Routine Fire Wx Fcst (With/Without 6-10 Day Outlook)
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Fire Weather Planning Forecast for Western
and North Central Nebraska
National Weather Service North Platte NE
507 AM CDT Wed Sep 20 2017

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
THURSDAY EVENING...

.DISCUSSION...

Low minimum relative humidity from 17 to 20 percent is expected near
and west of highway 83 this afternoon. Westerly winds this morning
will become southwest this afternoon and should remain fairly light
at 5 to 15 mph.

Gusty south winds will develop Thursday afternoon, supporting critical
fire weather conditions to develop in zone 210 of southwest Nebraska.
elevated fire weather conditions to extend north to near highway 2.
Relative humidities will drop to around 15 percent with lower readings
possible. Gusty south winds to around 25 mph can be expected across
southwest into central Nebraska.

Elevated fire weather conditions are possible Friday as well in
southwest Nebraska.

NEZ204-210030-
Eastern Panhandle/Crescent Lake NWR-
407 AM MDT Wed Sep 20 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....73-78.
Min humidity........17 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southwest 5 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........6 or high.
Smoke dispersal.....Excellent.
Mixing height.......200-5300 ft AGL until 1300, then 5300-8300 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Southwest 15 to 20 mph.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear.
Min temperature.....49-54.
Max humidity........81 percent.
20-foot winds.......South 5 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........6 or high.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......200-6500 ft AGL until 0100, then 200-300 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....South around 15 mph.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....86-91.
Min humidity........18 percent.
20-foot winds.......South 5 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........6 or high.
Smoke dispersal.....Excellent.
Mixing height.......200-1900 ft AGL until 1300, then 1700-10600 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....South 15 to 20 mph.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY...Mostly clear. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the lower 50s. Highs around 80. East winds
5 to 10 mph.
.SATURDAY...Cooler. Mostly cloudy with showers likely and chance
of thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 40s. Highs in the mid 60s.
Northeast winds 5 to 15 mph.
.SUNDAY...Showers likely. Lows in the lower 40s. Highs in the mid
50s. North winds 5 to 15 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy with showers likely. Lows around 40.
Highs in the upper 50s.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers. Lows in the
upper 30s. Highs in the mid 60s.

$$

NEZ206-210030-
Sandhills/Valentine NWR/Nebraska National Forest-
507 AM CDT Wed Sep 20 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....Around 77.
Min humidity........18 percent.
20-foot winds.......West 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........6 or high.
Smoke dispersal.....Very good.
Mixing height.......200-5100 ft AGL until 1300, then 4800-6700 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....West 10 to 15 mph.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear.
Min temperature.....49-54.
Max humidity........88 percent.
20-foot winds.......South 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........6 or high.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......200-5300 ft AGL until 0100, then 200-300 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....South around 10 mph.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....86-91.
Min humidity........23 percent.
20-foot winds.......South 10 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........6 or high.
Smoke dispersal.....Excellent.
Mixing height.......200-2400 ft AGL until 1300, then 1900-10600 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....South 20 to 25 mph.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY...Mostly clear. Chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows
around 60. Highs in the mid 80s. South winds 5 to 15 mph.
.SATURDAY...Cooler. Mostly cloudy with showers and thunderstorms
likely. Lows in the lower 50s. Highs in the upper 60s. Northeast
winds 5 to 10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Showers with thunderstorms likely. Lows in the upper
40s. Highs in the lower 60s. North winds 5 to 10 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy. Showers likely and thunderstorms. Lows
in the lower 40s. Highs in the upper 50s.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 40s. Highs in the mid
60s.

$$

NEZ208-210030-
Niobrara Valley/Fort Niobrara NWR/Samuel R McKelvie National
Forest-
507 AM CDT Wed Sep 20 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....Around 76.
Min humidity........18 percent.
20-foot winds.......West 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........6 or high.
Smoke dispersal.....Very good.
Mixing height.......300-5200 ft AGL until 1300, then 2800-7600 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....West 15 to 20 mph.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear.
Min temperature.....Around 55.
Max humidity........79 percent.
20-foot winds.......South 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........6 or high.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......100-5900 ft AGL until 0100, then 100-300 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....South around 10 mph.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....Around 87.
Min humidity........27 percent.
20-foot winds.......South 10 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Very good.
Mixing height.......200-2700 ft AGL until 1300, then 1600-6200 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....South 20 to 25 mph.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY...Mostly clear. Chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows
in the lower 60s. Highs in the lower 80s. Southwest winds 5 to
15 mph.
.SATURDAY...Cooler. Showers and thunderstorms likely. Lows in the
lower 50s. Highs in the mid 60s. North winds 5 to 10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Showers and thunderstorms likely. Lows in the upper
40s. Highs around 60. North winds 5 to 10 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy with showers. Lows in the mid 40s. Highs
in the upper 50s.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers. Lows in the
lower 40s. Highs in the lower 60s.

$$

NEZ209-210030-
Loup Rivers Basin-
507 AM CDT Wed Sep 20 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....Around 76.
Min humidity........21 percent.
20-foot winds.......West 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Good.
Mixing height.......200-4600 ft AGL until 1300, then 2300-6200 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....West around 10 mph.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear.
Min temperature.....51-56.
Max humidity........90 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southeast 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......100-3800 ft AGL until 0100, then 100-200 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Southeast 5 to 10 mph.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....86-91.
Min humidity........31 percent.
20-foot winds.......South 5 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Smoke dispersal.....Excellent.
Mixing height.......200-2600 ft AGL until 1300, then 1700-9000 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Southeast around 15 mph increasing to south
                    around 30 mph in the afternoon.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY...Mostly clear. Chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows
in the upper 60s. Highs in the upper 80s. South winds 5 to
15 mph.
.SATURDAY...Not as warm. Mostly cloudy with showers and
thunderstorms likely. Lows in the upper 50s. Highs in the mid
70s. Northeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Showers with thunderstorms likely. Lows in the lower
50s. Highs in the mid 60s. Northeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy with showers and thunderstorms. Lows in
the upper 40s. Highs in the lower 60s.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of showers. Lows in the
lower 40s. Highs in the mid 60s.

$$

NEZ210-210030-
Frenchman Basin-
407 AM MDT Wed Sep 20 2017

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
THURSDAY EVENING...

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....Around 78.
Min humidity........16 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northwest around 5 mph shifting to the south in
                    the afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Good.
Mixing height.......100-5400 ft AGL until 1300, then 5200-6000 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....West around 10 mph shifting to the southwest in
                    the afternoon.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear.
Min temperature.....Around 49.
Max humidity........88 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southeast 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......200-5200 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Southeast around 10 mph.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....90-95.
Min humidity........13 percent.
20-foot winds.......South 5 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........6 or high.
Smoke dispersal.....Excellent.
Mixing height.......200-2600 ft AGL until 1300, then 2400-12500 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Southeast around 15 mph increasing to south
                    around 30 mph in the afternoon.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY...Mostly clear. Chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows
in the upper 50s. Highs around 90. South winds 5 to 15 mph.
.SATURDAY...Not as warm. Mostly cloudy with showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 50s. Highs in the mid 70s. East
winds 5 to 15 mph.
.SUNDAY...Cooler. Showers and thunderstorms. Lows around 50.
Highs in the mid 60s. Northeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy. Showers and thunderstorms likely. Lows
in the mid 40s. Highs in the lower 60s.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 40s. Highs in the
upper 60s.

$$

NEZ219-210030-
Loess Plains-
507 AM CDT Wed Sep 20 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....Around 79.
Min humidity........17 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northwest around 5 mph shifting to the south in
                    the afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Fair.
Mixing height.......100-4900 ft AGL until 1300, then 4000-6100 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Northwest around 10 mph shifting to the
                    southwest in the afternoon.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear.
Min temperature.....Around 51.
Max humidity........90 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southeast 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......100-4600 ft AGL until 0100, then 100-200 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Southeast around 10 mph.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....90-95.
Min humidity........18 percent.
20-foot winds.......South 5 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........6 or high.
Smoke dispersal.....Excellent.
Mixing height.......200-2400 ft AGL until 1300, then 2900-11400 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Southeast around 15 mph increasing to south
                    around 30 mph in the afternoon.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY...Mostly clear. Chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows
in the mid 60s. Highs in the lower 90s. South winds 5 to 15 mph.
.SATURDAY...Not as warm. Mostly cloudy with showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the lower 60s. Highs in the upper 70s.
Southeast winds 5 to 15 mph.
.SUNDAY...Cooler. Showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 50s.
Highs in the upper 60s. Northeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy with showers and thunderstorms. Lows in
the upper 40s. Highs in the mid 60s.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers. Lows in the
lower 40s. Highs in the upper 60s.

$$

Roberg


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