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   ZCZC SPCFWDDY1 ALL
   FNUS21 KWNS 230939
   
   DAY 1 FIRE WEATHER OUTLOOK  
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   0439 AM CDT MON OCT 23 2006
   
   VALID 231200Z - 241200Z
   
   ...NO CRITICAL AREAS...
   
   ...SYNOPSIS...
   LARGE UPPER TROUGH WILL REMAIN ENTRENCHED ACROSS THE ERN THIRD OF
   THE NATION TODAY...WITH THE COLDEST AIR MOVING ACROSS THE MIDWEST
   AND GREAT LAKES. WEAK LEE TROUGH WILL DEVELOP ACROSS THE HIGH
   PLAINS...AS SFC RIDGE AXIS MOVES EAST. SFC COLD FRONT WILL MOVE
   ACROSS CNTRL/SRN PORTIONS OF FL TODAY...AND INTO THE GULF BY THIS
   EVENING. POST-FRONTAL AIRMASS ACROSS THE SOUTHEAST WILL BE COOLER
   AND DRIER...BUT ALSO WINDIER AND THIS MAY INCREASE FIRE CONCERNS FOR
   THE EARLY PART OF THE WEEK.
   
   ...SERN AL/CNTRL AND SRN GA/NRN FL AND PANHANDLE...
   SFC DEWPOINTS WILL CONTINUE TO FALL TODAY WITH BUILDING HIGH
   PRESSURE INTO THE MID MS VALLEY AND WRN GULF. DEWPOINTS NOW IN THE
   60S/70S OVER FL WILL FALL INTO THE MID 30S ACROSS THE FL PANHANDLE
   AND N FL...AND INTO THE MID/UPPER 40S ACROSS CNTRL FL BY TONIGHT.
   AIRMASS ACROSS AL/GA WILL BE EVEN DRIER...WITH MINIMUM RH VALUES
   EXPECTED BELOW 25-30 PERCENT. SFC WINDS WILL BE FROM THE NW AT 15-20
   MPH. THESE CONDITIONS...WHEN COMBINED WITH HIGH OBSERVED KBDI
   VALUES...SUGGEST AN INCREASED POTENTIAL FOR WIND DRIVEN FIRE SHOULD
   IGNITIONS OCCUR.
   
   ..TAYLOR.. 10/23/2006
   
   ...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 230940
   
   DAY 2 FIRE WEATHER OUTLOOK  
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   0440 AM CDT MON OCT 23 2006
   
   VALID 241200Z - 251200Z
   
   ...NO CRITICAL AREAS...
   
   ...SYNOPSIS...
   UPPER LEVEL RIDGE AXIS WILL MOVE ACROSS THE NRN PLAINS ON
   TUESDAY...AHEAD OF DIGGING UPPER TROUGH APPROACHING FROM THE PACIFIC
   NORTHWEST. SRN STREAM IMPULSE...PARTIALLY THE REMNANTS OF UPPER LOW
   NOW WEST OF BAJA...WILL MOVE ACROSS THE SOUTHWEST WITH 40-50 KT
   SUBTROPICAL JET. AT THE SFC...SLY FLOW WILL RETURN TO THE SRN PLAINS
   AHEAD OF DEEPENING LEE SIDE TROUGH...WHILE HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS INTO
   THE SOUTHEAST. FIRE CONCERNS APPEAR TO BE MINIMAL ACROSS THE
   NATION...WITH THE EXCEPTION OF THE SOUTHEAST...WHERE HUMIDITY WILL
   CONTINUE TO BE LOW WITHIN POST-FRONTAL AIRMASS.
   
   ..TAYLOR.. 10/23/2006
   
   ...PLEASE SEE WWW.SPC.NOAA.GOV/FIRE FOR GRAPHIC PRODUCT...
   
      

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