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
243 PM CST Tue Feb 20 2018

.DISCUSSION...

No fire weather concerns owing to fresh snow cover and cold
temperatures. Generally about 2-5 inches fell across much of the
area over the last 24 hours from this morning. Well below
seasonable normal highs will prevail tomorrow and Thursday with
Thursday holding the next chance for light snow.

NEZ204-211215-
Eastern Panhandle/Crescent Lake NWR-
143 PM MST Tue Feb 20 2018

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy.
Min temperature.....6 below-11 below zero.
Max humidity........100 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southwest up to 5 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......200-2400 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....West around 5 mph shifting to the south after
                    midnight.

.WEDNESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny.
Max temperature.....25-30.
Min humidity........37 percent.
20-foot winds.......South 5 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Good.
Mixing height.......200-3500 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....South around 10 mph increasing to around 20 mph
                    in the afternoon.

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy.
Min temperature.....7-12.
Max humidity........98 percent.
20-foot winds.......South 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......400-2800 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....South 15 to 20 mph.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow through the day.
Max temperature.....24-29.
Min humidity........64 percent.
20-foot winds.......South 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........3 or very low.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......600-2700 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....South around 10 mph.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy. Lows around 11. Highs in the lower 30s.
South winds up to 5 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy. Snow likely. Lows around 17. Highs in
the mid 30s. Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows around 15. Highs in the upper 30s.
West winds 5 to 10 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows around 16. Highs around 40.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows around 17. Highs in the lower 40s.

$$

NEZ206-211215-
Sandhills/Valentine NWR/Nebraska National Forest-
243 PM CST Tue Feb 20 2018

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy.
Min temperature.....4 below-9 below zero.
Max humidity........100 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.......300-2400 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Northwest around 10 mph shifting to the
                    southwest after midnight.

.WEDNESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny.
Max temperature.....24-29.
Min humidity........37 percent.
20-foot winds.......South 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Fair.
Mixing height.......300-2800 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....South 10 to 15 mph.

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy.
Min temperature.....Around 11.
Max humidity........93 percent.
20-foot winds.......South 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......800-2600 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....South 15 to 20 mph.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Chance of snow.
Max temperature.....Around 25.
Min humidity........68 percent.
20-foot winds.......South 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........3 or very low.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......800-1900 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....South around 10 mph.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy. Lows around 13. Highs in the lower 30s.
East winds up to 5 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy. Snow likely. Lows around 18. Highs in
the mid 30s. Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows around 16. Highs in the upper 30s.
Southwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows around 18. Highs around 40.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows around 19. Highs around 40.

$$

NEZ208-211215-
Niobrara Valley/Fort Niobrara NWR/Samuel R McKelvie National
Forest-
243 PM CST Tue Feb 20 2018

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear.
Min temperature.....6 below-11 below zero.
Max humidity........100 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southwest up to 5 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......200-2300 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....West 5 to 10 mph.

.WEDNESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....24-29.
Min humidity........44 percent.
20-foot winds.......South 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Smoke dispersal.....Fair.
Mixing height.......200-3200 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....South around 5 mph increasing to around 15 mph
                    in the afternoon.

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy.
Min temperature.....8-13.
Max humidity........92 percent.
20-foot winds.......South 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......500-2200 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....South around 15 mph.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow in the morning,
                    then snow likely in the afternoon.
Max temperature.....Around 26.
Min humidity........70 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southeast 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........3 or very low.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......500-2300 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....South around 10 mph.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of snow. Lows around 11.
Highs in the upper 20s. Northwest winds around 5 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow. Lows around 14. Highs
in the lower 30s. West winds 5 to 10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows around 15. Highs in the upper 30s.
West winds 5 to 15 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows around 16. Highs in the upper 30s.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows around 18. Highs in the upper 30s.

$$

NEZ209-211215-
Loup Rivers Basin-
243 PM CST Tue Feb 20 2018

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear.
Min temperature.....3 below-8 below zero.
Max humidity........100 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northwest 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......200-2300 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Northwest 5 to 10 mph.

.WEDNESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny.
Max temperature.....Around 25.
Min humidity........42 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southeast 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......200-2500 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Southeast 5 to 10 mph.

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy.
Min temperature.....10-15.
Max humidity........95 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southeast 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......500-2300 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Southeast 10 to 15 mph.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Chance of snow.
Max temperature.....Around 25.
Min humidity........71 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southeast around 5 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........2 or very low.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......800-1800 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Southeast around 10 mph.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of snow. Lows around 14.
Highs in the lower 30s. Northeast winds up to 5 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy. Snow likely. Lows around 18. Highs in
the mid 30s. Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows around 15. Highs in the upper 30s.
Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of snow. Lows around 18.
Highs in the upper 30s.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows around 19. Highs in the upper 30s.

$$

NEZ210-211215-
Frenchman Basin-
143 PM MST Tue Feb 20 2018

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy.
Min temperature.....1 below-6 below zero.
Max humidity........100 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northeast up to 5 mph shifting to the south
                    after midnight.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......300-2200 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Northeast around 5 mph shifting to the south
                    after midnight.

.WEDNESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny.
Max temperature.....Around 26.
Min humidity........44 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southeast 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Fair.
Mixing height.......200-2900 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....South 10 to 15 mph.

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy.
Min temperature.....Around 11.
Max humidity........100 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southeast 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......200-3100 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Southeast 10 to 15 mph.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow.
Max temperature.....24-29.
Min humidity........67 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southeast around 5 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........3 or very low.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......1200-1900 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Southeast 10 to 15 mph.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of snow. Lows around 14.
Highs in the mid 30s. Southeast winds around 5 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy. Snow likely. Lows around 20. Highs in
the mid 30s. Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows around 15. Highs around 40.
Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows around 19. Highs in the lower 40s.
.TUESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows around 18. Highs in the lower 40s.

$$

NEZ219-211215-
Loess Plains-
243 PM CST Tue Feb 20 2018

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy.
Min temperature.....2 below-7 below zero.
Max humidity........100 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northwest up to 5 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......200-2300 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Northeast around 5 mph.

.WEDNESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny.
Max temperature.....Around 26.
Min humidity........37 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southeast 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......200-3300 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Southeast 5 to 10 mph.

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy.
Min temperature.....Around 12.
Max humidity........94 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southeast around 5 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......200-2800 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Southeast around 10 mph.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow.
Max temperature.....Around 26.
Min humidity........70 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southeast around 5 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........2 or very low.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......1300-1700 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Southeast around 10 mph.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of snow. Lows around 16.
Highs in the mid 30s. East winds up to 5 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy. Snow likely and slight chance of rain.
Lows in the lower 20s. Highs in the mid 30s. Northwest winds 5 to
15 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows around 15. Highs around 40.
Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows around 20. Highs in the lower 40s.
.TUESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows around 19. Highs in the lower 40s.

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