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Day 1 and Day 2 Fire Weather Outlooks

Day 1 Fire Weather Forecast graphic

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   ZCZC SPCFWDDY1 ALL
   FNUS21 KWNS 090840
   
   DAY 1 FIRE WEATHER OUTLOOK  
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   0340 AM CDT FRI JUN 09 2006
   
   VALID 091200Z - 101200Z
   
   ...NO CRITICAL AREAS...
   
   ...SYNOPSIS...
   AN UPPER-LEVEL RIDGE ACROSS THE GREAT PLAINS WILL DEAMPLIFY AS 
   IMPULSES EJECT EWD OUT AHEAD OF A PACIFIC NW TROUGH. MID-LEVEL
   MOISTURE AND ASSOCIATED SCATTERED TSTMS WILL SHIFT EWD AS WELL IN
   THE WRN CONUS...WITH DRIER CONDITIONS RETURNING TO THE GREAT BASIN.
   SURFACE LOW PRESSURE WILL BE CENTERED IN ERN NEB THIS
   AFTERNOON...WITH A TROUGH DRAPED SWWD ACROSS THE SRN HIGH PLAINS.
   ISOLATED DRY TSTMS SHOULD OCCUR ALONG THIS TROUGH LATE THIS
   AFTERNOON. WARM AND DRY CONDITIONS WILL CONTINUE ACROSS SRN GA/NRN
   FL...BUT WITH CONTINUED LIGHT WINDS.
   
   ...SERN NV/SWRN UT/NWRN AZ...
   AN UPPER-LEVEL TROUGH ACROSS THE PACIFIC NW WILL MAKE SLOW PROGRESS
   E/SEWD. A BAND OF MODEST SWLY MID-LEVEL FLOW WILL OCCUR AHEAD OF THE
   TROUGH AXIS...WITH SPEEDS AROUND 25 TO 30 MPH THIS AFTERNOON.
   STEEPENING LAPSE RATES WILL HELP MIX THESE WINDS TOWARDS THE SURFACE
   WITH SUSTAINED SPEEDS APPROACHING 20 MPH. LOW AND MID-LEVEL MOISTURE
   WILL BE SHUNTED NEWD TODAY AND THIS SHOULD ALLOW RH VALUES TO FALL
   TO NEAR CRITICAL VALUES THIS AFTERNOON /AROUND 15 PERCENT/. ALTHOUGH
   RECENT HIGH RH/SCATTERED RAINFALL OVER THE PAST FEW DAYS HAS RAISED
   10/100-HR FUEL MOISTURE VALUES IN MOST LOCATIONS...AREAS WHICH HAVE
   NOT RECEIVED SUBSTANTIAL MOISTURE MAY ENDURE BRIEF CRITICAL
   CONDITIONS LATE THIS AFTERNOON.
   
   ...SWRN KS/OK PANHANDLE...
   A NARROW BAND OF MODERATE WINDS COMBINED WITH LOW RH SHOULD RESULT
   IN A LOCALIZED CRITICAL THREAT THIS AFTERNOON. S/SWLY WINDS WILL
   CONTINUE OUT AHEAD OF A SURFACE LOW PRESSURE TROUGH. A MODEST
   SURFACE PRESSURE GRADIENT WILL ALLOW SUSTAINED WINDS TO APPROACH 20
   MPH. TEMPERATURES WILL ONCE AGAIN BE VERY WARM WITH READINGS TOPPING
   OUT IN THE UPPER 90S TO LOWER 100S. AS DEW POINTS MIX INTO THE MID
   40S...RH VALUES WILL DROP TO AROUND 15 PERCENT. ISOLATED DRY TSTMS
   MAY ALSO OCCUR TOWARDS EVENING AS ACTIVITY DEVELOPS ALONG THE TROUGH
   AND SPREADS NEWD.
   
   ..GRAMS.. 06/09/2006
   
   ...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 090929
   
   DAY 2 FIRE WEATHER OUTLOOK  
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   0429 AM CDT FRI JUN 09 2006
   
   VALID 101200Z - 111200Z
   
   ...NO CRITICAL AREAS...
   
   ...SYNOPSIS...
   UPPER-LEVEL RIDGE ACROSS THE SRN PLAINS WILL CONTINUE TO DEAMPLIFY
   WITH SEVERAL IMPULSES CROSSING THE NRN/CNTRL PLAINS. CONTINUED
   MODERATE W/SWLY FLOW WILL EXIST ACROSS THE GREAT BASIN/CNTRL ROCKIES
   TO THE S/SE OF AN UPPER-LEVEL TROUGH IN THE PACIFIC NW. THIS WILL
   LEAD TO DRIER CONDITIONS AS MID-LEVEL MOISTURE MOVES E/NEWD. AT THE
   SURFACE...A COOL FRONT WILL SINK SLOWLY SWD ACROSS THE CNTRL
   PLAINS...WITH LOW PRESSURE CENTERED NEAR SWRN KS SATURDAY AFTERNOON.
   A TROUGH OF LOW PRESSURE WILL EXIST ACROSS THE SRN HIGH PLAINS WITH
   MODERATE S/SW WINDS OUT AHEAD OF THIS FEATURE. VERY WARM/DRY
   CONDITIONS WILL CONTINUE WITH LIGHT WINDS IN SRN GA/NRN FL.
   
   ...SRN UT/NWRN AZ...
   LITTLE OVERALL CHANGE IN WINDS WILL OCCUR FROM DAY 1 OTHER THAN A
   SLOW EWD PROGRESS OF MODEST SWLY MID-LEVEL FLOW AHEAD OF AN
   UPPER-LEVEL TROUGH OVER THE PACIFIC NW. THIS FLOW WILL CONTINUE TO
   DRY OUT THE AREA WHICH HAS BEEN SUBJECT TO RECENT HIGH RH/RAINFALL.
   AS TEMPERATURES WARM INTO THE 80S AND 90S...RH VALUES WILL FALL TO
   BETWEEN 10 AND 15 PERCENT. THIS COMBINED WITH SUSTAINED WINDS NEAR
   20 MPH MAY PRODUCE A BRIEF PERIOD OF CRITICAL CONDITIONS DURING THE
   AFTERNOON. 
   
   ...TX/OK PANHANDLES INTO NWRN OK...
   A LOCALIZED CRITICAL THREAT MAY EXIST SATURDAY AFTERNOON...UNDER A
   NARROW AXIS OF LOW RH AND MODERATE WINDS. A MODEST SURFACE PRESSURE
   GRADIENT TO THE S OF A SWRN KS LOW...SHOULD HELP PRODUCE SUSTAINED
   WINDS OF 15 TO 20 MPH. TEMPERATURES WILL SOAR INTO THE UPPER 90S AND
   LOWER 100S...WITH DEW POINTS MIXING INTO THE 40S AHEAD OF A LOW
   PRESSURE TROUGH. RH VALUES WILL LIKELY FALL TO AROUND 15 PERCENT.
   
   ..GRAMS.. 06/09/2006
   
   ...PLEASE SEE WWW.SPC.NOAA.GOV/FIRE FOR GRAPHIC PRODUCT...
   
      

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