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FIRE WEATHER POINT PLANNING FORECASTS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TOPEKA KS
439 AM CST TUE DEC 16 2014

KSZ058-162215-
FLINT HILLS NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE (NEAR HARTFORD)
38.32N  95.94W ELEV. 1066 FT
439 AM CST TUE DEC 16 2014

DATE             TUE 12/16/14            WED 12/17/14            THU 12/18/14
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                      37          21          36          29          37
TEMP             29 29 33 36 31 28 26 24 21 24 33 36 33 31 30 30 30 29 34 37 33
DEWPT            23 21 22 22 21 22 21 21 19 21 21 23 26 28 29 29 30 29 32 33 32
MIN/MAX RH                   49          89          56          97
RH               78 72 63 56 66 78 81 88 92 88 61 59 75 88 96 96100100 92 85 96
WIND DIR         NW NW NW NW NW  N  N  N  E  E  E  E  E  E SE  E  E  E  E  E NE
WIND SPD         17 17 16 12  5  4  3  3  4  4  4  5  6  5  5  6  6  6  5  5  5
CLOUDS(CAT)      B2 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B2 OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV
CLOUDS (%)       78 56 45 39 46 43 33 31 48 56 62 81 99100100100100100100100100
POP 12HR                      0           0          10          60          20
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0        0.16        0.02
DRIZZLE                                                           ?  ?  ?  ?  ?
FRZG DRZL                                             ?  ?  ?  ?  ?  ?        ?
SNOW                                                  L  L  L  L  S  S        S
LAL               1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1
HAINES            3  3  4  4  4  4  4  4  4  4  4  4
MIX HGT          23 18 21 20<10<10<10<10<10<10 15 18<10
T WIND DIR       NW NW NW NW NW  N  N  N NE  E  E SE  E
T WIND SPD       29 26 20 17 13 10  8  6  6  5  5  6 11
SMOKE DISP       GD GD GD GD PR PR PR PR PR PR PR PR PR


DATE               FRI 12/19/14  SAT 12/20/14  SUN 12/21/14  MON 12/22/14
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    38      27    40      27    43      29    45
TEMP          32   30 35 34 30   28 37 35 30   27 39 37 32   29 41 41
DEWPT         32   30 32 30 29   27 31 30 30   27 34 31 30   28 34 33
RH           100  100 89 85 96   96 79 82100  100 82 79 92   96 76 73
PWIND DIR          NE    NE       N    SW       S     S       S     S
WIND CHAR         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    OV   OV OV OV B2   B1 B1 SC SC   SC B1 B1 B1   B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR           20    20      20     5       5     5       5     5
DRIZZLE        ?    ?
FRZG DRZL      ?    ?
RAIN                   S  S
SNOW           S    S  S  S  S    S

$$

KSZ024-162215-
POTAWATOMI INDIAN RESERVATION
39.33N  95.85W ELEV. 1056 FT
439 AM CST TUE DEC 16 2014

DATE             TUE 12/16/14            WED 12/17/14            THU 12/18/14
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                      34          19          33          26          34
TEMP             28 27 30 33 29 27 24 23 20 22 30 33 30 28 27 26 26 26 32 34 31
DEWPT            21 20 20 21 20 21 20 20 18 19 19 20 23 25 25 26 26 26 29 31 28
MIN/MAX RH                   54          91          59          93
RH               75 74 66 61 69 78 84 88 92 88 63 58 75 88 92100100100 88 89 88
WIND DIR         NW NW NW NW NW  N  N  N NE NE  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E
WIND SPD         19 17 16 12  5  5  4  4  4  5  4  5  5  4  5  5  6  6  8  6  5
CLOUDS(CAT)      B2 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B2 OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV
CLOUDS (%)       79 58 55 42 48 50 40 37 45 50 55 73 91100100100100100100100100
POP 12HR                      0           0          10          60          40
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0        0.14        0.03
DRIZZLE                                                                 ?  ?  ?
FRZG DRZL                                                         ?  ?  ?  ?  ?
SNOW                                                  C  C  L  L  C  C  S  S  S
LAL               1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1
HAINES            3  3  4  4  4  4  4  4  4  4  4  4
MIX HGT          22 18 20 18<10<10<10<10<10 11 15 17<10
T WIND DIR       NW NW NW NW NW  N  N  N  N NE  E  E  E
T WIND SPD       32 26 21 18 13 11  9  8  5  5  4  4 10
SMOKE DISP       EX GD GD FR PR PR PR PR PR PR PR PR PR


DATE               FRI 12/19/14  SAT 12/20/14  SUN 12/21/14  MON 12/22/14
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    36      26    38      26    40      28    44
TEMP          29   26 33 32 28   26 35 34 29   26 37 35 30   28 40 40
DEWPT         29   26 30 28 28   26 30 30 29   26 32 30 29   26 34 32
RH           100  100 89 85100  100 82 85100  100 82 82 96   92 79 73
PWIND DIR          NE     E       E     S       S     S       S     S
WIND CHAR         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    OV   OV OV B2 B2   B1 B1 SC SC   B1 B1 B1 B1   B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR           20    10      20     5       5     5       5     5
DRIZZLE        ?
FRZG DRZL      ?    ?
SNOW           S    S        S    S

$$

KSZ012-162215-
KICKAPOO INDIAN RESERVATION
39.69N  95.66W ELEV. 1150 FT
439 AM CST TUE DEC 16 2014

DATE             TUE 12/16/14            WED 12/17/14            THU 12/18/14
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          19          33          25          35
TEMP             27 26 30 32 28 26 23 22 19 22 30 33 30 27 27 26 25 26 31 35 31
DEWPT            20 19 19 20 19 20 18 18 17 18 18 18 21 24 23 25 25 26 28 30 27
MIN/MAX RH                   55          89          59          92
RH               74 74 63 61 68 78 81 84 92 84 60 53 69 88 85 96100100 88 82 85
WIND DIR         NW NW NW NW NW  N  N  N  N NE NE  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E
WIND SPD         20 18 17 13  6  6  5  4  4  5  3  4  5  4  5  5  6  8  6  5  4
CLOUDS(CAT)      B2 B1 B1 SC SC B1 SC SC SC SC SC B1 B2 OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV
CLOUDS (%)       80 61 55 44 44 51 50 42 45 47 48 68 86 93100100100100100100100
POP 12HR                      0           0          10          60          40
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0        0.11        0.04
DRIZZLE                                                                 ?  ?
FRZG DRZL                                                         ?  ?  ?  ?  ?
SNOW                                                  C  C  L  L  C  C  S  S  S
LAL               1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1
HAINES            3  3  4  4  4  4  4  4  4  4  4  4
MIX HGT          22 18 22 20 14<10 10 11 11 11 17 19 10
T WIND DIR       NW NW NW NW NW  N  N  N  N NE  E  E  E
T WIND SPD       33 27 23 20 16 12 11  9  6  5  3  3  9
SMOKE DISP       EX GD GD GD FR PR PR PR PR PR PR PR PR


DATE               FRI 12/19/14  SAT 12/20/14  SUN 12/21/14  MON 12/22/14
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    36      26    38      26    39      27    43
TEMP          28   26 33 32 28   26 35 33 29   26 36 35 30   28 40 40
DEWPT         28   26 29 28 28   26 30 29 29   26 31 29 29   26 34 31
RH           100  100 85 85100  100 82 85100  100 82 78 96   92 79 70
PWIND DIR           E     E      SE     S       S     S       S     S
WIND CHAR         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    OV   OV OV B2 B2   B2 B1 B1 SC   B1 B1 B1 B1   B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR           20    10      20     5       5     5       5     5
FRZG DRZL      ?    ?
SNOW           S    S        S    S

$$

KSZ012-162215-
IOWA SAC&FOX INDIAN RESERVATION
39.98N  95.44W ELEV. 965 FT
439 AM CST TUE DEC 16 2014

DATE             TUE 12/16/14            WED 12/17/14            THU 12/18/14
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          19          32          24          34
TEMP             27 26 29 31 27 25 23 22 19 21 29 32 29 27 26 25 24 25 31 34 31
DEWPT            20 19 19 20 19 19 18 18 16 17 18 17 21 23 23 24 24 25 27 29 26
MIN/MAX RH                   55          88          58          90
RH               74 74 66 63 71 78 81 84 88 84 63 53 72 85 88 96100100 85 82 81
WIND DIR         NW NW NW NW NW NW NW  N  N  N NE NE  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E
WIND SPD         20 19 18 14  8  6  6  4  4  4  3  4  4  4  5  5  6  6  6  5  4
CLOUDS(CAT)      B2 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B2 OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV
CLOUDS (%)       84 64 54 45 41 47 48 44 43 46 49 68 86 91 99100100100100100 99
POP 12HR                      5           0          10          60          40
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0        0.08        0.04
DRIZZLE                                                                 ?  ?
FRZG DRZL                                                         ?  ?  ?  ?  ?
SNOW                                                  C  C  L  L  C  C  S  S  S
LAL               1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1
HAINES            3  3  4  4  4  4  4  4  4  4  4  4
MIX HGT          23 19 22 20 13 17 13 12 12 13 18 19<10
T WIND DIR       NW NW NW NW NW  N  N  N  N  N NE  E  E
T WIND SPD       33 28 24 21 17 14 11 10  8  5  3  3  8
SMOKE DISP       EX GD GD GD FR FR PR PR PR PR PR PR PR


DATE               FRI 12/19/14  SAT 12/20/14  SUN 12/21/14  MON 12/22/14
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    36      26    38      26    39      27    43
TEMP          27   26 33 32 28   26 35 34 29   27 36 35 30   27 39 39
DEWPT         27   25 28 27 27   25 29 29 29   26 30 29 29   26 33 31
RH           100   96 82 81 96   96 78 82100   96 79 78 96   96 79 73
PWIND DIR           E     E      SE     S       S     S       S     S
WIND CHAR         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    OV   OV OV B2 B2   B2 B1 B1 SC   SC B1 B1 B1   B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR           20    10      20    10       5     5       5    10
FRZG DRZL      ?    ?
SNOW           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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