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Day 1 and Day 2 Fire Weather Outlooks

Day 1 Fire Weather Forecast graphic

   ZCZC SPCFWDDY1 ALL
   FNUS21 KWNS 250732
   
   DAY 1 FIRE WEATHER OUTLOOK  
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   0132 AM CST WED JAN 25 2006
   
   VALID 251200Z - 261200Z
   
   ...NO CRITICAL AREAS...
   
   ...SYNOPSIS...
   PERSISTENT UPPER LOW OVER NORTHERN BAJA WILL PROGRESS NORTHEASTWARD
   AND MINOR-OUT AS IT REACHES THE CENTRAL/SOUTHERN ROCKIES BY EARLY
   THURSDAY. DOWNSTREAM...UPPER RIDGE WILL PUSH EASTWARD ACROSS THE
   NATIONS MID SECTION...AS ASSOCIATED HIGH PRESSURE SHIFTS EAST FROM
   THE PLAINS/MISSOURI VALLEY TO THE MISSISSIPPI VALLEY.
   
   ...FL AND ADJACENT AL/GA...
   WITH ESTABLISHMENT OF POST-FRONTAL DRY AIRMASS AND DRY CONTINENTAL
   TRAJECTORIES...CRITICALLY LOW RH VALUES ARE EXPECTED FOR SEVERAL
   HOURS DURATION THIS AFTERNOON. MINIMUM RH VALUES OF 25-30 PERCENT
   ARE ANTICIPATED ACROSS MUCH OF NORTHERN/CENTRAL FL...WITH 35 PERCENT
   POSSIBLE ACROSS THE SOUTHERN FL PENINSULA. IN ADDITION TO THE RATHER
   LOW RH VALUES...BREEZY NORTHERLY WINDS OF 15 MPH /ESPECIALLY ACROSS
   NORTHERN FL/ WILL FURTHER LEAD TO A HEIGHTENED FIRE DANGER.
   
   ...SOUTHERN CA...
   IN WAKE OF UPPER LOW...ENSUING ONSHORE FLOW WILL RESULT IN
   CONSIDERABLY IMPROVED FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS FROM EARLIER THIS
   WEEK...WITH COOLER TEMPERATURES/HIGHER RH VALUES AND DIMINISHED WIND
   SPEEDS.
   
   ..GUYER.. 01/25/2006
   
   ...PLEASE SEE WWW.SPC.NOAA.GOV/FIRE FOR GRAPHIC PRODUCT...
   
      
Day 2 Fire Weather Forecast graphic

   ZCZC SPCFWDDY2 ALL
   FNUS22 KWNS 250734
   
   DAY 2 FIRE WEATHER OUTLOOK  
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   0134 AM CST WED JAN 25 2006
   
   VALID 261200Z - 271200Z
   
   ...NO CRITICAL AREAS...
   
   ...SYNOPSIS...
   PROGRESSIVE UPPER FLOW REGIME WILL CONTINUE INTO THE LATTER PART OF
   THE WEEK. ON THURSDAY...SHORTWAVE TROUGH OVER THE CENTRAL/SOUTHERN
   ROCKIES WILL RACE NORTHEASTWARD INTO THE UPPER MIDWEST...WHILE
   SECONDARY IMPULSE DIGS SOUTH ALONG THE WEST COAST. LEE TROUGH WILL
   DEVELOP ACROSS THE HIGH PLAINS...AS SURFACE HIGH PRESSURE SHIFTS
   EASTWARD FROM THE LOWER/MIDDLE MISSISSIPPI VALLEY TO THE
   SOUTHEAST/MID ATLANTIC STATES.
   
   ...FL AND ADJACENT GA/AL...
   AS HIGH PRESSURE MOVES EAST TOWARD THE SOUTHEAST STATES...LITTLE
   FLUCTUATION IN AIRMASS CHARACTERISTICS IS EXPECTED INTO THURSDAY.
   CRITICAL RH VALUES WILL AGAIN BE AS LOW AS 25-35 PERCENT FOR SEVERAL
   HOURS DURATION. FROM WEDNESDAY...WIND SPEEDS ACROSS NORTHERN FL WILL
   LIKELY BE LIGHTER GIVEN THE CLOSE PROXIMITY OF THE SURFACE
   HIGH...WHILE SOMEWHAT STRONGER /PERHAPS 15 MPH SUSTAINED/ ACROSS THE
   SOUTHERN FL PENINSULA.
   
   ...SOUTHERN HIGH PLAINS...
   AS SURFACE LOW PRESSURE/TROUGH DEVELOPS IN THE LEE OF THE
   ROCKIES...S/SW WINDS WILL INCREASE ACROSS THE CENTRAL AND SOUTHERN
   HIGH PLAINS ON THURSDAY. S/SW WINDS WILL REACH 20-30 MPH BY
   AFTERNOON. CLOUD COVER MAY TEND TO HINDER DEEPER MIXING...BUT MILD
   TEMPERATURES SHOULD NEVERTHELESS REACH THE UPPER 50S/LOWER 60S.
   ALTHOUGH TEMPERATURES/RH VALUES MAY TEND TO BE MARGINAL...THE GUSTY
   WINDS AND ANTECEDENT DRY CONDITIONS WILL LEAD TO AN ELEVATED FIRE
   DANGER ACROSS SOUTHERN KS/WESTERN OK/NORTHWEST TX AND SOUTHEAST
   CO/NORTHEAST NM.
   
   ..GUYER.. 01/25/2006
   
   ...PLEASE SEE WWW.SPC.NOAA.GOV/FIRE FOR GRAPHIC PRODUCT...
   
      

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