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FIRE WEATHER POINT PLANNING FORECASTS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TOPEKA KS
409 AM CST THU FEB 23 2017

KSZ058-232230-
FLINT HILLS NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE (NEAR HARTFORD)
38.32N  95.94W ELEV. 1066 FT
409 AM CST THU FEB 23 2017

DATE             THU 02/23/17            FRI 02/24/17            SAT 02/25/17
UTC 3HRLY     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
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                      72          38          44          24          45
TEMP             47 52 63 71 68 57 53 44 39 39 43 43 37 31 28 27 24 29 40 45 39
DEWPT            41 44 48 50 49 47 40 37 32 29 27 23 20 20 18 18 16 16 15 13 15
MIN/MAX RH                   44          80          44          74          27
RH               79 74 58 47 51 69 61 76 76 67 53 45 50 63 66 68 71 58 36 27 37
WIND DIR         NE  E  E SE SE  S  W  W  W  W NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW  W SW
WIND SPD          9 12 12 14  8 12 13 18 14 19 20 21 18 17 14 12 10 12 10  8  5
WIND GUST                             28    29       29 28
CLOUDS(CAT)      B2 B2 B2 B2 SC FW SC SC SC B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 SC SC SC FW FW FW FW
CLOUDS (%)       79 85 78 70 39 20 28 46 50 59 66 79 83 76 49 33 31 18 14  8 16
POP 12HR                     20           5          10           5           0
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
RAIN SHWRS          IS
LAL               1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1
HAINES            4  4  6  6  6  6  4  4  2  2  2  2  3  3  5  5  5  5  4  4
MIX HGT         <10<10 20 27<10<10<10 17 25 35 52 60 41 34<10<10<10 14 33 45<10
T WIND DIR       NE  E  E SE SE  S  W  W  W NW  W NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW  W SW
T WIND SPD       18 21 16 18 11 14 21 29 32 33 33 34 33 32 23 19 16 17 11  9  9
SMOKE DISP       PR FR FR GD PR PR PR GD EX EX EX EX EX EX PR PR PR FR GD GD PR


DATE               SUN 02/26/17  MON 02/27/17  TUE 02/28/17  WED 03/01/17
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       26    52      30    58      42    65      34    54
TEMP          27   27 47 47 35   30 50 53 43   43 61 59 43   34 49 47
DEWPT         18   19 24 28 28   28 35 34 37   39 40 37 33   28 24 21
RH            68   71 40 47 75   92 56 48 79   86 46 44 67   78 37 35
PWIND DIR           S     S      NE     S       S     S       W    NW
WIND CHAR         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    FW   B1 B2 B2 B1   B1 SC SC SC   B1 B1 B1 SC   SC SC FW
POP 12HR            0    30      30     5      10    20      30     5
RAIN                   S  C  C                        S  C
SNOW                   S     C

$$

KSZ024-232230-
POTAWATOMI INDIAN RESERVATION
39.33N  95.85W ELEV. 1056 FT
409 AM CST THU FEB 23 2017

DATE             THU 02/23/17            FRI 02/24/17            SAT 02/25/17
UTC 3HRLY     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
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          37          40          23          42
TEMP             46 47 55 60 59 52 49 44 39 37 40 39 35 30 28 26 23 25 36 42 37
DEWPT            40 40 41 45 46 45 42 37 32 29 25 22 18 18 17 16 15 16 15 14 15
MIN/MAX RH                   56          79          49          72          31
RH               79 76 59 58 62 77 77 76 76 72 55 50 49 60 63 65 71 68 42 31 40
WIND DIR         NE  E  E  E  E  E NW  W  W NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW  W SW
WIND SPD         12 16 14 13 10 10 10 16 16 18 19 20 18 17 14 13 12 11 10  9  4
WIND GUST                                26 28       29 28
CLOUDS(CAT)      B2 OV B2 B2 B1 SC SC B1 B2 B2 B2 OV OV OV B2 SC SC FW SC FW FW
CLOUDS (%)       85 90 84 75 62 43 47 65 75 80 87 91 94 91 70 45 49 25 29 18 17
POP 12HR                     50          20          30          20           0
QPF 12HR                   0.01        0.02           0           0           0
RAIN              S                 S     S  S  C  C  S
RAIN SHWRS          SC SC    IS IS
SNOW                                                  S  S
SPRINKLES        IS
TSTMS                        IS IS
LAL               1  1  1  1  2  2  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1
HAINES            4  4  4  4  3  3  3  3  2  2  3  3  3  3  4  4  5  5  4  4
MIX HGT         <10 11 15 22 13<10<10 14 20 26 51 64 45 33 25 12<10 16 31 43<10
T WIND DIR       NE NE  E  E  E  E NW  W  W NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW  W SW
T WIND SPD       23 28 24 20 17 16 16 26 29 32 31 33 36 36 32 25 19 18 12 10  8
SMOKE DISP       PR FR GD GD FR PR PR GD GD EX EX EX EX EX EX FR PR FR GD GD PR


DATE               SUN 02/26/17  MON 02/27/17  TUE 02/28/17  WED 03/01/17
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       25    49      26    54      41    61      32    50
TEMP          25   26 44 45 31   26 46 51 43   41 58 58 41   32 44 45
DEWPT         16   19 23 26 25   24 31 30 35   36 37 34 29   26 22 20
RH            68   74 43 47 78   92 55 44 73   82 45 40 62   78 41 36
PWIND DIR           S     S      NE    SE       S     S       W    NW
WIND CHAR         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    FW   B1 B2 B1 B1   B1 SC SC SC   B1 B1 B1 B1   SC SC SC
POP 12HR            5    30      10     5      20    20      30     0
RAIN                   S  C                     S     S  C
SNOW                   S

$$

KSZ012-232230-
KICKAPOO INDIAN RESERVATION
39.69N  95.66W ELEV. 1150 FT
409 AM CST THU FEB 23 2017

DATE             THU 02/23/17            FRI 02/24/17            SAT 02/25/17
UTC 3HRLY     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
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                      57          37          39          23          41
TEMP             44 45 50 56 56 50 48 43 39 38 39 38 33 28 26 24 23 24 35 41 35
DEWPT            40 38 40 43 45 44 42 36 32 30 26 23 20 19 17 17 16 16 16 16 17
MIN/MAX RH                   61          81          55          77          35
RH               86 76 68 62 66 80 80 76 76 73 59 54 58 68 68 74 74 71 45 36 47
WIND DIR         NE NE  E  E NE NE NW NW  W NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW  W  W
WIND SPD         11 14 14 13 11  9 10 16 14 18 19 23 17 16 14 12 11 11 10  8  3
WIND GUST                                   28       28 26 25 24
CLOUDS(CAT)      B2 OV B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 OV OV OV OV B2 SC SC SC SC FW FW
CLOUDS (%)       85 92 84 81 76 60 57 71 82 85 90 93 96 93 70 49 50 28 35 22 21
POP 12HR                     50          30          40          30           0
QPF 12HR                   0.03        0.06           0           0           0
RAIN                                C  S  S  S  C  C
RAIN SHWRS          SC SC    IS SC
SNOW                                                  C  C
TSTMS                        IS IS
LAL               1  1  1  1  3  3  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1
HAINES            4  4  3  3  3  3  3  3  2  2  3  3  3  3  4  4  5  5  4  4
MIX HGT         <10 12 16 21 18<10<10 13 19 28 48 61 49 32 25 18 12 17 28 43<10
T WIND DIR       NE NE  E  E  E NE NW NW  W NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW  W SW
T WIND SPD       21 26 23 20 19 14 14 25 28 29 31 33 37 37 31 26 20 19 12 11  5
SMOKE DISP       PR FR GD GD GD PR PR FR GD EX EX EX EX EX EX GD FR FR GD GD PR


DATE               SUN 02/26/17  MON 02/27/17  TUE 02/28/17  WED 03/01/17
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       24    49      25    53      38    59      31    49
TEMP          24   26 43 43 30   25 43 48 39   38 54 55 39   31 44 44
DEWPT         16   18 24 26 24   24 30 31 34   34 38 35 30   25 23 21
RH            71   71 47 51 78   96 60 51 82   85 54 47 70   78 43 39
PWIND DIR           S     S      NE    SE       S     S      NW    NW
WIND CHAR         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    FW   B1 B2 B1 B1   SC SC SC SC   B1 B1 B1 B1   B1 SC SC
POP 12HR            5    20       5     5      20    20      30     0
RAIN                   S  S                     S     S  C
SNOW                   S

$$

KSZ012-232230-
IOWA SAC&FOX INDIAN RESERVATION
39.98N  95.44W ELEV. 965 FT
409 AM CST THU FEB 23 2017

DATE             THU 02/23/17            FRI 02/24/17            SAT 02/25/17
UTC 3HRLY     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
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                      56          38          39          23          40
TEMP             43 44 50 55 54 50 48 44 40 38 38 38 33 29 27 26 24 24 34 40 35
DEWPT            39 37 40 43 43 42 41 37 33 31 27 25 21 21 18 18 16 17 18 18 18
MIN/MAX RH                   63          82          59          77          41
RH               86 76 68 64 66 74 77 76 76 76 64 59 61 72 68 71 71 74 51 41 49
WIND DIR         NE NE  E  E NE NE  N  W  W NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW  W NW
WIND SPD          8 13 16 14 12 10  9 16 17 19 19 23 19 18 17 14 14 13 12  9  5
WIND GUST                                27 29 29    31 29 28 25
CLOUDS(CAT)      B2 OV B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B2 B2 OV OV OV OV OV B2 SC SC SC SC FW FW
CLOUDS (%)       84 94 85 85 86 75 65 75 85 88 91 94 97 94 72 50 49 31 38 24 25
POP 12HR                     50          40          40          30           0
QPF 12HR                   0.02        0.11        0.01           0           0
RAIN                                C  S  C  C  C  C
RAIN SHWRS          SC SC    SC SC
SNOW                                                  C  C
TSTMS                        SC IS
LAL               1  1  1  1  4  4  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1
HAINES            4  4  3  3  3  3  3  3  2  2  3  3  3  3  4  4  5  5  4  4
MIX HGT         <10<10 16 21 19<10<10 12 19 25 42 59 47 33 25 13<10 17 24 37<10
T WIND DIR       NE NE  E  E  E NE  N NW  W NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW  W  W
T WIND SPD       16 23 25 23 21 18 13 25 28 29 31 33 39 37 34 27 24 23 14 11  8
SMOKE DISP       PR FR GD GD GD FR PR FR GD EX EX EX EX EX EX GD FR GD GD GD PR


DATE               SUN 02/26/17  MON 02/27/17  TUE 02/28/17  WED 03/01/17
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       24    47      25    51      37    58      31    48
TEMP          24   27 41 42 29   25 41 46 37   38 52 54 39   31 43 43
DEWPT         17   19 26 28 24   24 30 32 34   34 38 36 30   26 24 22
RH            74   71 55 57 81   96 65 58 89   85 59 50 70   81 47 43
PWIND DIR           S     S      NE    SE       S     S      NW    NW
WIND CHAR         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC   B1 B2 B1 SC   SC SC SC B1   B1 B1 B1 B1   B1 SC SC
POP 12HR            5    30       5     5      30    20      30     0
RAIN                   C  S                     C  S  S  C
SNOW                   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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