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FIRE WEATHER POINT PLANNING FORECASTS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TOPEKA KS
449 AM CDT TUE APR 17 2018

KSZ058-172230-
FLINT HILLS NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE (NEAR HARTFORD)
38.32N  95.94W ELEV. 1066 FT
449 AM CDT TUE APR 17 2018

DATE             TUE 04/17/18            WED 04/18/18            THU 04/19/18
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                      75          46          64          36          61
TEMP             39 51 65 73 74 66 63 50 46 52 60 64 59 47 43 39 36 47 56 61 58
DEWPT            30 35 45 50 53 54 52 40 36 34 33 33 31 31 31 30 30 31 31 32 32
MIN/MAX RH                   43          71          31          79          33
RH               70 54 48 44 48 65 67 68 68 50 36 31 34 53 62 70 79 53 38 33 37
WIND DIR          E  E SE SE SE SE  W  W  W NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW  N  N  N NE
WIND SPD         11 12 12 12 14 20 24 23 25 27 28 25 23  9  6  6  8 10 10  8  8
WIND GUST                                37 39 39 40 34
CLOUDS(CAT)      SC B2 B1 B1 SC SC SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW CL CL FW FW FW CL CL
CLOUDS (%)       46 75 58 53 34 48 30 14 13  6  7 15 11  6  4  4  6  8  6  4  5
POP 12HR                      0          10           5           0           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            3  3  3  3  4  4  5  5  3  3  2  2  2  2  2  2  3  3  3  3
MIX HGT         <10 11 30 38 34<10<10<10 15 37 57 73 68<10<10<10<10 36 45 51 44
T WIND DIR        E  E SE SE  S SE SW  W NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW  N NE NE NE
T WIND SPD       21 23 18 18 24 40 47 37 41 41 37 42 39 14 13 14 16 21 18 13 12
SMOKE DISP       PR FR GD EX EX PR PR FR GD EX EX EX EX PR PR PR PR EX EX EX GD


DATE          FRI 04/20/18 SAT 04/21/18 SUN 04/22/18 MON 04/23/18
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       37      63      44      58      44      59      45      66
TEMP          43 39 60 60 50 44 55 57 48 45 56 58 51 46 64 63
DEWPT         34 33 38 39 39 38 40 40 40 39 42 42 41 40 43 44
RH            70 79 44 46 66 79 57 53 74 79 59 55 68 79 46 50
PWIND DIR           E      SE      SE       E      NE      NE      NE      NE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    FW SC B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 OV OV B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 SC
POP 12HR            0       5      30      50      40      30       5       5
RAIN SHWRS                   SC SC SC SC SC SC IS

$$

KSZ024-172230-
POTAWATOMI INDIAN RESERVATION
39.33N  95.85W ELEV. 1056 FT
449 AM CDT TUE APR 17 2018

DATE             TUE 04/17/18            WED 04/18/18            THU 04/19/18
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                      65          44          56          33          58
TEMP             34 45 54 62 65 57 55 47 44 46 53 56 53 43 39 35 34 44 52 58 55
DEWPT            28 31 36 41 43 43 45 40 36 34 32 31 29 30 31 30 30 30 29 30 30
MIN/MAX RH                   45          79          37          87          34
RH               78 58 50 46 45 59 69 76 73 63 44 38 39 60 73 82 85 57 41 34 38
WIND DIR          E  E  E  E  E  E  S  W  W NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW  N  N  N NE
WIND SPD          8 11 12 11 13 16 11 18 21 25 25 25 21  8  9  9  9 10  9  8  8
WIND GUST                                34 36 36 36
CLOUDS(CAT)      SC B1 B1 SC SC B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC FW FW FW FW FW FW CL
CLOUDS (%)       33 63 66 49 35 60 51 46 38 29 33 40 26 29 12 12 17 10 11  6  5
POP 12HR                      0          10           5           0           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            2  2  3  3  2  2  3  3  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  3  3  3  3
MIX HGT         <10 12 18 27 23<10<10<10<10 31 54 67 63<10<10<10 25 29 42 50 42
T WIND DIR        E  E  E SE  E  E SE NW  W NW NW NW NW NW NW NW  N  N NE NE NE
T WIND SPD       16 21 24 19 26 28 13 25 42 37 37 41 37 13 18 19 23 19 17 12 11
SMOKE DISP       PR FR GD GD GD FR PR FR PR EX EX EX EX PR PR PR GD GD EX GD GD


DATE          FRI 04/20/18 SAT 04/21/18 SUN 04/22/18 MON 04/23/18
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       35      61      43      57      42      60      44      66
TEMP          41 36 58 58 48 43 53 57 47 43 55 60 49 45 63 64
DEWPT         32 32 36 37 38 38 37 36 37 38 39 39 40 39 40 41
RH            70 85 44 45 68 82 54 45 68 82 55 46 71 79 43 43
PWIND DIR           E       E       E       E      NE      NE      NE       E
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    FW SC B1 B1 B2 B2 OV OV B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 SC
POP 12HR            0       5      30      40      30      20      10       5
RAIN SHWRS                   SC SC SC IS SC IS

$$

KSZ012-172230-
KICKAPOO INDIAN RESERVATION
39.69N  95.66W ELEV. 1150 FT
449 AM CDT TUE APR 17 2018

DATE             TUE 04/17/18            WED 04/18/18            THU 04/19/18
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                      62          42          53          33          57
TEMP             32 44 54 60 61 55 52 45 42 44 50 53 50 42 39 36 33 44 52 57 54
DEWPT            28 31 36 40 42 41 43 40 36 35 34 32 30 31 32 30 29 31 30 31 31
MIN/MAX RH                   46          86          43          86          36
RH               85 60 50 47 49 59 71 82 79 70 54 44 46 65 76 79 85 60 43 37 41
WIND DIR          E  E  E  E  E  E  E  W NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW  N  N  N NE
WIND SPD          6 10 12 12 13 17 13 17 20 24 25 24 21  9  9 10  9 10 10  8  6
WIND GUST                                   34    35
CLOUDS(CAT)      FW B1 B1 B1 SC B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC B1 SC SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW
CLOUDS (%)       25 55 58 54 39 64 64 59 48 43 49 55 36 36 21 18 23 11 10  7  7
POP 12HR                      5          20           5           0           0
QPF 12HR                      0        0.01           0           0           0
RAIN SHWRS                      IS
TSTMS                           IS
LAL               1  1  1  1  2  2  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1
HAINES            3  3  2  2  2  2  3  3  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  3  3  3  3
MIX HGT         <10 14 18 26 25<10 11<10<10 28 50 68 58<10<10 24 28 31 43 49 41
T WIND DIR        E  E  E SE SE  E  E NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW  N  N  N  N NE NE
T WIND SPD       13 20 21 20 26 29 24 26 31 37 36 39 36 12 19 26 24 19 16 11 10
SMOKE DISP       PR FR GD GD GD FR FR FR FR EX EX EX EX PR PR GD GD GD EX GD GD


DATE          FRI 04/20/18 SAT 04/21/18 SUN 04/22/18 MON 04/23/18
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       34      60      42      57      42      60      44      66
TEMP          40 35 57 57 48 42 54 56 46 43 55 60 49 45 63 63
DEWPT         32 31 37 37 37 37 38 36 36 36 39 40 39 39 41 41
RH            73 85 47 47 65 82 54 47 68 76 55 47 68 79 44 44
PWIND DIR           E       E       E       E       E      NE      NE       E
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    FW SC B1 B1 B2 B2 OV B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC
POP 12HR            0       5      30      40      20      20       5       5
RAIN SHWRS                   SC SC IS IS IS IS

$$

KSZ012-172230-
IOWA SAC&FOX INDIAN RESERVATION
39.98N  95.44W ELEV. 965 FT
449 AM CDT TUE APR 17 2018

DATE             TUE 04/17/18            WED 04/18/18            THU 04/19/18
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                      60          42          52          33          56
TEMP             31 43 53 59 60 54 50 45 42 45 48 52 49 42 38 35 34 43 51 56 53
DEWPT            27 31 35 36 39 40 41 39 36 36 34 32 30 31 32 30 29 31 30 31 31
MIN/MAX RH                   43          81          44          87          38
RH               85 62 50 42 46 59 71 79 79 70 58 46 48 65 79 82 82 62 44 38 43
WIND DIR          E  E  E  E  E  E  E NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW  N  N  N NE
WIND SPD          5 10 13 12 13 16 14 16 19 24 24 24 21 11 10  9 10 10 10  8  6
WIND GUST                                      34 34
CLOUDS(CAT)      FW SC B1 B1 SC B1 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC FW SC FW FW FW FW
CLOUDS (%)       20 48 51 51 50 66 78 67 58 58 63 67 47 42 29 22 26 13 10  6  8
POP 12HR                      5          20           5           5           0
QPF 12HR                      0        0.02           0           0           0
RAIN SHWRS                      IS IS IS
TSTMS                           IS
LAL               1  1  1  1  2  2  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1
HAINES            3  3  2  2  2  2  3  3  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  3  3  4  4
MIX HGT         <10 14 19 25 25 11 14<10 11 27 45 67 53<10 11 14 24 28 40 48 40
T WIND DIR        E  E  E SE SE  E  E NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW  N  N  N  N NE
T WIND SPD       11 16 20 20 27 31 26 23 27 35 34 37 35 19 25 21 23 19 16 11 10
SMOKE DISP       PR FR GD GD GD GD GD FR FR EX EX EX EX PR FR FR GD GD GD GD GD


DATE          FRI 04/20/18 SAT 04/21/18 SUN 04/22/18 MON 04/23/18
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       34      60      42      57      42      61      44      65
TEMP          40 35 56 57 47 43 54 56 46 43 56 60 49 46 63 62
DEWPT         32 31 36 36 37 36 37 36 35 36 39 39 38 39 41 41
RH            73 85 47 45 68 76 52 47 65 76 53 46 66 76 44 46
PWIND DIR           E       E       E       E       E      NE       E       E
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    FW FW SC B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC
POP 12HR            0       5      30      30      10      10       5       5
RAIN SHWRS                   SC SC 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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