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
441 AM CDT Thu Jun 29 2017

.DISCUSSION...

A frontal boundary will stall out from southwestern into
northeastern Nebraska today. Thunderstorms will be possible INVOF
the front this afternoon. A secondary threat for showers and
thunderstorms will arrive overnight in the Nebraska Panhandle, and
is expected to track east Friday morning across western and north
central Nebraska. Drier conditions are expected for Saturday with
readings in the 80s.


NEZ204-301030-
Eastern Panhandle/Crescent Lake NWR-
341 AM MDT Thu Jun 29 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny.
Max temperature.....77-82.
Min humidity........30 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northwest 5 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Excellent.
Mixing height.......500-5800 ft AGL until 1300, then 4000-8900 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Northwest 20 to 25 mph.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
                    thunderstorms after midnight.
Min temperature.....49-54.
Max humidity........90 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northwest 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1 increasing to 3 after midnight.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......400-7000 ft AGL until 0100, then 600-2400 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....North 10 to 15 mph.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny. Slight chance of showers and
                    thunderstorms in the morning, then chance of
                    showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon.
Max temperature.....74-79.
Min humidity........32 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northwest 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................3.
Haines Index........3 or very low.
Smoke dispersal.....Very good.
Mixing height.......1600-6000 ft AGL until 1300, then 3400-9000 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Northwest around 20 mph.


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

$$

NEZ206-301030-
Sandhills/Valentine NWR/Nebraska National Forest-
441 AM CDT Thu Jun 29 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny. Slight chance of showers and
                    thunderstorms early in the morning. Slight
                    chance of showers and thunderstorms in the
                    afternoon.
Max temperature.....79-84.
Min humidity........33 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southwest 5 to 10 mph shifting to the northwest
                    10 to 15 mph in the afternoon.
LAL.................2 increasing to 3 in the afternoon.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Smoke dispersal.....Very good.
Mixing height.......500-6600 ft AGL until 1300, then 4600-9800 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Southwest around 15 mph increasing to northwest
                    around 25 mph in the afternoon.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
                    thunderstorms in the evening. Slight chance of
                    showers and thunderstorms early in the morning.
Min temperature.....51-56.
Max humidity........91 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northwest 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................3 decreasing to 2 after midnight.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......400-5300 ft AGL until 0100, then 500-1600 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....North 10 to 15 mph.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny. Slight chance of showers and
                    thunderstorms in the morning, then chance of
                    showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon.
Max temperature.....76-81.
Min humidity........33 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northwest 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................3.
Haines Index........3 or very low.
Smoke dispersal.....Excellent.
Mixing height.......1200-6300 ft AGL until 1300, then 6300-8800 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Northwest around 20 mph.


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

$$

NEZ208-301030-
Niobrara Valley/Fort Niobrara NWR/Samuel R McKelvie National
Forest-
441 AM CDT Thu Jun 29 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny. Chance of showers and
                    thunderstorms early in the morning, then slight
                    chance of showers and thunderstorms late in the
                    morning. Chance of showers and thunderstorms in
                    the afternoon.
Max temperature.....77-82.
Min humidity........39 percent.
20-foot winds.......East 5 to 10 mph shifting to the north in the
                    afternoon.
LAL.................4.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Smoke dispersal.....Very good.
Mixing height.......500-6900 ft AGL until 1300, then 4800-10400 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....South around 15 mph increasing to west around
                    25 mph in the afternoon.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy then becoming partly cloudy.
                    Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms
                    early in the evening, then chance of showers
                    and thunderstorms late in the evening.
Min temperature.....53-58.
Max humidity........94 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northwest 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................4 decreasing to 1 after midnight.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......400-5300 ft AGL until 0100, then 500-1100 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Northwest 10 to 15 mph.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny. Slight chance of showers and
                    thunderstorms in the morning, then chance of
                    showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon.
Max temperature.....75-80.
Min humidity........36 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northwest 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................3.
Haines Index........3 or very low.
Smoke dispersal.....Excellent.
Mixing height.......600-4900 ft AGL until 1300, then 3400-8100 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Northwest 15 to 20 mph.


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

$$

NEZ209-301030-
Loup Rivers Basin-
441 AM CDT Thu Jun 29 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny. Chance of showers and
                    thunderstorms early in the morning. Slight
                    chance of showers and thunderstorms late in the
                    morning, then chance of showers and
                    thunderstorms in the afternoon.
Max temperature.....81-86.
Min humidity........42 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southeast around 5 mph shifting to the
                    northwest in the afternoon.
LAL.................3 increasing to 4 in the afternoon.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Smoke dispersal.....Excellent.
Mixing height.......500-6600 ft AGL until 1300, then 5500-10000 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....South around 15 mph shifting to the west in the
                    afternoon.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
                    thunderstorms in the evening.
Min temperature.....54-59.
Max humidity........92 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northwest 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................3 decreasing to 1 after midnight.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......900-5200 ft AGL until 0100, then 600-1200 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....North around 25 mph decreasing to around 15 mph
                    after midnight.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny. Chance of showers and
                    thunderstorms in the afternoon.
Max temperature.....Around 79.
Min humidity........36 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northwest 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1 increasing to 3 in the afternoon.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Smoke dispersal.....Excellent.
Mixing height.......700-6000 ft AGL until 1300, then 5200-9000 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Northwest 15 to 20 mph.


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

$$

NEZ210-301030-
Frenchman Basin-
341 AM MDT Thu Jun 29 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny. Slight chance of showers and
                    thunderstorms late in the afternoon.
Max temperature.....84-89.
Min humidity........26 percent.
20-foot winds.......West 5 to 10 mph shifting to the north 10 to 15
                    mph in the afternoon.
LAL.................1 increasing to 2 in the afternoon.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Smoke dispersal.....Excellent.
Mixing height.......800-6400 ft AGL until 1300, then 7200-10000 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Southwest around 10 mph increasing to northwest
                    around 20 mph in the afternoon.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
                    thunderstorms until early morning. Chance of
                    showers and thunderstorms early in the morning.
Min temperature.....52-57.
Max humidity........88 percent.
20-foot winds.......North 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................3.
Haines Index........3 or very low.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......500-8000 ft AGL until 0100, then 700-2000 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....North 15 to 20 mph.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny. Chance of showers and
                    thunderstorms in the morning, then slight
                    chance of showers and thunderstorms in the
                    afternoon.
Max temperature.....78-83.
Min humidity........32 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northwest 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................3.
Haines Index........3 or very low.
Smoke dispersal.....Excellent.
Mixing height.......1600-6100 ft AGL until 1300, then 6600-10100 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Northwest around 20 mph.


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

$$

NEZ219-301030-
Loess Plains-
441 AM CDT Thu Jun 29 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny. Slight chance of showers and
                    thunderstorms in the afternoon.
Max temperature.....85-90.
Min humidity........31 percent.
20-foot winds.......South 5 to 10 mph shifting to the northwest in
                    the afternoon.
LAL.................1 increasing to 3 in the afternoon.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Smoke dispersal.....Excellent.
Mixing height.......900-5500 ft AGL until 1300, then 6300-9900 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....South around 10 mph shifting to the northwest
                    in the afternoon.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
                    thunderstorms through the night.
Min temperature.....54-59.
Max humidity........88 percent.
20-foot winds.......North 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................3.
Haines Index........3 or very low.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......400-7900 ft AGL until 0100, then 700-1300 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....North 15 to 20 mph.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny. Slight chance of showers and
                    thunderstorms.
Max temperature.....Around 81.
Min humidity........32 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northwest 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................3.
Haines Index........3 or very low.
Smoke dispersal.....Excellent.
Mixing height.......1100-5400 ft AGL until 1300, then 4300-9700 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Northwest around 20 mph.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 50s. Highs in the mid
80s. Southwest 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...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Lows in the mid 60s. Highs in the upper 80s. East winds 5 to
10 mph.
.INDEPENDENCE DAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 60s. Highs in
the lower 90s.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 60s. Highs in the
lower 90s.

$$



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