Routine Fire Wx Fcst (With/Without 6-10 Day Outlook)
Issued by NWS North Platte, NE

Current Version | Previous Version | Text Only | Print | Product List | Glossary On
Versions: 1 2 3 4 5
000
FNUS53 KLBF 281953
FWFLBF

FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR WESTERN
AND NORTH CENTRAL NEBRASKA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NORTH PLATTE NE
253 PM CDT THU AUG 28 2014

.DISCUSSION...

NO FIRE WEATHER CONCERNS THROUGH THE WEEKEND. DRIER AIR MOVES IN ON FRIDAY
HOWEVER CONDITIONS ARE WET DUE TO RECENT RAINFALL AND WINDS WILL BE LIGHT
OUT OF THE NORTH. SOUTH TO SOUTHEASTERLY WINDS THIS WEEKEND WILL KEEP
MOISTURE LEVELS ELEVATED AND MIN RH VALUES WELL ABOVE CRITICAL LEVELS.

NEZ204-291215-
EASTERN PANHANDLE/CRESCENT LAKE NWR-
153 PM MDT THU AUG 28 2014

.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.......WEST UP TO 5 MPH.
LAL.................3 DECREASING TO 1 AFTER MIDNIGHT.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......3600-6300 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 15 MPH.

.FRIDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 83.
MIN HUMIDITY........31 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST AROUND 5 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......3400-6400 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 6100-8400 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH 10 TO 15 MPH.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 56.
MAX HUMIDITY........88 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......EAST AROUND 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTH AFTER
                    MIDNIGHT.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......5400-8900 FT AGL UNTIL 0100...THEN 1600-6100 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH AROUND 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTH AFTER
                    MIDNIGHT.

.SATURDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....85-90.
MIN HUMIDITY........32 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 5 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....EXCELLENT.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1000-8400 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 6400-10600
                    FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH 20 TO 25 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. NORTHWEST WINDS
5 TO 15 MPH.
.LABOR DAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S.
SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS AROUND 80. NORTH
WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS IN THE
MID 80S.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS AROUND 60. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S.

$$

NEZ210-291215-
FRENCHMAN BASIN-
253 PM CDT THU AUG 28 2014

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY.
                    CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS EARLY IN
                    THE EVENING...THEN SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS IN THE LATE EVENING AND EARLY
                    MORNING.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 57.
MAX HUMIDITY........93 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................3 DECREASING TO 2 AFTER MIDNIGHT.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......3400-5300 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 15 MPH.

.FRIDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 85.
MIN HUMIDITY........32 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST AROUND 5 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......3300-7000 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH AROUND 15 MPH.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 57.
MAX HUMIDITY........89 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......EAST AROUND 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTH AFTER
                    MIDNIGHT.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......4500-7200 FT AGL UNTIL 0100...THEN 1600-5900 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST AROUND 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTH AFTER
                    MIDNIGHT.

.SATURDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 88.
MIN HUMIDITY........35 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 5 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....EXCELLENT.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1200-6500 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 4500-9100 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH 20 TO 25 MPH.


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

$$

NEZ206-291215-
SANDHILLS/VALENTINE NWR/NEBRASKA NATIONAL FOREST/
SAMUEL R MCKELVIE NATIONAL FOREST-
253 PM CDT THU AUG 28 2014

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY.
                    CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS EARLY IN
                    THE EVENING...THEN SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS LATE IN THE EVENING.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....56-61.
MAX HUMIDITY........99 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST UP TO 5 MPH.
LAL.................3 DECREASING TO 1 AFTER MIDNIGHT.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......2200-5500 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 15 MPH.

.FRIDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 84.
MIN HUMIDITY........33 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST AROUND 5 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......2000-5900 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 4300-7100 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH AROUND 15 MPH.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 58.
MAX HUMIDITY........93 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......EAST UP TO 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTH AFTER
                    MIDNIGHT.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......3200-7500 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                    SOUTHWEST AFTER MIDNIGHT.

.SATURDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 86.
MIN HUMIDITY........38 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 5 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....EXCELLENT.
MIXING HEIGHT.......3000-6600 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 5500-7700 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST 20 TO 25 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. NORTHWEST WINDS
5 TO 15 MPH.
.LABOR DAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS AROUND 80. NORTHWEST
WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS IN THE
MID 80S.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 80S.

$$

NEZ208-291215-
NIOBRARA VALLEY/FORT NIOBRARA NWR-
153 PM MDT THU AUG 28 2014

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY.
                    SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN
                    THE EVENING.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....57-62.
MAX HUMIDITY........100 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST UP TO 5 MPH.
LAL.................3 DECREASING TO 1 AFTER MIDNIGHT.
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......2000-5100 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 10 MPH.

.FRIDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....81-86.
MIN HUMIDITY........34 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST AROUND 5 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1800-7100 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH AROUND 15 MPH.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 58.
MAX HUMIDITY........93 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHEAST UP TO 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTHWEST
                    AFTER MIDNIGHT.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......3900-7300 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 10 MPH.

.SATURDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 86.
MIN HUMIDITY........38 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 5 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....EXCELLENT.
MIXING HEIGHT.......3100-6800 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 10 MPH INCREASING TO SOUTH
                    AROUND 25 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS AROUND 80. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO
15 MPH.
.LABOR DAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. WEST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S.
NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS IN THE
MID 80S.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER
80S.

$$

NEZ219-291215-
LOESS PLAINS-
253 PM CDT THU AUG 28 2014

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN SLIGHT
                    CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER
                    MIDNIGHT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 59.
MAX HUMIDITY........96 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST UP TO 5 MPH.
LAL.................4 DECREASING TO 3 AFTER MIDNIGHT.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......3100-5600 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.

.FRIDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 85.
MIN HUMIDITY........39 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST AROUND 5 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......2900-6200 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 15 MPH.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 58.
MAX HUMIDITY........93 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......EAST AROUND 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTH UP TO 5
                    MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......3200-6400 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST AROUND 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                    SOUTHEAST AFTER MIDNIGHT.

.SATURDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 87.
MIN HUMIDITY........41 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....VERY GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......3000-4200 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 3100-6400 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 15 MPH INCREASING TO AROUND 25 MPH
                    IN THE AFTERNOON.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.
.LABOR DAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS AROUND 80. SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S.
NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 80S.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER
80S.

$$

NEZ209-291215-
LOUP RIVERS BASIN-
253 PM CDT THU AUG 28 2014

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS EARLY IN THE EVENING...THEN
                    SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN
                    THE LATE EVENING AND EARLY MORNING.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....59-64.
MAX HUMIDITY........100 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST UP TO 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE NORTHWEST
                    AFTER MIDNIGHT.
LAL.................4 DECREASING TO 3 AFTER MIDNIGHT.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......2300-5500 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST 5 TO 10 MPH.

.FRIDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 82.
MIN HUMIDITY........44 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH AROUND 5 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......2000-6000 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH AROUND 15 MPH.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 59.
MAX HUMIDITY........96 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST UP TO 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTHWEST
                    AFTER MIDNIGHT.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......3300-6400 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 10 MPH.

.SATURDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 85.
MIN HUMIDITY........47 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 5 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....VERY GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......2300-5900 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 10 MPH INCREASING TO SOUTH
                    AROUND 20 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. WEST WINDS 5 TO
15 MPH.
.LABOR DAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. NORTHWEST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS AROUND 80. WEST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 60. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER
80S.

$$







USA.gov is the U.S. government's official web portal to all federal, state and local government web resources and services.