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Day 1 Fire Weather Forecast graphic

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   ZCZC SPCFWDDY1 ALL
   FNUS21 KWNS 270911
   
   DAY 1 FIRE WEATHER OUTLOOK  
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   0311 AM CST MON NOV 27 2006
   
   VALID 271200Z - 281200Z
   
   ...NO CRITICAL AREAS...
   
   ...SYNOPSIS...
   MAJOR PATTERN CHANGE IS UNDERWAY FOR MUCH OF THE CONUS...AS INTENSE
   UPPER TROUGH AXIS BEGINS TO MOVE ONSHORE FROM THE ERN PACIFIC. UPPER
   LEVEL LOW WILL BEGIN TO FILL GRADUALLY TODAY ACROSS SRN BC/WA...BUT
   SFC SYSTEM WILL DEEPEN AS IT PROGRESSES ACROSS THE NRN ROCKIES.
   ARCTIC FRONT EXTENDS EARLY THIS MORNING FROM NW MO/SE KS THROUGH THE
   NW TX PANHANDLE...THEN JUST EAST OF THE CO FRONT RANGE. THIS
   BOUNDARY WILL SLOW ITS SWD PROGRESS AND BECOME STALLED/STATIONARY
   ACROSS KS TODAY.
   
   ...SRN HIGH PLAINS...
   WINDY/WARM CONDITIONS ARE LIKELY SOUTH OF THE FRONT AND WEST OF THE
   LEE TROUGH. WIDESPREAD CRITICAL FIRE CONDITIONS ARE NOT EXPECTED DUE
   TO MIN RH VALUES GENERALLY ABOVE 20 PERCENT AND A TREND TOWARD
   COOLER TEMPS RELATIVE TO PAST DAYS. MUCH BELOW NORMAL TEMPS /BY AT
   LEAST 20+ DEGREES/ ARE EXPECTED ACROSS MOST OF THE PLAINS BY THE
   MIDDLE OF THE WEEK.
   
   ..TAYLOR.. 11/27/2006
   
   ...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 270912
   
   DAY 2 FIRE WEATHER OUTLOOK  
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   0312 AM CST MON NOV 27 2006
   
   VALID 281200Z - 291200Z
   
   ...NO CRITICAL AREAS...
   
   ...SYNOPSIS...
   UPPER LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM NOW IN THE PACIFIC NORTHWEST WILL
   TRANSITION EWD ON TUESDAY AS 110 KT MID LEVEL JET DIGS AROUND THE
   BASE OF WRN LONGWAVE TROUGH. AS THIS SYSTEM APPROACHES...ASSOCIATED
   SFC LOW PRESSURE WILL DEEPEN ACROSS THE ERN DAKOTAS WITH A SECONDARY
   LOW FORMING IN THE HIGH PLAINS ALONG COLD FRONT. TUESDAY WILL MARK
   THE LAST DAY OF WARM/WINDY WEATHER IN THE SRN HIGH PLAINS BEFORE THE
   ARCTIC COLD FRONT SURGES SWD INTO THE SRN PLAINS ON WEDNESDAY. 
   
   IN THE WAKE OF WESTERN STORM SYSTEM...UPPER RIDGE WILL BEGIN TO
   BUILD JUST OFF THE WEST COAST...SETTING THE STAGE FOR A STRONG
   OFFSHORE WIND EVENT BEGINNING EARLY WEDNESDAY THROUGH FRIDAY.
   
   ...SRN HIGH PLAINS...
   SFC PRESSURE GRADIENT WILL BE STRONGER OVER THIS REGION THAN ON
   MONDAY...AND SFC WINDS WILL RESPOND ACCORDINGLY. SUSTAINED WINDS OF
   20-35 MPH WITH HIGHER GUSTS TO 45 MPH ARE POSSIBLE IN THE NERN NM
   PLAINS AS WELL AS TX S PLAINS AND TX/OK PANHANDLE REGION. MAX TEMPS
   IN THE 60S/70S COMBINED WITH RH VALUES IN THE 20-25 PERCENT RANGE
   WILL RESULT IN AN ENHANCED THREAT FOR WIND DRIVEN WILDFIRE...SHOULD
   IGNITIONS OCCUR.
   
   ..TAYLOR.. 11/27/2006
   
   ...PLEASE SEE WWW.SPC.NOAA.GOV/FIRE FOR GRAPHIC PRODUCT...
   
      

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