Routine Fire Wx Fcst (With/Without 6-10 Day Outlook)
Issued by NWS North Platte, NE

Current Version | Previous Version | Text Only | Print | Product List | Glossary On
Versions: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7
000
FNUS53 KLBF 180922
FWFLBF

FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR WESTERN
AND NORTH CENTRAL NEBRASKA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NORTH PLATTE NE
422 AM CDT SAT APR 18 2015

.DISCUSSION...
HEAVY RAINFALL OF AN INCH OR MORE FRIDAY AND TODAY SHOULD KEEP
FIRE DANGER LOW TO MODERATE DURING THE NEXT 7 DAYS. RAIN IS
POSSIBLE THURSDAY AND FRIDAY WITH THE APPROACH OF AN UPPER LEVEL
DISTURBANCE.

NEZ204-190015-
EASTERN PANHANDLE/CRESCENT LAKE NWR-
322 AM MDT SAT APR 18 2015

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
                    MORNING. CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE DAY.
                    CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....56-61.
MIN HUMIDITY........50 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......EAST AROUND 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE NORTH UP TO 5
                    MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
LAL.................3 INCREASING TO 4 IN THE AFTERNOON.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....FAIR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1100-6500 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 4800-8400 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST AROUND 5 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
                    EVENING. CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....37-42.
MAX HUMIDITY........92 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH 5 TO 10 MPH INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 MPH
                    AFTER MIDNIGHT.
LAL.................4 DECREASING TO 1 AFTER MIDNIGHT.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......600-7300 FT AGL UNTIL 0100...THEN 1700-3400 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH AROUND 10 MPH INCREASING TO AROUND 25 MPH
                    AFTER MIDNIGHT.

.SUNDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....52-57.
MIN HUMIDITY........25 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......BREEZY. NORTH 15 TO 25 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....EXCELLENT.
MIXING HEIGHT.......3100-7500 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 7200-9800 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH 35 TO 40 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S. HIGHS IN THE MID
50S. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 60S. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE
MID 60S. NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE UPPER
30S. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S.
.FRIDAY...COOLER. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN
THE LOWER 40S. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S.

$$

NEZ210-190015-
FRENCHMAN BASIN-
422 AM CDT SAT APR 18 2015

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
                    MORNING. CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE DAY.
                    CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....63-68.
MIN HUMIDITY........45 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......EAST AROUND 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTH IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.
LAL.................3 INCREASING TO 4 IN THE AFTERNOON.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......400-5100 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 5600-10400 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST 5 TO 10 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
                    EVENING. CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
                    ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....40-45.
MAX HUMIDITY........91 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE NORTH 10
                    TO 20 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
LAL.................4 DECREASING TO 3 AFTER MIDNIGHT.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1000-8500 FT AGL UNTIL 0100...THEN 500-2600 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH AROUND 5 MPH INCREASING TO NORTHWEST
                    AROUND 15 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.

.SUNDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
                    MORNING.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 58.
MIN HUMIDITY........25 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......BREEZY. NORTH 20 TO 25 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....EXCELLENT.
MIXING HEIGHT.......2800-6300 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 6900-9000 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH 35 TO 40 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 50S. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS AROUND 30. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S.
NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 60S. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS AROUND 40.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE LOWER
40S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S.

$$

NEZ206-190015-
SANDHILLS/VALENTINE NWR/NEBRASKA NATIONAL FOREST/
SAMUEL R MCKELVIE NATIONAL FOREST-
422 AM CDT SAT APR 18 2015

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
                    MORNING. CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE DAY.
                    CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....61-66.
MIN HUMIDITY........50 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......EAST UP TO 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTH IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.
LAL.................3 INCREASING TO 4 IN THE AFTERNOON.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....FAIR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......800-4600 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 5300-8800 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST AROUND 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTH IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS EARLY IN
                    THE EVENING. CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE
                    NIGHT. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE LATE
                    EVENING AND OVERNIGHT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....40-45.
MAX HUMIDITY........94 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE NORTH 10
                    TO 20 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
LAL.................4 DECREASING TO 3 AFTER MIDNIGHT.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......600-6300 FT AGL UNTIL 0100...THEN 800-3400 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH AROUND 10 MPH INCREASING TO AROUND 20 MPH
                    AFTER MIDNIGHT.

.SUNDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....54-59.
MIN HUMIDITY........26 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......BREEZY. NORTH 15 TO 25 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....EXCELLENT.
MIXING HEIGHT.......3300-7100 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 7100-10200
                    FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH 35 TO 40 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 30. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S.
NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 60S. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. HIGHS IN THE MID
60S. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE UPPER
30S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS AROUND 40.
HIGHS IN THE MID 50S.

$$

NEZ208-190015-
NIOBRARA VALLEY/FORT NIOBRARA NWR-
322 AM MDT SAT APR 18 2015

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
                    THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN CHANCE OF
                    SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....59-64.
MIN HUMIDITY........65 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......EAST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................3 INCREASING TO 4 IN THE AFTERNOON.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......500-4000 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 2100-7700 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST AROUND 5 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS EARLY IN
                    THE EVENING. CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE
                    NIGHT. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE LATE
                    EVENING AND OVERNIGHT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....42-47.
MAX HUMIDITY........94 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 5 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................4 DECREASING TO 3 AFTER MIDNIGHT.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1700-5200 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST AROUND 5 MPH INCREASING TO NORTHWEST
                    AROUND 25 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.

.SUNDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....55-60.
MIN HUMIDITY........28 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......BREEZY. NORTHWEST 15 TO 25 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....EXCELLENT.
MIXING HEIGHT.......3100-7500 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 7600-10700
                    FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH 35 TO 40 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.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 UPPER 20S. HIGHS AROUND 60.
NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 60S. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE
MID 30S. HIGHS AROUND 60.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE UPPER
30S. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S.

$$

NEZ219-190015-
LOESS PLAINS-
422 AM CDT SAT APR 18 2015

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING. CHANCE OF SHOWERS
                    AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 67.
MIN HUMIDITY........45 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................3 INCREASING TO 4 IN THE AFTERNOON.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......700-6000 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 6100-9400 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST AROUND 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTHEAST 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.....AROUND 45.
MAX HUMIDITY........91 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST AROUND 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE NORTH 10
                    TO 15 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
LAL.................4 DECREASING TO 3 AFTER MIDNIGHT.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1200-8100 FT AGL UNTIL 0100...THEN 600-2700 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST AROUND 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE NORTHWEST
                    AFTER MIDNIGHT.

.SUNDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
                    MORNING.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 59.
MIN HUMIDITY........26 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......BREEZY. NORTH 15 TO 25 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....EXCELLENT.
MIXING HEIGHT.......2800-6100 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 6800-9000 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH 35 TO 40 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 30. 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...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 60S. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE LOWER
40S. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE LOWER
40S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S.

$$

NEZ209-190015-
LOUP RIVERS BASIN-
422 AM CDT SAT APR 18 2015

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
                    MORNING. CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE DAY.
                    CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 66.
MIN HUMIDITY........53 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................3 INCREASING TO 4 IN THE AFTERNOON.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....FAIR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......400-5100 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 3500-8300 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST 5 TO 10 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS EARLY IN
                    THE EVENING. CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE
                    NIGHT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
                    LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....43-48.
MAX HUMIDITY........94 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH UP TO 5 MPH INCREASING TO NORTHWEST 10 TO
                    15 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
LAL.................4 DECREASING TO 3 AFTER MIDNIGHT.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......700-4000 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST AROUND 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                    NORTHWEST AFTER MIDNIGHT.

.SUNDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
                    MORNING.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 58.
MIN HUMIDITY........30 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......BREEZY. NORTH 15 TO 25 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....EXCELLENT.
MIXING HEIGHT.......2500-6200 FT AGL UNTIL 1300...THEN 6700-9600 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH 35 TO 40 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.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 UPPER 20S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 60S. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. HIGHS IN THE MID
60S. NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE UPPER
30S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS AROUND 40.
HIGHS IN THE MID 50S.

$$







USA.gov is the U.S. government's official web portal to all federal, state and local government web resources and services.