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Day 1 and Day 2 Fire Weather Outlooks

Day 1 Fire Weather Forecast graphic

   ZCZC SPCFWDDY1 ALL
   FNUS21 KWNS 220940
   
   DAY 1 FIRE WEATHER OUTLOOK  
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   0340 AM CST WED FEB 22 2006
   
   VALID 221200Z - 231200Z
   
   ...NO CRITICAL AREAS...
   
   ...SYNOPSIS...
   AN UPPER LOW OVER THE SW DESERTS WILL SLOWLY WEAKEN AS IT DRIFTS 
   EAST TODAY. RELATIVELY WEAK HIGH PRESSURE WILL REMAIN ANCHORED OVER
   THE GREAT BASIN. A WEAK PRESSURE GRADIENT WILL LEAD TO MODEST
   OFFSHORE FLOW OVER SRN CA.
   
   ...SRN CA COASTAL RANGE...
   WINDS OF 20 TO 25 MPH WITH LOCALLY HIGHER GUSTS ARE EXPECTED TO
   CONTINUE ALONG THE FOOTHILLS AND PASSES OF THE COASTAL RANGE THROUGH
   THE MORNING INTO EARLY AFTERNOON. TEMPERATURES WILL WARM INTO THE
   60S AND LOWER 70S...WITH MIN RH VALUES AROUND 15 PERCENT BY LATE
   AFTERNOON. DESPITE THESE MARGINALLY FAVORABLE CONDITIONS...MID-LEVEL
   WIND SUPPORT IS FORECAST TO QUICKLY WANE THIS AFTERNOON WITH THE
   APPROACH OF A HIGH PRESSURE RIDGE OFF THE PACIFIC COAST.
   NEAR-SURFACE WINDS SHOULD DIMINISH BELOW 20 MPH DURING THE TIME OF
   PEAK TEMPERATURES/MINIMUM HUMIDITY. 
   
   ...ERN NM...
   ALTHOUGH MIN RH VALUES WILL BE LOW ONCE AGAIN...FROM 8 TO 15
   PERCENT...WINDS WILL BE SIGNIFICANTLY LIGHTER COMPARED TO TUESDAY.
   THE PASSAGE OF A WEAK LOW PRESSURE TROUGH AND CONSEQUENT WEAK HIGH
   PRESSURE RIDGING OVER THE ERN CO PLAINS WILL KEEP WIND SPEEDS IN THE
   5 TO 15 MPH RANGE THIS AFTERNOON.
   
   ..GRAMS.. 02/22/2006
   
   ...PLEASE SEE WWW.SPC.NOAA.GOV/FIRE FOR GRAPHIC PRODUCT...
   
      
Day 2 Fire Weather Forecast graphic

   ZCZC SPCFWDDY2 ALL
   FNUS22 KWNS 220941
   
   DAY 2 FIRE WEATHER OUTLOOK  
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   0341 AM CST WED FEB 22 2006
   
   VALID 231200Z - 241200Z
   
   ...NO CRITICAL AREAS...
   
   ...SYNOPSIS...
   MODERATE TO HIGH RH ALONG WITH AREAS OF RAINFALL ARE FORECAST ACROSS
   MUCH OF THE SRN PLAINS AND GULF COAST AS SUBTROPICAL MOISTURE
   CONTINUES TO STREAM ENE FROM THE PACIFIC/MEXICO. AS A MID-LEVEL
   RIDGE MOVES ONSHORE ACROSS SRN CA...LOW-LEVEL WINDS WILL WEAKEN OVER
   THE SOUTHWEST. ELSEWHERE...COOL CONDITIONS WILL PRECLUDE ANY
   CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER THREAT.
   
   ..GRAMS.. 02/22/2006
   
   ...PLEASE SEE WWW.SPC.NOAA.GOV/FIRE FOR GRAPHIC PRODUCT...
   
      

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