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Fire Weather Point Planning Forecasts
National Weather Service Topeka KS
351 AM CST Fri Feb 21 2020

KSZ058-212230-
Flint Hills National Wildlife Refuge (near Hartford)
38.32N  95.94W Elev. 1066 ft
351 AM CST Fri Feb 21 2020

Date             Fri 02/21/20            Sat 02/22/20            Sun 02/23/20
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                      45          27          54          37          48
TEMP             16 24 38 45 36 29 27 27 27 34 48 54 46 41 39 37 38 43 48 48 48
DEWPT            12 16 18 19 20 20 20 21 21 25 30 34 36 37 37 37 38 41 44 45 45
MIN/MAX RH                   36          76          51         100          84
RH               84 71 44 35 52 69 74 78 78 69 49 46 68 85 92100100 93 86 89 89
WIND DIR          S  S  S SW  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SE SE
WIND SPD          4 10 13 14 10 10 11 10  9 13 14 14  9 10  8  8  6  9 10 10  9
CLOUDS(CAT)      CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW FW SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 OV OV OV OV OV
CLOUDS (%)        0  0  0  0  0  2  4 10 15 30 44 51 59 59 59 81 89 91 94100100
POP 12HR                      0           0           0          10          90
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0        0.52
RAIN                                                              C  C  L  D  D
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  2  2  3  3  3  3  4  4  3  3  3  3  2  2
MIX HGT         <10 11 20 26<10<10<10<10<10<10 16 25<10<10<10<10<10<10 13 17 14
T WIND DIR        S SW SW SW  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SE SE
T WIND SPD        9 18 19 20 19 19 21 19 18 20 23 24 16 17 13 12 12 20 19 23 24
SMOKE DISP       PR FR GD GD PR PR PR PR PR PR GD GD PR PR PR PR PR FR FR GD FR


Date               Mon 02/24/20  Tue 02/25/20  Wed 02/26/20  Thu 02/27/20
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       36    48      28    42      22    35      17    39
TEMP          43   36 43 45 34   29 42 37 30   22 32 33 22   18 34 37
DEWPT         43   36 38 37 32   29 31 29 25   21 21 19 17   13 17 20
RH           100  100 82 73 92  100 65 72 81   96 63 56 81   80 49 50
PWIND DIR          NE     N      NW    NW      NW    NW      NW    NW
WIND CHAR         <15   15>     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    OV   OV OV SC SC   B1 B2 OV OV   B2 B1 SC SC   FW FW FW
POP 12HR          100    50      10    40      30    10       0     0
RAIN           D    D  C  S          S  C  C
SNOW                                 S     C    S

$$

KSZ024-212230-
Potawatomi Indian Reservation
39.33N  95.85W Elev. 1056 ft
351 AM CST Fri Feb 21 2020

Date             Fri 02/21/20            Sat 02/22/20            Sun 02/23/20
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                      46          27          55          35          50
TEMP             16 22 39 46 38 31 29 28 27 35 49 55 47 40 37 35 35 40 49 49 47
DEWPT            10 14 15 18 20 21 20 19 22 24 29 34 36 35 34 34 35 39 42 43 41
MIN/MAX RH                   30          75          47          96          80
RH               77 71 37 32 48 66 69 68 81 64 46 45 65 82 89 96100 96 77 80 79
WIND DIR         SW SW SW SW  S  S  S  S  S  S SW  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SE  E
WIND SPD          4 11 16 17 11  9  9  8  8 10 12 13  9  6  4  4  3  4  5  6  5
CLOUDS(CAT)      CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW FW FW SC SC SC B1 B2 B2 OV OV OV OV
CLOUDS (%)        0  0  0  0  0  0  0  4  7 16 25 29 33 48 63 73 84 88 93100100
POP 12HR                      0           0           0           0          70
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0        0.33
RAIN                                                              S  C  C  L  D
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  5  5  3  3  3  3  5  5  5  5  4  4  3  3
MIX HGT         <10<10 20 26<10<10<10<10<10<10 13 20<10<10<10<10<10<10 16 19 16
T WIND DIR       SW SW SW SW  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SE  E
T WIND SPD       10 20 24 25 21 19 19 14 14 16 18 21 17 13  9  8  5 10 12 16 18
SMOKE DISP       PR PR GD GD PR PR PR PR PR PR FR GD PR PR PR PR PR PR FR FR FR


Date               Mon 02/24/20  Tue 02/25/20  Wed 02/26/20  Thu 02/27/20
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       34    45      27    39      22    33      16    35
TEMP          42   34 41 41 34   28 39 33 27   22 30 31 20   17 31 34
DEWPT         39   34 34 32 28   26 28 25 21   18 18 15 12    9 13 15
RH            89  100 76 70 78   92 64 72 78   84 60 51 71   70 47 45
PWIND DIR          NE     N       N    NW      NW    NW      NW    NW
WIND CHAR         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    OV   OV OV B1 SC   B1 OV OV OV   B2 B1 SC SC   FW FW FW
POP 12HR           90    60      20    50      40    30       5     0
RAIN           D    D  L  S  S       C  C
SNOW                D  L     S    S  C  C  C    C  C

$$

KSZ012-212230-
Kickapoo Indian Reservation
39.69N  95.66W Elev. 1150 ft
351 AM CST Fri Feb 21 2020

Date             Fri 02/21/20            Sat 02/22/20            Sun 02/23/20
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                      47          27          55          33          51
TEMP             15 23 40 47 39 32 30 28 27 35 49 55 46 39 36 34 33 39 49 50 48
DEWPT            10 14 16 19 20 21 21 20 22 24 29 34 36 36 35 33 33 38 42 44 42
MIN/MAX RH                   31          82          48         100          76
RH               80 68 37 32 46 63 69 71 81 64 46 45 68 89 96 96100 96 77 80 80
WIND DIR          S SW SW SW  S  S  S  S  S  S SW  S  S  S SW  S  S  S  S SE  E
WIND SPD          5 11 17 17 12 10  9  8  8 10 12 13  9  6  4  3  2  4  5  5  4
CLOUDS(CAT)      CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW FW FW SC SC B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 OV OV OV
CLOUDS (%)        0  0  0  0  0  0  0  4  8 14 20 30 41 51 61 72 82 87 92100100
POP 12HR                      0           0           0           0          70
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0        0.23
RAIN                                                                 S  C  L  D
LAL               1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1
HAINES            4  4  5  5  5  5  5  5  5  5  5  5  5  5  5  5  5  5  3  3
MIX HGT         <10<10 21 27<10<10<10<10<10<10 13 21<10<10<10<10<10<10 16 21 21
T WIND DIR        S SW SW SW  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SW  S  S  S  S SE  E
T WIND SPD       11 21 26 26 24 19 19 16 16 17 18 20 14 12  8  6  5 10 10 13 16
SMOKE DISP       PR PR GD EX PR PR PR PR PR PR FR GD PR PR PR PR PR PR FR FR FR


Date               Mon 02/24/20  Tue 02/25/20  Wed 02/26/20  Thu 02/27/20
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    45      26    39      20    32      14    34
TEMP          39   31 41 40 32   27 39 32 25   20 29 30 18   15 30 32
DEWPT         39   31 34 32 28   27 29 25 22   18 18 14 12    9 13 14
RH           100  100 76 73 85  100 67 75 88   92 63 51 77   77 49 47
PWIND DIR          NE     N       N     N      NW    NW      NW    NW
WIND CHAR         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    OV   OV OV B1 SC   B2 OV OV OV   B2 B2 B1 SC   FW FW FW
POP 12HR           90    60      30    50      50    30       5     0
RAIN           D    D  L  C  S       C  C
SNOW                D  L     S    C  C  C  C    C  C

$$

KSZ012-212230-
Iowa Sac&Fox Indian Reservation
39.98N  95.44W Elev. 965 ft
351 AM CST Fri Feb 21 2020

Date             Fri 02/21/20            Sat 02/22/20            Sun 02/23/20
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                      47          26          54          33          52
TEMP             15 24 40 47 38 31 30 28 26 34 48 54 46 38 34 33 33 37 50 52 50
DEWPT             9 14 18 21 21 21 21 22 22 25 30 34 37 36 34 33 33 37 43 44 43
MIN/MAX RH                   33          78          48         100          76
RH               77 65 41 35 50 66 69 78 85 69 49 46 71 92100100100100 77 74 77
WIND DIR          S SW SW SW  S  S  S  S  S SW  S  S  S  S SW SW  S  S  S SE  E
WIND SPD          8 12 17 17 11 10 10  9  9 10 12 12  9  9  6  5  3  4  5  5  5
CLOUDS(CAT)      CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW FW FW SC SC SC B1 B2 B2 OV OV OV OV
CLOUDS (%)        0  0  0  0  0  0  0  4  8 14 19 26 32 45 58 71 80 89 91100100
POP 12HR                      0           0           0           0          60
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0        0.16
RAIN                                                                 S  C  L  D
LAL               1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1
HAINES            4  4  5  5  5  5  5  5  5  5  5  5  5  5  5  5  5  5  3  3
MIX HGT         <10<10 19 26<10<10<10<10<10<10 13 20<10<10<10<10<10<10 16 21 20
T WIND DIR        S SW SW SW  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SW SW  S  S  S SE  E
T WIND SPD       14 24 26 26 21 19 19 18 18 17 18 21 18 17 12  9  6  6  8 11 14
SMOKE DISP       PR PR GD EX PR PR PR PR PR PR FR GD PR PR PR PR PR PR PR FR FR


Date               Mon 02/24/20  Tue 02/25/20  Wed 02/26/20  Thu 02/27/20
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       32    44      27    39      22    31      14    33
TEMP          39   32 39 40 32   28 39 33 26   22 28 29 17   16 30 31
DEWPT         39   32 34 33 28   28 30 28 23   19 19 16 12    9 13 15
RH           100  100 82 76 85  100 70 82 88   88 68 58 80   73 49 51
PWIND DIR          NE     N       N     N      NW    NW      NW    NW
WIND CHAR         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   15>     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    OV   OV OV B1 B1   B2 OV OV OV   B2 B2 B1 SC   FW FW FW
POP 12HR           90    60      30    50      50    30       5     0
RAIN           D    D  L  C  S       C  C
SNOW                D  L     S    C  C  C  C    C  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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