Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS North Platte, NE

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Spot Forecast for 2017 Niobrara Valley TREX...The Nature Conservancy
National Weather Service North Platte NE
348 AM CDT Tue Mar 28 2017

Forecast is based on ignition time of 0800 CDT on March 28.
If conditions become unrepresentative, contact the National
Weather Service.

Please contact the NWS North Platte office at (308) 532-0921
(or 1-800-603-3562), if you have questions or concerns with
this forecast.

.DISCUSSION...

Light rain will spread into central and north central Nebraska
later this morning. Occasional rain showers are expected into the
afternoon and evening hours. Highs today will top out in the lower
50s with minimum relative humidity around 50 percent. Wet
conditions will carry over into the nightime hours with a
lingering threat for rain.

.TODAY...

Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Areas of fog early in the morning.
                    Slight chance of rain in the morning. Chance of
                    rain in the afternoon, then rain likely late in
                    the afternoon.
LAL.................No Tstms.
Temperature.........39 at ignition...Max 54.
RH..................96 percent at ignition...Min 54 percent.
Eye level winds.....Southeast winds 7 to 10 mph.
Wind (20 ft)........
 Slope/valley.......Winds southeast at 7 mph at
                    ignition...otherwise Southeast winds 7 to 10
                    mph.
Mixing height.......1000 ft AGL at ignition...otherwise 700-2200 ft
                    AGL until 1200, then 2500-3200 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....East 10 to 18 mph.
Haines Index........3 very low at ignition...max 3.

TIME (CDT)      8AM 9AM 10A 11A 12P 1PM 2PM 3PM 4PM 5PM 6PM
Sky (%).........90  91  93  95  98  100 100 100 100 99  97
Weather cov.....ARS SCH SCH SCH SCH SCH CHC CHC CHC CHC LKY
Weather type....FOG RN  RN  RN  RN  RN  RN  RN  RN  RN  RN
Tstm cov........
LAL.............1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1
Temp............39  42  44  46  48  50  52  53  54  54  52
RH..............96  86  82  76  71  66  61  59  57  54  59
20 FT wind dir..SE  SE  SE  SE  SE  SE  SE  SE  E   E   SE
20 FT wind spd..6   6   6   6   6   6   7   7   8   8   8
20 FT wind gust.10  10  15  15  15  15  15  20  20  20  20
Eye lvl wnd dir.SE  SE  SE  SE  SE  SE  SE  SE  E   E   SE
Eye lvl wnd spd.4   4   4   4   5   5   5   5   6   6   6
Eye lvl wnd gst.10  10  15  15  15  15  15  20  20  20  20
Mix hgt (kft)...1.0 1.3 1.7 2.2 2.7 3.2 2.9 2.7 2.5 2.5 2.5
Transp wind dir.S   S   S   SE  SE  SE  SE  E   E   E   E
Transp wind spd.12  12  13  13  12  12  13  14  15  16  18
Haines index....3   3   3   3   3   3   3   3   3   3   3

.TONIGHT...

Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Rain in the evening, then rain likely
                    after midnight.
LAL.................No Tstms.
Temperature.........Min 38.
RH..................Max 100 percent.
Eye level winds.....East winds 5 to 10 mph until early morning
                    becoming light, then becoming northeast around
                    5 mph early in the morning.
Wind (20 ft)........
 Slope/valley.......East winds 5 to 10 mph until early morning
                    becoming light, then becoming northeast around
                    5 mph early in the morning.
Mixing height.......1600-2400 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....East 20 to 21 mph.
Haines Index........3 very low.

TIME (CDT)      7PM 8PM 9PM 10P 11P MID 1AM 2AM 3AM 4AM 5AM 6AM
Sky (%).........98  98  98  98  98  98  99  98  98  98  98  98
Weather cov.....DEF DEF DEF DEF DEF DEF LKY LKY LKY LKY LKY LKY
Weather type....RN  RN  RN  RN  RN  RN  RN  RN  RN  RN  RN  RN
Tstm cov........
LAL.............1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1
Temp............50  48  45  43  42  41  40  40  40  39  39  38
RH..............63  68  76  86  89  92  96  96  96  96  96  96
20 FT wind dir..SE  E   E   E   E   E   E   E   NE  NE  NE  NE
20 FT wind spd..8   7   6   5   5   5   5   4   3   3   3   4
20 FT wind gust.15  15  15  10  10  10  10  10  10  10  10  5
Eye lvl wnd dir.SE  E   E   E   E   E   E   E   NE  NE  NE  NE
Eye lvl wnd spd.6   5   4   4   4   4   4   3   2   2   2   3
Eye lvl wnd gst.15  15  15  10  10  10  10  10  10  10  10  5
Mix hgt (kft)...2.4 2.2 1.9 1.7 1.7 1.7 1.8 1.7 1.6 1.6 1.7 1.7
Transp wind dir.E   E   E   E   E   E   E   E   E   E   E   E
Transp wind spd.20  21  21  21  21  21  21  21  20  20  20  21
Haines index....3   3   3   3   3   3   3   3   3   3   3   3

.WEDNESDAY...

Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Chance of rain in the morning, then
                    slight chance of rain in the afternoon.
LAL.................No Tstms.
Temperature.........Max 51.
RH..................Min 61 percent.
Eye level winds.....Northeast winds 6 to 7 mph.
Wind (20 ft)........
 Slope/valley.......Northeast winds 6 to 7 mph.
Mixing height.......1800-3700 ft AGL until 1400, then 3700-4300 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Northeast 13 to 21 mph.
Haines Index........3 very low.

TIME (CDT)      7AM 8AM 9AM 10A 11A 12P 1PM 2PM 3PM 4PM 5PM 6PM
Sky (%).........99  98  97  97  96  94  93  92  91  90  87  82
Weather cov.....CHC CHC CHC CHC CHC CHC SCH SCH SCH SCH SCH SCH
Weather type....RN  RN  RN  RN  RN  RN  RN  RN  RN  RN  RN  RN
Tstm cov........
LAL.............1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1
Temp............38  38  39  41  43  46  48  49  50  51  51  51
RH..............96  100 100 96  89  76  71  68  63  61  61  61
20 FT wind dir..NE  NE  NE  NE  NE  NE  NE  NE  NE  NE  NE  NE
20 FT wind spd..5   5   5   5   5   6   6   6   6   6   6   5
20 FT wind gust.            10  10  10  10  10  10  10  10  10
Eye lvl wnd dir.NE  NE  NE  NE  NE  NE  NE  NE  NE  NE  NE  NE
Eye lvl wnd spd.4   4   4   4   4   4   4   4   4   4   4   4
Eye lvl wnd gst.            10  10  10  10  10  10  10  10  10
Mix hgt (kft)...1.8 2.1 2.3 2.5 2.9 3.3 3.7 3.9 4.1 4.3 4.0 3.7
Transp wind dir.E   NE  NE  NE  NE  NE  NE  NE  NE  NE  NE  NE
Transp wind spd.21  20  17  16  15  14  14  14  13  13  13  13
Haines index....3   3   3   3   3   3   3   3   3   3   3   3

$$
Forecaster...Buttler
Requested by...Chad Bladow
Type of request...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 1705324.0/LBF
.EMAIL alexkopelson@gmail.com


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