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Day 1 and Day 2 Fire Weather Outlooks

Day 1 Fire Weather Forecast graphic

   ZCZC SPCFWDDY1 ALL
   FNUS21 KWNS 210840
   
   DAY 1 FIRE WEATHER OUTLOOK  
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   0240 AM CST WED DEC 21 2005
   
   VALID 211200Z - 221200Z
   
   ...NO CRITICAL AREAS...
   
   ...SYNOPSIS...
   OVERALL UPPER PATTERN WILL DEAMPLIFY THROUGH THE PERIOD...WITH
   BREAKDOWN OF WESTERN STATES RIDGE AND EASTERN TROUGH. MULTIPLE
   UPPER IMPULSES APPROACHING THE PACIFIC NORTHWEST WILL KEEP A WET
   PATTERN ACROSS NORTHERN CA/ORE/WA INTO THE NORTHERN ROCKIES. HIGH
   PRESSURE WILL BE PREVALENT FROM THE CNTRL ROCKIES AND SOUTHERN
   PLAINS INTO THE SOUTHEAST STATES.
   
   ...NRN FL/SRN AL/SRN GA/SC...
   PRESENCE OF HIGH PRESSURE WILL KEEP DRY AIRMASS IN PLACE ACROSS THE
   SOUTHEAST STATES. AFTERNOON MINIMUM RH VALUES WILL RANGE FROM 25-35
   PERCENT FOR A FEW HOURS DURATION. IN SPITE OF CRITICAL RH
   VALUES...RELATIVELY COOL AFTERNOON TEMPERATURES IN THE 50S AND
   MODEST NORTHERLY WINDS OF 10 MPH OR LESS WILL TEND TO KEEP THE FIRE
   WEATHER THREAT MARGINAL.
   
   ..GUYER.. 12/21/2005
   
   ...PLEASE SEE WWW.SPC.NOAA.GOV/FIRE FOR GRAPHIC PRODUCT...
   
      
Day 2 Fire Weather Forecast graphic

   ZCZC SPCFWDDY2 ALL
   FNUS22 KWNS 210845
   
   DAY 2 FIRE WEATHER OUTLOOK  
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   0245 AM CST WED DEC 21 2005
   
   VALID 221200Z - 231200Z
   
   ...NO CRITICAL AREAS...
   
   ...SYNOPSIS...
   WITH BREAKDOWN OF UPPER PATTERN...WESTERLY ZONAL FLOW WILL BE
   PREVALENT OVER THE CONUS ON THURSDAY. AT THE SURFACE...HIGH PRESSURE
   WILL REMAIN DOMINANT ACROSS THE SOUTHEAST STATES...WITH A RELATIVELY
   DRY AIRMASS PERSISTING OVER THE REGION.
   
   ...NORTHERN FL/AL/GA...
   WITH LITTLE FLUCTUATION OF AIRMASS CHARACTERISTICS OWING TO
   INFLUENCE OF HIGH PRESSURE...ANOTHER DAY OF MARGINALLY CRITICAL RH
   VALUES ARE EXPECTED ACROSS NORTHERN FL INTO AL/GA ON THURSDAY.
   ATTRIBUTABLE TO THE CLOSE PROXIMITY OF THE HIGH PRESSURE/WEAK
   PRESSURE GRADIENT...RATHER LIGHT WINDS OF 5-10 MPH OR LESS ARE
   ANTICIPATED OVER THE REGION.
   
   ...EASTERN NM/NORTHWEST TX...
   LOCALLY GUSTY W/SW WINDS WILL LIKELY DEVELOP IN PRESENCE OF
   SHARPENING LEE TROUGH ACROSS THE SOUTHERN HIGH PLAINS...WITH
   SUSTAINED WINDS OF 15-20 MPH POSSIBLE ACROSS THE EASTERN NM PLAINS
   AND NORTHWEST TX. MILD AFTERNOON TEMPERATURES SHOULD WARM WELL
   THROUGH THE 60S. MARGINAL NATURE OF WIND SPEEDS/RH VALUES WILL TEND
   TO LIMIT THE FIRE WEATHER THREAT.
   
   ..GUYER.. 12/21/2005
   
   ...PLEASE SEE WWW.SPC.NOAA.GOV/FIRE FOR GRAPHIC PRODUCT...
   
      

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