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Day 1 and Day 2 Fire Weather Outlooks

Day 1 Fire Weather Forecast graphic

   ZCZC SPCFWDDY1 ALL
   FNUS21 KWNS 060926
   
   DAY 1 FIRE WEATHER OUTLOOK  
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   0426 AM CDT SUN JUL 06 2003
   
   VALID 061200Z - 071200Z
   
   ...NO AREAS...
   
   ...SYNOPSIS...
   EARLY MORNING WATER VAPOR IMAGERY SHOWS A VIGOROUS UPPER STORM
   SYSTEM MOVING ACROSS SASKATCHEWAN...WHILE AT THE SURFACE A FRONT
   EXTENDS FROM ND ACROSS SRN MT INTO ID. THE FRONT WILL PUSH SWD
   TODAY...ACROSS CNTL/SRN WY. SFC WINDS ACROSS WY WILL INCREASE IN
   RESPONSE TO A 50 KT JET MAX. A SFC TROUGH WILL FORM ACROSS THE WRN
   HIGH PLAINS...AND STRONG SLY SFC WINDS ARE EXPECTED ACROSS THE
   PLAINS WHICH WILL INCREASE THE THREAT FOR WIND DRIVEN FIRES...EVEN
   THOUGH RH VALUES WILL BE ABOVE 20 PERCENT. ISOLATED DRY TSTMS ARE
   POSSIBLE ACROSS WY AND THE FOUR CORNERS REGION TODAY...ACCOMPANIED
   BY LOCALLY STRONG WIND GUSTS.
   
   ...SRN CA...
   LOCALLY STRONG WINDS WILL DEVELOP ACROSS INTERIOR AREAS OF SRN
   CA...WITH MINIMUM RH VALUES OCCASIONALLY DIPPING BELOW 10 PERCENT
   AND MAX TEMPERATURES CLIMBING INTO THE 90S/100S. LATEST FIRE DANGER
   CLASS OBSERVATIONS SHOW HIGH TO EXTREME VALUES FROM MRY SEWD TO THE
   NV BORDER/CO RIVER VALLEY. THIS PATTERN WILL PERSIST FOR AT LEAST
   THE NEXT SEVERAL DAYS.   
   
   ...SRN WY...
   GUSTY WLY WINDS WILL AGAIN DEVELOP THIS AFTN...WITH MINIMUM RH
   VALUES DROPPING BELOW 10 PERCENT. SUSTAINED WINDS ARE EXPECTED TO BE
   WITHIN THE 15-25 MPH RANGE...SO AN OUTLOOK WILL NOT BE ISSUED.
   HOWEVER...STRONG GUSTS...VERY WARM TEMPERATURES AND LOW RH VALUES
   WILL POSE AN INCREASED FIRE WEATHER HAZARD TODAY. RH VALUES ARE
   EXPECTED TO RECOVER TO ABOVE 20-30 PERCENT BY EVENING AFTER THE
   FRONTAL PASSAGE. 
   
   ...SERN AZ...
   ISOLATED DRY TSTMS MAY DEVELOP THIS AFTN...GIVEN VERY STEEP LAPSE
   RATES AND SUFFICIENT MID LEVEL MOISTURE. IF STORMS DO
   DEVELOP...GUSTY OUTFLOW BOUNDARIES WILL ACCOMPANY STORMS WHEN THEY
   COLLAPSE. MAX TEMPS WILL BE IN THE 100S WITH RH VALUES BELOW 10
   PERCENT. ALTHOUGH THE SYNOPTIC WINDS WILL NOT BE OVERLY
   STRONG...LOCALLY STRONG WINDS ARE POSSIBLE NEAR STORMS.
   
   ..TAYLOR.. 07/06/2003
   
   ...PLEASE SEE WWW.SPC.NOAA.GOV/FIRE FOR GRAPHIC PRODUCT...
   
      
Day 2 Fire Weather Forecast graphic

   ZCZC SPCFWDDY2 ALL
   FNUS22 KWNS 060957
   
   DAY 2 FIRE WEATHER OUTLOOK  
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   0457 AM CDT SUN JUL 06 2003
   
   VALID 071200Z - 081200Z
   
   ...NO AREAS...
   
   ...SYNOPSIS...
   PROGRESSIVE NRN STREAM WILL CONTINUE ON MONDAY...WITH AN UPPER STORM
   SYSTEM LOCATED IN ONTARIO AT THE START OF THE PERIOD. BAND OF 60-70
   KT WESTERLIES WILL ACCOMPANY LOW AS IT WEAKENS EAST OF HUDSON BAY BY
   TUESDAY. A SHORTWAVE WILL DEVELOP ACROSS THE HIGH PLAINS...WHILE THE
   RIDGE IN PLACE ACROSS THE SOUTHWEST BEGINS TO BUILD AGAIN IN
   RESPONSE TO AN APPROACHING PACIFIC TROUGH. MID LEVEL FLOW WILL BEGIN
   TO INCREASE ACROSS THE PACIFIC NW AND NRN CA. AT THE SURFACE...A
   COLD FRONT WILL MOVE INTO WA/OR BY MONDAY EVENING...WITH A THERMAL
   TROUGH ACROSS CA.
   
   ...ERN NM/WRN HIGH PLAINS...
   STRONG WINDS ARE FORECAST BY MONDAY AFTN...AS A LOW PRESSURE DEEPENS
   IN SERN CO. ACROSS ERN NM...SUSTAINED WINDS OF 10-20 MPH ARE LIKELY
   WITH HIGHER GUSTS. FARTHER EAST...WINDS WILL BE MUCH
   STRONGER...GENERALLY IN THE 15-30 MPH RANGE. HOWEVER MINIMUM RH
   VALUES WILL BE TOO HIGH TO WARRANT AN OUTLOOK AREA. THE EXCESSIVE
   WIND WILL INCREASE THE THREAT FOR WIND DRIVEN FIRES. 
   
   ...WA/OR/ID/MT...
   SFC WINDS WILL INCREASE IN THIS REGION AS WELL...WITH THE APPROACH
   OF A LONGWAVE TROUGH. ISOLATED DRY TSTMS ARE POSSIBLE LATE
   MONDAY...ACROSS MAINLY ID/SRN MT.
   
   ..TAYLOR.. 07/06/2003
   
   ...PLEASE SEE WWW.SPC.NOAA.GOV/FIRE FOR GRAPHIC PRODUCT...
   
      

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