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
445 AM CST Fri Nov 17 2017

.DISCUSSION...

Fire weather concerns will be minimal over the next 24 to 48
hours. A cold front will pass through the forecast area today with
a threat for rain or snow tonight. Temperatures are expected to be
10 to 20 degrees cooler for Saturday.


NEZ204-181130-
Eastern Panhandle/Crescent Lake NWR-
345 AM MST Fri Nov 17 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of rain late in
                    the afternoon.
Max temperature.....54-59.
Min humidity........38 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northwest 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......100-2100 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Northeast around 15 mph.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Rain likely and chance of snow
                    in the evening, then chance of rain and slight
                    chance of snow after midnight.
Min temperature.....27-32.
Max humidity........94 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northwest 10 to 20 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......800-2300 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....North around 20 mph increasing to northwest
                    around 30 mph after midnight.

.SATURDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....41-46.
Min humidity........30 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northwest 10 to 20 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Excellent.
Mixing height.......600-5400 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Northwest 25 to 30 mph.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 20s. Highs in the lower
50s. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 20s. Highs in the upper
50s. West winds 5 to 15 mph.
.TUESDAY...Cooler. Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 20s. Highs in
the upper 40s. North winds 5 to 10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 20s. Highs in the
upper 50s.
.THANKSGIVING DAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 30s. Highs in
the lower 60s.

$$

NEZ206-181130-
Sandhills/Valentine NWR/Nebraska National Forest-
445 AM CST Fri Nov 17 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny. Patchy fog early in the morning.
                    Slight chance of rain late in the afternoon.
Max temperature.....55-60.
Min humidity........37 percent.
20-foot winds.......North 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Fair.
Mixing height.......100-2300 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....North 15 to 20 mph.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Rain and snow likely in the
                    evening, then chance of snow and rain after
                    midnight.
Min temperature.....Around 30.
Max humidity........95 percent.
20-foot winds.......North 10 to 20 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......900-2600 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....North 25 to 30 mph.

.SATURDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....Around 44.
Min humidity........34 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northwest 10 to 20 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Smoke dispersal.....Excellent.
Mixing height.......600-5600 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Northwest 30 to 35 mph.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 20s. Highs in the lower
50s. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 20s. Highs around 60.
West winds 5 to 15 mph.
.TUESDAY...Cooler. Partly cloudy. Lows around 30. Highs in the
upper 40s. North winds 5 to 10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 20s. Highs in the mid
50s.
.THANKSGIVING DAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 30s. Highs
around 60.

$$

NEZ208-181130-
Niobrara Valley/Fort Niobrara NWR/Samuel R McKelvie National
Forest-
445 AM CST Fri Nov 17 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny.
Max temperature.....Around 51.
Min humidity........47 percent.
20-foot winds.......North 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Fair.
Mixing height.......300-2700 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....North around 20 mph.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain early in the
                    evening, then snow and rain likely late in the
                    evening. Slight chance of snow after midnight.
Min temperature.....29-34.
Max humidity........96 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northwest 10 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........3 or very low.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......600-2800 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Northwest 25 to 30 mph.

.SATURDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....Around 43.
Min humidity........38 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northwest 10 to 20 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Smoke dispersal.....Excellent.
Mixing height.......500-4200 ft AGL until 1200, then 2100-6300 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Northwest 30 to 35 mph.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 20s. Highs in the lower
50s. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly clear. Lows around 30. Highs in the upper 50s.
West winds 5 to 15 mph.
.TUESDAY...Colder. Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 20s. Highs in
the mid 40s. North winds 5 to 15 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 20s. Highs in the
lower 50s.
.THANKSGIVING DAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 30s. Highs in
the upper 50s.

$$

NEZ209-181130-
Loup Rivers Basin-
445 AM CST Fri Nov 17 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny. Patchy fog early in the morning.
Max temperature.....55-60.
Min humidity........40 percent.
20-foot winds.......West 5 to 10 mph shifting to the north in the
                    afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Fair.
Mixing height.......100-2300 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....West around 15 mph shifting to the north in the
                    afternoon.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Rain and snow likely in the
                    evening, then chance of snow and rain after
                    midnight.
Min temperature.....Around 32.
Max humidity........97 percent.
20-foot winds.......North 10 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......1100-2600 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....North 25 to 30 mph.

.SATURDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny.
Max temperature.....42-47.
Min humidity........39 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northwest 15 to 20 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Smoke dispersal.....Excellent.
Mixing height.......700-6200 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Northwest 30 to 35 mph.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 20s. Highs in the lower
50s. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 20s. Highs in the upper
50s. West winds 5 to 10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Cooler. Partly cloudy. Lows around 30. Highs in the
mid 40s. North winds 5 to 15 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 20s. Highs around
50.
.THANKSGIVING DAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 30s. Highs in
the upper 50s.

$$

NEZ210-181130-
Frenchman Basin-
345 AM MST Fri Nov 17 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny. Patchy fog early in the morning.
Max temperature.....65-70.
Min humidity........29 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northwest 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Good.
Mixing height.......100-2900 ft AGL until 1200, then 1000-7400 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....West around 10 mph shifting to the north in the
                    afternoon.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Rain likely in the evening, then
                    chance of rain and snow after midnight.
Min temperature.....29-34.
Max humidity........89 percent.
20-foot winds.......North 10 to 20 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......700-2900 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....North 25 to 30 mph.

.SATURDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....Around 47.
Min humidity........28 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northwest 10 to 20 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Smoke dispersal.....Excellent.
Mixing height.......600-5600 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Northwest 25 to 30 mph.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 20s. Highs in the mid
50s. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 20s. Highs in the lower
60s. West winds 5 to 10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 30s. Highs in the
lower 50s. Northeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 20s. Highs in the
upper 50s.
.THANKSGIVING DAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 30s. Highs in
the lower 60s.

$$

NEZ219-181130-
Loess Plains-
445 AM CST Fri Nov 17 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny. Patchy fog early in the morning.
Max temperature.....63-68.
Min humidity........33 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northwest 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......100-1900 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....North 10 to 15 mph.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain early in the
                    evening, then rain likely in the late evening
                    and early morning. Chance of snow after
                    midnight.
Min temperature.....Around 32.
Max humidity........93 percent.
20-foot winds.......North 10 to 20 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......900-1900 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....North 25 to 30 mph.

.SATURDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....Around 46.
Min humidity........30 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northwest 10 to 20 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Smoke dispersal.....Excellent.
Mixing height.......800-5300 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Northwest 25 to 30 mph.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY...Clear. Lows in the lower 20s. Highs in the mid 50s.
Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 20s. Highs around 60.
West winds 5 to 10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 30s. Highs in the
lower 50s. North winds 5 to 10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 20s. Highs in the mid
50s.
.THANKSGIVING DAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 30s. Highs
in the lower 60s.

$$


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