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
443 AM CDT Fri May 25 2018

.DISCUSSION...

Over the next 24 to 48 hours, very warm temperatures are forecast
across the forecast area. Highs today and Saturday will be well
into the 90s, some 15 to 20 degrees above normal for this time of
year. Minimum relative humidity will fall off to around 20 to 30
percent this afternoon and Saturday afternoon. Weak winds, and
fuel green up will limit fire weather concerns over the next
couple of days.


NEZ204-260015-
Eastern Panhandle/Crescent Lake NWR-
343 AM MDT Fri May 25 2018

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....85-90.
Min humidity........23 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northwest 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........6 or high.
Smoke dispersal.....Excellent.
Mixing height.......100-8400 ft AGL until 1300, then 9900-12400 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....West around 15 mph.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear.
Min temperature.....Around 56.
Max humidity........80 percent.
20-foot winds.......North around 5 mph shifting to the southeast up
                    to 5 mph after midnight.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......200-10700 ft AGL until 0100, then 100-200 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....North around 10 mph shifting to the east after
                    midnight.

.SATURDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....89-94.
Min humidity........23 percent.
20-foot winds.......South 5 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........6 or high.
Smoke dispersal.....Excellent.
Mixing height.......100-7600 ft AGL until 1300, then 9200-11900 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....South around 15 mph increasing to around 25 mph
                    in the afternoon.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 60s. Highs around 90.
South winds 10 to 15 mph.
.MEMORIAL DAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 50s. Highs in the mid 80s.
Southeast winds 5 to 15 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Showers and thunderstorms likely. Lows
in the mid 50s. Highs around 80. West winds 5 to 10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the lower 50s. Highs in the lower 80s.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 50s. Highs in the mid 80s.

$$

NEZ206-260015-
Sandhills/Valentine NWR/Nebraska National Forest-
443 AM CDT Fri May 25 2018

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....88-93.
Min humidity........24 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northwest 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........6 or high.
Smoke dispersal.....Excellent.
Mixing height.......100-8600 ft AGL until 1300, then 11000-13200 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....West around 15 mph.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear.
Min temperature.....58-63.
Max humidity........81 percent.
20-foot winds.......North up to 5 mph shifting to the southeast
                    after midnight.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......200-11800 ft AGL until 0100, then 100-200 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Northwest around 10 mph shifting to the east
                    after midnight.

.SATURDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....Around 93.
Min humidity........24 percent.
20-foot winds.......South 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........6 or high.
Smoke dispersal.....Excellent.
Mixing height.......100-7300 ft AGL until 1300, then 7200-11100 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....South 10 to 15 mph.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 60s. Highs in the lower
90s. South winds 5 to 15 mph.
.MEMORIAL DAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the lower 60s. Highs in the mid 80s.
Southeast winds 5 to 15 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Showers and thunderstorms likely. Lows
in the upper 50s. Highs in the lower 80s. West winds 5 to 15 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Lows in the upper 50s. Highs in the lower 80s.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 50s. Highs in the mid 80s.

$$

NEZ208-260015-
Niobrara Valley/Fort Niobrara NWR/Samuel R McKelvie National
Forest-
443 AM CDT Fri May 25 2018

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....Around 89.
Min humidity........27 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northwest 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........6 or high.
Smoke dispersal.....Excellent.
Mixing height.......100-7800 ft AGL until 1300, then 9000-12700 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....West 10 to 15 mph.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear.
Min temperature.....59-64.
Max humidity........81 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northwest up to 5 mph shifting to the southwest
                    after midnight.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......200-9700 ft AGL until 0100, then 100-200 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Northwest around 10 mph shifting to the west
                    after midnight.

.SATURDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....Around 94.
Min humidity........24 percent.
20-foot winds.......South 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........6 or high.
Smoke dispersal.....Excellent.
Mixing height.......100-7500 ft AGL until 1300, then 6600-11400 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....South 10 to 15 mph.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 60s. Highs in the lower
90s. South winds 5 to 15 mph.
.MEMORIAL DAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 60s. Highs in the upper 80s. South
winds 5 to 15 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy with showers and thunderstorms likely.
Lows in the lower 60s. Highs in the lower 80s. Southwest winds
5 to 15 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Lows in the upper 50s. Highs in the mid 80s.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows around 60. Highs in the upper 80s.

$$

NEZ209-260015-
Loup Rivers Basin-
443 AM CDT Fri May 25 2018

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....89-94.
Min humidity........28 percent.
20-foot winds.......West around 5 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........6 or high.
Smoke dispersal.....Excellent.
Mixing height.......100-7800 ft AGL until 1300, then 10300-13000 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....West 10 to 15 mph.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear.
Min temperature.....60-65.
Max humidity........83 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northwest up to 5 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......200-11800 ft AGL until 0100, then 100-200 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Northwest 5 to 10 mph.

.SATURDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....90-95.
Min humidity........27 percent.
20-foot winds.......South 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........6 or high.
Smoke dispersal.....Very good.
Mixing height.......100-6200 ft AGL until 1300, then 6400-9900 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Southeast around 10 mph.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 60s. Highs in the lower
90s. South winds 5 to 15 mph.
.MEMORIAL DAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 60s. Highs in the upper 80s.
Southeast winds 5 to 15 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy with showers and thunderstorms likely.
Lows in the lower 60s. Highs in the lower 80s. South winds 5 to
10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Lows in the upper 50s. Highs in the mid 80s.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the lower 60s. Highs in the upper 80s.

$$

NEZ210-260015-
Frenchman Basin-
343 AM MDT Fri May 25 2018

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....Around 92.
Min humidity........21 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northwest around 5 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........6 or high.
Smoke dispersal.....Excellent.
Mixing height.......100-9400 ft AGL until 1300, then 11500-14500 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....West around 15 mph.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear.
Min temperature.....57-62.
Max humidity........77 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northeast around 5 mph shifting to the south
                    after midnight.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......200-12300 ft AGL until 0100, then 100-200 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....North around 10 mph shifting to the east after
                    midnight.

.SATURDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....Around 94.
Min humidity........21 percent.
20-foot winds.......South around 5 mph shifting to the southeast 10
                    to 15 mph in the afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........6 or high.
Smoke dispersal.....Excellent.
Mixing height.......200-7800 ft AGL until 1300, then 9300-13600 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....South around 10 mph increasing to around 20 mph
                    in the afternoon.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the lower 60s. Highs in the lower 90s.
South winds 5 to 15 mph.
.MEMORIAL DAY...Partly cloudy. Chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows around 60. Highs in the upper 80s. Southeast
winds 5 to 15 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Lows in the upper 50s. Highs in the lower 80s. Northwest winds
5 to 10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 50s. Highs in the mid 80s.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 50s. Highs in the upper 80s.

$$

NEZ219-260015-
Loess Plains-
443 AM CDT Fri May 25 2018

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....Around 93.
Min humidity........25 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northwest around 5 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........6 or high.
Smoke dispersal.....Excellent.
Mixing height.......100-9100 ft AGL until 1300, then 11400-13900 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....West 10 to 15 mph.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear.
Min temperature.....Around 61.
Max humidity........77 percent.
20-foot winds.......North up to 5 mph shifting to the west after
                    midnight.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......200-12800 ft AGL until 0100, then 100-200 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....North 5 to 10 mph.

.SATURDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....Around 94.
Min humidity........24 percent.
20-foot winds.......South 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........6 or high.
Smoke dispersal.....Excellent.
Mixing height.......100-7000 ft AGL until 1300, then 7800-11400 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Southwest around 5 mph increasing to southeast
                    around 15 mph in the afternoon.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 60s. Highs in the lower
90s. Southeast winds 5 to 15 mph.
.MEMORIAL DAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the lower 60s. Highs in the upper 80s.
Southeast winds 5 to 15 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Lows in the lower 60s. Highs in the lower 80s. Southwest winds
5 to 15 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 50s. Highs in the mid 80s.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows around 60. Highs in the upper 80s.

$$



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