Routine Fire Wx Fcst (With/Without 6-10 Day Outlook)
Issued by NWS North Platte, NE

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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR WESTERN
AND NORTH CENTRAL NEBRASKA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NORTH PLATTE NE
435 AM CST TUE JAN 27 2015

.DISCUSSION...

VERY WARM TEMPERATURES AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITIES WILL LEAD TO
NEAR EXTREME FIRE DANGER THIS AFTERNOON. RELATIVE HUMIDITY WILL
BOTTOM OUT AROUND 20 PERCENT THIS AFTERNOON. HOWEVER...WINDS WILL
BE LIGHT AT UNDER 10 MPH...SO CRITICAL FIRE DANGER IS NOT
EXPECTED. FOR WEDNESDAY...HIGHS WILL REACH THE UPPER 50S TO LOWER
60S WITH THE LOWEST RELATIVE HUMIDITY AROUND 30 PERCENT.


NEZ204-281130-
EASTERN PANHANDLE/CRESCENT LAKE NWR-
335 AM MST TUE JAN 27 2015

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....67-72.
MIN HUMIDITY........21 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........6 OR HIGH.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......400-2000 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 15 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....35-40.
MAX HUMIDITY........84 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100-500 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST 10 TO 15 MPH.

.WEDNESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY. CHANCE OF SPRINKLES IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....55-60.
MIN HUMIDITY........35 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 10 TO 20 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....EXCELLENT.
MIXING HEIGHT.......400-2400 FT AGL UNTIL 1200...THEN 1700-5500 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 20 MPH INCREASING TO NORTHWEST
                    AROUND 35 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.THURSDAY...COLDER. PARTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SPRINKLES IN THE
EVENING. LOWS IN THE MID 20S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 40S. NORTH WINDS
5 TO 15 MPH.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 20S. HIGHS IN THE MID
40S. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY...COLDER. MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS IN
THE MID 20S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 30S. NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS AROUND 15.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 30S.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 17. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 30S.

$$

NEZ210-281130-
FRENCHMAN BASIN-
435 AM CST TUE JAN 27 2015

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 73.
MIN HUMIDITY........21 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........6 OR HIGH.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......400-2500 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST 10 TO 15 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....36-41.
MAX HUMIDITY........83 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.....WEST 10 TO 15 MPH.

.WEDNESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....61-66.
MIN HUMIDITY........29 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 10 TO 20 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....EXCELLENT.
MIXING HEIGHT.......400-2700 FT AGL UNTIL 1200...THEN 3000-6800 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 20 MPH INCREASING TO NORTHWEST
                    AROUND 40 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.THURSDAY...COLDER. PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS
IN THE MID 40S. NORTH WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 20S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER
40S. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY...COLDER. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS IN
THE UPPER 20S. HIGHS IN THE MID 30S. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS AROUND 17.
HIGHS IN THE MID 30S.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 17. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 30S.

$$

NEZ206-281130-
SANDHILLS/VALENTINE NWR/NEBRASKA NATIONAL FOREST/
SAMUEL R MCKELVIE NATIONAL FOREST-
435 AM CST TUE JAN 27 2015

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....67-72.
MIN HUMIDITY........22 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........6 OR HIGH.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......400-2300 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST 10 TO 15 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....31-36.
MAX HUMIDITY........88 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........6 OR HIGH.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100-700 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST 10 TO 15 MPH.

.WEDNESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....57-62.
MIN HUMIDITY........33 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 10 TO 20 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....EXCELLENT.
MIXING HEIGHT.......400-2200 FT AGL UNTIL 1200...THEN 2500-5100 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 20 MPH INCREASING TO NORTHWEST
                    AROUND 35 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.THURSDAY...COLDER. PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S. HIGHS
IN THE LOWER 40S. NORTH WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 20S. HIGHS IN THE MID
40S. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY...COLDER. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS IN
THE UPPER 20S. HIGHS IN THE MID 30S. NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS AROUND 15.
HIGHS AROUND 30.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 14. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 30S.

$$

NEZ208-281130-
NIOBRARA VALLEY/FORT NIOBRARA NWR-
335 AM MST TUE JAN 27 2015

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....62-67.
MIN HUMIDITY........25 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST UP TO 5 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......400-2300 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 10 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....35-40.
MAX HUMIDITY........86 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100-800 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 10 MPH.

.WEDNESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....54-59.
MIN HUMIDITY........38 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 10 TO 20 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....VERY GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......400-3800 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 15 MPH INCREASING TO NORTHWEST
                    AROUND 35 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.THURSDAY...COLDER. MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S. HIGHS
IN THE UPPER 30S. NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 20S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 40S. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY...COLDER. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW.
LOWS IN THE MID 20S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 30S. NORTH WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS AROUND 13.
HIGHS IN THE MID 20S.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 12. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 20S.

$$

NEZ219-281130-
LOESS PLAINS-
435 AM CST TUE JAN 27 2015

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 74.
MIN HUMIDITY........22 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST UP TO 5 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......400-2600 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 10 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....33-38.
MAX HUMIDITY........84 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.....WEST 10 TO 15 MPH.

.WEDNESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....62-67.
MIN HUMIDITY........28 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 10 TO 20 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....EXCELLENT.
MIXING HEIGHT.......400-2200 FT AGL UNTIL 1200...THEN 2900-5600 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 20 MPH INCREASING TO AROUND 35
                    MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.THURSDAY...MUCH COLDER. PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 40S. NORTH WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 20S. HIGHS IN THE MID
40S. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS IN THE UPPER
20S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 30S. EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS AROUND 16.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 30S.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 14. HIGHS IN THE MID 30S.

$$

NEZ209-281130-
LOUP RIVERS BASIN-
435 AM CST TUE JAN 27 2015

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....64-69.
MIN HUMIDITY........25 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......400-2200 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH 10 TO 15 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....32-37.
MAX HUMIDITY........88 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........6 OR HIGH.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100-600 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 10 MPH.

.WEDNESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....58-63.
MIN HUMIDITY........31 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 5 TO 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE NORTHWEST 10
                    TO 20 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....VERY GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......400-1800 FT AGL UNTIL 1200...THEN 2200-5200 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 15 MPH INCREASING TO NORTHWEST
                    AROUND 30 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.THURSDAY...MUCH COLDER. PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S.
HIGHS AROUND 40. NORTH WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 20S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 40S. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS IN THE UPPER
20S. HIGHS IN THE MID 30S. NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS AROUND 14.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 20S.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 11. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 20S.

$$

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