080  
FNUS83 KTOP 140839  
FWLTOP  
 
FIRE WEATHER POINT PLANNING FORECASTS  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TOPEKA KS  
339 AM CDT FRI AUG 14 2020  
 
KSZ058-142215-  
FLINT HILLS NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE (NEAR HARTFORD)  
38.32N 95.94W ELEV. 1066 FT  
339 AM CDT FRI AUG 14 2020  
 
DATE FRI 08/14/20 SAT 08/15/20 SUN 08/16/20  
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 91 69 85 60 86  
TEMP 71 72 81 88 91 88 79 75 71 69 75 82 85 82 71 66 63 61 74 83 86 82  
DEWPT 70 70 74 74 74 74 73 72 70 69 70 68 65 63 61 61 60 59 61 59 59 61  
MIN/MAX RH 57 100 49 97 41  
RH 97 93 79 63 58 63 82 90 97100 84 63 51 53 71 84 90 93 64 44 40 49  
WIND DIR E E SE SE SE SE E E NE N N N N NE NE NE NE NE E E E E  
WIND SPD 2 3 6 8 8 5 4 4 4 5 9 9 8 5 3 2 2 2 2 2 2 2  
CLOUDS(CAT) FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC B1 B1 B1 SC FW FW FW FW SC SC SC FW FW FW  
CLOUDS (%) 7 11 18 14 9 9 31 46 52 67 66 29 9 13 22 21 31 27 28 23 13 19  
POP 12HR 0 20 5 5 5  
QPF 12HR 0 0 0 0 0  
RAIN SHWRS IS  
TSTMS IS  
OBVIS PF PF  
LAL 2 1 1 1 1 1 1 3 2 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1  
HAINES 3 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 3 4 4 4 5 5 6 6 6 6 6 6 6 6  
MIX HGT <10<10 13 40 44 33<10<10<10<10 13 15 22 27<10<10<10<10 15 32 35<10  
T WIND DIR E E SE E SE SE SE E E N NE N N NE NE NE E E E E SE SE  
T WIND SPD 11 6 9 10 12 11 8 5 6 5 13 12 11 11 10 8 6 6 8 4 3 4  
SMOKE DISP PR PR PR GD GD GD PR PR PR PR FR FR FR FR PR PR PR PR PR PR PR PR  
 
DATE MON 08/17/20 TUE 08/18/20 WED 08/19/20 THU 08/20/20  
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 62 86 60 84 59 83 61 85  
TEMP 67 62 84 80 67 61 82 79 66 60 80 79 67 62 83 80  
DEWPT 61 60 63 63 61 59 59 59 60 59 61 62 62 60 63 63  
RH 81 93 49 56 81 93 46 50 81 96 52 56 84 93 51 56  
PWIND DIR S NW NE NE SE SE SE SE  
WIND CHAR <15 <15 <15 <15 <15 <15 <15 <15  
AVG CLOUDS FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC FW FW SC FW  
POP 12HR 5 5 0 5 10 10 10 5  
 

 
 
KSZ024-142215-  
POTAWATOMI INDIAN RESERVATION  
39.33N 95.85W ELEV. 1056 FT  
339 AM CDT FRI AUG 14 2020  
 
DATE FRI 08/14/20 SAT 08/15/20 SUN 08/16/20  
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 90 67 83 60 84  
TEMP 71 72 80 87 90 87 79 75 72 67 72 80 83 80 69 65 63 61 73 81 84 82  
DEWPT 70 70 72 72 72 73 72 71 69 66 65 62 61 62 60 60 59 58 61 59 59 62  
MIN/MAX RH 56 95 47 93 43  
RH 97 93 77 61 56 63 79 87 90 97 79 54 47 54 73 84 87 90 66 47 43 51  
WIND DIR SE SE SE SE SE SE SE NE NW N N N N NE NE NE NE NE S S S S  
WIND SPD 3 3 5 8 8 5 3 5 8 8 10 9 9 5 2 2 2 2 2 3 3 2  
CLOUDS(CAT) FW FW SC FW FW FW SC B1 B2 B1 SC FW FW CL CL FW FW FW SC SC FW FW  
CLOUDS (%) 8 13 26 13 19 21 48 65 74 59 41 9 6 4 4 11 20 25 29 27 11 22  
POP 12HR 0 30 10 0 5  
QPF 12HR 0 0.03 0 0 0  
RAIN SHWRS IS SC SC  
TSTMS IS SC SC  
LAL 1 1 1 1 1 2 3 4 4 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1  
HAINES 3 5 5 5 4 4 5 3 3 3 4 5 5 5 5 6 6 6 6 6 6 5  
MIX HGT <10<10 11 37 39 32<10<10<10<10 14 19 36 20<10<10<10<10<10 26 32 12  
T WIND DIR SE SE SE SE SE S SE E W NE NE NE N NE NE E E E S S S S  
T WIND SPD 11 8 8 11 12 11 6 11 9 19 17 10 10 11 6 5 3 4 4 6 5 6  
SMOKE DISP PR PR PR GD GD GD PR PR PR FR FR FR GD FR PR PR PR PR PR FR FR PR  
 
DATE MON 08/17/20 TUE 08/18/20 WED 08/19/20 THU 08/20/20  
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 63 83 60 81 60 82 61 83  
TEMP 68 64 81 78 66 61 79 78 66 61 79 79 67 62 81 80  
DEWPT 61 60 64 62 60 57 59 60 60 59 60 62 61 60 62 63  
RH 78 87 56 58 81 87 50 54 81 93 52 56 81 93 53 56  
PWIND DIR SW N NE NE SE S SE S  
WIND CHAR <15 <15 <15 <15 <15 <15 <15 <15  
AVG CLOUDS SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC FW SC SC FW  
POP 12HR 10 5 0 5 10 10 10 5  
 

 
 
KSZ012-142215-  
KICKAPOO INDIAN RESERVATION  
39.69N 95.66W ELEV. 1150 FT  
339 AM CDT FRI AUG 14 2020  
 
DATE FRI 08/14/20 SAT 08/15/20 SUN 08/16/20  
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 88 65 81 58 84  
TEMP 71 71 78 85 88 85 77 73 70 65 71 79 81 78 68 63 61 59 72 80 84 80  
DEWPT 70 70 73 73 73 74 73 71 68 65 64 62 61 64 61 60 59 57 61 61 62 64  
MIN/MAX RH 60 99 51 96 48  
RH 97 97 85 67 61 70 87 93 93100 79 56 51 62 78 90 93 93 68 52 48 58  
WIND DIR SE SE SE SE SE SE SE NE N N N N N NE NE N NE W S S SW S  
WIND SPD 3 2 6 8 8 5 3 6 8 6 8 8 8 2 1 1 1 1 2 3 2 1  
CLOUDS(CAT) FW FW SC FW FW SC B1 B2 B1 SC SC CL CL CL CL FW FW FW FW FW FW FW  
CLOUDS (%) 11 13 29 19 20 33 63 71 66 49 30 5 5 3 3 9 9 20 20 25 11 21  
POP 12HR 0 40 10 0 5  
QPF 12HR 0 0.03 0 0 0  
RAIN SHWRS IS SC SC SC  
TSTMS IS SC SC SC  
OBVIS PF PF  
LAL 1 1 1 1 1 3 4 4 4 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1  
HAINES 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 3 3 4 5 5 5 5 5 5 6 6 6 6 6 5  
MIX HGT <10<10<10 38 38 30<10<10<10<10 15 19 31 20<10<10<10<10 11 27 30<10  
T WIND DIR SE SE SE SE SE S SE E N NE NE NE N NE NE E SE SE S S SW S  
T WIND SPD 11 5 8 11 12 10 5 11 14 18 16 10 9 9 5 4 2 3 5 8 8 6  
SMOKE DISP PR PR PR GD GD FR PR PR PR FR FR FR FR FR PR PR PR PR PR FR FR PR  
 
DATE MON 08/17/20 TUE 08/18/20 WED 08/19/20 THU 08/20/20  
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 61 82 58 81 59 81 59 82  
TEMP 66 61 80 77 65 59 78 77 64 60 78 77 65 61 80 78  
DEWPT 61 60 65 64 60 57 60 63 60 58 62 64 61 60 63 65  
RH 84 97 60 64 84 93 54 62 87 93 58 64 87 97 56 64  
PWIND DIR SW N NE NE SE S SE S  
WIND CHAR <15 <15 <15 <15 <15 <15 <15 <15  
AVG CLOUDS SC SC FW CL CL FW FW FW FW SC SC SC FW SC SC FW  
POP 12HR 10 5 0 5 10 10 10 5  
 

 
 
KSZ012-142215-  
IOWA SAC&FOX INDIAN RESERVATION  
39.98N 95.44W ELEV. 965 FT  
339 AM CDT FRI AUG 14 2020  
 
DATE FRI 08/14/20 SAT 08/15/20 SUN 08/16/20  
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 88 65 80 58 82  
TEMP 71 72 78 86 88 85 78 73 69 65 70 77 80 77 68 63 60 59 72 80 82 80  
DEWPT 70 69 73 74 74 74 73 70 67 65 64 62 61 64 61 60 58 57 63 62 63 65  
MIN/MAX RH 63 99 53 96 53  
RH 97 90 85 68 63 70 85 90 93100 81 60 52 64 78 90 93 93 73 54 53 60  
WIND DIR SE SE SE SE SE SE SE N N N N N N N N N N SW SW SW SW S  
WIND SPD 3 3 6 9 8 5 4 5 8 6 8 9 8 3 2 2 2 1 2 4 4 2  
CLOUDS(CAT) FW FW SC FW FW SC B2 B2 B1 SC SC CL CL CL CL FW FW FW FW FW FW FW  
CLOUDS (%) 11 17 31 23 21 42 72 74 59 43 26 4 3 2 2 6 9 18 9 16 9 20  
POP 12HR 5 40 5 0 5  
QPF 12HR 0 0.04 0 0 0  
RAIN SHWRS IS SC SC SC  
TSTMS IS SC SC SC  
OBVIS PF PF  
LAL 1 1 1 1 1 3 4 4 4 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1  
HAINES 4 4 4 5 5 4 4 3 3 4 5 5 5 5 5 5 6 6 6 6 6 5  
MIX HGT <10<10<10 34 36 14<10<10 10<10 13 20 29 15<10<10<10<10<10 28 28<10  
T WIND DIR SE S SE SE SE SE E SE N N NE N N NE NE E SE S S SW SW S  
T WIND SPD 11 9 8 12 12 10 6 14 18 13 13 10 9 8 4 3 2 3 4 8 9 6  
SMOKE DISP PR PR PR GD GD PR PR PR FR PR FR FR FR PR PR PR PR PR PR FR FR PR  
 
DATE MON 08/17/20 TUE 08/18/20 WED 08/19/20 THU 08/20/20  
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 62 81 57 79 59 80 60 81  
TEMP 65 62 79 76 63 58 77 76 64 61 78 77 65 62 79 77  
DEWPT 61 60 65 64 59 56 61 63 60 58 63 65 61 60 64 65  
RH 87 93 62 66 87 93 58 64 87 90 60 67 87 93 60 67  
PWIND DIR SW N NE E SE S S S  
WIND CHAR <15 <15 <15 <15 <15 <15 <15 <15  
AVG CLOUDS SC FW FW CL CL FW FW FW SC SC SC SC FW SC SC FW  
POP 12HR 5 0 0 5 10 10 10 5  
 

 
 
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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