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
525 AM CDT FRI MAY 27 2016

.DISCUSSION...

ACTIVE PATTERN CONTINUES INTO NEXT WEEK WITH NUMEROUS CHANCES FOR
PRECIPITATION. IN ADDITION TO THE PRECIPITATION...TEMPERATURES ARE
EXPECTED TO BE SEASONAL TO SEASONALLY COOL. THE COOL WET WEATHER
WILL MINIMIZE FIRE WEATHER CONCERN.

NEZ204-280015-
EASTERN PANHANDLE/CRESCENT LAKE NWR-
425 AM MDT FRI MAY 27 2016

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SHOWERS LIKELY AND ISOLATED
                    THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN CHANCE OF
                    SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....64-69.
MIN HUMIDITY........45 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHEAST 5 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................3 INCREASING TO 4 IN THE AFTERNOON.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......500-5700 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 3900-6500 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST AROUND 15 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....43-48.
MAX HUMIDITY........100 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................3.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......600-5600 FT AGL UNTIL 0100...THEN 200-2000 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH AROUND 10 MPH.

.SATURDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....70-75.
MIN HUMIDITY........34 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................2.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....VERY GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-7300 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 7800-9900 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S.
SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.MEMORIAL DAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. SOUTH
WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS AROUND 50. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. NORTH WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 70S.

$$

NEZ206-280015-
SANDHILLS/VALENTINE NWR/NEBRASKA NATIONAL FOREST-
525 AM CDT FRI MAY 27 2016

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
                    THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....64-69.
MIN HUMIDITY........53 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHEAST 5 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................3 INCREASING TO 5 IN THE AFTERNOON.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1000-4600 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 4000-6600 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST AROUND 15 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....48-53.
MAX HUMIDITY........100 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................4.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1800-5300 FT AGL UNTIL 0100...THEN 1000-2000 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH AROUND 15 MPH.

.SATURDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN SLIGHT
                    CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 73.
MIN HUMIDITY........37 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................4 DECREASING TO 2 IN THE AFTERNOON.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....VERY GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......900-6600 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 5500-9100 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 15 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.
.MEMORIAL DAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. SOUTH
WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. NORTH WINDS 5 TO
15 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS AROUND 70.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 70S.

$$

NEZ208-280015-
NIOBRARA VALLEY/FORT NIOBRARA NWR/SAMUEL R MCKELVIE NATIONAL
FOREST-
525 AM CDT FRI MAY 27 2016

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
                    THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON.
                    CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LATE IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....68-73.
MIN HUMIDITY........52 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................3 INCREASING TO 4 IN THE AFTERNOON.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......500-4600 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 3100-5700 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST 10 TO 15 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....50-55.
MAX HUMIDITY........100 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................4.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1400-5500 FT AGL UNTIL 0100...THEN 800-1800 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH 10 TO 15 MPH.

.SATURDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN SLIGHT
                    CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....70-75.
MIN HUMIDITY........40 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................4 DECREASING TO 3 IN THE AFTERNOON.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......900-6200 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 3600-8000 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH 10 TO 15 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S.
SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.MEMORIAL DAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S.
SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. NORTH WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS AROUND 50. HIGHS AROUND 70.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 70S.

$$

NEZ209-280015-
LOUP RIVERS BASIN-
525 AM CDT FRI MAY 27 2016

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
                    THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....68-73.
MIN HUMIDITY........59 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHEAST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................3 INCREASING TO 5 IN THE AFTERNOON.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1000-4900 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST 15 TO 20 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY
                    EARLY IN THE EVENING...THEN CHANCE OF SHOWERS
                    AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE LATE EVENING AND
                    OVERNIGHT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....51-56.
MAX HUMIDITY........99 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................5 DECREASING TO 4 AFTER MIDNIGHT.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1200-3100 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST AROUND 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE WEST AFTER
                    MIDNIGHT.

.SATURDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN SLIGHT
                    CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....70-75.
MIN HUMIDITY........44 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................4 DECREASING TO 3 IN THE AFTERNOON.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1500-5700 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 5100-7300 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS AROUND 80. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.MEMORIAL DAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. SOUTH
WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. LOWS
IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 50. HIGHS IN THE LOWER
70S.

$$

NEZ210-280015-
FRENCHMAN BASIN-
425 AM MDT FRI MAY 27 2016

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
                    MORNING. SHOWERS LIKELY THROUGH THE DAY.
                    THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....64-69.
MIN HUMIDITY........61 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHEAST 5 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................3 INCREASING TO 5 IN THE AFTERNOON.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1400-3900 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 3300-6700 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST AROUND 15 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS UNTIL EARLY MORNING...THEN SLIGHT
                    CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS EARLY IN
                    THE MORNING.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....46-51.
MAX HUMIDITY........100 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................4.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......700-4900 FT AGL UNTIL 0100...THEN 400-900 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 10 MPH.

.SATURDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 76.
MIN HUMIDITY........35 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....VERY GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......300-6700 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 7300-9600 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 15 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. SOUTHEAST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH.
.MEMORIAL DAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S.
SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. NORTH WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE
MID 70S.

$$

NEZ219-280015-
LOESS PLAINS-
525 AM CDT FRI MAY 27 2016

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
                    THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....67-72.
MIN HUMIDITY........58 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHEAST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................3 INCREASING TO 5 IN THE AFTERNOON.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1100-2900 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 2500-5800 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST 15 TO 20 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS UNTIL EARLY MORNING...THEN SLIGHT
                    CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS EARLY IN
                    THE MORNING.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 51.
MAX HUMIDITY........100 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................4.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......900-4100 FT AGL UNTIL 0100...THEN 500-1400 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST AROUND 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                    NORTHWEST AFTER MIDNIGHT.

.SATURDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 76.
MIN HUMIDITY........40 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................3 DECREASING TO 1 IN THE AFTERNOON.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....VERY GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......800-6500 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 7200-8200 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 15 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. SOUTHEAST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH.
.MEMORIAL DAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S.
SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. LOWS
IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 50. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S.

$$


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