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
524 AM CDT MON AUG 29 2016

.DISCUSSION...

LOW FIRE WEATHER CONCERNS ACROSS WESTERN AND NORTH CENTRAL NE AS A
COOLING TREND BEGINS TODAY...WITH MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDTY VALUES
STAYING ELEVATED AS WELL. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDTY VALUES
GENERALLY ABOVE 35 PERCENT TODAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY...EXCEPT FOR IN
PORTIONS OF FIRE WEATHER ZONE 204 TODAY. INCREASED CHANCES FOR
RAIN SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS ACROSS SOUTHWEST NE TO CENTRAL NE
THROUGH TOMORROW. SUSTAINED WINDS UNDER 15 MPH THROUGH WEDNESDAY.

NEZ204-300030-
EASTERN PANHANDLE/CRESCENT LAKE NWR-
424 AM MDT MON AUG 29 2016

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS IN THE LATE MORNING AND
                    AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....84-89.
MIN HUMIDITY........31 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH UP TO 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE EAST IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.
LAL.................2 INCREASING TO 3 IN THE AFTERNOON.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100-5800 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 5200-7100 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST 5 TO 10 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH THE NIGHT. PATCHY FOG
                    EARLY IN THE MORNING.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....55-60.
MAX HUMIDITY........100 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST 5 TO 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTH
                    AFTER MIDNIGHT.
LAL.................3 DECREASING TO 2 AFTER MIDNIGHT.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1000-7200 FT AGL UNTIL 0100...THEN 100-200 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH 5 TO 10 MPH.

.TUESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....81-86.
MIN HUMIDITY........38 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1 INCREASING TO 2 IN THE AFTERNOON.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100-4400 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 4300-5700 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST 5 TO 10 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S.
SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 80S. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 60. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S.
SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS AROUND 60. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S.

$$

NEZ206-300030-
SANDHILLS/VALENTINE NWR/NEBRASKA NATIONAL FOREST-
524 AM CDT MON AUG 29 2016

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH THE DAY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....83-88.
MIN HUMIDITY........39 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................2 INCREASING TO 3 IN THE AFTERNOON.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....FAIR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-5500 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 4200-6600 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST 5 TO 10 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH THE NIGHT. PATCHY FOG
                    EARLY IN THE MORNING.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....58-63.
MAX HUMIDITY........100 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................3.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......800-5200 FT AGL UNTIL 0100...THEN 200 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH 5 TO 10 MPH.

.TUESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY. PATCHY FOG EARLY IN THE MORNING.
                    SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
                    THROUGH THE DAY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....81-86.
MIN HUMIDITY........42 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................2 INCREASING TO 3 IN THE AFTERNOON.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....FAIR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100-4100 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 3900-5800 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST 5 TO 10 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S.
SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 80S. SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 60. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S.
SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S.

$$

NEZ208-300030-
NIOBRARA VALLEY/FORT NIOBRARA NWR/SAMUEL R MCKELVIE NATIONAL
FOREST-
524 AM CDT MON AUG 29 2016

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 88.
MIN HUMIDITY........37 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1 INCREASING TO 3 IN THE AFTERNOON.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....FAIR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100-5500 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 4500-6600 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 10 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING. PATCHY FOG EARLY
                    IN THE MORNING.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....60-65.
MAX HUMIDITY........100 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................2 DECREASING TO 1 AFTER MIDNIGHT.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......800-6400 FT AGL UNTIL 0100...THEN 100-200 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH 5 TO 10 MPH.

.TUESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY. PATCHY FOG EARLY IN THE MORNING.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 85.
MIN HUMIDITY........43 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH AROUND 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE EAST IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100-4400 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 4900-5700 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE EAST IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 80S. SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 80S. SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 60. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S.
SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S.

$$

NEZ209-300030-
LOUP RIVERS BASIN-
524 AM CDT MON AUG 29 2016

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS UNTIL LATE AFTERNOON...THEN
                    CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LATE IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....82-87.
MIN HUMIDITY........47 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................3 INCREASING TO 4 IN THE AFTERNOON.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....FAIR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-4500 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 2900-5400 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 10 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH THE NIGHT. PATCHY FOG
                    EARLY IN THE MORNING.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....60-65.
MAX HUMIDITY........100 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 5 TO 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTHWEST
                    AFTER MIDNIGHT.
LAL.................4.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......600-4000 FT AGL UNTIL 0100...THEN 100-200 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH 5 TO 10 MPH.

.TUESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. PATCHY FOG EARLY IN THE MORNING.
                    SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
                    THROUGH THE DAY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....80-85.
MIN HUMIDITY........50 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......EAST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................3.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....FAIR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100-4400 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 3200-5300 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST 5 TO 10 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS AROUND 60. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. EAST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS AROUND 80.
SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 80S. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S.

$$

NEZ210-300030-
FRENCHMAN BASIN-
424 AM MDT MON AUG 29 2016

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS UNTIL LATE AFTERNOON. CHANCE OF
                    SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LATE IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 84.
MIN HUMIDITY........40 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................3.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....FAIR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-5100 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 4600-6100 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST 5 TO 10 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS UNTIL EARLY MORNING...THEN SLIGHT
                    CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS EARLY IN
                    THE MORNING. PATCHY FOG EARLY IN THE MORNING.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 60.
MAX HUMIDITY........100 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................4 DECREASING TO 3 AFTER MIDNIGHT.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......900-5300 FT AGL UNTIL 0100...THEN 200-400 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST 5 TO 10 MPH.

.TUESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. PATCHY FOG EARLY IN THE MORNING.
                    SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN
                    THE MORNING. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 81.
MIN HUMIDITY........48 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......EAST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................3 INCREASING TO 4 IN THE AFTERNOON.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-3100 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 2900-3900 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST 5 TO 10 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS AROUND 60. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS AROUND 80. SOUTHEAST
WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 60. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S.
SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S.

$$

NEZ219-300030-
LOESS PLAINS-
524 AM CDT MON AUG 29 2016

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS EARLY IN THE MORNING...THEN
                    SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN
                    THE LATE MORNING AND EARLY AFTERNOON. CHANCE OF
                    SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LATE IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 83.
MIN HUMIDITY........47 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................3 INCREASING TO 4 IN THE AFTERNOON.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....FAIR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-4400 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 3600-5200 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST 5 TO 10 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
                    THROUGH THE NIGHT. PATCHY FOG EARLY IN THE
                    MORNING.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 62.
MAX HUMIDITY........100 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......EAST UP TO 5 MPH.
LAL.................4.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......800-4300 FT AGL UNTIL 0100...THEN 200-500 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST 5 TO 10 MPH.

.TUESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. PATCHY FOG EARLY IN THE MORNING. CHANCE
                    OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH THE DAY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 81.
MIN HUMIDITY........54 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......EAST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................4.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-3100 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 2600-3700 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST 5 TO 10 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS AROUND 80. EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS AROUND 80. SOUTHEAST
WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 80S. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S.

$$


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