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
318 PM CDT SAT SEP 20 2014

.DISCUSSION...

MOSTLY CLEAR SKIES...LIGHT WIND AND COOLER THAN AVERAGE
TEMPERATURES TO PREVAIL ACROSS THE ENTIRE OUTLOOK AREA ON
SUNDAY...HOWEVER BY MONDAY EVENING THE OVERALL PATTERN LOOKS TO
BECOME UNSETTLED AS A TROUGH OF LOW PRESSURE EJECTS EAST FROM THE
ROCKIES ONTO THE PLAINS. WIDESPREAD PRECIPITATION MAY BE REALIZED
MONDAY EVENING WITH ACCUMULATING RAINFALL POSSIBLE.


NEZ204-210030-
EASTERN PANHANDLE/CRESCENT LAKE NWR-
218 PM MDT SAT SEP 20 2014

.REST OF TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....79-84.
MIN HUMIDITY........28 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....VERY GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......5700-6900 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 20 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....43-48.
MAX HUMIDITY........83 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......3700-7300 FT AGL UNTIL 0100...THEN 2800-4500 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH 20 TO 25 MPH.

.SUNDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....70-75.
MIN HUMIDITY........29 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHEAST UP TO 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE EAST IN
                    THE AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....FAIR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......2800-4000 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST 5 TO 10 MPH.


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

$$

NEZ210-210030-
FRENCHMAN BASIN-
318 PM CDT SAT SEP 20 2014

.REST OF TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 85.
MIN HUMIDITY........28 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......5500-6800 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH AROUND 15 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....49-54.
MAX HUMIDITY........78 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH AROUND 5 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......3700-7300 FT AGL UNTIL 0100...THEN 2700-4300 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH AROUND 20 MPH.

.SUNDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....72-77.
MIN HUMIDITY........30 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHEAST AROUND 5 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....FAIR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......2600-3900 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST 5 TO 10 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO
15 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO
15 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS AROUND 80. EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS AROUND 80.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS AROUND 80.

$$

NEZ206-210030-
SANDHILLS/VALENTINE NWR/NEBRASKA NATIONAL FOREST/
SAMUEL R MCKELVIE NATIONAL FOREST-
318 PM CDT SAT SEP 20 2014

.REST OF TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....80-85.
MIN HUMIDITY........28 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....EXCELLENT.
MIXING HEIGHT.......5600-7000 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 25 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....45-50.
MAX HUMIDITY........80 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....FAIR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......4500-7500 FT AGL UNTIL 0100...THEN 3200-5200 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH 25 TO 30 MPH.

.SUNDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 72.
MIN HUMIDITY........31 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH UP TO 5 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......3100-4200 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH 10 TO 15 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS AROUND 50. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S.
SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 70S.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 70S.

$$

NEZ208-210030-
NIOBRARA VALLEY/FORT NIOBRARA NWR-
218 PM MDT SAT SEP 20 2014

.REST OF TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 82.
MIN HUMIDITY........28 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....EXCELLENT.
MIXING HEIGHT.......6100-7300 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 30 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....45-50.
MAX HUMIDITY........81 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......5400-7700 FT AGL UNTIL 0100...THEN 4000-5500 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 35 MPH BECOMING NORTH AROUND
                    25 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.

.SUNDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 72.
MIN HUMIDITY........30 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......3700-4700 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH AROUND 20 MPH DECREASING TO AROUND 10 MPH
                    IN THE AFTERNOON.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. SOUTH WINDS 10 TO
15 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. SOUTH
WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 70S.

$$

NEZ219-210030-
LOESS PLAINS-
318 PM CDT SAT SEP 20 2014

.REST OF TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....82-87.
MIN HUMIDITY........30 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......5300-6800 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH AROUND 15 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 51.
MAX HUMIDITY........78 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH AROUND 5 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....FAIR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......3700-7200 FT AGL UNTIL 0100...THEN 2800-3500 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH 20 TO 25 MPH.

.SUNDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 74.
MIN HUMIDITY........29 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHEAST AROUND 5 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....FAIR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......2800-4200 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH 10 TO 15 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS AROUND 50. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO
15 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. SOUTHEAST WINDS
10 TO 15 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 70S.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 70S.

$$

NEZ209-210030-
LOUP RIVERS BASIN-
318 PM CDT SAT SEP 20 2014

.REST OF TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 82.
MIN HUMIDITY........32 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....EXCELLENT.
MIXING HEIGHT.......5700-7200 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 25 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 50.
MAX HUMIDITY........82 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......4800-7700 FT AGL UNTIL 0100...THEN 3600-5400 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH AROUND 30 MPH.

.SUNDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 72.
MIN HUMIDITY........33 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......3500-4600 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH 15 TO 20 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. SOUTH WINDS 10 TO
15 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO
15 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 70S.

$$








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