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Jul 28, 2015 Day 2 Fire Weather Outlook
Updated: Tue Jul 28 07:20:02 UTC 2015 (Print Version | 20150728 0700Z Day 2 FireWX shapefile | 20150728 0700Z Day 2 FireWX KML)
Day 2 Fire
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Risk Area (sq. mi.) Area Pop. Some Larger Population Centers in Risk Area
No Risk Areas Forecast
   ZCZC SPCFWDDY2 ALL
   FNUS22 KWNS 280715

   DAY 2 FIRE WEATHER OUTLOOK  
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   0215 AM CDT TUE JUL 28 2015

   VALID 291200Z - 301200Z

   ...SYNOPSIS...
   THE STRONG MID-LEVEL DISTURBANCE OVER THE NORTHERN ROCKIES ON D1/TUE
   WILL CONTINUE MOVING NORTHWARD TOWARD HUDSON BAY ON D2/WED.  IN ITS
   WAKE...A BELT OF ELEVATED WESTERLY FLOW WILL EXIST FROM THE NORTHERN
   ROCKIES TO THE NORTHEAST.  AN UPPER RIDGE WILL PERSIST ACROSS THE
   SOUTHERN PLAINS...WHILE UPPER RIDGING WILL DEVELOP WESTWARD INTO
   NEVADA AND NORTHERN CALIFORNIA DURING THE DAY. A WEAK DISTURBANCE
   WILL ALSO MEANDER ALONG THE GULF STREAM DURING THE PERIOD.

   ...NORTHERN CALIFORNIA AND SOUTHWESTERN OREGON...
   A SIMILAR FIRE WEATHER REGIME WILL PERSIST ACROSS THIS REGION AS
   THAT NECESSITATING AN ELEVATED DELINEATION ON D1/TUE.  A 1028 MB
   SURFACE HIGH WILL PERSIST OVER PARTS OF THE NORTHERN AND CENTRAL
   GREAT BASIN...SETTING UP A MODERATE SLP GRADIENT OVER THE AREA AND
   RESULTING IN GUSTY OFFSHORE WINDS ESPECIALLY IN HIGHER TERRAIN
   DURING THE EARLY MORNING HOURS.  OVERNIGHT RECOVERIES ARE EXPECTED
   TO REMAIN POOR...WITH PRE-EXISTING DRY CONDITIONS RESULTING IN 20-30
   PERCENT RH VALUES DROPPING TO 5-10 PERCENT DURING THE DAY.  FUELS
   REMAIN DRY IN THIS REGION...WITH VERY LITTLE CHANCE FOR
   PRECIPITATION AS AN UPPER RIDGE DEVELOPS ACROSS THE REGION.  GIVEN
   THE AFOREMENTIONED ATMOSPHERIC CONDITIONS...AN ELEVATED FIRE WEATHER
   DELINEATION IS MADE FOR THIS FORECAST.

   ..COOK.. 07/28/2015

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

   CLICK FOR DAY 2 FIREWX AREAL OUTLINE PRODUCT (KWNSPFWFD2)

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