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Day 1 and Day 2 Fire Weather Outlooks

Day 1 Fire Weather Forecast graphic

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   FNUS21 KWNS 030851
   
   DAY 1 FIRE WEATHER OUTLOOK  
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   0251 AM CST SAT DEC 03 2005
   
   VALID 031200Z - 041200Z
   
   ...CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER AREA FOR ERN NM/SRN OK/NRN AND NW TX...
   
   ...SYNOPSIS...
   RELATIVELY LOW AMPLITUDE/WESTERLY UPPER FLOW REGIME EXISTS OVER MUCH
   OF THE CONUS...WITH A BROAD UPPER TROUGH EXPECTED TO DEVELOP BY THE
   END OF THE PERIOD AS SEVERAL SHORTWAVE IMPULSES TRAVERSE THE
   PLAINS/UPPER MIDWEST. FRONTAL BOUNDARY ACROSS THE SRN PLAINS WILL
   PUSH SWD ACROSS OK/TX THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT...WITH GUSTY WINDS
   ASSOCIATED WITH IT. HIGH PRESSURE WILL YIELD ACROSS THE SE
   STATES...WITH MOISTURE BEGINNING TO RETURN AHEAD OF EWD PROGRESSING
   LOW PRESSURE/COLD FRONT.
   
   ...CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER AREA 1 - ERN NM/SRN OK/NRN AND NW TX...
   
   PRIMARY CONDITIONS: GUSTY WINDS/WIND SHIFT AND WARM TEMPERATURES/LOW
   RH
   
   A STRONG COLD FRONT WILL PUSH SWD ACROSS NE NM/NW TX AND CNTRL/SRN
   OK THIS AFTERNOON...AND SE NM AND WEST/NORTH TX THIS
   EVENING/OVERNIGHT. ACROSS MUCH OF ERN NM/NW TX...STRONG AND GUSTY
   W/SW WINDS OF 20-30 MPH WILL EXIST AHEAD OF THE FRONT THROUGH THE
   AFTERNOON. IN THESE AREAS...AFTERNOON TEMPERATURES SHOULD CLIMB WELL
   THROUGH THE 70S/LOWER 80S...WITH MINIMUM RH VALUES OF 15-25 PERCENT.
   
   FURTHER EAST INTO CNTRL/SRN OK AND NORTH TX...ALTHOUGH RH VALUES
   WILL BE HIGHER WITH EWD EXTENT...RATHER DRY FUELS AND THE
   MARKED/GUSTY NLY WIND SHIFT DURING THE AFTERNOON/EVENING SUGGESTS A
   CONTINUANCE OF CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS.
   
   ...FL...
   BOUNDARY LAYER MOISTURE WILL BEGIN TO INCREASE ACROSS THE SE
   STATES/FL OWING TO DEVELOPMENT OF SLY TRAJECTORIES AHEAD OF LOW
   PRESSURE/COLD FRONT. RH VALUES SHOULD INCREASE
   ACCORDINGLY...ALTHOUGH MARGINALLY CRITICAL RH VALUES MAY OCCUR AGAIN
   ACROSS INTERIOR FL FOR A FEW HOURS DURATION.
   
   ..GUYER.. 12/03/2005
   
   ...PLEASE SEE WWW.SPC.NOAA.GOV/FIRE FOR GRAPHIC PRODUCT...
   
      
Day 2 Fire Weather Forecast graphic

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   FNUS22 KWNS 030852
   
   DAY 2 FIRE WEATHER OUTLOOK  
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   0252 AM CST SAT DEC 03 2005
   
   VALID 041200Z - 051200Z
   
   ...NO CRITICAL AREAS...
   
   ...SYNOPSIS...
   BROAD UPPER TROUGH WILL FURTHER EVOLVE OVER THE CONUS ON SUNDAY.
   COLD FRONT WILL MOVE E/SE ACROSS THE MID ATLANTIC AND GULF COAST
   STATES...WHILE HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS EWD ACROSS THE INTERMOUNTAIN
   WEST AND SRN PLAINS.
   
   ...SRN CA...
   OFFSHORE GRADIENT WILL BEGIN TO INCREASE ACROSS SRN CA EARLY SUNDAY.
   LOCALLY GUSTY WINDS SHOULD EXIST THROUGH CANYONS/PASSES...ESPECIALLY
   BY SUNDAY NIGHT/MONDAY MORNING. IN ADDITION...DEVELOPING OFFSHORE
   TRAJECTORIES WILL PROMOTE A GRADUAL DRYING/WARMING AIRMASS INTO
   MONDAY...ALTHOUGH RH VALUES WILL INITIALLY REMAIN ABOVE CRITICAL
   LEVELS.
   
   ...FAR SOUTH TX...
   COLD FRONT WILL MOVE SWD ACROSS FAR SOUTH TX ON SUNDAY...WITH GUSTY
   WINDS AND MARGINALLY LOW RH VALUES POTENTIALLY INDUCING A SOMEWHAT 
   ELEVATED FIRE WEATHER THREAT.
   
   ..GUYER.. 12/03/2005
   
   ...PLEASE SEE WWW.SPC.NOAA.GOV/FIRE FOR GRAPHIC PRODUCT...
   
      

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