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FIRE WEATHER POINT PLANNING FORECASTS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TOPEKA KS
421 AM CST THU FEB 22 2018

KSZ058-222215-
FLINT HILLS NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE (NEAR HARTFORD)
38.32N  95.94W ELEV. 1066 FT
421 AM CST THU FEB 22 2018

DATE             THU 02/22/18            FRI 02/23/18            SAT 02/24/18
UTC 3HRLY     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
CST 3HRLY     03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18

MAX/MIN                      34          29          44          34          51
TEMP             27 28 31 34 34 33 33 32 30 31 38 44 40 36 34 34 35 40 47 51 45
DEWPT            26 27 28 33 32 33 32 31 30 30 31 32 32 32 32 33 35 37 39 37 32
MIN/MAX RH                   88         100          63          98          58
RH               96 96 88 96 92100 96 96100 96 76 62 73 85 92 96100 89 74 59 60
WIND DIR         NE  E  E  E SE SE SW SW  W NW  N NE  E NE NE NE  E  E SE SW  W
WIND SPD          4  5  6  8  1  1  3  5  4  3  4  5  5  6  8  9  8  8  9 12 16
WIND GUST                                                                    27
CLOUDS(CAT)      OV OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 OV OV OV B2 B1 SC
CLOUDS (%)      100100100100100100100 80 68 68 62 64 69 79 87 92 93 93 76 69 50
POP 12HR                     60          40           5          60          50
QPF 12HR                   0.07        0.01           0        0.05        0.10
DRIZZLE                      AR  ?                    C  C
FRZG DRZL        AR  ?
FRZG RAIN               C
RAIN                                                        L  L  C  C  C  C
RAIN SHWRS                NM
TSTMS                                                            IS IS
LAL               1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  4  4  1  1
HAINES            3  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  5  5  5  5  4  4  2  2  2  2  2  2
MIX HGT          10 10<10<10<10<10<10<10<10<10 17 24 14<10<10<10<10 10 13 36 44
T WIND DIR       NE  E  E  E  S SE SW SW  W NW NE  E  E  E NE NE  E  E  S SW  W
T WIND SPD        9 11  9 13  4  2  6 10  8  4  3  5 10 11 11 14 17 16 16 25 34
SMOKE DISP       PR PR PR PR PR PR PR PR PR PR PR PR PR PR PR PR PR FR FR EX EX
WINTER WEATH      Y  Y  Y  Y


DATE               SUN 02/25/18  MON 02/26/18  TUE 02/27/18  WED 02/28/18
UTC 6HRLY     06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00
CST 6HRLY     00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18

MIN/MAX TEMP       27    52      27    56      33    60      39    57
TEMP          31   27 48 48 34   29 53 51 36   37 57 57 46   40 55 52
DEWPT         25   22 23 24 23   23 27 28 26   30 36 37 39   39 40 36
RH            78   81 37 39 64   78 36 41 67   75 45 47 76   96 57 54
PWIND DIR           W    SW      SW    SW      SE     S       S    SW
WIND CHAR         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC   FW FW SC SC   SC FW FW FW   FW SC SC B1   B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR            5     0       5     0       0    10      50    40
RAIN                                                     C    C  S  C

$$

KSZ024-222215-
POTAWATOMI INDIAN RESERVATION
39.33N  95.85W ELEV. 1056 FT
421 AM CST THU FEB 22 2018

DATE             THU 02/22/18            FRI 02/23/18            SAT 02/24/18
UTC 3HRLY     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
CST 3HRLY     03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18

MAX/MIN                      32          28          40          29          44
TEMP             25 26 28 29 32 33 32 31 29 29 34 40 35 32 29 31 30 34 41 44 40
DEWPT            24 25 27 29 31 31 30 30 28 27 29 29 28 28 27 28 28 32 35 35 30
MIN/MAX RH                   92         100          64          96          68
RH               96 96 96100 96 92 92 96 96 92 82 64 75 85 92 88 92 92 79 70 67
WIND DIR         NE  E  E  E SE SE SW  W NW NW  N NE NE NE NE NE  E  E SE SW NW
WIND SPD          8  6  6  9  2  2  2  4  4  5  4  5  5  6  8  9  8  8  8  9 14
CLOUDS(CAT)      OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 B1 B1 SC B1 B2 B2 B2 OV OV OV B2 B1
CLOUDS (%)      100100100100100100100 90 71 67 56 47 60 72 80 86 90 93 88 84 62
POP 12HR                     70          60           0          40          60
QPF 12HR                   0.08        0.05           0        0.01        0.13
FRZG DRZL        WD AR                                      C  C
FRZG RAIN               S  L  L                                   C
RAIN                                                                 C  L  L
RAIN SHWRS                      SC
SNOWSHWRS
LAL               1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1
HAINES            3  3  3  3  3  3  4  4  4  4  5  5  4  4  2  2  2  2  2  2
MIX HGT          11 11 10<10<10<10<10<10<10<10 12 23<10<10<10<10<10<10 13 24 34
T WIND DIR       NE  E  E  E  E SE SW  W  W NW  N NE  E NE NE NE  E  E SE  W NW
T WIND SPD       12 13 11 14  8  4  4  9  8  9  6  6 10 11 12 17 16 17 16  8 28
SMOKE DISP       PR PR PR PR PR PR PR PR PR PR PR FR PR PR PR PR PR PR FR FR EX
WINTER WEATH      Y  Y  Y  Y  Y  Y


DATE               SUN 02/25/18  MON 02/26/18  TUE 02/27/18  WED 02/28/18
UTC 6HRLY     06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00
CST 6HRLY     00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18

MIN/MAX TEMP       25    49      26    53      31    59      36    51
TEMP          29   25 45 45 31   28 50 50 33   35 56 57 46   36 49 48
DEWPT         23   21 21 22 22   22 25 25 23   27 35 35 36   34 37 33
RH            78   84 38 40 69   78 37 37 66   72 45 43 68   92 63 56
PWIND DIR           W     W      SW    SW      SE     S       S     N
WIND CHAR         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC   FW FW SC SC   FW FW FW FW   FW FW SC B1   B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR           10     0       0     0       0    10      30    40
RAIN                                                     C    C  S  C

$$

KSZ012-222215-
KICKAPOO INDIAN RESERVATION
39.69N  95.66W ELEV. 1150 FT
421 AM CST THU FEB 22 2018

DATE             THU 02/22/18            FRI 02/23/18            SAT 02/24/18
UTC 3HRLY     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
CST 3HRLY     03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18

MAX/MIN                      32          27          40          27          43
TEMP             25 26 28 29 32 32 32 31 28 29 35 40 34 29 27 29 30 33 39 43 38
DEWPT            23 24 26 29 30 31 30 30 27 27 28 29 28 26 25 27 27 31 34 35 30
MIN/MAX RH                   91         100          64          95          72
RH               92 92 92100 92 96 92 96 96 92 75 64 78 88 92 92 88 92 82 73 73
WIND DIR         NE  E  E  E SE SE SW  W NW NW  N NE NE NE NE NE  E  E  E  S NW
WIND SPD          8  6  5  9  4  2  2  4  4  5  4  5  4  5  6  8  8  8  9  8 13
CLOUDS(CAT)      OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV B1 B1 SC SC B1 B1 B2 B2 OV OV OV OV B1
CLOUDS (%)      100100100100100100100 88 69 64 48 44 54 68 79 87 89 92 91 88 66
POP 12HR                     70          60           0          40          70
QPF 12HR                   0.08        0.05           0        0.01        0.14
FRZG DRZL        WD AR  ? WD WD AR                          C  C
FRZG RAIN               S  L  L  C                                C  C
RAIN                                                                 C  L  L
RAIN SHWRS                      SC
SNOWSHWRS        IS
LAL               1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1
HAINES            3  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  4  4  5  5  4  4  3  3  2  2  2  2
MIX HGT          15 11 11 11<10<10<10<10<10<10 18 24<10<10<10<10<10<10 14 25 31
T WIND DIR       NE  E  E  E  E SE SW  W  W NW  N NE NE NE NE NE  E  E  E SW NW
T WIND SPD       12 12 11 13 10  4  4  9  8  9  6  6  9 10 10 12 14 17 16  3 25
SMOKE DISP       FR PR PR FR PR PR PR PR PR PR PR FR PR PR PR PR PR PR FR PR EX
WINTER WEATH      Y  Y  Y  Y  Y  Y


DATE               SUN 02/25/18  MON 02/26/18  TUE 02/27/18  WED 02/28/18
UTC 6HRLY     06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00
CST 6HRLY     00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18

MIN/MAX TEMP       24    48      25    53      30    58      35    50
TEMP          26   24 44 44 30   27 49 49 32   34 55 56 44   35 48 46
DEWPT         22   20 22 23 22   21 26 26 23   27 34 35 35   32 37 33
RH            85   84 41 43 72   78 40 40 69   75 45 45 70   89 65 60
PWIND DIR           W     W      SW    SW      SE     S      SW     N
WIND CHAR         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC   FW FW SC SC   FW FW FW FW   FW FW SC B1   B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR           10     0       0     0       0    10      40    40
RAIN                                                     C    C  S  C
SNOW                                                          C  S

$$

KSZ012-222215-
IOWA SAC&FOX INDIAN RESERVATION
39.98N  95.44W ELEV. 965 FT
421 AM CST THU FEB 22 2018

DATE             THU 02/22/18            FRI 02/23/18            SAT 02/24/18
UTC 3HRLY     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
CST 3HRLY     03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18

MAX/MIN                      32          27          39          27          41
TEMP             25 26 28 29 32 33 32 31 28 28 34 39 32 28 27 29 29 32 37 41 37
DEWPT            24 24 26 28 30 31 30 30 27 26 28 28 26 26 24 26 26 30 33 34 30
MIN/MAX RH                   90          98          65          95          73
RH               96 92 92 96 92 92 92 96 96 92 78 64 78 92 88 88 88 92 85 76 75
WIND DIR         NE  E  E  E  E  S SW  W  W NW  N  N NE NE NE NE  E  E  E  E NW
WIND SPD          6  6  5  9  5  2  2  4  5  6  4  5  4  5  6  9  9  9  8  6 13
CLOUDS(CAT)      OV OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 B1 B1 SC SC SC B1 B2 B2 OV OV OV OV B2
CLOUDS (%)      100100100100100100100 87 66 61 46 41 49 66 76 86 88 90 93 90 70
POP 12HR                     80          60           0          30          80
QPF 12HR                   0.10        0.06           0           0        0.14
FRZG DRZL               ? AR                                C  C  C  C
FRZG RAIN         D  C        L  C                                C  C
RAIN                                                                    D  D
RAIN SHWRS                      SC
SNOWSHWRS         ?
LAL               1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1
HAINES            3  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  4  4  4  4  5  5  3  3  2  2  2  2
MIX HGT          12 12 11 12<10<10<10<10<10<10 16 22<10<10<10 14 13<10 14 24 28
T WIND DIR       NE  E  E  E  E  S SW  W  W NW  N  N NE NE NE  E  E  E  E NE NW
T WIND SPD       12 13 10 14 13  4  4  9 10 10  8  6  8 11 11 14 16 16 16  4 24
SMOKE DISP       PR FR PR FR PR PR PR PR PR PR PR FR PR PR PR FR FR PR FR PR GD
WINTER WEATH      Y  Y  Y  Y  Y  Y


DATE               SUN 02/25/18  MON 02/26/18  TUE 02/27/18  WED 02/28/18
UTC 6HRLY     06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00
CST 6HRLY     00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18

MIN/MAX TEMP       23    46      24    51      30    56      34    48
TEMP          25   23 43 42 29   26 48 47 32   34 52 54 43   34 46 44
DEWPT         22   19 23 24 22   20 26 26 23   26 34 35 35   31 36 34
RH            88   84 45 48 75   78 42 43 69   72 50 48 73   89 68 68
PWIND DIR           W     W      SW     S      SE     S      SW    NE
WIND CHAR         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    B1   FW FW SC SC   FW FW FW FW   FW SC SC B1   B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR           10     0       0     0       0    10      40    50
RAIN                                                     C    C  S  C
SNOW                                                          C  S

$$


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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