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
411 AM CDT Wed Oct 18 2017

.DISCUSSION...
Little or no rainfall is expected during the next 7 days.

Dry air will remain across Western and North Central Nebraska
today through Tuesday. Minimum afternoon relative humidity is
expected to range from 20 to 30 percent most days. The are no
obvious signals suggesting weather conditions will meet critical
fire danger criteria.

NEZ204-190015-
Eastern Panhandle/Crescent Lake NWR-
311 AM MDT Wed Oct 18 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....68-73.
Min humidity........20 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northwest 5 to 10 mph shifting to the northeast
                    in the afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........6 or high.
Smoke dispersal.....Good.
Mixing height.......100-4200 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Northwest around 15 mph shifting to the
                    northeast in the afternoon.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear.
Min temperature.....37-42.
Max humidity........85 percent.
20-foot winds.......South 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......200-2200 ft AGL until 0100, then 100-200 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....South 5 to 10 mph.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....Around 78.
Min humidity........23 percent.
20-foot winds.......South 5 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Good.
Mixing height.......100-1600 ft AGL until 1300, then 1300-3800 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Southwest around 10 mph increasing to south
                    around 20 mph in the afternoon.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 40s. Highs in the upper
70s. South winds 5 to 15 mph.
.SATURDAY...Cooler. Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers. Lows
in the lower 40s. Highs in the lower 60s. Northwest winds 5 to
15 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 30s. Highs in the upper
60s. West winds 5 to 15 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 40s. Highs in the mid
60s.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 30s. Highs in the lower
60s.

$$

NEZ206-190015-
Sandhills/Valentine NWR/Nebraska National Forest-
411 AM CDT Wed Oct 18 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....69-74.
Min humidity........22 percent.
20-foot winds.......North 5 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........6 or high.
Smoke dispersal.....Good.
Mixing height.......100-4100 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Northwest around 20 mph shifting to the north
                    in the afternoon.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear.
Min temperature.....39-44.
Max humidity........81 percent.
20-foot winds.......South 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......200-2500 ft AGL until 0100, then 100-200 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....South 5 to 10 mph.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....Around 77.
Min humidity........25 percent.
20-foot winds.......South 5 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Fair.
Mixing height.......100-2900 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....South 15 to 20 mph.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 50s. Highs in the upper
70s. South winds 10 to 20 mph.
.SATURDAY...Cooler. Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 40s. Highs in the lower 60s.
Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 30s. Highs in the upper
60s. West winds 5 to 10 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 40s. Highs in the mid
60s.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 30s. Highs in the
lower 60s.

$$

NEZ208-190015-
Niobrara Valley/Fort Niobrara NWR/Samuel R McKelvie National
Forest-
411 AM CDT Wed Oct 18 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....68-73.
Min humidity........20 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northwest 10 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........6 or high.
Smoke dispersal.....Good.
Mixing height.......100-4100 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Northwest around 20 mph.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear.
Min temperature.....Around 43.
Max humidity........70 percent.
20-foot winds.......South 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......100-2600 ft AGL until 0100, then 100-200 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Southwest 5 to 10 mph.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....75-80.
Min humidity........24 percent.
20-foot winds.......South 5 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........6 or high.
Smoke dispersal.....Fair.
Mixing height.......100-3200 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....South 15 to 20 mph.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 50s. Highs in the upper
70s. South winds 10 to 20 mph.
.SATURDAY...Cooler. Partly cloudy. Chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 40s. Highs in the lower 60s.
Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 30s. Highs in the upper
60s. West winds 5 to 15 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 40s. Highs in the mid
60s.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 30s. Highs in the
lower 60s.

$$

NEZ209-190015-
Loup Rivers Basin-
411 AM CDT Wed Oct 18 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....67-72.
Min humidity........25 percent.
20-foot winds.......West 5 to 10 mph shifting to the north 10 to 15
                    mph in the afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........6 or high.
Smoke dispersal.....Good.
Mixing height.......100-4000 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....West around 15 mph shifting to the north in the
                    afternoon.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear.
Min temperature.....39-44.
Max humidity........80 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northeast up to 5 mph shifting to the south
                    after midnight.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......100-400 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Northwest around 5 mph shifting to the
                    southwest after midnight.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....Around 76.
Min humidity........28 percent.
20-foot winds.......South 5 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......100-2400 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....South 10 to 15 mph.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 50s. Highs in the mid
70s. South winds 10 to 20 mph.
.SATURDAY...Cooler. Partly cloudy. Chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the lower 50s. Highs in the lower 60s.
Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 30s. Highs in the upper
60s. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 40s. Highs in the mid
60s.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 30s. Highs in the
lower 60s.

$$

NEZ210-190015-
Frenchman Basin-
311 AM MDT Wed Oct 18 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....Around 74.
Min humidity........19 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northwest 5 to 10 mph shifting to the northeast
                    in the afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........6 or high.
Smoke dispersal.....Good.
Mixing height.......100-4400 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Northwest around 15 mph shifting to the
                    northeast in the afternoon.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Clear.
Min temperature.....Around 40.
Max humidity........84 percent.
20-foot winds.......South up to 5 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......100-400 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....East around 5 mph shifting to the south after
                    midnight.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....Around 77.
Min humidity........28 percent.
20-foot winds.......South 5 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Good.
Mixing height.......100-1700 ft AGL until 1300, then 1200-3900 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Southwest around 5 mph increasing to south
                    around 15 mph in the afternoon.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 40s. Highs in the upper
70s. South winds 5 to 15 mph.
.SATURDAY...Cooler. Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 40s. Highs
in the mid 60s. Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 30s. Highs in the upper
60s. West winds 5 to 10 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 40s. Highs in the upper
60s.
.TUESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 30s. Highs in the mid
60s.

$$

NEZ219-190015-
Loess Plains-
411 AM CDT Wed Oct 18 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....71-76.
Min humidity........22 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northwest 5 to 10 mph shifting to the northeast
                    10 to 15 mph in the afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........6 or high.
Smoke dispersal.....Good.
Mixing height.......100-3900 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....West around 15 mph shifting to the northeast in
                    the afternoon.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Clear.
Min temperature.....Around 40.
Max humidity........82 percent.
20-foot winds.......East around 5 mph shifting to the southeast up
                    to 5 mph after midnight.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......100-400 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....North around 5 mph shifting to the west after
                    midnight.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....Around 77.
Min humidity........30 percent.
20-foot winds.......South up to 5 mph increasing to southeast 10 to
                    15 mph in the afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Fair.
Mixing height.......100-3000 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Southwest around 5 mph increasing to south
                    around 15 mph in the afternoon.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 50s. Highs in the
upper 70s. South winds 10 to 20 mph.
.SATURDAY...Cooler. Partly cloudy. Lows around 50. Highs in the
mid 60s. Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 30s. Highs in the upper
60s. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 40s. Highs in the upper
60s.
.TUESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 30s. Highs in the mid
60s.

$$



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