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FIRE WEATHER POINT PLANNING FORECASTS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TOPEKA KS
407 AM CDT THU SEP 11 2014

KSZ058-112230-
FLINT HILLS NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE (NEAR HARTFORD)
38.32N  95.94W ELEV. 1066 FT
407 AM CDT THU SEP 11 2014

DATE             THU 09/11/14            FRI 09/12/14            SAT 09/13/14
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          52          59          40          65
TEMP          57 54 58 63 66 63 59 56 54 52 55 58 59 55 49 45 43 41 52 61 65 62
DEWPT         53 52 51 51 51 52 52 52 51 49 49 48 47 44 44 42 40 39 42 42 43 43
MIN/MAX RH                   60          90          64          94          43
RH            86 93 77 65 58 67 78 86 90 89 80 69 64 66 83 89 89 92 69 49 45 50
WIND DIR       N NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N NE NE  E  E  E
WIND SPD      10  9 10 10 10 10 10  9  9 10 14 16 16 12  8  6  4  3  9  9  9  5
CLOUDS(CAT)   OV OV OV B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B2 OV OV OV OV B2 B1 SC FW FW FW FW FW FW
CLOUDS (%)   100100 92 82 72 64 67 68 80 91 91 96 94 79 58 31 19 20  9 12 13 15
POP 12HR                      5          30          50          10           5
QPF 12HR                      0           0        0.07           0           0
RAIN                                S  C  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  1
HAINES         4  4  4  4  4  4  4  3  3  2  2  2  2  2  2  3  3  4  4  4  4
MIX HGT       16 18 25 26 27 24 24 22 21 24 23 30 36 25 22<10<10<10 16 38 43 28
T WIND DIR     N NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE  N  N  N  N  N  N NE NE  E  E SE
T WIND SPD    17 16 18 14 13 16 19 18 17 19 21 25 27 23 19 13 10  5 16 13 10 11
SMOKE DISP    FR FR GD GD GD GD GD GD GD GD GD EX EX GD GD PR PR PR FR GD GD FR


DATE          SUN 09/14/14  MON 09/15/14  TUE 09/16/14  WED 09/17/14
CDT 6HRLY     01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19
UTC 6HRLY     06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00

MIN/MAX TEMP     47    74      60    77      57    75      59    78
TEMP          52 48 70 71   62 60 74 73   60 57 72 72   62 59 76 75
DEWPT         45 44 50 55   56 57 62 62   59 56 59 59   59 58 63 63
RH            77 86 49 57   81 90 66 68   96 96 64 64   90 96 64 66
PWIND DIR        SE    SE       S     S      NE     E      SE    SE
WIND CHAR       <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    FW SC SC SC   B1 B1 B2 B2   B2 B1 B1 SC   SC B1 B1 SC
POP 12HR          5    10      20    40      30    10      10    20
RAIN SHWRS                  IS IS SC SC   SC SC               IS IS
TSTMS                       IS IS IS IS   IS IS               IS IS

$$

KSZ024-112230-
POTAWATOMI INDIAN RESERVATION
39.33N  95.85W ELEV. 1056 FT
407 AM CDT THU SEP 11 2014

DATE             THU 09/11/14            FRI 09/12/14            SAT 09/13/14
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          50          56          39          63
TEMP          54 53 57 61 62 59 55 54 52 50 51 55 56 53 47 43 41 40 50 59 63 60
DEWPT         51 50 48 48 48 49 50 50 49 47 47 46 45 43 42 41 39 37 43 42 43 43
MIN/MAX RH                   60          90          66          93          47
RH            90 89 72 62 60 69 83 86 89 89 86 72 66 69 83 93 92 89 77 53 48 53
WIND DIR       N NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  E SE SE SE
WIND SPD       8  8  9  9  9  9  9  8  9 11 13 13 13 10  5  3  2  1  4  8  8  5
CLOUDS(CAT)   OV OV OV B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 OV OV OV OV OV B1 SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW
CLOUDS (%)   100100 94 86 78 72 78 83 91 98100100 89 69 34 16 16 11 12 12 13 20
POP 12HR                     10          40          60           5           5
QPF 12HR                      0        0.01        0.12           0           0
RAIN                                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  1
HAINES         4  4  4  3  3  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  3  3  3  3  4  4
MIX HGT       22 22 24 26 31 28 22<10 10<10 15 24 31 31<10<10<10<10 20 42 42 17
T WIND DIR     N  N NE NE NE NE NE NE NE  N NE  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  E SE SE SE
T WIND SPD    16 14 16 13 13 16 19 16 17 19 24 25 20 19 10  6  3  2  8 10 10 12
SMOKE DISP    GD FR GD GD GD GD GD FR FR FR GD GD GD GD PR PR PR PR FR GD GD FR


DATE          SUN 09/14/14  MON 09/15/14  TUE 09/16/14  WED 09/17/14
CDT 6HRLY     01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19
UTC 6HRLY     06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00

MIN/MAX TEMP     47    72      58    73      53    72      56    77
TEMP          50 47 68 70   60 58 70 70   57 53 69 69   60 57 74 74
DEWPT         43 42 50 54   55 56 62 59   55 52 54 57   56 55 61 61
RH            77 83 52 57   84 93 76 68   93 96 59 66   87 93 64 64
PWIND DIR        SE    SE      SE     E      NE     E       E     E
WIND CHAR       <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    FW SC FW SC   SC B1 B2 B1   B1 B1 SC SC   SC B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR          5    10      30    40      20     5      10    20
RAIN SHWRS                  SC SC SC SC   IS IS               IS IS
TSTMS                       IS IS IS IS                       IS IS

$$

KSZ012-112230-
KICKAPOO INDIAN RESERVATION
39.69N  95.66W ELEV. 1150 FT
407 AM CDT THU SEP 11 2014

DATE             THU 09/11/14            FRI 09/12/14            SAT 09/13/14
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          49          56          38          63
TEMP          53 51 55 60 61 58 54 52 51 49 50 54 56 53 47 42 40 39 50 59 63 60
DEWPT         50 49 48 48 49 49 50 49 48 47 48 46 45 44 41 40 39 37 44 43 44 45
MIN/MAX RH                   64          94          65          96          49
RH            89 93 77 64 65 72 86 89 89 93 93 74 66 71 79 93 96 92 80 55 50 58
WIND DIR       N  N NE NE NE NE NE NE  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N SE SE SE SE
WIND SPD       6  8  8  9  9  9  8  8  9 11 12 13 12  9  3  3  1  1  4  8  8  5
CLOUDS(CAT)   OV OV OV B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 OV OV OV OV B2 B1 SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW
CLOUDS (%)   100 95 90 85 80 75 81 87 94100100 99 85 66 32 14 14 11 13 13 16 23
POP 12HR                     10          40          60           5           5
QPF 12HR                      0        0.02        0.11           0           0
RAIN                                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  1
HAINES         4  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  3  3  3  3  3  3
MIX HGT       21 22 25 27 30 32 24<10<10<10 15 28 38 31<10<10<10<10 28 45 45 25
T WIND DIR     N  N NE NE NE NE NE NE  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  E SE SE SE
T WIND SPD    14 14 14 13 12 14 19 16 16 18 23 23 19 19  6  5  2  2  6 10 10 12
SMOKE DISP    FR FR GD GD GD GD GD PR PR FR GD GD EX GD PR PR PR PR FR GD GD FR


DATE          SUN 09/14/14  MON 09/15/14  TUE 09/16/14  WED 09/17/14
CDT 6HRLY     01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19
UTC 6HRLY     06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00

MIN/MAX TEMP     46    71      57    72      51    71      55    76
TEMP          50 47 68 69   60 57 69 68   55 52 68 68   59 56 72 73
DEWPT         43 42 50 54   54 55 61 58   54 51 53 56   55 54 60 61
RH            77 83 52 59   81 93 76 70   96 96 59 65   87 93 66 66
PWIND DIR        SE     S      SE     E      NE     E       E     E
WIND CHAR       <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    FW SC FW SC   B1 B2 B2 B1   B1 SC SC SC   B1 B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR          5    10      30    40      20     5      10    20
RAIN SHWRS                  SC SC SC SC   IS IS               IS IS
TSTMS                       IS IS IS IS                       IS IS

$$

KSZ012-112230-
IOWA SAC&FOX INDIAN RESERVATION
39.98N  95.44W ELEV. 965 FT
407 AM CDT THU SEP 11 2014

DATE             THU 09/11/14            FRI 09/12/14            SAT 09/13/14
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          49          56          37          63
TEMP          52 49 53 59 61 57 53 52 50 49 49 53 56 52 45 41 39 38 49 58 63 59
DEWPT         49 47 48 49 49 49 49 49 48 46 46 45 44 43 42 41 39 36 44 43 44 45
MIN/MAX RH                   65          93          66         100          50
RH            89 93 83 69 65 75 86 89 93 89 89 74 64 71 89100100 92 83 57 50 60
WIND DIR       N  N  N NE NE NE NE NE  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N NW  N SE SE SE SE
WIND SPD       6  6  8  9  9  9  8  8  8  9 11 11 11  8  3  2  1  0  3  6  8  6
CLOUDS(CAT)   OV OV B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 OV OV OV OV OV B2 B1 SC FW FW FW FW FW FW SC
CLOUDS (%)   100 89 87 84 81 79 85 90 95100100 99 86 59 34 17 10 10 13 11 16 26
POP 12HR                     10          40          60           5           5
QPF 12HR                      0        0.02        0.12           0           0
RAIN                             S  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  1
HAINES         4  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  3  3  3  3  3  3
MIX HGT       24 24 26 28 35 30<10<10<10<10 13 25 39 30<10<10<10<10 26 49 48<10
T WIND DIR     N  N NE NE NE NE NE NE  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N NW  N  E SE  S SE
T WIND SPD    14 13 14 12 12 16 16 14 16 17 24 21 18 18  5  4  2  0  3  8  9 12
SMOKE DISP    GD FR GD GD GD GD PR PR PR PR FR GD EX GD PR PR PR PR PR GD GD PR


DATE          SUN 09/14/14  MON 09/15/14  TUE 09/16/14  WED 09/17/14
CDT 6HRLY     01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19
UTC 6HRLY     06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00

MIN/MAX TEMP     45    71      56    70      50    71      54    74
TEMP          49 46 67 68   59 56 68 66   54 51 68 67   58 55 72 71
DEWPT         43 42 50 54   53 55 60 57   53 49 52 55   54 53 60 60
RH            80 86 54 61   80 96 76 73   96 93 57 65   86 93 66 68
PWIND DIR        SE     S      SE     E      NE     E       E     E
WIND CHAR       <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC FW SC   B1 B2 B2 B1   SC SC SC SC   B1 B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR          5    10      30    40      10     5      10    20
RAIN SHWRS                  SC SC SC SC                       IS IS
TSTMS                       IS IS IS IS                       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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