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Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NORTH PLATTE NE
352 PM CDT SUN MAR 29 2015

NEZ004>010-022>029-035>038-056>059-069>071-094-302100-
SHERIDAN-EASTERN CHERRY-KEYA PAHA-BOYD-BROWN-ROCK-HOLT-GARDEN-
GRANT-HOOKER-THOMAS-BLAINE-LOUP-GARFIELD-WHEELER-ARTHUR-MCPHERSON-
LOGAN-CUSTER-DEUEL-KEITH-PERKINS-LINCOLN-CHASE-HAYES-FRONTIER-
WESTERN CHERRY-
352 PM CDT SUN MAR 29 2015 /252 PM MDT SUN MAR 29 2015/

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF WESTERN AND
NORTH CENTRAL NEBRASKA.

.DAY ONE...TONIGHT.

CRITICAL FIRE DANGER WILL CONTINUE THIS AFTERNOON AND INTO THE
EARLY EVENING ACROSS PARTS OF WESTERN AND NORTH CENTRAL NEBRASKA.
ANY RANGE FIRE MAY HAVE THE POTENTIAL TO BURN OUT OF CONTROL AND
EXHIBIT EXTREME BURNING BEHAVIOR IN THIS AREA.

ELEVATED FIRE DANGER IS EXPECTED ACROSS WESTERN NEBRASKA TODAY.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...MONDAY THROUGH SATURDAY.

A VERY DRY AIR MASS WILL KEEP WILDFIRE DANGER HIGH THROUGH
WEDNESDAY. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS ARE POSSIBLE WEDNESDAY ACROSS
CENTRAL NEBRASKA...HOWEVER ANY THUNDERSTORM ACTIVITY SHOULD
REMAIN BELOW SEVERE LIMITS.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED THROUGH TONIGHT.

&&

GET YOUR WEATHER...HYDROLOGICAL...AND CLIMATE INFORMATION AT
HTTP://WWW.WEATHER.GOV/NORTHPLATTE (ALL LOWERCASE)

$$

MARTIN





Red Flag Warning

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NORTH PLATTE NE
337 PM CDT SUN MAR 29 2015

...CRITICAL FIRE DANGER TODAY...

.A RED FLAG WARNING CONTINUES THROUGH EARLY THIS EVENING FOR FIRE
ZONES 206...208...AND 209. WINDS REMAIN GUSTY OUT OF THE NORTHWEST
WITH RELATIVE HUMIDITY VALUES GENERALLY BETWEEN 15 AND 20 PERCENT.
CONDITIONS WILL IMPROVE THIS EVENING AS TEMPERATURES COOL AND
WINDS RELAX.

NEZ206-208-209-300100-
/O.CON.KLBF.FW.W.0010.000000T0000Z-150330T0100Z/
SANDHILLS/VALENTINE NWR/NEBRASKA NATIONAL FOREST/
SAMUEL R MCKELVIE NATIONAL FOREST-
NIOBRARA VALLEY/FORT NIOBRARA NWR-LOUP RIVERS BASIN-
337 PM CDT SUN MAR 29 2015 /237 PM MDT SUN MAR 29 2015/

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM CDT /7 PM MDT/
THIS EVENING FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR THE CENTRAL
SANDHILLS...THE LOUP RIVER BASINS AND THE NIOBRARA VALLEY...

* AFFECTED AREA...IN NEBRASKA...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 206
  SANDHILLS/VALENTINE NWR/NEBRASKA NATIONAL FOREST/ SAMUEL R
  MCKELVIE NATIONAL FOREST...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 208 NIOBRARA
  VALLEY/FORT NIOBRARA NWR AND FIRE WEATHER ZONE 209 LOUP RIVERS
  BASIN.

* WINDS...NORTHWEST 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 18 PERCENT.

* IMPACTS...ANY RANGE FIRE THAT START MAY HAVE THE POTENTIAL TO
  BURN OUT OF CONTROL AND EXHIBIT EXTREME BURNING BEHAVIOR.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A RED FLAG WARNING MEANS THAT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS
ARE EITHER OCCURRING NOW...OR WILL SHORTLY. A COMBINATION OF
STRONG WINDS...LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AND WARM TEMPERATURES WILL
CONTRIBUTE TO EXTREME FIRE BEHAVIOR.

&&

$$

MARTIN







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