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Day 1 and Day 2 Fire Weather Outlooks

Day 1 Fire Weather Forecast graphic

   ZCZC SPCFWDDY1 ALL
   FNUS21 KWNS 300827
   
   DAY 1 FIRE WEATHER OUTLOOK  
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   0227 AM CST THU DEC 30 2004
   
   VALID 301200Z - 311200Z
   
   ...NO CRITICAL AREAS...
   
   ...SYNOPSIS...
   AS SURFACE CYCLONE OVER THE NRN HIGH PLAINS REGION TRACKS EWD ACROSS
   ND THIS AFTERNOON...SWD EXTENDING PACIFIC COLD FRONT WILL TRACK EWD
   ACROSS THE CENTRAL PLAINS REGION. AN AREA OF 20-30 PERCENT RH IS
   LIKELY THIS AFTERNOON WEST OF THE FRONT...ACROSS CENTRAL/WRN
   NEB...CENTRAL/WRN KS...AND ERN CO. LOW RH VALUES WILL BE AIDED BY
   DOWNSLOPE WLY WINDS OF 15-25 MPH...WITH OCCASIONAL GUSTS TO 35 MPH
   DURING THE MID-LATE AFTERNOON HOURS. HIGH TEMPERATURES WILL RANGE
   FROM THE UPPER 50S TO MID 60S. LOW SUN ANGLE AND MARGINAL
   TEMPERATURES SHOULD LIMIT DRYNESS OF FUELS...AND THEREFORE NO
   SIGNIFICANT GRASS FIRE THREAT IS ANTICIPATED TODAY. AMBIENT
   CONDITIONS SHOULD IMPROVE RAPIDLY AFTER SUNSET WITH DIMINISHING
   WINDS AND EXCELLENT RH RECOVERY. 
   
   ELSEWHERE ACROSS THE COUNTRY...NO SIGNIFICANT FIRE WEATHER THREATS
   ARE FORECAST.
   
   ..BANACOS.. 12/30/2004
   
   ...PLEASE SEE WWW.SPC.NOAA.GOV/FIRE FOR GRAPHIC PRODUCT...
   
      
Day 2 Fire Weather Forecast graphic

   ZCZC SPCFWDDY2 ALL
   FNUS22 KWNS 300825
   
   DAY 2 FIRE WEATHER OUTLOOK  
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   0225 AM CST THU DEC 30 2004
   
   VALID 311200Z - 011200Z
   
   ...NO CRITICAL AREAS...
   
   ...SYNOPSIS...
   QUIET FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS EXPECTED TO PERSIST THROUGH THE DAY 2
   PERIOD. A STRONG SURFACE CYCLONE WILL TRACK FROM THE WRN GREAT LAKES
   REGION NEWD INTO CENTRAL QUEBEC BY EARLY SATURDAY MORNING. AN ARCTIC
   FRONT WILL EXTEND WSWWD FROM THE LOW ACROSS THE CENTRAL PLAINS AND
   WNWWD INTO THE NRN ROCKIES REGION. A STRONG SHORTWAVE TROUGH WILL
   MOVE FROM OFF THE CA COAST EWD INTO THE CENTRAL INTERMOUNTAIN WEST
   BY 01/12Z. A WEAK SURFACE LEE CYCLONE SHOULD DEVELOP ACROSS THE SRN
   HIGH PLAINS IN RESPONSE TO APPROACHING UPPER TROUGH AND
   STRENGTHENING FLOW ALOFT. A FEW MARGINALLY LOW RH READINGS AROUND 30
   PERCENT ARE EXPECTED ACROSS THE PLAINS OF ERN NM EWD ACROSS THE
   TX/OK PANHANDLES WITH SLY TO SWLY SURFACE WINDS OF 10-15 MPH. ABOVE
   NORMAL TEMPERATURES...WITH HIGHS IN THE MID 60S TO NEAR 70...ARE
   EXPECTED IN THIS REGION. HOWEVER...RH/WIND CONDITIONS ARE TOO
   MARGINAL TO RESULT IN A SIGNIFICANT FIRE WEATHER THREAT.
   
   ..BANACOS.. 12/30/2004
   
   ...PLEASE SEE WWW.SPC.NOAA.GOV/FIRE FOR GRAPHIC PRODUCT...
   
      

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