Storm Prediction Center Day 2 Fire Weather Outlook

Created: Mon Nov 24 19:22:03 UTC 2014 (20141124 2000Z Day 2 FireWX shapefile | 20141124 2000Z Day 2 FireWX KML)

Day 2 Fire Weather Forecast graphic
Risk Area (sq. mi.) Area Pop. Some Larger Population Centers in Risk Area
Critical 10,773 9,238,225 Riverside, CA...Chula Vista, CA...Glendale, CA...San Bernardino, CA...Irvine, CA...

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   ZCZC SPCFWDDY2 ALL
   FNUS22 KWNS 241921

   DAY 2 FIRE WEATHER OUTLOOK  
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   0121 PM CST MON NOV 24 2014

   VALID 251200Z - 261200Z

   ...CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER AREA FOR COASTAL RANGES AND FOOTHILLS OF
   SRN CA...

   NO CHANGES TO PREVIOUS FORECAST.

   ..PICCA.. 11/24/2014

   .PREV DISCUSSION... /ISSUED 0251 AM CST MON NOV 24 2014/

   ...SYNOPSIS...
   LARGE UPPER TROUGH COVERING MUCH OF THE CONUS WILL SHIFT EWD AS A
   SHORTWAVE TROUGH MOVES THROUGH ITS BASE -- ACROSS THE CNTRL/SRN
   PLAINS INTO THE MID/LWR MS VALLEY -- AND ANOTHER MOVES THROUGH THE
   NRN PLAINS. UPPER RIDGE WILL CONTINUE BUILDING NEWD ACROSS CA AND
   NV. SURFACE HIGH PRESSURE WILL REMAIN OVER MUCH OF THE INTERMOUNTAIN
   WEST WHILE LEE TROUGHING DEVELOPS OVER THE PLAINS AND A SURFACE LOW
   MOVES FROM ERN MT SEWD INTO THE MID MO RIVER VALLEY. 

   ...COASTAL RANGES AND FOOTHILLS OF SRN CA...
   OFFSHORE GRADIENT /AND RESULTANT OFFSHORE WINDS/ ARE EXPECTED TO
   FOLLOW THE TYPICAL DIURNAL TREND OF BEGINNING STRONG...WEAKENING
   THROUGHOUT THE DAY...AND THEN STRENGTHENING AGAIN AFTER SUNSET. POOR
   OVERNIGHT RECOVERY IS ANTICIPATED MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY
   NIGHT...LEADING TO A PROLONGED STRETCH OF LOW RH VALUES. HIGHEST
   SUSTAINED WIND SPEEDS WILL LIKELY BE AROUND 25-3O MPH WITH GUSTS
   NEAR 50 MPH. GUSTS OVER 50 MPH ARE POSSIBLE ACROSS THE HIGHEST
   ELEVATIONS. THESE METEOROLOGICAL CONDITIONS IN TANDEM WITH DRY FUELS
   WILL RESULT IN A CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER THREAT.

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

      

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