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
459 AM CST MON DEC 15 2014

.DISCUSSION...

A WINTER STORM WILL CONTINUE TO IMPACT WESTERN NEBRASKA TODAY.
FIRE DANGER IS LOW.


NEZ204-160015-
EASTERN PANHANDLE/CRESCENT LAKE NWR-
359 AM MST MON DEC 15 2014

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. AREAS OF BLOWING SNOW UNTIL LATE
                    AFTERNOON. SNOW IN THE MORNING. CHANCE OF SNOW
                    IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....25-30.
MIN HUMIDITY........75 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......BREEZY. NORTHWEST 15 TO 25 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....VERY GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......2500-4200 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH 30 TO 35 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....5-10.
MAX HUMIDITY........100 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 5 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......400-2600 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH AROUND 25 MPH BECOMING NORTHWEST AROUND
                    10 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.

.TUESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....24-29.
MIN HUMIDITY........66 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST UP TO 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTHEAST
                    IN THE AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......300-1600 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                    SOUTHEAST IN THE AFTERNOON.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 11. HIGHS IN THE UPPER
20S. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS AROUND
13. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 30S. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 15. HIGHS IN THE MID 30S.
WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS AROUND 12. HIGHS IN THE MID 30S.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 13. HIGHS IN THE MID 30S.

$$

NEZ210-160015-
FRENCHMAN BASIN-
459 AM CST MON DEC 15 2014

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. AREAS OF BLOWING SNOW EARLY IN
                    THE MORNING. PATCHY BLOWING SNOW LATE IN THE
                    MORNING. CHANCE OF SNOW UNTIL LATE AFTERNOON.
                    SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW LATE IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 31.
MIN HUMIDITY........74 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......BREEZY. NORTHWEST 15 TO 25 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....VERY GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......2700-4300 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST 35 TO 40 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....9-14.
MAX HUMIDITY........100 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 10 TO 20 MPH DECREASING TO 5 TO 10
                    MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......600-3300 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH AROUND 30 MPH BECOMING NORTHWEST AROUND
                    15 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.

.TUESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....28-33.
MIN HUMIDITY........54 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE NORTHEAST
                    IN THE AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-2300 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                    NORTHEAST IN THE AFTERNOON.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 13. HIGHS IN THE LOWER
30S. SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS AROUND
16. HIGHS IN THE MID 30S. SOUTH WINDS UP TO 5 MPH.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS AROUND 18.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 30S. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS AROUND 16. HIGHS AROUND 40.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 17. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 30S.

$$

NEZ206-160015-
SANDHILLS/VALENTINE NWR/NEBRASKA NATIONAL FOREST/
SAMUEL R MCKELVIE NATIONAL FOREST-
459 AM CST MON DEC 15 2014

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. AREAS OF BLOWING SNOW UNTIL LATE
                    AFTERNOON. SNOW EARLY IN THE MORNING. SNOW
                    LIKELY LATE IN THE MORNING...THEN CHANCE OF
                    SNOW IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....28-33.
MIN HUMIDITY........72 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......BREEZY. NORTH 15 TO 25 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....VERY GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......2400-3300 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH AROUND 30 MPH INCREASING TO AROUND 40 MPH
                    IN THE AFTERNOON.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY.
                    SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW IN THE EVENING.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....9-14.
MAX HUMIDITY........100 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 10 TO 20 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1400-2800 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH AROUND 35 MPH BECOMING NORTHWEST AROUND
                    20 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.

.TUESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....25-30.
MIN HUMIDITY........62 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1200-1700 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 15 MPH BECOMING NORTH AROUND 5
                    MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 9. HIGHS IN THE UPPER
20S. SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS AROUND
13. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 30S. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 18. HIGHS IN THE MID 30S.
WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 15. HIGHS IN THE UPPER
30S.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 15. HIGHS IN THE MID 30S.

$$

NEZ208-160015-
NIOBRARA VALLEY/FORT NIOBRARA NWR-
359 AM MST MON DEC 15 2014

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. AREAS OF BLOWING SNOW THROUGH THE DAY.
                    SNOW IN THE MORNING. SNOW LIKELY IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....29-34.
MIN HUMIDITY........74 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 10 TO 20 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......2200-3100 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH 30 TO 35 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW IN THE
                    EVENING.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....11-16.
MAX HUMIDITY........98 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 10 TO 20 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1700-2400 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH AROUND 30 MPH BECOMING NORTHWEST AROUND
                    20 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.

.TUESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 24.
MIN HUMIDITY........64 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1600-2100 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 8. HIGHS IN THE MID 20S.
SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 11. HIGHS IN THE UPPER
20S. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 17. HIGHS IN THE MID 30S.
SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 15. HIGHS IN THE MID 30S.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 15. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 30S.

$$

NEZ219-160015-
LOESS PLAINS-
459 AM CST MON DEC 15 2014

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. AREAS OF BLOWING SNOW EARLY IN THE
                    MORNING...THEN PATCHY BLOWING SNOW LATE 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.....30-35.
MIN HUMIDITY........69 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......BREEZY. NORTHWEST 15 TO 25 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....VERY GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......2700-4400 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 35 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....11-16.
MAX HUMIDITY........98 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 10 TO 20 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1200-3200 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH AROUND 35 MPH BECOMING NORTHWEST AROUND
                    20 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.

.TUESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....30-35.
MIN HUMIDITY........50 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......900-2600 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH 5 TO 10 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 12. HIGHS IN THE LOWER
30S. SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS AROUND
15. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 30S. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS AROUND
20. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 30S. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 17. HIGHS AROUND 40.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 18. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 30S.

$$

NEZ209-160015-
LOUP RIVERS BASIN-
459 AM CST MON DEC 15 2014

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. AREAS OF BLOWING SNOW THROUGH THE DAY.
                    SNOW EARLY IN THE MORNING. SNOW LIKELY LATE IN
                    THE MORNING...THEN CHANCE OF SNOW IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....30-35.
MIN HUMIDITY........71 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......BREEZY. NORTHWEST 15 TO 25 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......2100-3200 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH 30 TO 35 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY.
                    SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW IN THE EVENING.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....11-16.
MAX HUMIDITY........99 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......BREEZY. NORTHWEST 15 TO 25 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1500-2500 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH AROUND 35 MPH BECOMING NORTHWEST AROUND
                    25 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.

.TUESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....25-30.
MIN HUMIDITY........61 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 5 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1500-1800 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 20 MPH DECREASING TO AROUND 10
                    MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 9. HIGHS IN THE UPPER
20S. SOUTHEAST WINDS UP TO 5 MPH.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS AROUND
13. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 20S. SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS AROUND
18. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 30S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 15. HIGHS IN THE MID 30S.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 15. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 30S.

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