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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR WESTERN
AND NORTH CENTRAL NEBRASKA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NORTH PLATTE NE
331 PM CST WED DEC 17 2014

.DISCUSSION...

LOW FIRE DANGER FOR THE FORESEEABLE FUTURE THANKS TO COOL
TEMPERATURES AND A SNOW PACK. A WEAK SYSTEM CROSSES KANSAS
OVERNIGHT AND WILL RESULT IN SOME PATCHY FREEZING
DRIZZLE...MAINLY ACROSS SOUTHWEST INTO CENTRAL NEBRASKA.


NEZ204-181230-
EASTERN PANHANDLE/CRESCENT LAKE NWR-
231 PM MST WED DEC 17 2014

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. PATCHY FREEZING FOG THROUGH THE
                    NIGHT. PATCHY FREEZING DRIZZLE THROUGH THE
                    NIGHT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....12-17.
MAX HUMIDITY........100 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH AROUND 5 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......800-1600 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 10 MPH.

.THURSDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY. PATCHY FREEZING FOG IN THE
                    MORNING. PATCHY FREEZING DRIZZLE IN THE
                    MORNING.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 33.
MIN HUMIDITY........67 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST AROUND 5 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......400-1400 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 10 MPH.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. PATCHY FREEZING DRIZZLE.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....12-17.
MAX HUMIDITY........100 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST UP TO 5 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100-800 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 5 MPH.

.FRIDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 37.
MIN HUMIDITY........54 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100-600 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 10 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS AROUND 16. HIGHS AROUND 40. WEST
WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 18. HIGHS AROUND 40. WEST
WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW. LOWS IN
THE UPPER 20S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 40S. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO
15 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 20S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER
30S.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 19. HIGHS IN THE MID 30S.

$$

NEZ210-181230-
FRENCHMAN BASIN-
331 PM CST WED DEC 17 2014

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. AREAS OF FREEZING FOG. PATCHY FREEZING
                    DRIZZLE.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 18.
MAX HUMIDITY........100 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST AROUND 5 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1400-2000 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH 5 TO 10 MPH.

.THURSDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. AREAS OF FREEZING FOG IN THE
                    MORNING. PATCHY FREEZING DRIZZLE IN THE
                    MORNING.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 32.
MIN HUMIDITY........73 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST UP TO 5 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......900-1900 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 5 MPH.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. PATCHY FREEZING DRIZZLE.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 19.
MAX HUMIDITY........100 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST UP TO 5 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-1000 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 5 MPH.

.FRIDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....35-40.
MIN HUMIDITY........57 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100-1700 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST 5 TO 10 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS AROUND 18. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 40S.
WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 20S. HIGHS IN THE MID
40S. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW. LOWS IN
THE UPPER 20S. HIGHS IN THE MID 40S. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 20S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER
40S.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 20S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 30S.

$$

NEZ206-181230-
SANDHILLS/VALENTINE NWR/NEBRASKA NATIONAL FOREST/
SAMUEL R MCKELVIE NATIONAL FOREST-
331 PM CST WED DEC 17 2014

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. PATCHY FREEZING FOG. PATCHY FREEZING
                    DRIZZLE.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 18.
MAX HUMIDITY........100 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH AROUND 5 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1500-2100 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 10 MPH.

.THURSDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. PATCHY FREEZING FOG IN THE
                    MORNING. PATCHY FREEZING DRIZZLE IN THE
                    MORNING.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....28-33.
MIN HUMIDITY........71 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST AROUND 5 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......900-2100 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 10 MPH.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. PATCHY FREEZING DRIZZLE THROUGH
                    THE NIGHT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 18.
MAX HUMIDITY........100 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST UP TO 5 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-1500 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 5 MPH.

.FRIDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY. PATCHY FREEZING DRIZZLE IN THE
                    MORNING.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....33-38.
MIN HUMIDITY........58 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST UP TO 5 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-600 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST 5 TO 10 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 17. HIGHS IN THE UPPER
30S. WEST WINDS UP TO 5 MPH.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 20. HIGHS AROUND 40.
SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW. LOWS IN
THE UPPER 20S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 40S. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO
15 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS IN THE MID
20S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 30S.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 20S. HIGHS IN THE
MID 30S.

$$

NEZ208-181230-
NIOBRARA VALLEY/FORT NIOBRARA NWR-
231 PM MST WED DEC 17 2014

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 15.
MAX HUMIDITY........100 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1500-2100 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 10 MPH.

.THURSDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....28-33.
MIN HUMIDITY........69 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST AROUND 5 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......800-2200 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 10 MPH.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. PATCHY FREEZING DRIZZLE.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....16-21.
MAX HUMIDITY........97 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST UP TO 5 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100-1500 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 5 MPH.

.FRIDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY. PATCHY FREEZING DRIZZLE IN THE
                    MORNING.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....32-37.
MIN HUMIDITY........58 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST UP TO 5 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100-700 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 5 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 18. HIGHS IN THE UPPER
30S. WEST WINDS UP TO 5 MPH.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 20S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 30S. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW. LOWS IN
THE UPPER 20S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 30S. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO
15 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS IN THE
MID 20S. HIGHS IN THE MID 30S.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 20S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 30S.

$$

NEZ219-181230-
LOESS PLAINS-
331 PM CST WED DEC 17 2014

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. AREAS OF FREEZING FOG. PATCHY FREEZING
                    DRIZZLE.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 20.
MAX HUMIDITY........99 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST AROUND 5 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1300-2200 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH 5 TO 10 MPH.

.THURSDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. AREAS OF FREEZING FOG IN THE MORNING.
                    PATCHY FREEZING DRIZZLE IN THE MORNING.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 32.
MIN HUMIDITY........73 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST UP TO 5 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......900-2200 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 5 MPH.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. PATCHY FREEZING DRIZZLE.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 19.
MAX HUMIDITY........99 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST UP TO 5 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......400-900 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 5 MPH.

.FRIDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY. PATCHY FREEZING DRIZZLE IN THE
                    MORNING.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 38.
MIN HUMIDITY........59 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST UP TO 5 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......400-2200 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST 5 TO 10 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 20. HIGHS IN THE LOWER
40S. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 20S. HIGHS IN THE MID
40S. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 30. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S.
NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 40S.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 20S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 30S.

$$

NEZ209-181230-
LOUP RIVERS BASIN-
331 PM CST WED DEC 17 2014

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. AREAS OF FREEZING FOG. PATCHY FREEZING
                    DRIZZLE.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....15-20.
MAX HUMIDITY........100 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST AROUND 5 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1500-2100 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 10 MPH.

.THURSDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. AREAS OF FREEZING FOG IN THE MORNING.
                    PATCHY FREEZING DRIZZLE IN THE MORNING.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 30.
MIN HUMIDITY........77 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH AROUND 5 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1000-2000 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 10 MPH.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. PATCHY FREEZING DRIZZLE.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 20.
MAX HUMIDITY........98 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST UP TO 5 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......600-1500 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 10 MPH.

.FRIDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY. PATCHY FREEZING DRIZZLE IN THE
                    MORNING.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....32-37.
MIN HUMIDITY........66 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH AROUND 5 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......400-1000 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 10 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 18. HIGHS IN THE MID 30S.
SOUTHWEST WINDS UP TO 5 MPH.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 20S. HIGHS AROUND 40.
SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW. LOWS IN
THE UPPER 20S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 40S. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO
15 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS IN THE
UPPER 20S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 30S.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 20S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 30S.

$$

MASEK





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