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
451 AM CDT Fri Jun 23 2017

.DISCUSSION...
3/4 of an inch of rainfall is expected across the Loess Plains
and Loup Rivers basins. Predicted rainfall decreases westward to
near zero across the Eastern Panhandle region.

Minimum afternoon humidity across Western Nebraska is expected to
fall to between 20 and 30 percent daily for the next 7 days.
Higher humidity is expected across North Central Nebraska.

NEZ204-240030-
Eastern Panhandle/Crescent Lake NWR-
351 AM MDT Fri Jun 23 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny. Slight chance of showers and
                    thunderstorms early in the morning.
Max temperature.....68-73.
Min humidity........26 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northwest 10 to 15 mph.
LAL.................3 decreasing to 1 in the afternoon.
Haines Index........6 or high.
Smoke dispersal.....Excellent.
Mixing height.......1700-6000 ft AGL until 1300, then 5600-8900 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Northwest 20 to 25 mph.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy.
Min temperature.....41-46.
Max humidity........83 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northwest 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........6 or high.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......200-9100 ft AGL until 0100, then 200-300 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Northwest 5 to 10 mph.

.SATURDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny.
Max temperature.....71-76.
Min humidity........26 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northwest 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........6 or high.
Smoke dispersal.....Excellent.
Mixing height.......200-9100 ft AGL until 1300, then 9500-11100 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Northwest 10 to 15 mph.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers. Lows in the
mid 40s. Highs in the mid 70s. Northeast winds up to 5 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows around 50. Highs around 80.
Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 50s. Highs in the mid 80s. South
winds 5 to 15 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 50s. Highs in the upper 80s.
.THURSDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 50s. Highs in the mid
80s.

$$

NEZ206-240030-
Sandhills/Valentine NWR/Nebraska National Forest-
451 AM CDT Fri Jun 23 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny. Slight chance of showers early in
                    the morning. Chance of thunderstorms in the
                    morning. Chance of showers late in the morning.
Max temperature.....69-74.
Min humidity........28 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northwest 10 to 15 mph.
LAL.................3 decreasing to 1 in the afternoon.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Excellent.
Mixing height.......2100-5500 ft AGL until 1300, then 6100-9000 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Northwest around 30 mph decreasing to around 20
                    mph in the afternoon.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy.
Min temperature.....40-45.
Max humidity........84 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northwest 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........6 or high.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......200-9300 ft AGL until 0100, then 100-200 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Northwest 5 to 10 mph.

.SATURDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny.
Max temperature.....72-77.
Min humidity........24 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northwest 5 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........6 or high.
Smoke dispersal.....Excellent.
Mixing height.......100-9200 ft AGL until 1300, then 9800-11300 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Northwest 15 to 20 mph.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 40s. Highs in the mid
70s. Northeast winds up to 5 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers. Lows in the
lower 50s. Highs in the upper 70s. Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 50s. Highs in the mid 80s. South
winds 5 to 15 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Lows in the lower 60s. Highs in the upper 80s.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows around 60. Highs in the mid 80s.

$$

NEZ208-240030-
Niobrara Valley/Fort Niobrara NWR/Samuel R McKelvie National
Forest-
451 AM CDT Fri Jun 23 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny then becoming sunny. Slight chance
                    of showers early in the morning.
Max temperature.....69-74.
Min humidity........28 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northwest 10 to 20 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Excellent.
Mixing height.......1900-6100 ft AGL until 1300, then 6500-7900 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Northwest around 25 mph.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear.
Min temperature.....43-48.
Max humidity........71 percent.
20-foot winds.......West 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........6 or high.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......200-8100 ft AGL until 0100, then 100-200 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Northwest around 15 mph becoming west around 5
                    mph after midnight.

.SATURDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....Around 73.
Min humidity........25 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northwest 5 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........6 or high.
Smoke dispersal.....Excellent.
Mixing height.......100-9100 ft AGL until 1300, then 8800-10400 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Northwest 20 to 25 mph.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 40s. Highs in the mid
70s. North winds 5 to 10 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 50s. Highs in the upper
70s. Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 50s. Highs in the mid 80s. South
winds 5 to 15 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Lows in the mid 60s. Highs in the upper 80s.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Lows in the lower 60s. Highs in the mid 80s.

$$

NEZ209-240030-
Loup Rivers Basin-
451 AM CDT Fri Jun 23 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny. Slight chance of showers and
                    thunderstorms in the morning.
Max temperature.....69-74.
Min humidity........31 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northwest 10 to 15 mph.
LAL.................3 decreasing to 1 in the afternoon.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Smoke dispersal.....Excellent.
Mixing height.......1700-4800 ft AGL until 1300, then 4900-8400 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Northwest around 30 mph decreasing to around 20
                    mph in the afternoon.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear.
Min temperature.....41-46.
Max humidity........80 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northwest 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........6 or high.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......200-8700 ft AGL until 0100, then 100-200 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Northwest 5 to 10 mph.

.SATURDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny.
Max temperature.....73-78.
Min humidity........25 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northwest 5 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........6 or high.
Smoke dispersal.....Excellent.
Mixing height.......100-8800 ft AGL until 1300, then 8600-11100 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Northwest around 15 mph increasing to around 25
                    mph in the afternoon.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 40s. Highs in the mid
70s. North winds up to 5 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the lower 50s. Highs in the upper 70s.
Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 50s. Highs in the lower 80s.
South winds 5 to 15 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Lows in the mid 60s. Highs in the upper 80s.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Lows in the lower 60s. Highs in the upper 80s.

$$

NEZ210-240030-
Frenchman Basin-
351 AM MDT Fri Jun 23 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny. Slight chance of showers and
                    thunderstorms in the morning.
Max temperature.....Around 75.
Min humidity........25 percent.
20-foot winds.......North 10 to 15 mph.
LAL.................3 decreasing to 1 in the afternoon.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Smoke dispersal.....Very good.
Mixing height.......2200-5300 ft AGL until 1300, then 3900-7900 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....North around 30 mph becoming northwest around
                    20 mph in the afternoon.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy.
Min temperature.....42-47.
Max humidity........86 percent.
20-foot winds.......North 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........6 or high.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......200-8700 ft AGL until 0100, then 100-200 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Northwest 5 to 10 mph.

.SATURDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny. Slight chance of showers in the
                    afternoon.
Max temperature.....Around 75.
Min humidity........29 percent.
20-foot winds.......North around 5 mph shifting to the southwest in
                    the afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........6 or high.
Smoke dispersal.....Good.
Mixing height.......100-7400 ft AGL until 1300, then 5800-9400 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Northwest around 5 mph.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers. Lows in the upper
40s. Highs in the mid 70s. Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers. Lows in the
lower 50s. Highs in the lower 80s. Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 50s. Highs in the upper 80s.
South winds 5 to 15 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Lows in the lower 60s. Highs in the lower 90s.
.THURSDAY...Mostly clear. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows around 60. Highs around 90.

$$

NEZ219-240030-
Loess Plains-
451 AM CDT Fri Jun 23 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny. Slight chance of showers and
                    thunderstorms in the morning.
Max temperature.....Around 74.
Min humidity........27 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northwest 10 to 15 mph.
LAL.................3 decreasing to 1 in the afternoon.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Smoke dispersal.....Very good.
Mixing height.......1600-4100 ft AGL until 1300, then 3000-8400 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....North around 30 mph becoming northwest around
                    20 mph in the afternoon.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy.
Min temperature.....43-48.
Max humidity........78 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northwest 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........6 or high.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......200-8900 ft AGL until 0100, then 100-200 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Northwest 5 to 10 mph.

.SATURDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny. Slight chance of showers in the
                    afternoon.
Max temperature.....Around 76.
Min humidity........29 percent.
20-foot winds.......West around 5 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........6 or high.
Smoke dispersal.....Very good.
Mixing height.......100-8200 ft AGL until 1300, then 8000-10800 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Northwest around 10 mph.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of showers. Lows in the
upper 40s. Highs in the mid 70s. Southeast winds up to 5 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the lower 50s. Highs in the lower 80s.
Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows around 60. Highs in the mid 80s. South winds
5 to 15 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Lows in the mid 60s. Highs in the lower 90s.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the lower 60s. Highs around 90.

$$



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