Land Management Forecasts
Issued by NWS Topeka, KS

Home | Current Version | Previous Version | Text Only | Print | Product List | Glossary On
Versions: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9
000
FNUS83 KTOP 170931
FWLTOP

FIRE WEATHER POINT PLANNING FORECASTS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TOPEKA KS
431 AM CDT THU APR 17 2014

KSZ058-172230-
FLINT HILLS NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE (NEAR HARTFORD)
38.32N  95.94W ELEV. 1066 FT
431 AM CDT THU APR 17 2014

DATE             THU 04/17/14            FRI 04/18/14            SAT 04/19/14
UTC 3HRLY     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
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                      51          35          70          50          77
TEMP             40 43 47 51 50 43 40 38 35 49 63 70 67 59 55 52 50 61 72 77 75
DEWPT            31 30 31 34 35 36 34 34 33 37 40 41 43 46 46 47 47 52 52 54 53
MIN/MAX RH                   52          93          36          87          45
RH               70 60 53 52 56 76 79 85 92 63 43 35 42 62 72 83 89 72 49 45 46
WIND DIR          N  N  N NE  E SE SE SE SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
WIND SPD          9  9  8  5  4  3  3  3  3  5 10 13 12 10 10 11 11 19 23 23 18
CLOUDS(CAT)      B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 SC SC SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC B1 B1 SC
CLOUDS (%)       80 82 86 84 67 46 31 31 23 17 19 12 18 12 20 23 29 33 53 57 43
POP 12HR                     40           5           0           0          10
QPF 12HR                   0.05           0           0           0           0
RAIN              C  C  C  C
RAIN SHWRS                                                                   IS
TSTMS                                                                        IS
LAL               1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1
HAINES            4  4  4  4  4  4  4  4  4  4  4  4  3  3  4  4  3  3  4  4
MIX HGT          11 19 19 24 19<10<10<10<10 15 49 51 45<10<10<10<10 16 36 41 40
T WIND DIR        N  N  N NE  E SE SE SE SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
T WIND SPD       16 14 10  4  4  6  6  5  6 10 14 19 23 18 17 19 19 32 34 33 34
SMOKE DISP       FR FR FR PR PR PR PR PR PR FR EX EX EX PR PR PR PR GD EX EX EX


DATE          SUN 04/20/14  MON 04/21/14  TUE 04/22/14  WED 04/23/14
CDT 6HRLY     01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19
UTC 6HRLY     06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00

MIN/MAX TEMP     59    70      54    73      51    75      56    80
TEMP          63 59 68 69   58 54 69 70   56 51 71 73   61 56 75 77
DEWPT         53 54 57 56   55 53 55 54   50 47 51 52   53 52 58 58
RH            70 83 68 63   90 96 61 57   80 86 49 48   75 86 55 52
PWIND DIR         S     S      SW    NE      NE    SE       S     S
WIND CHAR       <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   15>
AVG CLOUDS    B1 B2 OV B2   B1 B1 B1 SC   FW FW FW FW   FW SC SC SC
POP 12HR         20    50      50    30      10     5      10    20
RAIN SHWRS    IS IS SC SC   SC SC SC SC                       IS IS
TSTMS         IS IS SC SC   IS IS                             IS IS

$$

KSZ024-172230-
POTAWATOMI INDIAN RESERVATION
39.33N  95.85W ELEV. 1056 FT
431 AM CDT THU APR 17 2014

DATE             THU 04/17/14            FRI 04/18/14            SAT 04/19/14
UTC 3HRLY     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
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          34          69          51          77
TEMP             36 41 49 54 52 44 39 36 34 48 62 69 67 59 56 53 51 62 72 77 75
DEWPT            28 28 31 32 33 32 32 32 32 35 40 41 43 43 45 46 46 52 53 56 54
MIN/MAX RH                   44          92          36          84          47
RH               72 59 50 43 48 62 76 85 92 60 44 36 42 55 66 77 83 70 51 48 48
WIND DIR          N  N  N NE  E SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
WIND SPD         10  9  5  4  4  3  3  2  3  8 10 13 12 10  9  9 11 18 21 21 17
CLOUDS(CAT)      B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC B1 B1 B1
CLOUDS (%)       68 68 66 50 35 28 27 30 24 17 20 14 19 13 20 25 32 38 61 61 51
POP 12HR                      5           0           0           0          10
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
RAIN SHWRS                                                                   SC
TSTMS                                                                        SC
LAL               1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1
HAINES            4  4  4  4  5  5  5  5  4  4  4  4  3  3  3  3  3  3  4  4
MIX HGT         <10 18 30 39 36<10<10<10<10 16 45 52<10<10<10<10<10 16 36 40 38
T WIND DIR        N  N  N NE SE SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
T WIND SPD       18 16  8  4  3  6  9  6  6 11 18 21 21 18 17 16 18 33 36 37 39
SMOKE DISP       FR FR FR FR PR PR PR PR PR FR EX EX FR PR PR PR PR GD EX EX EX


DATE          SUN 04/20/14  MON 04/21/14  TUE 04/22/14  WED 04/23/14
CDT 6HRLY     01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19
UTC 6HRLY     06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00

MIN/MAX TEMP     58    71      54    72      49    75      56    80
TEMP          63 58 68 69   58 54 69 70   55 49 70 73   61 56 76 78
DEWPT         52 53 55 55   53 52 54 51   47 45 50 51   52 52 58 57
RH            67 83 63 61   83 93 59 51   74 86 49 46   72 86 54 48
PWIND DIR         S     S       E     N       N     S       S     S
WIND CHAR       <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   15>
AVG CLOUDS    B1 B2 B2 B2   B2 B1 SC SC   FW FW FW FW   FW SC SC SC
POP 12HR         40    40      50    20      10    10      10    20
RAIN SHWRS    SC SC SC SC   SC SC IS IS                       IS IS
TSTMS         SC SC SC SC   IS IS                             IS IS

$$

KSZ012-172230-
KICKAPOO INDIAN RESERVATION
39.69N  95.66W ELEV. 1150 FT
431 AM CDT THU APR 17 2014

DATE             THU 04/17/14            FRI 04/18/14            SAT 04/19/14
UTC 3HRLY     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
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          34          69          51          77
TEMP             34 40 49 54 53 44 39 36 34 48 62 69 67 59 55 52 51 62 72 77 75
DEWPT            28 28 31 31 32 32 32 31 32 35 39 40 42 43 44 46 46 52 53 56 54
MIN/MAX RH                   42          90          35          84          46
RH               78 62 50 41 44 62 76 82 92 60 43 35 40 55 66 80 83 70 51 48 48
WIND DIR          N  N  N NE  E SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
WIND SPD         10 10  6  4  4  3  3  3  3  8 11 13 13 11 10 10 11 20 23 23 18
CLOUDS(CAT)      B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC FW SC SC FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC B1 B1 B1
CLOUDS (%)       63 62 59 45 33 26 24 30 26 18 21 15 19 13 21 26 31 39 60 64 53
POP 12HR                      5           5           0           0          10
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
RAIN SHWRS                                                                   SC
TSTMS                                                                        SC
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  5  5  5  5  4  4  4  4  3  3  3  3  4  4  4  4
MIX HGT          11 19 32 38 35<10<10<10<10 18 42 51 35<10<10<10<10 13 35 42 38
T WIND DIR        N  N  N NE SE SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
T WIND SPD       18 16  9  4  3  6  6  5  5 13 18 23 24 18 18 18 19 31 37 39 39
SMOKE DISP       FR FR FR FR PR PR PR PR PR FR EX EX EX PR PR PR PR GD EX EX EX


DATE          SUN 04/20/14  MON 04/21/14  TUE 04/22/14  WED 04/23/14
CDT 6HRLY     01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19
UTC 6HRLY     06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00

MIN/MAX TEMP     58    70      53    72      49    75      55    81
TEMP          62 58 68 69   57 53 68 70   55 49 70 73   60 55 76 78
DEWPT         52 53 55 55   53 51 53 51   46 45 50 51   51 51 57 57
RH            70 83 63 61   86 93 59 51   72 86 49 46   72 86 52 48
PWIND DIR         S     S      SE     N       N     S       S     S
WIND CHAR       <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   15>
AVG CLOUDS    B1 B2 B2 B2   B2 B1 SC SC   FW FW FW FW   SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR         50    40      40    20      10    10      20    20
RAIN SHWRS    SC SC SC SC   SC SC IS IS                 IS IS IS IS
TSTMS         SC SC SC SC   IS IS                       IS IS IS IS

$$

KSZ012-172230-
IOWA SAC&FOX INDIAN RESERVATION
39.98N  95.44W ELEV. 965 FT
431 AM CDT THU APR 17 2014

DATE             THU 04/17/14            FRI 04/18/14            SAT 04/19/14
UTC 3HRLY     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
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          34          69          50          78
TEMP             34 40 49 54 53 45 39 36 34 48 62 69 67 58 55 52 50 62 72 78 75
DEWPT            27 28 30 31 31 31 32 31 31 35 38 40 42 43 44 45 45 51 53 56 53
MIN/MAX RH                   41          87          34          83          46
RH               75 62 48 41 43 58 76 82 89 60 41 35 40 57 66 77 83 67 51 47 46
WIND DIR          N  N  N NE  E SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
WIND SPD          9 10  6  3  3  3  3  2  2  8 10 12 12 10 10 10 10 18 21 21 17
CLOUDS(CAT)      B1 B1 B1 SC SC FW FW SC SC FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC B1 B1 B1
CLOUDS (%)       59 58 57 43 32 25 24 29 26 20 23 16 19 14 22 26 29 37 55 64 56
POP 12HR                      5           0           0           0          20
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
RAIN SHWRS                                                                IS SC
TSTMS                                                                     IS SC
LAL               1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  2  2
HAINES            4  4  5  5  5  5  5  5  5  5  4  4  3  3  3  3  4  4  4  4
MIX HGT          11 19 34 38 34<10<10<10<10 21 42 52 41<10<10<10<10 14 35 43 37
T WIND DIR        N  N  N  N  E SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
T WIND SPD       18 16  9  4  2  8  5  4  4 13 17 21 25 20 20 20 20 32 37 36 36
SMOKE DISP       FR FR FR FR PR PR PR PR PR FR EX EX EX PR PR PR PR GD EX EX EX


DATE          SUN 04/20/14  MON 04/21/14  TUE 04/22/14  WED 04/23/14
CDT 6HRLY     01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19
UTC 6HRLY     06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00

MIN/MAX TEMP     57    71      53    72      48    75      55    81
TEMP          62 57 68 69   57 53 68 69   54 48 70 73   60 55 76 78
DEWPT         52 52 55 54   53 51 52 50   46 45 50 50   51 51 58 57
RH            70 83 63 59   86 93 57 51   74 89 49 44   72 86 54 48
PWIND DIR         S     S       S     N      NE    SE       S     S
WIND CHAR       <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   15>
AVG CLOUDS    B1 B2 B2 B2   B2 B1 SC FW   FW FW FW FW   SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR         50    50      40    20      10    10      20    20
RAIN SHWRS    SC SC SC SC   SC SC IS IS                 IS IS IS IS
TSTMS         SC SC SC SC   IS IS                       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






USA.gov is the U.S. government's official web portal to all federal, state and local government web resources and services.