Storm Prediction Center Day 2 Fire Weather Outlook

Created: Thu Jul 31 09:19:03 UTC 2014 (20140731 0700Z Day 2 FireWX shapefile | 20140731 0700Z 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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   FNUS22 KWNS 310918

   DAY 2 FIRE WEATHER OUTLOOK  
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   0418 AM CDT THU JUL 31 2014

   VALID 011200Z - 021200Z

   ...SYNOPSIS...
   THE BROAD UPPER TROUGH IN THE EAST REMAINS THROUGH FRIDAY ALTHOUGH
   IT BEGINS TO WEAKEN AS THE MAIN UPPER LOW IN SERN CANADA LIFTS OUT
   TO THE NORTHEAST.  THE RIDGE IN THE WEST GENERALLY HOLDS IN PLACE AS
   AN UPPER LEVEL DISTURBANCE MOVES INTO THE WA/OREGON COAST BY LATE IN
   THE PERIOD.  THE ADVANCING UPPER DISTURBANCE WILL SLIGHTLY INCREASE
   THE NWD STORM MOTION COMPARED TO THURSDAY AS S/SWLY WINDS INCREASE.

   ...CNTRL/ERN OREGON...CNTRL/ERN WA...NRN ID...
   ANOTHER MIX OF WET AND DRY THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED ACROSS THE
   AREA ON FRIDAY AS MARGINAL MOISTURE AND INSTABILITY IS DRAWN NWD
   INTO WA AND NRN ID AHEAD OF A WEAK DISTURBANCE.  OUTSIDE OF ANY RAIN
   AREAS IN THE PAST SEVERAL DAYS...FUELS HAVE CONTINUED TO DRY OUT. 
   HIGHS ARE EXPECTED IN THE 80S AND 90S WITH SURFACE HUMIDITY FROM 15
   TO 25 PERCENT.  PW IS FORECAST TO REMAIN GENERALLY AROUND 0.75 INCH
   AND STORMS ARE ONCE AGAIN EXPECTED TO HAVE HIGH CLOUD BASES WITH DRY
   AIR IN THE LOWER LEVELS AIDING IN EVAPORATION OF ANY RAIN THAT DOES
   DEVELOP. 

   ELSEWHERE ACROSS PARTS OF THE WEST...STORMS SHOULD TEND TO PRODUCE
   MAINLY WETTING RAINS.

   ..BOTHWELL.. 07/31/2014

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

      

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