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   ZCZC SPCFWDDY1 ALL
   FNUS21 KWNS 180805
   
   DAY 1 FIRE WEATHER OUTLOOK  
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   0205 AM CST MON FEB 18 2008
   
   VALID 181200Z - 191200Z
   
   ...NO CRITICAL AREAS...
   
   ...SYNOPSIS...
   EXPANSIVE UPPER TROUGH WILL CONTINUE TO TRANSITION EASTWARD ACROSS
   THE EASTERN HALF OF THE CONUS TODAY...WITH UPPER RIDGING REMAINING
   PREVALENT OVER THE WEST. IN THE WAKE OF A COLD FRONT EXITING THE
   EASTERN SEABOARD TODAY...A COOL/DRY AIRMASS WILL ENCOMPASS MUCH OF
   THE CENTRAL/EASTERN STATES. LIGHT WINDS AND/OR COOL TEMPERATURES
   WILL PRECLUDE CRITICAL FIRE CONDITIONS ACROSS THE CONUS TODAY.
   
   ..GUYER.. 02/18/2008
   
   ...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 180806
   
   DAY 2 FIRE WEATHER OUTLOOK  
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   0206 AM CST MON FEB 18 2008
   
   VALID 191200Z - 201200Z
   
   ...NO CRITICAL AREAS...
   
   ...SYNOPSIS...
   BROAD UPPER TROUGH WILL CONTINUE TO SHIFT EASTWARD OVER THE EASTERN
   PORTION OF THE CONUS ON TUESDAY...WHILE THE WESTERN STATES UPPER
   RIDGE BREAKS DOWN WITH A MORE PROGRESSIVE/SPLIT FLOW REGIME
   DEVELOPING. WITH DRY CONDITIONS ANTICIPATED OVER MUCH OF THE
   COUNTRY...MODEST FIRE WEATHER CONCERNS WILL BE FOCUSED ACROSS THE
   MID ATLANTIC/SOUTHEAST STATES AS A DRIER AIRMASS DEVELOPS IN THE
   WAKE OF MONDAYS COLD FRONT.
   
   ...VA/NC...
   WITH STRONG WESTERLY FLOW ALOFT...DOWNSLOPE TRAJECTORIES WILL LEAD
   TO A DRYING AIRMASS AND GUSTY WINDS ACROSS PORTIONS OF VA/NC ON
   TUESDAY. WHILE LONG TERM DROUGHT EXISTS ACROSS THE REGION...RECENT
   /SUNDAY NIGHT INTO MONDAY/ PRECIPITATION AND COOL
   TEMPERATURES/MARGINAL RH VALUES SUGGEST THE OVERALL FIRE WEATHER
   THREAT WILL BE LIMITED.
   
   ...NORTHERN/CENTRAL FL AND ADJACENT AL/GA...
   AS A DRIER AIRMASS DEVELOPS ACROSS THE SOUTHEAST STATES/FL ON
   TUESDAY...SEVERAL HOURS OF CRITICALLY LOW RH VALUES ARE EXPECTED
   ACROSS NORTHERN/CENTRAL FL INTO AL/GA. IN SPITE OF THE LOW AFTERNOON
   RH...WINDS SPEEDS SHOULD REMAIN AT 10 MPH OR LESS OWING TO A WEAK
   PRESSURE GRADIENT. RECENT PRECIPITATION WILL ALSO BE A LIMITING
   FACTOR.
   
   ..GUYER.. 02/18/2008
   
   ...PLEASE SEE WWW.SPC.NOAA.GOV/FIRE FOR GRAPHIC PRODUCT...
   
      

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