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FIRE WEATHER POINT PLANNING FORECASTS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TOPEKA KS
416 AM CDT MON APR 23 2018

KSZ058-232215-
FLINT HILLS NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE (NEAR HARTFORD)
38.32N  95.94W ELEV. 1066 FT
416 AM CDT MON APR 23 2018

DATE             MON 04/23/18            TUE 04/24/18            WED 04/25/18
UTC 3HRLY     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
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                      72          44          72          46          59
TEMP             47 59 67 71 70 58 52 48 46 64 71 72 64 57 52 48 46 50 54 57 59
DEWPT            41 44 47 44 44 43 42 39 39 43 42 41 46 47 47 45 43 45 45 45 44
MIN/MAX RH                   37          82          33          89          57
RH               79 57 49 38 39 57 69 71 76 46 35 33 52 69 83 89 89 83 71 64 57
WIND DIR          N  N  N  N NE NE  N  N  N  N  N  N  N NW NW NW  N  N  N  N  N
WIND SPD          6  8  9 10  6  4  3  4  4  4  6  6  8  9  9  9  8  9  9  9  6
CLOUDS(CAT)      B2 B1 SC FW FW FW FW CL FW FW SC B1 B2 B2 OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B1
CLOUDS (%)       82 53 48 19 17  7  8  3  8 10 35 65 87 77 93 95 90 90 81 79 61
POP 12HR                      0           0          10          50          40
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0        0.16        0.10
RAIN SHWRS                                           SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
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  4  4  4  4  5  5  4  4  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  3
MIX HGT         <10 18 54 63 54<10<10<10<10 11 57 79 39<10<10<10<10<10 16 22 27
T WIND DIR        N NE NE NE NE NE  N  N  N  N  N  N  N NW NW NW  N  N  N  N  N
T WIND SPD       12 12 11 10 11  6  5  8  8  5  6 10 10 14 18 17 11 14 14 14 12
SMOKE DISP       PR FR GD GD GD PR PR PR PR PR GD EX GD PR PR PR PR PR FR FR GD


DATE          THU 04/26/18 FRI 04/27/18 SAT 04/28/18 SUN 04/29/18
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       40      67      41      65      41      71      48      76
TEMP          45 41 65 61 47 42 59 63 47 43 66 69 53 50 72 74
DEWPT         40 38 45 44 38 35 34 36 33 34 39 42 40 41 45 47
RH            82 89 48 53 71 76 39 36 58 70 37 37 61 71 38 38
PWIND DIR          NW       W      NW       N      SE       S       S       S
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC FW SC SC SC FW FW CL CL CL FW FW FW SC SC SC
POP 12HR            5      30      30       0       0       5       5       5
RAIN SHWRS             SC SC

$$

KSZ024-232215-
POTAWATOMI INDIAN RESERVATION
39.33N  95.85W ELEV. 1056 FT
416 AM CDT MON APR 23 2018

DATE             MON 04/23/18            TUE 04/24/18            WED 04/25/18
UTC 3HRLY     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
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                      72          45          72          46          60
TEMP             47 60 68 72 69 57 51 48 45 63 70 72 62 55 51 48 46 49 53 59 59
DEWPT            37 39 39 37 38 38 40 38 38 40 39 38 44 45 45 44 43 42 40 41 39
MIN/MAX RH                   27          76          29          91          47
RH               68 46 34 28 32 49 66 68 76 43 32 29 52 69 80 86 89 77 61 51 47
WIND DIR          N NE  N NE NE NE NE  N  N  N  N  N NW NW NW  N  N  N  N  N  N
WIND SPD          5  6  9  8  6  5  3  5  4  4  6  8 11  9  9  6  8 12 10  9  6
CLOUDS(CAT)      B1 SC FW FW FW CL FW FW FW FW SC B1 OV B2 OV OV OV OV B2 B1 SC
CLOUDS (%)       59 30 16 19 13  4  9  6 13 14 40 68 88 82 92 96 90 90 75 67 45
POP 12HR                      0           0          20          50          40
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0        0.13        0.05
RAIN SHWRS                                     IS IS SC SC SC SC SC SC IS 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  4  4  4  4  4  4  5  5  5  5  4  4  3  3  3  3  3  3
MIX HGT         <10 13 57 66 51<10<10<10<10 21 69 82<10<10<10<10<10 12 18 44 28
T WIND DIR        N NE NE NE NE NE NE  N  N  N  N NW NW NW NW NW  N  N  N  N  N
T WIND SPD       11  9 13 11 12 10  8 10  9  6  6 11 20 19 19 10 16 18 14 13 10
SMOKE DISP       PR PR EX EX GD PR PR PR PR PR GD EX FR PR PR PR PR FR FR GD FR


DATE          THU 04/26/18 FRI 04/27/18 SAT 04/28/18 SUN 04/29/18
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       40      66      41      64      42      70      49      77
TEMP          44 41 64 59 47 42 58 63 47 44 64 68 53 52 72 74
DEWPT         37 38 43 40 36 33 31 32 30 34 37 39 38 40 43 44
RH            76 89 46 49 65 70 36 31 51 68 37 34 57 63 35 34
PWIND DIR           W       W      NW       N      SW       S       S       S
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC FW SC B1 SC FW FW CL CL CL FW FW FW SC SC SC
POP 12HR            5      30      20       0       0       5      10       5
RAIN SHWRS             SC IS

$$

KSZ012-232215-
KICKAPOO INDIAN RESERVATION
39.69N  95.66W ELEV. 1150 FT
416 AM CDT MON APR 23 2018

DATE             MON 04/23/18            TUE 04/24/18            WED 04/25/18
UTC 3HRLY     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
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                      73          44          72          45          61
TEMP             46 59 70 73 70 56 52 48 45 63 70 71 63 54 51 49 45 47 56 59 60
DEWPT            36 38 38 36 38 38 39 38 38 41 40 39 43 44 44 45 42 40 39 41 39
MIN/MAX RH                   26          79          30          88          46
RH               68 45 31 26 31 51 61 68 76 44 33 31 48 69 77 86 89 76 53 51 46
WIND DIR          N NE NE NE NE NE  N  N  N  N  N  N NW NW NW  N  N  N  N  N  N
WIND SPD          5  5  9  9  8  4  3  4  3  4  6  6 10  9  8  8  9 11  9  9  5
CLOUDS(CAT)      B1 SC FW FW FW CL FW CL FW FW SC B1 OV B2 OV OV OV OV B1 B1 SC
CLOUDS (%)       59 28 14 16 12  5 10  5 14 16 38 66 88 84 91 95 88 91 69 64 35
POP 12HR                      0           0          20          50          40
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0        0.14        0.05
RAIN SHWRS                                     IS IS SC SC SC SC SC SC IS 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  4  4  4  4  5  5  5  5  5  5  4  4  3  3  3  3  3  3
MIX HGT         <10 12 58 69 49<10<10<10<10 22 65 79<10<10<10<10<10 13 26 35 36
T WIND DIR        N NE NE NE NE NE  N  N  N  N  N NW NW NW NW  N  N  N  N  N  N
T WIND SPD        9  8 13 11 11  8  6  8  6  8  8 10 13 17 16 13 16 18 13 13  9
SMOKE DISP       PR PR EX EX GD PR PR PR PR FR GD EX PR PR PR PR PR FR GD GD FR


DATE          THU 04/26/18 FRI 04/27/18 SAT 04/28/18 SUN 04/29/18
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       40      66      40      64      41      71      48      77
TEMP          45 42 64 59 47 41 58 63 47 43 66 69 52 51 72 75
DEWPT         36 38 44 40 36 32 32 33 30 34 38 40 38 40 44 46
RH            70 86 48 49 65 70 37 32 51 70 36 35 59 66 37 36
PWIND DIR           W       W      NW       N      SW       S       S       S
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    FW FW SC B1 SC FW FW CL CL CL FW FW FW FW SC SC
POP 12HR            5      30      10       0       0       5      10       5
RAIN SHWRS             SC

$$

KSZ012-232215-
IOWA SAC&FOX INDIAN RESERVATION
39.98N  95.44W ELEV. 965 FT
416 AM CDT MON APR 23 2018

DATE             MON 04/23/18            TUE 04/24/18            WED 04/25/18
UTC 3HRLY     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
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                      73          43          72          45          61
TEMP             46 58 70 73 70 57 51 47 45 62 70 72 65 56 52 49 45 48 55 59 60
DEWPT            36 38 37 35 37 38 39 38 38 41 40 39 41 44 44 44 40 39 38 41 37
MIN/MAX RH                   25          82          30          85          42
RH               68 47 30 25 30 49 63 71 76 46 33 30 41 64 74 83 82 71 53 51 42
WIND DIR          N NE NE NE NE NE  N NW  N  N  N  N NW NW  N  N  N  N  N  N  N
WIND SPD          4  4  9  9  9  4  3  4  3  3  6  8  9  8  8  9  9 10  9  9  5
CLOUDS(CAT)      SC FW FW FW FW CL FW FW FW FW SC B1 OV B2 OV OV B2 OV B1 B1 FW
CLOUDS (%)       50 25 13 14 12  5 11  7 15 14 35 63 88 83 89 92 86 90 62 60 24
POP 12HR                      0           0          10          40          40
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0        0.10        0.06
RAIN SHWRS                                           SC SC SC SC SC SC IS 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  4  4  5  5  6  6  5  5  5  5  5  5  3  3  3  3  4  4
MIX HGT         <10 10 53 65 39<10<10<10<10 18 63 80<10<10<10 17 11 14 21 32 45
T WIND DIR        N NE NE NE NE NE  N  N  N  N  N NW NW NW  N  N  N  N  N  N  N
T WIND SPD        9  8 13 11 13 10  6  9  6  8  9 11 16 14 16 17 17 17 14 12  9
SMOKE DISP       PR PR EX EX GD PR PR PR PR PR GD EX PR PR PR FR FR FR FR GD GD


DATE          THU 04/26/18 FRI 04/27/18 SAT 04/28/18 SUN 04/29/18
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       41      66      40      64      42      71      48      77
TEMP          46 42 64 59 47 41 58 63 48 44 66 69 52 51 72 75
DEWPT         37 37 43 39 35 32 31 32 30 34 37 39 37 40 43 45
RH            71 82 46 47 63 70 36 31 49 68 34 33 56 66 35 34
PWIND DIR           W       W      NW       N      SW       S       S       S
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    FW FW SC B1 SC FW FW FW CL CL FW FW FW FW SC SC
POP 12HR            0      20      10       0       0       5      10       5
RAIN SHWRS             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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