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Day 1 and Day 2 Fire Weather Outlooks

Day 1 Fire Weather Forecast graphic

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   FNUS21 KWNS 200659
   
   DAY 1 FIRE WEATHER OUTLOOK  
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   0159 AM CDT THU APR 20 2006
   
   VALID 201200Z - 211200Z
   
   ...NO CRITICAL AREAS...
   
   ...SYNOPSIS...
   STRONG UPPER LOW WILL MOVE SLOWLY EWD ACROSS THE NRN
   PLAINS...ALLOWING RH LEVELS TO RISE ACROSS THE GREAT LAKES REGION
   AND ALSO DECREASING WINDS OVER SD AND NEB WHERE IT HAS BEEN
   EXTREMELY WINDY. FARTHER E...WINDS WILL DECREASE OVER THE NERN
   STATES AS PRESSURE GRADIENT RELAXES...BUT RH LEVELS WILL STILL
   REMAIN LOW DUE TO HIGH PRESSURE. ELSEWHERE...WINDS WILL INCREASE
   OVER SRN NM AND FAR SW TX WITH A SHORTWAVE TROUGH...WHILE WARM AND
   DRY CONDITIONS PREVAIL BENEATH UPPER RIDGE OVER THE WRN CONUS.
   
   ...SRN NM / FAR SW TX...
   WINDS WILL INCREASE OUT OF THE W TODAY IN RESPONSE TO SHORTWAVE
   TROUGH MOVING THROUGH DURING THE DAY. SUSTAINED WLY WINDS OF 15-20
   MPH APPEAR LIKELY WITH HIGHER GUSTS ALONG RIDGE TOPS. MIN RH VALUES
   WILL BE VERY LOW FROM THE UPPER SINGLE DIGITS TO THE LOWER TEENS.
   
   ...NERN STATES...
   RH WILL REMAIN LOW TODAY DUE TO HIGH PRESSURE AND TEMPERATURES
   WARMING INTO THE 60S AND 70S. VALUES IN THE UPPER TEENS TO TWENTIES
   WILL BE COMMON...BUT WINDS WILL BE MUCH WEAKER THAN PREVIOUS
   DAY...AROUND 10 MPH OUT OF THE N.
   
   ..JEWELL.. 04/20/2006
   
   ...PLEASE SEE WWW.SPC.NOAA.GOV/FIRE FOR GRAPHIC PRODUCT...
   
      
Day 2 Fire Weather Forecast graphic

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   FNUS22 KWNS 200700
   
   DAY 2 FIRE WEATHER OUTLOOK  
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   0200 AM CDT THU APR 20 2006
   
   VALID 211200Z - 221200Z
   
   ...NO CRITICAL AREAS...
   
   ...SYNOPSIS...
   UPPER RIDGE WILL BREAK DOWN FROM THE WEST ACROSS THE WRN CONUS
   FRI...ALLOWING WINDS TO INCREASE INTO THE GREAT BASIN AND DESERT SW.
   MAIN RIDGE AXIS WILL EXIST OVER THE FOUR CORNERS STATES WHERE IT
   WILL BE WARM AND DRY. TO THE E...A LARGE SHIELD OF PRECIPITATION
   WILL EXTEND FROM THE SRN PLAINS EWD ACROSS THE GULF COAST STATES AND
   INTO THE MID ATLANTIC...WHILE UPPER LOW CONTINUES TO SPIN OVER THE
   UPPER MS VALLEY WITH COOL TEMPERATURES AND PRECIPITATION.
   
   ...SRN NV / WRN AZ / SERN CA...
   WINDS WILL INCREASE OUT OF THE SOUTH AS UPPER TROUGH APPROACHES.
   SUSTAINED SPEEDS OF 15-20 MPH WILL BE LIKELY WITH GUSTS OF 20-30 MPH
   OVER NV...AND SLIGHTLY WEAKER SPEEDS FARTHER S INTO WRN AZ AND SERN
   CA WITH 15 MPH MORE LIKELY. RH LEVELS WILL DROP INTO THE 15-20
   PERCENT RANGE ACROSS CENTRAL NV...DECREASING TO NEAR 10 PERCENT
   LOWER CO RIVER VALLEY.
   
   ..JEWELL.. 04/20/2006
   
   ...PLEASE SEE WWW.SPC.NOAA.GOV/FIRE FOR GRAPHIC PRODUCT...
   
      

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