Storm Prediction Center
Day 1 and Day 2 Fire Weather Outlooks

Day 1 Fire Weather Forecast graphic

   ZCZC SPCFWDDY1 ALL
   FNUS21 KWNS 080549
   STORM PREDICTION CENTER...NWS/NCEP...NORMAN OK
   400 AM CDT TUE APR 08 2003
     
   DAY 1 FIRE WEATHER OUTLOOK...REF AWIPS GRAPHIC PMWE98 KWNS
   VALID 081200-091200
     
   ...NO LARGE-SCALE SIGNIFICANT FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS EXPECTED...
     
   ...SYNOPSIS... 
   A LARGE UPPER RIDGE WILL BE SITUATED OVER THE WRN HALF OF THE
   COUNTRY...WITH LIGHT WINDS ALOFT.  HIGH PRESSURE OVER MUCH OF THE
   ROCKIES AND WARMING TEMPERATURES WILL MAKE FOR LOW RH VALUES IN THE
   SAME AREAS...BUT WINDS WILL NOT BE STRONG.  A THERMAL LOW WILL
   EXTEND FROM SRN CA INTO SRN AZ...WHERE IT WILL BE VERY WARM AND
   DRY.  COOL AND/OR WET CONDITIONS WILL BE PRESENT OVER THE ERN HALF
   OF THE COUNTRY DUE TO A LARGE UPPER TROUGH.
    
   ..JEWELL.. 04/08/03
     
   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 080549
   STORM PREDICTION CENTER...NWS/NCEP...NORMAN OK
   400 AM CDT TUE APR 08 2003
     
   DAY 2 FIRE WEATHER OUTLOOK...REF AWIPS GRAPHIC PMWI98 KWNS
   ATLINE.7
     
   ...NO LARGE-SCALE SIGNIFICANT FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS EXPECTED...
     
   ...SYNOPSIS... 
   TEMPERATURES WILL CONTINUE TO WARM OVER THE DESERT SW WITHIN
   THERMAL LOW EXTENDING FROM SRN CA INTO SRN AZ WHERE WINDS WILL BE
   LIGHT.  HIGH PRESSURE WILL WEAKEN AS RAPID WARMING OCCURS OVER THE
   PLAINS AND ROCKIES.  WINDS WILL BE LIGHT THROUGHOUT THE AREA. 
   FURTHER EAST...A CUT OFF LOW WILL FORM OVER THE SERN U.S...MAKING
   FOR COOL CONDITIONS ON NWLY WINDS.  RH VALUES OVER THE SRN PLAINS
   AND LOWER MISSISSIPPI VALLEY COULD APPROACH CRITICALLY LOW VALUES
   AS DRY AIR MOVES IN FROM THE NW...BUT RECENT HEAVY PRECIPITATION
   WILL MITIGATE THE THREAT.   
    
   ..JEWELL.. 04/08/03
      
   SPC FIRE WEATHER OUTLOOKS ARE AVAILABLE AT WWW.SPC.NOAA.GOV/FIRE
     
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