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FIRE WEATHER POINT PLANNING FORECASTS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TOPEKA KS
356 AM CDT FRI MAY 22 2015

KSZ058-222215-
FLINT HILLS NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE (NEAR HARTFORD)
38.32N  95.94W ELEV. 1066 FT
356 AM CDT FRI MAY 22 2015

DATE             FRI 05/22/15            SAT 05/23/15            SUN 05/24/15
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                      63          54          68          63          71
TEMP          49 47 54 60 62 62 58 56 54 54 60 65 68 67 65 64 63 63 67 70 71 70
DEWPT         45 45 46 47 47 48 49 50 51 52 54 58 62 61 62 63 62 61 63 65 65 65
MIN/MAX RH                   58          92          77          95          81
RH            86 93 74 62 58 60 72 80 90 93 81 78 81 81 90 97 97 93 87 84 81 84
WIND DIR      SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE  S SE SE SE SE  S  S  S  S  S
WIND SPD       1  2  8  8 10 10  6  8  6  8 11 12 12 10 12 11 10 12 13 12 10  9
CLOUDS(CAT)   B1 B2 B2 OV OV B2 OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV B2
CLOUDS (%)    51 73 80 92 90 87 88 90 91 94 96 98 98 97 97 97 98 98 96 94 90 86
POP 12HR                     60          60          70          80          80
QPF 12HR                   0.15        0.15        0.29        1.19        0.92
RAIN SHWRS          SC SC SC NM NM NM NM NM NM NM NM  O  O  O  O  O  O  O  O NM
TSTMS                                    NM NM NM NM  O  O  O  O  O  O  O  O NM
LAL            1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  4  4  4  4  5  5  5  5  5  5  5  5
HAINES         5  5  5  2  2  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  5  5
MIX HGT      <10<10<10 33 35 27<10<10<10<10<10 13 26<10<10<10<10<10 14 20 12 13
T WIND DIR    SE  S  S SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE  S SE SE  S SE  S  S  S  S  S
T WIND SPD     3  5 11 12 20 20 13 13 11 14 20 21 21 14 19 17 14 21 20 21 18 14
SMOKE DISP    PR PR PR GD EX GD PR PR PR PR FR FR GD PR PR PR PR PR FR GD FR FR


DATE          MON 05/25/15  TUE 05/26/15  WED 05/27/15  THU 05/28/15
CDT 6HRLY     01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19
UTC 6HRLY     06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00

MIN/MAX TEMP     61    77      62    78      62    80      63    80
TEMP          64 61 74 75   65 62 74 76   65 62 76 78   67 63 76 77
DEWPT         62 61 65 66   61 61 64 65   62 62 66 66   62 62 67 66
RH            93100 74 74   87 97 71 69   90100 71 67   84 97 74 69
PWIND DIR         S     S       S     S       S     S       S     S
WIND CHAR       <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B2 B1 B1   B1 B1 B1 B1   B1 B1 B1 B1   B1 B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR         60    30      40    30      30    40      30    30
RAIN SHWRS    NM NM SC SC   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC
TSTMS         NM NM SC SC   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC

$$

KSZ024-222215-
POTAWATOMI INDIAN RESERVATION
39.33N  95.85W ELEV. 1056 FT
356 AM CDT FRI MAY 22 2015

DATE             FRI 05/22/15            SAT 05/23/15            SUN 05/24/15
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                      62          54          66          62          72
TEMP          52 49 55 60 62 61 57 56 54 54 59 64 66 66 64 63 62 62 67 70 72 71
DEWPT         44 42 41 41 42 43 45 47 49 50 53 56 60 60 61 61 61 61 63 64 64 64
MIN/MAX RH                   47          87          77          95          76
RH            74 77 59 49 48 51 64 72 83 86 80 75 81 81 90 93 97 97 87 81 76 79
WIND DIR      SW  S  S  S SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE  S  S  S  S
WIND SPD       1  2  5  9 10  9  6  6  6  8 10 12 11 10 10 12 10 10 11 11 11  8
CLOUDS(CAT)   SC B1 B2 B2 B2 OV B2 OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV B2
CLOUDS (%)    34 65 73 83 81 88 85 88 91 90 94 97 98 98 99100 99 98 96 93 90 87
POP 12HR                     50          50          60          80          80
QPF 12HR                   0.03        0.07        0.16        0.93        0.55
RAIN SHWRS             SC SC SC SC SC SC NM NM NM NM  O  O  O  O  O  O  O  O NM
TSTMS                                    NM NM NM NM  O  O  O  O  O  O  O  O NM
LAL            1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  4  4  4  4  5  5  5  5  5  5  5  5
HAINES         5  5  5  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  3
MIX HGT      <10<10<10 33 29 28<10<10<10<10<10 14 11<10<10<10<10<10<10 25 17<10
T WIND DIR    SW SW  S  S SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE  S  S  S  S
T WIND SPD     5  5  8 17 19 18 13 13 12 14 20 23 19 17 19 23 19 19 20 19 20 14
SMOKE DISP    PR PR PR GD GD GD PR PR PR PR FR FR FR PR PR PR PR PR FR GD GD PR


DATE          MON 05/25/15  TUE 05/26/15  WED 05/27/15  THU 05/28/15
CDT 6HRLY     01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19
UTC 6HRLY     06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00

MIN/MAX TEMP     61    78      61    79      61    80      62    80
TEMP          63 61 74 75   64 61 75 77   65 61 76 78   66 62 76 77
DEWPT         61 60 64 63   60 60 63 63   61 61 64 63   61 60 65 65
RH            93 97 71 66   87 97 66 62   87100 66 60   84 93 69 67
PWIND DIR         S     S       S     S       S     S      SE     S
WIND CHAR       <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B2 B1 B1   B1 B1 B1 B1   B1 B1 B1 SC   SC B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR         60    30      50    30      40    40      30    40
RAIN SHWRS    NM NM SC SC   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC
TSTMS         NM NM SC SC   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC

$$

KSZ012-222215-
KICKAPOO INDIAN RESERVATION
39.69N  95.66W ELEV. 1150 FT
356 AM CDT FRI MAY 22 2015

DATE             FRI 05/22/15            SAT 05/23/15            SUN 05/24/15
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                      63          54          66          62          72
TEMP          51 49 55 60 63 62 58 56 54 54 59 64 66 66 64 63 62 62 67 70 72 71
DEWPT         44 42 41 41 42 43 45 47 49 50 53 56 59 59 60 60 60 60 62 64 65 64
MIN/MAX RH                   46          87          75          94          76
RH            77 77 59 49 46 50 62 72 83 86 80 75 78 78 87 90 93 93 84 81 79 79
WIND DIR      SW SW  S  S  S SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE  S  S  S  S
WIND SPD       2  2  5  8  9  9  6  6  5  8 11 12 11 10 10 12 10 11 11 11 11  8
CLOUDS(CAT)   SC B1 B2 B2 B2 OV B2 B2 OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV B2
CLOUDS (%)    31 62 73 81 82 88 80 87 91 89 93 97 97 97 98 99 99 99 96 92 90 87
POP 12HR                     30          50          60          80          80
QPF 12HR                   0.01        0.04        0.13        0.79        0.52
RAIN SHWRS             IS SC SC SC SC SC NM NM NM NM  O  O  O  O  O  O  O  O NM
TSTMS                                    NM NM NM NM  O  O  O  O  O  O  O  O NM
LAL            1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  4  4  4  4  5  5  5  5  5  5  5  5
HAINES         5  5  5  4  4  2  2  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  3
MIX HGT      <10<10<10 30 35 35<10<10<10<10 11 17 13<10<10<10<10<10<10 21 18 11
T WIND DIR    SW SW SW  S SE  S SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE  S  S  S  S
T WIND SPD     8  4  8 14 23 18 13 12 12 13 20 25 19 14 17 18 17 19 19 18 20 14
SMOKE DISP    PR PR PR GD EX GD PR PR PR PR FR GD FR PR PR PR PR PR FR GD GD FR


DATE          MON 05/25/15  TUE 05/26/15  WED 05/27/15  THU 05/28/15
CDT 6HRLY     01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19
UTC 6HRLY     06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00

MIN/MAX TEMP     61    77      61    79      61    80      62    79
TEMP          63 61 74 75   64 61 75 76   65 61 76 78   66 62 76 77
DEWPT         62 60 64 63   60 60 63 63   60 60 63 62   61 60 65 64
RH            97 97 71 66   87 97 66 64   84 97 64 58   84 93 69 64
PWIND DIR         S     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 B1   B1 B1 SC SC   SC B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR         60    30      40    30      40    30      30    30
RAIN SHWRS    NM NM SC SC   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC
TSTMS         NM NM SC SC   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC

$$

KSZ012-222215-
IOWA SAC&FOX INDIAN RESERVATION
39.98N  95.44W ELEV. 965 FT
356 AM CDT FRI MAY 22 2015

DATE             FRI 05/22/15            SAT 05/23/15            SUN 05/24/15
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                      64          54          67          62          74
TEMP          51 48 55 61 64 63 58 56 55 54 60 64 66 66 64 63 62 62 67 71 74 72
DEWPT         44 43 42 42 43 44 45 47 48 50 52 55 58 58 60 59 60 59 62 64 64 64
MIN/MAX RH                   46          85          73          92          73
RH            77 83 61 49 46 50 62 72 77 86 75 73 75 75 87 87 93 90 84 79 71 76
WIND DIR      SW SW SW  S  S SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE  S  S  S  S
WIND SPD       3  2  4  8  9  9  5  5  6  6 11 13 12 11 10 11 10 11 11 12 12  9
CLOUDS(CAT)   FW B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV
CLOUDS (%)    25 55 70 80 81 85 84 86 90 91 94 97 97 96 98 99 99 99 96 92 90 88
POP 12HR                     30          40          60          80          80
QPF 12HR                   0.01        0.03        0.11        0.70        0.51
RAIN SHWRS             IS IS SC SC SC SC NM NM NM NM  O  O  O  O  O  O  O  O NM
TSTMS                                    NM NM NM NM  O  O  O  O  O  O  O  O NM
LAL            1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  4  4  4  4  5  5  5  5  5  5  5  5
HAINES         4  4  4  4  4  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  3
MIX HGT      <10<10 11 24 46 34<10<10<10<10 12 17 15<10<10<10<10<10<10 32 21 13
T WIND DIR    SW SW SW  S  S SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE  S  S  S  S
T WIND SPD     5  4  6 13 24 18 11 11 12 13 23 25 21 19 19 20 18 17 18 17 19 14
SMOKE DISP    PR PR PR FR EX GD PR PR PR PR FR GD FR PR PR PR PR PR FR GD GD FR


DATE          MON 05/25/15  TUE 05/26/15  WED 05/27/15  THU 05/28/15
CDT 6HRLY     01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19
UTC 6HRLY     06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00

MIN/MAX TEMP     62    78      61    79      61    80      62    79
TEMP          64 62 75 76   65 61 75 77   65 61 76 78   66 62 76 76
DEWPT         62 60 63 63   60 60 63 63   60 60 63 61   60 60 64 64
RH            93 93 66 64   84 97 66 62   84 97 64 56   81 93 66 66
PWIND DIR         S     S       S    SW       S     S      SE     S
WIND CHAR       <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    OV B2 B1 B1   B1 B1 B1 B1   B1 B1 SC SC   SC B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR         60    30      40    30      30    30      30    40
RAIN SHWRS    NM NM SC SC   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC
TSTMS         NM NM SC SC   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC

$$


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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