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
255 PM CST THU JAN 29 2015

.DISCUSSION...

ANOTHER DAY OF ABOVE NORMAL TEMPERATURES IS EXPECTED FOR FRIDAY
BEFORE COLDER CONDITIONS RETURN FOR THE WEEKEND AND INTO THE EARLY
PARTS OF NEXT WEEK. WINDS ON FRIDAY ARE NOT EXPECTED TO BE STRONG
SO DESPITE MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY AROUND 30 PERCENT...FIRE
WEATHER CONCERNS WILL REMAIN LOW. WITH THE RETURN OF COLDER
WEATHER...AND A CHANCE FOR SOME PRECIPITATION OVER THE WEEKEND
FIRE WEATHER CONCERNS WILL BE LOW THROUGH THE WEEKEND.

NEZ204-301215-
EASTERN PANHANDLE/CRESCENT LAKE NWR-
155 PM MST THU JAN 29 2015

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....19-24.
MAX HUMIDITY........92 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-1500 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH 5 TO 10 MPH.

.FRIDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 53.
MIN HUMIDITY........31 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-2900 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 10 MPH.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....21-26.
MAX HUMIDITY........100 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-1200 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH AROUND 5 MPH INCREASING TO AROUND 15 MPH
                    AFTER MIDNIGHT.

.SATURDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....33-38.
MIN HUMIDITY........56 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHEAST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1000-2700 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST AROUND 10 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS AROUND 15.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 20S. NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...NOT AS COOL. PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 16. HIGHS IN
THE UPPER 40S. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS IN THE MID
20S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 30S. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 16. HIGHS IN THE LOWER
30S.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 17. HIGHS IN THE UPPER
30S.

$$

NEZ210-301215-
FRENCHMAN BASIN-
255 PM CST THU JAN 29 2015

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....20-25.
MAX HUMIDITY........88 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH UP TO 5 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-1800 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 5 MPH.

.FRIDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 55.
MIN HUMIDITY........30 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 5 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....FAIR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-2800 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 10 MPH INCREASING TO AROUND 20 MPH
                    IN THE AFTERNOON.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 27.
MAX HUMIDITY........100 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST 5 TO 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE NORTHEAST
                    AFTER MIDNIGHT.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......300-1900 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST AROUND 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                    NORTHEAST AFTER MIDNIGHT.

.SATURDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW IN THE
                    MORNING...THEN CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 37.
MIN HUMIDITY........62 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHEAST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......700-2500 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST 10 TO 15 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS AROUND 18.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 30S. NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...WARMER. PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 17. HIGHS AROUND 50.
WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S. HIGHS IN THE MID
40S. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 20. HIGHS IN THE UPPER
30S.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 20. HIGHS IN THE LOWER
40S.

$$

NEZ206-301215-
SANDHILLS/VALENTINE NWR/NEBRASKA NATIONAL FOREST/
SAMUEL R MCKELVIE NATIONAL FOREST-
255 PM CST THU JAN 29 2015

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....17-22.
MAX HUMIDITY........95 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST UP TO 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTH AFTER
                    MIDNIGHT.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-800 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTH
                    AFTER MIDNIGHT.

.FRIDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 52.
MIN HUMIDITY........30 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 5 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....FAIR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......300-2600 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 15 MPH.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....21-26.
MAX HUMIDITY........99 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST UP TO 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE NORTH
                    AFTER MIDNIGHT.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-1200 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE NORTH
                    AFTER MIDNIGHT.

.SATURDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....31-36.
MIN HUMIDITY........60 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHEAST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1200-2300 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST AROUND 15 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS AROUND
13. HIGHS IN THE MID 20S. NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...NOT AS COOL. PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 13. HIGHS IN
THE MID 40S. WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN OR SNOW. LOWS IN
THE LOWER 20S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 30S. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO
15 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 15. HIGHS IN THE LOWER
30S.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 14. HIGHS IN THE UPPER
30S.

$$

NEZ208-301215-
NIOBRARA VALLEY/FORT NIOBRARA NWR-
155 PM MST THU JAN 29 2015

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....18-23.
MAX HUMIDITY........100 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH UP TO 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTH AFTER
                    MIDNIGHT.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-1500 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST AROUND 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTH AFTER
                    MIDNIGHT.

.FRIDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....50-55.
MIN HUMIDITY........31 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 5 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-2100 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 15 MPH.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....20-25.
MAX HUMIDITY........97 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST AROUND 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE NORTH AFTER
                    MIDNIGHT.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100-1200 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE NORTH AFTER
                    MIDNIGHT.

.SATURDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 32.
MIN HUMIDITY........58 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHEAST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1300-2600 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST 10 TO 15 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY...COLDER. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS AROUND
10. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 20S. NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...NOT AS COOL. PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 10. HIGHS
AROUND 40. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS IN THE LOWER
20S. HIGHS IN THE MID 30S. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 11. HIGHS IN THE UPPER
20S.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 10. HIGHS IN THE MID 30S.

$$

NEZ219-301215-
LOESS PLAINS-
255 PM CST THU JAN 29 2015

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....16-21.
MAX HUMIDITY........95 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH UP TO 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTH AFTER
                    MIDNIGHT.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100-1600 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTH
                    AFTER MIDNIGHT.

.FRIDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 54.
MIN HUMIDITY........30 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 5 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....FAIR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100-2300 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 10 MPH INCREASING TO AROUND 20 MPH
                    IN THE AFTERNOON.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 27.
MAX HUMIDITY........100 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......400-2000 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 15 MPH BECOMING SOUTHEAST AROUND 5
                    MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.

.SATURDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW IN THE
                    MORNING...THEN CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 36.
MIN HUMIDITY........63 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHEAST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......800-2400 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST 10 TO 15 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS AROUND 17. HIGHS
AROUND 30. NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...NOT AS COOL. PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 14. HIGHS IN
THE UPPER 40S. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 20S. HIGHS IN THE MID
40S. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...COLDER. MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 18. HIGHS IN THE
MID 30S.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 16. HIGHS IN THE LOWER
40S.

$$

NEZ209-301215-
LOUP RIVERS BASIN-
255 PM CST THU JAN 29 2015

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....18-23.
MAX HUMIDITY........96 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH UP TO 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTH AFTER
                    MIDNIGHT.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-1400 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH AROUND 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTH AFTER
                    MIDNIGHT.

.FRIDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....48-53.
MIN HUMIDITY........32 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 5 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-2200 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH 15 TO 20 MPH.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....23-28.
MAX HUMIDITY........98 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 5 TO 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE NORTHWEST
                    AFTER MIDNIGHT.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......300-1500 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE WEST AFTER
                    MIDNIGHT.

.SATURDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 33.
MIN HUMIDITY........60 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......900-2400 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST AROUND 15 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY...COLDER. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS AROUND
14. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 20S. NORTH WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.MONDAY...NOT AS COOL. PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 10. HIGHS IN
THE UPPER 30S. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN OR SNOW. LOWS IN
THE LOWER 20S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 30S. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO
15 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 14. HIGHS IN THE LOWER
30S.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 12. HIGHS IN THE MID 30S.

$$








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