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Day 1 and Day 2 Fire Weather Outlooks

Day 1 Fire Weather Forecast graphic

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   FNUS21 KWNS 031011
   
   DAY 1 FIRE WEATHER OUTLOOK  
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   0511 AM CDT SUN APR 03 2005
   
   VALID 031200Z - 041200Z
   
   ...NO CRITICAL AREAS...
   
   ...SYNOPSIS...
   MODERATE W/SWLY ALOFT WILL CREATE AN INCREASED FIRE DANGER RISK
   TODAY ACROSS THE SRN HIGH PLAINS. WRN UPPER TROUGH WILL PROGRESS
   INTO THE SRN GREAT BASIN...WHILE AT THE LOWER LEVELS...LEE SIDE
   TROUGH WILL DEVELOP EAST OF THE ROCKIES.
   
   ...SRN/CNTRL PLAINS...
   STRONG SFC WINDS WILL DEVELOP IN RESPONSE TO DEEPENING SFC
   TROUGH...WITH SUSTAINED WINDS OF 15-25 MPH WITH MAX TEMPS IN THE
   UPPER 70S/LOWER 80S. LIMITING FACTOR FOR A CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER
   OUTLOOK IS MARGINAL RELATIVE HUMIDITY. MINIMUM RH VALUES WILL FALL
   BELOW 20 PERCENT ACROSS THE SRN HIGH PLAINS...BUT FARTHER EAST
   VALUES WILL GENERALLY RANGE FROM 20-25 PERCENT. GREATEST FIRE DANGER
   WILL BE IN THE FINER FUELS...SUPPORTED BY LATEST FIRE DANGER CLASS
   OBS INDICATING HIGH TO EXTREME FIRE DANGER.
   
   ...SOUTHEAST...
   MINIMUM RH VALUES WILL BE LESS THAN 35 PERCENT TODAY DUE TO RECENT
   COLD FRONTAL PASSAGE ON SATURDAY. AS HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS INTO THE
   AREA...PRESSURE GRADIENT WILL RELAX AND WIND WILL DECREASE. HOWEVER
   SUSTAINED WINDS OF 15-20 MPH WILL BE POSSIBLE EARLY IN THE DAY.
   RECENT EXCESSIVE PRECIPITATION WILL ALSO PRECLUDE CRITICAL FIRE
   WEATHER CONDITIONS FROM DEVELOPING.
   
   ..TAYLOR.. 04/03/2005
   
   ...PLEASE SEE WWW.SPC.NOAA.GOV/FIRE FOR GRAPHIC PRODUCT...
   
      
Day 2 Fire Weather Forecast graphic

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   FNUS22 KWNS 031014
   
   DAY 2 FIRE WEATHER OUTLOOK  
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   0514 AM CDT SUN APR 03 2005
   
   VALID 041200Z - 051200Z
   
   ...NO CRITICAL AREAS...
   
   ...SYNOPSIS...
   UPPER TROUGH WILL MOVE FROM THE GREAT BASIN INTO THE FOUR CORNERS
   REGION BY MON EVENING...WITH A MID LEVEL SPEED MAX OF 60-70 KT
   EXTENDING ACROSS THE SOUTHWEST. MEANWHILE...AT THE SFC LOW PRESSURE
   WILL DEEPEN AS IT MOVES INTO THE CNTRL PLAINS. THIS WILL RESULT IN
   ANOTHER WARM BREEZY DAY ACROSS THE SRN HIGH PLAINS.
   
   ...SRN PLAINS...
   MINIMUM RH VALUES WILL AGAIN FALL BELOW 15 PERCENT ACROSS W TX/ERN
   NM AND ACROSS THE OK/TX PANHANDLES WITH HIGH TEMPS IN THE 70S/LOWER
   80S. AN UPGRADE MAY BE NEEDED FOR PORTIONS OF THE SRN HIGH PLAINS
   DUE TO THE COMBINATION OF WINDY AND DRY CONDITIONS.
   
   FARTHER EAST...HOWEVER...INCREASING GULF MOISTURE ACROSS NCNTRL
   TX/CNTRL OK NWD INTO THE CNTRL PLAINS SHOULD PREVENT RH VALUES FROM
   FALLING BELOW 25-30 PERCENT. THE THREAT FOR WIND DRIVEN FIRES
   ESPECIALLY AMONG FINE FUELS WILL BE INCREASED EVEN WITH THE HIGHER
   RH VALUES.
   
   ..TAYLOR.. 04/03/2005
   
   ...PLEASE SEE WWW.SPC.NOAA.GOV/FIRE FOR GRAPHIC PRODUCT...
   
      

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