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FIRE WEATHER POINT PLANNING FORECASTS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TOPEKA KS
420 AM CST WED DEC 13 2017

KSZ058-132215-
FLINT HILLS NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE (NEAR HARTFORD)
38.32N  95.94W ELEV. 1066 FT
420 AM CST WED DEC 13 2017

DATE             WED 12/13/17            THU 12/14/17            FRI 12/15/17
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          28          42          26          47
TEMP             31 41 56 58 47 39 34 30 28 31 39 42 36 32 29 28 26 29 41 47 39
DEWPT            25 24 26 28 28 28 28 26 25 25 25 24 25 26 25 25 25 25 24 22 22
MIN/MAX RH                   28          89          49          95          37
RH               78 50 31 32 47 64 78 85 88 78 57 48 64 78 85 88 96 85 50 37 50
WIND DIR         SW NW NW NW NW  N  N  N  N  N  N NW NW NW NW NW NW NW  W  W SW
WIND SPD         10 14 23 20  9  8  6  6  5  5  8  8  4  3  5  8  6  9 10 11  8
WIND GUST              34 31
CLOUDS(CAT)      CL CL FW CL FW FW SC SC B1 B1 B2 B2 OV B2 B1 B1 SC FW FW FW FW
CLOUDS (%)        1  5  9  3  6 19 32 48 65 66 79 85 89 81 65 52 29 15 12  8  9
POP 12HR                      0           0           5          10           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            5  5  5  5  3  3  3  3  2  2  2  2  3  3  3  3  2  2  3  3
MIX HGT         <10<10 27 36<10<10<10<10<10<10 41 43 13<10<10<10<10<10 33 35<10
T WIND DIR       SW NW NW NW NW  N  N  N  N  N  N NW NW NW NW NW NW  W  W  W SW
T WIND SPD       19 28 37 33 18 13  9 10  9  8 13 11  9  6 10 13 10 12 20 20 12
SMOKE DISP       PR PR EX EX PR PR PR PR PR PR GD GD PR PR PR PR PR PR GD EX PR


DATE               SAT 12/16/17  SUN 12/17/17  MON 12/18/17  TUE 12/19/17
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       31    57      31    48      27    54      32    55
TEMP          34   32 55 49 38   32 47 43 33   29 53 47 38   33 54 47
DEWPT         22   22 24 24 29   30 29 24 23   21 24 24 24   24 27 27
RH            61   66 30 37 70   92 49 47 66   72 32 40 57   69 35 45
PWIND DIR          SW     S      SW    NW      NW    SW      SW     W
WIND CHAR         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    FW   FW FW FW SC   B1 B2 B1 SC   SC FW FW FW   FW FW FW
POP 12HR            0     0      40    10       0     0       0     0
RAIN                              C
SNOW                              C

$$

KSZ024-132215-
POTAWATOMI INDIAN RESERVATION
39.33N  95.85W ELEV. 1056 FT
420 AM CST WED DEC 13 2017

DATE             WED 12/13/17            THU 12/14/17            FRI 12/15/17
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          27          41          26          45
TEMP             34 42 53 55 45 36 31 29 27 31 38 41 37 33 31 30 26 28 41 45 40
DEWPT            22 23 26 28 28 27 26 24 24 24 23 23 25 26 25 25 24 24 23 21 22
MIN/MAX RH                   32          88          48          92          38
RH               61 46 35 35 51 69 81 81 88 75 54 48 61 75 78 81 92 85 48 38 48
WIND DIR          W NW NW NW  N  N  N  N  N NW NW NW NW NW NW NW  W  W  W  W SW
WIND SPD         11 14 23 21 10  6  6  6  6  6  6  8  4  5  5  8  6  9 10 11  8
WIND GUST              34 33
CLOUDS(CAT)      CL SC CL CL FW SC SC B1 B1 B1 B2 OV OV B2 B1 B1 SC FW FW FW FW
CLOUDS (%)        3 38  3  3 11 34 48 58 67 61 84 91 93 81 64 62 33 20 19 11 20
POP 12HR                      0           0          10          10           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            5  5  4  4  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  3  3  3  3  2  2  3  3
MIX HGT         <10<10 27 35<10<10<10<10<10 35 39 43 28<10<10<10<10<10 29 29<10
T WIND DIR        W NW NW NW  N  N  N  N  N  N  N NW NW NW NW NW  W  W  W  W SW
T WIND SPD       20 27 37 34 19 12 13 12 11 13 12 11 10  9 10 13 12 13 20 23 16
SMOKE DISP       PR PR EX EX PR PR PR PR PR GD GD GD FR PR PR PR PR PR GD GD PR


DATE               SAT 12/16/17  SUN 12/17/17  MON 12/18/17  TUE 12/19/17
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       30    56      30    46      27    52      31    53
TEMP          32   31 54 50 36   31 45 41 31   29 50 47 37   32 52 47
DEWPT         20   21 23 24 27   29 28 22 21   21 23 24 23   23 25 24
RH            61   66 30 36 69   92 51 46 66   72 34 40 56   69 35 40
PWIND DIR          SW     S       W    NW       W    SW       W    NW
WIND CHAR         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    FW   FW FW SC SC   B1 B2 B1 SC   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW
POP 12HR            0     0      40    20       0     0       0     0
RAIN                              C  S
SNOW                              C  S

$$

KSZ012-132215-
KICKAPOO INDIAN RESERVATION
39.69N  95.66W ELEV. 1150 FT
420 AM CST WED DEC 13 2017

DATE             WED 12/13/17            THU 12/14/17            FRI 12/15/17
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                      55          26          40          25          45
TEMP             33 42 52 53 42 34 30 27 26 28 37 40 35 31 28 28 25 28 41 45 38
DEWPT            22 25 30 30 29 27 26 24 23 24 23 23 25 26 24 25 24 24 24 23 22
MIN/MAX RH                   38          92          51          95          41
RH               63 50 43 41 60 75 85 88 88 85 56 50 66 81 85 88 96 85 50 41 52
WIND DIR          W NW NW NW  N  N  N  N  N NW NW NW NW NW NW NW  W  W  W  W SW
WIND SPD         11 17 24 23 12 10  8  8  6  5  6  6  4  4  5  6  5  8  9 11  8
WIND GUST              35 34
CLOUDS(CAT)      FW SC CL CL FW SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 OV OV B2 B1 B1 SC FW FW FW FW
CLOUDS (%)        6 42  5  4 19 44 56 60 68 64 83 90 92 80 68 65 35 25 22 14 25
POP 12HR                      0           5          10          10           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            5  5  4  4  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  3  3  2  2  2  2  3  3
MIX HGT         <10<10 28 36<10 35 23 33 28 33 40 44 11<10<10<10<10<10 33 28<10
T WIND DIR        W NW NW NW  N  N  N  N  N  N  N NW NW NW NW NW  W  W  W  W SW
T WIND SPD       21 33 41 36 24 28 18 18 14 14 12 12  8  9 10 12 11 12 18 23 14
SMOKE DISP       PR PR EX EX PR EX GD GD GD GD GD GD PR PR PR PR PR PR GD GD PR


DATE               SAT 12/16/17  SUN 12/17/17  MON 12/18/17  TUE 12/19/17
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       30    55      29    45      26    52      30    51
TEMP          32   31 53 48 34   30 44 41 30   29 51 45 36   31 50 43
DEWPT         21   21 25 25 26   29 28 23 21   21 25 24 23   23 26 24
RH            63   66 33 40 72   96 53 48 69   72 36 43 59   72 39 47
PWIND DIR          SW    SW       W    NW       W    SW       W    NW
WIND CHAR         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    FW   FW FW SC SC   B1 B2 B1 SC   FW FW FW SC   FW FW FW
POP 12HR            0     0      30    20       0     0       0     0
RAIN                                 S
SNOW                              C  S

$$

KSZ012-132215-
IOWA SAC&FOX INDIAN RESERVATION
39.98N  95.44W ELEV. 965 FT
420 AM CST WED DEC 13 2017

DATE             WED 12/13/17            THU 12/14/17            FRI 12/15/17
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                      54          26          40          25          44
TEMP             33 42 51 52 41 34 30 27 26 28 37 40 35 30 28 26 25 27 38 44 37
DEWPT            23 26 30 30 30 27 26 24 24 23 23 23 24 25 24 25 24 24 24 23 23
MIN/MAX RH                   41          92          50          97          43
RH               66 53 44 43 65 75 85 88 92 81 56 50 64 81 85 96 96 88 57 43 56
WIND DIR          W NW NW NW  N  N NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW  W  W  W  W SW
WIND SPD         12 17 25 24 13 10  8  8  5  6  6  8  3  4  6  8  6  9 11 11  9
WIND GUST           27 36 35
CLOUDS(CAT)      FW SC FW FW SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 OV B2 B1 B1 SC SC SC FW SC
CLOUDS (%)        7 43  8  7 27 50 63 61 67 67 81 87 90 77 69 66 40 29 26 18 30
POP 12HR                      0           5          10          20           0
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
RAIN SHWRS                                           IS
SNOWSHWRS                                            IS IS
LAL               1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1
HAINES            5  5  3  3  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  3  3
MIX HGT         <10<10 27 37 12 11 33 30<10 25 41 46 23<10<10<10<10<10 33 26<10
T WIND DIR        W NW NW NW  N  N  N  N NW  N NW NW NW NW NW NW  W  W  W  W SW
T WIND SPD       23 32 39 35 25 21 21 19 12 17 13 13 11 10 12 14 13 13 19 23 14
SMOKE DISP       PR PR EX EX FR FR EX GD PR GD GD GD FR PR PR PR PR PR GD GD PR


DATE               SAT 12/16/17  SUN 12/17/17  MON 12/18/17  TUE 12/19/17
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       30    54      30    45      26    51      30    50
TEMP          32   31 52 47 35   31 44 40 30   29 50 44 37   31 49 43
DEWPT         21   21 26 26 27   29 28 23 22   21 25 25 24   24 26 24
RH            63   66 36 43 72   92 53 50 72   72 37 47 59   75 40 47
PWIND DIR          SW    SW       W    NW       W    SW       W    NW
WIND CHAR         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    FW   FW SC SC B1   B1 B2 B1 SC   FW FW FW SC   FW FW FW
POP 12HR            0     0      20    20       0     0       0     0
RAIN                                 S
SNOW                              S  S

$$


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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