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   ZCZC SPCFWDDY1 ALL
   FNUS21 KWNS 200858
   
   DAY 1 FIRE WEATHER OUTLOOK  
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   0358 AM CDT TUE MAR 20 2007
   
   VALID 201200Z - 211200Z
   
   ...NO CRITICAL AREAS...
   
   ...SYNOPSIS...
   PROGRESSIVE UPPER PATTERN WILL SEE A SPLIT FLOW REGIME DEVELOP OVER
   THE WESTERN STATES INTO WEDNESDAY. DOWNSTREAM...SEVERAL LOW
   AMPLITUDE SHORTWAVE IMPULSES WILL SPREAD ACROSS THE CENTRAL
   STATES...WITH SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS COMMON ACROSS THE MISSOURI
   VALLEY AND PORTIONS OF THE CENTRAL/SOUTHERN PLAINS. IN THE
   EAST...EASTWARD-SHIFTING SURFACE HIGH PRESSURE WILL RESULT IN
   GRADUALLY IMPROVING DEWPOINTS/AFTERNOON RH VALUES ACROSS THE
   SOUTHEAST STATES AND FL.
   
   ...SOUTHERN NV/SOUTHERN UT/NORTHERN AZ...
   A COLD FRONT IS EXPECTED TO GRADUALLY SPREAD EASTWARD ACROSS
   PORTIONS OF NV/WESTERN UT TODAY. ALONG AND AHEAD OF THE COLD
   FRONT...GUSTY SOUTH-SOUTHWESTERLY WINDS ARE ANTICIPATED /UP TO 20
   MPH SUSTAINED/ ACROSS SOUTHERN NV/SOUTHERN UT/NORTHERN AZ...AS WELL
   AS MILD TEMPERATURES AND MARGINALLY LOW RH VALUES. A WIND SHIFT TO
   THE WEST-NORTHWEST...AND INCREASING POTENTIAL FOR SHOWERS AND A FEW
   THUNDERSTORMS...WILL OCCUR COINCIDENT WITH THE FRONTAL PASSAGE
   ACROSS NV/UT.
   
   ..GUYER.. 03/20/2007
   
   ...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 200859
   
   DAY 2 FIRE WEATHER OUTLOOK  
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   0359 AM CDT TUE MAR 20 2007
   
   VALID 211200Z - 221200Z
   
   ...NO CRITICAL AREAS...
   
   ...SYNOPSIS...
   UPPER LOW IS FORECAST TO CUT-OFF ALONG THE SOUTHERN CA/BAJA COAST ON
   WEDNESDAY...WHILE A PROGRESSIVE NORTHERN BRANCH PERSISTS ACROSS THE
   NORTHERN TIER OF STATES. WHILE HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS ACROSS THE GREAT
   BASIN...EASTWARD SHIFTING LOW PRESSURE/FRONTAL SYSTEM WILL RESULT IN
   SCATTERED SHOWERS/THUNDERSTORMS ACROSS MUCH OF THE PLAINS AND GREAT
   LAKES REGION.
   
   ...EASTERN NM/SOUTHWEST KS AND TX/OK PANHANDLES...
   IN THE WAKE OF DEVELOPING LOW PRESSURE AND ASSOCIATED SURFACE
   TROUGH/DRYLINE...GUSTY SOUTHWEST WINDS ARE ANTICIPATED ACROSS THE
   HIGH PLAINS OF NORTHEAST/EAST CENTRAL NM INTO THE OK/TX PANHANDLES
   AND SOUTHWEST KS. SUSTAINED WIND SPEEDS COULD REACH 20-25 MPH /WITH
   HIGHER GUSTS/ WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON AMIDST A WELL-MIXED BOUNDARY
   LAYER...WITH TEMPERATURES WARMING WELL INTO THE 70S.
   
   ...EASTERN AZ AND WESTERN/CENTRAL NM...
   DOWNSTREAM OF THE UPPER LOW SETTLING NEAR BAJA...INCREASINGLY STRONG
   WINDS IN THE LOWER-MIDDLE ATMOSPHERE WILL RESULT IN GUSTY
   SOUTHWESTERLY WINDS ACROSS MUCH OF EASTERN AZ AND NM ON WEDNESDAY.
   WHILE SUSTAINED WIND SPEEDS MAY REACH 20 MPH /ESPECIALLY IN VICINITY
   OF THE MOGOLLON RIM AND WHITE MOUNTAINS/...CLOUD COVER/SCATTERED
   SHOWERS AND SUFFICIENTLY HIGH RH VALUES ARE EXPECTED TO PRECLUDE
   CRITICAL FIRE CONDITIONS. 
   
   ...SOUTHERN CA...
   GUSTY OFFSHORE WINDS ARE EXPECTED THROUGH FAVORED CANYONS/PASSES
   WEDNESDAY NIGHT/EARLY THURSDAY...OWING TO BUILDING GREAT BASIN HIGH
   PRESSURE AND THE PERSISTENT LOW NEAR BAJA.
   
   ..GUYER.. 03/20/2007
   
   ...PLEASE SEE WWW.SPC.NOAA.GOV/FIRE FOR GRAPHIC PRODUCT...
   
      

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