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
422 AM CDT Thu Apr 19 2018

.DISCUSSION...
1/2 to 1 inch of rainfall is expected during the next 7 days along
and west of highway 83. Lesser rainfall is expected east of
highway 83. Generally below normal temperatures will produce
minimum afternoon humidity above 30 percent in most areas.

NEZ204-200015-
Eastern Panhandle/Crescent Lake NWR-
322 AM MDT Thu Apr 19 2018

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny.
Max temperature.....56-61.
Min humidity........30 percent.
20-foot winds.......South 5 to 10 mph shifting to the southeast 10
                    to 20 mph in the afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Smoke dispersal.....Very good.
Mixing height.......200-4700 ft AGL until 1300, then 4700-6200 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....South around 10 mph increasing to southeast
                    around 20 mph in the afternoon.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy then becoming mostly cloudy.
                    Slight chance of rain early in the morning.
Min temperature.....34-39.
Max humidity........85 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southeast 10 to 20 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......1100-5800 ft AGL until 0100, then 700-1400 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Southeast around 25 mph.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow early in the
                    morning. Chance of rain in the morning, then
                    rain likely in the afternoon.
Max temperature.....46-51.
Min humidity........56 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southeast 10 to 20 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Smoke dispersal.....Very good.
Mixing height.......700-3500 ft AGL until 1300, then 2700-4500 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Southeast 30 to 35 mph.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY...Cloudy with rain likely and chance of snow. Lows in
the mid 30s. Highs in the lower 50s. Southeast winds 5 to 15 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 30s. Highs in the lower
60s. Northeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of rain. Lows in the mid
30s. Highs in the lower 60s. Southeast winds 5 to 15 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Rain likely and slight chance of snow.
Lows in the lower 30s. Highs in the upper 50s.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 30s. Highs in the
lower 60s.

$$

NEZ206-200015-
Sandhills/Valentine NWR/Nebraska National Forest-
422 AM CDT Thu Apr 19 2018

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny.
Max temperature.....51-56.
Min humidity........32 percent.
20-foot winds.......South up to 5 mph shifting to the southeast 5
                    to 15 mph in the afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Good.
Mixing height.......200-3500 ft AGL until 1300, then 3000-4700 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Southwest around 5 mph increasing to southeast
                    around 15 mph in the afternoon.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy then becoming mostly cloudy.
                    Slight chance of rain early in the morning.
Min temperature.....31-36.
Max humidity........89 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southeast 5 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......400-4700 ft AGL until 0100, then 400-800 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Southeast 15 to 20 mph.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow early in the
                    morning. Chance of rain in the morning, then
                    rain likely in the afternoon.
Max temperature.....47-52.
Min humidity........52 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southeast 10 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Very good.
Mixing height.......400-4500 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Southeast 20 to 25 mph.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY...Cloudy with rain likely. Lows in the mid 30s. Highs
in the lower 50s. Southeast winds 5 to 15 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy. Lows in the mid 30s. Highs around 60.
South winds 5 to 10 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 30s. Highs in the mid
60s. South winds 5 to 15 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain and snow. Lows in the
mid 30s. Highs in the upper 50s.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 30s. Highs in the
lower 60s.

$$

NEZ208-200015-
Niobrara Valley/Fort Niobrara NWR/Samuel R McKelvie National
Forest-
422 AM CDT Thu Apr 19 2018

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny. Patchy fog early in the morning.
Max temperature.....48-53.
Min humidity........40 percent.
20-foot winds.......South up to 5 mph shifting to the southeast in
                    the afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Fair.
Mixing height.......200-4700 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Southwest around 5 mph shifting to the
                    southeast in the afternoon.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy then becoming mostly cloudy.
Min temperature.....30-35.
Max humidity........96 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southeast 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......300-3600 ft AGL until 0100, then 300-700 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Southeast around 15 mph.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain through the day.
Max temperature.....Around 49.
Min humidity........56 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southeast 5 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Fair.
Mixing height.......400-2800 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Southeast 15 to 20 mph.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY...Cloudy with chance of rain. Lows in the mid 30s.
Highs in the mid 50s. Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy. Lows in the mid 30s. Highs in the lower
60s. South winds 5 to 10 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 30s. Highs in the mid
60s. South winds 5 to 15 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain and snow. Lows in the
mid 30s. Highs in the upper 50s.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 30s. Highs in the
lower 60s.

$$

NEZ209-200015-
Loup Rivers Basin-
422 AM CDT Thu Apr 19 2018

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny.
Max temperature.....49-54.
Min humidity........33 percent.
20-foot winds.......East 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Smoke dispersal.....Fair.
Mixing height.......200-3400 ft AGL until 1300, then 2200-4300 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Northwest around 5 mph shifting to the
                    southeast in the afternoon.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy.
Min temperature.....Around 32.
Max humidity........94 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southeast 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......200-3400 ft AGL until 0100, then 200-400 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Southeast around 10 mph.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of snow early in
                    the morning. Slight chance of rain in the
                    morning, then chance of rain in the afternoon.
Max temperature.....51-56.
Min humidity........45 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southeast 5 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Fair.
Mixing height.......200-3600 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Southeast around 15 mph.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY...Cloudy with chance of rain. Lows in the upper 30s.
Highs in the lower 50s. Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy. Lows in the mid 30s. Highs in the upper
50s. South winds 5 to 10 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 30s. Highs in the lower
60s. South winds 5 to 15 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain. Lows in the upper 30s.
Highs in the upper 50s.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 30s. Highs in the
lower 60s.

$$

NEZ210-200015-
Frenchman Basin-
322 AM MDT Thu Apr 19 2018

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....58-63.
Min humidity........27 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southeast 5 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Smoke dispersal.....Very good.
Mixing height.......200-4200 ft AGL until 1300, then 4200-6200 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Southeast around 5 mph increasing to around 20
                    mph in the afternoon.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy then becoming mostly cloudy.
                    Slight chance of rain early in the morning.
Min temperature.....34-39.
Max humidity........82 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southeast 10 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......600-6200 ft AGL until 0100, then 600-1000 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Southeast around 25 mph.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain in the morning,
                    then rain likely in the afternoon.
Max temperature.....48-53.
Min humidity........52 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southeast 10 to 20 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Smoke dispersal.....Good.
Mixing height.......700-3700 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Southeast around 25 mph.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY...Rain and snow likely. Lows in the mid 30s. Highs in
the lower 50s. East winds 5 to 15 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy. Lows in the mid 30s. Highs in the upper
50s. Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 30s. Highs in the mid
60s. Southeast winds 5 to 15 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain and snow. Lows in the
mid 30s. Highs in the upper 50s.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 30s. Highs in the
lower 60s.

$$

NEZ219-200015-
Loess Plains-
422 AM CDT Thu Apr 19 2018

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny.
Max temperature.....Around 59.
Min humidity........26 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southeast 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Smoke dispersal.....Good.
Mixing height.......200-3700 ft AGL until 1300, then 4200-4800 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Northeast around 5 mph increasing to southeast
                    around 15 mph in the afternoon.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy.
Min temperature.....Around 36.
Max humidity........81 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southeast 5 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........3 or very low.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.
Mixing height.......300-4800 ft AGL until 0100, then 300-600 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Southeast around 15 mph.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain.
Max temperature.....51-56.
Min humidity........44 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southeast 10 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Smoke dispersal.....Good.
Mixing height.......600-2600 ft AGL until 1300, then 2700-4500 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Southeast around 20 mph.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY...Rain likely. Lows in the upper 30s. Highs in the
lower 50s. East winds 5 to 15 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy. Lows in the mid 30s. Highs in the upper
50s. Southeast winds around 5 mph.
.MONDAY...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 upper 50s.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 30s. Highs in the
lower 60s.

$$



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