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Day 1 and Day 2 Fire Weather Outlooks

Day 1 Fire Weather Forecast graphic

   ZCZC SPCFWDDY1 ALL
   FNUS21 KWNS 080721
   
   DAY 1 FIRE WEATHER OUTLOOK  
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   0121 AM CST SAT NOV 08 2003
   
   VALID 081200Z - 091200Z
   
   ...NO CRITICAL AREAS...
   
   ...SYNOPSIS...
   CONTINENTAL POLAR AIR MASS IN PLACE ACROSS MUCH OF THE CENTRAL AND
   ERN CONUS WILL PRECLUDE SIGNIFICANT LARGE-SCALE FIRE WEATHER
   CONCERNS ACROSS MOST OF THE COUNTRY. STRONG LOW-LEVEL COLD ADVECTION
   ACROSS NY AND NEW ENGLAND WILL BRING MODERATELY STRONG NWLY WINDS OF
   20-30 MPH THIS AFTERNOON WITH MINIMUM RH VALUES OF 20-30 PERCENT.
   HOWEVER...HIGH TEMPERATURES WILL BE IN THE 30S TO LOW 40S. 
   
   IN THE WEST...PROMINENT WEATHER FEATURE WILL BE AMPLIFYING UPPER
   TROUGH OFF THE CA COAST AND ASSOCIATED STRONG MID TO UPPER LEVEL JET
   MOVING INTO CENTRAL CA BY THIS EVENING. LIGHT ONSHORE LOW-LEVEL FLOW
   WILL RESULT IN RELATIVELY HIGH RH VALUES ACROSS SRN CA. RH MINIMUMS
   LESS THAN 20 PERCENT THIS AFTERNOON WILL BE CONFINED TO THE INTERIOR
   DESERTS OF SERN CA EWD ACROSS CENTRAL AND SRN AZ. WEAK PRESSURE
   GRADIENTS ACROSS THESE AREAS SHOULD KEEP SURFACE WINDS GENERALLY
   LIGHT /AT OR BELOW 15 MPH/.
   
   ..BANACOS.. 11/08/2003
   
   ...PLEASE SEE WWW.SPC.NOAA.GOV/FIRE FOR GRAPHIC PRODUCT...
   
      
Day 2 Fire Weather Forecast graphic

   ZCZC SPCFWDDY2 ALL
   FNUS22 KWNS 080801
   
   DAY 2 FIRE WEATHER OUTLOOK  
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   0201 AM CST SAT NOV 08 2003
   
   VALID 091200Z - 101200Z
   
   ...NO CRITICAL AREAS...
   
   ...SYNOPSIS...
   DURING THE DAY 2 PERIOD...SURFACE HIGH PRESSURE WILL REMAIN THE
   CONTROLLING WEATHER FEATURE ACROSS THE CENTRAL/ERN CONUS AS POLAR
   ANTICYCLONE CENTER TRACKS FROM SERN MI AT 09/12Z TO THE MID-ATLANTIC
   COAST BY 10/12Z. A SURFACE LEE TROUGH WILL LIKELY DEVELOP FROM ERN
   MT SWD ALONG THE FRONT RANGE IN RESPONSE TO INCREASING MID-LEVEL
   FLOW ACROSS THE SWRN STATES INTO THE CENTRAL ROCKIES. SLY WINDS WILL
   STRENGTHEN TO 15-25 MPH ACROSS THE SRN PLAINS SUNDAY AFTERNOON OWING
   TO INCREASING PRESSURE GRADIENT. CONTINUED COOL TEMPERATURES...WITH
   HIGHS IN THE 50S TO LOW 60S...WILL CONTRIBUTE TO RH MINIMUMS
   REMAINING ABOVE 35 PERCENT. RELATIVELY HIGH RH SHOULD LIMIT FIRE
   WEATHER CONCERNS.
   
   ...NRN AZ/SRN UT...
   
   CURRENT 08/00Z RUNS OF ETA AND AVN ARE CONSISTENT IN SPREADING SWLY
   500MB WINDS OF 50-60KTS ACROSS SRN UT/NRN AZ BY SUNDAY EVENING IN
   ASSOCIATION WITH WEST COAST UPPER TROUGH. DAYTIME HEATING AND
   ASSOCIATED VERTICAL MIXING BENEATH THIS FEATURE MAY RESULT IN SWLY
   SURFACE WINDS OF 15-30 MPH WITH HIGHER GUSTS...ESPECIALLY ACROSS THE
   MOGOLLON RIM AND ADJACENT AREAS OF RELATIVELY HIGH TERRAIN. DESPITE
   RELATIVELY COOL BOUNDARY LAYER TEMPERATURES...IN THE 50S AND 60S
   ACROSS NRN AZ...MINIMUM RH VALUES OF 20-30 PERCENT ARE POSSIBLE
   OWING TO STRONG MIXING. COOL SURFACE TEMPERATURES AND THE
   POSSIBILITY OF WIDESPREAD CLOUDINESS ACROSS THE DISCUSSION AREA
   SHOULD LIMIT POTENTIAL FOR CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS.
   
   ..BANACOS.. 11/08/2003
   
   ...PLEASE SEE WWW.SPC.NOAA.GOV/FIRE FOR GRAPHIC PRODUCT...
   
      

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