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FIRE WEATHER POINT PLANNING FORECASTS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TOPEKA KS
426 AM CST MON DEC 15 2014

KSZ058-152215-
FLINT HILLS NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE (NEAR HARTFORD)
38.32N  95.94W ELEV. 1066 FT
426 AM CST MON DEC 15 2014

DATE             MON 12/15/14            TUE 12/16/14            WED 12/17/14
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                      47          27          38          24          38
TEMP             48 45 44 42 40 36 33 30 28 28 35 38 32 29 27 25 24 27 35 38 35
DEWPT            45 42 40 34 31 28 26 25 23 21 22 22 21 22 21 21 20 22 23 24 24
MIN/MAX RH                   68          82          53          89          56
RH               89 89 86 73 70 72 75 81 81 75 59 52 63 75 78 84 84 81 61 57 64
WIND DIR          S  W  W  W NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW  N  N  N NE  E  E SE  E
WIND SPD          8 11 21 24 21 23 21 20 17 17 14 13  6  4  4  3  3  3  5  5  6
CLOUDS(CAT)      B2 B1 OV OV OV OV OV B2 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B2 B2
CLOUDS (%)       74 66 95 98 96 94 93 79 63 48 33 32 32 36 39 44 49 58 66 76 86
POP 12HR                     40          10           0           0          10
QPF 12HR                   0.03           0           0           0           0
RAIN              C  S  S
SNOW                                                                          C
TSTMS            IS IS
LAL               2  2  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1
HAINES            3  3  3  3  2  2  2  2  3  3  4  4  4  4  4  4  4  4  4  4
MIX HGT         <10<10 22 22 27 35 29 29 23 18 21 20<10<10<10<10<10<10 15 18<10
T WIND DIR        S SW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW  N  N  N NE  E  E SE  E
T WIND SPD       16 18 35 36 35 35 34 34 29 26 20 17 13 10  8  6  6  5  5  6 11
SMOKE DISP       FR PR EX EX EX EX EX EX GD GD GD GD PR PR PR PR PR PR PR PR PR


DATE               THU 12/18/14  FRI 12/19/14  SAT 12/20/14  SUN 12/21/14
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       29    37      28    36      25    38      25    39
TEMP          31   29 35 34 30   28 35 32 28   25 35 33 28   25 35 30
DEWPT         27   27 30 29 28   27 28 27 25   24 29 27 26   24 30 27
RH            85   92 82 82 92   96 75 81 88   96 78 78 92   96 82 88
PWIND DIR           E     E      NE    NE       N     W      SW    SE
WIND CHAR         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    OV   OV OV OV OV   OV OV B2 B2   B1 B1 SC SC   B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR           40    40      30    30      20     5       5    10
RAIN                      C             C
SNOW           C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  S    S

$$

KSZ024-152215-
POTAWATOMI INDIAN RESERVATION
39.33N  95.85W ELEV. 1056 FT
426 AM CST MON DEC 15 2014

DATE             MON 12/15/14            TUE 12/16/14            WED 12/17/14
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                      51          26          35          22          35
TEMP             51 50 48 42 38 34 32 29 27 27 33 35 30 26 25 23 22 24 32 35 32
DEWPT            50 47 43 34 30 27 25 23 22 20 21 22 21 22 20 20 19 21 21 22 21
MIN/MAX RH                   72          81          58          91          59
RH               96 89 83 73 73 75 75 78 81 74 61 59 69 85 81 88 88 88 63 59 63
WIND DIR         SE SW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW  N  N  N  N NE  E  E  E
WIND SPD          5  4 19 23 20 23 23 20 18 17 14 13  6  5  4  4  3  3  3  4  5
CLOUDS(CAT)      OV OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B2 B2
CLOUDS (%)      100 96 95100 99100 99 86 64 50 37 35 34 40 46 44 42 52 63 71 80
POP 12HR                     90          20           0           0           5
QPF 12HR                   0.17        0.01           0           0           0
RAIN              D  D  L  C  S
SNOW                          S                                               C
TSTMS            IS IS
LAL               2  2  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1
HAINES            3  3  3  3  2  2  2  2  3  3  4  4  4  4  4  4  4  4  4  4
MIX HGT          11<10 21 21 22 26 27 21 22 18 20 18<10<10<10<10<10 11 15 17<10
T WIND DIR       SE  S NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW  N  N  N  N NE  E  E  E
T WIND SPD       13  2 26 35 35 37 37 33 32 26 21 18 13 11  9  8  5  5  4  4 10
SMOKE DISP       FR PR GD EX EX EX EX EX EX GD GD FR PR PR PR PR PR PR PR PR PR


DATE               THU 12/18/14  FRI 12/19/14  SAT 12/20/14  SUN 12/21/14
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    34      26    34      24    35      23    37
TEMP          28   27 32 31 27   26 32 30 26   24 33 31 26   23 34 30
DEWPT         24   24 26 25 25   24 25 25 24   23 27 26 25   23 29 26
RH            85   88 78 78 92   92 75 81 92   96 78 81 96  100 82 85
PWIND DIR           E     E      NE    NE       N     W       S    NE
WIND CHAR         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    B2   OV OV B2 B2   B2 B2 B2 B2   B2 B1 SC SC   B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR           40    30      20    30      20     5       5     5
SNOW           C    C  C  C  S    S  C  C  S    S

$$

KSZ012-152215-
KICKAPOO INDIAN RESERVATION
39.69N  95.66W ELEV. 1150 FT
426 AM CST MON DEC 15 2014

DATE             MON 12/15/14            TUE 12/16/14            WED 12/17/14
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                      50          25          33          21          34
TEMP             51 50 47 43 38 34 32 28 26 26 32 33 29 25 24 23 21 24 31 34 31
DEWPT            49 48 44 35 31 28 25 23 21 20 20 21 20 21 19 19 18 19 20 21 20
MIN/MAX RH                   73          81          61          89          59
RH               93 93 89 73 76 78 75 81 81 78 61 61 69 84 81 84 88 81 63 58 63
WIND DIR         SE  S NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW  N  N  N  N NE  E  E  E
WIND SPD          5  4 19 23 21 24 24 21 19 18 14 13  8  6  5  5  4  4  3  4  5
CLOUDS(CAT)      OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B2
CLOUDS (%)      100100100100100100100 89 65 53 41 39 36 43 49 47 45 52 59 69 79
POP 12HR                     90          20           0           0           5
QPF 12HR                   0.22        0.01           0           0           0
RAIN              D  D  L  C  S
SNOW                          S  S                                            C
TSTMS            IS IS
LAL               2  2  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1
HAINES            3  3  3  3  2  2  2  2  3  3  4  4  4  4  4  4  4  4  4  4
MIX HGT         <10 11 27 21 20 25 27 21 22 18 22 20 14<10 10 11 11 11 17 19 10
T WIND DIR       SE SE NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW  N  N  N  N NE  E  E  E
T WIND SPD       10  6 20 34 36 40 37 32 33 27 23 20 16 12 11  9  6  5  3  3  9
SMOKE DISP       PR PR GD EX EX EX EX EX EX GD GD GD FR PR PR PR PR PR PR PR PR


DATE               THU 12/18/14  FRI 12/19/14  SAT 12/20/14  SUN 12/21/14
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    34      25    34      23    35      23    37
TEMP          27   26 32 30 27   25 32 30 26   23 32 30 25   23 34 30
DEWPT         23   23 24 24 23   23 24 24 23   23 27 26 24   23 28 26
RH            85   88 72 78 85   92 72 78 88  100 81 85 96  100 78 85
PWIND DIR           E     E      NE    NE      NE     W       S    NE
WIND CHAR         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    B2   OV OV B2 B2   B2 B2 B2 B2   B2 B1 SC SC   B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR           40    30      20    20      20     5       5     5
SNOW           C    C  C  C  S    S  S  S  S    S

$$

KSZ012-152215-
IOWA SAC&FOX INDIAN RESERVATION
39.98N  95.44W ELEV. 965 FT
426 AM CST MON DEC 15 2014

DATE             MON 12/15/14            TUE 12/16/14            WED 12/17/14
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                      51          25          33          20          33
TEMP             51 51 46 46 38 35 32 28 26 26 31 33 28 25 23 22 20 23 30 33 30
DEWPT            50 49 44 36 32 29 25 23 20 19 19 20 20 20 18 18 17 18 19 20 19
MIN/MAX RH                   70          80          60          88          58
RH               96 93 93 68 79 78 75 81 78 74 61 58 71 81 81 84 88 81 63 58 63
WIND DIR          E  E NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW  N  N  N  N  N NE  E  E
WIND SPD          4  5 18 21 23 24 24 23 19 18 16 14  9  8  5  5  4  3  3  3  4
CLOUDS(CAT)      OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B2
CLOUDS (%)      100 99100100100100100 96 69 56 43 41 38 43 47 47 47 52 57 68 78
POP 12HR                     90          20           0           0           5
QPF 12HR                   0.22        0.01           0           0           0
RAIN              L  D  L  C  S
SNOW                          S  S                                            C
TSTMS            IS IS
LAL               2  2  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1
HAINES            3  3  3  3  3  3  2  2  3  3  4  4  4  4  4  4  4  4  4  4
MIX HGT         <10<10 27 23 21 19 20 22 23 19 22 20 13 17 13 12 12 13 18 19<10
T WIND DIR        E  E NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW  N  N  N  N  N NE  E  E
T WIND SPD        8 11 16 33 35 35 35 34 33 28 24 21 17 14 11 10  8  5  3  3  8
SMOKE DISP       PR PR GD EX EX EX EX EX EX GD GD GD FR FR PR PR PR PR PR PR PR


DATE               THU 12/18/14  FRI 12/19/14  SAT 12/20/14  SUN 12/21/14
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    34      24    34      23    35      23    37
TEMP          26   25 32 30 26   24 31 29 25   23 33 31 25   23 33 31
DEWPT         22   21 23 22 22   21 22 23 22   22 26 25 24   22 27 25
RH            85   84 69 72 85   88 69 78 88   96 75 78 96   96 78 78
PWIND DIR           E     E      NE    NE      NE     W       W    NE
WIND CHAR         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    B2   OV B2 B2 B2   B2 B2 B2 B2   B2 B1 SC SC   B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR           30    30      20    20      20     5       5     5
SNOW           C    C  C  C  S    S  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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