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FIRE WEATHER POINT PLANNING FORECASTS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TOPEKA KS
416 AM CDT MON MAY 4 2015

KSZ058-042230-
FLINT HILLS NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE (NEAR HARTFORD)
38.32N  95.94W ELEV. 1066 FT
416 AM CDT MON MAY 4 2015

DATE             MON 05/04/15            TUE 05/05/15            WED 05/06/15
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                      82          60          79          62          74
TEMP             62 70 79 82 79 71 66 62 60 69 76 79 77 69 66 63 62 67 72 74 73
DEWPT            56 58 61 62 62 60 59 57 56 57 57 57 58 58 59 58 59 61 62 62 61
MIN/MAX RH                   52          87          47          92          64
RH               81 66 54 51 56 68 78 84 87 66 52 47 52 68 78 84 90 81 71 66 66
WIND DIR          S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
WIND SPD          9 12 14 17 13 10  9  9  9 16 18 18 16 11 12 14 16 18 21 20 20
CLOUDS(CAT)      B1 B1 SC B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B2 OV OV OV OV OV B2 B2
CLOUDS (%)       59 55 50 51 52 47 42 38 34 38 43 51 59 75 91 95 99 95 90 83 77
POP 12HR                     20          10          10          70          80
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0        0.40        0.29
RAIN SHWRS       IS                                  SC SC NM NM  O  O  O  O SC
TSTMS            IS                                  SC SC NM NM  O  O  O  O SC
LAL               2  2  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  3  3  4  4  5  5  5  5
HAINES            5  5  4  4  4  4  4  4  4  4  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  3
MIX HGT         <10 11 34 47 30<10<10<10<10 23 52 62 38<10<10<10<10 18 38 42 27
T WIND DIR        S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
T WIND SPD       16 18 21 26 28 14 13 13 13 27 25 29 31 17 19 20 24 34 39 37 43
SMOKE DISP       PR FR EX EX EX PR PR PR PR GD EX EX EX PR PR PR PR GD EX EX EX


DATE          THU 05/07/15  FRI 05/08/15  SAT 05/09/15  SUN 05/10/15
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     62    77      61    77      62    77      61    76
TEMP          64 62 74 75   64 61 74 75   65 62 74 75   64 61 73 74
DEWPT         60 62 64 64   62 61 64 63   62 60 63 63   62 60 62 59
RH            87100 71 69   93100 71 66   90 93 69 66   93 97 68 59
PWIND DIR         S     S       S     S       S     S       S     S
WIND CHAR       15>   15>     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B2 B2 B2   B2 OV B2 B2   B2 B2 B2 B1   B1 B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR         30    40      60    60      60    50      40    50
RAIN SHWRS    SC SC SC SC   NM NM NM NM   NM NM SC SC   SC SC SC SC
TSTMS         SC SC SC SC   NM NM NM NM   NM NM SC SC   SC SC SC SC

$$

KSZ024-042230-
POTAWATOMI INDIAN RESERVATION
39.33N  95.85W ELEV. 1056 FT
416 AM CDT MON MAY 4 2015

DATE             MON 05/04/15            TUE 05/05/15            WED 05/06/15
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                      81          61          80          62          74
TEMP             62 69 77 81 78 70 66 63 61 69 76 80 78 70 66 63 62 67 72 74 73
DEWPT            55 58 61 62 63 61 60 59 57 58 57 57 56 58 59 58 59 61 62 61 61
MIN/MAX RH                   53          89          45          91          64
RH               78 68 58 53 60 73 81 87 87 68 52 45 47 66 78 84 90 81 71 64 66
WIND DIR          S  S  S  S  S SE SE  S  S  S  S  S  S SE SE  S  S  S  S  S  S
WIND SPD          6  9 10 12 10  6  6  8  8 12 16 16 13 10 10 13 14 17 19 20 19
WIND GUST                                         26                   29
CLOUDS(CAT)      B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B2 OV OV OV OV B2 B2
CLOUDS (%)       74 68 62 64 65 60 54 49 44 43 41 46 51 66 82 91100 96 93 86 79
POP 12HR                     40          40          10          60          80
QPF 12HR                   0.12        0.22           0        0.19        0.31
RAIN SHWRS       SC SC IS SC SC SC IS IS             SC SC NM NM  O  O  O  O SC
TSTMS            SC SC IS SC SC SC IS IS             SC SC NM NM  O  O  O  O SC
LAL               3  3  3  3  3  3  2  2  1  1  1  1  3  3  4  4  5  5  5  5
HAINES            5  5  5  5  4  4  4  4  3  3  4  4  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  3
MIX HGT         <10 13 28 55 16<10<10<10<10 13 56 65 45<10<10<10<10 17 33 47 26
T WIND DIR        S  S  S  S  S SE SE  S  S  S  S  S  S SE SE  S  S  S  S  S  S
T WIND SPD       11 14 14 23 19 12 12 13 13 21 24 29 28 18 19 23 27 31 36 37 41
SMOKE DISP       PR FR GD EX FR PR PR PR PR FR EX EX EX PR PR PR PR GD EX EX EX


DATE          THU 05/07/15  FRI 05/08/15  SAT 05/09/15  SUN 05/10/15
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     63    78      60    76      61    77      61    76
TEMP          66 63 75 76   64 60 73 74   64 61 74 75   64 61 73 74
DEWPT         60 62 64 63   62 60 62 61   61 59 61 61   61 60 60 55
RH            81 97 69 64   93100 68 64   90 93 64 62   90 97 64 51
PWIND DIR         S     S       S     S      SE    SE       S     S
WIND CHAR       15>   15>     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B2 B2 B2   B2 OV B2 B2   B2 B2 B2 B1   B1 B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR         50    50      70    60      60    50      40    40
RAIN SHWRS    SC SC SC SC   NM NM NM NM   NM NM SC SC   SC SC SC SC
TSTMS         SC SC SC SC   NM NM NM NM   NM NM SC SC   SC SC SC SC

$$

KSZ012-042230-
KICKAPOO INDIAN RESERVATION
39.69N  95.66W ELEV. 1150 FT
416 AM CDT MON MAY 4 2015

DATE             MON 05/04/15            TUE 05/05/15            WED 05/06/15
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                      79          60          79          62          74
TEMP             62 69 76 79 77 71 66 62 60 69 76 79 77 69 65 63 62 67 72 74 72
DEWPT            56 58 62 63 63 61 59 58 58 59 58 57 57 59 59 57 59 60 61 62 61
MIN/MAX RH                   57          91          46          89          65
RH               81 68 62 58 62 71 78 87 93 70 54 47 50 70 81 81 90 78 68 66 68
WIND DIR          S  S  S  S SE  E SE  S  S  S  S  S  S SE SE  S  S  S  S  S  S
WIND SPD          6  9  8  9  8  6  6  6  6 12 14 14 12 10 10 11 13 18 19 21 19
WIND GUST                                         26                   29
CLOUDS(CAT)      B2 B2 B1 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B2 OV OV OV OV OV B2
CLOUDS (%)       77 72 67 72 76 65 54 52 50 45 40 45 51 64 77 88 99 97 96 88 80
POP 12HR                     50          50          10          50          80
QPF 12HR                   0.25        0.32           0        0.13        0.34
RAIN SHWRS       SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC             SC SC SC SC  O  O  O  O SC
TSTMS            SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC             SC SC SC SC  O  O  O  O SC
LAL               3  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  1  1  1  1  3  3  3  3  5  5  5  5
HAINES            5  5  5  5  4  4  3  3  3  3  4  4  4  4  3  3  3  3  3  3
MIX HGT         <10 12 26 49<10<10<10<10<10 11 54 60 27<10<10<10<10 19 35 47 30
T WIND DIR        S  S  S  S SE SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
T WIND SPD       11 13 10 19 14  9 11 11 12 19 23 26 25 16 17 17 21 29 39 37 41
SMOKE DISP       PR FR FR EX PR PR PR PR PR FR EX EX EX PR PR PR PR GD EX EX EX


DATE          THU 05/07/15  FRI 05/08/15  SAT 05/09/15  SUN 05/10/15
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     62    77      60    75      60    77      60    76
TEMP          65 62 74 75   63 60 72 73   63 60 74 75   64 60 73 74
DEWPT         60 61 64 64   62 59 62 61   60 59 62 62   60 59 60 55
RH            84 97 71 69   97 96 71 66   90 96 66 64   87 96 64 51
PWIND DIR         S     S       S     S      SE    SE       S    SW
WIND CHAR       15>   15>     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B2 B2 B2   B2 B2 B2 B2   B2 B2 B2 B1   B1 B2 B1 B1
POP 12HR         50    50      60    60      60    60      40    40
RAIN SHWRS    SC SC SC SC   NM NM NM NM   NM NM NM NM   SC SC SC SC
TSTMS         SC SC SC SC   NM NM NM NM   NM NM NM NM   SC SC SC SC

$$

KSZ012-042230-
IOWA SAC&FOX INDIAN RESERVATION
39.98N  95.44W ELEV. 965 FT
416 AM CDT MON MAY 4 2015

DATE             MON 05/04/15            TUE 05/05/15            WED 05/06/15
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                      79          61          80          62          74
TEMP             62 70 76 79 77 70 66 62 61 69 76 80 78 70 66 63 62 68 72 74 73
DEWPT            57 58 61 62 63 60 60 58 58 59 59 57 56 59 58 58 58 60 61 61 60
MIN/MAX RH                   57          91          45          86          62
RH               84 66 60 56 62 71 81 87 90 70 56 45 47 68 75 84 87 76 68 64 64
WIND DIR          S  S  S SE SE  N  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
WIND SPD          6  9  8 10  9  6  6  8  6 12 14 16 13 10 10 11 13 18 19 21 20
WIND GUST                                                              29
CLOUDS(CAT)      B2 B2 B1 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC B1 B2 B2 OV OV OV OV B2
CLOUDS (%)       79 74 69 74 78 73 67 60 52 45 38 44 50 60 70 82 95 96 97 89 81
POP 12HR                     70          70          10          40          80
QPF 12HR                   0.39        0.38           0        0.09        0.33
RAIN SHWRS       SC SC SC NM NM SC SC SC             SC SC SC SC  O  O  O  O NM
TSTMS            SC SC SC NM NM SC SC SC             SC SC SC SC  O  O  O  O NM
LAL               3  3  4  4  4  4  3  3  1  1  1  1  3  3  3  3  5  5  5  5
HAINES            5  5  5  5  4  4  3  3  3  3  5  5  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  3
MIX HGT         <10 15 30 36<10<10<10<10<10 14 57 73<10<10<10<10<10 17 42 42 30
T WIND DIR        S  S  S  S SE NE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
T WIND SPD       12 12  6 16 11  5 13 16 14 21 23 25 20 18 18 18 20 28 35 35 37
SMOKE DISP       PR FR FR GD PR PR PR PR PR FR EX EX PR PR PR PR PR GD EX EX EX


DATE          THU 05/07/15  FRI 05/08/15  SAT 05/09/15  SUN 05/10/15
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     62    77      60    75      60    76      59    76
TEMP          65 62 74 75   63 60 72 73   63 60 73 74   63 59 73 74
DEWPT         59 60 64 64   62 59 62 60   60 59 61 62   60 59 59 55
RH            81 93 71 69   97 96 71 64   90 96 66 66   90100 62 51
PWIND DIR         S     S       S    SE      SE    SE       S     S
WIND CHAR       15>   15>     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B2 B2 B2   B2 B2 B2 B2   B2 B2 B2 B1   B1 B2 B2 B1
POP 12HR         60    60      60    70      60    60      50    50
RAIN SHWRS    NM NM NM NM   NM NM NM NM   NM NM NM NM   SC SC SC SC
TSTMS         NM NM NM NM   NM NM NM NM   NM NM NM NM   SC SC SC SC

$$


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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