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
658 AM CST SUN FEB 1 2015

.DISCUSSION...

TEMPERATURES WILL BE UP AND DOWN THIS WEEK. COLD TEMPERATURES WILL
BE OBSERVED ACROSS THE DISTRICTS TODAY AND TONIGHT AS AN ARCTIC
AIRMASS IS IN PLACE. WARMER AIR MOVES IN FOR MONDAY AND
TUESDAY...WITH TEMPERATURES RISING INTO THE 40S AND 50S ACROSS
SOUTHWEST NEBRASKA. WHERE THERE IS SNOWPACK FROM THIS RECENT STORM
TEMPERATURES WILL STAY COOLER. THE NEXT CHANCES FOR PRECIPITATION
COME TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY AS ANOTHER STRONG COLD FRONT
MOVES THROUGH THE AREA. COLDER TEMPERATURES WILL RETURN BEHIND
THIS FRONT FOR A FEW DAYS...WITH ANOTHER WARM UP EXPECTED FOR THE
WEEKEND.

NEZ204-020100-
EASTERN PANHANDLE/CRESCENT LAKE NWR-
558 AM MST SUN FEB 1 2015

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW IN THE
                    MORNING.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....13-18.
MIN HUMIDITY........66 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH 10 TO 20 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1900-3800 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH 20 TO 25 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....5-10.
MAX HUMIDITY........100 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-2200 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.

.MONDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....42-47.
MIN HUMIDITY........50 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 5 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......300-2500 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 15 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 20S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER
40S. NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MUCH COLDER. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SNOW AND
RAIN OR FREEZING RAIN. LOWS AROUND 19. HIGHS IN THE MID 20S. EAST
WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.THURSDAY...NOT AS COOL. PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 14. HIGHS IN
THE LOWER 40S. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY...WARMER. PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 20S. HIGHS IN
THE MID 50S.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE
MID 50S.

$$

NEZ210-020100-
FRENCHMAN BASIN-
658 AM CST SUN FEB 1 2015

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING MOSTLY SUNNY.
                    SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW EARLY IN THE MORNING.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....16-21.
MIN HUMIDITY........62 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH 15 TO 20 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....VERY GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......2000-4400 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH 25 TO 30 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....6-11.
MAX HUMIDITY........98 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST UP TO 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTH
                    AFTER MIDNIGHT.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......600-2800 FT AGL UNTIL 2400...THEN 300-800 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTH
                    AFTER MIDNIGHT.

.MONDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....45-50.
MIN HUMIDITY........40 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE WEST 10
                    TO 15 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......300-800 FT AGL UNTIL 1200...THEN 700-3700 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 50S. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MUCH COLDER. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SNOW AND
SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN OR FREEZING RAIN. LOWS IN THE MID 20S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 20S. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.THURSDAY...NOT AS COOL. PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 14. HIGHS IN
THE MID 40S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.FRIDAY...WARMER. PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 20S. HIGHS IN
THE UPPER 50S.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. HIGHS AROUND 60.

$$

NEZ206-020100-
SANDHILLS/VALENTINE NWR/NEBRASKA NATIONAL FOREST/
SAMUEL R MCKELVIE NATIONAL FOREST-
658 AM CST SUN FEB 1 2015

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY. AREAS OF BLOWING SNOW EARLY IN
                    THE MORNING. CHANCE OF SNOW EARLY IN THE
                    MORNING...THEN SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW IN THE
                    LATE MORNING AND EARLY AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....8-13.
MIN HUMIDITY........69 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......BREEZY. NORTH 15 TO 25 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1800-3300 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH 25 TO 30 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....1 BELOW TO 4 ABOVE ZERO.
MAX HUMIDITY........100 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST UP TO 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTH
                    AFTER MIDNIGHT.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......300-2200 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                    SOUTHWEST AFTER MIDNIGHT.

.MONDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....38-43.
MIN HUMIDITY........50 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......300-900 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 15 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SPRINKLES AND FLURRIES IN THE
MORNING. LOWS IN THE LOWER 20S. HIGHS IN THE MID 40S. NORTHWEST
WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MUCH COLDER. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SNOW AND
RAIN OR FREEZING RAIN. LOWS AROUND 18. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 20S.
NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.THURSDAY...NOT AS COOL. PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 10. HIGHS IN
THE LOWER 40S. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY...WARMER. PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 20S. HIGHS IN
THE LOWER 50S.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 50S.

$$

NEZ208-020100-
NIOBRARA VALLEY/FORT NIOBRARA NWR-
558 AM MST SUN FEB 1 2015

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY THEN BECOMING PARTLY SUNNY. AREAS OF
                    BLOWING SNOW IN THE MORNING. SNOW EARLY IN THE
                    MORNING. CHANCE OF SNOW LATE IN THE
                    MORNING...THEN SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW EARLY IN
                    THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....5-10.
MIN HUMIDITY........75 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH 15 TO 20 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....FAIR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1600-2600 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH AROUND 25 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....4 BELOW TO 1 ABOVE ZERO.
MAX HUMIDITY........100 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST AROUND 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTH AFTER
                    MIDNIGHT.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-1800 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTHWEST
                    AFTER MIDNIGHT.

.MONDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....32-37.
MIN HUMIDITY........55 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST 5 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-1300 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 15 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SPRINKLES AND FLURRIES IN THE
MORNING. LOWS AROUND 19. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 30S. NORTHWEST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...COLDER. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS
AROUND 13. HIGHS AROUND 20. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.THURSDAY...NOT AS COOL. PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 8. HIGHS IN
THE UPPER 30S. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 20S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 40S.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 40S.

$$

NEZ219-020100-
LOESS PLAINS-
658 AM CST SUN FEB 1 2015

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING MOSTLY SUNNY.
                    SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW EARLY IN THE MORNING.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....14-19.
MIN HUMIDITY........65 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......BREEZY. NORTH 15 TO 25 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1700-3900 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH AROUND 30 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....3-8.
MAX HUMIDITY........96 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTHWEST
                    AFTER MIDNIGHT.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......500-2800 FT AGL UNTIL 2400...THEN 200-600 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                    SOUTHWEST AFTER MIDNIGHT.

.MONDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....41-46.
MIN HUMIDITY........42 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST 5 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-2000 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 20S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 50S. WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MUCH COLDER. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SNOW AND
SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN OR FREEZING RAIN. LOWS AROUND 20. HIGHS IN
THE UPPER 20S. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.THURSDAY...NOT AS COOL. PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 11. HIGHS
AROUND 40. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY...WARMER. PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 20S. HIGHS IN
THE MID 50S.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS AROUND
60.

$$

NEZ209-020100-
LOUP RIVERS BASIN-
658 AM CST SUN FEB 1 2015

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY THEN BECOMING PARTLY SUNNY. AREAS OF
                    BLOWING SNOW IN THE MORNING. SNOW EARLY IN THE
                    MORNING. CHANCE OF SNOW IN THE LATE MORNING AND
                    EARLY AFTERNOON. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW LATE IN
                    THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....7-12.
MIN HUMIDITY........79 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......BREEZY. NORTH 15 TO 25 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1600-2800 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH 25 TO 30 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....4 BELOW TO 1 ABOVE ZERO.
MAX HUMIDITY........100 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTHWEST
                    AFTER MIDNIGHT.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-2000 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 15 MPH BECOMING SOUTHWEST
                    AROUND 5 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.

.MONDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....32-37.
MIN HUMIDITY........50 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST 5 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-1200 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SPRINKLES AND FLURRIES IN THE
MORNING. LOWS AROUND 19. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 40S. WEST WINDS 10 TO
15 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...COLDER. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SNOW AND SLIGHT
CHANCE OF RAIN OR FREEZING RAIN. LOWS AROUND 14. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 20S. NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.THURSDAY...NOT AS COOL. PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 6. HIGHS IN
THE MID 30S. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY...NOT AS COOL. PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 20. HIGHS IN
THE UPPER 40S.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 40S.

$$

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