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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 180713
   
   DAY 1 FIRE WEATHER OUTLOOK  
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   0113 AM CST MON DEC 18 2006
   
   VALID 181200Z - 191200Z
   
   ...NO CRITICAL AREAS...
   
   ...SYNOPSIS...
   A CLOSED UPPER-LEVEL LOW WILL REMAIN NEARLY STATIONARY ACROSS SRN CA
   THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING. PROGRESSIVE NRN STREAM SHORTWAVE TROUGH
   WILL PUSH ACROSS THE UPPER MIDWEST AND GREAT LAKES. A FLAT RIDGE
   WILL HELP MAINTAIN WELL-ABOVE NORMAL TEMPERATURES ACROSS THE GULF
   COAST AND SERN STATES. A COLD FRONT WILL CONTINUE TO MOVE SWD ACROSS
   THE SRN HIGH PLAINS...WITH WARM/MOIST ADVECTION OVERRUNNING THE
   FRONT AND LEADING TO PRECIPITATION EARLY TUESDAY MORNING. SURFACE
   HIGH PRESSURE WILL BE ANCHORED ACROSS THE NRN GREAT BASIN/NRN
   ROCKIES INTO THE CNTRL PLAINS. A MODEST SURFACE PRESSURE GRADIENT
   AND FAVORABLE LOW/MID-LEVEL WIND DIRECTION ALIGNMENT WILL AID IN
   COOL OFFSHORE FLOW OVER PORTIONS OF THE SRN CA COASTAL RANGE.
   
   ...SRN CA COASTAL RANGES N/NW OF LOS ANGELES...
   LOCALLY GUSTY OFFSHORE FLOW WILL LIKELY PEAK LATER THIS MORNING
   IMMEDIATELY DOWNSLOPE OF THE SAN GABRIEL/SANTA MONICA/SANTA YNEZ
   MTNS. THIS WILL RESULT IN CONTINUED DRYING FROM THE RECENT LIGHT
   RAINFALL OVER THE WEEKEND...AND SHOULD ALLOW RH VALUES TO FALL TO
   AROUND 20 TO 25 PERCENT BY THIS AFTERNOON. TEMPERATURES WILL REMAIN
   COOL WITH HIGHS GENERALLY IN THE 50S.
   
   ..GRAMS.. 12/18/2006
   
   ...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 180719
   
   DAY 2 FIRE WEATHER OUTLOOK  
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   0119 AM CST MON DEC 18 2006
   
   VALID 191200Z - 201200Z
   
   ...NO CRITICAL AREAS...
   
   ...SYNOPSIS...
   LITTLE IN THE WAY OF APPRECIABLE FIRE WEATHER CONCERNS ARE EXPECTED
   ON TUESDAY. A CLOSED UPPER-LEVEL LOW IN VICINITY OF SRN CA TUESDAY
   MORNING WILL SLOWLY EJECT E/NEWD ACROSS THE FOUR CORNERS INTO CO BY
   THE END OF THE PERIOD. THIS SYSTEM WILL AID IN SUBSTANTIAL AND
   WIDESPREAD PRECIPITATION PRODUCTION OVER THE CNTRL/SRN ROCKIES AND
   ASSOCIATED HIGH PLAINS. AHEAD OF THIS SYSTEM...THE UPPER RIDGE WILL
   BUILD NWD ALONG THE MS RIVER VALLEY. DESPITE SURFACE N/NELY WINDS
   WITH HIGH PRESSURE ACROSS THE OH RIVER VALLEY...TEMPERATURES WILL
   REMAIN WELL-ABOVE NORMAL ACROSS THE LOWER MS RIVER VALLEY AND SERN
   STATES. IN THE WEST...AN EXPANSIVE AREA OF SURFACE HIGH PRESSURE
   WILL BUILD OFF THE CA COAST...WITH LIGHT AND VARIABLE FLOW OVER SRN
   CA/SWRN DESERTS.
   
   ..GRAMS.. 12/18/2006
   
   ...PLEASE SEE WWW.SPC.NOAA.GOV/FIRE FOR GRAPHIC PRODUCT...
   
      

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