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FIRE WEATHER POINT PLANNING FORECASTS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TOPEKA KS
348 AM CDT SAT APR 18 2015

KSZ058-182215-
FLINT HILLS NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE (NEAR HARTFORD)
38.32N  95.94W ELEV. 1066 FT
348 AM CDT SAT APR 18 2015

DATE             SAT 04/18/15            SUN 04/19/15            MON 04/20/15
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                      71          51          65          41          62
TEMP          61 59 64 68 71 68 60 56 53 54 59 63 65 62 52 47 44 41 50 58 62 59
DEWPT         59 57 58 59 58 57 56 55 53 54 56 55 52 47 41 36 35 34 33 33 32 32
MIN/MAX RH                   64         100          57          76          33
RH            93 93 81 73 63 68 87 96100100 90 75 63 58 66 65 70 76 52 39 32 36
WIND DIR      SE SE  S  S SE SE SE SE  E  S  W NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW
WIND SPD       5  5  8 10 11  9  6  5  4  4  6 11 17 19 13 11 11 11 13 17 18 12
CLOUDS(CAT)   B2 OV B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 OV B2 B2 B1 FW FW FW FW SC SC SC
CLOUDS (%)    87 92 87 86 75 72 67 76 79 83 87 90 87 84 53 21 16 11 22 32 32 31
POP 12HR                     70          60          70          10           0
QPF 12HR                   0.41        0.21        0.38           0           0
RAIN SHWRS    SC NM NM SC SC SC SC SC NM NM NM NM NM
TSTMS         IS IS IS SC SC SC SC SC NM NM NM NM NM
LAL            2  2  2  3  3  3  3  4  4  4  4  4  4  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1
HAINES         3  3  3  4  4  5  5  3  3  4  4  3  3  3  3  5  5  5  5  5  5
MIX HGT      <10<10<10 25 31 17<10<10<10<10<10 55 41 51<10<10<10<10 13 85102 64
T WIND DIR    SE SE  S  S  S SE SE SE  E  S  W  N  N  N NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW
T WIND SPD     8  9 11 19 17 16 13 11  9  9 12 11 31 41 26 21 21 21 20 27 26 20
SMOKE DISP    PR PR PR GD GD FR PR PR PR PR PR GD EX EX PR PR PR PR FR EX EX EX


DATE          TUE 04/21/15  WED 04/22/15  THU 04/23/15  FRI 04/24/15
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     38    62      44    70      48    68      50    69
TEMP          44 38 58 60   49 44 65 68   54 48 64 66   54 50 65 62
DEWPT         33 32 32 39   39 42 47 48   47 47 51 52   47 49 49 48
RH            65 79 37 46   68 93 52 49   77 96 63 61   77 96 56 60
PWIND DIR         W     W      SW    SW       S     E       E    SE
WIND CHAR       <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC FW FW SC   SC SC SC SC   SC B1 B2 B2   B2 B2 B1 B1
POP 12HR          0    10      20    20      30    40      40    40
RAIN SHWRS                  IS IS IS IS   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC
TSTMS                       IS IS IS IS   IS IS SC SC   SC SC SC SC

$$

KSZ024-182215-
POTAWATOMI INDIAN RESERVATION
39.33N  95.85W ELEV. 1056 FT
348 AM CDT SAT APR 18 2015

DATE             SAT 04/18/15            SUN 04/19/15            MON 04/20/15
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          53          63          42          60
TEMP          60 58 64 69 72 70 61 58 55 55 58 61 63 60 51 47 44 42 49 56 60 57
DEWPT         58 57 58 59 58 56 55 54 54 55 56 54 49 43 38 34 33 32 31 29 28 27
MIN/MAX RH                   61         100          53          69          29
RH            93 96 81 70 61 61 81 86 96100 93 78 60 53 61 60 65 67 50 35 29 31
WIND DIR      SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE  W NW  N NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW
WIND SPD       6  5  5  9 10  9  6  5  4  4 10 16 21 18 13 11 10 10 13 18 19 13
CLOUDS(CAT)   OV OV B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B2 B2 OV OV OV B2 B2 B1 FW FW FW FW SC SC SC
CLOUDS (%)    91 91 84 85 84 76 66 73 80 88 89 89 85 81 51 21 17 13 25 36 32 28
POP 12HR                     60          50          60          10           5
QPF 12HR                   0.49        0.19        0.31           0           0
RAIN SHWRS    IS NM NM SC SC SC SC SC SC NM NM SC SC
TSTMS         IS IS IS SC SC SC SC SC SC NM NM
LAL            2  2  2  3  3  3  3  3  3  4  4  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1
HAINES         3  4  4  4  4  4  4  3  3  3  3  3  3  4  4  5  5  5  5  5  5
MIX HGT      <10<10<10 24 34 25<10<10<10<10 18 40 40 40<10<10<10<10 31 88104 43
T WIND DIR    SE SE SE  S  S  S SE SE SE  W NW  N  N  N NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW
T WIND SPD    12 10 10 17 17 17 13 11  8  9 17 25 35 37 26 21 20 19 27 34 33 26
SMOKE DISP    PR PR PR GD GD GD PR PR PR PR FR EX EX EX PR PR PR PR EX EX EX EX


DATE          TUE 04/21/15  WED 04/22/15  THU 04/23/15  FRI 04/24/15
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     38    62      44    67      44    64      47    66
TEMP          43 38 57 60   48 44 63 65   50 44 60 62   51 47 62 60
DEWPT         28 27 28 33   34 39 43 43   42 40 43 46   42 43 46 46
RH            55 64 33 36   58 82 48 45   74 86 53 56   71 86 56 60
PWIND DIR         W     W      SW     W      NE     E       E     E
WIND CHAR       <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    FW FW FW FW   SC SC SC SC   B1 B1 B1 B1   B1 B2 B2 B2
POP 12HR          0     5       5    20      40    30      40    40
RAIN SHWRS                        IS IS   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC
TSTMS                             IS IS   IS IS SC SC   SC SC SC SC

$$

KSZ012-182215-
KICKAPOO INDIAN RESERVATION
39.69N  95.66W ELEV. 1150 FT
348 AM CDT SAT APR 18 2015

DATE             SAT 04/18/15            SUN 04/19/15            MON 04/20/15
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                      71          53          62          41          59
TEMP          60 58 63 68 71 69 61 57 55 55 58 61 62 60 50 46 43 41 48 56 59 57
DEWPT         57 56 58 59 58 57 55 55 54 54 56 54 48 43 38 35 33 33 31 29 28 27
MIN/MAX RH                   64         100          54          72          30
RH            90 93 84 73 63 66 81 93 96 96 93 78 60 53 63 65 67 73 51 35 30 31
WIND DIR      SE SE SE SE  S SE SE SE SE NW NW  N NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW
WIND SPD       6  5  5  9 10  9  6  5  4  3 10 16 21 18 13 12 11 11 14 19 20 14
CLOUDS(CAT)   OV OV B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 OV OV OV B2 B2 B1 FW FW FW FW SC SC SC
CLOUDS (%)    88 91 85 87 74 76 75 74 80 88 91 94 87 81 51 21 18 14 25 36 32 29
POP 12HR                     50          50          50          10           5
QPF 12HR                   0.57        0.19        0.27           0           0
RAIN SHWRS    IS SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
TSTMS         IS IS IS SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
LAL            2  2  2  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1
HAINES         3  3  3  5  5  4  4  4  4  4  4  3  3  4  4  5  5  5  5  5  5
MIX HGT      <10<10<10 25 29 23<10<10<10<10 17 39 44 47<10<10<10<10 25 93107 57
T WIND DIR    SE SE  S  S  S  S SE SE SE  W NW  N  N  N NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW
T WIND SPD    10  9  8 16 16 17 12 11  9  8 17 26 35 39 27 23 21 21 27 35 35 28
SMOKE DISP    PR PR PR GD GD GD PR PR PR PR FR EX EX EX PR PR PR PR GD EX EX EX


DATE          TUE 04/21/15  WED 04/22/15  THU 04/23/15  FRI 04/24/15
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     38    62      42    66      43    63      45    63
TEMP          43 38 57 59   47 42 62 64   48 43 59 61   50 45 60 60
DEWPT         27 27 27 31   32 37 42 42   40 38 41 44   40 41 45 45
RH            53 64 31 34   56 82 48 45   74 82 51 53   68 86 58 58
PWIND DIR         W    NW      SW     W      NE     E       E     E
WIND CHAR       <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    FW FW FW FW   SC SC SC SC   B1 B1 B1 B1   B1 B1 B2 B2
POP 12HR          5     5       5    20      40    30      30    50
RAIN SHWRS                        IS IS   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC
TSTMS                             IS IS   IS IS SC SC   SC SC SC SC

$$

KSZ012-182215-
IOWA SAC&FOX INDIAN RESERVATION
39.98N  95.44W ELEV. 965 FT
348 AM CDT SAT APR 18 2015

DATE             SAT 04/18/15            SUN 04/19/15            MON 04/20/15
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                      70          54          62          42          58
TEMP          60 59 63 68 70 68 61 58 56 55 58 61 62 60 51 47 44 42 48 55 58 56
DEWPT         58 56 58 59 58 57 56 55 54 54 55 54 49 44 39 35 34 34 32 31 28 26
MIN/MAX RH                   64          97          54          74          30
RH            93 90 84 73 66 68 84 90 93 96 90 78 62 55 63 63 68 73 54 40 32 31
WIND DIR      SE SE  S SE  S SE SE  S SE NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW
WIND SPD       6  5  5 10 10  9  6  6  4  4  9 14 21 18 14 12 11 11 16 20 21 16
CLOUDS(CAT)   B2 OV B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 OV OV OV B2 B2 B1 FW FW FW SC SC SC SC
CLOUDS (%)    86 89 86 86 79 82 73 77 80 88 90 92 87 82 52 22 18 15 26 36 33 29
POP 12HR                     50          50          50          10           5
QPF 12HR                   0.62        0.19        0.26           0           0
RAIN SHWRS    IS SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
TSTMS         IS IS IS SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
LAL            2  2  2  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1
HAINES         3  3  3  4  4  4  4  5  5  4  4  3  3  4  4  5  5  5  5  5  5
MIX HGT      <10<10<10 25 23 22<10<10<10<10 19 42 38 46<10<10<10<10 41103110 16
T WIND DIR    SE SE  S  S  S SE SE  S SE NW NW  N  N  N NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW
T WIND SPD     9  8  9 14 13 16 12 11  8  8 16 25 37 39 27 23 20 19 29 34 35 25
SMOKE DISP    PR PR PR GD FR GD PR PR PR PR FR EX EX EX PR PR PR PR EX EX EX GD


DATE          TUE 04/21/15  WED 04/22/15  THU 04/23/15  FRI 04/24/15
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     37    61      42    66      42    62      44    61
TEMP          43 37 57 59   47 42 61 63   48 42 58 60   49 44 58 60
DEWPT         28 27 27 30   32 36 41 40   38 36 39 41   39 40 42 44
RH            55 67 31 33   56 79 48 43   68 79 49 49   68 86 55 55
PWIND DIR         W    NW      SW     W      NE     E       E     E
WIND CHAR       <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    FW FW FW FW   SC SC SC SC   SC B1 B1 B1   B1 B1 B2 B2
POP 12HR          0     5       5    20      30    30      30    50
RAIN SHWRS                        IS IS   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC
TSTMS                             IS IS   IS IS 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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