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Day 1 and Day 2 Fire Weather Outlooks

Day 1 Fire Weather Forecast graphic

   ZCZC SPCFWDDY1 ALL
   FNUS21 KWNS 080951
   
   DAY 1 FIRE WEATHER OUTLOOK  
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   0351 AM CST THU JAN 08 2004
   
   VALID 081200Z - 091200Z
   
   ...NO CRITICAL AREAS...
   
   ...SYNOPSIS...
   UPPER RIDGING WILL DEVELOP OVER THE WRN HALF OF THE CONUS AS
   MID/UPPER TROUGH APPROACHES THE PACIFIC WEST COAST. FURTHER
   EAST...EMBEDDED SHORTWAVE TROUGH -- OVER THE NRN PLAINS AT THE
   BEGINNING OF THE PERIOD -- WILL REACH THE MIDDLE MISSISSIPPI VALLEY
   THIS EVENING. SURFACE HIGH PRESSURE ALONG THE SRN APPALACHIANS WILL
   WEAKEN/MOVE EWD TODAY...FOSTERING A RETURN OF MOISTURE ACROSS THE
   SOUTHEAST STATES BY THE END OF PERIOD.
   
   IN THE WEST...PRECIPITATION WILL CONTINUE ACROSS THE PACIFIC
   NORTHWEST. HIGH PRESSURE WILL REMAIN CENTERED OVER THE INTERMOUNTAIN
   REGION...INDUCING OFFSHORE/DOWNSLOPE WINDS ACROSS SRN CA WITH A
   CORRESPONDING WARMING/DRYING TREND INTO FRIDAY.
   
   ..GUYER.. 01/08/2004
   
   ...PLEASE SEE WWW.SPC.NOAA.GOV/FIRE FOR GRAPHIC PRODUCT...
   
      
Day 2 Fire Weather Forecast graphic

   ZCZC SPCFWDDY2 ALL
   FNUS22 KWNS 080952
   
   DAY 2 FIRE WEATHER OUTLOOK  
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   0352 AM CST THU JAN 08 2004
   
   VALID 091200Z - 101200Z
   
   ...NO CRITICAL AREAS...
   
   ...SYNOPSIS...
   UPPER RIDGE WILL TRANSITION EWD TOWARD THE NATIONS MID SECTION ON
   FRIDAY AHEAD OF MID/UPPER TROUGH MOVING INTO THE PACIFIC NORTHWEST.
   BROAD UPPER TROUGH WILL ENCOMPASS MUCH OF THE ERN CONUS...WITH HIGH
   PRESSURE/COLD AIRMASS SETTLING SWD THROUGH THE ERN STATES INTO
   SATURDAY.
   
   HIGH PRESSURE WILL REMAIN OVER THE INTERMOUNTAIN WEST...KEEPING
   OFFSHORE GRADIENT ACROSS SRN CA. THIS WILL CONTINUE TO FOSTER A
   WARM/DRY AIRMASS ACROSS SRN CA...WITH LOCALLY BREEZY CONDITIONS.
   MARGINAL NATURE OF OFFSHORE GRADIENT/BROAD SCALE WINDS SHOULD
   LARGELY MITIGATE FIRE WEATHER CONCERNS OVER SRN CA.
   
   ..GUYER.. 01/08/2004
   
   ...PLEASE SEE WWW.SPC.NOAA.GOV/FIRE FOR GRAPHIC PRODUCT...
   
      

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