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FIRE WEATHER POINT PLANNING FORECASTS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TOPEKA KS
348 AM CST SAT DEC 20 2014

KSZ058-202215-
FLINT HILLS NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE (NEAR HARTFORD)
38.32N  95.94W ELEV. 1066 FT
348 AM CST SAT DEC 20 2014

DATE             SAT 12/20/14            SUN 12/21/14            MON 12/22/14
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                      43          34          46          41          51
TEMP             32 33 40 43 39 36 34 34 34 36 43 46 44 42 42 41 41 42 48 51 44
DEWPT            30 31 35 37 36 34 34 34 34 36 39 40 40 40 40 40 40 41 41 40 38
MIN/MAX RH                   79         100          80         100          66
RH               92 92 82 79 89 92100100100100 86 79 86 93 93 96 96 96 77 66 79
WIND DIR          S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SW  W  W  W
WIND SPD          4  8 10 10  8  9 11 10 10 12 14 14 12 14 16 16 14 12 12 11  8
CLOUDS(CAT)      OV B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 OV B2 B2 OV B2 OV OV OV OV OV B1 SC B1
CLOUDS (%)       93 70 77 75 75 79 83 86 88 84 77 90 86 94 89 96 92 92 60 49 53
POP 12HR                      0          10          10          30          30
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0        0.03        0.06
DRIZZLE                                   ?  ?  ?  ?
RAIN                                                  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  S
OBVIS            PF                   PF PF
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  4  4  3  3  3  3  2  2  2  2  3  3  4  4
MIX HGT         <10<10 11 12<10<10<10<10<10<10 15 17<10<10<10<10<10<10 27 30<10
T WIND DIR        S  S SW  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SW NW  W  W
T WIND SPD       11 13 14 16 13 16 18 16 14 17 21 25 25 28 31 29 27 25 20 16 16
SMOKE DISP       PR PR FR FR PR PR FR PR PR PR FR GD PR PR PR PR PR PR GD GD PR


DATE               TUE 12/23/14  WED 12/24/14  THU 12/25/14  FRI 12/26/14
CST 6HRLY     00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18
UTC 6HRLY     06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00

MIN/MAX TEMP       33    40      27    39      26    45      33    42
TEMP          36   33 38 35 30   27 36 34 29   27 41 41 35   33 40 35
DEWPT         34   30 30 27 27   24 25 26 25   23 29 31 35   33 28 23
RH            92   89 73 72 88   88 64 72 85   85 62 67100  100 62 61
PWIND DIR          NW    NW      NW    NW       W     S      SW    NW
WIND CHAR         <15   15>     <15   15>     <15   <15     <15   15>
AVG CLOUDS    B1   B1 B2 B2 B1   SC SC SC FW   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC
POP 12HR           20    10       5     5       0     5      20    20
RAIN           S    S                                    S    S  S  S
SNOW                                                     S    S  S  S

$$

KSZ024-202215-
POTAWATOMI INDIAN RESERVATION
39.33N  95.85W ELEV. 1056 FT
348 AM CST SAT DEC 20 2014

DATE             SAT 12/20/14            SUN 12/21/14            MON 12/22/14
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                      40          33          43          40          49
TEMP             30 31 37 40 37 35 34 34 33 35 41 43 42 41 41 41 40 42 47 49 42
DEWPT            29 30 33 35 34 34 33 33 33 35 38 39 40 40 40 40 40 40 39 38 37
MIN/MAX RH                   83         100          86          99          66
RH               96 96 85 82 89 96 96 96100100 89 86 93 96 96 96100 93 74 66 82
WIND DIR          S  S SW  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SW SW  W  W  W
WIND SPD          6  8  9 10  8  8  8  9  8 10 11 12 11 12 13 12 11 11 12 11  8
CLOUDS(CAT)      B2 SC SC SC SC B2 B2 OV OV B2 B1 B2 B2 OV OV OV OV OV B1 B1 B1
CLOUDS (%)       83 35 42 39 40 75 85 88 90 80 69 87 79 92 91 95 92 89 60 51 63
POP 12HR                      0          10          10          40          30
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0        0.05        0.06
DRIZZLE                                   ?  ?  ?  ?
RAIN                                                  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C
OBVIS            PF                   PF PF
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  4  4  4  4  4  4  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  4  4
MIX HGT         <10<10<10<10<10<10<10<10<10 12 19<10<10<10<10<10<10 11 17 26<10
T WIND DIR        S  S SW  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SW  W  W  W  W
T WIND SPD       13 13 14 13 12 13 13 16 16 20 23 23 23 25 27 25 23 24 20 19 16
SMOKE DISP       PR PR PR PR PR PR PR PR PR FR GD PR PR PR PR PR PR FR GD GD PR


DATE               TUE 12/23/14  WED 12/24/14  THU 12/25/14  FRI 12/26/14
CST 6HRLY     00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18
UTC 6HRLY     06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00

MIN/MAX TEMP       31    37      26    37      25    42      29    38
TEMP          35   31 35 33 28   26 34 32 28   25 38 37 32   29 36 32
DEWPT         33   29 28 26 26   23 24 25 24   22 28 29 31   29 27 21
RH            92   92 75 75 92   88 66 75 85   88 67 72 96  100 69 63
PWIND DIR          NW    NW      NW    NW      NW     S      SW    NW
WIND CHAR         <15   15>     <15   15>     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    B1   B1 B2 B2 B2   B1 SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC   B1 SC SC
POP 12HR           10    20      10     5       0     5      20    20
RAIN                   S  S                              S    S  S  S
SNOW                   S  S                              S    S  S  S

$$

KSZ012-202215-
KICKAPOO INDIAN RESERVATION
39.69N  95.66W ELEV. 1150 FT
348 AM CST SAT DEC 20 2014

DATE             SAT 12/20/14            SUN 12/21/14            MON 12/22/14
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                      38          32          42          40          48
TEMP             29 30 36 38 36 34 33 33 32 34 40 42 41 40 40 40 40 41 46 48 41
DEWPT            29 30 32 34 33 33 32 32 32 34 37 39 39 39 39 40 39 39 39 39 37
MIN/MAX RH                   84         100          88          98          69
RH              100100 85 85 89 96 96 96100100 89 89 92 96 96100 96 92 76 71 85
WIND DIR          S  S SW  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SW  W  W  W
WIND SPD          8  9 10 10  6  6  8  9  9 10 12 12 12 13 14 12 12 12 12 11  8
CLOUDS(CAT)      OV B2 B1 B2 SC B2 B2 OV OV B2 B2 B2 B2 OV OV OV OV OV B1 B1 B1
CLOUDS (%)       95 78 55 70 48 74 85 88 90 78 70 87 80 92 91 95 93 88 63 53 66
POP 12HR                      5          10          10          40          30
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0        0.06        0.05
DRIZZLE                                   ?  ?  ?  ?
RAIN                                                  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C
OBVIS            PF                   PF PF
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  4  4  4  4  4  4  4  4  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  3
MIX HGT         <10<10<10 11<10<10<10<10<10<10 12<10<10<10<10<10<10 14 29 26<10
T WIND DIR        S  S SW  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SW  W  W  W
T WIND SPD       13 13 12 13 11 12 13 16 14 16 20 24 23 26 27 25 24 25 24 20 16
SMOKE DISP       PR PR PR PR PR PR PR PR PR PR FR PR PR PR PR PR PR GD GD GD PR


DATE               TUE 12/23/14  WED 12/24/14  THU 12/25/14  FRI 12/26/14
CST 6HRLY     00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18
UTC 6HRLY     06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00

MIN/MAX TEMP       30    36      26    36      24    40      28    37
TEMP          34   31 35 32 28   26 34 31 26   24 37 36 31   28 35 31
DEWPT         32   29 28 26 26   23 24 24 23   21 27 28 29   28 27 21
RH            92   92 75 78 92   88 66 75 88   88 67 72 92  100 72 66
PWIND DIR           W    NW      NW    NW      NW     S      SW    NW
WIND CHAR         <15   15>     <15   15>     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    B1   B2 B2 B2 B2   B1 B1 SC SC   SC SC SC B1   B1 B1 SC
POP 12HR           10    20      10     5       0     5      20    20
RAIN                   S  S                              S    S  S  S
SNOW                   S  S                              S    S  S  S

$$

KSZ012-202215-
IOWA SAC&FOX INDIAN RESERVATION
39.98N  95.44W ELEV. 965 FT
348 AM CST SAT DEC 20 2014

DATE             SAT 12/20/14            SUN 12/21/14            MON 12/22/14
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                      37          32          43          40          48
TEMP             30 30 35 37 35 33 33 32 32 34 40 43 41 41 40 40 40 41 46 48 41
DEWPT            29 29 32 33 32 32 32 31 32 34 36 38 38 39 39 39 39 39 39 38 36
MIN/MAX RH                   84         100          83          97          67
RH               96 96 89 85 89 96 96 96100100 85 82 89 92 96 96 96 92 76 68 82
WIND DIR          S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SW  W  W  W
WIND SPD          6  9  8 10  6  6  6  9 10 11 11 13 12 14 14 13 13 12 12 12  8
CLOUDS(CAT)      OV B2 OV B2 B1 B2 B2 OV OV B2 B2 B2 B2 OV OV OV OV OV B1 B1 B2
CLOUDS (%)       96 85 93 85 62 74 85 88 90 77 70 86 79 93 91 95 94 89 67 55 70
POP 12HR                      5          10          10          40          40
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0        0.07        0.06
DRIZZLE                                   ?  ?  ?  ?
RAIN                                                  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C
OBVIS            PF                   PF PF
LAL               1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1
HAINES            4  4  5  5  4  4  4  4  4  4  4  4  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  3
MIX HGT         <10<10 16 16<10<10<10<10<10 15 15<10<10<10<10<10<10<10 32 26<10
T WIND DIR        S  S SW  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SW  W  W  W
T WIND SPD       13 13 11 12 13 12 13 16 18 21 20 20 21 24 26 26 26 24 24 20 16
SMOKE DISP       PR PR FR FR PR PR PR PR PR FR FR FR PR PR PR PR PR PR EX GD PR


DATE               TUE 12/23/14  WED 12/24/14  THU 12/25/14  FRI 12/26/14
CST 6HRLY     00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18
UTC 6HRLY     06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00

MIN/MAX TEMP       30    36      26    35      24    40      27    37
TEMP          34   30 34 32 28   26 33 31 26   24 36 35 30   28 35 30
DEWPT         32   28 28 26 25   23 23 24 22   21 26 27 27   28 27 21
RH            92   92 78 78 88   88 66 75 85   88 67 72 88  100 72 69
PWIND DIR           W    NW      NW    NW      NW     S       E    NW
WIND CHAR         <15   15>     15>   15>     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    B2   B2 B2 B2 B2   B1 B1 SC SC   SC SC B1 B1   B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR           10    20      10     5       0     5      20    20
RAIN                   S  S                              S    S  S  S
SNOW                   S  S                              S    S  S  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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