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
515 AM CST Mon Dec 18 2017

.DISCUSSION...

High pressure over western Nebraska will bring mostly sunny conditions with
westerly down slope winds. Highs today in the 50s.

NEZ204-190015-
Eastern Panhandle/Crescent Lake NWR-
415 AM MST Mon Dec 18 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny.
Max temperature.....51-56.
Min humidity........25 percent.
20-foot winds.......West 5 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Smoke dispersal.....Good.
Mixing height.......500-2200 ft AGL until 1200, then 1000-4500 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....West 15 to 20 mph.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy.
Min temperature.....24-29.
Max humidity........98 percent.
20-foot winds.......West 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......400-500 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....West around 10 mph.

.TUESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny.
Max temperature.....46-51.
Min humidity........36 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northwest up to 5 mph shifting to the south in
                    the afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Smoke dispersal.....Fair.
Mixing height.......400-1600 ft AGL until 1200, then 1400-3800 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Northwest around 5 mph shifting to the south in
                    the afternoon.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 20s. Highs in the
upper 50s. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
.THURSDAY...Much colder. Mostly cloudy with snow likely. Lows
around 20. Highs in the upper 20s. North winds 10 to 15 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow. Lows around 9. Highs in
the mid 20s. Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy with chance of snow. Lows around 6.
Highs around 16.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of snow. Lows around 2.
Highs around 15.

$$

NEZ206-190015-
Sandhills/Valentine NWR/Nebraska National Forest-
515 AM CST Mon Dec 18 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....Around 55.
Min humidity........27 percent.
20-foot winds.......West 5 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Smoke dispersal.....Good.
Mixing height.......400-1900 ft AGL until 1200, then 1000-4100 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....West around 15 mph increasing to around 25 mph
                    in the afternoon.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy.
Min temperature.....25-30.
Max humidity........95 percent.
20-foot winds.......West 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......400-500 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....West around 10 mph.

.TUESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny.
Max temperature.....46-51.
Min humidity........44 percent.
20-foot winds.......North up to 5 mph shifting to the southeast in
                    the afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......400-1600 ft AGL until 1200, then 1200-3900 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....North around 5 mph shifting to the southeast in
                    the afternoon.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 20s. Highs in the
mid 50s. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
.THURSDAY...Much colder. Mostly cloudy with snow likely. Lows in
the lower 20s. Highs in the lower 30s. North winds 10 to 20 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy. Snow likely. Lows around 11. Highs in
the mid 20s. Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy with chance of snow. Lows around 9.
Highs around 18.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy with slight chance of snow. Lows around
6. Highs around 18.

$$

NEZ208-190015-
Niobrara Valley/Fort Niobrara NWR/Samuel R McKelvie National
Forest-
515 AM CST Mon Dec 18 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny.
Max temperature.....51-56.
Min humidity........30 percent.
20-foot winds.......West 5 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Smoke dispersal.....Fair.
Mixing height.......400-2300 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....West 15 to 20 mph.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy.
Min temperature.....27-32.
Max humidity........98 percent.
20-foot winds.......West 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......400-500 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....West around 10 mph.

.TUESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny.
Max temperature.....Around 45.
Min humidity........46 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northwest up to 5 mph shifting to the east in
                    the afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......400-3200 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....North around 5 mph shifting to the east in the
                    afternoon.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 20s. Highs in the
mid 50s. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
.THURSDAY...Much colder. Mostly cloudy with snow likely. Lows in
the lower 20s. Highs around 30. North winds 10 to 15 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy. Snow. Lows around 10. Highs in the mid
20s. Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy. Lows around 9. Highs around 17.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy. Lows around 6. Highs around 17.

$$

NEZ209-190015-
Loup Rivers Basin-
515 AM CST Mon Dec 18 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....53-58.
Min humidity........28 percent.
20-foot winds.......West 5 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Smoke dispersal.....Good.
Mixing height.......400-1600 ft AGL until 1200, then 900-3800 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....West around 10 mph increasing to around 20 mph
                    in the afternoon.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy.
Min temperature.....27-32.
Max humidity........95 percent.
20-foot winds.......West 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......400 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....West around 10 mph.

.TUESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny.
Max temperature.....46-51.
Min humidity........43 percent.
20-foot winds.......North 5 to 10 mph shifting to the northeast in
                    the afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......400-3300 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....North around 10 mph shifting to the northeast
                    in the afternoon.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 20s. Highs in the
mid 50s. South winds 5 to 15 mph.
.THURSDAY...Colder. Mostly cloudy with snow likely and slight
chance of freezing rain. Lows in the upper 20s. Highs in the mid
30s. North winds 10 to 20 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy. Snow likely. Lows around 13. Highs in
the upper 20s. Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy with chance of snow. Lows around 11.
Highs around 20.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy with slight chance of snow. Lows around
7. Highs around 20.

$$

NEZ210-190015-
Frenchman Basin-
415 AM MST Mon Dec 18 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....55-60.
Min humidity........21 percent.
20-foot winds.......West 5 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Smoke dispersal.....Good.
Mixing height.......400-3500 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....West around 10 mph increasing to southwest
                    around 20 mph in the afternoon.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear.
Min temperature.....23-28.
Max humidity........94 percent.
20-foot winds.......West around 5 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......400 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....West around 10 mph.

.TUESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny.
Max temperature.....Around 52.
Min humidity........35 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northwest around 5 mph shifting to the east in
                    the afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Smoke dispersal.....Fair.
Mixing height.......400-1600 ft AGL until 1200, then 1400-4100 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....North around 5 mph shifting to the southeast in
                    the afternoon.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 20s. Highs in the
upper 50s. South winds 5 to 10 mph.
.THURSDAY...Much colder. Mostly cloudy with chance of snow. Lows
in the mid 20s. Highs in the mid 30s. North winds 5 to 15 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow. Lows around 11. Highs
around 30. Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy with snow likely. Lows around 10. Highs
in the lower 20s.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy with chance of snow. Lows around 5. Highs
around 19.

$$

NEZ219-190015-
Loess Plains-
515 AM CST Mon Dec 18 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....Around 57.
Min humidity........25 percent.
20-foot winds.......West 5 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Smoke dispersal.....Good.
Mixing height.......400-3600 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....West around 10 mph increasing to southwest
                    around 20 mph in the afternoon.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear.
Min temperature.....Around 26.
Max humidity........95 percent.
20-foot winds.......West 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......400 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....West around 10 mph.

.TUESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny.
Max temperature.....Around 53.
Min humidity........36 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northwest around 5 mph shifting to the east in
                    the afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......400-1900 ft AGL until 1200, then 1700-4300 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....North around 5 mph shifting to the southeast in
                    the afternoon.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 20s. Highs in the
upper 50s. South winds 5 to 10 mph.
.THURSDAY...Colder. Mostly cloudy with chance of snow. Lows in
the upper 20s. Highs in the upper 30s. North winds 5 to 15 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow. Lows around 12. Highs
around 30. Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy with chance of snow. Lows around 10.
Highs in the lower 20s.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy with chance of snow. Lows around 7. Highs
in the lower 20s.

$$



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