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Day 1 and Day 2 Fire Weather Outlooks

Day 1 Fire Weather Forecast graphic

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   ZCZC SPCFWDDY1 ALL
   FNUS21 KWNS 200958
   
   DAY 1 FIRE WEATHER OUTLOOK  
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   0358 AM CST MON NOV 20 2006
   
   VALID 201200Z - 211200Z
   
   ...NO CRITICAL AREAS...
   
   ...SYNOPSIS...
   A LARGE AREA OF SURFACE HIGH PRESSURE MOVES TOWARD THE LOWER
   MISSISSIPPI VALLEY TODAY...MAINTAINING A COOL AND RELATIVELY DRY
   AIRMASS ACROSS MUCH OF THE EAST. UPPER LEVEL HIGH PRESSURE WILL
   BRING ANOTHER DAY OF NEAR RECORD TEMPERATURES TO THE SOUTHWEST...
   AND STRONG WESTERLY FLOW ALOFT MAINTAINS PERIODS OF RAIN AND
   MOUNTAIN SNOW IN THE PACIFIC NORTHWEST.
   
   ...SRN AZ...
   SURFACE HIGH PRESSURE EAST OF THE CONTINENTAL DIVIDE LEADS TO BREEZY
   DOWNSLOPE WINDS OF 15 TO 20 MPH /LOCALLY GUSTING TO 30 MPH/ THROUGH
   THE AFTERNOON. MAXIMUM TEMPERATURES WILL APPROACH RECORD LEVELS WITH
   HIGHS IN THE VALLEYS RANGING FROM THE MIDDLE 70S TO THE MIDDLE 80S.
   SURFACE DEW POINTS IN THE 20S ARE EXPECTED LATER TODAY...PRODUCING
   MINIMUM RH BETWEEN 10 TO 15 PERCENT.
   
   ...FL PANHANDLE/SRN AL...
   HIGH PRESSURE MOVES TOWARD THE LOWER MISSISSIPPI VALLEY LATER
   TODAY...WITH NWLY SURFACE WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 MPH NEAR THE
   GULF COAST. DEW POINTS SHOULD REMAIN IN THE MIDDLE TO UPPER 20S...
   BUT WITH THE COOL AIRMASS /MAX TEMPERATURES IN THE LOWER TO MIDDLE
   50S/ MINIMUM RH IS EXPECTED TO REMAIN NEAR OR ABOVE 35 PERCENT.
   
   ..BRIGHT.. 11/20/2006
   
   ...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 200959
   
   DAY 2 FIRE WEATHER OUTLOOK  
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   0359 AM CST MON NOV 20 2006
   
   VALID 211200Z - 221200Z
   
   ...NO CRITICAL AREAS...
   
   ...SYNOPSIS...
   THE LARGE-SCALE PATTERN BECOMES MORE PROGRESSIVE OVER THE NRN STATES
   ON TUESDAY...WITH UPPER LOW CUTTING OFF OVER FL AND WESTERLIES
   EXTENDING SWD THROUGH THE GREAT BASIN. AT THE SURFACE HIGH PRESSURE
   EXTENDS FROM THE TX COAST THROUGH NEW ENGLAND MAINTAINING BREEZY NLY
   WINDS OVER THE SOUTHEAST. THE WET PATTERN CONTINUES IN THE PACIFIC
   NORTHWEST...WITH AN INCREASING CHANCE OF SHOWERS ALONG ATLANTIC
   COAST FROM FL TO VA.
   
   ...SRN PLAINS...
   THE REPOSITIONING OF THE SURFACE HIGH OVER THE MISSISSIPPI VALLEY
   AND THE DEVELOPMENT OF A LEE TROUGH IN THE WESTERN PLAINS RESULTS IN
   INCREASING SLY/SWLY WINDS /20 TO 30 MPH/ FROM WEST TX THROUGH WRN KS
   TUESDAY AFTERNOON. AS MAXIMUM TEMPERATURES REACH 65 TO 70 AND
   MINIMUM RH FALLS TO ABOUT 25 PERCENT...NEAR CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER
   CONDITIONS ARE ANTICIPATED.
   
   ...NRN FL/SRN AL/SWRN GA...
   NLY SURFACE WINDS OF 15 TO 25 MPH AND MINIMUM RH BETWEEN 35 AND 40
   PERCENT RESULT IN ANOTHER DAY OF NEAR CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER
   CONDITIONS. AFTERNOON TEMPERATURES ARE EXPECTED TO REMAIN COOL WITH
   HIGHS IN THE LOWER TO MIDDLE 50S.
   
   ..BRIGHT.. 11/20/2006
   
   ...PLEASE SEE WWW.SPC.NOAA.GOV/FIRE FOR GRAPHIC PRODUCT...
   
      

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