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FIRE WEATHER POINT PLANNING FORECASTS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TOPEKA KS
408 AM CST FRI FEB 27 2015

KSZ058-272230-
FLINT HILLS NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE (NEAR HARTFORD)
38.32N  95.94W ELEV. 1066 FT
408 AM CST FRI FEB 27 2015

DATE             FRI 02/27/15            SAT 02/28/15            SUN 03/01/15
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                      21          14          28          26          35
TEMP              7 10 16 20 20 17 16 15 16 22 26 27 28 26 27 28 30 33 33 35 34
DEWPT            -3 -3 -3 -1  0  2  3  5  8 12 17 21 22 24 25 26 26 27 29 30 27
MIN/MAX RH                   39          70          64          93          76
RH               63 55 42 39 41 51 56 64 70 65 68 78 78 92 92 92 85 78 85 82 75
WIND DIR         NE NE  E  E SE SE SE SE SE SE  S SE SE SE  S  S  S SW NW  N  N
WIND SPD          6  6  5  5  6  6  5  6  6 11 10 10 11  9  8  8  6  5  4  8  8
CLOUDS(CAT)      B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 B2
CLOUDS (%)       53 64 69 73 77 77 76 82 87 92 99100100100100100100 99 99 87 77
POP 12HR                      5          10          90          80          60
QPF 12HR                      0           0        0.20        0.17        0.09
RAIN                                                              L  L  S  S
SLEET                                                             L  L
SNOW                                      L  L  D  D  D  D  D  D  L  L  S  S
LAL               1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1
HAINES            4  4  3  3  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2
MIX HGT          19 21 28 31 28 23<10<10<10 17 25 19 17<10<10<10<10 13 23 22<10
T WIND DIR       NE NE  E  E SE SE SE SE SE SE  S SE SE SE  S  S  N  W  N  N  N
T WIND SPD       11 11  8  8 10 12 11 12 12 18 14 14 17 14 14 11  4  6  8  8 16
SMOKE DISP       FR FR FR FR FR FR PR PR PR FR GD FR FR PR PR PR PR PR FR FR PR


DATE               MON 03/02/15  TUE 03/03/15  WED 03/04/15  THU 03/05/15
CST 6HRLY     00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18
UTC 6HRLY     06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00

MIN/MAX TEMP       23    40      35    54      19    28      14    37
TEMP          28   23 33 39 40   44 52 44 27   19 24 27 18   14 33 33
DEWPT         22   20 24 32 35   38 44 36 22   14 10 10  7    8 11 16
RH            78   88 69 76 82   79 74 73 81   80 54 48 61   76 39 49
PWIND DIR          NE     E       S    SW      NW     N      NW     W
WIND CHAR         <15   <15     <15   15>     15>   15>     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    B2   B2 B2 B2 OV   OV B2 B2 B2   B2 B1 B1 B1   SC FW FW
POP 12HR           10    20      60    50      40    20      10    10
RAIN                      S  L    L  C  C  C
SNOW                                       C    C  S  S

$$

KSZ024-272230-
POTAWATOMI INDIAN RESERVATION
39.33N  95.85W ELEV. 1056 FT
408 AM CST FRI FEB 27 2015

DATE             FRI 02/27/15            SAT 02/28/15            SUN 03/01/15
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                      20          12          28          25          34
TEMP              4  7 15 19 19 16 14 13 13 18 24 26 28 28 28 28 25 30 32 34 33
DEWPT            -3 -3 -3 -2 -1  1  2  4  5 10 15 20 22 23 24 24 24 25 26 27 25
MIN/MAX RH                   39          73          66          99          72
RH               72 63 44 39 40 51 58 67 70 70 68 78 78 81 85 85 96 81 78 75 72
WIND DIR          N NE  E SE SE SE SE SE SE SE  S SE SE SE  S SE  S  N  N  N  N
WIND SPD          3  3  3  5  5  5  6  5  5 10 11 12 11  9  6  5  4  4  8  8  6
CLOUDS(CAT)      SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 B2
CLOUDS (%)       45 55 59 67 69 70 71 77 82 90 98100100100100100100 96 93 87 70
POP 12HR                      5          10          80          80          60
QPF 12HR                      0           0        0.13        0.17        0.10
SNOW                                      C  C  D  D  D  D  D  D  L  L  S  S
LAL               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  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2
MIX HGT          18 20 26 29 26 22 21<10<10 11 25 27 21 16<10<10<10<10 27 35<10
T WIND DIR        N NE  E SE SE SE SE SE SE SE  S  S SE SE  S SE  N  N  N NW  N
T WIND SPD        8  5  4  5  9 12 16 11 11 18 16 17 17 16 12  8  4  5  8  8 11
SMOKE DISP       FR PR PR FR FR FR FR PR PR FR GD GD GD FR PR PR PR PR FR FR PR


DATE               MON 03/02/15  TUE 03/03/15  WED 03/04/15  THU 03/05/15
CST 6HRLY     00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18
UTC 6HRLY     06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00

MIN/MAX TEMP       21    38      34    47      15    25      11    35
TEMP          26   21 30 37 41   44 46 37 22   16 20 23 14   12 30 31
DEWPT         20   17 21 27 33   36 38 32 17   10  6  7  5    4  8 14
RH            78   84 69 67 73   73 73 82 81   77 54 50 67   70 39 49
PWIND DIR          NE    SE      SE     W       N     N      NW     W
WIND CHAR         <15   <15     <15   <15     15>   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    B1   B2 B2 OV OV   OV OV B2 B2   B2 B1 B1 B1   SC FW FW
POP 12HR           10    20      50    50      40    20      10     5
RAIN                      S  C    C  C  C
SNOW                                       C    C  S  S

$$

KSZ012-272230-
KICKAPOO INDIAN RESERVATION
39.69N  95.66W ELEV. 1150 FT
408 AM CST FRI FEB 27 2015

DATE             FRI 02/27/15            SAT 02/28/15            SUN 03/01/15
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                      19          12          28          25          34
TEMP              2  7 14 18 18 15 14 13 12 18 24 27 28 27 25 26 25 29 32 34 33
DEWPT            -3 -3 -2 -1  0  2  3  4  5 10 15 19 21 22 23 23 24 25 25 26 24
MIN/MAX RH                   42          74          67          94          68
RH               79 63 48 42 44 55 61 67 73 70 68 71 75 81 92 88 96 85 75 72 69
WIND DIR          N  N  E SE SE SE SE SE SE SE  S  S SE SE  S SE  S  N  N  N  N
WIND SPD          3  2  2  4  5  5  6  5  6 10 11 12 10  9  6  4  3  5  8  9  6
CLOUDS(CAT)      SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 B1
CLOUDS (%)       29 46 50 62 66 66 65 72 80 88 98100100100100100100 96 92 85 69
POP 12HR                      5          10          70          80          50
QPF 12HR                      0           0        0.10        0.17        0.07
SNOW                                      C  C  L  L  D  D  D  D  C  C  S  S
LAL               1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1
HAINES            3  3  4  4  4  4  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2
MIX HGT          16 20 26 30 26 23<10<10<10 14 31 28 24 16<10<10<10<10 29 33<10
T WIND DIR        N  N  E SE SE SE SE SE SE SE  S  S SE SE  S SE  N  N  N NW  N
T WIND SPD        8  5  3  5  9 12 12 11 12 18 16 17 17 16 10  6  4  6  8  9 13
SMOKE DISP       PR PR PR FR FR FR PR PR PR FR GD GD GD FR PR PR PR PR FR FR PR


DATE               MON 03/02/15  TUE 03/03/15  WED 03/04/15  THU 03/05/15
CST 6HRLY     00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18
UTC 6HRLY     06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00

MIN/MAX TEMP       20    36      33    45      14    23      10    33
TEMP          25   20 30 33 38   42 44 36 20   15 18 22 14   10 28 30
DEWPT         20   17 20 25 31   34 37 31 16    9  6  7  4    3  9 14
RH            81   88 66 72 76   73 76 82 84   77 59 52 64   73 44 51
PWIND DIR           N    SE      SE     W       N     N      NW     W
WIND CHAR         <15   <15     <15   <15     15>   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    B1   B2 B2 OV OV   OV OV B2 B2   B2 B1 B1 B1   SC FW FW
POP 12HR           10    20      50    60      30    20      10     5
RAIN                      S  C    C  L  L
SNOW                                       C    C  S  S

$$

KSZ012-272230-
IOWA SAC&FOX INDIAN RESERVATION
39.98N  95.44W ELEV. 965 FT
408 AM CST FRI FEB 27 2015

DATE             FRI 02/27/15            SAT 02/28/15            SUN 03/01/15
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                      20          11          29          24          34
TEMP              0  6 14 19 18 15 13 12 11 17 25 28 28 27 24 25 25 29 32 34 33
DEWPT            -4 -4 -4 -2  0  1  2  4  5  9 13 18 20 22 22 23 23 24 24 25 22
MIN/MAX RH                   41          75          61          93          64
RH               83 62 44 39 44 53 61 70 76 70 60 66 71 81 92 92 92 81 72 69 63
WIND DIR         NW  N  E SE SE SE SE SE SE SE  S  S SE SE SE SE  S  N  N  N  N
WIND SPD          2  3  2  4  4  5  6  5  6 10 11 11 10  9  5  4  3  4  8  9  8
CLOUDS(CAT)      FW SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 B1
CLOUDS (%)       16 40 45 48 61 60 59 68 77 78 95100100100100100100 97 93 80 69
POP 12HR                      0           5          70          80          50
QPF 12HR                      0           0        0.07        0.17        0.05
SNOW                                      S  S  L  L  D  D  D  D  C  C  S  S
LAL               1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1
HAINES            3  3  4  4  4  4  3  3  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2
MIX HGT         <10 20 26 31 27 23<10<10<10 12 34 33 25 10<10<10<10<10 29 35<10
T WIND DIR       NW  N  E SE SE SE SE SE SE SE  S  S  S SE SE SE  N  N NW NW  N
T WIND SPD        4  5  2  4  9 12 13 11 12 18 17 17 18 16 11  8  3  6  8 10 14
SMOKE DISP       PR PR PR FR FR FR PR PR PR FR GD GD GD FR PR PR PR PR FR GD PR


DATE               MON 03/02/15  TUE 03/03/15  WED 03/04/15  THU 03/05/15
CST 6HRLY     00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18
UTC 6HRLY     06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00

MIN/MAX TEMP       20    36      32    44      13    23       9    33
TEMP          24   20 30 33 35   40 44 35 20   15 16 22 14   10 28 29
DEWPT         19   16 20 24 29   34 37 31 16    8  6  7  4    3 10 13
RH            81   84 66 69 78   79 76 85 84   73 64 52 64   73 46 51
PWIND DIR           N    SE      SE     W       N     N      NW     W
WIND CHAR         <15   <15     <15   <15     15>   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    B1   B2 B2 OV OV   OV OV B2 B2   B2 B1 B1 B1   SC FW FW
POP 12HR           10    20      50    60      30    20      10     5
RAIN                      S  C    C  L  L
SNOW                      S                C    C  S  S

$$


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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