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Day 1 Fire Weather Forecast graphic

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   ZCZC SPCFWDDY1 ALL
   FNUS21 KWNS 040800
   
   DAY 1 FIRE WEATHER OUTLOOK  
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   0300 AM CDT TUE JUL 04 2006
   
   VALID 041200Z - 051200Z
   
   ...CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER AREA FOR PORTIONS OF CENTRAL/EASTERN NV FOR
   DRY THUNDERSTORMS...
   
   ...SYNOPSIS...
   UPPER RIDGE WILL SHIFT SLOWLY EASTWARD ACROSS THE ROCKIES
   TODAY...WITH AMPLIFICATION OF THE GREAT LAKES/NORTHEAST STATES UPPER
   TROUGH. OVER THE MAJORITY OF THE CONUS...LIGHT BROAD SCALE WINDS
   AND/OR SUFFICIENTLY HIGH RH SUGGESTS RELATIVELY MINIMAL FIRE WEATHER
   POTENTIAL. BENEATH THE UPPER RIDGE...MAINLY WET THUNDERSTORMS WILL
   REMAIN COMMON ACROSS THE INTERMOUNTAIN WEST/FOUR CORNERS AREA...WITH
   DRIER STORMS ACROSS NV/SOUTHERN CA MOUNTAINS. ACROSS THE SOUTHEAST
   STATES/NORTHERN FL...SUFFICIENTLY HIGH DEWPOINTS/RH VALUES AND
   MODEST WIND SPEEDS WILL KEEP THE FIRE WEATHER THREAT MINIMAL.
   
   ...CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER AREA - PORTIONS OF CENTRAL/EASTERN NV FOR
   DRY THUNDERSTORMS...
   
   PRIMARY CONDITIONS: DRY THUNDERSTORMS WITH GUSTY WINDS
   
   ON THE FRINGE OF DEEPER MOISTURE TO THE EAST...ISOLATED TO SCATTERED
   MAINLY DRY THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED ACROSS PORTIONS OF
   CENTRAL/EASTERN NV THIS AFTERNOON AND EARLY EVENING. ASIDE FROM THE
   POTENTIAL FOR NEW FIRE STARTS...DRY SUB-CLOUD LAYERS WILL BE
   FAVORABLE FOR EVAPORATIVE COOLING AND ASSOCIATED GUSTY/ERRATIC
   WINDS. OUTSIDE OF THUNDERSTORMS...BROAD SCALE SOUTH-SOUTHWEST WINDS
   WILL BE RELATIVELY MODEST BETWEEN 10-20 MPH...WITH WARM TEMPERATURES
   MAINLY FROM THE MIDDLE 80S TO MIDDLE 90S.
   
   ..GUYER.. 07/04/2006
   
   ...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 040801
   
   DAY 2 FIRE WEATHER OUTLOOK  
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   0301 AM CDT TUE JUL 04 2006
   
   VALID 051200Z - 061200Z
   
   ...CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER AREA FOR CENTRAL NV FOR DRY
   THUNDERSTORMS...
   
   ...SYNOPSIS...
   UPPER TROUGH WILL FURTHER AMPLIFY OVER THE NORTHEAST STATES ON
   WEDNESDAY...WITH UPPER RIDGE CONTINUING TO TRANSITION EASTWARD FROM
   THE ROCKIES TOWARD THE HIGH PLAINS. MAINLY WET THUNDERSTORMS WILL
   REMAIN PREVALENT ACROSS THE ROCKIES/INTERMOUNTAIN WEST...WITH DRIER
   THUNDERSTORMS ACROSS THE CENTRAL GREAT BASIN.
   ELSEWHERE...SHOWERS/THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE FOCUSED ALONG A FRONTAL
   BOUNDARY FROM THE ARKLATEX TO THE MID ATLANTIC STATES.
   
   ...CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER AREA - CENTRAL NV FOR DRY THUNDERSTORMS...
   
   PRIMARY CONDITIONS: DRY THUNDERSTORMS WITH GUSTY WINDS
   
   SIMILAR TO DAY 1/TUESDAY...SUFFICIENT MID LEVEL MOISTURE/INSTABILITY
   WILL LIKELY LEAD TO ANOTHER BOUT OF MAINLY DRY THUNDERSTORMS ACROSS
   PORTIONS OF CENTRAL NV ON WEDNESDAY. PRECIPITABLE WATER VALUES WILL
   LIKELY REMAIN AROUND 0.50-0.60 INCHES. DEEPLY MIXED BOUNDARY
   LAYER/INVERTED-V PROFILES SUGGEST RAINFALL AMOUNTS WILL REMAIN
   LIGHT...WITH GUSTY/ERRATIC WIND GUST POTENTIAL VIA CONVECTIVE
   DOWNDRAFTS.
   
   ..GUYER.. 07/04/2006
   
   ...PLEASE SEE WWW.SPC.NOAA.GOV/FIRE FOR GRAPHIC PRODUCT...
   
      

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