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
526 AM CST WED DEC 7 2016

.DISCUSSION...
COLD AND WINDY TODAY AS ARCTIC HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS INTO WESTERN NEBRASKA.
SOME LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS EXPECTED OVER SOUTHWEST NEBRASKA THROUGH THE DAY.

NEZ204-080015-
EASTERN PANHANDLE/CRESCENT LAKE NWR-
426 AM MST WED DEC 7 2016

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY. SNOW LIKELY EARLY IN THE MORNING.
                    CHANCE OF SNOW LATE IN THE MORNING.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....11-16.
MIN HUMIDITY........48 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 5 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....FAIR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1200-3300 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 15 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....4 BELOW-9 BELOW ZERO.
MAX HUMIDITY........100 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......500-2600 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 15 MPH.

.THURSDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....13-18.
MIN HUMIDITY........40 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......500-2600 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY...NOT AS COLD. MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 3. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 20S. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW.
LOWS AROUND 16. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 30S. WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 11. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 30S.
WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 12. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 30S.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS AROUND 10. HIGHS
IN THE LOWER 20S.

$$

NEZ206-080015-
SANDHILLS/VALENTINE NWR/NEBRASKA NATIONAL FOREST-
526 AM CST WED DEC 7 2016

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY. CHANCE OF SNOW EARLY IN THE
                    MORNING.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....14-19.
MIN HUMIDITY........44 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1500-3700 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 20 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....3 BELOW TO 2 ABOVE ZERO.
MAX HUMIDITY........95 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 5 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1400-3200 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 25 MPH.

.THURSDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....15-20.
MIN HUMIDITY........41 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 5 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1300-3000 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST 15 TO 20 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 2. HIGHS IN THE MID 20S.
SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW. LOWS
AROUND 16. HIGHS IN THE MID 30S. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 12. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 20S.
WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 13. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 30S.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS AROUND 11.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 20S.

$$

NEZ208-080015-
NIOBRARA VALLEY/FORT NIOBRARA NWR/SAMUEL R MCKELVIE NATIONAL
FOREST-
526 AM CST WED DEC 7 2016

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....11-16.
MIN HUMIDITY........50 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 10 TO 20 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....FAIR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1400-2700 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 25 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....2 BELOW TO 3 ABOVE ZERO.
MAX HUMIDITY........87 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 10 TO 20 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1300-2400 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 25 MPH.

.THURSDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....11-16.
MIN HUMIDITY........50 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1200-2500 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 25 MPH DECREASING TO AROUND 15
                    MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 1. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 20S.
SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS AROUND 14.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 30S. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS AROUND 9.
HIGHS IN THE MID 20S. WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 10. HIGHS IN THE MID 20S.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS AROUND 9. HIGHS
AROUND 17.

$$

NEZ209-080015-
LOUP RIVERS BASIN-
526 AM CST WED DEC 7 2016

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW IN THE
                    MORNING.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....15-20.
MIN HUMIDITY........42 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....FAIR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1500-3200 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 20 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....ZERO TO 5 ABOVE ZERO.
MAX HUMIDITY........87 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1500-2500 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 25 MPH.

.THURSDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....15-20.
MIN HUMIDITY........37 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....FAIR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1300-3100 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST 20 TO 25 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 1. HIGHS IN THE MID 20S.
SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF
RAIN. LOWS AROUND 15. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 30S. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS AROUND 13.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 20S. WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 13. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 20S.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS AROUND 12. HIGHS
IN THE LOWER 20S.

$$

NEZ210-080015-
FRENCHMAN BASIN-
426 AM MST WED DEC 7 2016

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SNOW EARLY IN THE MORNING...THEN
                    CHANCE OF SNOW LATE IN THE MORNING. SLIGHT
                    CHANCE OF SNOW EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 18.
MIN HUMIDITY........57 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....FAIR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1700-3600 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH AROUND 15 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....4 BELOW TO 1 ABOVE ZERO.
MAX HUMIDITY........100 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......600-2800 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 15 MPH.

.THURSDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 19.
MIN HUMIDITY........45 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......500-2700 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 15 MPH DECREASING TO AROUND 5
                    MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY...NOT AS COLD. MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 5. HIGHS AROUND
30. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY...NOT AS COOL. MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.
LOWS AROUND 18. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 40S. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 16. HIGHS IN THE MID 30S.
WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 15. HIGHS IN THE MID 30S.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS AROUND 14.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 20S.

$$

NEZ219-080015-
LOESS PLAINS-
526 AM CST WED DEC 7 2016

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SNOW LIKELY EARLY IN THE
                    MORNING...THEN CHANCE OF SNOW LATE IN THE
                    MORNING.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 19.
MIN HUMIDITY........47 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....FAIR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1800-3600 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH AROUND 15 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....2 BELOW TO 3 ABOVE ZERO.
MAX HUMIDITY........97 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......900-3100 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 10 MPH.

.THURSDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....18-23.
MIN HUMIDITY........36 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......900-3200 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 2. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 20S.
SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 16. HIGHS IN THE UPPER
30S. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 14. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 30S.
WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 14. HIGHS IN THE MID 30S.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS AROUND 14.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 20S.

$$



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