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Day 1 and Day 2 Fire Weather Outlooks

Day 1 Fire Weather Forecast graphic

   ZCZC SPCFWDDY1 ALL
   FNUS21 KWNS 060851
   
   DAY 1 FIRE WEATHER OUTLOOK  
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   0351 AM CDT THU MAY 06 2004
   
   VALID 061200Z - 071200Z
   
   ...NO CRITICAL AREAS...
   
   ...SYNOPSIS...
   STAGNANT UPPER PATTERN WILL PERSIST OVER THE CONUS...HIGHLIGHTED BY
   UPPER RIDGING/ZONAL FLOW OVER THE MAJORITY OF THE COUNTRY AHEAD OF
   ERN PACIFIC UPPER TROUGH. AT THE SURFACE...COLD FRONT WILL PROGRESS
   EWD INTO THE NE STATES...WITH TRAILING PORTION EXTENDING THROUGH THE
   UPPER MIDWEST/CNTRL PLAINS. ELSEWHERE HIGH PRESSURE WILL REMAIN
   ACROSS THE SE STATES.
   
   ...CNTRL/SRN HIGH PLAINS...
   BREEZY CONDITIONS WILL COINCIDE WITH HOT/DRY AIRMASS IN VICINITY OF
   LEE TROUGH ACROSS THE HIGH PLAINS. S/SW WINDS OF 15-20 MPH /WITH
   HIGHER GUSTS/ ARE EXPECTED TO DEVELOP BY AFTERNOON. WITH AFTERNOON
   TEMPERATURES GENERALLY IN THE 90S...MINIMUM RH VALUES WILL BE AS LOW
   AS 10-15 PERCENT -- NAMELY IN A CORRIDOR FROM ERN NM/WRN TX INTO ERN
   CO/WRN KS.
   
   ...GREAT BASIN...
   BREEZY CONDITIONS -- S/SW WINDS OF 15-25 MPH -- WILL REMAIN ACROSS
   MUCH OF THE GREAT BASIN TODAY...SUPPORTED BY MODEST PRESSURE
   GRADIENT AND 30 KT MID LEVEL WINDS. AFTERNOON TEMPERATURES WILL
   RANGE FROM THE UPPER 70S TO LOWER 90S...WITH MINIMUM RH VALUES OF
   10-15 PERCENT.
   
   ...SE STATES...
   PERSISTENT HIGH PRESSURE AND ASSOCIATED DRY/WARM AIRMASS WILL AGAIN
   YIELD WARM AFTERNOON TEMPERATURES /MIDDLE 80S TO LOWER 90S/ AND RH
   VALUES AROUND/BELOW CRITICAL THRESHOLDS AWAY FROM COASTAL AREAS.
   HOWEVER RELATIVELY LIGHT WIND SPEEDS /10 MPH OR LESS/ WILL REMAIN
   LIMITING FACTOR FOR CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS.
   
   ..GUYER.. 05/06/2004
   
   ...PLEASE SEE WWW.SPC.NOAA.GOV/FIRE FOR GRAPHIC PRODUCT...
   
      
Day 2 Fire Weather Forecast graphic

   ZCZC SPCFWDDY2 ALL
   FNUS22 KWNS 060940
   
   DAY 2 FIRE WEATHER OUTLOOK  
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   0440 AM CDT THU MAY 06 2004
   
   VALID 071200Z - 081200Z
   
   ...NO CRITICAL AREAS...
   
   ...SYNOPSIS...
   VERY LITTLE FLUCTUATION IN THE OVERALL PATTERN ON FRIDAY. UPPER
   TROUGH WILL REMAIN QUASI-STATIONARY IN THE ERN PACIFIC OFF THE OR
   COAST...WITH UPPER RIDGING PREVALENT OVER MUCH OF THE COUNTRY. AT
   THE SURFACE...HIGH PRESSURE WILL REMAIN CENTERED OVER THE SE STATES.
   NEARLY STATIONARY FRONTAL BOUNDARY EXTENDING FROM THE NORTHEAST
   STATES/MID ATLANTIC INTO THE CNTRL PLAINS WILL FOCUS SHOWER/TSTM
   CHANCES.
   
   ...SE STATES...
   WARM/DRY CONDITIONS WILL REMAIN ACROSS MUCH OF THE REGION ON FRIDAY
   OWING TO HIGH PRESSURE INFLUENCE. AFTERNOON TEMPERATURES IN THE
   UPPER 80S OR 90S WILL BE COMMON /AWAY FROM COASTAL AREAS/...WITH YET
   ANOTHER DAY OF RH VALUES AROUND/BELOW CRITICAL THRESHOLDS. HOWEVER
   WIND SPEEDS WILL GENERALLY REMAIN LIGHT -- 10 MPH OR LESS.
   
   ..GUYER.. 05/06/2004
   
   ...PLEASE SEE WWW.SPC.NOAA.GOV/FIRE FOR GRAPHIC PRODUCT...
   
      

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