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
510 AM CDT FRI SEP 23 2016

.DISCUSSION...

AREAS OF FOG WILL DISSIPATE BY LATE MORNING ACROSS WESTERN AND
NORTH CENTRAL NEBRASKA. WARM TEMPERATURES WILL PUSH INTO THE
FORECAST AREA WITH HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. LATER THIS AFTERNOON
INTO THE EVENING HOURS...THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE POSSIBLE MAINLY
WEST OF HIGHWAY 83. THUNDERSTORMS WILL SHIFT EAST OVERNIGHT INTO
CENTRAL AND EASTERN PORTIONS OF THE FORECAST AREA. COOLER
TEMPERATURES ARE EXPECTED FOR SATURDAY AND SUNDAY.

NEZ204-241030-
EASTERN PANHANDLE/CRESCENT LAKE NWR-
410 AM MDT FRI SEP 23 2016

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY. PATCHY FOG EARLY IN THE MORNING.
                    SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LATE
                    IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....83-88.
MIN HUMIDITY........34 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST 10 TO 20 MPH.
LAL.................1 INCREASING TO 3 IN THE AFTERNOON.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....EXCELLENT.
MIXING HEIGHT.......600-2700 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 2600-10000 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST AROUND 20 MPH INCREASING TO SOUTH
                    AROUND 30 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS UNTIL EARLY MORNING...THEN SLIGHT
                    CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS EARLY IN
                    THE MORNING.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....46-51.
MAX HUMIDITY........89 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 10 TO 20 MPH SHIFTING TO THE WEST 5 TO 10
                    MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
LAL.................4.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1500-6700 FT AGL UNTIL 0100...THEN 800-2800 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 35 MPH BECOMING WEST AROUND 20 MPH
                    AFTER MIDNIGHT.

.SATURDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....69-74.
MIN HUMIDITY........28 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 5 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....EXCELLENT.
MIXING HEIGHT.......600-7000 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 6500-9900 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST 15 TO 20 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY...COOLER. PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. HIGHS IN
THE MID 60S. NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER
60S. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 70S. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 70S.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER
70S.

$$

NEZ206-241030-
SANDHILLS/VALENTINE NWR/NEBRASKA NATIONAL FOREST-
510 AM CDT FRI SEP 23 2016

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY. PATCHY FOG EARLY IN THE MORNING.
                    SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LATE
                    IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....84-89.
MIN HUMIDITY........37 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 10 TO 20 MPH.
LAL.................1 INCREASING TO 2 IN THE AFTERNOON.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....EXCELLENT.
MIXING HEIGHT.......600-5000 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 3300-9500 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 20 MPH INCREASING TO AROUND 35 MPH
                    IN THE AFTERNOON.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY.
                    CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH THE
                    NIGHT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....54-59.
MAX HUMIDITY........86 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 10 TO 20 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTHWEST 5
                    TO 10 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
LAL.................4.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......800-5100 FT AGL UNTIL 0100...THEN 600-1700 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 35 MPH BECOMING SOUTHWEST AROUND
                    20 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.

.SATURDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....73-78.
MIN HUMIDITY........26 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 5 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....EXCELLENT.
MIXING HEIGHT.......700-6100 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 5800-9500 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST 10 TO 15 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY...COOLER. MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 60S. NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS AROUND 40. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S.
NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 70S. NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 70S.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 70S.

$$

NEZ208-241030-
NIOBRARA VALLEY/FORT NIOBRARA NWR/SAMUEL R MCKELVIE NATIONAL
FOREST-
510 AM CDT FRI SEP 23 2016

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING. CHANCE
                    OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS EARLY IN THE
                    MORNING...THEN SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS LATE IN THE MORNING.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 87.
MIN HUMIDITY........38 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST 10 TO 20 MPH.
LAL.................3 DECREASING TO 1 IN THE AFTERNOON.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....EXCELLENT.
MIXING HEIGHT.......700-4400 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 2900-7900 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST AROUND 20 MPH INCREASING TO SOUTH
                    AROUND 35 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY.
                    CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH THE
                    NIGHT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....58-63.
MAX HUMIDITY........86 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 10 TO 20 MPH.
LAL.................4.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......800-5200 FT AGL UNTIL 0100...THEN 600-1700 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 30 MPH DECREASING TO AROUND 20 MPH
                    AFTER MIDNIGHT.

.SATURDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....75-80.
MIN HUMIDITY........30 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................3 DECREASING TO 2 IN THE AFTERNOON.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....VERY GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......600-5400 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 4900-8700 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST 10 TO 15 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY...COOLER. MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN
THE UPPER 60S. NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER
60S. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. HIGHS AROUND 70.
NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE MID
70S.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS AROUND 50. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S.

$$

NEZ209-241030-
LOUP RIVERS BASIN-
510 AM CDT FRI SEP 23 2016

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY THEN BECOMING SUNNY. WIDESPREAD
                    FOG EARLY IN THE MORNING.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 86.
MIN HUMIDITY........41 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 10 TO 20 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....EXCELLENT.
MIXING HEIGHT.......300-5400 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 5500-7500 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 20 MPH INCREASING TO AROUND 35 MPH
                    IN THE AFTERNOON.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY.
                    SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LATE
                    IN THE EVENING. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....60-65.
MAX HUMIDITY........89 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 10 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................2 INCREASING TO 4 AFTER MIDNIGHT.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......600-5200 FT AGL UNTIL 0100...THEN 500-800 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 30 MPH DECREASING TO AROUND 20 MPH
                    AFTER MIDNIGHT.

.SATURDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....76-81.
MIN HUMIDITY........29 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................3.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......600-4500 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 4700-8800 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY...NOT AS WARM. MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS
AROUND 70. NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER
60S. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. HIGHS AROUND 70.
NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE MID
70S.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 70S.

$$

NEZ210-241030-
FRENCHMAN BASIN-
410 AM MDT FRI SEP 23 2016

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY. PATCHY FOG EARLY IN THE MORNING.
                    SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LATE
                    IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 88.
MIN HUMIDITY........32 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 10 TO 20 MPH.
LAL.................1 INCREASING TO 3 IN THE AFTERNOON.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....EXCELLENT.
MIXING HEIGHT.......300-3100 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 3400-10500 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 20 MPH INCREASING TO AROUND 35 MPH
                    IN THE AFTERNOON.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS UNTIL EARLY MORNING...THEN SLIGHT
                    CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS EARLY IN
                    THE MORNING.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....51-56.
MAX HUMIDITY........88 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST 10 TO 20 MPH SHIFTING TO THE WEST 5
                    TO 10 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
LAL.................4.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......900-5300 FT AGL UNTIL 0100...THEN 400-1200 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 35 MPH BECOMING SOUTHWEST AROUND
                    20 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.

.SATURDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....75-80.
MIN HUMIDITY........22 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....VERY GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......300-7000 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 7700-10000 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 15 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY...NOT AS WARM. MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS
AROUND 70. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER
70S. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. HIGHS IN THE MID
70S. NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 70S.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS AROUND 80.

$$

NEZ219-241030-
LOESS PLAINS-
510 AM CDT FRI SEP 23 2016

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY. AREAS OF FOG EARLY IN THE
                    MORNING.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 88.
MIN HUMIDITY........36 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 10 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....EXCELLENT.
MIXING HEIGHT.......300-5300 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 4400-7500 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 20 MPH INCREASING TO AROUND 35 MPH
                    IN THE AFTERNOON.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY.
                    SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
                    EARLY IN THE EVENING...THEN CHANCE OF SHOWERS
                    AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE LATE EVENING AND
                    OVERNIGHT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....56-61.
MAX HUMIDITY........82 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 5 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................4.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......500-4800 FT AGL UNTIL 0100...THEN 400-700 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 30 MPH DECREASING TO AROUND 15 MPH
                    AFTER MIDNIGHT.

.SATURDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....76-81.
MIN HUMIDITY........25 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....VERY GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......500-6000 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 5700-9400 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 10 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY...NOT AS WARM. MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS
IN THE LOWER 70S. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. HIGHS AROUND 70.
NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 70S. NORTH WINDS UP TO 5 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 70S.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 70S.

$$



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