Routine Fire Wx Fcst (With/Without 6-10 Day Outlook)
Issued by NWS North Platte, NE

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Fire Weather Planning Forecast for Western
and North Central Nebraska
National Weather Service North Platte NE
344 AM CDT Fri Jun 18 2021

.DISCUSSION...

Fire weather concerns will be fairly minimal across the forecast
area over the next 24 to 48 hours. Minimum relative humidity this
afternoon and Saturday afternoon will be in the 25 to 35 percent
range. A cold front will pass through the area on Sunday, bringing
much cooler temperatures to the region. Highs Monday will be in
the upper 60s to lower 70s.


NEZ204-182315-
Eastern Panhandle/Crescent Lake NWR-
244 AM MDT Fri Jun 18 2021

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny.
Max temperature.....85-90.
Min humidity........28 percent.
20-foot winds.......East 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........6 or high.
Smoke dispersal.....Good.
Mixing height.......300-4300 ft AGL until 1200, then 4400-11200 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....East 10 to 15 mph.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
                    thunderstorms in the evening. Slight chance of
                    showers and thunderstorms early in the morning.
Min temperature.....58-63.
Max humidity........76 percent.
20-foot winds.......East 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................2.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......900-10400 ft AGL until 2400, then 600-900 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Northeast around 10 mph.

.SATURDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny. Slight chance of showers and
                    thunderstorms in the morning, then chance of
                    showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon.
Max temperature.....86-91.
Min humidity........26 percent.
20-foot winds.......East 5 to 10 mph shifting to the south 10 to 20
                    mph in the afternoon.
LAL.................3.
Haines Index........6 or high.
Smoke dispersal.....Excellent.
Mixing height.......800-3300 ft AGL until 1200, then 3800-10900 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....East around 15 mph shifting to the south in the
                    afternoon.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY...Not as warm. Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers
and thunderstorms. Lows in the lower 60s. Highs in the upper 70s.
North winds 10 to 20 mph.
.MONDAY...Cooler. Partly cloudy. Chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 40s. Highs in the upper 60s.
North winds 10 to 20 mph.
.TUESDAY...Warmer. Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 40s. Highs
around 80. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 50s. Highs in the
upper 80s.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 50s. Highs in the
lower 90s.

$$

NEZ210-182315-
Frenchman Basin-
244 AM MDT Fri Jun 18 2021

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny.
Max temperature.....89-94.
Min humidity........31 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northeast 5 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........6 or high.
Smoke dispersal.....Good.
Mixing height.......300-3200 ft AGL until 1200, then 3600-7300 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Northeast around 15 mph.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy.
Min temperature.....Around 64.
Max humidity........80 percent.
20-foot winds.......East 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......900-6500 ft AGL until 2400, then 600-900 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Northeast around 10 mph shifting to the
                    northwest after midnight.

.SATURDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny. Slight chance of showers and
                    thunderstorms in the afternoon.
Max temperature.....Around 91.
Min humidity........29 percent.
20-foot winds.......East 5 to 10 mph shifting to the southeast 10
                    to 15 mph in the afternoon.
LAL.................1 increasing to 3 in the afternoon.
Haines Index........6 or high.
Smoke dispersal.....Very good.
Mixing height.......700-3800 ft AGL until 1200, then 3700-7900 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Northeast around 15 mph shifting to the
                    southeast 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 mid 80s. North
winds 10 to 20 mph.
.MONDAY...Not as warm. Partly cloudy. Chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the lower 50s. Highs in the lower 70s.
North winds 5 to 15 mph.
.TUESDAY...Warmer. Mostly clear. Lows around 50. Highs in the
lower 80s. South winds 5 to 10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 50s. Highs in the
lower 90s.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 60s. Highs in the
mid 90s.

$$

NEZ206-182315-
Sandhills/Valentine NWR/Nebraska National Forest-
344 AM CDT Fri Jun 18 2021

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny.
Max temperature.....87-92.
Min humidity........26 percent.
20-foot winds.......East 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........6 or high.
Smoke dispersal.....Very good.
Mixing height.......300-4000 ft AGL until 1200, then 4600-10100 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....East around 15 mph.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy.
Min temperature.....58-63.
Max humidity........73 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northeast 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......900-10800 ft AGL until 2400, then 600-1000 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....East around 10 mph shifting to the north after
                    midnight.

.SATURDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny. Slight chance of showers and
                    thunderstorms through the day.
Max temperature.....86-91.
Min humidity........26 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southeast 5 to 15 mph.
LAL.................3.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Very good.
Mixing height.......800-3500 ft AGL until 1200, then 3600-6300 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....East around 15 mph shifting to the southeast in
                    the afternoon.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Lows in the lower 60s. Highs in the lower 80s. North winds 10 to
20 mph.
.MONDAY...Cooler. Partly cloudy. Chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows around 50. Highs in the upper 60s. North
winds 5 to 15 mph.
.TUESDAY...Warmer. Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 40s. Highs
around 80. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 50s. Highs in the
upper 80s.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows around 60. Highs in the lower
90s.

$$

NEZ219-182315-
Loess Plains-
344 AM CDT Fri Jun 18 2021

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny.
Max temperature.....90-95.
Min humidity........33 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northeast 5 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........6 or high.
Smoke dispersal.....Very good.
Mixing height.......300-3300 ft AGL until 1200, then 3800-7200 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....East around 20 mph.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy.
Min temperature.....62-67.
Max humidity........77 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northeast 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......900-5400 ft AGL until 2400, then 600-900 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Northeast around 10 mph shifting to the
                    northwest after midnight.

.SATURDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny.
Max temperature.....89-94.
Min humidity........29 percent.
20-foot winds.......East 5 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Good.
Mixing height.......700-2800 ft AGL until 1200, then 3000-4900 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Northeast around 15 mph shifting to the
                    southeast in the afternoon.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 60s. Highs in the upper 80s. North
winds 5 to 15 mph.
.MONDAY...Not as warm. Partly cloudy. Chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 50s. Highs in the lower 70s. North
winds 5 to 15 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 40s. Highs in the
lower 80s. South winds 5 to 10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 50s. Highs in the
upper 80s.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 60s. Highs in the
lower 90s.

$$

NEZ208-182315-
Niobrara Valley/Fort Niobrara NWR/Samuel R McKelvie National
Forest-
344 AM CDT Fri Jun 18 2021

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny.
Max temperature.....89-94.
Min humidity........24 percent.
20-foot winds.......East 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........6 or high.
Smoke dispersal.....Good.
Mixing height.......200-4400 ft AGL until 1200, then 5900-11000 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Southeast around 10 mph.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear.
Min temperature.....56-61.
Max humidity........67 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northeast 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......900-11300 ft AGL until 2400, then 600-900 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....North 10 to 15 mph.

.SATURDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny. Slight chance of showers and
                    thunderstorms until late afternoon. Chance of
                    showers and thunderstorms late in the
                    afternoon.
Max temperature.....86-91.
Min humidity........25 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southeast 5 to 15 mph.
LAL.................3.
Haines Index........6 or high.
Smoke dispersal.....Very good.
Mixing height.......800-4100 ft AGL until 1200, then 4000-6700 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Northeast around 10 mph shifting to the
                    southeast in the afternoon.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Lows in the mid 60s. Highs in the lower 80s. North winds 10 to
20 mph.
.MONDAY...Cooler. Partly cloudy. Chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows around 50. Highs in the upper 60s. Northwest
winds 5 to 15 mph.
.TUESDAY...Warmer. Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 40s. Highs
around 80. West winds 5 to 10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 50s. Highs in the
upper 80s.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 60s. Highs in the
lower 90s.

$$

NEZ209-182315-
Loup Rivers Basin-
344 AM CDT Fri Jun 18 2021

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny. Slight chance of showers and
                    thunderstorms early in the morning.
Max temperature.....Around 91.
Min humidity........25 percent.
20-foot winds.......East 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................2 decreasing to 1 in the afternoon.
Haines Index........6 or high.
Smoke dispersal.....Very good.
Mixing height.......300-4100 ft AGL until 1200, then 4600-9100 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....East around 15 mph.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy.
Min temperature.....59-64.
Max humidity........71 percent.
20-foot winds.......East 5 to 10 mph shifting to the north after
                    midnight.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......900-8600 ft AGL until 2400, then 600-900 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....East around 10 mph shifting to the northwest
                    after midnight.

.SATURDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny. Slight chance of showers and
                    thunderstorms in the afternoon.
Max temperature.....Around 88.
Min humidity........28 percent.
20-foot winds.......East 5 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1 increasing to 2 in the afternoon.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Good.
Mixing height.......800-3900 ft AGL until 1200, then 3800-5000 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Northeast around 15 mph shifting to the east in
                    the afternoon.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Lows in the mid 60s. Highs in the mid 80s. North winds 10 to
20 mph.
.MONDAY...Not as warm. Partly cloudy. Chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the lower 50s. Highs around 70. North
winds 5 to 15 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 40s. Highs around 80.
Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 50s. Highs in the mid
80s.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 60s. Highs in the
lower 90s.

$$


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