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FIRE WEATHER POINT PLANNING FORECASTS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TOPEKA KS
340 AM CDT WED AUG 20 2014

KSZ058-202215-
FLINT HILLS NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE (NEAR HARTFORD)
38.32N  95.94W ELEV. 1066 FT
340 AM CDT WED AUG 20 2014

DATE             WED 08/20/14            THU 08/21/14            FRI 08/22/14
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                      98          76          98          75          96
TEMP          74 74 85 94 98 95 85 81 78 76 86 95 98 95 84 80 77 75 85 93 96 93
DEWPT         67 68 69 68 68 67 67 66 66 64 67 67 67 67 68 67 67 65 66 65 65 65
MIN/MAX RH                   37          67          37          72          36
RH            79 82 59 43 38 40 55 60 67 66 53 40 37 40 59 65 71 71 53 40 36 40
WIND DIR       S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SW  S  S
WIND SPD       9  9 13 18 19 17 14 16 14 14 20 19 21 17 11 13 12 12 14 16 14 14
CLOUDS(CAT)   SC SC SC SC SC SC FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC FW SC SC SC SC
CLOUDS (%)    29 27 29 31 33 28 24 19 21 22 26 30 30 30 30 30 27 24 26 27 29 30
POP 12HR                      5           5           5          10          10
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL            1  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  5  5  4  4  5  5  5  5  5  5  5  5  5  5  5  5
MIX HGT      <10<10 26 68 82 58<10<10<10<10 15 49 64 54<10<10<10<10 11 68 74 55
T WIND DIR     S  S SW  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SW SW  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
T WIND SPD    17 17 26 27 29 34 28 31 29 29 35 31 29 29 20 26 24 24 24 19 23 27
SMOKE DISP    PR PR GD EX EX EX PR PR PR PR GD EX EX EX PR PR PR PR FR EX EX EX


DATE          SAT 08/23/14  SUN 08/24/14  MON 08/25/14  TUE 08/26/14
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     74    97      72    95      69    91      68    90
TEMP          79 74 94 94   77 72 92 91   75 69 88 88   73 68 87 89
DEWPT         63 62 61 60   58 59 59 59   61 62 63 65   65 64 64 63
RH            58 66 34 32   52 64 33 34   62 78 43 47   76 87 46 42
PWIND DIR         S     S       S    SW      SE    SE       E    SE
WIND CHAR       <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC SC FW   SC SC FW FW   SC SC SC SC   B1 B2 B1 SC
POP 12HR         10    10      20    10      20    20      40    30
RAIN SHWRS                  IS IS         IS IS IS IS   SC SC SC SC
TSTMS                       IS IS         IS IS IS IS   SC SC SC SC

$$

KSZ024-202215-
POTAWATOMI INDIAN RESERVATION
39.33N  95.85W ELEV. 1056 FT
340 AM CDT WED AUG 20 2014

DATE             WED 08/20/14            THU 08/21/14            FRI 08/22/14
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                      97          77          96          75          95
TEMP          75 74 84 93 97 94 85 81 79 77 86 93 96 93 83 80 77 75 84 92 95 92
DEWPT         67 67 69 68 68 68 68 67 66 63 66 68 68 68 68 67 67 67 68 68 67 67
MIN/MAX RH                   39          65          41          76          40
RH            76 79 61 44 39 43 57 63 64 62 51 44 40 44 61 65 71 76 59 46 40 44
WIND DIR       S SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SW SW  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SW  S  S
WIND SPD       2  4 11 13 16 13 11 11 10 11 16 16 17 12  9 10  9  9 12 12 12 11
CLOUDS(CAT)   SC SC SC SC SC SC SC FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
CLOUDS (%)    45 43 38 33 33 32 28 23 24 25 30 34 35 36 39 41 37 34 31 28 33 38
POP 12HR                      5           5           5          10          10
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL            1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1
HAINES         4  4  4  3  3  5  5  6  6  5  5  5  5  5  5  5  5  5  5  5  5
MIX HGT      <10<10 11 51 71 57<10<10<10<10 13 35 72 49<10<10<10<10<10 26 80 57
T WIND DIR     S SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SW SW SW  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
T WIND SPD     3  9 18 23 27 31 23 21 20 21 28 27 27 27 17 19 18 18 20 16 20 24
SMOKE DISP    PR PR FR EX EX EX PR PR PR PR GD EX EX EX PR PR PR PR PR GD EX EX


DATE          SAT 08/23/14  SUN 08/24/14  MON 08/25/14  TUE 08/26/14
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     74    95      72    92      67    86      66    86
TEMP          79 74 92 92   77 72 89 89   73 67 83 83   70 66 83 85
DEWPT         64 63 65 65   60 59 61 61   63 64 65 65   64 64 67 66
RH            60 69 41 41   56 64 39 39   71 90 55 55   81 93 59 53
PWIND DIR         S     S       S     S      NE    NE      NE    SE
WIND CHAR       <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC   SC B1 B1 B1   B2 B2 B2 B1
POP 12HR         10    10      20    10      30    40      50    30
RAIN SHWRS                  IS IS         SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC
TSTMS                       IS IS         SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC

$$

KSZ012-202215-
KICKAPOO INDIAN RESERVATION
39.69N  95.66W ELEV. 1150 FT
340 AM CDT WED AUG 20 2014

DATE             WED 08/20/14            THU 08/21/14            FRI 08/22/14
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                      94          76          95          75          94
TEMP          74 73 83 91 94 92 83 80 78 76 85 93 95 92 83 79 77 75 84 92 94 91
DEWPT         68 67 70 71 69 70 69 68 67 63 66 69 70 70 69 67 68 68 69 69 70 70
MIN/MAX RH                   45          69          44          79          45
RH            82 81 65 52 44 49 63 67 69 64 53 46 45 49 63 67 74 79 61 47 46 50
WIND DIR       E  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
WIND SPD       3  3 11 13 16 12 11 11 11 11 16 14 16 11  8  9  9  9 11 12 11 10
CLOUDS(CAT)   B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
CLOUDS (%)    53 44 38 33 35 33 28 24 26 28 32 36 36 36 43 50 43 36 32 28 33 37
POP 12HR                      5           5          10          20          10
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
RAIN SHWRS                                           IS IS IS IS
TSTMS                                                IS IS IS IS
LAL            1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  2  2  2  2  1  1  1  1
HAINES         5  4  4  4  4  5  5  5  5  5  5  5  5  5  5  5  5  5  5  5  5
MIX HGT      <10<10 10 41 59 42<10<10<10<10 14 30 54 37<10<10<10<10<10 20 63 15
T WIND DIR     E  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SW SW  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
T WIND SPD     5  6 18 21 26 29 23 21 21 21 28 25 26 25 16 18 18 17 19 17 20 20
SMOKE DISP    PR PR FR EX EX EX PR PR PR PR GD EX EX EX PR PR PR PR FR FR EX FR


DATE          SAT 08/23/14  SUN 08/24/14  MON 08/25/14  TUE 08/26/14
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     73    94      71    91      66    84      65    85
TEMP          78 73 91 91   76 71 88 87   72 66 82 81   69 65 82 83
DEWPT         65 64 66 67   62 61 62 64   65 63 65 66   64 63 67 67
RH            64 73 44 45   62 71 42 46   79 90 56 60   84 93 61 59
PWIND DIR         S     S       S    SW      NE    NE      NE    SE
WIND CHAR       <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC   SC B1 B1 B1   B2 B2 B2 B1
POP 12HR         10    10      30    10      30    40      50    40
RAIN SHWRS                  SC SC IS IS   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC
TSTMS                       SC SC IS IS   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC

$$

KSZ012-202215-
IOWA SAC&FOX INDIAN RESERVATION
39.98N  95.44W ELEV. 965 FT
340 AM CDT WED AUG 20 2014

DATE             WED 08/20/14            THU 08/21/14            FRI 08/22/14
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                      93          76          95          74          93
TEMP          73 73 82 90 93 91 83 80 78 76 85 93 95 92 83 79 77 74 83 91 93 90
DEWPT         69 68 70 72 71 71 70 70 68 64 67 70 71 72 70 68 68 68 69 70 71 71
MIN/MAX RH                   49          73          45          81          48
RH            87 84 67 56 49 52 65 72 71 66 55 47 46 52 65 69 74 82 63 50 49 54
WIND DIR       S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SW  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
WIND SPD       4  4 12 13 16 13 11 11 12 11 14 13 14 11  8  9  8  8 10 11 11 10
CLOUDS(CAT)   B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC
CLOUDS (%)    57 49 41 32 35 34 30 26 28 30 34 37 38 39 47 55 47 39 33 28 33 38
POP 12HR                     10          10          10          20          10
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
RAIN SHWRS                                           IS IS IS IS             IS
TSTMS                                                IS IS IS IS             IS
LAL            1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  2  2  2  2  1  1  1  1
HAINES         5  4  4  4  4  5  5  5  5  5  5  5  5  5  5  5  5  5  5  5  5
MIX HGT      <10<10 11 44 61 47<10<10<10<10 12 31 56 30<10<10<10<10<10 22 13 35
T WIND DIR     S SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SW SW SW  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
T WIND SPD     8  8 17 20 25 29 20 19 23 20 24 23 26 23 13 16 14 13 16 14 17 18
SMOKE DISP    PR PR FR EX EX EX PR PR PR PR FR EX EX EX PR PR PR PR PR FR FR EX


DATE          SAT 08/23/14  SUN 08/24/14  MON 08/25/14  TUE 08/26/14
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     73    93      70    90      66    83      65    84
TEMP          78 73 91 90   76 70 87 87   72 66 81 80   69 65 81 82
DEWPT         66 64 67 69   62 62 64 66   66 63 65 66   64 63 67 68
RH            67 73 45 50   62 76 46 50   81 90 58 62   84 93 63 63
PWIND DIR         S     S       S    SW      NE    NE       E    SE
WIND CHAR       <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC   SC B1 B1 B1   B2 B2 B2 B1
POP 12HR         20    10      30    20      30    40      50    30
RAIN SHWRS    IS IS         SC SC IS IS   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC
TSTMS         IS IS         SC SC IS IS   SC SC SC SC   SC SC 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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