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
250 PM CDT THU OCT 30 2014

.DISCUSSION...

GUSTY NORTHERLY WINDS WILL WEAKEN OVERNIGHT AS HIGH PRESSURE
SETTLES SOUTH ACROSS THE NORTHERN PLAINS...HOWEVER AS THE HIGH
BUILDS TO THE EAST ON FRIDAY...SOUTHERLY RETURN FLOW WILL
STRENGTHEN...WITH GUSTY CONDITIONS ANTICIPATED BY LATE MORNING.
HIGH TEMPERATURES WILL BE COOL ON FRIDAY...WHICH WILL LEAD TO
MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY VALUES OF 30 PERCENT OR GREATER DURING
PEAK HEATING FRIDAY. TEMPERATURES WARM FOR THE WEEKEND WITH
WIDESPREAD 70S POSSIBLE SUNDAY. THIS WILL ALLOW MINIMUM RH TO
FALL INTO THE LOW 20 PERCENT RANGE DURING PEAK HEATING. THE
PRESSURE GRADIENT ON SUNDAY IS WEAK HOWEVER...THUS GUSTY
CONDITIONS ARE NOT ANTICIPATED.

RH RECOVERY TONIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY WILL BE EXCELLENT...WITH FOG
POSSIBLE EARLY FRIDAY MORNING.

NEZ204-310030-
EASTERN PANHANDLE/CRESCENT LAKE NWR-
150 PM MDT THU OCT 30 2014

.REST OF TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....59-64.
MIN HUMIDITY........31 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH 10 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......3400-4800 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH AROUND 20 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY.
                    PATCHY FOG EARLY IN THE MORNING.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....22-27.
MAX HUMIDITY........100 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......EAST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1900-4900 FT AGL UNTIL 0100...THEN 1400-1800 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST AROUND 15 MPH SHIFTING TO THE EAST
                    AFTER MIDNIGHT.

.FRIDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY. PATCHY FOG EARLY IN THE MORNING.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....47-52.
MIN HUMIDITY........38 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST 5 TO 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTH 10
                    TO 20 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1300-2700 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST AROUND 20 MPH INCREASING TO SOUTH
                    AROUND 35 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY...WARMER. PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 30. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 60S. SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER
60S. SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.MONDAY...COOLER. MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS
IN THE MID 30S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO
15 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S. HIGHS IN THE MID
50S.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 60S.

$$

NEZ210-310030-
FRENCHMAN BASIN-
250 PM CDT THU OCT 30 2014

.REST OF TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 66.
MIN HUMIDITY........27 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH 10 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......4200-5200 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH AROUND 20 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY. PATCHY FOG EARLY IN THE MORNING.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....24-29.
MAX HUMIDITY........96 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHEAST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......2200-5400 FT AGL UNTIL 0100...THEN 1700-1900 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST 15 TO 20 MPH.

.FRIDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY. PATCHY FOG EARLY IN THE MORNING.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....46-51.
MIN HUMIDITY........33 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST 5 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1700-2800 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST AROUND 15 MPH INCREASING TO AROUND 25
                    MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY...WARMER. PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S. HIGHS
IN THE LOWER 60S. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.SUNDAY...WARMER. PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. HIGHS IN
THE LOWER 70S. SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.MONDAY...COOLER. MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS
AROUND 40. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S. NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 50S.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE
MID 60S.

$$

NEZ206-310030-
SANDHILLS/VALENTINE NWR/NEBRASKA NATIONAL FOREST/
SAMUEL R MCKELVIE NATIONAL FOREST-
250 PM CDT THU OCT 30 2014

.REST OF TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....59-64.
MIN HUMIDITY........31 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH 10 TO 20 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......2600-3700 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH AROUND 30 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY. PATCHY FOG EARLY IN THE MORNING.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....20-25.
MAX HUMIDITY........99 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHEAST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1600-3600 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH AROUND 25 MPH BECOMING NORTHEAST AROUND
                    15 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.

.FRIDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY. PATCHY FOG EARLY IN THE MORNING.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....42-47.
MIN HUMIDITY........27 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST 5 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....FAIR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1500-2100 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST AROUND 15 MPH INCREASING TO SOUTH
                    AROUND 25 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S. HIGHS IN THE MID
50S. SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH.
.SUNDAY...WARMER. PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS
AROUND 70. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.MONDAY...COOLER. MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS
IN THE UPPER 30S. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S. NORTH WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS AROUND 30. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 60S.

$$

NEZ208-310030-
NIOBRARA VALLEY/FORT NIOBRARA NWR-
150 PM MDT THU OCT 30 2014

.REST OF TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....54-59.
MIN HUMIDITY........39 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH 10 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......2600-3300 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH AROUND 25 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY.
                    PATCHY FOG EARLY IN THE MORNING.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 21.
MAX HUMIDITY........96 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHEAST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1600-3300 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH AROUND 25 MPH BECOMING NORTHEAST AROUND
                    15 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.

.FRIDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY. PATCHY FOG EARLY IN THE MORNING.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....41-46.
MIN HUMIDITY........25 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST 5 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....FAIR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1500-2200 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST AROUND 15 MPH INCREASING TO SOUTH
                    AROUND 25 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S. HIGHS IN THE MID
50S. SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH.
.SUNDAY...WARMER. PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. HIGHS IN
THE UPPER 60S. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.MONDAY...COOLER. MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE
UPPER 30S. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE MID
50S.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 60S.

$$

NEZ219-310030-
LOESS PLAINS-
250 PM CDT THU OCT 30 2014

.REST OF TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....63-68.
MIN HUMIDITY........27 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH 10 TO 20 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......3700-4400 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH AROUND 25 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY. PATCHY FOG EARLY IN THE MORNING.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 24.
MAX HUMIDITY........98 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......2200-4500 FT AGL UNTIL 0100...THEN 1700-2100 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST 20 TO 25 MPH.

.FRIDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY. PATCHY FOG EARLY IN THE MORNING.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....43-48.
MIN HUMIDITY........29 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......EAST 5 TO 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTHEAST IN
                    THE AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....FAIR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1700-2200 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST AROUND 10 MPH INCREASING TO SOUTHEAST
                    AROUND 20 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 20S. HIGHS IN THE MID
50S. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.SUNDAY...WARMER. PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. HIGHS IN
THE LOWER 70S. SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.MONDAY...COOLER. PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS
IN THE LOWER 40S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S. NORTH WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 50S.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE
MID 60S.

$$

NEZ209-310030-
LOUP RIVERS BASIN-
250 PM CDT THU OCT 30 2014

.REST OF TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....58-63.
MIN HUMIDITY........35 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH 10 TO 20 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......2800-3400 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH AROUND 30 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 22.
MAX HUMIDITY........93 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH 5 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1700-3200 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH 20 TO 25 MPH.

.FRIDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....39-44.
MIN HUMIDITY........30 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......EAST 5 TO 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTHEAST IN
                    THE AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....FAIR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1500-2200 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST 10 TO 15 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 20S. HIGHS AROUND 50.
SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH.
.SUNDAY...WARMER. PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN
THE MID 60S. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.MONDAY...COOLER. MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS
IN THE LOWER 40S. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S. NORTH WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE MID
50S.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 60S.

$$








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