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Day 1 and Day 2 Fire Weather Outlooks

Day 1 Fire Weather Forecast graphic

   ZCZC SPCFWDDY1 ALL
   FNUS21 KWNS 080947
   
   DAY 1 FIRE WEATHER OUTLOOK  
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   0347 AM CST TUE MAR 08 2005
   
   VALID 081200Z - 091200Z
   
   ...NO CRITICAL AREAS...
   
   ...SYNOPSIS...
   HIGH AMPLITUDE PATTERN ENCOMPASSES THE NATION WITH BROAD UPPER
   TROUGH OVER THE EAST AND UPPER RIDGE IN THE WEST.  SURFACE LOW MOVES
   NORTHEAST ALONG THE EASTERN SEABOARD DURING THE PERIOD...WITH COLD
   FRONT TRANSITIONING EASTWARD INTO THE WESTERN ATLANTIC BY THIS
   AFTERNOON.
   
   ...NRN FL/AL/GA/SC...
   POST FRONTAL AIRMASS IS ACCOMPANIED BY STRONG AND GUSTY W/NW WINDS
   OF 20 TO 25 MPH.  THE DRY OVERLAND TRAJECTORIES RESULT IN RH VALUES
   AT OR SLIGHTLY BELOW MINIMUM CRITICAL THRESHOLDS /25 TO 30 PERCENT/
   FOR SEVERAL HOURS THIS AFTERNOON.  DESPITE THE DRY AND WINDY
   CONDITIONS DEVELOPING LATER TODAY...RECENT PRECIPITATION IS THE
   LIMITING FACTOR TO A WIDESPREAD CRITICAL AREA.
   
   ..BRIGHT.. 03/08/2005
   
   ...PLEASE SEE WWW.SPC.NOAA.GOV/FIRE FOR GRAPHIC PRODUCT...
   
      
Day 2 Fire Weather Forecast graphic

   ZCZC SPCFWDDY2 ALL
   FNUS22 KWNS 081045
   
   DAY 2 FIRE WEATHER OUTLOOK  
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   0445 AM CST TUE MAR 08 2005
   
   VALID 091200Z - 101200Z
   
   ...NO CRITICAL AREAS...
   
   ...SYNOPSIS...
   BROAD UPPER TROUGH REMAINS OVER THE EASTERN U.S. WITH RATHER STRONG
   NORTHWEST FLOW RESIDING OVER MUCH OF THE NATION.  UPPER RIDGE IN THE
   WEST LOSES AMPLITUDE AND WILL RETROGRADE WESTWARD INTO THE EASTERN
   PACIFIC AS A SHORTWAVE TROUGH MOVES THROUGH THE PACIFIC NORTHWEST.
   SURFACE HIGH PRESSURE OVER THE CENTRAL STATES MOVES EASTWARD...WITH
   MILDER SOUTHWEST WINDS DEVELOPING OVER THE HIGH PLAINS DURING THE
   SECOND HALF OF THE PERIOD.
   
   ...SERN STATES...
   A DRY AIRMASS LINGERS OVER THE SOUTHEAST AS SURFACE HIGH PRESSURE
   APPROACHES FROM THE WEST.  MINIMUM RH VALUES AROUND 30 PERCENT ARE
   EXPECTED IN THE EARLY TO MID AFTERNOON...WITH INCREASING HUMIDITY
   DURING THE SECOND HALF OF THE PERIOD.  WINDS SHOULD REMAIN AT OR
   BELOW 10 MPH AND GENERALLY FROM THE WEST.
   
   ...WRN TX...
   DRY NORTHWEST FLOW AT THE SURFACE AND ALOFT PRODUCES AFTERNOON WINDS
   OF 20 TO 25 MPH AND MAXIMUM TEMPERATURES AROUND 60 DEGREES.  MINIMUM
   RH VALUES OF 20 TO 25 PERCENT LEAD TO NEAR CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER
   CONDITIONS PRIOR TO THE DEVELOPMENT OF SOUTHWEST FLOW DURING THE
   SECOND HALF OF THE PERIOD.
   
   ..BRIGHT.. 03/08/2005
   
   ...PLEASE SEE WWW.SPC.NOAA.GOV/FIRE FOR GRAPHIC PRODUCT...
   
      

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