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FIRE WEATHER POINT PLANNING FORECASTS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TOPEKA KS
425 AM CDT FRI SEP 15 2017

KSZ058-152215-
FLINT HILLS NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE (NEAR HARTFORD)
38.32N  95.94W ELEV. 1066 FT
425 AM CDT FRI SEP 15 2017

DATE             FRI 09/15/17            SAT 09/16/17            SUN 09/17/17
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                      90          69          88          63          82
TEMP             68 77 87 90 86 77 75 71 69 76 86 88 84 76 70 66 63 70 79 82 79
DEWPT            59 64 67 66 66 65 65 64 63 66 67 68 68 67 65 64 63 65 66 67 67
MIN/MAX RH                   45          82          51         100          60
RH               73 64 52 45 51 67 71 79 81 71 53 52 59 74 84 93100 84 64 61 67
WIND DIR          S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S NE SE NE NE  E SE  E
WIND SPD         11 17 19 20 17 12 14 13 10 12 17 17  9  6  4  4  4  4  4  6  5
WIND GUST                    27                27
CLOUDS(CAT)      SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 OV B2 B2 B1
CLOUDS (%)       44 26 33 32 28 32 57 61 59 53 61 71 73 75 77 87 80 90 76 79 64
POP 12HR                      5          20          20          40          50
QPF 12HR                      0        0.01           0        0.22        0.26
RAIN SHWRS                            IS IS IS IS IS SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
TSTMS                                 IS IS IS IS IS SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
LAL               1  1  1  1  1  1  3  3  2  2  2  2  4  4  4  4  4  4  3  3
HAINES            6  6  6  6  6  6  6  6  6  6  5  5  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  3
MIX HGT         <10<10 23 32 31<10<10<10<10 15 29 31 38<10<10<10<10 10 21 36 23
T WIND DIR        S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SW SE NE  E NE NE  E SE SE
T WIND SPD       20 27 32 32 33 23 29 25 20 25 25 27  9 10  5  3  9 10  6 14 17
SMOKE DISP       PR FR EX EX EX PR PR PR PR GD EX EX GD PR PR PR PR PR PR GD GD


DATE          MON 09/18/17 TUE 09/19/17 WED 09/20/17 THU 09/21/17
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       64      85      67      86      67      86      63      83
TEMP          69 65 83 81 72 68 85 81 73 68 84 82 70 64 82 78
DEWPT         66 64 67 67 65 65 69 69 68 66 68 66 64 61 64 64
RH            90 97 59 63 79 90 59 67 84 93 59 58 81 90 55 62
PWIND DIR          SE       S       S       S       S       S      SE       S
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR           30      30      10      30      30      20      30      30
RAIN SHWRS    SC SC SC IS       SC IS SC IS    IS    SC SC IS
TSTMS         SC SC SC IS       SC IS SC IS    IS    SC SC IS

$$

KSZ024-152215-
POTAWATOMI INDIAN RESERVATION
39.33N  95.85W ELEV. 1056 FT
425 AM CDT FRI SEP 15 2017

DATE             FRI 09/15/17            SAT 09/16/17            SUN 09/17/17
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                      91          69          87          61          78
TEMP             68 78 87 91 86 79 76 71 70 74 83 87 82 73 66 62 61 67 74 78 76
DEWPT            58 63 66 65 65 66 65 65 64 65 66 66 66 66 62 61 60 62 62 63 63
MIN/MAX RH                   43          82          50          99          60
RH               70 60 50 42 50 64 69 81 81 74 57 50 58 79 87 97 97 84 66 60 64
WIND DIR         SE  S  S  S SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SE  N  N  N NE NE  E  E
WIND SPD          4 12 18 19 16 12 14 12  9 10 13 14  9  5  6  5  5  6  6  6  4
WIND GUST                    26
CLOUDS(CAT)      SC SC B1 SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 OV B2 B2 B2 B2 B2
CLOUDS (%)       40 37 51 35 29 44 62 61 63 65 53 52 69 75 82 90 85 87 73 76 71
POP 12HR                      5          40          20          50          50
QPF 12HR                      0        0.05        0.03        0.32        0.11
RAIN SHWRS                         IS SC SC SC IS IS SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
TSTMS                              IS SC SC SC IS IS SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
LAL               1  1  1  1  1  1  3  3  3  3  3  3  4  4  4  4  4  4  3  3
HAINES            6  6  6  6  6  6  6  6  5  5  4  4  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  3
MIX HGT         <10<10 25 23 27<10<10<10<10 10 17 40 29<10<10<10<10 13 17 23 17
T WIND DIR       SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SW SE  N  N  N NE NE SE SE
T WIND SPD       10 23 28 33 34 24 29 23 18 20 23 28 27  9 13 16 16 14 16 14 13
SMOKE DISP       PR FR EX EX EX PR FR PR PR FR GD EX EX PR PR PR FR FR FR FR FR


DATE          MON 09/18/17 TUE 09/19/17 WED 09/20/17 THU 09/21/17
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       63      83      67      85      67      84      63      83
TEMP          68 63 80 81 72 68 83 82 72 68 82 81 69 64 81 79
DEWPT         65 63 66 66 65 64 68 67 66 65 67 63 62 60 62 62
RH            90100 62 60 79 87 61 61 81 90 61 54 78 87 53 56
PWIND DIR          SE       S       S       S       S       S      SE       S
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B2 B2 B1 SC B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR           50      50      30      40      30      10      30      20
RAIN SHWRS    SC SC SC IS    SC SC IS SC             SC IS
TSTMS         SC SC SC IS    SC SC IS SC             SC IS

$$

KSZ012-152215-
KICKAPOO INDIAN RESERVATION
39.69N  95.66W ELEV. 1150 FT
425 AM CDT FRI SEP 15 2017

DATE             FRI 09/15/17            SAT 09/16/17            SUN 09/17/17
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                      91          69          86          59          78
TEMP             67 78 87 91 86 77 76 71 69 74 82 86 79 70 64 61 59 67 74 78 74
DEWPT            57 63 66 66 67 66 65 64 63 66 67 66 67 66 61 60 58 62 62 63 63
MIN/MAX RH                   44          81          52          98          60
RH               70 60 50 44 53 69 69 79 81 76 61 51 67 87 90 97 96 84 66 60 69
WIND DIR          S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SW  N  N  N  N NE  E  E
WIND SPD          9 12 17 19 16 10 16 12  8 10 13 13  8  4  4  4  5  5  6  5  4
WIND GUST              27    26
CLOUDS(CAT)      SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 OV B2 B2 B2 B2 B2
CLOUDS (%)       44 32 48 34 27 46 61 59 65 67 55 52 76 76 82 88 83 87 71 74 71
POP 12HR                      5          30          30          50          40
QPF 12HR                      0        0.02        0.13        0.19        0.06
RAIN SHWRS                         IS SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
TSTMS                              IS SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
LAL               1  1  1  1  1  1  3  3  3  3  3  3  4  4  4  4  4  4  3  3
HAINES            6  6  6  6  6  6  6  6  4  4  4  4  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  3
MIX HGT         <10<10 29 32 24<10<10<10<10 11 12 35 23<10<10 10<10 15 21 27 19
T WIND DIR        S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SW SW  N  N  N NE NE SE SE
T WIND SPD       18 23 28 31 35 20 32 25 18 20 23 27 28  4 13 13 14 13 13 12 11
SMOKE DISP       PR FR EX EX EX PR FR PR PR FR FR EX GD PR PR PR PR FR FR GD FR


DATE          MON 09/18/17 TUE 09/19/17 WED 09/20/17 THU 09/21/17
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       62      83      65      84      66      84      62      83
TEMP          65 62 80 81 71 66 82 80 70 67 83 80 68 63 81 79
DEWPT         63 62 67 67 64 65 68 68 66 65 68 65 62 59 63 63
RH            93100 65 63 79 97 63 67 87 93 61 60 81 87 54 58
PWIND DIR          SE       S       S       S       S       S      SE       S
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR           50      60      40      30      30      10      30      20
RAIN SHWRS    SC SC NM IS IS SC SC IS SC             SC IS
TSTMS         SC SC NM IS IS SC SC IS SC             SC IS

$$

KSZ012-152215-
IOWA SAC&FOX INDIAN RESERVATION
39.98N  95.44W ELEV. 965 FT
425 AM CDT FRI SEP 15 2017

DATE             FRI 09/15/17            SAT 09/16/17            SUN 09/17/17
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                      92          69          86          59          77
TEMP             66 78 89 92 86 77 76 73 69 74 83 86 79 70 64 61 59 67 74 77 75
DEWPT            57 63 66 66 67 67 66 65 64 66 67 67 67 66 62 60 58 62 61 63 62
MIN/MAX RH                   43          84          53          98          61
RH               73 60 47 43 53 71 71 76 84 76 59 53 67 87 93 97 96 84 64 62 64
WIND DIR          S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S NW  N  N  N  N NE  E  E
WIND SPD          9 12 17 19 14 13 14 12  9 11 13 13  9  5  5  5  5  5  5  6  4
CLOUDS(CAT)      SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 OV B2 B2 B2 B2 B1
CLOUDS (%)       48 32 46 33 28 46 61 60 68 68 56 52 81 75 83 88 81 86 70 71 69
POP 12HR                      5          30          30          50          30
QPF 12HR                      0        0.03        0.16        0.18        0.02
RAIN SHWRS                         IS SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
TSTMS                              IS SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
LAL               1  1  1  1  1  1  3  3  3  3  3  3  4  4  4  4  3  3  3  3
HAINES            6  6  6  6  6  6  6  6  5  5  5  5  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  3
MIX HGT         <10<10 32 37 20<10<10<10<10 10 17 34<10<10 11 12 11 16 23 26 20
T WIND DIR        S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S NW  N  N  N NE NE SE SE
T WIND SPD       14 23 28 27 32 24 23 20 16 19 24 26 18  9 14 14 16 13 11 13 10
SMOKE DISP       PR FR EX EX GD PR PR PR PR FR GD EX PR PR FR FR FR FR FR FR FR


DATE          MON 09/18/17 TUE 09/19/17 WED 09/20/17 THU 09/21/17
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       61      82      65      84      65      83      62      83
TEMP          65 61 79 80 70 66 82 80 70 66 82 79 67 63 81 79
DEWPT         61 61 67 68 65 64 69 69 66 64 69 65 62 59 63 63
RH            87100 67 67 84 93 65 69 87 93 65 62 84 87 54 58
PWIND DIR          SE       S      SE       S       S       S      SE       S
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR           50      60      40      30      30      10      30      20
RAIN SHWRS    SC SC NM IS IS SC SC IS SC             SC IS
TSTMS         SC SC NM IS IS SC SC IS SC             SC IS

$$


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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