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
607 AM CDT THU SEP 18 2014

.DISCUSSION...

HUMIDITY LEVELS WILL REMAIN HIGH TODAY...THEN WILL DECREASE
FRIDAY INTO THIS WEEKEND.  MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY VALUES
WILL MOSTLY RANGE FROM 40 TO 65 PERCENT TODAY...THEN 35 TO 40
PERCENT FRIDAY AND THIS WEEKEND. GUSTY SOUTHWEST WINDS WILL DEVELOP
EAST OF AN IMPERIAL THROUGH AINSWORTH LINE ON FRIDAY.

NEZ204-190015-
EASTERN PANHANDLE/CRESCENT LAKE NWR-
507 AM MDT THU SEP 18 2014

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY. PATCHY FOG EARLY IN THE MORNING.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....82-87.
MIN HUMIDITY........37 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......800-2300 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 15 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....58-63.
MAX HUMIDITY........86 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-1700 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 20 MPH.

.FRIDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....84-89.
MIN HUMIDITY........33 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST 5 TO 15 MPH SHIFTING TO THE WEST 5 TO
                    10 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....VERY GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100-3600 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 2900-8600 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 15 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                    NORTHWEST IN THE AFTERNOON.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. NORTH
WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 50. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S.
NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS AROUND 50. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. SOUTHEAST
WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE
MID 70S.

$$

NEZ210-190015-
FRENCHMAN BASIN-
607 AM CDT THU SEP 18 2014

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY. AREAS OF FOG EARLY IN THE
                    MORNING.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....81-86.
MIN HUMIDITY........37 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......800-2200 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST AROUND 15 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 61.
MAX HUMIDITY........88 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100-1900 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH 10 TO 15 MPH.

.FRIDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 90.
MIN HUMIDITY........34 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 5 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....EXCELLENT.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100-3800 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 4900-8600 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 15 MPH INCREASING TO AROUND 25
                    MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S.
NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER
70S. EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S.
SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S.

$$

NEZ206-190015-
SANDHILLS/VALENTINE NWR/NEBRASKA NATIONAL FOREST/
SAMUEL R MCKELVIE NATIONAL FOREST-
607 AM CDT THU SEP 18 2014

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY. AREAS OF FOG EARLY IN THE
                    MORNING.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....75-80.
MIN HUMIDITY........57 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 5 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......600-4200 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH 15 TO 20 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 61.
MAX HUMIDITY........97 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 5 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......500-3100 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 20 MPH.

.FRIDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 88.
MIN HUMIDITY........35 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....EXCELLENT.
MIXING HEIGHT.......300-2900 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 3000-8800 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST 20 TO 25 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS AROUND 80. NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE MID
70S. NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 70S. SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS AROUND 70.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S.

$$

NEZ208-190015-
NIOBRARA VALLEY/FORT NIOBRARA NWR-
507 AM MDT THU SEP 18 2014

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY. PATCHY FOG EARLY IN THE MORNING.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....77-82.
MIN HUMIDITY........52 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 5 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-3100 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 3000-4400 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 15 MPH INCREASING TO AROUND 25 MPH
                    IN THE AFTERNOON.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 63.
MAX HUMIDITY........96 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 10 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......900-3500 FT AGL UNTIL 0100...THEN 800-1500 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 25 MPH.

.FRIDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....85-90.
MIN HUMIDITY........36 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....EXCELLENT.
MIXING HEIGHT.......500-2500 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 2500-8100 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST 15 TO 20 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. NORTHWEST WINDS
5 TO 15 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER
70S. NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER
70S. SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S.

$$

NEZ219-190015-
LOESS PLAINS-
607 AM CDT THU SEP 18 2014

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. AREAS OF FOG EARLY IN THE
                    MORNING.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....74-79.
MIN HUMIDITY........60 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......700-2600 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST 10 TO 15 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 62.
MAX HUMIDITY........95 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......400-1900 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST AROUND 15 MPH.

.FRIDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 89.
MIN HUMIDITY........37 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 5 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....EXCELLENT.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-3400 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 3900-7800 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 10 MPH INCREASING TO SOUTHWEST
                    AROUND 30 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S.
NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER
70S. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 70S. SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS AROUND 70.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S.

$$

NEZ209-190015-
LOUP RIVERS BASIN-
607 AM CDT THU SEP 18 2014

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. AREAS OF FOG EARLY IN THE
                    MORNING.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....73-78.
MIN HUMIDITY........59 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST 5 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-2500 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 2800-4000 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST 15 TO 20 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 62.
MAX HUMIDITY........100 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 5 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......800-2900 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 20 MPH.

.FRIDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 87.
MIN HUMIDITY........41 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 10 TO 20 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....EXCELLENT.
MIXING HEIGHT.......700-2300 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 2100-8100 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST 20 TO 25 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS AROUND 80. NORTH WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE MID
70S. NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER
70S. SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S.

$$

NWS








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