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
240 PM CDT Sun Mar 26 2017

.DISCUSSION...
1/4 to 1 inch of rainfall is expected during the next 7 days.
Highest rainfall amounts are expected across Southern and Western
Nebraska.

Cool moist weather is expected during the next 7 days. Other than
Monday when humidity is expected to fall to around 35
percent...humidity is expected to remain above 40 percent.

NEZ204-271215-
Eastern Panhandle/Crescent Lake NWR-
140 PM MDT Sun Mar 26 2017

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy then becoming partly cloudy.
                    Isolated showers early in the evening. Patchy
                    fog late in the night.
Min temperature.....31-36.
Max humidity........97 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northwest 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......400-5400 ft AGL until 0100, then 300-2400 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....North around 5 mph.

.MONDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny. Areas of fog early in the
                    morning. Patchy fog late in the morning.
Max temperature.....60-65.
Min humidity........31 percent.
20-foot winds.......South 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Good.
Mixing height.......300-4500 ft AGL until 1300, then 2100-8700 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....South 5 to 10 mph.

.MONDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of rain in the
                    evening, then rain after midnight.
Min temperature.....Around 41.
Max humidity........100 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southeast 5 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......700-7400 ft AGL until 0100, then 700-1700 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Southeast 15 to 20 mph.

.TUESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Rain.
Max temperature.....46-51.
Min humidity........65 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southeast 10 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........3 or very low.
Smoke dispersal.....Fair.
Mixing height.......1100-3000 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Southeast around 25 mph.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WEDNESDAY...Rain with snow likely. Lows in the mid 30s. Highs
around 50. Northeast winds 5 to 15 mph.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 30s. Highs in the
upper 50s. Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. Chance of rain and slight chance of
snow. Lows in the lower 30s. Highs in the mid 50s. East winds
5 to 10 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain and snow. Lows in the
lower 30s. Highs in the mid 50s.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain and slight chance of
snow. Lows in the lower 30s. Highs in the upper 50s.

$$

NEZ206-271215-
Sandhills/Valentine NWR/Nebraska National Forest-
240 PM CDT Sun Mar 26 2017

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Isolated showers early in the
                    evening. Areas of fog late in the night.
Min temperature.....Around 35.
Max humidity........100 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northeast up to 5 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......900-6000 ft AGL until 0100, then 1100-1800 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....East around 5 mph.

.MONDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny. Areas of fog early in the
                    morning, then patchy fog late in the morning.
Max temperature.....58-63.
Min humidity........37 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southeast 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......1000-3500 ft AGL until 1300, then 2100-6900 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....West around 0 mph shifting to the south in the
                    afternoon.

.MONDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain after midnight.
Min temperature.....Around 39.
Max humidity........100 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southeast 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......300-4000 ft AGL until 0100, then 300-1200 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Southeast 10 to 15 mph.

.TUESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Rain.
Max temperature.....48-53.
Min humidity........60 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southeast 5 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........3 or very low.
Smoke dispersal.....Fair.
Mixing height.......700-3200 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Southeast around 15 mph increasing to east
                    around 25 mph in the afternoon.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WEDNESDAY...Rain. Lows in the upper 30s. Highs around 50.
Northeast winds 5 to 15 mph.
.THURSDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain and snow. Lows in the
mid 30s. Highs in the mid 50s. East winds 5 to 10 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of rain. Lows in the mid
30s. Highs in the mid 50s. East winds 5 to 10 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain and slight chance of
snow. Lows in the mid 30s. Highs in the mid 50s.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain. Lows in the mid 30s.
Highs in the upper 50s.

$$

NEZ208-271215-
Niobrara Valley/Fort Niobrara NWR/Samuel R McKelvie National
Forest-
240 PM CDT Sun Mar 26 2017

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Patchy fog late in the night.
Min temperature.....Around 37.
Max humidity........100 percent.
20-foot winds.......East up to 5 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........3 or very low.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......1300-3300 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Northeast around 5 mph shifting to the
                    northwest after midnight.

.MONDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny. Areas of fog early in the
                    morning, then patchy fog late in the morning.
Max temperature.....57-62.
Min humidity........36 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southeast 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......1200-3500 ft AGL until 1300, then 3100-7700 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Northwest around 0 mph shifting to the
                    southeast in the afternoon.

.MONDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy then becoming mostly cloudy.
                    Chance of rain after midnight.
Min temperature.....Around 38.
Max humidity........96 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southeast 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......400-5300 ft AGL until 0100, then 300-1200 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Southeast around 10 mph.

.TUESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain in the morning,
                    then rain in the afternoon.
Max temperature.....50-55.
Min humidity........53 percent.
20-foot winds.......East 5 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Smoke dispersal.....Fair.
Mixing height.......400-3500 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....East 10 to 15 mph.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WEDNESDAY...Rain likely. Lows in the upper 30s. Highs in the
lower 50s. Northeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
.THURSDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain and slight chance of
snow. Lows in the mid 30s. Highs in the mid 50s. East winds 5 to
10 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy. Lows in the mid 30s. Highs in the mid
50s. East winds 5 to 10 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of rain. Lows in the mid
30s. Highs in the upper 50s.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Chance of rain. Lows in the mid 30s.
Highs in the upper 50s.

$$

NEZ209-271215-
Loup Rivers Basin-
240 PM CDT Sun Mar 26 2017

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Areas of fog late in the night.
Min temperature.....34-39.
Max humidity........100 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northeast up to 5 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......1200-4700 ft AGL until 0100, then 1300-1900 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....North around 5 mph.

.MONDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny. Areas of fog early in the
                    morning, then patchy fog late in the morning.
Max temperature.....57-62.
Min humidity........42 percent.
20-foot winds.......East up to 5 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........3 or very low.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......1200-4600 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....North around 5 mph shifting to the southeast in
                    the afternoon.

.MONDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy then becoming mostly cloudy.
                    Slight chance of rain after midnight.
Min temperature.....35-40.
Max humidity........97 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southeast 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........3 or very low.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......300-4300 ft AGL until 0100, then 200-700 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Southeast 5 to 10 mph.

.TUESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain through the day.
Max temperature.....51-56.
Min humidity........53 percent.
20-foot winds.......East 5 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Smoke dispersal.....Fair.
Mixing height.......300-3600 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....East 10 to 15 mph.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WEDNESDAY...Rain. Lows around 40. Highs in the lower 50s.
Northeast winds 5 to 15 mph.
.THURSDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain and snow. Lows in the
mid 30s. Highs in the lower 50s. Northeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy. Lows in the mid 30s. Highs in the mid
50s. Northeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain and slight chance of
snow. Lows in the mid 30s. Highs in the upper 50s.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain. Lows in the upper 30s.
Highs in the upper 50s.

$$

NEZ210-271215-
Frenchman Basin-
140 PM MDT Sun Mar 26 2017

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy then becoming partly cloudy.
                    Isolated showers early in the evening.
Min temperature.....32-37.
Max humidity........99 percent.
20-foot winds.......North up to 5 mph shifting to the northwest
                    after midnight.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......300-5600 ft AGL until 0100, then 200-400 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....West around 5 mph.

.MONDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny. Patchy fog early in the morning.
Max temperature.....Around 64.
Min humidity........33 percent.
20-foot winds.......West up to 5 mph shifting to the southeast in
                    the afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Good.
Mixing height.......200-4100 ft AGL until 1300, then 1700-8500 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....North around 5 mph shifting to the south in the
                    afternoon.

.MONDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Rain likely after midnight.
Min temperature.....Around 41.
Max humidity........98 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southeast 5 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......500-6800 ft AGL until 0100, then 800-1700 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Southeast 15 to 20 mph.

.TUESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Rain.
Max temperature.....Around 51.
Min humidity........67 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southeast 10 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........2 or very low.
Smoke dispersal.....Good.
Mixing height.......1600-2500 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Southeast 25 to 30 mph.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WEDNESDAY...Rain. Lows in the upper 30s. Highs in the upper 40s.
Northeast winds 10 to 15 mph.
.THURSDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain and snow. Lows in the
lower 30s. Highs in the mid 50s. East winds 5 to 10 mph.
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of rain and snow. Lows in
the lower 30s. Highs in the mid 50s. East winds 5 to 10 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain and snow. Lows in the
lower 30s. Highs in the mid 50s.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain and snow. Lows in the mid
30s. Highs around 60.

$$

NEZ219-271215-
Loess Plains-
240 PM CDT Sun Mar 26 2017

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Isolated showers early in the
                    evening. Patchy fog late in the night.
Min temperature.....Around 36.
Max humidity........96 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northeast up to 5 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......400-5400 ft AGL until 0100, then 300-1600 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Southeast around 5 mph.

.MONDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny. Patchy fog early in the morning.
Max temperature.....61-66.
Min humidity........33 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southeast up to 5 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......300-2200 ft AGL until 1300, then 1600-4500 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Southeast around 5 mph.

.MONDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain after midnight.
Min temperature.....Around 41.
Max humidity........99 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southeast 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........3 or very low.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......300-4100 ft AGL until 0100, then 600-1100 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Southeast 10 to 15 mph.

.TUESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Rain.
Max temperature.....51-56.
Min humidity........59 percent.
20-foot winds.......East 5 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........3 or very low.
Smoke dispersal.....Fair.
Mixing height.......1100-2800 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Southeast around 15 mph increasing to east
                    around 25 mph in the afternoon.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WEDNESDAY...Rain. Lows around 40. Highs around 50. Northeast
winds 10 to 15 mph.
.THURSDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain and snow. Lows in the
mid 30s. Highs in the mid 50s. Northeast winds 5 to 15 mph.
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 30s. Highs in the mid
50s. East winds 5 to 10 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain and snow. Lows in the
mid 30s. Highs in the upper 50s.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain. Lows in the mid 30s.
Highs around 60.

$$



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