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
436 AM CDT SAT SEP 5 2015

.DISCUSSION...

MUCH ABOVE AVERAGE TEMPERATURES WILL CONTINUE AGAIN TODAY ACROSS
THE AREA WITH THUNDERSTORM CHANCES INCREASING ACROSS THE AREA AS
WELL. A COLD FRONT IS EXPECTED TO MOVE ACROSS THE AREA EARLY
SUNDAY WHICH WILL COOL TEMPERATURES SLIGHTLY...AND DRIER AIR IS
EXPECTED TO MOVE INTO THE AREA AS WELL. BY MONDAY...TEMPERATURES
WILL BE CLOSE TO AVERAGE FOR THIS TIME OF YEAR. THE PREVIOUSLY
MENTIONED FRONT WILL RETURN NORTHWARD MONDAY INTO TUESDAY AND AS
IT DOES SO AN INCREASE IN THUNDERSTORMS CHANCES WILL OCCUR AGAIN.

ANOTHER STRONGER COLD FRONT WILL MOVE ACROSS THE AREA WEDNESDAY
AFTERNOON AND EVENING. MORE THUNDERSTORM DEVELOPMENT IS POSSIBLE
AS THIS FRONT MOVES ACROSS THE AREA...AND TEMPERATURES BY THE END
OF THE WEEK WILL BE BELOW AVERAGE FOR THIS TIME OF YEAR.

NEZ204-060045-
EASTERN PANHANDLE/CRESCENT LAKE NWR-
336 AM MDT SAT SEP 5 2015

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....89-94.
MIN HUMIDITY........25 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................3 DECREASING TO 1 IN THE AFTERNOON.
HAINES INDEX........6 OR HIGH.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....EXCELLENT.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-6400 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 8500-10900 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....59-64.
MAX HUMIDITY........80 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 5 TO 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE WEST AFTER
                    MIDNIGHT.
LAL.................1 INCREASING TO 2 AFTER MIDNIGHT.
HAINES INDEX........6 OR HIGH.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-10800 FT AGL UNTIL 0100...THEN 100-500 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.

.SUNDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....81-86.
MIN HUMIDITY........19 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH 5 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................2 DECREASING TO 1 IN THE AFTERNOON.
HAINES INDEX........6 OR HIGH.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....FAIR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-3700 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 2700-7000 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.LABOR DAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S.
SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S.
NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 80S. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 70S.

$$

NEZ206-060045-
SANDHILLS/VALENTINE NWR/NEBRASKA NATIONAL FOREST-
436 AM CDT SAT SEP 5 2015

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH THE DAY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 93.
MIN HUMIDITY........30 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 5 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................3.
HAINES INDEX........6 OR HIGH.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....EXCELLENT.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-6000 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 4900-10700 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 15 MPH INCREASING TO SOUTHWEST
                    AROUND 30 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....63-68.
MAX HUMIDITY........84 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................2 INCREASING TO 3 AFTER MIDNIGHT.
HAINES INDEX........6 OR HIGH.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-9000 FT AGL UNTIL 0100...THEN 200-300 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 10 MPH.

.SUNDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....83-88.
MIN HUMIDITY........23 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH 5 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................2 DECREASING TO 1 IN THE AFTERNOON.
HAINES INDEX........6 OR HIGH.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....FAIR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100-2500 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 2500-4300 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH 15 TO 20 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.LABOR DAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S.
SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S.
NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S.
SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 70S.

$$

NEZ208-060045-
NIOBRARA VALLEY/FORT NIOBRARA NWR/SAMUEL R MCKELVIE NATIONAL
FOREST-
436 AM CDT SAT SEP 5 2015

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS UNTIL LATE AFTERNOON. CHANCE OF
                    SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LATE IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....90-95.
MIN HUMIDITY........30 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 5 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................3 INCREASING TO 4 IN THE AFTERNOON.
HAINES INDEX........6 OR HIGH.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....EXCELLENT.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-3900 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 2100-10700 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 15 MPH INCREASING TO AROUND 25 MPH
                    IN THE AFTERNOON.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....65-70.
MAX HUMIDITY........84 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................3.
HAINES INDEX........6 OR HIGH.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100-9000 FT AGL UNTIL 0100...THEN 200-400 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 10 MPH.

.SUNDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH THE DAY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....82-87.
MIN HUMIDITY........26 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................2.
HAINES INDEX........6 OR HIGH.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-2800 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 2900-4400 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 20 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.LABOR DAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S.
SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. WEST
WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 70S.

$$

NEZ209-060045-
LOUP RIVERS BASIN-
436 AM CDT SAT SEP 5 2015

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS UNTIL LATE AFTERNOON. CHANCE OF
                    SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LATE IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 93.
MIN HUMIDITY........37 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 10 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................3 INCREASING TO 4 IN THE AFTERNOON.
HAINES INDEX........6 OR HIGH.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....EXCELLENT.
MIXING HEIGHT.......300-3200 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 1900-10200 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 15 MPH INCREASING TO AROUND 30 MPH
                    IN THE AFTERNOON.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....66-71.
MAX HUMIDITY........85 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 5 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................3.
HAINES INDEX........6 OR HIGH.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-2400 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 15 MPH.

.SUNDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....85-90.
MIN HUMIDITY........31 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 5 TO 15 MPH SHIFTING TO THE NORTH 10 TO 15
                    MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
LAL.................2.
HAINES INDEX........6 OR HIGH.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......300-2900 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 2900-4600 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 15 MPH SHIFTING TO THE NORTH IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.LABOR DAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. EAST
WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. NORTHEAST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS AROUND 80. SOUTH WINDS
5 TO 15 MPH.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S.

$$

NEZ210-060045-
FRENCHMAN BASIN-
336 AM MDT SAT SEP 5 2015

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....93-98.
MIN HUMIDITY........24 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 5 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1 INCREASING TO 3 IN THE AFTERNOON.
HAINES INDEX........6 OR HIGH.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....EXCELLENT.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-6100 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 7100-11100 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 15 MPH INCREASING TO SOUTHWEST
                    AROUND 30 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS EARLY IN THE MORNING.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....61-66.
MAX HUMIDITY........81 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 5 TO 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTHWEST
                    AFTER MIDNIGHT.
LAL.................1 INCREASING TO 2 AFTER MIDNIGHT.
HAINES INDEX........6 OR HIGH.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-9800 FT AGL UNTIL 0100...THEN 100-400 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH 5 TO 10 MPH.

.SUNDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....87-92.
MIN HUMIDITY........20 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH 5 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................2 DECREASING TO 1 IN THE AFTERNOON.
HAINES INDEX........6 OR HIGH.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100-4500 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 4000-8300 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH AROUND 15 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.LABOR DAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. EAST
WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS AROUND 80. NORTH
WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. SOUTH
WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS AROUND 50. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S.

$$

NEZ219-060045-
LOESS PLAINS-
436 AM CDT SAT SEP 5 2015

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS EARLY IN THE MORNING. SLIGHT
                    CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....93-98.
MIN HUMIDITY........28 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 5 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................2 INCREASING TO 3 IN THE AFTERNOON.
HAINES INDEX........6 OR HIGH.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....EXCELLENT.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-4300 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 3900-11200 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 15 MPH INCREASING TO AROUND 30 MPH
                    IN THE AFTERNOON.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
                    SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS EARLY IN THE MORNING.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....64-69.
MAX HUMIDITY........82 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................3 DECREASING TO 2 AFTER MIDNIGHT.
HAINES INDEX........6 OR HIGH.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-1300 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 10 MPH.

.SUNDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....88-93.
MIN HUMIDITY........25 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH 5 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................2 DECREASING TO 1 IN THE AFTERNOON.
HAINES INDEX........6 OR HIGH.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-4000 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 3800-7600 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE NORTH IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.LABOR DAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. EAST
WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS AROUND 60. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. NORTH
WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. SOUTH
WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS AROUND 50. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S.

$$

JWS



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