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FIRE WEATHER POINT PLANNING FORECASTS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TOPEKA KS
434 AM CDT THU MAY 17 2018

KSZ058-172215-
FLINT HILLS NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE (NEAR HARTFORD)
38.32N  95.94W ELEV. 1066 FT
434 AM CDT THU MAY 17 2018

DATE             THU 05/17/18            FRI 05/18/18            SAT 05/19/18
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                      83          59          85          66          88
TEMP             60 73 79 83 79 69 64 61 63 74 83 84 83 72 71 67 67 76 85 88 82
DEWPT            60 64 62 60 60 61 60 58 58 62 62 62 62 62 62 61 62 65 65 65 64
MIN/MAX RH                   46          97          47          84          47
RH              100 73 56 46 52 76 87 90 84 66 49 48 49 71 73 81 84 69 51 47 55
WIND DIR         NE  E NE  E  E  E SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE  S  S  S  S
WIND SPD          2  3  3  5  8  6  5  5  5  9 10 10 11  8  9  9  9 13 16 18 13
WIND GUST                                                           25 27 29 24
CLOUDS(CAT)      FW FW B1 SC FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC FW FW B1 B2 B2 SC SC SC B1
CLOUDS (%)       23 22 53 41 12 12 15 24 42 30 44 42 25 24 58 79 76 49 44 36 54
POP 12HR                      5           5          10          20          30
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0        0.13        0.03
RAIN SHWRS                                                 IS IS SC SC IS IS SC
TSTMS                                                      IS IS SC SC IS IS SC
LAL               1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  3  3  3  3  3  3
HAINES            4  4  4  4  3  3  3  3  4  4  4  4  4  4  4  4  5  5  4  4
MIX HGT         <10 43 74 76 38<10<10<10<10 15 52 50 40<10<10<10<10 11 32 43 29
T WIND DIR       NE  E NE  E  E  E SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE  S  S  S  S
T WIND SPD        3  3  2  1  9 13 11 11 11 17 16 13 17 16 18 18 18 25 27 31 29
SMOKE DISP       PR FR FR PR FR PR PR PR PR FR EX EX EX PR PR PR PR FR EX EX EX


DATE          SUN 05/20/18 MON 05/21/18 TUE 05/22/18 WED 05/23/18
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       61      79      59      83      63      86      66      88
TEMP          69 61 76 76 65 60 79 81 69 65 84 81 70 68 85 85
DEWPT         62 58 60 59 57 57 60 59 60 60 64 65 65 64 67 67
RH            78 90 58 56 75 90 52 47 73 84 51 58 84 87 55 55
PWIND DIR           S       W       N      NW      SE       S       S       S
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    B1 B1 B2 B1 SC SC B1 B1 SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR           30      10      20      20      20      40      20      30
RAIN SHWRS    SC SC          IS IS IS IS    IS SC    IS IS SC
TSTMS         SC SC          IS IS IS IS    IS SC    IS IS SC

$$

KSZ024-172215-
POTAWATOMI INDIAN RESERVATION
39.33N  95.85W ELEV. 1056 FT
434 AM CDT THU MAY 17 2018

DATE             THU 05/17/18            FRI 05/18/18            SAT 05/19/18
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                      83          60          84          63          86
TEMP             60 72 80 83 80 70 65 61 62 74 82 84 82 71 67 64 64 72 80 86 79
DEWPT            59 60 58 56 57 59 59 58 57 60 60 59 59 60 60 60 60 62 65 62 62
MIN/MAX RH                   40          90          42          89          45
RH               96 66 47 40 45 68 81 90 84 62 47 43 46 68 78 87 87 71 60 45 56
WIND DIR         NE  E  E  E  E  E SE  E  E SE SE SE SE  E SE SE SE SE SE  S  S
WIND SPD          3  4  5  6  8  6  5  5  5  9 11 12 11  8 10  9  9 12 11 14 12
CLOUDS(CAT)      SC FW SC SC FW FW FW FW SC FW SC SC SC SC B1 B2 B2 B1 B2 B1 B2
CLOUDS (%)       30 19 38 33 14  6 10 17 32 24 44 46 30 28 59 74 83 65 71 52 72
POP 12HR                      5           5          10          30          40
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0        0.09        0.14
RAIN SHWRS                                                 SC SC SC SC SC SC NM
TSTMS                                                      SC SC SC SC SC SC NM
LAL               1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  3  3  4  4  4  4
HAINES            3  3  4  4  3  3  3  3  4  4  4  4  4  4  4  4  4  4  4  4
MIX HGT         <10 40 71 76 59<10<10<10<10 19 54 59 47<10<10<10<10 13 23 47 51
T WIND DIR       NE  E  E SE SE  E SE  E  E SE SE SE SE  E SE SE SE SE SE  S  S
T WIND SPD        5  5  6  8 11 12 11 10 11 16 16 14 18 16 19 18 18 19 18 25 26
SMOKE DISP       PR FR GD GD GD PR PR PR PR FR EX EX EX PR PR PR PR FR GD EX EX


DATE          SUN 05/20/18 MON 05/21/18 TUE 05/22/18 WED 05/23/18
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       59      78      56      80      62      84      65      86
TEMP          67 59 74 75 62 57 75 79 67 64 82 81 68 67 83 83
DEWPT         59 56 57 57 55 54 57 58 59 59 63 63 63 63 66 65
RH            75 90 55 54 78 90 54 49 75 84 53 54 84 87 57 55
PWIND DIR           S       W      NW       W      SE      SE       S       S
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR           60       5       5      10      30      30      20      40
RAIN SHWRS    NM SC                   IS SC IS SC    IS IS SC
TSTMS         NM SC                   IS SC IS SC    IS IS SC

$$

KSZ012-172215-
KICKAPOO INDIAN RESERVATION
39.69N  95.66W ELEV. 1150 FT
434 AM CDT THU MAY 17 2018

DATE             THU 05/17/18            FRI 05/18/18            SAT 05/19/18
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                      83          59          84          63          84
TEMP             61 73 80 83 80 69 64 61 61 76 82 84 82 71 68 64 64 73 79 84 78
DEWPT            59 61 58 57 58 59 59 57 57 60 60 59 60 60 60 59 60 62 65 64 64
MIN/MAX RH                   42          93          42          88          51
RH               93 66 47 41 47 70 84 87 87 58 47 43 47 68 76 84 87 68 62 51 62
WIND DIR         NE  E  E  E  E  E SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE  S
WIND SPD          3  4  6  8  8  6  5  4  4  9 10 11  9  8  9  8  9 11 11 12 11
CLOUDS(CAT)      SC FW SC SC FW CL FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B2
CLOUDS (%)       31 16 28 26 12  4 10 14 25 18 39 46 33 29 61 75 86 76 78 64 75
POP 12HR                      5           5          10          40          40
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0        0.11        0.18
RAIN SHWRS                                                 SC SC SC SC SC SC NM
TSTMS                                                      SC SC SC SC SC SC NM
LAL               1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  4  4  4  4  4  4
HAINES            3  3  5  5  4  4  4  4  4  4  3  3  3  3  4  4  3  3  4  4
MIX HGT         <10 26 71 76 62<10<10<10<10 28 56 60 50<10<10<10<10 15 29 43 48
T WIND DIR       NE  E  E SE SE  E SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE  S
T WIND SPD        4  5  9  9 12 12 10  9  5 12 14 14 18 16 18 19 19 18 16 21 25
SMOKE DISP       PR FR GD EX EX PR PR PR PR GD EX EX EX PR PR PR PR FR GD EX EX


DATE          SUN 05/20/18 MON 05/21/18 TUE 05/22/18 WED 05/23/18
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       59      77      56      80      61      85      64      86
TEMP          65 59 74 74 62 57 76 78 65 63 83 82 69 66 84 83
DEWPT         59 57 59 57 55 54 58 59 59 59 64 64 64 63 67 67
RH            81 93 59 55 78 90 54 52 81 87 53 55 84 90 57 59
PWIND DIR           S       W      NW      NW       E      SE       S       S
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR           60       5       5       5      30      30      30      40
RAIN SHWRS    NM SC                   IS SC IS SC IS SC    SC
TSTMS         NM SC                   IS SC IS SC IS SC    SC

$$

KSZ012-172215-
IOWA SAC&FOX INDIAN RESERVATION
39.98N  95.44W ELEV. 965 FT
434 AM CDT THU MAY 17 2018

DATE             THU 05/17/18            FRI 05/18/18            SAT 05/19/18
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                      83          59          84          62          83
TEMP             60 73 81 83 80 69 64 60 61 74 81 84 81 70 67 63 63 71 77 83 77
DEWPT            58 59 56 56 57 57 58 57 56 60 58 57 58 59 60 59 59 62 64 64 63
MIN/MAX RH                   38          91          40          90          54
RH               93 62 42 40 45 66 81 90 84 62 46 40 46 68 78 87 87 73 64 53 62
WIND DIR         NE  E  E  E  E  E SE  E SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE  S
WIND SPD          2  5  8  9  9  6  5  5  5  9 11 12 10  9  9  9  9 12 12 13 11
WIND GUST                                                                 24
CLOUDS(CAT)      SC FW FW FW FW CL FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B2
CLOUDS (%)       30 14 22 23  9  2 10 10 17 12 31 44 39 30 59 74 86 81 80 67 75
POP 12HR                      0           5           5          40          50
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0        0.08        0.20
RAIN SHWRS                                                 SC SC SC SC SC SC NM
TSTMS                                                      SC SC SC SC SC SC NM
LAL               1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  4  4  4  4  4  4
HAINES            5  5  5  5  4  4  3  3  4  4  3  3  3  3  4  4  3  3  4  4
MIX HGT         <10 17 73 80 68<10<10<10<10 34 54 60 56<10<10<10<10 11 29 37 47
T WIND DIR        E  E SE SE SE  E SE  E SE SE SE SE SE SE  E SE SE SE SE SE  S
T WIND SPD        5  8 11 10 13 11 10  9  9 11 14 16 19 16 19 16 16 18 17 21 24
SMOKE DISP       PR PR EX EX EX PR PR PR PR GD EX EX EX PR FR PR PR FR GD EX EX


DATE          SUN 05/20/18 MON 05/21/18 TUE 05/22/18 WED 05/23/18
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       59      77      56      80      60      84      64      86
TEMP          64 59 74 74 61 57 75 78 64 62 81 81 69 66 84 82
DEWPT         59 57 59 57 55 53 57 58 58 58 63 63 63 62 67 66
RH            84 93 59 55 81 86 54 50 81 87 54 54 81 87 57 58
PWIND DIR           S       W      NW      NW       E      SE      SE      SE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR           60       5       5       5      20      30      30      30
RAIN SHWRS    NM IS                   IS IS SC SC SC SC    SC
TSTMS         NM IS                   IS IS 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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