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Day 1 and Day 2 Fire Weather Outlooks

Day 1 Fire Weather Forecast graphic

   ZCZC SPCFWDDY1 ALL
   FNUS21 KWNS 020642
   
   DAY 1 FIRE WEATHER OUTLOOK  
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   1242 AM CST MON FEB 02 2004
   
   VALID 021200Z - 031200Z
   
   ...NO CRITICAL AREAS...
   
   ...SYNOPSIS...
   SHORTWAVE TROUGH ACROSS THE SRN PLAINS EARLY THIS MORNING WILL LIFT
   ENEWD INTO THE TN VALLEY REGION BY 03/12Z. BETWEEN THIS WAVE AND A
   TROUGH APPROACHING THE CA COAST THIS AFTERNOON...SHORTWAVE RIDGING
   WILL DEVELOP ACROSS THE INTERMOUNTAIN WEST BY AFTERNOON.
   
   AT THE SURFACE...A COLD FRONT WILL MOVE OFF THE TX COAST BY LATE
   MORNING RESULTING IN MUCH DRIER CONDITIONS ACROSS TX. ABUNDANT
   SUNSHINE WILL CONTRIBUTE TO RH MINIMUMS AT OR BELOW 20 PERCENT FROM
   WRN TX WWD ACROSS LOWER ELEVATION AREAS OF CENTRAL/SRN NM AND AZ.
   WEAK SEA-LEVEL PRESSURE GRADIENTS IN THIS REGION WILL RESULT IN
   SURFACE WINDS GENERALLY 15 MPH OR LESS PRECLUDING FIRE WEATHER
   PROBLEMS THIS PERIOD.
   
   ..BANACOS.. 02/02/2004
   
   ...PLEASE SEE WWW.SPC.NOAA.GOV/FIRE FOR GRAPHIC PRODUCT...
   
      
Day 2 Fire Weather Forecast graphic

   ZCZC SPCFWDDY2 ALL
   FNUS22 KWNS 020644
   
   DAY 2 FIRE WEATHER OUTLOOK  
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   1244 AM CST MON FEB 02 2004
   
   VALID 031200Z - 041200Z
   
   ...NO CRITICAL AREAS...
   
   ...SYNOPSIS...
   DURING THE DAY 2 PERIOD...A STRONG SHORTWAVE TROUGH EXPECTED ACROSS
   THE SWRN GREAT BASIN/SRN CA AT 03/12Z WILL PROGRESS EWD TO THE FOUR
   CORNERS BY THE LATE EVENING HOURS. AN ASSOCIATED 500MB JET OF
   70-80KT ON THE SRN PERIPHERY OF THE SYSTEM IS FORECAST TO SPREAD
   INTO FAR SRN NM AND FAR WRN/SWRN TX BY AFTERNOON. ALTHOUGH SURFACE
   WINDS WILL SHIFT TO WSW AND INCREASE TO 20-30 MPH BY LATE AFTERNOON
   ACROSS SRN NM AND FAR WRN TX AS SURFACE TROUGH PASSES...ABUNDANT
   CLOUDS AND COOL TEMPERATURES /HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S TO LOWER 60S/
   SHOULD KEEP FIRE WEATHER THREAT MINIMAL. COOL TEMPERATURES SHOULD
   ALSO KEEP RH LEVELS RELATIVELY HIGH...WITH PERHAPS A FEW READINGS
   BETWEEN 20-30 PERCENT ACROSS SRN NM/FAR WRN TX/SWRN TX DURING THE
   LATE AFTERNOON.
   
   ELSEWHERE ACROSS THE COUNTRY...LARGE-SCALE FIRE WEATHER PROBLEMS ARE
   NOT EXPECTED.
   
   ..BANACOS.. 02/02/2004
   
   ...PLEASE SEE WWW.SPC.NOAA.GOV/FIRE FOR GRAPHIC PRODUCT...
   
      

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