Storm Prediction Center Day 2 Fire Weather Outlook

Created: Sun May 29 16:49:03 UTC 2016 (20160529 2000Z Day 2 FireWX shapefile | 20160529 2000Z Day 2 FireWX KML)

Day 2 Fire Weather Forecast graphic
Risk Area (sq. mi.) Area Pop. Some Larger Population Centers in Risk Area
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   FNUS22 KWNS 291644

   DAY 2 FIRE WEATHER OUTLOOK  
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   1144 AM CDT SUN MAY 29 2016

   VALID 301200Z - 311200Z

   NO CHANGES HAVE BEEN MADE TO THE ELEVATED AREA ACROSS FAR SERN AZ
   INTO SWRN/CNTRL NM FOR D2/MON. SEE THE PREVIOUS DISCUSSION BELOW FOR
   MORE INFORMATION.

   ..GLEASON.. 05/29/2016

   .PREV DISCUSSION... /ISSUED 0211 AM CDT SUN MAY 29 2016/

   ...SYNOPSIS...
   A WEAK SRN-STREAM UPPER DISTURBANCE WILL CONTINUE TO MOVE SLOWLY EWD
   ACROSS AZ...FOCUSING A BELT OF MODERATE MIDLEVEL SWLY FLOW ACROSS
   THE SOUTHWEST. A MORE POTENT NRN-STREAM SHORTWAVE TROUGH WILL MOVE
   ACROSS THE NRN ROCKIES INTO THE NRN HIGH PLAINS. SFC LOW PRESSURE
   WILL DEEPEN ACROSS THE DAKOTAS...WITH AN ATTENDANT COLD FRONT MOVING
   SWD INTO THE CNTRL PLAINS OVERNIGHT. A DRYLINE WILL REMAIN
   POSITIONED ACROSS THE SRN/CNTRL HIGH PLAINS DURING THE AFTERNOON.

   ...FAR SERN AZ...SWRN NM...
   SIMILAR CONDITIONS TO SUN/D1 ARE EXPECTED...FEATURING SUSTAINED WIND
   SPEEDS OF 15 TO LOCALLY 20 MPH DEVELOPING AHEAD OF A WEAK UPPER
   DISTURBANCE OVER AZ. THE AIR MASS WILL REMAIN VERY DRY...AND DEEP
   DIURNAL BOUNDARY-LAYER MIXING WILL RESULT IN RH VALUES FALLING TO
   8-12 PERCENT DURING THE AFTERNOON...WITH AN ELEVATED FIRE WEATHER
   THREAT FORECAST TO OCCUR.

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

      

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