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FNUS83 KTOP 231052
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FIRE WEATHER POINT PLANNING FORECASTS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TOPEKA KS
452 AM CST MON FEB 23 2015

KSZ058-232215-
FLINT HILLS NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE (NEAR HARTFORD)
38.32N  95.94W ELEV. 1066 FT
452 AM CST MON FEB 23 2015

DATE             MON 02/23/15            TUE 02/24/15            WED 02/25/15
UTC 3HRLY     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
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                      23          13          44          21          44
TEMP              9 10 18 23 22 17 16 15 15 24 36 44 39 31 27 24 23 33 42 42 36
DEWPT            -1 -1 -2  1 -1  3  6  8 10 18 20 21 24 23 21 20 21 25 26 26 25
MIN/MAX RH                   34          89          44         100
RH               63 60 40 38 36 53 64 73 80 77 52 39 54 72 78 84 92 72 53 53 64
WIND DIR          N NE NE NW SW  S SW SW SW SW  W NW NW NW  W SE SE SE  S SE  E
WIND SPD         10  9  3  1  2  5  9  9 11 14 13 12  8  5  5  4  5 10 11 10 11
CLOUDS(CAT)      B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC B1 B1 B2 OV
CLOUDS (%)       70 64 65 54 51 48 49 31 17 13  9 12 14 23 31 39 46 54 61 80 98
POP 12HR                      5           5           0           0          10
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
SNOW                                                                          C
LAL               1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1
HAINES            4  4  4  4  4  4  4  4  3  3  3  3
MIX HGT          14 16 24 27 23<10<10<10<10<10 17 29<10
T WIND DIR       NE NE NE NE SE  S SW SW SW SW  W NW NW
T WIND SPD       18 14  9  5  3 13 17 20 18 20 20 17 12
SMOKE DISP       FR FR FR FR PR PR PR PR PR PR GD GD PR


DATE               THU 02/26/15  FRI 02/27/15  SAT 02/28/15  SUN 03/01/15
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       16    23       8    24      16    33      28    39
TEMP          26   17 20 20 12    8 20 23 18   16 28 32 29   28 36 37
DEWPT         20   12  7  5  3    2  6  7 11   13 19 22 28   28 30 27
RH            78   80 56 51 66   76 54 50 73   88 68 66 96  100 79 67
PWIND DIR          NE     N      NE     E      SE    SE       S     W
WIND CHAR         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    OV   OV B1 B1 B1   B1 B1 B2 B2   OV OV OV OV   OV OV B2
POP 12HR           40    10       5    20      20    40      40    40
FRZG RAIN                                                C    C  C  C
SLEET                                                    C    C  C  C
SNOW           C    C                S  S  S    S  C  C  C    C  C  C

$$

KSZ024-232215-
POTAWATOMI INDIAN RESERVATION
39.33N  95.85W ELEV. 1056 FT
452 AM CST MON FEB 23 2015

DATE             MON 02/23/15            TUE 02/24/15            WED 02/25/15
UTC 3HRLY     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
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                      23          15          44          22          39
TEMP              5  7 16 23 21 19 16 16 17 23 36 44 40 30 26 24 23 30 38 37 32
DEWPT            -3 -2 -2  1  1  4  3  7 10 16 20 21 24 23 20 19 20 23 23 23 21
MIN/MAX RH                   33          85          40          96
RH               69 66 44 38 41 51 56 67 73 74 52 39 52 75 78 81 88 75 54 56 63
WIND DIR         NE NE  N SW SW SW SW SW SW  W  W NW NW  N  N  E SE SE SE  E NE
WIND SPD          6  6  3  6  4  4  8  9 10 14 12 11  6  4  6  4  4  8 11 12 14
CLOUDS(CAT)      SC B1 SC SC SC SC FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC B1 B2 OV OV OV
CLOUDS (%)       43 51 45 40 36 36 22 17 14 15 15 22 28 30 32 45 58 75 91 94 97
POP 12HR                      0           0           0           0          40
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0        0.04
SNOW                                                                    C  C  C
LAL               1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1
HAINES            4  4  4  4  4  4  4  4  4  4  4  4
MIX HGT          14 15 24 28 20<10<10<10<10<10 13 29 35
T WIND DIR       NE NE  N SW SW  S SW SW SW SW  W NW NW
T WIND SPD       13  9  6  4  8 11 17 18 17 23 21 19 14
SMOKE DISP       FR PR FR PR FR PR PR PR PR PR FR GD GD


DATE               THU 02/26/15  FRI 02/27/15  SAT 02/28/15  SUN 03/01/15
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       14    19       3    22      14    31      25    36
TEMP          22   15 17 16  7    4 17 20 16   14 27 30 27   26 34 33
DEWPT         15    7  3  1 -2   -3  2  4  7   10 18 21 26   25 27 23
RH            74   70 53 51 66   72 51 49 67   84 68 69 96   96 75 66
PWIND DIR          NE     N      NE     E      SE    SE      SE    NW
WIND CHAR         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    OV   B2 B1 SC SC   SC B1 B1 B2   B2 OV OV OV   OV OV B2
POP 12HR           40    10       5    10      20    50      50    50
FRZG RAIN                                                C    C  C  C
SLEET                                                    C    C  C  C
SNOW           C    C                      S    S  C  C  C    C  C  C

$$

KSZ012-232215-
KICKAPOO INDIAN RESERVATION
39.69N  95.66W ELEV. 1150 FT
452 AM CST MON FEB 23 2015

DATE             MON 02/23/15            TUE 02/24/15            WED 02/25/15
UTC 3HRLY     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
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                      23          14          44          21          36
TEMP              2  6 15 23 20 18 16 15 16 25 38 44 39 31 26 24 22 28 35 34 30
DEWPT            -5 -2 -1  2  2  5  5  8 10 16 21 22 24 22 19 18 18 22 23 22 20
MIN/MAX RH                   38          88          42          95
RH               72 69 48 39 45 56 61 73 77 68 50 41 54 69 74 77 84 78 61 61 66
WIND DIR          N NE SW SW  S  S SW SW SW  W  W NW NW  N  N  E  E SE SE  E NE
WIND SPD          5  4  2  6  3  5  9  8 11 13 12 10  6  5  5  3  4  8 11 12 14
CLOUDS(CAT)      SC SC SC SC SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC B1 B2 OV OV OV
CLOUDS (%)       39 41 37 34 27 24 17 17 15 16 17 25 32 33 33 50 67 82 97 97 97
POP 12HR                      0           0           0           5          50
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0        0.05
SNOW                                                              S  S  C  C  C
LAL               1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1
HAINES            4  4  4  4  4  4  4  4  4  4  3  3
MIX HGT          14 16 25 29 21 12<10<10<10<10 15 34 37
T WIND DIR       NE NE NW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW  W NW NW
T WIND SPD       11  8  2  6 10 16 20 18 18 20 20 19 16
SMOKE DISP       FR PR PR FR FR FR PR PR PR PR FR GD GD


DATE               THU 02/26/15  FRI 02/27/15  SAT 02/28/15  SUN 03/01/15
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       13    18       2    20      13    30      25    35
TEMP          22   15 16 15  6    2 16 19 15   13 26 30 26   25 33 32
DEWPT         13    5  3  1 -2   -4  2  5  8   10 18 21 25   24 26 23
RH            68   64 56 53 69   75 53 54 73   87 71 69 96   96 75 69
PWIND DIR           N     N      NE     E      SE    SE      SE    NW
WIND CHAR         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    OV   B2 B1 SC SC   SC SC B1 B2   B2 OV OV OV   OV OV B2
POP 12HR           40    10       5     5      20    50      50    50
FRZG RAIN                                                C    C
SLEET                                                    C    C
SNOW           C    S                      S    S  C  C  C    C  C  C

$$

KSZ012-232215-
IOWA SAC&FOX INDIAN RESERVATION
39.98N  95.44W ELEV. 965 FT
452 AM CST MON FEB 23 2015

DATE             MON 02/23/15            TUE 02/24/15            WED 02/25/15
UTC 3HRLY     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
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                      23          14          44          20          34
TEMP              1  5 15 23 21 18 16 15 16 27 39 44 39 32 27 24 21 26 32 32 28
DEWPT            -6 -3 -2  2  2  6  5  7 10 16 21 22 24 23 19 18 18 20 22 22 19
MIN/MAX RH                   36          86          42          93
RH               72 69 46 39 43 59 61 70 77 63 48 41 54 69 71 77 88 78 66 66 68
WIND DIR          N NE SW SW  S  S SW SW SW  W NW NW NW  N  N  E  E  E  E NE NE
WIND SPD          4  2  4  8  5  6 10 10 12 13 13 12  8  4  5  3  5  8 12 13 14
CLOUDS(CAT)      SC SC SC SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC B1 B2 OV OV OV OV
CLOUDS (%)       34 31 30 30 22 18 15 16 17 17 16 24 31 33 33 56 78 89100 99 97
POP 12HR                      0           0           0           5          50
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0        0.09
SNOW                                                              S  S  C  C  C
LAL               1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1
HAINES            4  4  4  4  4  4  4  4  4  4  2  2
MIX HGT          13 17 27 31 24 13<10<10<10<10 17 38 40
T WIND DIR       NE NE  W SW SW SW SW SW SW SW  W  N NW
T WIND SPD        8  5  2  6 11 17 21 20 21 21 19 21 18
SMOKE DISP       PR PR PR FR FR FR PR PR PR PR FR EX EX


DATE               THU 02/26/15  FRI 02/27/15  SAT 02/28/15  SUN 03/01/15
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       12    18       2    20      12    30      25    35
TEMP          20   14 15 15  6    2 15 18 14   12 26 30 26   25 32 32
DEWPT         12    4  3  1 -2   -4  2  4  7    9 17 21 25   24 26 23
RH            71   64 58 53 69   75 55 53 73   87 68 69 96   96 78 69
PWIND DIR           N     N       N     E      SE    SE      SE    NW
WIND CHAR         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    OV   B2 B1 SC SC   SC SC B1 B1   B2 OV OV OV   OV OV B2
POP 12HR           40    10       5     5      10    40      50    40
FRZG RAIN                                                C    C
SNOW           C    S                              C  C  C    C  C  C

$$


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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