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
630 AM CDT TUE AUG 26 2014

.DISCUSSION...

AMPLE MOISTURE WILL INTERACT WITH PASSING ATMOSPHERIC DISTURBANCES
AS A WARM FRONT LIFTS NORTH. THIS WILL PRODUCE PERIODS OF HEAVY
RAINFALL THROUGH THURSDAY ACROSS PORTIONS OF WESTERN AND NORTH
CENTRAL NEBRASKA. NOT EVERY LOCATION WILL SEE ACCUMULATING
RAINFALL...BUT COOLER TEMPERATURES AND HIGH ATMOSPHERIC RELATIVE
HUMIDITY WILL KEEP FIRE CONCERNS LOW THROUGH AT LEAST FRIDAY.

NEZ204-270015-
EASTERN PANHANDLE/CRESCENT LAKE NWR-
530 AM MDT TUE AUG 26 2014

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
                    SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS LATE IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 76.
MIN HUMIDITY........56 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................3 DECREASING TO 2 IN THE AFTERNOON.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......400-3400 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 3500-6300 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST 10 TO 15 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS EARLY IN THE EVENING...THEN
                    CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE LATE
                    EVENING AND EARLY MORNING. SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY EARLY IN THE MORNING.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....56-61.
MAX HUMIDITY........100 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................4 INCREASING TO 5 AFTER MIDNIGHT.
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......800-5500 FT AGL UNTIL 0100...THEN 700-1600 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST AROUND 10 MPH.

.WEDNESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....73-78.
MIN HUMIDITY........61 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......EAST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................5.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1200-5300 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST 10 TO 15 MPH.


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

$$

NEZ210-270015-
FRENCHMAN BASIN-
630 AM CDT TUE AUG 26 2014

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS EARLY IN THE MORNING...THEN
                    SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
                    THUNDERSTORMS LATE IN THE MORNING.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 79.
MIN HUMIDITY........57 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................4 DECREASING TO 1 IN THE AFTERNOON.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....FAIR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......700-3800 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST 10 TO 15 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS EARLY IN THE EVENING...THEN
                    SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LATE IN THE EVENING.
                    SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY AFTER
                    MIDNIGHT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 62.
MAX HUMIDITY........100 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......EAST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................5.
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......600-4100 FT AGL UNTIL 0100...THEN 900-1800 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST AROUND 10 MPH.

.WEDNESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 79.
MIN HUMIDITY........57 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................4.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....EXCELLENT.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1400-3000 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 2400-8000 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST AROUND 15 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTH IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. NORTH WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. NORTHEAST WINDS UP
TO 5 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. SOUTH
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS AROUND 60. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S.
.LABOR DAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS AROUND 60. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S.

$$

NEZ206-270015-
SANDHILLS/VALENTINE NWR/NEBRASKA NATIONAL FOREST/
SAMUEL R MCKELVIE NATIONAL FOREST-
630 AM CDT TUE AUG 26 2014

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH THE DAY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....73-78.
MIN HUMIDITY........58 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................3 DECREASING TO 2 IN THE AFTERNOON.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....FAIR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......400-2900 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 2400-5400 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST AROUND 15 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS EARLY IN THE EVENING...THEN
                    CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LATE IN THE
                    EVENING. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY AFTER
                    MIDNIGHT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 61.
MAX HUMIDITY........100 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................4 INCREASING TO 5 AFTER MIDNIGHT.
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1200-4200 FT AGL UNTIL 0100...THEN 900-1500 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST AROUND 10 MPH.

.WEDNESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....72-77.
MIN HUMIDITY........66 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................5.
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......900-2200 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 1300-4300 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST AROUND 10 MPH INCREASING TO AROUND 20 MPH
                    IN THE AFTERNOON.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. NORTH WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S.
NORTH WINDS UP TO 5 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS IN THE MID
80S. SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS AROUND 60. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S.
.LABOR DAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS AROUND 60. HIGHS AROUND 80.

$$

NEZ208-270015-
NIOBRARA VALLEY/FORT NIOBRARA NWR-
530 AM MDT TUE AUG 26 2014

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH THE DAY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 74.
MIN HUMIDITY........54 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................3.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....FAIR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......300-3100 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 2700-4800 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST 10 TO 15 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS EARLY IN THE EVENING...THEN
                    CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE LATE
                    EVENING AND OVERNIGHT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 60.
MAX HUMIDITY........100 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................4.
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1000-4300 FT AGL UNTIL 0100...THEN 700-1500 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST 5 TO 10 MPH.

.WEDNESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 73.
MIN HUMIDITY........69 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......EAST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................4 INCREASING TO 5 IN THE AFTERNOON.
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......700-2800 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST 10 TO 15 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
LOWS AROUND 60. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S.
SOUTHWEST WINDS UP TO 5 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS AROUND 60. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S.
SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE MID
80S.
.LABOR DAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS AROUND 80.

$$

NEZ219-270015-
LOESS PLAINS-
630 AM CDT TUE AUG 26 2014

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS EARLY IN THE MORNING...THEN
                    SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
                    THUNDERSTORMS LATE IN THE MORNING.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....76-81.
MIN HUMIDITY........61 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......EAST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................4 DECREASING TO 1 IN THE AFTERNOON.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......800-2800 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST 10 TO 15 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS EARLY IN THE EVENING...THEN
                    SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY IN THE LATE
                    EVENING AND OVERNIGHT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 63.
MAX HUMIDITY........100 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......EAST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................5.
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......600-2900 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST AROUND 10 MPH.

.WEDNESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY
                    IN THE MORNING...THEN CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....76-81.
MIN HUMIDITY........63 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................5 DECREASING TO 4 IN THE AFTERNOON.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....VERY GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......600-1800 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 1700-7300 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST AROUND 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTHEAST IN
                    THE AFTERNOON.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. NORTH WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. NORTHEAST WINDS UP
TO 5 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS AROUND 60. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. SOUTHEAST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS AROUND 60. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S.
.LABOR DAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S.

$$

NEZ209-270015-
LOUP RIVERS BASIN-
630 AM CDT TUE AUG 26 2014

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS EARLY IN THE MORNING...THEN
                    SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
                    THUNDERSTORMS IN THE LATE MORNING AND
                    AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....72-77.
MIN HUMIDITY........61 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......EAST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................4 DECREASING TO 3 IN THE AFTERNOON.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......500-2900 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST AROUND 15 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY
                    IN THE EVENING...THEN SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
                    AFTER MIDNIGHT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 63.
MAX HUMIDITY........100 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......EAST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................5.
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......600-2700 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST 5 TO 10 MPH.

.WEDNESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN
                    THE MORNING...THEN SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
                    LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 75.
MIN HUMIDITY........74 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................4 INCREASING TO 5 IN THE AFTERNOON.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......600-2900 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST 10 TO 15 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. NORTHWEST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS AROUND 60. HIGHS AROUND 80. NORTH WINDS UP TO 5 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS AROUND 60. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. SOUTHEAST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS AROUND 60. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S.
.LABOR DAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S.

$$








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