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Day 1 and Day 2 Fire Weather Outlooks

Day 1 Fire Weather Forecast graphic

   ZCZC SPCFWDDY1 ALL
   FNUS21 KWNS 250848
   
   DAY 1 FIRE WEATHER OUTLOOK  
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   0348 AM CDT TUE MAY 25 2004
   
   VALID 251200Z - 261200Z
   
   ...NO CRITICAL AREAS...
   
   ...SYNOPSIS...
   UPPER TROUGH WILL PROGRESS EWD ALONG THE NCNTRL STATES THROUGH THE
   PERIOD...WHILE SRN STREAM UPPER TROUGH REMAINS CENTERED ALONG THE CA
   COAST. FRONTAL BOUNDARY WILL EXTEND FROM THE NE STATES/OHIO VALLEY
   INTO THE SRN PLAINS...WITH RAINFALL IN THE ERN HALF OF THE COUNTRY
   GENERALLY CONCENTRATED ALONG THIS FEATURE.
   
   ...NM/AZ/FAR SRN CO...
   SW WINDS OF 15-25 MPH /WITH SOME HIGHER GUSTS/ WILL EXIST ACROSS
   MUCH OF NM/AZ/SRN CO THIS AFTERNOON. CONSIDERABLE HIGH CLOUDINESS
   ACROSS THE REGION...DOWNSTREAM OF SOUTHWEST UPPER TROUGH...WILL TEND
   TO LIMIT DEGREE OF MIXING TODAY...WITH A LITTLE HIGHER RH/LOWER
   TEMPERATURES RESULTING. AFTERNOON TEMPERATURES WILL BE IN THE
   80S/90S TODAY IN THE LOWER ELEVATIONS OF AZ/NM...WITH RH VALUES
   AROUND CRITICAL THRESHOLDS FOR A FEW HOURS. OVERALL MARGINAL NATURE
   OF WEATHER CONDITIONS SUGGESTS CRITICAL OUTLOOK IS NOT WARRANTED
   TODAY.
   
   ..GUYER.. 05/25/2004
   
   ...PLEASE SEE WWW.SPC.NOAA.GOV/FIRE FOR GRAPHIC PRODUCT...
   
      
Day 2 Fire Weather Forecast graphic

   ZCZC SPCFWDDY2 ALL
   FNUS22 KWNS 250955
   
   DAY 2 FIRE WEATHER OUTLOOK  
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   0455 AM CDT TUE MAY 25 2004
   
   VALID 261200Z - 271200Z
   
   ...NO CRITICAL AREAS...
   
   ...SYNOPSIS...
   BROAD SCALE PATTERN WILL FLUCTUATE LITTLE ON WEDNESDAY. UPPER TROUGH
   OVER THE UPPER MIDWEST AT THE BEGINNING OF THE PERIOD WILL
   TRANSITION EWD TOWARD THE NEW ENGLAND STATES. SOUTHERN STREAM
   CUT-OFF UPPER TROUGH WILL REMAIN QUASI-STATIONARY ALONG THE CA
   COAST...WITH CORE OF BROAD SW UPPER FLOW REMAINING INTO THE SRN
   ROCKIES/SRN PLAINS. FRONTAL BOUNDARY FROM THE NE STATES/OHIO VALLEY
   INTO THE SRN PLAINS WILL MOVE LITTLE THROUGH THE PERIOD...WHILE
   REMAINING A FOCUS FOR SCATTERED SHOWERS/TSTMS.
   
   ...NM/AZ/SRN CO...
   WITH UPPER TROUGH REMAINING ALONG THE CA COAST...SW WINDS OF 15-25
   MPH /WITH GUSTS TO 35-40 MPH/ ARE EXPECTED ACROSS THE REGION ON
   WEDNESDAY. RELATIVELY STRONGEST WINDS WILL OCCUR FROM SE AZ INTO
   NM/FAR SRN CO...SUPPORTED BY CORE OF 50 KT MID LEVEL WINDS. IN
   COMPARISON TO TUESDAY...LESS HIGH CLOUD COVER ON WEDNESDAY SHOULD
   PROMOTE WELL MIXED BOUNDARY LAYER...ENHANCING FIRE GROWTH POTENTIAL.
   HIGH TEMPERATURES WILL GENERALLY BE IN THE 80S/90S IN THE LOWER
   ELEVATIONS OF AZ/NM...WITH RH VALUES AROUND/BELOW CRITICAL
   THRESHOLDS.
   
   ..GUYER.. 05/25/2004
   
   ...PLEASE SEE WWW.SPC.NOAA.GOV/FIRE FOR GRAPHIC PRODUCT...
   
      

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