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
302 PM CDT Sat Apr 21 2018

.DISCUSSION...

Fire weather concerns are low through midweek for western and
north central Nebraska. Humidity remains above 35 percent during
the period as widespread light precipitation will continue this
afternoon and occur again Monday night into Tuesday. Southeast
winds strengthen late Monday, then switch to northwest early
Tuesday behind a cold front. Wind gusts may approach 30 mph.

NEZ204-221230-
Eastern Panhandle/Crescent Lake NWR-
202 PM MDT Sat Apr 21 2018

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Patchy fog after midnight.
Min temperature.....Around 32.
Max humidity........100 percent.
20-foot winds.......South 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........3 or very low.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......1800-4700 ft AGL until 0100, then 900-2400 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....South around 10 mph.

.SUNDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny. Patchy fog early in the morning.
Max temperature.....59-64.
Min humidity........35 percent.
20-foot winds.......South 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......800-3600 ft AGL until 1300, then 3600-5800 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Southwest around 10 mph decreasing to around 0
                    mph in the afternoon.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear.
Min temperature.....34-39.
Max humidity........99 percent.
20-foot winds.......South 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......200-5300 ft AGL until 0100, then 100-300 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....South around 5 mph.

.MONDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny then becoming partly sunny. Slight chance
                    of rain in the afternoon. Slight chance of
                    thunderstorms late in the afternoon.
Max temperature.....62-67.
Min humidity........34 percent.
20-foot winds.......South 5 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1 increasing to 2 in the afternoon.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Smoke dispersal.....Good.
Mixing height.......100-3900 ft AGL until 1300, then 4300-6200 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....South around 10 mph increasing to southeast
                    around 20 mph in the afternoon.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.TUESDAY...Cooler. Mostly cloudy with rain likely. Lows in the
mid 30s. Highs in the upper 40s. North winds 10 to 15 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Warmer. Partly cloudy. Chance of rain. Lows in the
lower 30s. Highs around 60. Southwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 30s. Highs in the
upper 50s. North winds 5 to 15 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 30s. Highs in the lower
60s.
.SATURDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 30s. Highs in the
upper 60s.

$$

NEZ206-221230-
Sandhills/Valentine NWR/Nebraska National Forest-
302 PM CDT Sat Apr 21 2018

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of rain early in
                    the evening. Patchy fog after midnight.
Min temperature.....Around 33.
Max humidity........100 percent.
20-foot winds.......South 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........3 or very low.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......1900-4700 ft AGL until 0100, then 800-2600 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Southeast around 10 mph shifting to the south
                    after midnight.

.SUNDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny. Patchy fog early in the morning.
Max temperature.....57-62.
Min humidity........37 percent.
20-foot winds.......South 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Smoke dispersal.....Fair.
Mixing height.......600-3700 ft AGL until 1300, then 3800-6400 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....South around 5 mph.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy.
Min temperature.....Around 36.
Max humidity........97 percent.
20-foot winds.......South 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......200-5500 ft AGL until 0100, then 100-200 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....South around 5 mph.

.MONDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny.
Max temperature.....Around 65.
Min humidity........36 percent.
20-foot winds.......South 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Smoke dispersal.....Good.
Mixing height.......100-5100 ft AGL until 1300, then 4800-6500 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....South 10 to 15 mph.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.TUESDAY...Cooler. Mostly cloudy with rain likely. Lows in the
upper 30s. Highs in the lower 50s. North winds 5 to 15 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Chance of rain. Lows in the mid 30s.
Highs around 60. Southwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 30s. Highs in the
upper 50s. North winds 10 to 20 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 30s. Highs in the lower
60s.
.SATURDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 30s. Highs in the
upper 60s.

$$

NEZ208-221230-
Niobrara Valley/Fort Niobrara NWR/Samuel R McKelvie National
Forest-
302 PM CDT Sat Apr 21 2018

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy.
Min temperature.....32-37.
Max humidity........98 percent.
20-foot winds.......South 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........3 or very low.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......600-4600 ft AGL until 0100, then 200-1500 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....South 5 to 10 mph.

.SUNDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny.
Max temperature.....Around 61.
Min humidity........36 percent.
20-foot winds.......South 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Smoke dispersal.....Good.
Mixing height.......200-4300 ft AGL until 1300, then 4300-6800 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....South 5 to 10 mph.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy.
Min temperature.....Around 38.
Max humidity........94 percent.
20-foot winds.......South 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......200-5800 ft AGL until 0100, then 100-200 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....South around 5 mph.

.MONDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny.
Max temperature.....63-68.
Min humidity........34 percent.
20-foot winds.......South 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Smoke dispersal.....Good.
Mixing height.......100-5500 ft AGL until 1300, then 5200-7000 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....South 10 to 15 mph.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.TUESDAY...Cooler. Mostly cloudy with rain likely. Lows around
40. Highs in the lower 50s. North winds 10 to 20 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of rain. Lows in the
lower 30s. Highs in the lower 60s. Southwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 30s. Highs in the
upper 50s. North winds 5 to 15 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 30s. Highs in the lower
60s.
.SATURDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 30s. Highs in the mid
60s.

$$

NEZ209-221230-
Loup Rivers Basin-
302 PM CDT Sat Apr 21 2018

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of rain early in
                    the evening. Patchy fog late in the night.
Min temperature.....32-37.
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.......1300-4700 ft AGL until 0100, then 300-2500 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Southeast around 10 mph shifting to the south
                    after midnight.

.SUNDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny.
Max temperature.....57-62.
Min humidity........36 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southeast 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Smoke dispersal.....Fair.
Mixing height.......300-4600 ft AGL until 1300, then 4500-7100 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Northwest around 5 mph shifting to the
                    southeast in the afternoon.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy.
Min temperature.....35-40.
Max humidity........94 percent.
20-foot winds.......South up to 5 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......200-6200 ft AGL until 0100, then 100-200 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....South around 5 mph.

.MONDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny.
Max temperature.....Around 66.
Min humidity........37 percent.
20-foot winds.......South 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Smoke dispersal.....Good.
Mixing height.......100-6100 ft AGL until 1300, then 5700-7300 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....South around 5 mph increasing to southeast
                    around 15 mph in the afternoon.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy with chance of rain. Lows in the lower
40s. Highs in the mid 50s. North winds 5 to 15 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Chance of rain. Lows in the mid 30s.
Highs around 60. Southwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 30s. Highs around
60. North winds 10 to 20 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 30s. Highs in the lower
60s.
.SATURDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 30s. Highs in the
upper 60s.

$$

NEZ210-221230-
Frenchman Basin-
202 PM MDT Sat Apr 21 2018

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of rain early in
                    the evening. Patchy fog after midnight.
Min temperature.....Around 32.
Max humidity........100 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southeast up to 5 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........3 or very low.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......1800-3600 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Southeast 0 to 5 mph.

.SUNDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny. Patchy fog early in the morning.
Max temperature.....Around 59.
Min humidity........39 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southeast up to 5 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......1600-3700 ft AGL until 1300, then 4000-5600 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Northwest around 5 mph shifting to the east in
                    the afternoon.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear.
Min temperature.....Around 35.
Max humidity........99 percent.
20-foot winds.......South up to 5 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......200-5100 ft AGL until 0100, then 100-200 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Southeast around 5 mph.

.MONDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny.
Max temperature.....Around 66.
Min humidity........36 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southeast 5 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Smoke dispersal.....Very good.
Mixing height.......100-4500 ft AGL until 1300, then 4700-5400 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....South 10 to 15 mph.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.TUESDAY...Cooler. Mostly cloudy with rain likely. Lows in the
upper 30s. Highs in the lower 50s. North winds 5 to 15 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Chance of rain and slight chance of
snow. Lows in the lower 30s. Highs around 60. Southwest winds
5 to 15 mph.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of rain. Lows in the mid
30s. Highs around 60. North winds 5 to 15 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 30s. Highs in the mid
60s.
.SATURDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 30s. Highs in the
upper 60s.

$$

NEZ219-221230-
Loess Plains-
302 PM CDT Sat Apr 21 2018

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of rain early in
                    the evening. Patchy fog after midnight.
Min temperature.....Around 33.
Max humidity........100 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northeast 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........3 or very low.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......1900-3200 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....East around 5 mph shifting to the north after
                    midnight.

.SUNDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny. Patchy fog early in the morning.
Max temperature.....Around 59.
Min humidity........40 percent.
20-foot winds.......North up to 5 mph shifting to the southeast
                    around 5 mph in the afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......1500-4200 ft AGL until 1300, then 4300-5600 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....North around 5 mph shifting to the southeast in
                    the afternoon.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy.
Min temperature.....Around 36.
Max humidity........97 percent.
20-foot winds.......South up to 5 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......200-5100 ft AGL until 0100, then 200-300 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....South around 5 mph.

.MONDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny.
Max temperature.....Around 67.
Min humidity........35 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southeast 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Smoke dispersal.....Good.
Mixing height.......200-5100 ft AGL until 1300, then 5100-6000 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....South around 5 mph increasing to southeast
                    around 15 mph in the afternoon.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy with rain likely. Lows around 40. Highs
in the mid 50s. North winds 5 to 15 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Chance of rain. Lows in the mid 30s.
Highs around 60. West winds 5 to 15 mph.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of rain. Lows in the
upper 30s. Highs around 60. North winds 5 to 15 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 30s. Highs in the mid
60s.
.SATURDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 30s. Highs in the
upper 60s.

$$



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