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FIRE WEATHER POINT PLANNING FORECASTS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TOPEKA KS
416 AM CDT THU APR 16 2015

KSZ058-162230-
FLINT HILLS NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE (NEAR HARTFORD)
38.32N  95.94W ELEV. 1066 FT
416 AM CDT THU APR 16 2015

DATE             THU 04/16/15            FRI 04/17/15            SAT 04/18/15
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                      75          54          76          58          72
TEMP             54 62 70 74 71 63 60 57 54 63 72 76 74 66 62 59 58 63 69 72 70
DEWPT            53 56 58 58 58 57 56 55 53 58 59 59 60 59 58 57 56 60 59 58 59
MIN/MAX RH                   57         100          56          97          62
RH               96 81 66 57 63 81 87 93 96 84 64 56 62 78 87 93 93 90 70 61 68
WIND DIR         SE SE SE SE SE SE  E  E  E SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE
WIND SPD          5  9 11 12 10  9  8  6  5  9 11 11  9  8  8  8  8  8 10 12  9
CLOUDS(CAT)      B2 B1 SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 OV OV OV OV OV B2 B2
CLOUDS (%)       76 69 43 41 37 47 55 60 81 78 75 74 74 81 88 91 94 92 89 80 71
POP 12HR                     20          20          50          60          60
QPF 12HR                      0        0.03        0.16        0.22        0.60
RAIN SHWRS                   IS IS IS IS SC SC SC SC NM NM NM NM NM NM NM NM SC
TSTMS                        IS IS IS IS SC SC SC SC NM NM NM NM NM NM NM NM IS
OBVIS            PF
LAL               1  1  1  1  2  2  2  2  3  3  3  3  4  4  4  4  4  4  4  4
HAINES            3  3  3  3  5  5  6  6  3  3  3  3  5  5  3  3  3  3  3  3
MIX HGT         <10 18 30 49 30<10<10<10<10 22 47 58 24<10<10<10<10<10 47 41 26
T WIND DIR       SE SE SE  S SE SE  E  E  E  S SE  S  S SE SE SE  S SE  S SE SE
T WIND SPD        8 10 13 14 14 12 10  9  9 11 11 16 14 10 10 12 11 12 17 20 13
SMOKE DISP       PR FR GD EX GD PR PR PR PR FR GD EX GD PR PR PR PR PR EX EX GD


DATE          SUN 04/19/15  MON 04/20/15  TUE 04/21/15  WED 04/22/15
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     53    68      42    63      41    65      45    68
TEMP          58 53 65 65   49 42 59 60   46 41 61 63   50 45 64 63
DEWPT         55 52 54 46   39 35 35 35   36 36 38 39   44 43 48 50
RH            90 96 68 50   68 76 40 39   68 82 42 41   80 93 56 62
PWIND DIR         S     W      NW    NW      NW     W       S     S
WIND CHAR       <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B2 B2 B2   SC SC FW SC   SC SC SC SC   SC SC B1 B1
POP 12HR         50    50      20     5       5    10      30    30
RAIN SHWRS    SC SC SC SC   IS IS                       SC SC SC SC
TSTMS         IS IS IS IS

$$

KSZ024-162230-
POTAWATOMI INDIAN RESERVATION
39.33N  95.85W ELEV. 1056 FT
416 AM CDT THU APR 16 2015

DATE             THU 04/16/15            FRI 04/17/15            SAT 04/18/15
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                      73          55          74          57          70
TEMP             52 60 68 72 70 63 59 57 55 63 71 74 73 65 62 59 57 62 67 70 68
DEWPT            51 54 56 56 57 56 55 55 54 58 59 59 59 59 57 57 56 59 58 57 57
MIN/MAX RH                   57          99          58          97          65
RH               96 81 65 57 63 78 87 93 96 84 66 59 62 81 84 93 96 90 73 63 68
WIND DIR         SE SE SE SE SE  E  E  E  E SE SE SE SE  E SE SE  E SE SE SE SE
WIND SPD          3  6 10 10  9  6  6  5  5  9 11 11  8  6  6  5  6  9  9 10  8
CLOUDS(CAT)      B2 B2 B1 SC SC B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B2
CLOUDS (%)       81 82 57 49 48 58 59 61 79 76 72 73 73 81 90 90 91 88 85 79 74
POP 12HR                     20          20          40          60          70
QPF 12HR                   0.01        0.04        0.09        0.17        0.65
RAIN SHWRS          IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS SC SC NM NM NM NM NM NM NM NM SC
TSTMS               IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS SC SC NM NM NM NM NM NM NM NM IS
LAL               2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  3  3  4  4  4  4  4  4  4  4
HAINES            4  4  3  3  4  4  5  5  3  3  3  3  5  5  4  4  3  3  3  3
MIX HGT         <10 15 21 35 11<10<10<10<10 14 55 54 15<10<10<10<10<10 30 34 19
T WIND DIR       SE SE SE SE  E  E  E  E  E SE  S  S SE SE SE SE  E SE  S SE SE
T WIND SPD        5  8 13 12 12 12 11 10 10 14 16 16 14 11 10 11 12 18 11 18 11
SMOKE DISP       PR PR FR GD PR PR PR PR PR FR EX EX FR PR PR PR PR PR GD GD FR


DATE          SUN 04/19/15  MON 04/20/15  TUE 04/21/15  WED 04/22/15
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     53    65      42    60      39    63      44    65
TEMP          57 53 63 63   48 42 57 58   44 39 59 61   49 44 61 60
DEWPT         55 52 52 43   37 34 33 32   33 32 34 36   40 41 46 46
RH            93 96 67 48   65 73 40 37   65 76 39 39   71 89 58 60
PWIND DIR         S    NW      NW    NW      NW     W       S     W
WIND CHAR       <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B2 B2 B2   B1 SC FW SC   SC FW SC SC   B1 B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR         50    50      20     5       5     5      20    30
RAIN SHWRS    SC SC SC SC   IS IS                       IS IS SC SC
TSTMS         IS IS IS IS

$$

KSZ012-162230-
KICKAPOO INDIAN RESERVATION
39.69N  95.66W ELEV. 1150 FT
416 AM CDT THU APR 16 2015

DATE             THU 04/16/15            FRI 04/17/15            SAT 04/18/15
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                      73          54          75          57          69
TEMP             51 57 67 72 70 63 58 57 54 63 71 75 73 65 61 58 57 62 67 69 67
DEWPT            50 53 55 55 55 55 54 54 54 58 59 59 58 57 57 55 55 59 58 57 57
MIN/MAX RH                   56          99          57          97          66
RH               96 86 65 55 59 75 86 90100 84 66 58 59 75 87 90 93 90 73 66 70
WIND DIR         SE SE SE SE SE  E  E  E  E SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE  S SE SE SE
WIND SPD          3  5  9  9  8  6  6  5  5  8 11 10  9  6  6  6  6  9  9  9  8
CLOUDS(CAT)      B2 B2 B1 SC SC B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 OV OV OV B2 B2 B2 B2
CLOUDS (%)       83 82 63 50 50 61 62 61 76 74 73 74 75 82 89 89 89 86 83 81 79
POP 12HR                     20          30          40          60          70
QPF 12HR                   0.02        0.04        0.07        0.14        0.60
RAIN SHWRS          IS IS IS IS SC IS IS IS IS SC SC SC SC NM NM NM NM NM NM NM
TSTMS               IS IS IS IS SC IS IS IS IS SC SC SC SC NM NM NM NM NM NM IS
LAL               2  2  2  2  3  3  2  2  2  2  3  3  3  3  4  4  4  4  4  4
HAINES            4  4  3  3  5  5  5  5  3  3  3  3  5  5  4  4  3  3  3  3
MIX HGT         <10 11 26 33<10<10<10<10<10 22 54 46 29<10<10<10<10<10 23 35 18
T WIND DIR       SE SE SE SE SE  E  E  E  E SE SE  S  S SE SE SE SE  S SW  S  S
T WIND SPD        3  4 10  9 10 10 10  8  9 14 16 13 14  8  8  9 11 17 12 14 11
SMOKE DISP       PR PR FR FR PR PR PR PR PR FR EX GD GD PR PR PR PR PR FR GD FR


DATE          SUN 04/19/15  MON 04/20/15  TUE 04/21/15  WED 04/22/15
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     53    65      41    60      38    63      42    65
TEMP          57 53 63 62   47 41 56 57   43 38 58 61   48 42 60 60
DEWPT         55 52 52 43   38 34 34 32   32 31 34 36   38 39 45 44
RH            93 96 67 50   71 76 43 38   65 76 40 39   68 89 58 55
PWIND DIR         S    NW      NW    NW      NW     W       S     W
WIND CHAR       <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B2 B2 B2   B1 SC SC SC   SC FW SC SC   B1 B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR         60    50      30     5       5    10      20    30
RAIN SHWRS    NM NM SC SC   SC SC                       IS IS SC SC
TSTMS         IS IS IS IS

$$

KSZ012-162230-
IOWA SAC&FOX INDIAN RESERVATION
39.98N  95.44W ELEV. 965 FT
416 AM CDT THU APR 16 2015

DATE             THU 04/16/15            FRI 04/17/15            SAT 04/18/15
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                      72          54          75          57          69
TEMP             49 58 66 71 69 63 59 57 54 63 71 75 73 65 61 59 57 62 67 69 68
DEWPT            48 53 55 54 54 54 54 53 53 57 58 58 58 57 56 56 55 59 58 57 57
MIN/MAX RH                   55          97          57          94          64
RH               96 83 68 55 59 72 83 86 96 81 63 55 59 75 84 90 93 90 73 66 68
WIND DIR         SE SE SE SE SE  E  E  E  E SE SE SE SE SE SE SE  E SE SE  S SE
WIND SPD          3  5  8  8  6  6  6  5  5  8 11 10  9  6  6  6  6  9 10  9  9
CLOUDS(CAT)      B1 B2 B1 SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 OV OV OV B2 B2 B2 B2
CLOUDS (%)       65 80 59 50 51 63 65 63 76 73 70 72 75 81 88 88 88 86 83 82 80
POP 12HR                     20          30          40          60          60
QPF 12HR                   0.02        0.04        0.06        0.11        0.55
RAIN SHWRS          IS IS IS SC SC IS IS SC SC SC SC NM NM NM NM NM NM NM NM NM
TSTMS               IS IS IS SC SC IS IS SC SC SC SC NM NM NM NM NM NM NM NM IS
LAL               2  2  3  3  3  3  2  2  3  3  3  3  4  4  4  4  4  4  4  4
HAINES            4  4  4  4  5  5  4  4  4  4  3  3  4  4  4  4  3  3  3  3
MIX HGT         <10 17 24 38<10<10<10<10<10 26 57 53<10<10<10<10<10<10 23 36 17
T WIND DIR       SE  S SE SE SE SE  E  E  E SE SE  S SE SE SE SE  E SE  S  S  S
T WIND SPD        4  3 10  9 11 12 12 11 11 16 17 13 12  9 10  9 11 16 12 13 12
SMOKE DISP       PR PR FR GD PR PR PR PR PR GD EX EX PR PR PR PR PR PR FR GD FR


DATE          SUN 04/19/15  MON 04/20/15  TUE 04/21/15  WED 04/22/15
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     53    65      41    59      37    63      42    64
TEMP          57 53 63 62   47 41 56 57   43 37 58 60   47 42 60 59
DEWPT         55 52 52 43   38 34 35 32   32 31 33 34   37 38 44 41
RH            93 96 67 50   71 76 45 38   65 79 39 37   68 86 55 51
PWIND DIR         S    NW      NW    NW       W    NW      SE    NE
WIND CHAR       <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B2 B2 B2   B1 SC SC SC   SC FW FW SC   SC SC B1 B1
POP 12HR         60    50      30     5       5    10      20    30
RAIN SHWRS    NM NM SC SC   SC SC                       IS IS SC SC
TSTMS         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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