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FIRE WEATHER POINT PLANNING FORECASTS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TOPEKA KS
444 AM CDT WED APR 18 2018

KSZ058-182230-
FLINT HILLS NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE (NEAR HARTFORD)
38.32N  95.94W ELEV. 1066 FT
444 AM CDT WED APR 18 2018

DATE             WED 04/18/18            THU 04/19/18            FRI 04/20/18
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                      60          33          58          36          62
TEMP             47 52 57 60 58 45 40 36 35 45 52 57 56 44 41 37 37 51 60 62 59
DEWPT            37 35 33 32 30 30 30 29 29 32 33 33 33 34 34 32 32 34 36 36 37
MIN/MAX RH                   33          85          39          84          37
RH               68 52 40 35 34 55 67 75 78 60 48 40 42 68 76 82 82 52 41 38 44
WIND DIR         NW NW NW NW NW NW  N NW NW  N  N NE  E  E  E  E  E SE SE SE SE
WIND SPD         24 29 28 25 20  8  5  6  6 10 10  8  8  6  5  5  6 10 11 12 11
WIND GUST                    31
CLOUDS(CAT)      SC SC SC FW FW FW CL CL FW FW FW CL CL CL FW FW SC SC SC B1 B1
CLOUDS (%)       26 38 29 17 13  7  3  2 12 17 10  4  4  3 10 14 33 37 48 63 64
POP 12HR                      0           0           0           0           5
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  2  2  2  2  2  2  3  3  3  3  4  4  4  4  4  4  4  4
MIX HGT          17 35 55 60 61<10<10<10<10 26 35 39 32<10<10<10<10 27 40 44 37
T WIND DIR       NW NW NW NW NW NW  N NW NW  N  N NE  E  E  E  E  E SE SE SE SE
T WIND SPD       36 40 35 33 28 14 11 13 13 19 13 11 12 13 10 11 12 19 16 19 20
SMOKE DISP       GD EX EX EX EX PR PR PR PR GD GD GD GD PR PR PR PR GD GD EX EX


DATE          SAT 04/21/18 SUN 04/22/18 MON 04/23/18 TUE 04/24/18
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       43      58      42      63      43      67      46      67
TEMP          50 43 56 56 47 43 57 62 50 44 64 65 52 47 65 64
DEWPT         37 36 39 39 39 38 42 42 41 40 42 43 43 42 45 44
RH            61 76 53 53 74 82 57 48 71 86 45 45 71 83 48 48
PWIND DIR          SE       E      NE      NE      NE       E       E       E
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    B1 B2 OV OV B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC B1
POP 12HR           30      40      40      20       5       5       0      20
RAIN SHWRS       SC SC SC SC IS IS                      IS IS

$$

KSZ024-182230-
POTAWATOMI INDIAN RESERVATION
39.33N  95.85W ELEV. 1056 FT
444 AM CDT WED APR 18 2018

DATE             WED 04/18/18            THU 04/19/18            FRI 04/20/18
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                      53          31          56          34          61
TEMP             42 44 49 53 51 42 35 33 33 41 50 55 55 44 40 35 36 50 58 61 58
DEWPT            35 34 31 29 29 30 30 30 29 31 30 30 30 31 31 29 30 32 34 34 35
MIN/MAX RH                   39          93          36          82          36
RH               76 68 50 39 42 62 82 89 85 67 46 38 38 60 70 78 79 50 40 36 42
WIND DIR         NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW  N  N NE  E  E  E  E  E SE SE SE SE
WIND SPD         24 26 26 24 20  9  6  6  8  9  9  8  8  5  4  5  5 10 11 12 11
WIND GUST                 34
CLOUDS(CAT)      OV B2 B1 SC SC SC FW FW FW SC FW CL FW CL FW FW FW SC SC B1 B1
CLOUDS (%)       94 84 54 46 47 28 13 18 24 29 17  5  8  4  6 11 25 33 47 59 67
POP 12HR                      5           0           0           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  2  2  2  2  2  2  3  3  4  4  4  4  4  4  4  4  4  4
MIX HGT          18 27 49 60 56 19<10<10 16 21 28 39 35<10<10<10<10 28 40 43 32
T WIND DIR       NW NW NW NW NW  N NW NW  N  N NE NE  E  E  E  E  E SE SE SE SE
T WIND SPD       35 34 35 35 33 21 14 13 17 16 11 10 12 11  9 11 11 17 14 18 19
SMOKE DISP       GD EX EX EX EX GD PR PR FR FR FR GD GD PR PR PR PR GD GD EX GD


DATE          SAT 04/21/18 SUN 04/22/18 MON 04/23/18 TUE 04/24/18
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       43      56      41      64      42      67      46      66
TEMP          49 43 54 54 46 42 60 62 48 44 64 65 52 47 64 62
DEWPT         35 35 36 36 38 36 38 38 39 39 40 41 41 42 44 43
RH            58 73 50 50 73 79 44 41 71 82 41 41 66 83 48 50
PWIND DIR           E       E      NE      NE       E       E      SE      SE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    B1 B2 OV OV B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1
POP 12HR           20      40      20       5       5       5       5      30
RAIN SHWRS       IS SC SC IS                               SC

$$

KSZ012-182230-
KICKAPOO INDIAN RESERVATION
39.69N  95.66W ELEV. 1150 FT
444 AM CDT WED APR 18 2018

DATE             WED 04/18/18            THU 04/19/18            FRI 04/20/18
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                      49          32          56          33          60
TEMP             40 43 46 49 48 40 35 34 32 41 50 55 54 43 40 35 35 49 56 60 57
DEWPT            34 34 31 30 29 31 30 30 29 30 31 31 30 30 31 29 29 33 35 34 35
MIN/MAX RH                   46          90          37          85          37
RH               79 70 55 48 47 70 82 85 88 65 48 40 40 60 70 78 78 54 45 37 43
WIND DIR         NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW  N  N  N NE  E  E  E  E  E SE SE SE SE
WIND SPD         21 25 25 23 19 10  6  8  8  9  9  6  6  5  4  4  5  9 10 11 10
CLOUDS(CAT)      OV OV B1 B2 B1 SC FW SC SC SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC B1 B1
CLOUDS (%)       95 91 67 79 63 49 23 29 30 35 17  6  9  6  7 11 20 28 43 57 69
POP 12HR                      5           0           0           0           5
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  2  2  2  2  2  2  3  3  4  4  4  4  4  4  4  4  4  4
MIX HGT          21 26 51 58 53 16<10<10 17 22 29 39 36<10<10<10<10 29 41 45 32
T WIND DIR       NW NW NW NW NW  N NW NW  N  N NE NE  E  E  E  E  E SE SE SE SE
T WIND SPD       34 34 34 35 34 21 14 16 17 14 11  9 11 11  9  9 11 14 13 16 17
SMOKE DISP       EX EX EX EX EX GD PR PR FR FR FR GD GD PR PR PR PR GD GD EX GD


DATE          SAT 04/21/18 SUN 04/22/18 MON 04/23/18 TUE 04/24/18
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       42      57      40      64      41      68      47      66
TEMP          47 42 55 55 46 41 60 62 47 43 64 65 52 49 65 60
DEWPT         34 35 37 37 37 36 39 38 39 38 42 42 41 42 45 43
RH            60 76 51 51 71 82 46 41 74 82 45 43 66 77 48 53
PWIND DIR           E       E       E       E       E       E      SE      SE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    B1 B2 OV OV B2 B2 B2 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1
POP 12HR           20      30      10       5       5       5       5      30
RAIN SHWRS       IS SC IS                                  SC

$$

KSZ012-182230-
IOWA SAC&FOX INDIAN RESERVATION
39.98N  95.44W ELEV. 965 FT
444 AM CDT WED APR 18 2018

DATE             WED 04/18/18            THU 04/19/18            FRI 04/20/18
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                      48          31          55          33          60
TEMP             39 41 46 48 46 39 35 33 32 40 49 54 53 43 39 35 34 48 56 60 57
DEWPT            34 34 31 30 29 30 30 30 29 31 31 31 29 30 31 29 29 33 34 34 35
MIN/MAX RH                   49          93          38          85          37
RH               82 76 55 49 51 70 82 89 88 70 50 41 39 60 73 78 82 56 43 37 43
WIND DIR          N NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW  N  N NE  E  E  E  E  E SE SE SE SE
WIND SPD         23 23 24 24 19 11  6  8  8  9  8  6  8  5  4  5  5 10 10 11 10
WIND GUST           33 34
CLOUDS(CAT)      OV OV B2 B2 B2 B1 SC SC SC SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC B1 B2
CLOUDS (%)       95 92 86 82 73 54 35 29 37 42 17  6  8  6  7 11 19 23 39 55 70
POP 12HR                     10           0           0           0           5
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  2  2  2  2  2  2  3  3  4  4  4  4  4  4  4  4  4  4
MIX HGT          20 26 53 57 51 19<10<10 16 23 29 40 35<10<10<10<10 27 41 47 33
T WIND DIR        N NW NW NW NW  N NW NW  N  N  N NE  E  E  E  E  E SE SE SE SE
T WIND SPD       33 29 34 35 34 23 13 17 16 13 10  9 11 11  9 11 11 14 13 16 17
SMOKE DISP       GD EX EX EX EX GD PR PR FR FR FR GD GD PR PR PR PR GD GD EX GD


DATE          SAT 04/21/18 SUN 04/22/18 MON 04/23/18 TUE 04/24/18
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       42      56      41      64      42      68      46      66
TEMP          47 42 54 54 46 42 60 62 49 44 64 66 51 48 65 59
DEWPT         34 34 37 36 36 36 38 37 38 38 41 41 41 42 45 42
RH            60 73 52 50 68 79 44 39 66 79 43 40 68 80 48 53
PWIND DIR           E       E       E       E       E      SE      SE       S
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    B1 B2 OV OV B2 B2 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1
POP 12HR           20      20      10       5       5       5       5      30
RAIN SHWRS       IS IS IS                                  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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