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
317 PM CDT Mon Oct 16 2017

.DISCUSSION...

Little or no rainfall is expected during the next 7 days.

Dry air will remain across Western and North Central Nebraska
through Wednesday. Moist south winds develop by the end of the
week with increased daytime humidity.

Humidity will fall to between 12 and 15 percent across far western
and southwest Nebraska Tuesday. with 17 to 25 percent elsewhere.
At this time it appears the winds will be lacking to warrant any
fire weather headlines, but afternoon gusts could approach 20 mph
across far western and southwest Nebraska. Humidity Wednesday
will not be quite as low as Tuesday and then recover further
Thursday.


NEZ204-171230-
Eastern Panhandle/Crescent Lake NWR-
217 PM MDT Mon Oct 16 2017

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear.
Min temperature.....31-36.
Max humidity........82 percent.
20-foot winds.......West up to 5 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......100-400 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....West around 5 mph.

.TUESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....75-80.
Min humidity........13 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southwest 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........6 or high.
Smoke dispersal.....Good.
Mixing height.......100-3200 ft AGL until 1300, then 1800-6500 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....West around 5 mph increasing to southwest
                    around 15 mph in the afternoon.

.TUESDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear.
Min temperature.....40-45.
Max humidity........58 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southwest 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......100-300 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Southwest 5 to 10 mph.

.WEDNESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....68-73.
Min humidity........21 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northwest 5 to 10 mph shifting to the north in
                    the afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Fair.
Mixing height.......100-3900 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Northwest around 15 mph shifting to the north
                    in the afternoon.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.THURSDAY...Clear. Lows around 40. Highs in the mid 70s. South
winds 5 to 15 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 40s. Highs in the upper
70s. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
.SATURDAY...Cooler. Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers. Lows in the
mid 40s. Highs in the lower 60s. Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 30s. Highs in the mid
60s.
.MONDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 30s. Highs in the upper
60s.

$$

NEZ206-171230-
Sandhills/Valentine NWR/Nebraska National Forest-
317 PM CDT Mon Oct 16 2017

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear.
Min temperature.....35-40.
Max humidity........85 percent.
20-foot winds.......West around 5 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......100-300 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....West around 5 mph.

.TUESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....Around 78.
Min humidity........16 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southwest 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Good.
Mixing height.......100-3200 ft AGL until 1300, then 1900-5700 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Southwest 5 to 10 mph.

.TUESDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear.
Min temperature.....42-47.
Max humidity........65 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southwest 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......100-200 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Southwest around 10 mph.

.WEDNESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....70-75.
Min humidity........23 percent.
20-foot winds.......West 5 to 10 mph shifting to the north 10 to 15
                    mph in the afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Good.
Mixing height.......100-3900 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....West around 15 mph shifting to the north in the
                    afternoon.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.THURSDAY...Clear. Lows in the lower 40s. Highs in the mid 70s.
South winds 10 to 15 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly clear. Lows around 50. Highs in the mid 70s.
South winds 5 to 10 mph.
.SATURDAY...Cooler. Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers. Lows in the
upper 40s. Highs in the mid 60s. Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 30s. Highs in the mid
60s.
.MONDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 40s. Highs in the upper
60s.

$$

NEZ208-171230-
Niobrara Valley/Fort Niobrara NWR/Samuel R McKelvie National
Forest-
317 PM CDT Mon Oct 16 2017

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Clear.
Min temperature.....37-42.
Max humidity........83 percent.
20-foot winds.......West around 5 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......100-500 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....West around 5 mph.

.TUESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....Around 78.
Min humidity........17 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southwest 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Good.
Mixing height.......100-2900 ft AGL until 1300, then 2000-6200 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Southwest 5 to 10 mph.

.TUESDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear.
Min temperature.....45-50.
Max humidity........60 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southwest 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......100-200 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....South around 10 mph.

.WEDNESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....68-73.
Min humidity........23 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northwest 10 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Good.
Mixing height.......100-3800 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Northwest 15 to 20 mph.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.THURSDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 40s. Highs in the mid
70s. South winds 10 to 15 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 50s. Highs in the upper
70s. South winds 5 to 15 mph.
.SATURDAY...Cooler. Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers. Lows in the
lower 50s. Highs in the mid 60s. Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 30s. Highs in the mid
60s.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 40s. Highs in the mid
60s.

$$

NEZ209-171230-
Loup Rivers Basin-
317 PM CDT Mon Oct 16 2017

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear.
Min temperature.....37-42.
Max humidity........89 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southwest around 5 mph shifting to the west
                    after midnight.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......100-200 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Southwest around 5 mph.

.TUESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....Around 78.
Min humidity........23 percent.
20-foot winds.......West up to 5 mph shifting to the south in the
                    afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Fair.
Mixing height.......100-2500 ft AGL until 1300, then 1700-5300 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....West around 5 mph shifting to the south in the
                    afternoon.

.TUESDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear.
Min temperature.....44-49.
Max humidity........72 percent.
20-foot winds.......South 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......100-300 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....South around 10 mph.

.WEDNESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....71-76.
Min humidity........24 percent.
20-foot winds.......West 5 to 10 mph shifting to the north 10 to 15
                    mph in the afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Fair.
Mixing height.......100-3300 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....West around 10 mph increasing to north around
                    20 mph in the afternoon.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.THURSDAY...Clear. Lows in the lower 40s. Highs in the lower 70s.
South winds 5 to 10 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 50s. Highs in the mid
70s. South winds 5 to 15 mph.
.SATURDAY...Cooler. Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers. Lows in the
lower 50s. Highs in the mid 60s. Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly clear. Lows around 40. Highs in the mid 60s.
.MONDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 40s. Highs in the mid
60s.

$$

NEZ210-171230-
Frenchman Basin-
217 PM MDT Mon Oct 16 2017

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear.
Min temperature.....34-39.
Max humidity........81 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northwest around 5 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......100-400 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Southwest around 5 mph shifting to the
                    northwest after midnight.

.TUESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....Around 78.
Min humidity........13 percent.
20-foot winds.......West 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........6 or high.
Smoke dispersal.....Good.
Mixing height.......100-3100 ft AGL until 1300, then 1700-7100 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....West 5 to 10 mph.

.TUESDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear.
Min temperature.....Around 42.
Max humidity........66 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southwest around 5 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......100-300 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Southwest around 5 mph.

.WEDNESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....Around 75.
Min humidity........17 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northwest 5 to 10 mph shifting to the north 10
                    to 15 mph in the afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Fair.
Mixing height.......100-3700 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Northwest around 10 mph shifting to the north
                    in the afternoon.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.THURSDAY...Clear. Lows around 40. Highs in the mid 70s. South
winds 5 to 10 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 40s. Highs in the upper
70s. South winds 5 to 10 mph.
.SATURDAY...Cooler. Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers. Lows
in the upper 40s. Highs in the mid 60s. Northwest winds 5 to
15 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 30s. Highs in the mid
60s.
.MONDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 40s. Highs in the upper
60s.

$$

NEZ219-171230-
Loess Plains-
317 PM CDT Mon Oct 16 2017

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear.
Min temperature.....35-40.
Max humidity........86 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southwest around 5 mph shifting to the
                    northwest up to 5 mph after midnight.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......100-300 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Southwest around 5 mph shifting to the
                    northwest after midnight.

.TUESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....Around 77.
Min humidity........19 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northwest up to 5 mph shifting to the southwest
                    around 5 mph in the afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......100-2300 ft AGL until 1300, then 1600-4400 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Northwest around 5 mph shifting to the
                    southwest in the afternoon.

.TUESDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear.
Min temperature.....Around 44.
Max humidity........75 percent.
20-foot winds.......South around 5 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......100-300 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Southwest around 5 mph.

.WEDNESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....74-79.
Min humidity........20 percent.
20-foot winds.......West around 5 mph shifting to the north 10 to
                    15 mph in the afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Fair.
Mixing height.......100-3000 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....West around 10 mph shifting to the north in the
                    afternoon.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.THURSDAY...Clear. Lows in the lower 40s. Highs in the mid 70s.
South winds 5 to 10 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 50s. Highs in the upper
70s. South winds 5 to 15 mph.
.SATURDAY...Cooler. Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers. Lows
in the lower 50s. Highs in the upper 60s. North winds 5 to
15 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 30s. Highs in the upper
60s.
.MONDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 40s. Highs in the upper
60s.

$$



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