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Day 1 and Day 2 Fire Weather Outlooks

Day 1 Fire Weather Forecast graphic

   ZCZC SPCFWDDY1 ALL
   FNUS21 KWNS 190757
   
   DAY 1 FIRE WEATHER OUTLOOK  
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   0157 AM CST MON JAN 19 2004
   
   VALID 191200Z - 201200Z
   
   ...NO CRITICAL AREAS...
   
   ...SYNOPSIS...
   UPPER LOW OVER NEW ENGLAND WILL LINGER THROUGH THE PERIOD...WHILE
   FLOW BECOMES MORE ZONAL OVER THE SERN U.S.  HIGH PRESSURE WILL
   EXPAND SEWD OVER THE GULF COAST AND MID ATLANTIC STATES...BRINGING
   DRY AIR AND COOL TEMPERATURES ON NWLY WINDS.  OUT WEST...IT WILL
   BECOME MUCH WARMER OVER THE PLAINS OF ERN NM AND W TX DUE TO
   INCREASING DOWNSLOPE FLOW AHEAD OF TROUGH DROPPING INTO THE GREAT
   BASIN. IT WILL REMAIN CALM AND DRY TODAY OVER SRN CA UNDER THE
   INFLUENCE OF WEAK LOW PRESSURE...AS BUILDING HIGH PRESSURE LOOMS TO
   THE NORTH.
   
   ..JEWELL.. 01/19/2004
   
   ...PLEASE SEE WWW.SPC.NOAA.GOV/FIRE FOR GRAPHIC PRODUCT...
   
      
Day 2 Fire Weather Forecast graphic

   ZCZC SPCFWDDY2 ALL
   FNUS22 KWNS 190758
   
   DAY 2 FIRE WEATHER OUTLOOK  
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   0158 AM CST MON JAN 19 2004
   
   VALID 201200Z - 211200Z
   
   ...NO CRITICAL AREAS...
   
   ...SYNOPSIS...
   POSITIVELY TILTED UPPER TROUGH WILL SINK SWD OVER THE GREAT BASIN
   AND INTO THE DESERT SW.  AT THE SURFACE...HIGH PRESSURE WILL
   CONTINUE TO BUILD OVER OREGON/WA/ID AND WILL MOVE SWD WITH TIME. 
   WINDS WILL INCREASE AS A RESULT FROM SRN CA INTO THE LOWER CO RIVER
   VALLEY.  FURTHER E...HIGH PRESSURE WILL CAUSE LOW RH VALUES OVER THE
   GULF COAST STATES...DESPITE COOL TEMPERATURES.
   
   ...SRN CA / SWRN AZ...
   APPROACHING UPPER TROUGH FROM THE N WILL HELP HIGH PRESSURE TO SURGE
   SWD.  WINDS WILL INCREASE OUT OF THE N DURING THE DAYTIME...WITH
   SPEEDS OF 10-15 MPH WIDESPREAD.  HIGHER GUSTS WILL BE LIKELY IN
   FAVORED PASSES AND CANYONS.  TEMPERATURES WILL RANGE FROM THE UPPER
   50S ALONG THE NV BORDER TO THE LOWER 70S F IN THE FAR SOUTHERN
   AREAS. RH LEVELS ARE NOT EXPECTED TO BE CRITICALLY LOW AT THIS
   TIME.  VALUES OF 20-30 PERCENT ARE LIKELY.  MODERATE LONG TERM
   DROUGHT EXISTS IN THESE AREAS...ALONG WITH LOW NFDRS DEAD FUEL
   MOISTURE READINGS.
   
   ...AL / GA / N FL / SC...
   LOW RH VALUES MAINLY IN THE 20 PERCENT RANGE WILL OCCUR DURING THE
   AFTERNOON...WHILE TEMPERATURES STRUGGLE TO GET OUT OF THE 40S EXCEPT
   IN NRN FL WHERE IT WILL BE IN THE 50S F.  NLY WINDS WILL REMAIN
   LIGHT HOWEVER...UNDER THE INFLUENCE OF HIGH PRESSURE.  INVERSION
   HEIGHTS WILL AVERAGE FROM 3000-3500 FT AGL.
   
   ..JEWELL.. 01/19/2004
   
   ...PLEASE SEE WWW.SPC.NOAA.GOV/FIRE FOR GRAPHIC PRODUCT...
   
      

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