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
450 AM CST THU DEC 8 2016

.DISCUSSION...

COLD ARCTIC AIR OVER HEAD WITH NORTHWEST WINDS BECOMING LIGHT
THIS AFTERNOON. WINDS BECOMING SOUTHEAST TONIGHT AND CLOUDS INCREASING
FROM THE WEST.

NEZ204-090030-
EASTERN PANHANDLE/CRESCENT LAKE NWR-
350 AM MST THU DEC 8 2016

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....13-18.
MIN HUMIDITY........40 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......500-2700 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....ZERO TO 5 ABOVE ZERO.
MAX HUMIDITY........98 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-1400 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 5 MPH INCREASING TO AROUND 15 MPH
                    AFTER MIDNIGHT.

.FRIDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....22-27.
MIN HUMIDITY........52 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......600-2300 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 15 MPH DECREASING TO AROUND 5 MPH
                    IN THE AFTERNOON.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY...NOT AS COOL. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SNOW. LOWS AROUND 13. HIGHS IN THE MID 30S. WEST WINDS 10 TO
15 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS AROUND 12. HIGHS IN
THE UPPER 20S. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 10. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 20S.
NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS AROUND
4. HIGHS AROUND 20.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS AROUND 7.
HIGHS IN THE MID 20S.

$$

NEZ206-090030-
SANDHILLS/VALENTINE NWR/NEBRASKA NATIONAL FOREST-
450 AM CST THU DEC 8 2016

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....15-20.
MIN HUMIDITY........41 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 5 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1300-3000 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 20 MPH DECREASING TO AROUND 10
                    MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR THEN BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....1 BELOW TO 4 ABOVE ZERO.
MAX HUMIDITY........97 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHEAST UP TO 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTHEAST
                    AFTER MIDNIGHT.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......400-2100 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTHEAST
                    AFTER MIDNIGHT.

.FRIDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....21-26.
MIN HUMIDITY........48 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....FAIR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......800-3400 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH 10 TO 15 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY...NOT AS COLD. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SNOW. LOWS AROUND 14. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 30S. WEST WINDS 5 TO
15 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS AROUND 12. HIGHS IN
THE UPPER 20S. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 10. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 20S.
NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS AROUND 6.
HIGHS AROUND 20.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 7. HIGHS IN THE MID 20S.

$$

NEZ208-090030-
NIOBRARA VALLEY/FORT NIOBRARA NWR/SAMUEL R MCKELVIE NATIONAL
FOREST-
450 AM CST THU DEC 8 2016

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....11-16.
MIN HUMIDITY........49 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1200-2500 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST 15 TO 20 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR THEN BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....3 BELOW TO 2 ABOVE ZERO.
MAX HUMIDITY........99 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST UP TO 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE EAST
                    AFTER MIDNIGHT.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......400-1600 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE EAST
                    AFTER MIDNIGHT.

.FRIDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW IN THE
                    MORNING.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....17-22.
MIN HUMIDITY........53 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......600-3900 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST AROUND 10 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS AROUND 12.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 20S. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS AROUND 8. HIGHS
IN THE LOWER 20S. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS AROUND 7.
HIGHS AROUND 20. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS AROUND 4.
HIGHS AROUND 15.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 5. HIGHS AROUND 20.

$$

NEZ209-090030-
LOUP RIVERS BASIN-
450 AM CST THU DEC 8 2016

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....16-21.
MIN HUMIDITY........38 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....FAIR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1300-3100 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 25 MPH DECREASING TO AROUND 15
                    MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....1 BELOW TO 4 ABOVE ZERO.
MAX HUMIDITY........97 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST UP TO 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE EAST
                    AFTER MIDNIGHT.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-1700 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE EAST
                    AFTER MIDNIGHT.

.FRIDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....20-25.
MIN HUMIDITY........46 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....FAIR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......600-3900 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH 10 TO 15 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS AROUND
13. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 30S. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS AROUND 13. HIGHS IN
THE MID 20S. NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS AROUND 9.
HIGHS IN THE MID 20S. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS AROUND 7.
HIGHS AROUND 18.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 8. HIGHS IN THE LOWER
20S.

$$

NEZ210-090030-
FRENCHMAN BASIN-
350 AM MST THU DEC 8 2016

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 20.
MIN HUMIDITY........44 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......400-2500 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....ZERO TO 5 ABOVE ZERO.
MAX HUMIDITY........100 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100-700 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH 5 TO 10 MPH.

.FRIDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....26-31.
MIN HUMIDITY........52 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......500-1600 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH 10 TO 15 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY...NOT AS COOL. MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 15. HIGHS
AROUND 40. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS AROUND 17. HIGHS IN
THE MID 30S. NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 14. HIGHS IN THE MID 30S.
NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 9. HIGHS IN THE MID 20S.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS AROUND
11. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 20S.

$$

NEZ219-090030-
LOESS PLAINS-
450 AM CST THU DEC 8 2016

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 21.
MIN HUMIDITY........36 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......300-2800 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 10 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 2 ABOVE.
MAX HUMIDITY........96 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST UP TO 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTHEAST
                    AFTER MIDNIGHT.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100-600 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTH
                    AFTER MIDNIGHT.

.FRIDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 26.
MIN HUMIDITY........48 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......500-2400 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST AROUND 10 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY...NOT AS COOL. MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 13. HIGHS IN
THE MID 30S. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS AROUND 16. HIGHS IN
THE LOWER 30S. NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 12. HIGHS IN THE MID 30S.
NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.TUESDAY...COLDER. MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 8. HIGHS IN THE MID
20S.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS AROUND
11. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 20S.

$$



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