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
423 AM CDT SUN APR 19 2015

.DISCUSSION...
HEAVY RAINFALL SINCE THURSDAY HAS PRODUCED 1 TO 4 INCHES OF RAIN
ACROSS ALL OF WESTERN AND NORTH CENTRAL NEBRASKA. THIS RAIN SHOULD
KEEP FIRE DANGER LOW FOR THE NEXT 7 DAYS. THERE IS A CHANCE OF
RAIN LATE NEXT WEEK WHICH WOULD MOST LIKELY FALL ACROSS SOUTHERN
NEBRASKA.

NEZ204-200015-
EASTERN PANHANDLE/CRESCENT LAKE NWR-
323 AM MDT SUN APR 19 2015

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY. ISOLATED SHOWERS EARLY IN THE
                    MORNING.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....50-55.
MIN HUMIDITY........27 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......BREEZY. NORTHWEST 15 TO 25 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....EXCELLENT.
MIXING HEIGHT.......2700-7900 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 8100-10100
                    FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH 30 TO 35 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....25-30.
MAX HUMIDITY........86 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 5 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......600-10200 FT AGL UNTIL 0100...THEN 200-1900 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 25 MPH DECREASING TO AROUND 10
                    MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.

.MONDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....52-57.
MIN HUMIDITY........25 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 5 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....EXCELLENT.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-9300 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 8700-10200 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST 20 TO 25 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 60S. NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 60S. EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S.
SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN
THE UPPER 30S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE
MID 30S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S.

$$

NEZ210-200015-
FRENCHMAN BASIN-
423 AM CDT SUN APR 19 2015

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING MOSTLY SUNNY.
                    SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS
                    EARLY IN THE MORNING...THEN ISOLATED SHOWERS
                    LATE IN THE MORNING.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 56.
MIN HUMIDITY........26 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......BREEZY. NORTH 15 TO 25 MPH.
LAL.................3 DECREASING TO 1 IN THE AFTERNOON.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....EXCELLENT.
MIXING HEIGHT.......3000-7100 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 7600-9200 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH AROUND 35 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....28-33.
MAX HUMIDITY........80 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......300-9500 FT AGL UNTIL 0100...THEN 200-300 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.

.MONDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....56-61.
MIN HUMIDITY........24 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 5 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....EXCELLENT.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-9200 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 9000-10000 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST 20 TO 25 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE MID
60S. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. HIGHS IN THE MID
60S. SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S.
SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE UPPER
30S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE
UPPER 30S. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S.

$$

NEZ206-200015-
SANDHILLS/VALENTINE NWR/NEBRASKA NATIONAL FOREST/
SAMUEL R MCKELVIE NATIONAL FOREST-
423 AM CDT SUN APR 19 2015

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY. ISOLATED SHOWERS EARLY IN THE
                    MORNING.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....52-57.
MIN HUMIDITY........28 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......BREEZY. NORTH 15 TO 25 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....EXCELLENT.
MIXING HEIGHT.......3000-7400 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 7600-10000
                    FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH 35 TO 40 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....30-35.
MAX HUMIDITY........78 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 5 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......500-10300 FT AGL UNTIL 0100...THEN 300-600 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 25 MPH DECREASING TO AROUND 10
                    MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.

.MONDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....54-59.
MIN HUMIDITY........21 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 10 TO 20 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....EXCELLENT.
MIXING HEIGHT.......300-10100 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 10200-11500
                    FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST 25 TO 30 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS AROUND 30. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S.
NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 60S. EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 50S. SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE UPPER
30S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE
UPPER 30S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S.

$$

NEZ208-200015-
NIOBRARA VALLEY/FORT NIOBRARA NWR-
323 AM MDT SUN APR 19 2015

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY. ISOLATED SHOWERS EARLY IN THE
                    MORNING.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....53-58.
MIN HUMIDITY........31 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......BREEZY. NORTHWEST 15 TO 25 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....EXCELLENT.
MIXING HEIGHT.......2700-7800 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 7900-10400
                    FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 35 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....30-35.
MAX HUMIDITY........78 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 5 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......500-10600 FT AGL UNTIL 0100...THEN 300-500 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 20 MPH DECREASING TO AROUND 10
                    MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.

.MONDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....53-58.
MIN HUMIDITY........20 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 10 TO 20 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....EXCELLENT.
MIXING HEIGHT.......300-10200 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 10900-12300
                    FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST 30 TO 35 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS AROUND 30. HIGHS AROUND 60.
NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 50S. EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 50S. EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE
UPPER 30S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE
UPPER 30S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S.

$$

NEZ219-200015-
LOESS PLAINS-
423 AM CDT SUN APR 19 2015

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING MOSTLY SUNNY.
                    SHOWERS LIKELY AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS EARLY
                    IN THE MORNING...THEN ISOLATED SHOWERS LATE IN
                    THE MORNING.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 56.
MIN HUMIDITY........26 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......BREEZY. NORTH 15 TO 25 MPH.
LAL.................3 DECREASING TO 1 IN THE AFTERNOON.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....EXCELLENT.
MIXING HEIGHT.......2700-6300 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 6900-9000 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH AROUND 35 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 32.
MAX HUMIDITY........74 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 5 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......300-9200 FT AGL UNTIL 0100...THEN 200-300 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 20 MPH DECREASING TO AROUND 10
                    MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.

.MONDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 59.
MIN HUMIDITY........23 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....EXCELLENT.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-9900 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 9800-10700 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST 20 TO 25 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE MID
60S. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. HIGHS IN THE MID
60S. EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S.
SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS AROUND 40.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE UPPER
30S. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S.

$$

NEZ209-200015-
LOUP RIVERS BASIN-
423 AM CDT SUN APR 19 2015

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING MOSTLY SUNNY.
                    ISOLATED SHOWERS EARLY IN THE MORNING.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 56.
MIN HUMIDITY........30 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......BREEZY. NORTH 15 TO 25 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....EXCELLENT.
MIXING HEIGHT.......2300-6200 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 6800-9400 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH AROUND 35 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....31-36.
MAX HUMIDITY........76 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......400-9600 FT AGL UNTIL 0100...THEN 300-500 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 20 MPH DECREASING TO AROUND 10
                    MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.

.MONDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 57.
MIN HUMIDITY........21 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 10 TO 20 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....EXCELLENT.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-10300 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 10700-11900
                    FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST 30 TO 35 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS AROUND 30. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S.
NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 50S. EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 50S. EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE UPPER
30S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE
UPPER 30S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S.

$$







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