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
414 AM CST Sat Feb 25 2017

.DISCUSSION...
Little or no rain or snow is expected during the next 7 days.

Opportunities for range fire development are apparent Tuesday
through Friday across the Frenchman basin and Loess Plains where
humidity falls below 30 percent. Wind speeds could reach 20 to 30
mph from the northwest at times. Otherwise humidity is expected to
remain above 30 percent and in most areas...above 40 percent.

NEZ204-260015-
Eastern Panhandle/Crescent Lake NWR-
314 AM MST Sat Feb 25 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny. Patchy freezing fog early in the
                    morning.
Max temperature.....28-33.
Min humidity........56 percent.
20-foot winds.......West 5 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Smoke dispersal.....Fair.
Mixing height.......100-3200 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....West 10 to 15 mph.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy then becoming partly cloudy.
Min temperature.....5-10.
Max humidity........100 percent.
20-foot winds.......West 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......100-900 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....West around 10 mph.

.SUNDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....30-35.
Min humidity........47 percent.
20-foot winds.......West 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......100-1100 ft AGL until 1200, then 700-3600 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....West around 10 mph.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows around 11. Highs in the upper 30s.
Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of rain and snow. Lows
around 18. Highs in the mid 30s. Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows around 15. Highs in the upper
30s. West winds 5 to 15 mph.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows around 19. Highs around 40.
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows around 17. Highs in the mid 40s.

$$

NEZ206-260015-
Sandhills/Valentine NWR/Nebraska National Forest-
414 AM CST Sat Feb 25 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny.
Max temperature.....28-33.
Min humidity........67 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southwest 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......100-2600 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Southwest 5 to 10 mph.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy.
Min temperature.....6-11.
Max humidity........100 percent.
20-foot winds.......West 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......100-600 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Southwest around 10 mph.

.SUNDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....31-36.
Min humidity........49 percent.
20-foot winds.......West 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......100-2100 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....West around 10 mph.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows around 14. Highs in the lower 40s.
South winds 5 to 10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Chance of snow. Lows in the lower 20s.
Highs in the upper 30s. Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows around 17. Highs around 40. West
winds 5 to 15 mph.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows around 20. Highs in the lower
40s.
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows around 18. Highs in the upper 40s.

$$

NEZ208-260015-
Niobrara Valley/Fort Niobrara NWR/Samuel R McKelvie National
Forest-
414 AM CST Sat Feb 25 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny.
Max temperature.....27-32.
Min humidity........73 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southwest 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......100-2200 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Southwest 5 to 10 mph.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy then becoming partly cloudy.
Min temperature.....8-13.
Max humidity........100 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southwest 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......100-400 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Southwest around 10 mph.

.SUNDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....Around 34.
Min humidity........56 percent.
20-foot winds.......West 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......100-1200 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Southwest around 10 mph.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows around 14. Highs in the upper 30s.
Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow. Lows around 20. Highs
in the upper 30s. West winds 5 to 10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows around 17. Highs in the upper
30s. West winds 5 to 15 mph.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows around 19. Highs in the upper
30s.
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows around 18. Highs in the mid 40s.

$$

NEZ209-260015-
Loup Rivers Basin-
414 AM CST Sat Feb 25 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny.
Max temperature.....28-33.
Min humidity........66 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southwest 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......100-2600 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Southwest around 5 mph increasing to around 15
                    mph in the afternoon.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy.
Min temperature.....11-16.
Max humidity........100 percent.
20-foot winds.......West 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......100-1000 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Southwest around 10 mph.

.SUNDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....34-39.
Min humidity........50 percent.
20-foot winds.......West 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......100-1900 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Southwest 5 to 10 mph.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows around 16. Highs in the lower 40s.
South winds 10 to 15 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow. Lows in the lower 20s.
Highs around 40. Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows around 19. Highs in the lower
40s. Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
.THURSDAY...Mostly clear. Lows around 20. Highs in the lower 40s.
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows around 19. Highs in the upper 40s.

$$

NEZ210-260015-
Frenchman Basin-
314 AM MST Sat Feb 25 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny.
Max temperature.....35-40.
Min humidity........39 percent.
20-foot winds.......West 5 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......200-3100 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....West 10 to 15 mph.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy then becoming partly cloudy.
Min temperature.....10-15.
Max humidity........96 percent.
20-foot winds.......West 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......100-900 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....West 5 to 10 mph.

.SUNDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....36-41.
Min humidity........34 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northwest 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......100-1300 ft AGL until 1200, then 1100-3300 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....West around 10 mph.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.MONDAY...Mostly clear. Lows around 17. Highs in the mid 40s.
South winds 5 to 10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of snow and rain. Lows in
the lower 20s. Highs in the mid 40s. Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of rain and snow. Lows
around 20. Highs in the mid 40s. Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
.THURSDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 20s. Highs in the
upper 40s.
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 20s. Highs in the mid
50s.

$$

NEZ219-260015-
Loess Plains-
414 AM CST Sat Feb 25 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny.
Max temperature.....36-41.
Min humidity........40 percent.
20-foot winds.......West 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......100-2800 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Southwest around 5 mph increasing to west
                    around 15 mph in the afternoon.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy then becoming partly cloudy.
Min temperature.....12-17.
Max humidity........93 percent.
20-foot winds.......West around 5 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........6 or high.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......100-600 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Southwest around 5 mph.

.SUNDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....37-42.
Min humidity........34 percent.
20-foot winds.......West 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......100-2400 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....West around 10 mph.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.MONDAY...Mostly clear. Lows around 17. Highs in the upper 40s.
South winds 5 to 10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of snow. Lows in the mid
20s. Highs in the mid 40s. Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of rain and snow. Lows
around 20. Highs in the mid 40s. Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
.THURSDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 20s. Highs in the
upper 40s.
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 20s. Highs in the mid
50s.

$$



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