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Day 1 and Day 2 Fire Weather Outlooks

Day 1 Fire Weather Forecast graphic

   ZCZC SPCFWDDY1 ALL
   FNUS21 KWNS 310849
   
   DAY 1 FIRE WEATHER OUTLOOK  
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   0249 AM CST FRI OCT 31 2003
   
   VALID 311200Z - 011200Z
   
   ...NO CRITICAL AREAS...
   
   ...SYNOPSIS...
   A COLD UPPER LEVEL LOW WILL DRIFT SEWD OVER NRN CA INTO THE GREAT
   BASIN TODAY BRINGING COOL AND MOIST CONDITIONS WITH ONSHORE FLOW. 
   TO THE EAST...AN AREA OF LOW PRESSURE WILL BE SITUATED OVER THE SRN
   GREAT BASIN THIS AFTERNOON AND WILL TRANSLATE EWD TO THE FOUR
   CORNERS AREA BY SATURDAY MORNING.  VERY STRONG SWLY WINDS WITH UPPER
   JET WILL HELP CAUSE WINDY SURFACE CONDITIONS OVER MUCH OF AZ / NM /
   SRN NV UT AND CO...ESPECIALLY IN THE HIGH TERRAIN.  ELSEWHERE...A
   SURFACE HIGH OVER THE SERN U.S. WILL ALLOW FOR WARM DRY AND LIGHT
   WINDS.
   
   ...NRN AZ AND NM..SRN UT...SWRN CO...
   STRONG SWLY WINDS CAN BE EXPECTED TODAY AHEAD OF SURFACE LOW
   DEVELOPING OVER SRN NV...AND SOUTH OF E-W ORIENTED COLD FRONT THAT
   WILL BE STALLED OUT OVER NRN UT AND NWRN CO.  SUSTAINED SPEEDS OF
   20-35 MPH WITH HIGHER GUSTS WILL BE LIKELY DURING THE DAYTIME. RH
   LEVELS WILL REMAIN ABOVE CRITICAL LEVELS HOWEVER...DUE TO COOLER
   TEMPERATURES AND INCREASING MOISTURE.  THE LOWEST VALUES WILL BE
   NEAR 20 PERCENT OVER THE FOUR CORNERS AREA AT PEAK HEATING.
   
   ..JEWELL.. 10/31/2003
   
   ...PLEASE SEE WWW.SPC.NOAA.GOV/FIRE FOR GRAPHIC PRODUCT...
   
      
Day 2 Fire Weather Forecast graphic

   ZCZC SPCFWDDY2 ALL
   FNUS22 KWNS 310853
   
   DAY 2 FIRE WEATHER OUTLOOK  
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   0253 AM CST FRI OCT 31 2003
   
   VALID 011200Z - 021200Z
   
   ...NO CRITICAL AREAS...
   
   ...SYNOPSIS...
   JET STREAM LEVEL WINDS WILL WEAKEN A BIT OVER THE SWRN U.S. ON
   SATURDAY AS UPPER SHORTWAVE MOVES QUICKLY TO THE NORTHEAST. 
   PRECIPITATION WILL BE LIKELY AS A RESULT OVER UT/ WRN CO AND WY. 
   WINDY AND DRY CONDITIONS WILL OCCUR AT THE SURFACE FROM NERN AZ INTO
   THE TX PANHANDLE AS A LEE TROUGH DEVELOPS.  HIGH PRESSURE WILL
   CONTINUE TO DOMINATE THE SERN U.S. WITH WARM AND DRY CONDITIONS.
   
   ...SERN CO AND NM / WRN TX AND OK PANHANDLES...
   LOW PRESSURE WILL DEVELOP OVER CO SATURDAY AS A POTENT SHORTWAVE
   TROUGH MOVES THROUGH.  THIS WILL CAUSE A COLD FRONT...INITIALLY
   ALONG THE FRONT RANGE AND EXTENDING EWD ACROSS THE PANHANDLES...TO
   RETREAT NWD BY AFTERNOON.  WINDS SOUTH OF THIS BOUNDARY WILL LIKELY
   EXCEED 30 MPH. RH LEVELS WILL LIKELY BE IN EXCESS OF 30 PERCENT IN
   GENERAL HOWEVER.
   
   ...WRN CAROLINAS INTO FL PANHANDLE...
   HIGH PRESSURE FIRMLY ENTRENCHED OVER THE SERN U.S. WILL CAUSE WARM
   TEMPERATURES AND RH VALUES TO CONTINUE.  HIGH TEMPERATURES FROM
   75-85 WILL MAKE FOR MIN RH NEAR 35 PERCENT DURING THE AFTERNOONS. 
   WINDS WILL AVERAGE NEAR 10 MPH OUT OF THE NE WITH GUSTINESS TO 20
   MPH LIKELY.  WINDS WILL DIE QUICKLY DURING THE EVENING AS BOUNDARY
   LAYER STABILIZES AND RH RECOVERS.
   
   ..JEWELL.. 10/31/2003
   
   ...PLEASE SEE WWW.SPC.NOAA.GOV/FIRE FOR GRAPHIC PRODUCT...
   
      

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