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FIRE WEATHER POINT PLANNING FORECASTS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TOPEKA KS
431 AM CDT THU MAY 18 2017

KSZ058-182230-
FLINT HILLS NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE (NEAR HARTFORD)
38.32N  95.94W ELEV. 1066 FT
431 AM CDT THU MAY 18 2017

DATE             THU 05/18/17            FRI 05/19/17            SAT 05/20/17
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                      80          62          76          56          68
TEMP             56 67 75 80 78 70 66 63 62 70 75 76 74 68 65 62 56 59 65 68 66
DEWPT            55 59 64 68 69 66 65 61 61 63 68 68 67 65 61 56 53 52 52 52 50
MIN/MAX RH                   67          98          76          91          55
RH               96 75 69 67 74 87 97 93 97 78 79 76 79 90 87 81 90 78 63 57 56
WIND DIR          E  E SE SE SE SE  E  E  E SE SE  S  S  S NW NW NW NW NW NW NW
WIND SPD          5  8  9 10 10  9  9  6  8 10 11 13 11  8  6  8  9 11 11  9  9
CLOUDS(CAT)      B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 SC SC
CLOUDS (%)       62 67 82 79 77 92100100 91 88 93 90 96 93 87 78 75 57 57 45 49
POP 12HR                     30          90          70          80          20
QPF 12HR                   0.03        1.47        0.49        1.64        0.01
RAIN SHWRS                   SC  O  O NM NM NM NM NM  O  O SC SC IS IS
TSTMS                        SC  O  O NM NM NM NM NM NM SC SC SC IS IS
LAL               1  1  1  1  5  5  5  5  4  4  5  5  5  5  4  4  3  3  1  1
HAINES            5  5  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  4  4  4  4  4  4
MIX HGT         <10 12 32 39 23<10<10<10 12 23 18 44 24<10 17 20 20 27 29 36 37
T WIND DIR        E  E SE  S SE SE  E  E NE  E SE  S  S  S  N NW NW NW NW NW NW
T WIND SPD       10 14 20 20 21 17 18 14 13 24 19 25 24 14 17 19 17 16 16 11 10
SMOKE DISP       PR FR GD EX GD PR PR PR FR GD FR EX GD PR FR GD FR GD GD GD GD


DATE          SUN 05/21/17 MON 05/22/17 TUE 05/23/17 WED 05/24/17
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       49      72      51      72      53      70      49      69
TEMP          54 50 67 70 53 52 68 69 56 54 67 68 55 50 66 66
DEWPT         48 46 50 51 49 49 55 56 55 52 53 51 48 46 48 48
RH            80 86 54 51 86 89 63 63 96 93 61 54 77 86 52 52
PWIND DIR          NW      NW      NE       S      SW      NW      NW      NW
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC FW FW FW SC B1 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC
POP 12HR            5       0      30      60      60      20       5       5
RAIN SHWRS                   SC SC NM NM SC IS IS
TSTMS                        SC IS SC SC SC IS IS

$$

KSZ024-182230-
POTAWATOMI INDIAN RESERVATION
39.33N  95.85W ELEV. 1056 FT
431 AM CDT THU MAY 18 2017

DATE             THU 05/18/17            FRI 05/19/17            SAT 05/20/17
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          58          74          54          66
TEMP             54 63 71 75 73 65 62 59 58 62 69 74 71 66 63 58 54 58 63 66 65
DEWPT            51 54 57 59 62 63 61 58 57 60 64 67 64 61 58 53 51 50 49 49 47
MIN/MAX RH                   57          99          77          90          52
RH               90 72 61 58 68 93 97 96 96 93 84 79 79 84 84 83 90 75 60 54 52
WIND DIR          N NE  E  E  E NE  E NE  E  E SE SE SE NE  N NW  W  W  W NW NW
WIND SPD          8  9 10 11 13 16 12 11 10 11 10 11  9  8  8  8  9 12 11 10  9
CLOUDS(CAT)      SC SC B2 B2 B2 OV OV OV OV B2 OV OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1
CLOUDS (%)       35 50 73 78 84 99100100 92 87 92 96 96 94 91 82 78 61 63 51 55
POP 12HR                     30          90          70          80          20
QPF 12HR                   0.02        1.80        0.48        1.39           0
RAIN SHWRS                   SC  O  O NM SC SC NM NM  O  O SC SC IS IS
TSTMS                        SC  O  O NM SC SC NM NM NM SC SC SC IS IS
LAL               1  1  1  1  5  5  5  5  4  4  5  5  5  5  4  4  3  3  1  1
HAINES            3  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  4  4  4  4  4  4
MIX HGT         <10 16 28 27 17<10<10 12<10 13 12 25 11 11 17 20 20 29 35 42 47
T WIND DIR        N NE  E  E  E NE  E NE NE  E SE  S SE  N  N NW NW NW  W NW NW
T WIND SPD       16 13 16 17 25 29 24 19 21 27 20 20  6 12 20 20 19 19 17 14 13
SMOKE DISP       PR FR GD GD GD PR PR FR FR GD FR GD PR PR GD GD GD GD GD GD GD


DATE          SUN 05/21/17 MON 05/22/17 TUE 05/23/17 WED 05/24/17
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       47      71      50      71      53      69      49      70
TEMP          52 48 65 69 53 51 68 69 58 54 67 67 55 50 66 68
DEWPT         45 43 47 47 46 48 54 53 53 51 51 48 46 45 46 46
RH            77 83 52 45 77 89 61 57 83 90 56 50 72 83 48 45
PWIND DIR           W      NW       E       S       W      NW      NW      NW
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC FW FW FW SC B1 B1 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC
POP 12HR            5       0      40      70      70      20       5       5
RAIN SHWRS                   SC SC NM NM SC IS IS
TSTMS                        SC IS SC SC SC IS IS

$$

KSZ012-182230-
KICKAPOO INDIAN RESERVATION
39.69N  95.66W ELEV. 1150 FT
431 AM CDT THU MAY 18 2017

DATE             THU 05/18/17            FRI 05/19/17            SAT 05/20/17
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                      74          56          72          55          66
TEMP             54 63 70 74 72 64 60 57 57 63 69 72 69 65 62 58 55 58 63 66 64
DEWPT            51 53 56 58 60 60 57 55 55 58 62 66 63 59 56 53 51 50 49 49 47
MIN/MAX RH                   57          95          78          90          52
RH               90 70 61 57 66 87 90 93 93 84 78 81 81 81 81 83 86 75 60 54 54
WIND DIR          N NE NE  E  E  E  E NE  E  E  E SE  E NE NE  N  W  W  W NW NW
WIND SPD          8  9 10 10 13 17 12 11  9 10 10  9  8  8  6  6  8 11 11 10  9
WIND GUST                       27
CLOUDS(CAT)      SC SC B1 B2 B2 OV OV OV OV B2 OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 B1 B1 B1 B1
CLOUDS (%)       32 42 58 76 81 99100100 93 87 91 97 98 98 94 88 83 62 65 53 58
POP 12HR                     20          90          70          80          30
QPF 12HR                   0.01        1.61        0.46        1.35        0.01
RAIN SHWRS                   SC  O  O NM SC SC NM NM  O  O NM NM SC SC
TSTMS                        SC  O  O NM SC SC NM NM NM NM SC SC IS IS
LAL               1  1  1  1  5  5  5  5  4  4  5  5  5  5  4  4  3  3  1  1
HAINES            4  4  3  3  3  3  3  3  4  4  3  3  3  3  4  4  4  4  3  3
MIX HGT         <10 18 34 32 19 12<10 18 11 12 16 26 13 11 18 20 21 32 39 45 50
T WIND DIR        N NE  E  E  E  E  E  N NE  E  E SE  E  N  N NW NW NW  W NW NW
T WIND SPD       16 12 13 16 25 32 27 19 19 27 23 18  6 12 19 19 18 18 18 14 13
SMOKE DISP       PR FR GD GD GD GD FR GD FR FR GD GD PR PR GD GD GD GD EX GD GD


DATE          SUN 05/21/17 MON 05/22/17 TUE 05/23/17 WED 05/24/17
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       47      70      49      71      53      69      49      69
TEMP          52 48 66 68 52 50 68 69 57 54 68 67 54 50 66 67
DEWPT         45 43 46 47 45 47 53 53 53 51 51 47 46 45 46 47
RH            77 83 48 47 77 89 59 57 86 90 54 49 74 83 48 49
PWIND DIR           W      NW      SW       S       W      NW      NW      NW
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC FW FW FW SC SC B1 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC
POP 12HR            5       0      30      70      60      30       5       5
RAIN SHWRS                   SC SC NM NM SC SC IS
TSTMS                        SC IS SC SC SC SC IS

$$

KSZ012-182230-
IOWA SAC&FOX INDIAN RESERVATION
39.98N  95.44W ELEV. 965 FT
431 AM CDT THU MAY 18 2017

DATE             THU 05/18/17            FRI 05/19/17            SAT 05/20/17
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                      74          55          71          56          66
TEMP             55 63 70 74 72 63 59 56 56 62 68 71 68 65 62 59 56 58 63 66 64
DEWPT            52 53 55 56 58 56 53 53 53 56 60 64 62 58 56 53 52 51 50 49 47
MIN/MAX RH                   54          93          76          87          53
RH               90 70 59 53 61 78 80 90 90 81 76 79 81 78 81 80 86 77 62 54 54
WIND DIR         NW  N NE  E  E  E NE NE  E  E  E  E  E NE NE  N  W  W  W  W NW
WIND SPD          6  8 10 11 16 19 14 11 11 11 11 11 11  9  8  8  9 11 13 12 11
CLOUDS(CAT)      SC SC B1 B2 B2 OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 B1 B1 B1 B1
CLOUDS (%)       34 41 52 75 76 99100100 94 88 92 96 98 99 95 90 87 63 66 56 60
POP 12HR                     10          90          70          80          30
QPF 12HR                      0        1.26        0.55        1.32        0.01
RAIN SHWRS                   SC  O  O NM SC SC NM NM  O  O NM NM SC SC
TSTMS                        SC  O  O NM SC SC NM NM  O NM SC SC IS IS
LAL               1  1  1  1  5  5  5  5  4  4  5  5  5  5  4  4  3  3  1  1
HAINES            4  4  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  4  4  3  3
MIX HGT         <10 20 31 39 26 15 15 23 11 12 16 28<10 11 19 22 22 31 41 47 53
T WIND DIR        N  N NE  E  E  E  E NW  E SE  E SE  E NE  N NW NW NW  W  W NW
T WIND SPD       14 11 12 16 24 34 28 11 17 21 19 18 17 13 14 18 19 19 19 17 14
SMOKE DISP       PR FR GD GD GD GD GD FR FR FR FR GD PR PR FR GD GD GD EX EX EX


DATE          SUN 05/21/17 MON 05/22/17 TUE 05/23/17 WED 05/24/17
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       47      70      50      71      53      70      49      70
TEMP          52 48 64 68 53 51 68 68 57 53 68 68 54 50 66 68
DEWPT         45 44 46 46 45 47 53 53 53 51 51 47 47 45 46 47
RH            77 86 52 45 74 86 59 59 86 93 54 47 77 83 48 47
PWIND DIR           W      NW      SW      SW       W      NW      NW      NW
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC FW FW FW SC B1 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC
POP 12HR            5       0      20      70      60      30       5       5
RAIN SHWRS                   IS SC NM NM IS SC IS
TSTMS                        IS IS SC IS IS 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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