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Day 1 and Day 2 Fire Weather Outlooks

Day 1 Fire Weather Forecast graphic

   ZCZC SPCFWDDY1 ALL
   FNUS21 KWNS 241000
   
   DAY 1 FIRE WEATHER OUTLOOK  
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   0500 AM CDT MON APR 24 2006
   
   VALID 241200Z - 251200Z
   
   ...CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER AREA FOR SRN NM/FAR W TX THROUGH THE TX S
   PLAINS...
   
   ...SYNOPSIS...
   EARLY MORNING WATER VAPOR IMAGERY SHOWED MAIN UPPER CIRCULATION OVER
   NRN AZ/SRN UT. MID LEVEL SPEED MAX WILL CONTINUE TO MOVE EWD ACROSS
   NM INTO CNTRL KS BY LATE AFTN. MID LEVEL /500MB-700MB/ FLOW WILL
   RANGE FROM 45-65 KT...AND WINDY CONDITIONS WILL DEVELOP ACROSS
   PORTIONS OF SRN NM/W TX INTO THE TX SOUTH PLAINS. SFC DRYLINE /NOW
   NEAR TCC TO GDP LINE/ WILL MIX EWD TODAY INTO SW OK/NCNTRL TX AS A
   COLD FRONT PLUNGES SWD ACROSS THE TX PANHANDLE. TO THE WEST OF THE
   DRYLINE...VERY WARM TEMPERATURES COMBINED WITH LOW HUMIDITY AND
   GUSTY WINDS WILL CONTRIBUTE TO CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS.
   
   ...CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER AREA 1 - SRN NM/FAR W TX THROUGH THE TX S
   PLAINS...
   
   PRIMARY CONDITIONS: SUSTAINED W/SW WINDS 15-25 MPH/LOW RH VALUES
   BELOW 10-15 PERCENT/LONG TERM DROUGHT
   
   TEMPERATURES WILL RANGE FROM THE 70S/80S ACROSS LOWER ELEVATIONS OF
   SRN NM TO LOWER 90S ACROSS THE ERN PORTION OF THE CRITICAL AREA.
   AIRMASS REMAINS VERY DRY...WITH DEWPOINTS IN THE SINGLE DIGITS OR
   TEENS IN NM. AS THE DRYLINE MIXES EWD...RH VALUES IN THE TX S PLAINS
   AND SW TX WILL RAPIDLY LOWER. FORECAST SOUNDINGS SUGGEST THE TOP OF
   THE MIXED LAYER WILL REACH JUST ABOVE 700MB. THIS WILL ALLOW
   SUSTAINED WINDS OF 15-25 MPH WITH HIGHER GUSTS LIKELY. LATEST FIRE
   DANGER OBSERVATIONS ARE HIGH TO EXTREME.
   
   ..TAYLOR.. 04/24/2006
   
   ...PLEASE SEE WWW.SPC.NOAA.GOV/FIRE FOR GRAPHIC PRODUCT...
   
      
Day 2 Fire Weather Forecast graphic

   ZCZC SPCFWDDY2 ALL
   FNUS22 KWNS 241000
   
   DAY 2 FIRE WEATHER OUTLOOK  
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   0500 AM CDT MON APR 24 2006
   
   VALID 251200Z - 261200Z
   
   ...NO CRITICAL AREAS...
   
   ...SYNOPSIS...
   STRONG COLD ADVECTION WILL BE UNDERWAY ON TUESDAY ACROSS MUCH OF THE
   CNTRL/SRN PLAINS. POST FRONTAL WINDS WILL BE QUITE STRONG /15-30
   MPH/...BUT TEMPERATURES WILL BE ON THE ORDER OF 30-40 DEGREES COOLER
   IN SOME LOCATIONS WHICH WILL MITIGATE ANY FIRE WEATHER THREATS. SFC
   COLD FRONT WILL EXTEND FROM NE OK WELL INTO SW TX BY TUE
   MORNING...WITH THE LOW MOVING INTO SRN AR BY EVENING. FARTHER
   WEST...AMPLIFYING UPPER LOW WILL MOVE SOUTH ALONG THE CA COAST.
   WINDY CONDITIONS WILL RETURN TO THE SOUTHWEST BY WEDNESDAY AHEAD OF
   THIS NEXT SYSTEM.
   
   ..TAYLOR.. 04/24/2006
   
   ...PLEASE SEE WWW.SPC.NOAA.GOV/FIRE FOR GRAPHIC PRODUCT...
   
      

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