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
322 PM CDT SUN MAY 3 2015

.DISCUSSION...

UNSETTLED WEATHER PATTERN IS DEVELOPING FOR THE UPCOMING WORK
WEEK. DAILY AND NIGHTLY PRECIPITATION CHANCES ARE IN THE
FORECAST...WITH THE POSSIBILITY OF PERIODS OF WIDESPREAD MEASURABLE
RAIN. THUNDERSTORMS ARE POSSIBLE...BUT SEVERE WEATHER PROBABILITIES
ARE LOW.

NEZ204-040015-
EASTERN PANHANDLE/CRESCENT LAKE NWR-
222 PM MDT SUN MAY 3 2015

.REST OF TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....73-78.
MIN HUMIDITY........27 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHEAST 10 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......4000-5000 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST AROUND 25 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
                    LATE EVENING AND EARLY MORNING. SLIGHT CHANCE
                    OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE LATE EVENING AND
                    OVERNIGHT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS EARLY IN THE
                    MORNING.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....46-51.
MAX HUMIDITY........72 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHEAST 5 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................2 INCREASING TO 3 AFTER MIDNIGHT.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....FAIR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......2500-5300 FT AGL UNTIL 0100...THEN 1900-2900 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST AROUND 25 MPH.

.MONDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE MORNING.
                    ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH THE DAY. CHANCE
                    OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....55-60.
MIN HUMIDITY........51 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHEAST 5 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................3.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1900-3200 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST AROUND 25 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.TUESDAY...CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. LOWS IN
THE MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. LOWS IN THE LOWER
50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. NORTH WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S.

$$

NEZ210-040015-
FRENCHMAN BASIN-
322 PM CDT SUN MAY 3 2015

.REST OF TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....81-86.
MIN HUMIDITY........23 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH 5 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......5500-8500 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH AROUND 15 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
                    EVENING. CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
                    ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 52.
MAX HUMIDITY........80 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHEAST 10 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................4.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....FAIR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......2500-7600 FT AGL UNTIL 0100...THEN 1800-2100 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST 25 TO 30 MPH.

.MONDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
                    THUNDERSTORMS.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....58-63.
MIN HUMIDITY........62 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHEAST 10 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................3.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....FAIR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1800-2700 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST 15 TO 20 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.TUESDAY...CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. LOWS IN
THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. LOWS
IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO
15 MPH.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. NORTH WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S.

$$

NEZ206-040015-
SANDHILLS/VALENTINE NWR/NEBRASKA NATIONAL FOREST/
SAMUEL R MCKELVIE NATIONAL FOREST-
322 PM CDT SUN MAY 3 2015

.REST OF TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....76-81.
MIN HUMIDITY........29 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH 10 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....VERY GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......4000-6000 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST AROUND 25 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
                    LATE EVENING AND EARLY MORNING. SLIGHT CHANCE
                    OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE LATE EVENING AND
                    OVERNIGHT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS EARLY IN THE
                    MORNING.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....47-52.
MAX HUMIDITY........69 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHEAST 10 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................2 INCREASING TO 3 AFTER MIDNIGHT.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....FAIR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......2400-4800 FT AGL UNTIL 0100...THEN 1800-2400 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST AROUND 30 MPH.

.MONDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS EARLY IN THE MORNING.
                    ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH THE DAY. SHOWERS
                    LIKELY IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....57-62.
MIN HUMIDITY........48 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHEAST 10 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................3.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1700-3900 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST 25 TO 30 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.TUESDAY...CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. LOWS IN
THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO
15 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. LOWS IN THE MID
50S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. NORTHWEST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S.

$$

NEZ208-040015-
NIOBRARA VALLEY/FORT NIOBRARA NWR-
222 PM MDT SUN MAY 3 2015

.REST OF TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....76-81.
MIN HUMIDITY........29 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHEAST AROUND 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....VERY GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......3800-4800 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST AROUND 30 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                    ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS EARLY IN THE MORNING.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....45-50.
MAX HUMIDITY........63 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHEAST 5 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1 INCREASING TO 3 AFTER MIDNIGHT.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....FAIR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......2600-5000 FT AGL UNTIL 0100...THEN 2100-2700 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST AROUND 25 MPH.

.MONDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS EARLY
                    IN THE MORNING. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH
                    THE DAY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE LATE MORNING
                    AND AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....60-65.
MIN HUMIDITY........39 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHEAST 10 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................3.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......2000-4800 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST AROUND 25 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.TUESDAY...CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS
IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. LOWS IN THE MID
50S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. LOWS
IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO
15 MPH.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S.

$$

NEZ219-040015-
LOESS PLAINS-
322 PM CDT SUN MAY 3 2015

.REST OF TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 87.
MIN HUMIDITY........24 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................3.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......6800-10100 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH AROUND 10 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
                    EVENING. CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
                    ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 53.
MAX HUMIDITY........81 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHEAST 10 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................3.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....FAIR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......2400-9700 FT AGL UNTIL 0100...THEN 1600-1800 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST AROUND 25 MPH INCREASING TO AROUND 35
                    MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.

.MONDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
                    THUNDERSTORMS.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....61-66.
MIN HUMIDITY........60 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHEAST 10 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................3.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....FAIR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1700-2900 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST 20 TO 25 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.TUESDAY...CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. LOWS
AROUND 50. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. LOWS IN THE MID
50S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. NORTH WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS AROUND 70.

$$

NEZ209-040015-
LOUP RIVERS BASIN-
322 PM CDT SUN MAY 3 2015

.REST OF TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....82-87.
MIN HUMIDITY........27 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH 10 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................2.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....VERY GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......3900-7600 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH AROUND 25 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
                    EVENING. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH
                    THE NIGHT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 51.
MAX HUMIDITY........74 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHEAST 10 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................3.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....FAIR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......2100-5400 FT AGL UNTIL 0100...THEN 1600-2100 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST 30 TO 35 MPH.

.MONDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
                    THUNDERSTORMS.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....60-65.
MIN HUMIDITY........48 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHEAST 10 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................3.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1600-4500 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST 25 TO 30 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.TUESDAY...CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. LOWS
AROUND 50. HIGHS AROUND 70. SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. LOWS IN THE UPPER
50S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. LOWS
IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO
15 MPH.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S.

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