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
420 AM CDT WED APR 1 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 10 PM
CDT THIS EVENING...

.DISCUSSION...

THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED TO DEVELOP THIS AFTERNOON ALONG THE DRY
LINE IN CENTRAL AND SOUTHWEST NEBRASKA. WHERE THE STORMS
DEVELOP...THERE IS A SIGNIFICANT RISK OF DRY LIGHTNING.


NEZ204-020015-
EASTERN PANHANDLE/CRESCENT LAKE NWR-
320 AM MDT WED APR 1 2015

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS LATE IN
                    THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....67-72.
MIN HUMIDITY........21 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 5 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1 INCREASING TO 2 IN THE AFTERNOON.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....VERY GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100-2800 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 2800-8900 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 15 MPH SHIFTING TO THE NORTHWEST IN
                    THE AFTERNOON.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY.
                    ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS EARLY IN THE EVENING.
                    ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LATE IN THE
                    EVENING.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....31-36.
MAX HUMIDITY........66 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH 5 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................6 DECREASING TO 1 AFTER MIDNIGHT.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1400-7700 FT AGL UNTIL 0100...THEN 200-2700 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH AROUND 20 MPH BECOMING NORTHWEST AROUND
                    10 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.

.THURSDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE
                    LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....49-54.
MIN HUMIDITY........23 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-7600 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 4200-9100 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 5 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN OR SNOW. LOWS IN THE MID
20S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.SATURDAY...WARMER. MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 20S. HIGHS IN
THE MID 60S. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE MID
60S. EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. HIGHS IN THE MID
60S.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE
LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S.

$$

NEZ210-020015-
FRENCHMAN BASIN-
420 AM CDT WED APR 1 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 10 PM
CDT THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS LATE IN
                    THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....77-82.
MIN HUMIDITY........16 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE NORTH 10
                    TO 15 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1 INCREASING TO 6 IN THE AFTERNOON.
HAINES INDEX........6 OR HIGH.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....EXCELLENT.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-4300 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 4000-14300 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 15 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                    NORTHWEST IN THE AFTERNOON.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN ISOLATED
                    SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 35.
MAX HUMIDITY........79 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH 5 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................6 DECREASING TO 2 AFTER MIDNIGHT.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......2200-9000 FT AGL UNTIL 0100...THEN 200-2400 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH AROUND 25 MPH DECREASING TO AROUND 10 MPH
                    AFTER MIDNIGHT.

.THURSDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW EARLY IN
                    THE MORNING. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN THROUGH THE
                    DAY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....53-58.
MIN HUMIDITY........25 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHEAST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....FAIR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-5700 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 4700-6800 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST 5 TO 10 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN OR SNOW. LOWS IN THE
UPPER 20S. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.SATURDAY...WARMER. MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S. HIGHS IN
THE UPPER 60S. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER
70S. EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 70S.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. HIGHS IN THE MID
60S.

$$

NEZ206-020015-
SANDHILLS/VALENTINE NWR/NEBRASKA NATIONAL FOREST/
SAMUEL R MCKELVIE NATIONAL FOREST-
420 AM CDT WED APR 1 2015

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....69-74.
MIN HUMIDITY........21 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH SHIFTING TO THE NORTH IN
                    THE AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-2500 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 2700-5300 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 20 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                    NORTHWEST IN THE AFTERNOON.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS EARLY IN
                    THE EVENING. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
                    LATE IN THE EVENING.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....32-37.
MAX HUMIDITY........68 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH 5 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................2 DECREASING TO 1 AFTER MIDNIGHT.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......2400-5100 FT AGL UNTIL 0100...THEN 200-3000 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH AROUND 30 MPH DECREASING TO AROUND 15 MPH
                    AFTER MIDNIGHT.

.THURSDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....54-59.
MIN HUMIDITY........20 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-7600 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 5700-10000 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 10 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN OR SNOW. LOWS IN
THE UPPER 20S. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY...WARMER. MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S. HIGHS IN
THE MID 60S. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER
60S. EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE
UPPER 30S. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE
MID 30S. HIGHS AROUND 60.

$$

NEZ208-020015-
NIOBRARA VALLEY/FORT NIOBRARA NWR-
320 AM MDT WED APR 1 2015

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....68-73.
MIN HUMIDITY........24 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST 10 TO 20 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                    NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........6 OR HIGH.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-3100 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 3000-5900 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 20 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                    NORTHWEST IN THE AFTERNOON.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....33-38.
MAX HUMIDITY........59 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 5 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1300-4800 FT AGL UNTIL 0100...THEN 200-2600 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 25 MPH DECREASING TO AROUND 10
                    MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.

.THURSDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....55-60.
MIN HUMIDITY........20 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 5 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....EXCELLENT.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100-8800 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 8800-11400 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.


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

$$

NEZ219-020015-
LOESS PLAINS-
420 AM CDT WED APR 1 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 10 PM
CDT THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....78-83.
MIN HUMIDITY........17 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 5 TO 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE NORTHWEST 10
                    TO 15 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1 INCREASING TO 6 IN THE AFTERNOON.
HAINES INDEX........6 OR HIGH.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....EXCELLENT.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-2700 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 3000-13400 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 15 MPH SHIFTING TO THE WEST IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN ISOLATED
                    SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 36.
MAX HUMIDITY........78 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH 5 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................6 DECREASING TO 2 AFTER MIDNIGHT.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......2500-7200 FT AGL UNTIL 0100...THEN 500-3200 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH AROUND 30 MPH DECREASING TO AROUND 15 MPH
                    AFTER MIDNIGHT.

.THURSDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....57-62.
MIN HUMIDITY........22 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-6300 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 5300-7700 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST 5 TO 10 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN OR SNOW. LOWS IN THE
UPPER 20S. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.SATURDAY...WARMER. MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S. HIGHS IN
THE UPPER 60S. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER
70S. EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 70S.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. HIGHS IN THE MID
60S.

$$

NEZ209-020015-
LOUP RIVERS BASIN-
420 AM CDT WED APR 1 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 10 PM
CDT THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
                    LATE MORNING AND EARLY AFTERNOON. SCATTERED
                    THUNDERSTORMS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....74-79.
MIN HUMIDITY........28 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 10 TO 20 MPH SHIFTING TO THE NORTHWEST 10
                    TO 15 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
LAL.................2 INCREASING TO 6 IN THE AFTERNOON.
HAINES INDEX........6 OR HIGH.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....EXCELLENT.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-2600 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 2900-10500 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 20 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS EARLY IN
                    THE EVENING. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
                    LATE IN THE EVENING.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....34-39.
MAX HUMIDITY........72 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH 5 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................6 DECREASING TO 1 AFTER MIDNIGHT.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......400-4100 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH AROUND 30 MPH DECREASING TO AROUND 15 MPH
                    AFTER MIDNIGHT.

.THURSDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....57-62.
MIN HUMIDITY........19 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....VERY GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-7800 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 5400-10700 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN OR SNOW. LOWS IN
THE UPPER 20S. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.SATURDAY...WARMER. MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S. HIGHS IN
THE UPPER 60S. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER
60S. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS AROUND 40. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE
UPPER 30S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S.

$$







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