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FIRE WEATHER POINT PLANNING FORECASTS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TOPEKA KS
440 AM CDT WED SEP 24 2014

KSZ058-242230-
FLINT HILLS NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE (NEAR HARTFORD)
38.32N  95.94W ELEV. 1066 FT
440 AM CDT WED SEP 24 2014

DATE             WED 09/24/14            THU 09/25/14            FRI 09/26/14
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                      76          56          81          59          81
TEMP             56 64 73 76 72 64 60 58 56 66 77 81 76 67 63 61 59 68 78 81 76
DEWPT            51 53 54 54 54 54 53 52 53 56 56 56 58 59 58 58 57 60 59 59 59
MIN/MAX RH                   47          94          43          95          47
RH               83 67 51 46 53 70 78 80 90 70 48 42 54 75 84 90 93 76 52 47 56
WIND DIR          S  S  S  S SE SE SE  S  S  S  S  S SE SE  S  S  S  S  S  S SE
WIND SPD          8 11 11 11  9  8  8  5  6 10 11 11  9  8  6  6  6  8 11 12  9
CLOUDS(CAT)      OV OV B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
CLOUDS (%)       95 91 76 60 55 54 53 47 32 35 38 33 29 30 31 30 28 30 32 30 28
POP 12HR                     40          20           5           5           5
QPF 12HR                   0.06        0.01           0           0           0
RAIN SHWRS       SC SC SC IS IS IS
TSTMS            SC SC SC IS IS IS
LAL               3  3  3  3  2  2  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1
HAINES            3  3  3  3  4  4  5  5  4  4  4  4  5  5  5  5  5  5  4  4
MIX HGT         <10<10 18 20 13<10<10<10<10<10 19 36<10<10<10<10<10<10 40 44<10
T WIND DIR        S  S  S  S SE SE  S  S  S  S  S  S SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SE
T WIND SPD       18 17 19 16 17 17 17 14 14 14 14 13 13 14 14 12 12 11 12 12 13
SMOKE DISP       PR PR GD FR FR PR PR PR PR PR FR GD PR PR PR PR PR PR GD GD PR


DATE          SAT 09/27/14  SUN 09/28/14  MON 09/29/14  TUE 09/30/14
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     57    81      59    81      59    81      59    81
TEMP          62 57 77 76   63 59 77 77   64 59 77 77   64 59 77 72
DEWPT         58 56 59 58   57 56 60 59   59 57 60 59   59 58 62 61
RH            87 96 54 54   81 90 56 54   84 93 56 54   84 96 60 68
PWIND DIR        SE    SE      SE    SE      SE    SE      SE     S
WIND CHAR       <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC FW SC FW   FW FW SC SC   FW FW FW FW   SC SC SC B1
POP 12HR          5     5       5     5      10    10      20    20
RAIN SHWRS                                              IS IS IS IS
TSTMS                                                   IS IS IS IS

$$

KSZ024-242230-
POTAWATOMI INDIAN RESERVATION
39.33N  95.85W ELEV. 1056 FT
440 AM CDT WED SEP 24 2014

DATE             WED 09/24/14            THU 09/25/14            FRI 09/26/14
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                      75          57          81          60          82
TEMP             56 64 71 75 71 63 60 59 57 67 77 81 77 68 64 62 60 69 78 82 77
DEWPT            53 55 56 56 55 55 53 53 54 55 55 58 59 60 59 59 57 58 57 59 58
MIN/MAX RH                   51          91          45          90          45
RH               90 73 59 52 57 75 78 80 90 65 47 46 54 76 84 90 90 68 48 46 52
WIND DIR          S  S  S  S SE SE SE SE SE  S  S  S SE SE  S SE  S  S  S  S SE
WIND SPD          9 12 13 12  9  6  6  4  4  9 10 10  8  6  5  4  5  8 10 11  9
CLOUDS(CAT)      OV B2 B2 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
CLOUDS (%)       94 84 73 61 49 48 46 47 34 32 30 29 28 30 32 32 32 33 34 32 30
POP 12HR                     40          20           5           5          10
QPF 12HR                   0.06           0           0           0           0
RAIN SHWRS       SC SC SC IS IS IS
TSTMS            SC SC SC IS IS IS
LAL               3  3  3  3  2  2  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1
HAINES            4  4  3  3  4  4  3  3  3  3  4  4  5  5  5  5  5  5  5  5
MIX HGT         <10 10 18 21<10<10<10<10<10<10 14 46<10<10<10<10<10<10 34 45<10
T WIND DIR        S  S  S  S SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SE SE  S  S  S  S  S  S SE
T WIND SPD       17 20 20 18 16 14 13  9 10 14 13 14 13 13 12 10 10 11 13 14 13
SMOKE DISP       PR FR GD GD PR PR PR PR PR PR FR EX PR PR PR PR PR PR GD GD PR


DATE          SAT 09/27/14  SUN 09/28/14  MON 09/29/14  TUE 09/30/14
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     59    80      58    80      59    80      59    80
TEMP          63 59 77 76   63 58 76 76   63 59 76 76   64 59 76 71
DEWPT         59 56 58 57   58 55 59 57   58 56 59 58   59 57 60 60
RH            87 90 52 52   84 90 56 52   84 90 56 54   84 93 58 68
PWIND DIR        SE    SE      SE    SE      SE    SE      SE    SE
WIND CHAR       <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC FW FW SC   FW SC SC SC   SC SC FW FW   SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR         10     5       5     5      10    10      20    30
RAIN SHWRS                                              IS IS SC SC
TSTMS                                                   IS IS SC SC

$$

KSZ012-242230-
KICKAPOO INDIAN RESERVATION
39.69N  95.66W ELEV. 1150 FT
440 AM CDT WED SEP 24 2014

DATE             WED 09/24/14            THU 09/25/14            FRI 09/26/14
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                      74          57          80          60          81
TEMP             56 63 71 74 71 63 60 58 57 66 76 80 76 68 64 62 60 69 78 81 77
DEWPT            53 55 56 56 55 55 53 53 55 55 56 58 59 59 59 59 58 60 58 59 60
MIN/MAX RH                   53          92          47          92          47
RH               90 75 59 53 57 75 78 83 93 68 50 47 56 73 84 90 93 73 50 47 56
WIND DIR          S  S  S  S  S SE  S  S  S  S  S  S SE SE  S  S  S  S  S  S SE
WIND SPD          9 12 13 13  9  8  6  4  5  8  9  9  8  6  5  4  5  8 10 11  9
CLOUDS(CAT)      OV OV B2 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
CLOUDS (%)       89 89 77 64 51 48 45 47 31 31 30 30 29 32 34 35 35 37 39 35 32
POP 12HR                     40          20           5           5          10
QPF 12HR                   0.06           0           0           0           0
RAIN SHWRS       SC SC IS IS IS IS
TSTMS            SC SC IS IS IS IS
LAL               3  3  2  2  2  2  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1
HAINES            4  4  3  3  4  4  4  4  3  3  3  3  5  5  5  5  4  4  5  5
MIX HGT         <10 11 17 21<10<10<10<10<10<10 13 37<10<10<10<10<10<10 34 33<10
T WIND DIR        S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SE SE  S  S  S  S  S  S SE
T WIND SPD       17 23 20 19 17 14 13 10 11 13 13 13 12 13 12 10 11 11 13 14 13
SMOKE DISP       PR FR GD GD PR PR PR PR PR PR FR GD PR PR PR PR PR PR GD GD PR


DATE          SAT 09/27/14  SUN 09/28/14  MON 09/29/14  TUE 09/30/14
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     60    80      58    80      59    80      59    79
TEMP          64 60 77 76   62 58 76 76   63 59 77 76   63 59 76 71
DEWPT         59 57 58 58   58 56 59 58   58 56 60 59   58 57 61 60
RH            84 90 52 54   87 93 56 54   84 90 56 56   84 93 60 68
PWIND DIR        SE    SE      SE    SE      SE    SE      SE    SE
WIND CHAR       <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC FW FW SC   SC SC FW SC   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR         10     5       5     5      10    10      20    30
RAIN SHWRS                                              IS IS SC SC
TSTMS                                                   IS IS SC SC

$$

KSZ012-242230-
IOWA SAC&FOX INDIAN RESERVATION
39.98N  95.44W ELEV. 965 FT
440 AM CDT WED SEP 24 2014

DATE             WED 09/24/14            THU 09/25/14            FRI 09/26/14
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                      74          56          81          59          82
TEMP             56 63 71 74 70 62 59 57 56 66 76 81 76 67 63 61 59 68 78 82 77
DEWPT            52 53 55 57 56 54 53 53 54 58 59 60 61 60 59 58 57 61 61 61 61
MIN/MAX RH                   55          96          49          95          50
RH               86 70 57 55 61 75 80 86 93 75 56 49 60 78 87 90 93 78 56 49 58
WIND DIR          S  S  S  S SE SE  S  S  S  S  S  S SE SE  S SE SE  S  S  S SE
WIND SPD          9 12 12 13  9  8  6  5  5  8  9  9  8  6  5  4  5  8 10 11  9
CLOUDS(CAT)      OV OV B2 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
CLOUDS (%)       89 92 77 62 52 51 49 47 30 30 30 31 32 34 36 36 37 39 42 37 32
POP 12HR                     30          20           5           5          10
QPF 12HR                   0.09        0.01           0           0           0
RAIN SHWRS       SC IS IS    IS IS
TSTMS            SC IS IS    IS IS
LAL               3  3  2  2  2  2  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1
HAINES            4  4  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  5  5  4  4  5  5
MIX HGT         <10 11 16 23<10<10<10<10<10<10 46 37<10<10<10<10<10<10 35 38<10
T WIND DIR        S  S  S  S SE SE  S  S  S  S  S  S SE SE  S SE  S  S  S  S SE
T WIND SPD       18 21 19 20 18 14 13 10 10 13 14 13 14 14 12 10 12 11 14 14 17
SMOKE DISP       PR FR FR GD PR PR PR PR PR PR EX GD PR PR PR PR PR PR GD GD PR


DATE          SAT 09/27/14  SUN 09/28/14  MON 09/29/14  TUE 09/30/14
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     58    80      57    79      58    79      58    78
TEMP          63 58 76 75   62 57 76 75   62 58 76 75   62 58 75 71
DEWPT         59 56 60 59   58 55 60 59   58 56 61 60   58 56 61 61
RH            87 93 58 58   87 93 58 58   87 93 60 60   87 93 62 71
PWIND DIR        SE    SE      SE    SE      SE    SE      SE    SE
WIND CHAR       <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    FW FW FW SC   SC SC FW SC   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR         10    10      10    10      10    10      20    30
RAIN SHWRS                                              IS IS SC SC
TSTMS                                                   IS IS 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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