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FIRE WEATHER POINT PLANNING FORECASTS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TOPEKA KS
435 AM CDT TUE MAY 16 2017

KSZ058-162230-
FLINT HILLS NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE (NEAR HARTFORD)
38.32N  95.94W ELEV. 1066 FT
435 AM CDT TUE MAY 16 2017

DATE             TUE 05/16/17            WED 05/17/17            THU 05/18/17
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                      83          64          81          60          82
TEMP             67 76 80 83 79 71 71 67 64 68 75 80 78 66 62 61 61 70 78 82 79
DEWPT            60 63 66 67 64 62 61 62 60 60 57 54 54 54 52 54 57 61 63 64 62
MIN/MAX RH                   57          89          39          89          53
RH               78 64 62 59 60 73 71 84 87 76 54 41 43 65 70 78 87 73 60 55 56
WIND DIR          S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SW SW  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
WIND SPD         18 23 25 26 23 18 20 20 20 25 28 28 20 16 11 11  8 11 12 13 10
WIND GUST              35                33 42 44 44 31
CLOUDS(CAT)      B1 SC B1 B1 B2 OV OV OV B2 B2 SC FW FW FW FW SC SC B1 B1 SC B2
CLOUDS (%)       55 41 54 68 85 97 88 96 87 75 36 16 11 14 16 32 48 56 64 46 80
POP 12HR                      5          70          40           5          20
QPF 12HR                      0        0.06        0.07           0           0
RAIN SHWRS                         SC NM SC SC                         IS IS NM
TSTMS                              SC NM SC SC                         IS IS NM
LAL               1  1  1  1  1  1  4  4  4  4  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  3  3
HAINES            4  4  3  3  3  3  3  3  4  4  4  4  5  5  6  6  6  6  4  4
MIX HGT         <10 18 29 37 34<10 12 12<10 20 40 74 32<10<10<10<10 20 31 38 39
T WIND DIR        S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SW SW  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
T WIND SPD       32 39 40 40 40 35 40 37 29 42 46 47 35 31 21 24 16 21 31 27 21
SMOKE DISP       FR EX EX EX EX PR GD GD FR EX EX EX EX PR PR PR PR GD EX EX EX


DATE          FRI 05/19/17 SAT 05/20/17 SUN 05/21/17 MON 05/22/17
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       61      75      53      67      49      72      52      74
TEMP          66 61 74 73 59 53 63 65 53 50 68 70 56 53 70 71
DEWPT         62 60 64 60 56 51 51 51 48 46 49 51 50 50 54 55
RH            87 97 71 64 90 93 65 60 83 86 51 51 80 89 57 57
PWIND DIR          SE       S      NW      NW      NW      NW       S       S
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    OV OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B1 SC SC SC FW SC SC B1 B1
POP 12HR           80      70      70      20      30       5      10      20
RAIN SHWRS    NM  O SC NM NM SC IS    SC IS             IS IS
TSTMS         NM NM SC SC SC          IS IS

$$

KSZ024-162230-
POTAWATOMI INDIAN RESERVATION
39.33N  95.85W ELEV. 1056 FT
435 AM CDT TUE MAY 16 2017

DATE             TUE 05/16/17            WED 05/17/17            THU 05/18/17
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                      85          66          80          57          79
TEMP             67 77 83 85 81 72 72 70 66 69 72 79 79 70 65 60 57 66 74 79 77
DEWPT            61 63 65 66 64 62 62 62 61 59 57 53 53 52 53 52 52 55 58 60 59
MIN/MAX RH                   53          84          40          82          51
RH               81 62 55 53 56 71 71 76 84 70 59 41 41 53 65 75 83 68 57 52 54
WIND DIR          S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SW SW  S SW SW NE SE SE SE SE
WIND SPD         14 20 24 23 20 17 17 17 19 21 26 26 20 13  8  4  6  8  6  6  8
WIND GUST                                33 36 41 46 33
CLOUDS(CAT)      B1 SC B1 B2 OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B1 SC FW SC FW SC SC SC B1 B1 B2
CLOUDS (%)       55 39 52 70 96 98 90 91 82 83 65 44 19 26 23 26 39 47 65 67 84
POP 12HR                     10          60          50           5          20
QPF 12HR                      0        0.13        0.10           0           0
RAIN SHWRS                      IS SC SC SC SC SC SC                   IS IS NM
TSTMS                           IS SC SC SC SC SC SC                   IS IS NM
LAL               1  1  1  1  3  3  4  4  4  4  3  3  1  1  1  1  1  1  3  3
HAINES            4  4  4  4  3  3  3  3  4  4  3  3  5  5  6  6  6  6  4  4
MIX HGT         <10 21 32 34 36 16 13 13<10 16 42 80 52<10<10<10<10 18 29 39 39
T WIND DIR        S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SW SW  S SW SW NE  S  S  S  S
T WIND SPD       28 36 35 36 39 33 36 33 36 35 44 49 39 27 17 10 12 12 18 19 14
SMOKE DISP       FR EX EX EX EX GD GD GD PR GD EX EX EX PR PR PR PR FR GD EX GD


DATE          FRI 05/19/17 SAT 05/20/17 SUN 05/21/17 MON 05/22/17
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       59      72      52      66      48      71      51      74
TEMP          64 59 68 69 58 52 62 65 52 49 66 69 55 52 70 71
DEWPT         58 57 60 57 54 49 49 48 46 45 47 47 48 49 53 52
RH            81 93 76 66 86 89 62 54 80 86 50 45 77 89 55 51
PWIND DIR           E       S      NW      NW      NW      NW       E       S
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    B2 OV OV B2 OV B2 B2 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1
POP 12HR           90      60      60      20      30       5      10      20
RAIN SHWRS    NM  O SC NM NM SC IS    SC IS             IS IS
TSTMS         NM NM SC SC SC          IS IS

$$

KSZ012-162230-
KICKAPOO INDIAN RESERVATION
39.69N  95.66W ELEV. 1150 FT
435 AM CDT TUE MAY 16 2017

DATE             TUE 05/16/17            WED 05/17/17            THU 05/18/17
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                      86          66          79          57          78
TEMP             67 77 83 86 80 72 70 69 66 70 74 78 78 70 65 60 57 66 72 78 75
DEWPT            61 63 66 67 65 63 62 62 61 60 58 56 54 53 53 52 52 55 57 60 58
MIN/MAX RH                   53          84          43          84          53
RH               81 62 57 53 60 73 76 78 84 71 57 47 43 55 65 75 83 68 59 54 55
WIND DIR          S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SW SW SW SW  W  N  N SE SE  E
WIND SPD         17 20 24 23 20 17 17 16 18 20 25 24 21 14  6  4  4  5  6  6  8
WIND GUST           31    33             31 34 37 41 34
CLOUDS(CAT)      B1 SC SC B1 OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B2 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B2
CLOUDS (%)       57 38 46 68 92 97 94 91 82 84 72 55 30 32 26 30 36 44 65 67 82
POP 12HR                     10          60          60          10          20
QPF 12HR                      0        0.21        0.12           0           0
RAIN SHWRS                      IS SC SC NM NM SC SC                   IS IS NM
TSTMS                           IS SC SC SC SC SC SC                   IS IS NM
LAL               1  1  1  1  3  3  4  4  4  4  4  4  1  1  1  1  1  1  2  2
HAINES            4  4  4  4  3  3  3  3  4  4  3  3  5  5  6  6  6  6  4  4
MIX HGT         <10 23 33 34 36 17<10 13<10 16 50 80 47<10<10<10<10 21 29 42 34
T WIND DIR        S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SW SW  S SW  W  N SW  S  S  S
T WIND SPD       31 37 35 37 39 33 32 32 34 32 44 52 41 28 13  9  9  4 14 17 13
SMOKE DISP       FR EX EX EX EX GD FR GD FR GD EX EX EX PR PR PR PR PR GD EX GD


DATE          FRI 05/19/17 SAT 05/20/17 SUN 05/21/17 MON 05/22/17
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       58      72      52      66      48      71      51      73
TEMP          62 59 69 69 57 52 63 64 52 49 66 69 55 52 69 71
DEWPT         57 55 60 57 54 49 49 48 46 45 47 47 47 47 52 53
RH            84 87 73 66 90 89 60 56 80 86 50 45 74 83 55 53
PWIND DIR           E       S      NW      NW      NW      NW       E       S
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    B2 OV OV B2 OV B2 B2 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1
POP 12HR           80      50      70      20      30       5      10      30
RAIN SHWRS    NM  O SC SC NM SC IS    SC IS             IS SC
TSTMS         NM NM SC SC SC IS       IS IS

$$

KSZ012-162230-
IOWA SAC&FOX INDIAN RESERVATION
39.98N  95.44W ELEV. 965 FT
435 AM CDT TUE MAY 16 2017

DATE             TUE 05/16/17            WED 05/17/17            THU 05/18/17
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                      86          67          79          58          78
TEMP             69 78 83 86 80 72 70 70 67 69 76 77 79 71 67 61 58 66 71 78 75
DEWPT            61 63 65 66 65 63 62 62 62 60 59 57 56 54 53 53 53 55 57 59 57
MIN/MAX RH                   52          84          45          84          51
RH               76 60 55 51 60 73 76 76 84 73 56 50 45 55 61 75 83 68 61 52 54
WIND DIR          S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SW SW SW SW  W  N  N  E  E  E
WIND SPD         18 23 25 25 20 17 16 16 17 20 24 25 21 16  9  6  6  5  6  6 10
WIND GUST           33 35             26 28 33 39 44 36 26
CLOUDS(CAT)      B1 SC SC B1 B2 OV OV OV B2 B2 B2 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B2
CLOUDS (%)       56 44 46 64 86100 96 91 84 85 73 64 42 36 27 31 36 43 64 67 78
POP 12HR                     10          50          60          10          20
QPF 12HR                      0        0.24        0.18           0           0
RAIN SHWRS                      IS SC SC NM NM SC SC                   IS IS SC
TSTMS                           IS SC SC SC SC SC SC                   IS IS SC
LAL               1  1  1  1  3  3  4  4  4  4  4  4  1  1  1  1  1  1  2  2
HAINES            4  4  4  4  3  3  3  3  4  4  3  3  5  5  6  6  6  6  4  4
MIX HGT         <10 22 33 34 36 19 12 16 14 13 55 61 46<10<10<10<10 23 33 41 31
T WIND DIR        S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SW SW SW  W  N  W  S  S  S
T WIND SPD       32 36 34 39 37 33 31 33 34 32 43 46 42 32 18 12 13  3 10 14 12
SMOKE DISP       FR EX EX EX EX GD GD GD GD GD EX EX EX PR PR PR PR PR FR GD GD


DATE          FRI 05/19/17 SAT 05/20/17 SUN 05/21/17 MON 05/22/17
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       58      72      53      65      48      71      51      73
TEMP          62 58 67 69 58 53 62 64 52 49 66 69 55 52 69 71
DEWPT         56 55 59 57 55 51 50 48 46 46 46 47 47 47 52 53
RH            81 90 75 66 90 93 65 56 80 89 48 45 74 83 55 53
PWIND DIR           E      SE      NW      NW      NW      NW      NE       S
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    B2 OV OV OV OV OV B2 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1
POP 12HR           80      50      70      20      30       5      10      30
RAIN SHWRS    SC  O SC SC NM SC IS    SC IS             IS SC
TSTMS         SC NM SC SC SC IS       IS 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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