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
526 AM CDT FRI APR 17 2015

.DISCUSSION...

A LARGE UPPER LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM WILL SLOWLY MAKE ITS WAY OUT OF
THE ROCKIES AND ACROSS THE CENTRAL PLAINS INTO THIS WEEKEND.
THIS WILL BRING SEVERAL CHANCES FOR MUCH NEEDED RAINFALL ACROSS
WESTERN AND NORTH CENTRAL NEBRASKA INTO THE WEEKEND. AS A
RESULT...GREENUP WILL ACCELERATE ACROSS THE FIRE DISTRICTS AND
FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS WILL REMAIN VERY LOW.

NEZ204-180015-
EASTERN PANHANDLE/CRESCENT LAKE NWR-
426 AM MDT FRI APR 17 2015

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. RAIN SHOWERS EARLY IN THE
                    MORNING...THEN RAIN SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE LATE
                    MORNING AND AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....54-59.
MIN HUMIDITY........69 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHEAST 10 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....FAIR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......800-4100 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST AROUND 20 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. RAIN SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE
                    EVENING...THEN SPRINKLES LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....41-46.
MAX HUMIDITY........100 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHEAST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1400-4700 FT AGL UNTIL 0100...THEN 1200-2700 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST 10 TO 15 MPH.

.SATURDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE
                    DAY. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....60-65.
MIN HUMIDITY........41 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHEAST AROUND 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE NORTH IN
                    THE AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1 INCREASING TO 3 IN THE AFTERNOON.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1000-5800 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 5600-9300 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH 5 TO 10 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY...COOLER...BREEZY. MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER
50S. NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 30. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S.
NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS AROUND 30. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S.
NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. HIGHS IN THE MID
60S.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE UPPER
30S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S.

$$

NEZ210-180015-
FRENCHMAN BASIN-
526 AM CDT FRI APR 17 2015

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS UNTIL
                    LATE AFTERNOON. RAIN SHOWERS LIKELY THROUGH THE
                    DAY. THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY LATE IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....60-65.
MIN HUMIDITY........63 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......EAST 10 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................3 INCREASING TO 5 IN THE AFTERNOON.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1000-3000 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 2400-6800 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST AROUND 20 MPH BECOMING SOUTHEAST AROUND 10
                    MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY
                    IN THE EVENING...THEN CHANCE OF SPRINKLES AND
                    ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....43-48.
MAX HUMIDITY........100 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......EAST 5 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................5 DECREASING TO 3 AFTER MIDNIGHT.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1000-6000 FT AGL UNTIL 0100...THEN 1000-2300 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST AROUND 15 MPH BECOMING SOUTHEAST AROUND 5
                    MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.

.SATURDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE
                    DAY. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....65-70.
MIN HUMIDITY........37 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1 INCREASING TO 3 IN THE AFTERNOON.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......900-5200 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 5800-9400 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST AROUND 5 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY...COOLER...BREEZY. MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER
50S. NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 50S. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE MID
60S. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 60S.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE LOWER
40S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S.

$$

NEZ206-180015-
SANDHILLS/VALENTINE NWR/NEBRASKA NATIONAL FOREST/
SAMUEL R MCKELVIE NATIONAL FOREST-
526 AM CDT FRI APR 17 2015

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. RAIN SHOWERS EARLY IN THE
                    MORNING. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH THE
                    DAY. RAIN SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE LATE MORNING
                    AND AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....56-61.
MIN HUMIDITY........69 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......EAST 10 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................3.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......700-3300 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 2300-5600 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST AROUND 20 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. RAIN SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE
                    EVENING. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH THE
                    NIGHT. SPRINKLES LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....46-51.
MAX HUMIDITY........100 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......EAST 5 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................3.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1100-3500 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST 10 TO 15 MPH.

.SATURDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
                    MORNING...THEN CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
                    THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....64-69.
MIN HUMIDITY........39 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST AROUND 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTH IN
                    THE AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1 INCREASING TO 3 IN THE AFTERNOON.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1200-6000 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 4900-8800 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 10 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY...COOLER...BREEZY. MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS AROUND 40. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S.
NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE MID
50S. NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 60S. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. HIGHS IN THE MID
60S.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE
UPPER 30S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S.

$$

NEZ208-180015-
NIOBRARA VALLEY/FORT NIOBRARA NWR-
426 AM MDT FRI APR 17 2015

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS UNTIL LATE
                    AFTERNOON. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE LATE
                    MORNING AND AFTERNOON. RAIN SHOWERS LIKELY LATE
                    IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....59-64.
MIN HUMIDITY........57 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHEAST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................3.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......500-4300 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 2200-8100 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST 10 TO 15 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. RAIN SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE EVENING.
                    ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
                    SPRINKLES LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....46-51.
MAX HUMIDITY........96 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHEAST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................3.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1300-5400 FT AGL UNTIL 0100...THEN 900-1500 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST 10 TO 15 MPH.

.SATURDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE
                    DAY. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....63-68.
MIN HUMIDITY........48 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......EAST 5 TO 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTH IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1 INCREASING TO 3 IN THE AFTERNOON.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......900-4100 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 4300-8200 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST AROUND 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTH IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY...COOLER...BREEZY. MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. HIGHS IN THE MID
50S. NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. HIGHS IN THE MID
50S. NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS AROUND 60.
NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 60S.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE
MID 30S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S.

$$

NEZ219-180015-
LOESS PLAINS-
526 AM CDT FRI APR 17 2015

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS UNTIL
                    LATE AFTERNOON. RAIN SHOWERS LIKELY THROUGH THE
                    DAY. THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY LATE IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....61-66.
MIN HUMIDITY........66 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......EAST AROUND 10 MPH.
LAL.................3 INCREASING TO 5 IN THE AFTERNOON.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1200-3800 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 2700-6200 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST 10 TO 15 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY
                    IN THE EVENING...THEN CHANCE OF SPRINKLES AND
                    ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 49.
MAX HUMIDITY........100 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......EAST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................5 DECREASING TO 3 AFTER MIDNIGHT.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......500-4600 FT AGL UNTIL 0100...THEN 800-1300 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST AROUND 10 MPH.

.SATURDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE
                    DAY. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 69.
MIN HUMIDITY........39 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST AROUND 5 MPH.
LAL.................1 INCREASING TO 3 IN THE AFTERNOON.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......700-4600 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 3500-8800 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST AROUND 10 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY...COOLER...BREEZY. MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER
50S. NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 50S. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE MID
60S. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 60S.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE
LOWER 40S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S.

$$

NEZ209-180015-
LOUP RIVERS BASIN-
526 AM CDT FRI APR 17 2015

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. RAIN SHOWERS LIKELY AND ISOLATED
                    THUNDERSTORMS.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....60-65.
MIN HUMIDITY........64 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......EAST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................3.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......400-3900 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 2700-7100 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST 15 TO 20 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. RAIN SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE
                    EVENING. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH THE
                    NIGHT. SPRINKLES LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 51.
MAX HUMIDITY........95 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......EAST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................3.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......800-4400 FT AGL UNTIL 0100...THEN 700-1600 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST 10 TO 15 MPH.

.SATURDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE
                    DAY. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....67-72.
MIN HUMIDITY........43 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1 INCREASING TO 3 IN THE AFTERNOON.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......900-5100 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 5100-7800 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST AROUND 10 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY...COOLER...BREEZY. MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER
50S. NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. HIGHS IN THE MID
50S. NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 60S. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. HIGHS IN THE MID
60S.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE
UPPER 30S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S.

$$







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