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
254 PM CST FRI FEB 5 2016

.DISCUSSION...

GUSTY NORTHWEST WINDS ARE FORECAST ON SUNDAY...WITH SUSTAINED
WINDS OF 20-30 MPH AND GUSTS NEARING 50 MPH. THE GUSTY CONDITIONS
ARE ASSOCIATED WITH AN AREA OF LOW PRESSURE THAT WILL MOVE ACROSS
THE NORTHERN PLAINS. AFTER TEMPERATURES IN THE UPPER 30S TO LOWER
40S SATURDAY AND SUNDAY...HIGHS WILL COOL ON MONDAY...BUT
THEREAFTER..THE FORECAST MODELS ARE SUGGESTING A MODEST WARMUP.

NEZ204-061215-
EASTERN PANHANDLE/CRESCENT LAKE NWR-
154 PM MST FRI FEB 5 2016

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.
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.......1100-3500 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 25 MPH.

.SATURDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....40-45.
MIN HUMIDITY........50 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 5 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1000-2600 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST 25 TO 30 MPH.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 23.
MAX HUMIDITY........88 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 5 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1300-3800 FT AGL UNTIL 2400...THEN 3100-6300 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 30 MPH INCREASING TO AROUND 50
                    MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.

.SUNDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 34.
MIN HUMIDITY........51 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WINDY. NORTHWEST 10 TO 20 MPH INCREASING TO 25
                    TO 35 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....EXCELLENT.
MIXING HEIGHT.......2800-6800 FT AGL UNTIL 1200...THEN 2700-4400 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 55 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.MONDAY...BREEZY. MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS AROUND 16. HIGHS IN THE MID
30S. NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 20S. HIGHS IN THE MID
40S. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 20S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 40S. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S. HIGHS IN THE MID
40S.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 20S. HIGHS IN THE MID
40S.

$$

NEZ206-061215-
SANDHILLS/VALENTINE NWR/NEBRASKA NATIONAL FOREST-
254 PM CST FRI FEB 5 2016

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....13-18.
MAX HUMIDITY........99 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1100-2800 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST 20 TO 25 MPH.

.SATURDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....40-45.
MIN HUMIDITY........52 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 5 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....FAIR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......900-2800 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 20 MPH.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....22-27.
MAX HUMIDITY........91 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 5 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1600-3500 FT AGL UNTIL 2400...THEN 3400-6500 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 30 MPH INCREASING TO AROUND 45
                    MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.

.SUNDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 37.
MIN HUMIDITY........51 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WINDY. NORTHWEST 10 TO 20 MPH INCREASING TO 25
                    TO 35 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....EXCELLENT.
MIXING HEIGHT.......3800-7100 FT AGL UNTIL 1200...THEN 3700-5000 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST 55 TO 60 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.MONDAY...BREEZY. PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 19. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 30S. NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 20S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 40S. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 20S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 40S. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S. HIGHS IN THE MID
40S.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 20S. HIGHS IN THE MID
40S.

$$

NEZ208-061215-
NIOBRARA VALLEY/FORT NIOBRARA NWR/SAMUEL R MCKELVIE NATIONAL
FOREST-
254 PM CST FRI FEB 5 2016

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING MOSTLY CLEAR.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....18-23.
MAX HUMIDITY........99 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1100-2800 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 20 MPH.

.SATURDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....44-49.
MIN HUMIDITY........46 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 5 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......900-1100 FT AGL UNTIL 1200...THEN 900-3300 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 20 MPH.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....26-31.
MAX HUMIDITY........83 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 5 TO 10 MPH INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 MPH
                    AFTER MIDNIGHT.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....FAIR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......3000-3800 FT AGL UNTIL 2400...THEN 3600-6700 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 35 MPH INCREASING TO AROUND 50
                    MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.

.SUNDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 37.
MIN HUMIDITY........52 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WINDY. WEST 15 TO 25 MPH INCREASING TO
                    NORTHWEST 25 TO 35 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....EXCELLENT.
MIXING HEIGHT.......4700-7300 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST 60 TO 65 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.MONDAY...BREEZY. PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS IN
THE LOWER 20S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 30S. NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO
25 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 20S. HIGHS AROUND 40.
NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 20S. HIGHS IN THE MID
40S. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 20S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 40S.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 20S. HIGHS AROUND 40.

$$

NEZ209-061215-
LOUP RIVERS BASIN-
254 PM CST FRI FEB 5 2016

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING MOSTLY CLEAR.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....14-19.
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.......1000-2700 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 25 MPH BECOMING WEST AROUND 15
                    MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.

.SATURDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....38-43.
MIN HUMIDITY........56 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......800-2200 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 20 MPH.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....24-29.
MAX HUMIDITY........89 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 5 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1100-3300 FT AGL UNTIL 2400...THEN 3100-5700 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 30 MPH INCREASING TO AROUND 45
                    MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.

.SUNDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 37.
MIN HUMIDITY........56 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WINDY. NORTHWEST 10 TO 20 MPH INCREASING TO 25
                    TO 35 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....EXCELLENT.
MIXING HEIGHT.......4100-6100 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST 55 TO 60 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.MONDAY...BREEZY. PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS IN
THE LOWER 20S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 30S. NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO
25 MPH.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 20. HIGHS AROUND 40.
NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 20S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 40S. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 20S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 40S.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 20S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 40S.

$$

NEZ210-061215-
FRENCHMAN BASIN-
154 PM MST FRI FEB 5 2016

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....10-15.
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.......1100-3300 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 30 MPH DECREASING TO AROUND 20
                    MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.

.SATURDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....38-43.
MIN HUMIDITY........53 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 5 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......900-1300 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 25 MPH.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....21-26.
MAX HUMIDITY........89 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1200-3200 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 30 MPH INCREASING TO AROUND 45
                    MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.

.SUNDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 36.
MIN HUMIDITY........56 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WINDY. NORTHWEST 10 TO 20 MPH INCREASING TO 25
                    TO 35 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....EXCELLENT.
MIXING HEIGHT.......2700-3500 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST 50 TO 55 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.MONDAY...BREEZY. MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS AROUND 17. HIGHS IN THE MID
30S. NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 20S. HIGHS IN THE MID
40S. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S. HIGHS AROUND
50. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S. HIGHS AROUND 50.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 20S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER
40S.

$$

NEZ219-061215-
LOESS PLAINS-
254 PM CST FRI FEB 5 2016

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 11.
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.......1000-3500 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 25 MPH DECREASING TO AROUND 15
                    MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.

.SATURDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 39.
MIN HUMIDITY........55 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......900-1300 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST 20 TO 25 MPH.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 22.
MAX HUMIDITY........96 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1200-3200 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 25 MPH INCREASING TO AROUND 35
                    MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.

.SUNDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 36.
MIN HUMIDITY........58 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WINDY. NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH INCREASING TO 25
                    TO 30 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....EXCELLENT.
MIXING HEIGHT.......2800-4000 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 45 MPH INCREASING TO AROUND 55
                    MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.MONDAY...BREEZY. MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS AROUND 18. HIGHS IN THE MID
30S. NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 20. HIGHS IN THE MID 40S.
NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 20S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 40S. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 40S.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 20S. HIGHS IN THE MID
40S.

$$


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