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Day 1 and Day 2 Fire Weather Outlooks

Day 1 Fire Weather Forecast graphic

   ZCZC SPCFWDDY1 ALL
   FNUS21 KWNS 240952
   
   DAY 1 FIRE WEATHER OUTLOOK  
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   0352 AM CST FRI FEB 24 2006
   
   VALID 241200Z - 251200Z
   
   ...NO CRITICAL AREAS...
   
   ...SYNOPSIS...
   A LARGE AREA OF SURFACE HIGH PRESSURE WILL MOVE EWD TOWARDS THE E
   COAST...WHILE LOW PRESSURE FROM THE NORTHERN ROCKIES MOVES TOWARDS
   THE GREAT LAKES. S/SW WINDS WILL INCREASE THIS AFTERNOON IN BETWEEN
   THE SYSTEMS ACROSS THE CNTRL PLAINS. THE LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM WILL
   DRIVE A COLD FRONT SWD ACROSS THE CNTRL/SRN PLAINS DURING THE
   EVENING AND OVERNIGHT. IN THE SWRN CONUS...LOW AND MID-LEVEL WINDS
   WILL REMAIN WEAK WITH OFFSHORE RIDGING IN PLACE.
   
   ...ERN KS/WRN MO...
   WIND SPEEDS WILL BE STRONG IN THE WARM SECTOR OF A LOW PRESSURE
   SYSTEM OVER THE UPPER MS VALLEY. SUSTAINED WIND SPEEDS SHOULD REACH
   20 TO 25 MPH WITH TEMPERATURES WARMING INTO THE 60S THIS AFTERNOON.
   HOWEVER...LOW-LEVEL MOISTURE WILL INCREASE AS DEW POINTS IN THE 20S
   ACROSS NERN OK ARE DRAWN N/NE. THIS WILL LIKELY KEEP MIN RH VALUES
   JUST ABOVE CRITICAL LEVELS...IN THE 20 TO 25 PERCENT RANGE.
   
   ...PORTIONS OF NERN NM INTO THE OK PANHANDLE...
   A NARROW CORRIDOR OF LOW RH...STEEP LOW-LEVEL LAPSE RATES AND MODEST
   WINDS ARE EXPECTED TO THE EAST OF A LOW PRESSURE TROUGH THIS
   AFTERNOON. TEMPERATURES WILL WARM INTO THE 60S AND MIN RH VALUES
   WILL REACH 12 TO 2O PERCENT. SUSTAINED WIND SPEEDS ARE EXPECTED TO 
   REMAIN UNDER 20 MPH...AS AN AXIS OF STRONGER WINDS WILL BE
   COINCIDENT WITH THE LOW-LEVEL MOIST AXIS FURTHER EAST.
   
   ..GRAMS.. 02/24/2006
   
   ...PLEASE SEE WWW.SPC.NOAA.GOV/FIRE FOR GRAPHIC PRODUCT...
   
      
Day 2 Fire Weather Forecast graphic

   ZCZC SPCFWDDY2 ALL
   FNUS22 KWNS 240952
   
   DAY 2 FIRE WEATHER OUTLOOK  
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   0352 AM CST FRI FEB 24 2006
   
   VALID 251200Z - 261200Z
   
   ...NO CRITICAL AREAS...
   
   ...SYNOPSIS...
   THE UPPER AIR PATTERN WILL TRANSITION TO A TROUGH IN THE ERN CONUS
   AND A RIDGE IN THE WEST. SURFACE LOW PRESSURE TRAVELING ALONG THE
   GULF COAST WILL HELP MAINTAIN RAINFALL AND HIGH RH VALUES FROM ERN
   TX TO THE SERN STATES. A LARGE AREA OF HIGH PRESSURE WILL BECOME
   CENTERED OVER THE UPPER MIDWEST PROVIDING COOL N/NE FLOW ACROSS THE
   CNTRL/SRN PLAINS. LOW AND MID-LEVEL WINDS WILL REMAIN LIGHT OVER THE
   SWRN CONUS UNDER THE INFLUENCE OF THE UPPER-LEVEL RIDGE.
   
   ..GRAMS.. 02/24/2006
   
   ...PLEASE SEE WWW.SPC.NOAA.GOV/FIRE FOR GRAPHIC PRODUCT...
   
      

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