Kansas Fire Weather Zone 012

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NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TOPEKA KS 425 AM CDT FRI SEP 19 2014 .DISCUSSION... DESPITE MIXING HEIGHTS REMAINING ONLY IN THE 3000-4000 AGL RANGE THIS AFTERNOON, AN AVERAGE WIND SPEED AROUND 20 MPH SHOULD MAKE FOR EXCELLENT SMOKE DISPERSAL MID TO LATE AFTERNOON. EARLY ON CLOUD COVER AND FOG MAKE TAKE MOST OF THE MORNING TO BREAK UP AND KEEP HUMIDITIES HIGH AND TEMPERATURES COOLER FOR THE MORNING HOURS. WARMER TEMPERATURES COME IN FOR THE WEEKEND AS DOES A SLIGHT CHANCE FOR SOME RAIN ON SATURDAY. DRIER CONDITIONS RETURN FOR SUNDAY INTO MONDAY NIGHT, WITH RAIN CHANCES THEN SPREADING SLOWLY EASTWARD THROUGH THE END OF THE WEEK. HIGHS IN THE 70S WITH LOWS IN THE 50S ARE EXPECTED. BROWN- INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...HIAWATHA 425 AM CDT FRI SEP 19 2014 TODAY TONIGHT SAT CLOUD COVER PSUNNY MCLEAR PSUNNY PRECIP TYPE NONE NONE TSTMS CHANCE PRECIP (%) 0 0 50 TEMP 85 68 84 RH % 58 94 55 20FTWND (MPH) S 10 G21 S 11 SW 8 PRECIP AMOUNT 0.00 0.00 0.13 MIXING HGT(FT-AGL) 2838 6327 TRANSPORT WND (MPH) S 23 W 17 SMOKE DISPERSAL EXCELLENT EXCELLENT LAL 1 1 3 HAINES INDEX 3(VLOW) 5(MOD) 4(LOW) REMARKS... ........SUPPLEMENTAL WIND DATA (MPH)........ 10 AM 01 PM 04 PM 07 PM WIND S-12 S-13 S-14 S-11 .FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7... .SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. .MONDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. .TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. .WEDNESDAY THROUGH THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 40 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
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