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
419 AM CDT Wed May 23 2018

.DISCUSSION...

Unseasonably warm temperatures are expected over the next few
days. However, abundant low level moisture, will keep minimum
relative humidity, well above critical levels over the next few
days. There is a threat for showers and thunderstorms today
through Thursday. Dry lightning is not expected to be a threat
over the next couple of days.


NEZ204-240030-
Eastern Panhandle/Crescent Lake NWR-
319 AM MDT Wed May 23 2018

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny. Chance of showers and slight
                    chance of thunderstorms late in the afternoon.
Max temperature.....82-87.
Min humidity........35 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.......300-5600 ft AGL until 1300, then 6200-9300 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....South around 20 mph increasing to around 30 mph
                    in the afternoon.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and
                    thunderstorms in the evening, then slight
                    chance of showers and thunderstorms after
                    midnight.
Min temperature.....53-58.
Max humidity........97 percent.
20-foot winds.......South 5 to 15 mph.
LAL.................4 decreasing to 2 after midnight.
Haines Index........6 or high.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......700-9400 ft AGL until 0100, then 500-1400 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Southeast 15 to 20 mph.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....82-87.
Min humidity........24 percent.
20-foot winds.......West 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........6 or high.
Smoke dispersal.....Excellent.
Mixing height.......500-6700 ft AGL until 1300, then 8000-13100 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Southwest 15 to 20 mph.


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

$$

NEZ206-240030-
Sandhills/Valentine NWR/Nebraska National Forest-
419 AM CDT Wed May 23 2018

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny. Slight chance of showers and
                    thunderstorms late in the afternoon.
Max temperature.....Around 85.
Min humidity........37 percent.
20-foot winds.......South 10 to 20 mph.
LAL.................1 increasing to 3 in the afternoon.
Haines Index........6 or high.
Smoke dispersal.....Excellent.
Mixing height.......400-6400 ft AGL until 1300, then 7100-10000 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....South around 25 mph increasing to around 35 mph
                    in the afternoon.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
                    thunderstorms early in the evening, then chance
                    of showers and thunderstorms late in the
                    evening. Slight chance of showers and
                    thunderstorms after midnight.
Min temperature.....59-64.
Max humidity........88 percent.
20-foot winds.......South 5 to 15 mph.
LAL.................4 decreasing to 3 after midnight.
Haines Index........6 or high.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......900-8600 ft AGL until 0100, then 600-1100 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....South around 30 mph becoming southeast around
                    15 mph after midnight.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny. Slight chance of showers and
                    thunderstorms in the afternoon.
Max temperature.....Around 87.
Min humidity........26 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southwest 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1 increasing to 3 in the afternoon.
Haines Index........6 or high.
Smoke dispersal.....Excellent.
Mixing height.......700-6300 ft AGL until 1300, then 4200-12500 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Southwest 15 to 20 mph.


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

$$

NEZ208-240030-
Niobrara Valley/Fort Niobrara NWR/Samuel R McKelvie National
Forest-
419 AM CDT Wed May 23 2018

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny. Slight chance of showers and
                    thunderstorms late in the afternoon.
Max temperature.....84-89.
Min humidity........38 percent.
20-foot winds.......South 10 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1 increasing to 3 in the afternoon.
Haines Index........6 or high.
Smoke dispersal.....Excellent.
Mixing height.......400-6200 ft AGL until 1300, then 7000-9600 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....South around 20 mph increasing to around 35 mph
                    in the afternoon.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
                    thunderstorms early in the evening, then chance
                    of showers and thunderstorms late in the
                    evening. Slight chance of showers and
                    thunderstorms after midnight.
Min temperature.....60-65.
Max humidity........88 percent.
20-foot winds.......South 5 to 15 mph.
LAL.................4 decreasing to 3 after midnight.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......700-8000 ft AGL until 0100, then 600-1700 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....South around 25 mph becoming southeast around
                    15 mph after midnight.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny. Slight chance of showers and
                    thunderstorms in the afternoon.
Max temperature.....85-90.
Min humidity........27 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southwest 5 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1 increasing to 3 in the afternoon.
Haines Index........6 or high.
Smoke dispersal.....Excellent.
Mixing height.......800-6000 ft AGL until 1300, then 4300-11500 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Southwest 20 to 25 mph.


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

$$

NEZ209-240030-
Loup Rivers Basin-
419 AM CDT Wed May 23 2018

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny.
Max temperature.....Around 86.
Min humidity........42 percent.
20-foot winds.......South 10 to 20 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Excellent.
Mixing height.......400-6800 ft AGL until 1300, then 7200-9800 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....South around 20 mph increasing to around 35 mph
                    in the afternoon.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy then becoming mostly cloudy.
                    Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in
                    the late evening and overnight.
Min temperature.....62-67.
Max humidity........89 percent.
20-foot winds.......South 5 to 15 mph.
LAL.................3.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......700-7100 ft AGL until 0100, then 700-1000 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....South 20 to 25 mph.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny. Slight chance of showers and
                    thunderstorms in the afternoon.
Max temperature.....84-89.
Min humidity........40 percent.
20-foot winds.......South 10 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1 increasing to 3 in the afternoon.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Excellent.
Mixing height.......800-5100 ft AGL until 1300, then 4600-8400 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....South 20 to 25 mph.


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

$$

NEZ210-240030-
Frenchman Basin-
319 AM MDT Wed May 23 2018

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny. Slight chance of showers and
                    thunderstorms late in the afternoon.
Max temperature.....Around 87.
Min humidity........32 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.......300-7700 ft AGL until 1300, then 7000-10100 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....South around 20 mph increasing to around 35 mph
                    in the afternoon.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy then becoming partly cloudy.
                    Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in
                    the evening.
Min temperature.....58-63.
Max humidity........85 percent.
20-foot winds.......South 5 to 15 mph.
LAL.................3 decreasing to 1 after midnight.
Haines Index........6 or high.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......700-9600 ft AGL until 0100, then 600-1000 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....South around 30 mph decreasing to around 15 mph
                    after midnight.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny.
Max temperature.....Around 88.
Min humidity........25 percent.
20-foot winds.......West 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........6 or high.
Smoke dispersal.....Excellent.
Mixing height.......600-7000 ft AGL until 1300, then 4200-14800 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Southwest 10 to 15 mph.


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

$$

NEZ219-240030-
Loess Plains-
419 AM CDT Wed May 23 2018

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny.
Max temperature.....Around 88.
Min humidity........37 percent.
20-foot winds.......South 5 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Excellent.
Mixing height.......300-8200 ft AGL until 1300, then 8100-10600 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....South around 20 mph increasing to around 30 mph
                    in the afternoon.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
                    thunderstorms in the evening.
Min temperature.....Around 63.
Max humidity........84 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southeast 5 to 15 mph.
LAL.................3 decreasing to 1 after midnight.
Haines Index........6 or high.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......800-9000 ft AGL until 0100, then 700-1100 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....South around 30 mph decreasing to around 15 mph
                    after midnight.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny. Slight chance of showers and
                    thunderstorms in the afternoon.
Max temperature.....Around 89.
Min humidity........33 percent.
20-foot winds.......South 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1 increasing to 2 in the afternoon.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Very good.
Mixing height.......700-5500 ft AGL until 1300, then 4800-10000 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....South 15 to 20 mph.


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

$$



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