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
350 PM CST MON DEC 5 2016

.DISCUSSION...

SNOW ARRIVES TUESDAY NIGHT ACROSS SOUTHWESTERN NEBRASKA.
ACCUMULATIONS TOTAL BETWEEN 1 AND 3 INCHES SOUTH OF I-80. COLDER
ARCTIC AIR THEN ARRIVES FOR WEDNESDAY AND THURSDAY WITH WIND
CHILLS DROPPING TO NEAR -20 FOR MOST LOCATIONS. EVEN COLDER WIND
CHILLS ARE POSSIBLE ACROSS THE NORTHWESTERN COUNTIES. DRY AND
MILDER CONDITIONS RETURN FOR THE WEEKEND.

NEZ204-061230-
EASTERN PANHANDLE/CRESCENT LAKE NWR-
250 PM MST MON DEC 5 2016

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....8-13.
MAX HUMIDITY........90 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....FAIR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......2100-4900 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST 25 TO 30 MPH.

.TUESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....22-27.
MIN HUMIDITY........37 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 5 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1600-4100 FT AGL UNTIL 1200...THEN 3800-5700 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 25 MPH DECREASING TO AROUND 15
                    MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.

.TUESDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW IN THE
                    EVENING. CHANCE OF SNOW AFTER MIDNIGHT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....5-10.
MAX HUMIDITY........99 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......2000-6000 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 10 MPH.

.WEDNESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW IN THE
                    MORNING.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....14-19.
MIN HUMIDITY........53 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 5 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1600-4300 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST 15 TO 20 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS AROUND 5 BELOW. HIGHS AROUND 16.
NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY...NOT AS COLD. MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 2. HIGHS AROUND
30. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 18. HIGHS IN THE UPPER
30S. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS AROUND 17.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 30S.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS AROUND 18.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 30S.

$$

NEZ206-061230-
SANDHILLS/VALENTINE NWR/NEBRASKA NATIONAL FOREST-
350 PM CST MON DEC 5 2016

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....9-14.
MAX HUMIDITY........87 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......2600-4300 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 30 MPH.

.TUESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....25-30.
MIN HUMIDITY........35 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....VERY GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......2900-5900 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 30 MPH DECREASING TO AROUND 20
                    MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.

.TUESDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW AFTER
                    MIDNIGHT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....5-10.
MAX HUMIDITY........85 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......2100-6400 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.

.WEDNESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW IN THE
                    MORNING.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....15-20.
MIN HUMIDITY........51 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......2200-4600 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 25 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS NEAR ZERO. HIGHS AROUND 17.
NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 4. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 20S.
SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 18. HIGHS IN THE UPPER
30S. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 18. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 30S.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 20S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 30S.

$$

NEZ208-061230-
NIOBRARA VALLEY/FORT NIOBRARA NWR/SAMUEL R MCKELVIE NATIONAL
FOREST-
350 PM CST MON DEC 5 2016

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....10-15.
MAX HUMIDITY........84 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 10 TO 20 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......2700-3800 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 35 MPH.

.TUESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....21-26.
MIN HUMIDITY........43 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 10 TO 20 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....VERY GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......2700-4400 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST 30 TO 35 MPH.

.TUESDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....4-9.
MAX HUMIDITY........87 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 5 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1500-3500 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST 20 TO 25 MPH.

.WEDNESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....11-16.
MIN HUMIDITY........58 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 10 TO 20 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1600-3200 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST 25 TO 30 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS NEAR ZERO. HIGHS AROUND 14.
NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 2. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 20S.
SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 16. HIGHS IN THE LOWER
30S. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 16. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 30S.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 19. HIGHS IN THE MID 30S.

$$

NEZ209-061230-
LOUP RIVERS BASIN-
350 PM CST MON DEC 5 2016

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....13-18.
MAX HUMIDITY........80 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 10 TO 20 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......2200-3600 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 30 MPH.

.TUESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....27-32.
MIN HUMIDITY........31 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 10 TO 20 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....VERY GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......2200-5800 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST 25 TO 30 MPH.

.TUESDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW AFTER
                    MIDNIGHT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....8-13.
MAX HUMIDITY........83 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......400-3700 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 15 MPH.

.WEDNESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW IN THE
                    MORNING.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....16-21.
MIN HUMIDITY........48 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 10 TO 20 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....VERY GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......2300-4400 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST 20 TO 25 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS AROUND 4. HIGHS AROUND 17.
NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 4. HIGHS IN THE MID 20S.
SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 17. HIGHS IN THE MID 30S.
WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 18. HIGHS IN THE MID 30S.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS IN THE LOWER
20S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 30S.

$$

NEZ210-061230-
FRENCHMAN BASIN-
250 PM MST MON DEC 5 2016

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....11-16.
MAX HUMIDITY........85 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 5 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......800-3300 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 25 MPH.

.TUESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 31.
MIN HUMIDITY........31 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......700-4300 FT AGL UNTIL 1200...THEN 4000-5700 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 20 MPH DECREASING TO AROUND 10
                    MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.

.TUESDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW IN THE
                    EVENING...THEN CHANCE OF SNOW AFTER MIDNIGHT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 12.
MAX HUMIDITY........93 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHEAST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......400-5100 FT AGL UNTIL 2400...THEN 2800-5600 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE NORTHEAST
                    AFTER MIDNIGHT.

.WEDNESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW IN THE MORNING.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 20.
MIN HUMIDITY........58 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1600-4900 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH AROUND 15 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS AROUND 1. HIGHS AROUND 20.
NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY...NOT AS COLD. MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 5. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 30S. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 19. HIGHS IN THE LOWER
40S. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 20. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 40S.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 20S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 40S.

$$

NEZ219-061230-
LOESS PLAINS-
350 PM CST MON DEC 5 2016

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....12-17.
MAX HUMIDITY........85 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......400-2700 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH AROUND 25 MPH BECOMING NORTHWEST AROUND
                    15 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.

.TUESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 32.
MIN HUMIDITY........28 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....VERY GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......400-6100 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST 15 TO 20 MPH.

.TUESDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW AFTER MIDNIGHT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....9-14.
MAX HUMIDITY........93 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHEAST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......400-3300 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 0 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                    NORTHEAST AFTER MIDNIGHT.

.WEDNESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW IN THE MORNING.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....18-23.
MIN HUMIDITY........49 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH 5 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1900-5200 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH 15 TO 20 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS AROUND 2. HIGHS AROUND 20.
NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 4. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 20S.
SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY...NOT AS COOL. MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 18. HIGHS
AROUND 40. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 20. HIGHS AROUND 40.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 20S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 40S.

$$

KULIK



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