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   ZCZC SPCFWDDY1 ALL
   FNUS21 KWNS 250852
   
   DAY 1 FIRE WEATHER OUTLOOK  
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   0252 AM CST FRI JAN 25 2008
   
   VALID 251200Z - 261200Z
   
   ...NO CRITICAL AREAS...
   
   ...SYNOPSIS...
   EXPANSIVE SURFACE HIGH PRESSURE WILL DOMINATE THE ERN THIRD OF THE
   NATION MAINTAINING BELOW-NORMAL TEMPERATURES THROUGH THE
   S-CNTRL/SERN CONUS. DESPITE COLD TEMPERATURES...A DRY AIR MASS WILL
   RESULT IN LOW AFTERNOON RH ACROSS THE DEEP SOUTH AND NRN FL. FARTHER
   WEST...A MID-LEVEL IMPULSE OVER THE CNTRL INTERMOUNTAIN WEST WILL
   REACH THE NRN/CNTRL PLAINS BY EARLY EVENING. LOW-LEVEL FLOW WILL
   BECOME W/SWLY ACROSS THE SRN HIGH PLAINS WITH DOWNSLOPE EFFECTS
   CONTRIBUTING TO SIGNIFICANT WARMING.
   
   ...DEEP SOUTH/NRN FL...
   CRITICALLY LOW RH WILL BE WIDESPREAD THIS AFTERNOON WITH VALUES
   RANGING FROM 15 TO 30 PERCENT. HOWEVER...THE PRESENCE OF A MODIFIED
   ARCTIC AIR MASS AND A WEAKENING SURFACE PRESSURE GRADIENT THROUGH
   THE DAY WILL MITIGATE THE OVERALL THREAT. TEMPERATURES ARE ONLY
   EXPECTED TO WARM INTO THE 40S/50S. SUSTAINED WINDS DURING THE
   AFTERNOON SHOULD RANGE FROM 6 TO 12 MPH.
   
   ..GRAMS.. 01/25/2008
   
   ...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 250858
   
   DAY 2 FIRE WEATHER OUTLOOK  
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   0258 AM CST FRI JAN 25 2008
   
   VALID 261200Z - 271200Z
   
   ...NO CRITICAL AREAS...
   
   ...SYNOPSIS...
   LITTLE APPRECIABLE THREAT FOR CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER WILL EXIST ON
   SAT AFTERNOON. MID-LEVEL SHORT WAVE TROUGH OVER THE UPPER MIDWEST
   WILL AMPLIFY AS IT TRANSLATES INTO THE MID-ATLANTIC REGION BY EARLY
   SUN. LOW-LEVEL WARM/MOIST ADVECTION AHEAD OF THIS WAVE WILL SUPPORT
   SCT RAINFALL FROM THE CNTRL GULF COAST INTO THE SOUTHEAST...DESPITE
   PRESENCE OF BROAD SURFACE RIDGE AXIS OVER THE SRN PLAINS/SOUTHEAST.
   LOW RH SHOULD REMAIN CONFINED TO THE SRN HIGH PLAINS WHERE WEAK WLY
   WINDS WILL PERSIST.
   
   ...ERN NM PLAINS/TX AND OK PANHANDLES...
   WITH MODEST WLY LOW-LEVEL FLOW CONTINUING...SLIGHTLY WARMER AND
   DRIER CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED COMPARED TO DAY 1. AFTERNOON RH SHOULD
   BECOME MARGINALLY LOW /AROUND 15 TO 20 PERCENT/ AS TEMPERATURES WARM
   INTO THE UPPER 50S TO MIDDLE 60S. SUSTAINED SURFACE WINDS OF ONLY 6
   TO 12 MPH WILL CURTAIL ANY SIGNIFICANT FIRE WEATHER POTENTIAL.
   
   ..GRAMS.. 01/25/2008
   
   ...PLEASE SEE WWW.SPC.NOAA.GOV/FIRE FOR GRAPHIC PRODUCT...
   
      

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