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
346 PM CST WED FEB 25 2015

.DISCUSSION...

COLD AIR...WITH BELOW NORMAL TEMPERATURES WILL BE IN PLACE FOR
MUCH OF THE NEXT WEEK. THERE WILL BE POTENTIAL FOR SNOW THIS
WEEKEND...HOWEVER CONFIDENCE ON THE TRACK OF THE SYSTEM IS NOT
HIGH AT THIS POINT...SO THE EXACT LOCATION OR AMOUNTS OF THE SNOW
IS UNCERTAIN. WITH THE COLD AIR...FIRE WEATHER CONCERNS WILL BE
LOW THROUGH THE FIRST PART OF NEXT WEEK.

NEZ204-261230-
EASTERN PANHANDLE/CRESCENT LAKE NWR-
246 PM MST WED FEB 25 2015

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW UNTIL
                    EARLY MORNING.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....3-8.
MAX HUMIDITY........89 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH 10 TO 20 MPH DECREASING TO 5 TO 10 MPH
                    AFTER MIDNIGHT.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......2700-4300 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH AROUND 25 MPH DECREASING TO AROUND 15 MPH
                    AFTER MIDNIGHT.

.THURSDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....15-20.
MIN HUMIDITY........42 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....FAIR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......2600-4900 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH 10 TO 15 MPH.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....3 BELOW TO 2 ABOVE ZERO.
MAX HUMIDITY........87 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHEAST 5 TO 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTHEAST
                    AFTER MIDNIGHT.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......2200-5000 FT AGL UNTIL 2400...THEN 1800-2600 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST AROUND 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                    SOUTHEAST AFTER MIDNIGHT.

.FRIDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....21-26.
MIN HUMIDITY........46 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 5 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1700-3700 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 20 MPH INCREASING TO AROUND 30 MPH
                    IN THE AFTERNOON.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS AROUND
10. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 20S. SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS AROUND 12.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 20S. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS AROUND
13. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 30S. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS AROUND 17.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 30S.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS AROUND 9.
HIGHS IN THE MID 20S.

$$

NEZ210-261230-
FRENCHMAN BASIN-
346 PM CST WED FEB 25 2015

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW IN THE
                    EVENING.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....6-11.
MAX HUMIDITY........89 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH 10 TO 20 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....FAIR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......2700-4400 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH AROUND 30 MPH DECREASING TO AROUND 20 MPH
                    AFTER MIDNIGHT.

.THURSDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 20.
MIN HUMIDITY........36 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....FAIR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......2600-5200 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH 10 TO 15 MPH.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....2 BELOW TO 3 ABOVE ZERO.
MAX HUMIDITY........89 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......EAST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......2800-5400 FT AGL UNTIL 2400...THEN 2000-2800 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST AROUND 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                    SOUTHEAST AFTER MIDNIGHT.

.FRIDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW IN THE
                    MORNING.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....19-24.
MIN HUMIDITY........45 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST 5 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1900-3900 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 20 MPH INCREASING TO AROUND 30 MPH
                    IN THE AFTERNOON.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS AROUND 10.
HIGHS IN THE MID 20S. SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS AROUND 15.
HIGHS AROUND 30. NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS AROUND
15. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 30S. SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS AROUND 19.
HIGHS IN THE MID 30S.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS AROUND
14. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 20S.

$$

NEZ206-261230-
SANDHILLS/VALENTINE NWR/NEBRASKA NATIONAL FOREST/
SAMUEL R MCKELVIE NATIONAL FOREST-
346 PM CST WED FEB 25 2015

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....1-6.
MAX HUMIDITY........87 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH 10 TO 20 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......2500-4000 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH AROUND 30 MPH DECREASING TO AROUND 20 MPH
                    AFTER MIDNIGHT.

.THURSDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....15-20.
MIN HUMIDITY........38 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH 5 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....FAIR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......2400-4400 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH 15 TO 20 MPH.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....5 BELOW-ZERO.
MAX HUMIDITY........86 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHEAST 5 TO 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTHEAST
                    AFTER MIDNIGHT.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......2300-4500 FT AGL UNTIL 2400...THEN 1900-2300 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH AROUND 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE EAST AFTER
                    MIDNIGHT.

.FRIDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 23.
MIN HUMIDITY........38 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 5 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1800-3600 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 15 MPH INCREASING TO AROUND 25 MPH
                    IN THE AFTERNOON.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS AROUND 10.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 20S. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS AROUND 14.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 30S. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS AROUND
13. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 30S. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS AROUND 18.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 30S.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS AROUND
11. HIGHS IN THE MID 20S.

$$

NEZ208-261230-
NIOBRARA VALLEY/FORT NIOBRARA NWR-
246 PM MST WED FEB 25 2015

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....3 BELOW TO 2 ABOVE ZERO.
MAX HUMIDITY........89 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH 10 TO 20 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......2200-3100 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH 20 TO 25 MPH.

.THURSDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 13.
MIN HUMIDITY........43 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH 5 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....FAIR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......2100-3100 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH 15 TO 20 MPH.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....3 BELOW-8 BELOW ZERO.
MAX HUMIDITY........95 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH UP TO 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTH AFTER
                    MIDNIGHT.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1700-3200 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.

.FRIDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....21-26.
MIN HUMIDITY........39 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 5 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1600-3600 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 10 MPH INCREASING TO SOUTH
                    AROUND 20 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 11. HIGHS AROUND 30. SOUTH
WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 13. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 30S.
NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS AROUND 13.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 30S. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS AROUND 17.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 30S.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS AROUND 9.
HIGHS IN THE MID 20S.

$$

NEZ219-261230-
LOESS PLAINS-
346 PM CST WED FEB 25 2015

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....6-11.
MAX HUMIDITY........84 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH 10 TO 20 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....FAIR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......2800-4500 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH 25 TO 30 MPH.

.THURSDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....16-21.
MIN HUMIDITY........35 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH AROUND 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......2700-4900 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH 15 TO 20 MPH.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 3 BELOW.
MAX HUMIDITY........86 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......EAST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......2500-5000 FT AGL UNTIL 2400...THEN 2000-2300 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST AROUND 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE EAST
                    AFTER MIDNIGHT.

.FRIDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 23.
MIN HUMIDITY........39 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST 5 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1900-4000 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 15 MPH INCREASING TO AROUND 25 MPH
                    IN THE AFTERNOON.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS AROUND 11.
HIGHS IN THE MID 20S. SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS AROUND 15.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 30S. NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS AROUND 17.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 30S. SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS AROUND 19. HIGHS
IN THE MID 30S.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS AROUND
13. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 20S.

$$

NEZ209-261230-
LOUP RIVERS BASIN-
346 PM CST WED FEB 25 2015

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....ZERO TO 5 ABOVE ZERO.
MAX HUMIDITY........84 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH 10 TO 20 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....FAIR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......2100-3900 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH 25 TO 30 MPH.

.THURSDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....12-17.
MIN HUMIDITY........39 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH 10 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....FAIR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......2100-3900 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH AROUND 20 MPH.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....4 BELOW-9 BELOW ZERO.
MAX HUMIDITY........97 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH 5 TO 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTHEAST
                    AFTER MIDNIGHT.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1600-4000 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.

.FRIDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 22.
MIN HUMIDITY........37 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1500-3600 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 10 MPH INCREASING TO SOUTH
                    AROUND 20 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS AROUND 10.
HIGHS IN THE MID 20S. SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS AROUND 14.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 30S. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS AROUND 14.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 30S. SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS AROUND 18. HIGHS
IN THE LOWER 30S.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 11. HIGHS IN THE UPPER
20S.

$$

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