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FIRE WEATHER POINT PLANNING FORECASTS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TOPEKA KS
434 AM CDT SUN SEP 17 2017

KSZ058-172215-
FLINT HILLS NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE (NEAR HARTFORD)
38.32N  95.94W ELEV. 1066 FT
434 AM CDT SUN SEP 17 2017

DATE             SUN 09/17/17            MON 09/18/17            TUE 09/19/17
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                      73          64          82          65          88
TEMP             63 65 70 72 72 67 65 65 64 71 78 82 80 72 69 67 65 74 84 88 84
DEWPT            62 62 64 66 67 66 65 65 64 68 69 69 69 67 66 65 64 68 70 69 69
MIN/MAX RH                   79         100          66          98          54
RH               97 90 81 81 84 97100100100 90 74 65 69 84 90 93 97 82 63 54 61
WIND DIR          N NE NE  E  E  E  E SE SE  S  S  S  S  S SE  S  S  S  S  S  S
WIND SPD          8  8  8  8  4  4  4  6  4  6  8  9  8  6  6  8  8 11 14 16 13
CLOUDS(CAT)      OV OV OV B2 B2 B2 B2 OV OV B2 B2 B1 SC SC B1 SC B1 SC FW FW FW
CLOUDS (%)       95 94 93 82 84 81 86 90 95 86 77 61 49 48 63 50 53 41 18 11 16
POP 12HR                     40          70          60          30          10
QPF 12HR                   0.27        0.35        0.48        0.10           0
RAIN SHWRS       SC SC SC SC SC SC NM NM NM NM SC SC SC SC SC SC
TSTMS            SC SC SC SC SC SC NM NM NM NM SC SC SC SC SC SC
LAL               3  3  4  4  4  4  5  5  4  4  4  4  3  3  3  3  1  1  1  1
HAINES            3  3  4  4  3  3  3  3  3  3  4  4  4  4  3  3  5  5  5  5
MIX HGT          10 12 15 15<10<10<10<10<10<10 23 23 24<10<10<10<10<10 39 56<10
T WIND DIR        N NE NE  E  E  E SE SE SE  S SW  S  S  S SE  S  S  S  S  S  S
T WIND SPD       16 16 14 12  6 11  8 11  8 10 14 19 20 13 12 16 16 21 27 29 27
SMOKE DISP       FR FR FR FR PR PR PR PR PR PR GD GD GD PR PR PR PR FR EX EX PR


DATE          WED 09/20/17 THU 09/21/17 FRI 09/22/17 SAT 09/23/17
UTC 6HRLY     06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00
CDT 6HRLY     01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19

MIN/MAX TEMP       69      86      64      89      69      87      67      85
TEMP          74 69 84 81 68 66 87 85 75 70 86 83 74 67 83 81
DEWPT         67 65 64 62 61 62 69 68 67 66 69 67 66 64 68 66
RH            79 87 51 53 78 87 55 57 76 87 57 59 76 90 61 60
PWIND DIR           S       W       E       S       S       S       S       S
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    FW FW FW FW FW SC FW SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B2 B1
POP 12HR            5      10      10       5      10      20      20      30
RAIN SHWRS                                     IS    IS SC SC
TSTMS                                          IS    IS SC SC

$$

KSZ024-172215-
POTAWATOMI INDIAN RESERVATION
39.33N  95.85W ELEV. 1056 FT
434 AM CDT SUN SEP 17 2017

DATE             SUN 09/17/17            MON 09/18/17            TUE 09/19/17
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                      71          63          81          65          88
TEMP             59 61 68 71 70 65 64 64 64 70 76 81 78 71 69 67 65 73 83 88 84
DEWPT            57 57 58 60 62 63 63 64 64 67 67 67 68 67 66 65 64 67 68 68 68
MIN/MAX RH                   68         100          64          97          52
RH               93 87 70 68 76 93 97100100 90 74 63 71 87 90 93 97 81 61 52 59
WIND DIR          N NE NE  E  E  E  E SE SE  S  S  S  S SE SE SE  S  S  S  S  S
WIND SPD          9 10  8  8  5  5  5  6  5  6  8  8  5  5  5  6  6 11 14 17 14
CLOUDS(CAT)      OV B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 OV OV OV OV B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC B1 SC FW FW FW
CLOUDS (%)       89 86 81 73 77 76 90 95 98 93 77 66 59 54 64 49 59 44 19 15 17
POP 12HR                     30          70          70          30          20
QPF 12HR                   0.01        0.52        0.38        0.12        0.02
RAIN SHWRS       IS IS IS SC SC SC NM NM NM NM SC SC SC SC SC SC IS IS
TSTMS            IS IS IS SC SC SC NM NM NM NM SC SC SC SC SC SC IS IS
LAL               2  2  3  3  3  3  5  5  5  5  4  4  3  3  3  3  2  2  1  1
HAINES            3  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  4  4  3  3  5  5  5  5
MIX HGT         <10 12 17 17 14<10<10<10<10<10 21 33 21<10<10<10<10<10 19 54<10
T WIND DIR        N NE NE  E  E  E  E SE SE  S SW SW  S SE SE SE  S  S  S  S  S
T WIND SPD       19 20 17 16  5 10 10 12 11 12 17 18 14 11 11 12 14 20 25 31 27
SMOKE DISP       FR FR FR FR PR PR PR PR PR PR GD GD FR PR PR PR PR PR GD EX PR


DATE          WED 09/20/17 THU 09/21/17 FRI 09/22/17 SAT 09/23/17
UTC 6HRLY     06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00
CDT 6HRLY     01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19

MIN/MAX TEMP       68      84      62      88      69      87      66      83
TEMP          76 68 82 80 67 64 85 85 75 70 85 83 75 66 82 79
DEWPT         67 63 61 58 58 60 66 67 66 66 68 67 66 64 67 66
RH            74 84 49 47 73 87 53 55 74 87 57 59 74 93 61 64
PWIND DIR           S      NW       E      SE       S       S       S       S
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    FW SC SC SC FW FW FW SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B2 B2 B1
POP 12HR            5      10      20       5      20      20      40      50
RAIN SHWRS                IS             IS    IS IS SC SC SC
TSTMS                     IS             IS    IS IS SC SC SC

$$

KSZ012-172215-
KICKAPOO INDIAN RESERVATION
39.69N  95.66W ELEV. 1150 FT
434 AM CDT SUN SEP 17 2017

DATE             SUN 09/17/17            MON 09/18/17            TUE 09/19/17
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                      71          62          80          64          87
TEMP             58 62 69 71 69 63 62 62 63 70 77 80 76 69 67 66 64 73 83 87 82
DEWPT            56 57 56 58 61 61 62 62 63 66 67 67 69 67 65 64 64 67 68 68 69
MIN/MAX RH                   61         100          66         100          53
RH               93 84 63 63 76 93100100100 87 71 65 79 93 93 93100 81 61 53 65
WIND DIR          N  N NE  E  E  E SE SE SE  S  S  S  S SE SE SE  S  S  S  S  S
WIND SPD          6  9  6  6  4  4  4  5  5  5  6  6  4  4  4  5  5  9 12 16 11
CLOUDS(CAT)      B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B2 OV OV OV OV B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC B1 SC FW FW FW
CLOUDS (%)       83 70 73 70 67 72 90 97 97 93 77 66 57 53 62 47 62 44 22 16 17
POP 12HR                     20          70          70          40          20
QPF 12HR                      0        0.37        0.34        0.13           0
RAIN SHWRS          IS IS IS IS SC NM NM NM NM SC SC SC SC SC SC IS IS
TSTMS               IS IS IS IS SC NM NM NM NM SC SC SC SC SC SC IS IS
LAL               2  2  3  3  3  3  5  5  5  5  4  4  4  4  3  3  2  2  1  1
HAINES            3  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  4  4  3  3  5  5  5  5
MIX HGT         <10 14 21 18 13<10<10<10<10<10 24 34<10<10<10<10<10<10 23 47<10
T WIND DIR        N  N NE  E  E  E  E SE SE  S SW SW  S SE SE SE  S  S  S  S  S
T WIND SPD       18 18 13 16  8  9  8 10 12 14 16 17  9  8  9 10 11 18 24 31 21
SMOKE DISP       FR FR FR FR PR PR PR PR PR PR GD GD PR PR PR PR PR FR GD EX PR


DATE          WED 09/20/17 THU 09/21/17 FRI 09/22/17 SAT 09/23/17
UTC 6HRLY     06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00
CDT 6HRLY     01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19

MIN/MAX TEMP       67      83      61      87      68      86      66      83
TEMP          74 67 81 78 65 63 84 84 74 69 85 82 74 66 82 78
DEWPT         66 63 62 60 57 59 65 68 66 65 68 68 65 64 67 66
RH            76 87 53 54 75 87 53 59 76 87 57 63 74 93 61 67
PWIND DIR           S      NW       E      SE       S       S       S       S
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    FW FW SC SC SC SC FW SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B2 B2 B1
POP 12HR           10      10      20       5      20      20      40      40
RAIN SHWRS                IS             IS    IS IS SC SC SC
TSTMS                     IS             IS    IS IS SC SC SC

$$

KSZ012-172215-
IOWA SAC&FOX INDIAN RESERVATION
39.98N  95.44W ELEV. 965 FT
434 AM CDT SUN SEP 17 2017

DATE             SUN 09/17/17            MON 09/18/17            TUE 09/19/17
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                      72          62          79          64          86
TEMP             58 63 70 72 70 63 62 62 62 68 76 79 76 69 67 66 64 73 82 86 82
DEWPT            55 56 55 57 59 60 61 62 62 66 67 68 69 67 65 65 63 67 69 69 70
MIN/MAX RH                   57         100          68          99          57
RH               90 78 59 59 68 90 97100100 93 74 69 79 93 93 97 97 81 65 57 67
WIND DIR          N  N NE  E  E  E SE SE SE  S  S  S  S SE SE SE  S  S  S  S  S
WIND SPD          6  9  8  8  4  4  4  6  5  6  6  8  4  4  4  5  5 10 14 17 13
CLOUDS(CAT)      B2 B1 B2 B1 B1 B2 OV OV OV OV B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC FW FW
CLOUDS (%)       70 61 72 65 62 71 91 96 97 96 79 69 56 52 62 51 63 47 28 16 18
POP 12HR                     20          70          70          30          20
QPF 12HR                      0        0.37        0.48        0.15           0
RAIN SHWRS          IS    IS IS SC NM NM NM NM SC SC SC SC SC SC IS IS
TSTMS               IS    IS IS SC NM NM NM NM SC SC SC SC SC SC IS IS
LAL               1  1  2  2  3  3  5  5  5  5  4  4  3  3  3  3  2  2  1  1
HAINES            3  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  4  4  3  3  5  5  5  5
MIX HGT         <10 15 22 19 14<10<10<10<10<10 25 41<10<10<10<10<10<10 18 44<10
T WIND DIR        N NE NE  E  E  E  E SE SE  S SW SW  S  S  S SE SE  S  S  S  S
T WIND SPD       16 18 12 16 11 10 10 12 14 13 16 17  8  9  8  9 10 18 21 29 26
SMOKE DISP       FR FR FR FR FR PR PR PR PR PR GD EX PR PR PR PR PR FR GD EX PR


DATE          WED 09/20/17 THU 09/21/17 FRI 09/22/17 SAT 09/23/17
UTC 6HRLY     06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00
CDT 6HRLY     01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19

MIN/MAX TEMP       66      83      60      86      68      86      65      83
TEMP          73 66 81 78 65 62 84 83 74 69 85 81 74 65 82 78
DEWPT         66 64 63 60 58 58 66 68 66 65 69 68 66 64 67 66
RH            79 93 54 54 78 87 55 61 76 87 59 65 76 97 61 67
PWIND DIR           S       W       E      SE       S       S       S       S
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2
POP 12HR           10      10      20       5      20      30      40      40
RAIN SHWRS                IS             IS    SC IS SC SC SC
TSTMS                     IS             IS    SC IS 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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