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FIRE WEATHER POINT PLANNING FORECASTS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TOPEKA KS
349 AM CST SAT FEB 28 2015

KSZ058-282230-
FLINT HILLS NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE (NEAR HARTFORD)
38.32N  95.94W ELEV. 1066 FT
349 AM CST SAT FEB 28 2015

DATE             SAT 02/28/15            SUN 03/01/15            MON 03/02/15
UTC 3HRLY     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
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                      25          23          32          19          37
TEMP             15 18 22 25 25 25 24 25 25 28 30 32 30 27 24 20 19 22 32 37 37
DEWPT            11 14 17 21 21 22 23 24 23 25 26 27 26 22 21 18 16 17 21 25 27
MIN/MAX RH                   82          99          81          91          61
RH               84 84 81 84 84 88 96 96 92 88 85 81 85 81 88 92 88 81 63 61 67
WIND DIR         SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE  S  N  N  N  N  N  N NE NE  E SE SE SE
WIND SPD          5  9  8  9  8  6  5  5  2  2  5  9  6  5  3  2  3  8 12 12 11
CLOUDS(CAT)      B2 OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV B1 B1 B2 B1 B1 SC B1 OV
CLOUDS (%)       84100100100100100100100100100 97 97 97 60 55 81 69 67 50 68 90
POP 12HR                     90          90          80          10          10
QPF 12HR                   0.14        0.12        0.07           0           0
RAIN                                                                          C
SNOW              L  D  D  D  D  L  D  D  D  D  S
LAL               1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1
HAINES            2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  3  3  3  3  3  3  4  4  4  4
MIX HGT         <10<10 23 24 15<10<10<10<10<10 16 23<10<10<10<10<10<10 21 20 22
T WIND DIR       SE SE  S  S SE SE SE SE SE  N  N  N  N  N  N NE NE  E SE SE SE
T WIND SPD       10 13 10 12 13 11 11  6  2  3  8 11 12 11  6  5  5 12 16 17 19
SMOKE DISP       PR PR FR FR FR PR PR PR PR PR PR FR PR PR PR PR PR PR FR GD GD
WINTER WEATH         Y  Y  Y  Y  Y  Y  Y  Y  Y


DATE               TUE 03/03/15  WED 03/04/15  THU 03/05/15  FRI 03/06/15
CST 6HRLY     00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18
UTC 6HRLY     06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00

MIN/MAX TEMP       36    55      16    27      13    38      23    50
TEMP          38   44 55 39 21   16 23 25 16   13 33 35 25   24 46 47
DEWPT         32   36 44 34 14    8  3  3  3    3 10 14 14   15 24 28
RH            79   73 66 82 74   70 41 38 56   63 38 41 62   68 42 47
PWIND DIR           S    SW       N     N      NW     W      SW    SW
WIND CHAR         <15   15>     15>   15>     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    OV   OV OV B2 B2   B2 B1 SC SC   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW
POP 12HR           50    50      30    20       5     5       5     5
RAIN           C    C     C
RAIN SHWRS            SC
SNOW                         C    C  S
TSTMS                 IS

$$

KSZ024-282230-
POTAWATOMI INDIAN RESERVATION
39.33N  95.85W ELEV. 1056 FT
349 AM CST SAT FEB 28 2015

DATE             SAT 02/28/15            SUN 03/01/15            MON 03/02/15
UTC 3HRLY     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
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                      25          23          32          19          37
TEMP             12 16 22 25 25 24 23 24 23 26 29 32 32 26 24 21 19 24 32 37 34
DEWPT             6  9 15 17 19 20 21 22 21 24 24 24 23 20 20 18 16 18 20 21 22
MIN/MAX RH                   70          95          69          87          53
RH               76 73 74 71 78 84 92 92 92 92 81 72 69 78 84 88 88 77 61 52 61
WIND DIR         SE SE  S  S SE SE SE SE  S NW NW NW  N  N  N  N NE  E SE SE SE
WIND SPD          5  8 10  9  6  5  5  4  3  2  6  9  5  4  3  1  1  5 11 12 12
CLOUDS(CAT)      B2 OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B1 SC B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B2
CLOUDS (%)       70 98 99100100100100100100 98 96 86 75 59 47 72 85 77 65 61 81
POP 12HR                     90          80          60           5          10
QPF 12HR                   0.07        0.08        0.05           0           0
RAIN                                                                          C
SNOW              C  C  D  D  D  C  L  L  L  L  S
LAL               1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1
HAINES            2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  3  3  3  3  3  3
MIX HGT         <10 14 23 28 25 22 10<10<10<10 23 27<10<10<10<10<10 13 24 28<10
T WIND DIR       SE SE  S  S SE  S  S  S  S  W NW NW  N  N  N  N NE  E SE SE SE
T WIND SPD       11 14 14 12 13 13 10  4  4  5  9 12 10  9  5  2  2  9 13 17 20
SMOKE DISP       PR FR FR FR GD FR PR PR PR PR FR GD PR PR PR PR PR PR FR GD FR
WINTER WEATH         Y  Y  Y  Y  Y  Y  Y  Y  Y


DATE               TUE 03/03/15  WED 03/04/15  THU 03/05/15  FRI 03/06/15
CST 6HRLY     00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18
UTC 6HRLY     06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00

MIN/MAX TEMP       34    51      13    24      10    37      24    50
TEMP          38   43 51 32 19   13 20 22 13   11 31 35 25   24 45 46
DEWPT         31   35 41 27  8    3 -1  0 -1    1  8 13 14   15 22 26
RH            76   73 68 81 61   63 39 37 53   63 37 40 62   68 40 45
PWIND DIR          SE    SW       N     N      NW    SW      SW    SW
WIND CHAR         <15   15>     15>   15>     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    OV   OV OV B2 B2   B1 B1 SC SC   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW
POP 12HR           50    50      30    10       5     5       5     5
RAIN           C    C  C  C
SNOW                         C    C

$$

KSZ012-282230-
KICKAPOO INDIAN RESERVATION
39.69N  95.66W ELEV. 1150 FT
349 AM CST SAT FEB 28 2015

DATE             SAT 02/28/15            SUN 03/01/15            MON 03/02/15
UTC 3HRLY     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
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                      26          22          33          18          36
TEMP             11 16 22 25 26 24 23 24 22 25 31 33 31 25 22 19 18 23 32 36 33
DEWPT             5  8 14 17 19 19 20 21 21 23 23 23 22 19 19 17 15 18 20 22 22
MIN/MAX RH                   70          94          66          91          56
RH               76 70 71 71 74 81 88 88 96 92 72 66 69 78 88 92 88 81 61 56 63
WIND DIR         SE SE  S  S SE SE  S SE  S NW NW NW NW  N  N NW NE  E SE SE SE
WIND SPD          5  9 10 10  8  5  5  3  3  3  6  9  5  4  2  1  1  5 11 13 12
CLOUDS(CAT)      B1 OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 B1 SC SC B1 B2 B2 B2 B1 B2
CLOUDS (%)       66 95 98100100100100100100 97 94 77 59 49 41 60 82 81 72 56 86
POP 12HR                     80          70          60           5          10
QPF 12HR                   0.05        0.07        0.03           0           0
RAIN                                                                          C
SNOW              C  C  D  D  L  C  L  L  L  L
LAL               1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1
HAINES            2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  3
MIX HGT         <10<10 25 28 22 21<10<10<10<10 25 28<10<10<10<10<10<10 23 29 11
T WIND DIR       SE SE  S  S SE  S  S  S  S  W NW NW NW  N  N NW NE  E SE SE SE
T WIND SPD       11 12 16 12 13 14 10  5  5  5 10 13 10  8  3  1  1  8 13 17 19
SMOKE DISP       PR PR GD GD FR FR PR PR PR PR FR GD PR PR PR PR PR PR FR GD FR
WINTER WEATH         Y  Y  Y  Y  Y  Y  Y  Y  Y


DATE               TUE 03/03/15  WED 03/04/15  THU 03/05/15  FRI 03/06/15
CST 6HRLY     00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18
UTC 6HRLY     06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00

MIN/MAX TEMP       32    48      12    23       9    36      23    49
TEMP          36   41 48 32 17   12 19 21 12   10 30 33 25   23 43 44
DEWPT         30   34 40 26  7    2  0  2  0    1  8 13 14   15 23 27
RH            79   76 74 78 64   63 42 43 58   66 39 43 62   71 45 51
PWIND DIR          SE    SW       N     N      NW    SW      SW    SW
WIND CHAR         <15   15>     15>   15>     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    OV   OV OV B2 B2   B1 B1 SC SC   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW
POP 12HR           50    50      30    10       5     0       5     5
RAIN           C    C  C  C
SNOW                      C  C    C

$$

KSZ012-282230-
IOWA SAC&FOX INDIAN RESERVATION
39.98N  95.44W ELEV. 965 FT
349 AM CST SAT FEB 28 2015

DATE             SAT 02/28/15            SUN 03/01/15            MON 03/02/15
UTC 3HRLY     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
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                      26          21          33          17          36
TEMP             10 16 23 26 26 24 22 22 21 25 31 33 31 25 21 19 17 23 32 36 33
DEWPT             5  7 14 17 19 19 20 20 20 22 22 21 22 18 17 15 14 17 19 22 23
MIN/MAX RH                   66          95          61          88          56
RH               80 67 68 68 74 81 92 92 96 88 69 61 69 74 84 84 88 77 58 56 66
WIND DIR         SE SE  S  S SE SE  S SE  S NW NW NW NW  N NW NW  E  E SE SE SE
WIND SPD          6  9 10 10  8  5  5  3  2  3  6  9  5  4  1  0  0  5 10 12 12
CLOUDS(CAT)      B1 OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 B1 SC SC SC B2 B2 B2 B1 B2
CLOUDS (%)       63 92 97100100100100100100 95 93 73 52 31 27 49 71 78 78 59 75
POP 12HR                     80          60          50           5          10
QPF 12HR                   0.05        0.06        0.02           0           0
RAIN                                                                          C
SNOW              S  C  L  D  L  C  C  C  C  C
LAL               1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1
HAINES            2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  3
MIX HGT         <10<10 28 28 20<10<10<10<10<10 25 25 16<10<10<10<10<10 23 31 21
T WIND DIR       SE SE  S  S SE  S  S SE  S NW NW NW NW  N NW NW  N  E SE SE SE
T WIND SPD       11 14 16 13 14 14 10  6  4  6 11 14 14  8  3  1  0 10 12 17 21
SMOKE DISP       PR PR GD GD FR PR PR PR PR PR FR GD FR PR PR PR PR PR FR GD GD
WINTER WEATH         Y  Y  Y  Y  Y  Y  Y  Y  Y


DATE               TUE 03/03/15  WED 03/04/15  THU 03/05/15  FRI 03/06/15
CST 6HRLY     00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18
UTC 6HRLY     06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00

MIN/MAX TEMP       32    47      11    23       9    35      23    48
TEMP          35   39 47 31 16   12 19 21 12    9 29 31 24   23 42 43
DEWPT         28   33 40 26  7    2  0  2  1    0  9 13 13   15 24 27
RH            75   79 76 81 67   63 42 43 60   66 42 47 62   71 48 53
PWIND DIR          SE    SW       N    NW      NW    SW      SW    SW
WIND CHAR         <15   15>     15>   15>     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    B2   OV OV B2 B2   B1 B1 SC SC   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW
POP 12HR           50    60      30    10       5     0       5     5
RAIN           C    C  L  L
SNOW                      L  C    C

$$


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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