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FIRE WEATHER POINT PLANNING FORECASTS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TOPEKA KS
331 AM CDT SUN MAR 19 2017

KSZ058-192215-
FLINT HILLS NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE (NEAR HARTFORD)
38.32N  95.94W ELEV. 1066 FT
331 AM CDT SUN MAR 19 2017

DATE             SUN 03/19/17            MON 03/20/17            TUE 03/21/17
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                      86          56          81          48          56
TEMP          53 53 62 75 84 81 70 66 60 56 65 77 81 74 62 56 52 48 50 54 56 53
DEWPT         35 40 52 58 58 56 56 56 56 53 55 56 54 53 51 49 47 44 44 43 39 35
MIN/MAX RH                   37          90          39          86          50
RH            50 61 70 55 41 42 61 70 87 90 70 48 39 48 67 77 83 86 80 66 53 50
WIND DIR      SE SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SW NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE
WIND SPD       9 10 16 20 24 17 13 13  8  4  3  6  9  9 11 11 12 12 13 13 17 14
WIND GUST                                                              24 28 25
CLOUDS(CAT)   B2 B2 B1 SC FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC FW SC B2 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2
CLOUDS (%)    70 80 56 33 22 11 14 18 23 28 41 28 18 39 70 68 75 85 85 87 80 79
POP 12HR                     20           5           0          10          30
QPF 12HR                   0.01           0           0           0           0
RAIN SHWRS    IS IS                                              SC SC IS IS
TSTMS         IS IS
LAL            2  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1
HAINES         3  3  3  4  4  4  4  5  5  6  6  6  6  3  3  3  3  3  3  2  2
MIX HGT      <10<10<10 20 38 38<10<10<10<10<10 19 34 23 12 15 16 14 12 23 31 31
T WIND DIR    SE SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE
T WIND SPD    17 17 23 28 34 39 21 23 13  8  4  8 12 16 21 23 23 21 21 23 26 32
SMOKE DISP    PR PR PR GD EX EX PR PR PR PR PR PR GD GD FR GD GD FR FR GD EX EX
RED FLAG                W  W  W


DATE          WED 03/22/17 THU 03/23/17 FRI 03/24/17 SAT 03/25/17
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       37      55      45      71      53      67      41      62
TEMP          41 37 50 53 46 46 66 69 60 53 66 64 48 41 56 57
DEWPT         33 32 33 37 41 43 51 50 49 47 47 44 40 37 37 36
RH            73 82 52 54 83 89 58 51 67 80 50 48 74 85 49 45
PWIND DIR          NE       E      SE       S       S      SW      NW      NW
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     15>     15>     15>     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 SC SC SC
POP 12HR           10      20      50      30      30      50      20      20
RAIN SHWRS          IS IS IS SC SC IS SC IS SC SC IS       IS
TSTMS                        SC SC IS SC IS SC SC IS

$$

KSZ024-192215-
POTAWATOMI INDIAN RESERVATION
39.33N  95.85W ELEV. 1056 FT
331 AM CDT SUN MAR 19 2017

DATE             SUN 03/19/17            MON 03/20/17            TUE 03/21/17
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                      85          53          73          44          52
TEMP          52 51 57 71 81 81 69 65 59 53 58 68 73 68 58 53 47 45 45 50 52 50
DEWPT         28 32 40 53 58 58 56 56 54 50 51 50 49 46 44 39 38 36 36 36 34 32
MIN/MAX RH                   40          90          42          74          48
RH            39 48 53 53 46 46 63 73 83 89 77 52 43 45 59 59 71 70 70 58 50 50
WIND DIR      SE SE SE  S  S  S  S SW SW  N  N NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE
WIND SPD       9 11 16 17 21 14 10 10  4  5 10 11 11 10 11 12 13 11 13 14 14 14
WIND GUST                                                                 25
CLOUDS(CAT)   B1 B2 B1 SC SC FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B2 B2 OV OV OV B2 B2
CLOUDS (%)    65 73 60 48 35 21 20 19 27 35 50 35 26 38 52 79 80 92 92 90 84 83
POP 12HR                     10           5           0          20          30
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0        0.01
RAIN SHWRS                                                 IS IS SC SC SC SC
LAL            1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1
HAINES         3  3  3  4  4  4  4  5  5  6  6  6  6  4  4  3  3  3  3  2  2
MIX HGT      <10<10<10 16 38 35<10<10<10<10<10 16 25 22<10 14<10<10<10 19 37 34
T WIND DIR    SE SE SE  S  S  S  S SW SW  N  N NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE
T WIND SPD    17 19 24 26 34 35 19 19  9 11 18 18 17 19 21 24 25 21 23 25 27 28
SMOKE DISP    PR PR PR GD EX EX PR PR PR PR PR FR GD GD PR FR FR FR FR GD EX EX


DATE          WED 03/22/17 THU 03/23/17 FRI 03/24/17 SAT 03/25/17
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       35      53      43      68      52      65      40      59
TEMP          41 35 46 52 43 43 61 67 61 53 63 64 48 40 54 56
DEWPT         31 28 28 33 37 41 48 49 49 47 44 42 39 36 35 34
RH            67 75 49 48 79 93 62 52 65 80 50 45 71 85 48 43
PWIND DIR          NE       E      SE      SE       S       W      NW       N
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     15>     15>     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B1 B2 B2 B2 OV B2 B2 B2 B1 B2 B2 B1 SC SC SC
POP 12HR            5      20      50      50      30      40      30      20
RAIN SHWRS          IS IS IS SC SC SC SC    SC SC SC IS IS IS
SLEET                S
SNOWSHWRS           IS
TSTMS                        SC SC SC SC    SC SC

$$

KSZ012-192215-
KICKAPOO INDIAN RESERVATION
39.69N  95.66W ELEV. 1150 FT
331 AM CDT SUN MAR 19 2017

DATE             SUN 03/19/17            MON 03/20/17            TUE 03/21/17
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                      82          51          71          43          52
TEMP          48 49 56 69 78 79 68 64 57 51 58 69 71 67 56 51 47 43 44 50 52 47
DEWPT         27 29 37 50 58 58 57 55 53 50 50 49 47 44 42 37 36 33 35 35 34 32
MIN/MAX RH                   43          95          42          71          50
RH            44 46 49 51 50 49 68 73 86 96 75 49 42 43 59 59 65 67 70 56 50 56
WIND DIR      SE SE SE  S  S  S  S SW  W  N  N NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE
WIND SPD       8 11 17 17 20 13 10  8  5  6  9 10 10  9 10 10 11 10 12 13 13 11
WIND GUST                                                              24 24
CLOUDS(CAT)   B1 B2 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 SC SC SC B1 B2 B2 OV OV OV B2 B2
CLOUDS (%)    65 72 61 49 46 42 34 27 36 46 51 38 31 44 52 78 80 92 93 91 87 85
POP 12HR                     10           5           0          20          30
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
RAIN SHWRS                                                 IS IS SC SC SC SC
LAL            1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1
HAINES         4  3  3  4  4  4  4  4  4  6  6  6  6  5  5  2  2  2  2  2  2
MIX HGT      <10<10<10 16 34 30<10<10<10<10<10 20 27 23<10 14 11<10 12 21 44 33
T WIND DIR    SE SE SE  S  S  S  S SW  W  N NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE
T WIND SPD    16 19 26 24 32 33 18 17 10 12 13 16 16 17 18 21 20 19 20 23 26 26
SMOKE DISP    PR PR FR GD EX EX PR PR PR PR PR FR GD GD PR FR FR FR FR GD EX EX


DATE          WED 03/22/17 THU 03/23/17 FRI 03/24/17 SAT 03/25/17
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       34      52      41      66      51      65      40      59
TEMP          39 34 46 51 43 41 59 65 59 52 63 63 48 40 54 55
DEWPT         30 27 28 31 35 39 48 49 49 47 45 43 38 35 36 34
RH            70 75 49 46 73 92 67 56 69 83 52 48 68 82 50 45
PWIND DIR          NE       E      SE      SE       S       W      NW       N
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     15>     15>     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 OV B2 B2 B1 B2 B2 B1 B1 SC SC
POP 12HR            5      20      40      70      30      40      30      30
RAIN SHWRS             IS    SC NM SC SC    SC SC SC SC SC IS
TSTMS                        SC NM SC SC    SC SC

$$

KSZ012-192215-
IOWA SAC&FOX INDIAN RESERVATION
39.98N  95.44W ELEV. 965 FT
331 AM CDT SUN MAR 19 2017

DATE             SUN 03/19/17            MON 03/20/17            TUE 03/21/17
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                      80          51          70          42          52
TEMP          47 46 54 69 78 77 67 63 56 51 59 67 70 66 55 50 46 42 44 50 52 47
DEWPT         28 31 35 47 56 57 55 54 53 50 49 47 46 42 39 35 34 32 34 33 33 32
MIN/MAX RH                   45          95          39          69          48
RH            47 55 48 45 47 50 65 72 90 96 69 49 42 42 55 56 63 67 68 52 48 56
WIND DIR      SE SE SE  S  S  S SE SW NW  N  N NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE
WIND SPD       9 11 18 18 20 12 10  6  6  8 10 11 12 10 12 12 12 12 13 14 14 11
WIND GUST                                                              25
CLOUDS(CAT)   B1 B2 B1 SC B1 B1 SC SC SC B1 SC SC SC SC B1 B2 B2 OV OV OV B2 B2
CLOUDS (%)    64 74 62 50 53 57 47 37 44 51 48 41 34 47 53 77 77 90 93 90 86 84
POP 12HR                     10          10           5          20          30
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
RAIN SHWRS                                                 IS IS SC SC SC SC
LAL            1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1
HAINES         3  3  3  5  5  3  3  4  4  6  6  5  5  4  4  2  2  2  2  2  2
MIX HGT      <10<10<10 18 28<10<10<10<10<10 11 23 32 31<10<10<10<10 15 27 42 32
T WIND DIR    SE SE SE  S  S  S  S  S  W  N NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE
T WIND SPD    17 20 28 26 28 20 17 12 10 12 13 16 14 19 23 21 20 20 21 24 26 25
SMOKE DISP    PR PR FR GD EX PR PR PR PR PR FR GD GD GD PR FR FR FR FR GD EX EX


DATE          WED 03/22/17 THU 03/23/17 FRI 03/24/17 SAT 03/25/17
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       33      52      40      66      51      65      40      59
TEMP          39 33 46 50 42 41 56 65 58 51 61 63 48 40 54 56
DEWPT         30 25 27 31 33 38 47 49 49 47 46 44 39 36 36 35
RH            70 72 47 48 70 89 72 56 72 86 58 50 71 85 50 45
PWIND DIR          NE       E      SE      SE       S       W      NW       N
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     15>     15>     15>     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B1 B2 B2 B2 OV OV B2 B2 B1 B2 B2 B1 B1 SC SC
POP 12HR            5      10      40      80      30      40      30      30
RAIN SHWRS                   SC  ? SC SC    SC SC SC SC SC IS
TSTMS                        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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