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
412 PM CST THU NOV 27 2014

.DISCUSSION...

ABNORMALLY WARM AND DRY CONDITIONS WILL LEAD TO AN INCREASED RISK
OF LARGE FIRE SPREAD ACROSS MUCH OF THE FORECAST AREA FRIDAY AND
ESPECIALLY SATURDAY. WESTERLY DOWNSLOPING WIND WILL PROMOTE
ABNORMALLY WARM HIGHS...AND WHEN COMBINED WITH SURFACE DEW POINTS
IN THE 20S...CRITICALLY LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY IS POSSIBLE ACROSS
THE CENTRAL AND WESTERN SANDHILLS AND POINTS SOUTH. PERIODIC WIND
GUSTS MAY APPROACH 20 MPH BOTH DAYS AS WELL. NOTE THAT A COLD
FRONT IS EXPECTED LATE SATURDAY NIGHT...A DISTINCT WIND SHIFT TO
THE NORTHWEST IS EXPECTED WITH THE FRONTAL PASSAGE.

NEZ204-280015-
EASTERN PANHANDLE/CRESCENT LAKE NWR-
312 PM MST THU NOV 27 2014

.REST OF TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....52-57.
MIN HUMIDITY........40 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......800-1200 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 10 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....25-30.
MAX HUMIDITY........92 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100-800 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 10 MPH.

.FRIDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....61-66.
MIN HUMIDITY........24 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 5 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100-2700 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 60S. WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MUCH COLDER. PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 17. HIGHS IN
THE MID 20S. NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 7. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 30S.
SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.TUESDAY...NOT AS COOL. PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 19. HIGHS IN
THE MID 40S.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 19. HIGHS IN THE LOWER
40S.

$$

NEZ210-280015-
FRENCHMAN BASIN-
412 PM CST THU NOV 27 2014

.REST OF TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....55-60.
MIN HUMIDITY........30 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST AROUND 5 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......900-1700 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 10 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....25-30.
MAX HUMIDITY........87 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST AROUND 5 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100-800 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST 5 TO 10 MPH.

.FRIDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....67-72.
MIN HUMIDITY........17 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 5 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100-3000 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 10 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS AROUND 30. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S.
WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MUCH COLDER. PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 20S.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 30S. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 9. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 30S.
SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...NOT AS COOL. MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS AROUND 17. HIGHS IN
THE UPPER 40S.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 19. HIGHS IN THE MID 40S.

$$

NEZ206-280015-
SANDHILLS/VALENTINE NWR/NEBRASKA NATIONAL FOREST/
SAMUEL R MCKELVIE NATIONAL FOREST-
412 PM CST THU NOV 27 2014

.REST OF TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....43-48.
MIN HUMIDITY........41 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1100-1800 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 15 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....24-29.
MAX HUMIDITY........97 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100-900 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 10 MPH.

.FRIDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....59-64.
MIN HUMIDITY........23 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 5 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....FAIR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100-2900 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST 10 TO 15 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER
60S. WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MUCH COLDER. PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 17. HIGHS IN
THE MID 20S. NORTH WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 7. HIGHS AROUND 30. SOUTH
WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.TUESDAY...NOT AS COOL. PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 17. HIGHS IN
THE MID 40S.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 19. HIGHS IN THE LOWER
40S.

$$

NEZ208-280015-
NIOBRARA VALLEY/FORT NIOBRARA NWR-
312 PM MST THU NOV 27 2014

.REST OF TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....37-42.
MIN HUMIDITY........47 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 10 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1200-2300 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 15 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....25-30.
MAX HUMIDITY........96 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100-1500 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 10 MPH.

.FRIDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....53-58.
MIN HUMIDITY........35 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100-2600 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 10 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 60S. WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MUCH COLDER. MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 14. HIGHS IN
THE LOWER 20S. NORTH WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 6. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 20S.
SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.TUESDAY...NOT AS COOL. PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 18. HIGHS IN
THE LOWER 40S.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 20. HIGHS IN THE UPPER
30S.

$$

NEZ219-280015-
LOESS PLAINS-
412 PM CST THU NOV 27 2014

.REST OF TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....49-54.
MIN HUMIDITY........34 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1300-1800 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 10 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....22-27.
MAX HUMIDITY........96 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH AROUND 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE WEST AFTER
                    MIDNIGHT.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100-800 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE WEST AFTER
                    MIDNIGHT.

.FRIDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....65-70.
MIN HUMIDITY........19 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100-3100 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST 5 TO 10 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS AROUND 30. HIGHS AROUND 70. WEST
WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MUCH COLDER. PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 20S.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 30S. NORTH WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 9. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 30S.
SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...NOT AS COOL. PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 15. HIGHS IN
THE MID 40S.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 19. HIGHS IN THE MID 40S.

$$

NEZ209-280015-
LOUP RIVERS BASIN-
412 PM CST THU NOV 27 2014

.REST OF TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....37-42.
MIN HUMIDITY........43 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 10 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1400-2300 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 15 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....22-27.
MAX HUMIDITY........100 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100-1600 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.

.FRIDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....56-61.
MIN HUMIDITY........27 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100-3100 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 60S. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MUCH COLDER. PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 18. HIGHS IN
THE MID 20S. NORTH WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 7. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 20S.
SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.TUESDAY...NOT AS COOL. PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 15. HIGHS IN
THE LOWER 40S.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 19. HIGHS AROUND 40.

$$

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