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FIRE WEATHER POINT PLANNING FORECASTS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TOPEKA KS
508 AM CDT FRI MAY 20 2016

KSZ058-202215-
FLINT HILLS NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE (NEAR HARTFORD)
38.32N  95.94W ELEV. 1066 FT
508 AM CDT FRI MAY 20 2016

DATE             FRI 05/20/16            SAT 05/21/16            SUN 05/22/16
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          53          73          58          79
TEMP             54 58 62 67 66 60 56 54 53 62 69 73 71 64 61 59 58 67 75 79 77
DEWPT            53 55 56 56 56 55 53 52 52 56 57 59 59 58 57 56 56 62 64 65 63
MIN/MAX RH                   68          97          61          94          60
RH               96 90 81 68 70 84 90 93 96 81 66 62 66 81 87 90 93 84 69 62 62
WIND DIR          E SE SE  E  E  E  E  E  E SE SE SE SE  E SE SE SE SE  S  S  S
WIND SPD          5  6  8  9  8  5  4  5  5  9 11 10  9  5  6  8  8 12 14 16 13
CLOUDS(CAT)      OV OV B2 B2 B1 SC B1 SC B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1
CLOUDS (%)      100100 87 70 64 48 51 49 60 69 77 77 77 73 70 69 68 61 53 55 56
POP 12HR                     20          10          30          30          10
QPF 12HR                      0           0        0.08        0.05           0
DRIZZLE           ?
RAIN SHWRS       IS    IS IS             IS IS SC SC SC SC SC SC             SC
TSTMS                                    IS IS SC SC SC SC SC SC             SC
OBVIS            PF                PF PF
LAL               1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  2  2  3  3  3  3  3  3  1  1  1  1
HAINES            3  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  4  4  4  4  3  3  3  3
MIX HGT         <10 19 37 37 23<10<10<10<10<10 29 38 22<10<10<10<10 13 46 44 26
T WIND DIR        E SE SE SE  E  E  E  E  E SE SE SE SE  E  E SE SE SE  S  S  S
T WIND SPD        6  6  6 11 12  9  8 10 10 13 19 12 17  9 10 11 11 19 23 26 27
SMOKE DISP       PR PR FR GD FR PR PR PR PR PR GD GD GD PR PR PR PR FR EX EX EX


DATE          MON 05/23/16 TUE 05/24/16 WED 05/25/16 THU 05/26/16
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       63      77      63      80      65      82      64      81
TEMP          66 63 74 75 66 63 77 78 68 65 79 80 68 64 78 78
DEWPT         62 60 66 68 65 63 68 68 65 65 67 65 65 63 64 64
RH            87 90 76 79 97100 74 71 90100 67 60 90 97 62 62
PWIND DIR           S       S       S       S       S       S       S       S
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    B1 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC B1
POP 12HR           40      60      50      30      40      30      30      30
RAIN SHWRS    SC SC NM NM SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
TSTMS         SC SC NM NM SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC

$$

KSZ024-202215-
POTAWATOMI INDIAN RESERVATION
39.33N  95.85W ELEV. 1056 FT
508 AM CDT FRI MAY 20 2016

DATE             FRI 05/20/16            SAT 05/21/16            SUN 05/22/16
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                      66          51          73          57          80
TEMP             54 56 59 64 64 57 54 52 51 61 69 73 71 64 60 58 57 67 75 80 78
DEWPT            52 54 53 52 52 52 51 50 50 54 54 54 55 55 53 53 54 60 61 64 62
MIN/MAX RH                   63          96          52          89          58
RH               93 93 80 65 65 83 90 93 96 78 59 51 57 73 78 83 90 78 62 58 58
WIND DIR          E SE SE SE  E  E  E  E  E SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE  S  S  S
WIND SPD          5  8  9 10  8  4  3  4  5  9 11 11 10  6  8  6  8 12 14 16 16
CLOUDS(CAT)      OV OV OV B1 B1 SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1
CLOUDS (%)      100100 97 63 55 45 34 42 44 53 61 65 69 62 55 62 69 62 54 55 55
POP 12HR                     30          10          10          20          10
QPF 12HR                   0.02           0           0        0.03           0
DRIZZLE           ?
RAIN SHWRS       SC IS IS IS                         IS IS IS IS             SC
TSTMS                                                IS IS IS IS             SC
OBVIS                              PF PF
LAL               1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  3  3  3  3  1  1  1  1
HAINES            3  3  3  3  4  4  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  3
MIX HGT         <10<10 18 27 18<10<10<10<10 17 34 47 28<10<10<10<10<10 35 46 25
T WIND DIR        E SE SE SE SE  E  E  E  E SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE  S  S  S
T WIND SPD       10 13 18 16 13  9  8 10 12 16 17 13 19 11 13 12 14 23 24 26 29
SMOKE DISP       PR PR FR GD FR PR PR PR PR FR GD GD GD PR PR PR PR FR EX EX EX


DATE          MON 05/23/16 TUE 05/24/16 WED 05/25/16 THU 05/26/16
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       64      77      62      81      64      83      64      81
TEMP          67 64 74 75 65 62 77 79 68 64 79 81 68 64 78 79
DEWPT         62 60 64 65 63 62 65 65 65 64 64 64 63 63 62 61
RH            84 87 71 71 93100 67 62 90100 60 56 84 97 58 54
PWIND DIR           S       S       S       S       S       S       S       S
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    B1 B2 B2 B2 B1 SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR           50      70      50      30      50      40      30      20
RAIN SHWRS    SC SC NM NM SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC IS IS
TSTMS         SC SC NM NM SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC IS IS

$$

KSZ012-202215-
KICKAPOO INDIAN RESERVATION
39.69N  95.66W ELEV. 1150 FT
508 AM CDT FRI MAY 20 2016

DATE             FRI 05/20/16            SAT 05/21/16            SUN 05/22/16
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                      66          51          73          56          79
TEMP             54 56 59 64 65 58 54 51 51 61 69 73 71 63 60 57 56 66 74 79 77
DEWPT            52 53 53 53 52 52 51 49 49 54 53 54 54 54 53 52 53 58 60 64 62
MIN/MAX RH                   63          95          51          90          60
RH               93 90 80 67 63 80 90 93 93 78 57 51 55 72 78 83 90 75 62 60 60
WIND DIR          E SE SE SE SE  E SE  E  E SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE  S  S  S
WIND SPD          5  9  9  8  8  5  3  4  5  8 11 11 10  5  6  6  8 12 14 17 16
CLOUDS(CAT)      OV OV OV B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1
CLOUDS (%)      100100100 68 57 46 29 36 39 45 52 54 57 51 45 53 62 56 51 53 56
POP 12HR                     30           5          10          20          10
QPF 12HR                   0.03           0           0        0.02           0
DRIZZLE           ?
RAIN SHWRS       SC IS IS IS                         IS IS IS IS             SC
TSTMS                                                IS IS IS IS             SC
OBVIS                              PF PF
LAL               1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  3  3  3  3  1  1  1  1
HAINES            3  3  3  3  3  3  4  4  4  4  4  4  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  3
MIX HGT         <10 11 24 28 23<10<10<10<10 16 36 47 33<10<10<10<10<10 36 41 23
T WIND DIR        E SE SE SE SE  E SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE  S  S  S
T WIND SPD        8 13 18 14 12  9  9  9 11 13 17 14 16 10 10 10 11 21 24 26 29
SMOKE DISP       PR FR GD GD FR PR PR PR PR FR GD GD GD PR PR PR PR FR EX EX GD


DATE          MON 05/23/16 TUE 05/24/16 WED 05/25/16 THU 05/26/16
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       64      77      62      81      65      82      63      81
TEMP          67 64 74 75 65 62 77 79 68 65 79 80 67 63 77 79
DEWPT         62 60 65 64 63 62 65 65 65 64 65 64 63 62 62 61
RH            84 87 74 69 93100 67 62 90 97 62 58 87 97 60 54
PWIND DIR           S       S       S       S       S       S       S       S
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    B1 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 SC SC B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR           50      60      50      30      50      40      30      20
RAIN SHWRS    SC SC NM NM SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC IS IS
TSTMS         SC SC NM NM SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC IS IS

$$

KSZ012-202215-
IOWA SAC&FOX INDIAN RESERVATION
39.98N  95.44W ELEV. 965 FT
508 AM CDT FRI MAY 20 2016

DATE             FRI 05/20/16            SAT 05/21/16            SUN 05/22/16
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                      66          50          74          56          79
TEMP             54 57 60 65 65 59 54 52 50 61 69 74 72 64 60 57 56 66 74 79 77
DEWPT            52 52 52 52 51 51 50 48 49 53 52 53 53 53 52 51 52 57 59 63 61
MIN/MAX RH                   59          95          47          86          58
RH               93 83 75 63 60 75 86 86 96 75 55 48 51 67 75 80 86 73 59 58 58
WIND DIR          E SE SE SE SE SE SE SE  E SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE  S  S
WIND SPD          6  9 10 10  8  5  3  4  4  8 11 11 10  5  6  6  8 12 14 16 14
CLOUDS(CAT)      OV OV OV B1 B1 SC FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 SC SC B1 B1
CLOUDS (%)       99 94 98 68 53 36 25 39 36 43 50 48 45 41 37 44 51 49 47 51 56
POP 12HR                     30           5          10          20          10
QPF 12HR                   0.04           0           0        0.02           0
DRIZZLE           ?
RAIN SHWRS       SC SC IS IS                         IS IS IS IS             SC
TSTMS                                                IS IS IS IS             SC
OBVIS                              PF PF
LAL               1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  2  2  2  2  1  1  1  1
HAINES            3  3  3  3  3  3  4  4  4  4  4  4  4  4  3  3  3  3  3  3
MIX HGT         <10 12 22 33 27<10<10<10<10 18 39 47 39<10<10<10<10<10 32 40 27
T WIND DIR        E SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE  S  S  S
T WIND SPD       11 16 16 13 11 12 10 11 10 13 18 16 16 12 14 14 17 20 24 24 27
SMOKE DISP       PR FR GD GD FR PR PR PR PR FR EX EX GD PR PR PR PR FR EX EX EX


DATE          MON 05/23/16 TUE 05/24/16 WED 05/25/16 THU 05/26/16
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       64      77      62      81      64      82      63      81
TEMP          67 64 74 75 65 62 77 79 68 64 78 80 67 63 77 78
DEWPT         62 60 64 64 63 61 64 64 64 64 66 64 63 62 63 61
RH            84 87 71 69 93 97 64 60 87100 67 58 87 97 62 56
PWIND DIR           S       S       S       S       S       S       S       S
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    B1 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 SC SC B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR           50      60      50      30      50      40      30      20
RAIN SHWRS    SC SC NM NM SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC IS IS
TSTMS         SC SC NM NM SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC 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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