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
326 PM CDT Thu Jul 27 2017

.DISCUSSION...

Near seasonal highs tomorrow and Saturday, along with modest
afternoon minimum humidity with areas largely above 35%. Chances
for thunderstorms in the eastern NEB Panhandle and northeast NEB
this evening through tonight. Otherwise, next chance for showers
and thunderstorms is Friday afternoon-Friday night. Chances then
linger into Saturday. Light southerly winds expected tomorrow with
winds peaking up to 15 MPH.

NEZ204-281230-
Eastern Panhandle/Crescent Lake NWR-
226 PM MDT Thu Jul 27 2017

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
                    thunderstorms.
Min temperature.....59-64.
Max humidity........91 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southeast 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1 increasing to 3 after midnight.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......300-4900 ft AGL until 0100, then 200-500 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Southeast around 10 mph.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny. Chance of showers and
                    thunderstorms through the day.
Max temperature.....85-90.
Min humidity........37 percent.
20-foot winds.......South 5 to 15 mph.
LAL.................3.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Smoke dispersal.....Good.
Mixing height.......200-5400 ft AGL until 1300, then 6000-8800 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....South 10 to 15 mph.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and
                    thunderstorms in the evening, then slight
                    chance of showers and thunderstorms after
                    midnight.
Min temperature.....61-66.
Max humidity........99 percent.
20-foot winds.......South 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................4 decreasing to 3 after midnight.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......1000-8900 ft AGL until 0100, then 700-2000 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....South around 15 mph.

.SATURDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny. Slight chance of showers and
                    thunderstorms through the day.
Max temperature.....84-89.
Min humidity........36 percent.
20-foot winds.......South 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................2 increasing to 3 in the afternoon.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Smoke dispersal.....Good.
Mixing height.......600-5700 ft AGL until 1300, then 4800-9200 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....South 5 to 10 mph.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Lows in the lower 60s. Highs in the mid 80s. Southeast winds 5 to
10 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the lower 60s. Highs in the mid 80s.
Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows around 60. Highs in the mid 80s. South winds
5 to 10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Lows in the upper 50s. Highs in the mid 80s.
.THURSDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 50s. Highs in the
upper 80s.

$$

NEZ206-281230-
Sandhills/Valentine NWR/Nebraska National Forest-
326 PM CDT Thu Jul 27 2017

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy then becoming mostly cloudy.
Min temperature.....Around 61.
Max humidity........97 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southeast 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......300-4600 ft AGL until 0100, then 200-400 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Southeast 5 to 10 mph.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny. Slight chance of showers and
                    thunderstorms in the afternoon.
Max temperature.....83-88.
Min humidity........36 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southeast 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1 increasing to 2 in the afternoon.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Smoke dispersal.....Good.
Mixing height.......200-5600 ft AGL until 1300, then 5200-8200 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....South around 10 mph.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
                    thunderstorms.
Min temperature.....Around 64.
Max humidity........93 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southeast 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................3.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......800-8200 ft AGL until 0100, then 600-1900 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Southeast around 20 mph becoming south around
                    10 mph after midnight.

.SATURDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny. Chance of showers and
                    thunderstorms in the morning, then slight
                    chance of showers and thunderstorms in the
                    afternoon.
Max temperature.....84-89.
Min humidity........41 percent.
20-foot winds.......South 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................4 decreasing to 3 in the afternoon.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Smoke dispersal.....Good.
Mixing height.......500-6100 ft AGL until 1300, then 3500-8100 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....South around 10 mph.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Lows in the mid 60s. Highs in the upper 80s. Southeast winds 5 to
10 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 60s. Highs in the mid
80s. Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the lower 60s. Highs in the mid 80s. South
winds 5 to 10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the lower 60s. Highs in the upper 80s.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the lower 60s. Highs in the upper 80s.

$$

NEZ208-281230-
Niobrara Valley/Fort Niobrara NWR/Samuel R McKelvie National
Forest-
326 PM CDT Thu Jul 27 2017

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy then becoming mostly cloudy.
Min temperature.....Around 62.
Max humidity........100 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southeast 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......200-5900 ft AGL until 0100, then 200-500 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....East around 5 mph.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny. Chance of showers and
                    thunderstorms in the morning. Slight chance of
                    showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon.
Max temperature.....84-89.
Min humidity........35 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southeast 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................3 decreasing to 2 in the afternoon.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Smoke dispersal.....Good.
Mixing height.......200-5100 ft AGL until 1300, then 4600-8700 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Southeast around 10 mph.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
                    thunderstorms.
Min temperature.....Around 64.
Max humidity........94 percent.
20-foot winds.......South 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................3.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......400-8700 ft AGL until 0100, then 400-1700 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....South 10 to 15 mph.

.SATURDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny. Slight chance of showers and
                    thunderstorms.
Max temperature.....85-90.
Min humidity........38 percent.
20-foot winds.......South 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................3 decreasing to 2 in the afternoon.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Smoke dispersal.....Good.
Mixing height.......300-6300 ft AGL until 1300, then 5000-9800 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....South 10 to 15 mph.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Lows in the mid 60s. Highs in the upper 80s. Southeast winds 5 to
10 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 60s. Highs in the upper
80s. Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 60s. Highs in the upper 80s. South
winds 5 to 10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the lower 60s. Highs in the upper 80s.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the lower 60s. Highs in the upper 80s.

$$

NEZ209-281230-
Loup Rivers Basin-
326 PM CDT Thu Jul 27 2017

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy.
Min temperature.....Around 60.
Max humidity........100 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southeast up to 5 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........3 or very low.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......200-4900 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....East around 5 mph.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny.
Max temperature.....Around 84.
Min humidity........42 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southeast 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........3 or very low.
Smoke dispersal.....Fair.
Mixing height.......200-4900 ft AGL until 1300, then 4800-6900 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Southeast around 10 mph.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy then becoming mostly cloudy.
                    Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms
                    after midnight.
Min temperature.....Around 63.
Max humidity........97 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southeast 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1 increasing to 3 after midnight.
Haines Index........3 or very low.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......300-5600 ft AGL until 0100, then 300-800 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Southeast around 10 mph.

.SATURDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny. Chance of showers and
                    thunderstorms in the morning. Slight chance of
                    showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon.
Max temperature.....82-87.
Min humidity........49 percent.
20-foot winds.......South 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................3 decreasing to 2 in the afternoon.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Smoke dispersal.....Good.
Mixing height.......400-6000 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....South 10 to 15 mph.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Lows in the mid 60s. Highs in the mid 80s. South winds 5 to
10 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 60s. Highs in the mid
80s. Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 60s. Highs in the mid
80s. South winds 5 to 10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the lower 60s. Highs in the mid 80s.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the lower 60s. Highs in the upper 80s.

$$

NEZ210-281230-
Frenchman Basin-
226 PM MDT Thu Jul 27 2017

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy.
Min temperature.....Around 61.
Max humidity........94 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southeast 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......200-7000 ft AGL until 0100, then 200-300 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Southeast 5 to 10 mph.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny. Slight chance of showers and
                    thunderstorms in the afternoon.
Max temperature.....Around 89.
Min humidity........36 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southeast 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1 increasing to 2 in the afternoon.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Smoke dispersal.....Good.
Mixing height.......200-6000 ft AGL until 1300, then 6500-7500 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....South around 10 mph.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and
                    thunderstorms in the evening, then slight
                    chance of showers and thunderstorms after
                    midnight.
Min temperature.....Around 65.
Max humidity........91 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southeast 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................3.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......400-6800 ft AGL until 0100, then 600-1200 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Southeast around 20 mph becoming south around
                    10 mph after midnight.

.SATURDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny. Chance of showers and
                    thunderstorms.
Max temperature.....Around 87.
Min humidity........42 percent.
20-foot winds.......South 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................4.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Smoke dispersal.....Very good.
Mixing height.......500-5800 ft AGL until 1300, then 5000-9000 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....South 10 to 15 mph.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Lows in the mid 60s. Highs in the mid 80s. Southeast winds 5 to
10 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the lower 60s. Highs in the lower 80s.
Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows around 60. Highs in the mid 80s. Southeast
winds 5 to 10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 50s. Highs in the upper 80s.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 50s. Highs in the
upper 80s.

$$

NEZ219-281230-
Loess Plains-
326 PM CDT Thu Jul 27 2017

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy.
Min temperature.....Around 61.
Max humidity........98 percent.
20-foot winds.......East 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......200-5500 ft AGL until 0100, then 200-300 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....East around 5 mph.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny.
Max temperature.....Around 87.
Min humidity........35 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southeast 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........3 or very low.
Smoke dispersal.....Good.
Mixing height.......200-5100 ft AGL until 1300, then 4700-7100 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Southeast around 10 mph.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy then becoming mostly cloudy.
                    Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms
                    through the night.
Min temperature.....Around 65.
Max humidity........90 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southeast 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................2 increasing to 3 after midnight.
Haines Index........3 or very low.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......300-5700 ft AGL until 0100, then 300-800 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Southeast 10 to 15 mph.

.SATURDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny. Chance of showers and
                    thunderstorms.
Max temperature.....Around 87.
Min humidity........43 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southeast 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................3.
Haines Index........3 or very low.
Smoke dispersal.....Good.
Mixing height.......500-4400 ft AGL until 1300, then 3700-6400 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....South around 15 mph.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Lows in the mid 60s. Highs in the mid 80s. South winds 5 to
10 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy. Lows in the lower 60s. Highs in the mid
80s. Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the lower 60s. Highs in the mid 80s.
Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the lower 60s. Highs in the upper 80s.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 60s. Highs in the
upper 80s.

$$



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