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
340 PM CST FRI FEB 27 2015

.DISCUSSION...
WINTRY WEATHER CONDITIONS CONTINUE INTO THE MIDDLE OF NEXT WEEK.
PERIODIC CHANCES FOR LIGHT SNOW...AND TEMPERATURES BELOW NORMAL.
FIRE WEATHER CONCERNS REMAIN LOW.

NEZ204-281215-
EASTERN PANHANDLE/CRESCENT LAKE NWR-
240 PM MST FRI FEB 27 2015

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....4-9.
MAX HUMIDITY........100 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 5 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1500-4900 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH 20 TO 25 MPH.

.SATURDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 27.
MIN HUMIDITY........47 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1300-3800 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 15 MPH BECOMING NORTHWEST AROUND 5
                    MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW IN THE
                    EVENING...THEN SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW AFTER
                    MIDNIGHT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....8-13.
MAX HUMIDITY........96 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHEAST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1500-3900 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST AROUND 5 MPH.

.SUNDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....26-31.
MIN HUMIDITY........44 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....FAIR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1700-4600 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS AROUND
16. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 30S. SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH.
.TUESDAY...COLDER. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS AROUND
20. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 20S. NORTH WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS NEAR ZERO. HIGHS
AROUND 18. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.THURSDAY...NOT AS COOL. MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS AROUND 7. HIGHS IN
THE UPPER 30S.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS AROUND 20. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S.

$$

NEZ210-281215-
FRENCHMAN BASIN-
340 PM CST FRI FEB 27 2015

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW LATE IN
                    THE NIGHT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 8 ABOVE.
MAX HUMIDITY........100 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 5 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1700-5000 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 20 MPH.

.SATURDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW UNTIL LATE
                    AFTERNOON...THEN CHANCE OF SNOW LATE IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 27.
MIN HUMIDITY........53 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1500-4000 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH 10 TO 15 MPH.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 14.
MAX HUMIDITY........100 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST UP TO 5 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1800-3900 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 5 MPH.

.SUNDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 31.
MIN HUMIDITY........48 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....FAIR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1500-3800 FT AGL UNTIL 1200...THEN 3900-5000 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS AROUND 19.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 30S. SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS IN THE MID
20S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 20S. NORTH WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS AROUND 4. HIGHS
IN THE LOWER 20S. NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.THURSDAY...NOT AS COOL. MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS AROUND 8. HIGHS IN
THE LOWER 40S.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS AROUND 19. HIGHS AROUND 50.

$$

NEZ206-281215-
SANDHILLS/VALENTINE NWR/NEBRASKA NATIONAL FOREST/
SAMUEL R MCKELVIE NATIONAL FOREST-
340 PM CST FRI FEB 27 2015

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....3-8.
MAX HUMIDITY........100 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 5 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1400-5100 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH 20 TO 25 MPH.

.SATURDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 28.
MIN HUMIDITY........47 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 5 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....FAIR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1300-4200 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 20 MPH BECOMING SOUTHWEST AROUND
                    10 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW THROUGH
                    THE NIGHT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 12.
MAX HUMIDITY........97 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......EAST UP TO 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE NORTH AFTER
                    MIDNIGHT.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......2000-4200 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH 5 TO 10 MPH.

.SUNDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 30.
MIN HUMIDITY........40 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......2000-4900 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS AROUND
17. HIGHS IN THE MID 30S. SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH.
.TUESDAY...COLDER. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS IN THE
LOWER 20S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 20S. NORTH WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS AROUND 1. HIGHS
AROUND 19. NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH.
.THURSDAY...NOT AS COOL. MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS AROUND 7. HIGHS
AROUND 40.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 20S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER
40S.

$$

NEZ208-281215-
NIOBRARA VALLEY/FORT NIOBRARA NWR-
240 PM MST FRI FEB 27 2015

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....3-8.
MAX HUMIDITY........100 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 5 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......700-4400 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 20 MPH.

.SATURDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 30.
MIN HUMIDITY........44 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST 5 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....FAIR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......900-2700 FT AGL UNTIL 1200...THEN 2900-4200 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 20 MPH BECOMING SOUTHWEST AROUND
                    10 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW AFTER
                    MIDNIGHT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 11.
MAX HUMIDITY........98 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1000-4000 FT AGL UNTIL 2400...THEN 900-2000 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 10 MPH.

.SUNDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 29.
MIN HUMIDITY........39 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 5 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......2000-4500 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST 15 TO 20 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS AROUND 15.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 30S. SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH.
.TUESDAY...COLDER. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS IN THE
LOWER 20S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 20S. NORTH WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS AROUND 1.
HIGHS AROUND 18. NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH.
.THURSDAY...NOT AS COOL. MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS AROUND 6. HIGHS IN
THE UPPER 30S.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 20S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER
40S.

$$

NEZ219-281215-
LOESS PLAINS-
340 PM CST FRI FEB 27 2015

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW LATE IN
                    THE NIGHT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 9 ABOVE.
MAX HUMIDITY........95 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......2400-4900 FT AGL UNTIL 2400...THEN 1300-2800 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH 15 TO 20 MPH.

.SATURDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 27.
MIN HUMIDITY........52 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1400-4100 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH 10 TO 15 MPH.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 13.
MAX HUMIDITY........100 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST UP TO 5 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1500-3900 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTHWEST
                    AFTER MIDNIGHT.

.SUNDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 32.
MIN HUMIDITY........46 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH UP TO 5 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1300-4100 FT AGL UNTIL 1200...THEN 4200-5200 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS AROUND 19.
HIGHS IN THE MID 30S. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS IN THE UPPER
20S. HIGHS AROUND 30. NORTH WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS AROUND 5. HIGHS
IN THE LOWER 20S. NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.THURSDAY...NOT AS COOL. MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS AROUND 7. HIGHS IN
THE LOWER 40S.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS AROUND 19. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S.

$$

NEZ209-281215-
LOUP RIVERS BASIN-
340 PM CST FRI FEB 27 2015

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 8 ABOVE.
MAX HUMIDITY........100 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1300-4600 FT AGL UNTIL 2400...THEN 1200-2000 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 20 MPH.

.SATURDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED FLURRIES IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....26-31.
MIN HUMIDITY........49 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 5 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....FAIR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1200-4200 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH 15 TO 20 MPH.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW IN THE
                    EVENING...THEN CHANCE OF SNOW AFTER MIDNIGHT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 13.
MAX HUMIDITY........100 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH UP TO 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE NORTHWEST
                    AFTER MIDNIGHT.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1100-4000 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                    NORTHWEST AFTER MIDNIGHT.

.SUNDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 31.
MIN HUMIDITY........41 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1800-5100 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS AROUND
16. HIGHS IN THE MID 30S. SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS IN THE MID
20S. HIGHS IN THE MID 20S. NORTH WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS AROUND 3. HIGHS
AROUND 19. NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH.
.THURSDAY...NOT AS COOL. MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS AROUND 5. HIGHS IN
THE UPPER 30S.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS AROUND 20. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S.

$$

MASEK





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