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Day 1 and Day 2 Fire Weather Outlooks

Day 1 Fire Weather Forecast graphic

   ZCZC SPCFWDDY1 ALL
   FNUS21 KWNS 300826
   
   DAY 1 FIRE WEATHER OUTLOOK  
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   0226 AM CST FRI JAN 30 2004
   
   VALID 301200Z - 311200Z
   
   ...NO CRITICAL AREAS...
   
   ...SYNOPSIS...
   THE QUIET FIRE WEATHER PATTERN WILL CONTINUE FOR THE NEXT FEW
   DAYS...WITH MUCH OF THE COUNTRY UNDER THE INFLUENCE OF AN ARCTIC
   AIRMASS. SHORTWAVE TROUGH NOW APPROACHING PACIFIC NORTHWEST COAST
   WILL MOVE ACROSS THE GREAT BASIN INTO THE NRN HIGH PLAINS BY THE END
   OF THE PERIOD. MEANWHILE SRN STREAM UPPER LOW OVER THE BIG BEND AREA
   EARLY THIS MORNING WILL PROGRESS EWD ACROSS S TX. AT THE
   SFC...ARCTIC FRONT WILL REMAIN STATIONARY ALONG THE CONTINENTAL
   DIVIDE AND THEN SLIDE SWD ACROSS CNTRL TX EXTENDING NEWD INTO THE TN
   RIVER VALLEY. NORTH AND EAST OF THIS BOUNDARY...SFC TEMPERATURES
   WILL CONTINUE TO BE MUCH BELOW NORMAL...WITH HIGHS RANGING FROM THE
   TEENS BELOW ZERO IN THE NRN PLAINS TO JUST ABOVE FREEZING IN THE SRN
   PLAINS NORTH AND EAST OF THE FRONT.
   
   ..TAYLOR.. 01/30/2004
   
   ...PLEASE SEE WWW.SPC.NOAA.GOV/FIRE FOR GRAPHIC PRODUCT...
   
      
Day 2 Fire Weather Forecast graphic

   ZCZC SPCFWDDY2 ALL
   FNUS22 KWNS 300920
   
   DAY 2 FIRE WEATHER OUTLOOK  
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   0320 AM CST FRI JAN 30 2004
   
   VALID 311200Z - 011200Z
   
   ...NO CRITICAL AREAS...
   
   ...SYNOPSIS...
   PACIFIC STORM SYSTEM APPROACHING WA COAST EARLY FRIDAY MORNING WILL
   BE LOCATED ACROSS THE NRN ROCKIES BY SATURDAY...WHILE RIDGE BUILDS
   ACROSS CNTRL AND ERN CONUS. IN THE SRN STREAM...MID LEVEL SPEED MAX
   ASSOCIATED WITH WRN SYSTEM WILL MOVE ACROSS CA/SOUTHWEST STATES ON
   SATURDAY...EVENTUALLY REACHING W TX BY SATURDAY NIGHT. WINDS ALOFT
   WILL INCREASE TO 60-75 KTS BY SUNDAY. AT THE SFC...LOW PRESSURE WILL
   DEVELOP ACROSS THE WRN HIGH PLAINS...WITH A REINFORCING SHOT OF COLD
   AIR SURGING SWD ACROSS THE CO VALLEY...FOUR CORNERS AND SRN PLAINS
   BY SATURDAY NIGHT.
   
   ...SRN AZ/SRN NM/W TX...
   SFC WINDS WILL BE STRONGER ON SATURDAY THAN IN RECENT DAYS...WITH
   SUSTAINED WINDS 15-25 MPH. TEMPERATURES NORTH OF THE FRONT WILL ONLY
   BE IN THE 40S/50S...MITIGATING ANY FIRE WEATHER CONCERNS EVEN WITH
   INCREASED NW/W WINDS. S OF THE MOGOLLON RIM...ACROSS THE SW AZ
   DESERTS AND SE AZ...TEMPERATURES WILL CLIMB INTO THE 60S/70S WITH
   MINIMUM RH VALUES FROM 25-35 PERCENT. FARTHER EAST ACROSS SERN NM/W
   TX...W/SW WINDS WILL RANGE FROM 20-25 MPH WITH HIGHER GUSTS IN THE
   FAVORED TERRAIN OF W TX. SHORT RANGE ENSEMBLE FORECAST GUIDANCE
   SUGGESTS MINIMUM RH VALUES WILL FALL TO AROUND 20 PERCENT.
   
   ..TAYLOR.. 01/30/2004
   
   ...PLEASE SEE WWW.SPC.NOAA.GOV/FIRE FOR GRAPHIC PRODUCT...
   
      

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