Storm Prediction Center Day 1 Fire Weather Outlook

Created: Mon Oct 20 16:57:02 UTC 2014 (20141020 1700Z Day 1 FireWX shapefile | 20141020 1700Z Day 1 FireWX KML)

Day 1 Fire Weather Forecast graphic
Risk Area (sq. mi.) Area Pop. Some Larger Population Centers in Risk Area
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   DAY 1 FIRE WEATHER OUTLOOK  
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   1156 AM CDT MON OCT 20 2014

   VALID 201700Z - 211200Z

   ...NO CRITICAL AREAS...

   NO CHANGES HAVE BEEN MADE TO THE ONGOING FORECAST.

   ..COHEN.. 10/20/2014

   .PREV DISCUSSION... /ISSUED 0232 AM CDT MON OCT 20 2014/

   ...SYNOPSIS...
   QUIET FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED ACROSS THE COUNTRY TODAY.
   AN UPPER TROUGH WILL MOVE ONSHORE THE PACIFIC COAST...PUSHING INLAND
   TOWARD THE WESTERN GREAT BASIN BY TUESDAY MORNING. THIS WILL BRING
   SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS TO PORTIONS OF THE PACIFIC NW AND
   INTERMOUNTAIN WEST AS A PACIFIC COLD FRONT PUSHES EAST ACROSS THE
   REGION. DOWNSTREAM OF THIS SYSTEM...AN UPPER RIDGE WILL DRIFT
   EASTWARD ACROSS THE PLAINS. SOUTH/SOUTHEASTERLY LOW TO MIDLEVEL FLOW
   BENEATH THE RIDGE WILL MAINTAIN ADEQUATE MOISTURE FOR SHOWERS AND
   THUNDERSTORM FROM S TX INTO THE SOUTHERN HIGH PLAINS AND
   SOUTHERN/CENTRAL ROCKIES. ACROSS THE EAST...AN UPPER TROUGH WILL BE
   MAINTAINED BY SEVERAL SHORTWAVE IMPULSES ROTATING THROUGH
   LARGER-SCALE FLOW. A SURFACE LOW OVER THE UPPER GREAT LAKES WILL
   TRANSLATE EAST/SOUTHEAST TOWARD WESTERN NY BY TUESDAY MORNING WITH
   AN ATTENDANT COLD FRONT SWEEPING ACROSS THE MID-MS AND OH VALLEYS.
   SURFACE HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD BEHIND THE LOW FROM THE UPPER
   MIDWEST INTO THE SOUTHERN U.S. BY 12Z TUESDAY.

   ...PLEASE SEE WWW.SPC.NOAA.GOV/FIRE FOR GRAPHIC PRODUCT...

      

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