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
302 PM CST SAT JAN 21 2017

.DISCUSSION...

WEST TO NORTHWEST WINDS WILL CONTINUE ON SUNDAY WITH HIGHS IN THE
40S AND 50S. RELATIVE HUMIDITY VALUES WILL BE LOWEST ACROSS
SOUTHWEST NEBRASKA WITH READINGS IN THE UPPER 30S, ELSEWHERE 40%
OR GREATER IS ANTICIPATED. ACCUMULATING SNOW IS POSSIBLE FOR THE
NORTHERN SANDHILLS AND POINTS NORTH MONDAY NIGHT INTO TUESDAY.

NEZ204-221230-
EASTERN PANHANDLE/CRESCENT LAKE NWR-
202 PM MST SAT JAN 21 2017

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY.
                    PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....17-22.
MAX HUMIDITY........98 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100-400 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 5 MPH.

.SUNDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY. PATCHY FOG EARLY IN THE MORNING.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....41-46.
MIN HUMIDITY........42 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 5 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....FAIR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-1800 FT AGL UNTIL 1200...THEN 300-4200 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....18-23.
MAX HUMIDITY........92 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST UP TO 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTHWEST
                    AFTER MIDNIGHT.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100-300 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 5 MPH.

.MONDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....42-47.
MIN HUMIDITY........38 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100-2500 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH 5 TO 10 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.TUESDAY...COLDER. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SNOW LIKELY. PATCHY BLOWING
SNOW. LOWS IN THE LOWER 20S. HIGHS AROUND 30. NORTH WINDS 10 TO
20 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...PATCHY BLOWING SNOW. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF
SNOW. LOWS AROUND 14. HIGHS IN THE MID 20S. NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO
20 MPH.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 11. HIGHS IN THE UPPER
20S. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 12. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 30S.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS AROUND 15. HIGHS IN THE MID 30S.

$$

NEZ206-221230-
SANDHILLS/VALENTINE NWR/NEBRASKA NATIONAL FOREST-
302 PM CST SAT JAN 21 2017

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....20-25.
MAX HUMIDITY........97 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-400 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 5 MPH.

.SUNDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....44-49.
MIN HUMIDITY........40 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 5 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....FAIR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-1900 FT AGL UNTIL 1200...THEN 1400-4800 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 23.
MAX HUMIDITY........94 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST UP TO 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTHWEST
                    AFTER MIDNIGHT.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100-300 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 5 MPH.

.MONDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....47-52.
MIN HUMIDITY........31 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....FAIR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100-3400 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 5 MPH INCREASING TO AROUND 15 MPH
                    IN THE AFTERNOON.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.TUESDAY...COLDER. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SNOW LIKELY. PATCHY BLOWING
SNOW IN THE AFTERNOON. LOWS IN THE MID 20S. HIGHS IN THE MID 30S.
NORTH WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...PATCHY BLOWING SNOW. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF
SNOW. LOWS AROUND 19. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 20S. NORTHWEST WINDS
10 TO 20 MPH.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 13. HIGHS AROUND 30.
NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 14. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 30S.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 17. HIGHS IN THE MID 30S.

$$

NEZ208-221230-
NIOBRARA VALLEY/FORT NIOBRARA NWR/SAMUEL R MCKELVIE NATIONAL
FOREST-
302 PM CST SAT JAN 21 2017

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....21-26.
MAX HUMIDITY........99 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-800 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST 5 TO 10 MPH.

.SUNDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY. PATCHY FOG EARLY IN THE MORNING.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....39-44.
MIN HUMIDITY........47 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 5 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-2600 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....19-24.
MAX HUMIDITY........94 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 5 TO 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTHWEST
                    AFTER MIDNIGHT.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100-900 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 5 MPH.

.MONDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....44-49.
MIN HUMIDITY........33 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100-1300 FT AGL UNTIL 1200...THEN 700-3300 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST 5 TO 10 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SNOW LIKELY. PATCHY BLOWING SNOW IN
THE AFTERNOON. LOWS IN THE MID 20S. HIGHS IN THE MID 30S. NORTH
WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...PATCHY BLOWING SNOW. CLOUDY WITH SNOW LIKELY. LOWS
AROUND 19. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 20S. NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 12. HIGHS IN THE MID 20S.
NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 12. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 20S.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 16. HIGHS IN THE LOWER
30S.

$$

NEZ209-221230-
LOUP RIVERS BASIN-
302 PM CST SAT JAN 21 2017

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....22-27.
MAX HUMIDITY........99 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-500 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.

.SUNDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY. PATCHY FOG EARLY IN THE MORNING.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....42-47.
MIN HUMIDITY........43 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 5 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....FAIR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-1900 FT AGL UNTIL 1200...THEN 1100-4500 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 23.
MAX HUMIDITY........95 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-600 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 5 MPH.

.MONDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....45-50.
MIN HUMIDITY........38 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-3100 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH 5 TO 10 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SNOW AND RAIN LIKELY. LOWS IN THE
UPPER 20S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 30S. NORTH WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...PATCHY BLOWING SNOW. CLOUDY WITH SNOW LIKELY. LOWS
IN THE LOWER 20S. HIGHS AROUND 30. NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 14. HIGHS IN THE UPPER
20S. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 14. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 30S.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 17. HIGHS IN THE MID 30S.

$$

NEZ210-221230-
FRENCHMAN BASIN-
202 PM MST SAT JAN 21 2017

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....21-26.
MAX HUMIDITY........97 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100-400 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 5 MPH.

.SUNDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....46-51.
MIN HUMIDITY........37 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 5 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-2200 FT AGL UNTIL 1200...THEN 1400-4900 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 22.
MAX HUMIDITY........88 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST AROUND 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTHWEST
                    AFTER MIDNIGHT.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100-300 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 5 MPH.

.MONDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....48-53.
MIN HUMIDITY........33 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100-3500 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 5 MPH INCREASING TO AROUND 15 MPH
                    IN THE AFTERNOON.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.TUESDAY...COLDER. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SNOW. PATCHY
BLOWING SNOW IN THE AFTERNOON. LOWS IN THE MID 20S. HIGHS IN THE
MID 30S. NORTH WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...PATCHY BLOWING SNOW. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF
SNOW. LOWS AROUND 20. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 30S. NORTHWEST WINDS
10 TO 20 MPH.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 16. HIGHS IN THE MID 30S.
NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 16. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 30S.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS AROUND 18. HIGHS AROUND 40.

$$

NEZ219-221230-
LOESS PLAINS-
302 PM CST SAT JAN 21 2017

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....21-26.
MAX HUMIDITY........98 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH AROUND 5 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100-400 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST AROUND 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                    NORTHWEST AFTER MIDNIGHT.

.SUNDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 50.
MIN HUMIDITY........37 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 5 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-2100 FT AGL UNTIL 1200...THEN 1800-5500 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 23.
MAX HUMIDITY........91 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST UP TO 5 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100-300 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 5 MPH.

.MONDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 52.
MIN HUMIDITY........33 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....FAIR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100-3500 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 5 MPH INCREASING TO SOUTH
                    AROUND 15 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.TUESDAY...COLDER. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SNOW AND RAIN.
LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 30S. NORTH WINDS 10 TO
20 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...PATCHY BLOWING SNOW IN THE EVENING. MOSTLY CLOUDY
WITH CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS IN THE LOWER 20S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER
30S. NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 15. HIGHS IN THE MID 30S.
NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 16. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 30S.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 19. HIGHS AROUND 40.

$$


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