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   ZCZC SPCFWDDY1 ALL
   FNUS21 KWNS 060913
   
   DAY 1 FIRE WEATHER OUTLOOK  
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   0313 AM CST WED FEB 06 2008
   
   VALID 061200Z - 071200Z
   
   ...NO CRITICAL AREAS...
   
   ...SYNOPSIS...
   A VERY PROGRESSIVE PATTERN CONTINUES ACROSS THE UNITED STATES..AS A
   STRONG STORM SYSTEM WILL CONTINUE TO MOVE FROM THE MIDWEST INTO THE
   EASTERN GREAT LAKES...BRINGING WIDESPREAD PRECIPITATION INTO NEW
   ENGLAND AND ALONG THE EAST COAST. A SURFACE HIGH PRESSURE SYSTEM
   WILL BUILD INTO THE GULF BEHIND A COLD FRONT THAT WILL MOVE THROUGH
   THE EAST COAST STATES. ANOTHER TROUGH DIGS INTO THE GREAT PLAINS
   WITH LEE CYCLONE DEVELOPMENT EXPECTED IN SOUTHEAST
   COLORADO...BRINGING SOME STRONG WINDS INTO NEW MEXICO. FURTHER
   WEST...A WEAK HIGH PRESSURE SYSTEM WILL EXIST OVER THE GREAT
   BASIN...BUT THE SURFACE PRESSURE GRADIENT IS WEAK AND AN OFFSHORE
   FLOW EVENT IS NOT EXPECTED IN SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA. IN THE PACIFIC
   NORTHWEST...A LARGE REGION OF PRECIPITATION WILL OCCUR WITH THE
   ARRIVAL OF ANOTHER STORM SYSTEM.
   
   ...NORTHEASTERN NEW MEXICO...
   A SMALL AREA OF STRONG WINDS WILL DEVELOP /AROUND 15 TO 20
   MPH/...DURING THE AFTERNOON AND EARLY EVENING HOURS...IN RESPONSE TO
   AN ENHANCED SURFACE PRESSURE GRADIENT AS A LEE CYCLONE FORMS IN
   SOUTHEAST CO. HOWEVER...TEMPERATURES ARE FORECAST TO BE COOL...IN
   THE UPPER 40S F...AND RELATIVE HUMIDITY VALUES IN THE 25 TO 35
   PERCENT RANGE WILL HELP TO MINIMIZE THE FIRE WEATHER RISK.
   
   ..LEVIT.. 02/06/2008
   
   ...PLEASE SEE WWW.SPC.NOAA.GOV/FIRE FOR GRAPHIC PRODUCT...
   
      
Day 2 Fire Weather Forecast graphic

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   FNUS22 KWNS 060954
   
   DAY 2 FIRE WEATHER OUTLOOK  
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   0354 AM CST WED FEB 06 2008
   
   VALID 071200Z - 081200Z
   
   ...NO CRITICAL AREAS...
   
   ...SYNOPSIS...
   THE UPPER LEVEL PATTERN ACROSS THE CONUS REMAINS HIGHLY AMPLIFIED
   DURING THE FORECAST PERIOD AS A LARGE SCALE TROUGH MOVES FROM THE
   GREAT PLAINS...INTO THE MISSISSIPPI VALLEY.  BEHIND THIS
   SYSTEM...ANOTHER TROUGH WILL ENTER THE NORTHWEST STATES...WITH SNOW
   AND RAIN OCCURRING IN THE CENTRAL AND NORTHERN ROCKIES. A LEE
   SURFACE TROUGH WILL EXIST BRINGING SOME STRONG WINDS INTO EASTERN
   NEW MEXICO DURING THE AFTERNOON. ELSEWHERE...A SURFACE HIGH PRESSURE
   SYSTEM WILL BUILD INTO THE SOUTHEAST STATES.
   
   ...EASTERN NEW MEXICO...
   STRONG SURFACE WINDS WILL EXIST AGAIN TODAY DURING THE AFTERNOON AND
   EARLY EVENING HOURS...AS A LEE TROUGH REMAINS IN PLACE WITH A
   MODERATELY STRONG SURFACE PRESSURE GRADIENT.  WIND SPEEDS WILL BE
   AROUND 15 TO 20 MPH...BUT THE FIRE WEATHER RISK WILL BE MINIMAL
   GIVEN COOL TEMPERATURES AND NON-CRITICAL RELATIVE HUMIDITY VALUES.
   
   ..LEVIT.. 02/06/2008
   
   ...PLEASE SEE WWW.SPC.NOAA.GOV/FIRE FOR GRAPHIC PRODUCT...
   
      

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