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
248 PM CDT Tue Apr 24 2018

.DISCUSSION...

Cool and damp conditions expected overnight across western Nebraska.
For Wednesday and beyond, minimum RH values will fall below 25 percent
across portions of the fire districts. This will mainly occur across
zone 204 and 210. Near normal temperatures Wednesday, will be followed
by slightly below normal highs in the upper 50s Thursday along with
northwest winds 20 to 35 mph.  A strong warmup to at least the mid 70s
will occur through the weekend. A slight increase in dewpoints and
light winds will keep fire weather conditions fairly low however.

NEZ204-251215-
Eastern Panhandle/Crescent Lake NWR-
148 PM MDT Tue Apr 24 2018

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of rain and snow
                    in the evening.
Min temperature.....27-32.
Max humidity........99 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northwest 5 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........3 or very low.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......1100-3500 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....North around 25 mph becoming northwest around
                    15 mph after midnight.

.WEDNESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....59-64.
Min humidity........21 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southwest 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Fair.
Mixing height.......1200-4200 ft AGL until 1300, then 3300-5300 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....North around 10 mph shifting to the southeast
                    in the afternoon.

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers after
                    midnight.
Min temperature.....Around 38.
Max humidity........85 percent.
20-foot winds.......South 5 to 10 mph shifting to the west 5 to 15
                    mph after midnight.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......300-4000 ft AGL until 0100, then 200-500 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....South around 10 mph.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny. Slight chance of showers in the
                    morning.
Max temperature.....53-58.
Min humidity........32 percent.
20-foot winds.......Breezy. North 15 to 25 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Very good.
Mixing height.......200-3000 ft AGL until 1300, then 2500-5700 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....North around 25 mph.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 30s. Highs in the mid
60s. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
.SATURDAY...Clear. Lows in the upper 30s. Highs in the mid 70s.
South winds 5 to 15 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 40s. Highs in the upper
70s. South winds 10 to 15 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 40s. Highs in the mid 70s.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of showers. Lows in the
lower 40s. Highs in the mid 60s.

$$

NEZ206-251215-
Sandhills/Valentine NWR/Nebraska National Forest-
248 PM CDT Tue Apr 24 2018

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain until early
                    morning. Chance of snow in the late evening and
                    early morning. Slight chance of snow late in
                    the night.
Min temperature.....29-34.
Max humidity........100 percent.
20-foot winds.......North 5 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........3 or very low.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......1100-2800 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....North 15 to 20 mph.

.WEDNESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny.
Max temperature.....58-63.
Min humidity........26 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northwest 5 to 10 mph shifting to the west in
                    the afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......1100-1900 ft AGL until 1300, then 1300-4300 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....North around 15 mph becoming southeast around 5
                    mph in the afternoon.

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy.
Min temperature.....36-41.
Max humidity........85 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southwest 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......200-3900 ft AGL until 0100, then 200-300 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Southwest around 10 mph.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny. Chance of showers in the morning.
Max temperature.....Around 57.
Min humidity........32 percent.
20-foot winds.......Breezy. North 15 to 25 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Smoke dispersal.....Very good.
Mixing height.......200-2600 ft AGL until 1300, then 2300-5900 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Northwest around 20 mph increasing to north
                    around 30 mph in the afternoon.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 30s. Highs in the mid
60s. West winds 5 to 10 mph.
.SATURDAY...Clear. Lows in the upper 30s. Highs in the lower 70s.
South winds 5 to 15 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 40s. Highs in the
upper 70s. South winds 10 to 20 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows around 50. Highs in the mid 70s.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of showers. Lows in the
mid 40s. Highs in the upper 60s.

$$

NEZ208-251215-
Niobrara Valley/Fort Niobrara NWR/Samuel R McKelvie National
Forest-
248 PM CDT Tue Apr 24 2018

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Rain likely early in the
                    evening, then chance of rain and snow late in
                    the evening. Slight chance of rain after
                    midnight.
Min temperature.....31-36.
Max humidity........100 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northwest 5 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........3 or very low.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......1000-1800 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....North around 15 mph.

.WEDNESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny.
Max temperature.....59-64.
Min humidity........24 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northwest around 5 mph shifting to the
                    southwest in the afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Fair.
Mixing height.......1000-2700 ft AGL until 1300, then 2500-4700 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....North around 10 mph shifting to the south in
                    the afternoon.

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers after
                    midnight.
Min temperature.....Around 41.
Max humidity........83 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southwest 5 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......200-4100 ft AGL until 0100, then 200-300 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Southwest around 10 mph.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny. Chance of showers in the morning.
Max temperature.....Around 58.
Min humidity........33 percent.
20-foot winds.......North 15 to 20 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Excellent.
Mixing height.......200-3800 ft AGL until 1300, then 3600-6400 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Northwest 25 to 30 mph.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 30s. Highs in the mid
60s. West winds 5 to 10 mph.
.SATURDAY...Clear. Lows around 40. Highs in the lower 70s. South
winds 5 to 15 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 40s. Highs in the upper
70s. South winds 10 to 15 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows around 50. Highs in the mid 70s.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 40s. Highs in the upper 60s.

$$

NEZ209-251215-
Loup Rivers Basin-
248 PM CDT Tue Apr 24 2018

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Rain likely until early morning.
                    Chance of snow after midnight. Chance of rain
                    late in the night.
Min temperature.....32-37.
Max humidity........100 percent.
20-foot winds.......North 10 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........3 or very low.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......800-2500 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....North 10 to 15 mph.

.WEDNESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny. Slight chance of rain and snow
                    early in the morning.
Max temperature.....Around 58.
Min humidity........32 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northwest 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......900-3100 ft AGL until 1300, then 1600-5400 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Northeast 5 to 10 mph.

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy.
Min temperature.....37-42.
Max humidity........88 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southwest 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......200-4600 ft AGL until 0100, then 200-300 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Southwest 5 to 10 mph.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny. Chance of showers in the morning,
                    then slight chance of showers in the afternoon.
Max temperature.....Around 58.
Min humidity........33 percent.
20-foot winds.......Breezy. North 15 to 25 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Smoke dispersal.....Excellent.
Mixing height.......200-2800 ft AGL until 1300, then 2400-6000 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....West around 15 mph increasing to north around
                    30 mph in the afternoon.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 30s. Highs in the mid
60s. West winds 5 to 10 mph.
.SATURDAY...Clear. Lows in the upper 30s. Highs in the lower 70s.
South winds 5 to 15 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 40s. Highs in the mid
70s. South winds 10 to 20 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the lower 50s. Highs in the mid 70s.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and slight chance of
thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 40s. Highs around 70.

$$

NEZ210-251215-
Frenchman Basin-
148 PM MDT Tue Apr 24 2018

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of rain late in
                    the evening.
Min temperature.....29-34.
Max humidity........100 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northwest 5 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........3 or very low.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......1700-4000 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Northwest 20 to 25 mph.

.WEDNESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny.
Max temperature.....Around 59.
Min humidity........31 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northwest 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Smoke dispersal.....Good.
Mixing height.......1700-5500 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....North around 20 mph becoming northeast around
                    10 mph in the afternoon.

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy.
Min temperature.....Around 38.
Max humidity........85 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southwest 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......200-4200 ft AGL until 0100, then 200-300 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Southeast around 5 mph shifting to the
                    southwest after midnight.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny.
Max temperature.....Around 58.
Min humidity........31 percent.
20-foot winds.......Breezy. North 15 to 25 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Very good.
Mixing height.......200-3800 ft AGL until 1300, then 2700-5100 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Northwest around 15 mph increasing to north
                    around 30 mph in the afternoon.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY...Clear. Lows in the lower 30s. Highs in the mid 60s.
Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 30s. Highs in the mid
70s. Southeast winds 5 to 15 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 40s. Highs in the upper
70s. South winds 10 to 15 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows around 50. Highs in the upper 70s.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers. Lows in the
mid 40s. Highs in the upper 60s.

$$

NEZ219-251215-
Loess Plains-
248 PM CDT Tue Apr 24 2018

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of rain through
                    the night. Slight chance of snow late in the
                    night.
Min temperature.....Around 34.
Max humidity........97 percent.
20-foot winds.......North 10 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........3 or very low.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......1600-3500 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Northwest around 20 mph.

.WEDNESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny. Slight chance of rain and snow
                    early in the morning.
Max temperature.....Around 58.
Min humidity........37 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northwest 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......1400-3600 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....North 10 to 15 mph.

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy.
Min temperature.....Around 36.
Max humidity........91 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southwest 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......200-3700 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Southeast around 5 mph shifting to the
                    southwest after midnight.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny.
Max temperature.....Around 59.
Min humidity........33 percent.
20-foot winds.......Breezy. North 15 to 25 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Smoke dispersal.....Very good.
Mixing height.......100-2400 ft AGL until 1300, then 2700-4600 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....West around 10 mph increasing to north around
                    25 mph in the afternoon.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY...Clear. Lows in the lower 30s. Highs in the mid 60s.
Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 30s. Highs in the
lower 70s. Southeast winds 5 to 15 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 40s. Highs in the
upper 70s. South winds 10 to 20 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 50s. Highs in the
upper 70s.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Chance of showers. Lows in the upper
40s. Highs in the lower 70s.

$$

NWS


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