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FIRE WEATHER POINT PLANNING FORECASTS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TOPEKA KS
425 AM CDT FRI MAY 1 2015

KSZ058-012215-
FLINT HILLS NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE (NEAR HARTFORD)
38.32N  95.94W ELEV. 1066 FT
425 AM CDT FRI MAY 1 2015

DATE             FRI 05/01/15            SAT 05/02/15            SUN 05/03/15
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          55          79          58          81
TEMP             46 59 69 74 72 63 59 56 55 65 74 78 76 67 62 59 58 68 77 81 79
DEWPT            40 44 43 45 47 47 47 46 48 50 52 54 54 56 54 55 55 58 55 57 57
MIN/MAX RH                   35          77          42          88          43
RH               79 57 39 35 41 56 64 69 77 58 46 43 46 68 75 87 90 70 47 44 47
WIND DIR         SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
WIND SPD          4  9  9  8  6  8  8  6  6 11 13 14 14 11 12 12 12 18 21 21 18
CLOUDS(CAT)      FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
CLOUDS (%)        9 16 21 31 42 41 46 48 59 60 62 48 34 35 36 41 45 41 37 41 46
POP 12HR                      5          10          10          10          10
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
RAIN SHWRS                                                                   SC
TSTMS                                                                        SC
LAL               1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1
HAINES            5  5  4  4  4  4  5  5  6  6  5  5  3  3  3  3  4  4  4  4
MIX HGT         <10<10 50 63 41<10<10<10<10<10 35 46 40<10<10<10<10<10 38 48 38
T WIND DIR       SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
T WIND SPD       10 14  9  5  9 11 13 11 11 18 18 20 25 18 20 24 25 29 35 34 36
SMOKE DISP       PR PR GD GD GD PR PR PR PR PR GD EX EX PR PR PR PR FR EX EX EX


DATE          MON 05/04/15  TUE 05/05/15  WED 05/06/15  THU 05/07/15
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    78      59    78      60    73      58    76
TEMP          66 62 75 75   63 59 74 75   63 60 70 71   61 58 73 74
DEWPT         55 56 59 59   58 56 57 58   58 57 60 60   59 58 61 60
RH            68 81 58 58   84 90 55 55   84 90 71 68   93100 66 62
PWIND DIR         S     S       S     S      SE     S       S     S
WIND CHAR       <15   15>     <15   <15     <15   15>     15>   15>
AVG CLOUDS    B1 B1 B2 B1   B1 B1 B1 B1   B1 B2 OV B2   B2 B2 B2 B2
POP 12HR         30    50      30    20      40    60      50    40
RAIN SHWRS    SC SC SC SC   SC SC IS IS   SC SC NM NM   SC SC SC SC
TSTMS         SC SC SC SC   SC SC IS IS   SC SC NM NM   SC SC SC SC

$$

KSZ024-012215-
POTAWATOMI INDIAN RESERVATION
39.33N  95.85W ELEV. 1056 FT
425 AM CDT FRI MAY 1 2015

DATE             FRI 05/01/15            SAT 05/02/15            SUN 05/03/15
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          54          78          58          83
TEMP             45 59 70 75 73 63 59 56 54 65 74 78 76 67 63 60 58 69 78 82 79
DEWPT            38 42 42 43 45 44 46 46 46 50 52 51 52 53 53 55 55 58 55 56 56
MIN/MAX RH                   32          74          38          87          40
RH               76 53 36 32 37 50 62 69 74 58 46 39 43 61 70 84 90 68 45 41 45
WIND DIR         SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
WIND SPD          5  8  9  9  6  6  6  5  6  9 12 14 12 10 10 10 11 16 18 20 14
CLOUDS(CAT)      FW FW SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1
CLOUDS (%)       12 23 40 61 62 53 57 69 65 64 63 50 36 35 34 36 39 42 45 49 52
POP 12HR                     10          10          20          10          10
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
RAIN SHWRS                               IS IS                               SC
TSTMS                                    IS IS                               SC
LAL               1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1
HAINES            5  5  4  4  4  4  4  4  5  5  5  5  3  3  4  4  5  5  4  4
MIX HGT         <10<10 45 56 13<10<10<10<10<10 42 48 39<10<10<10<10<10 32 48 37
T WIND DIR       SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
T WIND SPD       10 12 11 10 11 11 12 10 11 18 19 21 26 19 20 18 21 26 33 34 33
SMOKE DISP       PR PR GD GD PR PR PR PR PR FR EX EX EX PR PR PR PR FR EX EX EX


DATE          MON 05/04/15  TUE 05/05/15  WED 05/06/15  THU 05/07/15
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     58    75      59    76      61    73      59    76
TEMP          64 58 72 73   62 59 73 74   64 61 71 71   62 59 73 74
DEWPT         54 56 60 59   59 56 57 56   57 57 59 57   58 58 60 58
RH            70 93 66 62   90 90 57 53   78 87 66 61   87 96 64 57
PWIND DIR         S     S       S     S      SE     S       S     S
WIND CHAR       <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   15>     15>   15>
AVG CLOUDS    B1 B2 B2 OV   B2 B2 B1 B1   B1 B2 OV B2   B2 B2 B2 B2
POP 12HR         50    60      70    30      50    60      50    40
RAIN SHWRS    SC SC NM NM   NM NM SC SC   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC
TSTMS         SC SC NM NM   NM NM SC SC   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC

$$

KSZ012-012215-
KICKAPOO INDIAN RESERVATION
39.69N  95.66W ELEV. 1150 FT
425 AM CDT FRI MAY 1 2015

DATE             FRI 05/01/15            SAT 05/02/15            SUN 05/03/15
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          54          78          58          82
TEMP             45 58 69 75 73 63 59 56 54 65 74 78 76 66 62 59 58 68 77 82 79
DEWPT            38 43 44 45 46 46 47 47 47 51 54 52 53 53 53 54 55 59 57 58 57
MIN/MAX RH                   34          78          39          89          43
RH               76 57 40 34 38 54 64 72 77 60 50 40 45 63 72 83 90 73 50 44 47
WIND DIR         SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
WIND SPD          5  9  9  9  6  6  6  5  6  9 11 14 12 10 11 10 11 16 18 19 14
CLOUDS(CAT)      FW SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1
CLOUDS (%)       18 29 42 69 64 57 60 68 68 66 65 51 37 36 36 36 36 41 47 50 52
POP 12HR                     10          20          20          10          10
QPF 12HR                      0        0.01        0.05           0           0
RAIN SHWRS                   IS IS IS IS IS IS                               SC
TSTMS                        IS IS IS IS IS IS                               SC
LAL               1  1  1  1  2  2  2  2  2  2  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1
HAINES            5  5  4  4  4  4  5  5  5  5  5  5  3  3  4  4  5  5  4  4
MIX HGT         <10<10 39 56<10<10<10<10<10<10 52 53 40<10<10<10<10<10 31 49 35
T WIND DIR       SE  S  S SW  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
T WIND SPD       10 13 11 11  9 10 12 10 11 14 19 21 26 19 21 19 23 27 32 34 34
SMOKE DISP       PR PR GD GD PR PR PR PR PR PR EX EX EX PR PR PR PR FR EX EX EX


DATE          MON 05/04/15  TUE 05/05/15  WED 05/06/15  THU 05/07/15
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     58    74      59    76      60    74      58    76
TEMP          63 58 71 72   62 59 72 74   63 60 71 72   62 58 73 74
DEWPT         56 56 60 59   59 57 58 57   57 56 59 57   57 57 61 59
RH            78 93 68 64   90 93 61 55   81 87 66 59   84 96 66 59
PWIND DIR         S     S      SE     S      SE     S       S     S
WIND CHAR       <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   15>     15>   15>
AVG CLOUDS    B1 B2 B2 OV   OV B2 B2 B1   B1 B2 OV B2   B2 B2 B2 B2
POP 12HR         50    70      70    30      50    50      50    40
RAIN SHWRS    SC SC NM NM   NM NM SC SC   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC
TSTMS         SC SC NM NM   NM NM SC SC   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC

$$

KSZ012-012215-
IOWA SAC&FOX INDIAN RESERVATION
39.98N  95.44W ELEV. 965 FT
425 AM CDT FRI MAY 1 2015

DATE             FRI 05/01/15            SAT 05/02/15            SUN 05/03/15
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                      74          55          78          58          83
TEMP             46 58 68 73 72 63 59 57 55 65 73 77 75 67 63 60 58 69 78 82 80
DEWPT            39 44 44 45 46 46 47 47 48 51 54 52 53 53 53 53 54 59 58 59 58
MIN/MAX RH                   36          75          41          86          44
RH               76 59 42 37 39 54 64 69 77 60 51 42 46 61 70 78 86 70 50 46 47
WIND DIR         SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
WIND SPD          5  9  9  9  8  6  8  6  6  9 12 14 13 10 12 11 12 16 18 19 16
CLOUDS(CAT)      FW SC SC B2 B1 B1 B1 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1
CLOUDS (%)       18 37 50 75 64 57 63 71 68 68 68 53 38 37 37 35 33 40 47 51 54
POP 12HR                     20          20          20          10          10
QPF 12HR                      0        0.05        0.05           0           0
RAIN SHWRS                   IS IS IS IS IS IS                               SC
TSTMS                        IS IS IS IS IS IS                               SC
LAL               1  1  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1
HAINES            5  5  5  5  4  4  5  5  5  5  5  5  4  4  5  5  5  5  4  4
MIX HGT         <10<10 50 66<10<10<10<10<10<10 50 51 36<10<10<10<10 11 27 48 34
T WIND DIR       SE  S SW SW  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
T WIND SPD       13 13 10 10 13 14 18 16 14 16 19 20 25 17 19 19 19 25 29 34 34
SMOKE DISP       PR PR GD GD PR PR PR PR PR PR EX EX EX PR PR PR PR FR EX EX EX


DATE          MON 05/04/15  TUE 05/05/15  WED 05/06/15  THU 05/07/15
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    73      59    76      59    75      58    76
TEMP          65 60 70 71   62 59 72 74   63 59 72 73   61 58 73 74
DEWPT         56 56 60 59   58 57 59 57   56 56 59 57   57 56 61 59
RH            73 87 71 66   87 93 64 55   78 90 64 57   87 93 66 59
PWIND DIR         S     S      SE     S       S     S       S     S
WIND CHAR       <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   15>     15>   15>
AVG CLOUDS    B1 B2 B2 OV   OV B2 B2 B1   B1 B2 B2 B2   B2 B2 B2 B2
POP 12HR         50    70      70    30      40    50      50    50
RAIN SHWRS    SC SC NM NM   NM NM SC SC   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC
TSTMS         SC SC NM NM   NM NM 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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