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FIRE WEATHER POINT PLANNING FORECASTS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TOPEKA KS
505 AM CST WED DEC 17 2014

KSZ058-172215-
FLINT HILLS NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE (NEAR HARTFORD)
38.32N  95.94W ELEV. 1066 FT
505 AM CST WED DEC 17 2014

DATE             WED 12/17/14            THU 12/18/14            FRI 12/19/14
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          30          36          29          38
TEMP             25 27 32 34 31 30 30 31 30 31 34 36 33 32 31 30 29 31 36 38 33
DEWPT            21 22 22 23 25 28 30 30 30 31 32 33 32 31 30 29 29 30 31 32 31
MIN/MAX RH                   65         100          91         100          79
RH               84 81 66 64 78 92100 96100100 92 89 96 96 96 96100 96 82 79 92
WIND DIR          E  E SE  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E NE NE NE NE  N NE NE  E  N NE
WIND SPD          4  3  5  6  6  6  6  6  5  6  5  5  5  4  4  3  5  5  4  3  4
CLOUDS(CAT)      B1 B1 B2 OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 B2
CLOUDS (%)       59 65 75 99100100100100100100100100100 99 98 97 96 92 88 85 81
POP 12HR                     30          90          50          10          10
QPF 12HR                   0.03        0.24        0.01           0           0
DRIZZLE                                         S  S  S  S  S  S
FRZG DRZL                              S  ?  ?        S  S  S  S
SLEET                      S
SNOW                       S  L  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            5  5  3  3  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2
MIX HGT         <10 11 11 15<10<10<10<10<10<10 10 13<10<10<10<10<10<10 18 18<10
T WIND DIR        E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E NE NE NE NE NE NE  E NW NE
T WIND SPD        9  5  8  9 11 11 10 10 10 10  9  9  8  8  5  5  8  8  4  1  6
SMOKE DISP       PR PR PR PR PR PR PR PR PR PR PR PR PR PR PR PR PR PR PR PR PR
WINTER WEATH               Y  Y  Y  Y  Y  Y


DATE               SAT 12/20/14  SUN 12/21/14  MON 12/22/14  TUE 12/23/14
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       27    41      30    45      34    47      36    44
TEMP          29   27 38 37 32   30 41 40 36   34 44 43 38   36 42 40
DEWPT         29   27 32 31 30   30 36 35 34   33 38 37 37   33 30 28
RH           100  100 79 79 92  100 82 82 92   96 79 79 96   89 62 62
PWIND DIR          SE    SW       S     S       S    SW       W    NW
WIND CHAR         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   15>
AVG CLOUDS    B2   B1 SC SC SC   B1 B1 B1 B1   B1 B1 B1 B1   B1 SC SC
POP 12HR            5     5       5     5      20    20      20    10
RAIN                                       S    S  S  S  S    S
SNOW                                                     S    S

$$

KSZ024-172215-
POTAWATOMI INDIAN RESERVATION
39.33N  95.85W ELEV. 1056 FT
505 AM CST WED DEC 17 2014

DATE             WED 12/17/14            THU 12/18/14            FRI 12/19/14
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          27          34          27          35
TEMP             23 24 29 32 29 29 28 29 28 29 32 34 32 30 30 29 27 29 33 35 31
DEWPT            19 19 19 20 21 24 27 28 28 28 29 31 30 30 29 28 27 28 29 30 29
MIN/MAX RH                   62          98          88         100          81
RH               84 81 66 61 72 81 96 96100 96 88 89 92100 96 96100 96 85 82 92
WIND DIR         NE NE  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E NE  E  E NE NE  E SE  S SE
WIND SPD          4  4  4  5  5  5  5  5  5  6  5  5  3  3  3  2  3  4  5  4  2
CLOUDS(CAT)      B1 B1 B1 B2 OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B2
CLOUDS (%)       58 55 58 85100100100100100100100100 99 98 96 94 93 89 85 80 75
POP 12HR                     20          90          60          10          10
QPF 12HR                      0        0.21        0.02           0           0
DRIZZLE                                         S  S
FRZG DRZL                              S  ?  ?  S  S
SNOW                          C  L  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         <10 10 15 15<10<10<10<10<10<10 16 18<10<10 16<10<10<10 20 18<10
T WIND DIR       NE NE  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E NE  E  E  E  E NE SE  S SE
T WIND SPD        6  5  6  8 10 11  9 10 10 10  8  6  6  6  3  2  3  5 10  6  2
SMOKE DISP       PR PR PR PR PR PR PR PR PR PR PR PR PR PR PR PR PR PR FR PR PR
WINTER WEATH                  Y  Y  Y  Y  Y


DATE               SAT 12/20/14  SUN 12/21/14  MON 12/22/14  TUE 12/23/14
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       25    39      28    43      33    45      33    42
TEMP          27   25 36 34 30   28 40 39 35   33 43 41 36   33 40 38
DEWPT         27   25 31 30 29   28 35 35 33   32 37 36 35   29 29 26
RH           100  100 82 85 96  100 82 85 92   96 79 82 96   85 64 62
PWIND DIR           S     S       S     S       S    SW       W    NW
WIND CHAR         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   15>
AVG CLOUDS    B2   B1 B1 SC SC   B1 B1 B1 B1   B1 B1 B1 B2   B1 SC SC
POP 12HR            5     5       5     5      20    20      20    10
RAIN                                       S    S  S  S  S    S
SNOW                                                     S    S

$$

KSZ012-172215-
KICKAPOO INDIAN RESERVATION
39.69N  95.66W ELEV. 1150 FT
505 AM CST WED DEC 17 2014

DATE             WED 12/17/14            THU 12/18/14            FRI 12/19/14
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          27          34          27          35
TEMP             21 22 28 31 29 28 28 28 27 28 32 34 31 30 29 29 27 29 33 35 31
DEWPT            18 17 18 19 20 23 26 27 27 27 29 30 29 29 28 28 26 28 29 30 28
MIN/MAX RH                   59          98          85         100          82
RH               88 81 66 61 69 81 92 96100 96 88 85 92 96 96 96 96 96 85 82 88
WIND DIR          N NE  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E SE  E  E SE  S  S
WIND SPD          4  4  3  4  4  5  5  5  5  6  5  4  3  3  3  2  2  3  5  4  2
CLOUDS(CAT)      B1 B1 SC B2 OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B2
CLOUDS (%)       60 55 50 80100100100100100100100100 99 97 96 94 92 88 85 81 77
POP 12HR                     10          90          60          10          10
QPF 12HR                      0        0.17        0.03           0           0
DRIZZLE                                         S  S
FRZG DRZL                              S  ?  ?  S  S
SNOW                          C  C  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          10 11 14 16<10<10<10<10<10<10 16 16 11<10<10<10<10 10 21 18<10
T WIND DIR        N NE NE  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E SE SE  E  E  S  S  S
T WIND SPD        8  5  4  6  9 10  9  9 10 10  6  6  6  6  4  3  4  4 11  6  3
SMOKE DISP       PR PR PR PR PR PR PR PR PR PR PR PR PR PR PR PR PR PR FR PR PR
WINTER WEATH                     Y  Y  Y  Y


DATE               SAT 12/20/14  SUN 12/21/14  MON 12/22/14  TUE 12/23/14
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       26    38      28    43      33    45      32    41
TEMP          28   26 35 34 30   28 39 39 35   33 42 40 35   33 39 37
DEWPT         28   26 31 30 29   28 34 34 32   32 37 36 35   29 30 26
RH           100  100 85 85 96  100 82 82 89   96 82 85100   85 70 64
PWIND DIR           S     S       S     S       S    SW       W    NW
WIND CHAR         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   15>
AVG CLOUDS    B2   B2 B1 SC B1   B1 B1 B1 B1   B1 B1 B1 B2   B1 B1 SC
POP 12HR            5     5       5     5      20    30      30    10
RAIN                                       S    S  C  C  C    C
SNOW                                                     C    C

$$

KSZ012-172215-
IOWA SAC&FOX INDIAN RESERVATION
39.98N  95.44W ELEV. 965 FT
505 AM CST WED DEC 17 2014

DATE             WED 12/17/14            THU 12/18/14            FRI 12/19/14
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          27          35
TEMP             21 22 28 32 28 27 28 27 27 28 32 34 31 30 29 28 27 29 33 35 32
DEWPT            17 17 18 18 19 21 25 26 26 26 27 29 28 28 27 27 26 28 28 30 28
MIN/MAX RH                   58          96          82         100          79
RH               84 81 66 56 68 78 88 96 96 92 81 82 88 92 92 96 96 96 82 82 85
WIND DIR          N NE  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E SE  E SE  E  E  S  S  S
WIND SPD          4  4  2  4  4  5  5  5  6  6  5  4  3  3  3  2  3  3  6  4  2
CLOUDS(CAT)      B1 B1 SC B2 OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B2
CLOUDS (%)       63 52 48 79100100100100100100100100 99 97 96 94 92 88 84 81 78
POP 12HR                      5          90          70          10          10
QPF 12HR                      0        0.14        0.04           0           0
DRIZZLE                                         S  S
FRZG DRZL                              S  ?  ?  S  S
SNOW                          S  C  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  3  3  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2
MIX HGT          11 12 14 14<10<10<10<10<10<10 14 17 11<10<10<10<10 11 24 21 12
T WIND DIR        N NE NE  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E SE SE SE  E  E  S  S  S
T WIND SPD        8  5  3  5  9 11 11 10 11 11  6  6  5  6  4  3  4  4 11  6  3
SMOKE DISP       PR PR PR PR PR PR PR PR PR PR PR PR PR PR PR PR PR PR FR PR PR
WINTER WEATH                     Y  Y  Y  Y


DATE               SAT 12/20/14  SUN 12/21/14  MON 12/22/14  TUE 12/23/14
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       26    38      29    43      33    44      32    41
TEMP          28   26 36 35 31   29 40 39 35   33 42 40 35   32 39 37
DEWPT         28   26 30 30 29   29 34 34 33   31 36 36 35   28 29 26
RH           100  100 79 82 92  100 79 82 92   92 79 85100   85 67 64
PWIND DIR           S     S       S     S       S    SW       W    NW
WIND CHAR         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   15>
AVG CLOUDS    B2   B2 B1 B1 B1   B1 B1 B1 B1   B1 B1 B2 B2   B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR            5     5       5     5      20    30      30    10
RAIN                                       S    S  C  C  C    C
SNOW                                                     C    C

$$


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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