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FIRE WEATHER POINT PLANNING FORECASTS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TOPEKA KS
412 AM CDT THU MAY 26 2016

KSZ058-262215-
FLINT HILLS NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE (NEAR HARTFORD)
38.32N  95.94W ELEV. 1066 FT
412 AM CDT THU MAY 26 2016

DATE             THU 05/26/16            FRI 05/27/16            SAT 05/28/16
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                      84          67          77          64          81
TEMP             71 77 83 84 80 71 69 67 67 71 76 77 75 71 67 65 64 71 77 81 79
DEWPT            69 71 72 72 70 67 64 63 63 65 66 65 66 64 63 61 61 63 65 64 64
MIN/MAX RH                   67          88          67          91          57
RH               93 82 70 67 72 87 84 87 87 81 71 67 74 79 87 87 90 76 67 56 60
WIND DIR          S  S  S  S  S SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SW SW
WIND SPD          9 14 19 19 17 13 14 13 13 13 16 14 12 10 10 10 10 11 11 11  9
CLOUDS(CAT)      B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 OV B1 B2 B2 B1 B2 B2 B1 B1 SC SC
CLOUDS (%)       76 77 80 84 79 76 77 75 82 87 89 66 80 72 67 86 83 56 56 47 33
POP 12HR                     50          60          40          50          30
QPF 12HR                   0.45        0.77        0.17        0.21        0.04
RAIN SHWRS       IS IS IS SC NM NM NM SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC IS
TSTMS            IS IS IS SC NM NM NM SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC IS
LAL               3  3  3  3  5  5  4  4  3  3  4  4  4  4  4  4  3  3  3  3
HAINES            5  5  3  3  4  4  4  4  3  3  3  3  4  4  3  3  3  3  3  3
MIX HGT         <10 13 24 52 22<10<10<10<10 13 39 42 19 16<10<10<10 26 55 64 41
T WIND DIR        S  S  S SW  S SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
T WIND SPD       18 24 32 20 25 27 29 27 24 25 26 26 26 24 19 19 18 23 17 16 13
SMOKE DISP       PR FR EX EX GD PR FR PR FR FR EX EX GD GD PR PR PR GD EX EX GD


DATE          SUN 05/29/16 MON 05/30/16 TUE 05/31/16 WED 06/01/16
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       63      83      63      79      62      78      61      78
TEMP          66 64 82 81 67 64 78 77 65 63 76 77 64 62 77 77
DEWPT         62 60 66 65 62 62 65 64 62 60 65 64 63 61 63 64
RH            87 87 58 58 84 93 64 64 90 90 69 64 97 97 62 64
PWIND DIR          SW       S       S       S      SE       S       S       S
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B2 B2 B1 B2 B2 B2 B1 B2 B2 B1
POP 12HR           20      30      30      50      50      50      50      40
RAIN SHWRS    IS IS SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
TSTMS         IS IS SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC

$$

KSZ024-262215-
POTAWATOMI INDIAN RESERVATION
39.33N  95.85W ELEV. 1056 FT
412 AM CDT THU MAY 26 2016

DATE             THU 05/26/16            FRI 05/27/16            SAT 05/28/16
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                      82          67          78          63          81
TEMP             68 72 82 82 80 70 70 67 67 72 77 78 77 72 68 64 63 70 77 80 79
DEWPT            66 69 70 70 69 64 63 62 63 63 66 65 64 62 62 61 61 61 62 62 62
MIN/MAX RH                   66          87          61          92          52
RH               93 90 67 67 69 81 78 84 87 73 69 64 64 71 81 90 93 73 60 54 56
WIND DIR          S SE SE  S  S SE SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SW SW
WIND SPD          6 10 13 14 13 12 14 13 10 11 12 12 11  9  9  6  8 10 10 11  8
WIND GUST                                   21
CLOUDS(CAT)      B2 B2 B2 OV OV B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B2 B2 B1 B2 B1 SC
CLOUDS (%)       72 83 82 88 90 87 79 72 79 85 87 78 82 71 68 86 82 66 71 57 40
POP 12HR                     60          70          30          60          40
QPF 12HR                   0.49        0.78        0.26        0.23        0.10
RAIN SHWRS       SC SC SC SC NM NM NM SC IS IS SC SC NM NM NM NM SC SC SC SC IS
TSTMS            SC SC SC SC NM NM NM SC IS IS SC SC NM NM NM NM SC SC SC SC IS
LAL               3  3  1  1  5  5  4  4  3  3  3  3  4  4  4  4  4  4  4  4
HAINES            4  4  3  3  4  4  4  4  3  3  3  3  5  5  3  3  3  3  3  3
MIX HGT         <10<10 27 46 32<10<10<10<10 18 34 20 24 20<10<10<10 26 51 64 54
T WIND DIR        S SE SE  S SE SE SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SW SW
T WIND SPD       13 19 25 11 23 24 28 26 21 23 19 19 24 26 20 13 16 13 14 12 10
SMOKE DISP       PR PR GD GD EX FR PR FR PR GD GD GD GD GD FR PR PR GD EX EX GD


DATE          SUN 05/29/16 MON 05/30/16 TUE 05/31/16 WED 06/01/16
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       62      82      62      80      62      79      61      79
TEMP          65 63 80 80 66 63 78 78 67 63 76 78 64 62 77 77
DEWPT         61 58 63 63 61 61 65 63 61 61 63 63 63 60 62 61
RH            87 84 56 56 84 93 64 60 81 93 64 60 97 93 60 58
PWIND DIR          SW       S       S       S      SE       S       S       S
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 SC
POP 12HR           20      30      30      50      50      60      50      20
RAIN SHWRS    IS IS SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC NM NM SC SC IS IS
TSTMS         IS IS SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC NM NM SC SC IS IS

$$

KSZ012-262215-
KICKAPOO INDIAN RESERVATION
39.69N  95.66W ELEV. 1150 FT
412 AM CDT THU MAY 26 2016

DATE             THU 05/26/16            FRI 05/27/16            SAT 05/28/16
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                      83          67          78          63          80
TEMP             67 73 81 83 79 70 70 67 67 72 76 78 77 71 67 64 64 70 75 79 78
DEWPT            65 69 70 69 68 64 64 63 63 63 66 65 64 62 62 61 61 62 62 62 62
MIN/MAX RH                   63          88          63          93          54
RH               93 87 69 63 69 81 81 87 87 73 71 64 64 73 84 90 90 76 64 56 58
WIND DIR         SE  S SE  S  S SE SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SE  S  S  S SW SW
WIND SPD          4 10 12 13 13 12 11 11 10 12 12 12 11  9  8  6  9 10 10 11  9
CLOUDS(CAT)      B1 B2 B2 B2 OV B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B2 B1 SC
CLOUDS (%)       69 77 80 86 94 83 81 79 81 87 87 81 81 82 76 82 84 67 75 61 43
POP 12HR                     60          70          30          60          40
QPF 12HR                   0.59        0.86        0.29        0.24        0.13
RAIN SHWRS       SC SC SC SC NM NM NM SC IS IS SC SC NM NM NM NM SC SC SC SC IS
TSTMS            SC SC SC SC NM NM NM SC IS IS SC SC NM NM NM NM SC SC SC SC IS
LAL               3  3  1  1  5  5  4  4  3  3  3  3  4  4  4  4  4  4  4  4
HAINES            3  3  3  3  4  4  3  3  3  3  3  3  4  4  3  3  3  3  3  3
MIX HGT         <10<10 39 55 35<10<10<10<10 21 36 50<10<10<10<10<10 24 46 64 54
T WIND DIR       SE  S SE SE SE SE SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SE  S  S  S SW SW
T WIND SPD        9 21 18 11 25 25 24 21 21 24 19 18 21 18 16 14 17 14 13 12 10
SMOKE DISP       PR FR EX GD EX FR PR PR FR GD GD EX PR PR PR PR PR GD GD EX GD


DATE          SUN 05/29/16 MON 05/30/16 TUE 05/31/16 WED 06/01/16
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       62      83      62      80      63      79      61      79
TEMP          66 63 81 81 67 63 77 77 66 64 76 77 64 62 77 77
DEWPT         61 59 63 63 62 61 64 63 62 61 63 63 62 60 62 61
RH            84 87 54 54 84 93 64 62 87 90 64 62 93 93 60 58
PWIND DIR          SW      SW       S       S       S       S       S       S
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 SC
POP 12HR           20      30      30      40      50      60      50      30
RAIN SHWRS    IS IS SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC NM NM SC SC SC SC
TSTMS         IS IS SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC NM NM SC SC SC SC

$$

KSZ012-262215-
IOWA SAC&FOX INDIAN RESERVATION
39.98N  95.44W ELEV. 965 FT
412 AM CDT THU MAY 26 2016

DATE             THU 05/26/16            FRI 05/27/16            SAT 05/28/16
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                      82          67          78          63          80
TEMP             66 74 80 82 80 71 69 67 68 72 76 78 77 70 67 64 64 70 76 80 78
DEWPT            64 69 69 68 68 63 63 63 63 64 66 66 65 63 62 61 61 63 63 62 63
MIN/MAX RH                   63          87          65          89          55
RH               93 84 69 63 67 76 81 87 84 76 71 67 67 78 84 90 90 78 64 54 60
WIND DIR         SE  S SE SE SE SE SE  S SE  S  S  S  S SE  S SE  S  S  S SW SW
WIND SPD          4  9 12 14 12 12 11 11 10 12 12 12 11  9  8  6  8 11 10 11  9
CLOUDS(CAT)      B1 B2 B2 B2 OV B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 SC
CLOUDS (%)       55 72 80 86 91 83 85 86 80 81 84 79 78 79 81 78 82 70 76 63 46
POP 12HR                     60          80          40          60          50
QPF 12HR                   0.44        1.06        0.31        0.28        0.16
RAIN SHWRS       SC SC SC SC  O  O NM NM IS IS SC SC NM NM NM NM SC SC SC SC
TSTMS            SC SC SC SC  O  O NM NM IS IS SC SC NM NM NM NM SC SC SC SC
LAL               3  3  4  4  5  5  5  5  2  2  4  4  4  4  4  4  4  4  4  4
HAINES            3  3  3  3  4  4  3  3  5  5  3  3  4  4  3  3  3  3  3  3
MIX HGT         <10<10 38 43 22 11<10<10 11 20 32 42<10<10<10<10<10 22 48 65 52
T WIND DIR       SE  S SE  E  E  E SE  S  S  S  S  S  S SE  S SE  S  S SW SW SW
T WIND SPD        9 16 10 17 26 27 25 20 23 23 18 17 21 17 13 11 13 17 14 11 10
SMOKE DISP       PR PR GD EX GD FR FR PR FR GD GD EX PR PR PR PR PR GD EX EX GD


DATE          SUN 05/29/16 MON 05/30/16 TUE 05/31/16 WED 06/01/16
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       61      83      63      81      63      78      61      79
TEMP          66 62 81 81 67 64 79 78 67 64 76 77 64 62 77 78
DEWPT         61 59 62 62 62 61 64 64 62 61 64 63 62 60 62 61
RH            84 90 53 53 84 90 60 62 84 90 66 62 93 93 60 56
PWIND DIR          SW      SW       S       S       S       S       S       S
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 SC
POP 12HR           10      30      30      40      50      50      40      30
RAIN SHWRS          SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
TSTMS               SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC 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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