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FIRE WEATHER POINT PLANNING FORECASTS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TOPEKA KS
425 AM CST SAT FEB 18 2017

KSZ058-182215-
FLINT HILLS NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE (NEAR HARTFORD)
38.32N  95.94W ELEV. 1066 FT
425 AM CST SAT FEB 18 2017

DATE             SAT 02/18/17            SUN 02/19/17            MON 02/20/17
UTC 3HRLY     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
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                      71          45          69          55          71
TEMP             41 50 64 71 66 56 52 48 47 52 62 69 65 59 58 58 55 57 66 71 63
DEWPT            38 44 47 46 46 47 47 47 47 51 53 53 54 54 54 56 54 56 52 47 46
MIN/MAX RH                   41         100          57         100          42
RH               89 80 54 41 48 72 83 96100 96 72 57 68 83 86 93 96 96 61 42 54
WIND DIR          S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SE  S  S SE SE  S  S  S  S  S SW SW
WIND SPD          4  5  6 10  6  8  8  6  5 11 14 14 13 12 14 12 11 16 17 17 10
CLOUDS(CAT)      SC SC FW FW FW SC B1 B1 B1 B2 B1 B1 B2 OV OV OV OV B1 B1 SC B1
CLOUDS (%)       28 32  9  9 12 28 55 69 67 76 69 61 80 92 96 92 88 67 68 38 52
POP 12HR                      0           0          10          60          20
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0        0.13           0
RAIN SHWRS                                           SC SC NM NM IS IS IS IS
TSTMS                                                IS SC SC
OBVIS                              PF PF PF
LAL               1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  4  4  1  1  1  1  1  1
HAINES            4  4  4  4  4  4  5  5  4  4  4  4  3  3  3  3  5  5  4  4
MIX HGT         <10<10 15 40 26<10<10<10<10<10 11 25<10<10<10<10<10 13 22 51<10
T WIND DIR        S  S SW  S  S  S  S  S  S SE  S  S SE SE  S  S  S  S  S  S SW
T WIND SPD        9  9  8 12 14 14 16 13 11 21 24 24 26 23 28 25 21 28 29 33 19
SMOKE DISP       PR PR PR GD GD PR PR PR PR PR FR GD PR PR PR PR PR GD GD EX PR


DATE               TUE 02/21/17  WED 02/22/17  THU 02/23/17  FRI 02/24/17
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       43    70      43    73      47    68      38    51
TEMP          50   43 64 61 48   43 68 64 52   47 63 60 47   38 48 44
DEWPT         42   38 38 37 37   36 38 40 42   43 46 43 42   31 28 24
RH            74   82 38 41 65   76 33 41 69   86 54 53 83   76 46 45
PWIND DIR          NW     W      SW     S       S     S      SW     W
WIND CHAR         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   15>
AVG CLOUDS    SC   FW FW FW FW   FW FW SC SC   SC B1 B1 B1   B1 SC B1
POP 12HR            5     0       0     0      10    30      60    10
RAIN                                                          C
RAIN SHWRS                                        SC    NM
TSTMS                                                   IS

$$

KSZ024-182215-
POTAWATOMI INDIAN RESERVATION
39.33N  95.85W ELEV. 1056 FT
425 AM CST SAT FEB 18 2017

DATE             SAT 02/18/17            SUN 02/19/17            MON 02/20/17
UTC 3HRLY     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
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                      70          46          69          56          69
TEMP             40 48 63 70 65 56 52 49 46 50 62 68 68 63 63 60 57 57 65 69 63
DEWPT            34 39 42 42 43 44 45 45 46 48 50 51 52 53 54 55 54 54 50 46 45
MIN/MAX RH                   36         100          53          93          43
RH               79 71 46 36 45 64 77 86100 93 65 54 57 70 72 84 90 90 58 44 52
WIND DIR         SW SW  S SE SE  S  S  S  S SE  S  S SE SE  S  S  S  S  S SW SW
WIND SPD          3  2  4  4  5  6  6  4  5  9 12 13 12 11 12 11 11 14 16 16  9
CLOUDS(CAT)      FW FW FW FW FW FW SC B1 B1 B2 B2 B1 B2 B2 OV OV OV B1 B2 SC B1
CLOUDS (%)       24 20  8 10 13 25 42 61 63 78 73 56 70 85 95 95 91 64 72 36 57
POP 12HR                      0           0           5          70          20
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0        0.08           0
RAIN SHWRS                                           SC SC NM NM IS IS IS IS
TSTMS                                                   IS SC
OBVIS                                 PF PF
LAL               1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  3  3  1  1  1  1  1  1
HAINES            4  4  4  4  4  4  4  4  5  5  4  4  3  3  3  3  5  5  4  4
MIX HGT         <10<10 15 32<10<10<10<10<10<10 15 24 28<10<10<10<10 13 26 51<10
T WIND DIR       SW SW SE  S SE  S  S  S  S SE  S  S  S SE  S  S  S  S  S  S SW
T WIND SPD        6  4  4  5 10 12 12  9 10 18 21 24 27 21 25 21 21 28 27 32 18
SMOKE DISP       PR PR PR FR PR PR PR PR PR PR FR GD EX PR FR PR PR GD EX EX PR


DATE               TUE 02/21/17  WED 02/22/17  THU 02/23/17  FRI 02/24/17
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       42    70      44    71      46    66      37    48
TEMP          50   42 64 64 50   44 65 65 51   46 61 61 48   38 44 44
DEWPT         41   37 36 35 36   35 36 37 39   41 42 42 40   31 29 25
RH            71   82 35 34 58   70 34 35 63   83 49 49 74   76 55 47
PWIND DIR           W     W      SW    SW      SE     S      SW     W
WIND CHAR         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   15>
AVG CLOUDS    SC   FW FW CL FW   FW SC SC SC   SC B1 B1 B1   B1 B1 B2
POP 12HR            5     0       0     0       5    10      50    30
RAIN                                                          C     C
RAIN SHWRS                                              SC
TSTMS                                                   IS

$$

KSZ012-182215-
KICKAPOO INDIAN RESERVATION
39.69N  95.66W ELEV. 1150 FT
425 AM CST SAT FEB 18 2017

DATE             SAT 02/18/17            SUN 02/19/17            MON 02/20/17
UTC 3HRLY     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
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                      69          45          69          56          70
TEMP             38 47 61 69 64 55 51 48 45 50 63 69 66 61 59 59 56 57 66 70 64
DEWPT            32 37 40 41 42 42 43 43 44 48 50 52 52 53 53 54 53 54 51 47 46
MIN/MAX RH                   36          99          53          94          44
RH               79 68 46 36 45 61 74 83 96 93 62 55 61 75 80 83 90 90 58 44 52
WIND DIR          W  N SE  E  E SE  S  S  S  S  S  S SE SE  S  S  S  S  S SW SW
WIND SPD          3  2  3  4  3  4  4  4  4  9 12 13 11 10 10 10 10 13 14 16  8
CLOUDS(CAT)      FW FW FW FW FW FW SC B1 B1 B2 B2 B1 B1 B2 OV OV OV B1 B2 SC B1
CLOUDS (%)       11 13  6 10 11 22 40 57 62 76 70 55 65 83 94 96 92 68 73 37 60
POP 12HR                      0           0           5          70          20
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0        0.07           0
RAIN SHWRS                                           IS IS NM NM IS IS IS IS
TSTMS                                                   IS SC
OBVIS                                 PF PF
LAL               1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  3  3  1  1  1  1  1  1
HAINES            4  4  4  4  4  4  4  4  5  5  3  3  3  3  3  3  4  4  4  4
MIX HGT         <10<10 15 30 20<10<10<10<10<10 22 27 28<10<10<10<10 13 24 48<10
T WIND DIR        W NW  E SE SE SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SE  S  S  S  S  S  S SW
T WIND SPD        6  2  5  4  8  9  9 10 10 17 24 24 27 19 20 19 19 25 27 32 16
SMOKE DISP       PR PR PR PR FR PR PR PR PR PR GD GD EX PR PR PR PR FR GD EX PR


DATE               TUE 02/21/17  WED 02/22/17  THU 02/23/17  FRI 02/24/17
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       42    69      43    70      45    65      36    47
TEMP          50   42 61 62 48   43 65 64 50   45 60 58 45   37 44 43
DEWPT         41   37 38 36 36   35 37 38 39   40 41 42 41   32 30 26
RH            71   82 42 38 63   73 35 38 66   82 49 55 86   82 57 51
PWIND DIR           W     W      SW    SW      SE     S      SW    NW
WIND CHAR         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   15>
AVG CLOUDS    SC   FW FW CL FW   FW SC SC SC   SC B1 B1 B1   B2 B1 B2
POP 12HR            5     0       0     0       0    10      50    50
RAIN                                                          C  S  C
RAIN SHWRS                                              SC
SNOW                                                             S
TSTMS                                                   IS

$$

KSZ012-182215-
IOWA SAC&FOX INDIAN RESERVATION
39.98N  95.44W ELEV. 965 FT
425 AM CST SAT FEB 18 2017

DATE             SAT 02/18/17            SUN 02/19/17            MON 02/20/17
UTC 3HRLY     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
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                      68          44          69          56          71
TEMP             37 46 60 68 63 54 50 47 44 48 62 69 65 60 59 58 57 57 66 71 64
DEWPT            32 37 38 39 40 40 42 43 44 48 50 51 51 52 53 54 54 55 52 48 47
MIN/MAX RH                   34         100          53          98          43
RH               82 71 44 34 43 59 74 86100100 65 53 60 75 80 86 90 93 61 44 54
WIND DIR         NW NW NE  E  E SE  S  S  S  S  S  S SE SE  S  S  S  S  S SW SW
WIND SPD          4  3  3  5  4  5  6  6  6  9 13 13 10 10 11 11 11 14 17 17  9
CLOUDS(CAT)      FW FW CL FW FW FW SC B1 B1 B2 B1 B1 B1 B2 OV OV OV B2 B2 SC B1
CLOUDS (%)        8  9  3 10 12 21 39 53 59 72 67 53 61 81 93 96 93 70 75 38 61
POP 12HR                      0           0           5          70          30
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0        0.08           0
RAIN SHWRS                                           IS IS NM NM SC SC IS IS
TSTMS                                                   IS SC
OBVIS                                 PF PF
LAL               1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  2  2  1  1  1  1  1  1
HAINES            4  4  5  5  4  4  4  4  5  5  4  4  3  3  3  3  4  4  4  4
MIX HGT         <10<10 15 29 12<10<10<10<10<10 24 29 20<10<10<10<10 14 23 48<10
T WIND DIR       NW  N NE  E  E SE SE  S  S SE  S  S SE SE SE  S  S  S  S  S SW
T WIND SPD        6  3  5  4  8  9 11 10 11 12 23 21 21 18 20 19 20 25 26 32 17
SMOKE DISP       PR PR PR PR PR PR PR PR PR PR GD GD GD PR PR PR PR GD GD EX PR


DATE               TUE 02/21/17  WED 02/22/17  THU 02/23/17  FRI 02/24/17
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       42    69      43    70      45    64      37    47
TEMP          49   42 61 61 47   43 63 62 49   45 58 58 46   38 43 43
DEWPT         42   37 39 37 36   35 38 39 39   41 42 42 42   33 32 27
RH            77   82 44 41 65   73 39 43 68   86 55 55 86   82 65 53
PWIND DIR           W    SW      SW    SW      SE     S      SW     W
WIND CHAR         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   15>
AVG CLOUDS    SC   FW FW CL FW   FW SC SC SC   SC B1 B1 B2   B2 B1 B2
POP 12HR            5     0       0     0       0    10      50    60
RAIN                                                          C  S  L
RAIN SHWRS                                              SC
TSTMS                                                   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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