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Day 1 and Day 2 Fire Weather Outlooks

Day 1 Fire Weather Forecast graphic

   ZCZC SPCFWDDY1 ALL
   FNUS21 KWNS 140617
   
   DAY 1 FIRE WEATHER OUTLOOK  
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   0117 AM CDT WED SEP 14 2005
   
   VALID 141200Z - 151200Z
   
   ...NO CRITICAL AREAS...
   
   ...SYNOPSIS...
   BROAD UPPER TROUGH OVER THE CENTRAL CONUS WILL CONTINUE TO BE
   MAINTAINED BY ADDITIONAL UPPER LEVEL ENERGY MOVING ENEWD FROM THE
   SWRN STATES...AND SEWD FROM WRN CANADA. BREEZY CONDITIONS CAN BE
   EXPECTED OVER THE SWRN STATES WITH THE PASSAGE OF THE UPPER TROUGH.
   IN THE WAKE OF THE UPPER LVL SYSTEM OVER THE SWRN STATES...WEAK
   UPPER RIDGING WILL OCCUR WITH A WARMING/DRYING TREND EXPECTED OVER
   THE GREAT BASIN/CA WITH RH READINGS OVER MUCH OF THIS REGION BELOW
   15 PERCENT.
   
   ...ERN AZ/WRN AND CENTRAL NM...
   AFTERNOON SWLY WINDS WILL BE SUSTAINED 15-20 WITH GUSTS OVER 25 MPH
   AS MID LVL TROUGH PASSAGE/COLD AIR ADVECTION OCCURS DURING PEAK
   HEATING. DESPITE MIN RH READINGS AROUND 15 PERCENT AND INCREASING
   FIRE DANGERS NOTED OVER THE REGION DURING THE LAST FEW DAYS-WEEK
   WITH CESSATION OF THE MONSOON...WINDS ARE NOT FORECAST TO BE
   SUFFICIENTLY STRONG FOR A CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER THREAT.
   
   ..CROSBIE.. 09/14/2005
   
   ...PLEASE SEE WWW.SPC.NOAA.GOV/FIRE FOR GRAPHIC PRODUCT...
   
      
Day 2 Fire Weather Forecast graphic

   ZCZC SPCFWDDY2 ALL
   FNUS22 KWNS 140617
   
   DAY 2 FIRE WEATHER OUTLOOK  
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   0117 AM CDT WED SEP 14 2005
   
   VALID 151200Z - 161200Z
   
   ...NO CRITICAL AREAS...
   
   ...SYNOPSIS...
   UPPER RIDGE WILL SLOWLY AMPLIFY WHILE SHIFTING EWD FROM THE SWRN
   STATES INTO THE SRN PLAINS THROUGH THE PERIOD. THIS WILL OCCUR AHEAD
   OF ANOTHER DEEPENING UPPER TROUGH OFF THE WEST COAST. AS A RESULT OF
   THE BUILDING UPPER RIDGE...ABOVE NORMAL TEMPERATURES AND LOW RH
   READINGS WILL BE PREDOMINANT OVER MOST OF THE INTERIOR WEST.
   GENERALLY LIGHT SUSTAINED WINDS DUE TO LIMITED PRESSURE GRADIENT AND
   RELATIVELY WEAK MID LEVEL LAPSE RATES/WIND FIELDS SHOULD LIMIT ANY
   CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER POTENTIAL.
   
   ...NRN/WRN GREAT BASIN...
   SWLY WINDS WILL RANGE FROM 10-15 MPH DURING THE AFTERNOON/EVENING
   HOURS...AS LEE TROUGH BECOMES BETTER ESTABLISHED EAST OF THE SIERRA
   NEVADA. OCCASIONAL GUSTS OVER 20 MPH ARE POSSIBLE. MIN RH READINGS
   AROUND 15 PERCENT WILL LEAD TO SOME INCREASED FIRE DANGER...BUT
   OVERALL LACK OF STRONGER WINDS WILL PRECLUDE A CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER
   THREAT.
   
   ..CROSBIE.. 09/14/2005
   
   ...PLEASE SEE WWW.SPC.NOAA.GOV/FIRE FOR GRAPHIC PRODUCT...
   
      

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