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FIRE WEATHER POINT PLANNING FORECASTS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TOPEKA KS
410 AM CDT SAT MAR 18 2017

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

DATE             SAT 03/18/17            SUN 03/19/17            MON 03/20/17
UTC 3HRLY     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
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          47          84          55          75
TEMP             40 48 59 66 62 52 52 52 47 57 73 83 81 71 65 60 55 63 72 75 70
DEWPT            32 29 24 24 29 32 35 36 40 50 56 57 56 56 56 54 51 53 52 49 46
MIN/MAX RH                   20          81          40          87          40
RH               73 47 26 20 28 46 52 54 76 77 55 41 42 59 73 81 86 70 49 40 42
WIND DIR         NE NE  E SE SE SE SE SE SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S NW NE NE NE NE
WIND SPD          6  9  5  4  5  6  6  9  9 12 16 19 14 12 12  8  4  8  9 12 12
WIND GUST                                      27 31 26
CLOUDS(CAT)      SC FW FW FW CL SC B1 B1 B1 B1 SC FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC B1
CLOUDS (%)       29 19 10  7  5 33 61 64 66 64 44 24 17 16 20 15 42 35 46 42 55
POP 12HR                      0          20          20           5           5
QPF 12HR                      0        0.01           0           0           0
RAIN SHWRS                            IS IS IS
TSTMS                                 IS IS IS
LAL               1  1  1  1  1  1  2  2  2  2  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1
HAINES            4  4  4  4  4  4  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  5  5  6  6  6  6
MIX HGT         <10 10 20 29<10<10<10<10<10<10 20 43 38<10<10<10<10 10 20 27 19
T WIND DIR       NE NE NE  E SE SE SE SE SE SE  S  S  S  S  S  S NW NE NE NE NE
T WIND SPD       13 16  9  5 11 13 14 16 13 18 25 31 34 19 20 17  6  8 12 14 18
SMOKE DISP       PR FR FR FR PR PR PR PR PR PR GD EX EX PR PR PR PR PR FR GD FR


DATE          TUE 03/21/17 WED 03/22/17 THU 03/23/17 FRI 03/24/17
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       43      56      37      53      43      67      50      66
TEMP          52 43 53 52 41 37 49 51 43 43 62 65 55 50 64 60
DEWPT         39 35 36 32 30 30 33 35 38 40 48 48 48 46 48 45
RH            61 73 52 46 65 75 54 54 82 89 60 54 77 86 56 58
PWIND DIR          NE      NE      NE       E      SE      SE       S      SW
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     15>     15>     15>
AVG CLOUDS    B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B2 B2
POP 12HR           10      30       5      40      60      40      30      70
RAIN SHWRS          SC SC       SC IS SC NM SC SC IS SC SC NM
TSTMS                                       SC SC IS SC SC NM

$$

KSZ024-182215-
POTAWATOMI INDIAN RESERVATION
39.33N  95.85W ELEV. 1056 FT
410 AM CDT SAT MAR 18 2017

DATE             SAT 03/18/17            SUN 03/19/17            MON 03/20/17
UTC 3HRLY     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
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                      62          46          83          52          69
TEMP             36 44 55 62 59 50 49 49 46 54 69 81 82 71 65 58 53 54 63 69 64
DEWPT            29 25 20 20 25 28 30 31 35 43 51 55 55 55 54 53 49 48 46 40 39
MIN/MAX RH                   20          68          39          87          36
RH               75 47 25 20 27 42 48 50 65 66 53 41 40 57 68 83 86 80 54 35 40
WIND DIR          N  N NE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE  S  S  S  S SW  N  N NE NE NE NE
WIND SPD          4  8  5  3  5  5  5  8  9 12 13 14 11 10  9  5  8 12 12 13 12
CLOUDS(CAT)      SC SC FW FW FW SC SC B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC FW FW SC B1 SC B1 SC B1
CLOUDS (%)       34 27 20 13  6 27 49 58 67 63 50 43 40 21 22 28 56 41 54 43 61
POP 12HR                      0          10          10           5           5
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL               1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1
HAINES            5  5  4  4  5  5  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  6  6  6  6
MIX HGT         <10<10 19 23<10<10<10<10<10 11 17 39 37<10<10<10<10<10 18 27 19
T WIND DIR        N  N NE  E SE SE SE SE SE SE  S  S  S  S SW  N  N NE NE NE NE
T WIND SPD        9 12  8  3 10 12 14 17 19 24 23 28 29 18 17 10 16 21 18 17 19
SMOKE DISP       PR PR FR PR PR PR PR PR PR FR GD EX EX PR PR PR PR FR FR GD GD


DATE          TUE 03/21/17 WED 03/22/17 THU 03/23/17 FRI 03/24/17
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       41      54      35      53      41      64      50      64
TEMP          50 41 51 52 40 35 48 51 43 41 55 63 56 50 64 61
DEWPT         31 30 28 28 27 25 28 30 34 38 45 46 47 46 47 43
RH            48 65 41 39 59 66 46 44 70 89 69 54 72 86 54 51
PWIND DIR          NE      NE       E       E      SE      SE       S      SW
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     15>     15>     <15
AVG CLOUDS    B1 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 OV OV B2 B1 B1 B2 B2
POP 12HR           10      10      10      40      60      60      30      70
RAIN SHWRS                      SC    IS NM NM SC IS SC SC NM
SNOWSHWRS                       SC
TSTMS                                       NM SC IS SC SC NM

$$

KSZ012-182215-
KICKAPOO INDIAN RESERVATION
39.69N  95.66W ELEV. 1150 FT
410 AM CDT SAT MAR 18 2017

DATE             SAT 03/18/17            SUN 03/19/17            MON 03/20/17
UTC 3HRLY     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
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                      61          44          79          51          67
TEMP             35 42 53 61 58 48 47 48 44 53 65 77 78 69 63 57 51 53 62 67 61
DEWPT            28 25 21 21 25 27 29 31 33 42 49 54 55 55 54 50 48 47 45 39 38
MIN/MAX RH                   21          69          43          89          36
RH               75 50 28 21 28 44 49 51 65 66 56 45 45 61 72 77 89 80 54 36 42
WIND DIR          N  N  N SE SE SE SE SE SE SE  S  S  S  S SW  N  N NE NE NE NE
WIND SPD          4  8  5  3  4  5  5  8  8 12 12 12  9  9  6  5  8 12 12 13 11
CLOUDS(CAT)      SC SC SC FW FW SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC B1 SC B1 SC B1
CLOUDS (%)       35 31 27 17  7 26 46 57 69 62 51 49 46 29 27 41 59 40 57 44 63
POP 12HR                      0          10          10           5           5
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL               1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1
HAINES            5  5  4  4  5  5  3  3  3  3  4  4  3  3  4  4  6  6  5  5
MIX HGT         <10<10 20 24<10<10<10<10<10 12 16 29<10<10<10<10<10<10 24 31 16
T WIND DIR       NW  N  N  E SE SE SE SE SE SE  S  S  S  S SW  N  N NE NE NE NE
T WIND SPD        9 12  9  2  9 11 11 16 16 24 21 24 19 17 13 11 13 19 18 14 18
SMOKE DISP       PR PR FR PR PR PR PR PR PR FR GD EX FR PR PR PR PR FR GD GD FR


DATE          TUE 03/21/17 WED 03/22/17 THU 03/23/17 FRI 03/24/17
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       39      53      33      52      40      63      49      64
TEMP          47 39 51 52 39 33 47 50 41 40 55 62 55 49 64 60
DEWPT         30 29 29 28 26 24 28 28 32 36 44 46 47 46 48 43
RH            51 67 42 39 59 69 47 42 70 85 66 56 74 89 56 53
PWIND DIR          NE      NE       E       E      SE      SE       S      SW
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     15>     <15
AVG CLOUDS    B1 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 OV OV B2 B1 B1 B2 B2
POP 12HR           10      20       5      30      50      70      20      70
RAIN SHWRS          IS          SC       SC NM SC IS IS SC NM
SNOWSHWRS                       SC
TSTMS                                       NM SC IS IS SC NM

$$

KSZ012-182215-
IOWA SAC&FOX INDIAN RESERVATION
39.98N  95.44W ELEV. 965 FT
410 AM CDT SAT MAR 18 2017

DATE             SAT 03/18/17            SUN 03/19/17            MON 03/20/17
UTC 3HRLY     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
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                      60          44          77          50          66
TEMP             32 41 52 60 57 47 46 47 44 51 64 75 76 69 63 57 51 52 60 66 61
DEWPT            27 26 21 19 22 24 28 30 32 39 47 53 53 53 52 50 47 45 43 37 36
MIN/MAX RH                   20          66          44          87          34
RH               81 55 29 20 25 40 49 51 62 63 54 46 45 57 67 77 86 77 53 34 39
WIND DIR          N  N  N  E SE SE SE SE SE SE  S  S  S  S SW  N  N  N NE NE NE
WIND SPD          5  8  5  3  3  5  5  8 10 13 13 13  9  9  6  8 10 13 12 13 12
WIND GUST                                   24
CLOUDS(CAT)      SC SC SC FW FW SC SC B1 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC B1 SC B1 SC B1
CLOUDS (%)       35 33 31 21 11 27 43 57 70 64 51 52 54 35 36 50 60 39 60 49 66
POP 12HR                      0           5          10           5           5
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL               1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1
HAINES            5  5  5  5  5  5  3  3  3  3  4  4  3  3  4  4  6  6  5  5
MIX HGT         <10<10 20 24<10<10<10<10<10 12 18 25 18<10<10<10<10 11 25 33 21
T WIND DIR        N  N  N NE SE SE SE SE SE SE  S  S SE SE SW  N  N NE NE NE NE
T WIND SPD       10 12 10  2  8 11 11 17 19 28 23 23 20 14  8 12 16 20 17 14 19
SMOKE DISP       PR PR FR PR PR PR PR PR PR FR GD GD GD PR PR PR PR FR GD GD GD


DATE          TUE 03/21/17 WED 03/22/17 THU 03/23/17 FRI 03/24/17
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       39      53      32      52      39      62      48      64
TEMP          47 39 50 51 38 32 46 49 40 39 53 61 54 48 63 60
DEWPT         29 28 28 28 26 22 27 28 32 35 44 46 47 46 48 44
RH            49 64 42 41 62 66 47 44 73 85 71 58 77 93 58 55
PWIND DIR          NE      NE      NE       E      SE      SE       S      SW
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     15>     15>     15>
AVG CLOUDS    B1 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 OV OV B2 B2 B1 B2 B2
POP 12HR           10      30       5      30      50      70      20      70
RAIN SHWRS          SC IS       SC       SC NM SC IS IS SC NM
SNOWSHWRS                       SC
TSTMS                                       NM SC IS IS SC NM

$$


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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