Fire Weather Planning


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Fire Weather Planning Forecast for Western
and North Central Nebraska
National Weather Service North Platte NE
522 AM CST Mon Feb 19 2018
.DISCUSSION...
Arctic air will remain entrenched across western and north central 
Nebraska over the next 24 to 48 hours. This will limit any fire
weather concerns through midweek. 
NEZ204-201030-
Eastern Panhandle/Crescent Lake NWR-
422 AM MST Mon Feb 19 2018
.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow. 
Max temperature.....11-16. 
Min humidity........54 percent. 
20-foot winds.......Northeast 10 to 15 mph. 
LAL.................1. 
Haines Index........3 or very low. 
Smoke dispersal.....Poor. 
Mixing height.......1800-3200 ft AGL. 
Transport winds.....Northeast around 15 mph. 
.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Slight chance of freezing drizzle early 
                    in the evening. Snow until early morning, then 
                    snow likely early in the morning. 
Min temperature.....4 below to 1 above zero. 
Max humidity........99 percent. 
20-foot winds.......North 5 to 15 mph. 
LAL.................1. 
Haines Index........2 or very low. 
Smoke dispersal.....Poor. 
Mixing height.......1900-3700 ft AGL. 
Transport winds.....Northeast around 15 mph. 
.TUESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny. 
Max temperature.....9-14. 
Min humidity........50 percent. 
20-foot winds.......Northwest 5 to 15 mph. 
LAL.................1. 
Haines Index........3 or very low. 
Smoke dispersal.....Fair. 
Mixing height.......1700-4000 ft AGL. 
Transport winds.....Northwest 10 to 15 mph. 
.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WEDNESDAY...Not as cold. Partly cloudy. Lows around 7 below.
Highs in the mid 20s. South winds 5 to 10 mph. 
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Chance of snow. Lows around 7. Highs
in the lower 30s. South winds 5 to 10 mph. 
.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of snow. Lows around 12.
Highs in the mid 30s. South winds 5 to 10 mph. 
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows around 17. Highs in the upper
30s. 
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows around 17. Highs in the upper 30s. 
$$
NEZ206-201030-
Sandhills/Valentine NWR/Nebraska National Forest-
522 AM CST Mon Feb 19 2018
.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow through the day. 
Max temperature.....13-18. 
Min humidity........58 percent. 
20-foot winds.......North 10 to 15 mph. 
LAL.................1. 
Haines Index........2 or very low. 
Smoke dispersal.....Fair. 
Mixing height.......1900-2600 ft AGL. 
Transport winds.....Northeast 15 to 20 mph. 
.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Snow likely early in the evening, then 
                    snow in the late evening and early morning. 
                    Snow likely early in the morning. 
Min temperature.....1 below to 4 above zero. 
Max humidity........100 percent. 
20-foot winds.......North 10 to 15 mph. 
LAL.................1. 
Haines Index........2 or very low. 
Smoke dispersal.....Poor. 
Mixing height.......2300-3000 ft AGL. 
Transport winds.....North around 15 mph. 
.TUESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny. Slight chance of snow in the 
                    morning. 
Max temperature.....10-15. 
Min humidity........52 percent. 
20-foot winds.......Northwest 10 to 15 mph. 
LAL.................1. 
Haines Index........3 or very low. 
Smoke dispersal.....Fair. 
Mixing height.......2200-4000 ft AGL. 
Transport winds.....Northwest 15 to 20 mph. 
.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WEDNESDAY...Not as cold. Partly cloudy. Lows around 5 below.
Highs in the mid 20s. South winds 5 to 10 mph. 
.THURSDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow. Lows around 7. Highs
around 30. South winds 5 to 10 mph. 
.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of snow. Lows around 14.
Highs in the mid 30s. South winds around 5 mph. 
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of snow. Lows around 19.
Highs in the upper 30s. 
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows around 19. Highs in the upper 30s. 
$$
NEZ208-201030-
Niobrara Valley/Fort Niobrara NWR/Samuel R McKelvie National
Forest-
522 AM CST Mon Feb 19 2018
.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Snow likely early in the morning, then 
                    chance of snow in the late morning and 
                    afternoon. 
Max temperature.....11-16. 
Min humidity........66 percent. 
20-foot winds.......North 10 to 15 mph. 
LAL.................1. 
Haines Index........2 or very low. 
Smoke dispersal.....Fair. 
Mixing height.......2000-2300 ft AGL. 
Transport winds.....North 15 to 20 mph. 
.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Snow. 
Min temperature.....1 below to 4 above zero. 
Max humidity........100 percent. 
20-foot winds.......North 10 to 15 mph. 
LAL.................1. 
Haines Index........2 or very low. 
Smoke dispersal.....Poor. 
Mixing height.......2200-3100 ft AGL. 
Transport winds.....North around 15 mph. 
.TUESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny. Slight chance of snow in the 
                    morning. 
Max temperature.....8-13. 
Min humidity........65 percent. 
20-foot winds.......Northwest 10 to 15 mph. 
LAL.................1. 
Haines Index........2 or very low. 
Smoke dispersal.....Fair. 
Mixing height.......2100-3700 ft AGL. 
Transport winds.....Northwest 15 to 20 mph. 
.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WEDNESDAY...Not as cold. Partly cloudy. Lows around 8 below.
Highs in the lower 20s. South winds 5 to 10 mph. 
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Chance of snow. Lows around 6. Highs
in the upper 20s. South winds 5 to 10 mph. 
.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of snow. Lows around 11.
Highs in the lower 30s. South winds around 5 mph. 
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows around 17. Highs in the upper
30s. 
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows around 17. Highs in the mid 30s. 
$$
NEZ209-201030-
Loup Rivers Basin-
522 AM CST Mon Feb 19 2018
.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of snow. 
Max temperature.....16-21. 
Min humidity........58 percent. 
20-foot winds.......North 10 to 15 mph. 
LAL.................1. 
Haines Index........2 or very low. 
Smoke dispersal.....Fair. 
Mixing height.......2000-2400 ft AGL. 
Transport winds.....North around 25 mph decreasing to around 15 mph 
                    in the afternoon. 
.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Snow likely in the evening, then 
                    snow after midnight. 
Min temperature.....2-7. 
Max humidity........89 percent. 
20-foot winds.......North 10 to 15 mph. 
LAL.................1. 
Haines Index........2 or very low. 
Smoke dispersal.....Poor. 
Mixing height.......2200-3000 ft AGL. 
Transport winds.....North 10 to 15 mph. 
.TUESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy then becoming mostly sunny. 
                    Slight chance of snow in the morning. 
Max temperature.....13-18. 
Min humidity........52 percent. 
20-foot winds.......Northwest 10 to 15 mph. 
LAL.................1. 
Haines Index........2 or very low. 
Smoke dispersal.....Fair. 
Mixing height.......2400-3800 ft AGL. 
Transport winds.....Northwest around 20 mph. 
.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows around 3 below. Highs in the mid
20s. Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph. 
.THURSDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow. Lows around 7. Highs
in the upper 20s. Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph. 
.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of snow. Lows around 14.
Highs in the mid 30s. South winds around 5 mph. 
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of snow. Lows around 20.
Highs in the upper 30s. 
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows around 19. Highs around 40. 
$$
NEZ210-201030-
Frenchman Basin-
422 AM MST Mon Feb 19 2018
.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of snow in the 
                    morning. Slight chance of snow late in the 
                    afternoon. 
Max temperature.....20-25. 
Min humidity........58 percent. 
20-foot winds.......Northeast 10 to 15 mph. 
LAL.................1. 
Haines Index........2 or very low. 
Smoke dispersal.....Poor. 
Mixing height.......2100-3000 ft AGL. 
Transport winds.....Northeast 10 to 15 mph. 
.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow and slight chance 
                    of freezing drizzle early in the evening, then 
                    snow likely late in the evening. Chance of snow 
                    after midnight. 
Min temperature.....3-8. 
Max humidity........87 percent. 
20-foot winds.......North 10 to 15 mph. 
LAL.................1. 
Haines Index........2 or very low. 
Smoke dispersal.....Poor. 
Mixing height.......2300-3400 ft AGL. 
Transport winds.....East around 10 mph shifting to the north after 
                    midnight. 
.TUESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny. 
Max temperature.....Around 17. 
Min humidity........46 percent. 
20-foot winds.......North 5 to 15 mph. 
LAL.................1. 
Haines Index........3 or very low. 
Smoke dispersal.....Fair. 
Mixing height.......2200-3900 ft AGL. 
Transport winds.....North around 20 mph becoming northwest around 
                    10 mph in the afternoon. 
.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows around 2. Highs in the mid 20s.
Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph. 
.THURSDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow. Lows around 9. Highs
in the lower 30s. Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph. 
.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of snow. Lows around 15.
Highs in the upper 30s. Southeast winds around 5 mph. 
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Chance of snow and slight chance of
rain. Lows in the lower 20s. Highs in the lower 40s. 
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows around 20. Highs in the lower 40s. 
$$
NEZ219-201030-
Loess Plains-
522 AM CST Mon Feb 19 2018
.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. 
Max temperature.....21-26. 
Min humidity........58 percent. 
20-foot winds.......Northeast 10 to 15 mph. 
LAL.................1. 
Haines Index........2 or very low. 
Smoke dispersal.....Fair. 
Mixing height.......2200-2800 ft AGL. 
Transport winds.....North around 20 mph becoming northeast around 
                    10 mph in the afternoon. 
.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of snow early in 
                    the evening, then chance of snow in the late 
                    evening and overnight. 
Min temperature.....4-9. 
Max humidity........80 percent. 
20-foot winds.......North 10 to 15 mph. 
LAL.................1. 
Haines Index........2 or very low. 
Smoke dispersal.....Poor. 
Mixing height.......2300-3200 ft AGL. 
Transport winds.....East around 10 mph shifting to the north after 
                    midnight. 
.TUESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny. 
Max temperature.....16-21. 
Min humidity........48 percent. 
20-foot winds.......North 10 to 15 mph. 
LAL.................1. 
Haines Index........2 or very low. 
Smoke dispersal.....Fair. 
Mixing height.......2400-3900 ft AGL. 
Transport winds.....North 15 to 20 mph. 
.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows around 1. Highs in the upper
20s. Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph. 
.THURSDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow. Lows around 9. Highs
in the lower 30s. Southeast winds around 5 mph. 
.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of snow. Lows around 16.
Highs in the upper 30s. Southeast winds around 5 mph. 
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Chance of snow and slight chance of
rain. Lows in the lower 20s. Highs in the lower 40s. 
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows around 20. Highs in the lower 40s. 
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