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
534 AM CDT Tue Jun 27 2017

.DISCUSSION...

Strong to severe thunderstorms are possible mainly late this
afternoon and evening across much of western and north central
Nebraska. Breezy southerly winds will prevail today up to 25 MPH,
strongest in northern Nebraska. Afternoon humidity will remain
above 30 percent across much of the area, except for 25 to 30
percent minimum humidity in portions of far southwest NEB and the
eastern Nebraska Panhandle.

Unsettled weather and chances for wetting rains continue beyond
Wednesday and go through Sunday. Afternoon relative humidity is
forecast to stay above 25 percent Wednesday through Friday.

NEZ204-280045-
Eastern Panhandle/Crescent Lake NWR-
434 AM MDT Tue Jun 27 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny. Slight chance of showers and
                    thunderstorms early in the afternoon. Chance of
                    showers and thunderstorms late in the
                    afternoon.
Max temperature.....87-92.
Min humidity........29 percent.
20-foot winds.......South 10 to 20 mph.
LAL.................1 increasing to 4 in the afternoon.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Smoke dispersal.....Very good.
Mixing height.......1100-2700 ft AGL until 1300, then 2200-8700 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....South 25 to 30 mph.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy then becoming partly cloudy.
                    Chance of showers and thunderstorms early in
                    the evening, then slight chance of showers and
                    thunderstorms late in the evening.
Min temperature.....55-60.
Max humidity........85 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southwest 5 to 10 mph shifting to the northwest
                    after midnight.
LAL.................4 decreasing to 1 after midnight.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......300-8200 ft AGL until 0100, then 200-1100 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Southwest around 10 mph shifting to the
                    northwest after midnight.

.WEDNESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny.
Max temperature.....81-86.
Min humidity........26 percent.
20-foot winds.......North 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Very good.
Mixing height.......300-5400 ft AGL until 1300, then 5900-11000 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Northwest around 10 mph.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.THURSDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Lows in the mid 50s. Highs in the upper 70s. North winds 5 to
15 mph.
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 50s. Highs in the
upper 70s. Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the lower 50s. Highs in the lower 80s.
Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Lows in the mid 50s. Highs in the mid 80s.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 50s. Highs in the upper 80s.

$$

NEZ206-280045-
Sandhills/Valentine NWR/Nebraska National Forest-
534 AM CDT Tue Jun 27 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny. Slight chance of showers and
                    thunderstorms late in the afternoon.
Max temperature.....84-89.
Min humidity........36 percent.
20-foot winds.......Breezy. South 15 to 25 mph.
LAL.................1 increasing to 3 in the afternoon.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Very good.
Mixing height.......600-4900 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....South around 25 mph increasing to around 35 mph
                    in the afternoon.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy then becoming partly cloudy.
                    Showers and thunderstorms likely early in the
                    evening, then chance of showers and
                    thunderstorms late in the evening. Slight
                    chance of showers and thunderstorms after
                    midnight.
Min temperature.....58-63.
Max humidity........90 percent.
20-foot winds.......South 10 to 15 mph shifting to the west 5 to 10
                    mph after midnight.
LAL.................5 decreasing to 2 after midnight.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......400-4900 ft AGL until 0100, then 200-900 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....South around 15 mph shifting to the west after
                    midnight.

.WEDNESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....82-87.
Min humidity........26 percent.
20-foot winds.......North 5 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Very good.
Mixing height.......300-5300 ft AGL until 1300, then 5800-9400 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Northwest 15 to 20 mph.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.THURSDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Lows in the upper 50s. Highs around 80. North winds 5 to 10 mph.
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 50s. Highs in the upper 70s.
Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 50s. Highs in the lower 80s.
Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Lows in the upper 50s. Highs in the mid 80s.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Lows in the lower 60s. Highs in the mid 80s.

$$

NEZ208-280045-
Niobrara Valley/Fort Niobrara NWR/Samuel R McKelvie National
Forest-
534 AM CDT Tue Jun 27 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny. Slight chance of thunderstorms in
                    the afternoon. Slight chance of showers late in
                    the afternoon.
Max temperature.....83-88.
Min humidity........38 percent.
20-foot winds.......Breezy. South 15 to 25 mph.
LAL.................1 increasing to 3 in the afternoon.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Very good.
Mixing height.......500-3300 ft AGL until 1300, then 3400-4400 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....South 30 to 35 mph.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Showers and thunderstorms likely
                    in the evening, then slight chance of showers
                    and thunderstorms after midnight.
Min temperature.....60-65.
Max humidity........86 percent.
20-foot winds.......South 10 to 15 mph shifting to the west 5 to 10
                    mph after midnight.
LAL.................5 decreasing to 3 after midnight.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......500-4500 ft AGL until 0100, then 300-1500 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....South around 20 mph shifting to the west after
                    midnight.

.WEDNESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....Around 84.
Min humidity........25 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northwest 5 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Very good.
Mixing height.......400-4900 ft AGL until 1300, then 5100-8800 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Northwest around 20 mph.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.THURSDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Lows in the upper 50s. Highs in the upper 70s. Northeast winds
5 to 10 mph.
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Lows in the mid 50s. Highs in the upper 70s. Northwest winds 5 to
15 mph.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 50s. Highs around 80.
North winds 5 to 10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Lows in the upper 50s. Highs in the lower 80s.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Lows in the lower 60s. Highs in the mid 80s.

$$

NEZ209-280045-
Loup Rivers Basin-
534 AM CDT Tue Jun 27 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny. Patchy fog early in the morning.
                    Slight chance of thunderstorms late in the
                    afternoon.
Max temperature.....82-87.
Min humidity........45 percent.
20-foot winds.......South 10 to 20 mph.
LAL.................1 increasing to 2 in the afternoon.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Very good.
Mixing height.......300-3200 ft AGL until 1300, then 3300-5000 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 early in the evening, then
                    showers and thunderstorms likely late in the
                    evening. Slight chance of showers and
                    thunderstorms after midnight.
Min temperature.....62-67.
Max humidity........90 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southwest 5 to 15 mph.
LAL.................5 decreasing to 3 after midnight.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......300-5600 ft AGL until 0100, then 200-1600 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....South around 25 mph becoming west around 15 mph
                    after midnight.

.WEDNESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....84-89.
Min humidity........30 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northwest 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Very good.
Mixing height.......300-5000 ft AGL until 1300, then 5600-9200 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Northwest 15 to 20 mph.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.THURSDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Lows around 60. Highs in the lower 80s. Northeast winds 5 to
10 mph.
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Lows in the upper 50s. Highs in the upper 70s. Northwest winds
5 to 10 mph.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Lows in the mid 50s. Highs in the lower 80s. Northwest winds 5 to
10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Lows in the upper 50s. Highs in the mid 80s.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Lows in the lower 60s. Highs in the mid 80s.

$$

NEZ210-280045-
Frenchman Basin-
434 AM MDT Tue Jun 27 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny. Slight chance of showers and
                    thunderstorms late in the afternoon.
Max temperature.....89-94.
Min humidity........27 percent.
20-foot winds.......South 10 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1 increasing to 3 in the afternoon.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Smoke dispersal.....Excellent.
Mixing height.......1100-3200 ft AGL until 1300, then 2700-10700 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....South 25 to 30 mph.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy then becoming partly cloudy.
                    Chance of showers and thunderstorms in the
                    evening.
Min temperature.....58-63.
Max humidity........85 percent.
20-foot winds.......South 5 to 15 mph shifting to the west 5 to 10
                    mph after midnight.
LAL.................4 decreasing to 1 after midnight.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......300-9700 ft AGL until 0100, then 200-500 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....South around 15 mph shifting to the west after
                    midnight.

.WEDNESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny.
Max temperature.....Around 88.
Min humidity........25 percent.
20-foot winds.......North 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Good.
Mixing height.......300-4900 ft AGL until 1300, then 5600-8900 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Northwest 10 to 15 mph.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.THURSDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Lows around 60. Highs in the mid 80s. North winds 5 to 10 mph.
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 50s. Highs in the lower
80s. Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 50s. Highs in the mid 80s.
Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 50s. Highs in the upper 80s.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the lower 60s. Highs in the upper 80s.

$$

NEZ219-280045-
Loess Plains-
534 AM CDT Tue Jun 27 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny. Patchy fog early in the morning.
                    Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms late
                    in the afternoon.
Max temperature.....87-92.
Min humidity........36 percent.
20-foot winds.......South 10 to 20 mph.
LAL.................1 increasing to 3 in the afternoon.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Smoke dispersal.....Excellent.
Mixing height.......800-2500 ft AGL until 1300, then 2600-7700 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Southeast around 25 mph increasing to south
                    around 35 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.....61-66.
Max humidity........88 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southwest 5 to 15 mph.
LAL.................4 decreasing to 3 after midnight.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......300-8000 ft AGL until 0100, then 200-1000 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....South around 15 mph shifting to the southwest
                    after midnight.

.WEDNESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....Around 88.
Min humidity........29 percent.
20-foot winds.......North 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Smoke dispersal.....Good.
Mixing height.......200-4900 ft AGL until 1300, then 5500-9000 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....North 10 to 15 mph.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.THURSDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Lows in the lower 60s. Highs in the mid 80s. North winds 5 to
10 mph.
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 50s. Highs in the lower 80s.
Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Lows in the upper 50s. Highs in the mid 80s. Southeast winds 5 to
10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Lows in the lower 60s. Highs in the upper 80s.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Lows in the lower 60s. Highs in the upper 80s.

$$


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