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FIRE WEATHER POINT PLANNING FORECASTS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TOPEKA KS
355 AM CDT TUE APR 22 2014

KSZ058-222230-
FLINT HILLS NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE (NEAR HARTFORD)
38.32N  95.94W ELEV. 1066 FT
355 AM CDT TUE APR 22 2014

DATE             TUE 04/22/14            WED 04/23/14            THU 04/24/14
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                      71          49          78          57          73
TEMP          50 47 60 68 71 68 58 54 51 50 63 74 78 75 66 62 59 57 63 69 73 70
DEWPT         36 36 37 37 38 41 42 41 40 42 45 51 54 55 56 57 56 53 51 45 42 41
MIN/MAX RH                   30          73          42          90          32
RH            58 65 42 32 30 37 55 61 66 74 52 44 43 50 70 84 90 86 65 42 33 35
WIND DIR       N  N NE  E  E SE SE SE SE SE  S  S  S  S  S  S SW  W NW NW NW  W
WIND SPD       8  6  9  6  6  9 10  8 10 11 16 25 27 24 23 25 12 12 16 18 16 11
WIND GUST                                         37
CLOUDS(CAT)   CL CL CL CL FW FW FW FW SC B1 B1 SC SC B1 B2 B2 OV OV SC SC CL FW
CLOUDS (%)     0  3  5  5  8 10 17 24 43 61 62 42 30 51 76 86100 95 45 27  5  6
POP 12HR                      0           5          10          80          40
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0        0.36        0.07
RAIN SHWRS                                           SC SC  O  O SC SC
TSTMS                                                SC SC  O  O SC SC
LAL            1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  3  3  5  5  3  3  1  1
HAINES         5  5  5  5  5  5  5  5  5  5  5  5  5  4  4  3  3  3  3  4  4
MIX HGT      <10<10 21 41 48 31<10<10<10<10 11 25 33 27<10<10<10 10 33 62 77 64
T WIND DIR     N  N  E  E  E SE SE SE SE SE  S  S  S  S  S  S SW NW NW NW  W  W
T WIND SPD    13 12 16  9  5 11 13 11 16 23 29 36 40 41 44 43 25 19 31 24 21 19
SMOKE DISP    PR PR FR GD FR GD PR PR PR PR FR EX EX EX PR FR PR FR EX EX EX EX


DATE          FRI 04/25/14  SAT 04/26/14  SUN 04/27/14  MON 04/28/14
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     48    78      52    71      56    71      47    59
TEMP          54 49 74 73   56 53 68 68   60 56 68 67   52 48 57 56
DEWPT         39 38 45 48   45 46 52 55   54 55 52 50   49 45 43 41
RH            57 66 35 41   66 77 57 63   81 96 57 54   89 89 59 57
PWIND DIR        SW    SW       E     E      SE     S      SE     N
WIND CHAR       <15   <15     <15   <15     15>   15>     <15   15>
AVG CLOUDS    FW FW FW FW   SC SC B1 B1   B1 B2 B2 B1   B1 B2 B2 B2
POP 12HR          0    10      20    40      40    40      40    40
RAIN SHWRS                  IS IS SC SC   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC
TSTMS                       IS IS SC SC   SC SC SC SC   SC SC

$$

KSZ024-222230-
POTAWATOMI INDIAN RESERVATION
39.33N  95.85W ELEV. 1056 FT
355 AM CDT TUE APR 22 2014

DATE             TUE 04/22/14            WED 04/23/14            THU 04/24/14
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                      70          49          76          56          71
TEMP          50 46 59 67 70 67 58 53 51 50 62 72 76 73 66 62 59 56 61 67 71 68
DEWPT         36 34 33 35 36 38 38 40 39 40 45 51 54 55 55 56 55 53 48 42 38 39
MIN/MAX RH                   28          71          45          91          30
RH            58 63 37 30 29 34 47 61 63 68 54 48 46 53 68 81 87 90 62 40 30 34
WIND DIR       N  N  E  E SE SE SE SE SE SE  S  S  S  S  S  S SW  W NW NW  W  W
WIND SPD       5  5  8  5  8  9  9  9 11 12 18 24 27 23 19 20  5 10 16 17 17 12
CLOUDS(CAT)   CL CL FW FW FW FW FW SC SC B1 B2 B1 SC B1 B2 B2 OV OV B1 FW CL FW
CLOUDS (%)     0  4  7  8 11 13 22 32 50 68 75 54 43 63 76 87100 96 69 20  4  8
POP 12HR                      0          20          20          80          30
QPF 12HR                      0           0        0.03        0.50        0.04
RAIN SHWRS                            IS IS IS       SC SC  O  O SC SC
TSTMS                                 IS IS IS       SC SC  O  O SC SC
LAL            1  1  1  1  1  1  1  2  2  2  2  1  1  3  3  5  5  3  3  1  1
HAINES         5  5  5  5  5  5  5  5  5  5  5  4  4  3  3  3  3  4  4  4  4
MIX HGT      <10<10 20 43 48 28<10<10<10<10 12 25 33<10<10<10 13<10 33 66 79 75
T WIND DIR     N  N  E  E SE SE SE SE SE SE  S  S  S  S  S  S NW  W NW NW  W  W
T WIND SPD    12 12 14  8  6 14 17 16 20 23 32 39 46 43 37 37 19 20 35 26 26 25
SMOKE DISP    PR PR FR GD FR GD PR PR PR PR GD EX EX PR PR FR FR PR EX EX EX EX


DATE          FRI 04/25/14  SAT 04/26/14  SUN 04/27/14  MON 04/28/14
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     48    75      48    66      52    65      44    55
TEMP          52 49 71 72   53 49 63 64   56 52 62 63   49 44 54 52
DEWPT         35 36 44 45   42 41 47 51   49 49 48 47   45 41 40 39
RH            52 61 38 38   66 74 56 63   77 89 60 56   86 89 59 61
PWIND DIR        SW     W      NE     E       E    SE       E     N
WIND CHAR       <15   <15     <15   <15     15>   15>     <15   15>
AVG CLOUDS    FW FW FW FW   SC SC B1 B1   B2 B2 B2 B2   B2 B2 B2 B2
POP 12HR          0     5      10    40      50    50      40    40
RAIN SHWRS                        SC SC   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC
TSTMS                             SC SC   SC SC SC SC   SC SC

$$

KSZ012-222230-
KICKAPOO INDIAN RESERVATION
39.69N  95.66W ELEV. 1150 FT
355 AM CDT TUE APR 22 2014

DATE             TUE 04/22/14            WED 04/23/14            THU 04/24/14
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                      69          48          76          56          71
TEMP          49 45 57 67 69 66 57 54 50 49 62 72 76 73 66 62 58 57 63 67 71 69
DEWPT         35 34 34 34 35 39 38 39 40 40 44 51 53 54 54 55 55 53 47 41 37 38
MIN/MAX RH                   28          72          45          92          29
RH            58 65 42 29 28 37 49 57 68 71 52 48 45 51 65 78 90 86 56 39 29 32
WIND DIR       N  N  E  E SE SE SE SE SE SE  S  S  S  S  S  S SW  W NW NW  W  W
WIND SPD       5  5  8  5  8  9  9  9 11 13 19 25 26 23 19 20  8 11 17 18 18 13
CLOUDS(CAT)   CL CL FW FW FW FW FW SC SC B1 B2 B1 B1 B1 B2 OV OV OV B2 SC CL FW
CLOUDS (%)     0  4  8  9 12 14 23 32 50 69 77 59 53 65 77 90100 96 72 26  4  7
POP 12HR                      0          20          30          80          30
QPF 12HR                      0           0        0.05        0.60        0.03
RAIN SHWRS                            IS SC SC IS IS SC SC  O  O SC SC
TSTMS                                 IS SC SC IS IS SC SC  O  O SC SC
LAL            1  1  1  1  1  1  1  2  2  3  3  2  2  3  3  5  5  3  3  1  1
HAINES         5  5  5  5  5  5  5  5  5  5  5  4  4  3  3  3  3  4  4  6  6
MIX HGT      <10<10 20 44 48 31<10<10<10<10 14 26 32 27<10<10 13<10 52 72 86 89
T WIND DIR     N  N  E  E SE SE SE SE SE SE SE  S  S  S  S  S NW  W NW NW  W  W
T WIND SPD    11 11 14  8  5 13 13 13 19 24 37 44 47 39 37 40 17 23 39 29 27 28
SMOKE DISP    PR PR FR FR FR GD PR PR PR PR GD EX EX EX PR PR FR PR EX EX EX EX


DATE          FRI 04/25/14  SAT 04/26/14  SUN 04/27/14  MON 04/28/14
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     47    75      47    65      50    64      43    54
TEMP          53 48 71 71   52 47 62 62   54 50 61 61   48 43 52 52
DEWPT         35 36 44 44   41 39 44 49   47 47 47 46   44 40 38 38
RH            50 63 38 38   66 74 52 62   77 89 60 58   86 89 59 59
PWIND DIR        SW     W      NE     E       E    SE       E    NE
WIND CHAR       <15   <15     <15   <15     15>   15>     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    FW FW SC FW   SC SC B1 B2   B2 B2 B2 B2   B2 B2 B2 OV
POP 12HR          0     5      10    40      50    50      40    40
RAIN SHWRS                        SC SC   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC
TSTMS                             SC SC   SC SC SC SC   SC SC

$$

KSZ012-222230-
IOWA SAC&FOX INDIAN RESERVATION
39.98N  95.44W ELEV. 965 FT
355 AM CDT TUE APR 22 2014

DATE             TUE 04/22/14            WED 04/23/14            THU 04/24/14
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                      69          48          75          57          71
TEMP          47 44 56 66 69 66 57 54 50 49 61 72 75 72 66 62 59 57 63 67 71 69
DEWPT         32 33 34 33 34 38 38 39 40 40 43 50 53 53 54 55 55 53 47 41 37 38
MIN/MAX RH                   27          73          46          90          29
RH            56 65 43 29 27 36 49 57 68 71 51 46 46 51 65 78 87 86 56 39 29 32
WIND DIR       N  N NE  E SE SE SE SE SE SE SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  W NW NW  W  W
WIND SPD       4  4  6  5  6  8  9  9 11 13 18 24 24 21 18 19  8 12 17 18 18 13
CLOUDS(CAT)   CL CL FW FW FW FW FW SC SC B1 B2 B1 B1 B1 B2 OV OV OV B2 SC CL CL
CLOUDS (%)     0  4  8 10 13 15 25 35 50 65 79 61 57 68 75 88100 97 75 29  5  5
POP 12HR                      0          20          40          90          30
QPF 12HR                      0           0        0.08        0.65        0.02
RAIN SHWRS                            IS SC SC IS IS SC SC  O  O SC SC
TSTMS                                 IS SC SC IS IS SC SC  O  O SC SC
LAL            1  1  1  1  1  1  1  2  2  3  3  2  2  3  3  5  5  3  3  1  1
HAINES         5  5  5  5  5  5  5  5  5  5  5  4  4  3  3  3  3  4  4  6  6
MIX HGT      <10<10 19 46 50 38<10<10<10<10 18 30 30 33<10<10 15<10 52 72 90 92
T WIND DIR     N  N  E  E SE SE SE SE SE SE SE  S  S  S  S  S  W  W NW NW  W  W
T WIND SPD    11  9 13  6  5 13 17 17 19 20 34 43 47 37 35 36 16 24 41 31 28 29
SMOKE DISP    PR PR FR FR FR GD PR PR PR PR GD EX EX EX PR PR FR PR EX EX EX EX


DATE          FRI 04/25/14  SAT 04/26/14  SUN 04/27/14  MON 04/28/14
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     47    74      46    65      49    63      42    54
TEMP          53 48 70 70   51 47 62 62   53 49 59 60   47 42 52 51
DEWPT         35 36 44 44   40 38 43 47   45 46 46 46   43 39 37 37
RH            50 63 39 39   66 71 50 58   74 89 62 60   86 89 56 59
PWIND DIR        SW     W      NE     E       E     E       E    NE
WIND CHAR       <15   <15     <15   <15     15>   15>     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    FW FW FW SC   SC SC B1 B2   B2 B2 B2 B2   B2 B2 OV OV
POP 12HR          0     5      10    40      50    60      50    40
RAIN SHWRS                        SC SC   SC SC NM NM   SC SC SC SC
TSTMS                             SC SC   SC SC NM NM   SC SC

$$


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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