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FIRE WEATHER POINT PLANNING FORECASTS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TOPEKA KS
430 AM CDT MON SEP 18 2017

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

DATE             MON 09/18/17            TUE 09/19/17            WED 09/20/17
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                      78          65          88          70          88
TEMP             62 67 73 78 76 70 68 66 67 75 84 88 84 77 75 73 70 78 86 88 83
DEWPT            62 67 68 69 69 67 66 65 64 68 71 71 71 70 68 69 67 70 71 71 71
MIN/MAX RH                   73          98          57          89          56
RH              100100 84 74 79 90 93 97 90 79 65 57 65 79 79 87 90 76 61 57 67
WIND DIR         SE  S  S  S  S SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
WIND SPD          5  8  8  9  8  6  5  5  6 11 17 20 18 18 18 17 16 14 13 12 11
WIND GUST                                                  28 27
CLOUDS(CAT)      OV OV B2 B1 SC B1 B1 SC SC SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC
CLOUDS (%)      100 92 83 55 44 52 54 48 41 26 17 16 10 13 18 20 25 22 33 27 39
POP 12HR                     90          20          10           5          10
QPF 12HR                   0.45        0.06           0           0           0
RAIN SHWRS       SC  O SC IS    IS IS IS                                     SC
TSTMS            SC  O SC IS    IS IS IS                                     SC
LAL               5  5  3  3  2  2  2  2  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1
HAINES            3  3  4  4  3  3  3  3  5  5  5  5  3  3  5  5  6  6  3  3
MIX HGT         <10<10 17 23<10<10<10<10<10<10 18 31<10<10<10<10<10 16 32 39<10
T WIND DIR       SE  S  S  S  S SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
T WIND SPD        8 10 19 17 16 13 12 12 13 23 27 33 35 36 34 34 31 26 18 16 21
SMOKE DISP       PR PR FR GD PR PR PR PR PR FR GD EX PR PR PR PR PR GD GD GD PR


DATE          THU 09/21/17 FRI 09/22/17 SAT 09/23/17 SUN 09/24/17
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       69      89      69      87      67      85      64      82
TEMP          73 69 87 85 76 70 86 82 72 68 84 80 69 65 81 77
DEWPT         69 68 72 70 68 67 70 69 67 65 68 67 64 62 66 65
RH            87 97 61 61 76 90 59 65 84 90 59 65 84 90 60 67
PWIND DIR           S       S       S       S       S       S      SE       S
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1
POP 12HR           30       5       5       5       5      20      20      20
RAIN SHWRS    SC                               IS    IS    SC
TSTMS         SC                               IS    IS    SC

$$

KSZ024-182215-
POTAWATOMI INDIAN RESERVATION
39.33N  95.85W ELEV. 1056 FT
430 AM CDT MON SEP 18 2017

DATE             MON 09/18/17            TUE 09/19/17            WED 09/20/17
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                      76          65          87          70          87
TEMP             63 66 71 76 74 69 67 66 66 74 83 87 83 78 77 73 70 76 84 87 81
DEWPT            63 65 66 68 68 67 66 65 64 67 70 70 70 69 68 67 66 67 68 66 67
MIN/MAX RH                   76          99          56          86          50
RH              100 97 84 76 82 93 97 97 93 79 65 57 65 74 74 81 87 74 59 50 63
WIND DIR         SE  S  S  S  S SE SE SE SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SW  S  E
WIND SPD          6  6  9  9  6  6  4  5  6  9 16 19 18 17 16 14 13 11 10  9  9
CLOUDS(CAT)      OV OV OV B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC FW FW FW FW FW FW SC FW SC SC SC
CLOUDS (%)      100 99 92 67 63 62 54 49 45 31 13 14 10 16 23 14 29 24 40 32 35
POP 12HR                     90          30          10           5          10
QPF 12HR                   0.49        0.13           0           0           0
RAIN SHWRS       SC  O SC SC IS SC IS IS                                     IS
TSTMS            SC  O SC SC IS SC IS IS                                     IS
LAL               5  5  3  3  3  3  2  2  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1
HAINES            3  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  5  5  5  5  4  4  5  5  5  5  3  3
MIX HGT         <10<10 15 31 14<10<10<10<10<10 17 30<10<10<10<10<10 21 37 40 25
T WIND DIR       SE  S  S SW  S SE SE SE SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SW SW  S  E
T WIND SPD       12 12 14 13 11 12  9 10 13 18 25 34 35 34 32 29 26 17  9  4  8
SMOKE DISP       PR PR FR GD FR PR PR PR PR PR GD EX PR PR PR PR PR GD FR FR FR


DATE          THU 09/21/17 FRI 09/22/17 SAT 09/23/17 SUN 09/24/17
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       68      88      70      87      68      83      64      81
TEMP          71 69 86 85 76 71 85 83 73 69 82 79 70 65 80 76
DEWPT         66 67 70 69 68 67 69 68 66 64 67 66 63 62 64 63
RH            84 93 59 59 76 87 59 61 79 84 61 64 78 90 58 64
PWIND DIR          SE       S       S       S       S       S      SE       S
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 SC B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR           20       5       5       5      10      20      30      40
RAIN SHWRS    IS                            IS IS IS SC SC SC
TSTMS         IS                            IS IS IS SC SC SC

$$

KSZ012-182215-
KICKAPOO INDIAN RESERVATION
39.69N  95.66W ELEV. 1150 FT
430 AM CDT MON SEP 18 2017

DATE             MON 09/18/17            TUE 09/19/17            WED 09/20/17
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                      75          63          87          69          85
TEMP             63 67 71 75 72 67 65 64 65 74 82 87 83 76 75 72 69 76 84 85 80
DEWPT            63 66 67 68 69 67 65 64 64 68 70 71 71 70 68 67 66 68 68 67 69
MIN/MAX RH                   79         100          59          90          54
RH              100 97 87 79 90100100100 97 82 67 59 67 82 79 84 90 76 59 55 69
WIND DIR         SE  S  S  S  S SE SE SE SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SW SE  E
WIND SPD          5  8  8  8  5  5  4  4  4  8 14 18 16 16 14 13 12 10  9  8  8
CLOUDS(CAT)      OV OV OV B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC FW FW FW FW SC FW SC FW SC SC SC
CLOUDS (%)      100 98 94 69 67 55 59 50 50 32 13 14 11 18 26 14 31 25 42 32 34
POP 12HR                     90          30          10           5          10
QPF 12HR                   0.32        0.08           0           0           0
RAIN SHWRS       SC  O NM SC IS SC IS IS                                     IS
TSTMS            SC  O NM SC IS SC IS IS                                     IS
LAL               5  5  4  4  3  3  2  2  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1
HAINES            3  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  5  5  5  5  5  5  5  5  5  5  3  3
MIX HGT         <10<10 16 30 11<10<10<10<10<10 16 31<10<10<10<10<10 28 36 40 26
T WIND DIR       SE  S  S  S  S SE SE SE SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SW SW  S  E
T WIND SPD       10 12 12 13  9  9  8  8  9 18 24 34 31 31 28 26 23 18  5  4  5
SMOKE DISP       PR PR FR GD PR PR PR PR PR PR GD EX PR PR PR PR PR GD FR FR FR


DATE          THU 09/21/17 FRI 09/22/17 SAT 09/23/17 SUN 09/24/17
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       67      88      70      86      67      83      63      80
TEMP          69 67 86 84 76 71 85 82 72 68 82 79 68 64 79 76
DEWPT         66 67 71 70 67 67 70 68 66 64 67 67 63 61 64 64
RH            90100 61 63 74 87 61 63 81 87 61 67 84 90 60 66
PWIND DIR          SE       S       S       S       S       S      SE       S
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR           20       5       5       5      10      20      30      40
RAIN SHWRS    IS                            IS IS IS SC SC SC
TSTMS         IS                            IS IS IS SC SC SC

$$

KSZ012-182215-
IOWA SAC&FOX INDIAN RESERVATION
39.98N  95.44W ELEV. 965 FT
430 AM CDT MON SEP 18 2017

DATE             MON 09/18/17            TUE 09/19/17            WED 09/20/17
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                      75          63          87          69          85
TEMP             62 67 71 75 73 67 65 64 64 73 83 87 82 76 76 74 69 76 83 85 80
DEWPT            62 66 67 68 69 67 65 64 63 68 70 71 72 70 69 68 67 68 68 68 69
MIN/MAX RH                   79         100          59          93          56
RH              100 97 87 79 87100100100 97 84 65 59 72 82 79 82 93 76 61 57 69
WIND DIR         SE  S  S  S  S SE SE SE SE SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SW SE  E
WIND SPD          6  9 10  8  5  5  4  5  5  9 14 19 18 18 17 16 13 11  9  8  8
CLOUDS(CAT)      OV OV OV B2 B2 B2 B1 SC B1 SC FW FW FW FW SC FW SC SC SC SC SC
CLOUDS (%)      100 99 94 70 73 72 62 50 57 35 15 14 14 21 29 15 32 27 44 33 36
POP 12HR                     90          30          10          10          20
QPF 12HR                   0.25        0.09           0           0           0
RAIN SHWRS       SC  O NM SC IS SC IS IS                               IS IS IS
TSTMS            SC  O NM SC IS SC IS IS                               IS IS IS
LAL               5  5  4  4  3  3  2  2  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  2  2
HAINES            3  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  4  4  5  5  5  5  5  5  4  4  4  4
MIX HGT         <10<10 17 33 19<10<10<10<10<10 18 32 11<10<10<10<10 29 35 39 30
T WIND DIR       SE  S  S  S  S SE SE SE SE SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SW  W  S  E
T WIND SPD       13 13 14 11  8  6  5  8 10 18 23 34 34 35 33 31 25 17  6  4  4
SMOKE DISP       PR PR FR GD PR PR PR PR PR PR GD EX GD PR PR PR PR GD FR FR PR


DATE          THU 09/21/17 FRI 09/22/17 SAT 09/23/17 SUN 09/24/17
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       67      88      70      87      67      83      63      80
TEMP          69 68 86 84 76 71 86 82 73 68 82 78 68 64 79 76
DEWPT         66 67 71 71 68 67 70 69 66 64 68 67 63 61 65 64
RH            90 97 61 65 76 87 59 65 79 87 63 69 84 90 62 66
PWIND DIR          SE       S       S       S       S       S      SE       S
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR           20       5       5       5      10      30      30      40
RAIN SHWRS    IS                            SC IS IS SC SC SC
TSTMS         IS                            SC IS IS SC SC SC

$$


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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