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
432 AM CST Mon Nov 20 2017

.DISCUSSION...

Extreme to near critical fire weather conditions are likely
this afternoon across southwestern Nebraska. Westerly winds of 10
to 20 MPH are expected this afternoon with minimum relative
humidity falling off to 15 to 20 percent. Cooler temperatures are
expected for Tuesday as a cold front pushes through the area
overnight tonight.


NEZ204-211130-
Eastern Panhandle/Crescent Lake NWR-
332 AM MST Mon Nov 20 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny.
Max temperature.....60-65.
Min humidity........16 percent.
20-foot winds.......West around 15 mph in the afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Good.
Mixing height.......200-1000 ft AGL until 1200, then 600-3700 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....West 15 to 20 mph.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of rain after
                    midnight. Slight chance of snow early in the
                    morning.
Min temperature.....28-33.
Max humidity........92 percent.
20-foot winds.......West around 15 mph in the evening.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......200-1700 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Northwest 10 to 15 mph.

.TUESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny.
Max temperature.....39-44.
Min humidity........44 percent.
20-foot winds.......North 5 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........3 or very low.
Smoke dispersal.....Good.
Mixing height.......1100-3800 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Northwest 15 to 20 mph.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 20s. Highs around
60. Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph.
.THANKSGIVING DAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 30s. Highs
in the mid 60s. West winds 5 to 10 mph.
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows around 40. Highs in the mid 60s.
Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
.SATURDAY...Cooler. Partly cloudy. Lows around 30. Highs in the
mid 50s.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 20s. Highs in the mid
50s.

$$

NEZ206-211130-
Sandhills/Valentine NWR/Nebraska National Forest-
432 AM CST Mon Nov 20 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny.
Max temperature.....60-65.
Min humidity........18 percent.
20-foot winds.......West around 15 mph in the afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......100-1800 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....West 15 to 20 mph.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of rain and snow
                    early in the morning.
Min temperature.....Around 31.
Max humidity........86 percent.
20-foot winds.......West around 15 mph in the evening.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......100-1500 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Northwest 10 to 15 mph.

.TUESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny.
Max temperature.....37-42.
Min humidity........31 percent.
20-foot winds.......North 10 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........3 or very low.
Smoke dispersal.....Good.
Mixing height.......900-4000 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Northwest 20 to 25 mph.


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

$$

NEZ208-211130-
Niobrara Valley/Fort Niobrara NWR/Samuel R McKelvie National
Forest-
432 AM CST Mon Nov 20 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny.
Max temperature.....Around 62.
Min humidity........20 percent.
20-foot winds.......West around 10 mph in the afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......100-2100 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....West around 15 mph.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of rain and snow
                    early in the morning.
Min temperature.....Around 29.
Max humidity........72 percent.
20-foot winds.......West around 10 mph in the evening.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......100-2100 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....West around 10 mph increasing to northwest
                    around 20 mph after midnight.

.TUESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny.
Max temperature.....32-37.
Min humidity........33 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northwest 10 to 20 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Smoke dispersal.....Very good.
Mixing height.......800-3500 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Northwest around 30 mph decreasing to around 20
                    mph in the afternoon.


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

$$

NEZ209-211130-
Loup Rivers Basin-
432 AM CST Mon Nov 20 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny.
Max temperature.....60-65.
Min humidity........20 percent.
20-foot winds.......West around 10 mph in the afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......100-2000 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....West 15 to 20 mph.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy.
Min temperature.....Around 31.
Max humidity........80 percent.
20-foot winds.......West around 10 mph in the evening.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......100-1100 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Northwest around 10 mph.

.TUESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny.
Max temperature.....35-40.
Min humidity........30 percent.
20-foot winds.......North 10 to 20 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Smoke dispersal.....Very good.
Mixing height.......1100-3800 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Northwest 25 to 30 mph.


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

$$

NEZ210-211130-
Frenchman Basin-
332 AM MST Mon Nov 20 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny.
Max temperature.....Around 66.
Min humidity........14 percent.
20-foot winds.......West around 15 mph in the afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Very good.
Mixing height.......100-1000 ft AGL until 1200,
then 1200-4300 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....West around 15 mph
increasing to around 25 mph in the afternoon.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy.
Min temperature.....31-36.
Max humidity........87 percent.
20-foot winds.......West around 15 mph in the evening.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......100-1000 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....West around 10 mph increasing to northwest
                    around 20 mph after midnight.

.TUESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny.
Max temperature.....44-49.
Min humidity........40 percent.
20-foot winds.......North 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........3 or very low.
Smoke dispersal.....Good.
Mixing height.......800-4000 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....North 15 to 20 mph.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 20s. Highs in the
lower 60s. Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
.THANKSGIVING DAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 30s. Highs in
the upper 60s. West winds 5 to 10 mph.
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 30s. Highs around 70.
Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
.SATURDAY...Cooler. Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 30s. Highs
in the mid 50s.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 20s. Highs in the mid
50s.

$$

NEZ219-211130-
Loess Plains-
432 AM CST Mon Nov 20 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....Around 66.
Min humidity........16 percent.
20-foot winds.......West around 10 mph in the afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Good.
Mixing height.......100-3000 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....West around 10 mph increasing to around 25 mph
                    in the afternoon.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy then becoming mostly cloudy.
Min temperature.....30-35.
Max humidity........86 percent.
20-foot winds.......West around 15 mph in the evening.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......100-800 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Northwest around 10 mph.

.TUESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny.
Max temperature.....44-49.
Min humidity........32 percent.
20-foot winds.......North 10 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........3 or very low.
Smoke dispersal.....Good.
Mixing height.......900-4400 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....North 20 to 25 mph.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 20s. Highs around 60.
West winds up to 5 mph.
.THANKSGIVING DAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 30s. Highs in
the mid 60s. West winds around 5 mph.
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows around 40. Highs around 70.
Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
.SATURDAY...Cooler. Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 30s. Highs in
the upper 50s.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 20s. Highs in the mid
50s.

$$



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