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FIRE WEATHER POINT PLANNING FORECASTS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TOPEKA KS
433 AM CST WED FEB 21 2018

KSZ058-212230-
FLINT HILLS NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE (NEAR HARTFORD)
38.32N  95.94W ELEV. 1066 FT
433 AM CST WED FEB 21 2018

DATE             WED 02/21/18            THU 02/22/18            FRI 02/23/18
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          25          36          29          46
TEMP             16 19 27 31 30 25 26 26 27 28 32 36 35 34 33 31 29 33 41 46 43
DEWPT            10 11 14 16 17 20 22 23 25 25 28 30 31 31 31 31 29 31 33 35 34
MIN/MAX RH                   53          93          78         100          66
RH               77 70 57 53 58 81 85 88 92 88 85 79 85 89 92100100 92 73 65 70
WIND DIR          N NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE  E  E  E  E SE  W  W NW  E  E  E  E
WIND SPD         12 13 13 14 11 11 10  8  8  6  5  4  4  3  2  4  3  3  4  5  5
CLOUDS(CAT)      B1 B1 B1 B2 OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1
CLOUDS (%)       57 59 56 75 92100100100100 93 96 97 95 97 93 75 73 58 62 55 69
POP 12HR                     10          90          40          30           5
QPF 12HR                      0        0.24        0.01        0.01           0
DRIZZLE                                         C  C  C  C
FRZG DRZL                                 C  C  C
FRZG RAIN                           D  D
RAIN                                                                          C
SLEET                            L  C  C
SNOW                          S
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  3  3  3  3  2  2  2  2  2  2  4  4  5  5  5  5
MIX HGT          11 13 16 20 18 15 11 11 10<10 11 13<10<10<10<10<10 11 16 18 15
T WIND DIR        N  N NE NE NE NE NE NE  E  E  E SE SE SE SW  W  W  N  E  E SE
T WIND SPD       25 25 21 21 26 19 18 16 13 10 11  9  8  8  6  8  5  2  3  5  6
SMOKE DISP       FR FR GD GD GD FR FR FR PR PR PR PR PR PR PR PR PR PR PR PR PR
WINTER WEATH                  Y  Y  Y  Y  Y  Y


DATE               SAT 02/24/18  SUN 02/25/18  MON 02/26/18  TUE 02/27/18
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       34    53      27    53      29    54      32    57
TEMP          34   39 52 48 34   29 50 49 34   31 51 51 35   35 54 55
DEWPT         34   36 36 34 25   23 24 25 23   25 28 28 27   30 34 34
RH           100   89 54 58 69   78 36 39 64   78 41 41 72   82 46 45
PWIND DIR          NE    SW      NW     W       N     E      SE     S
WIND CHAR         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    B2   B2 B2 B1 SC   FW FW SC SC   SC SC FW FW   FW FW FW
POP 12HR           40    50      10     0       5    10       5     0
RAIN           C    C  C  C  S

$$

KSZ024-212230-
POTAWATOMI INDIAN RESERVATION
39.33N  95.85W ELEV. 1056 FT
433 AM CST WED FEB 21 2018

DATE             WED 02/21/18            THU 02/22/18            FRI 02/23/18
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                      30          23          33          27          43
TEMP             14 16 25 30 28 25 25 23 23 26 29 33 33 32 30 29 27 30 38 43 41
DEWPT             6  7  8 11 12 13 17 20 21 23 25 27 28 29 29 29 27 29 31 33 31
MIN/MAX RH                   45          92          78         100          67
RH               70 67 48 44 50 60 71 88 92 88 85 78 82 88 96100100 96 76 67 67
WIND DIR          N NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE  E  E  E  E SE  S  W NW  N NE  E  E
WIND SPD         11 12 12 12 12 11 11 10  8  8  6  5  5  3  2  3  3  4  3  5  5
CLOUDS(CAT)      SC SC B1 B2 B2 OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B1 B1 SC B1
CLOUDS (%)       46 47 53 76 79 96100100100 95 95 96 96 96 95 81 73 60 57 48 64
POP 12HR                      5          90          40          40           5
QPF 12HR                      0        0.15        0.02           0           0
DRIZZLE                                            C  C
FRZG DRZL                                 C  C  C  C  C  C
FRZG RAIN                           C  D
RAIN                                                                          C
SNOW                             C  D  S
LAL               1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1
HAINES            5  5  4  4  3  3  3  3  3  3  2  2  2  2  2  2  4  4  5  5
MIX HGT          12 13 15 18 12 11 11 11<10 10 11 15<10<10<10<10<10<10 14 20 15
T WIND DIR        N NE NE NE NE NE  E  E  E  E SE SE  E SE  S  W  W NW  N  E SE
T WIND SPD       20 20 20 19 23 20 20 19 16 13 11 10 10  8  5  6  6  6  3  5  9
SMOKE DISP       FR FR FR GD FR FR FR FR FR PR PR PR PR PR PR PR PR PR PR PR PR
WINTER WEATH                  Y  Y  Y  Y  Y  Y


DATE               SAT 02/24/18  SUN 02/25/18  MON 02/26/18  TUE 02/27/18
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       30    46      25    50      27    51      29    56
TEMP          30   33 45 41 30   26 47 46 32   29 48 48 32   32 52 54
DEWPT         30   31 34 30 23   20 22 23 21   22 26 25 25   26 32 33
RH           100   92 65 65 75   78 37 40 63   75 42 40 75   78 46 45
PWIND DIR           E     S      NW     W       E    SW      SE     S
WIND CHAR         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    B1   B2 B2 B2 B1   SC FW SC SC   SC FW FW FW   FW FW FW
POP 12HR           30    50      20     0       0     5       0     5
FRZG RAIN      C    C  C
RAIN           C    C  C  C  S
SNOW                         S

$$

KSZ012-212230-
KICKAPOO INDIAN RESERVATION
39.69N  95.66W ELEV. 1150 FT
433 AM CST WED FEB 21 2018

DATE             WED 02/21/18            THU 02/22/18            FRI 02/23/18
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                      30          22          33          27          43
TEMP             13 15 25 30 28 25 24 23 23 26 29 33 32 33 30 29 27 30 39 43 40
DEWPT             6  7  9 11 12 12 16 18 20 22 25 28 28 29 29 29 27 29 30 32 30
MIN/MAX RH                   44          90          81         100          66
RH               73 70 50 44 50 57 71 81 88 85 85 82 85 85 96100100 96 70 65 67
WIND DIR          N NE  N NE NE NE NE NE NE  E  E  E  E SE  S  W NW  N  N NE  E
WIND SPD         10 11 10 11  9 10 10 10  8  6  5  5  4  4  2  3  3  4  4  5  4
CLOUDS(CAT)      SC SC SC B2 B2 OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B1 B1 SC B1
CLOUDS (%)       43 44 44 75 79 89100100100 95 96 96 97 96 95 84 71 60 54 46 60
POP 12HR                      5          90          40          40           5
QPF 12HR                      0        0.13        0.02        0.01           0
DRIZZLE                                            C  C  C
FRZG DRZL                                 C  C  C  C  C  C
FRZG RAIN                           C  D
RAIN                                                                          C
SNOW                             C  L  C
LAL               1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1
HAINES            5  5  4  4  4  4  3  3  3  3  2  2  2  2  2  2  4  4  5  5
MIX HGT          12 14 18 20 13 12 11 12 11 11 11 16<10<10<10<10<10<10 18 20 17
T WIND DIR        N NE NE NE NE NE NE  E  E  E SE SE SE SE  S SW  W NW NW  E  E
T WIND SPD       19 17 17 17 19 18 17 18 17 13 12 10  8  9  5  6  6  6  3  4  8
SMOKE DISP       FR FR FR GD FR FR FR FR FR FR PR FR PR PR PR PR PR PR PR PR PR
WINTER WEATH                  Y  Y  Y  Y  Y  Y


DATE               SAT 02/24/18  SUN 02/25/18  MON 02/26/18  TUE 02/27/18
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       28    45      24    48      26    50      28    55
TEMP          28   32 44 39 29   26 45 44 31   28 47 47 32   31 51 53
DEWPT         28   29 34 30 23   20 23 24 22   21 26 26 23   25 32 33
RH           100   88 68 70 78   78 41 45 69   75 43 43 69   78 48 46
PWIND DIR          NE     E      NW     W      SW    SW      SE     S
WIND CHAR         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    B1   B2 B2 B2 B1   SC FW SC SC   SC SC FW FW   FW FW FW
POP 12HR           30    50      20     0       0     5       0     5
FRZG RAIN      C    C  C
RAIN           C    C  C  C  S
SLEET          C
SNOW                         S

$$

KSZ012-212230-
IOWA SAC&FOX INDIAN RESERVATION
39.98N  95.44W ELEV. 965 FT
433 AM CST WED FEB 21 2018

DATE             WED 02/21/18            THU 02/22/18            FRI 02/23/18
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                      30          23          32          26          41
TEMP             13 15 24 30 28 24 24 23 23 26 28 32 32 33 31 31 26 30 38 41 38
DEWPT             6  6  9 11 12 12 15 18 20 23 25 28 29 29 29 29 26 28 29 32 29
MIN/MAX RH                   44          88          80         100          67
RH               73 67 52 44 50 60 68 81 88 88 88 85 88 85 92 92100 92 70 70 70
WIND DIR          N  N  N NE NE NE NE NE  E  E  E  E  E SE  S  W NW  N  N NE  E
WIND SPD          8  9 10 10  9  9  9 10  8  8  6  6  5  4  2  3  4  4  4  4  5
CLOUDS(CAT)      SC SC SC B2 B2 B2 OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 B1 B1 SC B1
CLOUDS (%)       39 42 38 73 83 85100100100 95 96 96 97 96 95 88 71 60 53 46 56
POP 12HR                      5          90          40          50           5
QPF 12HR                      0        0.11        0.03        0.02           0
DRIZZLE                                                  C
FRZG DRZL                                 C  C  C  C  C  C
FRZG RAIN                              D
RAIN                                                                          C
SNOW                             C  L  C
LAL               1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1
HAINES            5  5  4  4  4  4  3  3  3  3  2  2  2  2  2  2  4  4  5  5
MIX HGT          13 15 20 21 13 13 10 12<10 11 11 16<10<10<10<10<10<10 18 20 16
T WIND DIR        N NE NE NE NE NE  E  E  E  E  E SE SE SE  S  W NW NW NW NE  E
T WIND SPD       16 14 14 16 18 18 17 17 17 14 11 12 11 10  4  6  9  6  5  3  8
SMOKE DISP       FR FR FR GD FR FR FR FR PR FR PR FR PR PR PR PR PR PR PR PR PR
WINTER WEATH                  Y  Y  Y  Y  Y  Y


DATE               SAT 02/24/18  SUN 02/25/18  MON 02/26/18  TUE 02/27/18
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    43      23    46      25    48      27    53
TEMP          27   31 42 39 29   24 44 42 31   26 45 45 30   30 49 51
DEWPT         27   28 34 29 23   20 23 24 22   20 26 26 23   24 31 33
RH           100   88 73 67 78   84 43 48 69   78 47 47 75   78 50 50
PWIND DIR          NE    NE      NW     W      SW    SW      SE     S
WIND CHAR         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    B1   B2 B2 B2 B1   SC FW SC SC   SC SC FW FW   FW FW FW
POP 12HR           30    60      20     0       0     5       0    10
FRZG RAIN      C    C  C
RAIN           S       C  L  S
SNOW                         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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