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
346 PM CDT FRI APR 29 2016

.DISCUSSION...

A LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM MOVES OUT ON THE PLAINS TONIGHT TO BRING A
MIXTURE OF RAIN AND SNOW. THE WET WEATHER WILL LIMIT FIRE
CONCERNS THROUGH SUNDAY.

NEZ204-301230-
EASTERN PANHANDLE/CRESCENT LAKE NWR-
246 PM MDT FRI APR 29 2016

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. RAIN UNTIL EARLY MORNING. SNOW IN THE
                    LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 34.
MAX HUMIDITY........100 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHEAST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1100-3800 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST AROUND 15 MPH.

.SATURDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. SNOW THROUGH THE DAY. RAIN IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 39.
MIN HUMIDITY........82 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH 10 TO 20 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1000-3200 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH 20 TO 25 MPH.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SNOW IN THE EVENING...THEN SNOW
                    LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 33.
MAX HUMIDITY........99 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH 10 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1500-2900 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH AROUND 25 MPH.

.SUNDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW EARLY IN
                    THE MORNING. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN THROUGH THE
                    DAY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....47-52.
MIN HUMIDITY........51 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHEAST 5 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1600-5300 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 4700-6400 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST 15 TO 20 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.MONDAY...WARMER. PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN OR SNOW.
LOWS AROUND 30. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S. NORTHWEST WINDS UP TO
5 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS AROUND 60.
NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 60S. NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 70S.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE MID
70S.

$$

NEZ206-301230-
SANDHILLS/VALENTINE NWR/NEBRASKA NATIONAL FOREST-
346 PM CDT FRI APR 29 2016

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. RAIN THROUGH THE NIGHT. SNOW AFTER
                    MIDNIGHT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....34-39.
MAX HUMIDITY........100 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHEAST 10 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1700-3900 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST 20 TO 25 MPH.

.SATURDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. SNOW UNTIL LATE AFTERNOON. RAIN THROUGH
                    THE DAY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 40.
MIN HUMIDITY........80 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH 10 TO 20 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1200-3000 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH 25 TO 30 MPH.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. SNOW OR RAIN IN THE EVENING...THEN SNOW
                    LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 36.
MAX HUMIDITY........98 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH 10 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1400-2700 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH AROUND 25 MPH.

.SUNDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY. CHANCE OF SNOW EARLY IN THE
                    MORNING. CHANCE OF RAIN THROUGH THE DAY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....49-54.
MIN HUMIDITY........51 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH 10 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1900-5100 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 4800-6600 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST 15 TO 20 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.MONDAY...WARMER. PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN OR SNOW.
LOWS IN THE MID 30S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER
60S. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 60S. NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 70S.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE MID
70S.

$$

NEZ208-301230-
NIOBRARA VALLEY/FORT NIOBRARA NWR/SAMUEL R MCKELVIE NATIONAL
FOREST-
346 PM CDT FRI APR 29 2016

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. RAIN LIKELY EARLY IN THE EVENING...THEN
                    RAIN IN THE LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT. SNOW
                    LATE IN THE NIGHT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....36-41.
MAX HUMIDITY........100 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHEAST 5 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1700-4200 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST 20 TO 25 MPH.

.SATURDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. SNOW UNTIL LATE AFTERNOON. RAIN THROUGH
                    THE DAY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....40-45.
MIN HUMIDITY........85 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHEAST 10 TO 20 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1700-3200 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST AROUND 30 MPH.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. RAIN LIKELY EARLY IN THE EVENING...THEN
                    RAIN LATE IN THE EVENING. SNOW IN THE LATE
                    EVENING AND OVERNIGHT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....35-40.
MAX HUMIDITY........97 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH 10 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......2000-3100 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST 25 TO 30 MPH.

.SUNDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW EARLY IN
                    THE MORNING. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN THROUGH THE
                    DAY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....52-57.
MIN HUMIDITY........46 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1900-5400 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 5700-6200 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST 15 TO 20 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.MONDAY...WARMER. MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. HIGHS AROUND
60. NORTHWEST WINDS UP TO 5 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. HIGHS IN THE MID
60S. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 60S. NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER
70S.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE MID
70S.

$$

NEZ209-301230-
LOUP RIVERS BASIN-
346 PM CDT FRI APR 29 2016

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. RAIN.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....37-42.
MAX HUMIDITY........97 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHEAST 10 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1600-3600 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST AROUND 25 MPH.

.SATURDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. RAIN.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....40-45.
MIN HUMIDITY........83 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHEAST 15 TO 20 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1600-3600 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST AROUND 30 MPH.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. RAIN LIKELY EARLY IN THE EVENING...THEN
                    RAIN LATE IN THE EVENING. SNOW IN THE LATE
                    EVENING AND OVERNIGHT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....35-40.
MAX HUMIDITY........97 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH 10 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1400-2600 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST AROUND 25 MPH.

.SUNDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW EARLY IN THE
                    MORNING. CHANCE OF RAIN THROUGH THE DAY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....51-56.
MIN HUMIDITY........51 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH 10 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......2400-4900 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 4600-6300 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST 15 TO 20 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.MONDAY...WARMER. PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. HIGHS IN
THE UPPER 50S. NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. HIGHS IN THE MID
60S. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 60S. NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER
70S.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE MID
70S.

$$

NEZ210-301230-
FRENCHMAN BASIN-
246 PM MDT FRI APR 29 2016

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. RAIN THROUGH THE NIGHT. SNOW AFTER
                    MIDNIGHT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 35.
MAX HUMIDITY........98 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH 5 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1000-3500 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH AROUND 15 MPH.

.SATURDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. SNOW UNTIL LATE AFTERNOON. RAIN LATE IN
                    THE MORNING...THEN RAIN LIKELY IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 41.
MIN HUMIDITY........78 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH 10 TO 20 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......900-3800 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH 20 TO 25 MPH.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. SNOW LIKELY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 35.
MAX HUMIDITY........100 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH 10 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1600-3500 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH 20 TO 25 MPH.

.SUNDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW EARLY IN THE MORNING.
                    CHANCE OF RAIN THROUGH THE DAY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 50.
MIN HUMIDITY........62 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH 10 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1700-4000 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 3900-4600 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST 15 TO 20 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN OR SNOW. LOWS IN THE MID
30S. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S. NORTH WINDS UP TO 5 MPH.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER
60S. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. HIGHS AROUND
70. NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. HIGHS IN THE MID
70S.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER
70S.

$$

NEZ219-301230-
LOESS PLAINS-
346 PM CDT FRI APR 29 2016

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. RAIN.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....35-40.
MAX HUMIDITY........99 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH 10 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1600-3500 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST AROUND 20 MPH.

.SATURDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. SNOW EARLY IN THE MORNING. RAIN IN THE
                    MORNING...THEN RAIN LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 42.
MIN HUMIDITY........79 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH 10 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1800-3400 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH 20 TO 25 MPH.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. SNOW LIKELY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 36.
MAX HUMIDITY........99 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH 10 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1200-3000 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH AROUND 20 MPH.

.SUNDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW EARLY IN THE MORNING.
                    CHANCE OF RAIN THROUGH THE DAY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 51.
MIN HUMIDITY........61 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH 10 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......2200-4400 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST 15 TO 20 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN OR SNOW. LOWS IN THE MID
30S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S. NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. HIGHS IN THE MID
60S. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS AROUND 40. HIGHS AROUND 70. NORTH
WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE MID
70S.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE MID
70S.

$$


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