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FIRE WEATHER POINT PLANNING FORECASTS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TOPEKA KS
440 AM CST THU FEB 26 2015

KSZ058-262245-
FLINT HILLS NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE (NEAR HARTFORD)
38.32N  95.94W ELEV. 1066 FT
440 AM CST THU FEB 26 2015

DATE             THU 02/26/15            FRI 02/27/15            SAT 02/28/15
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                      23           6          22          13          27
TEMP             15 14 19 22 19 12  9  7  6  8 18 22 20 17 16 14 15 20 26 27 25
DEWPT             6  3  0 -1 -2 -1 -2 -2 -3 -3 -2 -2 -1  0  1  2  5 12 18 21 22
MIN/MAX RH                   35          68          34          69          57
RH               67 61 42 36 39 55 60 66 66 60 40 34 39 46 51 58 64 71 71 78 88
WIND DIR          N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N NE NE  E  E SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE
WIND SPD         20 19 17 16 13 10  9  6  6  8  5  5  8  8  6  6  9 12 11 11 11
WIND GUST        31 29
CLOUDS(CAT)      B1 SC FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 OV OV OV OV OV
CLOUDS (%)       56 33 14 12  7  8 15 32 49 47 62 64 76 77 78 84 89 95100100100
POP 12HR                      5           0           5           5          90
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0        0.26
FLURRIES
SNOW                                                              D  D  D  D  L
LAL               1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1
HAINES            2  2  5  5  5  5  4  4  4  4  4  4  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2
MIX HGT          29 27 35 39 32 30 21 13 16 22 29 32 29 19<10<10<10 10 19 17 13
T WIND DIR        N  N  N  N  N  N  N NE NE NE  E  E SE SE SE SE  N  N SE SE SE
T WIND SPD       33 28 23 20 18 18 18 14 13 13  6  8 10 14 13 13  3  4 16 14 16
SMOKE DISP       EX EX EX EX GD GD GD FR FR FR FR FR FR FR PR PR PR FR FR FR FR


DATE               SUN 03/01/15  MON 03/02/15  TUE 03/03/15  WED 03/04/15
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       25    34      21    37      31    44      23    32
TEMP          27   31 33 29 25   21 33 35 31   31 37 38 26   23 31 32
DEWPT         23   25 28 27 21   20 25 29 31   31 37 34 25   22 21 20
RH            85   78 82 92 84   96 72 78100  100100 85 96   96 66 61
PWIND DIR          SE    NW       N     E      SE     W       N     N
WIND CHAR         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    OV   OV OV OV B2   B2 B2 OV OV   OV OV B2 B1   B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR           70    60      20    30      60    40      20    20
FRZG RAIN           L  L  L          C  C  L    L
RAIN                      L          C  C  L    L  C  C
SLEET                  L  L  S    S  C  C
SNOW           L    L  L  L  S    S                      S    S  S  S

$$

KSZ024-262245-
POTAWATOMI INDIAN RESERVATION
39.33N  95.85W ELEV. 1056 FT
440 AM CST THU FEB 26 2015

DATE             THU 02/26/15            FRI 02/27/15            SAT 02/28/15
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                      19           3          20          12          26
TEMP             12 11 16 18 16  9  6  3  3  5 15 20 19 15 14 13 13 19 26 26 23
DEWPT             3  0 -2 -3 -3 -3 -3 -4 -5 -4 -3 -2 -2 -1 -1  0  2  8 15 18 20
MIN/MAX RH                   39          71          37          62          55
RH               66 60 44 38 42 57 66 72 68 65 44 37 39 48 50 55 61 61 62 71 88
WIND DIR          N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N NE  E SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE
WIND SPD         19 18 16 14 12  9  6  4  4  5  4  6  6  8  8  6  8 11 11 10 10
CLOUDS(CAT)      SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 OV OV OV OV
CLOUDS (%)       49 25 16 17 10 11 10 18 26 37 45 57 65 67 68 76 82 91100100100
POP 12HR                      0           0           0           5          90
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0        0.17
FLURRIES
SNOW                                                              C  C  D  D  L
LAL               1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1
HAINES            3  3  4  4  4  4  3  3  4  4  4  4  4  4  2  2  2  2  2  2
MIX HGT          25 25 33 37 37 28 18 15 16 22 27 29 26 23 11<10<10<10 24 21 14
T WIND DIR        N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N NE NE  E  E SE SE SE SE  N  N  S SE SE
T WIND SPD       32 27 21 19 18 16 14 10  9  8  4  6 10 14 16 13  3  4 16 14 16
SMOKE DISP       EX EX EX EX GD GD FR PR PR FR PR FR FR FR FR PR PR FR GD FR FR


DATE               SUN 03/01/15  MON 03/02/15  TUE 03/03/15  WED 03/04/15
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       23    32      20    35      29    40      19    29
TEMP          25   26 31 27 23   20 31 33 29   29 35 35 23   19 28 29
DEWPT         22   22 25 23 20   18 21 25 29   29 33 29 22   16 16 16
RH            88   85 78 85 88   92 66 72100  100 92 78 96   88 60 58
PWIND DIR          SE    NW       N     E      SE     N       N     N
WIND CHAR         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    OV   OV OV B2 B2   B2 OV OV OV   OV OV B2 B2   B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR           70    60      20    20      50    40      20    20
FRZG RAIN                            S  S  C    C
RAIN                                       C    C  C  C
SLEET                                S  S  C    C
SNOW           L    L  L  L  S    S                      S    S  S  S

$$

KSZ012-262245-
KICKAPOO INDIAN RESERVATION
39.69N  95.66W ELEV. 1150 FT
440 AM CST THU FEB 26 2015

DATE             THU 02/26/15            FRI 02/27/15            SAT 02/28/15
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                      18           1          19          11          26
TEMP             11  9 15 17 15  8  5  3  1  4 15 19 18 15 13 12 12 18 25 26 23
DEWPT             2 -1 -2 -2 -3 -2 -3 -4 -6 -4 -2  0  0  0  1  1  3  7 14 18 20
MIN/MAX RH                   40          77          43          66          60
RH               66 63 46 42 44 63 69 72 72 68 46 42 44 50 58 60 66 61 62 71 88
WIND DIR          N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N NE  E SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE
WIND SPD         19 18 16 14 12  9  6  4  3  4  2  4  5  8  6  6  8 11 11 10 10
CLOUDS(CAT)      B1 FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 OV OV OV OV
CLOUDS (%)       52 25 14 13 10  8  8 14 19 29 35 53 58 61 63 72 80 90100100100
POP 12HR                      0           0           0           5          80
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0        0.14
FLURRIES
SNOW                                                              C  C  D  D  L
LAL               1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1
HAINES            3  3  4  4  4  4  3  3  4  4  4  4  4  4  2  2  2  2  2  2
MIX HGT          27 24 34 37 35 28 16 18 17 22 28 28 26 24 12<10<10 12 27 25 19
T WIND DIR        N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N NE NE  E SE SE SE SE SE  N  N  S SE SE
T WIND SPD       31 27 21 19 19 17 13 11  8  6  3  5 10 13 14 13  3  4 14 13 17
SMOKE DISP       EX GD EX EX GD GD FR FR PR PR PR FR FR FR FR PR PR FR GD GD FR


DATE               SUN 03/01/15  MON 03/02/15  TUE 03/03/15  WED 03/04/15
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       23    31      19    34      28    38      18    28
TEMP          24   25 30 27 23   19 30 32 28   28 33 34 22   18 27 27
DEWPT         21   21 24 22 18   16 21 24 28   28 32 28 21   15 16 17
RH            88   84 78 81 81   88 69 72100  100 96 78 96   88 63 65
PWIND DIR          SE    NW       N     E      SE    NE       N     N
WIND CHAR         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    OV   OV OV B2 B2   B2 OV OV OV   OV OV B2 B2   B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR           70    60      20    20      50    40      20    20
FRZG RAIN                            S  S  C    C
RAIN                                               C  C
SLEET                                S  S  C    C
SNOW           L    L  L  L  S    S                      S    S  S  S

$$

KSZ012-262245-
IOWA SAC&FOX INDIAN RESERVATION
39.98N  95.44W ELEV. 965 FT
440 AM CST THU FEB 26 2015

DATE             THU 02/26/15            FRI 02/27/15            SAT 02/28/15
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                      18           1          19          11          27
TEMP              9  8 14 17 15  7  4  2  1  3 14 19 17 14 13 12 11 18 25 26 23
DEWPT             1 -2 -2 -3 -3 -2 -4 -5 -6 -4 -2  1  0  0  1  2  3  6 13 18 20
MIN/MAX RH                   40          76          44          68          57
RH               69 63 48 40 44 66 68 72 72 72 48 44 46 53 58 63 69 59 60 71 88
WIND DIR          N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N NE  S SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE
WIND SPD         18 18 16 14 12  9  5  3  2  3  1  4  6  8  8  8  8 11 12 11 10
CLOUDS(CAT)      SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC B1 B1 B1 B2 OV OV OV OV
CLOUDS (%)       48 25 16 18 13 13 16 15 14 16 25 41 49 54 58 67 75 88100100100
POP 12HR                      0           0           0           0          70
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0        0.12
FLURRIES
SNOW                                                              C  C  L  L  L
LAL               1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1
HAINES            3  3  4  4  4  4  3  3  4  4  4  4  4  4  3  3  2  2  2  2
MIX HGT          26 23 34 39 35 31 17<10<10 22 28 29 27 24 16<10<10 10 27 25 21
T WIND DIR        N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N NE SE SE SE SE SE SE  N  N  S SE SE
T WIND SPD       29 26 21 19 19 16 12  8  4  5  2  5 10 14 16 14  3  3 16 14 18
SMOKE DISP       EX GD EX EX GD GD FR PR PR PR PR FR FR GD FR PR PR FR GD GD GD


DATE               SUN 03/01/15  MON 03/02/15  TUE 03/03/15  WED 03/04/15
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       23    31      18    34      27    38      18    28
TEMP          24   25 30 28 22   18 30 32 27   27 33 33 22   18 27 27
DEWPT         21   21 24 22 17   16 20 23 26   27 32 28 21   15 16 17
RH            88   84 78 78 81   92 66 69 96  100 96 82 96   88 63 65
PWIND DIR          SE    NW       N     E      SE    NE       N     N
WIND CHAR         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    OV   OV OV B2 B1   B2 OV OV OV   OV OV B2 B2   B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR           70    50      20    20      50    40      20    20
FRZG RAIN                            S  S  C    C
RAIN                                               C  C
SLEET                                S  S  C    C
SNOW           L    L  C  C  S    S                      S    S  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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