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FIRE WEATHER POINT PLANNING FORECASTS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TOPEKA KS
429 AM CDT WED MAY 20 2015

KSZ058-202215-
FLINT HILLS NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE (NEAR HARTFORD)
38.32N  95.94W ELEV. 1066 FT
429 AM CDT WED MAY 20 2015

DATE             WED 05/20/15            THU 05/21/15            FRI 05/22/15
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                      58          44          64          48          64
TEMP             50 53 56 58 56 52 48 46 44 53 60 64 62 55 51 49 48 55 61 64 63
DEWPT            47 47 49 49 48 46 45 42 42 45 45 45 46 46 45 45 45 49 49 52 53
MIN/MAX RH                   71          93          51          90          63
RH               89 80 77 72 74 80 89 86 93 74 58 50 56 72 80 86 89 80 65 65 70
WIND DIR         NE  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N NE NE  E SE SE SE SE SE SE SE
WIND SPD         13 13 14 14 11  8  5  4  5  9  8  5  6  3  3  3  3  8 10 10  9
CLOUDS(CAT)      OV OV B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B2 B2 OV OV OV
CLOUDS (%)       93 89 86 80 74 63 52 50 48 47 46 40 34 41 48 59 71 81 93 90 88
POP 12HR                     30          10           0           5          50
QPF 12HR                   0.01           0           0           0        0.16
RAIN SHWRS       SC IS IS                                        SC SC SC SC SC
TSTMS                                                            IS IS IS IS SC
LAL               1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  2  2  2  2
HAINES            3  3  2  2  2  2  2  2  3  3  3  3  2  2  3  3  3  3  2  2
MIX HGT         <10 20 31 33 33<10<10<10<10 24 39 45 40<10<10<10<10 33 48 47 31
T WIND DIR        N NE  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N NE NE NE  E SE SE SE SE SE SE SE
T WIND SPD       20 23 20 21 19 11 11 12 11 12 11 10  8  6  6  5  6 13 11 13 17
SMOKE DISP       FR GD GD EX GD PR PR PR PR FR GD GD FR PR PR PR PR GD GD GD GD


DATE          SAT 05/23/15  SUN 05/24/15  MON 05/25/15  TUE 05/26/15
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     54    69      62    72      60    76      60    78
TEMP          56 54 66 68   64 62 70 70   62 60 73 74   63 60 75 77
DEWPT         52 52 58 63   62 62 65 64   60 60 63 63   59 59 63 64
RH            86 93 75 84   93100 84 81   93100 71 69   87 96 66 64
PWIND DIR        SE    SE       S     S       S    SW       S     S
WIND CHAR       <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    OV OV OV OV   OV OV OV OV   OV B2 B2 B1   B1 B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR         40    70      60    70      50    40      40    40
RAIN SHWRS    SC SC NM NM   NM NM NM NM   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC
TSTMS         SC SC NM NM   NM NM NM NM   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC

$$

KSZ024-202215-
POTAWATOMI INDIAN RESERVATION
39.33N  95.85W ELEV. 1056 FT
429 AM CDT WED MAY 20 2015

DATE             WED 05/20/15            THU 05/21/15            FRI 05/22/15
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                      56          44          65          48          66
TEMP             49 51 53 56 54 50 46 45 44 53 61 65 63 55 51 49 48 56 62 65 64
DEWPT            46 46 46 46 45 45 43 42 42 45 43 43 43 45 44 45 45 50 47 50 50
MIN/MAX RH                   70          95          44          90          55
RH               89 83 77 69 71 83 89 89 93 74 51 45 48 69 77 86 89 80 58 58 60
WIND DIR         NE NE  N  N  N  N NW NW NW  N  N  N  N SW SW  W  S SE SE SE SE
WIND SPD         12 12 13 12 10  6  3  3  5  6  5  5  4  2  3  2  3  5  9  9  9
CLOUDS(CAT)      OV OV OV OV B2 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC FW FW SC SC B1 B1 B2 B2 OV
CLOUDS (%)       99 98 97 89 80 65 49 45 41 38 36 29 21 24 26 39 52 69 87 87 88
POP 12HR                     30           5           0           0          50
QPF 12HR                   0.02           0           0           0        0.09
RAIN SHWRS       SC IS IS                                        IS IS SC SC SC
TSTMS                                                                  IS IS SC
LAL               1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  2  2
HAINES            2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  3  3  4  4  2  2  3  3  5  5  4  4
MIX HGT          17 20 27 42 35 15<10<10<10 22 54 55 25<10<10<10<10 29 43 42<10
T WIND DIR       NE NE NE  N  N  N  N  N NW  N  N  N  N SW SW  W  S  S  S SE SE
T WIND SPD       25 24 19 16 18 12 10 10 10 11  9  8  6  1  5  4  4  6 10 12 14
SMOKE DISP       GD GD GD GD GD FR PR PR PR FR GD GD FR PR PR PR PR FR GD GD PR


DATE          SAT 05/23/15  SUN 05/24/15  MON 05/25/15  TUE 05/26/15
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     54    69      62    73      59    75      58    78
TEMP          56 54 66 68   63 62 71 71   62 59 72 73   62 58 74 77
DEWPT         50 52 57 60   61 62 65 63   60 59 62 60   58 58 60 62
RH            80 93 73 76   93100 81 76   93100 71 64   87100 62 60
PWIND DIR        SE    SE       S     S      SW    SW      SW     S
WIND CHAR       <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    OV OV OV OV   OV OV OV OV   B2 B2 B2 B1   B1 B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR         40    60      70    60      50    40      30    40
RAIN SHWRS    SC SC NM NM   NM NM NM NM   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC
TSTMS         SC SC NM NM   NM NM NM NM   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC

$$

KSZ012-202215-
KICKAPOO INDIAN RESERVATION
39.69N  95.66W ELEV. 1150 FT
429 AM CDT WED MAY 20 2015

DATE             WED 05/20/15            THU 05/21/15            FRI 05/22/15
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                      55          43          66          47          67
TEMP             49 50 52 55 54 50 46 45 43 53 61 65 63 55 51 48 47 56 63 66 65
DEWPT            45 45 45 45 44 45 44 42 41 45 43 42 42 44 44 44 44 49 47 49 49
MIN/MAX RH                   69          94          42          88          53
RH               86 83 77 69 69 83 93 89 93 74 51 43 46 66 77 86 89 77 56 54 56
WIND DIR         NE NE  N  N  N  N NW NW NW  N  N NW  N  W SW  W SW  S  S SE SE
WIND SPD         13 11 12 12  9  5  3  3  4  6  5  4  4  2  2  3  3  4  8  8  8
CLOUDS(CAT)      OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B1 SC SC SC SC FW FW FW FW SC SC B1 B2 B2 B2
CLOUDS (%)       99 98 98 89 80 70 59 48 37 32 28 23 18 18 19 30 42 58 74 79 83
POP 12HR                     30           5           0           0          40
QPF 12HR                   0.04           0           0           0        0.06
RAIN SHWRS       SC SC IS                                        IS IS SC SC SC
TSTMS                                                                  IS IS SC
LAL               1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  2  2
HAINES            2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  3  3  4  4  4  4  5  5  5  5  4  4
MIX HGT          15 20 36 41 31 20<10<10<10 29 57 57 43<10<10<10<10 28 48 40<10
T WIND DIR       NE NE NE  N  N  N NW NW NW  N  N  N  N  W SW SW SW  S  S SE SE
T WIND SPD       24 21 17 14 16 11  6  8 10 12  9  8  6  3  4  5  6  5 10 11 12
SMOKE DISP       GD GD GD GD GD FR PR PR PR GD GD GD FR PR PR PR PR FR GD GD PR


DATE          SAT 05/23/15  SUN 05/24/15  MON 05/25/15  TUE 05/26/15
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     54    68      61    74      59    75      58    78
TEMP          56 54 65 67   63 61 71 72   62 59 72 73   62 58 74 77
DEWPT         50 51 57 60   61 61 65 63   60 59 62 60   58 57 60 62
RH            80 90 75 78   93100 81 73   93100 71 64   87 96 62 60
PWIND DIR        SE    SE      SE     S       S    SW       W     S
WIND CHAR       <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    B2 OV OV OV   OV OV OV OV   B2 B2 B2 B1   B1 B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR         40    60      70    60      50    40      30    40
RAIN SHWRS    SC SC NM NM   NM NM NM NM   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC
TSTMS         SC SC NM NM   NM NM NM NM   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC

$$

KSZ012-202215-
IOWA SAC&FOX INDIAN RESERVATION
39.98N  95.44W ELEV. 965 FT
429 AM CDT WED MAY 20 2015

DATE             WED 05/20/15            THU 05/21/15            FRI 05/22/15
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                      55          42          66          47          68
TEMP             48 50 52 55 54 50 46 45 42 53 61 66 64 55 51 49 47 56 64 67 66
DEWPT            44 45 45 44 44 44 43 42 41 45 42 41 41 43 43 43 43 48 47 48 48
MIN/MAX RH                   66          94          40          86          49
RH               86 83 77 66 69 80 89 89 96 74 49 40 43 64 74 80 86 74 54 50 52
WIND DIR         NE NE  N  N NE  N NW NW NW NW NW NW NW  W SW SW SW  S  S  S SE
WIND SPD         12 11 11 11  9  5  3  3  5  6  6  5  5  3  3  4  3  4  8  8  9
CLOUDS(CAT)      OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B1 SC SC SC SC FW FW FW FW SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1
CLOUDS (%)       99 98 98 89 80 71 62 46 30 28 26 22 18 16 15 27 39 54 69 69 69
POP 12HR                     40           5           0           0          30
QPF 12HR                   0.05           0           0           0        0.04
RAIN SHWRS       SC SC IS                                        IS IS SC SC SC
TSTMS                                                                  IS IS SC
LAL               1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  2  2
HAINES            2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  3  3  4  4  4  4  5  5  5  5  4  4
MIX HGT          11 18 41 40 34 22<10<10<10 27 60 59 46<10<10<10<10 28 60 39 38
T WIND DIR       NE NE NE  N  N  N NW NW NW  N NW NW NW  W SW SW SW  S  S SE SE
T WIND SPD       24 20 14 14 13 10  6  6 10 12 10  9  8  5  6  9  6  5 11 10 14
SMOKE DISP       FR GD GD GD GD FR PR PR PR GD GD GD GD PR PR PR PR FR EX GD GD


DATE          SAT 05/23/15  SUN 05/24/15  MON 05/25/15  TUE 05/26/15
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     54    68      61    74      60    75      58    78
TEMP          57 54 65 67   62 61 71 72   63 60 72 73   61 58 74 76
DEWPT         50 50 55 59   60 61 64 63   60 59 62 60   57 56 60 61
RH            77 86 70 75   93100 79 73   90 96 71 64   87 93 62 60
PWIND DIR        SE    SE      SE     S       S    SW       W     S
WIND CHAR       <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B2 OV OV   OV OV OV OV   B2 B2 B2 B1   B1 B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR         30    60      70    60      50    40      30    40
RAIN SHWRS    SC SC NM NM   NM NM NM NM   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC
TSTMS         SC SC NM NM   NM NM NM NM   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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