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Day 1 and Day 2 Fire Weather Outlooks

Day 1 Fire Weather Forecast graphic

   ZCZC SPCFWDDY1 ALL
   FNUS21 KWNS 120801
   
   DAY 1 FIRE WEATHER OUTLOOK  
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   0301 AM CDT WED OCT 12 2005
   
   VALID 121200Z - 131200Z
   
   ...NO CRITICAL AREAS...
   
   ...SYNOPSIS...
   UPPER TROUGH INITIALLY ACROSS THE ERN GREAT BASIN WILL PROGRESS ESE
   ACROSS THE SRN ROCKIES TODAY. IN ITS WAKE...UPPER RIDGE WILL
   GRADUALLY EXPAND EWD OVER CA/NV...WITH INTERMOUNTAIN HIGH PRESSURE
   PREVALENT AND SLIGHTLY WARMER TEMPS ACROSS THE SOUTHWEST STATES.
   
   ...SRN CA...
   TEMPERATURES SHOULD BE A FEW DEGREES WARMER TODAY THAN TUESDAY.
   ALTHOUGH WINDS WILL BE RATHER MODEST MUCH OF THE DAY...INCREASING
   OFFSHORE GRADIENT IS EXPECTED DURING THE LATTER PART OF THE PERIOD.
   AS A RESULT...LOCALLY GUSTY WINDS WILL LIKELY DEVELOP LATE TONIGHT
   INTO THURSDAY MORNING.
   
   ..GUYER.. 10/12/2005
   
   ...PLEASE SEE WWW.SPC.NOAA.GOV/FIRE FOR GRAPHIC PRODUCT...
   
      
Day 2 Fire Weather Forecast graphic

   ZCZC SPCFWDDY2 ALL
   FNUS22 KWNS 120803
   
   DAY 2 FIRE WEATHER OUTLOOK  
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   0303 AM CDT WED OCT 12 2005
   
   VALID 131200Z - 141200Z
   
   ...NO CRITICAL AREAS...
   
   ...SYNOPSIS...
   UPPER TROUGH OVER THE SRN ROCKIES EARLY THURSDAY IS FORECAST TO
   WEAKEN ALONG THE MEXICO BORDER. UPPER RIDGE WILL FURTHER EXPAND ENE
   ACROSS THE SOUTHWEST...WITH HIGH PRESSURE STILL PREVALENT ACROSS THE
   ROCKIES. ON THE PERIPHERY OF THE HIGH...INCREASING PRESSURE GRADIENT
   WILL YIELD WARMER TEMPERATURES/LOWER RH VALUES AND LOCALLY GUSTY
   OFFSHORE WINDS ACROSS SRN CA.
   
   ...SRN CA...
   MODEST SANTA ANA SCENARIO TO DEVELOP THURSDAY WITH OFFSHORE PRESSURE
   GRADIENT/WINDS INCREASING ACROSS SRN CA. LOCALLY GUSTY WINDS ARE
   EXPECTED BOTH THURSDAY MORNING AND AGAIN THURSDAY NIGHT/FRIDAY
   MORNING...ESPECIALLY BELOW CANYONS AND PASSES. IN ADDITION TO THE
   LOCALLY GUSTY WINDS ELEVATING THE FIRE DANGER...TEMPERATURES WILL
   WARM SEVERAL DEGREES /90S COMMON INLAND/ COINCIDENT WITH LOWERING RH
   VALUES /8-12 PERCENT INLAND/. CRITICAL CONDITIONS MAY BE REACHED
   SHOULD WINDS PROVE STRONGER THAN CURRENTLY EXPECTED.
   
   ..GUYER.. 10/12/2005
   
   ...PLEASE SEE WWW.SPC.NOAA.GOV/FIRE FOR GRAPHIC PRODUCT...
   
      

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