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Day 1 and Day 2 Fire Weather Outlooks

Day 1 Fire Weather Forecast graphic

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   FNUS21 KWNS 110927
   
   DAY 1 FIRE WEATHER OUTLOOK  
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   0327 AM CST FRI NOV 11 2005
   
   VALID 111200Z - 121200Z
   
   ...NO CRITICAL AREAS...
   
   ...SYNOPSIS...
   UPPER LOW OVER COLORADO RIVER VALLEY ADVANCES EASTWARD TODAY...
   REACHING THE HIGH PLAINS BY THE END OF FORECAST PERIOD. SOUTHERLY
   FLOW STRENGTHENS OVER THE SOUTHERN PLAINS AS SURFACE LOW DEVELOPS
   OVER EASTERN COLORADO. HIGH PRESSURE IS THE PREDOMINANT FEATURE IN
   THE EAST...WITH SURFACE HIGH BECOMING CENTERED AROUND THE MID
   ATLANTIC STATES THIS AFTERNOON. LIGHT EAST TO NORTHEAST FLOW
   MAINTAINS THE DRY AIRMASS IN THE SOUTHEAST FOR ANOTHER DAY.
   PRECIPITATION WILL MAINLY BE CONFINED TO THE WESTERN STATES...WITH
   SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS FROM THE COLORADO RIVER VALLEY TO THE FOUR
   CORNERS REGION...AND RAIN/MOUNTAIN SNOW IN THE PACIFIC NORTHWEST.
   
   ...MS/AL/GA/FL PANHANDLE...
   RH FALLS TO OR SLIGHTLY BELOW 25 TO 30 PERCENT FOR SEVERAL HOURS
   THIS AFTERNOON AS LIGHT EAST/NORTHEAST WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH
   MAINTAIN DRY CONDITIONS. MAXIMUM TEMPERATURES REACH THE MID 60S TO
   LOW 70S...BUT DUE TO THE LIGHT SURFACE WINDS A LARGE-SCALE CRITICAL
   AREA WILL NOT BE ISSUED. AFTERNOON RH BEGINS TO MODERATE ON SATURDAY
   AS SURFACE RIDGE MOVES OFFSHORE.
   
   ...SRN PLAINS...
   SOUTHERLY SURFACE WINDS INCREASE TO 15 TO 30 MPH FROM WEST TEXAS TO
   SOUTHERN KANSAS AS LEE CYCLONE DEVELOPS OVER THE HIGH PLAINS.
   SURFACE DEWPOINTS INCREASE DURING THE PERIOD...BUT MINIMUM RH STILL
   FALLS TO ABOUT 20 OR 25 PERCENT FROM WESTERN KANSAS TO THE
   PANHANDLES OF TEXAS/OKLAHOMA. EXPECTED HIGH TEMPERATURES ARE WELL
   ABOVE SEASONAL NORMALS AND GENERALLY IN THE MID 70S TO AROUND 80.
   
   ..BRIGHT.. 11/11/2005
   
   ...PLEASE SEE WWW.SPC.NOAA.GOV/FIRE FOR GRAPHIC PRODUCT...
   
      
Day 2 Fire Weather Forecast graphic

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   FNUS22 KWNS 110928
   
   DAY 2 FIRE WEATHER OUTLOOK  
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   0328 AM CST FRI NOV 11 2005
   
   VALID 121200Z - 131200Z
   
   ...NO CRITICAL AREAS...
   
   ...SYNOPSIS...
   SHORT WAVES OVER THE PACIFIC NORTHWEST AND CENTRAL ROCKIES
   CONSOLIDATE OVER THE MIDWEST PLACING MOST OF THE NATION UNDER BROAD
   UPPER TROUGH. SURFACE LOW MOVES FROM THE CENTRAL PLAINS TO SOUTHERN
   ONTARIO AS COLD FRONT ADVANCES SOUTHWARD THROUGH THE MIDWEST. AN
   EXTENSIVE AREA OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS DEVELOPS DURING THE
   PERIOD IN MILD PREFRONTAL AIRMASS EXTENDING FROM EASTERN TEXAS TO
   THE GREAT LAKES REGION. STRONG WESTERLY FLOW CONTINUES TO BRING RAIN
   AND MOUNTAIN SNOW TO THE PACIFIC NORTHWEST.
   
   DRY AIR LINGERS OVER THE SOUTHEAST...BUT AS THE SURFACE HIGH
   REPOSITIONS ITSELF OFFSHORE TRAJECTORIES EMANATING FROM THE HIGH
   GRADUALLY MOISTEN. AFTERNOON RH IS NOT EXPECTED TO DROP BELOW 30
   PERCENT OVER SUBSTANTIAL AREAS OF THE SOUTHEAST SATURDAY.
   
   A WEDGE OF RELATIVELY DRY AIR WITH SURFACE RH AROUND 25 TO 30
   PERCENT COULD REMAIN FROM EASTERN ARKANSAS TO EASTERN INDIANA. BUT
   AS SURFACE WINDS BECOME SOUTHERLY AT 20 TO 30 MPH ANY NEAR CRITICAL
   FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS WOULD BE SHORT-LIVED. CLOUDS AND
   PRECIPITATION REACH THE MISSISSIPPI VALLEY BY EARLY EVENING.
   
   THE SOUTHERN PLAINS ARE AGAIN SUSCEPTIBLE TO NEAR CRITICAL FIRE
   WEATHER CONDITIONS...PRIMARILY WEST OF THE TROUGH/DRYLINE EXPECTED
   TO REACH CENTRAL OKLAHOMA/TEXAS SATURDAY AFTERNOON. THE PANHANDLE
   REGION OF TEXAS AND OKLAHOMA WILL SEE WINDS TURN NORTHWEST AT 10 TO
   20 MPH WITH TEMPERATURES IN THE 70S AND RH AROUND 20 TO 25 PERCENT.
   
   ..BRIGHT.. 11/11/2005
   
   ...PLEASE SEE WWW.SPC.NOAA.GOV/FIRE FOR GRAPHIC PRODUCT...
   
      

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