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
424 AM CST TUE DEC 23 2014

.DISCUSSION...
SNOW WATER EQUIVALENT OF 1/10 TO 1/2 OF AN INCH IS EXPECTED DURING
THE NEXT 7 DAYS. COOL WEATHER AND THIS PRECIPITATION WILL KEEP
FIRE DANGER LOW TO MODERATE.

NEZ204-240015-
EASTERN PANHANDLE/CRESCENT LAKE NWR-
324 AM MST TUE DEC 23 2014

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. BLOWING SNOW IN THE MORNING.
                    SNOW LIKELY EARLY IN THE MORNING. CHANCE OF
                    SNOW IN THE LATE MORNING AND EARLY
                    AFTERNOON...THEN SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW LATE IN
                    THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....25-30.
MIN HUMIDITY........72 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WINDY. NORTH 20 TO 30 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....VERY GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1900-3600 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH AROUND 35 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....10-15.
MAX HUMIDITY........100 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 5 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-3200 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 25 MPH DECREASING TO AROUND 10
                    MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.

.WEDNESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 38.
MIN HUMIDITY........52 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-800 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 10 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.CHRISTMAS DAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS IN
THE LOWER 20S. HIGHS IN THE MID 30S. NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY...COLDER. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SNOW LIKELY. LOWS AROUND 17.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 20S. NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 6. HIGHS IN THE MID 20S.
WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 11. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 20S.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. LOWS
AROUND 10. HIGHS AROUND 19.

$$

NEZ210-240015-
FRENCHMAN BASIN-
424 AM CST TUE DEC 23 2014

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. BLOWING SNOW IN THE MORNING.
                    SNOW EARLY IN THE MORNING. SNOW LIKELY LATE IN
                    THE MORNING...THEN CHANCE OF SNOW IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....28-33.
MIN HUMIDITY........70 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WINDY. NORTH 20 TO 30 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....VERY GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......2400-3800 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH AROUND 40 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....14-19.
MAX HUMIDITY........97 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 10 TO 20 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......2400-3100 FT AGL UNTIL 2400...THEN 400-2600 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH AROUND 30 MPH BECOMING NORTHWEST AROUND
                    20 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.

.WEDNESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 38.
MIN HUMIDITY........51 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......300-2500 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 10 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.CHRISTMAS DAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 20S. HIGHS
AROUND 40. NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY...COLDER. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS AROUND
20. HIGHS IN THE MID 20S. NORTH WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 9. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 20S.
WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 12. HIGHS IN THE MID 30S.
.MONDAY...COLDER. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS. LOWS AROUND 15. HIGHS IN THE MID 20S.

$$

NEZ206-240015-
SANDHILLS/VALENTINE NWR/NEBRASKA NATIONAL FOREST/
SAMUEL R MCKELVIE NATIONAL FOREST-
424 AM CST TUE DEC 23 2014

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. BLOWING SNOW IN THE MORNING.
                    SNOW LIKELY IN THE MORNING...THEN CHANCE OF
                    SNOW IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....26-31.
MIN HUMIDITY........76 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WINDY. NORTH 20 TO 30 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1700-2900 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH AROUND 35 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED FLURRIES EARLY IN THE
                    EVENING.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....14-19.
MAX HUMIDITY........100 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 10 TO 20 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1400-2800 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST 25 TO 30 MPH.

.WEDNESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....33-38.
MIN HUMIDITY........56 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......300-1900 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                    SOUTHWEST IN THE AFTERNOON.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.CHRISTMAS DAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS IN
THE LOWER 20S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 30S. NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY...COLDER. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS AROUND
19. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 20S. NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 8. HIGHS IN THE MID 20S.
WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 12. HIGHS AROUND 30.
.MONDAY...COLDER. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS. LOWS AROUND 12. HIGHS AROUND 20.

$$

NEZ208-240015-
NIOBRARA VALLEY/FORT NIOBRARA NWR-
324 AM MST TUE DEC 23 2014

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. BLOWING SNOW IN THE MORNING. SNOW EARLY
                    IN THE MORNING. SNOW LIKELY LATE IN THE
                    MORNING...THEN CHANCE OF SNOW IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....28-33.
MIN HUMIDITY........74 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......BREEZY. NORTHWEST 15 TO 25 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1600-2800 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 30 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED FLURRIES IN THE
                    EVENING.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....14-19.
MAX HUMIDITY........100 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 10 TO 20 MPH DECREASING TO 5 TO 10
                    MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1700-2800 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST 20 TO 25 MPH.

.WEDNESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....32-37.
MIN HUMIDITY........58 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......400-1800 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                    SOUTHWEST IN THE AFTERNOON.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.CHRISTMAS DAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS
IN THE MID 20S. HIGHS IN THE MID 30S. NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY...COLDER. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS AROUND
19. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 20S. NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 6. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 20S.
WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 10. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 20S.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. LOWS
AROUND 12. HIGHS AROUND 18.

$$

NEZ219-240015-
LOESS PLAINS-
424 AM CST TUE DEC 23 2014

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. BLOWING SNOW IN THE MORNING. SNOW EARLY
                    IN THE MORNING. SNOW LIKELY LATE IN THE
                    MORNING...THEN CHANCE OF SNOW IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....28-33.
MIN HUMIDITY........69 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WINDY. NORTH 20 TO 30 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....VERY GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......2300-3400 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH 35 TO 40 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 19.
MAX HUMIDITY........95 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 10 TO 20 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1400-2700 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH AROUND 35 MPH BECOMING NORTHWEST AROUND
                    25 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.

.WEDNESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 37.
MIN HUMIDITY........50 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......500-3300 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST 10 TO 15 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.CHRISTMAS DAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 20S. HIGHS
AROUND 40. NORTHEAST WINDS UP TO 5 MPH.
.FRIDAY...COLDER. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS IN THE
LOWER 20S. HIGHS IN THE MID 20S. NORTH WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 11. HIGHS AROUND 30. WEST
WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 14. HIGHS IN THE MID 30S.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. LOWS
AROUND 16. HIGHS IN THE MID 20S.

$$

NEZ209-240015-
LOUP RIVERS BASIN-
424 AM CST TUE DEC 23 2014

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. BLOWING SNOW IN THE MORNING. SNOW IN
                    THE MORNING...THEN CHANCE OF SNOW IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....28-33.
MIN HUMIDITY........75 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WINDY. NORTH 20 TO 30 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1700-2500 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH AROUND 35 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED FLURRIES IN THE
                    EVENING.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 20.
MAX HUMIDITY........99 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 10 TO 20 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1700-2300 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST 25 TO 30 MPH.

.WEDNESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....31-36.
MIN HUMIDITY........65 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......600-2100 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 15 MPH SHIFTING TO THE WEST IN
                    THE AFTERNOON.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.CHRISTMAS DAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 20S. HIGHS IN
THE UPPER 30S. NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY...COLDER. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS IN THE
LOWER 20S. HIGHS IN THE MID 20S. NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 9. HIGHS IN THE MID 20S.
WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 12. HIGHS AROUND 30.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. LOWS
AROUND 15. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 20S.

$$







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