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FIRE WEATHER POINT PLANNING FORECASTS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TOPEKA KS
426 AM CDT SAT MAY 2 2015

KSZ058-022215-
FLINT HILLS NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE (NEAR HARTFORD)
38.32N  95.94W ELEV. 1066 FT
426 AM CDT SAT MAY 2 2015

DATE             SAT 05/02/15            SUN 05/03/15            MON 05/04/15
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          59          83          60          79
TEMP             53 64 74 78 76 67 63 61 59 70 78 82 80 69 65 61 60 68 75 79 76
DEWPT            47 50 52 54 55 55 54 54 54 56 56 56 56 55 54 55 56 60 61 62 60
MIN/MAX RH                   43          83          41          87          55
RH               80 60 46 43 48 65 72 78 83 61 47 41 44 61 68 81 87 76 62 56 58
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          8 11 12 16 14 11 14 13 13 18 23 23 18 12 11 11 10 14 16 17 13
CLOUDS(CAT)      B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1
CLOUDS (%)       63 55 64 48 34 35 35 38 38 39 40 41 42 48 54 64 74 73 73 64 56
POP 12HR                     10           5          10          30          40
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0        0.04        0.08
RAIN SHWRS                                           SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC IS
TSTMS                                                SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC IS
LAL               1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  3
HAINES            5  5  5  5  3  3  4  4  5  5  4  4  5  5  4  4  3  3  3  3
MIX HGT         <10 11 31 45 40<10<10<10<10<10 32 44 39<10<10<10<10 18 45 38 25
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       11 19 18 20 27 23 27 26 26 32 36 37 36 25 19 19 19 24 23 29 25
SMOKE DISP       PR FR GD EX EX PR PR PR PR FR EX EX EX PR PR PR PR GD EX EX GD


DATE          TUE 05/05/15  WED 05/06/15  THU 05/07/15  FRI 05/08/15
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     59    80      60    72      60    76      58    77
TEMP          63 59 75 77   64 60 69 70   63 60 73 74   62 58 73 74
DEWPT         57 56 56 57   58 57 59 60   60 59 62 62   60 57 61 59
RH            81 90 52 50   81 90 70 71   90 96 68 66   93 96 66 59
PWIND DIR         S     S       S     S       S     S       S     S
WIND CHAR       <15   <15     <15   15>     15>   15>     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    B1 B1 SC B1   B2 OV OV B2   B2 B2 B2 B1   B1 B2 B2 B1
POP 12HR         20    20      50    60      40    40      30    30
RAIN SHWRS    IS IS IS IS   SC SC NM NM   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC
TSTMS         IS IS IS IS   SC SC NM NM   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC

$$

KSZ024-022215-
POTAWATOMI INDIAN RESERVATION
39.33N  95.85W ELEV. 1056 FT
426 AM CDT SAT MAY 2 2015

DATE             SAT 05/02/15            SUN 05/03/15            MON 05/04/15
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                      78          60          83          60          78
TEMP             54 65 73 78 76 67 64 61 60 70 79 83 80 70 65 61 60 68 74 77 75
DEWPT            46 51 53 53 53 52 52 53 53 56 55 55 55 55 54 54 56 59 60 61 61
MIN/MAX RH                   41          79          38          86          57
RH               74 60 49 42 45 59 65 75 78 61 44 38 42 59 68 78 87 73 62 58 62
WIND DIR          S  S SW  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SE SE
WIND SPD          6 11 14 17 13 10 12 11 10 14 17 18 13 11  9  9  8 10 10 12  9
CLOUDS(CAT)      B2 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 OV B2 B2
CLOUDS (%)       73 62 64 57 36 35 34 34 41 41 40 44 48 59 69 74 79 84 89 86 84
POP 12HR                     20          10          10          50          60
QPF 12HR                   0.01           0           0        0.11        0.20
RAIN SHWRS       IS IS                               SC SC SC SC NM NM NM NM SC
TSTMS            IS IS                               SC SC SC SC NM NM NM NM SC
LAL               2  2  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  3  3  3  3  4  4  4  4
HAINES            5  5  5  5  3  3  4  4  5  5  5  5  4  4  4  4  4  4  3  3
MIX HGT         <10<10 76 59 41<10<10<10<10<10 30 39 44<10<10<10<10 15 48 63 24
T WIND DIR        S  S SW  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
T WIND SPD       11 20 21 25 28 19 24 20 20 27 33 36 35 23 17 16 14 16 16 21 18
SMOKE DISP       PR FR EX EX EX PR PR PR PR FR EX EX EX PR PR PR PR FR EX EX GD


DATE          TUE 05/05/15  WED 05/06/15  THU 05/07/15  FRI 05/08/15
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     60    78      61    72      61    77      58    76
TEMP          64 60 75 76   65 61 70 71   63 61 73 74   62 58 72 73
DEWPT         58 57 56 55   57 57 59 58   59 60 61 60   58 56 59 57
RH            81 90 52 48   75 87 68 63   87 97 66 62   87 93 64 57
PWIND DIR         S     S       S     S       S     S       S     S
WIND CHAR       <15   <15     <15   15>     15>   15>     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B2 B1 SC   B1 B2 OV B2   B2 B2 B2 B1   B1 B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR         50    10      50    60      50    40      30    30
RAIN SHWRS    SC SC         SC SC NM NM   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC
TSTMS         SC SC         SC SC NM NM   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC

$$

KSZ012-022215-
KICKAPOO INDIAN RESERVATION
39.69N  95.66W ELEV. 1150 FT
426 AM CDT SAT MAY 2 2015

DATE             SAT 05/02/15            SUN 05/03/15            MON 05/04/15
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                      78          59          82          59          75
TEMP             53 64 73 78 76 67 63 60 59 69 78 82 79 69 64 61 59 66 72 75 73
DEWPT            47 51 54 54 53 52 53 53 53 56 57 57 56 56 55 55 56 59 61 61 61
MIN/MAX RH                   43          81          41          90          61
RH               80 63 51 43 45 59 70 78 80 63 48 43 45 63 73 81 90 78 68 62 66
WIND DIR          S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SE SE SE
WIND SPD          6 10 14 16 13 11 13 12 11 14 17 19 13 12  9  8  6  9  9 11  9
CLOUDS(CAT)      B2 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 OV OV OV
CLOUDS (%)       76 66 62 56 37 36 36 33 36 38 41 46 51 61 72 77 81 86 91 90 90
POP 12HR                     30          10          10          50          70
QPF 12HR                   0.02           0           0        0.14        0.24
RAIN SHWRS       IS SC IS                            SC SC SC SC NM NM NM NM NM
TSTMS            IS IS IS                            SC SC SC SC NM NM NM NM NM
LAL               2  2  2  2  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  3  3  3  3  4  4  4  4
HAINES            5  5  5  5  4  4  4  4  5  5  5  5  4  4  4  4  5  5  3  3
MIX HGT         <10<10 21 55 40<10<10<10<10<10 29 31 41<10<10<10<10 15 52 44<10
T WIND DIR        S  S SW  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SE SE SE
T WIND SPD       10 16 21 26 28 20 25 23 20 27 32 39 37 24 18 14 12 12 11 17 16
SMOKE DISP       PR PR GD EX EX PR PR PR PR FR EX EX EX PR PR PR PR FR GD EX PR


DATE          TUE 05/05/15  WED 05/06/15  THU 05/07/15  FRI 05/08/15
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     60    78      61    72      61    77      57    76
TEMP          63 60 74 76   65 61 70 71   64 61 74 74   61 57 72 73
DEWPT         59 58 58 56   57 57 59 58   59 60 62 60   57 56 59 57
RH            87 93 57 50   75 87 68 63   84 97 66 62   87 96 64 57
PWIND DIR        SE     S       S     S       S     S       S     S
WIND CHAR       <15   <15     <15   15>     15>   15>     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B2 B1 SC   B1 B2 OV B2   B2 B2 B2 B1   B1 B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR         60    10      40    60      50    50      30    30
RAIN SHWRS    NM NM         SC SC NM NM   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC
TSTMS         NM NM         SC SC NM NM   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC

$$

KSZ012-022215-
IOWA SAC&FOX INDIAN RESERVATION
39.98N  95.44W ELEV. 965 FT
426 AM CDT SAT MAY 2 2015

DATE             SAT 05/02/15            SUN 05/03/15            MON 05/04/15
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                      78          59          83          60          75
TEMP             54 64 73 77 75 67 63 60 59 70 78 83 80 70 65 61 60 66 72 75 73
DEWPT            47 51 54 54 54 52 53 53 53 57 58 57 57 57 56 55 56 59 61 61 61
MIN/MAX RH                   44          81          41          87          62
RH               77 63 51 45 48 59 70 78 80 63 50 41 45 63 73 81 87 78 68 62 66
WIND DIR          S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SE SE SE
WIND SPD          6  9 13 14 13 11 13 12 11 16 17 20 14 11 10  8  6  6  8 11 10
CLOUDS(CAT)      B2 B2 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 OV OV OV
CLOUDS (%)       79 75 65 51 38 37 37 32 35 38 41 46 51 61 72 77 83 86 90 91 92
POP 12HR                     30          10          10          60          70
QPF 12HR                   0.07           0           0        0.15        0.25
RAIN SHWRS       SC SC SC                            NM NM NM NM NM NM NM NM NM
TSTMS            IS IS IS                            NM NM NM NM NM NM NM NM NM
LAL               2  2  2  2  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  4  4  4  4  4  4  4  4
HAINES            5  5  5  5  4  4  4  4  5  5  5  5  3  3  5  5  5  5  3  3
MIX HGT         <10<10 19 43 31<10<10<10<10 11 32 38 44<10<10<10<10 13 53 40<10
T WIND DIR        S  S SW  S  S SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SE SE SE
T WIND SPD       14 14 17 24 25 18 21 19 19 26 31 35 40 20 16 14 10  9 11 16 16
SMOKE DISP       PR PR FR EX EX PR PR PR PR FR EX EX EX PR PR PR PR PR GD GD PR


DATE          TUE 05/05/15  WED 05/06/15  THU 05/07/15  FRI 05/08/15
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     60    78      62    73      61    77      56    76
TEMP          63 60 75 76   65 62 71 71   64 61 74 74   60 56 72 73
DEWPT         60 58 59 56   58 57 59 58   58 59 62 60   57 55 59 57
RH            90 93 58 50   78 84 66 63   81 93 66 62   90 96 64 57
PWIND DIR        SE     S       S     S       S     S       S     S
WIND CHAR       <15   <15     <15   15>     15>   15>     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    OV B2 B1 SC   B1 B2 OV OV   B2 B2 B2 B1   B1 B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR         60    10      30    60      50    50      30    30
RAIN SHWRS    NM NM         SC SC NM NM   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC
TSTMS         NM NM         SC SC NM NM   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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