Storm Prediction Center Day 2 Fire Weather Outlook

Created: Fri Aug 22 19:50:04 UTC 2014 (20140822 2000Z Day 2 FireWX shapefile | 20140822 2000Z Day 2 FireWX KML)

Day 2 Fire Weather Forecast graphic
Risk Area (sq. mi.) Area Pop. Some Larger Population Centers in Risk Area
No Risk Areas Forecast

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   DAY 2 FIRE WEATHER OUTLOOK  
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   0248 PM CDT FRI AUG 22 2014

   VALID 231200Z - 241200Z

   ...NO CRITICAL AREAS...

   ...WRN OK...
   WITH SURFACE LOW PRESSURE DEVELOPING OVER THE CENTRAL HIGH PLAINS
   AND HIGH PRESSURE NEAR THE GULF...A RELATIVELY STRONG SURFACE
   PRESSURE GRADIENT WILL PROMOTE BREEZY CONDITIONS /SSWLY WINDS AOA 15
   MPH/ ACROSS THE REGION ON SATURDAY.  AS THE BOUNDARY LAYER
   HEATS/DEEPENS IN THE AFTERNOON...VERTICAL MIXING WILL PROMOTE RH
   VALUES FALLING TO NEAR 20 PERCENT.  GIVEN THE LACK OF PRECIPITATION
   ACROSS MUCH OF THIS REGION OVER THE PAST TWO WEEKS...AT LEAST
   LOCALLY ELEVATED FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS APPEAR POSSIBLE DURING THE
   AFTERNOON.

   ..JIRAK.. 08/22/2014

   .PREV DISCUSSION... /ISSUED 0319 AM CDT FRI AUG 22 2014/

   ...SYNOPSIS...
   AN UPPER TROUGH WILL CONTINUE TO TRANSLATE EWD ACROSS THE
   INTER-MOUNTAIN WEST AND CNTRL/NRN HIGH PLAINS...WITH AN ACCOMPANYING
   MODEST STRENGTHENING OF MIDLEVEL WLYS OCCURRING ACROSS THE
   MIDDLE/NRN LATITUDES OF THE CONUS. AT THE SFC...A TRANSIENT CYCLONE
   WILL PROGRESS NNEWD FROM CNTRL NEB INTO NRN MN...AND AN ATTENDANT
   COLD FRONT WILL SPREAD SWD ACROSS THE CNTRL HIGH PLAINS. A
   DRIER/COOLER AIR MASS WILL ENCOMPASS MUCH OF THE INTERIOR WRN
   CONUS...WITH LOW POTENTIAL FOR DRY TSTMS AND CRITICALLY STRONG WIND
   SPEEDS/LOW RH.

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

      

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