternoon.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain early in the
                    evening. Chance of snow late in the evening,
                    then slight chance of snow after midnight.
Min temperature.....27-32.
Max humidity........93 percent.
20-foot winds.......North 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........3 or very low.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......200-2700 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....North 15 to 20 mph.

.SUNDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny. Slight chance of snow early in
                    the morning. Slight chance of rain in the late
                    morning and afternoon.
Max temperature.....46-51.
Min humidity........35 percent.
20-foot winds.......Breezy. North 15 to 25 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........2 or very low.
Smoke dispersal.....Excellent.
Mixing height.......300-4200 ft AGL until 1300, then 800-6600 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....North 30 to 35 mph.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of rain. Lows in the lower
30s. Highs in the mid 50s. Northwest winds 10 to 20 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of rain. Lows in the mid
30s. Highs in the upper 50s. Northwest winds 10 to 20 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain. Lows in the mid 30s.
Highs in the upper 50s. North winds 5 to 10 mph.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 30s. Highs in the mid
60s.
.FRIDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 40s. Highs in the lower
70s.

$$

NEZ206-291215-
Sandhills/Valentine NWR/Nebraska National Forest-
251 PM CDT Fri Apr 28 2017

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Chance of rain and snow in the evening,
                    then slight chance of rain after midnight.
                    Slight chance of snow after midnight.
Min temperature.....27-32.
Max humidity........98 percent.
20-foot winds.......North 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........2 or very low.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......600-1800 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Northeast 15 to 20 mph.

.SATURDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow showers in the
                    morning. Slight chance of showers late in the
                    morning, then chance of showers in the
                    afternoon.
Max temperature.....44-49.
Min humidity........45 percent.
20-foot winds.......North 5 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........3 or very low.
Smoke dispersal.....Good.
Mixing height.......400-2800 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Northeast 20 to 25 mph.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain through the
                    night. Chance of snow in the late evening and
                    overnight.
Min temperature.....29-34.
Max humidity........94 percent.
20-foot winds.......North 5 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........2 or very low.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......200-2500 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Northeast around 25 mph.

.SUNDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow in the morning.
                    Chance of rain through the day.
Max temperature.....42-47.
Min humidity........51 percent.
20-foot winds.......Breezy. North 15 to 25 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........2 or very low.
Smoke dispersal.....Very good.
Mixing height.......300-5100 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....North around 30 mph increasing to around 40 mph
                    in the afternoon.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain and snow. Lows in the
lower 30s. Highs in the mid 50s. Northwest winds 10 to 20 mph.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 30s. Highs around 60.
Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain. Lows in the upper
30s. Highs in the upper 50s. North winds 5 to 15 mph.
.THURSDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 30s. Highs in the
upper 60s.
.FRIDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 40s. Highs in the lower
70s.

$$

NEZ208-291215-
Niobrara Valley/Fort Niobrara NWR/Samuel R McKelvie National
Forest-
251 PM CDT Fri Apr 28 2017

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of rain in the
                    evening. Slight chance of snow late in the
                    evening.
Min temperature.....28-33.
Max humidity........90 percent.
20-foot winds.......North 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........2 or very low.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......400-2000 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Northeast 10 to 15 mph.

.SATURDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of showers in the
                    afternoon.
Max temperature.....48-53.
Min humidity........37 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northeast 5 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Smoke dispersal.....Good.
Mixing height.......400-5600 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Northeast around 15 mph increasing to around 25
                    mph in the afternoon.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain through the
                    night. Slight chance of snow after midnight,
                    then chance of snow early in the morning.
Min temperature.....31-36.
Max humidity........88 percent.
20-foot winds.......North 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........3 or very low.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......200-5700 ft AGL until 0100, then 200-1900 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Northeast around 20 mph.

.SUNDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow early in the
                    morning. Chance of rain through the day.
Max temperature.....44-49.
Min humidity........43 percent.
20-foot winds.......Breezy. North 15 to 25 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........2 or very low.
Smoke dispersal.....Excellent.
Mixing height.......300-4700 ft AGL until 1300, then 2600-6600 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Northeast around 25 mph increasing to north
                    around 35 mph in the afternoon.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy. Rain with snow likely. Lows in the mid
30s. Highs in the mid 50s. Northwest winds 10 to 20 mph.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of rain. Lows in the
upper 30s. Highs around 60. Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of rain. Lows in the
upper 30s. Highs in the upper 50s. North winds 5 to 15 mph.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 30s. Highs in the
mid 60s.
.FRIDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 40s. Highs in the lower
70s.

$$

NEZ209-291215-
Loup Rivers Basin-
251 PM CDT Fri Apr 28 2017

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain in the evening.
                    Chance of snow through the night. Slight chance
                    of rain after midnight.
Min temperature.....30-35.
Max humidity........97 percent.
20-foot winds.......North 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........2 or very low.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......500-1600 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Northeast 10 to 15 mph.

.SATURDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow showers in the
                    morning. Chance of showers through the day.
Max temperature.....45-50.
Min humidity........50 percent.
20-foot winds.......North 10 to 20 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........2 or very low.
Smoke dispersal.....Good.
Mixing height.......1000-4400 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Northeast around 20 mph increasing to around 30
                    mph in the afternoon.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Rain likely through the night. Snow
                    likely in the late evening and overnight.
Min temperature.....32-37.
Max humidity........96 percent.
20-foot winds.......North 10 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........2 or very low.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......500-4100 ft AGL until 0100, then 1200-1800 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Northeast 25 to 30 mph.

.SUNDAY...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Rain and snow likely in the morning,
                    then snow early in the afternoon. Rain in the
                    afternoon.
Max temperature.....38-43.
Min humidity........75 percent.
20-foot winds.......Breezy. North 15 to 25 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........2 or very low.
Smoke dispersal.....Very good.
Mixing height.......1200-4400 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....North 30 to 35 mph.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.MONDAY...Breezy. Mostly cloudy. Rain and snow. Lows in the lower
30s. Highs in the lower 50s. Northwest winds 15 to 25 mph.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of rain. Lows in the
upper 30s. Highs in the upper 50s. Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of rain. Lows in the
upper 30s. Highs in the upper 50s. North winds 5 to 10 mph.
.THURSDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 30s. Highs in the mid
60s.
.FRIDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 40s. Highs in the lower
70s.

$$

NEZ210-291215-
Frenchman Basin-
151 PM MDT Fri Apr 28 2017

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Chance of rain in the evening. Chance
                    of snow through the night.
Min temperature.....Around 32.
Max humidity........99 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northeast 10 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........3 or very low.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......1700-2600 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Northeast 20 to 25 mph.

.SATURDAY...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Chance of snow showers in the morning.
                    Chance of showers late in the morning, then
                    showers likely in the afternoon.
Max temperature.....Around 43.
Min humidity........59 percent.
20-foot winds.......North 10 to 20 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........2 or very low.
Smoke dispersal.....Good.
Mixing height.......1700-3500 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Northeast 25 to 30 mph.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Rain likely in the evening. Snow likely
                    late in the evening, then chance of snow after
                    midnight.
Min temperature.....Around 31.
Max humidity........96 percent.
20-foot winds.......North 10 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........2 or very low.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......800-2800 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....North around 30 mph.

.SUNDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow early in the
                    morning, then snow likely late in the morning.
                    Chance of rain in the late morning and
                    afternoon.
Max temperature.....41-46.
Min humidity........51 percent.
20-foot winds.......Breezy. North 15 to 25 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........2 or very low.
Smoke dispersal.....Excellent.
Mixing height.......800-4400 ft AGL until 1300, then 4400-5600 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....North 35 to 40 mph.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.MONDAY...Warmer. Partly cloudy. Chance of rain and snow. Lows in
the lower 30s. Highs in the upper 50s. Northwest winds 10 to
20 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Lows in the mid 30s. Highs around 60.
Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain. Lows in the upper
30s. Highs in the lower 60s. North winds 5 to 15 mph.
.THURSDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 30s. Highs in the
upper 60s.
.FRIDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 40s. Highs in the mid
70s.

$$

NEZ219-291215-
Loess Plains-
251 PM CDT Fri Apr 28 2017

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Chance of rain and snow.
Min temperature.....Around 33.
Max humidity........97 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northeast 10 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........3 or very low.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......1500-2300 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Northeast around 25 mph.

.SATURDAY...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Chance of snow showers in the morning.
                    Showers likely through the day.
Max temperature.....Around 43.
Min humidity........61 percent.
20-foot winds.......North 10 to 20 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........2 or very low.
Smoke dispersal.....Good.
Mixing height.......1600-2800 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Northeast 25 to 30 mph.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Rain likely until early morning. Snow
                    likely in the late evening and overnight.
Min temperature.....Around 33.
Max humidity........97 percent.
20-foot winds.......North 10 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........2 or very low.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......800-2400 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....North around 30 mph.

.SUNDAY...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Snow likely until late afternoon. Rain
                    late in the morning, then rain likely in the
                    afternoon.
Max temperature.....Around 38.
Min humidity........75 percent.
20-foot winds.......Breezy. North 15 to 25 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........2 or very low.
Smoke dispersal.....Very good.
Mixing height.......1600-4600 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....North 30 to 35 mph.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.MONDAY...Warmer. Partly cloudy. Rain and snow likely. Lows in
the lower 30s. Highs in the mid 50s. Northwest winds 10 to
20 mph.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 30s. Highs around 60.
Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain. Lows in the upper
30s. Highs in the lower 60s. North winds 5 to 10 mph.
.THURSDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 30s. Highs in the
upper 60s.
.FRIDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 40s. Highs in the mid
70s.

$$



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