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FIRE WEATHER POINT PLANNING FORECASTS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TOPEKA KS
359 AM CDT SUN MAY 21 2017

KSZ058-212215-
FLINT HILLS NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE (NEAR HARTFORD)
38.32N  95.94W ELEV. 1066 FT
359 AM CDT SUN MAY 21 2017

DATE             SUN 05/21/17            MON 05/22/17            TUE 05/23/17
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                      71          52          71          52          67
TEMP          45 44 57 65 70 69 58 53 53 53 61 65 70 69 60 57 54 53 62 66 67 65
DEWPT         39 40 44 47 48 50 50 50 50 51 54 55 55 56 55 54 52 51 52 49 48 47
MIN/MAX RH                   45          96          57          96          49
RH            79 86 62 52 45 51 75 89 89 93 78 70 59 63 84 90 93 93 70 54 50 52
WIND DIR       W  W  W  W  W  W  S  S  S SW SW SW SW SW SW  W NW NW  N  N NW  N
WIND SPD       9  8  8 10 11  6  4  6  6  6  8 10 10  9  5  6  8  9 12 12 12 11
CLOUDS(CAT)   CL CL CL FW FW FW FW SC B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B2 B2 B1 SC SC B1 B1
CLOUDS (%)     1  4  5 10 21 23 25 41 65 84 81 82 74 72 67 76 82 62 44 49 61 57
POP 12HR                      0          20          40          50          20
QPF 12HR                      0           0        0.05        0.11           0
RAIN SHWRS                            IS SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC IS IS IS IS
TSTMS                                 IS SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC       IS IS
LAL            1  1  1  1  1  1  1  2  2  3  3  4  4  4  4  4  4  1  1  3  3
HAINES         3  4  4  4  4  4  4  5  5  6  6  4  4  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  3
MIX HGT      <10<10 13 50 58<10<10<10<10<10<10 34 52 37<10<10<10<10 42 61 72 66
T WIND DIR     W  W  W  W  W  W  S  S  S  S SW SW SW SW SW  W NW  N  N  N NW NW
T WIND SPD    14 12  9 19 16 10  6 12 12 11 13 17 14 11  9 13 16 23 25 26 20 25
SMOKE DISP    PR PR PR EX EX PR PR PR PR PR PR GD EX GD PR PR PR FR EX EX EX EX


DATE          WED 05/24/17 THU 05/25/17 FRI 05/26/17 SAT 05/27/17
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       46      66      47      75      57      80      62      81
TEMP          51 47 62 64 51 48 70 73 60 58 76 78 67 63 78 79
DEWPT         45 43 45 45 45 45 51 54 55 54 62 62 62 61 63 64
RH            80 86 54 50 80 89 51 51 84 86 62 58 84 93 60 60
PWIND DIR          NW      NW       E       S      SE       S      SE       S
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    B1 SC SC SC FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR           10      10       0       0      30      10      30      10
RAIN SHWRS                               SC       SC
TSTMS                                    SC       SC

$$

KSZ024-212215-
POTAWATOMI INDIAN RESERVATION
39.33N  95.85W ELEV. 1056 FT
359 AM CDT SUN MAY 21 2017

DATE             SUN 05/21/17            MON 05/22/17            TUE 05/23/17
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                      70          53          72          51          66
TEMP          44 43 55 64 69 68 59 54 53 53 63 67 72 67 61 56 53 51 59 63 66 63
DEWPT         40 39 43 44 44 45 46 46 49 50 54 55 55 54 54 52 51 49 50 46 45 43
MIN/MAX RH                   40          90          56          95          46
RH            86 86 64 48 40 43 62 74 86 89 72 65 55 63 78 86 93 93 72 54 47 48
WIND DIR       W  W  W  W  W  W SW  S SW SW SW SW SW SW SW  W NW NW NW  N NW  N
WIND SPD       9  9 11 12 12  6  2  5  5  5 10 11 10  9  4  6  9  8 12 12 12 11
CLOUDS(CAT)   FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B2 B2 B2 B1 SC SC B1 B1
CLOUDS (%)     9  7  8 10 17 14 14 23 50 84 85 80 72 69 73 84 82 54 37 49 68 67
POP 12HR                      0          20          50          50          30
QPF 12HR                      0           0        0.13        0.17           0
RAIN SHWRS                            IS SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC       SC SC
TSTMS                                 IS SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC       IS IS
LAL            1  1  1  1  1  1  1  2  2  4  4  4  4  4  4  4  4  1  1  3  3
HAINES         2  3  3  4  4  4  4  5  5  3  3  4  4  5  5  3  3  3  3  4  4
MIX HGT      <10<10 12 53 64 14<10<10<10<10 12 20 50<10<10<10<10<10 34 63 71 60
T WIND DIR     W  W  W  W  W  W SW  S  S  W SW SW SW SW SW  W NW NW  N  N NW NW
T WIND SPD    17 13 17 24 20 11  3  8 11 10 14 17 27 18 10 12 20 18 26 23 21 26
SMOKE DISP    PR PR FR EX EX FR PR PR PR PR FR GD EX PR PR PR PR FR EX EX EX EX


DATE          WED 05/24/17 THU 05/25/17 FRI 05/26/17 SAT 05/27/17
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       47      66      47      74      56      79      61      80
TEMP          51 47 62 64 51 48 68 72 60 57 74 77 65 62 76 78
DEWPT         43 42 44 43 44 44 50 52 54 53 60 61 61 60 63 63
RH            74 83 52 46 77 86 52 49 81 86 62 58 87 93 64 60
PWIND DIR          NW       N       E       S      SE      SE      SE       S
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    B1 SC SC SC SC FW FW FW SC B1 B1 SC SC B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR           10      10       0       0      30      20      30      20
RAIN SHWRS                            IS SC IS    SC SC IS IS
TSTMS                                 IS SC IS    SC SC IS IS

$$

KSZ012-212215-
KICKAPOO INDIAN RESERVATION
39.69N  95.66W ELEV. 1150 FT
359 AM CDT SUN MAY 21 2017

DATE             SUN 05/21/17            MON 05/22/17            TUE 05/23/17
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                      69          52          72          51          66
TEMP          44 43 55 63 68 67 58 53 52 52 63 69 72 67 60 55 53 52 60 64 66 62
DEWPT         40 39 43 43 43 44 45 45 47 50 55 56 56 55 54 51 51 49 49 46 46 44
MIN/MAX RH                   39          90          56          94          47
RH            86 86 64 48 40 43 62 74 83 93 75 63 57 65 81 86 93 89 67 52 48 52
WIND DIR       W  W  W  W  W  W SW  S SW SW SW SW SW SW  W NW NW NW NW NW NW  N
WIND SPD       9 10 12 14 14  8  3  5  6  6 10 11 11  9  4  5  8  6 11 11 12 10
CLOUDS(CAT)   FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC B2 B2 B2 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 SC B1 B2 B1
CLOUDS (%)    25 24 23 11 21 12 12 15 33 74 77 72 67 70 81 85 83 54 38 51 70 68
POP 12HR                      0          20          50          50          30
QPF 12HR                      0           0        0.14        0.22           0
RAIN SHWRS                            IS SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC       SC SC
TSTMS                                 IS SC SC SC SC SC SC IS IS       IS IS
LAL            1  1  1  1  1  1  1  2  2  4  4  4  4  4  4  4  4  1  1  3  3
HAINES         2  3  3  4  4  4  4  5  5  3  3  3  3  5  5  3  3  3  3  4  4
MIX HGT      <10<10 14 55 65<10<10<10<10<10 15 27 49<10<10<10<10 12 39 67 73 62
T WIND DIR     W  W  W  W  W  W SW  S  S SW SW SW SW SW  W NW NW NW  N  N NW NW
T WIND SPD    16 14 18 27 23 11  6  8 12 16 17 17 31 17  9 10 16 17 25 23 23 26
SMOKE DISP    PR PR FR EX EX PR PR PR PR PR FR GD EX FR PR PR PR FR EX EX EX EX


DATE          WED 05/24/17 THU 05/25/17 FRI 05/26/17 SAT 05/27/17
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       47      65      46      74      56      78      61      79
TEMP          51 48 62 64 49 48 69 73 59 57 74 76 64 61 75 77
DEWPT         43 42 44 43 44 44 50 52 53 53 60 61 60 59 63 63
RH            74 80 52 46 83 86 51 48 80 86 62 60 87 93 66 62
PWIND DIR          NW       N       E       S      SE      SE      SE      SE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    B1 SC SC SC SC FW FW FW SC B1 B1 SC B1 B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR           10      10       0       5      40      20      30      20
RAIN SHWRS                            IS SC IS    SC SC IS IS
TSTMS                                 IS SC IS    SC SC IS IS

$$

KSZ012-212215-
IOWA SAC&FOX INDIAN RESERVATION
39.98N  95.44W ELEV. 965 FT
359 AM CDT SUN MAY 21 2017

DATE             SUN 05/21/17            MON 05/22/17            TUE 05/23/17
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                      69          52          73          51          66
TEMP          44 43 54 62 68 68 58 54 52 53 64 71 73 68 59 56 53 52 60 64 66 63
DEWPT         40 39 43 42 42 43 45 44 46 49 55 56 55 54 54 53 51 49 50 47 46 44
MIN/MAX RH                   38          87          52          95          47
RH            86 86 66 48 39 40 62 69 80 86 73 59 53 61 83 90 93 89 69 54 48 50
WIND DIR       W  W  W  W  W  W SW  S SW SW SW SW SW SW  W NW NW NW NW NW NW NW
WIND SPD      10 11 13 16 16  9  4  5  8  9 12 13 13 10  5  5  9  8 12 13 13 12
WIND GUST                                   23
CLOUDS(CAT)   SC SC SC FW SC FW FW FW FW B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 SC B1 B2 B1
CLOUDS (%)    33 32 32 14 28 13 10 11 24 64 67 64 65 71 85 85 84 55 40 53 73 69
POP 12HR                      0          10          40          50          30
QPF 12HR                      0           0        0.07        0.25           0
RAIN SHWRS                               SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC       SC SC
TSTMS                                    SC SC SC SC SC SC IS IS       IS IS
LAL            1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  4  4  4  4  4  4  4  4  1  1  3  3
HAINES         2  3  3  4  4  4  4  5  5  5  5  4  4  5  5  3  3  3  3  3  3
MIX HGT      <10<10 32 57 67 31<10<10<10<10<10 31 47 16<10<10<10 13 39 67 70 60
T WIND DIR     W  W  W  W  W  W SW  S  S SW SW SW SW SW SW NW NW NW  N NW NW NW
T WIND SPD    18 17 27 29 26 17  9 11 17 18 21 23 29 18  8  8 16 17 24 21 23 25
SMOKE DISP    PR PR EX EX EX GD PR PR PR PR FR EX EX FR PR PR PR FR EX EX EX EX


DATE          WED 05/24/17 THU 05/25/17 FRI 05/26/17 SAT 05/27/17
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       48      66      47      74      56      78      61      79
TEMP          51 49 62 65 50 48 69 72 58 57 74 76 64 61 75 77
DEWPT         44 43 44 44 45 44 50 52 53 53 59 60 59 59 63 62
RH            77 80 52 46 83 86 51 49 83 86 59 58 84 93 66 60
PWIND DIR          NW       N      SE       S      SE      SE      SE       S
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    B1 SC SC SC SC FW FW FW SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR           10       5       0      10      40      30      40      20
RAIN SHWRS                            IS SC SC    SC SC IS IS
TSTMS                                 IS SC SC    SC SC IS 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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