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Day 1 and Day 2 Fire Weather Outlooks

Day 1 Fire Weather Forecast graphic

   ZCZC SPCFWDDY1 ALL
   FNUS21 KWNS 280752
   
   DAY 1 FIRE WEATHER OUTLOOK  
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   0152 AM CST WED DEC 28 2005
   
   VALID 281200Z - 291200Z
   
   ...NO CRITICAL AREAS...
   
   ...SYNOPSIS...
   MATURE CYCLONE WILL SHIFT EWD OUT OF THE MIDDLE MS VALLEY INTO THE
   OH VALLEY TODAY...BRINGING PRECIPITATION FROM THE LOWER GREAT LAKES
   SWD INTO GA. DRIER AIR WILL REMAIN FARTHER W ACROSS THE SRN PLAINS
   WITH HIGH PRESSURE. GRADIENT BETWEEN EXITING LOW TO THE EAST AND
   HIGH TO THE WEST WILL CAUSE MARGINALLY CRITICAL FIRE CONDITIONS TO
   EXIST OVER SERN OK AND NERN TX.  ELSEWHERE...LARGE STORM SYSTEM WILL
   BRING HEAVY PRECIPITATION TO MUCH OF THE NWRN STATES AND INTO
   PORTIONS OF THE GREAT BASIN.
   
   ...SERN THIRD OF OK / NERN TX...
   WINDS SPEEDS TODAY WILL BE MUCH LESS THAN PREVIOUS DAY...AS MAIN LOW
   CONTINUES TO MOVE FARTHER E. AS A RESULT OF RELAXING PRESSURE
   GRADIENTS...SUSTAINED WNWLY WIND SPEEDS ARE EXPECTED TO AVERAGE
   10-15 MPH WITH HIGHER GUSTS OF 15-20 MPH. RH LEVELS WILL NOT BE AS
   LOW DUE TO COOLER TEMPERATURES...DROPPING INTO THE 25-35 PERCENT
   RANGE. 
   
   ALTHOUGH WIND AND RH COMBINATION WILL BE MARGINAL...LOCALLY CRITICAL
   CONDITIONS MAY DEVELOP FOR A FEW HOURS DURING THE AFTERNOON IN THE
   VICINITY OF ANY ONGOING FIRES.
   
   ..JEWELL.. 12/28/2005
   
   ...PLEASE SEE WWW.SPC.NOAA.GOV/FIRE FOR GRAPHIC PRODUCT...
   
      
Day 2 Fire Weather Forecast graphic

   ZCZC SPCFWDDY2 ALL
   FNUS22 KWNS 280753
   
   DAY 2 FIRE WEATHER OUTLOOK  
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   0153 AM CST WED DEC 28 2005
   
   VALID 291200Z - 301200Z
   
   ...NO CRITICAL AREAS...
   
   ...SYNOPSIS...
   A FAST MOVING SHORTWAVE TROUGH WILL MOVE ACROSS THE NRN ROCKIES INTO
   THE PLAINS...HELPING TO PRODUCE A SURFACE LEE TROUGH FROM SD SWD
   INTO NW TX. THIS WILL INCREASE SLY WINDS ACROSS OK AND TX...WITH
   STRONGER WLY WINDS ACROSS NM. MEANWHILE...TROUGH OVER THE ERN U.S.
   WILL FINALLY MOVE OFFSHORE THU NIGHT...WITH BREEZY W WINDS FROM THE
   CAROLINAS INTO FL.
   
   ...ERN NM / MUCH OF NRN AND WRN TX / OK...
   DEVELOPMENT OF LEE TROUGH OVER THE SRN HIGH PLAINS WILL INCREASE SLY
   WINDS OVER OK AND CENTRAL/NRN TX INTO THE 10-20 MPH RANGE. RH VALUES
   WILL BE MARGINALLY LOW AT 25-35 PERCENT IN GENERAL. FARTHER
   W...WINDS WILL BE MORE WLY...WITH DOWNSLOPE FLOW OFF THE SRN ROCKIES
   AND STRONG MIXING. SPEEDS HERE LOOK TO AVERAGE 15-20 MPH WITH HIGHER
   GUSTS...ALONG WITH RH LEVELS NEAR 20 PERCENT.
   
   OVERNIGHT...A COLD FRONT WILL MOVE SWD THROUGH WRN TX AND MUCH OF
   OK...TURNING WINDS TO THE N AT 15-20 MPH. TEMPERATURES WILL BE COOL
   BY THAT TIME WITH GOOD RH RECOVERY.
   
   ..JEWELL.. 12/28/2005
   
   ...PLEASE SEE WWW.SPC.NOAA.GOV/FIRE FOR GRAPHIC PRODUCT...
   
      

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