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 6 7 8
000
FNUS53 KLBF 300921
FWFLBF

FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR WESTERN
AND NORTH CENTRAL NEBRASKA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NORTH PLATTE NE
421 AM CDT THU JUL 30 2015

.DISCUSSION...

LOW LEVEL MOISTURE WILL BEGIN TO PUSH BACK INTO WESTERN AND NORTH
CENTRAL NEBRASKA TODAY AS SOUTHERLY WINDS DEVELOP. MOISTURE WILL
MAKE IT AS FAR NORTH AS THE CENTRAL SANDHILLS TODAY...THEN NORTH
CENTRAL NEBRASKA TONIGHT. HIGHS TODAY AND FRIDAY WILL BE SEASONAL
IN THE UPPER 80S TO LOWER 90S WITH MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY 25 TO
35 PERCENT TODAY AND FRIDAY. THERE IS A SMALL THREAT FOR
THUNDERSTORMS ACROSS SOUTHWESTERN NEBRASKA LATER THIS AFTERNOON
AND TONIGHT.


NEZ204-310030-
EASTERN PANHANDLE/CRESCENT LAKE NWR-
321 AM MDT THU JUL 30 2015

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 88.
MIN HUMIDITY........28 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....VERY GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......400-7400 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 7700-12600 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 10 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS UNTIL EARLY MORNING.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....56-61.
MAX HUMIDITY........95 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......EAST UP TO 5 MPH.
LAL.................2.
HAINES INDEX........6 OR HIGH.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......600-11800 FT AGL UNTIL 0100...THEN 500-700 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST 5 TO 10 MPH.

.FRIDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 90.
MIN HUMIDITY........29 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......EAST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1 INCREASING TO 3 IN THE AFTERNOON.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......700-8500 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 7400-12500 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST AROUND 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTHWEST IN
                    THE AFTERNOON.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 90S.
WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS AROUND 60. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 90S. SOUTHWEST
WINDS UP TO 5 MPH.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 90S. EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS AROUND 90.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 90S.

$$

NEZ206-310030-
SANDHILLS/VALENTINE NWR/NEBRASKA NATIONAL FOREST-
421 AM CDT THU JUL 30 2015

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 89.
MIN HUMIDITY........29 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST AROUND 5 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....VERY GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......400-6500 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 7200-12300 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 61.
MAX HUMIDITY........94 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH UP TO 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE NORTH AFTER
                    MIDNIGHT.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......600-11700 FT AGL UNTIL 0100...THEN 500-800 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE NORTH
                    AFTER MIDNIGHT.

.FRIDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 90.
MIN HUMIDITY........32 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHEAST AROUND 5 MPH.
LAL.................1 INCREASING TO 3 IN THE AFTERNOON.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....VERY GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......800-8300 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 6600-12300 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST AROUND 15 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTH
                    IN THE AFTERNOON.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS AROUND 90. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 90S.
SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER
90S. EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 90S.

$$

NEZ208-310030-
NIOBRARA VALLEY/FORT NIOBRARA NWR/SAMUEL R MCKELVIE NATIONAL
FOREST-
421 AM CDT THU JUL 30 2015

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 90.
MIN HUMIDITY........26 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST UP TO 5 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....EXCELLENT.
MIXING HEIGHT.......400-7300 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 8700-12700 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 15 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....58-63.
MAX HUMIDITY........90 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH UP TO 5 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........6 OR HIGH.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......600-11200 FT AGL UNTIL 0100...THEN 400-700 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH AROUND 10 MPH.

.FRIDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 89.
MIN HUMIDITY........30 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHEAST AROUND 5 MPH.
LAL.................1 INCREASING TO 2 IN THE AFTERNOON.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......800-5200 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 5100-10600 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST AROUND 15 MPH SHIFTING TO THE NORTH
                    IN THE AFTERNOON.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 90S. WEST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE MID 90S. WEST
WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS AROUND 90.
EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S.

$$

NEZ209-310030-
LOUP RIVERS BASIN-
421 AM CDT THU JUL 30 2015

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 89.
MIN HUMIDITY........30 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST AROUND 5 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....VERY GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......400-6200 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 7500-10600 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 62.
MAX HUMIDITY........91 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH UP TO 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE WEST AFTER
                    MIDNIGHT.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......600-10000 FT AGL UNTIL 0100...THEN 500-700 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE WEST
                    AFTER MIDNIGHT.

.FRIDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 88.
MIN HUMIDITY........35 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHEAST AROUND 5 MPH.
LAL.................1 INCREASING TO 3 IN THE AFTERNOON.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....VERY GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......700-8200 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 5100-11500 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST 10 TO 15 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS AROUND 90. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 90S.
SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER
90S. EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S.

$$

NEZ210-310030-
FRENCHMAN BASIN-
321 AM MDT THU JUL 30 2015

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 89.
MIN HUMIDITY........31 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1 INCREASING TO 2 IN THE AFTERNOON.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......400-5900 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 6700-9900 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 10 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 62.
MAX HUMIDITY........98 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................3 DECREASING TO 2 AFTER MIDNIGHT.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......600-8600 FT AGL UNTIL 0100...THEN 500-700 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH 5 TO 10 MPH.

.FRIDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 92.
MIN HUMIDITY........31 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST UP TO 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTHEAST
                    IN THE AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1 INCREASING TO 3 IN THE AFTERNOON.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....VERY GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......700-9400 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 8800-13000 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 10 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 90S. SOUTH
WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE MID
90S. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE MID
90S. SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 90S.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 90S.

$$

NEZ219-310030-
LOESS PLAINS-
421 AM CDT THU JUL 30 2015

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 89.
MIN HUMIDITY........34 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH UP TO 5 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....FAIR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......500-5900 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 6800-9000 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH 5 TO 10 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS LATE IN THE EVENING.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 63.
MAX HUMIDITY........94 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH UP TO 5 MPH.
LAL.................2 DECREASING TO 1 AFTER MIDNIGHT.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......600-7900 FT AGL UNTIL 0100...THEN 400-600 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH 5 TO 10 MPH.

.FRIDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 91.
MIN HUMIDITY........37 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST UP TO 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTHEAST IN
                    THE AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1 INCREASING TO 3 IN THE AFTERNOON.
HAINES INDEX........6 OR HIGH.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....VERY GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......700-9100 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 7600-13000 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTHWEST IN
                    THE AFTERNOON.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 90S. SOUTH
WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE MID
90S. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE MID
90S. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 90S.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 90S.

$$

CLB



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