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   FNUS21 KWNS 090959
   
   DAY 1 FIRE WEATHER OUTLOOK  
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   0359 AM CST THU NOV 09 2006
   
   VALID 091200Z - 101200Z
   
   ...CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER AREA FOR PORTIONS OF SRN CA...
   
   ...SYNOPSIS...
   A COLD FRONT WILL CONTINUE MOVING SOUTHWARD INTO THE CENTRAL PLAINS
   TODAY. A SURFACE LOW OVER THE OKLAHOMA/TEXAS PANHANDLES WILL MOVE TO
   EASTERN OKLAHOMA BY THE END OF THE PERIOD..AHEAD OF A UPPER-LEVEL
   TROUGH OF LOW PRESSURE.  WEAK SURFACE HIGH PRESSURE WILL HOLD OVER
   THE SOUTHEASTERN US.
   
   ...CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER AREA - PORTIONS OF SRN CA...
   
   PRIMARY CONDITIONS: STRONG GUSTY NLY WINDS...VERY LOW HUMIDITY
   
   AS HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS IN FROM THE NORTH..THE INCREASING PRESSURE
   GRADIENT OVER THE AREA WILL PRODUCE STRONG AND GUSTY NORTHERLY WINDS
   TODAY AND HUMIDITY VALUES DURING THE AFTERNOON SHOULD DROP TO AT OR
   BELOW 10 PERCENT.  DURING THE NIGHT..THE HUMIDITY VALUES WILL NOT
   RECOVER VERY WELL..RESULTING IN CONTINUED DRY CONDITIONS AS THE
   WINDS BECOME MORE NORTHEASTERLY.  HIGHS ON THURSDAY WILL NOT BE AS
   HIGH AS THE RECORD OR NEAR RECORD TEMPERATURES OF MUCH OF THE PAST
   WEEK.  VERY HIGH FIRE DANGERS REMAIN ACROSS THE AREA AND THE DRY AND
   HOT CONDITIONS OF THE PAST WEEK HAVE CONTINUED TO DRY THE FUELS.
   
   ...ERN NM/WRN TX PNHDL...
   VERY WARM TEMPERATURES..LOW HUMIDITY AND STRONG WESTERLY WINDS WILL
   OCCUR ON THURSDAY AFTERNOON. AT THIS TIME..IT APPEARS THE
   WINDS..WHILE STRONG AND GUSTY FOR A FEW HOURS WILL NOT BE STRONG
   ENOUGH DURING THE AFTERNOON FOR A CRITICAL AREA.
   
   ..BOTHWELL.. 11/09/2006
   
   ...PLEASE SEE WWW.SPC.NOAA.GOV/FIRE FOR GRAPHIC PRODUCT...
   
      
Day 2 Fire Weather Forecast graphic

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   FNUS22 KWNS 091016
   
   DAY 2 FIRE WEATHER OUTLOOK  
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   0416 AM CST THU NOV 09 2006
   
   VALID 101200Z - 111200Z
   
   ...CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER AREA FOR PORTIONS OF SRN CA...
   
   ...SYNOPSIS...
   HIGH PRESSURE WILL CONTINUE TO BUILD ACROSS MOST OF THE CENTRAL US
   BEHIND AN ADVANCING COLD FRONT AND UPPER LEVEL STORM SYSTEM.  RAIN
   AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE ASSOCIATED WITH THE FRONT AS IT MOVES
   EASTWARD INTO THE EASTERN US.  ANOTHER IN A SERIES OF STORM SYSTEMS
   WILL ENTER THE PACIFIC NORTHWEST..WITH ANOTHER ROUND OF
   PRECIPITATION IN THE NORTHWEST. THE SOUTHWEST INCLUDING SOUTHERN
   CALIFORNIA WILL REMAIN DRY.
   
   ...CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER AREA - PORTIONS OF SRN CA...
   
   PRIMARY CONDITIONS: STRONG WINDS AND VERY LOW HUMIDITY
   
   AN OFFSHORE WIND EVENT SHOULD BE ONGOING AT THE START OF THE PERIOD
   WITH STRONG AND GUSTY NORTHEASTERLY WINDS OF 15 TO 25 MPH AND GUSTS
   TO 40 TO 50 MPH.  THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY MORNING SHOULD SEE A
   CONTINUATION OF LOW HUMIDITY/POOR OVERNIGHT HUMIDITY RECOVERY AND
   DURING THE AFTERNOON..HUMIDITY VALUES SHOULD AGAIN BE AT OR BELOW 10
   PERCENT.  WINDS SHOULD DIMINISH SOMEWHAT BY FRIDAY EVENING ALTHOUGH
   IT MAY BE ANOTHER NIGHT WITH POOR HUMIDITY RECOVERY.  AFTERNOON
   TEMPERATURES WILL BE WARM WITH HIGHS IN THE 70S AND 80S.
   
   ..BOTHWELL.. 11/09/2006
   
   ...PLEASE SEE WWW.SPC.NOAA.GOV/FIRE FOR GRAPHIC PRODUCT...
   
      

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