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Day 1 and Day 2 Fire Weather Outlooks

Day 1 Fire Weather Forecast graphic

   ZCZC SPCFWDDY1 ALL
   FNUS21 KWNS 210712
   
   DAY 1 FIRE WEATHER OUTLOOK  
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   0112 AM CST SAT JAN 21 2006
   
   VALID 211200Z - 221200Z
   
   ...NO CRITICAL AREAS...
   
   ...SYNOPSIS...
   LOW PRESSURE WILL MOVE ACROSS NORTHERN NEW ENGLAND WITH AN
   ASSOCIATED COLD FRONT AND PRECIPITATION PUSHING THROUGH MUCH OF THE
   EASTERN UNITED STATES TODAY. BEHIND THE FRONT...COOL AND DRY
   CONDITIONS WILL BE FOUND AS A LARGE AREA OF HIGH PRESSURE MOVES
   ACROSS THE MID-MISSISSIPPI RIVER VALLEY INTO THE OHIO RIVER VALLEY.
   FARTHER WEST...HIGH PRESSURE WILL BEGIN TO STRENGTHEN AND BUILD
   SOUTH INTO THE GREAT BASIN.
   
   ...SOUTH CENTRAL TX...
   
   A RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE WILL BRING COOLER TEMPERATURES...AND
   MARGINALLY LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY VALUES TO THE REGION.
   HOWEVER...DROUGHT CONDITIONS CONTINUE FROM SOUTH-CENTRAL TEXAS INTO
   SOUTHEAST OKLAHOMA. MARGINAL SURFACE WIND SPEEDS OF 15 TO 20 MPH
   WILL BE CONCENTRATED SOUTHEAST OF THE HILL COUNTRY IN TEXAS DURING
   THE DAY. THIS COMBINED WITH MINIMUM RH VALUES RANGING FROM 30 TO 35
   PERCENT BY MID-AFTERNOON MAY PROVIDE AN ENHANCED FIRE THREAT DURING
   PEAK HEATING HOURS. BY EVENING...WIND SPEEDS WILL QUICKLY DIMINISH
   MITIGATING ANY FIRE WEATHER RISK.
   
   ..GRAMS.. 01/21/2006
   
   ...PLEASE SEE WWW.SPC.NOAA.GOV/FIRE FOR GRAPHIC PRODUCT...
   
      
Day 2 Fire Weather Forecast graphic

   ZCZC SPCFWDDY2 ALL
   FNUS22 KWNS 210715
   
   DAY 2 FIRE WEATHER OUTLOOK  
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   0115 AM CST SAT JAN 21 2006
   
   VALID 221200Z - 231200Z
   
   ...NO CRITICAL AREAS...
   
   ...SYNOPSIS...
   PRECIPITATION WILL EXPAND NEWD OUT OF TX NEWD INTO LOWER MS AND OH
   RIVER VALLEYS ON SUNDAY...AS LOW LEVEL MOISTURE MOVES NWD OFF THE
   GULF OF MEXICO. TO THE WEST...A STRONG AREA OF HIGH PRESSURE WILL
   EXIST OVER THE NRN ROCKIES AND GREAT BASIN. DEEP NELY FLOW
   ASSOCIATED WITH A WEAK SWD MOVING UPPER LOW WILL HELP TO PUSH A DRY
   AIR MASS SWWD INTO SRN CA...PRODUCING SANTA ANA WINDS SUNDAY NIGHT
   INTO MONDAY MORNING.
   
   ...SRN CA...
   IT WILL REMAIN DRY AND MILD W OF THE SRN CA COASTAL RANGE WITH RH
   VALUES IN THE TEENS DURING THE AFTERNOON AND TEMPERATURES IN THE
   60S. LOCALLY GUSTY WINDS WILL BEGIN TO DEVELOP THROUGH PASSES AND
   CANYONS ESPECIALLY ACROSS THE LOS ANGELES AND VENTURA COUNTY
   HIGHLANDS WITH SPEEDS OF 15-20 MPH LIKELY. WINDS WILL INCREASE
   FURTHER ACROSS THE ENTIRE AREA OVERNIGHT AS PRESSURE GRADIENT
   STRENGTHENS AND UPPER LOW MOVES FARTHER SOUTH...BRINGING UPPER LEVEL
   WINDS INTO FAVORABLE ALIGNMENT OUT OF THE NE. ALTHOUGH WINDS WILL BE
   STRONG...WITH SPEEDS EXCEEDING 30 MPH...TEMPERATURES WILL COOL INTO
   THE 40S AND 50S WHICH WILL HELP MITIGATE FIRE THREAT OVER MOST OF
   THE AREA. HOWEVER...RH LEVELS MAY REMAIN BELOW 20 PERCENT IN THE
   HILLS AND IN AREAS OF DOWNSLOPE WINDS...WITH LOCALLY CRITICAL
   CONDITIONS DEVELOPING.
   
   ..JEWELL.. 01/21/2006
   
   ...PLEASE SEE WWW.SPC.NOAA.GOV/FIRE FOR GRAPHIC PRODUCT...
   
      

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