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FIRE WEATHER POINT PLANNING FORECASTS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TOPEKA KS
429 AM CST WED FEB 25 2015

KSZ058-252215-
FLINT HILLS NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE (NEAR HARTFORD)
38.32N  95.94W ELEV. 1066 FT
429 AM CST WED FEB 25 2015

DATE             WED 02/25/15            THU 02/26/15            FRI 02/27/15
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                      56          15          21           5          22
TEMP             26 34 49 54 47 32 25 19 15 16 20 21 18 12  9  7  5  8 17 22 20
DEWPT            21 25 27 26 27 21 16 13  5  4  1 -1 -3 -2 -2 -3 -4 -3 -2 -2 -2
MIN/MAX RH                   33          75          36          67          34
RH               81 69 42 34 45 63 68 77 64 58 43 37 38 52 60 63 65 60 42 34 37
WIND DIR          S  S  S SW NW NW  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N NE NE  E  E
WIND SPD          4  6 13 12 10 16 27 26 24 21 18 17 13 11  9  8  8  9  6  6  8
WIND GUST                       29
CLOUDS(CAT)      FW FW SC B1 OV OV OV OV B2 B1 SC SC FW FW FW SC SC SC B1 B1 B2
CLOUDS (%)       15 23 37 51 93 95 94 94 87 67 46 34 22 21 20 29 37 44 51 63 75
POP 12HR                     40          50           5           5           5
QPF 12HR                   0.01        0.02           0           0           0
FLURRIES                              SC
RAIN                          C
SNOW                          C  C  C
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  3  3  2  2  2  2  3  3  4  4  4  4  4  4  4  4
MIX HGT         <10<10 31 42<10 22 23 25 26 26 30 37 32 29 23 22 17 22 29 32 27
T WIND DIR        S  S  S SW NW  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N NE  E  E
T WIND SPD        8 13 18 18 19 37 41 39 37 32 26 23 20 20 18  1  3  4  8  9 10
SMOKE DISP       PR PR GD EX PR EX EX EX EX EX EX EX GD GD GD GD FR FR FR FR FR


DATE               SAT 02/28/15  SUN 03/01/15  MON 03/02/15  TUE 03/03/15
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       13    28      24    33      23    36      27    39
TEMP          15   13 24 28 25   24 30 31 25   23 33 35 29   27 36 35
DEWPT          2    7 15 22 24   24 27 28 24   22 27 29 29   27 29 29
RH            55   76 68 78 96  100 88 88 96   96 78 78100  100 75 78
PWIND DIR          SE    SE      SE     E      NE    NE      NE    NW
WIND CHAR         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    B2   B2 OV OV OV   OV OV OV OV   B2 OV OV OV   B2 B2 B1
POP 12HR           10    70      70    60      30    40      50    20
FRZG RAIN                                          C  C
RAIN                                 L  L                C    C  S  S
SLEET                                L  L  C    C  C  C
SNOW                   C  L  L    L  L  L  C    C  C  C  C    C  S  S

$$

KSZ024-252215-
POTAWATOMI INDIAN RESERVATION
39.33N  95.85W ELEV. 1056 FT
429 AM CST WED FEB 25 2015

DATE             WED 02/25/15            THU 02/26/15            FRI 02/27/15
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                      56          12          18           1          20
TEMP             27 35 49 55 41 31 23 17 13 13 16 18 14  8  5  3  1  5 15 20 18
DEWPT            22 26 27 28 27 17 13 10  3  1 -1 -2 -3 -4 -4 -5 -6 -5 -3 -3 -2
MIN/MAX RH                   35          71          40          75          37
RH               81 69 42 35 57 56 65 73 63 58 46 40 46 57 65 68 72 62 44 35 40
WIND DIR          S  S  S SW  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N NE NE  E SE
WIND SPD          2  6 14 12 23 26 26 23 20 19 14 13 11  9  8  6  4  6  4  5  5
CLOUDS(CAT)      SC SC B1 B2 OV OV OV OV B2 B1 SC SC SC FW FW FW FW SC SC B1 B1
CLOUDS (%)       32 41 61 82 97 93 99 93 78 61 43 35 26 22 18 18 18 31 45 56 67
POP 12HR                     50          70           5           0           5
QPF 12HR                   0.02        0.02           0           0           0
FLURRIES                              SC
RAIN                       S  L
SNOW                          L  L  C
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  3  3  2  2  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  4  4  4  4
MIX HGT         <10<10 28 41 15 24 27 24 25 25 30 35 32 30 28 24 17 21 28 31 26
T WIND DIR        S  S  S SW  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N NE  E SE
T WIND SPD        5 13 20 20 34 48 43 36 33 28 25 20 18 18 17  1  3  4  5  6 10
SMOKE DISP       PR PR GD EX GD EX EX EX EX EX EX EX GD GD GD GD FR FR FR FR FR


DATE               SAT 02/28/15  SUN 03/01/15  MON 03/02/15  TUE 03/03/15
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       10    27      23    31      20    34      24    37
TEMP          13   11 23 26 24   23 29 29 23   20 30 32 27   24 33 33
DEWPT          1    3 13 20 22   22 23 24 21   19 23 26 27   23 26 25
RH            58   69 65 78 92   96 78 81 92   96 75 78100   96 75 72
PWIND DIR          SE    SE      SE    NE      NE     E      NE    NW
WIND CHAR         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    B1   B2 B2 OV OV   OV OV OV OV   OV OV OV OV   B2 B1 B1
POP 12HR            5    60      70    60      30    40      50    20
FRZG RAIN                                          C  C
RAIN                                                     C    C  S  S
SLEET                                              C  C
SNOW                   C  L  L    L  L  L  C    C  C  C  C    C  S  S

$$

KSZ012-252215-
KICKAPOO INDIAN RESERVATION
39.69N  95.66W ELEV. 1150 FT
429 AM CST WED FEB 25 2015

DATE             WED 02/25/15            THU 02/26/15            FRI 02/27/15
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                      54          11          16          -1          19
TEMP             27 35 48 52 38 29 22 16 12 12 15 16 13  7  4  1  0  3 14 19 17
DEWPT            22 27 28 28 25 16 13  9  2  0 -1 -2 -3 -4 -5 -6 -7 -5 -2 -1  0
MIN/MAX RH                   39          75          44          78          42
RH               81 72 46 39 59 58 68 73 63 58 48 44 48 60 65 72 71 68 48 40 46
WIND DIR          S  S  S SW  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N NE SE SE
WIND SPD          5  9 14 12 21 25 26 23 20 18 14 14 11  9  8  6  4  5  3  4  5
WIND GUST                       35
CLOUDS(CAT)      SC B1 B2 B2 OV OV OV OV B2 B1 SC SC SC FW FW FW FW SC SC B1 B1
CLOUDS (%)       40 55 72 85 98 94100 92 82 62 41 34 26 21 15 13 10 27 44 53 60
POP 12HR                     60          60           5           0           5
QPF 12HR                   0.04        0.04           0           0           0
FLURRIES                              SC
RAIN                    S  C  L
SNOW                          L  L  C
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  2  2  2  2  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  4  4  4  4
MIX HGT         <10<10 27 36 21 26 28 25 27 26 31 35 31 30 30 24 17 21 27 31 26
T WIND DIR        S  S  S SW  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N NE  E SE
T WIND SPD       10 18 24 23 36 47 41 35 32 28 25 21 19 18 17  1  3  4  4  5  9
SMOKE DISP       PR PR GD EX EX EX EX EX EX EX EX EX GD GD GD FR FR FR PR FR FR


DATE               SAT 02/28/15  SUN 03/01/15  MON 03/02/15  TUE 03/03/15
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        9    27      22    30      19    32      23    35
TEMP          12   10 22 26 23   22 28 28 22   19 29 31 25   23 32 31
DEWPT          2    3 13 19 21   21 23 23 20   18 23 25 25   22 25 25
RH            63   73 68 74 92   96 81 81 92   96 78 78100   96 75 78
PWIND DIR          SE    SE      SE    NE      NE     E       E    NW
WIND CHAR         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    B1   B1 B2 OV OV   OV OV OV B2   B2 B2 OV OV   B2 B1 B1
POP 12HR            5    60      70    60      30    40      50    20
RAIN                                                     C    C  S  S
SNOW                   C  L  L    L  L  L  C    C  C  C  C    C  S  S

$$

KSZ012-252215-
IOWA SAC&FOX INDIAN RESERVATION
39.98N  95.44W ELEV. 965 FT
429 AM CST WED FEB 25 2015

DATE             WED 02/25/15            THU 02/26/15            FRI 02/27/15
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                      53          10          16          -2          18
TEMP             26 36 48 51 37 28 21 15 11 11 14 16 12  6  3  0 -1  2 13 18 16
DEWPT            22 26 28 27 25 16 12  9  1 -2 -2 -2 -3 -4 -5 -7 -7 -5 -2  0  2
MIN/MAX RH                   40          75          44          81          45
RH               85 67 46 39 61 60 68 77 63 55 48 44 50 62 68 71 75 72 50 44 53
WIND DIR          S  S  S SW  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N NE SE SE
WIND SPD          5 10 16 12 19 23 24 21 19 17 16 13 11  9  8  5  3  4  4  3  5
WIND GUST                       34
CLOUDS(CAT)      SC B1 B2 B2 OV OV OV OV B2 B1 SC SC FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC B1
CLOUDS (%)       47 62 80 87 99 96100 92 85 65 44 34 24 19 15 13 10 23 35 47 58
POP 12HR                     60          60           5           0           5
QPF 12HR                   0.07        0.06           0           0           0
FLURRIES                              SC
RAIN                    S  C  L
SNOW                          L  L  C
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  2  2  2  2  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  4  4
MIX HGT         <10<10 26 32 17 26 28 25 28 27 31 35 32 31 28 24 15 22 25 30 26
T WIND DIR        S  S  S SW NW  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N NE  E SE
T WIND SPD        9 16 25 21 34 41 40 35 31 27 24 20 19 18 16  1  3  4  3  4  9
SMOKE DISP       PR PR GD EX GD EX EX EX EX EX EX EX GD GD GD FR PR PR PR PR FR


DATE               SAT 02/28/15  SUN 03/01/15  MON 03/02/15  TUE 03/03/15
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        9    27      22    30      18    32      23    34
TEMP          11    9 22 26 23   22 28 28 21   18 29 31 25   23 31 31
DEWPT          2    3 12 19 21   21 23 23 20   16 23 25 25   22 24 24
RH            66   76 65 74 92   96 81 81 96   92 78 78100   96 75 75
PWIND DIR          SE    SE      SE    NE      NE     E       E    NW
WIND CHAR         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    B1   B1 B2 OV OV   OV OV OV B2   B2 B2 OV OV   B2 B1 B1
POP 12HR            5    50      70    60      30    40      50    20
RAIN                                                     C    C  S  S
SNOW                   C  C  L    L  L  L  C    C  C  C  C    C  S  S

$$


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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