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
304 PM CDT Fri Apr 20 2018

.DISCUSSION...

Fire weather concerns are low through Monday for western and north
central Nebraska. Humidity will remain above 35 percent through
the period, especially with widespread light precipitation this
evening through Saturday. Southeast winds may gust above 25 mph
this evening and again Monday. No large/quick wind shift is
expected.

NEZ204-211215-
Eastern Panhandle/Crescent Lake NWR-
204 PM MDT Fri Apr 20 2018

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Rain and snow in the evening, then rain
                    and snow likely after midnight.
Min temperature.....32-37.
Max humidity........100 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southeast 5 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........3 or very low.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......1100-1900 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....East 20 to 25 mph.

.SATURDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Snow likely early in the
                    morning. Chance of rain until late afternoon,
                    then slight chance of rain late in the
                    afternoon.
Max temperature.....47-52.
Min humidity........56 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southeast 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........3 or very low.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......1200-3600 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Southeast 5 to 10 mph.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy.
Min temperature.....Around 32.
Max humidity........100 percent.
20-foot winds.......South 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........3 or very low.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......1400-3500 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....South 10 to 15 mph.

.SUNDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny.
Max temperature.....58-63.
Min humidity........37 percent.
20-foot winds.......South 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......1300-2600 ft AGL until 1300, then 2000-4900 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Southwest 5 to 10 mph.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.MONDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 30s. Highs in the mid
60s. South winds 5 to 15 mph.
.TUESDAY...Cooler. Mostly cloudy. Rain likely and slight chance
of snow. Lows in the mid 30s. Highs in the lower 50s. North winds
10 to 20 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 20s. Highs around
60. Southwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 30s. Highs in the
lower 60s.
.FRIDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 30s. Highs in the mid
60s.

$$

NEZ206-211215-
Sandhills/Valentine NWR/Nebraska National Forest-
304 PM CDT Fri Apr 20 2018

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Rain early in the evening, then rain
                    likely in the late evening and overnight. Snow
                    likely late in the night.
Min temperature.....Around 36.
Max humidity........99 percent.
20-foot winds.......East 5 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........3 or very low.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......1300-3000 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....East around 20 mph.

.SATURDAY...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Rain and snow likely early in the
                    morning, then chance of rain in the late
                    morning and afternoon.
Max temperature.....Around 49.
Min humidity........57 percent.
20-foot winds.......East 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........3 or very low.
Smoke dispersal.....Fair.
Mixing height.......1500-4000 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Southeast 10 to 15 mph.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy.
Min temperature.....Around 33.
Max humidity........100 percent.
20-foot winds.......South 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........3 or very low.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......800-3400 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....South around 10 mph.

.SUNDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny.
Max temperature.....57-62.
Min humidity........40 percent.
20-foot winds.......South up to 5 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......700-3700 ft AGL until 1300, then 3400-5100 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....South 5 to 10 mph.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.MONDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 30s. Highs in the mid
60s. South winds 5 to 15 mph.
.TUESDAY...Cooler. Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain. Lows in the
upper 30s. Highs in the mid 50s. North winds 10 to 20 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of rain. Lows in the
lower 30s. Highs around 60. West winds 10 to 20 mph.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 30s. Highs in the
lower 60s.
.FRIDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 30s. Highs in the mid
60s.

$$

NEZ208-211215-
Niobrara Valley/Fort Niobrara NWR/Samuel R McKelvie National
Forest-
304 PM CDT Fri Apr 20 2018

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Chance of rain through the night.
                    Chance of snow late in the night.
Min temperature.....Around 37.
Max humidity........98 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southeast 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........3 or very low.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......500-1900 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....East 10 to 15 mph.

.SATURDAY...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Chance of rain until late afternoon,
                    then slight chance of rain late in the
                    afternoon.
Max temperature.....48-53.
Min humidity........58 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southeast 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........3 or very low.
Smoke dispersal.....Fair.
Mixing height.......700-3900 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Southeast 10 to 15 mph.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy.
Min temperature.....Around 33.
Max humidity........100 percent.
20-foot winds.......South 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........3 or very low.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......300-3200 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Southeast around 10 mph.

.SUNDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny.
Max temperature.....58-63.
Min humidity........39 percent.
20-foot winds.......South 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......200-3700 ft AGL until 1300, then 3800-5300 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....South around 5 mph.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.MONDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 30s. Highs in the mid
60s. South winds 5 to 15 mph.
.TUESDAY...Cooler. Mostly cloudy with chance of rain. Lows in the
upper 30s. Highs in the lower 50s. North winds 10 to 20 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of rain. Lows in the
lower 30s. Highs in the upper 50s. West winds 5 to 15 mph.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 30s. Highs around
60.
.FRIDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 30s. Highs in the lower
60s.

$$

NEZ209-211215-
Loup Rivers Basin-
304 PM CDT Fri Apr 20 2018

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Chance of rain early in the evening,
                    then rain likely in the late evening and early
                    morning. Chance of rain late in the night.
Min temperature.....35-40.
Max humidity........97 percent.
20-foot winds.......East 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........3 or very low.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......900-3600 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....East around 20 mph.

.SATURDAY...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Chance of rain.
Max temperature.....47-52.
Min humidity........52 percent.
20-foot winds.......East 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........3 or very low.
Smoke dispersal.....Fair.
Mixing height.......1400-4400 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....East 10 to 15 mph.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy.
Min temperature.....Around 33.
Max humidity........100 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southeast up to 5 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........3 or very low.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......300-3800 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Southeast around 10 mph shifting to the south
                    after midnight.

.SUNDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny.
Max temperature.....55-60.
Min humidity........41 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southeast up to 5 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......200-4700 ft AGL until 1300, then 4600-6200 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....South around 5 mph.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.MONDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 30s. Highs in the mid
60s. South winds 5 to 10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy with chance of rain. Lows around 40.
Highs in the mid 50s. Northwest winds 10 to 20 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of rain. Lows in the
mid 30s. Highs in the upper 50s. Northwest winds 10 to 20 mph.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 30s. Highs in the
lower 60s.
.FRIDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 30s. Highs in the mid
60s.

$$

NEZ210-211215-
Frenchman Basin-
204 PM MDT Fri Apr 20 2018

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Rain in the evening, then rain likely
                    after midnight. Snow likely late in the night.
Min temperature.....34-39.
Max humidity........100 percent.
20-foot winds.......East 10 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........3 or very low.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......1100-2400 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....East around 25 mph.

.SATURDAY...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Snow likely early in the morning. Rain
                    likely in the morning, then chance of rain in
                    the afternoon.
Max temperature.....Around 49.
Min humidity........62 percent.
20-foot winds.......East 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........3 or very low.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......1400-3500 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....East 10 to 15 mph.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy.
Min temperature.....Around 33.
Max humidity........100 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southeast up to 5 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........3 or very low.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......1700-3400 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....South around 10 mph.

.SUNDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny.
Max temperature.....Around 59.
Min humidity........43 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southeast around 5 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......1600-5200 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....South around 5 mph.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.MONDAY...Warmer. Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 30s. Highs in the
mid 60s. Southeast winds 5 to 15 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain. Lows in the upper 30s.
Highs in the mid 50s. North winds 10 to 20 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 30s. Highs around
60. Southwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 30s. Highs in the mid
60s.
.FRIDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 30s. Highs in the upper
60s.

$$

NEZ219-211215-
Loess Plains-
304 PM CDT Fri Apr 20 2018

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Rain in the evening, then rain likely
                    after midnight.
Min temperature.....Around 38.
Max humidity........97 percent.
20-foot winds.......East 10 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........3 or very low.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......1100-2300 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....East 20 to 25 mph.

.SATURDAY...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Rain likely early in the morning, then
                    chance of rain in the late morning and
                    afternoon.
Max temperature.....Around 49.
Min humidity........61 percent.
20-foot winds.......East 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........3 or very low.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......1500-3300 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....East 10 to 15 mph.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of rain in the
                    evening.
Min temperature.....Around 33.
Max humidity........100 percent.
20-foot winds.......East up to 5 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........3 or very low.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......1300-3000 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Southeast around 5 mph.

.SUNDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny.
Max temperature.....Around 58.
Min humidity........40 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southeast up to 5 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......1100-4000 ft AGL until 1300, then 4400-4900 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....South around 5 mph.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.MONDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 30s. Highs in the mid
60s. Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain. Lows in the upper 30s.
Highs in the upper 50s. North winds 10 to 20 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 30s. Highs around 60.
West winds 5 to 15 mph.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 30s. Highs in the
mid 60s.
.FRIDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 30s. Highs in the upper
60s.

$$

DS



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