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
450 AM CDT MON MAY 4 2015

.DISCUSSION...
WESTERN NEBRASKA WILL SEE CHANCES OF THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH THE
WORK WEEK AS A STORM SYSTEM MOVES OUT OF THE DESERT SOUTHWEST
AND ONTO THE CENTRAL PLAINS.

NEZ204-050015-
EASTERN PANHANDLE/CRESCENT LAKE NWR-
350 AM MDT MON MAY 4 2015

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE
                    DAY. CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....55-60.
MIN HUMIDITY........38 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......EAST 10 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1 INCREASING TO 4 IN THE AFTERNOON.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....VERY GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......500-4500 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 3500-5400 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST AROUND 20 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....44-49.
MAX HUMIDITY........99 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......EAST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................3.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1700-4900 FT AGL UNTIL 0100...THEN 1000-2600 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST AROUND 20 MPH BECOMING SOUTHEAST AROUND 10
                    MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.

.TUESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN
                    THE MORNING...THEN SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
                    LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....63-68.
MIN HUMIDITY........64 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST 5 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................4 INCREASING TO 5 IN THE AFTERNOON.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....EXCELLENT.
MIXING HEIGHT.......900-4900 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 2900-7100 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST AROUND 10 MPH INCREASING TO AROUND 25
                    MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.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 AROUND 60. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.
.SATURDAY...SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. LOWS IN THE MID
40S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S.

$$

NEZ210-050015-
FRENCHMAN BASIN-
450 AM CDT MON MAY 4 2015

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING.
                    CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE DAY. CHANCE OF
                    THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....56-61.
MIN HUMIDITY........52 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......EAST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................3 INCREASING TO 4 IN THE AFTERNOON.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....FAIR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......600-3000 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST AROUND 15 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 49.
MAX HUMIDITY........100 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......EAST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................4.
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......700-2800 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST 10 TO 15 MPH.

.TUESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY IN THE
                    MORNING...THEN SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....65-70.
MIN HUMIDITY........64 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST 5 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................5.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....EXCELLENT.
MIXING HEIGHT.......700-5000 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 4500-7000 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST AROUND 15 MPH INCREASING TO AROUND 30
                    MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WEDNESDAY...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 AROUND 50. 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. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. LOWS
IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S.

$$

NEZ206-050015-
SANDHILLS/VALENTINE NWR/NEBRASKA NATIONAL FOREST/
SAMUEL R MCKELVIE NATIONAL FOREST-
450 AM CDT MON MAY 4 2015

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS EARLY
                    IN THE MORNING...THEN CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
                    LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON. CHANCE OF
                    THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....59-64.
MIN HUMIDITY........30 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......EAST 10 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1 INCREASING TO 4 IN THE AFTERNOON.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......400-4400 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 3800-5400 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST AROUND 20 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....45-50.
MAX HUMIDITY........99 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......EAST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................4.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1500-4900 FT AGL UNTIL 0100...THEN 1000-2000 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST AROUND 20 MPH DECREASING TO AROUND 10 MPH
                    AFTER MIDNIGHT.

.TUESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN
                    THE MORNING...THEN SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
                    LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....65-70.
MIN HUMIDITY........65 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST 5 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................4 INCREASING TO 5 IN THE AFTERNOON.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....EXCELLENT.
MIXING HEIGHT.......900-4400 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 3500-8200 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST AROUND 10 MPH INCREASING TO AROUND 25
                    MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.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 UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS AROUND 60.

$$

NEZ208-050015-
NIOBRARA VALLEY/FORT NIOBRARA NWR-
350 AM MDT MON MAY 4 2015

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
                    MORNING. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN
                    THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....62-67.
MIN HUMIDITY........27 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......EAST 10 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1 INCREASING TO 4 IN THE AFTERNOON.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....VERY GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-4700 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 5300-6600 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST AROUND 20 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....45-50.
MAX HUMIDITY........94 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......EAST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................3.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......600-5800 FT AGL UNTIL 0100...THEN 600-2100 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST 10 TO 15 MPH.

.TUESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....66-71.
MIN HUMIDITY........65 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......EAST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................4.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....EXCELLENT.
MIXING HEIGHT.......900-4600 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 3900-8700 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST AROUND 10 MPH INCREASING TO AROUND 20
                    MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.


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

$$

NEZ219-050015-
LOESS PLAINS-
450 AM CDT MON MAY 4 2015

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING.
                    CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE DAY. CHANCE OF
                    THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....57-62.
MIN HUMIDITY........47 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......EAST 5 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................3 INCREASING TO 4 IN THE AFTERNOON.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....FAIR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......700-3000 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST 15 TO 20 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 51.
MAX HUMIDITY........100 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......EAST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................4.
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......600-2700 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST AROUND 10 MPH.

.TUESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN
                    THE MORNING...THEN SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
                    LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 70.
MIN HUMIDITY........62 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST 5 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................4 INCREASING TO 5 IN THE AFTERNOON.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....EXCELLENT.
MIXING HEIGHT.......500-5200 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 3500-7200 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST AROUND 10 MPH INCREASING TO AROUND 30
                    MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.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 AROUND 50. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO
15 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS AROUND 70.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. LOWS
IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S.

$$

NEZ209-050015-
LOUP RIVERS BASIN-
450 AM CDT MON MAY 4 2015

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
                    MORNING. CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE DAY.
                    CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....60-65.
MIN HUMIDITY........34 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......EAST 10 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................3 INCREASING TO 4 IN THE AFTERNOON.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......400-4300 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 2500-5800 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST AROUND 20 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 51.
MAX HUMIDITY........100 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHEAST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................4.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1000-5100 FT AGL UNTIL 0100...THEN 800-1300 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST AROUND 15 MPH DECREASING TO AROUND 5 MPH
                    AFTER MIDNIGHT.

.TUESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN
                    THE MORNING...THEN SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
                    LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....69-74.
MIN HUMIDITY........61 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST 5 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................4 INCREASING TO 5 IN THE AFTERNOON.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....EXCELLENT.
MIXING HEIGHT.......800-4600 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 3700-8900 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST AROUND 5 MPH INCREASING TO AROUND 25
                    MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.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 LOWER 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. NORTHEAST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S.

$$







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