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FIRE WEATHER POINT PLANNING FORECASTS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TOPEKA KS
347 AM CST SAT FEB 17 2018

KSZ058-172215-
FLINT HILLS NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE (NEAR HARTFORD)
38.32N  95.94W ELEV. 1066 FT
347 AM CST SAT FEB 17 2018

DATE             SAT 02/17/18            SUN 02/18/18            MON 02/19/18
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                      58          32          61          53          69
TEMP             33 39 52 58 50 38 34 32 33 42 55 60 60 53 56 58 61 63 68 68 60
DEWPT            28 31 30 20 21 20 22 25 27 32 34 38 42 45 50 54 55 55 51 49 46
MIN/MAX RH                   23          80          42          88          51
RH               82 73 43 23 31 48 61 75 78 67 45 44 51 74 80 86 81 75 54 51 60
WIND DIR          S SW  W NW NW  N SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SW SW  N
WIND SPD          8 12 16 17  6  4  5  9 12 19 25 25 19 17 19 19 19 20 20 18  9
WIND GUST                                                  34 35 35 35 34 28
CLOUDS(CAT)      OV SC CL CL CL CL CL CL FW SC SC SC B2 B2 OV OV B2 B1 B2 B1 B2
CLOUDS (%)      100 50  3  1  0  0  1  5 17 27 32 39 70 83 94 95 84 69 74 65 73
POP 12HR                     50           0           5          40          40
QPF 12HR                   0.01           0           0           0        0.04
RAIN              C
RAIN SHWRS                                           IS IS SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
SNOW
TSTMS                                                      IS IS       IS IS
LAL               1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  4  4  1  1  4  4
HAINES            2  2  5  5  3  3  4  4  4  4  5  5  4  4  5  5  6  6  5  5
MIX HGT         <10 15 26 46<10<10<10<10<10 11 20 20 21 16 15 14 17 20 25 28<10
T WIND DIR        S SW NW NW  N NE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SW SW SW  N
T WIND SPD       13 19 17 18  9  3 11 16 18 29 40 43 43 33 36 39 39 44 41 35 18
SMOKE DISP       PR FR GD EX PR PR PR PR PR FR EX EX EX GD GD GD GD EX EX EX PR


DATE               TUE 02/20/18  WED 02/21/18  THU 02/22/18  FRI 02/23/18
UTC 6HRLY     06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00
CST 6HRLY     00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18

MIN/MAX TEMP       34    39      17    36      20    45      30    52
TEMP          46   36 35 34 24   17 31 35 24   22 40 43 34   32 47 51
DEWPT         38   32 21 18 13    9  9 12 13   13 18 25 28   31 36 35
RH            73   85 56 51 62   70 39 38 62   68 41 49 78   96 65 54
PWIND DIR           N     N       N     N      NE     E      SE     S
WIND CHAR         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    B2   B2 B2 B1 B1   B1 B1 SC SC   SC SC B1 B2   B2 B2 B1
POP 12HR           60    30      20    20       5     5      50    30
RAIN SHWRS    SC   NM SC IS                             SC      SC IS
SNOWSHWRS                IS IS      IS                  SC   SC SC

$$

KSZ024-172215-
POTAWATOMI INDIAN RESERVATION
39.33N  95.85W ELEV. 1056 FT
347 AM CST SAT FEB 17 2018

DATE             SAT 02/17/18            SUN 02/18/18            MON 02/19/18
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                      55          31          61          51          61
TEMP             29 36 49 55 47 36 32 31 32 42 55 61 59 51 54 56 60 60 58 54 46
DEWPT            16 25 23 22 22 23 24 25 24 28 31 35 39 43 46 50 50 50 42 37 30
MIN/MAX RH                   27          79          37          82          52
RH               58 64 36 27 37 59 72 78 72 57 40 38 47 74 74 80 69 69 55 52 53
WIND DIR          S  W  W NW NW NW SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SW  W NW  N
WIND SPD          6 11 13 14  6  2  4  8 13 18 24 23 16 12 14 14 14 11 12 11 13
WIND GUST                                                  26 27 25
CLOUDS(CAT)      B1 SC CL CL CL CL CL FW FW FW FW SC B1 B2 OV OV B2 B1 B1 B1 B1
CLOUDS (%)       64 28  2  1  1  1  5  6  9 13 22 26 55 72 90 94 80 67 63 58 62
POP 12HR                      0           0           0          40          40
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0        0.03        0.01
RAIN SHWRS                                                 SC SC SC SC IS IS IS
TSTMS                                                      IS IS
LAL               1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  4  4  1  1  1  1
HAINES            4  4  5  5  5  5  4  4  5  5  5  5  4  4  5  5  5  5  3  3
MIX HGT         <10 12 20 47<10<10<10<10<10<10 19 23 25 17 16 14 17 17 27 11 14
T WIND DIR        S SW NW NW NW  W SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SW SW SW NW  N
T WIND SPD       13 20 18 20 10  2  9 16 24 33 41 41 31 24 25 27 31 27 28 16 18
SMOKE DISP       PR FR GD EX PR PR PR PR PR FR EX EX EX GD GD GD GD GD EX FR FR


DATE               TUE 02/20/18  WED 02/21/18  THU 02/22/18  FRI 02/23/18
UTC 6HRLY     06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00
CST 6HRLY     00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18

MIN/MAX TEMP       26    32      14    34      17    43      29    49
TEMP          33   27 28 32 22   14 28 33 22   19 38 42 34   30 44 49
DEWPT         24   21 15 13  9    6  5  7  8    9 14 19 25   27 31 32
RH            69   78 58 45 57   70 37 33 54   64 37 39 69   88 60 52
PWIND DIR           N     N       N     N      NE    SE      SE     S
WIND CHAR         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    B1   B2 B2 B1 B1   B1 SC SC SC   SC SC SC B1   B2 B2 B1
POP 12HR           40    20      10    10       5     5      50    30
FRZG RAIN           C  S
RAIN SHWRS    IS                                        SC      SC IS
SLEET                  S
SNOWSHWRS             IS                                SC   SC SC

$$

KSZ012-172215-
KICKAPOO INDIAN RESERVATION
39.69N  95.66W ELEV. 1150 FT
347 AM CST SAT FEB 17 2018

DATE             SAT 02/17/18            SUN 02/18/18            MON 02/19/18
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                      54          29          61          47          55
TEMP             28 35 48 54 45 33 29 29 31 40 55 61 57 47 53 52 56 53 52 49 42
DEWPT            15 21 23 23 24 24 24 25 24 28 32 36 39 42 45 48 47 46 40 35 29
MIN/MAX RH                   30          85          38          90          57
RH               58 56 37 30 43 69 81 85 75 62 41 39 51 83 74 86 72 77 63 58 60
WIND DIR          S SW NW NW NW NW SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  W NW NW  N
WIND SPD          6 11 13 16  6  3  3  8 13 19 25 21 14 12 12 11 12 10 11 11 12
WIND GUST                                                  24 21
CLOUDS(CAT)      B1 SC CL CL CL CL FW FW FW FW FW SC SC B2 B2 OV B2 B2 B1 B1 B1
CLOUDS (%)       59 30  2  1  1  1  6 10  9 10 20 28 47 71 86 96 84 75 67 57 63
POP 12HR                      0           0           0          40          40
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0        0.03        0.02
RAIN SHWRS                                                 SC SC SC SC       IS
TSTMS                                                      IS IS
LAL               1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  4  4  1  1  1  1
HAINES            4  4  5  5  5  5  4  4  5  5  5  5  3  3  5  5  4  4  3  3
MIX HGT         <10 11 24 49<10<10<10<10<10<10 20 26 26 15 16 13 12<10<10 13 14
T WIND DIR        S SW NW NW NW NW SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SW  W NW  N
T WIND SPD       13 19 18 20  9  4  6 13 20 35 43 40 31 25 21 23 25 14 19 17 20
SMOKE DISP       PR FR GD EX PR PR PR PR PR FR EX EX EX GD GD FR FR PR PR FR FR


DATE               TUE 02/20/18  WED 02/21/18  THU 02/22/18  FRI 02/23/18
UTC 6HRLY     06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00
CST 6HRLY     00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18

MIN/MAX TEMP       25    31      14    33      16    43      28    48
TEMP          30   25 29 29 21   14 29 32 22   18 39 42 32   29 43 47
DEWPT         23   20 16 13  8    5  5  8  8    8 14 19 24   26 31 32
RH            75   81 58 51 56   67 35 36 54   64 35 39 72   88 62 56
PWIND DIR           N     N       N     N       E    SE      SE     S
WIND CHAR         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    B2   B2 B2 B1 B1   B1 SC SC SC   SC SC SC B1   B2 B2 B1
POP 12HR           40    30      10    10       5     5      40    30
FRZG RAIN      S    C  C
RAIN SHWRS    IS                                        SC      SC
SNOWSHWRS             SC                                SC   SC SC

$$

KSZ012-172215-
IOWA SAC&FOX INDIAN RESERVATION
39.98N  95.44W ELEV. 965 FT
347 AM CST SAT FEB 17 2018

DATE             SAT 02/17/18            SUN 02/18/18            MON 02/19/18
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                      53          28          61          46          52
TEMP             27 35 47 53 42 32 28 28 30 41 55 61 56 48 51 50 51 48 47 45 39
DEWPT            15 20 23 23 24 24 23 26 24 28 32 35 39 42 44 47 45 42 39 34 29
MIN/MAX RH                   31          92          38          91          64
RH               60 54 38 31 48 72 81 92 78 59 41 38 53 80 77 89 80 80 74 65 67
WIND DIR          S SW  W NW NW NW SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SE  S NW NW NW  N
WIND SPD          9 12 13 16  6  3  4  9 13 19 25 21 13 12 12 11 12 11 11 11 12
CLOUDS(CAT)      B1 SC CL CL CL CL FW FW FW FW FW SC SC B1 B2 OV B2 B2 B2 B1 B1
CLOUDS (%)       64 33  2  1  1  1  7 17 10  7 18 28 42 68 84 96 87 78 71 59 67
POP 12HR                      0           0           0          50          50
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0        0.05        0.03
RAIN SHWRS                                                 SC SC SC SC       IS
TSTMS                                                         IS
LAL               1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  4  4  1  1  1  1
HAINES            4  4  5  5  5  5  5  5  5  5  5  5  2  2  3  3  4  4  3  3
MIX HGT         <10<10 23 34<10<10<10<10<10<10 20 27 26 20 15 13 10<10<10 11 13
T WIND DIR        S SW NW NW NW NW SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SE  S NW NW NW  N
T WIND SPD       14 20 18 18 11  6  9 18 23 28 40 37 29 25 19 23 23 21 21 20 19
SMOKE DISP       PR FR GD GD PR PR PR PR PR FR EX EX EX GD FR FR FR PR PR FR FR


DATE               TUE 02/20/18  WED 02/21/18  THU 02/22/18  FRI 02/23/18
UTC 6HRLY     06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00
CST 6HRLY     00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18

MIN/MAX TEMP       24    31      14    33      16    42      27    47
TEMP          29   24 28 29 21   14 28 32 22   18 38 41 31   29 43 46
DEWPT         23   19 16 14  8    6  5  8  8    8 13 19 23   25 31 32
RH            78   81 60 53 56   70 37 36 54   64 35 41 72   85 62 58
PWIND DIR           N     N       N     N       E    SE      SE     S
WIND CHAR         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    B2   B2 B2 B1 B1   B1 SC SC FW   FW SC SC B1   B2 B2 B1
POP 12HR           40    20      10    10       5     5      40    30
FRZG RAIN      S    C  S
RAIN SHWRS    IS                                        IS      SC
SNOWSHWRS             IS                                IS   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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