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Day 1 and Day 2 Fire Weather Outlooks

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   ZCZC SPCFWDDY1 ALL
   FNUS21 KWNS 300625
   
   DAY 1 FIRE WEATHER OUTLOOK  
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   0125 AM CDT FRI MAY 30 2008
   
   VALID 301200Z - 311200Z
   
   ...NO CRITICAL AREAS...
   
   ...SYNOPSIS...
   AN UPPER TROUGH AND ASSOCIATED LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM WILL MOVE ACROSS
   THE UPPER MS VALLEY INTO THE GREAT LAKES BY LATE FRI...WITH A COLD 
   FRONT TRAILING SWWD ACROSS MO AND NRN OK...CONNECTING WITH A
   SECONDARY LOW CENTER OVER NW TX. A FLAT UPPER RIDGE WILL BE IN PLACE
   FROM AZ/NM EWD INTO THE GULF COAST AREA...WITH VERY WARM CONDITIONS.
   EXTREMELY LOW RH VALUES WILL OCCUR OVER AZ AND NM...AS WELL AS W
   TX...WITH LOCALLY GUSTY WINDS. WARM AND MODERATELY DRY WEATHER WILL
   PERSIST FOR THE SERN STATES WITH WEAK HIGH PRESSURE IN PLACE.
   
   ...NM INTO W TX...
   A FLAT UPPER RIDGE WILL DOMINATE FRI WITH MODERATE ZONAL FLOW ALOFT.
   A VERY DRY AIR MASS WILL REMAIN OVER THE AREA AND BY AFTERNOON MIN
   RH WILL DROP INTO THE SINGLE DIGITS AND LOWER TEENS IN TEMPERATURES
   REACHING INTO THE 90S AND LOWER 100S. WINDS WILL NOT BE AS STRONG AS
   PREVIOUS DAY...AVERAGING ONLY 15-20 MPH. HOWEVER...A HIGH HAINES
   INDEX WILL BE IN PLACE...AND CONDITIONS WILL BE FAVORABLE FOR FIRE
   GROWTH SHOULD ANY EXIST.
     
   ...NERN STATES...
   TEMPERATURES WILL BE COOLER THAN PREVIOUS DAY IN A POST FRONTAL AIR
   MASS AND AHEAD OF THE NEXT SYSTEM. POCKETS OF MIN RH NEAR 30 PERCENT
   ARE LIKELY AS TEMPERATURES REACH INTO THE UPPER 60S AND LOWER 70S.
   SLY WINDS MAY REACH 10 MPH.
   
   ..HURLBUT/JEWELL.. 05/30/2008
   
   ...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 300639
   
   DAY 2 FIRE WEATHER OUTLOOK  
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   0139 AM CDT FRI MAY 30 2008
   
   VALID 311200Z - 011200Z
   
   ...NO CRITICAL AREAS...
   
   ...SYNOPSIS...
   AN UPPER TROUGH WILL CONTINUE EWD TOWARDS THE ERN GREAT LAKES AND
   PORTIONS OF NEW ENGLAND...WITH A COLD FRONT EXTENDING FROM NEW
   ENGLAND SWWD THROUGH THE MID ATLANTIC AND THE GULF COAST STATES.
   NEARLY ZONAL FLOW WILL PREVAIL ACROSS MUCH OF THE SOUTH. HOT AND DRY
   CONDITIONS WILL AFFECT THE SOUTHWEST ONCE AGAIN...ALTHOUGH WINDS
   WILL GENERALLY REMAIN BELOW CRITICAL THRESHOLDS. IN THE PACIFIC
   NORTHWEST...AN UPPER LOW WILL BEGIN TO MOVE INTO THE WASHINGTON
   COAST BRINGING A SLIGHT INCREASE IN SOUTHWESTERLY WINDS...ALTHOUGH
   RELATIVE HUMIDITIES WILL STAY ABOVE CRITICAL VALUES.
   
   ..HURLBUT.. 05/30/2008
   
   ...PLEASE SEE WWW.SPC.NOAA.GOV/FIRE FOR GRAPHIC PRODUCT...
   
      

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