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FIRE WEATHER POINT PLANNING FORECASTS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TOPEKA KS
443 AM CDT FRI OCT 20 2017

KSZ058-202215-
FLINT HILLS NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE (NEAR HARTFORD)
38.32N  95.94W ELEV. 1066 FT
443 AM CDT FRI OCT 20 2017

DATE             FRI 10/20/17            SAT 10/21/17            SUN 10/22/17
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                      77          65          74          47          69
TEMP             55 64 74 77 70 67 66 66 65 68 73 72 63 57 54 51 47 54 66 69 61
DEWPT            51 54 58 58 58 59 60 60 61 63 64 63 59 54 49 46 41 42 38 36 38
MIN/MAX RH                   52          90          70          90          30
RH               86 70 57 52 66 75 81 81 87 84 73 73 87 90 83 83 79 64 36 30 42
WIND DIR          S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  W  N  N NW NW NW NW NW SW
WIND SPD         13 19 25 27 24 23 24 25 16 19 24 18 13 16 10 10  6  8  8  8  3
WIND GUST                                31 34          26
CLOUDS(CAT)      SC SC SC B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 OV OV OV OV OV B2 SC SC FW FW CL FW
CLOUDS (%)       28 28 44 55 61 70 71 87 79 88 94 95 93 91 82 50 49  8 15  4 11
POP 12HR                      5          20          80          80           5
QPF 12HR                      0           0        0.36        0.70           0
RAIN SHWRS                         IS IS IS IS  O  O  O  O SC SC
TSTMS                              IS IS IS IS  O  O  O  O SC SC
LAL               1  1  1  1  1  1  2  2  3  3  5  5  5  5  3  3  1  1  1  1
HAINES            4  4  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  5  5  5  5
MIX HGT         <10<10 29 42<10<10 11<10<10 14 27 19<10 17 14<10<10<10 37 58<10
T WIND DIR        S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  W NW  N NW NW NW  N NW  W
T WIND SPD       19 29 36 41 46 43 42 41 31 37 43 35 26 34 17 17 11 13 16 12  5
SMOKE DISP       PR FR EX EX PR PR GD GD FR GD EX GD PR GD FR PR PR PR GD EX PR


DATE          MON 10/23/17 TUE 10/24/17 WED 10/25/17 THU 10/26/17
UTC 6HRLY     06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00
CDT 6HRLY     01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19

MIN/MAX TEMP       44      72      46      63      38      65      46      67
TEMP          49 45 70 63 52 47 62 56 45 40 63 59 51 48 67 56
DEWPT         37 37 44 43 38 33 32 31 30 31 34 37 37 39 41 39
RH            63 73 39 48 59 58 32 38 55 70 34 44 59 71 39 53
PWIND DIR          SW      NW      NW      NW      NW       W       S       W
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     15>     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW
POP 12HR            0       0       0       0       0       0       0       0

$$

KSZ024-202215-
POTAWATOMI INDIAN RESERVATION
39.33N  95.85W ELEV. 1056 FT
443 AM CDT FRI OCT 20 2017

DATE             FRI 10/20/17            SAT 10/21/17            SUN 10/22/17
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                      77          65          74          46          68
TEMP             55 63 74 77 70 67 67 65 65 68 73 72 62 56 52 49 46 53 65 68 60
DEWPT            50 53 57 58 57 58 60 60 61 62 62 62 53 51 45 43 39 40 37 35 36
MIN/MAX RH                   52          87          67          81          28
RH               83 70 55 52 63 73 78 84 87 81 68 71 72 83 77 80 76 61 35 29 41
WIND DIR          S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S NW NW NW NW NW NW NW  W SW
WIND SPD          9 14 20 23 20 17 19 19 14 17 20 16 14 12 10  8  6  6  8  8  4
WIND GUST                       27       29 31 31
CLOUDS(CAT)      SC FW SC B1 B1 B2 B2 OV B2 OV OV OV OV B2 B2 SC SC FW FW CL FW
CLOUDS (%)       27 25 48 51 60 72 80 93 83 89 96 94 93 78 71 38 39  8 13  4 11
POP 12HR                      5          30          80          60           0
QPF 12HR                      0           0        0.34        0.24           0
RAIN SHWRS                         IS SC SC SC  O  O NM NM IS IS
TSTMS                              IS IS SC SC  O  O NM NM IS IS
LAL               1  1  1  1  1  1  3  3  3  3  5  5  5  5  2  2  1  1  1  1
HAINES            4  4  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  4  4  5  5  5  5
MIX HGT         <10<10 29 41<10<10 10<10<10 15 28 19<10 20<10<10<10<10 33 55<10
T WIND DIR        S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW SW
T WIND SPD       17 28 36 40 40 33 36 37 31 35 43 32 28 32 18 14 12 11 13 11  5
SMOKE DISP       PR FR EX EX PR FR GD FR FR GD EX GD PR GD PR PR PR PR GD GD PR


DATE          MON 10/23/17 TUE 10/24/17 WED 10/25/17 THU 10/26/17
UTC 6HRLY     06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00
CDT 6HRLY     01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19

MIN/MAX TEMP       45      72      46      60      38      64      46      64
TEMP          49 46 71 64 53 46 59 55 44 40 62 60 51 47 64 55
DEWPT         36 36 42 40 36 33 31 29 29 30 33 35 36 38 39 34
RH            61 68 35 41 52 60 34 37 55 67 33 39 56 71 40 45
PWIND DIR          SW      NW      NW      NW      NW      SW       S      NW
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     15>     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC
POP 12HR            0       0       0       0       0       0       0      10

$$

KSZ012-202215-
KICKAPOO INDIAN RESERVATION
39.69N  95.66W ELEV. 1150 FT
443 AM CDT FRI OCT 20 2017

DATE             FRI 10/20/17            SAT 10/21/17            SUN 10/22/17
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                      77          64          73          45          68
TEMP             55 63 74 76 70 65 66 65 64 68 72 71 61 55 52 48 45 53 64 68 59
DEWPT            51 53 57 58 57 57 59 60 61 62 62 61 53 50 45 42 39 40 38 36 37
MIN/MAX RH                   52          90          68          83          31
RH               86 70 55 54 63 75 78 84 90 81 71 71 75 83 77 80 79 61 38 31 44
WIND DIR          S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S NW NW NW NW NW NW NW  W SW
WIND SPD          9 14 21 24 20 18 18 18 14 17 19 14 13 12 10  8  5  5  6  8  3
WIND GUST                                32 33
CLOUDS(CAT)      SC FW SC SC B2 B2 B2 OV B2 OV OV OV OV B2 B2 SC SC FW FW CL FW
CLOUDS (%)       30 24 42 45 70 70 80 89 85 89 96 93 93 78 71 40 40  7 14  4 11
POP 12HR                      5          30          80          60           0
QPF 12HR                      0           0        0.35        0.21           0
RAIN SHWRS                         IS SC SC SC  O  O NM NM IS IS
TSTMS                              IS IS SC SC  O  O NM NM IS IS
LAL               1  1  1  1  1  1  3  3  3  3  5  5  5  5  2  2  1  1  1  1
HAINES            4  4  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  4  4  5  5  5  5
MIX HGT         <10<10 33 39<10<10 11<10<10 16 27 21<10 21<10<10<10<10 33 57<10
T WIND DIR        S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW SW
T WIND SPD       14 25 37 43 40 34 34 34 31 36 41 31 26 32 16 13 11 10 12 12  5
SMOKE DISP       PR FR EX EX PR FR GD FR FR GD EX GD PR GD PR PR PR PR GD EX PR


DATE          MON 10/23/17 TUE 10/24/17 WED 10/25/17 THU 10/26/17
UTC 6HRLY     06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00
CDT 6HRLY     01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19

MIN/MAX TEMP       44      71      45      60      38      64      45      64
TEMP          48 45 69 64 52 45 59 55 44 40 62 59 50 46 63 56
DEWPT         36 36 43 40 35 33 32 30 29 30 34 35 36 37 39 34
RH            63 70 39 41 52 62 36 38 55 67 35 40 58 71 41 43
PWIND DIR          SW      NW      NW      NW      NW      SW       S      NW
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     15>     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC
POP 12HR            0       0       5       0       0       0       0      10

$$

KSZ012-202215-
IOWA SAC&FOX INDIAN RESERVATION
39.98N  95.44W ELEV. 965 FT
443 AM CDT FRI OCT 20 2017

DATE             FRI 10/20/17            SAT 10/21/17            SUN 10/22/17
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                      77          65          73          45          68
TEMP             56 64 75 77 70 65 65 65 65 69 73 71 61 55 52 47 45 53 64 68 59
DEWPT            51 54 57 58 57 57 59 60 61 63 62 61 53 50 45 43 40 42 38 36 38
MIN/MAX RH                   52          87          68          85          31
RH               83 70 54 52 63 75 81 84 87 81 68 71 75 83 77 86 82 66 38 31 45
WIND DIR          S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S NW NW NW NW NW NW NW  W SW
WIND SPD          9 14 20 23 20 17 16 17 16 18 20 16 12 12  9  6  6  6  8  8  4
WIND GUST                 33       26    31 33
CLOUDS(CAT)      SC FW SC SC B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 OV OV OV OV B2 B2 SC SC FW FW CL FW
CLOUDS (%)       30 21 34 44 68 69 82 87 85 89 95 92 94 81 72 43 42  6 14  4 10
POP 12HR                      5          40          80          70           0
QPF 12HR                      0        0.01        0.33        0.24           0
RAIN SHWRS                         IS SC SC SC  O  O NM NM IS IS
TSTMS                              IS IS SC SC  O  O NM NM IS IS
LAL               1  1  1  1  1  1  3  3  3  3  5  5  5  5  2  2  1  1  1  1
HAINES            5  5  3  3  3  3  4  4  3  3  3  3  3  3  4  4  5  5  5  5
MIX HGT         <10<10 29 37<10<10<10<10 11 16 28 18<10 19<10<10<10<10 33 55<10
T WIND DIR        S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW SW
T WIND SPD       17 25 32 40 35 29 32 32 31 36 40 28 20 29 17 13 13 11 13 12  9
SMOKE DISP       PR FR EX EX FR FR FR FR FR GD EX GD PR GD PR PR PR PR GD EX PR


DATE          MON 10/23/17 TUE 10/24/17 WED 10/25/17 THU 10/26/17
UTC 6HRLY     06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00
CDT 6HRLY     01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19

MIN/MAX TEMP       45      71      45      59      38      63      45      63
TEMP          49 46 70 63 52 45 58 54 45 39 61 57 50 46 63 54
DEWPT         36 36 43 40 35 33 32 31 29 31 35 36 36 38 39 34
RH            61 68 38 43 52 62 37 41 53 73 38 45 58 73 41 46
PWIND DIR          SW      NW      NW      NW      NW      SW       S      NW
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     15>     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    FW FW FW SC SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC
POP 12HR            0       0       5       0       0       0       0      10

$$


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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