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   ZCZC SPCFWDDY1 ALL
   FNUS21 KWNS 300744
   
   DAY 1 FIRE WEATHER OUTLOOK  
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   0244 AM CDT TUE MAY 30 2006
   
   VALID 301200Z - 311200Z
   
   ...NO CRITICAL AREAS...
   
   ...SYNOPSIS...
   THE UPPER PATTERN CONTINUES TO BECOME MORE ZONAL IN THE WEST AS
   INTERMOUNTAIN TROUGH LIFTS NEWD TODAY. SOUTHWEST FLOW ALOFT WILL
   BRING ANOTHER DAY OF DRY...WARM...AND LOCALLY BREEZY CONDITIONS TO
   THE SOUTHWEST DESERTS. IN THE EAST...UPPER LEVEL HIGH PRESSURE IS
   CENTERED OVER THE APPALACHIANS WITH A WARM AND RELATIVELY HUMID
   AIRMASS OVER MOST OF THE CENTRAL AND EASTERN CONUS. SCATTERED
   SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL OCCUR FROM THE TEXAS GULF COAST TO
   NEW ENGLAND...AND ALONG A SLOW MOVING FRONTAL BOUNDARY FROM THE
   GREAT LAKES REGION TO THE CENTRAL PLAINS.
   
   ...NEW MEXICO...
   NEAR CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED AS WEAKENING
   UPPER TROUGH AXIS MOVES ACROSS THE STATE THIS AFTERNOON. FULL
   SUNSHINE AND A DEEP...WELL MIXED BOUNDARY LAYER WILL BRING ANOTHER
   WARM AND DRY DAY TO THE REGION. MINIMUM RH WILL FALL TO ABOUT 5
   PERCENT NEAR THE INTERNATIONAL BORDER AND ABOUT 15 PERCENT IN THE
   NORTH. SOUTHWEST WINDS WILL ALSO INCREASE TO BETWEEN 15 AND 20 MPH
   THIS AFTERNOON...WITH LOCALLY HIGHER GUSTS POSSIBLE. CONDITIONS
   SHOULD IMPROVE RATHER QUICKLY FOLLOWING SUNSET.
   
   ...FLORIDA...
   EAST WINDS OF 10 TO 15 MPH AND A MARGINALLY DRY AIRMASS OVER
   NORTHERN FLORIDA /MINIUM RH BETWEEN 35 TO 40 PERCENT/ RESULT IN NEAR
   CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS FOR A FEW HOURS THIS AFTERNOON.
   
   ..BRIGHT.. 05/30/2006
   
   ...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 300833
   
   DAY 2 FIRE WEATHER OUTLOOK  
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   0333 AM CDT TUE MAY 30 2006
   
   VALID 311200Z - 011200Z
   
   ...NO CRITICAL AREAS...
   
   ...SYNOPSIS...
   UPPER RIDGE BEGINS TO REBUILD OVER THE WESTERN U.S. BRINGING WARMER
   TEMPERATURES AND A VERY DRY AIRMASS TO MUCH OF THE WEST. IN THE
   EAST...UPPER RIDGE BEGINS TO WEAKEN AS TROUGH MOVES FROM THE
   NORTHERN ROCKIES TO THE NORTHERN PLAINS. SURFACE FRONTAL BOUNDARY
   EXTENDS FROM QUEBEC TO THE SOUTHERN PLAINS...WITH SCATTERED SHOWERS
   AND THUNDERSTORMS REACHING FROM NEW ENGLAND THROUGH THE OHIO VALLEY
   AND INTO THE CENTRAL/SOUTHERN PLAINS.
   
   ...NEW MEXICO...
   NEAR CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS CONTINUE INTO WEDNESDAY...
   ALTHOUGH BUILDING HIGH PRESSURE OVER THE SOUTHERN ROCKIES SHOULD
   RESULT IN SLIGHTLY LESS WIND AND TEMPERATURES 2 TO 4 DEGREES WARMER
   THAN TUESDAY. MINIMUM RH WILL AGAIN FALL TO BETWEEN 5 AND 10 PERCENT
   AS AFTERNOON WINDS RANGE FROM 10 TO 20 MPH.
   
   ...NORTHERN FLORIDA...
   EASTERLY SURFACE WINDS /10 TO 15 MPH/ AND A MARGINALLY DRY LOW LEVEL
   AIRMASS REMAIN OVER THE AREA INTO WEDNESDAY...WITH MINIMUM RH IN FAR
   NORTHERN FLORIDA AGAIN FALLING TO BETWEEN 35 AND 40 PERCENT.
   TEMPERATURES WILL REMAIN WARM /MAX AROUND 90 DEGREES/ WITH THE BEST
   CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS CONFINED TO THE CENTRAL AND SOUTHERN PORTION
   OF THE STATE.
   
   ..BRIGHT.. 05/30/2006
   
   ...PLEASE SEE WWW.SPC.NOAA.GOV/FIRE FOR GRAPHIC PRODUCT...
   
      

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