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   ZCZC SPCFWDDY1 ALL
   FNUS21 KWNS 030651
   
   DAY 1 FIRE WEATHER OUTLOOK  
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   0151 AM CDT MON JUL 03 2006
   
   VALID 031200Z - 041200Z
   
   ...NO CRITICAL AREAS...
   
   ...SYNOPSIS...
   OVERALL FIRE WEATHER POTENTIAL WILL REMAIN RELATIVELY LOW OVER THE
   CONUS TODAY...WITH BROAD SCALE PATTERN CHARACTERIZED BY AN UPPER
   RIDGE OVER THE WESTERN STATES...AND AN UPPER TROUGH OVER THE GREAT
   LAKES/NORTHEAST STATES. MAINLY AFTERNOON/EARLY EVENING THUNDERSTORMS
   WILL BE COMMON ACROSS MUCH OF THE ROCKIES/INTERMOUNTAIN REGION. AN
   ELONGATED WEST-EAST FRONTAL BOUNDARY WILL CONTINUE TO BE A FOCUS FOR
   SHOWERS/THUNDERSTORMS FROM THE CENTRAL PLAINS TO THE MID ATLANTIC
   STATES.
   
   ...GREAT BASIN/SOUTHERN CA...
   IN PRESENCE OF THERMALLY ENHANCED PRESSURE GRADIENT...LOCALLY BREEZY
   CONDITIONS WILL EXIST ACROSS THE GREAT BASIN THIS AFTERNOON...WITH
   WARM TEMPERATURES GENERALLY IN THE 90S. WHILE ISOLATED-SCATTERED
   MAINLY WET THUNDERSTORMS WILL OCCUR ACROSS THE INTERMOUNTAIN
   REGION...THE THUNDERSTORMS SHOULD HAVE A DRIER /AND MORE ISOLATED/
   TENDENCY ACROSS EASTERN NV AND PERHAPS SOUTHERN CA. LIGHTNING
   STRIKES MAY YIELD NEW FIRE STARTS...WITH POTENTIAL FOR GUSTY/ERRATIC
   WINDS NEAR ANY THUNDERSTORMS.
   
   ...SOUTH CENTRAL PLAINS...
   SOUTH OF FRONTAL BOUNDARY NEAR THE KS/NEB BORDER...WARM/DRY AND
   MODESTLY BREEZY CONDITIONS WILL CONTINUE ACROSS THE SOUTH CENTRAL
   PLAINS TODAY. SUSTAINED SOUTHERLY WINDS SHOULD REACH 15 MPH /WITH
   GUSTS TO 25 MPH/ FOR SEVERAL HOURS THIS AFTERNOON IN A CORRIDOR
   ACROSS NORTHWEST TX/SOUTHERN KS AND THE NORTHWEST HALF OF OK.
   AFTERNOON TEMPERATURES WILL BE IN THE LOWER TO MIDDLE 90S...WITH
   MINIMUM RH VALUES AS LOW AS 20-30 PERCENT.
   
   ...SOUTHEAST STATES/NORTHERN FL...
   SUFFICIENTLY HIGH BOUNDARY LAYER MOISTURE SHOULD KEEP RH VALUES FROM
   REACHING CRITICAL THRESHOLDS THIS AFTERNOON...WITH RH MINIMUMS OF 35
   PERCENT OR HIGHER. WITH SURFACE HIGH PRESSURE ACROSS THE
   REGION...WIND SPEEDS WILL ALSO REMAIN LIGHT...GENERALLY 5-10 MPH.
   
   ..GUYER.. 07/03/2006
   
   ...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 030652
   
   DAY 2 FIRE WEATHER OUTLOOK  
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   0152 AM CDT MON JUL 03 2006
   
   VALID 041200Z - 051200Z
   
   ...NO CRITICAL AREAS...
   
   ...SYNOPSIS...
   UPPER RIDGE WILL SHIFT SLOWLY EASTWARD ACROSS THE ROCKIES ON
   TUESDAY...WITH PERSISTENCE OF THE GREAT LAKES/NORTHEAST STATES UPPER
   TROUGH. LIGHT BROAD SCALE WINDS AND/OR SUFFICIENTLY HIGH RH OVER THE
   MAJORITY OF THE CONUS SUGGESTS RELATIVELY MINIMAL FIRE WEATHER
   IMPACTS ON INDEPENDENCE DAY. MAINLY WET THUNDERSTORMS WILL REMAIN
   COMMON ACROSS THE INTERMOUNTAIN WEST/FOUR CORNERS AREA...WITH
   TENDENCY FOR SOME DRIER STORMS ACROSS EASTERN NV. ACROSS THE
   SOUTHEAST STATES/NORTHERN FL...SUFFICIENTLY HIGH DEWPOINTS/RH VALUES
   AND MODEST WIND SPEEDS WILL KEEP THE FIRE WEATHER THREAT MINIMAL.
   
   ..GUYER.. 07/03/2006
   
   ...PLEASE SEE WWW.SPC.NOAA.GOV/FIRE FOR GRAPHIC PRODUCT...
   
      

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