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
448 AM CDT Thu Aug 17 2017

.DISCUSSION...

Isolated thunderstorms will be possible tonight across western and
north central Nebraska. Ample low level moisture will remain in
place over the next 24 to 48 hours which will limit any fire
weather concerns across the forecast area. Dry conditions are
expected Friday with a threat for thunderstorms Saturday night and
Sunday night.


NEZ204-181030-
Eastern Panhandle/Crescent Lake NWR-
348 AM MDT Thu Aug 17 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny.
Max temperature.....86-91.
Min humidity........26 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southwest 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Excellent.
Mixing height.......100-7000 ft AGL until 1300, then 6900-13200 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Southwest 15 to 20 mph.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
                    thunderstorms in the evening.
Min temperature.....52-57.
Max humidity........92 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southwest 5 to 10 mph shifting to the northwest
                    after midnight.
LAL.................3 decreasing to 1 after midnight.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......300-12400 ft AGL until 0100, then 200-600 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....West 10 to 15 mph.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....84-89.
Min humidity........22 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northwest 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Excellent.
Mixing height.......200-7300 ft AGL until 1300, then 9200-10800 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Northwest 15 to 20 mph.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 50s. Highs in the lower
90s. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows around 60. Highs in the lower 90s. South
winds 5 to 10 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 60s. Highs in the
upper 80s. Northeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows around 60. Highs in the mid 80s.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows around 60. Highs in the mid 80s.

$$

NEZ206-181030-
Sandhills/Valentine NWR/Nebraska National Forest-
448 AM CDT Thu Aug 17 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....85-90.
Min humidity........28 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southwest 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Excellent.
Mixing height.......100-6600 ft AGL until 1300, then 7800-11800 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Southwest around 15 mph.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
                    thunderstorms through the night.
Min temperature.....56-61.
Max humidity........93 percent.
20-foot winds.......South 5 to 10 mph shifting to the west after
                    midnight.
LAL.................3 decreasing to 2 after midnight.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......300-11400 ft AGL until 0100, then 200-600 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Southwest around 15 mph shifting to the west
                    after midnight.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....84-89.
Min humidity........25 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northwest 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Excellent.
Mixing height.......100-7500 ft AGL until 1300, then 9500-11300 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Northwest 20 to 25 mph.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 50s. Highs around 90.
South winds 10 to 15 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Lows in the lower 60s. Highs around 90. South winds 5 to 10 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 60s. Highs in the upper 80s. East
winds 5 to 10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 60s. Highs in the mid
80s.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Lows in the lower 60s. Highs in the mid 80s.

$$

NEZ208-181030-
Niobrara Valley/Fort Niobrara NWR/Samuel R McKelvie National
Forest-
448 AM CDT Thu Aug 17 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....84-89.
Min humidity........27 percent.
20-foot winds.......West 5 to 10 mph shifting to the south in the
                    afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Very good.
Mixing height.......100-7000 ft AGL until 1300, then 5500-12500 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....West around 15 mph.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
                    thunderstorms in the evening. Chance of showers
                    and thunderstorms after midnight.
Min temperature.....55-60.
Max humidity........97 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southwest 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................3 increasing to 4 after midnight.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......200-11900 ft AGL until 0100, then 100-800 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Southwest 10 to 15 mph.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....82-87.
Min humidity........26 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northwest 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Excellent.
Mixing height.......100-7300 ft AGL until 1300, then 6700-11200 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Northwest around 15 mph increasing to around 25
                    mph in the afternoon.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 50s. Highs in the
upper 80s. South winds 5 to 10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 60s. Highs around 90. South winds
5 to 10 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Lows in the mid 60s. Highs in the upper 80s. East winds 5 to
10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the lower 60s. Highs in the lower 80s.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Lows in the lower 60s. Highs in the lower 80s.

$$

NEZ209-181030-
Loup Rivers Basin-
448 AM CDT Thu Aug 17 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....82-87.
Min humidity........37 percent.
20-foot winds.......West 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Good.
Mixing height.......100-5800 ft AGL until 1300, then 4900-9000 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....West around 15 mph.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy then becoming mostly cloudy.
                    Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms
                    early in the evening, then chance of showers
                    and thunderstorms in the late evening and
                    overnight.
Min temperature.....Around 60.
Max humidity........96 percent.
20-foot winds.......South 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................3 increasing to 4 after midnight.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......200-5200 ft AGL until 0100, then 200-400 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Southwest 10 to 15 mph.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....82-87.
Min humidity........33 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northwest 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Excellent.
Mixing height.......200-6900 ft AGL until 1300, then 4000-10800 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Northwest around 15 mph increasing to around 25
                    mph in the afternoon.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 50s. Highs in the
upper 80s. South winds 5 to 10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Lows in the mid 60s. Highs in the upper 80s. South winds 5 to
10 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Lows in the mid 60s. Highs in the upper 80s. South winds 5 to
10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 60s. Highs in the mid 80s.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Lows in the lower 60s. Highs in the lower 80s.

$$

NEZ210-181030-
Frenchman Basin-
348 AM MDT Thu Aug 17 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny.
Max temperature.....Around 89.
Min humidity........31 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southwest 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Excellent.
Mixing height.......200-6300 ft AGL until 1300, then 7600-12500 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Southwest 15 to 20 mph.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy. Chance of showers and
                    thunderstorms early in the evening, then slight
                    chance of showers and thunderstorms late in the
                    evening.
Min temperature.....Around 59.
Max humidity........92 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southwest 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................3 decreasing to 1 after midnight.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......200-11100 ft AGL until 0100, then 200-600 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....South around 15 mph shifting to the northwest
                    after midnight.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....Around 89.
Min humidity........24 percent.
20-foot winds.......North around 5 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Very good.
Mixing height.......200-7400 ft AGL until 1300, then 9600-12100 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Northwest 15 to 20 mph.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY...Mostly clear. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 50s. Highs in the lower 90s.
South winds 5 to 10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Lows in the lower 60s. Highs in the lower 90s. South winds 5 to
10 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 60s. Highs in the
lower 90s. South winds 5 to 10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the lower 60s. Highs in the upper 80s.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the lower 60s. Highs in the mid 80s.

$$

NEZ219-181030-
Loess Plains-
448 AM CDT Thu Aug 17 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....Around 88.
Min humidity........33 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southwest 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Excellent.
Mixing height.......200-5800 ft AGL until 1300, then 6000-10200 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Southwest around 15 mph.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
                    thunderstorms in the evening.
Min temperature.....59-64.
Max humidity........93 percent.
20-foot winds.......South 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................3 decreasing to 1 after midnight.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......200-7700 ft AGL until 0100, then 200-300 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....South around 15 mph becoming southwest around 5
                    mph after midnight.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....86-91.
Min humidity........25 percent.
20-foot winds.......North 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Very good.
Mixing height.......200-7500 ft AGL until 1300, then 9600-12200 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Northwest 15 to 20 mph.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 50s. Highs in the
lower 90s. South winds 5 to 10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Lows in the mid 60s. Highs in the lower 90s. South winds 5 to
10 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 60s. Highs around 90. South winds
5 to 10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 60s. Highs in the upper
80s.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the lower 60s. Highs in the mid 80s.

$$


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