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FIRE WEATHER POINT PLANNING FORECASTS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TOPEKA KS
1055 AM CDT THU MAR 23 2017

KSZ058-232215-
FLINT HILLS NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE (NEAR HARTFORD)
38.32N  95.94W ELEV. 1066 FT
1055 AM CDT THU MAR 23 2017

DATE             THU 03/23/17            FRI 03/24/17            SAT 03/25/17
UTC 3HRLY     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
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                      77          60          72          46          60
TEMP                   70 77 74 62 62 61 60 61 67 72 66 58 53 48 46 50 57 60 57
DEWPT                  50 51 48 47 49 48 47 51 51 46 46 47 47 44 43 43 44 43 42
MIN/MAX RH                   39          69          39          90          53
RH                     49 40 40 58 62 62 62 70 56 39 48 67 80 86 89 77 62 53 57
WIND DIR                S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SE NW NW NW NW NW NW NW
WIND SPD               24 26 21 23 25 26 20 20 20 18 12  5  5  9 12 13 13 12  9
WIND GUST                 39                34 34 29
CLOUDS(CAT)            SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 OV OV OV B2 B2 B1
CLOUDS (%)             36 38 30 31 58 66 76 79 76 71 71 75 82 89 93 91 86 70 60
POP 12HR                     10           5          60          60          40
QPF 12HR                      0           0        0.08        0.21        0.01
DRIZZLE
RAIN SHWRS                               SC SC NM NM NM NM NM NM SC SC
TSTMS                                    SC SC NM NM SC SC
LAL                     1  1  1  1  1  1  4  4  4  4  4  4  1  1  1  1  1  1
HAINES                  4  4  5  5  3  3  3  3  3  3  4  4  3  3  3  3  3  3
MIX HGT                22 34 15<10<10<10<10 19 42 69 50<10 19 21 20 22 27 35 26
T WIND DIR              S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SE NW NW NW  N  N NW  N
T WIND SPD             39 41 41 42 44 46 39 39 40 36 24 12 20 28 31 28 24 23 14
SMOKE DISP             EX EX GD PR PR PR PR EX EX EX EX PR GD GD GD GD GD EX GD
RED FLAG                W  W  W  W


DATE          SUN 03/26/17 MON 03/27/17 TUE 03/28/17 WED 03/29/17
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       42      69      48      65      44      68      46      65
TEMP          47 42 63 66 52 48 60 61 49 44 63 64 51 46 61 62
DEWPT         42 40 46 45 48 46 49 46 44 42 46 44 44 43 47 46
RH            83 93 54 47 86 93 67 58 83 93 54 48 77 89 60 56
PWIND DIR           N       E       E       N       N      NE       E       E
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC SC B1 B2 OV B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2
POP 12HR            5      10      80      40      10       5      30      50
RAIN SHWRS                NM  O SC SC                SC SC SC
TSTMS                     SC IS

$$

KSZ024-232215-
POTAWATOMI INDIAN RESERVATION
39.33N  95.85W ELEV. 1056 FT
1055 AM CDT THU MAR 23 2017

DATE             THU 03/23/17            FRI 03/24/17            SAT 03/25/17
UTC 3HRLY     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
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                      77          61          73          45          56
TEMP                   67 76 76 68 67 64 61 62 70 73 70 58 54 49 45 48 53 56 55
DEWPT                  49 51 50 48 48 49 48 48 49 45 47 48 47 43 42 41 42 42 41
MIN/MAX RH                   40          63          37          89          58
RH                     52 42 40 49 50 58 62 60 47 37 44 69 77 80 89 77 66 59 59
WIND DIR                S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SE  E  N  N  N  N  N NW  N
WIND SPD               20 23 18 18 18 19 14 17 17 14 10  5  6 11 12 13 13 11 10
WIND GUST                 35                28
CLOUDS(CAT)            SC B1 SC SC B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 OV OV OV OV B2 B2
CLOUDS (%)             37 56 42 40 64 75 83 77 75 73 77 75 83 89 94 92 92 84 78
POP 12HR                     10          10          70          70          30
QPF 12HR                      0           0        0.13        0.08        0.01
DRIZZLE
RAIN SHWRS                               SC SC NM NM NM NM SC SC SC SC
TSTMS                                    SC SC NM NM SC SC IS IS
LAL                     1  1  1  1  1  1  4  4  5  5  5  5  4  4  1  1  1  1
HAINES                  4  4  5  5  3  3  3  3  3  3  4  4  3  3  3  3  3  3
MIX HGT                23 32 29<10 12<10<10 24 42 62 66<10 13 14 15 17 19 26 21
T WIND DIR              S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  E  N  N  N  N  N  N  N
T WIND SPD             37 40 41 34 35 32 28 34 34 25 29  6 20 27 31 32 26 21 18
SMOKE DISP             EX EX EX FR GD PR PR EX EX EX EX PR FR GD GD GD GD GD GD
RED FLAG                W  W  W  W


DATE          SUN 03/26/17 MON 03/27/17 TUE 03/28/17 WED 03/29/17
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       41      64      47      62      43      66      45      63
TEMP          45 41 59 62 52 47 58 60 48 43 61 63 51 45 59 60
DEWPT         41 40 44 44 46 45 46 44 42 40 42 42 43 41 44 43
RH            86 96 57 52 80 93 64 55 80 89 49 46 74 86 57 53
PWIND DIR           N       E      NE       N       N      NE       E       E
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 OV OV B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2
POP 12HR           10       5      80      70      10       5      20      40
RAIN SHWRS                NM  O NM IS                IS SC SC
TSTMS                     IS

$$

KSZ012-232215-
KICKAPOO INDIAN RESERVATION
39.69N  95.66W ELEV. 1150 FT
1055 AM CDT THU MAR 23 2017

DATE             THU 03/23/17            FRI 03/24/17            SAT 03/25/17
UTC 3HRLY     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
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                      76          60          72          45          56
TEMP                   66 75 75 65 63 61 60 63 69 72 69 58 53 49 45 48 53 56 54
DEWPT                  48 52 52 49 48 49 48 49 51 49 49 50 47 44 43 42 43 44 42
MIN/MAX RH                   43          66          45          91          62
RH                     52 45 45 56 58 65 64 60 53 44 49 75 80 83 93 80 69 64 64
WIND DIR                S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SE SE  N  N  N  N  N  N  N
WIND SPD               21 23 19 18 18 18 14 14 14 12  8  5  6 10 11 12 12 11  9
WIND GUST                 35                28 25
CLOUDS(CAT)            SC B1 SC SC B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 OV OV OV OV B2 B2
CLOUDS (%)             45 61 50 40 62 70 85 79 77 73 82 80 86 89 94 93 93 87 83
POP 12HR                     20          10          60          70          40
QPF 12HR                      0           0        0.15        0.14        0.01
DRIZZLE
RAIN SHWRS                               SC SC NM NM NM NM SC SC SC SC
TSTMS                                    SC SC NM NM SC SC IS IS
LAL                     1  1  1  1  1  1  4  4  5  5  5  5  4  4  1  1  1  1
HAINES                  4  4  5  5  3  3  3  3  3  3  4  4  3  3  3  3  3  3
MIX HGT                23 31 29<10<10<10<10 27 38 58 68 12 14 14 16 18 20 26 22
T WIND DIR              S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SE  E  N  N  N  N  N  N  N
T WIND SPD             37 40 42 35 31 31 28 32 32 24 19  9 20 25 31 29 25 20 16
SMOKE DISP             EX EX EX PR PR PR PR EX EX EX EX PR FR GD GD GD GD GD GD
RED FLAG                W  W  W  W


DATE          SUN 03/26/17 MON 03/27/17 TUE 03/28/17 WED 03/29/17
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       41      62      46      62      43      65      44      63
TEMP          45 41 57 60 50 46 58 60 48 43 60 62 50 44 59 60
DEWPT         41 40 45 46 46 44 46 44 42 39 43 42 42 41 44 43
RH            86 96 64 60 86 93 64 55 80 86 53 48 74 89 57 53
PWIND DIR           N       N      NE       N       N      NE       E       E
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B1 B1 B1 B2 OV OV B2 B1 SC SC B1 B1 B2 B2 B2
POP 12HR           10       0      80      70      10       5      20      40
RAIN SHWRS                SC  O NM IS                IS SC IS

$$

KSZ012-232215-
IOWA SAC&FOX INDIAN RESERVATION
39.98N  95.44W ELEV. 965 FT
1055 AM CDT THU MAR 23 2017

DATE             THU 03/23/17            FRI 03/24/17            SAT 03/25/17
UTC 3HRLY     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
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                      76          60          72          45          55
TEMP                   65 75 74 64 63 61 60 63 70 72 69 58 53 50 45 47 53 55 53
DEWPT                  47 51 52 49 48 50 49 50 51 51 50 49 48 46 43 43 44 44 43
MIN/MAX RH                   43          69          47          93          66
RH                     52 43 46 58 58 67 67 62 51 48 51 72 83 86 93 86 71 66 69
WIND DIR                S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SE  E  N  N  N  N  N  N  N
WIND SPD               20 23 18 17 17 17 14 14 14 14 10  5  8 10 12 13 12 12 10
WIND GUST                 35                28 25
CLOUDS(CAT)            B1 B1 B1 SC B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 OV OV OV OV OV OV B2
CLOUDS (%)             52 65 53 39 62 71 87 82 78 74 84 85 88 90 94 94 93 89 87
POP 12HR                     20          10          60          70          40
QPF 12HR                      0           0        0.17        0.19        0.02
DRIZZLE
RAIN SHWRS                               NM NM NM NM NM NM SC SC SC SC IS IS
TSTMS                                    SC SC NM NM SC SC IS IS
LAL                     1  1  1  1  1  1  5  5  5  5  5  5  4  4  1  1  1  1
HAINES                  5  5  5  5  3  3  3  3  3  3  4  4  3  3  3  3  3  3
MIX HGT                22 32 29<10<10<10<10 27 47 45 48 11 12 12 17 18 20 26 21
T WIND DIR              S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SW  S  S  E  N  N  N  N  N  N  N
T WIND SPD             32 39 40 32 26 27 28 32 29 24 24 11 19 20 27 27 23 20 17
SMOKE DISP             EX EX EX PR PR PR PR EX EX EX EX PR FR FR GD GD GD GD GD
RED FLAG                W  W  W  W


DATE          SUN 03/26/17 MON 03/27/17 TUE 03/28/17 WED 03/29/17
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       41      61      46      62      43      65      44      63
TEMP          45 41 55 59 50 46 58 60 48 43 60 62 50 44 59 60
DEWPT         42 40 45 46 46 44 47 45 42 39 43 43 42 40 44 42
RH            89 96 69 62 86 93 67 58 80 86 53 50 74 86 57 51
PWIND DIR           N       N      NE       N       N      NE       E       E
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B1 B2 B1 B2 OV OV B2 B1 SC SC B1 B1 B2 B2 B2
POP 12HR           10       0      70      60      10       5      20      30
RAIN SHWRS                IS NM NM IS                IS 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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