Routine Fire Wx Fcst (With/Without 6-10 Day Outlook)
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Fire Weather Planning Forecast for Western
and North Central Nebraska
National Weather Service North Platte NE
319 PM CDT Sat Oct 21 2017

.DISCUSSION...

A ridge of high pressure will build across west central Nebraska
on Sunday. Westerly downsloping flow will prevail, leading to warm
and dry conditions. 20-ft winds will be in the 10-20 mph range. A
strong cold front is expected on Monday. Gusty northwest wind in
excess of 30 mph are expected. Temperatures are forecast to be
cooler, leading to minimum relative humidity at 20% or greater.
Breezy and dry conditions remain for Tuesday.

NEZ204-221215-
Eastern Panhandle/Crescent Lake NWR-
219 PM MDT Sat Oct 21 2017

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear.
Min temperature.....27-32.
Max humidity........75 percent.
20-foot winds.......West 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......200-1000 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....West around 10 mph.

.SUNDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....67-72.
Min humidity........22 percent.
20-foot winds.......West 5 to 10 mph increasing to 10 to 20 mph in
                    the afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Excellent.
Mixing height.......200-4100 ft AGL until 1300, then 2300-7300 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....West 15 to 20 mph.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy.
Min temperature.....41-46.
Max humidity........80 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northwest 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......200-600 ft AGL until 0100, then 300-4200 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....West around 10 mph increasing to northwest
                    around 25 mph after midnight.

.MONDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny.
Max temperature.....56-61.
Min humidity........24 percent.
20-foot winds.......Breezy. Northwest 10 to 15 mph increasing to 15
                    to 25 mph in the afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Excellent.
Mixing height.......1500-8200 ft AGL until 1300, then 4800-11300 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Northwest around 35 mph increasing to around 45
                    mph in the afternoon.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.TUESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 30s. Highs in the
upper 50s. Northwest winds 10 to 20 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Warmer. Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 30s. Highs
in the lower 70s. West winds 5 to 10 mph.
.THURSDAY...Cooler. Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers. Lows
in the upper 30s. Highs in the mid 50s. North winds 10 to 20 mph.
.FRIDAY...Colder. Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
snow showers. Lows in the lower 20s. Highs in the mid 40s.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers. Lows in the
lower 20s. Highs around 50.

$$

NEZ206-221215-
Sandhills/Valentine NWR/Nebraska National Forest-
319 PM CDT Sat Oct 21 2017

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear.
Min temperature.....27-32.
Max humidity........81 percent.
20-foot winds.......West up to 5 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......200-700 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....West around 5 mph.

.SUNDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....Around 69.
Min humidity........21 percent.
20-foot winds.......West 5 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Very good.
Mixing height.......200-3400 ft AGL until 1300, then 2000-6200 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....West around 10 mph increasing to around 20 mph
                    in the afternoon.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy.
Min temperature.....Around 44.
Max humidity........79 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southwest 5 to 10 mph shifting to the northwest
                    after midnight.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......200-300 ft AGL until 0100, then 200-2500 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Southwest around 10 mph increasing to northwest
                    around 20 mph after midnight.

.MONDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny.
Max temperature.....59-64.
Min humidity........24 percent.
20-foot winds.......Breezy. Northwest 15 to 25 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Excellent.
Mixing height.......800-7900 ft AGL until 1300, then 4900-11800 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Northwest around 35 mph increasing to around 45
                    mph in the afternoon.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.TUESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 30s. Highs in the upper
50s. Northwest winds 10 to 20 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Warmer. Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 30s. Highs
in the lower 70s. West winds 5 to 10 mph.
.THURSDAY...Cooler, breezy. Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 40s.
Highs in the mid 50s. North winds 15 to 25 mph.
.FRIDAY...Cooler. Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
snow showers. Lows in the mid 20s. Highs in the mid 40s.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers. Lows in the
mid 20s. Highs in the upper 40s.

$$

NEZ208-221215-
Niobrara Valley/Fort Niobrara NWR/Samuel R McKelvie National
Forest-
319 PM CDT Sat Oct 21 2017

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear.
Min temperature.....30-35.
Max humidity........75 percent.
20-foot winds.......West 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......200-600 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....West 5 to 10 mph.

.SUNDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....Around 70.
Min humidity........21 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southwest 5 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Very good.
Mixing height.......200-4000 ft AGL until 1300, then 1900-6400 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Southwest 15 to 20 mph.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy.
Min temperature.....43-48.
Max humidity........73 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southwest 5 to 10 mph shifting to the northwest
                    after midnight.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......100-600 ft AGL until 0100, then 200-3800 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Southwest around 10 mph increasing to northwest
                    around 25 mph after midnight.

.MONDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny.
Max temperature.....59-64.
Min humidity........26 percent.
20-foot winds.......Breezy. Northwest 10 to 20 mph increasing to 20
                    to 25 mph in the afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Excellent.
Mixing height.......1900-8200 ft AGL until 1300, then 4300-12200 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Northwest 40 to 45 mph.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.TUESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 30s. Highs in the
upper 50s. Northwest winds 10 to 20 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 30s. Highs in the
upper 60s. West winds 5 to 10 mph.
.THURSDAY...Cooler, breezy. Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 40s.
Highs in the lower 50s. Northwest winds 15 to 25 mph.
.FRIDAY...Colder. Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
snow showers. Lows in the mid 20s. Highs in the lower 40s.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 20s. Highs in the
upper 40s.

$$

NEZ209-221215-
Loup Rivers Basin-
319 PM CDT Sat Oct 21 2017

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear.
Min temperature.....29-34.
Max humidity........83 percent.
20-foot winds.......West up to 5 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......200-1000 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....West around 5 mph.

.SUNDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....Around 69.
Min humidity........22 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southwest 5 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Good.
Mixing height.......100-5200 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Southwest around 10 mph increasing to around 20
                    mph in the afternoon.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy.
Min temperature.....42-47.
Max humidity........77 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southwest 5 to 10 mph shifting to the northwest
                    after midnight.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......100-1500 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Southwest around 10 mph increasing to northwest
                    around 20 mph after midnight.

.MONDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny.
Max temperature.....61-66.
Min humidity........26 percent.
20-foot winds.......Breezy. Northwest 15 to 25 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Excellent.
Mixing height.......400-7800 ft AGL until 1300, then 3900-11700 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Northwest around 30 mph increasing to around 40
                    mph in the afternoon.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.TUESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 30s. Highs in the
upper 50s. Northwest winds 10 to 20 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Warmer. Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 30s. Highs
in the upper 60s. West winds 5 to 10 mph.
.THURSDAY...Cooler, breezy. Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 40s.
Highs in the upper 50s. Northwest winds 15 to 25 mph.
.FRIDAY...Cooler. Partly cloudy. Slight chance of snow showers
and showers. Lows in the upper 20s. Highs in the mid 40s.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 20s. Highs in the
upper 40s.

$$

NEZ210-221215-
Frenchman Basin-
219 PM MDT Sat Oct 21 2017

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear.
Min temperature.....28-33.
Max humidity........74 percent.
20-foot winds.......West 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......200-400 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....West 5 to 10 mph.

.SUNDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....Around 72.
Min humidity........18 percent.
20-foot winds.......West 5 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Excellent.
Mixing height.......200-4000 ft AGL until 1300, then 2300-7600 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....West 15 to 20 mph.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear.
Min temperature.....Around 44.
Max humidity........78 percent.
20-foot winds.......West 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......200-500 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....West 10 to 15 mph.

.MONDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny.
Max temperature.....Around 63.
Min humidity........24 percent.
20-foot winds.......Breezy. Northwest 10 to 15 mph increasing to 15
                    to 25 mph in the afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Excellent.
Mixing height.......400-6300 ft AGL until 1300, then 3900-9600 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....North around 25 mph increasing to northwest
                    around 40 mph in the afternoon.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.TUESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 30s. Highs in the lower
60s. Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Warmer. Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 30s. Highs
in the lower 70s. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
.THURSDAY...Cooler. Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 40s. Highs
in the upper 50s. North winds 10 to 20 mph.
.FRIDAY...Cooler. Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
snow showers. Lows in the mid 20s. Highs in the mid 40s.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 20s. Highs in the
lower 50s.

$$

NEZ219-221215-
Loess Plains-
319 PM CDT Sat Oct 21 2017

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Clear.
Min temperature.....27-32.
Max humidity........81 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northwest around 5 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......200-400 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....West 5 to 10 mph.

.SUNDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....Around 71.
Min humidity........18 percent.
20-foot winds.......West 5 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Very good.
Mixing height.......200-6000 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....West 15 to 20 mph.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear.
Min temperature.....Around 44.
Max humidity........80 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southwest around 5 mph shifting to the
                    northwest after midnight.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......100-400 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....West 10 to 15 mph.

.MONDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....62-67.
Min humidity........23 percent.
20-foot winds.......Breezy. Northwest 10 to 15 mph increasing to 15
                    to 25 mph in the afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Excellent.
Mixing height.......400-6700 ft AGL until 1300, then 3500-9900 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Northwest around 25 mph increasing to around 40
                    mph in the afternoon.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.TUESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 30s. Highs in the lower
60s. Northwest winds 10 to 20 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Warmer. Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 30s. Highs in
the lower 70s. West winds 5 to 10 mph.
.THURSDAY...Cooler. Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 40s. Highs
in the lower 60s. North winds 10 to 20 mph.
.FRIDAY...Cooler. Partly cloudy. Slight chance of snow showers.
Lows in the upper 20s. Highs in the upper 40s.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers. Lows in the
mid 20s. Highs in the lower 50s.

$$



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