Routine Fire Wx Fcst (With/Without 6-10 Day Outlook)
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Fire Weather Planning Forecast for Western
and North Central Nebraska
National Weather Service North Platte NE
508 AM CST Wed Feb 22 2017

.DISCUSSION...

Northwest winds of 10 to 20 mph today behind a weak cold front will move
across western Nebraska. Minimum relative humidity will fall into the 20
percent range for most of the area this afternoon.

No fire weather concerns Thursday and Friday as a winter storm drops a
blanket of heavy snow across north central Nebraska.

NEZ204-230030-
Eastern Panhandle/Crescent Lake NWR-
408 AM MST Wed Feb 22 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny.
Max temperature.....58-63.
Min humidity........18 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northwest 5 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........6 or high.
Smoke dispersal.....Very good.
Mixing height.......100-4000 ft AGL until 1200, then 5100-7800 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Northwest 15 to 20 mph.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of snow late in
                    the evening. Slight chance of rain in the late
                    evening and overnight. Chance of snow after
                    midnight.
Min temperature.....28-33.
Max humidity........95 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northeast 5 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........6 or high.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......200-7500 ft AGL until 2400, then 800-1700 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....North around 10 mph increasing to northeast
                    around 20 mph after midnight.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Snow.
Max temperature.....30-35.
Min humidity........75 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northeast 10 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........3 or very low.
Smoke dispersal.....Good.
Mixing height.......1600-3400 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Northeast around 25 mph.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY...Much colder. Cloudy with snow. Lows around 18. Highs in
the mid 20s. North winds 10 to 15 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy. Lows around 8. Highs in the upper 20s.
West winds 5 to 10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows around 11. Highs in the lower 30s.
West winds 5 to 10 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows around 14. Highs in the lower 40s.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of rain and snow. Lows in
the lower 20s. Highs in the upper 30s.

$$

NEZ206-230030-
Sandhills/Valentine NWR/Nebraska National Forest-
508 AM CST Wed Feb 22 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny.
Max temperature.....61-66.
Min humidity........19 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northwest 5 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........6 or high.
Smoke dispersal.....Very good.
Mixing height.......100-3300 ft AGL until 1200, then 3900-7600 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Northwest 15 to 20 mph.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow and slight chance
                    of rain after midnight.
Min temperature.....29-34.
Max humidity........93 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northeast 5 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........6 or high.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......200-6200 ft AGL until 2400, then 600-1500 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....North around 10 mph increasing to northeast
                    around 20 mph after midnight.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Snow through the day. Rain early in the
                    afternoon.
Max temperature.....31-36.
Min humidity........72 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northeast 10 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........2 or very low.
Smoke dispersal.....Good.
Mixing height.......1600-3000 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Northeast around 25 mph.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY...Much colder. Cloudy with snow. Lows in the lower 20s.
Highs in the upper 20s. North winds 10 to 20 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy. Lows around 12. Highs around 30.
Southwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows around 13. Highs in the mid 30s.
West winds 5 to 10 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows around 16. Highs in the lower 40s.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain and snow. Lows in the
mid 20s. Highs in the lower 40s.

$$

NEZ208-230030-
Niobrara Valley/Fort Niobrara NWR/Samuel R McKelvie National
Forest-
508 AM CST Wed Feb 22 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny.
Max temperature.....59-64.
Min humidity........24 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northwest 5 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Very good.
Mixing height.......100-3400 ft AGL until 1200, then 3900-7200 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....West around 10 mph increasing to northwest
                    around 20 mph in the afternoon.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow and slight chance
                    of rain after midnight.
Min temperature.....28-33.
Max humidity........94 percent.
20-foot winds.......North 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......200-6300 ft AGL until 2400, then 800-1800 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....North 10 to 15 mph.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Snow.
Max temperature.....29-34.
Min humidity........79 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northeast 10 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........2 or very low.
Smoke dispersal.....Good.
Mixing height.......1600-3000 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Northeast 20 to 25 mph.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY...Colder, breezy, snow. Lows in the lower 20s. Highs in
the upper 20s. North winds 15 to 25 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy. Lows around 12. Highs in the upper
20s. Southwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows around 13. Highs in the lower 30s.
West winds 5 to 10 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows around 15. Highs around 40.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow and slight chance of
rain. Lows in the lower 20s. Highs in the upper 30s.

$$

NEZ209-230030-
Loup Rivers Basin-
508 AM CST Wed Feb 22 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....63-68.
Min humidity........21 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northwest 5 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........6 or high.
Smoke dispersal.....Very good.
Mixing height.......100-3000 ft AGL until 1200, then 3900-7600 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Northwest 15 to 20 mph.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy then becoming mostly cloudy.
                    Slight chance of rain after midnight. Slight
                    chance of snow early in the morning.
Min temperature.....32-37.
Max humidity........90 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northeast 5 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......200-5300 ft AGL until 2400, then 500-1700 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....North around 10 mph increasing to northeast
                    around 20 mph after midnight.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Snow and rain likely in the morning,
                    then snow and rain in the afternoon.
Max temperature.....34-39.
Min humidity........71 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northeast 10 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Smoke dispersal.....Fair.
Mixing height.......1400-2300 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Northeast around 25 mph.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY...Much colder. Snow. Lows in the mid 20s. Highs around
30. Northwest winds 15 to 20 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of snow. Lows around 15.
Highs in the lower 30s. West winds 10 to 20 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows around 16. Highs in the mid 30s.
Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows around 16. Highs in the lower 40s.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of rain and snow. Lows in
the mid 20s. Highs in the lower 40s.

$$

NEZ210-230030-
Frenchman Basin-
408 AM MST Wed Feb 22 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny.
Max temperature.....64-69.
Min humidity........16 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northwest 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........6 or high.
Smoke dispersal.....Very good.
Mixing height.......100-4200 ft AGL until 1200, then 5700-8200 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Northwest around 10 mph increasing to around 20
                    mph in the afternoon.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy then becoming mostly cloudy.
                    Slight chance of rain and snow early in the
                    morning.
Min temperature.....Around 34.
Max humidity........83 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northeast 5 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........6 or high.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......200-6600 ft AGL until 2400, then 200-1300 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Northeast around 5 mph increasing to east
                    around 20 mph after midnight.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain and snow in the
                    morning, then rain likely in the afternoon.
                    Snow likely late in the afternoon.
Max temperature.....39-44.
Min humidity........56 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northeast 10 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........3 or very low.
Smoke dispersal.....Fair.
Mixing height.......800-2800 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....East around 25 mph becoming northeast around 15
                    mph in the afternoon.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY...Much colder. Cloudy with snow likely. Lows in the lower
20s. Highs in the lower 30s. North winds 15 to 20 mph.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows around 14. Highs in the mid 30s.
West winds 5 to 15 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows around 16. Highs around 40.
Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
.MONDAY...Warmer. Partly cloudy. Lows around 20. Highs in the
lower 50s.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 20s. Highs in the
upper 40s.

$$

NEZ219-230030-
Loess Plains-
508 AM CST Wed Feb 22 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....67-72.
Min humidity........16 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northwest 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........6 or high.
Smoke dispersal.....Very good.
Mixing height.......100-4100 ft AGL until 1200, then 5500-7900 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Northwest 15 to 20 mph.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy then becoming mostly cloudy.
                    Slight chance of rain early in the morning.
Min temperature.....33-38.
Max humidity........84 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northeast around 5 mph increasing to 10 to 15
                    mph after midnight.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........6 or high.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......200-6200 ft AGL until 2400, then 300-1400 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....North around 5 mph increasing to east around 20
                    mph after midnight.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain and snow in the
                    morning, then rain likely in the afternoon.
Max temperature.....42-47.
Min humidity........58 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northeast 10 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........2 or very low.
Smoke dispersal.....Fair.
Mixing height.......1100-2100 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....East around 25 mph becoming northeast around 15
                    mph in the afternoon.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY...Much colder. Cloudy with snow and rain likely. Lows in
the mid 20s. Highs in the mid 30s. Northwest winds 15 to 20 mph.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows around 16. Highs in the upper
30s. West winds 5 to 15 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows around 18. Highs in the lower 40s.
Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 20s. Highs in the
lower 50s.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of rain. Lows in the
upper 20s. Highs in the upper 40s.

$$


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