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Day 1 Fire Weather Forecast graphic

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   FNUS21 KWNS 300834
   
   DAY 1 FIRE WEATHER OUTLOOK  
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   0334 AM CDT FRI JUN 30 2006
   
   VALID 301200Z - 011200Z
   
   ...NO CRITICAL AREAS...
   
   ...SYNOPSIS...
   A WEAK UPPER SHORTWAVE TROUGH WILL APPROACH THE NW CA COAST AND WILL
   CAUSE LATE DAY THUNDERSTORMS ACROSS CENTRAL OREGON. TO THE
   E...ANOTHER SHORTWAVE WILL MOVE ATOP NRN EDGE OF THE UPPER RIDGE
   ACROSS MT AND INTO ND...BRINGING STORMS THERE AS WELL. FARTHER S
   BENEATH THE RIDGE...SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS WILL ONCE AGAIN OCCUR
   OVER MUCH OF WRN CO...UT...AZ AND NM. THESE STORMS WILL BE A MIXTURE
   OF WET AND DRY STORMS.
   
   IT WILL BE VERY HOT ACROSS THE CENTRAL PLAINS WITH LOW RH AND
   MODERATE WINDS DUE TO THERMAL LOW TO THE WEST. PRESENCE OF HIGH
   PRESSURE ACROSS THE LOWER MS VALLEY AND INTO THE GULF COAST STATES
   WILL KEEP RH VERY LOW WITH HOT TEMPERATURES.
   
   ...LA/MS/AL/SW GA/FL PANHANDLE...
   VERY WARM AND DRY CONDITIONS WILL PREVAIL DUE TO HIGH PRESSURE. RH
   WILL DIP INTO THE 20 PERCENT RANGE WITH HIGH TEMPERATURES WELL INTO
   THE 90S. WINDS WILL ONLY AVERAGE 5-10 MPH...WHICH WILL MITIGATE
   THREAT OF SIGNIFICANT FIRE SPREAD.
   
   ...ERN TX PANHANDLE AND NRN TX...
   THESE AREAS OF TX HAVE RECEIVED RELATIVELY LITTLE PRECIPITATION
   RECENTLY...THUS FINE FUELS ARE BECOMING VERY DRY. TODAY...IT WILL
   AGAIN BE HOT AND DRY WITH RH LEVELS DIPPING TO NEAR 20 PERCENT OVER
   THE TX PANHANDLE TO 20-30 PERCENT OVER N TX INCLUDING THE METROPLEX.
   WINDS WILL AVERAGE NEAR 15 MPH WITH HIGHER GUSTS ACROSS THE
   PANHANDLE...AND NEAR 10 MPH OVER N TX.
   
   ...NERN NV...CENTRAL UT...WRN CO...
   NUMEROUS THUNDERSTORMS WILL FORM THIS AFTERNOON...FOCUSED IN THREE
   DISTINCT AREAS. ALTHOUGH MANY STORMS WILL CONTAIN RAIN...SOME WILL
   BE DRY. THE GREATEST LIKELIHOOD OF DRY THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE OVER
   SRN UT...WRN CO...AND E CENTRAL NV WHERE SUB-CLOUD LAYER WILL BE
   DRIEST. SURFACE WINDS WILL BE LIGHT...EXCEPT NEAR STORMS.
   
   ..JEWELL.. 06/30/2006
   
   ...PLEASE SEE WWW.SPC.NOAA.GOV/FIRE FOR GRAPHIC PRODUCT...
   
      
Day 2 Fire Weather Forecast graphic

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   FNUS22 KWNS 300835
   
   DAY 2 FIRE WEATHER OUTLOOK  
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   0335 AM CDT FRI JUN 30 2006
   
   VALID 011200Z - 021200Z
   
   ...NO CRITICAL AREAS...
   
   ...SYNOPSIS...
   UPPER RIDGE WILL FLATTEN FURTHER ACROSS THE NRN ROCKIES AS BROAD LOW
   AMPLITUDE TROUGH SINKS SWD INTO THE UPPER MS VALLEY AND GREAT LAKES.
   AT THE SURFACE...THERMALLY INDUCED LOW PRESSURE TROUGH WILL EXTEND
   FROM NRN KS INTO CENTRAL NM...WITH A STRONG SURFACE PRESSURE
   GRADIENT E OF IT. AS A RESULT...WARM WINDY AND DRY CONDITIONS WILL
   PERSIST OVER MUCH OF KS...OK AND NW TX. FARTHER W...IT WILL REMAIN
   VERY HOT OVER THE DESERT SW...AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL OCCUR ACROSS
   NRN NV/UT/CO/AZ/NM. TO THE E...HIGH PRESSURE WILL REMAIN OVER THE
   SERN STATES WITH VERY WARM AND DRY CONDITIONS PREVAILING.
   
   ...MS/AL/WRN GA/FL PANHANDLE...
   DROUGHT CONDITIONS CONTINUE TO WORSEN ACROSS THIS AREA...REFLECTED
   BY KBDI VALUES OF 600-700. IT WILL AGAIN BE VERY WARM WITH PERHAPS
   RH A FEW PERCENT HIGHER THAN PREVIOUS DAY.  NONETHELESS...VALUES
   WILL REMAIN NEAR CRITICAL CONDITIONS FROM 25-35 PERCENT. WINDS WILL
   CONTINUE TO BE LIGHT UNDER THE INFLUENCE OF SURFACE HIGH...WHICH
   WILL MITIGATE THREAT OF SIGNIFICANT FIRE SPREAD.
   
   ...ERN TX PANHANDLE AND OK PANHANDLE...SRN OK...NRN TX...
   IT WILL BE VERY WARM WINDY AND DRY ACROSS THE SRN PLAINS WITH STRONG
   PRESSURE GRADIENT IN PLACE. THE STRONGEST WINDS WILL BE FROM THE
   TX/OK PANHANDLES INTO KS...WHERE SUSTAINED SPEEDS NEAR 20 MPH WILL
   BE LIKELY WITH HIGHER GUSTS. RH LEVELS WILL BE HIGHER THAN PREVIOUS
   DAY...DUE TO SLIGHT MOIST ADVECTION FROM THE SE. STILL...MIN RH
   VALUES OF 20-25 PERCENT WILL BE COMMON.  FARTHER E INTO SRN OK AND
   NRN TX...RH VALUES WILL BE HIGHER FROM 30-35 PERCENT...BUT SUSTAINED
   WINDS WILL AVERAGE NEAR 15 MPH WHICH WILL ENHANCE FIRE THREAT DURING
   THE AFTERNOON HOURS.
   
   ...CENTRAL AND ERN NV...SRN UT...WRN CO...
   SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE FOCUSED ALONG THE WASATCH AND ALSO
   OVER NRN NV SAT AFTERNOON. IT APPEARS THAT THREAT OF DRY
   THUNDERSTORMS WILL INCREASE COMPARED TO PREVIOUS DAY...WITH FASTER
   STORM MOTIONS OVER NRN NV DUE TO WEAK SHORTWAVE TROUGH...AND DRIER
   SUB-CLOUD LAYERS.  STILL...SOME STORMS ARE EXPECTED TO CONTAIN
   RAIN...AND RECENT PRECIPITATION HAS DAMPENED OVERALL THREAT.
   
   ..JEWELL.. 06/30/2006
   
   ...PLEASE SEE WWW.SPC.NOAA.GOV/FIRE FOR GRAPHIC PRODUCT...
   
      

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