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FIRE WEATHER POINT PLANNING FORECASTS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TOPEKA KS
331 AM CDT MON MAY 18 2015

KSZ058-182230-
FLINT HILLS NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE (NEAR HARTFORD)
38.32N  95.94W ELEV. 1066 FT
331 AM CDT MON MAY 18 2015

DATE             MON 05/18/15            TUE 05/19/15            WED 05/20/15
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                      70          48          65          51          60
TEMP          60 57 62 67 69 67 57 52 49 48 55 62 65 63 56 54 52 51 54 58 60 59
DEWPT         56 53 50 51 51 50 49 46 44 42 42 44 46 49 48 49 49 48 48 51 48 48
MIN/MAX RH                   51          82          50          90          65
RH            87 86 65 56 53 54 75 80 83 80 61 52 50 60 74 83 89 89 80 77 64 67
WIND DIR      SW  N  N  N  N  N NE NE NE NE NE NE NE  E  E  E NE NE NE  N  N  N
WIND SPD       5 10 16 13 11 10  8  6  6 10 13 11 11 11 12 11 11 11 14 13 14 12
CLOUDS(CAT)   FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC B1 B2 B2 OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV
CLOUDS (%)    24 24 19 15 12  9 12 15 24 27 46 61 78 83100100100100 98 88 88 93
POP 12HR                      0           0          10          90          70
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0        0.67        0.33
RAIN SHWRS                                           NM NM  O  O NM NM IS IS
TSTMS                                                IS IS IS IS IS IS
LAL            1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  2  2  2  2  2  2  1  1
HAINES         5  5  5  4  4  4  4  4  4  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  2  2
MIX HGT      <10<10 18 21 27 23<10<10<10<10 16 23 26 24<10<10<10<10 19 28 36 42
T WIND DIR    SW  N  N  N  N NE NE NE NE NE NE  E  E  E  E  E NE  N  N  N  N  N
T WIND SPD     8 14 21 16 14 16 16 12 13 19 20 20 19 23 18 14 20 19 28 24 25 23
SMOKE DISP    PR PR GD FR GD GD PR PR PR PR GD GD GD GD PR PR PR FR GD GD EX EX


DATE          THU 05/21/15  FRI 05/22/15  SAT 05/23/15  SUN 05/24/15
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     46    62      47    66      56    72      62    75
TEMP          50 47 59 61   51 48 64 65   59 57 70 71   64 63 74 73
DEWPT         47 44 46 47   45 45 51 55   53 54 59 63   62 62 64 63
RH            89 89 62 60   80 89 63 70   80 90 68 76   93 97 71 71
PWIND DIR         N    NE      NE     E      SE    SE       S     S
WIND CHAR       <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    OV OV B1 B1   SC B1 B2 B2   B2 OV OV OV   OV B2 B2 B2
POP 12HR         10     5      10    30      50    60      70    40
RAIN SHWRS                        SC SC   SC SC NM NM   NM NM SC SC
TSTMS                             SC SC   SC SC NM NM   NM NM SC SC

$$

KSZ024-182230-
POTAWATOMI INDIAN RESERVATION
39.33N  95.85W ELEV. 1056 FT
331 AM CDT MON MAY 18 2015

DATE             MON 05/18/15            TUE 05/19/15            WED 05/20/15
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                      68          45          61          48          57
TEMP          59 55 61 65 68 65 55 50 47 45 52 58 61 59 53 50 49 48 50 54 56 56
DEWPT         53 47 44 44 45 45 44 43 41 39 39 40 42 44 46 46 46 45 47 47 47 46
MIN/MAX RH                   43          81          48          90          68
RH            80 74 53 46 43 48 66 77 79 79 61 51 49 57 77 86 89 89 89 77 72 69
WIND DIR       N  N  N NW  N  N  N  N  N NE NE NE NE NE  E NE NE NE NE NE  N  N
WIND SPD       9 10 16 13 12  9  5  5  5  8 11 10 10 11 10 12 12 13 14 12 11 11
CLOUDS(CAT)   FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC B2 B2 OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV
CLOUDS (%)    17 22 20 17 15 13 13 13 19 28 38 50 80 84100100100100 99 96 97 94
POP 12HR                      0           0           5          90          70
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0        0.59        0.17
RAIN SHWRS                                           SC SC  O  O NM NM IS IS
TSTMS                                                IS IS IS IS IS IS
LAL            1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  2  2  2  2  2  2  1  1
HAINES         5  5  5  5  5  5  5  5  5  5  5  4  4  3  3  3  3  2  2  2  2
MIX HGT      <10<10 19 26 29 25<10<10<10<10 20 26 31 21 11<10<10 12 20 31 47 46
T WIND DIR     N  N  N  N  N  N NE NE NE NE NE NE  E  E  E NE NE NE NE NE  N  N
T WIND SPD    13 19 21 18 16 14 13 13 13 16 17 16 16 25 17 23 23 25 27 23 19 20
SMOKE DISP    PR PR GD GD GD GD PR PR PR PR FR GD GD GD FR FR FR FR GD EX EX EX


DATE          THU 05/21/15  FRI 05/22/15  SAT 05/23/15  SUN 05/24/15
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     44    62      46    67      54    70      61    75
TEMP          48 45 59 61   49 48 64 66   56 55 67 69   63 61 73 73
DEWPT         45 42 44 45   44 45 48 52   50 53 57 60   61 61 63 61
RH            89 89 57 56   83 89 56 61   80 93 70 73   93100 71 66
PWIND DIR         N    NE      SE     E      SE    SE       S    SW
WIND CHAR       <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    OV B2 B1 SC   SC B1 B2 B2   B2 OV OV OV   OV B2 B2 B1
POP 12HR         10     5       5    30      50    70      70    40
RAIN SHWRS                        SC SC   SC SC NM NM   NM NM SC SC
TSTMS                             SC SC   SC SC NM NM   NM NM SC SC

$$

KSZ012-182230-
KICKAPOO INDIAN RESERVATION
39.69N  95.66W ELEV. 1150 FT
331 AM CDT MON MAY 18 2015

DATE             MON 05/18/15            TUE 05/19/15            WED 05/20/15
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                      67          43          61          47          56
TEMP          57 54 59 64 66 64 53 48 45 44 51 58 61 59 54 50 48 47 51 53 55 56
DEWPT         51 46 43 43 43 43 43 43 40 38 38 39 41 43 45 45 45 44 46 47 47 45
MIN/MAX RH                   42          82          48          90          67
RH            80 74 55 46 43 46 69 83 82 79 61 49 48 55 71 83 89 89 83 80 74 66
WIND DIR       N  N  N NW  N  N  N  N  N  N NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE  N  N
WIND SPD       9 11 16 13 12 10  5  5  4  6 11 10  9 11  9 10 11 12 12 11 12 10
CLOUDS(CAT)   FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC B1 B2 B2 OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV
CLOUDS (%)    16 21 20 19 17 14 13 12 16 27 39 54 76 87100100100100100 96 98 95
POP 12HR                      0           0           5          90          70
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0        0.52        0.20
RAIN SHWRS                                           SC SC  O  O NM NM IS IS
TSTMS                                                IS IS IS IS IS IS
LAL            1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  2  2  2  2  2  2  1  1
HAINES         5  4  4  5  5  5  5  5  5  5  5  4  4  3  3  2  2  2  2  2  2
MIX HGT      <10 14 22 28 29 27<10<10<10<10 21 28 33 26 20 13 13 15 24 33 47 43
T WIND DIR     N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N NE NE NE NE  E  E NE NE NE NE NE  N  N
T WIND SPD    13 23 23 19 17 16 11 10  9 14 16 13 12 24 19 19 20 25 25 19 19 18
SMOKE DISP    PR FR GD GD GD GD PR PR PR PR FR GD GD GD GD FR FR GD GD GD EX EX


DATE          THU 05/21/15  FRI 05/22/15  SAT 05/23/15  SUN 05/24/15
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     43    63      46    67      54    69      60    75
TEMP          47 44 60 62   49 47 64 65   56 55 66 69   62 61 71 73
DEWPT         45 41 45 44   44 44 48 51   50 52 57 59   61 60 62 60
RH            93 89 58 52   83 89 56 60   80 90 73 70   97 97 73 64
PWIND DIR         N     N       W     E      SE    SE       S    SW
WIND CHAR       <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    OV B2 SC SC   SC B1 B1 B2   B2 OV OV OV   OV B2 B2 B1
POP 12HR         10     5       5    30      40    60      70    50
RAIN SHWRS                        SC SC   SC SC NM NM   NM NM SC SC
TSTMS                             SC SC   SC SC NM NM   NM NM SC SC

$$

KSZ012-182230-
IOWA SAC&FOX INDIAN RESERVATION
39.98N  95.44W ELEV. 965 FT
331 AM CDT MON MAY 18 2015

DATE             MON 05/18/15            TUE 05/19/15            WED 05/20/15
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                      67          43          61          47          56
TEMP          55 53 59 64 66 63 53 48 44 43 50 58 61 60 54 50 47 47 50 52 54 56
DEWPT         51 45 42 42 41 41 42 41 39 37 36 38 40 42 43 44 45 44 45 45 45 44
MIN/MAX RH                   39          82          47          91          65
RH            86 74 53 45 40 44 66 77 82 79 58 47 46 51 66 80 93 89 83 77 71 64
WIND DIR      NW  N  N NW  N  N  N  N  N  N NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE  N NE
WIND SPD       9 11 16 13 12 11  5  5  4  6 11  9  8 11  9 11 12 11 12 12 11 10
CLOUDS(CAT)   FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC B1 B1 OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV
CLOUDS (%)    16 20 21 21 18 14 13 12 15 27 33 55 69 88100100100100 99 95 98 96
POP 12HR                      0           0           5          90          70
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0        0.48        0.20
RAIN SHWRS                                           SC SC  O  O NM NM IS IS
TSTMS                                                IS IS IS IS IS IS
LAL            1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  2  2  2  2  2  2  1  1
HAINES         5  4  4  5  5  5  5  5  5  5  5  5  5  4  4  2  2  2  2  2  2
MIX HGT      <10 16 24 28 30 28<10<10<10<10 22 29 32 29 24 14 10 12 22 36 40 41
T WIND DIR     N  N  N NW NW  N  N  N  N  N NE NE NE  E  E NE NE NE NE NE  N  N
T WIND SPD    19 24 23 20 18 16 11 11  8 12 14 13 11 25 23 20 23 25 23 18 18 17
SMOKE DISP    PR GD GD GD GD GD PR PR PR PR FR GD GD EX GD FR FR FR GD GD EX GD


DATE          THU 05/21/15  FRI 05/22/15  SAT 05/23/15  SUN 05/24/15
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     43    64      46    67      54    69      60    75
TEMP          47 44 60 63   50 48 65 65   56 55 66 68   63 60 71 73
DEWPT         44 41 44 43   44 44 48 50   50 51 56 59   60 60 61 59
RH            89 89 55 48   80 86 54 58   80 86 70 73   90100 71 62
PWIND DIR         N     N       W     S      SE    SE      SE    SW
WIND CHAR       <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    OV B1 SC SC   SC SC B1 B2   B2 OV OV OV   OV B2 B2 B1
POP 12HR         10     5       5    20      40    60      70    40
RAIN SHWRS                        IS IS   SC SC NM NM   NM NM SC SC
TSTMS                             IS IS   SC SC NM NM   NM NM 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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