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FIRE WEATHER POINT PLANNING FORECASTS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TOPEKA KS
409 AM CDT WED APR 22 2015

KSZ058-222215-
FLINT HILLS NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE (NEAR HARTFORD)
38.32N  95.94W ELEV. 1066 FT
409 AM CDT WED APR 22 2015

DATE             WED 04/22/15            THU 04/23/15            FRI 04/24/15
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          42          63          50          66
TEMP             41 49 56 60 58 50 46 44 42 50 59 63 61 56 53 51 50 57 63 66 65
DEWPT            32 29 25 27 29 31 30 32 31 35 35 38 40 43 43 45 46 50 55 58 58
MIN/MAX RH                   28          66          39          86          74
RH               70 46 30 28 33 48 53 62 65 56 40 39 46 62 69 80 86 77 75 75 78
WIND DIR         NE NE NE NE NE  E  E  E  E  E  E SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE  S SE
WIND SPD          6 11 10 10  8  5  6  5  5 10 12 13 11  9 10 11 11 12 13 13 12
CLOUDS(CAT)      SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 OV OV OV OV OV OV
CLOUDS (%)       26 32 33 34 36 49 62 62 62 61 61 66 70 78 85 90 94 92 90 90 89
POP 12HR                      5           5          10          40          60
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0        0.07        0.32
RAIN SHWRS                                           IS IS SC SC NM NM NM NM NM
TSTMS                                                IS IS SC SC NM NM NM NM NM
LAL               1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  2  2  3  3  4  4  4  4
HAINES            5  5  4  4  5  5  5  5  4  4  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  6  6
MIX HGT         <10 25 35 39 32<10<10<10<10 11 31 32 24 13<10<10<10 14 16 15<10
T WIND DIR        N NE NE NE  E  E  E  E  E  E  E SE SE SE SE SE SE  S  S  S  S
T WIND SPD        8 16 13 10 11  8  8  9 10 17 19 19 21 21 20 21 23 24 20 20 13
SMOKE DISP       PR GD GD GD GD PR PR PR PR FR GD GD GD FR PR PR PR FR FR FR PR


DATE          SAT 04/25/15  SUN 04/26/15  MON 04/27/15  TUE 04/28/15
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     52    69      45    67      50    66      46    66
TEMP          56 52 66 67   51 45 63 65   55 50 63 64   51 46 62 65
DEWPT         56 51 54 50   45 43 48 49   49 48 50 48   44 42 42 41
RH           100 96 65 54   80 93 58 56   80 93 62 56   77 86 48 41
PWIND DIR        SE     N      NE     E       E    NE       N     N
WIND CHAR       <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   15>
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B1 B1 SC   SC SC B1 B1   B1 B2 B2 B1   SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR         60    20       5    10      30    30      20    10
RAIN SHWRS    NM NM IS IS                 SC SC SC SC   IS IS
TSTMS         NM NM                       IS IS IS IS

$$

KSZ024-222215-
POTAWATOMI INDIAN RESERVATION
39.33N  95.85W ELEV. 1056 FT
409 AM CDT WED APR 22 2015

DATE             WED 04/22/15            THU 04/23/15            FRI 04/24/15
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                      58          38          62          49          63
TEMP             39 47 54 58 55 47 43 40 38 48 58 62 61 55 52 50 49 55 61 63 62
DEWPT            26 24 21 21 23 26 26 26 27 31 30 33 36 40 39 42 43 47 51 54 54
MIN/MAX RH                   24          66          33          82          70
RH               59 40 27 23 29 43 51 57 64 51 34 33 39 57 61 74 80 74 70 72 75
WIND DIR          N  N  N NE NE NE  E  E  E  E SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE
WIND SPD          5  9  8  8  5  4  4  4  1  8 11 12 10  8 10  9 11 12 13 12 11
CLOUDS(CAT)      FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B2 OV OV OV OV OV OV
CLOUDS (%)       12 13 16 23 31 35 38 38 38 39 40 46 52 67 82 88 94 93 91 91 91
POP 12HR                      0           0           5          30          70
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0        0.05        0.38
RAIN SHWRS                                                 SC SC NM NM NM NM NM
TSTMS                                                      SC SC NM NM NM NM NM
LAL               1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  3  3  4  4  4  4
HAINES            4  4  4  4  5  5  4  4  3  3  5  5  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  3
MIX HGT         <10 29 39 41 32<10<10<10<10 15 31 38 32<10<10<10<10 13 18 17<10
T WIND DIR        N NE  N  N NE NE  E  E  E SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE  S SE SE
T WIND SPD       10 12 11  9  6  8  8  8  3 13 16 16 18 14 18 18 21 24 20 16 13
SMOKE DISP       PR GD GD GD FR PR PR PR PR FR GD GD GD PR PR PR PR FR GD FR PR


DATE          SAT 04/25/15  SUN 04/26/15  MON 04/27/15  TUE 04/28/15
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     51    65      43    64      48    65      45    65
TEMP          54 51 63 63   49 43 60 62   52 48 62 63   50 45 61 64
DEWPT         54 51 52 47   43 41 45 46   46 45 47 46   43 41 40 40
RH           100100 67 56   80 93 58 56   80 89 58 54   77 86 46 41
PWIND DIR         E     N      NE     E       E    NE       N     N
WIND CHAR       <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   15>
AVG CLOUDS    OV B2 B2 B1   B1 B1 B1 B1   B1 B2 B1 B1   B1 SC SC SC
POP 12HR         70    20      10    10      30    30      20    10
RAIN SHWRS    NM NM IS IS                 SC SC SC SC   IS IS
TSTMS         NM NM IS IS                 IS IS IS IS

$$

KSZ012-222215-
KICKAPOO INDIAN RESERVATION
39.69N  95.66W ELEV. 1150 FT
409 AM CDT WED APR 22 2015

DATE             WED 04/22/15            THU 04/23/15            FRI 04/24/15
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                      57          37          63          48          63
TEMP             37 45 53 57 55 45 42 39 37 47 58 63 61 54 52 49 48 54 60 63 61
DEWPT            25 24 20 21 23 26 25 26 27 31 31 33 36 40 39 41 42 46 49 53 53
MIN/MAX RH                   24          67          33          82          68
RH               61 43 27 24 29 47 50 59 67 53 36 32 39 59 61 74 80 74 67 70 75
WIND DIR          N  N  N  N NE NE  E SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE
WIND SPD          5  8  8  6  5  2  2  3  1  8 10 11 10  6  9 10 11 14 14 12 11
CLOUDS(CAT)      FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B2 B2 OV OV OV OV OV
CLOUDS (%)        9  9 11 18 25 28 30 32 34 35 37 43 48 64 79 85 90 90 89 92 94
POP 12HR                      0           0           5          30          60
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0        0.04        0.36
RAIN SHWRS                                                 SC SC NM NM NM NM NM
TSTMS                                                      SC SC NM NM NM NM NM
LAL               1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  3  3  4  4  4  4
HAINES            4  4  4  4  4  4  4  4  3  3  4  4  4  4  3  3  3  3  3  3
MIX HGT         <10 30 45 44 37<10<10<10<10 24 38 44 38<10<10<10<10 13 20 21 13
T WIND DIR        N  N  N  N NE NE  E SE SE  E SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE  S  S SE
T WIND SPD        8 12 10  8  5  4  4  5  3 13 13 13 18 12 17 19 21 26 23 16 10
SMOKE DISP       PR GD GD GD FR PR PR PR PR FR GD GD GD PR PR PR PR FR GD GD PR


DATE          SAT 04/25/15  SUN 04/26/15  MON 04/27/15  TUE 04/28/15
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     50    64      42    63      47    65      45    64
TEMP          53 50 61 62   48 42 59 61   51 47 62 63   50 45 61 63
DEWPT         53 50 51 46   42 40 45 46   44 44 47 46   44 41 41 40
RH           100100 70 56   80 93 60 58   77 89 58 54   80 86 48 43
PWIND DIR         E     N      NE     E       E    NE       N     N
WIND CHAR       <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   15>
AVG CLOUDS    OV OV B2 B1   B1 B1 B1 B1   B1 B2 B1 B1   B1 SC SC SC
POP 12HR         70    20      10    10      40    20      20    10
RAIN SHWRS    NM NM IS IS                 SC SC IS IS   IS IS
TSTMS         NM NM IS IS

$$

KSZ012-222215-
IOWA SAC&FOX INDIAN RESERVATION
39.98N  95.44W ELEV. 965 FT
409 AM CDT WED APR 22 2015

DATE             WED 04/22/15            THU 04/23/15            FRI 04/24/15
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                      56          36          65          47          62
TEMP             35 44 52 56 54 45 41 38 36 48 59 65 63 55 52 49 47 53 59 62 61
DEWPT            25 24 20 21 22 26 26 26 26 31 30 33 36 38 38 41 41 45 48 51 52
MIN/MAX RH                   24          68          30          79          65
RH               66 45 28 25 28 47 55 62 67 51 33 30 36 53 59 74 79 74 67 67 72
WIND DIR         NW  N  N  N  N  N SE  S SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE
WIND SPD          5  8  9  8  5  2  2  3  1  8  9  9 10  6  9  9 11 14 14 12 12
CLOUDS(CAT)      CL FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 OV OV
CLOUDS (%)        4  7  6 15 24 26 27 30 33 35 36 40 43 60 75 81 87 87 87 91 94
POP 12HR                      0           0           5          30          60
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0        0.03        0.32
RAIN SHWRS                                                 SC SC NM NM NM NM NM
TSTMS                                                      SC SC NM NM NM NM NM
LAL               1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  3  3  4  4  4  4
HAINES            4  4  3  3  4  4  4  4  3  3  3  3  4  4  3  3  3  3  3  3
MIX HGT         <10 30 48 49 38<10<10<10<10 30 46 50 41<10<10<10<10 11 21 23 14
T WIND DIR        N  N  N  N  N NE SE SE SE  E SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE  S  S SE
T WIND SPD       12 13 11  9  5  4  4  5  4 11 11 11 16 13 13 16 18 25 21 16 11
SMOKE DISP       PR GD GD GD FR PR PR PR PR GD GD GD GD PR PR PR PR FR GD GD FR


DATE          SAT 04/25/15  SUN 04/26/15  MON 04/27/15  TUE 04/28/15
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     49    63      42    62      46    65      44    64
TEMP          53 49 60 60   47 42 58 60   50 46 61 63   50 44 60 63
DEWPT         52 49 50 45   41 39 44 45   43 43 47 45   44 41 41 39
RH            96100 69 58   79 89 59 58   77 89 60 52   80 89 49 41
PWIND DIR         E     N      NE     E       E    NE       N     N
WIND CHAR       <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    OV OV B2 B1   B1 B1 B1 B1   B1 B2 B1 B1   B1 SC SC SC
POP 12HR         70    20      10    10      30    20      20    10
RAIN SHWRS    NM NM IS IS                 SC SC IS IS   IS IS
TSTMS         NM NM

$$


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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