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FNUS83 KTOP 201001
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Fire Weather Point Planning Forecasts
National Weather Service Topeka KS
501 AM CDT Sun Oct 20 2019

KSZ058-202230-
Flint Hills National Wildlife Refuge (near Hartford)
38.32N  95.94W Elev. 1066 ft
501 AM CDT Sun Oct 20 2019

Date             Sun 10/20/19            Mon 10/21/19            Tue 10/22/19
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                      72          43          63          40          64
TEMP             44 51 66 72 65 57 53 48 44 52 60 63 53 47 44 42 41 50 58 62 54
DEWPT            44 50 53 53 54 53 46 37 38 39 39 36 33 32 31 29 29 35 35 34 36
MIN/MAX RH                   52          83          36          61          34
RH              100 96 63 51 68 86 77 65 79 61 46 36 46 56 60 60 62 56 42 35 50
WIND DIR         SE SE  S  S  S SW  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W NW NW  W  W
WIND SPD          6 13 19 16 11  5  9 12 10 17 24 23 16  6  5  6  6 10 11 11  2
WIND GUST                                26 29                         24 24
CLOUDS(CAT)      FW SC B1 B2 OV B2 SC FW CL CL CL SC FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL
CLOUDS (%)       13 26 69 74 88 78 48  6  3  3  4 36 14  3  3  2  2  1  2  1  3
POP 12HR                     30          50           0           0           0
QPF 12HR                      0        0.14           0           0           0
RAIN SHWRS                   SC SC IS
TSTMS                        SC SC IS
LAL               1  1  1  1  4  4  1  1  1  1  1  1
HAINES            5  5  5  5  4  4  5  5  4  4  3  3
MIX HGT         <10 11 19 25 19<10<10<10<10 29 50 58<10
T WIND DIR       SE SE SE  S  S  W  W  W  W NW NW  W  W
T WIND SPD       13 19 28 26 19 13 18 21 25 36 35 35 18
SMOKE DISP       PR FR GD GD GD PR PR PR PR EX EX EX PR


Date          Wed 10/23/19 Thu 10/24/19 Fri 10/25/19 Sat 10/26/19
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       44      68      39      53      33      56      36      63
TEMP          46 48 64 58 48 43 48 45 37 34 52 48 40 39 59 56
DEWPT         37 36 42 43 42 39 38 36 34 32 34 34 33 33 40 41
RH            71 63 45 57 80 86 68 70 89 92 50 58 76 79 49 57
PWIND DIR          SW      SW      NW       N       N       N      SW       S
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    CL FW SC B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B1 SC SC FW FW FW FW FW
POP 12HR            0       5      20      30      20       5       5      10
RAIN                          S  C  S  S

$$

KSZ024-202230-
Potawatomi Indian Reservation
39.33N  95.85W Elev. 1056 ft
501 AM CDT Sun Oct 20 2019

Date             Sun 10/20/19            Mon 10/21/19            Tue 10/22/19
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                      67          43          60          40          61
TEMP             45 50 64 67 63 56 53 46 44 51 58 60 53 47 44 42 41 48 56 60 53
DEWPT            44 48 50 51 52 50 44 38 37 39 37 34 30 30 29 29 29 33 32 30 32
MIN/MAX RH                   56          81          37          60          32
RH               96 93 60 56 67 80 71 73 76 63 45 37 41 51 55 60 62 56 40 32 44
WIND DIR         SE SE SE  S  S  S  W  W  W  W  W  W NW  W  W  W  W NW  W  W  W
WIND SPD          5 11 17 13 11  4  8 10 10 16 24 24 17  9  8  8  8 10 12 11  2
WIND GUST                                25 29          20          20 23 24
CLOUDS(CAT)      FW SC B2 B2 OV B2 B1 FW FW SC B1 SC FW CL CL FW CL CL CL CL CL
CLOUDS (%)       23 40 85 81 96 77 51 11 13 34 51 48 22  5  5  9  5  2  4  1  5
POP 12HR                     40          50           0           0           0
QPF 12HR                   0.02        0.10           0           0           0
RAIN SHWRS                IS SC IS
TSTMS                     IS SC IS
LAL               1  1  3  3  4  4  1  1  1  1  1  1
HAINES            5  5  6  6  4  4  6  6  3  3  3  3
MIX HGT         <10<10 20 23 23<10<10<10<10 17 59 58<10
T WIND DIR       SE SE SE SE SE SW  W  W  W  W  W  W  W
T WIND SPD       11 23 31 27 14  5 16 14 25 31 40 37 20
SMOKE DISP       PR FR GD GD GD PR PR PR PR GD EX EX PR


Date          Wed 10/23/19 Thu 10/24/19 Fri 10/25/19 Sat 10/26/19
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       44      67      38      51      33      55      36      63
TEMP          46 48 62 56 46 41 46 43 36 34 52 47 39 38 59 55
DEWPT         34 34 38 38 38 34 33 31 31 29 30 29 31 31 36 36
RH            63 58 41 51 73 76 60 62 82 82 43 49 73 76 42 49
PWIND DIR          SW       W       N       N       N      NW      SW       S
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    FW SC SC B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B1 SC SC FW FW FW FW FW
POP 12HR            0       5      20      30      10       5      10      10
RAIN                          S  C  S

$$

KSZ012-202230-
Kickapoo Indian Reservation
39.69N  95.66W Elev. 1150 ft
501 AM CDT Sun Oct 20 2019

Date             Sun 10/20/19            Mon 10/21/19            Tue 10/22/19
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                      67          41          60          39          61
TEMP             44 50 64 67 63 55 51 45 43 50 58 60 52 46 44 42 40 48 57 60 53
DEWPT            44 48 50 51 53 52 47 39 38 39 38 36 31 32 29 29 30 34 33 31 31
MIN/MAX RH                   55          83          40          65          33
RH              100 93 60 56 70 90 86 79 82 66 47 41 44 58 55 60 67 58 40 33 43
WIND DIR          S SE SE  S  S  S SW  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W NW  W NW  W  W  W
WIND SPD          5 11 18 14 12  6  8 10 10 14 24 24 19  9  8  8  8 10 12 11  2
WIND GUST                                21 27          20          21 23 23
CLOUDS(CAT)      SC B1 B2 OV OV B2 B1 FW FW SC B1 B2 SC FW FW FW CL CL CL CL FW
CLOUDS (%)       29 54 86 90 96 77 55 11 15 35 59 71 27  9  7  7  5  2  5  2  6
POP 12HR                     40          40           5           0           0
QPF 12HR                   0.01        0.08           0           0           0
RAIN SHWRS                IS SC IS
TSTMS                     IS SC IS
LAL               1  1  3  3  4  4  1  1  1  1  1  1
HAINES            5  5  6  6  3  3  5  5  3  3  3  3
MIX HGT         <10 11 22 25 27<10<10<10<10 34 62 61<10
T WIND DIR       SE  S SE SE  S  S SW  W  W  W  W  W  W
T WIND SPD       11 23 31 26 16  8 16 18 25 32 40 42 23
SMOKE DISP       PR FR GD GD GD PR PR PR PR EX EX EX FR


Date          Wed 10/23/19 Thu 10/24/19 Fri 10/25/19 Sat 10/26/19
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      67      36      51      31      55      34      63
TEMP          44 45 62 56 44 39 47 44 35 32 52 47 38 37 59 54
DEWPT         34 34 39 37 38 33 33 30 31 29 31 29 31 31 37 36
RH            68 65 43 49 79 79 58 57 85 88 44 49 76 79 44 50
PWIND DIR          SW       W       N       N       N       W       S       S
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    FW SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B1 SC SC FW FW FW FW FW
POP 12HR            0       5      20      30      10       5      10      10
RAIN                          S  C  S

$$

KSZ012-202230-
Iowa Sac&Fox Indian Reservation
39.98N  95.44W Elev. 965 ft
501 AM CDT Sun Oct 20 2019

Date             Sun 10/20/19            Mon 10/21/19            Tue 10/22/19
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          42          58          40          60
TEMP             44 52 63 65 60 54 52 46 43 49 56 58 51 46 44 42 41 47 56 58 52
DEWPT            44 48 50 51 51 52 47 40 39 41 40 39 34 33 31 31 31 35 35 33 34
MIN/MAX RH                   59          88          49          67          38
RH              100 86 62 60 72 93 83 79 86 74 55 49 52 60 60 65 67 63 45 39 50
WIND DIR         SE SE SE SE  S  S SW SW  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W NW NW  W  W
WIND SPD          4 11 17 16 12  6  6  8 11 16 23 25 20 11 10 11 10 13 13 11  3
WIND GUST                                21 26                         25 26
CLOUDS(CAT)      SC B1 B2 OV OV B2 B1 FW FW SC B2 B2 SC FW FW FW CL CL FW CL FW
CLOUDS (%)       31 57 87 92 95 73 55 14 14 42 71 80 42 11  9  9  4  3  6  2  6
POP 12HR                     40          50           5           0           0
QPF 12HR                      0        0.12           0           0           0
RAIN SHWRS                IS SC IS
TSTMS                     IS SC IS
Obvis            PF
LAL               1  1  3  3  4  4  1  1  1  1  1  1
HAINES            5  5  6  6  3  3  5  5  3  3  3  3
MIX HGT         <10<10 20 26 27 10<10<10<10 35 61 59<10
T WIND DIR       SE  S SE SE  S SE SW SW  W  W  W  W  W
T WIND SPD        6 20 28 25 20 11 13 18 25 32 39 43 23
SMOKE DISP       PR FR GD GD GD PR PR PR PR EX EX EX PR


Date          Wed 10/23/19 Thu 10/24/19 Fri 10/25/19 Sat 10/26/19
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      65      37      49      31      54      35      61
TEMP          45 45 61 54 44 40 46 43 36 32 50 47 39 37 58 54
DEWPT         35 35 41 40 38 33 35 33 32 29 32 32 32 31 38 39
RH            68 68 48 59 79 76 65 67 85 88 50 56 76 79 47 57
PWIND DIR          SW       W       N       N       N       W       S       S
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    FW SC SC B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B1 SC SC FW FW FW FW FW
POP 12HR            0       5      20      20      10       5       5      10
RAIN                          S  S  S

$$


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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