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FIRE WEATHER POINT PLANNING FORECASTS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TOPEKA KS
402 AM CST MON JAN 15 2018

KSZ058-152230-
FLINT HILLS NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE (NEAR HARTFORD)
38.32N  95.94W ELEV. 1066 FT
402 AM CST MON JAN 15 2018

DATE             MON 01/15/18            TUE 01/16/18            WED 01/17/18
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                      20          -1          12           0          28
TEMP             23 16 16 16 11  7  4  1  0  0  7 12  8  5  3  2  0  4 20 28 20
DEWPT            18 10  7  4  1 -1 -3 -6 -7 -6 -2  2  1  1 -1  0 -1  0  5  9  7
MIN/MAX RH                   59          76          63          95          43
RH               81 77 67 58 63 69 72 72 71 75 66 63 72 83 83 91 95 83 51 44 56
WIND DIR          N  N  N NW  N  N NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW  W SW  S  S  S  S  S
WIND SPD         16 16 17 18 16 13 13 12 12 12 11 10  6  3  1  2  3  5  9 10  8
WIND GUST           26
CLOUDS(CAT)      B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 SC SC FW FW SC FW FW FW FW FW CL CL CL CL CL
CLOUDS (%)       86 79 72 54 64 52 35 26 23 16 32 24 14  7  7 10  4  3  2  2  2
POP 12HR                     20           0           0           0           0
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
FRZG RAIN
SNOW              S
LAL               1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1
HAINES            3  3  3  3  2  2  2  2  3  3  2  2  3  3  4  4  4  4  4  4
MIX HGT          22 24 36 37 34 31 32 24 19 16 22 24<10<10<10<10<10<10 16 16<10
T WIND DIR        N  N  N NW  N  N  N NW NW NW NW NW NW NW  W SW  S  S SW  S  S
T WIND SPD       28 27 24 26 28 26 24 24 24 21 17 16 13  6  2  3  6 12 14 17 16
SMOKE DISP       GD GD EX EX EX EX EX GD GD GD GD GD PR PR PR PR PR PR FR FR PR
WIND CHILL                    Y  Y  Y  Y  Y  Y
WINTER WEATH


DATE               THU 01/18/18  FRI 01/19/18  SAT 01/20/18  SUN 01/21/18
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       15    42      26    49      36    54      33    42
TEMP          15   16 38 39 30   28 46 45 36   40 53 49 39   33 42 35
DEWPT          6    8 17 22 22   24 31 35 36   38 42 39 37   33 31 25
RH            67   70 42 50 72   85 55 68100   92 66 68 92  100 65 66
PWIND DIR           S    SW       S     S       S     S      SW    NW
WIND CHAR         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    CL   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW SC   B1 B1 SC B1   B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR            0     0       0     0       5     5      30    30
RAIN                                                          C  C
SNOW                                                          C  C

$$

KSZ024-152230-
POTAWATOMI INDIAN RESERVATION
39.33N  95.85W ELEV. 1056 FT
402 AM CST MON JAN 15 2018

DATE             MON 01/15/18            TUE 01/16/18            WED 01/17/18
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                      14          -3           9          -3          27
TEMP             16 10 10 10  7  3  1 -1 -3 -2  5  9  6  3 -1 -3 -2  2 19 27 21
DEWPT            10  3  1  0 -2 -5 -6 -7 -8 -8 -3  1  0 -1 -3 -4 -4 -2  4  9  7
MIN/MAX RH                   62          77          68          97          46
RH               77 73 66 63 66 68 72 75 78 75 69 69 76 83 91 95 91 83 51 46 54
WIND DIR          N  N NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW  W  W SW  S SW  S  S
WIND SPD         14 16 17 16 13 12 11 11 10 11 10 10  4  2  1  1  2  5  9 10  8
WIND GUST                 26
CLOUDS(CAT)      B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC FW FW FW FW CL CL CL CL CL
CLOUDS (%)       57 53 64 55 59 56 38 39 38 38 37 33 17 10 12 10  5  4  3  3  2
POP 12HR                      5           0           0           0           0
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL               1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1
HAINES            3  3  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  4  4  4  4  4  4
MIX HGT          18 30 34 37 31 29<10<10<10 16 15 17<10<10<10<10<10<10 13 12<10
T WIND DIR        N  N NW NW NW  N NW NW NW NW NW NW NW  W  W SW SW  S SW  S  S
T WIND SPD       32 29 26 26 28 28 23 23 19 20 16 16  9  4  2  3  4 11 16 17 16
SMOKE DISP       GD EX EX EX EX EX FR PR PR FR FR FR PR PR PR PR PR PR FR FR PR
WIND CHILL                    Y  Y  Y  Y  Y  Y


DATE               THU 01/18/18  FRI 01/19/18  SAT 01/20/18  SUN 01/21/18
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       14    40      26    48      34    50      30    38
TEMP          15   18 37 39 30   28 45 45 37   36 49 45 35   30 38 33
DEWPT          7    9 18 22 22   24 30 32 34   35 39 36 34   30 29 23
RH            70   67 46 50 72   85 55 60 89   96 68 70 96  100 70 66
PWIND DIR           S    SW      SW     S       S     S      SW    NW
WIND CHAR         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    CL   FW FW FW FW   FW FW SC SC   SC B1 B1 B1   B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR            0     0       0     0       0     5      30    40
RAIN                                                          C  C  C
SNOW                                                          C  C  C

$$

KSZ012-152230-
KICKAPOO INDIAN RESERVATION
39.69N  95.66W ELEV. 1150 FT
402 AM CST MON JAN 15 2018

DATE             MON 01/15/18            TUE 01/16/18            WED 01/17/18
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                      10          -5           8          -4          26
TEMP             13  8  8  8  4  1 -1 -2 -4 -4  3  8  4  1 -1 -4 -3  1 18 26 19
DEWPT             6  2 -1 -1 -3 -6 -7 -8 -9 -8 -3  1  0 -2 -3 -4 -6 -2  5 10  7
MIN/MAX RH                   66          80          70          99          51
RH               73 76 66 66 72 72 75 75 78 82 75 72 83 87 91100 86 87 56 50 59
WIND DIR          N  N NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW  W SW SW SW  S SW  S  S
WIND SPD         14 17 17 17 13 12 11 12 11 11 10 10  3  2  1  1  2  5  9 10  8
WIND GUST           27 27
CLOUDS(CAT)      SC SC B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC FW FW FW FW CL CL CL CL CL
CLOUDS (%)       47 49 63 55 58 50 43 44 47 43 38 34 19  9 14 11  4  5  3  3  2
POP 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL               1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1
HAINES            3  3  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  3  3  4  4  4  4  4  4
MIX HGT          12 25 34 36 29 22<10 16 18 15 15 18<10<10<10<10<10<10 13 13<10
T WIND DIR        N  N NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW  W SW SW SW  S SW  S  S
T WIND SPD       29 32 28 28 28 28 21 25 24 21 16 16  9  4  2  2  4 11 18 18 16
SMOKE DISP       GD EX EX EX EX GD PR GD GD FR FR FR PR PR PR PR PR PR FR FR PR
WIND CHILL                    Y  Y  Y  Y  Y  Y


DATE               THU 01/18/18  FRI 01/19/18  SAT 01/20/18  SUN 01/21/18
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       13    39      25    47      33    48      28    37
TEMP          13   16 36 38 29   27 44 45 38   34 48 41 34   28 37 31
DEWPT          8    9 19 23 23   23 30 31 33   34 39 35 32   28 29 23
RH            80   73 50 54 78   85 57 58 82  100 71 79 92  100 72 72
PWIND DIR          SW    SW      SW     S       S     S      SW    NW
WIND CHAR         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    CL   FW FW FW FW   FW FW SC SC   SC B1 B1 B1   B2 B1 B1
POP 12HR            0     0       0     0       0     5      20    40
RAIN                                                             C  C
SNOW                                                          S  C  C

$$

KSZ012-152230-
IOWA SAC&FOX INDIAN RESERVATION
39.98N  95.44W ELEV. 965 FT
402 AM CST MON JAN 15 2018

DATE             MON 01/15/18            TUE 01/16/18            WED 01/17/18
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                       9          -5           7          -4          25
TEMP             12  7  7  7  4 -1 -2 -2 -4 -4  3  7  3  1 -1 -4 -4  1 18 25 19
DEWPT             5  0 -2 -2 -4 -6 -8 -8 -9 -8 -3  0 -1 -2 -4 -4 -6 -3  4 10  7
MIN/MAX RH                   66          81          72          99          50
RH               73 72 66 66 68 79 75 75 78 82 75 72 83 87 87100 91 83 53 52 59
WIND DIR         NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW  W SW SW  S  S SW  S  S
WIND SPD         14 17 18 18 13 13 12 12 11 11 10 10  4  2  1  2  2  5 10 10  8
WIND GUST           27
CLOUDS(CAT)      SC B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC B1 B1 SC SC SC FW FW FW FW CL FW CL CL CL
CLOUDS (%)       46 52 56 55 60 48 45 58 53 47 38 35 23  9 16 13  5  6  4  4  2
POP 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL               1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1
HAINES            3  3  2  2  2  2  2  2  3  3  2  2  3  3  3  3  4  4  4  4
MIX HGT          22 27 34 36 32 23 10 19 20 15 16 16<10<10<10<10<10<10 14 13<10
T WIND DIR       NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW  W SW SW  S  S SW SW  S
T WIND SPD       31 32 29 29 29 29 25 26 24 21 17 16 10  4  3  4  4 11 19 18 16
SMOKE DISP       GD EX EX EX EX EX FR GD GD FR FR FR PR PR PR PR PR PR FR FR PR
WIND CHILL                    Y  Y  Y  Y  Y  Y


DATE               THU 01/18/18  FRI 01/19/18  SAT 01/20/18  SUN 01/21/18
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       13    39      25    46      32    47      28    36
TEMP          14   16 35 37 29   27 43 43 37   33 47 40 32   28 36 30
DEWPT          8    9 19 23 23   23 30 31 33   33 39 35 32   28 29 23
RH            76   73 52 56 78   85 60 62 85  100 74 82100  100 75 75
PWIND DIR           S    SW      SW     S       S     S       E    NW
WIND CHAR         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    CL   FW FW FW FW   FW FW SC SC   SC B1 B1 B1   B2 B2 B1
POP 12HR            0     0       0     0       0     5      20    50
RAIN                                                             C  C
SNOW                                                          S  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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