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FIRE WEATHER POINT PLANNING FORECASTS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TOPEKA KS
436 AM CDT FRI MAY 18 2018

KSZ058-182215-
FLINT HILLS NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE (NEAR HARTFORD)
38.32N  95.94W ELEV. 1066 FT
436 AM CDT FRI MAY 18 2018

DATE             FRI 05/18/18            SAT 05/19/18            SUN 05/20/18
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          65          87          62          80
TEMP             60 74 80 83 82 72 69 66 66 76 84 87 83 74 69 66 62 70 76 80 76
DEWPT            58 62 63 63 63 63 63 62 62 66 66 67 63 62 62 63 59 62 61 63 61
MIN/MAX RH                   51          91          50          92          54
RH               93 66 56 51 53 73 81 87 87 71 55 52 51 66 78 90 90 76 60 56 60
WIND DIR          E SE SE SE SE SE SE  E SE SE SE  S  S  S  S SW SW  S  W SW  W
WIND SPD          6 10 10 11 10  6  9  5  9 11 14 17 16 11 10  9  9 10 10  9  9
WIND GUST                                            26
CLOUDS(CAT)      SC SC SC B1 SC SC B1 B2 B2 B1 SC SC B1 B1 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1
CLOUDS (%)       28 27 49 56 30 40 63 73 71 61 43 39 52 58 70 80 69 65 68 56 56
POP 12HR                     10          30          30          40          20
QPF 12HR                      0        0.09           0        0.12           0
RAIN SHWRS                      IS SC SC SC SC IS IS IS IS SC SC IS IS       IS
TSTMS                           IS SC SC SC SC IS IS IS IS SC SC IS IS       IS
LAL               1  1  1  1  2  2  3  3  3  3  2  2  3  3  4  4  2  2  1  1
HAINES            5  5  5  5  5  5  5  5  5  5  5  5  4  4  3  3  5  5  4  4
MIX HGT         <10 14 32 32 29<10<10<10<10<10 24 52 24<10<10<10<10 13 22 46 36
T WIND DIR        E SE SE SE SE SE SE  E SE SE SE  S  S  S  S  S SW  S  W  W NW
T WIND SPD       13 18 17 17 18 13 18 11 18 19 23 28 32 21 19 18 12  3 11 11  6
SMOKE DISP       PR FR GD GD GD PR PR PR PR FR GD EX EX PR PR PR PR PR FR GD FR


DATE          MON 05/21/18 TUE 05/22/18 WED 05/23/18 THU 05/24/18
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      83      64      87      66      87      66      84
TEMP          65 59 79 81 70 65 85 83 71 68 85 83 70 67 82 82
DEWPT         59 56 61 61 62 61 66 66 65 65 68 68 66 65 68 67
RH            81 90 54 51 76 87 53 57 81 90 57 61 87 93 63 61
PWIND DIR          NW      SE      SE       S       S       S       S      SE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B1
POP 12HR           20      20      10      40      10      50      30      30
RAIN SHWRS    IS       IS       IS SC       IS SC SC SC SC SC
TSTMS         IS       IS       IS SC       IS SC SC SC SC SC

$$

KSZ024-182215-
POTAWATOMI INDIAN RESERVATION
39.33N  95.85W ELEV. 1056 FT
436 AM CDT FRI MAY 18 2018

DATE             FRI 05/18/18            SAT 05/19/18            SUN 05/20/18
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                      84          64          85          61          78
TEMP             62 75 80 84 82 72 69 66 65 73 81 85 80 73 66 64 61 68 74 78 73
DEWPT            57 60 60 61 61 62 62 62 61 64 65 65 64 63 61 61 58 60 59 59 57
MIN/MAX RH                   45          91          51          92          52
RH               84 60 51 46 49 71 78 87 87 73 58 51 58 71 84 90 90 76 59 52 57
WIND DIR          E  E SE SE SE SE  E  E  E SE SE SE SE SE  S  S SW  S  W  W NW
WIND SPD          4 10 10 10 10  5  8 10  9 10 13 16 13 10  8  9 10 11 10 11  9
CLOUDS(CAT)      FW FW SC B1 SC SC B1 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B2 B2 B1 B2 B1 B1 B2 B1 B1
CLOUDS (%)       16 20 44 56 36 40 68 76 73 78 66 53 70 71 69 74 68 62 71 56 61
POP 12HR                     10          40          50          50          20
QPF 12HR                      0        0.08        0.19        0.42           0
RAIN SHWRS                         SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC IS IS       IS
TSTMS                              SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC IS IS       IS
LAL               1  1  1  1  1  1  4  4  4  4  4  4  4  4  4  4  3  3  1  1
HAINES            4  4  4  4  3  3  5  5  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  4  4  3  3
MIX HGT         <10 19 40 41 40<10<10<10<10<10 28 43 35<10<10<10<10 13 27 38 26
T WIND DIR        E SE SE SE SE SE  E  E  E  E  E SE SE SE  S  S SW  W  W NW NW
T WIND SPD        9 17 17 18 19 11 16 19 18 21 31 32 34 19 16 17 18  9 11 10  8
SMOKE DISP       PR FR EX EX EX PR PR PR PR FR EX EX EX PR PR PR PR PR FR GD FR


DATE          MON 05/21/18 TUE 05/22/18 WED 05/23/18 THU 05/24/18
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       57      80      62      87      66      85      65      83
TEMP          62 57 75 78 67 64 84 83 70 68 83 82 69 66 79 81
DEWPT         55 53 57 58 60 61 63 64 64 63 66 66 65 64 65 65
RH            78 86 54 50 78 90 49 53 81 84 57 58 87 93 62 58
PWIND DIR           W       W      SE       S       S       S      SE      SE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    B1 SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR           20      10      10      20      20      60      30      30
RAIN SHWRS    IS                IS IS IS IS SC NM SC SC SC IS
TSTMS         IS                IS IS IS IS SC NM SC SC SC IS

$$

KSZ012-182215-
KICKAPOO INDIAN RESERVATION
39.69N  95.66W ELEV. 1150 FT
436 AM CDT FRI MAY 18 2018

DATE             FRI 05/18/18            SAT 05/19/18            SUN 05/20/18
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                      85          63          84          61          78
TEMP             62 76 82 85 83 72 68 65 64 74 79 84 81 71 66 64 61 70 74 78 72
DEWPT            57 60 60 61 61 62 62 62 61 64 65 66 66 64 62 60 59 62 61 61 59
MIN/MAX RH                   44          94          55          93          55
RH               84 58 47 45 47 71 81 90 90 71 62 55 60 79 87 87 93 76 64 56 64
WIND DIR          E  E SE SE SE  E  E SE  E  E SE SE SE  E SE SE SW SW  W  W NW
WIND SPD          4  9 10 11  9  5  6  6  6 10 12 14 12  8  6  8  8 11 10 10  9
CLOUDS(CAT)      FW FW SC B1 SC SC B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B2 B1 B1
CLOUDS (%)       14 17 37 53 39 39 67 73 74 78 71 54 76 78 70 76 71 66 74 55 63
POP 12HR                     10          40          50          50          20
QPF 12HR                      0        0.08        0.21        0.67           0
RAIN SHWRS                         SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC IS IS       IS
TSTMS                              SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC IS IS       IS
LAL               1  1  1  1  1  1  4  4  4  4  4  4  4  4  4  4  3  3  1  1
HAINES            4  4  4  4  3  3  5  5  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  4  4  3  3
MIX HGT         <10 27 46 56 55<10<10<10<10 14 29 36 24<10<10<10<10 18 27 35 27
T WIND DIR        E SE SE SE SE  E  E SE  E  E  E SE SE  E SE SE SW  W  W NW NW
T WIND SPD        8 16 18 17 18 11 13 13 13 21 29 31 31 16 13 16 13  8 10 12  9
SMOKE DISP       PR GD EX EX EX PR PR PR PR FR EX EX EX PR PR PR PR PR FR GD FR


DATE          MON 05/21/18 TUE 05/22/18 WED 05/23/18 THU 05/24/18
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       56      79      61      86      65      84      64      82
TEMP          61 56 75 77 66 63 83 83 70 66 82 80 68 66 80 80
DEWPT         54 52 58 59 61 59 65 65 64 63 67 67 65 63 66 66
RH            78 86 55 54 84 87 55 55 81 90 61 65 90 90 62 62
PWIND DIR           W       W      SE      SE       S      SE      SE      SE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    B1 SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR           20       5      10      20      30      50      40      20
RAIN SHWRS    IS             IS IS IS IS SC SC SC SC SC IS IS
TSTMS         IS             IS IS IS IS SC SC SC SC SC IS IS

$$

KSZ012-182215-
IOWA SAC&FOX INDIAN RESERVATION
39.98N  95.44W ELEV. 965 FT
436 AM CDT FRI MAY 18 2018

DATE             FRI 05/18/18            SAT 05/19/18            SUN 05/20/18
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                      85          63          83          61          77
TEMP             60 75 82 85 82 71 68 65 64 73 79 83 81 72 66 64 61 70 73 77 71
DEWPT            57 59 58 59 59 60 62 62 60 63 65 65 65 65 62 61 59 63 61 61 59
MIN/MAX RH                   40          97          54          94          57
RH               90 58 44 41 46 68 81 90 87 71 62 55 58 79 87 90 93 78 66 58 66
WIND DIR          E SE  E SE SE  E  E SE  E SE SE SE SE  E  E SE SW  S  W  W NW
WIND SPD          4  8 10 11  9  5  6  6  6 10 13 14 12  9  5  8  8 11 11 11 10
CLOUDS(CAT)      FW FW SC SC SC SC B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B2 B1 B1
CLOUDS (%)       15 15 30 48 39 37 66 70 73 74 74 55 78 80 72 81 74 68 76 55 66
POP 12HR                     10          40          50          60          20
QPF 12HR                      0        0.07        0.22        0.71           0
RAIN SHWRS                         SC SC SC SC SC SC NM NM SC SC IS IS
TSTMS                              SC SC SC SC SC SC NM NM SC SC IS IS
LAL               1  1  1  1  1  1  4  4  4  4  3  3  5  5  4  4  2  2  1  1
HAINES            4  4  4  4  3  3  4  4  3  3  4  4  3  3  3  3  5  5  3  3
MIX HGT         <10 21 48 67 55<10<10<10<10 17 28 34 29<10<10<10<10 18 25 33 27
T WIND DIR        E SE SE SE SE  E  E SE  E  E  E SE SE NE  E SE  S SW  W NW NW
T WIND SPD        5 11 17 16 18 11 11 11  9 21 27 31 28 14  9 14  6  9 11 13 12
SMOKE DISP       PR FR EX EX EX PR PR PR PR GD EX EX EX PR PR PR PR FR FR GD FR


DATE          MON 05/21/18 TUE 05/22/18 WED 05/23/18 THU 05/24/18
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       57      79      60      85      65      83      64      82
TEMP          61 57 75 77 66 62 82 82 70 66 81 80 69 65 79 79
DEWPT         54 52 58 59 60 59 65 63 63 62 66 66 65 63 65 65
RH            78 83 55 54 81 90 56 53 78 87 60 62 87 93 62 62
PWIND DIR           W      NW      SE      SE      SE       E      SE      SE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    B1 SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR           10       5      20      20      40      50      40      20
RAIN SHWRS                   IS    IS SC SC SC SC SC SC IS IS
TSTMS                        IS    IS SC SC SC SC SC SC IS 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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