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FIRE WEATHER POINT PLANNING FORECASTS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TOPEKA KS
408 AM CDT FRI APR 28 2017

KSZ058-282215-
FLINT HILLS NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE (NEAR HARTFORD)
38.32N  95.94W ELEV. 1066 FT
408 AM CDT FRI APR 28 2017

DATE             FRI 04/28/17            SAT 04/29/17            SUN 04/30/17
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                      69          47          53          43          52
TEMP             51 56 63 68 67 58 54 49 47 49 51 53 52 48 47 44 43 46 48 52 50
DEWPT            49 52 54 53 54 51 50 46 47 47 48 48 47 46 44 43 43 43 44 43 39
MIN/MAX RH                   59         100          81          98          63
RH               93 86 72 59 63 77 86 89100 93 89 83 83 93 89 96100 89 86 71 66
WIND DIR          E SE  S SW  N NE  N  N NE NE NE  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  W  W SW
WIND SPD         11  9  8  4  4  8 13 16 14 17 14 16 14 12 11 11 14 12 10 13 16
WIND GUST                                28 34 26 28 27 23 23
CLOUDS(CAT)      OV B2 B2 B2 B2 OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV
CLOUDS (%)      100 87 73 78 83 90 96 98100 99100100100 98 98 98 98 96 91 91 94
POP 12HR                     30          80          90          80          70
QPF 12HR                   0.01        0.40        0.81        1.08        0.25
RAIN                                      D  D  D  D
RAIN SHWRS       SC IS       IS SC  O  O              O  O NM NM NM NM SC SC SC
TSTMS            IS                IS IS IS IS SC SC SC IS
LAL               1  1  1  1  1  1  5  5  5  5  5  5  5  5  1  1  1  1  1  1
HAINES            3  3  3  3  4  4  4  4  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  2  2  2  2
MIX HGT         <10 12 28 35 35<10 13<10<10<10 13 16 17 14 11<10<10 17 21 37 45
T WIND DIR        E SE  S  W  N NE NE  N NE  N NE  N NE  N  N  N  N  N SW SW SW
T WIND SPD       21 18 11  2  6 18 26 26 29 33 31 32 34 19 19 20 20 20  8 24 29
SMOKE DISP       PR FR FR PR FR FR GD FR PR FR GD GD GD FR FR PR PR GD FR EX EX


DATE          MON 05/01/17 TUE 05/02/17 WED 05/03/17 THU 05/04/17
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       38      62      45      67      46      65      45      65
TEMP          42 39 55 60 49 46 63 64 51 47 61 62 50 45 61 63
DEWPT         37 35 39 41 41 41 45 46 45 44 46 45 43 41 42 42
RH            82 85 55 49 74 83 52 52 80 89 58 54 77 86 49 46
PWIND DIR           W       W       W      NW      NW       N       N       N
WIND CHAR         <15     15>     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    OV B2 B1 SC FW SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC
POP 12HR           30      10       5      20      20      20      10      10
RAIN SHWRS    SC SC                IS IS IS    IS

$$

KSZ024-282215-
POTAWATOMI INDIAN RESERVATION
39.33N  95.85W ELEV. 1056 FT
408 AM CDT FRI APR 28 2017

DATE             FRI 04/28/17            SAT 04/29/17            SUN 04/30/17
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                      63          44          49          42          49
TEMP             50 52 59 62 57 51 48 46 44 46 49 49 47 45 45 44 42 45 46 49 48
DEWPT            47 49 53 53 50 46 45 43 43 42 43 43 42 41 41 40 40 41 42 42 39
MIN/MAX RH                   72          96          79          92          72
RH               89 89 80 72 77 83 89 89 96 86 80 80 83 86 86 86 93 86 86 77 71
WIND DIR          E SE  S NE  N  N  N NE NE NE NE NE NE  N  N  N  N  N  N NW  W
WIND SPD         13  9  9  6 10 10 12 18 16 18 18 18 18 14 12 13 17 18 16 16 13
WIND GUST                                29 29 31 33 31 26 23
CLOUDS(CAT)      OV OV B2 OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV
CLOUDS (%)      100 93 85 90 95 94 93 96 99 99100 99100 98 99 98 99 98 97 92 93
POP 12HR                     70          70          80          80          80
QPF 12HR                   0.08        0.16        0.59        1.11        0.43
RAIN                                      D  D  D  D
RAIN SHWRS       NM SC    IS IS IS NM NM              O  O  O  O  O  O SC SC SC
TSTMS            IS                            IS IS IS
LAL               4  4  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  2  2  5  5  1  1  1  1  1  1
HAINES            3  3  3  3  2  2  2  2  2  2  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  2  2
MIX HGT         <10<10 21 27 15 11<10<10<10<10 15 20 19 13 16<10 11 17 21 24 32
T WIND DIR        E  E SE  E NE NE  N NE NE  N NE NE NE NE NE NE NE  N NE SE  S
T WIND SPD       25 19 18  8 16 20 23 33 31 39 39 36 37 32 24 31 27 29 27  5 24
SMOKE DISP       PR PR GD FR FR FR FR FR PR FR GD EX EX GD GD FR FR GD GD PR EX


DATE          MON 05/01/17 TUE 05/02/17 WED 05/03/17 THU 05/04/17
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       39      59      43      66      46      63      44      64
TEMP          42 40 53 58 46 44 63 64 51 46 61 60 49 45 61 63
DEWPT         38 35 37 38 40 40 43 43 43 42 43 42 41 40 41 41
RH            86 82 54 47 79 86 48 46 74 86 51 51 74 82 48 44
PWIND DIR           W      NW       W       W      NW       N       N       N
WIND CHAR         <15     15>     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    OV OV B2 B1 SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR           40      20       5      10       5      10       5       5
RAIN SHWRS    SC SC IS

$$

KSZ012-282215-
KICKAPOO INDIAN RESERVATION
39.69N  95.66W ELEV. 1150 FT
408 AM CDT FRI APR 28 2017

DATE             FRI 04/28/17            SAT 04/29/17            SUN 04/30/17
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                      58          44          49          42          50
TEMP             49 51 55 57 52 49 47 45 44 47 48 49 48 45 44 43 42 46 46 50 49
DEWPT            47 48 51 52 47 44 44 42 42 42 42 42 41 40 40 40 39 41 42 42 40
MIN/MAX RH                   82          93          75          92          70
RH               93 89 86 83 83 83 89 89 93 83 80 77 77 82 86 89 89 83 86 74 71
WIND DIR          E  E  E NE  N  N  N NE NE NE NE NE NE  N  N  N  N  N  N  N NW
WIND SPD         14 10  9  8 10 10 11 16 13 14 16 17 14 12 12 12 17 17 16 18 12
WIND GUST                                26 26 28 31 31 26 24 23
CLOUDS(CAT)      OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV
CLOUDS (%)      100 96 92 94 96 95 95 97 99100100 99100 99 99 98 99 98 97 91 93
POP 12HR                     80          70          80          80          80
QPF 12HR                   0.15        0.13        0.64        1.03        0.49
RAIN                                      D  D  D  D
RAIN SHWRS        O SC SC IS IS IS SC NM              O  O  O  O  O  O NM NM SC
TSTMS            IS                                  IS
LAL               4  4  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  5  5  1  1  1  1  1  1
HAINES            3  3  3  3  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  3  3  3  3  3  3  2  2
MIX HGT         <10<10 16 21 14 14<10<10<10 12 17 22 24 14 14<10 13 20 23 18 32
T WIND DIR        E  E  E  E NE NE  N NE NE  N NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE  E  S
T WIND SPD       27 21 19 14 18 21 20 31 26 32 40 35 36 29 32 25 27 26 31 17 20
SMOKE DISP       PR FR FR FR FR FR FR FR PR GD GD EX EX GD GD FR GD GD EX FR GD


DATE          MON 05/01/17 TUE 05/02/17 WED 05/03/17 THU 05/04/17
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       39      58      42      66      45      64      44      64
TEMP          42 39 52 57 45 43 63 64 50 46 62 61 49 45 60 62
DEWPT         38 36 37 37 39 39 43 43 42 42 43 42 41 40 41 41
RH            86 89 56 47 79 86 48 46 74 86 50 49 74 82 49 46
PWIND DIR           W      NW       W       W      NW       N       N       N
WIND CHAR         <15     15>     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    OV OV B2 B1 SC SC SC B1 SC B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR           50      20       5      10       5      10      10       5
RAIN SHWRS    SC SC IS

$$

KSZ012-282215-
IOWA SAC&FOX INDIAN RESERVATION
39.98N  95.44W ELEV. 965 FT
408 AM CDT FRI APR 28 2017

DATE             FRI 04/28/17            SAT 04/29/17            SUN 04/30/17
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          44          49          42          51
TEMP             48 49 52 53 50 48 46 45 44 46 48 48 49 44 44 43 43 49 49 50 51
DEWPT            45 46 48 48 45 44 43 42 42 42 42 42 41 40 40 40 39 41 42 43 41
MIN/MAX RH                   84          94          74          90          68
RH               89 89 86 83 83 86 89 89 93 86 80 80 74 86 86 89 86 74 77 77 68
WIND DIR          E  E  E NE  N  N  N NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE  N  N  N  N NE  N
WIND SPD         14 11 11 10 10 10 11 13 13 14 17 18 16 13 13 13 17 16 16 17 13
WIND GUST                                25 27 29 31 31 26 24 24
CLOUDS(CAT)      OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV
CLOUDS (%)      100 99 97 97 97 97 98 98 99100100 99100 99 99 99 98 98 97 92 91
POP 12HR                     80          50          80          80          80
QPF 12HR                   0.23        0.10        0.64        0.94        0.50
RAIN                                      D  D  D  D
RAIN SHWRS        O NM SC IS IS IS SC SC              O  O  O  O  O  O NM NM SC
TSTMS            IS
LAL               5  5  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  2  2  1  1  1  1  1  1
HAINES            3  3  3  3  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  3  3  3  3  3  3  2  2
MIX HGT         <10<10 11 14 14 13<10<10<10 13 16 22 27 15 15 12 15 21 24 20 30
T WIND DIR        E  E  E  E NE NE NE NE NE  N NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE  E  S
T WIND SPD       27 25 21 20 19 18 18 21 25 31 40 33 36 31 31 25 27 31 33 23 13
SMOKE DISP       PR FR FR FR FR FR FR PR PR GD GD EX EX GD GD FR GD GD EX GD GD


DATE          MON 05/01/17 TUE 05/02/17 WED 05/03/17 THU 05/04/17
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       39      57      42      65      45      64      44      64
TEMP          44 39 51 56 46 43 63 63 51 46 62 61 49 44 61 63
DEWPT         39 37 37 37 38 38 42 43 42 41 44 43 41 41 41 41
RH            82 92 59 49 73 82 46 48 71 83 52 51 74 89 48 44
PWIND DIR          NW      NW       W       W      NW       N       N       N
WIND CHAR         <15     15>     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    OV OV B2 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR           50      30       5      10       5      20      10       5
RAIN SHWRS    SC SC SC                         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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