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FIRE WEATHER POINT PLANNING FORECASTS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TOPEKA KS
640 AM CST FRI DEC 26 2014

KSZ058-262215-
FLINT HILLS NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE (NEAR HARTFORD)
38.32N  95.94W ELEV. 1066 FT
640 AM CST FRI DEC 26 2014

DATE             FRI 12/26/14            SAT 12/27/14            SUN 12/28/14
UTC 3HRLY     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
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                      50          28          34          20          38
TEMP                42 46 46 43 36 35 32 30 27 32 34 29 25 23 21 20 23 34 38 32
DEWPT               38 39 41 40 35 34 30 25 23 22 21 20 19 18 16 16 18 20 20 20
MIN/MAX RH                   60          99          57          88          48
RH                  86 76 83 89 96 96 92 81 85 66 58 69 78 81 81 84 81 56 48 61
WIND DIR            SW  S  E  N NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW  W  W SW  S  S  S  S
WIND SPD             5  9  5  6  8 10 12 13 13 13 12  8  4  4  3  4  4  8  9  6
CLOUDS(CAT)         B2 B2 OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 B1 SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC
CLOUDS (%)          75 84 88 91 96100 98 95 75 54 38 22 17 11  9  7 11 15 26 37
POP 12HR                     20          60          10           5           5
QPF 12HR                      0        0.09           0           0           0
DRIZZLE                 ?  ?
RAIN                       S  C  L
SNOW                                L  S
LAL                  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1
HAINES               4  2  2  2  2  3  3  3  3  3  3  4  4  4  4  5  5  5  5
MIX HGT            <10 16<10<10<10 10<10 14 17 24 28<10<10<10<10<10<10 17 18<10
T WIND DIR          SW  S  E  N NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW  W  W SW  S  S  S SE
T WIND SPD          11 11 10 12 12 14 18 21 20 19 17 13 10  8  6  8 10 13 13 10
SMOKE DISP          PR FR PR PR PR FR FR FR GD GD GD PR PR PR PR PR PR FR FR PR


DATE               MON 12/29/14  TUE 12/30/14  WED 12/31/14  THU 01/01/15
CST 6HRLY     00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18
UTC 6HRLY     06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00

MIN/MAX TEMP       23    36      15    20       9    23      17    35
TEMP          26   23 33 28 20   16 19 16 11    9 20 21 18   17 30 33
DEWPT         19   20 24 21 13    8  4  4  1    0  1  7  9   11 16 20
RH            74   88 69 75 74   70 51 58 63   66 43 54 67   77 55 58
PWIND DIR          SE    NE       N     N       N     W      SW    SW
WIND CHAR         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC   SC SC B1 B2   B2 B2 B2 B1   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC
POP 12HR            5    10      20    20      10     5       5     5
SNOW                         S    S  S  S

$$

KSZ024-262215-
POTAWATOMI INDIAN RESERVATION
39.33N  95.85W ELEV. 1056 FT
640 AM CST FRI DEC 26 2014

DATE             FRI 12/26/14            SAT 12/27/14            SUN 12/28/14
UTC 3HRLY     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
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                      39          26          32          18          37
TEMP                36 38 37 35 32 31 29 27 25 30 32 27 23 21 20 18 22 33 37 31
DEWPT               31 32 33 33 32 30 27 22 21 20 19 18 17 16 15 15 18 21 21 20
MIN/MAX RH                   61          99          58          93          51
RH                  82 79 85 92100 96 92 81 84 66 58 68 77 81 81 88 84 61 52 63
WIND DIR             N  N  N  N NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW  W  W SW SW  S  S  S  S
WIND SPD             8 11 10  8  9 10 12 13 12 12 11  6  4  3  3  4  5  9  9  6
CLOUDS(CAT)         B2 OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 B1 B1 SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC B1
CLOUDS (%)          83 96 93 90 95100 92 84 69 54 36 17 14 11 10  8 15 21 36 51
POP 12HR                     20          50          10           0           0
QPF 12HR                      0        0.04           0           0           0
DRIZZLE                 ?  ?
RAIN                          C  C
SNOW                          C  C  C  S
LAL                  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1
HAINES               5  3  3  2  2  2  2  2  2  3  3  4  4  5  5  5  5  5  5
MIX HGT            <10 14 14<10<10<10<10<10 17 27 26<10<10<10<10<10<10 14 20<10
T WIND DIR           N  N NE  N NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW  W SW SW  S  S  S  S
T WIND SPD          14 14 11 16 14 17 19 20 18 16 16 12  9  6  6  8 10 13 14 11
SMOKE DISP          PR FR FR PR PR PR PR FR FR GD GD PR PR PR PR PR PR FR FR PR


DATE               MON 12/29/14  TUE 12/30/14  WED 12/31/14  THU 01/01/15
CST 6HRLY     00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18
UTC 6HRLY     06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00

MIN/MAX TEMP       22    31      11    16       6    22      15    33
TEMP          25   22 29 23 15   11 15 12  8    6 18 20 16   15 28 31
DEWPT         20   20 22 16 10    5  1  1 -1   -2  2  7  7    9 15 19
RH            81   92 75 74 80   76 53 60 66   69 49 56 67   77 58 61
PWIND DIR          SE     N       N     N      NW     W      SW     W
WIND CHAR         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC   SC B1 B1 B2   B2 B2 B2 SC   SC SC FW FW   FW SC SC
POP 12HR            5    10      20    10       5     5       5     5
SNOW                         S    S

$$

KSZ012-262215-
KICKAPOO INDIAN RESERVATION
39.69N  95.66W ELEV. 1150 FT
640 AM CST FRI DEC 26 2014

DATE             FRI 12/26/14            SAT 12/27/14            SUN 12/28/14
UTC 3HRLY     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
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                      38          25          31          18          37
TEMP                34 36 37 34 32 30 28 27 25 29 31 26 22 21 19 18 21 32 37 31
DEWPT               30 31 32 32 31 30 27 22 21 20 19 17 16 16 15 15 18 21 21 21
MIN/MAX RH                   73          99          59          94          53
RH                  85 82 82 92 96100 96 81 84 69 61 68 77 81 84 88 88 63 52 66
WIND DIR             N  N  N  N NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW  W  W SW SW  S  S  S  S
WIND SPD             9 11 11  9  9 10 12 13 13 12 11  6  4  3  3  4  6  9  9  6
CLOUDS(CAT)         B2 OV OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 B1 SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC B1
CLOUDS (%)          87 96 96 96 98100 94 88 72 55 36 17 15 12 11  9 16 23 39 54
POP 12HR                     20          50           5           0           0
QPF 12HR                      0        0.05           0           0           0
DRIZZLE                 ?  ?
RAIN                          C  C
SNOW                          C  C  C  C
LAL                  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1
HAINES               5  3  3  2  2  2  2  2  2  3  3  4  4  5  5  4  4  5  5
MIX HGT             11 15 15 12<10<10 12 16 19 29 27<10<10<10<10<10<10 16 17<10
T WIND DIR           N  N  N  N NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW  W  W SW SW  S  S  S  S
T WIND SPD          14 17 12 13 13 13 18 20 19 18 16 13  9  6  8  9 11 14 13 10
SMOKE DISP          FR FR FR FR PR PR FR FR GD GD GD PR PR PR PR PR PR FR FR PR


DATE               MON 12/29/14  TUE 12/30/14  WED 12/31/14  THU 01/01/15
CST 6HRLY     00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18
UTC 6HRLY     06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00

MIN/MAX TEMP       21    29      10    16       5    21      14    32
TEMP          24   21 27 21 14   10 15 12  7    5 18 19 15   14 27 30
DEWPT         20   20 21 15  8    4  0  1 -1   -2  1  6  6    9 14 18
RH            84   96 78 77 76   76 50 60 69   72 46 56 67   80 57 60
PWIND DIR          SE     N       N     N      NW     W      SW     W
WIND CHAR         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    B1   B1 B1 B2 B2   B2 B2 B1 SC   SC FW FW FW   FW FW SC
POP 12HR            5    10      10    10       5     5       5     5
SNOW                         S    S

$$

KSZ012-262215-
IOWA SAC&FOX INDIAN RESERVATION
39.98N  95.44W ELEV. 965 FT
640 AM CST FRI DEC 26 2014

DATE             FRI 12/26/14            SAT 12/27/14            SUN 12/28/14
UTC 3HRLY     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
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                      38          25          31          17          36
TEMP                32 36 37 35 33 31 29 27 25 29 31 26 22 20 19 18 21 32 36 31
DEWPT               29 31 32 32 32 30 27 22 21 20 18 17 16 15 14 15 17 20 21 21
MIN/MAX RH                   76          97          58          95          53
RH                  88 82 82 89 96 96 92 81 84 69 58 68 77 81 80 88 84 61 54 66
WIND DIR             N  N  N  N NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW  W  W SW SW  S  S  S  S
WIND SPD             9 11 11  9  9 10 12 13 13 12 12  6  4  3  3  4  6  9  9  6
CLOUDS(CAT)         OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 B1 SC FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC B1
CLOUDS (%)          89 96 96 97 99100 95 89 75 61 38 16 14 12 11 10 18 26 42 57
POP 12HR                     10          50           5           0           0
QPF 12HR                      0        0.05           0           0           0
DRIZZLE                 ?  ?
RAIN                          C  C
SNOW                          C  C  C  C
LAL                  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1
HAINES               5  3  3  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  3  3  5  5  4  4  5  5
MIX HGT            <10 15 16<10<10<10 12 16 18 29 28<10<10<10<10<10<10 15 18<10
T WIND DIR           N  N NE  N  N NW NW NW NW NW NW NW  W  W SW SW  S  S  S  S
T WIND SPD          14 16 11 12 13 14 19 21 23 19 17 13  9  6  6  9 12 13 13 13
SMOKE DISP          PR FR FR PR PR PR FR GD GD GD GD PR PR PR PR PR PR FR FR PR


DATE               MON 12/29/14  TUE 12/30/14  WED 12/31/14  THU 01/01/15
CST 6HRLY     00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18
UTC 6HRLY     06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00

MIN/MAX TEMP       21    28      10    16       5    21      14    32
TEMP          25   22 27 21 13   10 14 12  7    5 18 19 15   14 27 30
DEWPT         20   20 20 15  7    3  0  1 -2   -2  2  6  6    8 14 18
RH            81   92 74 77 76   73 53 60 66   72 49 56 67   76 57 60
PWIND DIR          SE     N       N     N      NW     W      SW     W
WIND CHAR         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    B1   B1 B2 B2 B2   B2 B2 B1 SC   SC FW FW FW   FW FW SC
POP 12HR            5    10      10    10       5     5       5     5

$$


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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