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FIRE WEATHER POINT PLANNING FORECASTS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TOPEKA KS
426 AM CDT MON APR 24 2017

KSZ058-242215-
FLINT HILLS NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE (NEAR HARTFORD)
38.32N  95.94W ELEV. 1066 FT
426 AM CDT MON APR 24 2017

DATE             MON 04/24/17            TUE 04/25/17            WED 04/26/17
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                      75          55          75          47          54
TEMP             46 60 69 75 72 62 59 57 55 64 72 75 72 61 57 53 48 47 50 53 53
DEWPT            39 44 44 46 49 49 48 48 49 52 56 57 56 51 48 44 44 42 41 40 40
MIN/MAX RH                   36          80          54          87          58
RH               76 55 40 36 44 62 67 72 80 65 57 54 57 70 72 71 86 83 71 61 61
WIND DIR          S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  W  N  N  N  N  N  N NW NW
WIND SPD         10 21 27 26 17 10 11 16 14 18 18 16 12 11 11 12 12 16 14 12 11
WIND GUST           33 39 36                            21    23 23 27
CLOUDS(CAT)      FW FW FW SC FW SC B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 OV OV OV OV OV B2
CLOUDS (%)       13 21 25 39 23 40 56 62 67 76 78 81 85 83 87 90 92 95 93 89 79
POP 12HR                      0          10          20          60          60
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0        0.24        0.23
RAIN SHWRS                                     IS IS SC SC NM NM NM NM SC SC IS
TSTMS                                          IS IS SC SC IS IS
LAL               1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  2  2  4  4  5  5  1  1  1  1
HAINES            5  5  4  4  3  3  4  4  4  4  4  4  3  3  3  3  2  2  2  2
MIX HGT         <10 15 31 39 39<10<10<10<10 19 27 36 27 21 22 22 21 26 29 41 42
T WIND DIR        S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SW  W NW  N  N  N  N  N NW NW
T WIND SPD       19 37 40 40 33 19 21 27 25 34 31 26 18 23 25 35 32 35 32 27 23
SMOKE DISP       PR GD EX EX EX PR PR PR PR GD EX EX GD GD GD EX GD EX EX EX EX


DATE          THU 04/27/17 FRI 04/28/17 SAT 04/29/17 SUN 04/30/17
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       37      62      47      67      55      67      49      62
TEMP          44 38 58 59 50 48 62 65 59 55 65 63 54 49 60 59
DEWPT         37 35 41 45 47 46 52 54 56 55 58 55 50 49 47 43
RH            76 89 53 60 89 93 70 68 90100 78 75 86100 62 55
PWIND DIR          NW       S      SE       E       E       E      NE      NW
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    B1 SC SC B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 OV OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B1
POP 12HR           20      30      40      30      80      70      60      50
RAIN SHWRS    IS       SC SC IS IS SC NM  O NM NM NM NM SC IS
TSTMS                              IS SC SC SC    IS IS    IS

$$

KSZ024-242215-
POTAWATOMI INDIAN RESERVATION
39.33N  95.85W ELEV. 1056 FT
426 AM CDT MON APR 24 2017

DATE             MON 04/24/17            TUE 04/25/17            WED 04/26/17
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                      76          54          72          46          52
TEMP             46 60 70 76 73 64 60 57 54 65 71 71 64 60 54 50 47 46 47 51 52
DEWPT            38 42 43 46 48 48 49 48 50 51 54 55 53 47 45 41 41 40 38 38 37
MIN/MAX RH                   34          85          55          82          55
RH               73 51 38 34 41 56 67 72 86 60 55 57 67 62 71 71 79 79 71 61 56
WIND DIR          S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SE  S  S  S NW NW  N NW  N NW NW NW NW
WIND SPD          9 20 26 25 17 10 11 10 11 16 13 11 11 11 11 12 12 16 14 13 11
WIND GUST           32    35                                     24
CLOUDS(CAT)      FW FW SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 OV OV B2 OV OV OV OV OV B2 B2
CLOUDS (%)       16 23 28 46 31 48 64 68 71 73 86 89 90 81 88 92 92 91 92 86 80
POP 12HR                      5          30          20          50          40
QPF 12HR                      0        0.01           0        0.16        0.07
RAIN SHWRS                            SC       IS IS SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC IS
TSTMS                                 IS       IS IS SC SC
LAL               1  1  1  1  1  1  3  3  1  1  3  3  4  4  1  1  1  1  1  1
HAINES            5  5  3  3  3  3  4  4  4  4  2  2  3  3  3  3  2  2  2  2
MIX HGT         <10 14 33 48 46<10<10<10<10 20 36 37 19 22 23 24 26 24 27 38 43
T WIND DIR        S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SE  S  S  S NW NW  N  N  N NW  N  N NW
T WIND SPD       18 39 41 40 34 19 23 19 19 28 26 21 20 26 26 29 28 33 28 25 24
SMOKE DISP       PR GD EX EX EX PR PR PR PR GD EX EX GD GD GD EX EX EX EX EX EX


DATE          THU 04/27/17 FRI 04/28/17 SAT 04/29/17 SUN 04/30/17
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       37      60      45      65      52      62      48      60
TEMP          43 37 57 57 47 45 60 64 55 52 61 60 52 48 55 59
DEWPT         36 34 38 42 45 45 49 52 52 52 53 52 47 46 43 41
RH            76 89 49 57 93100 67 65 90100 75 75 83 93 64 51
PWIND DIR          NW      SW      SE      SE       E      NE      NE      NW
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    B1 SC SC B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 B1
POP 12HR           20      30      40      30      80      70      60      50
RAIN SHWRS    IS       SC SC SC IS SC NM  O NM NM NM SC SC SC
TSTMS                                 IS IS IS

$$

KSZ012-242215-
KICKAPOO INDIAN RESERVATION
39.69N  95.66W ELEV. 1150 FT
426 AM CDT MON APR 24 2017

DATE             MON 04/24/17            TUE 04/25/17            WED 04/26/17
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                      76          54          71          45          52
TEMP             47 60 70 76 73 64 59 57 54 64 70 70 62 58 52 48 45 45 48 51 51
DEWPT            38 41 42 45 47 48 48 48 49 51 54 55 52 47 45 41 41 40 39 38 36
MIN/MAX RH                   33          83          57          85          56
RH               71 49 36 33 40 56 67 72 83 63 57 59 70 67 77 77 86 82 71 61 56
WIND DIR          S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SE SE  S  S NW NW  N NW  N NW NW NW NW
WIND SPD         11 21 27 25 17 11 11  9 11 12 12 10 10 10 10 12 12 13 13 12 11
WIND GUST           34 37 35                                  23 23 25 24 23
CLOUDS(CAT)      FW FW SC SC SC SC B1 B2 B2 B2 OV OV OV B2 OV OV OV OV OV B2 B2
CLOUDS (%)       17 24 29 46 31 49 67 71 76 71 88 89 93 86 90 93 93 88 92 87 83
POP 12HR                      5          30          20          50          40
QPF 12HR                      0        0.01           0        0.16        0.05
RAIN SHWRS                            SC       IS IS SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC IS
TSTMS                                 IS             SC SC
LAL               1  1  1  1  1  1  3  3  1  1  1  1  4  4  1  1  1  1  1  1
HAINES            5  5  3  3  2  2  4  4  4  4  2  2  3  3  2  2  2  2  2  2
MIX HGT         <10 16 34 49 51<10<10<10<10 19 40 39 19 23 24 28 27 27 28 40 42
T WIND DIR        S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SE  S  S  S NW NW NW NW  N NW  N NW NW
T WIND SPD       23 40 42 41 34 24 21 18 19 26 25 21 19 26 26 28 27 31 29 24 26
SMOKE DISP       PR GD EX EX EX PR PR PR PR GD EX EX GD GD GD EX EX EX EX EX EX


DATE          THU 04/27/17 FRI 04/28/17 SAT 04/29/17 SUN 04/30/17
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       36      60      45      64      52      62      48      60
TEMP          42 36 57 58 47 46 59 64 55 52 60 60 52 48 56 59
DEWPT         36 34 38 41 44 44 49 52 51 51 53 52 47 46 44 41
RH            79 92 49 53 89 93 69 65 86 96 78 75 83 93 64 51
PWIND DIR          NW       W      SE      SE       E      NE      NE       N
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    B1 SC SC B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 B1
POP 12HR           20      20      50      30      80      70      60      50
RAIN SHWRS    IS       IS SC SC IS SC SC  O NM NM NM SC SC SC
TSTMS                                 IS IS IS

$$

KSZ012-242215-
IOWA SAC&FOX INDIAN RESERVATION
39.98N  95.44W ELEV. 965 FT
426 AM CDT MON APR 24 2017

DATE             MON 04/24/17            TUE 04/25/17            WED 04/26/17
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                      77          54          71          46          52
TEMP             47 62 71 76 74 65 60 58 54 65 69 71 63 60 54 50 47 46 49 52 52
DEWPT            38 42 41 42 45 47 48 48 49 52 54 55 53 47 45 41 42 41 39 39 37
MIN/MAX RH                   29          83          57          87          57
RH               71 48 34 30 35 52 64 69 83 63 59 57 70 62 71 71 83 83 68 61 56
WIND DIR          S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SE SE  S  S NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW
WIND SPD         12 23 28 26 17 12 11  9 11 13 12 10  9 10 12 12 13 14 16 13 11
WIND GUST           34 40 36                                  23    25    24
CLOUDS(CAT)      FW FW SC SC SC SC B1 B2 B2 B2 OV OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 OV B2 B2
CLOUDS (%)       17 24 29 45 30 46 62 70 79 71 89 93 94 91 91 95 94 87 92 87 86
POP 12HR                      5          20          20          50          40
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0        0.16        0.05
RAIN SHWRS                            IS IS IS IS IS SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
TSTMS                                 IS             IS IS
LAL               1  1  1  1  1  1  2  2  1  1  1  1  4  4  1  1  1  1  1  1
HAINES            5  5  5  5  3  3  4  4  4  4  2  2  3  3  2  2  2  2  2  2
MIX HGT         <10 18 35 49 55<10<10<10<10 19 38 40 19 24 26 30 29 28 29 39 42
T WIND DIR        S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SE  S  S  S  W NW NW NW NW NW  N  N NW
T WIND SPD       19 39 41 41 34 23 20 18 23 26 25 23 19 26 28 28 27 29 32 26 27
SMOKE DISP       PR EX EX EX EX PR PR PR PR GD EX EX GD GD EX EX EX EX EX EX EX


DATE          THU 04/27/17 FRI 04/28/17 SAT 04/29/17 SUN 04/30/17
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       37      60      46      64      52      61      48      60
TEMP          44 37 56 59 48 46 59 63 55 52 60 60 52 48 56 60
DEWPT         36 35 38 40 45 44 49 51 50 50 52 52 48 47 44 42
RH            73 92 51 49 89 93 69 65 83 93 75 75 86 96 64 51
PWIND DIR          NW       W      SE      SE       E      NE      NE       N
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    B1 SC SC B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 B1
POP 12HR           30      10      50      30      80      70      60      50
RAIN SHWRS    SC          SC SC IS SC SC  O NM NM NM SC SC SC
TSTMS                                    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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