409  
FNUS83 KTOP 231053  
FWLTOP  
 
FIRE WEATHER POINT PLANNING FORECASTS  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TOPEKA KS  
453 AM CST FRI FEB 23 2018  
 
KSZ058-232215-  
FLINT HILLS NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE (NEAR HARTFORD)  
38.32N 95.94W ELEV. 1066 FT  
453 AM CST FRI FEB 23 2018  
 
DATE FRI 02/23/18 SAT 02/24/18 SUN 02/25/18  
UTC 3HRLY 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00  
CST 3HRLY 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18  
 
MAX/MIN 42 35 45 23 51  
TEMP 32 34 39 42 40 36 35 35 35 35 41 45 42 34 29 27 23 29 46 51 46  
DEWPT 30 29 32 31 30 31 31 32 32 34 37 37 33 29 25 23 21 23 24 24 24  
MIN/MAX RH 63 92 68 91 35  
RH 92 82 76 65 67 82 85 89 89 96 85 73 70 82 85 85 92 78 42 34 42  
WIND DIR NW N N NE NE NE NE NE NE E S W W W W W W SW SW SW W  
WIND SPD 3 4 5 6 6 8 8 8 8 6 8 12 12 12 8 6 5 4 8 9 5  
CLOUDS(CAT) B2 B2 B1 B2 B2 B2 OV OV OV OV OV B2 SC FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC  
CLOUDS (%) 86 81 67 74 80 87 93100 91 94 93 82 44 18 9 8 12 19 24 45 36  
POP 12HR 10 60 50 10 5  
QPF 12HR 0 0.10 0.07 0 0  
DRIZZLE C C  
RAIN C C L L C C C C  
OBVIS PF PF  
LAL 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1  
HAINES 5 5 5 5 3 3 2 2 2 2 2 2 4 4 5 5 5 5 4 4  
MIX HGT <10<10 22 25 18 11<10<10<10<10 12 36 28<10<10<10<10<10 18 37<10  
T WIND DIR N N N N N N N NE N SE S W W W W W W SW S S W  
T WIND SPD 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 12 0 13 14 26 25 24 12 11 8 4 9 14 11  
SMOKE DISP PR PR PR PR PR PR PR PR PR PR FR EX EX PR PR PR PR PR FR GD PR  
 
DATE MON 02/26/18 TUE 02/27/18 WED 02/28/18 THU 03/01/18  
UTC 6HRLY 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00  
CST 6HRLY 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18  
 
MIN/MAX TEMP 24 56 35 62 40 56 32 52  
TEMP 29 26 52 52 39 37 59 59 46 41 54 52 37 33 49 50  
DEWPT 23 19 26 26 29 31 37 40 40 38 39 36 31 28 28 27  
RH 78 74 36 36 67 79 44 49 79 89 57 54 79 82 44 41  
PWIND DIR W S S S S S NW NW  
WIND CHAR <15 <15 <15 15> <15 <15 <15 <15  
AVG CLOUDS FW FW CL FW FW FW SC SC B1 B1 B2 B2 B1 B1 SC SC  
POP 12HR 0 0 0 10 20 50 30 5  
RAIN S S C C  
RAIN SHWRS SC  
TSTMS IS  
 

 
 
KSZ024-232215-  
POTAWATOMI INDIAN RESERVATION  
39.33N 95.85W ELEV. 1056 FT  
453 AM CST FRI FEB 23 2018  
 
DATE FRI 02/23/18 SAT 02/24/18 SUN 02/25/18  
UTC 3HRLY 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00  
CST 3HRLY 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18  
 
MAX/MIN 39 29 40 23 47  
TEMP 31 32 37 39 34 29 30 30 31 32 36 40 37 32 28 27 23 28 41 47 44  
DEWPT 28 26 27 27 27 26 27 28 29 30 33 33 30 26 24 23 20 22 23 26 23  
MIN/MAX RH 62 96 74 90 42  
RH 88 78 67 62 75 88 88 92 92 92 89 76 75 78 85 85 88 78 48 43 43  
WIND DIR NW NW N NE NE NE NE NE E E SE W W W W W W SW SW SW W  
WIND SPD 4 5 5 6 5 6 8 9 9 8 6 8 11 11 9 8 6 8 9 9 4  
CLOUDS(CAT) B2 B2 SC SC B1 B2 OV OV OV OV OV OV B1 SC FW CL FW SC SC B1 SC  
CLOUDS (%) 86 70 38 50 63 75 88100 90 95 95 89 60 30 14 5 14 29 36 55 43  
POP 12HR 5 60 70 20 5  
QPF 12HR 0 0.05 0.12 0 0  
FRZG DRZL S  
FRZG RAIN C L C C  
RAIN L L S  
SNOW S  
OBVIS PF PF  
LAL 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1  
HAINES 4 4 4 4 3 3 3 3 2 2 2 2 4 4 5 5 5 5 5 5  
MIX HGT <10 12 18 21<10<10<10<10<10<10<10 27 20<10<10<10<10<10 10 17 10  
T WIND DIR N N N N N N N NE N E SE W W W W W W SW SW S SW  
T WIND SPD 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 16 0 16 8 24 24 20 17 16 13 13 11 6 3  
SMOKE DISP PR PR PR PR PR PR PR PR PR PR PR GD GD PR PR PR PR PR PR PR PR  
 
DATE MON 02/26/18 TUE 02/27/18 WED 02/28/18 THU 03/01/18  
UTC 6HRLY 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00  
CST 6HRLY 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18  
 
MIN/MAX TEMP 22 55 34 61 36 48 30 49  
TEMP 27 23 50 52 39 36 56 58 40 36 45 47 35 31 45 47  
DEWPT 21 17 24 24 28 29 36 38 35 33 34 32 28 25 26 24  
RH 78 77 36 33 64 75 47 47 82 89 65 56 75 78 47 40  
PWIND DIR SW S S S S NE NW NW  
WIND CHAR <15 <15 <15 <15 <15 <15 <15 <15  
AVG CLOUDS FW FW CL FW FW FW FW SC B1 B1 B2 B2 B1 B1 SC SC  
POP 12HR 0 0 0 5 20 40 30 10  
RAIN S C C  
RAIN SHWRS SC  
SNOW S C  
TSTMS IS  
 

 
 
KSZ012-232215-  
KICKAPOO INDIAN RESERVATION  
39.69N 95.66W ELEV. 1150 FT  
453 AM CST FRI FEB 23 2018  
 
DATE FRI 02/23/18 SAT 02/24/18 SUN 02/25/18  
UTC 3HRLY 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00  
CST 3HRLY 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18  
 
MAX/MIN 38 27 39 22 45  
TEMP 30 31 36 38 33 28 28 29 30 32 35 39 36 30 26 25 22 27 39 45 41  
DEWPT 27 25 27 28 26 25 26 27 28 30 32 33 30 25 23 22 20 22 25 27 24  
MIN/MAX RH 66 96 76 93 47  
RH 88 78 69 67 75 88 92 92 92 92 89 79 79 81 88 88 92 81 57 49 50  
WIND DIR NW NW N N NE NE NE NE E E E W W W W W W SW SW SW W  
WIND SPD 4 5 5 5 4 6 6 8 9 8 6 8 11 11 9 8 6 8 9 10 5  
CLOUDS(CAT) B2 B1 SC SC B1 B2 B2 OV OV OV OV OV B1 SC FW FW FW SC SC B1 SC  
CLOUDS (%) 83 68 34 47 60 74 87100 91 95 96 89 68 35 16 6 14 29 36 53 43  
POP 12HR 0 50 80 20 0  
QPF 12HR 0 0.05 0.13 0 0  
FRZG DRZL C C  
FRZG RAIN C C C C  
RAIN D D S  
SNOW S  
OBVIS PF PF  
LAL 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1  
HAINES 4 4 4 4 3 3 3 3 2 2 2 2 4 4 4 4 5 5 6 6  
MIX HGT <10 13 18 20<10<10 11<10<10<10 12 28 22<10<10<10<10<10 10 20<10  
T WIND DIR N N N N N N N NE N E SE W W W W W W SW SW SW SW  
T WIND SPD 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 11 0 16 9 21 24 21 18 16 12 10 10 8 5  
SMOKE DISP PR PR PR PR PR PR PR PR PR PR PR GD GD PR PR PR PR PR PR FR PR  
 
DATE MON 02/26/18 TUE 02/27/18 WED 02/28/18 THU 03/01/18  
UTC 6HRLY 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00  
CST 6HRLY 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18  
 
MIN/MAX TEMP 21 54 33 60 34 48 29 49  
TEMP 24 22 49 51 37 36 56 56 38 35 45 46 33 30 45 46  
DEWPT 21 18 25 26 28 29 36 38 32 31 33 32 28 24 26 26  
RH 88 84 39 37 70 75 47 51 79 85 62 58 82 78 47 45  
PWIND DIR SW S S S W NE NW NW  
WIND CHAR <15 <15 <15 <15 <15 <15 <15 <15  
AVG CLOUDS FW FW CL FW FW FW FW SC SC B1 B2 B2 B1 B1 SC SC  
POP 12HR 0 0 0 5 20 50 30 10  
RAIN S C C  
RAIN SHWRS SC  
SNOW S C C  
 

 
 
KSZ012-232215-  
IOWA SAC&FOX INDIAN RESERVATION  
39.98N 95.44W ELEV. 965 FT  
453 AM CST FRI FEB 23 2018  
 
DATE FRI 02/23/18 SAT 02/24/18 SUN 02/25/18  
UTC 3HRLY 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00  
CST 3HRLY 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18  
 
MAX/MIN 37 27 38 21 44  
TEMP 29 30 35 37 32 27 27 30 30 32 35 38 36 30 27 25 21 26 39 44 40  
DEWPT 28 26 27 27 26 25 25 26 27 29 32 32 30 26 23 22 20 22 25 27 24  
MIN/MAX RH 66 93 77 96 49  
RH 96 85 72 67 78 92 92 85 88 88 89 79 79 85 85 88 96 85 57 51 52  
WIND DIR W NW N N NE NE NE NE E E E NW W W W W W SW SW SW W  
WIND SPD 5 5 5 5 4 6 6 9 9 9 8 8 11 12 10 9 8 9 10 11 6  
CLOUDS(CAT) B2 B1 SC SC B1 B2 B2 OV OV OV OV OV B2 SC FW FW FW FW SC SC SC  
CLOUDS (%) 82 66 30 44 58 72 86100 93 95 97 90 75 41 19 8 14 25 34 49 43  
POP 12HR 0 50 80 20 0  
QPF 12HR 0 0.06 0.14 0 0  
FRZG RAIN C C C C  
RAIN D D S  
SNOW S  
OBVIS PF PF  
LAL 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1  
HAINES 4 4 4 4 3 3 3 3 2 2 2 2 2 2 4 4 5 5 5 5  
MIX HGT <10 11 18 19<10<10<10<10<10<10<10 25 24<10<10<10<10<10<10 15<10  
T WIND DIR N N N N N N N NE N E E W W W W W W SW SW SW SW  
T WIND SPD 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 13 0 13 11 18 24 18 14 14 11 11 11 9 6  
SMOKE DISP PR PR PR PR PR PR PR PR PR PR PR GD GD PR PR PR PR PR PR PR PR  
 
DATE MON 02/26/18 TUE 02/27/18 WED 02/28/18 THU 03/01/18  
UTC 6HRLY 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00  
CST 6HRLY 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18  
 
MIN/MAX TEMP 21 53 32 59 33 48 28 47  
TEMP 25 22 49 49 36 35 56 54 36 35 46 46 33 29 43 45  
DEWPT 21 18 25 26 28 29 36 37 31 30 33 32 28 25 26 26  
RH 84 84 39 40 72 78 47 52 82 82 60 58 82 85 51 47  
PWIND DIR SW S S S W N NW NW  
WIND CHAR <15 <15 <15 <15 <15 <15 <15 <15  
AVG CLOUDS FW FW CL FW FW FW FW SC SC B1 B1 B2 B2 B1 SC SC  
POP 12HR 0 0 0 5 10 50 30 10  
RAIN C C  
RAIN SHWRS SC  
SNOW C C  
 

 
 
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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