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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 080956
   
   DAY 1 FIRE WEATHER OUTLOOK  
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   0356 AM CST THU NOV 08 2007
   
   VALID 081200Z - 091200Z
   
   ...NO CRITICAL AREAS...
   
   ...SYNOPSIS...
   THE UPPER PATTERN WILL BE CHARACTERIZED BY A RIDGE OVER THE WEST AND
   A TROUGH OVER THE EAST TODAY. A BROAD AREA OF SFC HIGH PRESSURE WILL
   REMAIN OVER THE EASTERN SEABOARD. AS A RESULT...ANOTHER DAY OF LOW
   RH READINGS WILL OCCUR ACROSS THE SERN STATES SUPPORTING NEAR
   CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS. OTHERWISE...LOW RH READINGS AND
   ABOVE NORMAL TEMPERATURES WILL SUPPORT HIGH FIRE DANGER OVER THE
   SWRN STATES/HIGH PLAINS REGION. BUT LACK OF SUFFICIENTLY STRONG
   WINDS WILL PRECLUDE ANY CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER AREAS.
   
   ...SERN STATES...
   ASSOCIATED WITH A LARGE AREA OF SFC HIGH PRESSURE CENTERED OVER THE
   ERN SEABOARD...LOW RH READINGS FROM 20-30 PERCENT WILL BE
   COMMONPLACE FROM INTERIOR CENTRAL FL INTO GA/AL AND MS. SUSTAINED
   WINDS WILL AVERAGE AROUND 10 MPH OR LESS...PRECLUDING A CRITICAL
   OUTLOOK AREA.
   
   ...CENTRAL/SRN HIGH PLAINS...
   WNWLY WINDS FROM 10-15 MPH WILL BE COMMONPLACE TO THE WEST OF A LEE
   TROUGH ACROSS THE HIGH PLAINS. UNDER THE PRESENCE OF AN UPPER
   RIDGE...ABOVE NORMAL TEMPERATURES AND SEASONABLY LOW DEWPTS WILL
   SUPPORT MIN RH READINGS FROM 10-15 PERCENT. HOWEVER...LACK OF
   STRONGER WINDS WILL PRECLUDE A CRITICAL OUTLOOK.
   
   ..CROSBIE.. 11/08/2007
   
   ...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 081000
   
   DAY 2 FIRE WEATHER OUTLOOK  
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   0400 AM CST THU NOV 08 2007
   
   VALID 091200Z - 101200Z
   
   ...NO CRITICAL AREAS...
   
   ...SYNOPSIS...
   AN UPPER LOW OFF THE CA COAST AND ANOTHER UPPER TROUGH OFF THE PAC
   NW COAST TODAY WILL PUSH EWD INTO THE WRN CONUS TOMORROW. THIS WILL
   AID IN A WEAKENING AN THE EWD SHIFT OF THE UPPER RIDGE INTO THE
   PLAINS STATES. MEANWHILE...THE UPPER TROUGH OVER THE ERN CONUS WILL
   MOVE SLOWLY EWD. AHEAD OF THE UPPER TROUGH/S ALONG THE WEST
   COAST...SWLY WINDS WILL INCREASE OVER THE GREAT BASIN AND OVER THE
   HIGH PLAINS. NEAR CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS WILL BE POSSIBLE
   ALONG THE HIGH PLAINS...WHERE RH READINGS WILL BE LOW. OTHERWISE...A
   BROAD AREA OF SFC HIGH PRESSURE OVER THE NERN SERN STATES WILL
   SUPPORT ANOTHER DAY OF LOW RH READINGS OVER THIS REGION.
   
   ...CENTRAL/SRN HIGH PLAINS...
   AHEAD OF AN UPPER TROUGH MOVING INTO SRN CA DURING THE PERIOD...A
   LEE TROUGH WILL INTENSIFY ALONG THE FRONT RANGE. COMBINED WITH AN
   INCREASING LOW LEVEL JET...SUSTAINED SLY WINDS FROM 15-20 MPH ARE
   EXPECTED DURING THE AFTERNOON HOURS. A DRY AIRMASS WITH DEWPTS IN
   THE TEENS/20S WILL COMBINE WITH ABOVE NORMAL TEMPERATURES IN THE 70S
   TO PRODUCE NEAR CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS.
   
   ...SOUTHEAST STATES...
   SFC HIGH PRESSURE CENTERED OVER THE NERN GULF OF MEXICO WILL SUPPORT
   ANOTHER DAY OF LOW RH READINGS FROM 20-30 PERCENT. SIMILAR TO DAY
   1...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS WILL PRECLUDE A CRITICAL OUTLOOK AREA.
   
   ...SRN GREAT BASIN/LOWER CO RIVER VALLEY...
   INCREASING SLY WINDS /15-20 MPH/ WILL RESULT AS A COMPACT UPPER
   TROUGH MOVES INTO SRN CA DURING THE PERIOD. THE EXPECTED AMT OF
   MID/HIGH CLOUD COVER EXPECTED WITH THIS SYSTEM ALONG WITH MARGINAL
   MOISTURE RETURN POSSIBLE UP THE LOWER CO RIVER VALLEY WILL PRECLUDE
   A CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER OUTLOOK AREA.
   
   ..CROSBIE.. 11/08/2007
   
   ...PLEASE SEE WWW.SPC.NOAA.GOV/FIRE FOR GRAPHIC PRODUCT...
   
      

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