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
325 PM CST SAT JAN 31 2015

.DISCUSSION...
WINTER HAS RETURNED WITH SNOW AND COLD TEMPERATURES. NORTHERLY
WINDS INCREASE OVERNIGHT INTO TOMORROW. ONLY FIRE WEATHER CONCERN
WILL BE THE NORTH WINDS GUSTING TO 25 TO 30 MPH.

NEZ204-011215-
EASTERN PANHANDLE/CRESCENT LAKE NWR-
225 PM MST SAT JAN 31 2015

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SNOW IN THE EVENING...THEN
                    CHANCE OF SNOW AFTER MIDNIGHT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
                    SNOW LATE IN THE NIGHT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....11-16.
MAX HUMIDITY........97 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH 5 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1900-2800 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH 15 TO 20 MPH.

.SUNDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW IN THE
                    MORNING.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....18-23.
MIN HUMIDITY........56 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH 10 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......2300-4300 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH 20 TO 25 MPH.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....7-12.
MAX HUMIDITY........95 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST UP TO 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTH
                    AFTER MIDNIGHT.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......500-2700 FT AGL UNTIL 2400...THEN 400-700 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 5 MPH INCREASING TO SOUTH AROUND 15
                    MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.

.MONDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....44-49.
MIN HUMIDITY........41 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH SHIFTING TO THE WEST IN
                    THE AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....FAIR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-2700 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 15 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 20S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER
50S. NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MUCH COLDER. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS
AROUND 19. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 20S. EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.THURSDAY...NOT AS COOL. PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 15. HIGHS IN
THE MID 40S. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY...WARMER. PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 20S. HIGHS IN
THE MID 50S.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE
MID 50S.

$$

NEZ210-011215-
FRENCHMAN BASIN-
325 PM CST SAT JAN 31 2015

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW UNTIL EARLY
                    MORNING...THEN SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW LATE IN
                    THE NIGHT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....16-21.
MAX HUMIDITY........96 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH 5 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1900-3000 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH AROUND 15 MPH INCREASING TO AROUND 25 MPH
                    AFTER MIDNIGHT.

.SUNDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....22-27.
MIN HUMIDITY........51 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH 10 TO 20 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....VERY GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......2400-4800 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH AROUND 30 MPH.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....8-13.
MAX HUMIDITY........94 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH 5 TO 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTH AFTER
                    MIDNIGHT.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......900-3100 FT AGL UNTIL 2400...THEN 400-1100 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH AROUND 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTH AFTER
                    MIDNIGHT.

.MONDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....47-52.
MIN HUMIDITY........34 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 5 TO 15 MPH SHIFTING TO THE WEST 10 TO 15
                    MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....FAIR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......400-900 FT AGL UNTIL 1200...THEN 900-3400 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE WEST IN
                    THE AFTERNOON.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 20S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER
50S. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MUCH COLDER. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS
IN THE LOWER 20S. HIGHS AROUND 30. EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.THURSDAY...NOT AS COOL. PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 14. HIGHS IN
THE MID 40S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.FRIDAY...WARMER. MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 20S. HIGHS AROUND
60.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 50S.

$$

NEZ206-011215-
SANDHILLS/VALENTINE NWR/NEBRASKA NATIONAL FOREST/
SAMUEL R MCKELVIE NATIONAL FOREST-
325 PM CST SAT JAN 31 2015

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. SNOW IN THE EVENING...THEN SNOW LIKELY
                    AFTER MIDNIGHT. CHANCE OF SNOW LATE IN THE
                    NIGHT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....11-16.
MAX HUMIDITY........98 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH 10 TO 20 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1800-2400 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH 20 TO 25 MPH.

.SUNDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW IN THE
                    MORNING.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....14-19.
MIN HUMIDITY........59 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH 10 TO 20 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1800-3500 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH 25 TO 30 MPH.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....2-7.
MAX HUMIDITY........97 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST UP TO 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTHWEST
                    AFTER MIDNIGHT.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......300-2500 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                    SOUTHWEST AFTER MIDNIGHT.

.MONDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....40-45.
MIN HUMIDITY........42 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......300-1100 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST 15 TO 20 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS IN THE
LOWER 20S. HIGHS AROUND 50. WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MUCH COLDER. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS
AROUND 17. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 20S. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.THURSDAY...NOT AS COOL. PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 13. HIGHS IN
THE LOWER 40S. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY...WARMER. PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 20S. HIGHS IN
THE MID 50S.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE
MID 50S.

$$

NEZ208-011215-
NIOBRARA VALLEY/FORT NIOBRARA NWR-
225 PM MST SAT JAN 31 2015

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. SNOW UNTIL EARLY MORNING...THEN SNOW
                    LIKELY LATE IN THE NIGHT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....7-12.
MAX HUMIDITY........95 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH 10 TO 20 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1900-2500 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH 20 TO 25 MPH.

.SUNDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY THEN BECOMING PARTLY SUNNY. CHANCE OF
                    SNOW UNTIL LATE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....12-17.
MIN HUMIDITY........61 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH 10 TO 20 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....FAIR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1700-2700 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH 20 TO 25 MPH.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....1 BELOW TO 4 ABOVE ZERO.
MAX HUMIDITY........98 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST UP TO 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTH
                    AFTER MIDNIGHT.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-2100 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTH AFTER
                    MIDNIGHT.

.MONDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....34-39.
MIN HUMIDITY........49 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......300-1200 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 15 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS AROUND 19.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 40S. WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...COLDER. MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS AROUND
11. HIGHS IN THE MID 20S. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.THURSDAY...NOT AS COOL. PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 11. HIGHS
AROUND 40. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY...WARMER. PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 20S. HIGHS IN
THE LOWER 50S.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 40S.

$$

NEZ219-011215-
LOESS PLAINS-
325 PM CST SAT JAN 31 2015

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW UNTIL EARLY
                    MORNING...THEN SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW LATE IN
                    THE NIGHT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....15-20.
MAX HUMIDITY........97 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH 5 TO 10 MPH INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 MPH
                    AFTER MIDNIGHT.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1800-2900 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST AROUND 15 MPH INCREASING TO NORTH
                    AROUND 25 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.

.SUNDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....19-24.
MIN HUMIDITY........54 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH 15 TO 20 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....VERY GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......2300-4100 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH AROUND 30 MPH.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....4-9.
MAX HUMIDITY........98 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH 5 TO 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTHWEST
                    AFTER MIDNIGHT.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......900-3000 FT AGL UNTIL 2400...THEN 300-900 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH AROUND 15 MPH BECOMING SOUTHWEST AROUND 5
                    MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.

.MONDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....44-49.
MIN HUMIDITY........35 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......300-2900 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 15 MPH SHIFTING TO THE WEST IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 20S. HIGHS IN THE MID
50S. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MUCH COLDER. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS
AROUND 20. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 20S. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.THURSDAY...NOT AS COOL. PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 10. HIGHS IN
THE LOWER 40S. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY...WARMER. MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 20S. HIGHS IN
THE UPPER 50S.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 30. HIGHS IN THE UPPER
50S.

$$

NEZ209-011215-
LOUP RIVERS BASIN-
325 PM CST SAT JAN 31 2015

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. SNOW IN THE EVENING...THEN SNOW LIKELY
                    AFTER MIDNIGHT. CHANCE OF SNOW LATE IN THE
                    NIGHT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....10-15.
MAX HUMIDITY........93 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH 10 TO 20 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1800-2700 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST AROUND 20 MPH INCREASING TO NORTH
                    AROUND 30 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.

.SUNDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY THEN BECOMING PARTLY SUNNY. CHANCE OF
                    SNOW UNTIL LATE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....13-18.
MIN HUMIDITY........66 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH 10 TO 20 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1800-2900 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH 25 TO 30 MPH.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....1 BELOW TO 4 ABOVE ZERO.
MAX HUMIDITY........100 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTHWEST
                    AFTER MIDNIGHT.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......300-2200 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 15 MPH BECOMING SOUTHWEST
                    AROUND 5 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.

.MONDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....34-39.
MIN HUMIDITY........44 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......300-1200 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 15 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS AROUND 19.
HIGHS IN THE MID 40S. WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MUCH COLDER. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS
AROUND 14. HIGHS IN THE MID 20S. NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.THURSDAY...NOT AS COOL. PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 8. HIGHS IN
THE UPPER 30S. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.FRIDAY...WARMER. PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 19. HIGHS AROUND 50.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S. HIGHS AROUND
50.

$$

MASEK





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