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FIRE WEATHER POINT PLANNING FORECASTS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TOPEKA KS
325 AM CDT SAT MAY 23 2015

KSZ058-232215-
FLINT HILLS NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE (NEAR HARTFORD)
38.32N  95.94W ELEV. 1066 FT
325 AM CDT SAT MAY 23 2015

DATE             SAT 05/23/15            SUN 05/24/15            MON 05/25/15
UTC 3HRLY     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
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                      69          63          71          60          78
TEMP          57 56 61 66 69 68 65 64 63 63 67 69 71 70 65 62 61 60 68 75 78 76
DEWPT         53 53 56 58 61 62 62 63 62 62 63 63 63 64 61 60 60 60 64 66 68 67
MIN/MAX RH                   76          97          77         100          70
RH            86 90 84 75 76 81 90 97 97 97 87 81 76 81 87 93 97100 87 74 71 74
WIND DIR       S SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE  S  S  S SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
WIND SPD       5  8 12 12 12 12 13 13 13 11 11 11  9 10  9  9 11 11 13 17 18 14
CLOUDS(CAT)   OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1
CLOUDS (%)   100100100100100100100100100100100100 94 88 72 57 63 69 61 52 52 52
POP 12HR                     80         100          80          40          30
QPF 12HR                   0.40        1.30        0.99        0.08        0.02
DRIZZLE        C
RAIN SHWRS    SC SC SC NM NM  O  O  O  O  O  O  O  O SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
TSTMS                  IS IS IS IS IS IS  O  O  O  O SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
LAL            1  1  1  2  2  2  2  2  2  5  5  5  5  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  3
HAINES         3  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  5  5  6  6  5  5
MIX HGT      <10<10 15 20 19 15<10<10<10<10<10 18 19 14<10<10<10<10<10 20 35 20
T WIND DIR     S SE SE SE SE SE SE SE  S  S  S  S SE SW  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
T WIND SPD    10 13 19 19 19 17 20 20 18 16 23 16 17 14 17 18 21 21 28 32 35 32
SMOKE DISP    PR PR FR GD GD FR PR PR PR PR PR FR FR FR PR PR PR PR FR GD EX GD
FLASH FLOOD                   A  A  A  A  A  A  A  A  A  A  A  A


DATE          TUE 05/26/15  WED 05/27/15  THU 05/28/15  FRI 05/29/15
CDT 6HRLY     01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19
UTC 6HRLY     06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00

MIN/MAX TEMP     62    76      60    81      65    80      65    77
TEMP          66 62 73 74   63 60 77 79   68 65 77 78   68 65 75 75
DEWPT         62 61 64 64   60 60 63 66   64 64 68 67   64 64 66 66
RH            87 97 73 71   90100 62 64   87 97 74 69   87 97 74 74
PWIND DIR         S     S      SW     S       S     S       S     S
WIND CHAR       <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    B1 B1 B1 B1   B1 B1 SC SC   SC B1 B1 B1   B1 B2 B2 B2
POP 12HR         40    40      40    20      20    40      40    50
RAIN SHWRS    SC SC SC SC   SC SC IS IS   IS IS SC SC   SC SC SC SC
TSTMS         SC SC SC SC   SC SC IS IS   IS IS SC SC   SC SC SC SC

$$

KSZ024-232215-
POTAWATOMI INDIAN RESERVATION
39.33N  95.85W ELEV. 1056 FT
325 AM CDT SAT MAY 23 2015

DATE             SAT 05/23/15            SUN 05/24/15            MON 05/25/15
UTC 3HRLY     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
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                      68          61          72          59          78
TEMP          57 56 61 66 68 67 64 62 61 61 66 70 72 70 65 62 60 59 68 75 78 76
DEWPT         51 52 54 57 59 60 60 61 61 61 62 63 63 63 61 60 58 59 63 65 65 65
MIN/MAX RH                   74         100          74          98          64
RH            80 86 78 73 73 78 87 97100100 87 78 73 78 87 93 93100 84 71 64 69
WIND DIR      SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE  S  S  S SE SW  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
WIND SPD       5  6  9 11 12 11 11 12 12 10 11 12 10  8  8  8  8  9 12 14 16 12
CLOUDS(CAT)   OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1
CLOUDS (%)   100100100100 99 98 99100100100100 99 95 91 78 65 64 62 59 56 52 64
POP 12HR                     70          90          70          40          30
QPF 12HR                   0.26        0.87        0.62        0.06        0.08
DRIZZLE        C
RAIN SHWRS    SC SC SC SC SC  O  O  O  O NM NM NM NM SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
TSTMS                  IS IS IS IS IS IS NM NM NM NM SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
LAL            1  1  1  2  2  2  2  2  2  4  4  4  4  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  3
HAINES         3  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  5  5  5  5
MIX HGT      <10<10 14 21 21 19<10<10<10<10 12 16 31 13<10<10<10<10 13 21 36 12
T WIND DIR    SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE  S  S SE SW  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
T WIND SPD    11 11 16 17 20 19 20 23 23 18 18 18 11 12 16 14 14 17 28 32 32 31
SMOKE DISP    PR PR FR GD GD GD PR PR PR PR FR FR GD FR PR PR PR PR GD EX EX GD
FLASH FLOOD                   A  A  A  A  A  A  A  A  A  A  A  A


DATE          TUE 05/26/15  WED 05/27/15  THU 05/28/15  FRI 05/29/15
CDT 6HRLY     01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19
UTC 6HRLY     06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00

MIN/MAX TEMP     62    77      59    81      65    80      64    78
TEMP          65 62 74 75   63 59 77 79   68 65 77 78   68 64 75 75
DEWPT         60 60 63 63   59 59 62 63   62 64 66 65   64 64 64 64
RH            84 93 69 66   87100 60 58   81 97 69 64   87100 69 69
PWIND DIR         S    SW      SW     S       S     S       S     S
WIND CHAR       <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    B1 B1 B1 B1   B1 SC SC SC   SC B1 B2 B2   B2 B2 B2 B2
POP 12HR         40    40      30    20      30    40      50    50
RAIN SHWRS    SC SC SC SC   SC SC IS IS   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC
TSTMS         SC SC SC SC   SC SC IS IS   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC

$$

KSZ012-232215-
KICKAPOO INDIAN RESERVATION
39.69N  95.66W ELEV. 1150 FT
325 AM CDT SAT MAY 23 2015

DATE             SAT 05/23/15            SUN 05/24/15            MON 05/25/15
UTC 3HRLY     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
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                      67          60          72          59          78
TEMP          57 55 61 65 67 66 63 62 61 60 66 70 72 70 65 62 60 59 67 74 78 76
DEWPT         50 51 54 57 59 59 60 60 60 60 61 63 63 63 62 60 58 58 62 65 66 65
MIN/MAX RH                   74         100          73          96          66
RH            77 86 78 75 75 78 90 93 97100 84 78 73 78 90 93 93 96 84 74 67 69
WIND DIR      SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE  S  S  S SE  S SW  S  S  S  S  S  S
WIND SPD       5  5  9 11 12 11 11 12 11 10 12 12 11  8  8  9  8  9 11 14 16 11
CLOUDS(CAT)   OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1
CLOUDS (%)   100100100100 99 97 99100100100100 99 96 93 81 69 66 62 59 56 53 65
POP 12HR                     70          90          80          50          30
QPF 12HR                   0.22        0.85        0.68        0.09        0.15
DRIZZLE        C
RAIN SHWRS    SC SC SC SC SC  O  O  O  O  O  O  O  O SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
TSTMS                  IS IS IS IS IS IS  O  O  O  O SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
LAL            1  1  1  2  2  2  2  2  2  5  5  5  5  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  3
HAINES         4  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  5  5  5  5
MIX HGT      <10<10 19 24 20 22<10<10<10<10 13 19 28 11<10<10<10<10 14 23 32<10
T WIND DIR    SE SE  S SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE  S  S SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
T WIND SPD    11 11 17 18 20 18 17 19 18 16 18 19 11 10 16 17 16 17 28 33 33 24
SMOKE DISP    PR PR FR GD GD GD PR PR PR PR FR GD FR PR PR PR PR PR GD EX EX FR
FLASH FLOOD                   A  A  A  A  A  A  A  A  A  A  A  A


DATE          TUE 05/26/15  WED 05/27/15  THU 05/28/15  FRI 05/29/15
CDT 6HRLY     01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19
UTC 6HRLY     06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00

MIN/MAX TEMP     62    77      59    81      64    80      64    77
TEMP          65 62 74 75   63 59 76 79   68 64 77 78   67 64 75 75
DEWPT         60 60 63 63   60 59 62 62   62 63 66 65   63 63 64 64
RH            84 93 69 66   90100 62 56   81 97 69 64   87 97 69 69
PWIND DIR         S    SW      SW     S       S     S       S     S
WIND CHAR       <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    B1 B1 B1 B1   B1 SC SC SC   B1 B1 B2 B2   B2 B2 B2 B2
POP 12HR         40    40      30    20      30    40      50    50
RAIN SHWRS    SC SC SC SC   SC SC IS IS   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC
TSTMS         SC SC SC SC   SC SC IS IS   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC

$$

KSZ012-232215-
IOWA SAC&FOX INDIAN RESERVATION
39.98N  95.44W ELEV. 965 FT
325 AM CDT SAT MAY 23 2015

DATE             SAT 05/23/15            SUN 05/24/15            MON 05/25/15
UTC 3HRLY     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
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                      68          60          72          60          78
TEMP          56 55 61 65 68 67 64 62 61 60 66 70 72 71 65 62 61 60 68 74 77 76
DEWPT         51 51 53 56 58 58 59 59 60 60 61 63 63 63 62 61 59 59 62 64 65 65
MIN/MAX RH                   70          98          72          96          65
RH            83 86 75 73 70 73 84 90 97100 84 78 73 76 90 97 93 96 81 71 67 69
WIND DIR      SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE  S  S  E  S SW  S  S  S  S  S  S
WIND SPD       4  5  9 11 13 11 11 12 12 11 13 13 11  8  9  9  9  8 11 16 16 12
CLOUDS(CAT)   OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1
CLOUDS (%)   100100100100 98 96 98100100100100 99 96 93 87 82 72 62 60 57 53 65
POP 12HR                     70          90          80          50          40
QPF 12HR                   0.18        0.85        0.72        0.12        0.14
DRIZZLE        S
RAIN SHWRS    IS IS IS SC SC  O  O  O  O  O  O  O  O SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
TSTMS                  IS IS IS IS IS IS  O  O  O  O SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
LAL            1  1  1  2  2  2  2  2  2  5  5  5  5  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  3
HAINES         4  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  5  5  6  6
MIX HGT      <10<10 22 34 26 26<10<10<10<10 11 27 32 11<10<10<10<10 15 23 31<10
T WIND DIR    SE SE  S  S SE SE SE SE SE SE SE  S  S  E  S SW  S  S  S  S  S  S
T WIND SPD    10 11 17 18 19 20 20 21 20 18 18 18 13 11 18 18 16 16 27 33 33 25
SMOKE DISP    PR PR GD GD GD GD PR PR PR PR FR GD GD PR PR PR PR PR GD EX EX FR
FLASH FLOOD                   A  A  A  A  A  A  A  A  A  A  A  A


DATE          TUE 05/26/15  WED 05/27/15  THU 05/28/15  FRI 05/29/15
CDT 6HRLY     01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19
UTC 6HRLY     06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00

MIN/MAX TEMP     62    78      59    81      65    81      63    77
TEMP          65 62 74 75   63 59 76 79   68 65 77 78   67 63 75 75
DEWPT         60 61 63 62   59 59 62 62   61 63 66 65   62 63 64 64
RH            84 97 69 64   87100 62 56   78 93 69 64   84100 69 69
PWIND DIR         S    SW      SW     S       S     S       S     S
WIND CHAR       <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    B1 B1 B1 B1   SC SC SC SC   SC B1 B2 B1   B2 B2 B2 B2
POP 12HR         40    30      20    20      30    40      50    50
RAIN SHWRS    SC SC SC SC   IS IS IS IS   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC
TSTMS         SC SC SC SC   IS IS IS IS   SC SC SC SC   SC SC 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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