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Day 1 and Day 2 Fire Weather Outlooks

Day 1 Fire Weather Forecast graphic

   ZCZC SPCFWDDY1 ALL
   FNUS21 KWNS 230822
   
   DAY 1 FIRE WEATHER OUTLOOK  
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   0222 AM CST WED NOV 23 2005
   
   VALID 231200Z - 241200Z
   
   ...NO CRITICAL AREAS...
   
   ...SYNOPSIS...
   LARGE SCALE PATTERN WILL FEATURE A POLAR VORTEX MOVING INTO THE
   UPPER GREAT LAKES...WITH A HIGH AMPLITUDE RIDGE ACROSS THE WRN
   STATES. CIRCULATION CENTER NOTED IN EARLY MORNING WATER VAPOR
   IMAGERY OFF THE CA COAST IS FORECAST TO DEEPEN INTO AN UPPER LOW BY
   EARLY THU...WITH A LEAD IMPULSE PROGRESSING INTO THE SOUTHWEST. AT
   THE SFC...COLD FRONT WILL MOVE SWD ACROSS THE ERN DAKOTAS/MN/IA
   TODAY...BRINGING ANOTHER SURGE OF POLAR AIR INTO THE REGION.
   ALTHOUGH THE MAIN JET STREAK WILL MOVE ACROSS MN/WI...STRONG WINDS
   BOTH ALOFT AND AT THE SFC WILL AFFECT THE HIGH PLAINS. THE WINDIER
   CONDITIONS COMBINED WITH ABOVE NORMAL TEMPS/LOW RH WILL INCREASE
   FIRE WEATHER CONCERNS.
   
   ...WRN SD/WRN NEB...
   TEMPERATURES ACROSS THE HIGH PLAINS HAVE BEEN ABOVE NORMAL FOR THE
   PAST FEW DAYS ASSOCIATED WITH THE WLY /DOWNSLOPE/ WINDS. SFC WINDS
   WILL BECOME MORE NWLY ACROSS THE DAKOTAS INTO KS. ONCE THE MORNING
   INVERSION BREAKS...SFC WINDS WILL INCREASE INTO THE 15-30 MPH RANGE
   WITH HIGHER GUSTS POSSIBLE. MINIMUM RH VALUES WILL GENERALLY BE
   ABOVE CRITICAL VALUES...OR ABOVE 20 PERCENT WITH ABOVE NORMAL TEMPS
   IN THE 60S. 
   
   ...WRN KS/OK...
   WLY DOWNSLOPE FLOW WILL PERSIST ANOTHER DAY IN THIS
   REGION...BOOSTING TEMPS WELL INTO THE UPPER 60S TO MID 70S. MINIMUM
   RH VALUES WILL BE AOA 20 PERCENT WITH SFC WINDS IN THE 10-20 MPH
   RANGE. FORECAST SOUNDINGS SUGGEST MORNING INVERSION WILL TAKE
   SEVERAL HOURS TO BREAK...WHICH WILL LIMIT STRONGEST WINDS TO THE
   EARLY/MID AFTN. MARGINAL WINDS AND RH WILL LIMIT POTENTIAL FOR
   CRITICAL FIRE CONDITIONS.
   
   ..TAYLOR.. 11/23/2005
   
   ...PLEASE SEE WWW.SPC.NOAA.GOV/FIRE FOR GRAPHIC PRODUCT...
   
      
Day 2 Fire Weather Forecast graphic

   ZCZC SPCFWDDY2 ALL
   FNUS22 KWNS 230824
   
   DAY 2 FIRE WEATHER OUTLOOK  
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   0224 AM CST WED NOV 23 2005
   
   VALID 241200Z - 251200Z
   
   ...NO CRITICAL AREAS...
   
   ...SYNOPSIS...
   FIRE WEATHER CONCERNS SHOULD BE MINIMAL ON THU. A MAJOR WINTER
   SNOWSTORM IS EXPECTED ACROSS THE GREAT LAKES REGION AND A POTENT
   COLD FRONT WILL BE MOVING FROM THE OH VALLEY INTO THE GULF COAST
   STATES AND SRN PLAINS. IN THE WEST...UPPER RIDGE AXIS WILL BE FORCED
   EWD AND WEAKEN IN RESPONSE TO DIGGING SYSTEM FROM THE ERN PACIFIC.
   MEANWHILE...UPPER LOW NOW OFF CA COAST WILL TAKE A SLY TRACK ACROSS
   BAJA. SLY RETURN FLOW WILL INCREASE HOWEVER BY FRIDAY ACROSS THE
   PLAINS.
   
   ..TAYLOR.. 11/23/2005
   
   ...PLEASE SEE WWW.SPC.NOAA.GOV/FIRE FOR GRAPHIC PRODUCT...
   
      

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