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Day 1 and Day 2 Fire Weather Outlooks

Day 1 Fire Weather Forecast graphic

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   FNUS21 KWNS 050625
   
   DAY 1 FIRE WEATHER OUTLOOK  
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   1225 AM CST MON DEC 05 2005
   
   VALID 051200Z - 061200Z
   
   ...CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER AREA FOR SRN CA...
   
   ...SYNOPSIS...
   LONGWAVE UPPER TROUGH WILL REMAIN OVER THE CONUS TODAY...WITH
   IMPULSE RACING EWD FROM THE CNTRL PLAINS INTO THE MID ATLANTIC
   STATES...WHILE SECONDARY SHORTWAVE TROUGH DIGS SEWD OVER THE NRN
   ROCKIES LATE IN THE PERIOD. COLD FRONT WILL PROGRESS SEWD ACROSS THE
   SE STATES...WHILE LOW PRESSURE INTENSIFIES TONIGHT OFF THE MID
   ATLANTIC COAST. HIGH PRESSURE WILL BE PREVALENT FROM THE PACIFIC
   NORTHWEST/INTERMOUNTAIN WEST INTO THE SRN PLAINS...WITH OFFSHORE
   FLOW REMAINING ACROSS SRN CA.
   
   ...CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER AREA 1 - SRN CA...
   
   PRIMARY CONDITIONS: GUSTY SANTA ANA WINDS AND LOW RH/WARM
   TEMPERATURES
   
   LOCALLY STRONG/GUSTY SANTA WINDS WILL BE ONGOING THIS MORNING ACROSS
   SRN CA...AND SHOULD CONTINUE MUCH OF THE DAY OWING TO MODERATE
   OFFSHORE PRESSURE GRADIENT. LOCALIZED GUSTS COULD REACH 35-50 MPH
   BELOW CANYONS AND PASSES...ESPECIALLY THIS MORNING AND AGAIN
   TONIGHT. PERSISTENCE OF OFFSHORE TRAJECTORIES WILL PROMOTE WARM/DRY
   CONDITIONS...WITH AFTERNOON TEMPERATURES IN THE COASTAL VALLEYS
   WARMING THROUGH THE UPPER 60S/LOWER 70S. MINIMUM RH VALUES WILL BE
   AROUND 8-13 PERCENT FOR SEVERAL HOURS DURATION...WITH VERY POOR RH
   RECOVERY OVERNIGHT INTO TUESDAY.
   
   ..GUYER.. 12/05/2005
   
   ...PLEASE SEE WWW.SPC.NOAA.GOV/FIRE FOR GRAPHIC PRODUCT...
   
      
Day 2 Fire Weather Forecast graphic

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   FNUS22 KWNS 050627
   
   DAY 2 FIRE WEATHER OUTLOOK  
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   1227 AM CST MON DEC 05 2005
   
   VALID 061200Z - 071200Z
   
   ...CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER AREA FOR SRN CA...
   
   ...SYNOPSIS...
   SHORTWAVE TROUGH WILL RACE EWD OFF THE MID ATLANTIC COAST ON
   TUESDAY...WHILE ADDITIONAL IMPULSE DIGGING SWD OVER THE ROCKIES
   REINFORCES THE LONGWAVE TROUGH OVER THE CONUS. STRONG HIGH PRESSURE
   WILL MOVE SEWD OVER THE NRN HIGH PLAINS WITH COLD ARCTIC AIRMASS
   SPREADING SWD ACROSS THE CNTRL/SRN PLAINS TUESDAY NIGHT.
   
   ...CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER AREA 1 - SRN CA...
   
   PRIMARY CONDITIONS: LOCALLY GUSTY SANTA ANA WINDS AND LOW RH/WARM
   TEMPERATURES
   
   MODERATE OFFSHORE GRADIENT WILL CONTINUE ACROSS SRN CA INTO
   TUESDAY...WITH LOCALLY GUSTY SANTA ANA WINDS AND WARM/DRY CONDITIONS
   PERSISTING. ALTHOUGH PRESSURE GRADIENT/WINDS MAY BE SOMEWHAT
   WEAKER...AIRMASS CHARACTERISTICS WILL FLUCTUATE LITTLE IN THE
   COASTAL AREAS OF SRN CA ON TUESDAY...WITH UPPER 60S/LOWER 70S
   AFTERNOON TEMPERATURES AND MINIMUM RH VALUES AROUND 8-13 PERCENT.
   OVERNIGHT RH RECOVERIES WILL REMAIN POOR INTO WEDNESDAY GIVEN THE
   OFFSHORE TRAJECTORIES.
   
   ...NRN FL/SRN AL/SRN GA...
   IN WAKE OF COLD FRONT...AFTERNOON RH VALUES COULD APPROACH CRITICAL
   VALUES FOR A FEW HOURS TUESDAY AFTERNOON AS DRIER AIRMASS
   INFILTRATES THE REGION. HOWEVER...COOL POST-FRONTAL TEMPERATURES
   /UPPER 50S TO LOWER 60S/ AND POTENTIAL FOR SCATTERED RAINFALL TODAY
   INTO EARLY TUESDAY SHOULD CONSIDERABLY LIMIT THE FIRE WEATHER
   THREAT.
   
   ..GUYER.. 12/05/2005
   
   ...PLEASE SEE WWW.SPC.NOAA.GOV/FIRE FOR GRAPHIC PRODUCT...
   
      

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