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   ZCZC SPCFWDDY1 ALL
   FNUS21 KWNS 190807
   
   DAY 1 FIRE WEATHER OUTLOOK  
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   0207 AM CST MON NOV 19 2007
   
   VALID 191200Z - 201200Z
   
   ...NO CRITICAL AREAS...
   
   ...SYNOPSIS...
   AN UPPER TROUGH WILL MOVE ACROSS THE PACIFIC NW AND INTO THE NRN
   ROCKIES TODAY WITH A COLD FRONT FROM SWRN MT INTO THE GREAT BASIN.
   AHEAD OF THIS FRONT...IT WILL BE MILD AND DRY...WITH INCREASING
   WINDS. TO THE E...UPPER RIDGE AXIS WILL SHIFT EWD OVER THE CENTRAL
   PLAINS...AND MODERATE ZONAL FLOW ALOFT WILL HELP INDUCE A LEE TROUGH
   OVER THE HIGH PLAINS. SWLY WINDS WILL INCREASE AS A RESULT...WITH
   MARGINAL FIRE CONCERNS FOR THE SRN HIGH PLAINS DUE TO VERY LOW RH
   AND WIND.  ELSEWHERE..HIGH PRESSURE WILL REMAIN OVER THE SERN U.S.
   WITH LIGHTS WINDS AND MILD CONDITIONS.
   
   ...NERN NM...TX/OK PANHANDLES...SWRN KS...
   NEAR CRITICAL CONDITIONS WILL EXIST FOR A FEW HOURS THIS AFTERNOON
   WITH NEAR RECORD HIGH TEMPERATURES AND INCREASING WINDS. SUSTAINED
   SWLY WINDS SHOULD INCREASE TO 15-20 MPH WITH HIGHER GUSTS. A VERY
   DRY AIR MASS REMAINS IN PLACE...AND BY LATE AFTERNOON MIN RH
   READINGS OF 10-15 PERCENT WILL BE COMMON. GIVEN ONLY MARGINAL WINDS
   EXPECTED TODAY...HAVE DOWNGRADED PREVIOUS CRITICAL AREA.
   
   ...SRN NV...SRN UT...NRN AZ...
   WINDS WILL INCREASE LATE TODAY AHEAD OF AN APPROACHING UPPER TROUGH.
   SUSTAINED WINDS OF 15-20 MPH WILL BE COMMON WITH HIGHER GUSTS.
   TEMPERATURES SHOULD MAINLY BE IN THE 60S AND 70S AT PEAK
   HEATING...WITH RH DROPPING WELL INTO THE TEENS.
   
   ..JEWELL.. 11/19/2007
   
   ...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 190809
   
   DAY 2 FIRE WEATHER OUTLOOK  
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   0209 AM CST MON NOV 19 2007
   
   VALID 201200Z - 211200Z
   
   ...NO CRITICAL AREAS...
   
   ...SYNOPSIS...
   AN UPPER TROUGH WILL DIG FURTHER SEWD ACROSS THE ROCKIES AND CENTRAL
   PLAINS WITH A STRONG COLD FRONT FROM WI EXTENDING SWWD TO THE KS/OK
   BORDER TUE AFTERNOON. VERY WARM AND WINDY CONDITIONS WILL EXIST
   SOUTH OF THIS FRONT...FROM NM ACROSS W TX AND INTO OK. TO THE
   E...HIGH PRESSURE WILL REMAIN OVER THE SE WITH DRY AND MILD WEATHER.
   
   ...ERN NM...SRN HIGH PLAINS...
   A VERY WARM AND DRY AIR MASS WILL REMAIN IN PLACE AS A COLD FRONT
   APPROACHES FROM THE N. SWLY WINDS NEAR 20 MPH ARE EXPECTED WITH
   HIGHER GUSTS ESPECIALLY FARTHER E INTO OK. HOWEVER...THE LOWEST RH
   WILL BE ACROSS THE OK/TX PANHANDLES AND ERN NM...WITH VALUES INTO
   THE 10-15 PERCENT RANGE AND TEMPERATURES INTO THE LOWER 80S. THIS
   WILL RESULT IN MARGINALLY CRITICAL FIRE CONDITIONS DURING THE
   AFTERNOON.
   
   DURING THE LATE EVENING...WINDS WILL SHIFT TO NELY AT 15-20 MPH WITH
   HIGHER GUSTS AND COOLER TEMPERATURES BEHIND THE COLD FRONT.
   
   ...SRN CA...
   LATE TUE NIGHT INTO WED...HIGH PRESSURE WILL BEGIN MOVING INTO THE
   AREA FROM THE N. OFFSHORE WINDS WILL INCREASE BY WED MORNING WITH
   LOCALLY HIGH GUSTS. HOWEVER...TEMPERATURES WILL BE COOL AND RH WILL
   NOT BE PARTICULARLY LOW.
   
   ..JEWELL.. 11/19/2007
   
   ...PLEASE SEE WWW.SPC.NOAA.GOV/FIRE FOR GRAPHIC PRODUCT...
   
      

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