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Day 1 and Day 2 Fire Weather Outlooks

Day 1 Fire Weather Forecast graphic

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   FNUS21 KWNS 261001
   
   DAY 1 FIRE WEATHER OUTLOOK  
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   0401 AM CST SAT NOV 26 2005
   
   VALID 261200Z - 271200Z
   
   ...NO CRITICAL AREAS...
   
   ...SYNOPSIS...
   LARGE UPPER LOW DEVELOPS OVER THE WEST AS STRONG JET DIVES FROM THE
   EASTERN PACIFIC INTO THE SOUTHWEST. SURFACE CYCLOGENESIS OCCURS OVER
   THE CENTRAL PLAINS WITH VIGOROUS COLD FRONT MOVING THROUGH THE GREAT
   BASIN AND INTO THE SOUTHWEST DESERTS. SURFACE HIGH OVER THE MID
   ATLANTIC REGION SHIFTS EASTWARD WITH MILDER AIR AND INCREASING
   HUMIDITY RETURNING TO THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER VALLEY. SHOWERS AND
   THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED FROM EASTERN TEXAS TO THE LOWER
   MISSISSIPPI RIVER VALLEY AS UPPER LEVEL SHORT WAVE INITIALLY OVER
   THE TEXAS BIG BEND REACHES THE GULF COAST REGION TONIGHT.
   POSTFRONTAL WINDS OVER SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA TURN NORTHERLY/OFFSHORE
   THIS EVENING AND TONIGHT.
   
   ...SOUTHERN PLAINS...
   SURFACE LEE TROUGH DEVELOPING OVER THE WESTERN PLAINS CAUSES
   SOUTHWEST WINDS TO INCREASE TO 15 TO 30 MPH FROM SOUTHEAST NEW
   MEXICO TO WESTERN TEXAS/OKLAHOMA. MAXIMUM TEMPERATURES REACH THE MID
   TO UPPER 70S WITH MINIMUM RH BETWEEN 15 TO 20 PERCENT...PARTICULARLY
   OVER EASTERN NEW MEXICO AND THE PANHANDLE REGION. THIS COMBINATION
   OF RH/WIND WILL APPROACH CRITICAL THRESHOLDS THIS AFTERNOON.
   
   ..BRIGHT.. 11/26/2005
   
   ...PLEASE SEE WWW.SPC.NOAA.GOV/FIRE FOR GRAPHIC PRODUCT...
   
      
Day 2 Fire Weather Forecast graphic

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   FNUS22 KWNS 261002
   
   DAY 2 FIRE WEATHER OUTLOOK  
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   0402 AM CST SAT NOV 26 2005
   
   VALID 271200Z - 281200Z
   
   ...CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER AREA FOR SOUTHERN PLAINS...
   ...CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER AREA FOR SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA...
   
   ...SYNOPSIS...
   DEEP UPPER LEVEL LOW FORMS OVER THE CENTRAL U.S. AS A STRONG SURFACE
   COLD FRONT EXTENDS FROM SURFACE LOW OVER MISSOURI THROUGH THE
   SOUTHERN PLAINS. VERY WINDY WEST TO NORTHWEST FLOW DEVELOPS OVER THE
   CENTRAL AND SOUTHERN PLAINS...PARTICULARLY FROM EASTERN NEW MEXICO
   TO CENTRAL TEXAS. SURFACE HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS INTO THE INTERIOR
   WEST WITH LOWER LEVEL NORTH/NORTHEAST FLOW BRINGING DRIER AIR AND
   DOWNSLOPE WINDS TO COASTAL SECTIONS OF SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA.
   
   ...CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER AREA 1 - SOUTHERN PLAINS...
   
   PRIMARY CONDITIONS: VERY WINDY AND DRY
   
   AFOREMENTIONED COLD FRONT IS EXPECTED TO EXTEND FROM NORTHEAST TEXAS
   THROUGH THE HILL COUNTRY TO THE BIG BEND REGION BY EARLY EVENING.
   VERY STRONG POSTFRONTAL WINDS FROM THE WEST/NORTHWEST AT 25 TO 40
   MPH DEVELOP AS RH LEVELS FALL TO BETWEEN 15 AND 20 PERCENT. STRONG
   COLD AIR ADVECTION LEADS TO RAPIDLY FALLING TEMPERATURES BEHIND THE
   COLD FRONT. MAXIMUM TEMPERATURES SHOULD REACH THE MID AND UPPER 70S
   OVER CENTRAL AND EASTERN TEXAS...TO AROUND 60 DEGREES FROM WESTERN
   OKLAHOMA TO SOUTHEAST NEW MEXICO. TEMPERATURES DECREASE QUICKLY IN
   THE POSTFRONTAL AIR MASS...BUT WINDS REMAIN VERY STRONG AND RH IN
   THE TEENS UNTIL AFTER SUNSET.
   
   ...CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER AREA 2 - SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA...
   
   PRIMARY CONDITIONS: DRY AND WINDY OFFSHORE FLOW
   
   AS SURFACE HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS INTO THE GREAT BASIN LOW LEVEL FLOW
   TURNS MORE NORTHEASTERLY ON SUNDAY. OFFSHORE/DOWNSLOPE WINDS GUSTING
   TO 50 MPH ARE EXPECTED SUNDAY WITH RH LEVELS BELOW 15 PERCENT.
   DESPITE THE STRONG SYSTEM MOVING THROUGH THE WEST...LITTLE OR NO
   PRECIPITATION IS EXPECTED OVER SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA MAINTAINING THE
   ALREADY DRY FUEL CONDITIONS.
   
   ..BRIGHT.. 11/26/2005
   
   ...PLEASE SEE WWW.SPC.NOAA.GOV/FIRE FOR GRAPHIC PRODUCT...
   
      

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