Routine Fire Wx Fcst (With/Without 6-10 Day Outlook)
Issued by NWS North Platte, NE

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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR WESTERN
AND NORTH CENTRAL NEBRASKA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NORTH PLATTE NE
545 AM CDT SAT MAY 23 2015

.DISCUSSION...

A CLOSED UPPER LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM LOCATED NEAR THE FOUR CORNERS
REGION WILL BE SLOW TO LIFT OUT THROUGH SUNDAY. THERE WILL BE A
CHANCE FOR THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH THE WEEKEND THEN BY MONDAY THE
SYSTEM LIFTING OUT OF THE CENTRAL PLAINS.


NEZ204-232315-
EASTERN PANHANDLE/CRESCENT LAKE NWR-
445 AM MDT SAT MAY 23 2015

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. AREAS OF FOG EARLY IN THE MORNING.
                    ISOLATED SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF DRIZZLE
                    IN THE MORNING...THEN SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....57-62.
MIN HUMIDITY........71 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST 5 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1 INCREASING TO 4 IN THE AFTERNOON.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....FAIR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......800-1800 FT AGL UNTIL 1200...THEN 1600-4700 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST 10 TO 15 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS EARLY IN THE EVENING.
                    THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY THROUGH THE NIGHT. SHOWERS
                    LIKELY IN THE LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 51.
MAX HUMIDITY........100 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......EAST 5 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................4 DECREASING TO 3 AFTER MIDNIGHT.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1400-4400 FT AGL UNTIL 2400...THEN 1200-2100 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST 20 TO 25 MPH.

.SUNDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....66-71.
MIN HUMIDITY........52 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................3.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....EXCELLENT.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1600-5100 FT AGL UNTIL 1200...THEN 5900-10600
                    FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH 20 TO 25 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.MEMORIAL DAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. NORTHWEST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE MID
70S. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S.

$$

NEZ210-232315-
FRENCHMAN BASIN-
545 AM CDT SAT MAY 23 2015

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. AREAS OF FOG EARLY IN THE
                    MORNING. SLIGHT CHANCE OF DRIZZLE AND ISOLATED
                    THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING. SCATTERED SHOWERS
                    THROUGH THE DAY. SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....60-65.
MIN HUMIDITY........67 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST 5 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................3 INCREASING TO 4 IN THE AFTERNOON.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....VERY GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......900-1700 FT AGL UNTIL 1200...THEN 1500-7800 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST 15 TO 20 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY UNTIL
                    EARLY MORNING...THEN CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS EARLY IN THE MORNING.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....50-55.
MAX HUMIDITY........100 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST 5 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................4 DECREASING TO 3 AFTER MIDNIGHT.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......2000-6000 FT AGL UNTIL 2400...THEN 1500-2200 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST 25 TO 30 MPH.

.SUNDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH THE DAY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....72-77.
MIN HUMIDITY........41 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................3.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....EXCELLENT.
MIXING HEIGHT.......900-5000 FT AGL UNTIL 1200...THEN 6500-11800 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 10 MPH INCREASING TO AROUND 25 MPH
                    IN THE AFTERNOON.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.MEMORIAL DAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
LOWS AROUND 50. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S.
SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S.

$$

NEZ206-232315-
SANDHILLS/VALENTINE NWR/NEBRASKA NATIONAL FOREST/
SAMUEL R MCKELVIE NATIONAL FOREST-
545 AM CDT SAT MAY 23 2015

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. AREAS OF FOG EARLY IN THE MORNING.
                    SLIGHT CHANCE OF DRIZZLE EARLY IN THE MORNING.
                    ISOLATED SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN
                    SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN
                    THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 59.
MIN HUMIDITY........74 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1 INCREASING TO 3 IN THE AFTERNOON.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......800-2900 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST AROUND 15 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
                    UNTIL EARLY MORNING...THEN SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY EARLY IN THE MORNING.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 53.
MAX HUMIDITY........100 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST 5 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................4 DECREASING TO 3 AFTER MIDNIGHT.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1300-4200 FT AGL UNTIL 2400...THEN 1200-1700 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST AROUND 20 MPH.

.SUNDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS UNTIL LATE AFTERNOON...THEN
                    SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LATE
                    IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....69-74.
MIN HUMIDITY........51 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................3.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....EXCELLENT.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1300-4500 FT AGL UNTIL 1200...THEN 3100-10900
                    FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 20 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.MEMORIAL DAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. WEST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. WEST
WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS AROUND 70.

$$

NEZ208-232315-
NIOBRARA VALLEY/FORT NIOBRARA NWR-
445 AM MDT SAT MAY 23 2015

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. AREAS OF FOG EARLY IN THE MORNING.
                    ISOLATED SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF DRIZZLE
                    IN THE MORNING...THEN SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
                    ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....60-65.
MIN HUMIDITY........71 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1 INCREASING TO 3 IN THE AFTERNOON.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....FAIR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......900-3400 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST AROUND 15 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN
                    THE EVENING...THEN SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
                    LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....51-56.
MAX HUMIDITY........100 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......EAST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................4 DECREASING TO 3 AFTER MIDNIGHT.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......900-2100 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST AROUND 15 MPH.

.SUNDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....68-73.
MIN HUMIDITY........63 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................3.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....VERY GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1200-3600 FT AGL UNTIL 1200...THEN 3500-8700 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST 15 TO 20 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.MEMORIAL DAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS AROUND 70. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S.
NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S.

$$

NEZ219-232315-
LOESS PLAINS-
545 AM CDT SAT MAY 23 2015

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. AREAS OF FOG EARLY IN THE MORNING.
                    SLIGHT CHANCE OF DRIZZLE AND ISOLATED
                    THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING. SCATTERED SHOWERS
                    THROUGH THE DAY. SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 61.
MIN HUMIDITY........75 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST 5 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................3 INCREASING TO 4 IN THE AFTERNOON.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......800-1300 FT AGL UNTIL 1200...THEN 1400-4500 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST 15 TO 20 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 55.
MAX HUMIDITY........100 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST 5 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................4 DECREASING TO 3 AFTER MIDNIGHT.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1700-4600 FT AGL UNTIL 2400...THEN 1200-1900 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST AROUND 30 MPH DECREASING TO AROUND 20
                    MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.

.SUNDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN SLIGHT
                    CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 76.
MIN HUMIDITY........44 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................3.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....EXCELLENT.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1300-4500 FT AGL UNTIL 1200...THEN 3800-10400
                    FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH 15 TO 20 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.MEMORIAL DAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. WEST
WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS AROUND 50. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. WEST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.
.THURSDAY...SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. LOWS IN THE UPPER
50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S.

$$

NEZ209-232315-
LOUP RIVERS BASIN-
545 AM CDT SAT MAY 23 2015

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. AREAS OF FOG EARLY IN THE MORNING.
                    SLIGHT CHANCE OF DRIZZLE EARLY IN THE MORNING.
                    ISOLATED SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN
                    SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN
                    THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....59-64.
MIN HUMIDITY........73 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1 INCREASING TO 3 IN THE AFTERNOON.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......800-2500 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST 15 TO 20 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
                    UNTIL EARLY MORNING...THEN SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY EARLY IN THE MORNING.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 55.
MAX HUMIDITY........100 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................4 DECREASING TO 3 AFTER MIDNIGHT.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1200-2600 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST AROUND 20 MPH.

.SUNDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS UNTIL LATE AFTERNOON...THEN
                    SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LATE
                    IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 73.
MIN HUMIDITY........58 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................3.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1200-4200 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST 15 TO 20 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.MEMORIAL DAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. WEST
WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S.
NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.
.THURSDAY...SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. LOWS IN THE UPPER
50S. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S.

$$








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