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
447 AM CDT Tue May 22 2018

.DISCUSSION...

Isolated thunderstorms will be possible over the next 24 to 48
hours across western and north central Nebraska. With plenty of
low level moisture in place, dry lightning is not expected at this
time. Temperatures will be above normal for most of the remainder
of the week with daily highs mainly in the lower to middle 80s.
Some upper 80s are possible by the end of the work week.


NEZ204-230100-
Eastern Panhandle/Crescent Lake NWR-
347 AM MDT Tue May 22 2018

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny. Slight chance of thunderstorms
                    late in the afternoon.
Max temperature.....81-86.
Min humidity........33 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southeast up to 5 mph increasing to 10 to 15
                    mph in the afternoon.
LAL.................1 increasing to 3 in the afternoon.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Excellent.
Mixing height.......200-4300 ft AGL until 1300, then 3100-10900 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Southeast around 10 mph increasing to around 20
                    mph in the afternoon.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of thunderstorms
                    through the night.
Min temperature.....55-60.
Max humidity........96 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southeast 5 to 15 mph.
LAL.................3.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......500-9500 ft AGL until 0100, then 300-600 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Southeast 15 to 20 mph.

.WEDNESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny. Slight chance of thunderstorms in
                    the afternoon.
Max temperature.....81-86.
Min humidity........31 percent.
20-foot winds.......South 5 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1 increasing to 3 in the afternoon.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Excellent.
Mixing height.......200-4600 ft AGL until 1300, then 5100-13100 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Southwest 15 to 20 mph.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Chance of thunderstorms. Lows in the
mid 50s. Highs in the upper 80s. West winds 5 to 15 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 50s. Highs in the upper
80s. Northwest winds around 5 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 50s. Highs in the upper
80s. South winds 5 to 10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 50s. Highs in the mid
80s.
.MEMORIAL DAY...Partly cloudy. Chance of thunderstorms. Lows in
the upper 50s. Highs in the lower 80s.

$$

NEZ206-230100-
Sandhills/Valentine NWR/Nebraska National Forest-
447 AM CDT Tue May 22 2018

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny. Slight chance of thunderstorms
                    late in the afternoon.
Max temperature.....Around 84.
Min humidity........37 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southeast 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1 increasing to 3 in the afternoon.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Excellent.
Mixing height.......400-3900 ft AGL until 1300, then 3500-9100 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Southeast around 10 mph increasing to south
                    around 20 mph in the afternoon.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy then becoming partly cloudy.
                    Slight chance of thunderstorms early in the
                    evening, then chance of thunderstorms late in
                    the evening. Slight chance of thunderstorms
                    after midnight.
Min temperature.....59-64.
Max humidity........90 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southeast 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................3.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......500-9200 ft AGL until 0100, then 400-900 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Southeast 15 to 20 mph.

.WEDNESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny.
Max temperature.....Around 86.
Min humidity........36 percent.
20-foot winds.......South 10 to 20 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Excellent.
Mixing height.......300-6000 ft AGL until 1300, then 5700-12400 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....South around 20 mph increasing to around 30 mph
                    in the afternoon.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Chance of thunderstorms. Lows around
60. Highs in the upper 80s. Southwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly clear. Slight chance of thunderstorms. Lows in
the upper 50s. Highs in the upper 80s. West winds 5 to 10 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 50s. Highs in the
upper 80s. Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 50s. Highs in the mid
80s.
.MEMORIAL DAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of thunderstorms.
Lows in the upper 50s. Highs in the lower 80s.

$$

NEZ208-230100-
Niobrara Valley/Fort Niobrara NWR/Samuel R McKelvie National
Forest-
447 AM CDT Tue May 22 2018

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny. Slight chance of thunderstorms
                    late in the afternoon.
Max temperature.....81-86.
Min humidity........40 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southeast 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1 increasing to 3 in the afternoon.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Very good.
Mixing height.......200-4100 ft AGL until 1300, then 3900-7700 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Southeast around 10 mph increasing to around 20
                    mph in the afternoon.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of thunderstorms
                    in the evening. Chance of thunderstorms after
                    midnight, then slight chance of thunderstorms
                    early in the morning.
Min temperature.....60-65.
Max humidity........91 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southeast 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................3.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......400-7600 ft AGL until 0100, then 500-1400 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Southeast around 15 mph.

.WEDNESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny. Slight chance of thunderstorms in
                    the afternoon.
Max temperature.....85-90.
Min humidity........37 percent.
20-foot winds.......South 10 to 20 mph.
LAL.................1 increasing to 2 in the afternoon.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Excellent.
Mixing height.......400-5800 ft AGL until 1300, then 5100-11300 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....South around 20 mph increasing to around 30 mph
                    in the afternoon.


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

$$

NEZ209-230100-
Loup Rivers Basin-
447 AM CDT Tue May 22 2018

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny. Slight chance of thunderstorms
                    late in the afternoon.
Max temperature.....82-87.
Min humidity........45 percent.
20-foot winds.......South 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1 increasing to 2 in the afternoon.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Excellent.
Mixing height.......400-3800 ft AGL until 1300, then 3500-8100 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....South 15 to 20 mph.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of thunderstorms
                    through the night.
Min temperature.....61-66.
Max humidity........89 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southeast 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................3.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......500-8000 ft AGL until 0100, then 400-700 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....South 15 to 20 mph.

.WEDNESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny.
Max temperature.....84-89.
Min humidity........39 percent.
20-foot winds.......South 10 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Excellent.
Mixing height.......400-6100 ft AGL until 1300, then 7500-9700 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....South 25 to 30 mph.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of thunderstorms. Lows
in the lower 60s. Highs in the upper 80s. South winds 5 to
15 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly clear. Chance of thunderstorms. Lows in the
lower 60s. Highs in the upper 80s. West winds 5 to 10 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly clear. Lows around 60. Highs around 90.
Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly clear. Lows around 60. Highs in the upper 80s.
.MEMORIAL DAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of thunderstorms.
Lows around 60. Highs in the mid 80s.

$$

NEZ210-230100-
Frenchman Basin-
347 AM MDT Tue May 22 2018

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny. Slight chance of thunderstorms
                    late in the afternoon.
Max temperature.....82-87.
Min humidity........32 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southeast 5 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1 increasing to 3 in the afternoon.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Excellent.
Mixing height.......200-6100 ft AGL until 1300, then 5400-11300 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....South around 10 mph increasing to around 25 mph
                    in the afternoon.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy. Slight chance of thunderstorms
                    until early morning.
Min temperature.....58-63.
Max humidity........85 percent.
20-foot winds.......South 5 to 15 mph.
LAL.................3 decreasing to 2 after midnight.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......500-9800 ft AGL until 0100, then 400-600 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....South 15 to 20 mph.

.WEDNESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny. Slight chance of thunderstorms in
                    the afternoon.
Max temperature.....Around 88.
Min humidity........28 percent.
20-foot winds.......South 10 to 20 mph.
LAL.................1 increasing to 3 in the afternoon.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Excellent.
Mixing height.......300-7800 ft AGL until 1300, then 6000-13400 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....South around 15 mph increasing to around 25 mph
                    in the afternoon.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Chance of thunderstorms. Lows in the
upper 50s. Highs in the upper 80s. South winds 5 to 15 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly clear. Slight chance of thunderstorms. Lows in
the upper 50s. Highs in the upper 80s. North winds around 5 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 50s. Highs around 90.
Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 50s. Highs in the upper
80s.
.MEMORIAL DAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of thunderstorms.
Lows in the upper 50s. Highs in the lower 80s.

$$

NEZ219-230100-
Loess Plains-
447 AM CDT Tue May 22 2018

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny. Slight chance of thunderstorms
                    late in the afternoon.
Max temperature.....83-88.
Min humidity........36 percent.
20-foot winds.......South 5 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1 increasing to 3 in the afternoon.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Excellent.
Mixing height.......300-5500 ft AGL until 1300, then 4200-10200 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....South around 15 mph increasing to around 25 mph
                    in the afternoon.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy. Slight chance of thunderstorms
                    in the evening.
Min temperature.....Around 63.
Max humidity........83 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southeast 5 to 15 mph.
LAL.................3 decreasing to 1 after midnight.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......500-9900 ft AGL until 0100, then 400-600 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....South 15 to 20 mph.

.WEDNESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny.
Max temperature.....Around 88.
Min humidity........34 percent.
20-foot winds.......South 10 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Excellent.
Mixing height.......300-7900 ft AGL until 1300, then 9300-12100 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....South around 20 mph increasing to around 30 mph
                    in the afternoon.


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

$$


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