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
435 AM CDT THU AUG 28 2014

.DISCUSSION...

FIRE DANGER WILL BE MINIMAL OVER THE NEXT 24 HOURS AS RAIN SHOWERS AND
HIGH HUMIDITY IS EXPECTED TODAY AND TONIGHT. DRIER CONDITIONS WILL
SET IN FRIDAY INTO SATURDAY AS THE THREAT FOR RAIN WILL END.
MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ON FRIDAY AND SATURDAY WILL RANGE FROM
30 TO 50 PERCENT.


NEZ204-291030-
EASTERN PANHANDLE/CRESCENT LAKE NWR-
335 AM MDT THU AUG 28 2014

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY. PATCHY FOG EARLY IN THE MORNING.
                    SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
                    UNTIL LATE AFTERNOON. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....73-78.
MIN HUMIDITY........48 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 5 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................3.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....VERY GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1600-6000 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 5000-9800 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 54.
MAX HUMIDITY........96 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................2 DECREASING TO 1 AFTER MIDNIGHT.
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......500-7000 FT AGL UNTIL 0100...THEN 300-600 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST 10 TO 15 MPH.

.FRIDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 84.
MIN HUMIDITY........30 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST AROUND 5 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....VERY GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......300-7200 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 9100-10700 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH 10 TO 15 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 80S. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS AROUND 60. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO
15 MPH.
.LABOR DAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS AROUND 80.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS IN THE
MID 80S.

$$

NEZ210-291030-
FRENCHMAN BASIN-
435 AM CDT THU AUG 28 2014

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN CHANCE OF
                    SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 77.
MIN HUMIDITY........52 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................3 INCREASING TO 4 IN THE AFTERNOON.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....VERY GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1800-6300 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 6900-9900 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY.
                    CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS EARLY IN
                    THE EVENING...THEN SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS IN THE LATE EVENING AND EARLY
                    MORNING.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 57.
MAX HUMIDITY........97 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................4 DECREASING TO 3 AFTER MIDNIGHT.
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......400-7800 FT AGL UNTIL 0100...THEN 300-400 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 10 MPH.

.FRIDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 84.
MIN HUMIDITY........32 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST AROUND 5 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....EXCELLENT.
MIXING HEIGHT.......300-6300 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 7500-10100 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH 10 TO 15 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 80S. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. NORTH
WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.LABOR DAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S.
EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS AROUND 60. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S.

$$

NEZ206-291030-
SANDHILLS/VALENTINE NWR/NEBRASKA NATIONAL FOREST/
SAMUEL R MCKELVIE NATIONAL FOREST-
435 AM CDT THU AUG 28 2014

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. PATCHY FOG EARLY IN THE MORNING.
                    SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
                    UNTIL LATE AFTERNOON. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....75-80.
MIN HUMIDITY........55 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST UP TO 5 MPH.
LAL.................3 INCREASING TO 4 IN THE AFTERNOON.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1800-5400 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 5200-9800 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 10 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY.
                    CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS EARLY IN
                    THE EVENING. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS IN THE LATE EVENING AND EARLY
                    MORNING.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....55-60.
MAX HUMIDITY........100 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................3 DECREASING TO 2 AFTER MIDNIGHT.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......500-7500 FT AGL UNTIL 0100...THEN 300-1100 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 10 MPH.

.FRIDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 84.
MIN HUMIDITY........35 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST AROUND 5 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....EXCELLENT.
MIXING HEIGHT.......300-7100 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 7000-10500 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH 10 TO 15 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS IN THE MID
80S. SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS AROUND 80. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO
15 MPH.
.LABOR DAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. WEST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS AROUND 80.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 80S.

$$

NEZ208-291030-
NIOBRARA VALLEY/FORT NIOBRARA NWR-
335 AM MDT THU AUG 28 2014

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. PATCHY FOG EARLY IN THE MORNING.
                    CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
                    MORNING. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN
                    CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LATE IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....76-81.
MIN HUMIDITY........58 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST UP TO 5 MPH.
LAL.................4.
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1300-4900 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 5200-8500 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 10 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY.
                    CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS EARLY IN
                    THE EVENING. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS LATE IN THE EVENING.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....56-61.
MAX HUMIDITY........100 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................3 DECREASING TO 1 AFTER MIDNIGHT.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......900-6300 FT AGL UNTIL 0100...THEN 400-1200 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 10 MPH.

.FRIDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 83.
MIN HUMIDITY........37 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST AROUND 5 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....EXCELLENT.
MIXING HEIGHT.......400-7300 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 6300-10800 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 60. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S.
SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. WEST WINDS 5 TO
15 MPH.
.LABOR DAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. NORTHWEST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 80S.

$$

NEZ219-291030-
LOESS PLAINS-
435 AM CDT THU AUG 28 2014

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN CHANCE OF
                    SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 78.
MIN HUMIDITY........57 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH 5 TO 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTHEAST IN
                    THE AFTERNOON.
LAL.................3 INCREASING TO 4 IN THE AFTERNOON.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....FAIR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1200-5000 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 4300-8300 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH AROUND 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTH IN
                    THE AFTERNOON.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS UNTIL EARLY MORNING...THEN SLIGHT
                    CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS EARLY IN
                    THE MORNING.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 58.
MAX HUMIDITY........100 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................4 DECREASING TO 3 AFTER MIDNIGHT.
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......500-7500 FT AGL UNTIL 0100...THEN 400-500 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 10 MPH.

.FRIDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 84.
MIN HUMIDITY........42 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH AROUND 5 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....VERY GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......400-6000 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 7000-9000 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH 10 TO 15 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS IN THE MID
80S. SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S.
NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.LABOR DAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. NORTHEAST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 60. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S.

$$

NEZ209-291030-
LOUP RIVERS BASIN-
435 AM CDT THU AUG 28 2014

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....76-81.
MIN HUMIDITY........64 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................4.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1100-4700 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 4600-7700 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS EARLY IN THE EVENING...THEN
                    SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN
                    THE LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....58-63.
MAX HUMIDITY........100 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH UP TO 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE NORTHWEST
                    AFTER MIDNIGHT.
LAL.................4 DECREASING TO 3 AFTER MIDNIGHT.
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......400-6700 FT AGL UNTIL 0100...THEN 400-1100 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE NORTHWEST
                    AFTER MIDNIGHT.

.FRIDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 82.
MIN HUMIDITY........47 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH AROUND 5 MPH.
LAL.................2 DECREASING TO 1 IN THE AFTERNOON.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....VERY GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......800-6600 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 6300-9200 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH AROUND 10 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS IN THE MID
80S. SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO
15 MPH.
.LABOR DAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. NORTHWEST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS AROUND 80.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 60. HIGHS IN THE LOWER
80S.

$$

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