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
259 PM CDT Thu Apr 19 2018

.DISCUSSION...

1/2 to 1 inch of rainfall is expected during the next 7 days along
and west of highway 83. Lesser rainfall is expected east of
highway 83. Generally below normal temperatures will produce
minimum afternoon humidity above 30 percent in most areas.

NEZ204-201215-
Eastern Panhandle/Crescent Lake NWR-
159 PM MDT Thu Apr 19 2018

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy then becoming mostly cloudy.
Min temperature.....35-40.
Max humidity........84 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southeast 10 to 20 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......1000-5600 ft AGL until 0100, then 700-1300 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Southeast around 25 mph.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Rain likely and snow in the
                    morning, then rain with snow likely in the
                    afternoon.
Max temperature.....40-45.
Min humidity........65 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southeast 10 to 20 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Smoke dispersal.....Very good.
Mixing height.......700-2300 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Southeast around 25 mph.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Rain likely through the night. Chance
                    of snow in the late evening and early morning,
                    then snow likely early in the morning.
Min temperature.....Around 35.
Max humidity........100 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southeast 5 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........3 or very low.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......1100-1800 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....East around 20 mph.

.SATURDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow early in the
                    morning. Chance of rain in the morning, then
                    slight chance of rain in the afternoon.
Max temperature.....47-52.
Min humidity........57 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southeast 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........3 or very low.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......1200-4800 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Southeast 10 to 15 mph.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY...Warmer. Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 30s. Highs in
the upper 50s. Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers. Lows in the
mid 30s. Highs in the lower 60s. South winds 10 to 20 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers with possible snow
showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the lower 30s. Highs in the
mid 50s. North winds 10 to 20 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 30s. Highs in the
lower 60s.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 30s. Highs in the
lower 60s.

$$

NEZ206-201215-
Sandhills/Valentine NWR/Nebraska National Forest-
259 PM CDT Thu Apr 19 2018

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear then becoming mostly cloudy.
Min temperature.....33-38.
Max humidity........83 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southeast 5 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......300-4300 ft AGL until 0100, then 300-800 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Southeast around 15 mph.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Rain likely in the morning, then
                    rain in the afternoon.
Max temperature.....44-49.
Min humidity........58 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southeast 10 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Very good.
Mixing height.......500-4000 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Southeast 15 to 20 mph.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Rain likely through the night. Chance
                    of snow early in the morning.
Min temperature.....Around 36.
Max humidity........100 percent.
20-foot winds.......East 5 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........3 or very low.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......1200-2600 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....East 20 to 25 mph.

.SATURDAY...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Chance of snow early in the morning.
                    Chance of rain through the day.
Max temperature.....Around 48.
Min humidity........61 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southeast 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........3 or very low.
Smoke dispersal.....Fair.
Mixing height.......1100-3200 ft AGL until 1300, then 2900-5400 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Southeast 10 to 15 mph.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy. Lows in the mid 30s. Highs in the mid
50s. South winds 5 to 10 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 30s. Highs in the lower
60s. South winds 5 to 15 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and snow showers.
Lows in the mid 30s. Highs in the mid 50s. North winds 10 to
15 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 30s. Highs in the
lower 60s.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 30s. Highs in the
mid 60s.

$$

NEZ208-201215-
Niobrara Valley/Fort Niobrara NWR/Samuel R McKelvie National
Forest-
259 PM CDT Thu Apr 19 2018

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy.
Min temperature.....32-37.
Max humidity........92 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southeast 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......200-3700 ft AGL until 0100, then 200-600 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Southeast 10 to 15 mph.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny then becoming cloudy. Chance of
                    rain in the late morning and afternoon.
Max temperature.....45-50.
Min humidity........59 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southeast 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Fair.
Mixing height.......300-3000 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Southeast around 15 mph.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Rain likely in the evening, then chance
                    of rain after midnight. Chance of snow early in
                    the morning.
Min temperature.....Around 36.
Max humidity........100 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southeast 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........3 or very low.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......700-1900 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....East 15 to 20 mph.

.SATURDAY...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Chance of snow early in the morning.
                    Chance of rain in the morning, then slight
                    chance of rain in the afternoon.
Max temperature.....Around 50.
Min humidity........61 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southeast 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........3 or very low.
Smoke dispersal.....Fair.
Mixing height.......700-5400 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Southeast around 10 mph.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy. Lows in the lower 30s. Highs in the
upper 50s. South winds 5 to 10 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 30s. Highs in the
lower 60s. South winds 5 to 15 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers. Lows in the upper
30s. Highs in the mid 50s. Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 30s. Highs around
60.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 30s. Highs in the
lower 60s.

$$

NEZ209-201215-
Loup Rivers Basin-
259 PM CDT Thu Apr 19 2018

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy.
Min temperature.....31-36.
Max humidity........91 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southeast 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......200-3600 ft AGL until 0100, then 200-400 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Southeast around 10 mph.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny then becoming cloudy. Slight
                    chance of rain late in the morning. Chance of
                    rain in the afternoon.
Max temperature.....48-53.
Min humidity........51 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southeast 5 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Fair.
Mixing height.......300-4300 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Southeast 15 to 20 mph.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Chance of rain.
Min temperature.....Around 38.
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.......800-4100 ft AGL until 0100, then 800-2100 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....East 15 to 20 mph.

.SATURDAY...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Chance of rain.
Max temperature.....47-52.
Min humidity........58 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southeast 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........3 or very low.
Smoke dispersal.....Good.
Mixing height.......900-5300 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Southeast 10 to 15 mph.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy. Lows in the lower 30s. Highs in the
upper 50s. South winds up to 5 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 30s. Highs in the lower
60s. South winds 5 to 15 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers. Lows in the upper
30s. Highs in the mid 50s. North winds 5 to 15 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 30s. Highs in the
lower 60s.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 30s. Highs in the
mid 60s.

$$

NEZ210-201215-
Frenchman Basin-
159 PM MDT Thu Apr 19 2018

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy then becoming mostly cloudy.
Min temperature.....Around 38.
Max humidity........78 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southeast 10 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......500-6000 ft AGL until 0100, then 700-1100 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Southeast around 25 mph.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Chance of rain early in the morning,
                    then rain in the late morning and afternoon.
Max temperature.....42-47.
Min humidity........62 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southeast 10 to 20 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Smoke dispersal.....Good.
Mixing height.......700-2900 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Southeast 20 to 25 mph.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Rain through the night. Snow early in
                    the morning.
Min temperature.....Around 36.
Max humidity........100 percent.
20-foot winds.......East 10 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........3 or very low.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......1000-2300 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Southeast around 20 mph.

.SATURDAY...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Snow likely early in the morning. Rain
                    likely in the morning, then chance of rain in
                    the afternoon.
Max temperature.....Around 48.
Min humidity........66 percent.
20-foot winds.......East 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........3 or very low.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......1300-4300 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Southeast 10 to 15 mph.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy. Lows in the mid 30s. Highs in the mid
50s. Southeast winds around 5 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 30s. Highs in the mid
60s. Southeast winds 5 to 15 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and slight chance of
snow showers. Lows in the mid 30s. Highs in the upper 50s. North
winds 5 to 15 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 30s. Highs in the
lower 60s.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 30s. Highs in the
upper 60s.

$$

NEZ219-201215-
Loess Plains-
259 PM CDT Thu Apr 19 2018

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy.
Min temperature.....Around 36.
Max humidity........78 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southeast 5 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......300-4100 ft AGL until 0100, then 400-700 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Southeast 15 to 20 mph.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain in the morning,
                    then rain in the afternoon.
Max temperature.....46-51.
Min humidity........52 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southeast 10 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Good.
Mixing height.......600-2400 ft AGL until 1300, then 2300-4400 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Southeast 15 to 20 mph.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Rain likely.
Min temperature.....Around 38.
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.......1500-2400 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Southeast 20 to 25 mph.

.SATURDAY...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Rain likely in the morning, then chance
                    of rain in the afternoon.
Max temperature.....Around 49.
Min humidity........62 percent.
20-foot winds.......East 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........3 or very low.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......1400-4000 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....East 10 to 15 mph.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy. Lows in the mid 30s. Highs in the mid
50s. Southeast winds up to 5 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 30s. Highs in the mid
60s. Southeast winds 5 to 15 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers. Lows in the upper
30s. Highs in the upper 50s. North winds 5 to 15 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 30s. Highs in the
lower 60s.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 30s. Highs in the
upper 60s.

$$



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