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FIRE WEATHER POINT PLANNING FORECASTS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TOPEKA KS
449 AM CST TUE FEB 20 2018

KSZ058-202230-
FLINT HILLS NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE (NEAR HARTFORD)
38.32N  95.94W ELEV. 1066 FT
449 AM CST TUE FEB 20 2018

DATE             TUE 02/20/18            WED 02/21/18            THU 02/22/18
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                      31          18          33          24          37
TEMP             30 29 28 29 29 23 21 19 18 21 28 33 31 26 25 24 25 26 32 37 36
DEWPT            29 27 24 22 19 15 13 11  8 11 13 15 16 20 21 22 24 25 28 31 31
MIN/MAX RH                   66          74          48          97          79
RH               96 92 85 75 66 71 71 70 64 65 53 47 53 78 84 92 96 96 85 79 82
WIND DIR          N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE  E  E  E  E
WIND SPD          8 14 14 14 14 16 14 12 12 13 12 13 11 10  9  8  8  6  5  4  5
CLOUDS(CAT)      OV OV OV B1 B1 SC B1 B2 B1 B1 B1 B2 OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV
CLOUDS (%)      100100 99 69 51 44 61 70 63 57 63 79 92 96 95 96 95 89 90 93 94
POP 12HR                     80           5          20          70          60
QPF 12HR                   0.20           0           0        0.18        0.08
FRZG DRZL               S
FRZG RAIN         L  C                                      D  L  S  S  L
RAIN                                                                       L  C
SLEET                                                    L  C
SNOW                                            S  S  L  S
TSTMS            SC IS
LAL               4  4  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1
HAINES            3  3  2  2  3  3  5  5  5  5  5  5  4  4  3  3  3  3  2  2
MIX HGT          14 16 17 23 23 13 16 10 13 13 16 19 19 13 11 10<10 10 10 12<10
T WIND DIR        N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N NE NE NE NE NE  E  E NE  E  E  E  E
T WIND SPD       19 25 24 23 23 25 25 21 21 24 19 21 21 17 19 13  9  9  8  5  8
SMOKE DISP       FR GD GD GD GD FR GD FR FR FR FR GD GD FR FR PR PR PR PR PR PR
ICE STORM         W  W  W


DATE               FRI 02/23/18  SAT 02/24/18  SUN 02/25/18  MON 02/26/18
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       31    47      35    51      27    55      31    55
TEMP          33   31 43 46 38   36 48 49 34   29 52 50 36   33 53 50
DEWPT         32   31 35 36 34   34 38 31 27   23 28 29 27   27 29 28
RH            96  100 73 68 85   92 68 50 75   78 39 44 69   78 39 42
PWIND DIR          NE    NE      NE     N      NW    SW       S     W
WIND CHAR         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    OV   B2 B1 B2 B2   B2 B2 B1 SC   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW
POP 12HR           50    10      50    60      10     0       5    10
FRZG RAIN      C    S
RAIN           C    S     S  C    C  L  C
SNOW                              C  L

$$

KSZ024-202230-
POTAWATOMI INDIAN RESERVATION
39.33N  95.85W ELEV. 1056 FT
449 AM CST TUE FEB 20 2018

DATE             TUE 02/20/18            WED 02/21/18            THU 02/22/18
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                      29          14          32          22          35
TEMP             26 25 26 28 25 23 19 16 14 17 27 32 30 25 23 23 22 24 30 35 35
DEWPT            23 22 17 16 12 10  7  6  5  6  7  9  9 13 17 19 20 21 25 27 27
MIN/MAX RH                   56          67          37          95          72
RH               88 88 68 60 57 57 59 64 67 61 42 37 41 60 77 84 92 88 81 72 72
WIND DIR          N NW NW NW  N  N  N  N  N  N NE NE NE NE  E NE NE  E  E  E  E
WIND SPD         11 13 14 16 14 14 14 12 11 11 11 11 10 10 10  8  6  6  5  5  5
CLOUDS(CAT)      OV OV OV B1 SC SC SC SC B1 SC SC B1 B2 B2 OV OV OV OV OV OV OV
CLOUDS (%)      100100 92 53 38 35 45 49 51 46 47 68 85 87 91 95 94 89 92 92 94
POP 12HR                     60           5           5          70          40
QPF 12HR                   0.04           0           0        0.17        0.02
FRZG DRZL         L  C
FRZG RAIN                                                      C  S  S  C
RAIN                                                                       C  C
SNOW                                                  L  L  L  L
TSTMS            IS
LAL               4  4  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1
HAINES            3  3  3  3  4  4  5  5  5  5  5  5  5  5  3  3  3  3  2  2
MIX HGT          20 16 21 24 22 23 17<10 12 13 15 18 13 12 11 11 16 10 16 15<10
T WIND DIR        N NW NW NW  N  N  N  N  N  N NE NE NE NE  E  E  E  E SE  E  E
T WIND SPD       20 24 23 23 23 23 25 21 18 18 14 18 20 16 20 16  8  8  6  8  6
SMOKE DISP       GD GD GD GD GD GD GD FR FR FR FR FR FR FR FR FR PR PR PR PR PR
WINTER WEATH      Y  Y


DATE               FRI 02/23/18  SAT 02/24/18  SUN 02/25/18  MON 02/26/18
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       27    43      30    44      25    51      30    51
TEMP          32   27 39 42 33   31 42 42 31   26 47 49 36   31 48 48
DEWPT         29   27 32 31 29   29 33 30 24   20 26 28 25   25 27 26
RH            88  100 76 65 85   92 70 62 75   78 43 44 64   78 44 42
PWIND DIR          NE     N      NE     N      NW    SW       S    NW
WIND CHAR         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    OV   B2 B1 B1 B2   B2 B2 B2 SC   SC FW FW FW   FW FW FW
POP 12HR           50    10      60    60      20     0       5    10
FRZG RAIN      C    S
RAIN           C             C       L  C  S
SNOW                         C    L  L     S

$$

KSZ012-202230-
KICKAPOO INDIAN RESERVATION
39.69N  95.66W ELEV. 1150 FT
449 AM CST TUE FEB 20 2018

DATE             TUE 02/20/18            WED 02/21/18            THU 02/22/18
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                      28          13          31          21          35
TEMP             24 24 25 27 24 20 17 15 13 16 25 31 29 24 21 21 21 24 30 35 34
DEWPT            23 21 17 15 12  9  7  6  5  6  7  9  9 13 16 19 19 22 24 27 27
MIN/MAX RH                   59          72          39          94          73
RH               96 88 71 60 60 62 64 67 70 64 46 39 42 62 81 92 92 92 78 72 75
WIND DIR          N NW NW NW  N  N  N  N  N  N NE NE NE  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E
WIND SPD         12 13 16 16 16 14 14 11 11 10  9 10  9  9  9  6  6  6  5  5  4
CLOUDS(CAT)      OV OV OV B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B2 B2 OV OV OV OV OV OV OV
CLOUDS (%)      100100 88 54 37 39 41 44 45 38 38 57 85 84 89 93 93 89 91 91 96
POP 12HR                     60           0           5          70          30
QPF 12HR                   0.02           0           0        0.14           0
FRZG DRZL         L  C
FRZG RAIN                                                      C  S  S  C
RAIN                                                                       C  C
SNOW                                                  C  C  L  L
TSTMS            IS
LAL               4  4  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1
HAINES            2  2  3  3  4  4  5  5  5  5  5  5  5  5  3  3  3  3  2  2
MIX HGT          21 18 23 28 23 23 17 11 12 13 18 20 11 12 12 12 17 10 17 17<10
T WIND DIR       NW NW NW NW  N  N  N  N  N  N NE NE NE  E  E  E  E  E SE SE  E
T WIND SPD       21 20 23 24 24 24 25 21 18 17 12 16 18 16 19 16  9  9  6  6  6
SMOKE DISP       GD GD GD GD GD GD GD FR FR FR FR FR FR FR FR FR PR PR PR PR PR
WINTER WEATH      Y  Y


DATE               FRI 02/23/18  SAT 02/24/18  SUN 02/25/18  MON 02/26/18
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       26    42      28    44      24    50      28    50
TEMP          31   26 39 40 31   29 42 41 30   25 46 47 33   29 47 47
DEWPT         29   26 31 30 28   27 33 30 24   20 28 28 25   24 28 27
RH            92  100 73 67 88   92 70 65 78   81 49 47 72   81 47 45
PWIND DIR          NE     N      NE     N      NW    SW       S    NW
WIND CHAR         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    OV   B2 B1 B1 B1   B2 B2 B2 SC   SC FW FW FW   FW FW FW
POP 12HR           50    10      50    60      20     0       5    10
FRZG RAIN      C    C
RAIN           C             C       L  C  S
SNOW                         C    C  L     S

$$

KSZ012-202230-
IOWA SAC&FOX INDIAN RESERVATION
39.98N  95.44W ELEV. 965 FT
449 AM CST TUE FEB 20 2018

DATE             TUE 02/20/18            WED 02/21/18            THU 02/22/18
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                      29          12          31          21          35
TEMP             24 24 25 28 24 20 16 14 12 15 24 31 27 23 22 21 22 24 30 35 32
DEWPT            23 21 16 15 12  9  7  6  5  6  7  9  9 13 14 18 19 21 24 26 27
MIN/MAX RH                   58          73          39          92          71
RH               96 88 68 58 60 62 67 70 73 67 47 39 46 65 71 88 88 88 78 69 81
WIND DIR         NW NW NW NW  N  N  N  N  N  N NE NE NE  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E
WIND SPD         11 13 16 16 16 14 14 12 10 10  9  9  9  9  9  9  6  6  6  6  5
CLOUDS(CAT)      OV OV B2 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B2 B2 OV OV OV OV OV OV OV
CLOUDS (%)      100100 83 61 38 41 36 41 44 32 31 49 84 82 88 92 93 89 90 90 96
POP 12HR                     60           0           5          70          30
QPF 12HR                   0.01           0           0        0.10           0
FRZG DRZL         L  C
FRZG RAIN                                                      S  C  C  C     C
RAIN                                                                       C  C
SNOW                                                  C  C  L  L
TSTMS            IS
LAL               4  4  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1
HAINES            2  2  3  3  3  3  5  5  5  5  5  5  5  5  3  3  2  2  2  2
MIX HGT          22 17 26 29 24 24 19 12 13 15 18 22 11 13 11 12 18 12 18 18<10
T WIND DIR       NW NW NW NW NW  N  N  N  N  N NE NE NE  E  E  E  E  E SE SE  E
T WIND SPD       19 20 24 25 24 24 25 21 17 16 12 14 17 16 18 20 10 10  9  6 11
SMOKE DISP       GD GD GD EX GD GD GD FR FR FR FR FR FR FR FR FR FR PR FR PR PR
WINTER WEATH      Y  Y


DATE               FRI 02/23/18  SAT 02/24/18  SUN 02/25/18  MON 02/26/18
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       26    42      27    43      24    49      28    49
TEMP          31   26 39 40 31   28 41 40 29   26 46 46 34   29 46 46
DEWPT         28   26 31 29 27   27 32 29 23   21 28 28 25   24 29 27
RH            88  100 73 64 85   96 70 64 78   81 49 49 69   81 51 47
PWIND DIR          NE     N      NE    NE      NW    SW       S    NW
WIND CHAR         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    OV   B2 B1 B1 B1   B2 B2 B2 B1   SC FW FW FW   FW SC FW
POP 12HR           50    10      50    50      30     0       5    10
FRZG RAIN      C    C
RAIN                         C       C  C  C
SNOW                         C    C  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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