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FIRE WEATHER POINT PLANNING FORECASTS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TOPEKA KS
320 AM CDT MON MAR 20 2017

KSZ058-202215-
FLINT HILLS NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE (NEAR HARTFORD)
38.32N  95.94W ELEV. 1066 FT
320 AM CDT MON MAR 20 2017

DATE             MON 03/20/17            TUE 03/21/17            WED 03/22/17
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                      83          51          59          38          54
TEMP          64 60 66 78 83 76 64 59 55 51 54 58 59 54 47 42 40 38 41 49 54 52
DEWPT         57 55 56 54 52 52 50 49 48 46 47 44 36 34 32 33 32 31 32 33 36 36
MIN/MAX RH                   34          86          43          77          49
RH            78 84 70 43 34 43 60 69 77 83 77 59 42 46 56 70 73 76 70 54 50 54
WIND DIR       S  S  W  N NE  N NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE  E  E  E  E
WIND SPD      10  6  4  8 10  9 10 12 13 12 14 17 18 16 13 12 10 12 13 12 13 12
WIND GUST                                      27 28    24
CLOUDS(CAT)   FW FW FW FW FW FW SC B1 B1 B2 B2 OV B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2
CLOUDS (%)    19 19 14  9 10 11 32 54 65 76 82 90 84 84 76 75 74 83 79 77 78 82
POP 12HR                      0          10          20           5          20
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
RAIN SHWRS                               IS IS                   IS IS       IS
LAL            1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1
HAINES         6  6  6  6  6  3  3  3  3  3  3  2  2  3  3  2  2  3  3  2  2
MIX HGT      <10<10<10 18 31 36<10<10 13 14 16 29 36 30 29 24 16 14 20 36 43 32
T WIND DIR     S  S  W NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE  E  E  E  E
T WIND SPD    19 13  9  9 11 14 18 20 21 21 27 33 34 29 27 25 19 24 24 18 18 23
SMOKE DISP    PR PR PR FR GD GD PR PR FR FR GD EX EX EX EX GD FR FR GD GD EX EX


DATE          THU 03/23/17 FRI 03/24/17 SAT 03/25/17 SUN 03/26/17
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      69      54      70      43      60      39      63
TEMP          44 44 62 67 58 54 67 64 50 43 55 57 44 39 57 60
DEWPT         39 41 49 48 49 48 50 44 42 39 42 38 38 37 41 40
RH            82 89 62 50 72 80 54 48 74 86 61 49 79 92 55 47
PWIND DIR          SE       S       S       S       N       N      NE      SE
WIND CHAR         <15     15>     15>     15>     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC B1 SC
POP 12HR           40      30      40      60      50      20      10       5
RAIN SHWRS    IS SC SC       SC NM SC SC SC IS IS
TSTMS            IS SC       SC NM SC

$$

KSZ024-202215-
POTAWATOMI INDIAN RESERVATION
39.33N  95.85W ELEV. 1056 FT
320 AM CDT MON MAR 20 2017

DATE             MON 03/20/17            TUE 03/21/17            WED 03/22/17
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          47          57          35          52
TEMP          62 58 63 71 75 70 58 53 50 47 48 55 56 53 46 42 39 35 39 47 52 50
DEWPT         53 52 51 50 48 47 45 44 44 40 40 34 32 32 31 30 28 25 27 27 30 31
MIN/MAX RH                   38          80          39          67          42
RH            72 80 65 47 38 44 62 71 80 76 74 45 40 44 55 62 64 66 62 45 43 48
WIND DIR      SW  W  N  N  N NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE  E  E  E  E
WIND SPD       4  4  9 12 11  8  9  9 11 10 13 17 16 14 12 10 10 10 12 12 13 12
CLOUDS(CAT)   FW FW FW FW FW FW SC B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B2 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2
CLOUDS (%)    17 11 14 17 17 17 42 67 73 78 81 76 72 80 68 71 61 79 74 72 71 78
POP 12HR                      0          10          20           5          20
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
RAIN SHWRS                                     IS IS             IS IS
LAL            1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1
HAINES         6  6  6  6  6  4  4  3  3  3  3  4  4  2  2  3  3  4  4  4  4
MIX HGT      <10<10<10 15 27 15<10<10<10<10<10 28 39 40 16<10<10<10 10 36 43 37
T WIND DIR    SW  W  N NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE  E  E  E  E
T WIND SPD     9  9 18 18 17 17 17 17 19 19 24 31 27 25 24 19 18 19 20 19 18 24
SMOKE DISP    PR PR PR FR GD FR PR PR PR PR FR EX EX EX GD PR PR PR FR GD EX EX


DATE          THU 03/23/17 FRI 03/24/17 SAT 03/25/17 SUN 03/26/17
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       42      67      54      69      42      57      38      61
TEMP          44 42 58 66 59 55 65 64 50 42 54 56 43 38 55 58
DEWPT         33 37 46 48 48 48 48 43 42 38 39 37 36 35 38 39
RH            65 82 64 52 67 77 54 46 74 86 57 49 76 89 53 49
PWIND DIR          SE      SE       S       S      NW       N      NE      SE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     15>     15>     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B2 B2 B1 B1 B2 B1 B1 SC B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR           30      40      30      60      40      20      10       5
RAIN SHWRS       SC SC IS    SC NM SC SC SC IS
TSTMS               SC IS    SC NM SC IS

$$

KSZ012-202215-
KICKAPOO INDIAN RESERVATION
39.69N  95.66W ELEV. 1150 FT
320 AM CDT MON MAR 20 2017

DATE             MON 03/20/17            TUE 03/21/17            WED 03/22/17
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                      73          45          56          34          52
TEMP          61 57 61 69 73 67 56 52 49 45 47 53 56 51 44 40 36 34 38 47 52 50
DEWPT         54 51 51 49 47 46 45 43 41 37 39 35 32 32 31 29 27 24 26 27 29 29
MIN/MAX RH                   40          77          40          69          41
RH            78 80 70 49 40 47 66 71 74 73 74 50 40 48 60 64 69 66 62 45 41 44
WIND DIR      SW NW  N  N  N NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE  E  E  E  E
WIND SPD       6  4 10 13 12  8  9 10 10  9 11 14 14 13 10  9  8  9 11 11 11 11
WIND GUST                                      25
CLOUDS(CAT)   FW FW FW SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B2 B1 B2 B1 B2
CLOUDS (%)    20 21 25 29 29 28 44 60 68 76 77 75 76 79 65 64 51 79 68 70 66 78
POP 12HR                      0          10          20           5          10
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
RAIN SHWRS                                     IS IS
LAL            1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1
HAINES         6  6  6  6  6  4  4  4  4  3  3  3  3  2  2  4  4  4  4  3  3
MIX HGT      <10<10<10 17 27<10<10<10<10<10 12 35 45 35 16<10<10<10 13 38 44 39
T WIND DIR    SW NW  N  N  N NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE  E  E  E  E
T WIND SPD    13 10 18 18 18 13 14 16 16 16 21 29 25 24 20 17 16 18 18 16 17 23
SMOKE DISP    PR PR FR FR GD PR PR PR PR PR FR EX EX EX FR PR PR PR FR GD EX EX


DATE          THU 03/23/17 FRI 03/24/17 SAT 03/25/17 SUN 03/26/17
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       40      65      53      69      41      57      37      60
TEMP          41 40 56 64 56 53 66 64 49 41 53 56 42 37 54 57
DEWPT         31 35 45 49 49 48 50 45 42 38 40 37 36 34 39 39
RH            67 82 66 58 77 83 56 50 77 89 61 49 79 89 57 51
PWIND DIR          SE      SE       S       S      NW       N      NE      SE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     15>     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B2 OV B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR           30      50      20      60      40      20      10       5
RAIN SHWRS       SC SC IS IS IS NM SC SC SC IS IS
TSTMS               SC IS IS IS NM SC SC

$$

KSZ012-202215-
IOWA SAC&FOX INDIAN RESERVATION
39.98N  95.44W ELEV. 965 FT
320 AM CDT MON MAR 20 2017

DATE             MON 03/20/17            TUE 03/21/17            WED 03/22/17
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                      72          44          55          33          52
TEMP          61 56 60 69 72 66 55 51 48 44 46 52 55 50 44 39 36 33 37 46 52 49
DEWPT         53 51 50 47 46 45 43 42 39 36 37 34 33 33 31 29 26 23 25 26 28 28
MIN/MAX RH                   39          76          42          69          39
RH            75 83 69 45 39 47 64 71 71 73 71 50 43 52 60 67 67 66 61 45 39 44
WIND DIR      SW NW  N  N  N NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE  E  E  E  E  E
WIND SPD       9  8 10 13 12  9  8  9  9 10 12 16 16 12 10  9  9 10 12 12 13 12
CLOUDS(CAT)   FW SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 SC B2 B1 B2 B1 B2
CLOUDS (%)    23 27 32 36 34 31 46 60 68 75 77 77 80 79 64 63 46 78 66 71 63 77
POP 12HR                      0          10          20           5          10
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
RAIN SHWRS                                     IS IS
LAL            1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1
HAINES         6  6  6  6  6  4  4  4  4  3  3  3  3  3  3  4  4  4  4  3  3
MIX HGT      <10<10<10 19 28<10<10<10<10<10 14 39 51 27<10<10<10<10 14 36 46 40
T WIND DIR    SW NW  N  N  N NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE  E  E  E  E  E
T WIND SPD    14 12 17 16 17 16 16 17 17 19 23 27 25 23 20 18 18 19 19 17 17 24
SMOKE DISP    PR PR FR FR GD PR PR PR PR PR FR EX EX GD PR PR PR PR FR GD EX EX


DATE          THU 03/23/17 FRI 03/24/17 SAT 03/25/17 SUN 03/26/17
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       38      63      52      68      42      56      37      59
TEMP          41 38 54 63 55 52 65 63 49 42 52 54 42 37 54 56
DEWPT         30 34 44 48 49 49 51 46 43 39 40 38 36 34 39 39
RH            65 85 69 58 80 89 60 54 80 89 63 54 79 89 57 53
PWIND DIR          SE      SE       S       S       N       N      NE       E
WIND CHAR         <15     15>     15>     15>     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B2 OV B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR           30      50      20      60      40      20      10       5
RAIN SHWRS       SC SC SC IS    NM SC SC SC IS IS
TSTMS               SC SC IS    NM 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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