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Apr 29, 2016 Day 2 Fire Weather Outlook
Updated: Fri Apr 29 16:44:03 UTC 2016 (Print Version | 20160429 2000Z Day 2 FireWX shapefile | 20160429 2000Z Day 2 FireWX KML)
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   ZCZC SPCFWDDY2 ALL
   FNUS22 KWNS 291639

   DAY 2 FIRE WEATHER OUTLOOK  
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   1139 AM CDT FRI APR 29 2016

   VALID 301200Z - 011200Z

   NO CHANGES HAVE BEEN MADE TO THE ONGOING FORECAST.

   ..COHEN.. 04/29/2016

   .PREV DISCUSSION... /ISSUED 0356 AM CDT FRI APR 29 2016/

   ...SYNOPSIS...
   CONTINUED LARGE-SCALE TROUGHING IS EXPECTED ACROSS THE WRN CONUS ON
   D2/SAT...AS ONE UPPER LOW INITIALLY OVER THE CNTRL HIGH PLAINS MOVES
   SLOWLY NEWD THROUGH THE PERIOD...AND ANOTHER UPPER LOW OVER THE
   GREAT BASIN MOVES SWD TO THE LOWER CO RIVER VALLEY BY SAT EVENING.
   ENHANCED MID-LEVEL WINDS WILL OVERSPREAD PORTIONS OF SRN AZ/NM BY
   SAT AFTERNOON.

   ...PORTIONS OF SRN AZ AND SWRN NM...
   AN INCREASE IN LOW-LEVEL SLY/SWLY WINDS ACROSS PORTIONS OF SRN
   AZ/SWRN NM IS EXPECTED AS SFC LOW PRESSURE DEVELOPS FROM SRN NV TO
   SRN AZ AND THE PRESSURE GRADIENT BECOMES MODESTLY ENHANCED. WHILE
   TEMPERATURES ARE NOT FORECAST TO BECOME OVERLY WARM ACROSS THIS
   REGION...RH VALUES SHOULD FALL INTO THE 15-20 PERCENT RANGE FOR A
   FEW HOURS SAT AFTERNOON AS DIURNAL MIXING BECOMES MAXIMIZED.
   COMBINED WITH WINDS OF 15-20 MPH AND DRY FINE FUELS...ELEVATED
   CONDITIONS WILL PROBABLY BE REALIZED ACROSS PARTS OF THIS AREA.
   THEREFORE...HAVE INTRODUCED A SMALL ELEVATED AREA ACROSS PORTIONS OF
   SRN AZ INTO SWRN NM FOR D2/SAT.

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

   CLICK FOR DAY 2 FIREWX AREAL OUTLINE PRODUCT (KWNSPFWFD2)

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