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Spot Forecast for Homestead Spring...NPS
National Weather Service Omaha/Valley NE
718 AM CDT Thu Apr 19 2018

Forecast is based on ignition time of 0900 CDT on April 19.
If conditions become unrepresentative, contact the National Weather
Service.

.DISCUSSION...

High pressure at the surface will build eastward across the region
today and tonight, while low pressure starts to organize over the
Rockies. A few showers will be possible starting late Friday over
parts of eastern Nebraska. Chances will then continue Friday night
and Saturday.


.REST OF TODAY...

Sky/weather.........Sunny (0-10 percent).
Max temperature.....Around 57.
Min humidity........31 percent.
Wind (20 ft)........East winds 5 to 6 mph.
Mixing height.......1500-3000 ft AGL, increasing to 2700-3700 ft
                    AGL early in the afternoon, then decreasing to
                    0-1200 ft AGL late.
Transport winds.....Northeast 2 to 10 mph, becoming north around 0
                    mph late.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor to fair (0-26500 knot-ft).
GFDI (max)..........Low.
Haines Index........3 to 4 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth to or low potential for
                    large plume dominated fire growth.

TIME (CDT)      9 AM   11 AM  1 PM   3 PM   5 PM
Sky (%).........7      4      2      4      12
Weather cov.....
Weather type....NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE
Tstm cov........
Temp............37     44     50     55     57
RH..............75     56     42     34     31
20 ft wind......N 6    N 6    NE 5   E 5    E 6
20 ft wind gust.
Mix hgt (ft)....1500   3000   3700   1200   BLW100
Transport wind..N 10   N 10   NE 8   NE 2   N 0
GFDI............1      2      2      2      3
Haines index....3      3      4      3      3
SDspl kt-ft/100015     24     25     8      0

.TONIGHT...

Sky/weather.........Mostly clear (10-20 percent).
Min temperature.....Around 34.
Max humidity........84 percent.
Wind (20 ft)........East winds 5 to 6 mph early in the evening,
                    becoming light and variable, then becoming
                    southeast around 5 mph after midnight, becoming
                    light and variable, becoming southeast around 5
                    mph late.
Mixing height.......0 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....North around 0 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor (0 knot-ft).
GFDI (max)..........Low.
Haines Index........2 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.

TIME (CDT)      6 PM   8 PM   10 PM  MIDNGT 2 AM   4 AM
Sky (%).........18     1      1      11     18     23
Weather cov.....
Weather type....NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE
Tstm cov........
Temp............56     51     43     41     39     36
RH..............33     43     60     63     66     74
20 ft wind......E 6    E 6    E 4    E 5    SE 5   SE 4
20 ft wind gust.10            5                    5
Mix hgt (ft)....BLW100 BLW100 BLW100 BLW100 BLW100 BLW100
Transport wind..N 0    N 0    N 0    N 0    N 0    N 0
GFDI............3      2      1      1      1      1
Haines index....2      2      2      2      2      2
SDspl kt-ft/10000      0      0      0      0      0

.FRIDAY...

Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (35-45 percent).
Max temperature.....Around 61.
Min humidity........36 percent.
Wind (20 ft)........Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
Mixing height.......0 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....North around 0 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor (0 knot-ft).
GFDI (max)..........Moderate.
Haines Index........2 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.

TIME (CDT)      6 AM   8 AM   10 AM  NOON   2 PM   4 PM
Sky (%).........20     28     42     51     55     59
Weather cov.....
Weather type....NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE
Tstm cov........
Temp............34     39     50     55     58     61
RH..............78     74     54     44     40     36
20 ft wind......SE 5   SE 6   SE 9   SE 10  SE 10  SE 10
20 ft wind gust.       10     15     15     15     15
Mix hgt (ft)....BLW100 BLW100 BLW100 BLW100 BLW100 BLW100
Transport wind..N 0    N 0    N 0    N 0    N 0    N 0
GFDI............1      1      4      7      7      8
Haines index....2      2      2      2      2      2
SDspl kt-ft/10000      0      0      0      0      0

$$
Forecaster...Miller
Requested by...Scott Beacham
Type of request...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 1806958.1/OAX


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