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FIRE WEATHER POINT PLANNING FORECASTS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TOPEKA KS
435 AM CST TUE FEB 24 2015

KSZ058-242215-
FLINT HILLS NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE (NEAR HARTFORD)
38.32N  95.94W ELEV. 1066 FT
435 AM CST TUE FEB 24 2015

DATE             TUE 02/24/15            WED 02/25/15            THU 02/26/15
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                      44          23          45          18          21
TEMP             16 22 37 44 38 31 26 25 24 30 40 43 38 33 26 21 19 19 20 21 19
DEWPT             8 12 16 19 21 22 21 22 21 26 27 28 29 27 19 17 11 10  8  6  4
MIN/MAX RH                   37          91          56          83          50
RH               70 65 42 36 50 69 81 88 88 85 59 55 70 78 74 84 70 67 59 52 51
WIND DIR         SW  W  W NW  W  W  W  S  S  S  S  S  S  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N
WIND SPD         10 12 12  9  3  2  2  2  4  8 11 10  9 12 20 25 23 20 18 17 13
WIND GUST                                                  32 36
CLOUDS(CAT)      CL CL CL CL FW FW SC SC SC SC SC B2 OV OV OV OV OV B2 B1 SC SC
CLOUDS (%)        4  5  4  5  9 20 30 38 45 48 49 75100 99 98 97 95 76 57 47 37
POP 12HR                      0           5          20          50          10
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0        0.05           0
FLURRIES                                                         SC SC
RAIN                                            S  S
SNOW                                                  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            4  4  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  4  4  3  3  2  2  2  2  2  2
MIX HGT         <10<10 16 27<10<10<10<10<10<10 22 20 12<10 15 20 29 30 43 45 39
T WIND DIR       SW SW  W NW  W  W NW  S  S  S  N SW SW  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N
T WIND SPD       17 19 17 11  5  3  3  4  8 14  3 13 13  2 35 39 36 34 26 23 21
SMOKE DISP       PR PR FR FR PR PR PR PR PR PR FR FR FR PR GD EX EX EX EX EX EX


DATE               FRI 02/27/15  SAT 02/28/15  SUN 03/01/15  MON 03/02/15
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        7    22      15    27      26    34      21    31
TEMP          10    7 18 21 17   15 24 27 26   26 32 32 24   21 28 29
DEWPT          2    0  1  6  9   12 20 23 26   26 31 28 23   19 20 20
RH            69   72 46 52 70   88 84 85100  100 96 85 96   92 71 69
PWIND DIR           N     E      SE    SE      SE    NE       N     N
WIND CHAR         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC   SC B1 B1 B2   OV OV OV OV   OV OV OV OV   B2 B2 B2
POP 12HR            5    10      20    60      60    50      30    30
FRZG RAIN                                          C  C
RAIN                                               C  C
SLEET                                           L  C  C
SNOW                         S    S  L  L  L    L  C  C  C    C  C  C

$$

KSZ024-242215-
POTAWATOMI INDIAN RESERVATION
39.33N  95.85W ELEV. 1056 FT
435 AM CST TUE FEB 24 2015

DATE             TUE 02/24/15            WED 02/25/15            THU 02/26/15
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                      45          26          44          15          17
TEMP             16 22 37 45 39 31 27 28 27 31 39 42 36 30 23 19 16 15 15 17 15
DEWPT             9 12 19 23 24 24 23 24 23 27 28 29 28 23 15 12  7  6  3  2  1
MIN/MAX RH                   41          86          59          77          49
RH               73 65 48 41 54 75 85 85 85 85 64 60 72 75 71 74 67 67 58 51 53
WIND DIR         SW  W  W NW NW  N SE SE SE  S  S  S  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N
WIND SPD         10 13 11 10  4  2  2  3  4  9 11  9  9 18 23 23 19 18 14 13 10
WIND GUST                                               29 34 34 29
CLOUDS(CAT)      CL FW CL FW FW FW SC SC B1 B1 B2 OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 B1 SC FW
CLOUDS (%)        5  6  5 10 14 20 37 49 55 66 76 88100100100 95 90 74 58 42 25
POP 12HR                      0           5          40          60          10
QPF 12HR                      0           0        0.03        0.05           0
FLURRIES                                                         SC SC
RAIN                                            C  C
SNOW                                               C  L  L  C  C
LAL               1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1
HAINES            4  4  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  4  4  3  3  2  2  2  2  2  2
MIX HGT         <10<10 11 26 19<10<10<10<10<10 21 25<10 11 13 26 26 30 38 40 37
T WIND DIR       SW  W  W NW  N NE SE SE SE  S  N  S  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N
T WIND SPD       19 25 16 14 10  3  4  5  9 17  2 13 18  2 40 37 33 31 25 21 19
SMOKE DISP       PR FR FR GD FR PR PR PR PR PR GD GD PR FR GD EX EX EX EX EX EX


DATE               FRI 02/27/15  SAT 02/28/15  SUN 03/01/15  MON 03/02/15
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        3    19      12    25      25    31      17    28
TEMP           7    3 15 18 14   13 22 25 25   25 29 29 20   17 25 27
DEWPT         -2   -4 -1  2  6    9 17 22 25   25 28 24 18   14 15 16
RH            66   72 48 49 70   84 81 88100  100 96 81 92   88 65 63
PWIND DIR           N     E      SE    SE      SE    NE       N     N
WIND CHAR         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    FW   SC SC B1 B2   B2 OV OV OV   OV OV OV OV   B2 B1 B1
POP 12HR            0     5      10    60      60    50      30    20
SLEET                                              C  C
SNOW                                 L  L  L    L  C  C  C    C  S  S

$$

KSZ012-242215-
KICKAPOO INDIAN RESERVATION
39.69N  95.66W ELEV. 1150 FT
435 AM CST TUE FEB 24 2015

DATE             TUE 02/24/15            WED 02/25/15            THU 02/26/15
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                      45          26          41          13          15
TEMP             15 22 39 44 39 30 27 28 27 31 38 40 34 28 22 17 15 14 14 15 13
DEWPT             9 14 21 23 24 24 23 24 22 26 28 28 26 21 15 12  6  5  3  2  1
MIN/MAX RH                   43          84          64          80          54
RH               77 71 48 43 54 78 85 85 81 81 67 62 72 75 74 80 67 67 61 55 58
WIND DIR         SW  W NW NW NW NE  E SE SE  S  S SE NE  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N
WIND SPD         11 13 12 11  4  3  3  3  5  9 12  8 11 18 21 20 19 18 14 14 10
WIND GUST                                               29 33 32
CLOUDS(CAT)      FW FW CL FW FW FW SC B1 B1 B2 B2 OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 B1 SC FW
CLOUDS (%)        6  6  5  8 14 19 35 55 65 75 85 93100100100 94 88 71 54 38 22
POP 12HR                      0           5          50          60           5
QPF 12HR                      0           0        0.04        0.06           0
FLURRIES                                                         SC SC
RAIN                                      S  S  C
SNOW                                            C  C  L  L  C  C
LAL               1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1
HAINES            4  4  3  3  4  4  3  3  3  3  4  4  3  3  2  2  2  2  2  2
MIX HGT         <10<10 19 31 19<10<10<10<10<10 22 24<10<10 17 27 26 29 35 38 31
T WIND DIR       SW  W NW NW  N  E SE SE SE  S  N  S NE  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N
T WIND SPD       18 21 17 17 10  3  4  6 11 18  2 12 21  2 34 34 33 29 25 23 21
SMOKE DISP       PR FR FR GD FR PR PR PR PR PR GD FR PR FR GD EX EX EX EX EX GD


DATE               FRI 02/27/15  SAT 02/28/15  SUN 03/01/15  MON 03/02/15
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        2    18      11    25      24    30      16    27
TEMP           5    2 14 17 13   11 21 25 24   24 29 28 19   16 24 25
DEWPT         -2   -4  0  3  5    8 17 21 24   24 27 24 17   13 14 15
RH            72   75 53 53 70   87 84 84100  100 92 85 92   88 65 65
PWIND DIR           N     E      SE    SE      SE    NE       N     N
WIND CHAR         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    FW   SC SC B1 B1   B2 OV OV OV   OV OV OV B2   B2 B1 B1
POP 12HR            0     5      10    60      60    50      30    20
SLEET                                              C  C
SNOW                                 L  L  L    L  C  C  C    C  S  S

$$

KSZ012-242215-
IOWA SAC&FOX INDIAN RESERVATION
39.98N  95.44W ELEV. 965 FT
435 AM CST TUE FEB 24 2015

DATE             TUE 02/24/15            WED 02/25/15            THU 02/26/15
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                      45          25          39          12          14
TEMP             16 24 39 44 39 31 26 27 26 31 37 38 33 27 21 16 14 13 12 14 11
DEWPT             9 12 20 23 24 24 22 22 21 24 27 27 25 21 14 11  5  4  2  1  0
MIN/MAX RH                   43          84          64          79          58
RH               73 60 46 43 54 75 85 81 81 75 67 64 72 78 74 80 67 67 63 55 60
WIND DIR         SW  W NW NW NW NE  E SE SE SE  S SE NE  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N
WIND SPD         13 13 12 11  5  3  3  3  5  9 12  9 12 16 20 19 18 17 16 14 10
WIND GUST                                               27 31 31
CLOUDS(CAT)      FW FW FW FW FW FW SC B1 B2 B2 OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 B1 B1 SC FW
CLOUDS (%)        7  6  6 10 22 23 39 57 70 83 94 98100100100 93 85 69 54 38 21
POP 12HR                      0           5          60          70           5
QPF 12HR                      0           0        0.07        0.07           0
FLURRIES                                                         SC SC
RAIN                                      S  S  L
SNOW                                            L  L  L  L  C  C
LAL               1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1
HAINES            4  4  3  3  4  4  3  3  2  2  4  4  3  3  2  2  2  2  3  3
MIX HGT         <10<10 24 29 26<10<10<10<10<10 24 24<10<10 18 28 25 26 29 33 27
T WIND DIR       SW  W NW NW NW NE SE SE SE SE  N  S NE  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N
T WIND SPD       21 23 20 16 10  4  4  5 10 14  1 13 19  2 32 33 32 28 25 23 20
SMOKE DISP       PR FR GD GD FR PR PR PR PR PR GD FR PR PR GD EX EX EX EX EX GD


DATE               FRI 02/27/15  SAT 02/28/15  SUN 03/01/15  MON 03/02/15
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        1    18      11    24      23    29      15    26
TEMP           4    1 13 16 12   11 21 24 24   23 28 27 19   15 24 25
DEWPT         -3   -5  0  2  5    7 16 20 23   23 27 24 17   12 14 15
RH            72   75 55 53 73   83 81 84 96  100 96 88 92   88 65 65
PWIND DIR           N     E      SE    SE      SE    NE       N    NE
WIND CHAR         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    FW   FW SC SC B1   B2 OV OV OV   OV OV OV B2   B2 B1 B1
POP 12HR            0     5      10    50      60    50      30    20
SNOW                                 C  C  L    L  C  C  C    C  S  S

$$


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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