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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 290857
   
   DAY 1 FIRE WEATHER OUTLOOK  
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   0257 AM CST FRI DEC 29 2006
   
   VALID 291200Z - 301200Z
   
   ...NO CRITICAL AREAS...
   
   ...SYNOPSIS...
   THE CLOSED LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM CENTERED OVER NEW MEXICO WILL MOVE
   EASTWARD...INTO THE TEXAS PANHANDLE...THROUGH THE FORECAST PERIOD.
   AHEAD OF THIS SYSTEM WILL BE WIDESPREAD THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH THE
   GREAT PLAINS INTO THE MISSISSIPPI VALLEY WITH SOME WINTER
   PRECIPITATION IN THE NORTHERN PLAINS. BEHIND THE STORM...A HIGH
   PRESSURE RIDGE WILL BUILD INTO THE WESTERN UNITED STATES BRINGING AN
   OFFSHORE WIND COMPONENT TO SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA.
   
   ...SRN CA...
   OFFSHORE WINDS WILL BRING DRIER AIR INTO THE REGION AS THE STORM
   SYSTEM OVER THE FOUR CORNERS AREA CONTINUES TO MOVE TO THE
   NORTHEAST. THESE WINDS WILL BE FAIRLY STRONG AND GUSTY AT TIMES WITH
   MAIN WIND SPEEDS SUSTAINED AROUND 20 TO 30 KTS...AND HIGHER WIND
   SPEEDS AND GUSTS ARE EXPECTED IN PASSES AND CANYONS. RELATIVE
   HUMIDITY VALUES WILL DIP INTO THE TEENS BY LATE IN THE
   AFTERNOON...HOWEVER...RECENT RAINFALL AND SOMEWHAT COOL TEMPERATURES
   WILL HELP TO REDUCE THE OVERALL FIRE WEATHER THREAT.
   
   ..LEVIT.. 12/29/2006
   
   ...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 290957
   
   DAY 2 FIRE WEATHER OUTLOOK  
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   0357 AM CST FRI DEC 29 2006
   
   VALID 301200Z - 311200Z
   
   ...NO CRITICAL AREAS...
   
   ...SYNOPSIS...
   THE MAJORITY OF THE UNITED STATES WILL BE DOMINATED BY A LARGE AND
   POWERFUL STORM SYSTEM THAT WILL MOVE FROM THE TEXAS PANHANDLE TO
   CENTRAL KANSAS THROUGH THE FORECAST PERIOD.  THIS CLOSED LOW
   PRESSURE SYSTEM WILL BRING WIDESPREAD RAIN AND THUNDERSTORMS TO THE
   SOUTHEAST U.S. AND SOME WINTER PRECIPITATION TO THE UPPER
   MISSISSIPPI VALLEY. BEHIND THIS STORM...A HIGH PRESSURE RIDGE WILL
   CONTINUE TO BUILD INTO THE WESTERN U.S. WITH NORTHERLY WINDS IN
   SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA AIDING IN YET ANOTHER DAY OF OFFSHORE FLOW.
   
   ...SRN CA...
   OFFSHORE FLOW WILL CONTINUE THROUGHOUT SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA
   ESPECIALLY DURING THE EARLY PARTS OF THE PERIOD. AS THE DAY
   PROGRESSES...THE OVERALL FLOW REGIME WILL SHIFT TO MORE
   NORTHWESTERLY AND PARALLEL TO THE COAST. NEVERTHELESS...AS IN THE
   PREVIOUS DAY...AREAS OF STRONG AND GUSTY WINDS...ESPECIALLY IN
   CANYONS AND PASSES...WILL BE POSSIBLE. WITH LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY
   VALUES AGAIN FORECAST...FIRE WEATHER DANGER WILL BE SOMEWHAT HIGH IN
   THE AREAS WHERE THE STRONG WINDS AND DRY CONDITIONS ARE MET
   TOGETHER.
   
   ..LEVIT.. 12/29/2006
   
   ...PLEASE SEE WWW.SPC.NOAA.GOV/FIRE FOR GRAPHIC PRODUCT...
   
      

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