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Day 1 and Day 2 Fire Weather Outlooks

Day 1 Fire Weather Forecast graphic

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   FNUS21 KWNS 090903
   
   DAY 1 FIRE WEATHER OUTLOOK  
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   0403 AM CDT SUN APR 09 2006
   
   VALID 091200Z - 101200Z
   
   ...NO CRITICAL AREAS...
   
   ...SYNOPSIS...
   UPPER RIDGING AND SURFACE HIGH PRESSURE WILL ENCOMPASS THE EASTERN
   HALF OF THE CONUS TODAY...WITH DRY CONDITIONS PREDOMINANT. IN THE
   WEST...BROAD UPPER TROUGH WILL SHIFT EASTWARD TOWARD THE PACIFIC
   COAST...WITH LEADING SHORTWAVE IMPULSE CROSSING THE SOUTHWEST
   STATES.
   
   ...SOUTHERN GREAT BASIN/LOWER CO RIVER VALLEY INTO THE FOUR CORNERS
   AREA...
   AS SHORTWAVE TROUGH PROGRESSES EASTWARD...GUSTY WINDS ARE EXPECTED
   THIS AFTERNOON/EVENING FROM THE SOUTHERN GREAT BASIN OF NV AND THE
   LOWER CO RIVER VALLEY INTO MUCH OF THE FOUR CORNERS AREA. SOUTHWEST
   WINDS OF 15-25 MPH /WITH HIGHER GUSTS/ WILL BE COMMON...ESPECIALLY
   FROM SOUTHERN NV INTO SOUTHERN UT/NORTHERN AZ AND WESTERN NM. IN
   SPITE OF THE GUSTY WINDS AND MILD TEMPERATURES TODAY...AFTERNOON
   MINIMUM RH VALUES WILL TEND TO BE MARGINAL.
   
   ..GUYER.. 04/09/2006
   
   ...PLEASE SEE WWW.SPC.NOAA.GOV/FIRE FOR GRAPHIC PRODUCT...
   
      
Day 2 Fire Weather Forecast graphic

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   FNUS22 KWNS 091006
   
   DAY 2 FIRE WEATHER OUTLOOK  
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   0506 AM CDT SUN APR 09 2006
   
   VALID 101200Z - 111200Z
   
   ...CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER AREA FOR MUCH OF NM/FAR WEST TX/OK
   PANHANDLE/SOUTHEAST CO/SOUTHWEST KS...
   
   ...SYNOPSIS...
   UPPER RIDGE WILL SHIFT EAST ACROSS THE EASTERN HALF OF THE
   COUNTRY...WHILE SHORTWAVE TROUGH ADVANCES EASTWARD ACROSS THE
   ROCKIES DOWNSTREAM OF SECONDARY TROUGH OVER THE EASTERN PACIFIC. LEE
   CYCLOGENESIS WILL LEAD TO DEVELOPING LOW PRESSURE ACROSS THE
   NORTHERN/CENTRAL HIGH PLAINS...WITH LEE TROUGH/DRYLINE SHARPENING
   ACROSS THE SOUTHERN HIGH PLAINS.
   
   ...CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER AREA 1 - MUCH OF NM/FAR WEST TX/OK
   PANHANDLE/SOUTHEAST CO/SOUTHWEST KS...
   
   PRIMARY CONDITIONS: GUSTY SW WINDS AND LOW RH VALUES
   
   IN WAKE OF DEVELOPING LEE TROUGH/DRYLINE...GUSTY SOUTHWEST WINDS AND
   LOW RH VALUES WILL LEAD TO A HEIGHTENED FIRE DANGER MONDAY ACROSS
   MUCH OF NM INTO WEST TX/OK PANHANDLE/SOUTHEAST CO/SOUTHWEST KS. WITH
   A WELL MIXED BOUNDARY LAYER...SOUTHWEST WINDS OF 25-30 MPH /WITH
   GUSTS TO 40-45 MPH/ ARE EXPECTED BY AFTERNOON...ESPECIALLY FROM THE
   EASTERN NM PLAINS INTO THE TX/OK PANHANDLES...NORTHWEST OK...AND
   WESTERN/CENTRAL KS. AFTERNOON TEMPERATURES IN THE UPPER 70S/LOWER
   80S WILL BE COMMON...WITH MINIMUM RH VALUES OF 8-15 PERCENT.
   
   ..GUYER.. 04/09/2006
   
   ...PLEASE SEE WWW.SPC.NOAA.GOV/FIRE FOR GRAPHIC PRODUCT...
   
      

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