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FIRE WEATHER POINT PLANNING FORECASTS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TOPEKA KS
359 AM CDT FRI APR 17 2015

KSZ058-172215-
FLINT HILLS NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE (NEAR HARTFORD)
38.32N  95.94W ELEV. 1066 FT
359 AM CDT FRI APR 17 2015

DATE             FRI 04/17/15            SAT 04/18/15            SUN 04/19/15
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                      76          58          72          54          67
TEMP          58 55 64 72 76 74 66 62 60 58 63 69 72 70 62 58 56 54 59 65 67 64
DEWPT         55 54 58 60 59 60 60 59 59 57 58 59 58 59 56 55 53 52 54 54 52 47
MIN/MAX RH                   56          98          63          95          53
RH            90 96 81 66 56 62 81 90 96 96 84 70 61 68 81 90 90 93 83 68 59 54
WIND DIR      SE  E SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE  S  S SW  W NW NW
WIND SPD       5  5  9 11 11  9  6  8  6  5  6  9 11  9  6  5  5  6  6 10 11 19
CLOUDS(CAT)   B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B2 OV OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1
CLOUDS (%)    70 73 76 79 74 68 81 93 97100 93 90 81 71 74 78 81 83 82 80 73 65
POP 12HR                     60          70          70          50          60
QPF 12HR                   0.06        0.56        0.43        0.11        0.29
RAIN SHWRS       IS SC NM SC SC SC NM NM NM NM SC SC SC SC SC SC NM NM NM NM
TSTMS            IS SC NM SC SC SC NM NM NM NM SC SC SC SC SC SC NM NM NM NM
LAL            2  3  3  4  4  3  3  4  4  4  4  3  3  3  3  3  3  4  4  4  4
HAINES         4  3  3  3  3  3  3  4  4  3  3  3  3  3  3  4  4  5  5  3  3
MIX HGT      <10<10<10 42 39 40<10<10<10<10 11 37 43 28<10<10<10<10 14 53 44 49
T WIND DIR     E  E SE SE  S  S SE SE SE SE SE SE  S SE SE SE  S  S NW NW NW  N
T WIND SPD     8  8 12 16 18 13 10  9 10  8  8 12 11 11 13 11 11 12  5  5 19 35
SMOKE DISP    PR PR PR GD EX GD PR PR PR PR PR GD GD FR PR PR PR PR PR FR EX EX


DATE          MON 04/20/15  TUE 04/21/15  WED 04/22/15  THU 04/23/15
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     41    62      40    66      44    68      49    66
TEMP          48 41 58 60   46 40 61 63   50 44 64 66   53 49 62 61
DEWPT         38 34 34 35   36 35 39 40   40 41 46 46   46 45 49 47
RH            68 76 40 39   68 82 44 43   68 89 52 48   77 86 62 60
PWIND DIR        NW    NW       W     W       S     S      SE    SE
WIND CHAR       <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC FW FW SC   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC B1   B1 B2 B2 B1
POP 12HR         10     5       5    10      20    20      40    40
RAIN SHWRS                                IS IS IS IS   SC SC SC SC
TSTMS                                     IS IS IS IS   SC SC SC SC

$$

KSZ024-172215-
POTAWATOMI INDIAN RESERVATION
39.33N  95.85W ELEV. 1056 FT
359 AM CDT FRI APR 17 2015

DATE             FRI 04/17/15            SAT 04/18/15            SUN 04/19/15
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          58          70          54          66
TEMP          58 55 64 71 75 73 66 62 60 58 63 68 70 68 61 58 56 54 59 63 66 63
DEWPT         54 54 57 58 58 58 58 58 58 57 59 59 58 57 56 55 54 53 53 52 48 44
MIN/MAX RH                   55          98          65          96          49
RH            86 96 78 63 55 59 75 87 93 96 87 73 66 68 84 90 93 96 80 67 52 50
WIND DIR       E  E  E SE SE SE  E SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE NW NW NW
WIND SPD       5  5  9 10 10  9  5  5  6  5  8  9 11  9  6  5  4  5  8 11 16 17
CLOUDS(CAT)   B1 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 OV OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1
CLOUDS (%)    69 72 69 67 68 68 81 94 95 96 90 88 84 79 78 77 82 87 85 82 75 68
POP 12HR                     50          70          80          50          60
QPF 12HR                   0.02        0.48        0.60        0.12        0.28
RAIN SHWRS       IS SC SC SC SC SC NM NM  O  O SC SC SC SC SC SC NM NM NM NM
TSTMS            IS SC SC SC SC SC NM NM  O  O SC SC SC SC SC SC NM NM NM NM
LAL            3  3  3  3  3  3  3  4  4  5  5  3  3  3  3  3  3  4  4  4  4
HAINES         3  4  4  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  4  4  4  4  3  3  3  3
MIX HGT      <10<10<10 40 52 44<10<10<10<10 13 31 41 23<10<10<10<10 21 47 46 56
T WIND DIR     E  E  E SE SE  S  E SE SE SE  S  S  S SE SE SE SE SE  N  N NW  N
T WIND SPD     9 10 12 13 14 12 10 10 12 10 11 11 12 13 12 10  9 10 14 18 27 34
SMOKE DISP    PR PR PR GD EX GD PR PR PR PR FR GD GD FR PR PR PR PR FR EX EX EX


DATE          MON 04/20/15  TUE 04/21/15  WED 04/22/15  THU 04/23/15
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     41    60      39    64      43    66      46    64
TEMP          47 41 57 58   44 39 59 61   48 43 62 64   51 46 61 59
DEWPT         36 33 31 30   33 30 34 36   37 37 42 43   44 42 44 44
RH            65 73 37 34   65 70 39 39   65 79 48 46   77 86 53 57
PWIND DIR        NW    NW       W     W       N     E       E     E
WIND CHAR       <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC FW FW SC   SC FW FW SC   SC SC SC B1   B1 B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR         10     5       5     5      20    20      40    40
RAIN SHWRS                                IS IS IS IS   SC SC SC SC
TSTMS                                     IS IS IS IS   SC SC SC SC

$$

KSZ012-172215-
KICKAPOO INDIAN RESERVATION
39.69N  95.66W ELEV. 1150 FT
359 AM CDT FRI APR 17 2015

DATE             FRI 04/17/15            SAT 04/18/15            SUN 04/19/15
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          58          70          54          65
TEMP          57 55 63 72 75 74 66 62 60 58 63 68 70 68 61 58 55 54 58 63 65 62
DEWPT         53 53 57 58 58 58 58 57 57 56 59 59 58 57 55 55 54 52 53 52 49 44
MIN/MAX RH                   54          96          66          96          51
RH            86 93 81 61 55 57 75 84 90 93 87 73 66 68 81 90 96 93 83 67 56 52
WIND DIR       E  E SE SE SE SE  E SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE  S  S  S  W NW NW NW
WIND SPD       4  4  8 10 10  9  6  6  5  5  9 10 10  8  6  5  4  5  8 11 16 17
CLOUDS(CAT)   B1 B2 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 OV OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2
CLOUDS (%)    57 71 69 68 69 70 82 93 95 96 90 88 86 83 80 77 82 86 86 86 78 70
POP 12HR                     40          70          80          50          60
QPF 12HR                      0        0.33        0.63        0.13        0.29
RAIN SHWRS       IS SC SC SC SC SC NM NM  O  O SC SC SC SC SC SC NM NM NM NM
TSTMS            IS SC SC SC SC SC NM NM  O  O SC SC SC SC SC SC NM NM NM NM
LAL            3  3  3  3  3  3  3  4  4  5  5  3  3  3  3  3  3  4  4  4  4
HAINES         3  3  3  4  4  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  4  4  3  3  3  3
MIX HGT      <10<10<10 45 56 52<10<10<10<10<10 30 43 23<10<10<10<10 16 44 49 54
T WIND DIR     E  E  E SE SE  S  E SE SE SE  S  S  S  S SE  S  S  S NW NW NW NW
T WIND SPD     6  6 11 13 13 10  6  8  8 10 10 12 12 13 13 11 10 10 11 18 28 35
SMOKE DISP    PR PR PR GD EX GD PR PR PR PR PR GD GD FR PR PR PR PR FR EX EX EX


DATE          MON 04/20/15  TUE 04/21/15  WED 04/22/15  THU 04/23/15
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     41    60      38    63      41    65      44    63
TEMP          47 41 56 57   44 38 58 61   47 41 61 63   50 44 59 58
DEWPT         36 33 31 30   31 29 33 35   35 35 42 41   43 40 42 44
RH            65 73 38 35   60 70 39 38   63 79 49 44   77 86 53 59
PWIND DIR        NW    NW       W     W       N     S      SE     E
WIND CHAR       <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC FW FW SC   SC FW FW SC   SC SC SC SC   B1 B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR         10     5       5     5      10    20      40    30
RAIN SHWRS                                      IS IS   SC SC SC SC
TSTMS                                           IS IS   SC SC SC SC

$$

KSZ012-172215-
IOWA SAC&FOX INDIAN RESERVATION
39.98N  95.44W ELEV. 965 FT
359 AM CDT FRI APR 17 2015

DATE             FRI 04/17/15            SAT 04/18/15            SUN 04/19/15
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                      76          59          70          54          65
TEMP          57 55 63 72 76 74 67 63 61 59 64 68 70 68 61 58 56 54 58 63 65 62
DEWPT         53 52 56 57 57 57 57 57 57 56 58 59 58 57 54 55 54 52 53 52 49 44
MIN/MAX RH                   52          89          66          93          50
RH            86 90 78 59 52 55 70 81 87 90 81 73 66 68 78 90 93 93 83 67 56 52
WIND DIR       E  E SE SE SE SE  E SE SE SE SE SE  S SE SE  S  S  S  W NW NW NW
WIND SPD       4  4  8 10  9  9  6  6  5  6 10 11 10  9  8  5  4  5  8 12 16 18
CLOUDS(CAT)   B1 B2 B2 B1 B2 B2 B2 OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2
CLOUDS (%)    64 71 70 69 70 70 82 93 94 95 90 89 88 86 81 76 81 85 85 85 78 70
POP 12HR                     40          60          80          50          60
QPF 12HR                      0        0.25        0.67        0.12        0.29
RAIN SHWRS       IS IS IS SC SC SC NM NM  O  O SC SC SC SC SC SC NM NM NM NM
TSTMS            IS IS IS SC SC SC NM NM  O  O SC SC SC SC SC SC NM NM NM NM
LAL            2  2  2  3  3  3  3  4  4  5  5  3  3  3  3  3  3  4  4  4  4
HAINES         3  3  3  4  4  4  4  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  3
MIX HGT      <10<10<10 52 61 37<10<10<10<10<10 28 39 26<10<10<10<10<10 49 51 50
T WIND DIR     E  E  E SE SE  S NE SE SE SE SE  S  S  S SE  S  S  S  W NW NW NW
T WIND SPD     9  9 10 12 12 10  4  9  9  9 11 11 13 13 13 11  9 10 11 20 29 36
SMOKE DISP    PR PR PR GD EX GD PR PR PR PR PR FR GD GD PR PR PR PR PR EX EX EX


DATE          MON 04/20/15  TUE 04/21/15  WED 04/22/15  THU 04/23/15
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     41    60      38    63      41    65      44    62
TEMP          47 41 56 57   43 38 58 60   47 41 60 62   49 44 58 57
DEWPT         36 34 32 29   31 29 31 33   34 34 41 39   42 39 41 42
RH            65 76 40 34   62 70 36 36   60 76 49 43   77 82 53 57
PWIND DIR        NW    NW       W    NW       N     W      NE     E
WIND CHAR       <15   15>     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    B1 FW FW SC   SC FW FW SC   SC SC SC SC   B1 B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR         10     5       5     5      10    20      40    30
RAIN SHWRS                                      IS IS   SC SC SC SC
TSTMS                                           IS IS   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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