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Sep 2, 2014 Day 2 Fire Weather Outlook
Updated: Tue Sep 2 07:48:35 UTC 2014 (Print Version | 20140902 0700Z Day 2 FireWX shapefile | 20140902 0700Z Day 2 FireWX KML)
Day 2 Fire
 Population  Cities/Towns  CWAs  Interstates  Counties  FEMA Regions  Day 2 Surface Analysis

Risk Area (sq. mi.) Area Pop. Some Larger Population Centers in Risk Area
Critical 14,573 90,824 Casper, WY...Rawlins, WY...
   ZCZC SPCFWDDY2 ALL
   FNUS22 KWNS 020747

   DAY 2 FIRE WEATHER OUTLOOK  
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   0247 AM CDT TUE SEP 02 2014

   VALID 031200Z - 041200Z

   ...CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER AREA FOR CNTRL WY...

   ...SYNOPSIS...
   PROGRESSIVE SHORTWAVE TROUGH WILL MOVE ENEWD FROM THE PACIFIC NW
   ACROSS THE NRN ROCKIES AND INTO SRN SASKATCHEWAN WHILE SUBTROPICAL
   RIDGING PERSISTS ACROSS THE SOUTHEAST AND SRN PLAINS. AT THE
   SURFACE...COLD FRONT ASSOCIATED WITH THE PACIFIC NW SHORTWAVE WILL
   PUSH EWD/SEWD ACROSS THE NRN ROCKIES AND NRN GREAT BASIN. BY
   00Z/THU...THIS COLD FRONT IS EXPECTED TO EXTEND FROM THE MT/ND
   BORDER SWWD INTO CNTRL NV. 

   ...CNTRL/SRN WY...
   UPPER FLOW ACROSS THE REGION WILL BECOME MORE SWLY AND INCREASE
   SLIGHTLY AS THE SHORTWAVE MOVES THROUGH MT. SURFACE PRESSURE
   GRADIENT WILL ALSO INCREASE AHEAD OF THE COLD FRONT. THESE FACTORS
   WILL HELP SUPPORT SUSTAINED WLY/SWLY SURFACE WINDS AROUND 25-30 MPH
   WITH GUSTS OVER 35 MPH. TEMPERATURES WILL BE A FEW DEGREES WARMER
   THAN TUESDAY WITH RESULTANT RH VALUES GENERALLY FROM 12 TO 17
   PERCENT. THE LOWEST RH VALUES ARE EXPECTED ACROSS CNTRL WY WHERE
   TEMPERATURES WILL REACH THE MID 80S. AS A RESULT...CRITICAL FIRE
   WEATHER CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED ACROSS CNTRL WY WITH ELEVATED TO
   LOCALLY CRITICAL CONDITIONS ELSEWHERE ACROSS THE REGION.

   ..MOSIER.. 09/02/2014

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

   CLICK FOR DAY 2 FIREWX AREAL OUTLINE PRODUCT (KWNSPFWFD2)

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