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FIRE WEATHER POINT PLANNING FORECASTS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TOPEKA KS
352 AM CDT SUN OCT 15 2017

KSZ058-152215-
FLINT HILLS NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE (NEAR HARTFORD)
38.32N  95.94W ELEV. 1066 FT
352 AM CDT SUN OCT 15 2017

DATE             SUN 10/15/17            MON 10/16/17            TUE 10/17/17
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                      62          41          70          45          72
TEMP          49 45 49 57 61 54 47 44 42 41 54 66 70 60 52 49 47 45 56 68 72 63
DEWPT         43 40 39 39 35 33 35 36 36 35 39 39 38 41 41 41 40 39 43 44 43 46
MIN/MAX RH                   38          79          31          80          35
RH            80 82 68 51 38 45 63 73 79 79 57 37 31 49 66 74 76 79 62 42 35 54
WIND DIR      NW NW  N NW NW NW  W SW SW  W SW SW SW  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
WIND SPD      17 14 13 13 13  5  3  4  4  3  3  6  6  5  6  5  6  6 10 12 12  9
WIND GUST                                                              23 23
CLOUDS(CAT)   FW FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW CL CL CL CL CL CL
CLOUDS (%)    21  6  2  1  2  1  0  0  1  0  1  1  0  3  4 10  3  5  1  1  1  3
POP 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL            1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1
HAINES         3  4  4  4  4  4  4  3  3  3  3  3  3  5  5  5  5  5  5  5  5
MIX HGT       23<10 20 29 38<10<10<10<10<10<10 42 44<10<10<10<10<10<10 25 30<10
T WIND DIR     N NW  N  N NW NW  W SW SW  W SW SW SW  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
T WIND SPD    33 28 21 19 18 11  6  9  9  6  8 11 13 11 13 12 13 14 18 23 23 17
SMOKE DISP    EX PR GD GD GD PR PR PR PR PR PR GD GD PR PR PR PR PR PR GD GD PR


DATE          WED 10/18/17 THU 10/19/17 FRI 10/20/17 SAT 10/21/17
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       48      74      50      75      55      76      59      77
TEMP          52 49 72 67 56 52 74 69 60 56 75 70 64 60 76 71
DEWPT         44 43 46 48 46 45 49 50 50 50 56 56 55 55 60 57
RH            74 80 39 50 69 77 41 51 69 80 52 61 73 84 58 61
PWIND DIR           S       S       S       S       S       S       S       S
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    CL CL FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC FW FW FW SC SC SC
POP 12HR            0       0       0       0       0       5       5       5

$$

KSZ024-152215-
POTAWATOMI INDIAN RESERVATION
39.33N  95.85W ELEV. 1056 FT
352 AM CDT SUN OCT 15 2017

DATE             SUN 10/15/17            MON 10/16/17            TUE 10/17/17
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                      60          38          70          45          73
TEMP          47 43 47 55 59 54 45 41 39 39 52 66 70 61 54 50 48 45 56 69 73 65
DEWPT         41 38 38 38 36 34 36 36 35 34 38 39 37 39 39 39 39 39 41 43 42 44
MIN/MAX RH                   43          87          30          79          33
RH            79 82 71 53 42 46 70 82 85 82 59 37 30 44 57 66 71 79 57 39 33 46
WIND DIR      NW NW  N NW NW NW  W  W  W NW SW  S SW  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
WIND SPD      14 13 12 12  9  3  2  3  4  3  2  6  8  5  6  6  6  6 10 12 12  8
CLOUDS(CAT)   FW FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW CL CL CL CL CL CL
CLOUDS (%)    24 11  5  1  2  1  0  1  1  2  1  1  0  3  5  9  3  2  1  1  2  5
POP 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL            1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1
HAINES         3  4  4  4  4  3  3  4  4  4  4  5  5  5  5  5  5  5  5  5  5
MIX HGT       12<10 19 29 36<10<10<10<10<10<10 27 43<10<10<10<10<10<10 23 31<10
T WIND DIR    NW NW  N NW NW  W SW  W  W  W SW SW SW  S  S SW  S  S  S  S  S  S
T WIND SPD    29 24 20 19 16  6  4  6 10  6  5 11 13 12 17 17 16 16 18 23 23 14
SMOKE DISP    GD PR GD GD GD PR PR PR PR PR PR FR GD PR PR PR PR PR PR GD EX PR


DATE          WED 10/18/17 THU 10/19/17 FRI 10/20/17 SAT 10/21/17
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       49      74      51      75      55      77      59      75
TEMP          55 50 72 68 58 52 73 69 60 57 76 70 65 59 74 70
DEWPT         44 43 46 47 47 46 48 48 49 50 54 54 55 55 57 55
RH            66 77 39 47 67 80 41 47 67 77 46 57 70 87 55 59
PWIND DIR           S       S       S       S       S       S       S       S
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    CL FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC FW FW FW SC SC SC
POP 12HR            0       0       0       0       0       5       5      10

$$

KSZ012-152215-
KICKAPOO INDIAN RESERVATION
39.69N  95.66W ELEV. 1150 FT
352 AM CDT SUN OCT 15 2017

DATE             SUN 10/15/17            MON 10/16/17            TUE 10/17/17
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                      59          38          70          45          73
TEMP          47 44 46 54 58 53 45 41 40 38 53 66 70 61 52 49 47 46 55 69 73 65
DEWPT         40 39 39 39 37 35 36 36 34 34 39 39 38 41 40 40 39 39 41 44 43 46
MIN/MAX RH                   45          85          31          78          34
RH            76 82 76 57 45 50 70 82 79 85 59 37 31 48 63 71 74 76 59 40 34 50
WIND DIR      NW NW NW NW NW  W SW SW  W  W SW  S SW  S  S  S  S  S SW  S  S  S
WIND SPD      17 16 11 12 10  4  3  4  5  3  2  5  6  5  5  6  6  6 10 10 11  6
CLOUDS(CAT)   SC FW FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW CL CL CL CL CL CL
CLOUDS (%)    36 21  9  1  2  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  0  3  3  8  2  2  1  1  3  5
POP 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL            1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1
HAINES         2  5  5  4  4  3  3  4  4  5  5  5  5  5  5  5  5  5  5  5  5
MIX HGT      <10<10 20 28 35<10<10<10<10<10<10 26 41<10<10<10<10<10<10 23 33<10
T WIND DIR    NW NW NW NW NW  W SW SW  W  W SW SW SW  S  S SW  S  S  S  S  S  S
T WIND SPD    31 28 18 19 17  9  6  9 11  5  4 10 12 12 13 14 14 14 18 21 23 13
SMOKE DISP    FR FR GD GD GD PR PR PR PR PR PR FR GD PR PR PR PR PR PR GD EX PR


DATE          WED 10/18/17 THU 10/19/17 FRI 10/20/17 SAT 10/21/17
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       49      74      50      75      55      76      59      75
TEMP          53 50 72 68 58 51 74 68 61 56 75 71 64 60 74 70
DEWPT         45 44 47 48 47 46 49 50 49 50 55 55 54 55 57 55
RH            74 80 41 49 67 83 41 52 65 80 50 57 70 84 55 59
PWIND DIR           S       S       S       S       S       S       S       S
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    CL FW FW SC SC FW FW FW SC SC FW FW FW SC SC SC
POP 12HR            0       0       0       0       0       5       5      10

$$

KSZ012-152215-
IOWA SAC&FOX INDIAN RESERVATION
39.98N  95.44W ELEV. 965 FT
352 AM CDT SUN OCT 15 2017

DATE             SUN 10/15/17            MON 10/16/17            TUE 10/17/17
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                      59          38          70          46          73
TEMP          47 45 47 55 58 53 46 42 40 38 52 65 70 60 54 50 48 46 56 68 73 64
DEWPT         40 40 39 39 36 34 36 36 34 34 39 39 38 41 40 40 40 40 41 44 43 46
MIN/MAX RH                   44          87          31          79          34
RH            76 82 74 55 44 48 68 79 79 85 61 38 31 49 59 68 74 79 57 42 34 52
WIND DIR      NW NW NW NW NW  W SW SW  W  W SW SW SW  S  S  S  S  S SW  S  S  S
WIND SPD      17 16 12 12 11  4  4  4  5  4  2  6  8  6  6  8  8  6 10 11 12  8
WIND GUST     27
CLOUDS(CAT)   SC SC FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW CL CL CL CL CL CL
CLOUDS (%)    47 31 17  1  2  1  1  1  1  2  1  1  0  2  2  6  1  2  1  1  3  5
POP 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL            1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1
HAINES         2  5  5  4  4  3  3  4  4  5  5  5  5  5  5  5  5  5  5  4  4
MIX HGT       24 25 22 27 34<10<10<10<10<10<10 28 40<10<10<10<10<10<10 22 30<10
T WIND DIR    NW NW NW NW NW  W SW SW  W  W SW SW SW  S  S  S  S  S  S SW  S  S
T WIND SPD    33 27 19 19 16  9  9 10 11  8  5 10 12 13 13 16 16 14 19 23 23 17
SMOKE DISP    EX EX GD GD GD PR PR PR PR PR PR FR GD PR PR PR PR PR PR GD EX PR


DATE          WED 10/18/17 THU 10/19/17 FRI 10/20/17 SAT 10/21/17
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       49      74      50      74      55      76      59      75
TEMP          54 50 72 68 58 51 73 68 61 56 75 71 64 60 74 70
DEWPT         45 44 47 48 48 47 49 50 50 50 55 55 54 54 57 56
RH            71 80 41 49 69 86 43 52 67 80 50 57 70 81 55 61
PWIND DIR           S       S       S       S       S       S       S       S
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    CL FW FW SC SC FW FW FW FW SC FW FW FW SC SC SC
POP 12HR            0       0       0       0       0       5       5      10

$$


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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