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
454 AM CST Mon Jan 15 2018

.DISCUSSION...

Arctic air will be in place through Tuesday. Well below average
temperatures are forecast with dangerous wind chills. A warming
trend will occur Wednesday through Friday.  Overall, fire concerns
will remain low due to the weather.

NEZ204-160015-
Eastern Panhandle/Crescent Lake NWR-
354 AM MST Mon Jan 15 2018

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny.
Max temperature.....6-11.
Min humidity........51 percent.
20-foot winds.......North 10 to 20 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........3 or very low.
Smoke dispersal.....Good.
Mixing height.......1500-3500 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....North around 25 mph.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Clear.
Min temperature.....6 below-11 below zero.
Max humidity........100 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northwest 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......600-2800 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Northwest 15 to 20 mph.

.TUESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....19-24.
Min humidity........37 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southwest 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......400-1800 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....West around 5 mph shifting to the southwest in
                    the afternoon.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WEDNESDAY...Not as cool. Mostly clear. Lows around 4. Highs in
the upper 30s. West winds 5 to 10 mph.
.THURSDAY...Mostly clear. Lows around 19. Highs in the upper 40s.
West winds 5 to 10 mph.
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 20s. Highs around 50.
Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
.SATURDAY...Colder. Mostly cloudy with chance of snow. Lows in
the lower 20s. Highs in the mid 30s.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow. Lows around 17. Highs in
the lower 30s.

$$

NEZ206-160015-
Sandhills/Valentine NWR/Nebraska National Forest-
454 AM CST Mon Jan 15 2018

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny.
Max temperature.....4-9.
Min humidity........50 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northwest 10 to 20 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........3 or very low.
Smoke dispersal.....Good.
Mixing height.......1700-3700 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Northwest 25 to 30 mph.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy.
Min temperature.....8 below-13 below zero.
Max humidity........90 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northwest 5 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........3 or very low.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......1100-3200 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Northwest 20 to 25 mph.

.TUESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....13-18.
Min humidity........38 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northwest up to 5 mph shifting to the southwest
                    around 5 mph in the afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......800-2100 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Northwest around 10 mph shifting to the
                    southwest in the afternoon.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WEDNESDAY...Not as cool. Mostly clear. Lows around 2. Highs in
the mid 30s. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
.THURSDAY...Not as cool. Mostly clear. Lows around 18. Highs in
the upper 40s. West winds 5 to 10 mph.
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 20s. Highs in the
lower 50s. Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
.SATURDAY...Colder. Mostly cloudy with chance of snow and rain.
Lows in the mid 20s. Highs in the upper 30s.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow. Lows around 18. Highs in
the lower 30s.

$$

NEZ208-160015-
Niobrara Valley/Fort Niobrara NWR/Samuel R McKelvie National
Forest-
454 AM CST Mon Jan 15 2018

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny.
Max temperature.....1 below to 4 above zero.
Min humidity........54 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northwest 15 to 20 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........3 or very low.
Smoke dispersal.....Good.
Mixing height.......1800-3400 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Northwest around 30 mph.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy.
Min temperature.....10 below-15 below zero.
Max humidity........90 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northwest 5 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........3 or very low.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......1000-3000 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Northwest around 25 mph decreasing to around 15
                    mph after midnight.

.TUESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....11-16.
Min humidity........41 percent.
20-foot winds.......West up to 5 mph shifting to the southwest in
                    the afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......700-1800 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Northwest around 10 mph shifting to the
                    southwest in the afternoon.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WEDNESDAY...Not as cool. Mostly clear. Lows around 3. Highs in
the mid 30s. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
.THURSDAY...Mostly clear. Lows around 18. Highs in the mid 40s.
West winds 5 to 10 mph.
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 20s. Highs around 50.
Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
.SATURDAY...Colder. Mostly cloudy with chance of snow and slight
chance of rain. Lows in the mid 20s. Highs in the upper 30s.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow. Lows around 18. Highs in
the lower 30s.

$$

NEZ209-160015-
Loup Rivers Basin-
454 AM CST Mon Jan 15 2018

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny.
Max temperature.....2-7.
Min humidity........57 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northwest 10 to 20 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........3 or very low.
Smoke dispersal.....Good.
Mixing height.......2000-3600 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Northwest around 30 mph.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy.
Min temperature.....Around 10 below.
Max humidity........91 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northwest 10 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........2 or very low.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......1400-3100 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....North around 30 mph becoming northwest around
                    20 mph after midnight.

.TUESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....8-13.
Min humidity........52 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northwest 5 to 10 mph shifting to the west in
                    the afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........3 or very low.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......1100-2400 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Northwest around 15 mph becoming west around 5
                    mph in the afternoon.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WEDNESDAY...Not as cold. Mostly clear. Lows around 1 below.
Highs around 30. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
.THURSDAY...Not as cool. Mostly clear. Lows around 15. Highs in
the mid 40s. West winds 5 to 10 mph.
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 20s. Highs in the upper
40s. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
.SATURDAY...Colder. Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of rain and
snow. Lows in the mid 20s. Highs in the upper 30s.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow. Lows around 18. Highs in
the lower 30s.

$$

NEZ210-160015-
Frenchman Basin-
354 AM MST Mon Jan 15 2018

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny.
Max temperature.....11-16.
Min humidity........49 percent.
20-foot winds.......North 10 to 20 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........3 or very low.
Smoke dispersal.....Good.
Mixing height.......2100-4000 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....North around 25 mph.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Clear.
Min temperature.....Around 8 below.
Max humidity........92 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northwest 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......600-3200 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....North around 25 mph becoming northwest around
                    15 mph after midnight.

.TUESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....17-22.
Min humidity........39 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northwest around 5 mph shifting to the
                    southwest in the afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......500-2300 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Northwest around 10 mph shifting to the
                    southwest in the afternoon.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WEDNESDAY...Not as cool. Mostly clear. Lows around 2. Highs in
the upper 30s. Southwest winds around 5 mph.
.THURSDAY...Warmer. Mostly clear. Lows around 17. Highs in the
lower 50s. West winds 5 to 10 mph.
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 20s. Highs in the
lower 50s. Southwest winds around 5 mph.
.SATURDAY...Colder. Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow and rain. Lows
in the lower 20s. Highs in the upper 30s.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow. Lows around 19. Highs in
the mid 30s.

$$

NEZ219-160015-
Loess Plains-
454 AM CST Mon Jan 15 2018

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny.
Max temperature.....10-15.
Min humidity........49 percent.
20-foot winds.......North 10 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........3 or very low.
Smoke dispersal.....Good.
Mixing height.......2200-4200 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....North around 25 mph.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear.
Min temperature.....Around 8 below.
Max humidity........93 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northwest 5 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........3 or very low.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......1100-3200 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....North 20 to 25 mph.

.TUESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....Around 15.
Min humidity........46 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northwest around 5 mph shifting to the
                    southwest in the afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........3 or very low.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......900-2500 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....North around 10 mph shifting to the west in the
                    afternoon.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WEDNESDAY...Not as cold. Clear. Lows around 1 below. Highs in
the mid 30s. South winds 5 to 10 mph.
.THURSDAY...Not as cool. Mostly clear. Lows around 15. Highs in
the upper 40s. West winds 5 to 10 mph.
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 20s. Highs in the
lower 50s. South winds around 5 mph.
.SATURDAY...Colder. Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of rain and
snow. Lows in the lower 20s. Highs in the upper 30s.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow. Lows around 19. Highs in
the mid 30s.

$$


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