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Day 1 and Day 2 Fire Weather Outlooks

Day 1 Fire Weather Forecast graphic

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   FNUS21 KWNS 010850
   
   DAY 1 FIRE WEATHER OUTLOOK  
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   0350 AM CDT FRI JUL 01 2005
   
   VALID 011200Z - 021200Z
   
   ...NO CRITICAL AREAS...
   
   ...SYNOPSIS...
   ACTIVE/LOW AMPLITUDE UPPER LEVEL WESTERLIES WILL ENCOMPASS THE NRN
   TIER OF STATES THROUGH THE PERIOD...AS UPPER RIDGE REMAINS CENTERED
   OVER THE SRN ROCKIES/NRN MEXICO. SCATTERED SHOWERS/TSTMS WILL BE
   COMMON ALONG A FRONTAL BOUNDARY FROM THE ERN STATES...THROUGH THE TN
   VALLEY INTO THE CNTRL/SRN PLAINS.
   
   ...AZ/NM...
   HOT/VERY DRY CONDITIONS WILL CONTINUE ACROSS AZ/NM TODAY. AS HAS
   BEEN THE CASE FOR THE PAST SEVERAL DAYS...MINIMUM RH VALUES ARE
   EXPECTED TO BE AS LOW AS 5-10 PERCENT FOR SEVERAL HOURS DURATION
   FROM THE LOWER COLORADO RIVER VALLEY INTO CNTRL NM. OVERNIGHT RH
   RECOVERIES WILL ALSO REMAIN POOR. BROAD SCALE WINDS WILL GENERALLY
   REMAIN RATHER MODEST /15 MPH OR LESS/...WITH WIND REGIMES DOMINATED
   BY LOCAL TERRAIN/DIURNAL CYCLE. THE EXCEPTION MAY BE A BELT OF
   SOMEWHAT STRONGER/GUSTIER WINDS ACROSS SE AZ/SW NM DURING THE
   AFTERNOON. HAINES INDICES WILL BE IN THE HIGH CATEGORY...WITH PLUME
   DOMINATED FIRES FOR ONGOING ACTIVITY /NAMELY AZ/.
   
   ..GUYER.. 07/01/2005
   
   ...PLEASE SEE WWW.SPC.NOAA.GOV/FIRE FOR GRAPHIC PRODUCT...
   
      
Day 2 Fire Weather Forecast graphic

   ZCZC SPCFWDDY2 ALL
   FNUS22 KWNS 010852
   
   DAY 2 FIRE WEATHER OUTLOOK  
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   0352 AM CDT FRI JUL 01 2005
   
   VALID 021200Z - 031200Z
   
   ...NO CRITICAL AREAS...
   
   ...SYNOPSIS...
   EMBEDDED WITHIN BROAD BELT OF WESTERLY UPPER FLOW...SHORTWAVE TROUGH
   /ACCOMPANIED BY COLD FRONT/ WILL PROGRESS EWD THROUGH THE PACIFIC
   NORTHWEST/NRN ROCKIES ON SATURDAY. WITH HIGH PRESSURE CENTERED OVER
   THE GREAT LAKES REGION...SCATTERED SHOWERS/TSTMS WILL BE COMMON
   ALONG A SAGGING FRONTAL BOUNDARY ACROSS THE SE STATES INTO PORTIONS
   OF THE SRN PLAINS.
   
   ...NRN NV/SRN ID AND WRN/CNTRL WY...
   WINDS WILL INCREASE ACROSS THE REGION OWING TO EWD TRANSITION OF
   UPPER IMPULSE AND ASSOCIATED COLD FRONT. BROAD SCALE WINDS OF 20-30
   MPH /WITH STRONGER GUSTS/ ARE LIKELY TO DEVELOP DURING THE
   AFTERNOON...ESPECIALLY IN A CORRIDOR FROM NRN NV INTO SRN ID AND
   WRN/CNTRL WY. AFTERNOON MINIMUM RH VALUES WILL GENERALLY BE AROUND
   10-15 PERCENT...SLIGHTLY LOWER ACROSS NRN NV. IN SPITE OF THE GUSTY
   WINDS...IT APPEARS MARGINAL NATURE OF FUELS/RH VALUES SHOULD TEND TO
   LIMIT THE CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER THREAT.
   
   ...SRN NV/SRN UT/AZ/INTERIOR SRN CA...
   GLANCING INFLUENCE OF PACIFIC NORTHWEST/NRN ROCKIES SHORTWAVE TROUGH
   WILL CAUSE MID LEVEL WINDS TO INCREASE ACROSS MUCH OF THE CNTRL/SRN
   GREAT BASIN AND LOWER COLORADO RIVER VALLEY ON SATURDAY. BROAD SCALE
   SW WINDS OF 15-20 MPH ARE EXPECTED TO DEVELOP BY THE AFTERNOON OVER
   MUCH OF THE REGION. AMBIENT AIRMASS WILL REMAIN RATHER
   HOT/DRY...WITH MINIMUM RH VALUES OF 5-10 PERCENT FOR SEVERAL HOURS
   DURATION. SHOULD WIND SPEED FORECASTS APPEAR TO BE
   STRONGER...PORTIONS OF THE REGION MAY BE UPGRADED TO CRITICAL IN
   SUBSEQUENT DAY 1 FIRE OUTLOOK.
   
   ..GUYER.. 07/01/2005
   
   ...PLEASE SEE WWW.SPC.NOAA.GOV/FIRE FOR GRAPHIC PRODUCT...
   
      

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