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FIRE WEATHER POINT PLANNING FORECASTS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TOPEKA KS
425 AM CDT MON APR 13 2015

KSZ058-132215-
FLINT HILLS NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE (NEAR HARTFORD)
38.32N  95.94W ELEV. 1066 FT
425 AM CDT MON APR 13 2015

DATE             MON 04/13/15            TUE 04/14/15            WED 04/15/15
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                      68          44          64          47          64
TEMP             52 58 65 68 65 54 50 46 44 52 61 64 63 55 52 49 47 54 61 64 62
DEWPT            47 42 37 34 36 37 38 38 36 37 36 38 41 41 43 42 45 47 50 51 52
MIN/MAX RH                   28          73          37          91          64
RH               83 55 35 28 34 52 63 73 73 56 39 38 44 59 71 77 93 77 67 63 70
WIND DIR          N NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E SE SE SE
WIND SPD         12 12 16 13 10  6  6  5  5 11 13 11 11 10  9  9  8 11 10  9 10
CLOUDS(CAT)      B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B1
CLOUDS (%)       66 56 45 38 34 41 44 39 49 57 64 71 77 84 90 92 95 89 84 76 69
POP 12HR                     10           0          20          40          30
QPF 12HR                      0           0        0.01        0.07        0.03
RAIN
RAIN SHWRS                                     IS IS SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC IS
LAL               1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1
HAINES            5  5  5  5  5  5  5  5  5  5  5  5  2  2  3  3  3  3  3  3
MIX HGT         <10 11 28 41 28<10<10<10<10<10 37 54 46 27<10<10<10 23 30 33 26
T WIND DIR       NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E SE SE SE SE
T WIND SPD       19 20 25 23 18 14 14 11 11 11 18 17 17 19 13 12 11 13 11 10 13
SMOKE DISP       PR FR EX EX GD PR PR PR PR PR GD EX EX GD PR PR PR FR FR GD GD


DATE          THU 04/16/15  FRI 04/17/15  SAT 04/18/15  SUN 04/19/15
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    71      53    70      49    70      50    68
TEMP          54 50 67 69   57 53 66 67   55 49 66 68   55 50 65 67
DEWPT         51 50 58 56   53 51 57 54   48 47 51 51   48 47 51 49
RH            90100 73 63   86 93 73 63   77 93 58 54   77 89 60 52
PWIND DIR         E     E      NE    NE      NE     E       E     W
WIND CHAR       <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B2 B2 B2   B2 B2 B2 B1   B1 B1 B1 B1   B1 B1 B2 B1
POP 12HR         20    50      50    50      20    40      50    40
RAIN SHWRS    IS IS SC SC   SC SC SC SC   IS IS SC SC   SC SC SC SC
TSTMS               IS IS   IS IS IS IS         IS IS   IS IS IS IS

$$

KSZ024-132215-
POTAWATOMI INDIAN RESERVATION
39.33N  95.85W ELEV. 1056 FT
425 AM CDT MON APR 13 2015

DATE             MON 04/13/15            TUE 04/14/15            WED 04/15/15
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                      68          42          67          47          62
TEMP             49 57 64 68 65 53 49 45 42 52 62 67 64 56 52 49 47 53 59 62 61
DEWPT            42 39 31 30 36 37 34 34 33 37 34 35 38 40 41 42 44 46 48 49 50
MIN/MAX RH                   25          72          30          89          62
RH               77 51 29 24 34 54 56 65 70 56 35 30 38 55 66 77 89 77 67 62 67
WIND DIR          N  N  N  N NE NE NE NE  E SE SE SE  E SE  E  E  E  E SE SE  E
WIND SPD          8 10 13 11  6  4  4  4  4  9 12 11  9  8  9  8  8 11 10 10  8
CLOUDS(CAT)      SC SC FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 OV OV OV B2 B2
CLOUDS (%)       41 32 22 13 15 22 31 27 30 38 45 56 67 76 85 87 89 89 89 87 84
POP 12HR                      0           0          10          40          40
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0        0.06        0.04
RAIN SHWRS                                           SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC IS
LAL               1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1
HAINES            5  5  5  5  5  5  5  5  5  5  5  5  4  4  2  2  2  2  3  3
MIX HGT         <10<10 38 44 30<10<10<10<10<10 43 51 40<10 12<10<10 21 32 31 26
T WIND DIR        N NE NE NE NE NE NE  E  E SE SE SE SE SE  E  E  E SE SE SE  E
T WIND SPD       13 18 21 18 11 10 12 12 10 13 18 16 14 16 16 10 13 19 19 16 12
SMOKE DISP       PR FR EX EX GD PR PR PR PR PR EX EX GD PR FR PR PR GD GD GD FR


DATE          THU 04/16/15  FRI 04/17/15  SAT 04/18/15  SUN 04/19/15
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    69      51    70      48    68      50    66
TEMP          52 49 65 67   56 51 66 67   53 48 64 66   55 50 63 66
DEWPT         49 48 56 53   51 49 53 50   45 43 46 47   47 47 50 46
RH            89 96 73 61   83 93 63 54   74 83 52 50   74 89 62 48
PWIND DIR         E    NE      NE    NE      NE     E       E     N
WIND CHAR       <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B2 B2 B2   B2 B2 B2 B1   B1 SC B1 B1   B1 B2 B2 B2
POP 12HR         20    40      40    30      20    30      40    40
RAIN SHWRS    IS IS SC SC   SC SC SC SC   IS IS SC SC   SC SC SC SC
TSTMS               IS IS   IS IS IS IS         IS IS   IS IS IS IS

$$

KSZ012-132215-
KICKAPOO INDIAN RESERVATION
39.69N  95.66W ELEV. 1150 FT
425 AM CDT MON APR 13 2015

DATE             MON 04/13/15            TUE 04/14/15            WED 04/15/15
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                      68          41          68          47          63
TEMP             47 55 64 68 65 53 48 44 41 52 63 68 65 56 52 49 47 53 60 63 61
DEWPT            41 39 32 31 35 35 33 34 33 37 34 35 38 40 40 41 43 46 47 48 50
MIN/MAX RH                   25          73          30          86          60
RH               79 55 30 25 33 50 56 68 73 56 34 29 37 55 63 74 86 77 62 58 67
WIND DIR          N  N  N  N  N NE  E  E SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE  E  E SE SE  E
WIND SPD          6 10 12 10  5  3  3  2  4  9 12 11  9  8 10  6  9 11 11 10  8
CLOUDS(CAT)      SC FW CL FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC B1 B2 B2 B2 OV OV OV OV B2
CLOUDS (%)       36 19  3  9 13 17 22 25 27 34 40 50 59 70 80 85 89 89 88 88 87
POP 12HR                      0           0           5          40          40
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0        0.05        0.03
RAIN SHWRS                                           SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC IS
LAL               1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1
HAINES            5  5  5  5  5  5  5  5  5  5  5  5  4  4  3  3  2  2  3  3
MIX HGT         <10<10 42 51 36<10<10<10<10<10 41 57 44<10 13<10<10 25 36 36 37
T WIND DIR        N  N  N  N NE NE  E  E SE SE SE SE SE SE SE  E  E SE SE SE  E
T WIND SPD       11 14 20 17 10  8  8  8 10 13 18 18 14 13 16  8 11 21 19 13 14
SMOKE DISP       PR PR EX EX GD PR PR PR PR PR EX EX GD PR FR PR PR GD EX GD GD


DATE          THU 04/16/15  FRI 04/17/15  SAT 04/18/15  SUN 04/19/15
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    69      50    69      47    68      49    65
TEMP          52 49 65 67   55 50 66 67   53 47 64 66   54 49 62 65
DEWPT         49 47 54 53   51 49 52 48   44 42 45 46   45 45 49 46
RH            89 93 68 61   86 96 61 50   71 83 50 48   71 86 62 50
PWIND DIR         E    NE      NE    NE       N     E      SE     N
WIND CHAR       <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B2 B2 B2   B2 B2 B2 B1   SC SC SC B1   B1 B1 B2 B2
POP 12HR         20    40      40    30      20    30      40    40
RAIN SHWRS    IS IS SC SC   SC SC SC SC   IS IS SC SC   SC SC SC SC
TSTMS               IS IS   IS IS IS IS         IS IS   IS IS IS IS

$$

KSZ012-132215-
IOWA SAC&FOX INDIAN RESERVATION
39.98N  95.44W ELEV. 965 FT
425 AM CDT MON APR 13 2015

DATE             MON 04/13/15            TUE 04/14/15            WED 04/15/15
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                      68          41          69          48          63
TEMP             46 55 64 68 65 53 48 44 41 52 64 69 67 57 53 50 48 54 60 63 62
DEWPT            41 39 33 30 33 34 34 34 33 36 33 34 37 39 40 41 42 44 45 47 48
MIN/MAX RH                   24          73          28          81          55
RH               83 55 31 24 30 48 58 68 73 54 31 27 33 51 61 71 80 69 58 56 60
WIND DIR          N  N  N  N  N NE  E SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE  E  E SE  E  E
WIND SPD          6  9 12 10  5  3  3  2  4  8 12 11 11  9 10  8  9 12 13 10 11
CLOUDS(CAT)      SC FW CL FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B2 B2 OV B2 B2 B2 OV
CLOUDS (%)       32 17  3  7  9 14 19 23 26 30 35 45 56 66 77 82 88 87 85 87 88
POP 12HR                      0           0           5          30          40
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0        0.05        0.02
RAIN SHWRS                                           SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC IS
LAL               1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1
HAINES            5  5  5  5  5  5  5  5  5  5  5  5  4  4  3  3  2  2  3  3
MIX HGT         <10<10 44 54 38<10<10<10<10 11 41 59 47<10<10<10<10<10 40 37 36
T WIND DIR        N  N  N  N  N NE  E SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE  E  E SE SE  E
T WIND SPD       13 12 19 16  9  5  6  4  8 13 17 17 16 17 14 12 17 21 21 14 18
SMOKE DISP       PR PR EX EX FR PR PR PR PR FR EX EX EX PR PR PR PR FR EX GD GD


DATE          THU 04/16/15  FRI 04/17/15  SAT 04/18/15  SUN 04/19/15
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    69      50    70      47    69      49    65
TEMP          52 49 65 67   55 50 66 67   53 47 65 67   54 49 62 65
DEWPT         48 46 53 52   50 48 51 46   43 40 44 44   44 45 49 46
RH            86 89 65 59   83 93 58 47   69 76 46 43   69 86 62 50
PWIND DIR         E    NE      NE    NE       N     E      SE     W
WIND CHAR       <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B2 B2 B2   B2 B2 B2 B1   SC SC SC B1   B1 B1 B2 B2
POP 12HR         20    30      30    30      10    20      30    40
RAIN SHWRS    IS IS SC SC   SC SC SC SC         IS IS   SC SC SC SC
TSTMS               IS IS   IS IS IS IS                 IS IS 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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