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FIRE WEATHER POINT PLANNING FORECASTS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TOPEKA KS
526 AM CDT WED APR 23 2014

KSZ058-232215-
FLINT HILLS NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE (NEAR HARTFORD)
38.32N  95.94W ELEV. 1066 FT
526 AM CDT WED APR 23 2014

DATE             WED 04/23/14            THU 04/24/14            FRI 04/25/14
UTC 3HRLY     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
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                      78          57          73          48          79
TEMP             49 61 73 78 76 67 62 59 57 64 70 73 70 59 54 50 48 61 73 79 76
DEWPT            39 41 48 52 53 55 56 55 54 50 45 40 39 38 37 36 37 40 43 45 47
MIN/MAX RH                   40          91          30          66          31
RH               68 48 41 40 45 65 81 87 90 60 41 30 32 45 52 58 65 46 34 30 36
WIND DIR         SE SE  S  S  S  S  S  S NW  N  N NW NW SW SW  S  S SW  S  S  S
WIND SPD          8 18 25 26 24 23 24 14 13 18 19 16  9  5  6  8 10 16 20 20 13
WIND GUST              35 36 34
CLOUDS(CAT)      B2 B2 B1 SC SC B2 B2 OV OV B1 SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW
CLOUDS (%)       75 74 52 40 50 77 83 96 96 63 38 22  6 10 13 15 16 17 18 19 20
POP 12HR                     20          80          50           0           5
QPF 12HR                      0        0.20        0.04           0           0
RAIN SHWRS       IS IS       IS SC NM  O SC
TSTMS                        IS SC NM  O IS
LAL               1  1  1  1  3  3  5  5  2  2  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1
HAINES            4  4  5  5  4  4  3  3  3  3  4  4  5  5  5  5  6  6  5  5
MIX HGT         <10 11 33 37 31<10<10<10 14 35 71 83 69<10<10<10<10 16 53 66 39
T WIND DIR       SE SE  S  S  S  S  S  S NW  N NW NW NW SW SW  S  S SW  S SW  S
T WIND SPD       16 24 35 39 42 43 47 27 27 33 32 25 16 10 11 12 18 28 29 33 28
SMOKE DISP       PR FR EX EX EX PR PR PR GD EX EX EX EX PR PR PR PR GD EX EX EX


DATE          SAT 04/26/14  SUN 04/27/14  MON 04/28/14  TUE 04/29/14
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     54    77      60    73      51    65      42    53
TEMP          60 54 73 75   64 60 71 71   56 51 62 62   48 42 51 49
DEWPT         47 50 57 57   57 59 57 54   49 45 44 42   37 34 36 37
RH            62 86 57 54   78 96 61 55   77 80 52 48   65 73 56 63
PWIND DIR        SE    SE      SE     S       S    NW      NW    NW
WIND CHAR       <15   15>     15>   15>     <15   15>     <15   15>
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC B1 B1   B1 B2 B2 B2   B1 SC SC B1   SC SC B1 OV
POP 12HR         20    30      50    50      40    30      30    40
RAIN SHWRS       IS SC SC   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC
TSTMS            IS SC SC   SC SC SC SC   SC SC

$$

KSZ024-232215-
POTAWATOMI INDIAN RESERVATION
39.33N  95.85W ELEV. 1056 FT
526 AM CDT WED APR 23 2014

DATE             WED 04/23/14            THU 04/24/14            FRI 04/25/14
UTC 3HRLY     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
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          56          71          46          80
TEMP             49 61 71 77 74 65 61 58 56 62 68 71 68 57 52 48 46 59 73 80 77
DEWPT            37 40 46 52 52 53 54 55 52 47 42 38 38 37 36 35 35 39 43 45 45
MIN/MAX RH                   40          89          30          66          29
RH               63 46 41 42 46 65 78 90 86 58 39 30 33 47 54 60 65 47 34 29 32
WIND DIR         SE SE  S  S  S  S  S  S NW  N NW NW NW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW
WIND SPD         12 18 21 25 21 19 18 11 16 18 18 16  9  5  5  5  8 14 17 19 10
WIND GUST              32 35 32
CLOUDS(CAT)      OV OV B1 B1 B1 B2 OV OV OV B1 SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW
CLOUDS (%)       93 92 69 55 63 74 88100 95 61 36 22  8 12 16 18 20 21 21 22 23
POP 12HR                     40          80          30           0           5
QPF 12HR                   0.02        0.27        0.01           0           0
RAIN SHWRS       SC SC SC IS IS NM  O  O SC
TSTMS            IS IS IS    IS NM  O  O IS
LAL               2  2  2  2  5  5  5  5  2  2  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1
HAINES            6  6  4  4  4  4  3  3  4  4  5  5  6  6  6  6  6  6  6  6
MIX HGT         <10<10 27 42 14<10<10<10 17 35 73 83 65<10<10<10<10 13 62 82 55
T WIND DIR       SE SE  S  S  S  S  S  S NW  N NW NW  W SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW
T WIND SPD       23 33 36 41 35 39 36 21 31 37 31 25 19 11 11 11 14 26 28 31 27
SMOKE DISP       PR FR EX EX GD PR PR PR GD EX EX EX EX PR PR PR PR FR EX EX EX


DATE          SAT 04/26/14  SUN 04/27/14  MON 04/28/14  TUE 04/29/14
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     51    74      56    69      48    62      41    51
TEMP          58 51 70 72   61 56 66 67   53 48 59 59   46 41 49 47
DEWPT         44 45 52 54   55 54 55 51   48 44 42 41   36 35 36 35
RH            59 80 53 53   81 93 68 56   83 86 53 51   68 79 61 63
PWIND DIR        SE    SE      SE    SE      SE    NW      NW     N
WIND CHAR       <15   15>     15>   15>     <15   15>     <15   15>
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC B1 B1   B2 B2 B2 B2   B1 SC B1 B1   B1 B1 B2 OV
POP 12HR         10    30      60    50      40    30      30    40
RAIN SHWRS          SC SC   NM NM SC SC   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC
TSTMS               SC SC   NM NM SC SC   SC SC

$$

KSZ012-232215-
KICKAPOO INDIAN RESERVATION
39.69N  95.66W ELEV. 1150 FT
526 AM CDT WED APR 23 2014

DATE             WED 04/23/14            THU 04/24/14            FRI 04/25/14
UTC 3HRLY     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
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                      76          56          71          45          77
TEMP             49 60 71 76 74 65 61 58 56 62 68 71 69 57 52 48 45 59 71 77 74
DEWPT            36 40 45 50 51 52 53 55 51 47 42 39 39 38 36 35 35 39 44 45 45
MIN/MAX RH                   40          89          30          66          32
RH               61 47 39 40 44 63 75 90 83 58 39 31 33 49 54 60 68 47 38 32 35
WIND DIR         SE SE  S  S  S  S  S  S NW  N NW NW NW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW
WIND SPD         11 19 24 26 21 18 19 12 17 18 18 16 10  6  6  8  9 14 17 18 10
WIND GUST              34 36 32
CLOUDS(CAT)      OV OV B2 B1 B1 B2 OV OV OV B1 SC FW FW FW FW FW SC FW FW FW SC
CLOUDS (%)       94 92 77 59 65 72 89100 95 64 41 24  7 11 16 21 27 25 22 25 27
POP 12HR                     50          80          30           0           5
QPF 12HR                   0.03        0.29        0.03           0           0
RAIN SHWRS       SC SC SC IS IS SC  O  O SC
TSTMS            IS IS IS    IS SC  O  O IS
LAL               2  2  2  2  5  5  5  5  2  2  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1
HAINES            5  5  4  4  4  4  3  3  4  4  5  5  6  6  6  6  6  6  6  6
MIX HGT         <10 12 25 40 14<10<10<10 19 40 78 86 73<10<10<10<10 10 50 85 44
T WIND DIR       SE SE  S  S  S  S  S  S NW  N NW NW  W SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW
T WIND SPD       20 32 43 43 36 36 36 24 31 39 32 25 20 12 13 14 17 26 28 29 23
SMOKE DISP       PR GD EX EX GD PR PR PR GD EX EX EX EX PR PR PR PR FR EX EX EX


DATE          SAT 04/26/14  SUN 04/27/14  MON 04/28/14  TUE 04/29/14
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     50    71      54    67      48    61      41    51
TEMP          57 50 67 69   58 54 65 65   52 48 58 59   46 41 49 46
DEWPT         43 43 51 52   53 52 54 51   48 44 43 41   36 36 36 35
RH            59 77 56 55   83 93 68 60   86 86 57 51   68 82 61 65
PWIND DIR        SE     E      SE    SE      SE    NE      NW     N
WIND CHAR       <15   15>     15>   15>     <15   15>     15>   15>
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC B1 B1   B2 B2 B2 B2   B1 B1 B1 B1   B1 B1 B2 OV
POP 12HR         10    30      60    60      50    40      30    40
RAIN SHWRS          SC SC   NM NM NM NM   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC
TSTMS               SC SC   NM NM NM NM   SC SC

$$

KSZ012-232215-
IOWA SAC&FOX INDIAN RESERVATION
39.98N  95.44W ELEV. 965 FT
526 AM CDT WED APR 23 2014

DATE             WED 04/23/14            THU 04/24/14            FRI 04/25/14
UTC 3HRLY     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
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                      74          56          71          46          77
TEMP             49 59 69 74 72 64 61 58 56 62 68 71 68 57 52 48 46 59 71 77 74
DEWPT            38 42 45 50 51 52 53 54 51 47 43 38 39 38 37 35 35 39 44 45 44
MIN/MAX RH                   42          86          30          67          31
RH               66 53 42 43 48 65 75 86 83 58 40 30 34 49 56 60 65 47 38 32 34
WIND DIR         SE SE SE  S SE SE  S  S  W NW NW NW NW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW  W
WIND SPD         10 19 25 23 20 18 17 12 16 17 18 16 10  6  6  8  8 13 17 17 10
WIND GUST              35 33 31
CLOUDS(CAT)      B2 OV B2 B1 B1 B2 OV OV OV B1 SC SC CL FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC
CLOUDS (%)       86 94 80 60 66 73 88100 96 66 50 28  5 11 16 21 25 24 23 26 29
POP 12HR                     50          80          50           0           5
QPF 12HR                   0.06        0.31        0.05           0           0
RAIN SHWRS       SC SC SC IS IS SC NM  O SC IS
TSTMS            IS IS IS    IS SC NM  O IS
LAL               2  2  2  2  4  4  5  5  2  2  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1
HAINES            5  5  4  4  4  4  3  3  3  3  5  5  6  6  6  6  6  6  6  6
MIX HGT         <10 15 25 37<10<10<10<10 19 39 78 84 74<10<10<10<10 11 66 90 47
T WIND DIR       SE SE  S  S SE SE  S  S NW NW NW NW  W SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW
T WIND SPD       19 33 46 44 40 35 34 25 29 36 32 26 21 11 11 11 11 23 27 26 20
SMOKE DISP       PR GD EX EX PR PR PR PR GD EX EX EX EX PR PR PR PR FR EX EX EX


DATE          SAT 04/26/14  SUN 04/27/14  MON 04/28/14  TUE 04/29/14
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     49    69      54    66      48    61      41    51
TEMP          56 49 65 67   57 54 64 64   52 48 58 59   46 41 49 46
DEWPT         42 42 49 51   52 51 53 51   48 44 43 41   37 36 35 34
RH            59 77 56 56   83 90 67 63   86 86 57 51   71 82 58 63
PWIND DIR        SE     E      SE    SE      SE    NE      NW     N
WIND CHAR       <15   15>     15>   15>     <15   15>     15>   15>
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC SC B1   B2 B2 B2 B2   B1 B1 B1 B1   B1 B1 B2 OV
POP 12HR         10    20      60    60      50    40      30    40
RAIN SHWRS          IS IS   NM NM NM NM   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC
TSTMS               IS IS   NM NM NM NM   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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