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FIRE WEATHER POINT PLANNING FORECASTS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TOPEKA KS
453 AM CST THU DEC 18 2014

KSZ058-182215-
FLINT HILLS NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE (NEAR HARTFORD)
38.32N  95.94W ELEV. 1066 FT
453 AM CST THU DEC 18 2014

DATE             THU 12/18/14            FRI 12/19/14            SAT 12/20/14
UTC 3HRLY     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
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                      35          28          36          30          42
TEMP             30 30 32 34 32 30 29 29 28 29 34 36 34 32 31 30 30 32 39 42 39
DEWPT            29 29 30 31 31 30 29 29 28 29 30 31 31 31 30 30 30 31 33 34 35
MIN/MAX RH                   91         100          80         100          73
RH               96 96 92 89 96100100100100100 85 82 89 96 96100100 96 79 73 85
WIND DIR          E  E NE  N NE NE NE  N NE  E SE SE  E SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
WIND SPD          4  4  3  3  3  3  2  2  3  3  4  2  3  2  3  3  5  5  9  8  8
CLOUDS(CAT)      OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1
CLOUDS (%)      100100 97 92 89 91 92 92100100100 96 91 84 77 73 69 64 58 61 64
POP 12HR                     50          10          10           5           5
QPF 12HR                   0.02           0           0           0           0
FRZG DRZL         ?  ?  ?        S  S  S
SNOW              C  C  S
LAL               1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1
HAINES            2  2  2  2  2  2  3  3  4  4  4  4  4  4  4  4  4  4  4  4
MIX HGT         <10<10 12 17<10 11 20 17 16 17 18 18 14 16 16 16 16 16 18 18 16
T WIND DIR        E  E NE  N NE NE  E NE NE  E SE  S  S  S SW SW SW SW SW SW  S
T WIND SPD        8  6  3  5  5  5  3  2  2  4  6  5  5  3  6  6  8 10 11 11 11
SMOKE DISP       PR PR PR PR PR PR PR PR PR PR PR PR PR PR PR PR PR FR FR FR FR
WINTER WEATH      Y


DATE               SUN 12/21/14  MON 12/22/14  TUE 12/23/14  WED 12/24/14
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       34    46      37    49      33    42      28    40
TEMP          36   35 43 42 38   37 46 43 37   34 40 37 31   29 38 36
DEWPT         34   34 38 37 37   37 41 37 36   32 31 29 26   25 24 23
RH            92   96 82 82 96  100 83 79 96   92 70 72 81   85 57 59
PWIND DIR           S     S       S    SW       W    NW      NW    NW
WIND CHAR         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   15>     <15   15>
AVG CLOUDS    B1   B2 B2 B2 B2   B2 B2 B1 B1   B1 B1 B1 B1   SC SC SC
POP 12HR           10    10      20    30      20    10       5     5
RAIN                         S    S  C  C  S    S
SNOW                                       S    S

$$

KSZ024-182215-
POTAWATOMI INDIAN RESERVATION
39.33N  95.85W ELEV. 1056 FT
453 AM CST THU DEC 18 2014

DATE             THU 12/18/14            FRI 12/19/14            SAT 12/20/14
UTC 3HRLY     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
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                      32          26          34          28          39
TEMP             27 27 30 31 30 28 27 27 26 28 32 34 32 30 30 29 28 30 37 39 37
DEWPT            26 27 28 29 29 28 27 27 26 27 29 30 30 29 29 29 28 30 33 34 34
MIN/MAX RH                   90         100          83         100          81
RH               96100 92 92 96100100100100 96 88 85 92 96 96100100100 85 82 89
WIND DIR          E  E  E  E NE NE NE SW SE  E  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
WIND SPD          4  5  4  2  2  1  2  2  1  3  5  5  3  3  4  4  5  6  9  8  6
CLOUDS(CAT)      OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1
CLOUDS (%)      100100 97 94 91 91 91 94100100100 95 89 83 76 72 67 64 60 64 68
POP 12HR                     70          10          10           5           5
QPF 12HR                   0.06           0           0           0           0
FRZG DRZL         ?  ?  ?           S  S
SNOW              L  C  S
LAL               1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1
HAINES            2  2  2  2  2  2  3  3  4  4  4  4  4  4  4  4  4  4  4  4
MIX HGT         <10<10 10 10<10<10<10<10<10<10 22 22<10<10<10<10<10<10 16 15<10
T WIND DIR        E  E  E NE NE  E  E SW  S SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SW  S  S
T WIND SPD        9  8  5  3  4  3  2  2  3  3  8  9  8  6  9  8 10 11 13 11 10
SMOKE DISP       PR PR PR PR PR PR PR PR PR PR FR FR PR PR PR PR PR PR FR FR PR
WINTER WEATH      Y


DATE               SUN 12/21/14  MON 12/22/14  TUE 12/23/14  WED 12/24/14
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       33    44      37    48      32    40      27    38
TEMP          34   33 41 41 38   37 45 42 35   32 38 35 30   27 36 34
DEWPT         33   33 37 37 37   37 40 37 34   31 30 28 26   24 23 22
RH            96  100 85 85 96  100 82 82 96   96 73 75 85   88 59 61
PWIND DIR           S     S       S    SW       W    NW      NW    NW
WIND CHAR         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   15>
AVG CLOUDS    B2   B2 B2 B1 B2   B2 B2 B1 B1   B1 B2 B2 B2   B1 B1 SC
POP 12HR           10    10      20    20      20    10      10     5
RAIN                         S    S  S  S  S    S
SNOW                                       S    S

$$

KSZ012-182215-
KICKAPOO INDIAN RESERVATION
39.69N  95.66W ELEV. 1150 FT
453 AM CST THU DEC 18 2014

DATE             THU 12/18/14            FRI 12/19/14            SAT 12/20/14
UTC 3HRLY     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
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                      32          26          34          28          38
TEMP             27 27 30 31 30 28 27 26 26 27 32 34 32 30 29 29 28 30 36 38 36
DEWPT            25 26 27 28 28 27 27 26 26 27 29 29 29 29 28 28 28 30 32 34 33
MIN/MAX RH                   87         100          83         100          83
RH               92 96 88 88 92 96100100100100 88 82 88 96 96 96100100 85 85 89
WIND DIR          E  E  E  E  E SE  S  S SE  E  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
WIND SPD          4  5  4  2  2  1  2  2  2  3  5  5  3  4  4  4  6  6  9  8  6
CLOUDS(CAT)      OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2
CLOUDS (%)      100100 96 95 92 91 91 94100100100 94 87 81 75 70 65 65 64 69 73
POP 12HR                     80          10          10           5           5
QPF 12HR                   0.08           0           0           0           0
FRZG DRZL         ?  ?  ?           S  S
SNOW              D  C  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  2  2  2  2  2  2  4  4  4  4  4  4  4  4  4  4  4  4
MIX HGT         <10<10 11 13<10<10<10<10<10<10 23 23<10<10 14<10<10<10 15 16<10
T WIND DIR        E  E  E  E  E SE  S  S  S  E  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
T WIND SPD        8  8  4  3  4  3  3  3  3  5  8  9  8  9  9  8 10 11 13 11 10
SMOKE DISP       PR PR PR PR PR PR PR PR PR PR FR FR PR PR PR PR PR PR FR FR PR
WINTER WEATH      Y


DATE               SUN 12/21/14  MON 12/22/14  TUE 12/23/14  WED 12/24/14
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       33    43      36    47      31    39      26    37
TEMP          34   33 41 40 38   36 45 41 35   32 38 34 29   27 35 33
DEWPT         33   32 36 36 36   36 39 36 33   30 29 28 26   24 23 22
RH            96   96 82 85 92  100 79 82 92   92 70 78 88   88 61 63
PWIND DIR           S     S       S    SW       W    NW      NW    NW
WIND CHAR         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   15>     <15   15>
AVG CLOUDS    B2   B2 B2 B1 B2   B2 B2 B1 B1   B2 B2 B2 B2   B1 B1 SC
POP 12HR           10    10      20    30      20    20      10     5
RAIN                         S    S  C  C  S    S  S  S
SNOW                                       S    S  S  S

$$

KSZ012-182215-
IOWA SAC&FOX INDIAN RESERVATION
39.98N  95.44W ELEV. 965 FT
453 AM CST THU DEC 18 2014

DATE             THU 12/18/14            FRI 12/19/14            SAT 12/20/14
UTC 3HRLY     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
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                      33          26          34          28          38
TEMP             27 27 30 32 30 28 27 26 26 27 32 34 32 30 29 29 28 30 36 38 36
DEWPT            25 25 27 27 27 26 27 26 26 26 28 29 29 29 28 28 28 29 32 33 33
MIN/MAX RH                   84         100          80         100          80
RH               92 92 88 81 88 92100100100 96 85 82 88 96 96 96100 96 85 82 89
WIND DIR          E  E  E  E  E SE  S  S  S SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
WIND SPD          4  4  4  2  2  1  3  2  2  3  6  6  4  4  5  4  6  6  9  8  6
CLOUDS(CAT)      OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2
CLOUDS (%)       98100 99 94 92 91 92 94100100100 94 87 81 75 70 64 65 66 70 73
POP 12HR                     80          10          10           5           5
QPF 12HR                   0.09           0           0           0           0
FRZG DRZL         ?  ?  ?           S  S
SNOW              D  C  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  2  2  2  2  2  2  4  4  4  4  4  4  4  4  4  4  4  4
MIX HGT         <10<10 12 12<10<10<10<10<10 12 21 24<10<10<10 15<10<10 17 17<10
T WIND DIR        E  E  E  E  E SE  S  S  S SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
T WIND SPD        8  8  4  3  4  3  5  4  3  3  8 10  8  9 10  9 12 12 13 12 11
SMOKE DISP       PR PR PR PR PR PR PR PR PR PR FR FR PR PR PR PR PR PR FR FR PR
WINTER WEATH      Y


DATE               SUN 12/21/14  MON 12/22/14  TUE 12/23/14  WED 12/24/14
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       33    43      36    48      31    39      26    37
TEMP          34   33 41 40 38   36 45 41 35   31 37 34 29   26 34 32
DEWPT         33   32 36 36 36   36 39 36 33   29 29 27 26   23 22 21
RH            96   96 82 85 92  100 79 82 92   92 72 75 88   88 61 63
PWIND DIR           S     S       S    SW       W    NW      NW    NW
WIND CHAR         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   15>     15>   15>
AVG CLOUDS    B2   B2 B2 B1 B2   B2 B2 B1 B1   B2 B2 B2 B2   B2 B1 SC
POP 12HR           10    10      20    30      20    20      10     5
RAIN                         S    S  C  C  S    S  S  S
SNOW                                       S    S  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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