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
352 PM CDT MON MAY 4 2015

.DISCUSSION...

UNSETTLED WEATHER PATTERN TO CONTINUE ACROSS ALL FIRE ZONES
TUESDAY AND THROUGH THE REMAINDER OF THE WORK WEEK. PERIODS OF
SHOWERS...AND THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED...WITH HEAVY RAINFALL
POSSIBLE TUESDAY AFTERNOON AND WEDNESDAY. THE PATTERN REMAINS
ACTIVE INTO THE WEEKEND...WITH ADDITIONAL PRECIPITATION CHANCES
AND COOL TEMPERATURES.  FIRE CONCERNS ARE LOW.

NEZ204-050015-
EASTERN PANHANDLE/CRESCENT LAKE NWR-
252 PM MDT MON MAY 4 2015

.REST OF TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....56-61.
MIN HUMIDITY........29 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......EAST 10 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......3600-4700 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST AROUND 25 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS EARLY
                    IN THE EVENING. CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE LATE
                    EVENING AND OVERNIGHT. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS
                    AFTER MIDNIGHT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....43-48.
MAX HUMIDITY........98 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......EAST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1 INCREASING TO 3 AFTER MIDNIGHT.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......2300-4800 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST 15 TO 20 MPH.

.TUESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
                    ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS LATE IN THE
                    MORNING...THEN SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY
                    IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....63-68.
MIN HUMIDITY........58 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST 5 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................3 INCREASING TO 4 IN THE AFTERNOON.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......2200-4500 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST 15 TO 20 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WEDNESDAY...CLOUDY WITH 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 MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. NORTH WINDS 5 TO
15 MPH.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S.
NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY...SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. LOWS IN THE LOWER
40S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS LIKELY AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S.

$$

NEZ210-050015-
FRENCHMAN BASIN-
352 PM CDT MON MAY 4 2015

.REST OF TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
                    THUNDERSTORMS.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....56-61.
MIN HUMIDITY........39 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......EAST 5 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................3.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....FAIR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......2900-3400 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST AROUND 20 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
                    THUNDERSTORMS.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....46-51.
MAX HUMIDITY........99 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......EAST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................3.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......2200-3000 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST AROUND 15 MPH.

.TUESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING.
                    SHOWERS LIKELY THROUGH THE DAY. THUNDERSTORMS
                    LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....65-70.
MIN HUMIDITY........59 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......EAST 5 TO 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTHEAST 10
                    TO 20 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
LAL.................3 INCREASING TO 4 IN THE AFTERNOON.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....VERY GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......2500-4800 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST AROUND 15 MPH INCREASING TO AROUND 25
                    MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WEDNESDAY...CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. LOWS
IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. SOUTH WINDS 10 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...COOLER. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER
60S. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY...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 LOWER 40S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S.

$$

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

.REST OF TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
                    THUNDERSTORMS.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....59-64.
MIN HUMIDITY........23 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......EAST 10 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................3.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......3800-4800 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST AROUND 20 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
                    EVENING. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH THE
                    NIGHT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....45-50.
MAX HUMIDITY........98 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......EAST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................3.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......2200-4800 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST AROUND 20 MPH.

.TUESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
                    ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS LATE IN THE
                    MORNING...THEN SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY
                    IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....64-69.
MIN HUMIDITY........58 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST 5 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................3 INCREASING TO 4 IN THE AFTERNOON.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......2100-4200 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST AROUND 15 MPH INCREASING TO AROUND 25
                    MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.


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

$$

NEZ208-050015-
NIOBRARA VALLEY/FORT NIOBRARA NWR-
252 PM MDT MON MAY 4 2015

.REST OF TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....63-68.
MIN HUMIDITY........22 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......EAST 10 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......4800-5400 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST AROUND 20 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS EARLY
                    IN THE EVENING. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER
                    MIDNIGHT...THEN CHANCE OF SHOWERS EARLY IN THE
                    MORNING.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....45-50.
MAX HUMIDITY........91 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......EAST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......3200-5600 FT AGL UNTIL 0100...THEN 2000-3300 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST AROUND 25 MPH.

.TUESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
                    THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....67-72.
MIN HUMIDITY........54 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST 5 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................3 INCREASING TO 4 IN THE AFTERNOON.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1800-4300 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST AROUND 15 MPH INCREASING TO AROUND 25
                    MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WEDNESDAY...CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. LOWS
IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 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 WITH CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S.
NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS LIKELY AND CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S.
.SUNDAY...SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. LOWS IN THE LOWER
40S. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S.

$$

NEZ219-050015-
LOESS PLAINS-
352 PM CDT MON MAY 4 2015

.REST OF TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
                    THUNDERSTORMS.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....57-62.
MIN HUMIDITY........40 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......EAST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................3.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....FAIR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......3100-3500 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST AROUND 15 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
                    THUNDERSTORMS.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 50.
MAX HUMIDITY........100 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......EAST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................3.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......2000-3200 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST AROUND 15 MPH.

.TUESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
                    THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 69.
MIN HUMIDITY........55 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST 5 TO 10 MPH INCREASING TO 10 TO 20
                    MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
LAL.................3 INCREASING TO 4 IN THE AFTERNOON.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....VERY GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......2000-4800 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST AROUND 15 MPH INCREASING TO AROUND 30
                    MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.


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

$$

NEZ209-050015-
LOUP RIVERS BASIN-
352 PM CDT MON MAY 4 2015

.REST OF TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
                    THUNDERSTORMS.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....61-66.
MIN HUMIDITY........24 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......EAST 10 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................3.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......3600-5000 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST AROUND 20 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
                    THUNDERSTORMS.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 50.
MAX HUMIDITY........97 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......EAST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................3.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......2400-5200 FT AGL UNTIL 0100...THEN 2200-2700 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST AROUND 20 MPH.

.TUESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE DAY.
                    ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS LATE IN THE
                    MORNING...THEN CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....68-73.
MIN HUMIDITY........54 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST 5 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................3 INCREASING TO 4 IN THE AFTERNOON.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....VERY GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......2200-4700 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST AROUND 15 MPH INCREASING TO AROUND 25
                    MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WEDNESDAY...CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. LOWS
IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 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 ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS AROUND 50. 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 LOWER 60S.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS AROUND 60.

$$








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