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
430 AM CDT SUN AUG 21 2016

.DISCUSSION...
RAINFALL OF 1/2 INCH TO 1 AND 1/2 INCHES IS EXPECTED DURING THE
NEXT 7 DAYS. HIGHEST AMOUNTS ARE EXPECTED ACROSS CENTRAL NEBRASKA
AND LOWEST ACROSS NORTHWEST NEBRASKA.

DRY AIR WILL MOVE INTO WESTERN NEBRASKA TODAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY
WITH MINIMUM AFTERNOON HUMIDITY AROUND 20 PERCENT. MOISTURE AND
RAIN CHANCES RETURN THURSDAY AND BEYOND. ELSEWHERE HUMIDITY WILL
FALL TO 30 TO 40 PERCENT EACH AFTERNOON.

NEZ204-220015-
EASTERN PANHANDLE/CRESCENT LAKE NWR-
330 AM MDT SUN AUG 21 2016

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....84-89.
MIN HUMIDITY........23 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........6 OR HIGH.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100-5500 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 6300-8800 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....55-60.
MAX HUMIDITY........92 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........6 OR HIGH.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-8300 FT AGL UNTIL 0100...THEN 100-400 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 10 MPH.

.MONDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....92-97.
MIN HUMIDITY........19 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 5 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........6 OR HIGH.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....VERY GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100-4300 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 4200-14000 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH 15 TO 20 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 80S. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...NOT AS WARM. MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. NORTH
WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 70S. EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE
LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE
MID 50S. HIGHS AROUND 80.

$$

NEZ206-220015-
SANDHILLS/VALENTINE NWR/NEBRASKA NATIONAL FOREST-
430 AM CDT SUN AUG 21 2016

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 86.
MIN HUMIDITY........25 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........6 OR HIGH.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....VERY GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100-6000 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 7200-8400 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....58-63.
MAX HUMIDITY........88 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 5 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........6 OR HIGH.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......400-8000 FT AGL UNTIL 0100...THEN 200-600 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH 15 TO 20 MPH.

.MONDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....90-95.
MIN HUMIDITY........26 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 10 TO 20 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........6 OR HIGH.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....EXCELLENT.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-4100 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 4400-7000 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH 20 TO 25 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN
THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...NOT AS WARM. MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. NORTH WINDS 5 TO
15 MPH.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE
MID 70S. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID
50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE
MID 50S. HIGHS AROUND 80.

$$

NEZ208-220015-
NIOBRARA VALLEY/FORT NIOBRARA NWR/SAMUEL R MCKELVIE NATIONAL
FOREST-
430 AM CDT SUN AUG 21 2016

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....83-88.
MIN HUMIDITY........25 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........6 OR HIGH.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....VERY GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100-7200 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 7600-8500 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....59-64.
MAX HUMIDITY........84 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 5 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........6 OR HIGH.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-8000 FT AGL UNTIL 0100...THEN 200-600 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 15 MPH.

.MONDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....92-97.
MIN HUMIDITY........24 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 10 TO 20 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........6 OR HIGH.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....EXCELLENT.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-3800 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 4700-7000 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH 20 TO 25 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN
THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO
20 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...NOT AS WARM. MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. NORTH WINDS 5 TO
15 MPH.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE
MID 70S. NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID
50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE
UPPER 50S. HIGHS AROUND 80.

$$

NEZ209-220015-
LOUP RIVERS BASIN-
430 AM CDT SUN AUG 21 2016

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....81-86.
MIN HUMIDITY........29 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........6 OR HIGH.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....VERY GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100-7200 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 6700-8400 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 62.
MAX HUMIDITY........81 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........6 OR HIGH.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-7500 FT AGL UNTIL 0100...THEN 200-500 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 15 MPH.

.MONDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....89-94.
MIN HUMIDITY........33 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 10 TO 20 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........6 OR HIGH.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....EXCELLENT.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-4000 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 4200-6400 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 20 MPH INCREASING TO AROUND 30 MPH
                    IN THE AFTERNOON.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN
THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE
LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. NORTH WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE MID
70S. NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN
THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE
UPPER 50S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S.

$$

NEZ210-220015-
FRENCHMAN BASIN-
330 AM MDT SUN AUG 21 2016

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....86-91.
MIN HUMIDITY........24 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 5 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........6 OR HIGH.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....VERY GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100-5600 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 7100-9400 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 15 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....58-63.
MAX HUMIDITY........86 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........6 OR HIGH.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......600-9400 FT AGL UNTIL 0100...THEN 200-600 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH 15 TO 20 MPH.

.MONDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 93.
MIN HUMIDITY........24 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 5 TO 10 MPH INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 MPH IN
                    THE AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....EXCELLENT.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-5000 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 5400-8600 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 15 MPH INCREASING TO AROUND 25 MPH
                    IN THE AFTERNOON.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN
THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 90S. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...NOT AS WARM. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S.
NORTH WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 70S. EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID
50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE
MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S.

$$

NEZ219-220015-
LOESS PLAINS-
430 AM CDT SUN AUG 21 2016

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....85-90.
MIN HUMIDITY........26 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 5 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........6 OR HIGH.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....VERY GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100-5500 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 6700-8300 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 63.
MAX HUMIDITY........80 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 5 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........6 OR HIGH.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......400-7800 FT AGL UNTIL 0100...THEN 200-500 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 20 MPH DECREASING TO AROUND 10 MPH
                    AFTER MIDNIGHT.

.MONDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 91.
MIN HUMIDITY........28 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 5 TO 10 MPH INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 MPH IN
                    THE AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....EXCELLENT.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-4900 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 5300-8000 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 20 MPH INCREASING TO AROUND 30 MPH
                    IN THE AFTERNOON.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN
THE MID 60S. HIGHS AROUND 90. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...NOT AS WARM. MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. NORTH WINDS 5 TO
15 MPH.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 70S. EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN
THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE
UPPER 50S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S.

$$



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