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Day 1 and Day 2 Fire Weather Outlooks

Day 1 Fire Weather Forecast graphic

   ZCZC SPCFWDDY1 ALL
   FNUS21 KWNS 120755
   
   DAY 1 FIRE WEATHER OUTLOOK  
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   0255 AM CDT SAT JUN 12 2004
   
   VALID 121200Z - 131200Z
   
   ...NO CRITICAL AREAS...
   
   ...SYNOPSIS...
   BROAD UPPER TROUGH WILL PREVAIL OVER MUCH OF THE CONUS THROUGH THE
   PERIOD. AHEAD OF ONE EMBEDDED SHORTWAVE TROUGH...A SURFACE LOW AND
   DRYLINE WILL MOVE SLOWLY EWD ACROSS THE SRN PLAINS. BEHIND THE
   DRYLINE...MIN RH READINGS WILL BE NEAR CRITICAL LEVELS OVER PORTIONS
   OF THE SRN HIGH PLAINS AND MUCH OF THE SW/FOUR CORNERS AREA. HOWEVER
   SUSTAINED WINDS SHOULD REMAIN LIGHT ENOUGH THAT A CRITICAL FIRE
   WEATHER THREAT IS NOT ANTICIPATED.
   
   ...FOUR CORNERS/SRN ROCKIES/SRN HIGH PLAINS...
   WIND SPEEDS ARE EXPECTED TO REMAIN RELATIVELY LIGHT TODAY WITH WSWLY
   SUSTAINED WINDS FROM 10-20 MPH...DESPITE THE PASSAGE OF A SHORTWAVE
   TROUGH. AFTERNOON TEMPERATURES WILL REMAIN ABOVE NORMAL WITHIN
   THERMAL RIDGE...AND WITH LOW DEWPOINTS AFTERNOON RH VALUES AROUND 15
   PERCENT ARE EXPECTED.
   
   ..CROSBIE.. 06/12/2004
   
   ...PLEASE SEE WWW.SPC.NOAA.GOV/FIRE FOR GRAPHIC PRODUCT...
   
      
Day 2 Fire Weather Forecast graphic

   ZCZC SPCFWDDY2 ALL
   FNUS22 KWNS 120756
   
   DAY 2 FIRE WEATHER OUTLOOK  
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   0256 AM CDT SAT JUN 12 2004
   
   VALID 131200Z - 141200Z
   
   ...NO CRITICAL AREAS...
   
   ...SYNOPSIS...
   ZONAL FLOW WILL BEGIN TO TAKE SHAPE ACROSS THE COUNTRY ON DAY
   TWO...AS A BROAD UPPER TROUGH BEGINS TO DAMPEN OUT WHILE MOVING EWD.
   RELATIVELY LIGHT WINDS IN THE MID LEVELS OVER AREAS THAT WILL
   CONTINUE TO HAVE ABOVE NORMAL TEMPERATURES/LOW RH READINGS...NAMELY
   THE CENTRAL/SRN ROCKIES AND THE ADJACENT SRN/CENTRAL HIGH
   PLAINS...WILL LIMIT ANY CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER THREATS.
   
   ...NRN GREAT BASIN EWD INTO THE CENTRAL ROCKIES...
   AREA WILL REMAIN ON THE FRINGE OF STRONGER MID LEVEL FLOW OVER THE
   NRN ROCKIES. SUSTAINED WINDS FROM 15 TO 20 MPH ARE ANTICIPATED
   DURING THE AFTERNOON HOURS DURING PERIOD OF MAX LOW LEVEL MIXING.
   WARM TEMPERATURES COMBINED WITH DRY CONTINENTAL AIRMASS WILL PROVIDE
   FOR MIN RH READINGS AROUND 15 PERCENT.
   
   ..CROSBIE.. 06/12/2004
   
   ...PLEASE SEE WWW.SPC.NOAA.GOV/FIRE FOR GRAPHIC PRODUCT...
   
      

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