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   ZCZC SPCFWDDY1 ALL
   FNUS21 KWNS 160838
   
   DAY 1 FIRE WEATHER OUTLOOK  
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   0338 AM CDT TUE MAY 16 2006
   
   VALID 161200Z - 171200Z
   
   ...NO CRITICAL AREAS...
   
   ...SYNOPSIS...
   WEATHER PATTERN WILL FEATURE UPPER RIDGE OVER THE WESTERN STATES
   WITH A LARGE TROUGH IN THE EAST. MAIN FIRE WEATHER CONCERN TODAY
   WILL BE ISOLD DRY LIGHTNING NEAR THE FOUR CORNERS REGION. MID LEVEL
   MOISTURE WILL CONTINUE TO MOVE AROUND THE PERIPHERY OF THE WRN HIGH
   PRESSURE AREA WHICH WILL SET THE STAGE FOR SCATTERED TSTMS.
   ELSEWHERE...DRY AIRMASS REMAINS IN PLACE ACROSS MUCH OF THE CNTRL
   CONUS WITH SEASONABLY LOW HUMIDITY VALUES PARTICULARLY ACROSS
   SCNTRL/DEEP S TX.
   
   ...AZ/NM...
   ISOLD TO SCATTERED HIGH BASED TSTMS WILL AGAIN FORM FROM THE WHITE
   MTNS NWWD ALONG THE MOGOLLON RIM. FORECAST SOUNDINGS SUGGEST
   PRECIPITABLE WATER VALUES WILL RANGE FROM 0.5-0.75 INCHES...WITH
   HIGHER VALUES ACROSS SRN AZ. SOME STORMS WILL CONTAIN LITTLE WETTING
   RAIN...WITH ISOLD DRY LIGHTNING AND GUSTY WINDS NEAR STORMS.
   COVERAGE IS EXPECTED TO BE ISOLD...SO A CRITICAL AREA WILL NOT BE
   ISSUED.
   
   ..TAYLOR.. 05/16/2006
   
   ...PLEASE SEE WWW.SPC.NOAA.GOV/FIRE FOR GRAPHIC PRODUCT...
   
      
Day 2 Fire Weather Forecast graphic

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   ZCZC SPCFWDDY2 ALL
   FNUS22 KWNS 160839
   
   DAY 2 FIRE WEATHER OUTLOOK  
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   0339 AM CDT TUE MAY 16 2006
   
   VALID 171200Z - 181200Z
   
   ...NO CRITICAL AREAS...
   
   ...SYNOPSIS...
   LITTLE CHANGE IS EXPECTED FOR THE OVERALL PATTERN FOR WEDNESDAY.
   RIDGE WILL REMAIN THE DOMINANT FEATURE IN THE WEST. A SHORTWAVE
   TROUGH WILL MOVE SEWD FROM NWRN ONTARIO WITH AN ASSOCIATED SPEED MAX
   ACROSS THE UPPER MIDWEST. COLD FRONT WILL MOVE SWD ACROSS MN AND THE
   DAKOTAS...EXTENDING FROM NRN IL/NRN MO/ERN NEB BY EARLY EVENING.
   LATE MORNING/AFTN TSTMS ARE EXPECTED FROM THE PACIFIC NORTHWEST
   ACROSS THE GREAT BASIN INTO PORTIONS OF AZ/NM.
   
   ..TAYLOR.. 05/16/2006
   
   ...PLEASE SEE WWW.SPC.NOAA.GOV/FIRE FOR GRAPHIC PRODUCT...
   
      

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