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   ZCZC SPCFWDDY1 ALL
   FNUS21 KWNS 090857
   
   DAY 1 FIRE WEATHER OUTLOOK  
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   0257 AM CST FRI MAR 09 2007
   
   VALID 091200Z - 101200Z
   
   ...NO CRITICAL AREAS...
   
   ...SYNOPSIS...
   ZONAL UPPER LEVEL FLOW WILL MAINTAIN A QUIESCENT FIRE WEATHER
   PATTERN OVER THE NATION TODAY. A COLD FRONT WILL EXTEND FROM THE
   GREAT LAKES TO CENTRAL TEXAS THIS AFTERNOON...WITH RELATIVELY WEAK
   SURFACE HIGH PRESSURE BUILDING INTO THE NORTHERN AND CENTRAL PLAINS.
   SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE PRESENT ALONG AND AHEAD OF THE
   FRONTAL BOUNDARY...WHILE RAIN AND MOUNTAIN SNOW ACCOMPANIES A TROUGH
   MOVING INTO THE PACIFIC NORTHWEST. MOIST...EASTERLY LOW LEVEL FLOW
   WILL ALSO BRING A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A FEW THUNDERSTORMS TO
   FLORIDA AND THE COASTAL PLAIN OF GEORGIA/SOUTH CAROLINA.
   
   ..BRIGHT.. 03/09/2007
   
   ...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 090858
   
   DAY 2 FIRE WEATHER OUTLOOK  
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   0258 AM CST FRI MAR 09 2007
   
   VALID 101200Z - 111200Z
   
   ...NO CRITICAL AREAS...
   
   ...SYNOPSIS...
   THE UPPER FLOW AMPLITUDE INCREASES ON SATURDAY...AS RIDGING BUILDS
   ALONG THE CALIFORNIA COAST AND TROUGHING DEVELOPS OVER THE CENTRAL
   PLAINS. SURFACE HIGH PRESSURE STRENGTHENS OVER THE GREAT BASIN AND
   UPPER MIDWEST...AS A COLD FRONT MOVES INTO NEW ENGLAND AND THE
   SOUTHEAST. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL EXTEND FROM FLORIDA INTO
   THE SOUTHERN APPALACHIANS...WITH RAIN EXPECTED FROM THE NORTHERN
   APPALACHIANS TO NEW ENGLAND. STRONG WEST/SOUTHWEST FLOW WILL
   CONTINUE TO BRING A DAMP PATTERN TO THE PACIFIC NORTHWEST... WHILE
   WARM AND DRY CONDITIONS TAKE HOLD IN THE SOUTHWEST.
   
   ...SRN CA...
   AS UPPER RIDING INCREASES ALONG THE CALIFORNIA COAST AND SURFACE
   HIGH PRESSURE STRENGTHENS OVER THE GREAT BASIN...OFFSHORE FLOW
   BECOMES ESTABLISHED ALONG THE SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA COAST
   SATURDAY/SATURDAY NIGHT. ALTHOUGH CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS
   ARE NOT EXPECTED SATURDAY...THE TREND WILL BE TOWARD INCREASING
   OFFSHORE FLOW AND A DRYING/WARMING OF THE LOW LEVEL AIRMASS. BY
   EARLY SUNDAY...GUSTY EAST WINDS SHOULD HAVE DEVELOPED OVER THE
   MOUNTAIN PASSES AND GAPS...RESULTING IN LIMITED RH RECOVERY AND NEAR
   CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS.
   
   ...SRN PLAINS...
   A STRENGTHENING LEE TROUGH OVER THE PLAINS OF NEW MEXICO WILL
   PRODUCE SOUTHERLY/SOUTHWESTERLY SURFACE WINDS OF 15 TO 25 MPH AND
   MINIMUM RH AROUND 20 TO 25 PERCENT ACROSS SOUTHERN NEW MEXICO AND
   FAR WEST TEXAS. ALTHOUGH CONDITIONS WILL BE MILD...DRY...AND
   BREEZY...WIDESPREAD CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS ARE NOT
   ANTICIPATED AT THIS TIME.
   
   ..BRIGHT.. 03/09/2007
   
   ...PLEASE SEE WWW.SPC.NOAA.GOV/FIRE FOR GRAPHIC PRODUCT...
   
      

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