Storm Prediction Center
Day 1 and Day 2 Fire Weather Outlooks

Day 1 Fire Weather Forecast graphic

   ZCZC SPCFWDDY1 ALL
   FNUS21 KWNS 250856
   
   DAY 1 FIRE WEATHER OUTLOOK  
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   0356 AM CDT WED AUG 25 2004
   
   VALID 251200Z - 261200Z
   
   ...NO CRITICAL AREAS...
   
   ...SYNOPSIS...
   ...VERY WINDY DAY ACROSS THE GREAT BASIN AND NRN ROCKIES...
   EARLY MORNING WATER VAPOR IMAGERY SHOWS SHORTWAVE TROUGH ENTERING NW
   WASHINGTON AND THIS FEATURE MARKS THE LEADING EDGE OF STRONGER WINDS
   ALOFT. AS MID LEVEL 60-70 KT JET MAX MOVES ACROSS SRN WY/NRN UT/NRN
   NV LATER TODAY...VERY STRONG SFC WINDS WILL RESULT. IN THE SRN
   STREAM...UPPER DISTURBANCE NOW OVER NRN NM WILL PROGRESS EWD ACROSS
   OK AND SRN KS BY LATE AFTN. AT THE SFC...A LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM WILL
   BE LOCATED IN W CNTRL SD BY 26/00Z WITH A COLD FRONT EXTENDING SWWD
   INTO THE NRN GREAT BASIN. FARTHER EAST...A DRYLINE WILL MIX EWD
   ACROSS ECNTRL KS/CNTRL OK/W CNTRL TX.
   
   WY/WRN CO/UT/NV
   SUSTAINED SFC WINDS OF 20-30 MPH WILL DEVELOP TODAY...WITH GUSTS TO
   40-45 MPH POSSIBLE. THE STRONGEST WINDS WILL OCCUR NEAR THE TRACK OF
   THE JET MAX...MAINLY ACROSS WY/NRN UT AND NRN NV. IN THIS
   CORRIDOR...MINIMUM RH VALUES WILL FALL INTO THE 15-20 PERCENT RANGE.
   MID LEVEL MOISTURE WILL LIKELY CONTRIBUTE TO A FAIR AMOUNT OF CLOUDS
   IN THE AFTN ESPECIALLY ACROSS WY/NW CO AND NRN UT. THIS WILL KEEP
   MAX TEMPS IN THE 60S/70S SO RH VALUES WILL NOT MEET CRITICAL FIRE
   WEATHER CONDITIONS. ALONG AND S OF INTERSTATE 80...CONDITIONS WILL
   BE DRIER WITH RH VALUES EXPECTED TO FALL TO AROUND 15 PERCENT.
   
   ..TAYLOR.. 08/25/2004
   
   ...PLEASE SEE WWW.SPC.NOAA.GOV/FIRE FOR GRAPHIC PRODUCT...
   
      
Day 2 Fire Weather Forecast graphic

   ZCZC SPCFWDDY2 ALL
   FNUS22 KWNS 250857
   
   DAY 2 FIRE WEATHER OUTLOOK  
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   0357 AM CDT WED AUG 25 2004
   
   VALID 261200Z - 271200Z
   
   ...NO CRITICAL AREAS...
   
   ...SYNOPSIS...
   MAIN SHORTWAVE TROUGH WILL BE LOCATED ACROSS THE NRN PLAINS AT THE
   START OF THE PERIOD...WITH 70 KT JET MAX EXTENDING FROM MN/WI
   THROUGH THE GREAT BASIN. SRN STREAM IMPULSE OVER NM EARLY WED
   MORNING WILL MOVE INTO THE LOWER OH VALLEY ON THURSDAY WITH HIGH
   PRESSURE ACROSS THE NORTHEAST. AT THE SFC...LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM WILL
   MOVE EWD ACROSS THE UPPER MIDWEST WITH COLD FRONT ACROSS CNTRL
   WI/IA/KS BY LATE AFTN. DRIER AIR ACROSS THE SOUTHWEST WILL RESULT IN
   LOWER RH VALUES THAN IN PREVIOUS DAYS. ALTHOUGH BREEZY CONDITIONS
   WILL AGAIN OCCUR OVER PORTIONS OF THE GREAT BASIN/NRN
   ROCKIES...CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS ARE NOT EXPECTED.
   
   ..TAYLOR.. 08/25/2004
   
   ...PLEASE SEE WWW.SPC.NOAA.GOV/FIRE FOR GRAPHIC PRODUCT...
   
      

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