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FNUS83 KTOP 200916  
FWLTOP  
 
FIRE WEATHER POINT PLANNING FORECASTS  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TOPEKA KS  
416 AM CDT MON AUG 20 2018  
 
KSZ058-202215-  
FLINT HILLS NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE (NEAR HARTFORD)  
38.32N 95.94W ELEV. 1066 FT  
416 AM CDT MON AUG 20 2018  
 
DATE MON 08/20/18 TUE 08/21/18 WED 08/22/18  
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 76 62 81 60 79  
TEMP 66 70 74 75 75 69 67 64 62 72 79 81 80 70 65 62 60 70 76 77 78  
DEWPT 64 66 66 65 64 63 63 61 60 63 63 62 62 62 61 60 59 61 60 60 60  
MIN/MAX RH 66 97 52 97 52  
RH 93 87 76 71 69 81 87 90 93 73 58 53 54 76 87 93 96 73 58 56 54  
WIND DIR W W NW NW NW NW NW NW NW N N N N N N N N NE NE E E  
WIND SPD 12 16 19 20 17 9 9 9 9 10 9 9 6 6 5 5 3 5 4 4 4  
CLOUDS(CAT) B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 SC SC SC SC FW FW SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B2 B1 B1  
CLOUDS (%) 82 82 81 74 64 50 34 28 28 20 25 35 34 33 43 61 60 69 74 66 64  
POP 12HR 20 0 0 20 30  
QPF 12HR 0 0 0 0 0.02  
RAIN SHWRS IS IS IS IS IS SC SC IS IS  
TSTMS IS IS IS IS IS IS  
LAL 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 2 2 3 3 2 2  
HAINES 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 5 5  
MIX HGT <10 19 27 39 37<10<10<10<10 21 42 53 33<10<10<10<10 24 37 42 39  
T WIND DIR W W NW NW NW NW NW NW NW N N N N N N N N NE E E N  
T WIND SPD 24 28 28 27 27 16 14 14 14 19 18 14 11 13 12 11 8 9 6 2 2  
SMOKE DISP PR GD EX EX EX PR PR PR PR GD EX EX GD PR PR PR PR FR FR PR PR  
 
DATE THU 08/23/18 FRI 08/24/18 SAT 08/25/18 SUN 08/26/18  
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 60 82 67 89 68 91 70 91  
TEMP 65 61 77 81 72 68 84 87 74 70 89 87 75 71 89 88  
DEWPT 60 59 65 67 67 66 69 71 68 65 69 69 66 67 69 69  
RH 84 93 67 63 84 93 61 59 82 84 52 55 74 87 52 54  
PWIND DIR SE SE S S S S S S  
WIND CHAR <15 <15 <15 <15 <15 <15 <15 <15  
AVG CLOUDS B1 B1 B2 B1 B1 B2 B1 SC SC SC FW SC SC SC SC FW  
POP 12HR 30 50 30 20 5 5 5 5  
RAIN SHWRS SC SC SC SC IS  
TSTMS IS IS SC SC IS  
 

 
 
KSZ024-202215-  
POTAWATOMI INDIAN RESERVATION  
39.33N 95.85W ELEV. 1056 FT  
416 AM CDT MON AUG 20 2018  
 
DATE MON 08/20/18 TUE 08/21/18 WED 08/22/18  
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 72 62 80 59 79  
TEMP 65 67 69 72 71 67 65 64 62 69 77 80 77 67 63 61 59 68 75 79 77  
DEWPT 64 64 63 63 62 62 62 62 60 61 60 60 60 60 59 58 58 57 56 55 56  
MIN/MAX RH 73 98 51 95 43  
RH 97 90 81 73 73 84 90 93 93 76 56 51 56 78 87 90 96 68 52 44 48  
WIND DIR W NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW N N N N N N N N NE NE NE E  
WIND SPD 12 16 20 21 18 10 9 8 10 10 10 10 9 5 4 4 4 5 4 3 4  
CLOUDS(CAT) OV OV OV B2 B2 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 SC B1 SC B1  
CLOUDS (%) 88 89 91 84 74 64 54 47 41 41 41 48 41 27 38 52 53 45 51 47 55  
POP 12HR 70 5 0 10 10  
QPF 12HR 0.12 0 0 0 0  
RAIN SHWRS SC NM NM SC  
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 3 3 4 4 3 3 2 2 4 4 4 4 3 3 4 4  
MIX HGT <10<10 41 33 30<10<10<10<10 19 46 55 37<10<10<10<10 34 51 55<10  
T WIND DIR W NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW N N N N N N NE N NE NE N NE  
T WIND SPD 24 29 29 33 33 19 18 16 18 20 18 17 13 12 11 10 9 10 8 2 4  
SMOKE DISP PR PR EX EX EX PR PR PR PR GD EX EX GD PR PR PR PR FR GD PR PR  
 
DATE THU 08/23/18 FRI 08/24/18 SAT 08/25/18 SUN 08/26/18  
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 60 81 67 89 67 92 71 92  
TEMP 64 61 75 81 72 68 86 87 75 68 89 88 77 72 90 89  
DEWPT 58 57 61 65 66 65 67 68 67 65 67 67 67 65 67 67  
RH 81 87 62 58 81 90 53 53 76 90 48 50 71 79 47 48  
PWIND DIR SE S S SW S S S S  
WIND CHAR <15 <15 <15 <15 <15 <15 <15 <15  
AVG CLOUDS SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B1 SC FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC  
POP 12HR 10 40 40 10 5 5 5 5  
RAIN SHWRS SC SC SC  
TSTMS IS SC SC  
 

 
 
KSZ012-202215-  
KICKAPOO INDIAN RESERVATION  
39.69N 95.66W ELEV. 1150 FT  
416 AM CDT MON AUG 20 2018  
 
DATE MON 08/20/18 TUE 08/21/18 WED 08/22/18  
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 73 61 79 57 79  
TEMP 65 66 70 73 72 67 65 63 61 69 76 79 75 65 61 59 58 69 76 79 76  
DEWPT 64 65 65 65 65 64 63 62 60 63 63 63 62 61 59 57 57 60 59 57 59  
MIN/MAX RH 77 100 57 100 48  
RH 97 97 84 76 79 90 93 97 97 81 64 58 64 87 93 93 96 73 56 47 56  
WIND DIR W NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW N N N N N N N N N NE NE E  
WIND SPD 13 16 21 23 18 10 9 8 9 10 10 10 8 4 4 4 3 4 4 4 3  
CLOUDS(CAT) OV OV OV OV B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC  
CLOUDS (%) 94 94 94 88 79 69 60 54 52 51 48 49 36 23 37 41 49 32 43 38 48  
POP 12HR 70 10 0 5 5  
QPF 12HR 0.21 0 0 0 0  
RAIN SHWRS SC NM NM SC  
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 3 3 3 3 3 3 2 2 2 2 3 3 3 3 4 4  
MIX HGT <10 16 27 33 30<10<10<10<10 17 43 48 35<10<10<10<10 34 50 55 18  
T WIND DIR W NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW N N N N N N N N NE NE N NE  
T WIND SPD 26 26 32 35 40 20 18 16 16 20 19 17 13 11 10 9 6 9 8 3 4  
SMOKE DISP PR GD EX EX EX PR PR PR PR GD EX EX GD PR PR PR PR FR GD FR PR  
 
DATE THU 08/23/18 FRI 08/24/18 SAT 08/25/18 SUN 08/26/18  
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 81 66 87 66 90 69 90  
TEMP 62 60 76 80 71 67 84 85 72 68 88 86 75 70 88 87  
DEWPT 57 57 63 66 67 65 69 71 67 65 69 70 67 65 69 70  
RH 84 90 64 62 87 93 61 63 84 90 54 59 76 84 54 57  
PWIND DIR SE S S SW S S S S  
WIND CHAR <15 <15 <15 <15 <15 <15 <15 <15  
AVG CLOUDS SC SC B1 B1 B1 B2 B1 SC FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC  
POP 12HR 5 30 40 10 10 5 10 5  
RAIN SHWRS SC SC SC  
TSTMS IS SC SC  
 

 
 
KSZ012-202215-  
IOWA SAC&FOX INDIAN RESERVATION  
39.98N 95.44W ELEV. 965 FT  
416 AM CDT MON AUG 20 2018  
 
DATE MON 08/20/18 TUE 08/21/18 WED 08/22/18  
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 71 62 79 56 79  
TEMP 65 67 69 71 70 66 65 63 62 70 76 79 76 66 62 59 57 70 76 79 76  
DEWPT 64 65 65 66 66 65 63 62 60 63 64 63 63 61 59 57 56 60 59 58 60  
MIN/MAX RH 84 98 58 100 49  
RH 97 93 87 84 87 97 93 97 93 78 66 58 64 84 90 93 96 71 56 49 58  
WIND DIR NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW N N N N N N N N N N N E  
WIND SPD 14 14 21 24 19 12 11 10 10 10 10 10 8 5 3 4 3 4 4 3 3  
CLOUDS(CAT) OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC FW SC SC SC FW SC SC SC  
CLOUDS (%) 96 96 95 90 82 73 63 59 59 59 55 50 36 20 37 33 46 23 39 34 43  
POP 12HR 70 20 0 5 5  
QPF 12HR 0.25 0 0 0 0  
RAIN SHWRS SC SC NM NM IS  
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 3 3 3 3 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 3 3 3 3  
MIX HGT <10 14 18 28 21<10<10<10<10 14 35 48 37<10<10<10<10 34 51 54 37  
T WIND DIR NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW N N N N N N N N NE NE N N  
T WIND SPD 26 24 32 37 37 24 20 20 18 19 20 18 13 10 6 8 6 8 8 3 3  
SMOKE DISP PR FR GD EX EX PR PR PR PR FR EX EX GD PR PR PR PR FR GD FR PR  
 
DATE THU 08/23/18 FRI 08/24/18 SAT 08/25/18 SUN 08/26/18  
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 81 66 87 65 90 69 90  
TEMP 62 59 77 79 69 68 84 85 71 67 88 85 75 70 88 87  
DEWPT 57 56 63 66 66 65 70 71 67 65 70 72 68 66 71 70  
RH 84 90 62 64 90 90 63 63 87 93 55 65 79 87 57 57  
PWIND DIR SE S S S S S S S  
WIND CHAR <15 <15 <15 <15 <15 <15 <15 <15  
AVG CLOUDS SC SC SC B1 B1 B2 B1 SC FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC  
POP 12HR 5 20 50 10 10 0 10 5  
RAIN SHWRS IS SC SC  
TSTMS IS SC 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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