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   ZCZC SPCFWDDY1 ALL
   FNUS21 KWNS 310602
   
   DAY 1 FIRE WEATHER OUTLOOK  
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   0102 AM CDT SAT MAY 31 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...THEN WWD AS A STATIONARY
   FRONT ACROSS THE NRN PORTION OF THE GULF COAST STATES AND FINALLY
   CONNECTING WITH A SURFACE LOW NEAR THE TX PANHANDLE. NEARLY ZONAL
   FLOW ALOFT 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.
   
   ...SERN CO...
   SURFACE LOW ANALYZED ROUGHLY OVER SERN CO AND THE OK PANHANDLE AT
   04Z THIS MORNING WILL SOMEWHAT DEEPEN AS MID TO UPPER WESTERLY FLOW
   ALLOWS FOR WEAK FORMATION OF A LEE TROUGH BY 00Z. SELY FLOW ON THE
   LEE OF THE ROCKIES ACROSS SERN CO MAY INCREASE TO 15 TO 20 MPH WITH
   HIGHER GUSTS BY AFTERNOON...WHILE RELATIVE HUMIDITIES ARE FORECAST
   TO DROP INTO THE MID TEENS TO LOWER 20S. DRY THUNDERSTORMS MAY FORM
   NEAR THIS AREA BY LATE AFTERNOON NEAR THE DRYLINE.
   
   ..HURLBUT.. 05/31/2008
   
   ...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 310706
   
   DAY 2 FIRE WEATHER OUTLOOK  
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   0206 AM CDT SAT MAY 31 2008
   
   VALID 011200Z - 021200Z
   
   ...NO CRITICAL AREAS...
   
   ...SYNOPSIS...
   AN UPPER TROUGH WILL DOMINATE THE EAST COAST...WHILE AT THE SURFACE
   A COLD FRONT WILL EXTEND SSWWD FROM A SURFACE LOW IN NERN
   MAINE...THROUGH THE CENTRAL APPALACHIANS...AND THEN WWD THROUGH THE
   GULF COAST STATES...AND FINALLY CONNECTING AS A QUASI STATIONARY
   FRONT WITH A SURFACE LOW NEAR THE TX PANHANDLE. IN THE WEST...AN
   UPPER LOW WILL BEGIN TO MOVE ONTO THE WA/OR COASTS...AND SWLY FLOW
   WILL INCREASE ACROSS MUCH OF THE WEST. HOT AND DRY CONDITIONS WILL
   PERSIST ACROSS THE SWRN STATES.
   
   ...SRN UT/NV/CA...NRN AZ...
   HOT AND DRY CONDITIONS WILL PERSIST ACROSS MUCH OF THE SOUTHWEST
   WITH RELATIVE HUMIDITIES DROPPING INTO THE LOWER TEENS AND SINGLE
   DIGITS. MEANWHILE...SOUTHWESTERLY FLOW WILL INCREASE ACROSS THESE
   AREAS...WITH SUSTAINED SPEEDS NEAR 20 MPH BY AFTERNOON IN THE LOWER
   VALLEYS WITH HIGHER GUSTS. ATTM WINDS APPEAR TO BE SOMEWHAT
   MARGINAL...ALTHOUGH SHOULD STRONGER SPEEDS APPEAR TO BE LIKELY BY
   TOMORROW A CRITICAL AREA MAY BE OUTLINED.
   
   ..HURLBUT.. 05/31/2008
   
   ...PLEASE SEE WWW.SPC.NOAA.GOV/FIRE FOR GRAPHIC PRODUCT...
   
      

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