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
446 AM CDT FRI AUG 1 2014

.DISCUSSION...
AUGUST BEGINS WITH A FEW SLIGHT CHANCES FOR THUNDERSTORMS TODAY
AND TOMORROW...ALTHOUGH MOST AREAS LIKELY TO NOT SEE ANYTHING
REACH THE GROUND. SEASONAL TEMPERATURES AROUND 90 WITH WINDS
GENERALLY REMAINING LESS THAN 15 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY
VALUES FALLING TO AROUND 20 PERCENT IN THE AFTERNOON ACROSS
WESTERN NEBRASKA...WEST OF THE DRY LINE RESULTING IN AN ELEVATED
FIRE DANGER. EAST OF THE DRY LINE...RELATIVE HUMIDITY VALUES AT OR
HIGHER THAN 30 PERCENT.

NEZ204-020030-
EASTERN PANHANDLE/CRESCENT LAKE NWR-
346 AM MDT FRI AUG 1 2014

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....85-90.
MIN HUMIDITY........22 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH UP TO 5 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100-9500 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 11600-13000
                    FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 5 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 57.
MAX HUMIDITY........82 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................2 DECREASING TO 1 AFTER MIDNIGHT.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-11700 FT AGL UNTIL 0100...THEN 100-200 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 10 MPH.

.SATURDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....87-92.
MIN HUMIDITY........24 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................2 DECREASING TO 1 IN THE AFTERNOON.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....VERY GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100-9500 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 10600-14800
                    FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 10 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS AROUND 60. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S.
SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS AROUND 90.
SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S.

$$

NEZ210-020030-
FRENCHMAN BASIN-
446 AM CDT FRI AUG 1 2014

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 89.
MIN HUMIDITY........25 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST UP TO 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTHEAST
                    IN THE AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....VERY GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-8500 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 10900-12500
                    FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE EAST IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 58.
MAX HUMIDITY........83 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH AROUND 5 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-11000 FT AGL UNTIL 0100...THEN 100-200 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH 5 TO 10 MPH.

.SATURDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 90.
MIN HUMIDITY........25 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1 INCREASING TO 2 IN THE AFTERNOON.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....VERY GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100-8500 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 9500-11500 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 10 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER
90S. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER
90S. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS AROUND 90. SOUTHEAST
WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S.

$$

NEZ206-020030-
SANDHILLS/VALENTINE NWR/NEBRASKA NATIONAL FOREST/
SAMUEL R MCKELVIE NATIONAL FOREST-
446 AM CDT FRI AUG 1 2014

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 88.
MIN HUMIDITY........27 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST UP TO 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTHEAST
                    IN THE AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100-8900 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 9800-12800 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE NORTH IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS UNTIL EARLY MORNING.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 58.
MAX HUMIDITY........93 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................3.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......300-11000 FT AGL UNTIL 0100...THEN 200-300 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 10 MPH.

.SATURDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 88.
MIN HUMIDITY........29 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................3.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....VERY GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-8200 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 6900-14000 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH 10 TO 15 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S.
SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER
90S. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO
15 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS AROUND 60. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S.

$$

NEZ208-020030-
NIOBRARA VALLEY/FORT NIOBRARA NWR-
346 AM MDT FRI AUG 1 2014

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 87.
MIN HUMIDITY........29 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST UP TO 5 MPH.
LAL.................1 INCREASING TO 2 IN THE AFTERNOON.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100-9000 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 8200-12900 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE NORTH IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS UNTIL EARLY MORNING.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 60.
MAX HUMIDITY........95 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................3.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-8700 FT AGL UNTIL 0100...THEN 200-300 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 10 MPH.

.SATURDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....85-90.
MIN HUMIDITY........30 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................2.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....VERY GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-8600 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 5600-14800 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS AROUND 90. SOUTHEAST
WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER
90S. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. WEST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS AROUND 60. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S.

$$

NEZ219-020030-
LOESS PLAINS-
446 AM CDT FRI AUG 1 2014

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 90.
MIN HUMIDITY........27 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......EAST UP TO 5 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....EXCELLENT.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100-8200 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 9600-12000 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST 5 TO 10 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 58.
MAX HUMIDITY........88 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST UP TO 5 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-9900 FT AGL UNTIL 0100...THEN 100-200 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST AROUND 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTH
                    AFTER MIDNIGHT.

.SATURDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 89.
MIN HUMIDITY........29 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1 INCREASING TO 2 IN THE AFTERNOON.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100-8000 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 9000-11100 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH 5 TO 10 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER
90S. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER
90S. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS AROUND 90. SOUTH
WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S.

$$

NEZ209-020030-
LOUP RIVERS BASIN-
446 AM CDT FRI AUG 1 2014

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....85-90.
MIN HUMIDITY........33 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......EAST UP TO 5 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....VERY GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100-7400 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 6900-10500 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH AROUND 10 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....56-61.
MAX HUMIDITY........97 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................3.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-8200 FT AGL UNTIL 0100...THEN 100-300 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST AROUND 5 MPH.

.SATURDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....84-89.
MIN HUMIDITY........36 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................2.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....VERY GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-5400 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 5100-11300 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 10 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S.
SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER
90S. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S.

$$

MASEK




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