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FIRE WEATHER POINT PLANNING FORECASTS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TOPEKA KS
329 AM CST SUN DEC 17 2017

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

DATE             SUN 12/17/17            MON 12/18/17            TUE 12/19/17
UTC 3HRLY     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
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          33          57          37          59
TEMP             45 44 48 50 45 40 37 35 37 37 52 57 49 43 39 38 37 41 54 58 48
DEWPT            39 41 42 42 41 39 37 35 36 36 37 36 36 37 37 37 36 38 37 34 33
MIN/MAX RH                   73         100          45          98          40
RH               79 89 80 74 86 96100100 96 96 56 45 61 79 92 96 96 89 52 40 56
WIND DIR          S SW SW  S  S  S SW SW SW SW SW SW  S  S SW SW SW  W  N NE NE
WIND SPD          5  6  6  8  6  4  4  5  5  5 10 10  8  8  6  6  4  3  5  6  5
CLOUDS(CAT)      OV OV B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 SC SC FW FW FW FW FW SC SC FW FW FW FW
CLOUDS (%)       97 95 75 82 81 79 71 60 39 35 18 10 13 18 17 40 31 21 25 11 21
POP 12HR                     40          10           0           5           5
QPF 12HR                   0.02           0           0           0           0
RAIN              C  S
LAL               1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1
HAINES            2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  4  4  4  4  5  5  4  4  4  4  4  4
MIX HGT         <10<10 18 26 11<10 17<10<10 21 23 21<10<10<10<10<10<10 14 29<10
T WIND DIR        S SW  W SW SW  S SW SW SW SW SW SW  S SW SW SW SW  W  N NE NE
T WIND SPD       10 10  8  6  9  6 11 10 10 12 17 17 13 12 10  9  6  5 10 18 11
SMOKE DISP       PR PR FR FR PR PR FR PR PR FR GD GD PR PR PR PR PR PR FR GD PR


DATE               WED 12/20/17  THU 12/21/17  FRI 12/22/17  SAT 12/23/17
UTC 6HRLY     06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00
CST 6HRLY     00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18

MIN/MAX TEMP       33    56      41    53      20    35      18    37
TEMP          36   33 51 48 41   41 51 42 27   21 31 28 21   18 33 29
DEWPT         31   29 35 40 41   41 39 28 19   14 14 15 13   13 15 15
RH            82   85 54 74100  100 63 57 71   74 49 58 71   80 47 55
PWIND DIR          NE    SE       S    SW      NW    NW       N     N
WIND CHAR         <15   <15     <15   <15     15>   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    FW   FW FW SC SC   SC B1 B1 B1   B1 B1 SC SC   SC B1 B2
POP 12HR           10     0       5    20      10     0       5     5
RAIN                                 S

$$

KSZ024-172215-
POTAWATOMI INDIAN RESERVATION
39.33N  95.85W ELEV. 1056 FT
329 AM CST SUN DEC 17 2017

DATE             SUN 12/17/17            MON 12/18/17            TUE 12/19/17
UTC 3HRLY     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
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                      49          30          55          34          56
TEMP             44 42 46 49 45 38 35 33 35 34 48 55 48 41 38 37 34 38 53 55 46
DEWPT            37 39 39 38 37 35 35 33 32 33 32 32 33 33 33 32 31 32 30 30 29
MIN/MAX RH                   62         100          41          89          37
RH               76 89 76 66 73 89100100 89 96 54 41 56 73 82 82 89 79 41 38 51
WIND DIR         SW SW  W SW SW  W NW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW  W NW  N NE NE
WIND SPD          4  4  5  4  3  3  3  3  4  5 11 11  6  8  6  4  3  3  6  9  5
CLOUDS(CAT)      OV OV B2 B1 B2 B2 B2 SC SC FW FW CL FW FW FW FW FW FW FW CL FW
CLOUDS (%)       94 95 72 62 76 77 71 49 29 22 10  5  8  9 12 20 21 12 16  5 11
POP 12HR                     60           5           0           0           0
QPF 12HR                   0.03           0           0           0           0
RAIN              L  C
LAL               1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1
HAINES            2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  3  3  5  5  5  5  5  5  4  4  4  4
MIX HGT         <10<10 14 27 12<10<10<10 12 17 23 24<10<10<10<10<10<10 16 28<10
T WIND DIR       SW SW NW SW SW SW  W SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW  W NW  N  N NE
T WIND SPD        8  6  9  3  5  6  6  6 11 16 19 21 13 14 12  9  5  5 14 17 12
SMOKE DISP       PR PR PR PR PR PR PR PR FR FR GD GD PR PR PR PR PR PR FR GD PR


DATE               WED 12/20/17  THU 12/21/17  FRI 12/22/17  SAT 12/23/17
UTC 6HRLY     06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00
CST 6HRLY     00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18

MIN/MAX TEMP       30    54      39    49      19    34      17    34
TEMP          34   30 48 48 40   42 48 41 26   20 29 28 20   17 30 28
DEWPT         28   26 29 36 39   39 36 27 17   13 12 14 13   11 12 14
RH            78   85 47 63 96   89 63 57 68   74 48 55 74   77 46 55
PWIND DIR          NE    SE       S    SW      NW    NW      NW     N
WIND CHAR         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    FW   FW FW SC SC   SC B1 B2 B2   B1 B1 SC SC   SC B1 B2
POP 12HR            0     0       5    30      30     5       0     5
RAIN                                 S  C  C
SNOW                                       C

$$

KSZ012-172215-
KICKAPOO INDIAN RESERVATION
39.69N  95.66W ELEV. 1150 FT
329 AM CST SUN DEC 17 2017

DATE             SUN 12/17/17            MON 12/18/17            TUE 12/19/17
UTC 3HRLY     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
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                      48          29          55          33          55
TEMP             44 41 46 48 42 36 34 31 33 34 48 55 46 40 38 35 33 38 52 54 43
DEWPT            34 38 37 36 35 34 33 31 31 32 33 33 33 33 33 32 30 30 31 30 29
MIN/MAX RH                   62         100          44          93          39
RH               68 89 71 63 76 92 96100 92 92 56 43 60 76 82 89 89 73 44 40 57
WIND DIR         SW SW  W  W  W NW NW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW  W NW  N  N  N
WIND SPD          4  3  5  4  3  3  2  2  3  5 11 11  6  6  6  4  3  3  6  8  4
CLOUDS(CAT)      OV OV B2 B1 B2 B2 B1 SC SC FW FW CL FW FW FW FW FW FW FW CL FW
CLOUDS (%)       92 94 72 56 72 75 63 44 27 19 10  3  6  6 12 15 18 10 17  5 11
POP 12HR                     60           0           0           0           0
QPF 12HR                   0.03           0           0           0           0
RAIN              L  C
LAL               1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1
HAINES            2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  3  3  5  5  5  5  5  5  4  4  4  4
MIX HGT         <10<10 28 28<10<10<10<10<10 28 24 24<10<10<10<10<10<10 20 28<10
T WIND DIR       SW  W NW  W  W  N  N  S SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW  W  N  N  N  N
T WIND SPD       11  4  9  4  3  4  3  3  5 17 19 21 12 11 11  8  5  6 14 17 10
SMOKE DISP       PR PR FR PR PR PR PR PR PR GD GD GD PR PR PR PR PR PR FR GD PR


DATE               WED 12/20/17  THU 12/21/17  FRI 12/22/17  SAT 12/23/17
UTC 6HRLY     06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00
CST 6HRLY     00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18

MIN/MAX TEMP       28    53      37    48      18    33      17    33
TEMP          32   28 47 44 37   37 48 37 24   18 29 26 19   17 30 25
DEWPT         26   24 28 34 37   37 37 28 18   13 14 14 13   11 13 13
RH            78   85 47 68100  100 65 70 77   80 53 60 77   77 49 60
PWIND DIR          NE    SE       S    SW       N    NW      NW     N
WIND CHAR         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    FW   FW FW SC SC   B1 B1 B2 B2   B1 B1 SC SC   SC B1 B2
POP 12HR            0     0       5    40      40     5       0     5
RAIN                                 S  C  C
SNOW                                       C

$$

KSZ012-172215-
IOWA SAC&FOX INDIAN RESERVATION
39.98N  95.44W ELEV. 965 FT
329 AM CST SUN DEC 17 2017

DATE             SUN 12/17/17            MON 12/18/17            TUE 12/19/17
UTC 3HRLY     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
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                      46          29          54          32          54
TEMP             41 37 43 46 39 36 33 30 32 35 48 54 46 40 39 36 32 36 50 53 42
DEWPT            30 34 35 34 33 32 32 30 30 32 33 33 32 33 32 32 29 30 31 30 28
MIN/MAX RH                   63         100          45          89          41
RH               65 89 73 63 79 85 96100 92 89 56 45 58 76 76 85 88 79 48 41 57
WIND DIR         SW  W NW NW NW NW NW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW  W NW  N  N  N
WIND SPD          5  4  5  4  4  4  4  3  4  6 12 12  8  9  9  6  4  4  9  9  5
CLOUDS(CAT)      OV OV B2 B1 B1 B2 B1 SC SC FW FW CL CL CL FW FW FW FW FW CL FW
CLOUDS (%)       92 94 72 54 69 71 57 40 28 18 10  2  5  5 11 12 19 10 18  5 10
POP 12HR                     60           0           0           0           0
QPF 12HR                   0.04           0           0           0           0
RAIN              L  C
LAL               1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1
HAINES            2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  3  3  5  5  5  5  5  5  4  4  4  4
MIX HGT         <10<10 12 17<10<10<10<10<10 13 25 24<10<10<10<10<10<10 18 27<10
T WIND DIR       SW  W NW NW NW NW NW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW  W  W  N  N  N  N
T WIND SPD       12  6 10  4  6  6  6  4  5 12 21 20 13 16 16 13 10  9 14 18 11
SMOKE DISP       PR PR PR PR PR PR PR PR PR FR GD GD PR PR PR PR PR PR FR GD PR


DATE               WED 12/20/17  THU 12/21/17  FRI 12/22/17  SAT 12/23/17
UTC 6HRLY     06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00
CST 6HRLY     00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18

MIN/MAX TEMP       28    53      37    48      19    32      17    32
TEMP          31   28 47 43 39   38 46 38 26   20 28 25 20   17 29 25
DEWPT         25   23 25 32 37   37 38 29 19   14 14 15 13   12 14 13
RH            78   81 42 65 92   96 73 70 74   77 55 65 74   80 53 60
PWIND DIR          NE    SE       S     S      NW    NW      NW     N
WIND CHAR         <15   <15     <15   <15     15>   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    FW   FW FW SC SC   B1 B2 B2 B2   B2 B1 SC SC   SC B1 B2
POP 12HR            0     0       5    50      50     5       0     5
RAIN                                 S  C  C
SNOW                                 S     C    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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