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
412 AM CST Thu Dec 14 2017

.DISCUSSION...
Light snow expected over northern Nebraska this morning with a mix of rain and snow
as temperatures increase through the noon hour. Some light rain this afternoon. Less
than an inch of snow expected along the Nebraska South Dakota border this morning.

Friday...appears that wind and low humidity will combine to bring elevated
fire weather concerns to southwest Nebraska and the southern Nebraska panhandle.
West winds at 10 to 20 mph and humidity of 18 to 20 percent will combine to bring the
elevated conditions. Beyond Friday, no elevated or critical fire weather
conditions are expected.

NEZ204-150015-
Eastern Panhandle/Crescent Lake NWR-
312 AM MST Thu Dec 14 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of snow through
                    the day. Slight chance of rain early in the
                    afternoon.
Max temperature.....33-38.
Min humidity........47 percent.
20-foot winds.......Breezy. Northwest 15 to 25 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Smoke dispersal.....Excellent.
Mixing height.......1700-4800 ft AGL until 1200, then 3400-6900 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Northwest 25 to 30 mph.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy.
Min temperature.....15-20.
Max humidity........100 percent.
20-foot winds.......West 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........2 or very low.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......600-5300 ft AGL until 2400, then 300-1300 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....West 15 to 20 mph.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny.
Max temperature.....51-56.
Min humidity........21 percent.
20-foot winds.......West 5 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......200-3100 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....West 10 to 15 mph.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of rain. Lows in the mid
20s. Highs in the mid 40s. North winds 5 to 15 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow. Lows in the lower 20s.
Highs in the upper 30s. Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly clear. Lows around 19. Highs in the mid 40s.
West winds 10 to 15 mph.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 20s. Highs in the mid
40s.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 20s. Highs in the
lower 50s.

$$

NEZ206-150015-
Sandhills/Valentine NWR/Nebraska National Forest-
412 AM CST Thu Dec 14 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow through the day.
                    Chance of rain in the afternoon.
Max temperature.....36-41.
Min humidity........55 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northwest 5 to 15 mph increasing to 15 to 20
                    mph in the afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........3 or very low.
Smoke dispersal.....Excellent.
Mixing height.......1900-4400 ft AGL until 1200, then 4000-6300 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Northwest 25 to 30 mph.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy then becoming partly cloudy.
Min temperature.....16-21.
Max humidity........100 percent.
20-foot winds.......West 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........2 or very low.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......600-4300 ft AGL until 2400, then 400-900 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Northwest 15 to 20 mph.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny.
Max temperature.....51-56.
Min humidity........24 percent.
20-foot winds.......West 5 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......300-2600 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....West around 15 mph.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 20s. Highs in the
upper 40s. North winds 5 to 15 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of snow. Lows in the mid
20s. Highs in the upper 30s. Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 20s. Highs in the mid
40s. West winds 5 to 15 mph.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 20s. Highs in the upper
40s.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 20s. Highs in the
lower 50s.

$$

NEZ208-150015-
Niobrara Valley/Fort Niobrara NWR/Samuel R McKelvie National
Forest-
412 AM CST Thu Dec 14 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow in the morning,
                    then snow likely and chance of rain in the
                    afternoon.
Max temperature.....35-40.
Min humidity........62 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northwest 5 to 10 mph increasing to 10 to 20
                    mph in the afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........2 or very low.
Smoke dispersal.....Very good.
Mixing height.......500-3900 ft AGL until 1200, then 3500-5200 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Northwest 20 to 25 mph.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy then becoming partly cloudy.
Min temperature.....19-24.
Max humidity........100 percent.
20-foot winds.......West 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........2 or very low.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......500-3700 ft AGL until 2400, then 300-800 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Northwest around 25 mph becoming west around 15
                    mph after midnight.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny.
Max temperature.....48-53.
Min humidity........26 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southwest 5 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......300-1600 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Southwest 10 to 15 mph.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy. Lows around 30. Highs in the mid 40s.
North winds 5 to 15 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow. Lows in the mid 20s.
Highs in the upper 30s. Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 20s. Highs in the mid
40s. West winds 5 to 15 mph.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 20s. Highs in the mid
40s.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 20s. Highs around
50.

$$

NEZ209-150015-
Loup Rivers Basin-
412 AM CST Thu Dec 14 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain and snow through
                    the day.
Max temperature.....38-43.
Min humidity........56 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northwest 5 to 10 mph increasing to 10 to 20
                    mph in the afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........2 or very low.
Smoke dispersal.....Very good.
Mixing height.......800-4000 ft AGL until 1200, then 3100-5600 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Northwest 20 to 25 mph.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy then becoming partly cloudy.
Min temperature.....19-24.
Max humidity........100 percent.
20-foot winds.......West 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........2 or very low.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......400-3500 ft AGL until 2400, then 300-1000 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Northwest around 25 mph becoming west around 15
                    mph after midnight.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny.
Max temperature.....49-54.
Min humidity........26 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southwest 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......300-2200 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Southwest 10 to 15 mph.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 20s. Highs in the
upper 40s. North winds 5 to 15 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of snow. Lows in the mid
20s. Highs around 40. North winds 5 to 15 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 20s. Highs in the mid
40s. West winds 5 to 15 mph.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 20s. Highs in the mid
40s.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 20s. Highs around 50.

$$

NEZ210-150015-
Frenchman Basin-
312 AM MST Thu Dec 14 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny. Slight chance of snow late in the
                    morning. Slight chance of rain in the late
                    morning and early afternoon.
Max temperature.....39-44.
Min humidity........44 percent.
20-foot winds.......Breezy. Northwest 10 to 15 mph increasing to 15
                    to 25 mph in the afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........3 or very low.
Smoke dispersal.....Excellent.
Mixing height.......2200-4800 ft AGL until 1200, then 4300-6900 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Northwest around 20 mph increasing to around 30
                    mph in the afternoon.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy.
Min temperature.....13-18.
Max humidity........100 percent.
20-foot winds.......West 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........2 or very low.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......300-5100 ft AGL until 2400, then 300-400 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....West 10 to 15 mph.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....Around 56.
Min humidity........17 percent.
20-foot winds.......West 5 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Smoke dispersal.....Fair.
Mixing height.......300-3500 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....West 10 to 15 mph.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 20s. Highs in the
lower 50s. Northeast winds 5 to 15 mph.
.SUNDAY...Colder. Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of snow and rain.
Lows in the mid 20s. Highs around 40. North winds 5 to 10 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly clear. Lows around 19. Highs in the upper 40s.
West winds 5 to 10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 20s. Highs around 50.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 20s. Highs in the mid
50s.

$$

NEZ219-150015-
Loess Plains-
412 AM CST Thu Dec 14 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of snow in the
                    morning. Slight chance of rain in the late
                    morning and afternoon. Slight chance of snow
                    late in the afternoon.
Max temperature.....40-45.
Min humidity........47 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northwest 5 to 10 mph increasing to 15 to 20
                    mph in the afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........2 or very low.
Smoke dispersal.....Very good.
Mixing height.......700-4800 ft AGL until 1200, then 3400-6100 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Northwest around 20 mph increasing to around 30
                    mph in the afternoon.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy.
Min temperature.....15-20.
Max humidity........100 percent.
20-foot winds.......West 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........2 or very low.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......300-2800 ft AGL until 2400, then 200-400 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Northwest around 15 mph becoming west around 5
                    mph after midnight.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....Around 56.
Min humidity........19 percent.
20-foot winds.......West 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Smoke dispersal.....Fair.
Mixing height.......200-3000 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....West 10 to 15 mph.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 20s. Highs in the lower
50s. Northeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Colder. Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow and rain. Lows in
the mid 20s. Highs in the lower 40s. North winds 5 to 10 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly clear. Lows around 19. Highs in the upper 40s.
West winds 5 to 10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 20s. Highs around 50.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 20s. Highs in the mid
50s.

$$



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