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   ZCZC SPCFWDDY1 ALL
   FNUS21 KWNS 180943
   
   DAY 1 FIRE WEATHER OUTLOOK  
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   0443 AM CDT MON SEP 18 2006
   
   VALID 181200Z - 191200Z
   
   ...NO CRITICAL AREAS...
   
   ...SYNOPSIS...
   SATELLITE LOOPS SHOW SHORTWAVE TROUGH MOVING TOWARD THE TX PANHANDLE
   THIS MORNING...WITH ANOTHER IMPULSE APPROACHING THE PACIFIC
   NORTHWEST. RIDGE AXIS THAT HAS BEEN ACROSS THE WEST THIS PAST
   WEEKEND WILL MOVE EAST AND DE-AMPLIFY. AS IT DOES...SFC PRESSURE
   GRADIENT ACROSS SRN CA WILL WEAKEN BY THIS AFTN...ALTHOUGH RELATIVE
   HUMIDITY VALUES WILL BE VERY LOW THROUGH TUESDAY. FIRE WEATHER
   CONCERNS WILL REMAIN ACROSS SRN CA WITH WEAKENING SANTA ANA EVENT.
   BY TUESDAY...WINDY CONDITIONS RETURN TO THE GREAT BASIN AS NEXT WAVE
   MOVES INLAND.
   
   ...SRN CA...
   TEMPS WILL BE IN THE MID 80S/90S INLAND...WITH MINIMUM RH VALUES
   FROM 5-10 PERCENT. SFC WINDS WILL BE STRONGEST EARLY IN THE
   PERIOD...AND A PERIOD OF NEAR CRITICAL FIRE CONDITIONS IS POSSIBLE
   THROUGH EARLY AFTN.
   
   ..TAYLOR.. 09/18/2006
   
   ...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 180944
   
   DAY 2 FIRE WEATHER OUTLOOK  
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   0444 AM CDT MON SEP 18 2006
   
   VALID 191200Z - 201200Z
   
   ...CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER AREA FOR NRN/CNTRL NV THROUGH WRN UT...
   
   ...SYNOPSIS...
   UPPER TROUGH NOW OFF THE PACIFIC NORTHWEST COAST WILL MOVE THROUGH
   CNTRL WA/ORE BY TUE EVENING. MID LEVEL WINDS WILL INCREASE TO
   BETWEEN 50-60 KT ACROSS PORTIONS OF SERN ORE/ID. SFC LOW PRESSURE
   WILL MOVE FROM NEAR BOI EARLY TUE TO WEST OF SLC LATER IN THE AFTN
   WITH A TRAILING COLD FRONT MOVING OVER THE NRN GREAT BASIN. SOUTH OF
   THE FRONT...GUSTY W/SW WINDS WILL DEVELOP OVER PORTIONS OF CNTRL NV
   THROUGH WRN UT. COMBINED WITH LOW RH VALUES/DRY FUELS...THE
   INCREASED WINDS MAY SUPPORT A CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER THREAT ON TUE.
   
   ...CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER AREA - NRN/CNTRL NV THROUGH WRN UT...
   
   PRIMARY CONDITIONS: GUSTY W/SW WINDS 15-30 MPH/LOW RH VALUES/DRY
   FUELS
   
   MINIMUM RH VALUES WILL FALL BELOW 20 PERCENT IN SOME LOCATIONS ON
   TUESDAY...AND CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS WILL BE MOST LIKELY
   ACROSS THE CNTRL MTNS/HUMBOLDT BASIN IN NV AND SW UT DESERTS. SOME
   PRECIPITATION IS LIKELY IN NRN UT AND GENERALLY COOLER TEMPS/HIGHER
   HUMIDITY WILL LESSEN FIRE THREAT IN THAT AREA. LATEST FIRE DANGER
   ADJECTIVE OBSERVATIONS ACROSS MUCH OF NV ARE STILL IN THE HIGH/VERY
   HIGH RANGE.
   
   ..TAYLOR.. 09/18/2006
   
   ...PLEASE SEE WWW.SPC.NOAA.GOV/FIRE FOR GRAPHIC PRODUCT...
   
      

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