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FIRE WEATHER POINT PLANNING FORECASTS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TOPEKA KS
358 AM CST SUN FEB 18 2018

KSZ058-182215-
FLINT HILLS NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE (NEAR HARTFORD)
38.32N  95.94W ELEV. 1066 FT
358 AM CST SUN FEB 18 2018

DATE             SUN 02/18/18            MON 02/19/18            TUE 02/20/18
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                      62          52          67          37          42
TEMP             34 42 58 62 55 52 53 57 60 64 67 61 56 50 49 44 41 35 33 30 29
DEWPT            31 33 35 39 40 44 49 53 56 55 52 49 46 44 42 41 38 34 29 25 19
MIN/MAX RH                   39          87          58          93          65
RH               89 70 42 43 57 74 86 86 87 73 59 65 69 80 77 89 89 96 85 81 66
WIND DIR          S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SW  W NE  E SE NW NW NW NW  N  N
WIND SPD         13 23 29 28 23 21 24 24 21 20 16  8  5  9  5  4 11 16 17 17 17
WIND GUST           35 44 40       34 34
CLOUDS(CAT)      SC SC B1 SC B2 B2 OV OV B2 OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 B1
CLOUDS (%)       41 35 52 28 80 87 90 90 87 94 89 95 95 96 99100100 99 93 78 65
POP 12HR                      0          40          50          90          80
QPF 12HR                      0           0        0.08        0.48        0.34
DRIZZLE                            AR AR
FRZG RAIN                                                                  C
RAIN                                                  L  L  D  D  D  D  C
RAIN SHWRS                         SC SC SC SC SC SC
TSTMS                              IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS
LAL               1  1  1  1  1  1  3  3  3  3  4  4  5  5  5  5  1  1  1  1
HAINES            4  4  5  5  4  4  5  5  5  5  4  4  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  3
MIX HGT         <10<10 30 28 21 15 12 13 14 20 23<10<10<10<10<10 17 17 23 24 24
T WIND DIR        S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SW SW SW  E  E SE  N  N  N  N  N  N
T WIND SPD       20 32 46 44 46 39 41 42 40 42 39 14  8 11  6 11 23 25 25 25 26
SMOKE DISP       PR FR EX EX EX GD GD GD GD EX EX PR PR PR PR PR GD GD GD GD GD
WIND                 Y  Y  Y


DATE               WED 02/21/18  THU 02/22/18  FRI 02/23/18  SAT 02/24/18
UTC 6HRLY     06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00
CST 6HRLY     00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18

MIN/MAX TEMP       15    32      20    44      31    51      34    54
TEMP          20   15 26 32 25   22 40 43 34   33 48 49 41   34 50 52
DEWPT         11    7  9 10 15   16 23 28 30   31 38 38 36   34 35 32
RH            67   70 48 39 65   77 50 55 85   92 68 66 82  100 56 46
PWIND DIR           N     N      NE     E      SE     S       W    NW
WIND CHAR         15>   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC   SC B1 B1 B1   B1 SC B1 B2   B2 B2 B2 B2   B1 B1 SC
POP 12HR            5    20      10     0      60    50      50    10
RAIN SHWRS                                        SC SC SC   IS
SNOW                      S
SNOWSHWRS                                      NM SC         IS

$$

KSZ024-182215-
POTAWATOMI INDIAN RESERVATION
39.33N  95.85W ELEV. 1056 FT
358 AM CST SUN FEB 18 2018

DATE             SUN 02/18/18            MON 02/19/18            TUE 02/20/18
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                      61          49          56          28          33
TEMP             34 43 55 61 55 50 52 56 56 52 45 41 39 35 33 31 28 28 26 27 25
DEWPT            25 31 29 34 39 43 47 50 52 49 40 34 31 30 29 30 26 26 21 18 13
MIN/MAX RH                   34          88          73          95          58
RH               69 62 37 36 55 77 83 80 86 89 82 76 73 82 85 96 92 92 81 68 60
WIND DIR          S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SW NW  N  N  N  N  N  N NW  N  N  N
WIND SPD         12 21 27 28 18 16 18 18 16  9 11 11 10 11  8 10 13 12 16 17 16
WIND GUST           35 44 40
CLOUDS(CAT)      SC SC SC SC B1 B2 B2 OV B2 OV OV B2 OV OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 B1
CLOUDS (%)       41 44 40 36 56 72 78 90 85 94 89 86 92 95 99 99100 98 93 76 61
POP 12HR                      0          50          50          70          50
QPF 12HR                      0           0        0.05        0.18        0.10
DRIZZLE                             ? AR
FRZG RAIN                                                   L  L  C  C
RAIN                                                  C  C  L
RAIN SHWRS                               SC SC SC SC
TSTMS                                    IS
LAL               1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  4  4  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1
HAINES            4  4  5  5  4  4  5  5  5  5  3  3  3  3  4  4  3  3  2  2
MIX HGT         <10<10 25 28 23 16 13 13 10<10<10<10 13 13<10 13 16 21 22 24 24
T WIND DIR        S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SW NW  N  N NE  N  N  N  N  N  N  N
T WIND SPD       21 37 48 46 40 31 33 34 31 17 17 19 18 18 12 18 24 24 25 23 23
SMOKE DISP       PR FR EX EX EX GD GD GD FR PR PR FR FR FR PR FR GD GD GD GD GD
WIND                 Y  Y  Y


DATE               WED 02/21/18  THU 02/22/18  FRI 02/23/18  SAT 02/24/18
UTC 6HRLY     06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00
CST 6HRLY     00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18

MIN/MAX TEMP       12    31      17    42      29    48      31    51
TEMP          17   12 24 31 22   19 38 41 32   30 43 48 37   32 46 50
DEWPT          7    4  4  5 10   11 17 22 26   28 35 34 34   30 31 29
RH            64   70 41 32 59   70 42 46 78   92 73 58 89   92 55 44
PWIND DIR           N     N      NE     E      SE    SE       N    NW
WIND CHAR         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC B1   B2 B2 B2 B2   B1 B1 SC
POP 12HR            5     0       5     0      50    40      70    30
RAIN SHWRS                                        SC SC NM   IS SC
SNOWSHWRS                                      SC SC         IS SC

$$

KSZ012-182215-
KICKAPOO INDIAN RESERVATION
39.69N  95.66W ELEV. 1150 FT
358 AM CST SUN FEB 18 2018

DATE             SUN 02/18/18            MON 02/19/18            TUE 02/20/18
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                      61          46          49          26          30
TEMP             33 42 55 61 55 50 50 52 53 45 39 36 35 31 29 28 26 26 25 26 24
DEWPT            23 31 29 33 38 41 46 49 50 44 37 33 29 28 27 27 24 24 20 18 13
MIN/MAX RH                   33          97          79          94          62
RH               66 65 37 35 53 71 86 89 89 96 92 89 78 88 92 96 92 92 81 71 62
WIND DIR          S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  W NW  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N NW NW
WIND SPD         12 20 27 25 18 14 14 16 13  5 11 11 11  9  8 11 13 13 16 17 17
WIND GUST              46 40
CLOUDS(CAT)      SC SC SC SC SC SC B2 OV OV OV OV B2 OV OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 B1
CLOUDS (%)       38 32 27 42 47 48 75 90 92 92 91 84 91 94 99100100 97 94 75 64
POP 12HR                      0          50          50          70          50
QPF 12HR                      0        0.01        0.05        0.13        0.08
DRIZZLE                            AR AR
FRZG RAIN                                                C  L  L  C  C
RAIN                                                  C
RAIN SHWRS                               SC SC SC SC
TSTMS                                    IS
LAL               1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  4  4  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1
HAINES            4  4  5  5  4  4  5  5  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  2  2
MIX HGT         <10<10 27 29 24 18 12 12<10<10<10 12 13 13<10 14 21 22 24 26 24
T WIND DIR        S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  W NW NW  N  N  N NW  N  N  N  N  N
T WIND SPD       19 31 49 47 40 29 29 32 23 12 19 19 20 17 12 20 23 24 23 24 24
SMOKE DISP       PR FR EX EX EX GD GD GD FR PR PR FR FR FR PR FR GD GD GD GD GD
WIND                 Y  Y  Y


DATE               WED 02/21/18  THU 02/22/18  FRI 02/23/18  SAT 02/24/18
UTC 6HRLY     06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00
CST 6HRLY     00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18

MIN/MAX TEMP       11    30      16    42      28    47      30    50
TEMP          15   11 25 30 22   18 39 39 30   29 43 47 36   31 46 48
DEWPT          7    4  4  6 10   10 17 21 26   27 34 34 33   29 32 30
RH            70   73 40 35 59   70 40 48 85   92 70 60 89   92 58 49
PWIND DIR           N     N      NE     E      SE    SE       N    NW
WIND CHAR         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC B1   B2 B2 B2 B2   B1 B1 SC
POP 12HR            5     0       5     0      50    40      70    20
RAIN SHWRS                                        SC SC NM   IS IS
SNOWSHWRS                                      SC SC         IS IS

$$

KSZ012-182215-
IOWA SAC&FOX INDIAN RESERVATION
39.98N  95.44W ELEV. 965 FT
358 AM CST SUN FEB 18 2018

DATE             SUN 02/18/18            MON 02/19/18            TUE 02/20/18
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                      60          46          46          25          30
TEMP             33 42 55 60 54 50 50 53 52 40 36 34 32 30 28 27 25 26 26 26 23
DEWPT            23 31 30 32 37 41 46 47 49 40 36 32 29 27 26 26 23 23 20 18 14
MIN/MAX RH                   33         100          81          96          65
RH               66 65 38 35 52 71 86 80 89100100 92 88 88 92 96 92 88 78 71 68
WIND DIR          S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  W NW NW  N  N  N NW  N  N  N NW NW
WIND SPD         12 19 26 24 17 13 12 11  9  6 11 11 10  9  9 11 12 12 16 17 17
WIND GUST           32 46 37
CLOUDS(CAT)      SC SC SC B1 SC SC B2 OV OV OV OV B2 OV OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 B1
CLOUDS (%)       30 29 27 65 39 46 72 93 94 92 92 84 91 95100100 98 98 95 73 67
POP 12HR                      0          50          50          70          50
QPF 12HR                      0        0.01        0.05        0.12        0.06
DRIZZLE                            AR AR
FRZG RAIN                                             C  C  L  L  C  C
RAIN SHWRS                               SC SC SC SC
TSTMS                                    IS
LAL               1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  4  4  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1
HAINES            5  5  5  5  4  4  5  5  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  2  2
MIX HGT         <10<10 27 28 25 19 14 13<10<10<10 13 13 14<10 15 16 21 25 26 25
T WIND DIR        S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  W NW NW  N  N  N NW  N  N  N NW NW
T WIND SPD       21 29 47 43 40 28 27 27 19 13 19 19 19 13 12 19 21 25 24 25 24
SMOKE DISP       PR PR EX EX EX GD GD GD FR PR PR FR FR FR PR FR GD GD GD GD GD
WIND                 Y  Y  Y


DATE               WED 02/21/18  THU 02/22/18  FRI 02/23/18  SAT 02/24/18
UTC 6HRLY     06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00
CST 6HRLY     00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18

MIN/MAX TEMP       10    30      16    41      28    46      29    48
TEMP          14   10 24 30 22   18 38 38 30   30 42 46 36   29 45 46
DEWPT          7    4  5  6 10   10 16 21 25   26 34 34 32   28 32 30
RH            73   76 43 35 59   70 40 50 81   85 73 63 85   96 60 53
PWIND DIR           N     N      NE     E      SE    SE       N    NW
WIND CHAR         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    B1   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC B1   B2 B2 B2 B2   B1 B1 SC
POP 12HR            5     0       5     0      40    40      70    20
RAIN SHWRS                                        SC SC NM   IS IS
SNOWSHWRS                                      SC SC         IS IS

$$


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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