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   ZCZC SPCFWDDY1 ALL
   FNUS21 KWNS 160657
   
   DAY 1 FIRE WEATHER OUTLOOK  
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   0157 AM CDT FRI JUN 16 2006
   
   VALID 161200Z - 171200Z
   
   ...CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER AREA FOR SOUTHERN AND EASTERN NM/SOUTHEAST
   AZ/FAR WEST TX...
   
   ...SYNOPSIS...
   BROAD UPPER TROUGH WILL SHIFT EASTWARD FROM THE ROCKIES INTO THE
   CENTRAL/SOUTHERN PLAINS TODAY...WITH A SLOW MOVING COLD FRONT
   EXTENDING FROM THE UPPER MIDWEST INTO THE SOUTHERN HIGH PLAINS.
   WHILE A HEIGHTENED FIRE DANGER AND MODERATELY STRONG WINDS WILL
   CONTINUE ACROSS SOUTHERN/EASTERN NM AND ADJACENT PORTIONS OF
   SOUTHEAST AZ/FAR WEST TX TODAY...WINDS WILL DIMINISH CONSIDERABLY
   ACROSS THE REMAINDER OF THE FOUR CORNERS AREA...WITH COOLER
   TEMPERATURES.
   
   ...CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER AREA - SOUTHERN AND EASTERN NM/SOUTHEAST
   AZ/FAR WEST TX...
   
   PRIMARY CONDITIONS: MODERATE WINDS AND LOW RH/WARM TEMPERATURES
   
   CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED TODAY ACROSS FAR
   SOUTHEAST AZ/SOUTHERN AND EASTERN NM INTO FAR WEST TX.
   WEST-SOUTHWEST WINDS WILL REMAIN MODERATELY STRONG...WITH SUSTAINED
   WINDS OF 20-25 MPH AND GUSTS TO 35-40 MPH...ESPECIALLY ACROSS
   SOUTHEAST NM/SOUTHWEST TX. IN PRESENCE OF SEVERE-EXTREME DROUGHT
   CONDITIONS...HOT TEMPERATURES WELL INTO THE 90S WILL PERSIST ACROSS
   THE LOWER ELEVATIONS/HIGH PLAINS...WITH AFTERNOON MINIMUM RH VALUES
   OF 8-12 PERCENT.
   
   ...SOUTHERN PLAINS...
   AHEAD OF THE COLD FRONT/DRYLINE...GUSTY SOUTHEAST WINDS WILL EXIST
   ACROSS A BROAD PORTION OF THE SOUTHERN PLAINS...NAMELY FROM WEST
   CENTRAL/NORTH CENTRAL TX INTO SOUTH CENTRAL KANSAS. SUSTAINED WIND
   SPEEDS OF 20-30 MPH WILL BE COMMON BY AFTERNOON...WITH GUSTS TO 35
   MPH. ALTHOUGH ANY FIRES MAY BE ADVERSELY IMPACTED BY THE GUSTY
   WINDS...ADEQUATE BOUNDARY LAYER MOISTURE/AFTERNOON RH SUGGESTS
   WIDESPREAD CRITICAL CONDITIONS ARE NOT LIKELY.
   
   ..GUYER.. 06/16/2006
   
   ...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 160657
   
   DAY 2 FIRE WEATHER OUTLOOK  
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   0157 AM CDT FRI JUN 16 2006
   
   VALID 171200Z - 181200Z
   
   ...NO CRITICAL AREAS...
   
   ...SYNOPSIS...
   UPPER TROUGH WILL DEACCELERATE/MOVE SLOWLY OVER THE SOUTHERN PLAINS
   ON SATURDAY...WITH SCATTERED SHOWERS/THUNDERSTORMS PREVALENT ACROSS
   MUCH OF THE MISSISSIPPI VALLEY AND SOUTHERN PLAINS.
   ELSEWHERE...RELATIVELY FAST WESTERLY FLOW WILL ENCOMPASS THE
   NORTHERN TIER OF STATES...WITH UPPER RIDGE/SURFACE HIGH PRESSURE AND
   DRY CONDITIONS DOMINANT ACROSS THE EASTERN STATES. 
   
   AFTER AN ACTIVE PAST SEVERAL DAYS...THE FIRE WEATHER THREAT WILL
   CONTINUE TO SUBSIDE OVER THE FOUR CORNERS AREA AND ADJACENT SOUTHERN
   HIGH PLAINS INTO SATURDAY...WITH SLIGHTLY COOLER TEMPERATURES AND
   DIMINISHED WIND SPEEDS.
   
   ..GUYER.. 06/16/2006
   
   ...PLEASE SEE WWW.SPC.NOAA.GOV/FIRE FOR GRAPHIC PRODUCT...
   
      

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