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
144 PM CST Mon Feb 19 2018

.DISCUSSION...
Snowfall during the next 7 days is expected to produce liquid
water equivalents of 1/4 to 1/2 of an inch in many areas.

Cold weather through Monday will maintain minimum afternoon
humidity above 35 percent across all of Western and North Central
Nebraska.

NEZ204-201215-
Eastern Panhandle/Crescent Lake NWR-
1244 PM MST Mon Feb 19 2018

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Snow in the evening, then snow likely
                    after midnight. Chance of snow late in the
                    night.
Min temperature.....4 below to 1 above zero.
Max humidity........94 percent.
20-foot winds.......North 5 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........2 or very low.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......1800-3500 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....North around 15 mph.

.TUESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy then becoming mostly sunny.
Max temperature.....9-14.
Min humidity........42 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northwest 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........3 or very low.
Smoke dispersal.....Fair.
Mixing height.......1600-3800 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Northwest around 15 mph.

.TUESDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy.
Min temperature.....3 below-8 below zero.
Max humidity........100 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northwest up to 5 mph shifting to the southwest
                    after midnight.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......200-3200 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Northwest around 5 mph shifting to the south
                    after midnight.

.WEDNESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....26-31.
Min humidity........35 percent.
20-foot winds.......South 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Very good.
Mixing height.......100-3900 ft AGL until 1200, then 2500-6700 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....South around 10 mph increasing to around 20 mph
                    in the afternoon.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.THURSDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow. Lows around 8. Highs
in the upper 20s. South winds 5 to 10 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of snow. Lows around 9.
Highs in the lower 30s. South winds up to 5 mph.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows around 15. Highs in the upper
30s. West winds 5 to 15 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows around 18. Highs around 40.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows around 17. Highs around 40.

$$

NEZ206-201215-
Sandhills/Valentine NWR/Nebraska National Forest-
144 PM CST Mon Feb 19 2018

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Snow until early morning, then chance
                    of snow late in the night.
Min temperature.....1 below to 4 above zero.
Max humidity........93 percent.
20-foot winds.......North 5 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........2 or very low.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......2200-3100 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....North around 15 mph.

.TUESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy then becoming mostly sunny.
                    Slight chance of snow early in the morning.
Max temperature.....10-15.
Min humidity........51 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northwest 5 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........3 or very low.
Smoke dispersal.....Fair.
Mixing height.......2200-3800 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Northwest around 20 mph.

.TUESDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy.
Min temperature.....1 below-6 below zero.
Max humidity........99 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northwest up to 5 mph shifting to the west
                    after midnight.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......400-3300 ft AGL until 2400, then 400-1300 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Northwest around 5 mph shifting to the
                    southwest after midnight.

.WEDNESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....26-31.
Min humidity........40 percent.
20-foot winds.......South 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Smoke dispersal.....Good.
Mixing height.......300-2000 ft AGL until 1200, then 2000-4200 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....South 10 to 15 mph.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.THURSDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow. Lows around 9. Highs
in the upper 20s. South winds 5 to 10 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy. Lows around 10. Highs in the lower 30s.
Southeast winds around 5 mph.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of snow. Lows around 17.
Highs in the upper 30s. West winds 5 to 10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows around 19. Highs in the lower 40s.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of snow. Lows around 19.
Highs around 40.

$$

NEZ208-201215-
Niobrara Valley/Fort Niobrara NWR/Samuel R McKelvie National
Forest-
144 PM CST Mon Feb 19 2018

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Snow until early morning, then chance
                    of snow late in the night.
Min temperature.....1 below to 4 above zero.
Max humidity........99 percent.
20-foot winds.......North 5 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........2 or very low.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......2200-3200 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....North around 15 mph.

.TUESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny. Slight chance of snow in the
                    morning.
Max temperature.....7-12.
Min humidity........64 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northwest 10 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........2 or very low.
Smoke dispersal.....Good.
Mixing height.......2100-3500 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Northwest around 20 mph.

.TUESDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy.
Min temperature.....5 below-10 below zero.
Max humidity........100 percent.
20-foot winds.......West 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......200-3000 ft AGL until 2400, then 200-500 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........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Fair.
Mixing height.......200-4000 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....South around 5 mph increasing to around 15 mph
                    in the afternoon.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.THURSDAY...Mostly cloudy. Snow likely. Lows around 8. Highs in
the upper 20s. South winds 5 to 10 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of snow. Lows around 8.
Highs around 30. Southwest winds around 5 mph.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows around 15. Highs in the mid 30s.
West winds 5 to 10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows around 18. Highs in the upper 30s.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of snow. Lows around 18.
Highs in the upper 30s.

$$

NEZ209-201215-
Loup Rivers Basin-
144 PM CST Mon Feb 19 2018

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Chance of snow in the evening, then
                    snow likely after midnight. Chance of snow late
                    in the night.
Min temperature.....2-7.
Max humidity........94 percent.
20-foot winds.......North 5 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........2 or very low.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......2100-3100 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....North 10 to 15 mph.

.TUESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy then becoming mostly sunny.
                    Slight chance of snow early in the morning.
Max temperature.....13-18.
Min humidity........51 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northwest 10 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........2 or very low.
Smoke dispersal.....Good.
Mixing height.......2500-3800 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Northwest 20 to 25 mph.

.TUESDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy.
Min temperature.....4 below to 1 above zero.
Max humidity........97 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northwest 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......900-3400 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....North 5 to 10 mph.

.WEDNESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....24-29.
Min humidity........37 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southwest up to 5 mph shifting to the southeast
                    in the afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......900-2700 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....South 5 to 10 mph.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.THURSDAY...Mostly cloudy. Snow likely. Lows around 9. Highs in
the mid 20s. Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of snow. Lows around 11.
Highs around 30. Northeast winds up to 5 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of snow. Lows around 17.
Highs in the mid 30s. West winds 5 to 10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows around 19. Highs around 40.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of snow. Lows around 19.
Highs in the upper 30s.

$$

NEZ210-201215-
Frenchman Basin-
1244 PM MST Mon Feb 19 2018

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Chance of snow until early morning,
                    then slight chance of snow late in the night.
Min temperature.....3-8.
Max humidity........92 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northeast 10 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........2 or very low.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......2000-3300 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Northeast 10 to 15 mph.

.TUESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny.
Max temperature.....16-21.
Min humidity........43 percent.
20-foot winds.......North 5 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........3 or very low.
Smoke dispersal.....Fair.
Mixing height.......2300-3700 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Northwest 15 to 20 mph.

.TUESDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy then becoming mostly cloudy.
Min temperature.....Zero to 5 above zero.
Max humidity........100 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northeast around 5 mph shifting to the
                    southeast up to 5 mph after midnight.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......1200-3500 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Northeast around 5 mph shifting to the
                    southeast after midnight.

.WEDNESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny.
Max temperature.....Around 28.
Min humidity........38 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southeast 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Smoke dispersal.....Good.
Mixing height.......1000-4300 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Southeast around 10 mph increasing to around 20
                    mph in the afternoon.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.THURSDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow. Lows around 9. Highs
in the upper 20s. Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of snow. Lows around 12.
Highs in the mid 30s. Southeast winds around 5 mph.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of snow. Lows around 18.
Highs in the upper 30s. Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows around 18. Highs in the lower 40s.
.MONDAY...Mostly clear. Lows around 19. Highs in the lower 40s.

$$

NEZ219-201215-
Loess Plains-
144 PM CST Mon Feb 19 2018

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Chance of snow until early morning.
                    Slight chance of snow late in the night.
Min temperature.....4-9.
Max humidity........94 percent.
20-foot winds.......North 5 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........2 or very low.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......2300-3100 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Northeast around 10 mph shifting to the north
                    after midnight.

.TUESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny.
Max temperature.....16-21.
Min humidity........44 percent.
20-foot winds.......North 5 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........3 or very low.
Smoke dispersal.....Fair.
Mixing height.......2500-4000 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Northwest 15 to 20 mph.

.TUESDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy.
Min temperature.....1 below to 4 above zero.
Max humidity........96 percent.
20-foot winds.......North 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........3 or very low.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......900-3400 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Northeast around 5 mph.

.WEDNESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny.
Max temperature.....Around 29.
Min humidity........31 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southeast 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Smoke dispersal.....Fair.
Mixing height.......1000-3700 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Southeast around 5 mph increasing to around 15
                    mph in the afternoon.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.THURSDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow. Lows around 11. Highs
in the upper 20s. Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of snow. Lows around 14.
Highs in the mid 30s. East winds around 5 mph.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Chance of snow. Lows around 20. Highs
in the upper 30s. Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly clear. Lows around 19. Highs in the lower 40s.
.MONDAY...Mostly clear. Lows around 20. Highs in the lower 40s.

$$



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