Land Management Forecasts
Issued by NWS Topeka, KS

Home | Current Version | Previous Version | Text Only | Print | Product List | Glossary Off
Versions: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11

000
FNUS83 KTOP 141008
FWLTOP

FIRE WEATHER POINT PLANNING FORECASTS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TOPEKA KS
408 AM CST SUN DEC 14 2014

KSZ058-142215-
FLINT HILLS NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE (NEAR HARTFORD)
38.32N  95.94W ELEV. 1066 FT
408 AM CST SUN DEC 14 2014

DATE             SUN 12/14/14            MON 12/15/14            TUE 12/16/14
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                      59          47          48          29          39
TEMP             55 55 57 58 57 55 52 52 48 47 46 43 40 36 33 31 29 31 36 39 33
DEWPT            53 53 54 54 53 54 51 51 44 42 39 34 31 29 27 24 23 22 22 22 22
MIN/MAX RH                   85          98          70          77          51
RH               93 93 90 86 86 96 96 96 86 83 76 70 70 75 78 75 78 69 56 50 63
WIND DIR          S  S  S SE SE SE SE SE  S  W  W  W NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW
WIND SPD         14 16 18 18 19 18 14 14 12 12 20 21 18 20 19 18 16 16 13 12  8
CLOUDS(CAT)      OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC
CLOUDS (%)      100100100100 99 94 91 91 72 79 86 83 80 71 61 58 55 44 34 34 35
POP 12HR                     90          90          30           5           0
QPF 12HR                   0.17        0.30        0.02           0           0
DRIZZLE           ?  ?
RAIN                                      C  C  S  S
RAIN SHWRS          IS IS NM  O  O NM NM
TSTMS                     NM  O  O NM NM
LAL               1  1  5  5  5  5  4  4  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1
HAINES            3  3  3  3  3  3  4  4  3  3  3  3  2  2  2  2  2  2  4  4
MIX HGT         <10<10<10 12<10<10<10<10 13 18 20 27 28 27 22 23 23 18 20 21<10
T WIND DIR        S  S  S SE SE SE SE SE  S  W  W NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW
T WIND SPD       26 29 32 31 37 36 29 28 21 19 29 33 36 33 31 28 26 25 19 16 14
SMOKE DISP       FR FR FR GD PR PR PR PR FR FR GD EX EX EX EX GD GD GD GD FR PR


DATE               WED 12/17/14  THU 12/18/14  FRI 12/19/14  SAT 12/20/14
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       24    38      29    37      28    36      26    37
TEMP          27   24 35 34 31   29 35 34 30   28 34 32 28   27 35 34
DEWPT         20   20 22 22 25   25 29 29 27   27 29 29 28   25 29 26
RH            74   84 59 61 78   85 78 82 88   96 82 88100   92 78 72
PWIND DIR           N     E       E     E       E    NE       N     N
WIND CHAR         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC   SC SC B1 B2   OV OV B2 B2   OV OV OV OV   B2 B2 B1
POP 12HR            5     5      40    40      40    40      20    10
RAIN                                 C  C          C  C
SNOW                         C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  S    S

$$

KSZ024-142215-
POTAWATOMI INDIAN RESERVATION
39.33N  95.85W ELEV. 1056 FT
408 AM CST SUN DEC 14 2014

DATE             SUN 12/14/14            MON 12/15/14            TUE 12/16/14
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                      59          48          50          28          36
TEMP             55 55 56 58 56 55 52 50 49 49 48 42 38 36 33 30 28 29 34 36 31
DEWPT            52 53 54 54 53 53 52 49 47 45 41 35 31 27 25 23 21 21 20 21 20
MIN/MAX RH                   87         100          72          75          54
RH               90 93 93 86 90 93100 96 93 86 77 76 76 69 72 75 75 72 56 54 63
WIND DIR          S  S  S SE SE SE SE SE SE SW  W NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW
WIND SPD         12 13 14 14 16 16 12 11  8  5 16 20 18 20 20 18 17 17 13 12  6
CLOUDS(CAT)      OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B2 B1 SC SC SC SC
CLOUDS (%)      100100100100100 98 96 94 99 96 93 91 88 87 86 76 67 50 34 35 35
POP 12HR                     60         100          60          20           0
QPF 12HR                   0.04        0.43        0.09           0           0
DRIZZLE           ?  ?
RAIN                                      L  L  C  C  S  S
RAIN SHWRS             IS SC  O  O NM  O
SNOW                                                  S  S
TSTMS                         O  O NM  O IS IS
LAL               1  1  4  4  5  5  5  5  2  2  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1
HAINES            3  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  2  2  2  2  4  4
MIX HGT         <10<10<10<10<10<10<10<10<10<10 16 20 25 27 27 22<10 17 19 20<10
T WIND DIR        S  S  S SE SE SE SE SE SE SW  W NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW
T WIND SPD       24 26 26 26 31 31 25 21 16 10 25 32 34 35 34 32 25 25 20 17 13
SMOKE DISP       FR FR FR FR PR PR PR PR PR PR GD GD EX EX EX EX FR GD GD GD PR


DATE               WED 12/17/14  THU 12/18/14  FRI 12/19/14  SAT 12/20/14
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    35      27    35      27    35      24    37
TEMP          26   23 32 32 28   27 33 32 28   27 33 31 26   24 34 33
DEWPT         19   18 20 20 22   22 26 27 25   25 28 28 26   23 27 26
RH            74   81 61 61 78   81 75 81 88   92 82 88100   96 75 75
PWIND DIR           N    NE       E     E       E    NE       N    NW
WIND CHAR         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC   SC SC B1 B2   B2 OV OV OV   OV OV B2 B2   B2 B2 B1
POP 12HR            0     5      30    30      30    40      20    10
SNOW                         C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  S    S

$$

KSZ012-142215-
KICKAPOO INDIAN RESERVATION
39.69N  95.66W ELEV. 1150 FT
408 AM CST SUN DEC 14 2014

DATE             SUN 12/14/14            MON 12/15/14            TUE 12/16/14
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                      59          48          52          27          35
TEMP             55 55 56 57 55 54 52 50 49 51 49 43 38 36 33 30 28 29 33 35 30
DEWPT            52 53 54 54 53 53 51 49 47 47 42 36 31 28 25 22 21 20 20 21 20
MIN/MAX RH                   87         100          73          77          56
RH               90 93 93 90 93 96 96 96 93 86 77 76 76 72 72 72 75 69 58 56 66
WIND DIR          S  S  S SE SE SE SE SE SE  S NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW
WIND SPD         13 14 16 16 16 16 13 11  9  6 12 20 19 21 21 19 18 18 14 13  8
CLOUDS(CAT)      OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 B1 B1 SC SC SC
CLOUDS (%)      100100100100 97100100 88100 97 95 94 93 91 90 79 68 51 34 36 38
POP 12HR                     50          90          70          20           0
QPF 12HR                   0.01        0.38        0.14        0.01           0
DRIZZLE           ?  ?
RAIN                                      L  L  C  C  S  S
RAIN SHWRS                SC  O  O NM  O
SNOW                                                  S  S
TSTMS                         O  O NM  O IS IS
LAL               1  1  1  1  5  5  5  5  2  2  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1
HAINES            3  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  2  2  2  2  4  4
MIX HGT         <10<10 10<10<10<10<10<10<10<10 26 20 22 27 28 22 22 18 20 20<10
T WIND DIR        S  S  S  S SE SE SE SE SE  S  W NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW
T WIND SPD       25 26 28 26 29 31 26 20 17 10 13 31 34 36 33 32 28 27 21 18 14
SMOKE DISP       FR FR FR FR PR PR PR PR PR PR GD GD EX EX EX EX GD GD GD GD PR


DATE               WED 12/17/14  THU 12/18/14  FRI 12/19/14  SAT 12/20/14
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    34      26    34      26    34      23    36
TEMP          25   23 32 31 27   26 32 31 28   26 32 30 26   23 33 32
DEWPT         18   18 19 19 21   21 25 26 23   24 27 27 25   22 27 25
RH            74   81 58 61 78   81 75 81 81   92 81 88 96   96 78 75
PWIND DIR           N    NE       E     E       E    NE       N    NW
WIND CHAR         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC   SC SC B1 B2   B2 OV OV OV   OV OV B2 B2   B2 B2 B1
POP 12HR            0     5      20    30      30    30      20    10
SNOW                         S    S  C  C  C    C  C  C  S    S

$$

KSZ012-142215-
IOWA SAC&FOX INDIAN RESERVATION
39.98N  95.44W ELEV. 965 FT
408 AM CST SUN DEC 14 2014

DATE             SUN 12/14/14            MON 12/15/14            TUE 12/16/14
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                      59          49          53          27          34
TEMP             55 55 57 58 55 54 52 50 50 52 50 44 39 36 32 30 27 28 33 34 30
DEWPT            52 53 54 54 53 53 51 49 48 47 42 37 32 28 25 22 21 19 20 20 19
MIN/MAX RH                   85          99          73          77          56
RH               90 93 90 86 93 96 96 96 93 83 74 76 76 72 75 72 78 68 58 56 63
WIND DIR          S  S  S  S SE SE SE SE SE SE  W NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW
WIND SPD         13 13 16 16 14 14 13 11  9  8 10 19 20 23 21 20 19 18 16 13  9
CLOUDS(CAT)      OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 B1 B1 SC SC SC
CLOUDS (%)      100100100100 95 97100 88100 99 97 96 95 95 94 81 68 52 35 37 40
POP 12HR                     40          90          80          20           0
QPF 12HR                   0.01        0.29        0.18        0.01           0
DRIZZLE           ?  ?
RAIN                                      D  D  C  C  S  S
RAIN SHWRS                SC  O  O NM NM
SNOW                                                  S  S
TSTMS                         O  O NM NM IS IS
LAL               1  1  1  1  5  5  4  4  2  2  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1
HAINES            4  4  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  2  2  2  2  4  4
MIX HGT         <10<10 11 11<10<10<10<10<10<10 30 16 21 22 25 22 23 18 20 20<10
T WIND DIR        S  S  S  S SE SE SE SE SE SE  W NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW
T WIND SPD       20 23 24 24 25 27 26 21 18 13 10 31 33 35 35 33 31 28 23 19 17
SMOKE DISP       PR FR FR FR PR PR PR PR PR PR FR GD GD EX EX EX EX GD GD GD PR


DATE               WED 12/17/14  THU 12/18/14  FRI 12/19/14  SAT 12/20/14
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       22    34      25    34      25    34      23    36
TEMP          25   22 31 30 27   25 32 31 27   25 32 30 25   23 33 32
DEWPT         18   17 18 18 20   20 23 24 22   23 26 26 24   21 26 24
RH            74   81 58 60 74   81 69 75 81   92 78 85 96   92 75 72
PWIND DIR           N    NE       E     E       E     E       N    NW
WIND CHAR         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC   SC SC B1 B2   B2 B2 B2 B2   OV OV B2 B2   B2 B2 B1
POP 12HR            0     5      20    30      30    30      20    10
SNOW                         S    S  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





USA.gov is the U.S. government's official web portal to all federal, state and local government web resources and services.