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   ZCZC SPCFWDDY1 ALL
   FNUS21 KWNS 030835
   
   DAY 1 FIRE WEATHER OUTLOOK  
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   0335 AM CDT TUE APR 03 2007
   
   VALID 031200Z - 041200Z
   
   ...NO CRITICAL AREAS...
   
   ...SYNOPSIS...
   AN UPPER SHORTWAVE TROUGH WILL DIG SEWD OUT OF THE NRN PLAINS THIS
   MORNING INTO THE MIDWEST/GREAT LAKES BY THIS AFTERNOON. WIDESPREAD
   PRECIPITATION WILL OCCUR NEAR THE LOW AND ALONG A COLD FRONT THAT
   WILL SPREAD EWD INTO THE APPALACHIANS BY WED MORNING. BEHIND THIS
   FRONT...HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD SWD THROUGH THE PLAINS WILL COOLER
   AND DRIER CONDITIONS. TO THE E...A DRY AIR MASS WILL REMAIN FROM THE
   MID ATLANTIC TO FL WHERE SURFACE RIDGE WILL REMAIN. TO THE W...ZONAL
   FLOW ALOFT WILL EXIST WITH UPPER RIDGE BEGINNING TO BUILD. AS A
   RESULT...IT WILL REMAIN WARM AND DRY FROM THE GREAT BASIN ACROSS THE
   SRN ROCKIES INTO W TX AND WINDS AVERAGING LESS THAN 15 MPH.
   
   ...SRN FL...
   PRESENCE OF SURFACE RIDGE/HIGH PRESSURE WILL ALLOW FOR ANOTHER DRY
   AFTERNOON WITH SEVERAL HOURS OF LOW RH 30-35 PERCENT INLAND SRN FL.
   GIVEN SIGNIFICANT DROUGHT CONDITIONS IN PLACE WITH KBDI VALUES IN
   EXCESS OF 700...NEAR CRITICAL CONDITIONS WILL DEVELOP BY PEAK
   HEATING HOURS. WINDS WILL GENERALLY REMAIN BELOW 10 MPH.
   
   ...SRN VA INTO NC...
   AIR MASS WILL SLOWLY BEGIN TO MODIFY AS SLY WINDS DEVELOP...BUT NOT
   BEFORE WARM TEMPERATURES IN THE 80S ALLOW RH TO DROP TO NEAR 30
   PERCENT. AREAS SUCH AS CNTRL AND SRN NC AS WELL AS SC HAVE SEEN
   LITTLE RAIN RECENTLY WITH A MARGINAL FIRE THREAT THIS AFTERNOON AS
   WINDS INCREASE TO 10-15 MPH.
   
   ..JEWELL.. 04/03/2007
   
   ...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 030836
   
   DAY 2 FIRE WEATHER OUTLOOK  
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   0336 AM CDT TUE APR 03 2007
   
   VALID 041200Z - 051200Z
   
   ...NO CRITICAL AREAS...
   
   ...SYNOPSIS...
   STACKED SFC AND UPPER LOW WILL MOVE ACROSS THE GREAT LAKES WITH COLD
   FRONT SWEEPING EWD TO THE ATLANTIC COAST BY LATE WED. SHOWERS AND
   STORMS WILL OCCUR ALONG THIS FRONT AS IT HANGS BACK SWWD ALONG THE
   GULF COAST BUT WITH ONLY ISOLATED SHOWERS IN FL. HIGH PRESSURE WILL
   BUILD IN BEHIND THIS FRONT AND WILL EXPAND ACROSS THE PLAINS AND
   MIDWEST. TO THE W...UPPER RIDGE WILL BE CENTERED OVER UT/AZ WITH
   VERY WARM AND DRY CONDITIONS PREVAILING BUT WITH LIGHT WINDS LESS
   THAN 15 MPH.
   
   ...CAROLINAS...
   IT WILL BE WINDY ON WED BEHIND A COLD FRONT WITH SPEEDS OF 15-25
   MPH. THE COLDEST AIR WILL REMAIN TO THE N...THUS...TEMPERATURES OF
   75-80 F SHOULD BE COMMON...WITH MIN RH OF 25-30 PERCENT. GIVEN AREAS
   OF DRY FUELS...CRITICAL FIRE CONDITIONS MAY MATERIALIZE ESPECIALLY
   IF RH TRENDS LOWER THAN FORECAST.
   
   ...NWRN AR INTO FAR ERN OK...
   A MARGINAL FIRE THREAT MAY EXIST WED AFTERNOON IN DRY POST FRONTAL
   REGIME. NLY WINDS OF 10-15 MPH AND MIN RH VALUES OF 25-30 PERCENT
   MAY COMBINE WITH AREAS OF DRY FUELS TO PRODUCE A LOW END THREAT FOR
   A FEW HOURS.
   
   ..JEWELL.. 04/03/2007
   
   ...PLEASE SEE WWW.SPC.NOAA.GOV/FIRE FOR GRAPHIC PRODUCT...
   
      

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