Storm Prediction Center Day 2 Fire Weather Outlook

Created: Sat Oct 25 16:52:03 UTC 2014 (20141025 2000Z Day 2 FireWX shapefile | 20141025 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

Click for Day 2 FireWX Areal Outline Product (KWNSPFWFD2)

   ZCZC SPCFWDDY2 ALL
   FNUS22 KWNS 251651

   DAY 2 FIRE WEATHER OUTLOOK  
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   1151 AM CDT SAT OCT 25 2014

   VALID 261200Z - 271200Z

   ...NO CRITICAL AREAS...

   ...MID-ATLANTIC REGION...
   VERY DRY CONTINENTAL AIR WILL ADVECT INTO THE MID-ATLANTIC REGION IN
   THE WAKE OF A COLD FRONT MOVING THROUGH EARLY SUN MORNING.
   DOWNSLOPE-ENHANCED WARMING/DRYING AMIDST LOW-LEVEL WLYS SHOULD YIELD
   DAYTIME TEMPERATURES REACHING THE UPPER 60S TO LOWER 70S F...WITH RH
   VALUES BELOW 30 PERCENT. DOWNWARD MIXING OF HIGHER MOMENTUM AIR
   SHOULD PROMOTE SUSTAINED WIND SPEEDS NEAR 15 MPH WITH OCCASIONAL
   GUSTS TO 30 MPH. WHILE METEOROLOGICAL CONDITIONS WOULD FAVOR AN
   ELEVATED FIRE WEATHER THREAT...NEAR-NORMAL RAINFALL OVER THE PAST
   1-2 MONTHS PRECLUDES ELEVATED RISK DELINEATION.

   ..ROGERS.. 10/25/2014

   .PREV DISCUSSION... /ISSUED 0331 AM CDT SAT OCT 25 2014/

   ...SYNOPSIS...
   A MID/UPPER-LEVEL TROUGH IS FORECAST TO MOVE EWD ACROSS THE
   INTERMOUNTAIN WEST ON SUNDAY TOWARD THE ROCKIES WHILE A DOWNSTREAM
   UPPER LOW LIFTS NEWD ACROSS NEW ENGLAND.  AT THE SURFACE...A
   LOW-PRESSURE SYSTEM WILL DEEPEN AS IT MOVES NEWD FROM MAINE. 
   FARTHER WEST...LOW PRESSURE WILL MOVE EWD ACROSS THE SRN CANADIAN
   PRAIRIE PROVINCES WITH AN ASSOCIATED COLD FRONT MOVING ACROSS THE
   NRN/CNTRL PLAINS.  ALTHOUGH POST-FRONTAL WESTERLIES WILL BE STRONG
   ACROSS THE NRN/CNTRL HIGH PLAINS...RH VALUES WILL BE TOO HIGH /AOA
   20 PERCENT/ TO RAISE FIRE WEATHER CONCERNS.  ELSEWHERE...RELATIVELY
   MOIST CONDITIONS AND/OR LIGHT WINDS WILL LIMIT THE OVERALL FIRE
   WEATHER THREAT.

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

      

Fire Weather/Forecast Products/Home