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Day 1 and Day 2 Fire Weather Outlooks

Day 1 Fire Weather Forecast graphic

   ZCZC SPCFWDDY1 ALL
   FNUS21 KWNS 060717
   
   DAY 1 FIRE WEATHER OUTLOOK  
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   0217 AM CDT MON SEP 06 2004
   
   VALID 061200Z - 071200Z
   
   ...NO CRITICAL AREAS...
   
   ...SYNOPSIS...
   UPPER TROUGH OVER THE UPPER MIDWEST WILL CONTINUE TO RAPIDLY
   PROGRESS NEWD INTO CANADA...WITH UPPER FLOW DEAMPLIFYING ACROSS THE
   NRN HALF OF THE COUNTRY REMAINDER OF THE PERIOD. UPPER RIDGE WILL
   REMAIN CENTERED ACROSS THE SOUTHWEST CONUS. SCATTERED SHOWERS/TSTMS
   WILL BE PREVALENT FROM THE WRN GREAT LAKES/MID MISSISSIPI VALLEY
   INTO TX AS COLD FRONT PROGRESSES E/SE. IN THE SOUTHEAST...FRANCES
   WILL CONTINUE TO IMPACT THE FL PANHANDLE/AL/GA.
   
   ...CNTRL/SRN CA...
   UPPER RIDGE AND MODEST OFFSHORE GRADIENT WILL CONTINUE TO SUPPORT
   HOT/VERY DRY CONDITIONS ACROSS MUCH OF CNTRL/SRN CA TODAY. AFTERNOON
   TEMPERATURES IN THE 90S/LOWER 100S WILL BE COMMON AWAY FROM THE
   IMMEDIATE COASTAL AREAS. ACCORDINGLY MINIMUM RH VALUES WILL BE AS
   LOW AS 8-10 PERCENT...WITH VERY POOR RH RECOVERIES EXPECTED
   OVERNIGHT. BROAD SCALE WIND SPEEDS WILL REMAIN RELATIVELY LIGHT /10
   MPH OR LESS/...HOWEVER LOCALLY GUSTY WINDS WILL OCCUR THIS MORNING
   AND AGAIN LATE TONIGHT/TUESDAY MORNING OWING TO MODEST GRADIENT.
   
   ..GUYER.. 09/06/2004
   
   ...PLEASE SEE WWW.SPC.NOAA.GOV/FIRE FOR GRAPHIC PRODUCT...
   
      
Day 2 Fire Weather Forecast graphic

   ZCZC SPCFWDDY2 ALL
   FNUS22 KWNS 060719
   
   DAY 2 FIRE WEATHER OUTLOOK  
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   0219 AM CDT MON SEP 06 2004
   
   VALID 071200Z - 081200Z
   
   ...NO CRITICAL AREAS...
   
   ...SYNOPSIS...
   UPPER RIDGE WILL REMAIN CENTERED OVER THE SOUTHWEST CONUS THROUGH
   TUESDAY...WHILE MAIN BELT OF WLY UPPER FLOW REMAINS ACROSS THE NRN
   TIER OF STATES. COOL/DRY AIRMASS WILL PREVAIL ACROSS THE MIDDLE PART
   OF THE COUNTRY WITH HIGH PRESSURE TRANSITIONING EWD ACROSS THE UPPER
   MIDWEST. COLD FRONT WILL CONTINUE TO ADVANCE EWD ACROSS THE ERN
   GREAT LAKES/MIDDLE TENNESSEE VALLEY...WHILE REMNANTS OF FRANCES
   CONTINUE TO IMPACT THE SE STATES.
   
   ...CNTRL/SRN CA...
   WITH LITTLE FLUCTUATION IN THE OVERALL PATTERN...VERY HOT/DRY
   CONDITIONS WILL CONTINUE ACROSS CNTRL/SRN CA AS INFLUENCE OF UPPER
   RIDGE/OFFSHORE GRADIENT PERSISTS INTO TUESDAY. TEMPERATURES IN THE
   90S/LOWER 100S WILL REMAIN COMMON AWAY FROM COASTAL AREAS...WITH
   VERY LOW /8-10 PERCENT/ MINIMUM RH VALUES AND POOR OVERNIGHT
   RECOVERIES. MODEST GRADIENT WILL CONTINUE TO SUPPORT LOCALLY GUSTY
   WINDS TUESDAY MORNING AND POSSIBLY AGAIN TUESDAY NIGHT/WEDNESDAY
   MORNING.
   
   ...AZ...
   ELY WINDS WILL INCREASE ACROSS MUCH OF AZ TUESDAY MORNING OWING TO
   TIGHTENING PRESSURE GRADIENT BETWEEN GULF OF CA LOW AND SRN ROCKIES
   HIGH PRESSURE. SUSTAINED WINDS AS HIGH AS 20 MPH /WITH HIGHER GUSTS/
   ARE EXPECTED. AFTERNOON TEMPERATURES ARE FORECAST TO REACH THE
   90S/LOWER 100S IN LOWER ELEVATIONS...WITH MINIMUM RH VALUES OF 10-15
   PERCENT. IN SPITE OF THE MODERATE WINDS...MARGINAL NATURE OF FUELS
   WILL LIKELY PRECLUDE CRITICAL FIRE ISSUANCE.
   
   ..GUYER.. 09/06/2004
   
   ...PLEASE SEE WWW.SPC.NOAA.GOV/FIRE FOR GRAPHIC PRODUCT...
   
      

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