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FIRE WEATHER POINT PLANNING FORECASTS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TOPEKA KS
326 AM CDT MON APR 20 2015

KSZ058-202215-
FLINT HILLS NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE (NEAR HARTFORD)
38.32N  95.94W ELEV. 1066 FT
326 AM CDT MON APR 20 2015

DATE             MON 04/20/15            TUE 04/21/15            WED 04/22/15
UTC 3HRLY     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
CDT 3HRLY     04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19

MAX/MIN                      62          42          68          45          63
TEMP          43 40 52 58 62 59 50 47 44 42 53 63 68 66 55 51 47 45 52 59 63 61
DEWPT         36 33 33 30 26 27 31 32 34 35 38 40 42 42 42 42 41 40 40 39 39 39
MIN/MAX RH                   25          76          38          85          41
RH            76 76 48 34 25 29 48 56 68 76 57 43 39 42 61 71 79 82 63 47 41 44
WIND DIR      NW NW NW NW NW  W SW SW SW  W  W  W  W  W SW SW SE NE NE  E NE  E
WIND SPD      10 11 18 19 18 11  6  6  6  8 10 11  9  8  6  6  6  6 10 13 12  9
CLOUDS(CAT)   FW FW CL FW FW FW CL SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC B1 B1 B1
CLOUDS (%)     7  7  5  7 12 20  3 27 38 43 46 49 50 51 52 52 50 48 50 52 54 57
POP 12HR                      0           5          20          20          20
QPF 12HR                      0           0        0.02        0.03        0.06
RAIN SHWRS                               IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS
TSTMS                                          IS IS IS IS       IS IS IS IS IS
LAL            1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  2  2  2  2  1  1  2  2  2  2
HAINES         5  4  4  5  5  6  6  5  5  5  5  4  4  4  4  5  5  4  4  3  3
MIX HGT      <10<10 37 84 90 82<10<10<10<10<10 41 61 44<10<10<10<10 16 25 35 36
T WIND DIR    NW NW NW NW NW  W SW SW SW  W  W NW  W  W SW SW SE NE  E  E NE NE
T WIND SPD    19 23 31 32 29 26 13 13 12 16 12  5  5  5 13 13 12 13 21 23 17 14
SMOKE DISP    PR PR EX EX EX EX PR PR PR PR PR FR GD FR PR PR PR PR GD GD GD GD


DATE          THU 04/23/15  FRI 04/24/15  SAT 04/25/15  SUN 04/26/15
CDT 6HRLY     01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19
UTC 6HRLY     06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00

MIN/MAX TEMP     44    65      49    67      47    63      45    66
TEMP          49 44 61 63   53 49 64 65   52 47 60 61   49 45 62 65
DEWPT         37 38 44 45   46 44 50 50   49 46 48 46   43 42 49 48
RH            63 79 53 52   77 83 60 58   89 96 64 58   80 89 62 54
PWIND DIR         E     E      SE    SE       E     N       E     W
WIND CHAR       <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    B1 B1 B1 B1   B1 B2 B2 B2   OV B2 B1 B1   B1 B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR         20    20      30    60      60    20      10    30
RAIN SHWRS    IS IS IS IS   SC SC NM NM   NM NM IS IS         SC SC
TSTMS         IS IS IS IS   SC SC NM NM   IS IS IS IS         IS IS

$$

KSZ024-202215-
POTAWATOMI INDIAN RESERVATION
39.33N  95.85W ELEV. 1056 FT
326 AM CDT MON APR 20 2015

DATE             MON 04/20/15            TUE 04/21/15            WED 04/22/15
UTC 3HRLY     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
CDT 3HRLY     04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19

MAX/MIN                      60          38          67          42          60
TEMP          43 39 50 57 60 57 47 44 40 38 50 62 67 64 53 48 44 42 49 56 60 58
DEWPT         32 32 32 24 25 24 28 30 30 30 30 30 31 32 33 33 33 33 30 28 29 31
MIN/MAX RH                   26          69          26          70          31
RH            65 76 50 28 26 28 47 57 67 73 46 30 26 30 46 56 65 70 48 34 31 36
WIND DIR      NW NW NW NW NW NW  W  W  W  W  W  W  W NW  N NE NE NE NE NE NE NE
WIND SPD      11 11 18 20 19 11  5  5  5  5  8  9 10  6  6  6  5  5  8 10 10  6
CLOUDS(CAT)   FW FW CL FW FW FW CL SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
CLOUDS (%)     7  8  5  6 12 22  5 27 33 41 36 30 32 34 38 42 42 41 43 45 45 44
POP 12HR                      0           5          10          10          10
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL            1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1
HAINES         4  4  4  5  5  6  6  6  6  6  6  5  5  5  5  5  5  4  4  3  3
MIX HGT      <10<10 44 84 90 59<10<10<10<10<10 56 78 64<10<10<10<10 18 39 42 34
T WIND DIR    NW NW NW NW NW NW  W  W  W  W NW NW  W  W  N NE NE NE NE NE NE NE
T WIND SPD    23 23 33 31 29 26 10 11 10 10  9 16 14 11 11 11 11 11 18 16 12 11
SMOKE DISP    PR PR EX EX EX EX PR PR PR PR PR EX EX EX PR PR PR PR FR GD GD GD


DATE          THU 04/23/15  FRI 04/24/15  SAT 04/25/15  SUN 04/26/15
CDT 6HRLY     01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19
UTC 6HRLY     06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00

MIN/MAX TEMP     40    64      47    61      45    61      44    63
TEMP          45 40 59 62   51 47 59 60   49 45 58 59   48 44 59 63
DEWPT         31 33 36 40   42 41 44 46   45 43 45 43   42 41 46 45
RH            58 76 42 44   71 79 57 60   86 93 62 55   80 89 62 52
PWIND DIR         E     E       E     E      NE    NE       E    NE
WIND CHAR       <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC SC SC   B1 B2 B2 OV   OV OV B2 B1   B1 B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR         10    10      20    60      60    30      10    20
RAIN SHWRS                  IS IS NM NM   NM NM SC SC         IS IS
TSTMS                       IS IS NM NM   IS IS IS IS         IS IS

$$

KSZ012-202215-
KICKAPOO INDIAN RESERVATION
39.69N  95.66W ELEV. 1150 FT
326 AM CDT MON APR 20 2015

DATE             MON 04/20/15            TUE 04/21/15            WED 04/22/15
UTC 3HRLY     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
CDT 3HRLY     04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19

MAX/MIN                      59          37          66          39          59
TEMP          42 40 50 56 59 56 46 42 39 37 49 61 66 63 51 46 42 39 47 55 59 57
DEWPT         34 33 33 25 26 25 29 29 30 29 29 29 30 31 32 32 33 32 29 27 28 29
MIN/MAX RH                   27          72          26          76          30
RH            73 76 52 30 28 30 51 60 70 72 46 29 26 30 48 58 70 76 49 34 30 34
WIND DIR      NW NW NW NW NW NW  W  W  W  W  W NW  W NW NW  N  N  N NE NE NE NE
WIND SPD      12 12 19 21 21 12  5  6  5  5  9 10 10  8  5  4  4  5  8  9  8  6
CLOUDS(CAT)   FW FW FW FW FW FW CL SC SC SC SC FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
CLOUDS (%)     8  8  6  7 10 19  5 33 35 36 30 24 28 32 36 40 39 38 40 42 40 37
POP 12HR                      0           5          10          10          10
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL            1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1
HAINES         4  4  4  5  5  6  6  6  6  5  5  5  5  5  5  5  5  4  4  5  5
MIX HGT      <10<10 48 86 93 69<10<10<10<10 19 56 82 64<10<10<10<10 17 36 44 41
T WIND DIR    NW NW NW NW NW NW  W  W  W  W NW NW NW  W NW  N  N  N NE NE NE NE
T WIND SPD    24 24 34 32 31 28 10 12 10 11 13 19 17 12 10 10  9 10 16 12 10 10
SMOKE DISP    PR PR EX EX EX EX PR PR PR PR FR EX EX EX PR PR PR PR FR GD GD GD


DATE          THU 04/23/15  FRI 04/24/15  SAT 04/25/15  SUN 04/26/15
CDT 6HRLY     01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19
UTC 6HRLY     06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00

MIN/MAX TEMP     39    63      45    59      43    60      43    62
TEMP          44 39 58 61   50 45 56 57   47 43 56 58   47 43 58 62
DEWPT         29 31 34 39   41 40 42 45   43 42 43 42   40 40 45 45
RH            55 73 40 44   71 82 59 64   86 96 62 55   76 89 62 54
PWIND DIR         E     E      SE     E      NE    NE       E    NE
WIND CHAR       <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC SC SC   B1 B2 B2 B2   OV OV B2 B1   B1 B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR         10     5      20    60      60    30      10    20
RAIN SHWRS                  IS IS NM NM   NM NM SC SC         IS IS
TSTMS                       IS IS NM NM   IS IS IS IS         IS IS

$$

KSZ012-202215-
IOWA SAC&FOX INDIAN RESERVATION
39.98N  95.44W ELEV. 965 FT
326 AM CDT MON APR 20 2015

DATE             MON 04/20/15            TUE 04/21/15            WED 04/22/15
UTC 3HRLY     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
CDT 3HRLY     04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19

MAX/MIN                      60          36          66          39          59
TEMP          43 40 50 56 60 57 46 42 38 36 48 60 66 63 51 45 41 39 47 55 59 57
DEWPT         35 33 33 26 25 25 28 29 29 29 29 28 29 29 31 32 32 31 29 27 27 28
MIN/MAX RH                   26          75          25          74          29
RH            73 76 52 31 26 29 49 60 70 75 47 29 25 27 46 60 70 73 49 34 29 33
WIND DIR      NW NW NW NW NW NW  W  W  W  W  W NW NW NW NW  N  N  N  N NE  N NE
WIND SPD      13 12 19 21 21 13  6  6  5  6 10 12 10  9  6  5  4  5  8  9  6  6
CLOUDS(CAT)   FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
CLOUDS (%)     8  8  6  8  9 17  8 26 39 43 31 19 25 31 34 37 34 31 36 41 38 35
POP 12HR                      0           5           5          10          10
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL            1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1
HAINES         4  4  4  5  5  6  6  5  5  5  5  5  5  5  5  4  4  4  4  4  4
MIX HGT      <10<10 48 88 96 64<10<10<10<10 29 57 79 45<10<10<10<10 19 40 49 46
T WIND DIR    NW NW NW NW NW  W  W  W  W  W NW NW NW NW  N  N  N NE NE NE  N  N
T WIND SPD    26 23 34 33 32 28 10 10 10 10 19 21 19 11  5 10 10 12 14 11 10 10
SMOKE DISP    PR PR EX EX EX EX PR PR PR PR GD EX EX GD PR PR PR PR FR GD GD GD


DATE          THU 04/23/15  FRI 04/24/15  SAT 04/25/15  SUN 04/26/15
CDT 6HRLY     01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19
UTC 6HRLY     06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00

MIN/MAX TEMP     38    62      45    59      43    59      42    62
TEMP          43 38 58 60   49 45 56 57   47 43 56 57   46 42 58 61
DEWPT         29 30 34 37   39 38 41 44   42 40 42 40   39 39 44 45
RH            57 73 40 42   68 76 57 62   83 89 59 53   76 89 59 56
PWIND DIR         E     E       E     E       E    NE       E    NE
WIND CHAR       <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC SC SC   B1 B1 B2 B2   OV B2 B2 B1   B1 B1 B2 B1
POP 12HR         10     5      20    50      60    30      10    20
RAIN SHWRS                  IS IS SC SC   NM NM SC SC         IS IS
TSTMS                       IS IS SC SC   IS IS IS IS         IS IS

$$


BELOW IS A WEATHER ELEMENT KEY FOR THIS PRODUCT

DAY 1 THROUGH 3...
MAX/MIN TEMP OR MIN/MAX TEMP(F).....MAXIMUM/MINIMUM AIR TEMPERATURE
TEMP(F).............................AIR TEMPERATURE
DEWPT(F)............................DEW POINT TEMPERATURE
MIN/MAX RH OR MAX/MIN RH(%).........MAXIMUM/MINIMUM HUMDITY
RH(%)...............................RELATIVE HUMIDITY
WIND DIR(8 POINT COMPASS)...........WIND DIRECTION
WIND SPD(MPH).......................WIND SPEED
CLOUDS(CAT).........................CLOUD COVER CATEGORY
     EXAMPLE: CL = CLEAR; FW = FEW; SC = SCATTERED; BK = BROKEN; OV = OVERCAST
CLOUDS(%)...........................CLOUD COVER AS A PERCENTAGE
POP 12HR(%).........................PROBABILITY FOR ACCUMULATING PRECIPITATION
WEATHER...
     TYPE...
       RAIN...........RAIN
       RAIN SHWRS.....RAIN SHOWERS
       TSTMS..........THUNDERSTORMS
       DRIZZLE........DRIZZLE
       SNOW...........SNOW
       SNOWSHWRS......SNOW SHOWERS
       SLEET..........SLEET
       FRZG RAIN......FREEZING RAIN
       FRZG DRZL......FREEZING DRIZZLE
       K..............SMOKE
       F..............FOG
     COVERAGE...
       IS.............ISOLATED
       SC.............SCATTERED
       NM.............NUMEROUS
       O..............OCCASIONAL
       S..............SLIGHT CHANCE
       C..............CHANCE
       L..............LIKELY
       WD.............WIDESPREAD
       D..............DEFINITE
       AR.............AREAS
       PA.............PATCHY
LAL(CAT)............................LIGHTNING ACTIVITY LEVEL
HAINES(CAT).........................HAINES INDEX
MIX HGT(HUNDREDS OF FT AGL)........MIXING HEIGHT
     EXAMPLE: 35 = 3500 FEET; <10 = LESS THAN 1000 FOOT
T WIND DIR(8 POINT COMPASS).........TRANSPORT WIND DIRECTION
T WIND SPD(MPH).....................TRANSPORT WIND SPEED
SMOKE DISP(CAT(KT-FT))...................SMOKE DISPERSION CATEGORY
     EXAMPLE: PR = POOR; FR = FAIR; GD = GOOD; EX = EXCELLENT
DAY 4 THROUGH 7...
MAX/MIN TEMP OR MIN/MAX TEMP(F).....MAXIMUM/MINIMUM AIR TEMPERATURE
TEMP(F).............................AIR TEMPERATURE
DEWPT(F)............................DEW POINT TEMPERATURE
RH(%)...............................RELATIVE HUMIDITY
WIND SPD(MPH).......................WIND SPEED
     EXAMPLE: <15 = LESS THAN 15 MPH; 15> = 15 MPH OR GREATER
AVE CLOUDS(CAT).....................AVERAGE CLOUD COVER CATEGORY
POP 12HR(%).........................PROBABILITY FOR ACCUMULATING PRECIPITATION
WEATHER...
     SEE DAY 1 THROUGH 3 WEATHER DESCRIPTIONS





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