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
623 AM CDT THU APR 23 2015

.DISCUSSION...

THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED TO DEVELOP THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING.
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN WESTERN NEBRASKA ARE EXPECTED
INITIALLY...THEN COVERAGE WILL INCREASE SLIGHTLY TO SCATTERED
THUNDERSTORMS THIS EVENING. THE CHANCES OF RAIN WILL INCREASE
THROUGH THE WEEKEND.


NEZ204-240015-
EASTERN PANHANDLE/CRESCENT LAKE NWR-
523 AM MDT THU APR 23 2015

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS EARLY IN
                    THE AFTERNOON. SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS LATE IN
                    THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....64-69.
MIN HUMIDITY........46 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 5 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1 INCREASING TO 4 IN THE AFTERNOON.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....EXCELLENT.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-4500 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 3300-12200 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 10 MPH INCREASING TO AROUND 20 MPH
                    IN THE AFTERNOON.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
                    EVENING...THEN ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS AFTER
                    MIDNIGHT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 45.
MAX HUMIDITY........99 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 5 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................4 DECREASING TO 3 AFTER MIDNIGHT.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1000-7500 FT AGL UNTIL 0100...THEN 600-1600 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 25 MPH DECREASING TO AROUND 15 MPH
                    AFTER MIDNIGHT.

.FRIDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
                    MORNING. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH THE
                    DAY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....65-70.
MIN HUMIDITY........42 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................3.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....EXCELLENT.
MIXING HEIGHT.......700-6300 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 6500-13300 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST 10 TO 15 MPH.


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

$$

NEZ210-240015-
FRENCHMAN BASIN-
623 AM CDT THU APR 23 2015

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 62.
MIN HUMIDITY........55 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST 5 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1 INCREASING TO 3 IN THE AFTERNOON.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-4900 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 15 MPH INCREASING TO SOUTHEAST
                    AROUND 25 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS UNTIL
                    EARLY MORNING...THEN ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS
                    EARLY IN THE MORNING.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 45.
MAX HUMIDITY........99 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST 5 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................4.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......800-3000 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 25 MPH DECREASING TO AROUND 15 MPH
                    AFTER MIDNIGHT.

.FRIDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
                    MORNING. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH THE
                    DAY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 69.
MIN HUMIDITY........38 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................3.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....EXCELLENT.
MIXING HEIGHT.......800-7700 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 3600-14800 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE WEST IN
                    THE AFTERNOON.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S.
NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...COOLER. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN
THE MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS IN THE LOWER
40S. HIGHS AROUND 60. NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. HIGHS IN THE MID
60S.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 60S.

$$

NEZ206-240015-
SANDHILLS/VALENTINE NWR/NEBRASKA NATIONAL FOREST/
SAMUEL R MCKELVIE NATIONAL FOREST-
623 AM CDT THU APR 23 2015

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....60-65.
MIN HUMIDITY........50 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 5 TO 15 MPH INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 MPH IN
                    THE AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1 INCREASING TO 3 IN THE AFTERNOON.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....VERY GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......300-3200 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 2500-5800 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH 20 TO 25 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 46.
MAX HUMIDITY........94 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 5 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................3.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1600-4200 FT AGL UNTIL 0100...THEN 800-1700 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH 20 TO 25 MPH.

.FRIDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
                    MORNING. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH THE
                    DAY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....64-69.
MIN HUMIDITY........45 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................3.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....VERY GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......800-3300 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 2200-12600 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY...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.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE LOWER
40S. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S. EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS AROUND 40.
HIGHS AROUND 60. NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 60S.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 40. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S.

$$

NEZ208-240015-
NIOBRARA VALLEY/FORT NIOBRARA NWR-
523 AM MDT THU APR 23 2015

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS LATE IN
                    THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....62-67.
MIN HUMIDITY........42 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST 5 TO 15 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTH 15
                    TO 20 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1 INCREASING TO 2 IN THE AFTERNOON.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....VERY GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-3800 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 3500-5800 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST AROUND 15 MPH INCREASING TO SOUTH
                    AROUND 25 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS UNTIL
                    EARLY MORNING. SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS EARLY IN
                    THE MORNING.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 45.
MAX HUMIDITY........88 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 5 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................3.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1600-5800 FT AGL UNTIL 0100...THEN 700-1800 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH 20 TO 25 MPH.

.FRIDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
                    MORNING. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH THE
                    DAY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....63-68.
MIN HUMIDITY........48 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................3.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....FAIR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......500-2600 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 2500-8300 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 15 MPH DECREASING TO AROUND 5 MPH
                    IN THE AFTERNOON.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY...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.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE LOWER
40S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S. EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS AROUND 40. HIGHS IN
THE LOWER 60S. NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 60S.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. HIGHS IN THE
MID 60S.

$$

NEZ219-240015-
LOESS PLAINS-
623 AM CDT THU APR 23 2015

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS LATE IN
                    THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 60.
MIN HUMIDITY........53 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST 5 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1 INCREASING TO 3 IN THE AFTERNOON.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....FAIR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-2400 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST 15 TO 20 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS EARLY IN
                    THE EVENING...THEN SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS IN
                    THE LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 47.
MAX HUMIDITY........97 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST 5 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................3 INCREASING TO 4 AFTER MIDNIGHT.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......700-2500 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 20 MPH BECOMING SOUTHEAST AROUND
                    10 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.

.FRIDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
                    THUNDERSTORMS.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 67.
MIN HUMIDITY........47 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................3.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......700-2100 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 2300-9200 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH 5 TO 10 MPH.


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

$$

NEZ209-240015-
LOUP RIVERS BASIN-
623 AM CDT THU APR 23 2015

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....59-64.
MIN HUMIDITY........41 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 5 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....VERY GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100-3700 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 1900-5700 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 15 MPH INCREASING TO AROUND 25 MPH
                    IN THE AFTERNOON.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
                    EVENING. SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS AFTER
                    MIDNIGHT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 47.
MAX HUMIDITY........91 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 5 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................3 INCREASING TO 4 AFTER MIDNIGHT.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......800-3600 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH 20 TO 25 MPH.

.FRIDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
                    THUNDERSTORMS.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....62-67.
MIN HUMIDITY........54 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................3.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......700-2200 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 2200-6300 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH 10 TO 15 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY...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.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS IN THE
LOWER 40S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S. EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS IN THE UPPER
30S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. HIGHS IN THE MID
60S.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. HIGHS IN THE
MID 60S.

$$







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