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
258 PM CST Thu Feb 23 2017

.DISCUSSION...
Winter storm continues through Friday.

NEZ204-241215-
Eastern Panhandle/Crescent Lake NWR-
158 PM MST Thu Feb 23 2017

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Areas of blowing snow through the
                    night. Snow in the evening. Snow likely after
                    midnight.
Min temperature.....17-22.
Max humidity........98 percent.
20-foot winds.......North 10 to 20 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........2 or very low.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......1700-2100 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Northeast around 25 mph.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow in the morning.
Max temperature.....22-27.
Min humidity........70 percent.
20-foot winds.......North 5 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........2 or very low.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......1100-2900 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....North 15 to 20 mph.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy.
Min temperature.....6-11.
Max humidity........100 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northwest up to 5 mph shifting to the southwest
                    after midnight.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......100-1900 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Northwest around 5 mph shifting to the
                    southwest after midnight.

.SATURDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny.
Max temperature.....29-34.
Min humidity........55 percent.
20-foot winds.......West 5 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Smoke dispersal.....Fair.
Mixing height.......200-2100 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Southwest around 10 mph increasing to west
                    around 20 mph in the afternoon.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows around 9. Highs around 30. West
winds 5 to 10 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows around 8. Highs in the upper 30s.
Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of rain. Lows around 18.
Highs in the mid 30s. Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows around 13. Highs in the mid 30s.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows around 17. Highs in the upper
30s.

$$

NEZ206-241215-
Sandhills/Valentine NWR/Nebraska National Forest-
258 PM CST Thu Feb 23 2017

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Areas of blowing snow. Snow.
Min temperature.....18-23.
Max humidity........97 percent.
20-foot winds.......North 10 to 20 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........2 or very low.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......1600-2100 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....North around 30 mph.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow in the morning.
Max temperature.....22-27.
Min humidity........67 percent.
20-foot winds.......North 10 to 20 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........2 or very low.
Smoke dispersal.....Fair.
Mixing height.......1500-2700 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....North 20 to 25 mph.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy.
Min temperature.....6-11.
Max humidity........100 percent.
20-foot winds.......West up to 5 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......100-1700 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....West 5 to 10 mph.

.SATURDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny.
Max temperature.....31-36.
Min humidity........57 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southwest 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Smoke dispersal.....Fair.
Mixing height.......100-2600 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Southwest around 10 mph increasing to west
                    around 20 mph in the afternoon.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows around 13. Highs in the lower 30s.
Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows around 11. Highs in the upper 30s.
South winds 5 to 10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Lows in the lower 20s. Highs in the
upper 30s. Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows around 17. Highs in the mid 30s.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows around 19. Highs in the lower
40s.

$$

NEZ208-241215-
Niobrara Valley/Fort Niobrara NWR/Samuel R McKelvie National
Forest-
258 PM CST Thu Feb 23 2017

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Areas of blowing snow. Snow.
Min temperature.....19-24.
Max humidity........94 percent.
20-foot winds.......North 15 to 20 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........2 or very low.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......1600-2100 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....North around 30 mph.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow early in the
                    morning, then slight chance of snow late in the
                    morning.
Max temperature.....Around 26.
Min humidity........66 percent.
20-foot winds.......North 10 to 20 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........3 or very low.
Smoke dispersal.....Good.
Mixing height.......1100-3300 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....North around 25 mph.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy then becoming mostly cloudy.
Min temperature.....7-12.
Max humidity........97 percent.
20-foot winds.......West 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......100-800 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....West 5 to 10 mph.

.SATURDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny.
Max temperature.....Around 33.
Min humidity........59 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southwest 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......100-3000 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Southwest around 5 mph increasing to around 15
                    mph in the afternoon.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows around 13. Highs in the lower 30s.
West winds 5 to 10 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows around 13. Highs in the mid 30s.
Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of rain. Lows around 20.
Highs in the upper 30s. West winds 5 to 15 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows around 18. Highs in the mid 30s.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows around 20. Highs around 40.

$$

NEZ209-241215-
Loup Rivers Basin-
258 PM CST Thu Feb 23 2017

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Areas of blowing snow. Snow.
Min temperature.....20-25.
Max humidity........92 percent.
20-foot winds.......North 15 to 20 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........2 or very low.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......1800-2200 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....North 30 to 35 mph.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Snow likely early in the
                    morning, then chance of snow late in the
                    morning. Slight chance of snow early in the
                    afternoon.
Max temperature.....Around 26.
Min humidity........67 percent.
20-foot winds.......North 15 to 20 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........2 or very low.
Smoke dispersal.....Good.
Mixing height.......1800-3100 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....North 25 to 30 mph.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy then becoming partly cloudy.
Min temperature.....Around 11.
Max humidity........97 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northwest 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......200-2300 ft AGL until 2400, then 200-300 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Northwest around 15 mph becoming west around 5
                    mph after midnight.

.SATURDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny.
Max temperature.....Around 34.
Min humidity........57 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southwest 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Smoke dispersal.....Good.
Mixing height.......200-3800 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Southwest around 5 mph increasing to around 20
                    mph in the afternoon.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows around 15. Highs in the mid 30s.
Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows around 12. Highs in the upper 30s.
South winds 5 to 10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Lows in the lower 20s. Highs in the
lower 40s. Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows around 20. Highs in the upper
30s.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows around 20. Highs in the lower
40s.

$$

NEZ210-241215-
Frenchman Basin-
158 PM MST Thu Feb 23 2017

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Areas of blowing snow. Snow likely.
Min temperature.....Around 22.
Max humidity........92 percent.
20-foot winds.......North 10 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........2 or very low.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......1800-2400 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....North around 25 mph.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Chance of snow in the morning, then
                    slight chance of snow early in the afternoon.
Max temperature.....Around 27.
Min humidity........61 percent.
20-foot winds.......North 10 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........2 or very low.
Smoke dispersal.....Fair.
Mixing height.......1400-3600 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....North 20 to 25 mph.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy.
Min temperature.....9-14.
Max humidity........100 percent.
20-foot winds.......West up to 5 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......100-2000 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....West 5 to 10 mph.

.SATURDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny.
Max temperature.....34-39.
Min humidity........41 percent.
20-foot winds.......West 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Smoke dispersal.....Good.
Mixing height.......100-3400 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Southwest around 10 mph increasing to west
                    around 20 mph in the afternoon.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows around 14. Highs in the mid 30s.
Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows around 13. Highs in the lower 40s.
Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Lows in the lower 20s. Highs in the
lower 40s. Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows around 19. Highs around 40.
.THURSDAY...Mostly clear. Lows around 20. Highs in the mid 40s.

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NEZ219-241215-
Loess Plains-
258 PM CST Thu Feb 23 2017

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Areas of blowing snow through the
                    night. Snow until early morning. Snow likely
                    late in the night.
Min temperature.....Around 23.
Max humidity........90 percent.
20-foot winds.......North 10 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........2 or very low.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......2100-2400 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....North 25 to 30 mph.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Chance of snow in the morning, then
                    slight chance of snow early in the afternoon.
Max temperature.....25-30.
Min humidity........58 percent.
20-foot winds.......North 10 to 20 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........2 or very low.
Smoke dispersal.....Good.
Mixing height.......2200-3200 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....North 25 to 30 mph.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy.
Min temperature.....10-15.
Max humidity........99 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northwest 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......200-2300 ft AGL until 2400, then 100-300 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Northwest 5 to 10 mph.

.SATURDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny.
Max temperature.....36-41.
Min humidity........39 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southwest 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Smoke dispersal.....Good.
Mixing height.......100-1700 ft AGL until 1200, then 1200-4000 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Southwest around 5 mph increasing to west
                    around 20 mph in the afternoon.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows around 15. Highs in the upper 30s.
Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows around 13. Highs in the mid 40s.
South winds 5 to 10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of rain. Lows in the mid
20s. Highs in the mid 40s. Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows around 20. Highs in the lower
40s.
.THURSDAY...Mostly clear. Lows around 20. Highs in the upper 40s.

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