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FIRE WEATHER POINT PLANNING FORECASTS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TOPEKA KS
446 AM CDT SAT MAY 21 2016

KSZ058-212215-
FLINT HILLS NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE (NEAR HARTFORD)
38.32N  95.94W ELEV. 1066 FT
446 AM CDT SAT MAY 21 2016

DATE             SAT 05/21/16            SUN 05/22/16            MON 05/23/16
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                      72          56          80          63          76
TEMP             54 64 70 72 70 63 59 57 56 67 75 80 78 70 67 64 63 69 73 76 74
DEWPT            52 55 57 58 59 57 54 52 53 59 63 64 64 65 63 63 62 64 64 66 65
MIN/MAX RH                   61          89          59          98          69
RH               93 73 63 61 68 81 83 83 90 75 66 58 62 84 87 97 97 84 73 71 74
WIND DIR          E SE SE SE  E  E SE SE SE SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
WIND SPD          4  9  9  9  8  5  6  8  8 13 14 16 13  9 11 12 14 14 16 17 16
CLOUDS(CAT)      B2 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 OV OV B2 B2 B2
CLOUDS (%)       79 69 84 86 75 76 77 70 63 57 58 62 66 70 74 84 95 90 85 85 85
POP 12HR                     30          20          10          40          60
QPF 12HR                   0.04           0           0        0.14        0.51
RAIN SHWRS             SC SC IS       IS             IS IS SC SC NM NM NM NM SC
TSTMS                  SC SC IS       IS             IS IS SC SC NM NM NM NM SC
LAL               1  1  3  3  2  2  2  2  1  1  1  1  2  2  4  4  5  5  5  5
HAINES            3  3  3  3  3  3  4  4  3  3  4  4  4  4  4  4  3  3  4  4
MIX HGT         <10 22 41 44 33<10<10<10<10<10 17 26 21<10<10<10<10 16 27 38 22
T WIND DIR        E SE SE SE SE  E SE SE SE SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
T WIND SPD       10 11 12 13 16 10 11 13 13 19 24 27 26 18 21 24 28 31 23 29 33
SMOKE DISP       PR FR GD GD GD PR PR PR PR PR GD EX GD PR PR PR PR GD GD EX EX


DATE          TUE 05/24/16 WED 05/25/16 THU 05/26/16 FRI 05/27/16
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       64      80      67      84      65      83      63      80
TEMP          67 64 77 78 70 67 81 82 69 65 79 80 67 63 77 78
DEWPT         66 64 70 68 67 67 70 67 65 65 65 64 64 63 64 63
RH            97100 79 71 90100 69 61 87100 62 58 90100 64 60
PWIND DIR           S       S       S       S       S       S       S       S
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR           50      30      30      30      30      30      50      40
RAIN SHWRS    SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
TSTMS         SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC

$$

KSZ024-212215-
POTAWATOMI INDIAN RESERVATION
39.33N  95.85W ELEV. 1056 FT
446 AM CDT SAT MAY 21 2016

DATE             SAT 05/21/16            SUN 05/22/16            MON 05/23/16
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                      73          55          79          64          76
TEMP             53 63 70 72 71 63 59 56 55 66 74 79 77 70 67 65 64 69 74 76 74
DEWPT            50 53 52 53 55 55 52 50 51 56 61 64 63 64 62 63 62 64 64 65 65
MIN/MAX RH                   49          84          59          96          68
RH               89 70 53 51 57 75 78 80 86 70 64 60 62 81 84 93 93 84 71 69 74
WIND DIR          E SE  E SE SE SE SE SE SE SE  S  S  S SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
WIND SPD          3  6 10 10  8  6  6  6  8 13 16 16 13 10 11 11 12 14 16 16 13
CLOUDS(CAT)      B2 B1 B1 B1 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 OV OV B2 OV OV
CLOUDS (%)       70 52 58 67 73 64 54 53 52 51 56 61 67 70 72 84 96 92 87 89 90
POP 12HR                     20          20          10          50          60
QPF 12HR                   0.01        0.01           0        0.17        0.44
RAIN SHWRS                IS IS IS    IS             IS IS SC SC NM NM NM NM NM
TSTMS                     IS IS IS    IS             IS IS SC SC NM NM NM NM NM
LAL               1  1  2  2  2  2  2  2  1  1  1  1  2  2  4  4  5  5  5  5
HAINES            3  3  2  2  4  4  4  4  3  3  3  3  3  3  4  4  5  5  3  3
MIX HGT         <10 25 41 43 24<10<10<10<10 10 30 32 24<10<10<10<10 14 21 29<10
T WIND DIR        E SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE  S  S  S SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
T WIND SPD        9 10 12 14 14 12 12 12 14 24 25 28 23 19 21 21 24 27 24 28 26
SMOKE DISP       PR FR GD GD GD PR PR PR PR FR EX EX GD PR PR PR PR GD GD EX PR


DATE          TUE 05/24/16 WED 05/25/16 THU 05/26/16 FRI 05/27/16
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       64      81      67      84      65      83      62      80
TEMP          67 64 78 79 70 67 81 82 69 65 79 80 66 62 76 77
DEWPT         65 64 68 65 66 66 67 64 63 63 64 63 64 61 62 61
RH            93100 71 62 87 97 63 55 81 93 60 56 93 97 62 58
PWIND DIR           S       S       S       S       S       S       S       S
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR           60      40      40      30      30      40      50      40
RAIN SHWRS    NM NM SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
TSTMS         NM NM SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC

$$

KSZ012-212215-
KICKAPOO INDIAN RESERVATION
39.69N  95.66W ELEV. 1150 FT
446 AM CDT SAT MAY 21 2016

DATE             SAT 05/21/16            SUN 05/22/16            MON 05/23/16
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                      72          55          79          63          76
TEMP             51 63 70 72 70 62 59 56 55 66 74 79 77 70 66 64 63 69 73 76 74
DEWPT            49 52 51 52 53 53 50 49 49 54 60 63 62 63 61 62 61 64 63 65 64
MIN/MAX RH                   48          80          58          96          66
RH               93 67 51 49 55 72 72 77 80 65 62 58 60 78 84 93 93 84 71 69 71
WIND DIR          E SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE  S  S  S SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
WIND SPD          2  6 10 10  9  5  6  6  8 13 14 14 13 11 12 11 11 14 16 17 13
CLOUDS(CAT)      B1 SC B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 OV OV B2 OV OV
CLOUDS (%)       66 47 56 54 53 50 47 48 50 47 50 59 68 69 71 84 97 92 87 89 90
POP 12HR                     10          20          10          50          60
QPF 12HR                      0        0.01           0        0.15        0.41
RAIN SHWRS                   IS IS    IS             IS IS SC SC NM NM NM NM NM
TSTMS                        IS IS    IS             IS IS SC SC NM NM NM NM NM
LAL               1  1  1  1  2  2  1  1  1  1  1  1  2  2  4  4  5  5  5  5
HAINES            3  3  3  3  4  4  4  4  3  3  3  3  3  3  4  4  4  4  3  3
MIX HGT         <10 28 44 47 39<10<10<10<10 12 33 40 18<10<10<10<10 19 24 40<10
T WIND DIR        E SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE  S  S SE SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
T WIND SPD        6  9 12 14 17 11 12 12 13 21 24 26 21 20 24 21 21 27 29 27 26
SMOKE DISP       PR FR GD GD GD PR PR PR PR FR EX EX GD PR PR PR PR GD EX EX PR


DATE          TUE 05/24/16 WED 05/25/16 THU 05/26/16 FRI 05/27/16
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       64      81      66      84      64      83      63      80
TEMP          67 64 78 79 69 66 80 81 68 64 79 80 67 63 77 77
DEWPT         65 64 68 66 66 65 68 65 63 62 66 63 64 61 63 62
RH            93100 71 64 90 97 67 58 84 93 64 56 90 93 62 60
PWIND DIR           S       S       S       S       S      SE      SE       S
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR           60      40      50      30      30      40      60      50
RAIN SHWRS    NM NM SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
TSTMS         NM NM SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC

$$

KSZ012-212215-
IOWA SAC&FOX INDIAN RESERVATION
39.98N  95.44W ELEV. 965 FT
446 AM CDT SAT MAY 21 2016

DATE             SAT 05/21/16            SUN 05/22/16            MON 05/23/16
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                      73          54          79          64          76
TEMP             50 63 70 73 71 62 58 55 54 65 74 79 77 70 67 65 64 69 74 76 74
DEWPT            47 51 50 50 51 52 50 49 49 53 58 61 61 62 61 62 61 64 63 64 63
MIN/MAX RH                   44          83          53          94          64
RH               89 65 49 44 49 70 75 80 83 65 57 54 58 76 81 90 90 84 69 66 69
WIND DIR          E SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE  S  S  S SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
WIND SPD          2  6 10 11  9  5  6  6  8 13 16 16 13 11 12 12 12 16 17 17 13
CLOUDS(CAT)      B1 SC B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 OV OV OV OV OV
CLOUDS (%)       66 46 54 52 43 38 34 40 46 41 42 53 65 68 71 84 96 92 89 89 90
POP 12HR                     10          20          10          50          70
QPF 12HR                      0        0.01           0        0.14        0.39
RAIN SHWRS                   IS IS                         SC SC NM NM NM NM NM
TSTMS                        IS IS                         SC SC NM NM NM NM NM
LAL               1  1  1  1  2  2  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  4  4  5  5  5  5
HAINES            3  3  2  2  4  4  5  5  4  4  3  3  4  4  4  4  4  4  3  3
MIX HGT         <10 25 45 47 40<10<10<10<10 15 34 43 13<10<10<10<10 18 32 44 19
T WIND DIR        E SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE  S  S  S SE SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
T WIND SPD        5  9 12 14 17 13 14 14 17 24 24 24 19 19 20 20 20 27 31 27 26
SMOKE DISP       PR FR GD EX GD PR PR PR PR GD EX EX FR PR PR PR PR GD EX EX GD


DATE          TUE 05/24/16 WED 05/25/16 THU 05/26/16 FRI 05/27/16
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       64      81      66      83      64      82      63      79
TEMP          67 64 78 79 69 66 80 81 68 64 78 80 67 63 76 77
DEWPT         64 64 68 66 66 66 68 65 64 62 66 63 63 61 64 62
RH            90100 71 64 90100 67 58 87 93 67 56 87 93 66 60
PWIND DIR           S       S       S       S       S      SE      SE       S
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR           60      40      50      30      30      40      60      50
RAIN SHWRS    NM NM SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC NM NM SC SC
TSTMS         NM NM SC SC SC SC SC SC 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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