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Day 1 and Day 2 Fire Weather Outlooks

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   ZCZC SPCFWDDY1 ALL
   FNUS21 KWNS 180856
   
   DAY 1 FIRE WEATHER OUTLOOK  
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   0256 AM CST SAT NOV 18 2006
   
   VALID 181200Z - 191200Z
   
   ...NO CRITICAL AREAS...
   
   ...SYNOPSIS...
   FLOW AMPLIFIES OVER THE U.S. TODAY AS AN UPPER RIDGE BUILDS IN THE
   WEST AND LONGWAVE TROUGH DEEPENS OVER THE EAST. SURFACE HIGH
   PRESSURE COVERS MOST OF THE INTERIOR U.S. AND WILL BRING DRY
   CONDITIONS AND RELATIVELY LIGHT WINDS TO MOST OF THE NATION.
   
   ...NRN/CNTRL AZ...
   SURFACE HIGH PRESSURE BUILDING OVER THE CENTRAL AND NORTHERN ROCKIES
   WILL PUSH A WEAK COOL FRONT THROUGH NORTHERN AZ THIS AFTERNOON.
   SURFACE WINDS WILL BECOME NELY AND INCREASE TO AROUND 10 TO 15 MPH
   WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 20 MPH IN FAVORABLE DOWNSLOPE AREAS.  THE LOW
   LEVEL AIRMASS REMAINS DRY WITH AFTERNOON RH FALLING INTO THE LOWER
   TO MIDDLE TEENS. 
   
   ...SRN GA/NRN FL...
   DRY CONDITIONS CONTINUE IN THE REGION WITH AFTERNOON RH FALLING TO
   ABOUT 30 PERCENT AND MAXIMUM TEMPERATURES IN THE MIDDLE 60S.
   ALTHOUGH DROUGHT CONDITIONS CONTINUE IN THE AREA...LIGHT NORTHWEST
   WINDS AT OR BELOW 10 MPH PRECLUDE A CRITICAL OUTLOOK.
   
   ..BRIGHT.. 11/18/2006
   
   ...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 180935
   
   DAY 2 FIRE WEATHER OUTLOOK  
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   0335 AM CST SAT NOV 18 2006
   
   VALID 191200Z - 201200Z
   
   ...NO CRITICAL AREAS...
   
   ...SYNOPSIS...
   HIGH AMPLITUDE PATTERN CONTINUES OVER THE NATION WITH STRONG UPPER
   RIDGE IN THE WEST AND TROUGH IN THE EAST. SURFACE HIGH PRESSURE
   REMAINS CENTERED OVER THE CENTRAL U.S. WITH A DRY AIRMASS COVERING
   MOST OF THE SOUTHEAST...CENTRAL...AND SOUTHWESTERN STATES. A STRONG
   TROUGH WILL BRING RAIN...MOUNTAIN SNOW...AND WIND TO THE PACIFIC
   NORTHWEST.
   
   ...SERN AZ...
   AS SURFACE HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS INTO THE SOUTHERN PLAINS...DRY
   ELY/NELY DOWNSLOPE WINDS INCREASE OVER SOUTHEAST AZ REACHING 15 TO
   25 MPH WITH LOCALLY HIGHER GUSTS SUNDAY AFTERNOON. MILD AFTERNOON
   TEMPERATURES /MID 70S TO LOWER 80S LOWER DESERTS/ AND MINIMUM RH IN
   THE TEENS PRODUCE NEAR CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS SUNDAY
   AFTERNOON.
   
   ...CNTRL/NRN FL...
   DRY AIR LINGERS OVER FL SUNDAY WITH MINIMUM RH AT 30 TO 35 PERCENT
   AND WEST/NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH. AFTERNOON TEMPERATURES
   SHOULD REACH THE MIDDLE TO UPPER 60S. CONSIDERING THE ONGOING
   DROUGHT CONDITIONS...ABOVE NORMAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS ARE
   EXPECTED AGAIN SUNDAY.
   
   ..BRIGHT.. 11/18/2006
   
   ...PLEASE SEE WWW.SPC.NOAA.GOV/FIRE FOR GRAPHIC PRODUCT...
   
      

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