Routine Fire Wx Fcst (With/Without 6-10 Day Outlook)
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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR WESTERN
AND NORTH CENTRAL NEBRASKA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NORTH PLATTE NE
443 AM CDT WED MAY 6 2015

.DISCUSSION...

A STORM SYSTEM WILL CONTINUE TO BRING WIDESPREAD RAIN TO WESTERN
NEBRASKA AGAIN TODAY. FIRE DANGER IS LOW.


NEZ204-070015-
EASTERN PANHANDLE/CRESCENT LAKE NWR-
343 AM MDT WED MAY 6 2015

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
                    MORNING...THEN SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY
                    IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....64-69.
MIN HUMIDITY........61 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST 10 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1 INCREASING TO 5 IN THE AFTERNOON.
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....VERY GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1400-4900 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 5200-7500 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST AROUND 20 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
                    THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN SLIGHT
                    CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....43-48.
MAX HUMIDITY........94 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 5 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................3 DECREASING TO 1 AFTER MIDNIGHT.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1300-6300 FT AGL UNTIL 0100...THEN 1100-1900 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 10 MPH INCREASING TO NORTHWEST
                    AROUND 20 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.

.THURSDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH
                    THE DAY. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....59-64.
MIN HUMIDITY........52 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 10 TO 20 MPH.
LAL.................1 INCREASING TO 3 IN THE AFTERNOON.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1200-4300 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 3300-6500 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 20 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE LOWER
40S. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.SATURDAY...CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS LIKELY AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN
THE LOWER 40S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO
20 MPH.
.SUNDAY...BREEZY. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER
30S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S. NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE MID 30S.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER
60S.

$$

NEZ210-070015-
FRENCHMAN BASIN-
443 AM CDT WED MAY 6 2015

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS UNTIL LATE
                    AFTERNOON. CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS EARLY IN THE
                    AFTERNOON...THEN SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
                    LIKELY LATE IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....66-71.
MIN HUMIDITY........59 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST 10 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1 INCREASING TO 5 IN THE AFTERNOON.
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....VERY GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1600-4800 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 5400-6600 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST AROUND 20 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN SLIGHT
                    CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS
                    AFTER MIDNIGHT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 47.
MAX HUMIDITY........96 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......EAST 5 TO 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE NORTHWEST 10
                    TO 15 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
LAL.................4 DECREASING TO 3 AFTER MIDNIGHT.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......300-6600 FT AGL UNTIL 0100...THEN 300-1600 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 10 MPH INCREASING TO NORTHWEST
                    AROUND 20 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.

.THURSDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH
                    THE DAY. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....67-72.
MIN HUMIDITY........49 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1 INCREASING TO 3 IN THE AFTERNOON.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1000-4300 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 5100-7700 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 15 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY...COOLER. 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...CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE
UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S. EAST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH.
.SUNDAY...SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. HIGHS
IN THE MID 50S. NORTH WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. HIGHS IN THE MID
60S.

$$

NEZ206-070015-
SANDHILLS/VALENTINE NWR/NEBRASKA NATIONAL FOREST/
SAMUEL R MCKELVIE NATIONAL FOREST-
443 AM CDT WED MAY 6 2015

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE
                    DAY. CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....66-71.
MIN HUMIDITY........62 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST 10 TO 20 MPH.
LAL.................1 INCREASING TO 4 IN THE AFTERNOON.
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....EXCELLENT.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1300-5200 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 4900-7600 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST 20 TO 25 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN SLIGHT
                    CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS
                    AFTER MIDNIGHT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....47-52.
MAX HUMIDITY........100 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST 5 TO 15 MPH SHIFTING TO THE WEST 5 TO
                    10 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
LAL.................4 DECREASING TO 3 AFTER MIDNIGHT.
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......500-5400 FT AGL UNTIL 0100...THEN 300-1800 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST AROUND 15 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                    SOUTHWEST AFTER MIDNIGHT.

.THURSDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH
                    THE DAY. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....62-67.
MIN HUMIDITY........54 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 10 TO 20 MPH.
LAL.................1 INCREASING TO 3 IN THE AFTERNOON.
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1500-6300 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 20 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. HIGHS AROUND 60. NORTH
WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO
15 MPH.
.SUNDAY...SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS
IN THE LOWER 50S. NORTH WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. HIGHS IN THE MID
60S.

$$

NEZ208-070015-
NIOBRARA VALLEY/FORT NIOBRARA NWR-
343 AM MDT WED MAY 6 2015

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS UNTIL LATE AFTERNOON.
                    CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS EARLY IN THE
                    AFTERNOON...THEN SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
                    LIKELY LATE IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....69-74.
MIN HUMIDITY........58 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST 10 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1 INCREASING TO 5 IN THE AFTERNOON.
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....EXCELLENT.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1500-5500 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 5700-8100 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST 20 TO 25 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY
                    IN THE EVENING...THEN CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                    ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....51-56.
MAX HUMIDITY........99 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 5 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................5 DECREASING TO 3 AFTER MIDNIGHT.
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1400-5900 FT AGL UNTIL 0100...THEN 1200-2100 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST AROUND 20 MPH BECOMING SOUTHWEST
                    AROUND 10 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.

.THURSDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
                    MORNING...THEN CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....62-67.
MIN HUMIDITY........57 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 10 TO 20 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1600-6500 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST 15 TO 20 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN
THE MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. NORTH WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE
LOWER 40S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.SUNDAY...SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. HIGHS
IN THE LOWER 50S. NORTH WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 60S.

$$

NEZ219-070015-
LOESS PLAINS-
443 AM CDT WED MAY 6 2015

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE
                    DAY. CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 72.
MIN HUMIDITY........59 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST 10 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1 INCREASING TO 4 IN THE AFTERNOON.
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....EXCELLENT.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1600-4700 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 5000-6800 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST 20 TO 25 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN SLIGHT
                    CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS
                    AFTER MIDNIGHT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 50.
MAX HUMIDITY........100 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST 5 TO 15 MPH SHIFTING TO THE WEST 5 TO
                    10 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
LAL.................4 DECREASING TO 3 AFTER MIDNIGHT.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-5900 FT AGL UNTIL 0100...THEN 300-800 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST AROUND 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE WEST
                    AFTER MIDNIGHT.

.THURSDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                    ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....69-74.
MIN HUMIDITY........48 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1 INCREASING TO 3 IN THE AFTERNOON.
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......800-4500 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 5200-7700 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 15 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.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...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS AROUND 60. EAST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.SUNDAY...SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS
AROUND 60. NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS AROUND 40. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 40. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S.

$$

NEZ209-070015-
LOUP RIVERS BASIN-
443 AM CDT WED MAY 6 2015

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS UNTIL LATE
                    AFTERNOON. CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS EARLY IN THE
                    AFTERNOON...THEN SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
                    LIKELY LATE IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 70.
MIN HUMIDITY........66 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST 10 TO 20 MPH.
LAL.................1 INCREASING TO 5 IN THE AFTERNOON.
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....EXCELLENT.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1400-4800 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 4000-6900 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST AROUND 20 MPH INCREASING TO AROUND 30
                    MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
                    EVENING. CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
                    ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....51-56.
MAX HUMIDITY........100 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 5 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................4 DECREASING TO 3 AFTER MIDNIGHT.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......900-5000 FT AGL UNTIL 0100...THEN 900-1800 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST AROUND 25 MPH BECOMING SOUTH AROUND
                    15 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.

.THURSDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH
                    THE DAY. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....66-71.
MIN HUMIDITY........54 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 10 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1 INCREASING TO 2 IN THE AFTERNOON.
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....VERY GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1200-4900 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 3800-6400 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 10 MPH INCREASING TO AROUND 20 MPH
                    IN THE AFTERNOON.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER
60S. NORTH WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S.
NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.SUNDAY...SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS
IN THE UPPER 50S. NORTH WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 60S.

$$







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