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
347 PM CST SAT FEB 28 2015

.DISCUSSION...
WINTER LIKE CONDITIONS CONTINUE THROUGH MID WEEK WITH BELOW
NORMAL TEMPERATURES AND PERIODIC CHANCES FOR LIGHT SNOW. A WARM
UP TOWARDS THE END OF THE WEEK WITH TEMPERATURES NEAR TO ABOVE
NORMAL.

NEZ204-011230-
EASTERN PANHANDLE/CRESCENT LAKE NWR-
247 PM MST SAT FEB 28 2015

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED FLURRIES THROUGH THE
                    NIGHT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....6-11.
MAX HUMIDITY........99 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHEAST UP TO 5 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1400-4100 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST AROUND 5 MPH.

.SUNDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY. ISOLATED FLURRIES EARLY IN THE
                    MORNING.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....29-34.
MIN HUMIDITY........39 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1400-4500 FT AGL UNTIL 1200...THEN 4400-6000 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY.
                    SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW AFTER MIDNIGHT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....13-18.
MAX HUMIDITY........95 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH UP TO 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTHEAST
                    AFTER MIDNIGHT.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1500-5200 FT AGL UNTIL 2400...THEN 800-2300 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 5 MPH INCREASING TO SOUTHEAST
                    AROUND 15 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.

.MONDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW IN THE
                    MORNING.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....37-42.
MIN HUMIDITY........53 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 10 TO 20 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1000-3100 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH 25 TO 30 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.TUESDAY...COLDER. CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS AROUND 20.
HIGHS AROUND 20. NORTH WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS AROUND
1 BELOW. HIGHS AROUND 16. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.THURSDAY...NOT AS COOL. MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS AROUND 3. HIGHS IN
THE UPPER 30S. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS AROUND 19. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 20S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 40S.

$$

NEZ210-011230-
FRENCHMAN BASIN-
347 PM CST SAT FEB 28 2015

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED FLURRIES IN THE
                    EVENING. SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW AFTER
                    MIDNIGHT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....10-15.
MAX HUMIDITY........100 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH UP TO 5 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1400-3600 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 5 MPH.

.SUNDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY. ISOLATED FLURRIES EARLY IN THE
                    MORNING.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....32-37.
MIN HUMIDITY........39 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH UP TO 5 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....FAIR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1100-4500 FT AGL UNTIL 1200...THEN 4500-5500 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH 5 TO 10 MPH.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW AFTER MIDNIGHT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 19.
MAX HUMIDITY........91 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH AROUND 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTHEAST
                    AFTER MIDNIGHT.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......400-4900 FT AGL UNTIL 2400...THEN 1200-2900 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST AROUND 5 MPH INCREASING TO SOUTHEAST
                    AROUND 15 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.

.MONDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW IN THE
                    MORNING...THEN SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW EARLY IN
                    THE AFTERNOON. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....36-41.
MIN HUMIDITY........57 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 10 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......2100-3400 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 25 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.TUESDAY...COLDER. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS IN THE
MID 20S. HIGHS IN THE MID 20S. NORTH WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS AROUND 5. HIGHS
IN THE LOWER 20S. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.THURSDAY...NOT AS COOL. MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS AROUND 6. HIGHS IN
THE LOWER 40S. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY...WARMER. MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS AROUND 19. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 50S.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 20S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 50S.

$$

NEZ206-011230-
SANDHILLS/VALENTINE NWR/NEBRASKA NATIONAL FOREST/
SAMUEL R MCKELVIE NATIONAL FOREST-
347 PM CST SAT FEB 28 2015

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED FLURRIES AFTER
                    MIDNIGHT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....8-13.
MAX HUMIDITY........94 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH UP TO 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE NORTHWEST
                    AFTER MIDNIGHT.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......800-4400 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                    NORTHWEST AFTER MIDNIGHT.

.SUNDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY. ISOLATED FLURRIES EARLY IN THE
                    MORNING.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....32-37.
MIN HUMIDITY........35 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......800-4200 FT AGL UNTIL 1200...THEN 4500-6200 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....13-18.
MAX HUMIDITY........88 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH UP TO 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTHEAST
                    AFTER MIDNIGHT.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1100-6000 FT AGL UNTIL 2400...THEN 900-2400 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH AROUND 5 MPH INCREASING TO SOUTHEAST
                    AROUND 15 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.

.MONDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW UNTIL LATE
                    AFTERNOON. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....35-40.
MIN HUMIDITY........53 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 10 TO 20 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....VERY GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1300-4400 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 30 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.TUESDAY...COLDER...BREEZY. CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS IN
THE LOWER 20S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 20S. NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS AROUND 1.
HIGHS AROUND 18. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.THURSDAY...NOT AS COOL. MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS AROUND 4. HIGHS IN
THE UPPER 30S. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS AROUND 20. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 20S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 40S.

$$

NEZ208-011230-
NIOBRARA VALLEY/FORT NIOBRARA NWR-
247 PM MST SAT FEB 28 2015

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....7-12.
MAX HUMIDITY........95 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST UP TO 5 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......300-4600 FT AGL UNTIL 2400...THEN 200-1600 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 5 MPH.

.SUNDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....30-35.
MIN HUMIDITY........35 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST UP TO 5 MPH INCREASING TO 5 TO 15 MPH
                    IN THE AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....VERY GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......700-4100 FT AGL UNTIL 1200...THEN 4100-6200 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 10 MPH INCREASING TO AROUND 20
                    MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 13.
MAX HUMIDITY........99 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTH
                    AFTER MIDNIGHT.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......400-5700 FT AGL UNTIL 2400...THEN 300-1600 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                    SOUTHEAST AFTER MIDNIGHT.

.MONDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW EARLY IN
                    THE AFTERNOON. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....36-41.
MIN HUMIDITY........49 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 10 TO 20 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....VERY GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......600-3400 FT AGL UNTIL 1200...THEN 3200-4400 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH 25 TO 30 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.TUESDAY...COLDER...BREEZY. CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS
AROUND 19. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 20S. NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 1. HIGHS AROUND 16.
NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.THURSDAY...NOT AS COOL. MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS AROUND 2. HIGHS IN
THE UPPER 30S. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY...NOT AS COOL. MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 20S. HIGHS
IN THE UPPER 40S.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 20S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 40S.

$$

NEZ219-011230-
LOESS PLAINS-
347 PM CST SAT FEB 28 2015

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED FLURRIES LATE IN THE
                    EVENING. SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW AFTER
                    MIDNIGHT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....11-16.
MAX HUMIDITY........95 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH UP TO 5 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......900-3700 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 5 MPH.

.SUNDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY. ISOLATED FLURRIES EARLY IN THE
                    MORNING.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 37.
MIN HUMIDITY........37 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH UP TO 5 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....FAIR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......900-4300 FT AGL UNTIL 1200...THEN 4700-5700 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH 5 TO 10 MPH.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW AFTER
                    MIDNIGHT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 19.
MAX HUMIDITY........88 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH AROUND 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTHEAST
                    AFTER MIDNIGHT.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......300-5000 FT AGL UNTIL 2400...THEN 300-1900 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST AROUND 5 MPH INCREASING TO SOUTHEAST
                    AROUND 15 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.

.MONDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW IN THE MORNING...THEN
                    SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON.
                    SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 38.
MIN HUMIDITY........55 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 5 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....VERY GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1800-3800 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH 25 TO 30 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.TUESDAY...COLDER. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS IN THE
UPPER 20S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 20S. NORTH WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS AROUND 6. HIGHS
IN THE LOWER 20S. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.THURSDAY...NOT AS COOL. MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS AROUND 6. HIGHS IN
THE LOWER 40S. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY...WARMER. MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS AROUND 19. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 50S.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 20S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 50S.

$$

NEZ209-011230-
LOUP RIVERS BASIN-
347 PM CST SAT FEB 28 2015

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED FLURRIES AFTER
                    MIDNIGHT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 11.
MAX HUMIDITY........97 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST UP TO 5 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......400-4000 FT AGL UNTIL 2400...THEN 300-1400 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.

.SUNDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY. ISOLATED FLURRIES EARLY IN THE
                    MORNING.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....32-37.
MIN HUMIDITY........34 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....VERY GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......300-4100 FT AGL UNTIL 1200...THEN 4100-5900 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH AROUND 5 MPH INCREASING TO NORTHWEST
                    AROUND 15 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....12-17.
MAX HUMIDITY........93 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST UP TO 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTHEAST
                    AFTER MIDNIGHT.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......400-5700 FT AGL UNTIL 2400...THEN 400-2000 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH AROUND 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTHEAST
                    AFTER MIDNIGHT.

.MONDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW UNTIL LATE
                    AFTERNOON. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 36.
MIN HUMIDITY........55 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST 5 TO 15 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTH 15
                    TO 20 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....VERY GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1000-3800 FT AGL UNTIL 1200...THEN 3400-4700 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH 25 TO 30 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.TUESDAY...COLDER...BREEZY. CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS IN
THE MID 20S. HIGHS IN THE MID 20S. NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS AROUND 3.
HIGHS AROUND 19. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.THURSDAY...NOT AS COOL. MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS AROUND 3. HIGHS IN
THE UPPER 30S. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY...NOT AS COOL. MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS AROUND 20. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 40S.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 20S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 40S.

$$







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