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FIRE WEATHER POINT PLANNING FORECASTS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TOPEKA KS
403 AM CDT WED MAR 22 2017

KSZ058-222230-
FLINT HILLS NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE (NEAR HARTFORD)
38.32N  95.94W ELEV. 1066 FT
403 AM CDT WED MAR 22 2017

DATE             WED 03/22/17            THU 03/23/17            FRI 03/24/17
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                      55          50          75          57          70
TEMP          43 39 43 51 54 55 51 50 50 50 56 66 74 73 66 63 60 57 61 67 70 66
DEWPT         27 27 27 29 32 34 36 38 41 43 46 49 50 49 48 49 49 47 52 54 55 52
MIN/MAX RH                   40          77          40          71          58
RH            53 62 53 42 43 45 56 63 71 77 69 54 43 43 52 60 67 69 72 63 59 61
WIND DIR      NE  E  E  E SE SE SE SE SE SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SE
WIND SPD      12 12 12 12 12 12 12 11 11 13 17 24 25 21 17 18 17 17 17 18 14 12
WIND GUST                                   27          28 32 31 29 28 31
CLOUDS(CAT)   B2 B2 B2 B2 OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 B1 B1 SC SC B1 B1 B2 OV OV B2 B2
CLOUDS (%)    77 80 79 77 91 99 96100100 90 78 66 59 48 45 59 60 76 89 88 86 72
POP 12HR                     10          30          20           5          80
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0        0.29
DRIZZLE                             ? AR
RAIN SHWRS                               IS IS                   NM NM  ?  ? SC
TSTMS                                                            SC SC NM NM SC
LAL            1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  5  5  5  5
HAINES         3  3  3  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  5  5  5  5  5  5  4  4  3  3
MIX HGT      <10 10 10 21 27 27 24 17 16 14 12 27 31 30<10<10<10<10 22 36 78 37
T WIND DIR    NE NE  E  E SE SE SE SE SE SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
T WIND SPD    21 20 26 18 20 24 28 24 23 23 27 39 42 42 35 37 33 33 34 42 28 25
SMOKE DISP    FR FR FR GD GD GD GD GD GD FR FR EX EX EX FR FR FR FR EX EX EX EX


DATE          SAT 03/25/17 SUN 03/26/17 MON 03/27/17 TUE 03/28/17
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       49      65      43      70      47      65      43      65
TEMP          55 49 61 61 49 43 63 66 52 47 62 62 49 43 60 62
DEWPT         51 48 48 44 43 41 45 47 46 45 47 44 43 41 45 44
RH            86 96 62 53 80 93 52 50 80 93 58 52 80 93 58 52
PWIND DIR           S      NW      NW      SW      NE       N       N      NE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    B1 B2 B2 B1 SC SC SC SC B1 B2 B2 B1 SC SC B1 B1
POP 12HR           50      30      10      30      70      50      10      20
RAIN SHWRS    SC SC SC IS          SC SC NM SC SC       IS IS
TSTMS         SC SC IS IS             SC SC

$$

KSZ024-222230-
POTAWATOMI INDIAN RESERVATION
39.33N  95.85W ELEV. 1056 FT
403 AM CDT WED MAR 22 2017

DATE             WED 03/22/17            THU 03/23/17            FRI 03/24/17
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                      55          49          74          59          69
TEMP          41 37 41 51 55 54 50 49 49 49 53 65 71 74 70 67 64 59 62 67 69 67
DEWPT         24 23 23 24 27 29 31 34 37 40 43 48 50 49 49 49 48 48 50 51 53 51
MIN/MAX RH                   33          72          41          68          55
RH            50 56 48 34 34 38 48 56 63 71 69 54 47 41 47 52 56 67 65 56 57 56
WIND DIR      NE  E  E  E SE SE SE SE SE SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SE
WIND SPD       6  9 12 12 12 12 12 11 12 12 16 19 21 18 14 14 14 12 14 14 11 10
WIND GUST                                                  27 25 24
CLOUDS(CAT)   B1 B2 B1 B1 B2 OV OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 OV B2
CLOUDS (%)    69 77 69 66 79 94 95100100 93 83 73 66 67 57 69 65 82 87 86 89 84
POP 12HR                      5          30          30           5          80
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0        0.35
DRIZZLE                             ? AR
RAIN SHWRS                               SC SC                   NM NM  ?  ? NM
TSTMS                                                            SC SC NM NM SC
LAL            1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  4  4  5  5
HAINES         3  4  4  4  4  2  2  2  2  2  2  5  5  5  5  4  4  4  4  3  3
MIX HGT      <10<10 12 31 35 29<10 22 17 15 13 23 32 31 25 14<10<10 22 37 42 55
T WIND DIR    NE  E  E SE SE SE SE SE SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
T WIND SPD    16 18 24 18 20 24 23 26 24 27 28 41 42 37 41 35 28 24 36 35 20 18
SMOKE DISP    PR PR FR GD EX GD FR GD GD GD GD EX EX EX EX GD FR PR EX EX EX EX


DATE          SAT 03/25/17 SUN 03/26/17 MON 03/27/17 TUE 03/28/17
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       49      62      43      65      45      64      43      63
TEMP          57 49 59 59 48 43 59 62 51 45 60 62 50 43 58 61
DEWPT         51 47 47 45 44 41 44 44 44 43 45 42 42 40 42 41
RH            80 93 64 60 86 93 57 52 77 93 58 48 74 89 55 48
PWIND DIR           E      NW      NW      NW      NE       N       N      NE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 SC B1 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR           60      40      40      20      40      30      10      20
RAIN SHWRS    NM NM IS SC SC       IS SC SC SC IS          IS
TSTMS         SC SC IS IS             SC SC

$$

KSZ012-222230-
KICKAPOO INDIAN RESERVATION
39.69N  95.66W ELEV. 1150 FT
403 AM CDT WED MAR 22 2017

DATE             WED 03/22/17            THU 03/23/17            FRI 03/24/17
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                      55          48          73          58          69
TEMP          38 36 41 51 55 53 50 49 48 48 50 63 70 73 66 65 62 58 62 67 69 65
DEWPT         23 22 22 25 28 28 30 31 36 39 43 48 51 50 50 49 49 48 50 52 54 53
MIN/MAX RH                   34          72          45          69          58
RH            54 56 46 36 35 38 46 50 63 71 77 58 51 44 56 56 62 69 65 59 59 65
WIND DIR      NE  E  E SE SE SE SE SE SE SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SE
WIND SPD       9  8 10 11 12 11 12 11 11 11 14 19 20 18 14 14 13 11 13 12 10  9
WIND GUST                                21       31    25 26 25    24
CLOUDS(CAT)   B1 B2 B1 B1 B2 OV OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B2 B1 B2 B2 B2 OV OV
CLOUDS (%)    67 75 69 67 75 89 93 99100 94 84 74 68 69 62 72 67 84 84 87 91 88
POP 12HR                      5          30          30          10          80
QPF 12HR                      0           0        0.01           0        0.37
DRIZZLE                             ? AR
RAIN SHWRS                               SC SC                   NM NM  ?  ? NM
TSTMS                                                            SC SC NM NM SC
LAL            1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  4  4  5  5
HAINES         4  4  4  4  4  2  2  2  2  2  2  4  4  5  5  4  4  4  4  3  3
MIX HGT      <10<10 13 31 39 32 31 29 19 16 14 21 32 32<10 11<10<10 15 39 47 31
T WIND DIR    NE  E  E SE SE SE SE SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SW  S
T WIND SPD    18 14 20 17 19 23 27 27 23 25 25 34 43 37 31 31 27 21 29 33 25 11
SMOKE DISP    PR PR FR GD EX EX EX EX GD GD GD EX EX EX FR FR FR PR GD EX EX GD


DATE          SAT 03/25/17 SUN 03/26/17 MON 03/27/17 TUE 03/28/17
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       48      61      43      63      44      64      43      63
TEMP          57 48 59 58 48 43 58 61 49 44 59 62 49 43 58 61
DEWPT         51 47 49 46 44 42 46 45 43 41 45 42 42 39 43 41
RH            80 96 69 64 86 96 64 56 80 89 60 48 77 86 57 48
PWIND DIR           E      NW       N      NW      NE       N       N      NE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR           70      50      40      10      40      30       5      10
RAIN SHWRS    NM NM SC SC SC          SC SC SC IS
TSTMS         SC SC IS IS             SC SC

$$

KSZ012-222230-
IOWA SAC&FOX INDIAN RESERVATION
39.98N  95.44W ELEV. 965 FT
403 AM CDT WED MAR 22 2017

DATE             WED 03/22/17            THU 03/23/17            FRI 03/24/17
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                      54          47          72          58          69
TEMP          37 34 39 50 54 53 48 48 48 47 47 60 70 71 66 65 62 58 62 67 69 65
DEWPT         23 22 23 26 27 28 29 30 33 38 42 47 51 50 50 50 50 50 51 52 54 53
MIN/MAX RH                   34          74          47          74          57
RH            56 61 52 39 35 38 47 49 56 71 83 62 51 47 56 58 65 75 67 59 59 65
WIND DIR      NE  E  E SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SE
WIND SPD       9  9 11 12 13 13 14 12 12 13 16 18 19 17 14 14 13 13 13 13 10 10
WIND GUST                                               26 25
CLOUDS(CAT)   B1 B2 B2 B1 B2 B2 OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B2 B1 B2 B2 OV OV OV
CLOUDS (%)    65 75 70 64 70 87 94100 98 95 84 73 69 68 66 72 67 84 83 88 93 90
POP 12HR                      5          40          40          10          80
QPF 12HR                      0           0        0.03           0        0.39
DRIZZLE                               AR
RAIN SHWRS                               SC SC IS IS             NM NM  ?  ?  ?
TSTMS                                       IS                   SC SC NM NM SC
LAL            1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  4  4  1  1  1  1  1  1  4  4  5  5
HAINES         4  4  4  4  4  2  2  2  2  2  2  3  3  5  5  4  4  4  4  3  3
MIX HGT      <10<10 14 32 38 32 31 15 21 17 12 17 33 32<10 11<10<10 11 39 45 34
T WIND DIR    NE  E  E SE SE SE SE SE  S  S SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
T WIND SPD    18 18 21 18 20 25 31 25 24 27 26 29 40 34 26 27 27 21 24 31 25  4
SMOKE DISP    PR PR FR GD EX EX EX GD GD GD FR GD EX EX FR FR FR PR FR EX EX FR


DATE          SAT 03/25/17 SUN 03/26/17 MON 03/27/17 TUE 03/28/17
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       49      61      44      63      44      63      42      63
TEMP          57 49 58 58 49 44 57 61 48 44 58 61 48 42 58 61
DEWPT         51 49 51 47 44 42 46 46 43 41 45 43 42 39 42 41
RH            80100 77 67 83 93 67 58 83 89 62 51 80 89 55 48
PWIND DIR           E      NW       N      NW       N       N       N      NE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    OV B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR           80      60      40       5      30      20       5      10
RAIN SHWRS     ? NM SC NM SC          SC SC IS
TSTMS         SC SC IS IS             IS IS

$$


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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