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
430 AM CDT Tue Jun 20 2017

.DISCUSSION...
Humidity across Western Nebraska falls to 20 to 25 percent today
and Wednesday. Cooler weather Thursday through Monday will
increase minimum afternoon humidity above 30 percent.

Moisture returns to Western and North Central Nebraska this week.
Rainfall amounts of 1/4 to 1 inch are likely during the next 7
days with locally higher amounts in some areas.

NEZ204-210015-
Eastern Panhandle/Crescent Lake NWR-
330 AM MDT Tue Jun 20 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....87-92.
Min humidity........22 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southeast 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........6 or high.
Smoke dispersal.....Very good.
Mixing height.......100-7400 ft AGL until 1300, then 7900-11300 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Southwest 5 to 10 mph.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy.
Min temperature.....59-64.
Max humidity........91 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southeast 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........6 or high.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......200-11100 ft AGL until 0100, then 200-500 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....South 5 to 10 mph.

.WEDNESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....89-94.
Min humidity........24 percent.
20-foot winds.......West 5 to 10 mph shifting to the north 5 to 15
                    mph in the afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........6 or high.
Smoke dispersal.....Very good.
Mixing height.......200-7100 ft AGL until 1300, then 5500-13300 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Northwest around 10 mph.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 50s. Highs in the mid 80s.
Northeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
.FRIDAY...Not as warm. Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 50s. Highs in the lower 70s.
Northeast winds 5 to 15 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and slight chance of
thunderstorms. Lows around 50. Highs in the upper 60s. North
winds 5 to 15 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 40s. Highs in the
lower 70s.
.MONDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 40s. Highs in the upper
70s.

$$

NEZ206-210015-
Sandhills/Valentine NWR/Nebraska National Forest-
430 AM CDT Tue Jun 20 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....90-95.
Min humidity........24 percent.
20-foot winds.......West up to 5 mph shifting to the southeast in
                    the afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........6 or high.
Smoke dispersal.....Very good.
Mixing height.......100-7900 ft AGL until 1300, then 8600-11100 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....West around 10 mph.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy.
Min temperature.....61-66.
Max humidity........88 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southeast 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........6 or high.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......300-11100 ft AGL until 0100, then 300-600 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....South around 10 mph.

.WEDNESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny. Slight chance of showers and
                    thunderstorms in the afternoon.
Max temperature.....91-96.
Min humidity........26 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southwest 5 to 10 mph shifting to the northwest
                    in the afternoon.
LAL.................1 increasing to 2 in the afternoon.
Haines Index........6 or high.
Smoke dispersal.....Good.
Mixing height.......200-4900 ft AGL until 1300, then 4000-10900 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....North around 5 mph.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the lower 60s. Highs in the mid 80s.
Northeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
.FRIDAY...Not as warm. Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 50s. Highs in the lower 70s.
Northeast winds 5 to 15 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and slight chance of
thunderstorms. Lows in the lower 50s. Highs in the upper 60s.
North winds 5 to 10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 40s. Highs in the lower
70s.
.MONDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 40s. Highs in the upper
70s.

$$

NEZ208-210015-
Niobrara Valley/Fort Niobrara NWR/Samuel R McKelvie National
Forest-
430 AM CDT Tue Jun 20 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....86-91.
Min humidity........24 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northwest 5 to 10 mph shifting to the northeast
                    in the afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........6 or high.
Smoke dispersal.....Good.
Mixing height.......100-6300 ft AGL until 1300, then 5900-10700 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....West around 10 mph.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
                    thunderstorms early in the morning.
Min temperature.....Around 64.
Max humidity........82 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southeast 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1 increasing to 2 after midnight.
Haines Index........6 or high.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......300-10700 ft AGL until 0100, then 200-500 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Southeast around 10 mph.

.WEDNESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny. Slight chance of showers and
                    thunderstorms in the afternoon.
Max temperature.....Around 91.
Min humidity........29 percent.
20-foot winds.......South 5 to 10 mph shifting to the northwest in
                    the afternoon.
LAL.................1 increasing to 3 in the afternoon.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Fair.
Mixing height.......300-3200 ft AGL until 1300, then 3000-8700 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....East around 5 mph shifting to the north in the
                    afternoon.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the lower 60s. Highs in the lower 80s.
Northeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Lows in the mid 50s. Highs in the lower 70s. Northwest winds 5 to
10 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and slight chance of
thunderstorms. Lows in the lower 50s. Highs in the upper 60s.
North winds 5 to 10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers. Lows in the
mid 40s. Highs in the lower 70s.
.MONDAY...Mostly clear. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows around 50. Highs in the upper 70s.

$$

NEZ209-210015-
Loup Rivers Basin-
430 AM CDT Tue Jun 20 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....87-92.
Min humidity........28 percent.
20-foot winds.......West up to 5 mph shifting to the northeast in
                    the afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........6 or high.
Smoke dispersal.....Very good.
Mixing height.......100-8300 ft AGL until 1300, then 6000-10500 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....West 10 to 15 mph.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy. Isolated showers and
                    thunderstorms in the evening.
Min temperature.....Around 64.
Max humidity........88 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southeast 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................2 decreasing to 1 after midnight.
Haines Index........6 or high.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......200-8400 ft AGL until 0100, then 300-600 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Southeast around 10 mph.

.WEDNESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny. Slight chance of showers and
                    thunderstorms in the afternoon.
Max temperature.....91-96.
Min humidity........33 percent.
20-foot winds.......South 5 to 10 mph shifting to the west in the
                    afternoon.
LAL.................1 increasing to 3 in the afternoon.
Haines Index........6 or high.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......300-3000 ft AGL until 1300, then 2300-7500 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Southeast around 5 mph.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 60s. Highs in the mid 80s.
Northeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
.FRIDAY...Not as warm. Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 50s. Highs in the mid 70s. North
winds 5 to 10 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers. Lows in the lower
50s. Highs in the upper 60s. North winds 5 to 10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Chance of showers. Lows in the upper
40s. Highs in the lower 70s.
.MONDAY...Mostly clear. Lows around 50. Highs in the upper 70s.

$$

NEZ210-210015-
Frenchman Basin-
330 AM MDT Tue Jun 20 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....94-99.
Min humidity........22 percent.
20-foot winds.......South 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........6 or high.
Smoke dispersal.....Good.
Mixing height.......100-6800 ft AGL until 1300, then 8000-11200 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Southeast around 5 mph shifting to the
                    southwest in the afternoon.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy.
Min temperature.....Around 63.
Max humidity........87 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southeast 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........6 or high.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......200-10400 ft AGL until 0100, then 200-600 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....South around 10 mph.

.WEDNESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny. Slight chance of showers and
                    thunderstorms in the afternoon.
Max temperature.....Around 98.
Min humidity........20 percent.
20-foot winds.......West 5 to 10 mph shifting to the north in the
                    afternoon.
LAL.................1 increasing to 3 in the afternoon.
Haines Index........6 or high.
Smoke dispersal.....Excellent.
Mixing height.......200-10400 ft AGL until 1300, then 7900-16600 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....West around 10 mph.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 60s. Highs in the
lower 90s. Northeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
.FRIDAY...Not as warm. Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 50s. Highs in the upper 70s.
Northeast winds 5 to 15 mph.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Chance of showers. Lows in the mid
50s. Highs in the lower 70s. North winds 5 to 10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 40s. Highs in the
lower 70s.
.MONDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 50s. Highs in the lower
80s.

$$

NEZ219-210015-
Loess Plains-
430 AM CDT Tue Jun 20 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny. Slight chance of showers and
                    thunderstorms in the afternoon.
Max temperature.....93-98.
Min humidity........28 percent.
20-foot winds.......South 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1 increasing to 3 in the afternoon.
Haines Index........6 or high.
Smoke dispersal.....Good.
Mixing height.......100-7300 ft AGL until 1300, then 9200-11000 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Southwest 5 to 10 mph.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy. Isolated showers and
                    thunderstorms in the evening.
Min temperature.....Around 65.
Max humidity........87 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southeast 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................3 decreasing to 1 after midnight.
Haines Index........6 or high.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......600-9800 ft AGL until 0100, then 200-600 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....South 10 to 15 mph.

.WEDNESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny. Slight chance of showers and
                    thunderstorms in the afternoon.
Max temperature.....95-100.
Min humidity........27 percent.
20-foot winds.......South 5 to 10 mph shifting to the west in the
                    afternoon.
LAL.................1 increasing to 3 in the afternoon.
Haines Index........6 or high.
Smoke dispersal.....Good.
Mixing height.......200-4500 ft AGL until 1300, then 3900-14600 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Southwest around 5 mph shifting to the north in
                    the afternoon.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 60s. Highs in the lower 90s. East
winds 5 to 10 mph.
.FRIDAY...Not as warm. Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows around 60. Highs in the upper 70s. Northeast
winds 5 to 15 mph.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Chance of showers. Lows in the mid
50s. Highs in the mid 70s. North winds 5 to 10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 40s. Highs in the
lower 70s.
.MONDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 50s. Highs around 80.

$$



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