Storm Prediction Center
Day 1 and Day 2 Fire Weather Outlooks

Day 1 Fire Weather Forecast graphic

   ZCZC SPCFWDDY1 ALL
   FNUS21 KWNS 010705
   STORM PREDICTION CENTER...NWS/NCEP...NORMAN OK
   105 AM CST WED JAN 01 2003
     
   DAY 1 FIRE WEATHER OUTLOOK...REF AWIPS GRAPHIC PMWE98 KWNS
   VALID 011200-021200
     
   ...NO LARGE-SCALE SIGNIFICANT FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS EXPECTED...
     
   ...SYNOPSIS... 
   A DYNAMICALLY ACTIVE UPPER FLOW PATTERN WILL PERSIST ACROSS THE
   CONUS THIS PERIOD. A STRONG UPPER LOW CENTERED ACROSS NERN AL/NWRN
   GA EARLY THIS MORNING WILL LIFT RAPIDLY NEWD INTO THE MID-ATLANTIC
   REGION BY 02/00Z. THIS WILL OCCUR IN RESPONSE TO AN AMPLIFYING
   UPSTREAM TROUGH ACROSS THE CENTRAL HIGH PLAINS WITH AN ASSOCIATED
   STRONG UPPER JET THAT WILL TRANSLATE EWD ACROSS THE CENTRAL AND SRN
   PLAINS STATES THIS PERIOD. A COLD FRONT WILL DEVELOP ACROSS THE TX
   PANHANDLE AND WRN OK LATER THIS MORNING IN ASSOCIATION WITH THIS
   UPPER FEATURE AND MOVE RAPIDLY SEWD ACROSS TX DURING THE EVENING
   AND OVERNIGHT PERIOD. MARGINALLY LOW RH VALUES OF 20-30 PERCENT
   WILL LIKELY DEVELOP ACROSS S-CENTRAL/SWRN TX...AND SERN NM IN
   RESPONSE TO MODERATELY WLY TO NWLY DOWNSLOPE WINDS OF 15-25 MPH
   PRIOR TO THE FRONTAL PASSAGE. HIGH TEMPERATURES GENERALLY IN THE
   60S AND RAPID RH RECOVERY AND COOLING BY EVENING SHOULD PRECLUDE
   ANY SIGNIFICANT FIRE WEATHER CONCERNS IN THE REGION.  
   
   ..BANACOS.. 01/01/03
     
   SPC FIRE WEATHER OUTLOOKS ARE AVAILABLE AT WWW.SPC.NOAA.GOV/FIRE
     
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Day 2 Fire Weather Forecast graphic

   ZCZC SPCFWDDY2 ALL
   FNUS22 KWNS 010704
   STORM PREDICTION CENTER...NWS/NCEP...NORMAN OK
   103 AM CST WED JAN 01 2003
     
   DAY 2 FIRE WEATHER OUTLOOK...REF AWIPS GRAPHIC PMWI98 KWNS
   VALID 021200-031200
     
   ...NO LARGE-SCALE SIGNIFICANT FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS EXPECTED...
     
   ...SYNOPSIS... 
   DURING THE DAY 2 PERIOD...A STRONG UPPER TROUGH EXPECTED JUST WEST
   OF THE MID AND LOWER MS RIVER VALLEY AT 02/12Z WILL LIFT NEWD INTO
   THE OHIO VALLEY BY THE END OF THE PERIOD. A BROAD...LOW-AMPLITUDE
   RIDGE IS EXPECTED TO DEVELOP ACROSS THE SWRN CONUS IN THE WAKE OF
   THIS SYSTEM...WITH A AREA OF SURFACE HIGH PRESSURE OVER THE CENTRAL
   ROCKIES REGION. WARM TEMPERATURES AND LOW RH VALUES...BETWEEN 10-20
   PERCENT ARE EXPECTED ACROSS SRN CA AND THE BASINS/VALLEYS OF
   CENTRAL AND SRN AZ. LOCAL NELY WINDS OF 15-30 MPH ARE POSSIBLE WITH
   MODEST SEA-LEVEL PRESSURE GRADIENT ACROSS SRN CA...ESPECIALLY BELOW
   CANYONS AND MOUNTAIN PASSES. WINDS SHOULD REMAIN LIGHT ELSEWHERE
   ACROSS THE REGION. PRESENT INDICATIONS ARE THAT SUSTAINED WINDS
   OVER 20 MPH ACROSS SRN CA WILL BE HIGHLY LOCALIZED...PRECLUDING A
   SIGNIFICANT FIRE WEATHER THREAT DESPITE THE ABOVE NORMAL
   TEMPERATURES EXPECTED ACROSS THE REGION THURSDAY.    
   
   ..BANACOS.. 01/01/03
      
   SPC FIRE WEATHER OUTLOOKS ARE AVAILABLE AT WWW.SPC.NOAA.GOV/FIRE
     
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