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FIRE WEATHER POINT PLANNING FORECASTS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TOPEKA KS
603 AM CST MON FEB 19 2018

KSZ058-192215-
FLINT HILLS NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE (NEAR HARTFORD)
38.32N  95.94W ELEV. 1066 FT
603 AM CST MON FEB 19 2018

DATE             MON 02/19/18            TUE 02/20/18            WED 02/21/18
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                      60          43          46          17          32
TEMP                58 49 48 46 44 48 49 46 41 33 37 31 27 22 20 17 20 27 32 29
DEWPT               55 42 39 39 40 41 42 45 37 30 27 22 18 13 12  9 11 12 14 14
MIN/MAX RH                   72          97          67          72          47
RH                  90 77 71 76 86 77 77 96 85 89 67 69 68 68 71 70 67 53 47 53
WIND DIR            SW  W NW NE  E SE  S SW NW  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N NE NE NE
WIND SPD            17 11  9 12 10 13 13 14 14 14 16 14 14 14 13 13 14 13 12 12
WIND GUST                                                  26
CLOUDS(CAT)         OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 OV OV OV B2 SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2
CLOUDS (%)          99 99 97100 98 92 83100 96 94 81 45 50 49 51 60 51 66 73 77
POP 12HR                     40          90          80           5          20
QPF 12HR                   0.11        0.32        0.27           0           0
RAIN SHWRS          IS IS IS SC NM  O  O  O SC IS
SNOWSHWRS                                                                 IS SC
TSTMS                     IS SC IS IS IS
LAL                  3  3  3  5  5  5  5  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1
HAINES               3  3  3  3  3  4  4  3  3  3  3  4  4  4  4  3  3  4  4
MIX HGT            <10 14 16 15 12<10<10 14 22 21 25 23 17 11 16 19 19 19 20 18
T WIND DIR          SW  W  N NE  E SE  S  W  N  N  N  N  N  N NE  N  N NE NE NE
T WIND SPD          34 13 14 14 16 17 19 10 24 24 23 23 26 26 23 23 27 21 19 19
SMOKE DISP          PR FR FR FR FR FR PR PR GD GD GD GD GD FR GD GD GD GD GD GD


DATE               THU 02/22/18  FRI 02/23/18  SAT 02/24/18  SUN 02/25/18
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       22    41      31    50      35    55      34    56
TEMP          24   22 35 41 34   32 46 49 38   36 51 54 41   35 53 53
DEWPT         19   20 25 29 30   30 36 37 34   34 38 38 34   33 32 31
RH            81   92 66 62 85   92 68 63 85   92 61 54 76   92 44 43
PWIND DIR          NE    NE      NE     E      NE    NE       W     W
WIND CHAR         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    B2   B2 B2 B2 B2   B2 B2 B2 B2   B2 B2 B1 B1   SC SC FW
POP 12HR           40    50      50    40      30    40      40     5
FRZG RAIN      S    C
RAIN SHWRS               SC SC         SC SC   SC SC SC SC   IS
SLEET          C    S
SNOWSHWRS     SC            SC   SC            SC            IS

$$

KSZ024-192215-
POTAWATOMI INDIAN RESERVATION
39.33N  95.85W ELEV. 1056 FT
603 AM CST MON FEB 19 2018

DATE             MON 02/19/18            TUE 02/20/18            WED 02/21/18
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                      51          32          34          13          31
TEMP                45 40 41 39 37 35 35 33 30 30 33 26 23 19 18 13 16 25 31 29
DEWPT               40 34 32 32 33 31 29 30 26 23 20 15 12  8  8  5  6  6  9  7
MIN/MAX RH                   69          91          58          69          37
RH                  82 79 70 76 85 85 78 89 85 75 58 62 62 61 64 70 64 44 39 39
WIND DIR            NW NW  N  N NE NE NE  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N NE NE
WIND SPD             8  9  6  9 10  9  8 11 14 16 16 14 13 13 12 12 12 11 11 10
WIND GUST                                                  24
CLOUDS(CAT)         OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1
CLOUDS (%)         100 98 99 96 99100100100 92 63 41 34 41 41 44 49 44 57 54 64
POP 12HR                     30          80          50           5          10
QPF 12HR                   0.01        0.30        0.05           0           0
DRIZZLE
FRZG RAIN                                 C  C
RAIN SHWRS                   SC NM  O NM SC
SNOWSHWRS                                                                    SC
LAL                  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1
HAINES               3  3  3  3  3  4  4  3  3  3  3  3  3  5  5  4  4  4  4
MIX HGT            <10 15 18 16 14 11 12 15 20 22 28 22 11 17 11 18 13 15 16 11
T WIND DIR          NW NW  N  N NE NE NE  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N NE NE NE
T WIND SPD          16 17 13 12 17 13 10 24 26 23 21 23 23 25 21 21 20 17 18 18
SMOKE DISP          FR FR FR FR FR PR PR GD GD GD GD GD FR GD FR GD FR FR FR FR
WINTER WEATH                  Y  Y  Y  Y  Y  Y


DATE               THU 02/22/18  FRI 02/23/18  SAT 02/24/18  SUN 02/25/18
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       20    37      28    45      31    49      31    53
TEMP          22   20 31 37 32   29 40 44 33   34 44 49 38   32 49 50
DEWPT         14   16 21 24 27   27 31 32 28   30 33 34 31   28 30 29
RH            71   84 66 59 81   92 70 62 82   85 65 56 76   85 48 44
PWIND DIR          NE     E      NE    NE      NE    NE      NW     W
WIND CHAR         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    B2   B2 B2 B2 B2   B2 B2 B1 B2   B2 B2 B1 B1   SC SC FW
POP 12HR           30    40      50    30      30    50      40    10
FRZG RAIN           C  S  C
RAIN SHWRS               SC SC      IS SC SC      SC SC SC   IS
SNOWSHWRS     SC   SC       SC   SC IS    SC   SC SC         IS

$$

KSZ012-192215-
KICKAPOO INDIAN RESERVATION
39.69N  95.66W ELEV. 1150 FT
603 AM CST MON FEB 19 2018

DATE             MON 02/19/18            TUE 02/20/18            WED 02/21/18
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          33          12          31
TEMP                40 37 39 37 34 31 31 29 28 29 32 25 22 17 14 12 16 25 31 28
DEWPT               36 32 31 31 31 29 27 27 25 22 20 15 11  8  7  5  7  7 10  8
MIN/MAX RH                   73          95          62          75          39
RH                  85 82 73 79 89 92 85 92 88 75 61 65 62 67 73 73 67 46 41 42
WIND DIR            NW NW  N  N  N NE NE  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N NE NE
WIND SPD            10 10  9  9 10  9  6 11 14 17 16 13 13 13 12 12 11 10 10  9
CLOUDS(CAT)         OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 SC B1
CLOUDS (%)         100 96 99 96 98100100100 90 62 41 38 42 40 41 46 36 55 46 60
POP 12HR                     30          80          40           5           5
QPF 12HR                   0.02        0.21        0.02           0           0
DRIZZLE
FRZG RAIN                           D  L  C  S
RAIN SHWRS                   SC NM
SNOWSHWRS                                                                    IS
LAL                  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1
HAINES               3  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  5  5  4  4  4  4
MIX HGT             13 15 17 16 14<10 13 16 21 24 30 23 18 18 12 19 14 15 18<10
T WIND DIR          NW NW NW  N  N NE  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N NE NE
T WIND SPD          18 19 14 13 14 12 10 25 26 24 23 21 24 25 21 21 19 14 17 17
SMOKE DISP          FR FR FR FR FR PR PR GD GD GD GD GD GD GD FR GD FR FR FR FR
WINTER WEATH                  Y  Y  Y  Y  Y  Y


DATE               THU 02/22/18  FRI 02/23/18  SAT 02/24/18  SUN 02/25/18
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       18    37      27    45      29    48      30    51
TEMP          21   19 32 37 31   28 41 44 31   32 43 48 36   31 48 49
DEWPT         13   15 20 24 26   26 31 31 26   29 33 33 30   27 31 29
RH            71   84 61 59 81   92 67 60 81   88 67 56 79   85 51 46
PWIND DIR          NE     E      NE    NE      NE    NE      NW     W
WIND CHAR         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    B1   B2 B2 B2 B2   B2 B2 B1 B1   B2 B2 B2 B1   SC SC SC
POP 12HR           30    20      50    20      30    40      40    10
FRZG RAIN           S  S  S
RAIN SHWRS               IS SC      IS IS SC      SC SC SC   SC
SNOWSHWRS     IS   SC       SC   SC IS    IS   IS SC         SC

$$

KSZ012-192215-
IOWA SAC&FOX INDIAN RESERVATION
39.98N  95.44W ELEV. 965 FT
603 AM CST MON FEB 19 2018

DATE             MON 02/19/18            TUE 02/20/18            WED 02/21/18
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          32          12          31
TEMP                39 36 38 36 33 30 31 29 28 28 31 24 21 16 16 12 16 25 31 28
DEWPT               34 32 31 30 30 29 28 26 24 21 20 15 12  8  8  5  7  7 10  8
MIN/MAX RH                   75          93          63          74          39
RH                  82 85 76 79 89 96 88 88 85 75 63 68 68 70 70 73 67 46 41 42
WIND DIR            NW NW  N  N  N  N  N  N NW NW  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N NE NE
WIND SPD            10 10  9  9 10  8  6 12 14 17 16 14 14 13 13 12 11 10 10  9
WIND GUST                                                  24
CLOUDS(CAT)         OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 SC B1
CLOUDS (%)         100 94 98 97 97100100100 88 61 46 43 46 41 38 44 31 53 42 58
POP 12HR                     30          90          40           0           5
QPF 12HR                   0.02        0.16        0.01           0           0
FRZG RAIN                        S  D  L  C  S
RAIN SHWRS                   SC NM
SNOWSHWRS                                                                    IS
LAL                  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1
HAINES               3  3  3  3  3  4  4  3  3  3  3  3  3  5  5  4  4  4  4
MIX HGT             13 16 17 17 16<10 14 19 22 25 28 17 19 19 13 20 15 17 20<10
T WIND DIR          NW NW NW  N  N NE  N NW NW NW NW  N  N  N  N  N  N  N NE NE
T WIND SPD          19 19 14 12 13 10 10 23 26 25 23 24 24 24 21 20 17 13 14 16
SMOKE DISP          FR FR FR FR FR PR PR GD GD GD GD GD GD GD FR GD FR FR FR FR
WINTER WEATH                  Y  Y  Y  Y  Y  Y


DATE               THU 02/22/18  FRI 02/23/18  SAT 02/24/18  SUN 02/25/18
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       18    37      27    44      29    47      29    50
TEMP          20   19 32 37 31   28 41 42 30   32 42 47 35   30 46 48
DEWPT         13   14 19 24 26   26 31 31 26   28 32 34 29   27 31 29
RH            74   80 58 59 81   92 67 65 85   85 67 60 78   88 55 47
PWIND DIR          NE     E      NE    NE      NE    NE      NW     W
WIND CHAR         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    B1   B1 B2 B2 B2   B2 B2 B1 B1   B2 B2 B2 B1   B1 SC SC
POP 12HR           30    30      50    20      20    30      30    10
FRZG RAIN           S  C  S
RAIN SHWRS               IS SC      IS IS IS      SC SC SC   SC
SNOWSHWRS     IS   SC SC    SC   SC IS    IS   IS 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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