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FIRE WEATHER POINT PLANNING FORECASTS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TOPEKA KS
448 AM CDT SUN MAY 3 2015

KSZ058-032230-
FLINT HILLS NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE (NEAR HARTFORD)
38.32N  95.94W ELEV. 1066 FT
448 AM CDT SUN MAY 3 2015

DATE             SUN 05/03/15            MON 05/04/15            TUE 05/05/15
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          62          80          59          80
TEMP             60 71 80 82 79 70 66 63 62 70 76 79 77 68 63 60 59 68 76 79 77
DEWPT            54 57 57 58 58 57 54 54 56 59 60 62 60 59 57 57 55 59 56 57 56
MIN/MAX RH                   43          80          53          88          45
RH               81 61 45 44 49 63 65 72 81 68 58 56 56 73 81 90 87 73 50 47 48
WIND DIR          S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
WIND SPD         12 19 21 21 17 13 12 11 10 14 16 18 16 11 10  9 10 14 17 18 16
CLOUDS(CAT)      SC B1 SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1
CLOUDS (%)       46 54 31 40 33 43 53 56 59 59 59 51 44 45 47 43 39 42 45 51 57
POP 12HR                     10          30          30          10          20
QPF 12HR                      0        0.06        0.05           0        0.01
RAIN SHWRS                         SC SC SC SC IS IS IS IS       IS IS IS IS NM
TSTMS                              SC SC SC SC IS IS IS IS       IS IS IS IS NM
LAL               1  1  1  1  1  1  3  3  3  3  2  2  1  1  1  1  2  2  2  2
HAINES            5  5  5  5  5  5  3  3  5  5  3  3  3  3  4  4  4  4  4  4
MIX HGT         <10<10 31 35 33<10<10<10<10 11 34 53 32<10<10<10<10 28 48 57 48
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       25 32 36 37 39 26 24 18 18 24 26 31 29 17 16 13 13 27 24 27 27
SMOKE DISP       PR FR EX EX EX PR PR PR PR FR EX EX EX PR PR PR PR EX EX EX EX


DATE          WED 05/06/15  THU 05/07/15  FRI 05/08/15  SAT 05/09/15
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     61    71      61    76      60    76      59    78
TEMP          65 61 69 70   63 61 73 74   63 60 73 74   63 59 74 77
DEWPT         59 60 61 62   62 61 64 63   61 60 63 63   61 59 62 62
RH            81 97 76 76   97100 73 69   93100 71 69   93100 66 60
PWIND DIR         S     S       S     S       S     S       S     S
WIND CHAR       <15   15>     15>   15>     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    B2 OV OV B2   B2 B2 B2 B1   B1 B2 B2 B1   B1 B2 B1 B1
POP 12HR         70    70      50    50      50    50      40    40
RAIN SHWRS    NM NM NM NM   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC
TSTMS         NM NM NM NM   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC

$$

KSZ024-032230-
POTAWATOMI INDIAN RESERVATION
39.33N  95.85W ELEV. 1056 FT
448 AM CDT SUN MAY 3 2015

DATE             SUN 05/03/15            MON 05/04/15            TUE 05/05/15
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                      85          61          80          60          80
TEMP             61 71 81 85 81 71 66 63 61 70 76 79 77 68 64 62 60 69 76 79 77
DEWPT            54 57 58 57 56 56 55 55 57 59 61 62 62 61 58 57 57 60 58 56 55
MIN/MAX RH                   39          85          55          89          44
RH               78 61 46 39 42 59 68 75 87 68 60 56 60 78 81 84 90 73 54 45 47
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         11 16 17 19 14 11  9  9  6  9 10 12 10  9  9  9  9 13 14 17 13
CLOUDS(CAT)      SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC
CLOUDS (%)       37 49 26 48 26 41 55 65 74 76 79 77 75 68 61 57 52 46 40 45 50
POP 12HR                     10          50          50          50          10
QPF 12HR                      0        0.09        0.17        0.12           0
RAIN SHWRS                      IS SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC IS IS             SC
TSTMS                           IS SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC IS IS             SC
LAL               1  1  1  1  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  2  2  1  1  1  1
HAINES            6  6  5  5  4  4  3  3  5  5  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  5  5
MIX HGT         <10<10 31 38 36<10<10<10<10 15 29 36<10<10<10<10<10 20 47 57 53
T WIND DIR        S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
T WIND SPD       21 26 29 34 37 21 18 17 12 17 18 23 19 16 16 16 16 26 23 26 28
SMOKE DISP       PR FR EX EX EX PR PR PR PR FR GD EX FR PR PR PR PR GD EX EX EX


DATE          WED 05/06/15  THU 05/07/15  FRI 05/08/15  SAT 05/09/15
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     61    72      62    77      61    77      59    79
TEMP          65 61 70 70   64 62 74 75   64 61 74 75   63 59 75 77
DEWPT         59 59 61 61   61 61 64 62   61 60 62 61   59 59 62 60
RH            81 93 73 73   90 97 71 64   90 97 66 62   87100 64 56
PWIND DIR         S     S       S     S       S     S       S     S
WIND CHAR       <15   15>     15>   15>     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    B1 B2 OV B2   B2 B2 B2 B1   B1 B2 B2 B1   B1 B2 B1 B1
POP 12HR         50    60      50    50      50    50      40    40
RAIN SHWRS    SC SC NM NM   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC
TSTMS         SC SC NM NM   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC

$$

KSZ012-032230-
KICKAPOO INDIAN RESERVATION
39.69N  95.66W ELEV. 1150 FT
448 AM CDT SUN MAY 3 2015

DATE             SUN 05/03/15            MON 05/04/15            TUE 05/05/15
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                      85          61          79          60          80
TEMP             61 71 81 85 82 72 67 63 61 69 75 79 76 68 64 61 60 69 76 80 78
DEWPT            54 58 59 58 57 57 56 55 57 59 61 62 62 61 58 57 57 60 59 57 56
MIN/MAX RH                   39          85          57          93          44
RH               78 63 47 40 43 59 68 75 87 70 62 56 62 78 81 87 90 73 56 45 47
WIND DIR          S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SE SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
WIND SPD         12 16 17 18 13 11 10  8  6  9  9 10  9  9  9  9  9 13 14 16 13
CLOUDS(CAT)      SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC
CLOUDS (%)       42 47 28 41 27 42 57 68 77 79 81 83 85 77 68 64 60 50 39 44 48
POP 12HR                     10          50          60          60          10
QPF 12HR                      0        0.12        0.23        0.18           0
RAIN SHWRS                      IS SC SC SC SC NM NM NM NM SC SC             SC
TSTMS                           IS SC SC SC SC NM NM NM NM SC SC             SC
LAL               1  1  1  1  3  3  3  3  3  3  4  4  4  4  3  3  1  1  1  1
HAINES            6  6  5  5  4  4  3  3  4  4  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  5  5
MIX HGT         <10 10 30 45 37<10<10<10<10 16 29 38 39<10<10<10<10 12 48 62 53
T WIND DIR        S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SE SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
T WIND SPD       24 27 29 33 35 21 19 16 12 14 16 20 17 14 14 13 14 20 21 24 27
SMOKE DISP       PR FR EX EX EX PR PR PR PR FR GD EX GD PR PR PR PR FR EX EX EX


DATE          WED 05/06/15  THU 05/07/15  FRI 05/08/15  SAT 05/09/15
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    72      61    76      61    77      58    79
TEMP          65 62 70 70   64 61 73 74   64 61 74 75   62 58 75 77
DEWPT         59 59 61 61   61 61 64 62   60 60 63 61   59 58 63 61
RH            81 90 73 73   90100 73 66   87 97 69 62   90100 66 58
PWIND DIR         S     S       S     S       S     S       S    SE
WIND CHAR       <15   15>     15>   15>     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    B1 B2 OV OV   B2 OV B2 B2   B1 B2 B2 B2   B1 B2 B2 B1
POP 12HR         40    60      50    50      50    50      40    50
RAIN SHWRS    SC SC NM NM   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC
TSTMS         SC SC NM NM   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC

$$

KSZ012-032230-
IOWA SAC&FOX INDIAN RESERVATION
39.98N  95.44W ELEV. 965 FT
448 AM CDT SUN MAY 3 2015

DATE             SUN 05/03/15            MON 05/04/15            TUE 05/05/15
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                      86          61          78          60          81
TEMP             60 71 82 86 82 72 67 63 61 69 75 78 76 68 64 61 60 69 76 80 78
DEWPT            54 58 58 58 58 58 57 56 57 59 61 61 62 60 59 58 58 60 59 56 55
MIN/MAX RH                   40          85          56          92          42
RH               81 63 44 39 44 61 70 78 87 70 62 56 62 76 84 90 93 73 56 44 45
WIND DIR          S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SE SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
WIND SPD         12 17 17 18 14 11 10  8  6  8  8 10 10  9  9  9  9 13 14 16 13
CLOUDS(CAT)      SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 OV B2 B2 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC
CLOUDS (%)       40 45 29 42 32 45 57 68 79 80 82 85 89 80 72 65 59 49 39 43 47
POP 12HR                     10          50          60          60          10
QPF 12HR                      0        0.15        0.29        0.21           0
RAIN SHWRS                      SC SC SC SC SC NM NM NM NM SC SC             SC
TSTMS                           SC SC SC SC SC NM NM NM NM SC SC             SC
LAL               1  1  1  1  3  3  3  3  3  3  4  4  4  4  3  3  1  1  1  1
HAINES            6  6  5  5  4  4  4  4  4  4  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  5  5
MIX HGT         <10 10 29 46 34<10<10<10<10 14 29 39<10<10<10<10<10 10 55 66 15
T WIND DIR        S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SE SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
T WIND SPD       20 26 26 32 33 19 18 13 10 13 14 17 13 17 17 17 16 23 20 24 23
SMOKE DISP       PR FR EX EX EX PR PR PR PR FR GD EX PR PR PR PR PR FR EX EX GD


DATE          WED 05/06/15  THU 05/07/15  FRI 05/08/15  SAT 05/09/15
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    73      61    77      61    77      58    78
TEMP          66 62 70 71   64 61 73 74   64 61 74 75   62 58 74 77
DEWPT         58 58 61 61   60 60 64 62   60 60 63 61   59 58 63 62
RH            75 87 73 71   87 97 73 66   87 97 69 62   90100 69 60
PWIND DIR         S     S       S     S       S     S       S    SE
WIND CHAR       <15   15>     15>   15>     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    B1 B2 OV B2   B2 OV B2 B2   B2 B2 B2 B2   B1 B2 B2 B1
POP 12HR         40    60      50    50      60    50      40    50
RAIN SHWRS    SC SC NM NM   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC
TSTMS         SC SC NM NM   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC   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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