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Day 1 Fire Weather Forecast graphic

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   ZCZC SPCFWDDY1 ALL
   FNUS21 KWNS 120826
   
   DAY 1 FIRE WEATHER OUTLOOK  
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   0226 AM CST SUN NOV 12 2006
   
   VALID 121200Z - 131200Z
   
   ...NO CRITICAL AREAS...
   
   ...SYNOPSIS...
   A LARGE AND BROAD UPPER-LEVEL TROUGH WILL BE MAINTAINED ACROSS THE
   WRN CONUS THROUGH THE PERIOD...AS A SHORTWAVE NEAR THE FOUR CORNERS 
   LIFTS NEWD TOWARDS THE UPPER MIDWEST...WHILE ANOTHER IMPULSE MOVES
   INTO THE PACIFIC NW. AT THE SURFACE...A COLD FRONT WILL MOVE QUICKLY
   EWD ONTO THE PLAINS THIS AFTERNOON...WITH HIGH PRESSURE FOLLOWING IN
   ITS WAKE TONIGHT. IN THE EAST...A SURFACE LOW WILL INTENSIFY AND
   MOVE SLOWLY E OFF THE MID-ATLANTIC COAST.
   
   ...E-CNTRL/SERN NM INTO NWRN TX...
   SUSTAINED SWLY WINDS AROUND 25 MPH WILL BE COMMON TODAY TO THE S OF
   A SURFACE LOW CENTERED OVER SERN CO. A COLD FRONT WILL PUSH ACROSS
   THE AREA DURING THE AFTERNOON...SWITCHING WINDS TO THE NW BUT
   MAINTAINING RATHER STRONG SPEEDS THROUGH SUNSET. TEMPERATURES SHOULD
   BE ABLE TO WARM INTO THE 60S AHEAD OF THE FRONT. WITH DEW POINTS IN
   THE 20S...RH VALUES WILL LIKELY DROP TO AROUND 20 TO 25 PERCENT.
   
   ...PORTIONS OF THE SRN CA COASTAL RANGE...
   WIND GUSTS IN EXCESS OF 30 MPH HAD BECOME COMMON EARLY THIS MORNING
   IN CANYONS/PASSES N/NW OF THE LAX METRO AREA. THE SURFACE PRESSURE
   GRADIENT WILL BE AT ITS STRONGEST AROUND SUNRISE...BEFORE WEAKENING
   AS HIGH PRESSURE MOVES E OF THE GREAT BASIN. WINDS SHOULD DIMINISH
   BELOW 20 MPH IN MOST AREAS DURING THE AFTERNOON. THE CONTINUED
   OFFSHORE FLOW ALONG WITH ABUNDANT INSOLATION WILL QUICKLY DRY THE
   LOW-LEVEL AIR MASS LATER THIS MORNING. HOWEVER...RH VALUES WILL
   GENERALLY REMAIN AOA 15 PERCENT.
   
   ..NRN FL/FAR SRN GA/FAR SERN AL...
   NWLY WINDS WILL CONTINUE TO ADVECT A MUCH DRIER AIR MASS INTO THE
   REGION TODAY...WITH DEW POINTS FALLING INTO THE 30S. ALTHOUGH
   UPPER-LEVEL CLOUDINESS SHOULD TEMPER DAYTIME HEATING
   SOMEWHAT...TEMPERATURES SHOULD STILL REACH THE UPPER 60S. THIS WILL
   LEAD TO RH VALUES AROUND 30 PERCENT. WITH A SHALLOW BOUNDARY LAYER
   LIMITING MIXING OF STRONGER WINDS ALOFT...SUSTAINED WIND SPEEDS WILL
   REMAIN AROUND 10 MPH.
   
   ..GRAMS.. 11/12/2006
   
   ...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 120926
   
   DAY 2 FIRE WEATHER OUTLOOK  
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   0326 AM CST SUN NOV 12 2006
   
   VALID 131200Z - 141200Z
   
   ...NO CRITICAL AREAS...
   
   ...SYNOPSIS...
   A BROAD UPPER-LEVEL TROUGH WILL DOMINATE MUCH OF THE CONUS ON
   MONDAY. WARM AND DRY CONDITIONS WILL GENERALLY BE CONFINED TO THE
   SOUTHWEST DESERTS AND PORTIONS OF THE SOUTHEAST.
   
   ...ANTELOPE VALLEY OF SRN CA...
   W/NWLY FLOW WILL INCREASE ACROSS SRN CA MONDAY MORNING AS A
   MID-LEVEL IMPULSE MOVES ACROSS THE GREAT BASIN. THIS WILL AID IN
   DOWNSLOPE FLOW IMMEDIATELY E/SE OF THE TEHACHAPI MTNS. SURFACE WINDS
   SHOULD REACH 20 TO 25 MPH DURING THE AFTERNOON. WITH TEMPERATURES
   WARMING INTO THE 60S...RH VALUES SHOULD APPROACH 15 TO 20
   PERCENT...PRIOR TO LOW-LEVEL MOISTURE INCREASING WITH THE ONSHORE
   FLOW. 
   
   ...CNTRL/SRN GA AND NRN FL...
   TEMPERATURES SHOULD BE A FEW DEGREES WARMER COMPARED TO SUNDAY WITH
   LITTLE CHANGE IN LOW-LEVEL DEW POINTS. WITH TEMPERATURES FROM 70 TO
   75...CRITICALLY LOW RH OF 25 TO 30 PERCENT WILL DEVELOP BY EARLY
   AFTERNOON. WINDS WILL REMAIN LIGHT...UNDER 10 MPH.
   
   ..GRAMS.. 11/12/2006
   
   ...PLEASE SEE WWW.SPC.NOAA.GOV/FIRE FOR GRAPHIC PRODUCT...
   
      

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