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
425 AM CST THU JAN 19 2017

.DISCUSSION...

OVER THE NEXT 24 TO 48 HOURS...LOW LEVEL MOISTURE WILL PUSH INTO
CENTRAL AND EASTERN NEBRASKA. THIS...ALONG WITH FAIRLY LIGHT
WINDS...WILL LIMIT ANY FIRE DANGER THREAT ACROSS CENTRAL AND
EASTERN PORTIONS OF THE FORECAST AREA. FURTHER WEST...ACROSS THE
EASTERN NEBRASKA PANHANDLE AND WESTERN SANDHILLS...DRIER AIR IS
EXPECTED...HOWEVER LIGHT WINDS WILL ALSO LIMIT THE FIRE DANGER
THREAT THROUGH FRIDAY. A FAIRLY SIGNIFICANT WINTER STORM IS
POSSIBLE MONDAY NIGHT INTO TUESDAY. WIDESPREAD ACCUMULATING SNOWS
WILL BE POSSIBLE.


NEZ204-201130-
EASTERN PANHANDLE/CRESCENT LAKE NWR-
325 AM MST THU JAN 19 2017

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....45-50.
MIN HUMIDITY........35 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......300-1700 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 10 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....19-24.
MAX HUMIDITY........98 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......300-400 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 10 MPH.

.FRIDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....38-43.
MIN HUMIDITY........56 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....FAIR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......400-1000 FT AGL UNTIL 1200...THEN 600-3900 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST 10 TO 15 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 20S. HIGHS AROUND
40. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 20S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 30S. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS AROUND 18.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 30S. SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...CLOUDY WITH SNOW LIKELY. LOWS AROUND 20. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 30S.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS AROUND 16.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 20S.

$$

NEZ206-201130-
SANDHILLS/VALENTINE NWR/NEBRASKA NATIONAL FOREST-
425 AM CST THU JAN 19 2017

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY. AREAS OF FOG EARLY IN THE
                    MORNING. PATCHY FOG LATE IN THE MORNING.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....44-49.
MIN HUMIDITY........38 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......300-2100 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 10 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....25-30.
MAX HUMIDITY........97 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......400-800 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 10 MPH.

.FRIDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....40-45.
MIN HUMIDITY........52 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....FAIR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......400-1000 FT AGL UNTIL 1200...THEN 900-4000 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 10 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW. LOWS
IN THE MID 20S. HIGHS IN THE MID 40S. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 20S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER
40S. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 20S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 40S. SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...CLOUDY WITH SNOW AND RAIN LIKELY. LOWS IN THE MID 20S.
HIGHS IN THE MID 30S.
.WEDNESDAY...CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS AROUND 20. HIGHS IN
THE LOWER 30S.

$$

NEZ208-201130-
NIOBRARA VALLEY/FORT NIOBRARA NWR/SAMUEL R MCKELVIE NATIONAL
FOREST-
425 AM CST THU JAN 19 2017

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY. AREAS OF FOG EARLY IN THE
                    MORNING. PATCHY FOG LATE IN THE MORNING.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....44-49.
MIN HUMIDITY........41 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......300-1700 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH 10 TO 15 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY. AREAS OF FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....25-30.
MAX HUMIDITY........94 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......400-1400 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 10 MPH.

.FRIDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....38-43.
MIN HUMIDITY........54 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......400-1800 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 10 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW.
LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 40S. NORTHWEST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 20S. HIGHS AROUND 40.
NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 20S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 40S. SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...CLOUDY WITH SNOW LIKELY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 20S. HIGHS
IN THE MID 30S.
.WEDNESDAY...CLOUDY WITH SNOW LIKELY. LOWS AROUND 20. HIGHS IN
THE LOWER 30S.

$$

NEZ209-201130-
LOUP RIVERS BASIN-
425 AM CST THU JAN 19 2017

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY. AREAS OF FOG IN THE MORNING.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....40-45.
MIN HUMIDITY........71 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......600-1600 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 15 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF DRIZZLE IN THE
                    EVENING. AREAS OF FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....28-33.
MAX HUMIDITY........99 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......700-1600 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 15 MPH.

.FRIDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY. AREAS OF FOG IN THE MORNING.
                    SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 43.
MIN HUMIDITY........68 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......600-2700 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 10 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW. LOWS
IN THE UPPER 20S. HIGHS IN THE MID 40S. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 40S. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 20S. HIGHS IN THE MID
40S. SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...CLOUDY WITH SNOW AND RAIN LIKELY. LOWS IN THE MID 20S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 30S.
.WEDNESDAY...CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS IN THE LOWER 20S.
HIGHS IN THE MID 30S.

$$

NEZ210-201130-
FRENCHMAN BASIN-
325 AM MST THU JAN 19 2017

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY. AREAS OF FOG EARLY IN THE MORNING.
                    PATCHY FOG LATE IN THE MORNING.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 48.
MIN HUMIDITY........40 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST UP TO 5 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......300-2000 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 5 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 24.
MAX HUMIDITY........100 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST UP TO 5 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......300-500 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST 5 TO 10 MPH.

.FRIDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 45.
MIN HUMIDITY........51 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST UP TO 5 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......300-1900 FT AGL UNTIL 1200...THEN 1000-4700 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST 5 TO 10 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW. LOWS
IN THE MID 20S. HIGHS IN THE MID 40S. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 20S. HIGHS IN THE MID
40S. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 20S. HIGHS IN THE MID
40S. SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SNOW AND RAIN LIKELY. LOWS IN THE
MID 20S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 30S.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SNOW LIKELY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 20S.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 30S.

$$

NEZ219-201130-
LOESS PLAINS-
425 AM CST THU JAN 19 2017

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY. AREAS OF FOG IN THE MORNING.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 45.
MIN HUMIDITY........54 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH UP TO 5 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......500-1800 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 5 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY. AREAS OF FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....26-31.
MAX HUMIDITY........100 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST UP TO 5 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......300-1300 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.

.FRIDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. AREAS OF FOG IN THE MORNING.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 45.
MIN HUMIDITY........54 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST UP TO 5 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......300-1700 FT AGL UNTIL 1200...THEN 1300-4900 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 5 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW. LOWS
IN THE MID 20S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S. NORTHWEST WINDS UP TO
5 MPH.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 20S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER
40S. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS IN THE LOWER
20S. HIGHS IN THE MID 40S. SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH RAIN AND SNOW LIKELY. LOWS IN THE
MID 20S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 30S.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS IN THE LOWER
20S. HIGHS IN THE MID 30S.

$$

CLB


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