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
448 AM CDT Sat Aug 19 2017

.DISCUSSION...

Highs will run about 4-6 degrees warmer compared to Friday. Warm
and dry conditions will prevail with afternoon minimum humidity
falling to around 20 percent in fire weather zone 204 and the
northwest portion of fire weather zone 206. Increasing clouds in
the afternoon over southwest NEB to north central NEB in tandem
with chances for thunderstorms. Best chances for showers/thunderstorms
will be in the evening. Some of the storms could be severe with
strong winds, large hail, and a good chance for wetting rain.
Similar conditions on Sunday with showers/thunderstorms possible
again mainly in the evening.


NEZ204-200030-
Eastern Panhandle/Crescent Lake NWR-
348 AM MDT Sat Aug 19 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny. Isolated showers and
                    thunderstorms late in the afternoon.
Max temperature.....89-94.
Min humidity........18 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southwest 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1 increasing to 2 in the afternoon.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Excellent.
Mixing height.......200-8400 ft AGL until 1300, then 7200-14800 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Southwest around 15 mph.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear.
Min temperature.....55-60.
Max humidity........95 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southeast 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......200-13600 ft AGL until 0100, then 100-500 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Northeast around 10 mph shifting to the
                    southeast after midnight.

.SUNDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....85-90.
Min humidity........32 percent.
20-foot winds.......East 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Good.
Mixing height.......100-3000 ft AGL until 1300, then 2400-11000 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....West around 5 mph shifting to the south in the
                    afternoon.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows around 60. Highs in the mid 80s. East winds
5 to 10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Lows in the upper 50s. Highs in the lower 80s. East winds 5 to
10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 50s. Highs in the mid 80s. South
winds 5 to 15 mph.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 50s. Highs in the
mid 80s.
.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Lows in the upper 50s. Highs in the lower 80s.

$$

NEZ206-200030-
Sandhills/Valentine NWR/Nebraska National Forest-
448 AM CDT Sat Aug 19 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny. Isolated showers and
                    thunderstorms late in the afternoon.
Max temperature.....88-93.
Min humidity........28 percent.
20-foot winds.......South 5 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1 increasing to 3 in the afternoon.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Excellent.
Mixing height.......200-5400 ft AGL until 1300, then 4300-14800 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Southwest 15 to 20 mph.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy. Scattered showers and
                    thunderstorms early in the evening, then
                    isolated showers and thunderstorms late in the
                    evening.
Min temperature.....58-63.
Max humidity........97 percent.
20-foot winds.......South 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................4 decreasing to 1 after midnight.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......500-12000 ft AGL until 0100, then 300-700 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....South around 15 mph.

.SUNDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny.
Max temperature.....85-90.
Min humidity........39 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northeast 5 to 10 mph shifting to the east in
                    the afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Good.
Mixing height.......200-2600 ft AGL until 1300, then 2400-6600 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....South 5 to 10 mph.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Lows in the lower 60s. Highs in the mid 80s. East winds 5 to
10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Lows around 60. Highs in the lower 80s. Northeast winds 5 to
10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 50s. Highs in the
lower 80s. South winds 5 to 15 mph.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 50s. Highs in the
lower 80s.
.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Lows around 60. Highs in the lower 80s.

$$

NEZ208-200030-
Niobrara Valley/Fort Niobrara NWR/Samuel R McKelvie National
Forest-
448 AM CDT Sat Aug 19 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny. Isolated showers and thunderstorms late
                    in the afternoon.
Max temperature.....87-92.
Min humidity........28 percent.
20-foot winds.......South 5 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1 increasing to 2 in the afternoon.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Excellent.
Mixing height.......200-5100 ft AGL until 1300, then 3300-14300 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....South 15 to 20 mph.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy. Isolated showers and
                    thunderstorms in the evening.
Min temperature.....59-64.
Max humidity........95 percent.
20-foot winds.......South 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................3 decreasing to 1 after midnight.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......300-12700 ft AGL until 0100, then 200-600 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....South around 10 mph.

.SUNDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny.
Max temperature.....83-88.
Min humidity........43 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northeast 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Fair.
Mixing height.......200-3300 ft AGL until 1300, then 3300-5200 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....South around 5 mph shifting to the southeast in
                    the afternoon.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Lows in the lower 60s. Highs in the lower 80s. Northeast winds
5 to 10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Showers and thunderstorms likely. Lows
in the upper 50s. Highs around 80. Northeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 50s. Highs in the
lower 80s. South winds 5 to 10 mph.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 50s. Highs in the lower 80s.
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the lower 60s. Highs in the lower 80s.

$$

NEZ209-200030-
Loup Rivers Basin-
448 AM CDT Sat Aug 19 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny. Isolated showers and
                    thunderstorms late in the afternoon.
Max temperature.....85-90.
Min humidity........40 percent.
20-foot winds.......South 5 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1 increasing to 3 in the afternoon.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Excellent.
Mixing height.......100-3100 ft AGL until 1300, then 2400-10400 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....South around 10 mph increasing to around 20 mph
                    in the afternoon.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy. Scattered showers and
                    thunderstorms in the evening, then isolated
                    showers and thunderstorms after midnight.
Min temperature.....60-65.
Max humidity........95 percent.
20-foot winds.......South 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................4 decreasing to 2 after midnight.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......200-2100 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....South around 20 mph decreasing to around 10 mph
                    after midnight.

.SUNDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny.
Max temperature.....86-91.
Min humidity........47 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southeast 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Good.
Mixing height.......200-2800 ft AGL until 1300, then 2500-6000 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....South 5 to 10 mph.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Lows in the mid 60s. Highs in the mid 80s. Southeast winds 5 to
10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Showers and thunderstorms likely. Lows
in the lower 60s. Highs in the lower 80s. North winds 5 to
10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 50s. Highs around 80.
South winds 5 to 10 mph.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 50s. Highs in the
lower 80s.
.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows around 60. Highs around 80.

$$

NEZ210-200030-
Frenchman Basin-
348 AM MDT Sat Aug 19 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny. Isolated showers and
                    thunderstorms in the afternoon.
Max temperature.....Around 94.
Min humidity........27 percent.
20-foot winds.......South 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1 increasing to 3 in the afternoon.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Excellent.
Mixing height.......200-7100 ft AGL until 1300, then 7600-14600 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Southwest 15 to 20 mph.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy. Isolated showers and
                    thunderstorms in the evening.
Min temperature.....58-63.
Max humidity........92 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southeast 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................3 decreasing to 1 after midnight.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......200-11900 ft AGL until 0100, then 100-500 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Southeast around 10 mph.

.SUNDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny.
Max temperature.....Around 92.
Min humidity........30 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southwest around 5 mph shifting to the east in
                    the afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Good.
Mixing height.......100-2600 ft AGL until 1300, then 2500-9000 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....South 5 to 10 mph.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the lower 60s. Highs around 90. South
winds 5 to 10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Lows in the lower 60s. Highs in the mid 80s. Northeast winds 5 to
10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 50s. Highs in the
mid 80s. South winds 5 to 10 mph.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 50s. Highs in the
mid 80s.
.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Lows around 60. Highs in the lower 80s.

$$

NEZ219-200030-
Loess Plains-
448 AM CDT Sat Aug 19 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny. Isolated showers and
                    thunderstorms early in the afternoon. Scattered
                    showers and thunderstorms late in the
                    afternoon.
Max temperature.....90-95.
Min humidity........32 percent.
20-foot winds.......South up to 5 mph increasing to around 10 mph
                    in the afternoon.
LAL.................1 increasing to 3 in the afternoon.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Excellent.
Mixing height.......100-4800 ft AGL until 1300, then 4700-13500 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....South around 10 mph increasing to southwest
                    around 20 mph in the afternoon.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy. Scattered showers and
                    thunderstorms in the evening, then isolated
                    showers and thunderstorms after midnight.
Min temperature.....Around 63.
Max humidity........94 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southeast 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................4 decreasing to 1 after midnight.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......400-3400 ft AGL until 0100, then 200-800 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Southeast 10 to 15 mph.

.SUNDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny.
Max temperature.....Around 91.
Min humidity........36 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southeast 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Good.
Mixing height.......200-2800 ft AGL until 1300, then 2800-6500 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....South around 5 mph increasing to around 15 mph
                    in the afternoon.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 60s. Highs around 90. South winds
5 to 10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Lows in the lower 60s. Highs in the lower 80s. Northeast winds
5 to 10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 50s. Highs in the
lower 80s. South winds 5 to 10 mph.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 50s. Highs in the
lower 80s.
.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Lows around 60. Highs in the lower 80s.

$$


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