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FIRE WEATHER POINT PLANNING FORECASTS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TOPEKA KS
315 AM CDT FRI SEP 4 2015

KSZ058-042215-
FLINT HILLS NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE (NEAR HARTFORD)
38.32N  95.94W ELEV. 1066 FT
315 AM CDT FRI SEP 4 2015

DATE             FRI 09/04/15            SAT 09/05/15            SUN 09/06/15
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                      92          71          90          72          94
TEMP          72 70 82 91 92 87 78 76 74 71 79 87 90 87 79 76 74 72 81 90 94 89
DEWPT         68 67 68 66 66 68 69 68 68 68 68 68 68 68 68 69 69 69 69 69 69 69
MIN/MAX RH                   42          88          48          89          44
RH            87 90 63 44 43 53 74 76 82 90 69 53 49 53 69 79 84 90 67 50 44 52
WIND DIR       S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
WIND SPD       8  6 12 16 16 12  9  8  8  8 11 14 17 11  9  9  9 10 13 17 16 13
CLOUDS(CAT)   SC SC SC SC SC FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
CLOUDS (%)    45 27 28 27 28 23 25 27 32 36 38 39 43 46 46 45 44 43 41 39 34 29
POP 12HR                      5           5           5          10          10
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
RAIN SHWRS                                                                   SC
TSTMS                                                                        SC
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  3  3  3  3  3  3  4  4  4  4  3  3  5  5  5  5
MIX HGT      <10<10 11 52 53 37<10<10<10<10 11 45 51 21<10<10<10<10<10 44 59<10
T WIND DIR     S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
T WIND SPD    14 12 19 21 23 24 16 11 10 11 19 21 23 25 14 14 14 18 24 25 25 26
SMOKE DISP    PR PR FR EX EX EX PR PR PR PR FR EX EX GD PR PR PR PR PR EX EX PR


DATE          MON 09/07/15 TUE 09/08/15 WED 09/09/15 THU 09/10/15
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       72      90      71      88      66      77      56      78
TEMP          76 72 87 86 75 71 85 84 71 66 75 73 60 56 74 73
DEWPT         69 69 70 69 69 68 70 69 68 66 65 62 56 55 55 58
RH            79 90 57 57 82 90 61 61 90100 71 68 87 96 51 59
PWIND DIR           S       S       S       S       E      NE      NE       E
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B1 SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR           50      50      40      30      60      40      20      10
RAIN SHWRS    SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC NM NM SC SC IS IS
TSTMS         SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC NM NM SC SC IS IS

$$

KSZ024-042215-
POTAWATOMI INDIAN RESERVATION
39.33N  95.85W ELEV. 1056 FT
315 AM CDT FRI SEP 4 2015

DATE             FRI 09/04/15            SAT 09/05/15            SUN 09/06/15
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                      92          72          92          73          94
TEMP          73 71 81 90 92 86 79 77 75 72 80 89 92 88 80 77 75 73 82 90 94 89
DEWPT         68 67 68 67 67 69 69 67 68 68 68 69 69 68 67 67 67 68 69 70 70 70
MIN/MAX RH                   45          86          47          85          46
RH            84 87 65 47 44 57 72 71 79 87 67 52 47 52 65 71 76 84 65 52 46 54
WIND DIR       S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
WIND SPD       6  6 12 16 16 11 10  9  9  8 12 16 17 12 10 10  9 10 13 17 17 12
CLOUDS(CAT)   SC SC SC SC SC FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1
CLOUDS (%)    45 37 33 34 28 24 29 33 32 32 32 33 38 42 44 45 46 47 49 51 53 54
POP 12HR                     10           5           5          10          20
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0        0.02
RAIN SHWRS                                                       IS IS IS IS NM
TSTMS                                                            IS IS IS IS NM
LAL            1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  3  3  3  3
HAINES         4  4  4  4  4  4  4  3  3  3  3  5  5  4  4  4  4  5  5  5  5
MIX HGT      <10<10<10 39 49 12<10<10<10<10<10 36 43 26<10<10<10<10<10 19 50<10
T WIND DIR     S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
T WIND SPD    13 13 24 23 25 24 18 18 14 14 21 23 25 28 19 19 18 19 26 28 27 24
SMOKE DISP    PR PR FR EX EX FR PR PR PR PR PR EX EX EX PR PR PR PR FR GD EX PR


DATE          MON 09/07/15 TUE 09/08/15 WED 09/09/15 THU 09/10/15
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       70      89      70      86      64      75      56      77
TEMP          75 70 85 85 74 70 83 81 69 64 73 71 60 56 73 73
DEWPT         70 68 71 70 70 68 70 69 66 63 61 58 54 53 55 57
RH            84 93 63 61 87 93 65 67 90 97 66 63 81 90 53 57
PWIND DIR           S      SE      SE      SE      NE      NE      NE       E
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B1 SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR           60      30      60      40      60      40      10      10
RAIN SHWRS    NM NM SC SC NM NM SC SC NM NM SC SC
TSTMS         NM NM SC SC NM NM SC SC NM NM SC SC

$$

KSZ012-042215-
KICKAPOO INDIAN RESERVATION
39.69N  95.66W ELEV. 1150 FT
315 AM CDT FRI SEP 4 2015

DATE             FRI 09/04/15            SAT 09/05/15            SUN 09/06/15
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                      92          72          92          73          93
TEMP          73 71 82 90 92 86 78 77 74 72 80 89 92 88 80 77 74 73 81 89 93 88
DEWPT         68 67 69 67 67 69 69 67 68 67 68 69 69 69 68 67 67 68 69 70 71 71
MIN/MAX RH                   45          85          47          85          49
RH            84 87 65 47 44 57 74 71 82 84 67 52 47 54 67 71 79 84 67 54 49 57
WIND DIR       S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
WIND SPD       6  6 13 14 14 10  9  9  9  8 12 14 17 11 10 10 10 10 13 17 17 11
CLOUDS(CAT)   SC SC SC SC SC FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1
CLOUDS (%)    42 42 40 38 34 25 32 37 37 36 37 38 38 37 41 45 42 39 47 54 57 60
POP 12HR                     10           5           5          10          30
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0        0.03
RAIN SHWRS                                                       SC SC SC SC NM
TSTMS                                                            SC SC SC SC NM
LAL            1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  3  3  3  3
HAINES         4  4  4  4  4  4  4  3  3  3  3  5  5  4  4  3  3  4  4  5  5
MIX HGT      <10<10 10 39 46 19<10<10<10<10<10 42 41 27<10<10<10<10<10 20 38<10
T WIND DIR     S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
T WIND SPD    13 12 23 24 25 23 17 14 13 13 18 23 25 26 18 19 18 19 26 28 28 23
SMOKE DISP    PR PR FR EX EX GD PR PR PR PR PR EX EX EX PR PR PR PR FR GD EX PR


DATE          MON 09/07/15 TUE 09/08/15 WED 09/09/15 THU 09/10/15
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      87      69      85      63      75      55      77
TEMP          74 69 84 84 73 69 82 80 67 63 73 71 59 55 73 72
DEWPT         70 68 71 71 69 67 70 70 66 61 60 58 53 53 55 57
RH            87 97 65 65 87 93 67 72 97 93 64 63 80 93 53 59
PWIND DIR           S      SE      SE      SE      NE      NE      NE       E
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B1 B1 B2 B2 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR           60      30      60      40      60      30      10      10
RAIN SHWRS    NM NM SC SC NM NM SC SC NM NM SC SC
TSTMS         NM NM SC SC NM NM SC SC NM NM SC SC

$$

KSZ012-042215-
IOWA SAC&FOX INDIAN RESERVATION
39.98N  95.44W ELEV. 965 FT
315 AM CDT FRI SEP 4 2015

DATE             FRI 09/04/15            SAT 09/05/15            SUN 09/06/15
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                      92          72          92          72          92
TEMP          73 71 81 90 92 86 78 76 74 72 81 89 92 88 80 76 74 72 80 89 92 88
DEWPT         67 67 69 68 68 71 70 68 69 68 69 69 70 70 69 68 68 68 70 71 72 72
MIN/MAX RH                   46          85          48          88          52
RH            81 87 67 49 46 61 76 76 84 87 67 52 49 55 69 76 82 87 72 56 52 59
WIND DIR       S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
WIND SPD       6  6 12 13 14  9  9  9  9  8 12 14 16 11 10 10 10 10 13 16 16 10
CLOUDS(CAT)   SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1
CLOUDS (%)    43 43 44 41 38 27 31 35 37 38 39 39 39 39 42 44 45 46 51 55 60 64
POP 12HR                     10           5           5          10          30
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0        0.04
RAIN SHWRS    IS                                                 SC SC SC SC NM
TSTMS         IS                                                 SC SC SC SC NM
LAL            1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  3  3  3  3
HAINES         4  4  4  4  4  4  4  3  3  3  3  5  5  5  5  4  4  5  5  5  5
MIX HGT      <10<10<10 37 45<10<10<10<10<10<10 44 40<10<10<10<10<10<10 21 25<10
T WIND DIR     S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
T WIND SPD    13 11 19 21 24 14 14 17 16 14 19 23 24 17 16 17 16 16 24 27 27 19
SMOKE DISP    PR PR FR EX EX PR PR PR PR PR PR EX EX PR PR PR PR PR FR GD GD PR


DATE          MON 09/07/15 TUE 09/08/15 WED 09/09/15 THU 09/10/15
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      69      84      62      74      54      77
TEMP          74 69 83 83 72 69 81 79 66 62 72 70 58 54 73 72
DEWPT         70 68 71 72 69 67 70 70 65 59 59 58 52 52 55 58
RH            87 97 67 70 90 93 69 74 97 90 64 66 80 93 53 61
PWIND DIR          SE       E      SE      SE      NE       N      NE       E
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR           70      30      60      50      50      30      10      10
RAIN SHWRS    NM NM SC SC NM NM SC SC SC SC SC SC
TSTMS         NM NM SC SC NM NM 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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