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   ZCZC SPCFWDDY1 ALL
   FNUS21 KWNS 030911
   
   DAY 1 FIRE WEATHER OUTLOOK  
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   0411 AM CDT TUE OCT 03 2006
   
   VALID 031200Z - 041200Z
   
   ...CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER AREA FOR SERN KS/SW MO/NERN AND NCNTRL
   OK...
   
   ...SYNOPSIS...
   EARLY MORNING WATER VAPOR LOOPS DEPICT SHORTWAVE TROUGH ACROSS
   NCNTRL WY/SERN MT WITH SOUTHERN STREAM IMPULSE ACROSS THE SOUTHWEST.
   AS THIS SYSTEM MOVES EAST TODAY...LARGE SCALE HEIGHT FALLS WILL
   OVERSPREAD THE PLAINS...RESULTING IN DEEPENING LEE TROUGH AND WINDY
   CONDITIONS. CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS ARE POSSIBLE ACROSS
   PORTIONS OF OK/KS/MO DUE TO THE ABOVE NORMAL TEMPS/STRONG WINDS AND
   LONG TERM DROUGHT.
   
   ...CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER AREA - SERN KS/SW MO/NERN AND NCNTRL OK...
   
   PRIMARY CONDITIONS: S/SW WINDS 20-25 MPH/LOW RH VALUES/MODERATE TO
   SEVERE LONG TERM DROUGHT
   
   ON MONDAY...HIGH TEMPERATURES WERE 10-15 DEGREES ABOVE NORMAL WITH
   SEVERAL RECORD HIGHS SET OR TIED ACROSS THE CNTRL/SRN PLAINS.
   SIMILAR CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED TODAY AS TEMPS CLIMB INTO THE 90S
   AGAIN. IN ADDITION...SUSTAINED S/SW WINDS WILL INCREASE TO 20-25 MPH
   WITH OCNL HIGHER GUSTS TO 35-40 MPH. KBDI AND FIRE DANGER CLASS
   OBSERVATIONS CONTINUE TO INDICATE HIGH OR VERY HIGH VALUES. WIND
   DRIVEN FIRES WILL POSE A CRITICAL RISK SHOULD IGNITIONS OCCUR.
   
   ..TAYLOR.. 10/03/2006
   
   ...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 030911
   
   DAY 2 FIRE WEATHER OUTLOOK  
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   0411 AM CDT TUE OCT 03 2006
   
   VALID 041200Z - 051200Z
   
   ...NO CRITICAL AREAS...
   
   ...SYNOPSIS...
   RIDGE WILL BUILD ACROSS THE NRN PLAINS ON WED IN THE WAKE OF
   DEPARTING COLD FRONT IN THE OH VALLEY. IN THE WEST...UPPER LOW NOW
   OFF THE WEST COAST WILL MOVE TOWARD MONTEREY BAY...AS 60-70 KT MID
   LEVEL JET DIGS AROUND THE BASE OF THE TROUGH. WINDS WILL BE ON THE
   INCREASE ACROSS THE GREAT BASIN...AS SFC LOW PRESSURE DEEPENS IN
   CNTRL NV.
   
   ...SRN NV/SERN CA...
   CRITICAL FIRE CONDITIONS MAY DEVELOP ON WED ACROSS PORTIONS OF THE
   SRN GREAT BASIN THROUGH THE CO RIVER VALLEY. MINIMUM RH VALUES MAY
   DROP TO 15-20 PERCENT...THOUGH TEMPS WILL BE NEAR SEASONAL NORMALS.
   A GREATER THREAT MAY EXIST ON THURSDAY AS TROUGH MOVES INLAND.
   
   ..TAYLOR.. 10/03/2006
   
   ...PLEASE SEE WWW.SPC.NOAA.GOV/FIRE FOR GRAPHIC PRODUCT...
   
      

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