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
429 AM CST Fri Feb 24 2017

.DISCUSSION...
Cool weather will prevail through Thursday. The next opportunity
for range fire development appears to be across Southwest Nebraska
Friday when relative humidity is forecast to fall below 30 percent
along and south of Interstate 80.

NEZ204-250015-
Eastern Panhandle/Crescent Lake NWR-
329 AM MST Fri Feb 24 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow in the morning,
                    then slight chance of snow early in the
                    afternoon.
Max temperature.....22-27.
Min humidity........70 percent.
20-foot winds.......North 5 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........3 or very low.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......1900-4000 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....North 15 to 20 mph.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy.
Min temperature.....3-8.
Max humidity........100 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northwest 5 to 10 mph shifting to the southwest
                    after midnight.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......200-1800 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Northwest around 5 mph shifting to the
                    southwest after midnight.

.SATURDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny.
Max temperature.....28-33.
Min humidity........55 percent.
20-foot winds.......West 5 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Smoke dispersal.....Fair.
Mixing height.......200-1600 ft AGL until 1200, then 1000-3600 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Southwest around 10 mph increasing to west
                    around 20 mph in the afternoon.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows around 8. Highs in the lower 30s.
West winds 5 to 10 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows around 9. Highs in the upper 30s.
South winds 5 to 10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows around 18. Highs in the mid 30s.
Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows around 13. Highs in the mid 30s.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows around 17. Highs around 40.

$$

NEZ206-250015-
Sandhills/Valentine NWR/Nebraska National Forest-
429 AM CST Fri Feb 24 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Areas of blowing snow until late
                    afternoon. Chance of snow early in the morning.
                    Slight chance of snow in the late morning and
                    early afternoon.
Max temperature.....22-27.
Min humidity........69 percent.
20-foot winds.......North 10 to 20 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........3 or very low.
Smoke dispersal.....Fair.
Mixing height.......1900-3200 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....North 20 to 25 mph.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy.
Min temperature.....2-7.
Max humidity........100 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northwest 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......100-2600 ft AGL until 2400, then 100-300 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....West 5 to 10 mph.

.SATURDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny.
Max temperature.....29-34.
Min humidity........58 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southwest 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Fair.
Mixing height.......100-2900 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Southwest 10 to 15 mph.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows around 12. Highs in the mid 30s.
West winds 5 to 10 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows around 12. Highs in the upper 30s.
South winds 5 to 10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 20s. Highs in the
upper 30s. Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows around 15. Highs in the mid 30s.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows around 20. Highs in the lower
40s.

$$

NEZ208-250015-
Niobrara Valley/Fort Niobrara NWR/Samuel R McKelvie National
Forest-
429 AM CST Fri Feb 24 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow early in the
                    morning. Slight chance of snow late in the
                    morning. Areas of blowing snow through the day.
Max temperature.....23-28.
Min humidity........66 percent.
20-foot winds.......North 10 to 20 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........3 or very low.
Smoke dispersal.....Good.
Mixing height.......2100-3600 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....North around 25 mph.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy.
Min temperature.....2-7.
Max humidity........100 percent.
20-foot winds.......West 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......200-3300 ft AGL until 2400, then 100-300 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....West 5 to 10 mph.

.SATURDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny.
Max temperature.....Around 31.
Min humidity........67 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southwest 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......100-2500 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Southwest around 5 mph increasing to around 15
                    mph in the afternoon.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows around 13. Highs in the lower 30s.
West winds 5 to 10 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows around 13. Highs in the upper 30s.
South winds 5 to 10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of snow. Lows in the
lower 20s. Highs in the upper 30s. Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows around 16. Highs in the mid 30s.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows around 20. Highs in the lower
40s.

$$

NEZ209-250015-
Loup Rivers Basin-
429 AM CST Fri Feb 24 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Snow likely early in the
                    morning. Chance of snow late in the morning,
                    then slight chance of snow early in the
                    afternoon. Areas of blowing snow through the
                    day.
Max temperature.....Around 26.
Min humidity........65 percent.
20-foot winds.......Breezy. North 15 to 25 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........3 or very low.
Smoke dispersal.....Good.
Mixing height.......2000-3400 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....North around 30 mph.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy.
Min temperature.....9-14.
Max humidity........96 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northwest 5 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......300-3300 ft AGL until 2400, then 100-400 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Northwest around 15 mph decreasing to around 5
                    mph after midnight.

.SATURDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny.
Max temperature.....31-36.
Min humidity........57 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southwest 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Good.
Mixing height.......100-3400 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Southwest around 5 mph increasing to around 15
                    mph in the afternoon.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows around 15. Highs in the mid 30s.
West winds 5 to 10 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows around 14. Highs around 40. South
winds 5 to 10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Lows in the mid 20s. Highs in the lower
40s. Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows around 18. Highs in the upper
30s.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 20s. Highs in the
lower 40s.

$$

NEZ210-250015-
Frenchman Basin-
329 AM MST Fri Feb 24 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Snow likely early in the morning, then
                    chance of snow in the late morning and early
                    afternoon. Slight chance of snow late in the
                    afternoon.
Max temperature.....Around 27.
Min humidity........64 percent.
20-foot winds.......North 10 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........3 or very low.
Smoke dispersal.....Fair.
Mixing height.......2200-4600 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....North 20 to 25 mph.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy.
Min temperature.....10-15.
Max humidity........100 percent.
20-foot winds.......West 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......200-2800 ft AGL until 2400, then 200-400 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....West 5 to 10 mph.

.SATURDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny.
Max temperature.....35-40.
Min humidity........39 percent.
20-foot winds.......West 5 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Good.
Mixing height.......200-3800 ft AGL until 1200, then 1600-7300 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Southwest around 10 mph increasing to west
                    around 20 mph in the afternoon.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows around 14. Highs in the upper 30s.
Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows around 15. Highs in the mid 40s.
Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Lows in the lower 20s. Highs in the
lower 40s. Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows around 19. Highs in the lower
40s.
.THURSDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 20s. Highs in the mid
40s.

$$

NEZ219-250015-
Loess Plains-
429 AM CST Fri Feb 24 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Snow likely early in the morning, then
                    chance of snow in the late morning and early
                    afternoon.
Max temperature.....26-31.
Min humidity........59 percent.
20-foot winds.......North 10 to 20 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........3 or very low.
Smoke dispersal.....Good.
Mixing height.......2300-3900 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....North 25 to 30 mph.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy.
Min temperature.....10-15.
Max humidity........99 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northwest 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......200-2800 ft AGL until 2400, then 100-300 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Northwest 5 to 10 mph.

.SATURDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny.
Max temperature.....36-41.
Min humidity........37 percent.
20-foot winds.......West 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Good.
Mixing height.......100-3300 ft AGL until 1200, then 1700-7400 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Southwest around 5 mph increasing to west
                    around 20 mph in the afternoon.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows around 15. Highs in the upper 30s.
Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows around 16. Highs in the mid 40s.
Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 20s. Highs in the mid
40s. Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows around 20. Highs in the lower
40s.
.THURSDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 20s. Highs in the
upper 40s.

$$



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