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
426 AM CDT FRI APR 29 2016

.DISCUSSION...
HEAVY RAIN AND SNOW IS EXPECTED TODAY AND SATURDAY. THIS
PRECIPITATION AND COOL TEMPERATURES WILL KEEP MINIMUM AFTERNOON
HUMIDITY ABOVE 40 PERCENT TODAY THROUGH MONDAY. DRY BUT COOL
WEATHER IS EXPECTED TUESDAY AND BEYOND WITH MINIMUM AFTERNOON
HUMIDITY BETWEEN 30 AND 40 PERCENT.

NEZ204-300015-
EASTERN PANHANDLE/CRESCENT LAKE NWR-
326 AM MDT FRI APR 29 2016

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN EARLY IN THE
                    MORNING...THEN CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE LATE
                    MORNING AND EARLY AFTERNOON. RAIN LATE IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....40-45.
MIN HUMIDITY........70 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHEAST 5 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......2100-5200 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST AROUND 10 MPH INCREASING TO AROUND 20
                    MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. RAIN OR SNOW.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....31-36.
MAX HUMIDITY........100 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHEAST 5 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1100-4400 FT AGL UNTIL 0100...THEN 900-2400 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST 15 TO 20 MPH.

.SATURDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. SNOW UNTIL LATE AFTERNOON. RAIN IN THE
                    LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 40.
MIN HUMIDITY........82 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH 10 TO 20 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1000-3300 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH 25 TO 30 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH RAIN AND SNOW LIKELY. LOWS IN THE
LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE MID
50S. SOUTHWEST WINDS UP TO 5 MPH.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER
60S. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 60S.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 70S.

$$

NEZ206-300015-
SANDHILLS/VALENTINE NWR/NEBRASKA NATIONAL FOREST-
426 AM CDT FRI APR 29 2016

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN UNTIL LATE AFTERNOON.
                    RAIN LATE IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....41-46.
MIN HUMIDITY........72 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHEAST 5 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......2200-4500 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST AROUND 10 MPH INCREASING TO AROUND 20
                    MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. RAIN THROUGH THE NIGHT. SNOW IN THE
                    LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....34-39.
MAX HUMIDITY........100 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHEAST 10 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......900-3500 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST AROUND 25 MPH.

.SATURDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. SNOW IN THE MORNING. RAIN THROUGH THE
                    DAY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 42.
MIN HUMIDITY........82 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHEAST 10 TO 20 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......900-2800 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH AROUND 30 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH RAIN AND SNOW LIKELY. LOWS IN THE
MID 30S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS IN THE MID
30S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. HIGHS IN THE MID
60S. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 60S.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 70S.

$$

NEZ208-300015-
NIOBRARA VALLEY/FORT NIOBRARA NWR/SAMUEL R MCKELVIE NATIONAL
FOREST-
426 AM CDT FRI APR 29 2016

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE LATE
                    MORNING AND EARLY AFTERNOON. CHANCE OF RAIN
                    LATE IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....45-50.
MIN HUMIDITY........69 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHEAST 5 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......2100-4600 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST AROUND 5 MPH INCREASING TO AROUND 15
                    MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. RAIN.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....36-41.
MAX HUMIDITY........100 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHEAST 10 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....FAIR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......2000-3900 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST 25 TO 30 MPH.

.SATURDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. SNOW UNTIL LATE AFTERNOON. RAIN THROUGH
                    THE DAY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....42-47.
MIN HUMIDITY........84 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHEAST 15 TO 20 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1800-2800 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST 35 TO 40 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. RAIN LIKELY AND CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS IN
THE MID 30S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. HIGHS AROUND 60.
WEST WINDS UP TO 5 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. HIGHS IN THE MID
60S. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 60S.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS AROUND 70.

$$

NEZ209-300015-
LOUP RIVERS BASIN-
426 AM CDT FRI APR 29 2016

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE MORNING...THEN
                    RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....44-49.
MIN HUMIDITY........66 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHEAST 5 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......2900-4300 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST AROUND 10 MPH INCREASING TO AROUND 20
                    MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. RAIN.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....37-42.
MAX HUMIDITY........99 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHEAST 10 TO 20 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1700-3400 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST 25 TO 30 MPH.

.SATURDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. RAIN.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....40-45.
MIN HUMIDITY........85 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHEAST 15 TO 20 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1600-3000 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST AROUND 30 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH RAIN LIKELY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS IN THE UPPER
30S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. HIGHS IN THE MID
60S. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 60S.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS AROUND 70.

$$

NEZ210-300015-
FRENCHMAN BASIN-
326 AM MDT FRI APR 29 2016

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. RAIN THROUGH THE DAY. SNOW LATE IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 42.
MIN HUMIDITY........79 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHEAST 5 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......2200-3800 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST 15 TO 20 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. RAIN OR SNOW.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 34.
MAX HUMIDITY........100 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH 5 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......900-3300 FT AGL UNTIL 0100...THEN 900-1200 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH 15 TO 20 MPH.

.SATURDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. SNOW LIKELY IN THE MORNING. RAIN LIKELY
                    THROUGH THE DAY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 42.
MIN HUMIDITY........84 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH 10 TO 20 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....FAIR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......900-2100 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH AROUND 25 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY...CLOUDY WITH RAIN LIKELY AND CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS IN THE
MID 30S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW. LOWS IN
THE MID 30S. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER
60S. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 60S.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 70S.

$$

NEZ219-300015-
LOESS PLAINS-
426 AM CDT FRI APR 29 2016

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN EARLY IN THE
                    MORNING...THEN RAIN IN THE LATE MORNING AND
                    AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....42-47.
MIN HUMIDITY........75 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHEAST 5 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......2500-3500 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST AROUND 15 MPH INCREASING TO AROUND 25
                    MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. RAIN THROUGH THE NIGHT. SNOW AFTER
                    MIDNIGHT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....34-39.
MAX HUMIDITY........100 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH 5 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1200-3300 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST 20 TO 25 MPH.

.SATURDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. SNOW LIKELY IN THE MORNING. RAIN LIKELY
                    THROUGH THE DAY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 43.
MIN HUMIDITY........85 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH 10 TO 20 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1000-3400 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH AROUND 25 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY...CLOUDY WITH RAIN LIKELY. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. HIGHS
AROUND 50. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW. LOWS IN
THE MID 30S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. HIGHS IN THE MID
60S. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 60S.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 70S.

$$



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