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
243 PM CDT Wed May 24 2017

.DISCUSSION...
Thunderstorms across Southwest Nebraska Friday and Saturday are
generally expected to produce around 1 inch of rainfall. Locally
higher amounts are possible. The area impacted is along and south
of a line from Alliance to Broken Bow with rain chances
increasing southward.

Cool weather will promote minimum afternoon humidity between 30
and 45 percent during the next 7 days.

NEZ204-251215-
Eastern Panhandle/Crescent Lake NWR-
143 PM MDT Wed May 24 2017

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy.
Min temperature.....Around 48.
Max humidity........88 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southwest 5 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........6 or high.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......400-4200 ft AGL until 0100, then 200-600 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....South around 20 mph becoming southwest around
                    10 mph after midnight.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny. Slight chance of showers and
                    thunderstorms late in the afternoon.
Max temperature.....67-72.
Min humidity........36 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northwest 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1 increasing to 2 in the afternoon.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Good.
Mixing height.......300-3900 ft AGL until 1300, then 3400-7700 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Northwest 10 to 15 mph.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of thunderstorms
                    early in the evening. Slight chance of showers
                    in the evening.
Min temperature.....43-48.
Max humidity........90 percent.
20-foot winds.......North 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................3 decreasing to 1 after midnight.
Haines Index........6 or high.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......500-6300 ft AGL until 0100, then 200-1400 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Southwest around 5 mph shifting to the
                    northwest after midnight.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny. Chance of showers in the
                    afternoon. Chance of thunderstorms late in the
                    afternoon.
Max temperature.....65-70.
Min humidity........39 percent.
20-foot winds.......North 5 to 10 mph shifting to the west in the
                    afternoon.
LAL.................1 increasing to 4 in the afternoon.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Good.
Mixing height.......400-6200 ft AGL until 1300, then 5600-8200 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Northwest around 10 mph.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy with chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 40s. Highs in the mid 60s. North
winds 5 to 10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 40s. Highs in the mid
60s. Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
.MEMORIAL DAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 40s. Highs in the
upper 60s. Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 40s. Highs in the
upper 60s.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Chance of showers and slight chance
of thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 40s. Highs around 70.

$$

NEZ206-251215-
Sandhills/Valentine NWR/Nebraska National Forest-
243 PM CDT Wed May 24 2017

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy.
Min temperature.....Around 49.
Max humidity........84 percent.
20-foot winds.......South 5 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......500-4200 ft AGL until 0100, then 400-700 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....South around 20 mph.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny. Slight chance of showers in the
                    morning.
Max temperature.....70-75.
Min humidity........35 percent.
20-foot winds.......North 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Smoke dispersal.....Good.
Mixing height.......400-3300 ft AGL until 1300, then 2700-6100 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....West around 10 mph shifting to the north in the
                    afternoon.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy then becoming partly cloudy.
                    Slight chance of thunderstorms early in the
                    evening. Slight chance of showers in the
                    evening.
Min temperature.....45-50.
Max humidity........87 percent.
20-foot winds.......North 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................3 decreasing to 1 after midnight.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......400-7000 ft AGL until 0100, then 200-1000 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Northwest around 10 mph.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny. Slight chance of showers in the
                    afternoon. Slight chance of thunderstorms late
                    in the afternoon.
Max temperature.....68-73.
Min humidity........34 percent.
20-foot winds.......North 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1 increasing to 2 in the afternoon.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Good.
Mixing height.......400-5800 ft AGL until 1300, then 6300-8300 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Northwest 10 to 15 mph.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy with chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 40s. Highs in the mid 60s. North
winds 5 to 10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 40s. Highs in the upper
60s. Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
.MEMORIAL DAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 40s. Highs in the
upper 60s. Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 40s. Highs in the
upper 60s.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers. Lows in the
mid 40s. Highs around 70.

$$

NEZ208-251215-
Niobrara Valley/Fort Niobrara NWR/Samuel R McKelvie National
Forest-
243 PM CDT Wed May 24 2017

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy.
Min temperature.....Around 50.
Max humidity........82 percent.
20-foot winds.......South 10 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......400-4800 ft AGL until 0100, then 500-700 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....South around 20 mph.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny. Slight chance of showers in the
                    morning.
Max temperature.....70-75.
Min humidity........34 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northwest 5 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Smoke dispersal.....Fair.
Mixing height.......400-3900 ft AGL until 1300, then 4000-5900 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....West around 15 mph shifting to the northwest in
                    the afternoon.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy then becoming partly cloudy.
Min temperature.....46-51.
Max humidity........77 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northwest 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......300-6000 ft AGL until 0100, then 200-1400 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Northwest 5 to 10 mph.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny.
Max temperature.....68-73.
Min humidity........32 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northwest 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Very good.
Mixing height.......300-6000 ft AGL until 1300, then 6300-8000 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Northwest around 15 mph.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy with chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 40s. Highs in the upper 60s.
Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 40s. Highs in the upper 60s.
Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
.MEMORIAL DAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 40s. Highs in the upper 60s.
Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 40s. Highs in the upper
60s.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 40s. Highs in the
lower 70s.

$$

NEZ209-251215-
Loup Rivers Basin-
243 PM CDT Wed May 24 2017

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear.
Min temperature.....Around 49.
Max humidity........85 percent.
20-foot winds.......South 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........3 or very low.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......300-4900 ft AGL until 0100, then 300-700 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....South around 10 mph increasing to around 20 mph
                    after midnight.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny. Slight chance of showers until
                    late afternoon.
Max temperature.....Around 73.
Min humidity........41 percent.
20-foot winds.......South 5 to 10 mph shifting to the north in the
                    afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........3 or very low.
Smoke dispersal.....Good.
Mixing height.......600-3500 ft AGL until 1300, then 2600-4900 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....South around 20 mph becoming west around 5 mph
                    in the afternoon.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and slight
                    chance of thunderstorms in the evening.
Min temperature.....Around 50.
Max humidity........88 percent.
20-foot winds.......North 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................3 decreasing to 1 after midnight.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......300-5300 ft AGL until 0100, then 200-900 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Northwest 5 to 10 mph.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny.
Max temperature.....Around 73.
Min humidity........35 percent.
20-foot winds.......North 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Good.
Mixing height.......600-5700 ft AGL until 1300, then 6600-7500 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Northwest 10 to 15 mph.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy with chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows around 50. Highs in the mid 60s. North winds
5 to 10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers. Lows in the
upper 40s. Highs in the upper 60s. Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
.MEMORIAL DAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 40s. Highs in the upper 60s.
Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 40s. Highs in the upper
60s.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers. Lows in the
upper 40s. Highs around 70.

$$

NEZ210-251215-
Frenchman Basin-
143 PM MDT Wed May 24 2017

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear.
Min temperature.....Around 49.
Max humidity........85 percent.
20-foot winds.......South 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........6 or high.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......400-4500 ft AGL until 0100, then 200-600 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Southeast around 20 mph becoming south around
                    10 mph after midnight.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny. Slight chance of showers and
                    thunderstorms early in the afternoon. Chance of
                    showers and thunderstorms late in the
                    afternoon.
Max temperature.....72-77.
Min humidity........38 percent.
20-foot winds.......North 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1 increasing to 4 in the afternoon.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Smoke dispersal.....Good.
Mixing height.......200-2300 ft AGL until 1300, then 2200-5200 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....North 10 to 15 mph.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of thunderstorms early in
                    the evening. Chance of showers in the evening.
                    Slight chance of thunderstorms late in the
                    evening.
Min temperature.....Around 48.
Max humidity........98 percent.
20-foot winds.......North 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................4 decreasing to 1 after midnight.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......400-6200 ft AGL until 0100, then 400-900 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Northwest 10 to 15 mph.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny. Slight chance of showers in the
                    afternoon. Slight chance of thunderstorms late
                    in the afternoon.
Max temperature.....69-74.
Min humidity........41 percent.
20-foot winds.......North 5 to 10 mph shifting to the east in the
                    afternoon.
LAL.................1 increasing to 3 in the afternoon.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Fair.
Mixing height.......300-5000 ft AGL until 1300, then 5400-7100 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Northeast 5 to 10 mph.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy with showers and thunderstorms likely.
Lows around 50. Highs in the mid 60s. North winds 5 to 10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 40s. Highs in the upper 60s.
Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
.MEMORIAL DAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 40s. Highs in the
lower 70s. Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 40s. Highs in the lower
70s.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 40s. Highs in the lower 70s.

$$

NEZ219-251215-
Loess Plains-
243 PM CDT Wed May 24 2017

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear.
Min temperature.....Around 49.
Max humidity........84 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southeast 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......300-4300 ft AGL until 0100, then 400-600 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Southeast around 15 mph.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny. Slight chance of showers and
                    thunderstorms late in the afternoon.
Max temperature.....73-78.
Min humidity........39 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southeast 5 to 10 mph shifting to the northeast
                    in the afternoon.
LAL.................1 increasing to 2 in the afternoon.
Haines Index........3 or very low.
Smoke dispersal.....Fair.
Mixing height.......400-2300 ft AGL until 1300, then 2400-4700 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....South around 10 mph shifting to the northeast
                    in the afternoon.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of thunderstorms early in
                    the evening. Chance of rain showers in the
                    evening. Slight chance of thunderstorms late in
                    the evening.
Min temperature.....Around 50.
Max humidity........96 percent.
20-foot winds.......North 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................4 decreasing to 1 after midnight.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......400-5300 ft AGL until 0100, then 300-600 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Northwest 10 to 15 mph.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny.
Max temperature.....71-76.
Min humidity........39 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northeast 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......300-4700 ft AGL until 1300, then 5300-7000 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....North around 15 mph decreasing to around 5 mph
                    in the afternoon.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy with chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the lower 50s. Highs in the upper 60s.
North winds 5 to 10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 40s. Highs around 70. Northwest
winds 5 to 15 mph.
.MEMORIAL DAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 40s. Highs in the
lower 70s. Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 40s. Highs in the lower
70s.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 40s. Highs in the lower 70s.

$$



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