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FNUS53 KLBF 270916  
FWFLBF  
 
FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR WESTERN  
AND NORTH CENTRAL NEBRASKA  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NORTH PLATTE NE  
416 AM CDT SAT MAY 27 2017  
   
DISCUSSION
 
 
ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS DURING THE 7 DAYS ARE EXPECTED  
TO RESULT IN RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF 1/4 INCH OR LESS.  
 
HUMIDITY FALLS TO 25 TO 35 PERCENT SUNDAY THROUGH TUESDAY.  
INCREASING MOISTURE THEREAFTER WILL INCREASE HUMIDITY TO 40  
PERCENT OR HIGHER.  
 
NEZ204-280030-  
EASTERN PANHANDLE/CRESCENT LAKE NWR-  
316 AM MDT SAT MAY 27 2017  
   
TODAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE  
MORNING, THEN SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE  
AFTERNOON.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....60-65.  
MIN HUMIDITY........43 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH 5 TO 15 MPH.  
LAL.................1.  
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......1900-6300 FT AGL UNTIL 1300, THEN 5400-8200 FT  
AGL.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH AROUND 15 MPH.  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.  
MIN TEMPERATURE.....42-47.  
MAX HUMIDITY........93 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.  
LAL.................1.  
HAINES INDEX........6 OR HIGH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-7900 FT AGL UNTIL 0100, THEN 100-300 FT  
AGL.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 10 MPH.  
   
SUNDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....68-73.  
MIN HUMIDITY........32 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.  
LAL.................1.  
HAINES INDEX........6 OR HIGH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....EXCELLENT.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-9600 FT AGL UNTIL 1300, THEN 8800-12000 FT  
AGL.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST 20 TO 25 MPH.  
 
   
FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
   
MEMORIAL DAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS AROUND  
70. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.    
TUESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. HIGHS IN THE  
LOWER 70S. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S.  
SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.    
THURSDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF  
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S.    
FRIDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF  
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S.  
 

 
 
NEZ206-280030-  
SANDHILLS/VALENTINE NWR/NEBRASKA NATIONAL FOREST-  
416 AM CDT SAT MAY 27 2017  
   
TODAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY THEN BECOMING PARTLY SUNNY. CHANCE OF  
SHOWERS IN THE MORNING, THEN SLIGHT CHANCE OF  
SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....61-66.  
MIN HUMIDITY........50 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH 5 TO 15 MPH.  
LAL.................1.  
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......1300-6500 FT AGL.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH AROUND 10 MPH.  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.  
MIN TEMPERATURE.....44-49.  
MAX HUMIDITY........90 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.  
LAL.................1.  
HAINES INDEX........6 OR HIGH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-6700 FT AGL UNTIL 0100, THEN 100-200 FT  
AGL.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 10 MPH.  
   
SUNDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....70-75.  
MIN HUMIDITY........29 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.  
LAL.................1.  
HAINES INDEX........6 OR HIGH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....EXCELLENT.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-10000 FT AGL UNTIL 1300, THEN 9400-11700 FT  
AGL.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST 20 TO 25 MPH.  
 
   
FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
   
MEMORIAL DAY
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE  
LOWER 70S. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.    
TUESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. HIGHS IN THE  
LOWER 70S. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE  
LOWER 70S. SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.    
THURSDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF  
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S.    
FRIDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE MID 50S.  
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S.  
 

 
 
NEZ208-280030-  
NIOBRARA VALLEY/FORT NIOBRARA NWR/SAMUEL R MCKELVIE NATIONAL  
FOREST-  
416 AM CDT SAT MAY 27 2017  
   
TODAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY THEN BECOMING PARTLY SUNNY. SHOWERS  
LIKELY EARLY IN THE MORNING, THEN SLIGHT CHANCE  
OF SHOWERS IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....64-69.  
MIN HUMIDITY........45 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH 5 TO 10 MPH.  
LAL.................1.  
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......1500-5400 FT AGL UNTIL 1300, THEN 2900-7900 FT  
AGL.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH AROUND 10 MPH.  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.  
MIN TEMPERATURE.....46-51.  
MAX HUMIDITY........84 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 5 TO 10 MPH.  
LAL.................1.  
HAINES INDEX........6 OR HIGH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......100-8400 FT AGL UNTIL 0100, THEN 100-300 FT  
AGL.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 10 MPH.  
   
SUNDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....71-76.  
MIN HUMIDITY........28 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.  
LAL.................1.  
HAINES INDEX........6 OR HIGH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....EXCELLENT.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-10000 FT AGL UNTIL 1300, THEN 9700-11400 FT  
AGL.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST 20 TO 25 MPH.  
 
   
FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
   
MEMORIAL DAY
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS AROUND  
70. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.    
TUESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS AROUND 70.  
NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE  
LOWER 70S. SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.    
THURSDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF  
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S.    
FRIDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE MID 50S.  
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S.  
 

 
 
NEZ209-280030-  
LOUP RIVERS BASIN-  
416 AM CDT SAT MAY 27 2017  
   
TODAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SHOWERS LIKELY EARLY IN THE  
MORNING, THEN CHANCE OF SHOWERS LATE IN THE  
MORNING. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE  
AFTERNOON.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 65.  
MIN HUMIDITY........55 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH 5 TO 10 MPH.  
LAL.................1.  
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....FAIR.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......900-2500 FT AGL UNTIL 1300, THEN 2200-5000 FT  
AGL.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH 10 TO 15 MPH.  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.  
MIN TEMPERATURE.....46-51.  
MAX HUMIDITY........87 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.  
LAL.................1.  
HAINES INDEX........6 OR HIGH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-5300 FT AGL UNTIL 0100, THEN 100-200 FT  
AGL.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 10 MPH.  
   
SUNDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 74.  
MIN HUMIDITY........30 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 5 TO 15 MPH.  
LAL.................1.  
HAINES INDEX........6 OR HIGH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....EXCELLENT.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-8500 FT AGL UNTIL 1300, THEN 9600-11700 FT  
AGL.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 15 MPH INCREASING TO AROUND 25  
MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.  
 
   
FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
   
MEMORIAL DAY
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE  
LOWER 70S. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.    
TUESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER  
70S. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE  
LOWER 70S. SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.    
THURSDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.  
LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S.    
FRIDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE MID 50S.  
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S.  
 

 
 
NEZ210-280030-  
FRENCHMAN BASIN-  
316 AM MDT SAT MAY 27 2017  
   
TODAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS EARLY IN THE  
MORNING, THEN SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE  
LATE MORNING AND EARLY AFTERNOON.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....62-67.  
MIN HUMIDITY........49 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH 5 TO 15 MPH.  
LAL.................1.  
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......1100-6800 FT AGL.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH AROUND 15 MPH.  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.  
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 47.  
MAX HUMIDITY........88 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.  
LAL.................1.  
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-6200 FT AGL UNTIL 0100, THEN 100-200 FT  
AGL.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 10 MPH.  
   
SUNDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....72-77.  
MIN HUMIDITY........29 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 5 TO 15 MPH.  
LAL.................1.  
HAINES INDEX........6 OR HIGH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....EXCELLENT.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-8500 FT AGL UNTIL 1300, THEN 10200-11600 FT  
AGL.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 20 MPH.  
 
   
FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
   
MEMORIAL DAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN  
THE MID 70S. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.    
TUESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE MID  
70S. NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S.  
SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.    
THURSDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF  
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S.    
FRIDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF  
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S.  
 

 
 
NEZ219-280030-  
LOESS PLAINS-  
416 AM CDT SAT MAY 27 2017  
   
TODAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE  
MORNING, THEN SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS EARLY IN  
THE AFTERNOON.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 66.  
MIN HUMIDITY........51 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH 5 TO 15 MPH.  
LAL.................1.  
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......1000-2300 FT AGL UNTIL 1300, THEN 2100-5200 FT  
AGL.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH AROUND 15 MPH.  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.  
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 47.  
MAX HUMIDITY........88 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST UP TO 5 MPH.  
LAL.................1.  
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-5700 FT AGL UNTIL 0100, THEN 100-200 FT  
AGL.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 10 MPH.  
   
SUNDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....73-78.  
MIN HUMIDITY........30 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 5 TO 15 MPH.  
LAL.................1.  
HAINES INDEX........6 OR HIGH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....EXCELLENT.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......100-8000 FT AGL UNTIL 1300, THEN 9900-11500 FT  
AGL.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST 15 TO 20 MPH.  
 
   
FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
   
MEMORIAL DAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN  
THE MID 70S. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.    
TUESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE MID  
70S. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S.  
SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.    
THURSDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.  
LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S.    
FRIDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF  
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S.  
 

 
 
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