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FIRE WEATHER POINT PLANNING FORECASTS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TOPEKA KS
446 AM CDT WED APR 27 2016

KSZ058-272215-
FLINT HILLS NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE (NEAR HARTFORD)
38.32N  95.94W ELEV. 1066 FT
446 AM CDT WED APR 27 2016

DATE             WED 04/27/16            THU 04/28/16            FRI 04/29/16
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                      69          46          70          49          68
TEMP             58 64 67 68 65 55 51 48 46 55 65 70 67 58 54 51 49 56 64 67 67
DEWPT            57 58 55 52 50 47 45 42 39 42 46 47 49 49 47 47 45 48 50 54 55
MIN/MAX RH                   55          81          44          87          60
RH               96 81 65 57 58 74 80 80 76 61 50 44 52 72 77 86 86 74 60 63 65
WIND DIR          S SW SW  W  W  W  W  W  W  W NW NW  N NE NE NE NE  E  E  E  E
WIND SPD         11 12 14 17 12  8  8  8  9 13 10  6  6  6  8 10  9 12 13 16 16
CLOUDS(CAT)      OV B2 B2 B2 B1 SC FW SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 OV OV
CLOUDS (%)       88 74 77 72 67 43 20 29 39 42 45 48 51 61 71 78 86 85 85 91 98
POP 12HR                     30          10           5          20          40
QPF 12HR                   0.05           0           0        0.01        0.08
RAIN SHWRS       SC IS IS IS                               IS IS SC SC SC SC NM
TSTMS            IS IS IS IS                               IS IS IS IS IS IS SC
LAL               3  3  2  2  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  3  3  4  4  4  4
HAINES            3  3  3  3  3  3  4  4  4  4  4  4  4  4  4  4  3  3  3  3
MIX HGT         <10 30 52 53 46<10<10<10<10 19 31 37 27<10<10<10<10 10 15 35<10
T WIND DIR        S SW  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W NW NE NE NE NE NE  E  E  E  E
T WIND SPD       20 18 17 20 19 17 16 16 18 18 16  8 10 11 12 14 18 19 20 21 29
SMOKE DISP       PR GD EX EX EX PR PR PR PR GD GD FR FR PR PR PR PR FR FR EX PR


DATE          SAT 04/30/16 SUN 05/01/16 MON 05/02/16 TUE 05/03/16
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       57      69      51      65      47      65      49      66
TEMP          59 57 67 66 55 52 64 62 51 48 62 62 53 50 65 65
DEWPT         57 56 57 55 50 49 51 48 46 45 48 48 47 47 48 47
RH            93 96 70 68 83 89 63 60 83 89 60 60 80 89 54 52
PWIND DIR          SE       S      NW       N       N      NE      NE      NE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    OV OV B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2
POP 12HR           70      40      40      20      20      20      30      30
RAIN SHWRS    NM NM SC SC SC SC IS IS IS IS IS IS SC SC SC SC
TSTMS         SC SC SC SC SC SC IS IS

$$

KSZ024-272215-
POTAWATOMI INDIAN RESERVATION
39.33N  95.85W ELEV. 1056 FT
446 AM CDT WED APR 27 2016

DATE             WED 04/27/16            THU 04/28/16            FRI 04/29/16
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                      66          46          67          47          65
TEMP             59 63 65 64 63 55 50 47 47 54 63 67 65 56 51 48 47 54 61 65 64
DEWPT            57 57 55 52 48 44 42 41 39 42 45 46 46 46 45 44 43 45 46 50 50
MIN/MAX RH                   59          78          47          86          57
RH               93 81 70 65 58 66 74 79 74 64 52 47 50 69 80 86 86 71 58 58 60
WIND DIR          S  S SW SW  W  W  W  W  W  W  W NW  N  N  N NE NE  E  E  E  E
WIND SPD         11 12 14 17 14 10 10 11 11 13 12  8  9  6  8  9  8 11 12 14 16
CLOUDS(CAT)      OV B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 OV OV OV OV OV
CLOUDS (%)       97 86 78 87 81 64 47 48 49 50 51 57 63 70 76 84 91 89 88 92 96
POP 12HR                     30          10           5          20          30
QPF 12HR                   0.08           0           0        0.02        0.05
RAIN SHWRS       SC SC SC IS                               IS IS SC SC SC SC NM
TSTMS            IS IS IS IS                               IS IS IS IS IS IS SC
LAL               3  3  3  3  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  3  3  3  3  3  3
HAINES            3  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  2  2  3  3  4  4  4  4  4  4  3  3
MIX HGT         <10 27 41 46 44 13<10<10 15 26 39 43 38<10<10<10<10 15 26 30<10
T WIND DIR        S  S SW SW  W  W  W  W  W  W NW NW  N  N  N NE NE  E  E  E  E
T WIND SPD       23 24 19 25 28 20 20 23 25 20 19  9  8 11 14 17 16 19 21 23 31
SMOKE DISP       PR GD EX EX EX FR PR FR GD GD EX GD FR PR PR PR PR FR GD EX PR


DATE          SAT 04/30/16 SUN 05/01/16 MON 05/02/16 TUE 05/03/16
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       55      66      50      63      46      64      49      66
TEMP          59 55 64 64 54 51 62 61 51 47 61 62 53 49 64 64
DEWPT         53 53 54 52 49 48 49 46 45 42 44 45 46 45 46 45
RH            80 93 70 65 83 89 62 58 80 83 53 54 77 86 52 50
PWIND DIR           E       E      NE       N       N      NE      NE       E
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    OV OV OV B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2
POP 12HR           70      50      50      30      20      20      30      30
RAIN SHWRS    NM NM SC SC SC SC SC SC IS IS IS IS SC SC SC SC
TSTMS         SC SC SC SC SC SC IS IS

$$

KSZ012-272215-
KICKAPOO INDIAN RESERVATION
39.69N  95.66W ELEV. 1150 FT
446 AM CDT WED APR 27 2016

DATE             WED 04/27/16            THU 04/28/16            FRI 04/29/16
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                      67          46          66          46          65
TEMP             59 64 66 64 64 54 50 47 46 54 62 66 64 55 50 47 46 53 61 65 64
DEWPT            57 57 56 53 49 45 43 41 40 44 46 46 46 45 44 43 42 44 46 50 49
MIN/MAX RH                   57          79          48          88          56
RH               93 78 70 67 58 71 77 79 79 69 56 48 52 69 80 86 86 71 58 58 58
WIND DIR         SE  S  S SW SW  W  W  W  W NW NW NW  N  N  N  N NE  E  E  E  E
WIND SPD         12 13 14 16 13  8 10 11 11 13 12  9  9  5  6  8  6 10 11 14 14
CLOUDS(CAT)      OV OV B2 B2 OV B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 OV OV OV OV OV
CLOUDS (%)      100 89 80 87 88 71 55 56 57 57 58 65 74 76 78 85 91 89 88 92 96
POP 12HR                     60          20           5          20          30
QPF 12HR                   0.14        0.01           0        0.04        0.03
RAIN SHWRS       NM SC SC SC IS IS                         IS IS SC SC SC SC NM
TSTMS            IS IS SC SC                               IS IS IS IS IS IS SC
LAL               4  4  4  4  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  2  2  3  3  3  3
HAINES            3  3  3  3  3  3  2  2  2  2  3  3  2  2  4  4  4  4  3  3
MIX HGT         <10 30 37 50 57 33<10 20 18 29 43 46 43<10<10<10<10 16 27 30 19
T WIND DIR       SE  S  S SW  W  W SW  W  W  W NW NW  N  N  N  N NE  E  E  E  E
T WIND SPD       23 28 23 25 27 23 19 25 24 20 19 12  6  9  9 12 11 16 19 21 27
SMOKE DISP       PR EX EX EX EX EX PR GD GD GD EX GD FR PR PR PR PR FR GD GD GD


DATE          SAT 04/30/16 SUN 05/01/16 MON 05/02/16 TUE 05/03/16
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       54      65      50      62      46      64      48      66
TEMP          58 55 63 64 54 50 61 61 50 47 61 61 51 49 64 64
DEWPT         52 53 54 52 49 48 49 46 45 42 44 45 45 44 46 45
RH            80 93 72 65 83 93 65 58 83 83 53 56 80 83 52 50
PWIND DIR           E       E      NE       N       N      NE      NE      NE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    OV OV OV B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2
POP 12HR           70      60      50      30      20      20      30      30
RAIN SHWRS    NM NM NM NM SC SC SC SC IS IS IS IS SC SC SC SC
TSTMS         SC SC NM NM SC SC IS IS

$$

KSZ012-272215-
IOWA SAC&FOX INDIAN RESERVATION
39.98N  95.44W ELEV. 965 FT
446 AM CDT WED APR 27 2016

DATE             WED 04/27/16            THU 04/28/16            FRI 04/29/16
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                      68          46          65          45          65
TEMP             59 64 67 65 65 55 50 47 47 55 62 65 63 55 50 47 46 53 61 65 64
DEWPT            58 58 57 53 49 45 43 41 40 44 45 45 45 44 43 43 42 43 45 48 48
MIN/MAX RH                   56          80          48          88          54
RH               96 81 70 65 56 69 77 79 76 66 54 48 52 66 77 86 86 69 56 54 56
WIND DIR         SE  S  S SW SW SW SW  W  W  W NW NW  N  N  N  N NE  E  E  E  E
WIND SPD         12 14 14 16 13  8 10 11 11 13 13 10 10  5  6  8  6 10 11 13 13
CLOUDS(CAT)      OV OV B2 B2 OV B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 OV B2 B2 OV OV
CLOUDS (%)      100 88 85 87 89 75 62 63 65 65 66 70 73 77 81 85 90 87 84 90 96
POP 12HR                     60          30          10          10          30
QPF 12HR                   0.20        0.01           0        0.07        0.02
RAIN SHWRS       NM SC SC SC SC SC IS                            SC SC SC SC NM
TSTMS            IS IS SC SC                                     IS IS IS IS SC
LAL               4  4  4  4  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  3  3  3  3
HAINES            3  3  3  3  3  3  2  2  2  2  3  3  2  2  4  4  4  4  3  3
MIX HGT         <10 30 37 49 54 36<10 20 21 32 47 48 46<10<10<10<10 15 26 28 22
T WIND DIR       SE  S  S SW  W  W SW  W  W  W NW NW  N  N  N NE NE  E  E  E  E
T WIND SPD       25 29 25 27 25 21 19 24 23 20 21 13  8 11 12 14 11 13 20 19 24
SMOKE DISP       PR EX EX EX EX EX FR GD GD GD EX GD GD PR PR PR PR FR GD GD GD


DATE          SAT 04/30/16 SUN 05/01/16 MON 05/02/16 TUE 05/03/16
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       54      65      51      61      45      64      48      66
TEMP          57 54 63 64 54 51 59 60 49 46 61 62 52 49 63 63
DEWPT         50 52 54 52 49 47 48 46 44 42 43 44 45 44 45 44
RH            77 93 72 65 83 86 67 60 83 86 51 52 77 83 52 50
PWIND DIR           E       E       E      NE       N      NE      NE       E
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    OV OV OV B2 B2 B2 OV OV B2 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2
POP 12HR           70      60      50      40      30      20      20      20
RAIN SHWRS    NM NM NM NM SC SC SC SC SC SC IS IS IS IS IS IS
TSTMS         SC SC NM NM SC SC IS 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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