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Day 1 and Day 2 Fire Weather Outlooks

Day 1 Fire Weather Forecast graphic

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   FNUS21 KWNS 290954
   
   DAY 1 FIRE WEATHER OUTLOOK  
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   0454 AM CDT SAT APR 29 2006
   
   VALID 291200Z - 301200Z
   
   ...CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER AREA FOR SRN/CNTRL FL...
   
   ...SYNOPSIS...
   EARLY MORNING WATER VAPOR SHOWED AN UPPER LEVEL LOW MOVING INTO SW
   TX...WITH ANOTHER UPPER STORM SYSTEM ACROSS THE DAKOTAS. THESE TWO
   CIRCULATION CENTERS ARE EXPECTED TO CONSOLIDATE INTO ONE MAIN SYSTEM
   CENTERED OVER SRN NEB/NRN KS BY THIS EVENING. ASSOCIATED SFC COLD
   FRONT WILL EXTEND FROM WRN AR/NRN LA/S TX BY LATE AFTN...WITH A
   LARGE AREA OF SHOWERS/TSTMS FROM THE LOWER MS VALLEY INTO THE
   MIDWEST. MAIN FIRE WEATHER CONCERNS TODAY WILL BE FOCUSED ACROSS
   PORTIONS OF THE SOUTHEAST...WHERE DRY AIR MASS WILL REMAIN IN PLACE.
   
   ...CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER AREA 1 - SRN/CNTRL FL...
   
   PRIMARY CONDITIONS: MINIMUM RH VALUES BELOW 35 PERCENT/STRONG
   WINDS/HIGH KBDI VALUES
   
   MINIMUM RH VALUES WILL BE AT OR BELOW 35 PERCENT TODAY ACROSS MUCH
   OF THE SOUTHEAST AND FL...ASSOCIATED WITH A DRY E/NELY FLOW WITHIN
   EAST COAST RIDGE. GREATEST FIRE DANGER WILL BE ACROSS SRN/CNTRL
   PORTIONS OF FL...WHERE FORECAST SOUNDINGS SUGGEST DEWPOINT
   DEPRESSION VALUES WILL BE ON THE ORDER OF 30-40 DEGREES.
   ADDITIONALLY...SFC WINDS WILL RANGE FROM 15-25 MPH. LATEST OBSERVED
   KBDI VALUES ARE IN THE 600-700 RANGE...INDICATIVE OF LONG TERM
   DROUGHT.
   
   ..TAYLOR.. 04/29/2006
   
   ...PLEASE SEE WWW.SPC.NOAA.GOV/FIRE FOR GRAPHIC PRODUCT...
   
      
Day 2 Fire Weather Forecast graphic

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   FNUS22 KWNS 290956
   
   DAY 2 FIRE WEATHER OUTLOOK  
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   0456 AM CDT SAT APR 29 2006
   
   VALID 301200Z - 011200Z
   
   ...NO CRITICAL AREAS...
   
   ...SYNOPSIS...
   UPPER LOW PRESSURE WILL GRADUALLY WEAKEN AS IT MOVES SLOWLY EWD INTO
   THE UPPER MIDWEST ON SUNDAY. AT THE SFC...LEE SIDE TROUGH WILL FORM
   OVER THE SRN HIGH PLAINS WHILE ANOTHER FRONTAL SYSTEM MOVES EWD INTO
   THE LOWER MS VALLEY. WARM AND WINDY WEATHER WILL RETURN TO SE NM/W
   TX...WITH NEAR CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS POSSIBLE ON SUN
   AFTN.
   
   ...SE NM/W TX...
   MAX TEMPS WILL CLIMB INTO THE MID 80S TO LOWER 90S WITH MINIMUM RH
   VALUES BELOW 15-20 PERCENT AS WINDS BECOME W/SWLY. ALTHOUGH SOME
   AREAS HAVE RECEIVED WETTING RAINS OVER THE PAST 2 DAYS...MANY AREAS
   IN FAR W TX AND PORTIONS OF SE NM DID NOT HAVE MUCH IF ANY
   PRECIPITATION. NEAR CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS ARE POSSIBLE IN
   THESE LOCATIONS AS WINDS STRENGTHEN ON SUNDAY.
   
   ...FL...
   THE TIGHT PRESSURE GRADIENT ACROSS PORTIONS OF SRN FL WILL RELAX
   SOMEWHAT ON SUNDAY...AND SFC WINDS WILL BE WEAKER THAN ON SATURDAY.
   MINIMUM RH VALUES WILL STILL FALL BELOW 35 PERCENT ACROSS MUCH OF
   THE SOUTHEAST AND ESPECIALLY THE WEST COAST OF FL ON SUNDAY.
   
   ..TAYLOR.. 04/29/2006
   
   ...PLEASE SEE WWW.SPC.NOAA.GOV/FIRE FOR GRAPHIC PRODUCT...
   
      

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