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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR WESTERN
AND NORTH CENTRAL NEBRASKA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NORTH PLATTE NE
443 AM CST WED JAN 28 2015

.DISCUSSION...

GUSTY NORTHWESTERLY WINDS ARE EXPECTED TODAY BEHIND AN EXITING
COLD FRONT. TEMPERATURES TODAY WILL BE 10 TO 15 DEGREES COOLER
THAN YESTERDAYS HIGHS...HOWEVER STRONG WINDS WILL PRODUCE ELEVATED
FIRE DANGER ACROSS THE FORECAST AREA TODAY. MINIMUM RELATIVE
HUMIDITIES WILL RANGE FROM 30 TO 35 PERCENT THIS AFTERNOON. FOR
TOMORROW...MUCH COOLER TEMPERATURES IN THE 40S ARE EXPECTED DURING
THE AFTERNOON WITH MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY AROUND 40 TO 50
PERCENT.


NEZ204-290015-
EASTERN PANHANDLE/CRESCENT LAKE NWR-
343 AM MST WED JAN 28 2015

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS LATE IN
                    THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....56-61.
MIN HUMIDITY........32 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......BREEZY. WEST 10 TO 15 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                    NORTHWEST 15 TO 25 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....VERY GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......500-1900 FT AGL UNTIL 1200...THEN 1500-5100 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 20 MPH INCREASING TO NORTHWEST
                    AROUND 35 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY.
                    CHANCE OF SPRINKLES EARLY IN THE EVENING.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....26-31.
MAX HUMIDITY........84 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 10 TO 20 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1600-4000 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST 30 TO 35 MPH.

.THURSDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....39-44.
MIN HUMIDITY........40 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....FAIR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1300-3800 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 20 MPH DECREASING TO AROUND 10
                    MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 20S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER
40S. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY...COLDER. MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW OR RAIN. LOWS
IN THE UPPER 20S. HIGHS IN THE MID 30S. NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS AROUND 14. HIGHS IN
THE UPPER 20S. NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. LOWS
AROUND 11. HIGHS AROUND 30.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 19. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 30S.

$$

NEZ210-290015-
FRENCHMAN BASIN-
443 AM CST WED JAN 28 2015

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 64.
MIN HUMIDITY........29 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......BREEZY. NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH INCREASING TO 20
                    TO 25 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....EXCELLENT.
MIXING HEIGHT.......500-2100 FT AGL UNTIL 1200...THEN 2400-5500 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 20 MPH INCREASING TO AROUND 35
                    MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....27-32.
MAX HUMIDITY........82 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 10 TO 20 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1700-4000 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST 30 TO 35 MPH.

.THURSDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 44.
MIN HUMIDITY........37 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH 5 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....FAIR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1300-4100 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH AROUND 20 MPH DECREASING TO AROUND 10 MPH
                    IN THE AFTERNOON.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 20S. HIGHS AROUND 50.
SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY...COLDER. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF RAIN OR SNOW.
LOWS AROUND 30. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 30S. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...COLDER. MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS AROUND 18.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 20S. NORTH WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 13. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 30S.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 19. HIGHS AROUND 40.

$$

NEZ206-290015-
SANDHILLS/VALENTINE NWR/NEBRASKA NATIONAL FOREST/
SAMUEL R MCKELVIE NATIONAL FOREST-
443 AM CST WED JAN 28 2015

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....59-64.
MIN HUMIDITY........30 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......BREEZY. WEST 10 TO 15 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                    NORTHWEST 15 TO 25 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....VERY GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......500-1600 FT AGL UNTIL 1200...THEN 1700-4300 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 20 MPH INCREASING TO NORTHWEST
                    AROUND 35 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 29.
MAX HUMIDITY........87 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......BREEZY. NORTHWEST 15 TO 25 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......2700-3600 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 40 MPH.

.THURSDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....38-43.
MIN HUMIDITY........44 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 5 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......2300-3300 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 25 MPH DECREASING TO AROUND 15
                    MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 20S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 40S. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY...COLDER. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SNOW OR RAIN.
LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S. HIGHS IN THE MID 30S. NORTH WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...COLDER. MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS AROUND 14.
HIGHS IN THE MID 20S. NORTH WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. LOWS
AROUND 10. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 20S.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. LOWS
AROUND 16. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 30S.

$$

NEZ208-290015-
NIOBRARA VALLEY/FORT NIOBRARA NWR-
343 AM MST WED JAN 28 2015

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....57-62.
MIN HUMIDITY........35 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......BREEZY. WEST 10 TO 15 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                    NORTHWEST 15 TO 25 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....VERY GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......500-3100 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 15 MPH INCREASING TO NORTHWEST
                    AROUND 30 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....27-32.
MAX HUMIDITY........91 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......BREEZY. NORTHWEST 15 TO 25 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......2900-3600 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 40 MPH.

.THURSDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 37.
MIN HUMIDITY........52 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 10 TO 20 MPH DECREASING TO 5 TO 10
                    MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....VERY GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......2300-3500 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 30 MPH DECREASING TO AROUND 15
                    MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 20S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 40S. SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.SATURDAY...COLDER. MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS IN
THE UPPER 20S. HIGHS IN THE MID 30S. NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...COLDER. MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS AROUND 12.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 20S. NORTH WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. LOWS
AROUND 6. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 20S.
.TUESDAY...NOT AS COLD. MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS. LOWS AROUND 13. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 30S.

$$

NEZ219-290015-
LOESS PLAINS-
443 AM CST WED JAN 28 2015

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 66.
MIN HUMIDITY........29 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......BREEZY. NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH INCREASING TO 15
                    TO 25 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....VERY GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......500-1800 FT AGL UNTIL 1200...THEN 2100-4700 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 20 MPH INCREASING TO AROUND 30
                    MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....28-33.
MAX HUMIDITY........84 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 15 TO 20 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....FAIR.
MIXING HEIGHT.......2100-3500 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 35 MPH.

.THURSDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 44.
MIN HUMIDITY........40 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH 5 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......2700-3500 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH AROUND 25 MPH DECREASING TO AROUND 10 MPH
                    IN THE AFTERNOON.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 20S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 40S. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF RAIN OR SNOW. LOWS
AROUND 30. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 30S. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...COLDER. MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS AROUND 18.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 20S. NORTH WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 11. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 20S.
.TUESDAY...NOT AS COOL. MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 17. HIGHS
AROUND 40.

$$

NEZ209-290015-
LOUP RIVERS BASIN-
443 AM CST WED JAN 28 2015

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....60-65.
MIN HUMIDITY........29 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......BREEZY. WEST 5 TO 10 MPH INCREASING TO
                    NORTHWEST 15 TO 25 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....VERY GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......500-1300 FT AGL UNTIL 1200...THEN 1200-3800 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 15 MPH INCREASING TO NORTHWEST
                    AROUND 30 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 30.
MAX HUMIDITY........84 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......BREEZY. NORTHWEST 15 TO 25 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......2700-3600 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 40 MPH.

.THURSDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....37-42.
MIN HUMIDITY........48 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 10 TO 20 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....VERY GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......2400-3600 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 30 MPH DECREASING TO AROUND 15
                    MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 20S. HIGHS IN THE MID
40S. SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SNOW OR RAIN. LOWS IN
THE UPPER 20S. HIGHS IN THE MID 30S. NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...COLDER. MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS AROUND 15.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 20S. NORTH WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 7. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 20S.
.TUESDAY...NOT AS COOL. MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS. LOWS AROUND 13. HIGHS IN THE MID 30S.

$$

CLB






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