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Day 1 and Day 2 Fire Weather Outlooks

Day 1 Fire Weather Forecast graphic

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   FNUS21 KWNS 071012
   STORM PREDICTION CENTER...NWS/NCEP...NORMAN OK
   400 AM CST THU NOV 07 2002
     
   DAY 1 FIRE WEATHER OUTLOOK...REF AWIPS GRAPHIC PMWE98 KWNS
   VALID 071200-081200
     
   ...NO LARGE-SCALE SIGNIFICANT FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS EXPECTED...
     
   ...SYNOPSIS... 
   A STRONG PACIFIC LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM WILL BE THE MAIN WEATHER
   FEATURE AFFECTING THE CONUS THE NEXT FEW DAYS. EARLY MORNING WATER
   VAPOR/SATELLITE IMAGERY SHOWED THE CENTER OF THE LOW ABOUT 600 NM
   WEST OF THE WA COAST. THE INCREASING PRESSURE GRADIENT BETWEEN THE
   APPROACHING LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM AND THE WRN UPPER RIDGE WILL RESULT
   IN VERY STRONG WINDS / 20-40 MPH / ACROSS PORTIONS OF THE WEST.
   LOCALLY HIGHER GUSTS ARE LIKELY...ESPECIALLY IN THE HIGHER
   ELEVATIONS. CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS WILL BE MITIGATED BY
   WIDESPREAD PRECIPITATION DEVELOPING ACROSS THE AREA.  
   
   ...CNTRL/SRN PLAINS...
   SFC WINDS WILL INCREASE TODAY TO 15-25 MPH. IN ADDITION MAX
   TEMPERATURES WILL CLIMB INTO THE 60S/70S WITH MINIMUM RH VALUES
   FALLING AS LOW AS 15-20 PERCENT. THE DRIEST CONDITIONS WILL MAINLY
   BE CONFINED TO THE WRN HIGH PLAINS.   
   
   ..TAYLOR.. 11/07/02
     
   SPC FIRE WEATHER OUTLOOKS ARE AVAILABLE AT WWW.SPC.NOAA.GOV/FIRE
     
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Day 2 Fire Weather Forecast graphic

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   FNUS22 KWNS 071031
   STORM PREDICTION CENTER...NWS/NCEP...NORMAN OK
   500 AM CST THU NOV 07 2002
     
   DAY 2 FIRE WEATHER OUTLOOK...REF AWIPS GRAPHIC PMWI98 KWNS
   VALID 081200-091200
   
   ...NO LARGE-SCALE SIGNIFICANT FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS EXPECTED...
     
   ...SYNOPSIS... 
   FLOW WILL BECOME MAINLY ZONAL ACROSS THE CONUS ON FRIDAY...AS A
   STRONG LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM AFFECTS THE WRN STATES. A SERIES OF
   UPPER WAVES WILL BE ASSOCIATED WITH THE SYSTEM...AND PRECIPITATION
   WILL GRADUALLY SPREAD EAST INTO THE CNTRL/ERN ROCKIES. VERY STRONG
   WINDS / 20-40 MPH / WILL CONTINUE TO AFFECT MANY AREAS IN THE WEST.
   HOWEVER...WIDESPREAD RAIN WITH SNOW IN THE HIGHER ELEVATIONS WILL
   PRECLUDE ANY FIRE WEATHER THREAT. STRONG SFC WINDS OF 15-30 MPH
   WILL DEVELOP IN THE CNTRL/SRN PLAINS ON FRIDAY. MOISTURE SHOULD
   RETURN TO THE AREA WITH THE SLY FLOW...WITH MINIMUM RH VALUES IN
   THE 25-35 PERCENT RANGE.
   
   ...DESERT SOUTHWEST...
   AS AN INTENSE PACIFIC LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM APPROACHES...STRONG SFC
   WINDS WILL DEVELOP ACROSS MAINLY NRN AZ/NRN NM. SUSTAINED WINDS OF
   15-25 MPH ARE EXPECTED WITH LOCALLY HIGHER GUSTS. SOME
   PRECIPITATION IS POSSIBLE...BUT MOST OF THE AREA WILL REMAIN DRY ON
   FRIDAY. THE CHANCE FOR PRECIPITATION WILL INCREASE BY FRIDAY NIGHT
   INTO SATURDAY. MINIMUM RH VALUES ON FRIDAY AFTERNOON MAY FALL AS
   LOW AS 10-20 PERCENT...WITH MAX TEMPERATURES IN THE 60S/70S.   
    
   ..TAYLOR.. 11/07/02
      
   SPC FIRE WEATHER OUTLOOKS ARE AVAILABLE AT WWW.SPC.NOAA.GOV/FIRE
     
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