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
451 AM CST MON JAN 23 2017

.DISCUSSION...

INCREASING CLOUDS AND BREEZY SOUTHERLY WINDS TODAY AHEAD OF
A WINTER STORM GETTING ORGANIZED OVER THE CENTRAL ROCKIES.
THE STORM WILL MOVE INTO THE EASTERN PLAINS OF COLORADO THIS
AFTERNOON AND INTO NORTHWEST KANSAS TONIGHT. SNOW WILL DEVELOP
OVER WESTERN NEBRASKA THROUGH THE EARLY MORNING HOURS ON TUESDAY
AND WILL SPREAD EAST ACROSS THE NORTHERN SANDHILLS THROUGH
TUESDAY NIGHT.

NEZ204-240015-
EASTERN PANHANDLE/CRESCENT LAKE NWR-
351 AM MST MON JAN 23 2017

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....45-50.
MIN HUMIDITY........35 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 5 TO 10 MPH INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 MPH IN
                    THE AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-2600 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH 10 TO 15 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN EARLY IN
                    THE EVENING. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW IN THE
                    EVENING...THEN CHANCE OF SNOW AFTER MIDNIGHT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....22-27.
MAX HUMIDITY........97 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST 5 TO 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE NORTH
                    AFTER MIDNIGHT.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100-1400 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST AROUND 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE NORTHEAST
                    AFTER MIDNIGHT.

.TUESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW THROUGH THE DAY. PATCHY
                    BLOWING SNOW IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....25-30.
MIN HUMIDITY........72 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......BREEZY. NORTH 10 TO 15 MPH INCREASING TO 15 TO
                    25 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1200-3000 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH AROUND 25 MPH INCREASING TO AROUND 40 MPH
                    IN THE AFTERNOON.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WEDNESDAY...COLDER. MOSTLY CLOUDY. PATCHY BLOWING SNOW IN THE
EVENING. CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS AROUND 14. HIGHS IN THE MID 20S.
NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 10. HIGHS IN THE UPPER
20S. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 11. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 30S.
NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS AROUND 16. HIGHS IN THE MID 30S.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 18. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 30S.

$$

NEZ206-240015-
SANDHILLS/VALENTINE NWR/NEBRASKA NATIONAL FOREST-
451 AM CST MON JAN 23 2017

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....47-52.
MIN HUMIDITY........35 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 5 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....FAIR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-3300 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST AROUND 10 MPH INCREASING TO SOUTH
                    AROUND 20 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN EARLY IN
                    THE EVENING. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW IN THE
                    EVENING...THEN CHANCE OF SNOW AFTER MIDNIGHT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....24-29.
MAX HUMIDITY........100 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......EAST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100-1200 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST 10 TO 15 MPH.

.TUESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. SNOW LIKELY THROUGH THE DAY. PATCHY
                    BLOWING SNOW IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....29-34.
MIN HUMIDITY........72 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH 5 TO 10 MPH INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 MPH IN
                    THE AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......900-2700 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST AROUND 15 MPH INCREASING TO NORTH
                    AROUND 35 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WEDNESDAY...COLDER...BREEZY. MOSTLY CLOUDY. PATCHY BLOWING SNOW.
CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS AROUND 18. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 20S. NORTHWEST
WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 13. HIGHS AROUND 30.
NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 14. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 30S.
NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS AROUND 19. HIGHS IN THE MID 30S.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 20. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 40S.

$$

NEZ208-240015-
NIOBRARA VALLEY/FORT NIOBRARA NWR/SAMUEL R MCKELVIE NATIONAL
FOREST-
451 AM CST MON JAN 23 2017

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. PATCHY FOG EARLY IN THE MORNING.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....45-50.
MIN HUMIDITY........37 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH UP TO 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTHEAST 5
                    TO 15 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....FAIR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-3400 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 5 MPH INCREASING TO SOUTHEAST
                    AROUND 15 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW
                    IN THE EVENING...THEN CHANCE OF SNOW AFTER
                    MIDNIGHT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....24-29.
MAX HUMIDITY........99 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......EAST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100-1200 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST AROUND 15 MPH.

.TUESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. SNOW LIKELY IN THE MORNING...THEN SNOW
                    IN THE AFTERNOON. PATCHY BLOWING SNOW IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....29-34.
MIN HUMIDITY........75 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHEAST 5 TO 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE NORTH 10
                    TO 20 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....FAIR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......800-1900 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST AROUND 15 MPH INCREASING TO NORTH
                    AROUND 30 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WEDNESDAY...COLDER. PATCHY BLOWING SNOW. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SNOW
LIKELY. LOWS AROUND 19. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 20S. NORTHWEST WINDS
10 TO 20 MPH.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 12. HIGHS IN THE MID 20S.
NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 13. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 20S.
NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 19. HIGHS IN THE LOWER
30S.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 19. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 30S.

$$

NEZ209-240015-
LOUP RIVERS BASIN-
451 AM CST MON JAN 23 2017

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. PATCHY FOG EARLY IN THE MORNING.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....46-51.
MIN HUMIDITY........40 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH UP TO 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTHEAST 5
                    TO 15 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....FAIR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-3300 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 5 MPH INCREASING TO SOUTHEAST
                    AROUND 15 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN EARLY IN
                    THE EVENING. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW IN THE LATE
                    EVENING AND OVERNIGHT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 29.
MAX HUMIDITY........100 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST 5 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100-900 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST AROUND 15 MPH.

.TUESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. SNOW LIKELY THROUGH THE DAY. RAIN
                    LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON. PATCHY BLOWING SNOW
                    LATE IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....33-38.
MIN HUMIDITY........72 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH 5 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....FAIR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......800-2200 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST AROUND 15 MPH SHIFTING TO THE NORTH IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WEDNESDAY...COLDER...BREEZY. PATCHY BLOWING SNOW. MOSTLY CLOUDY
WITH CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS IN THE LOWER 20S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER
20S. NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 14. HIGHS AROUND 30.
NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 15. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 30S.
NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 20. HIGHS IN THE MID 30S.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 20S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 40S.

$$

NEZ210-240015-
FRENCHMAN BASIN-
351 AM MST MON JAN 23 2017

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....49-54.
MIN HUMIDITY........35 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST 5 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....FAIR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-2500 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST AROUND 10 MPH INCREASING TO SOUTH
                    AROUND 20 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW AFTER
                    MIDNIGHT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....24-29.
MAX HUMIDITY........98 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST 5 TO 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE NORTH
                    AFTER MIDNIGHT.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100-1000 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST 5 TO 10 MPH.

.TUESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW IN THE
                    MORNING...THEN CHANCE OF RAIN EARLY IN THE
                    AFTERNOON. CHANCE OF SNOW IN THE AFTERNOON.
                    PATCHY BLOWING SNOW IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....31-36.
MIN HUMIDITY........62 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......BREEZY. NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH INCREASING TO 15
                    TO 25 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....VERY GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......700-3400 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH AROUND 20 MPH INCREASING TO NORTHWEST
                    AROUND 35 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WEDNESDAY...COLDER. MOSTLY CLOUDY. PATCHY BLOWING SNOW IN THE
EVENING. CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS AROUND 19. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 30S.
NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 15. HIGHS IN THE MID 30S.
NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS AROUND 15. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 30S.
NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS AROUND 19. HIGHS AROUND 40.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 20S. HIGHS IN THE MID
40S.

$$

NEZ219-240015-
LOESS PLAINS-
451 AM CST MON JAN 23 2017

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 52.
MIN HUMIDITY........36 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST 5 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100-3500 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST AROUND 10 MPH INCREASING TO SOUTH
                    AROUND 20 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW AFTER
                    MIDNIGHT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 29.
MAX HUMIDITY........98 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......EAST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100-500 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST 10 TO 15 MPH.

.TUESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW IN THE
                    MORNING...THEN CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW IN THE
                    AFTERNOON. PATCHY BLOWING SNOW LATE IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....34-39.
MIN HUMIDITY........59 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH INCREASING TO 15 TO 20
                    MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......300-2700 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH AROUND 10 MPH INCREASING TO NORTHWEST
                    AROUND 30 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WEDNESDAY...COLDER. MOSTLY CLOUDY. PATCHY BLOWING SNOW IN THE
EVENING. CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS AROUND 20. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 30S.
NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 16. HIGHS IN THE MID 30S.
NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS AROUND 16. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 30S.
NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS AROUND 20. HIGHS AROUND 40.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 20S. HIGHS IN THE MID
40S.

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