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   ZCZC SPCFWDDY1 ALL
   FNUS21 KWNS 030811
   
   DAY 1 FIRE WEATHER OUTLOOK  
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   0311 AM CDT TUE JUN 03 2008
   
   VALID 031200Z - 041200Z
   
   ...CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER AREA FOR MUCH OF NM...NWRN TX..FAR SW
   OK...FAR SE AZ...
   ...CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER AREA FOR SERN CA...SRN NV...SRN UT...FAR
   NRN AZ...
   
   ...SYNOPSIS...
   A STRONG UPPER JET WILL MOVE INTO THE WRN STATES WITH A TROUGH
   AMPLIFYING ACROSS THE FOUR CORNERS STATES OVERNIGHT. MEANWHILE...A
   VERY HOT AND DRY AIR MASS WILL EXIST FROM THE DESERT SW EWD ACROSS
   THE SRN PLAINS. INCREASING WINDS WITH THE DEVELOPING UPPER TROUGH
   WILL RESULT IN AN INCREASING FIRE THREAT FOR MUCH OF THE AREA OVER
   THE NEXT SEVERAL DAYS.
   
   ...CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER AREA - MUCH OF NM...NWRN TX..FAR SW
   OK...FAR SE AZ...
   
   PRIMARY CONDITIONS: STRONG WINDS...LOW RH...HOT TEMPERATURES
   
   LOW PRESSURE WILL DEEPEN OVER NWRN TX/WRN OK WITH GENERALLY ZONAL
   FLOW ALOFT AHEAD OF THE NEXT TROUGH...RESULTING IN SWLY WINDS
   INCREASING TO 20-30 MPH WITH HIGHER GUSTS. A VERY WARM AND DRY AIR
   MASS IS ALREADY IN PLACE AS WELL...AND RH IN THE SINGLE DIGITS TO
   LOWER TEENS IS ANTICIPATED. VERY WARM TEMPERATURES FROM 95-105 WILL
   EXIST FROM SERN NM INTO SWRN OK...FURTHER ENHANCING THE FIRE THREAT.
   
   ...CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER AREA - SERN CA...SRN NV...SRN UT...FAR NRN
   AZ...
   
   PRIMARY CONDITIONS: GUSTY WINDS...LOW RH
   
   LOW PRESSURE WILL DEEPEN OVER SERN NV AND UT...AHEAD OF A COLD FRONT
   AND BENEATH A RAPIDLY STRENGTHENING UPPER JET. THIS WILL RESULT IN
   INCREASED WINDS...MAINLY LATE IN THE DAY...NEAR 25 MPH WITH HIGHER
   GUSTS. RH WILL DIP INTO THE UPPER SINGLE DIGITS TO LOWER TEENS AT
   PEAK HEATING.
   
   ..JEWELL.. 06/03/2008
   
   ...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 030811
   
   DAY 2 FIRE WEATHER OUTLOOK  
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   0311 AM CDT TUE JUN 03 2008
   
   VALID 041200Z - 051200Z
   
   ...EXTREMELY CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER AREA FOR NERN AZ...MUCH OF
   NM...WRN TX AND OK PANHANDLE...
   ...CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER AREA FOR SERN CA/FAR SRN NV/UT/CO...SRN AND
   WRN AZ...SWRN KS...FAR WRN OK AND WRN TX...
   
   ...SYNOPSIS...
   A LARGE UPPER TROUGH WILL CONTINUE TO STRENGTHEN ACROSS THE WRN HALF
   OF THE CONUS...WITH LOW PRESSURE DEEPENING OVER WRN KS. VERY STRONG
   WINDS WILL OCCUR ACROSS THE SRN PLAINS AND SRN ROCKIES AS A RESULT.
   A VERY DRY AIR MASS WILL COMBINE WITH THE WINDS TO PRODUCE
   WIDESPREAD FIRE PROBLEMS OVER AZ/NM/TX.
   
   ...EXTREMELY CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER AREA - NERN AZ...MUCH OF NM...WRN
   TX AND OK PANHANDLE...
   
   PRIMARY CONDITIONS: VERY STRONG WINDS AND EXTREMELY LOW RH
   
   EXTREME FIRE BEHAVIOR WILL BE POSSIBLE ON WED AS A STRONG TROUGH
   MOVES OVERHEAD. THE STRONGEST WINDS AND LOWEST RH VALUES WILL OCCUR
   OVER MUCH OF NM INTO WRN TX WED AFTERNOON AS LOW PRESSURE DEEPENS
   JUST TO THE NE OF THE AREA. SUSTAINED SWLY WINDS OF 30-40 MPH ARE
   EXPECTED WITH HIGHER GUSTS. STRONG HEATING AND MIXING WILL RESULT IN
   MIN RH IN THE MIDDLE TO UPPER SINGLE DIGITS.
   
   ...CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER AREA - SERN CA/FAR SRN NV/UT/CO...SRN AND
   WRN AZ...SWRN KS...FAR WRN OK AND WRN TX...
   
   PRIMARY CONDITIONS: STRONG WINDS AND LOW RH
   
   SURROUNDING THE EXTREME AREA...STRONG WINDS AND LOW RH WILL CREATE
   CRITICAL FIRE CONDITIONS AS WELL. FROM SWRN KS/WRN OK INTO PORTIONS
   OF WRN TX E OF THE S PLAINS...IT WILL BE VERY WINDY WITH SPEEDS OF
   30-40 MPH AND GUSTY ALONG WITH MIN RH IN THE 20 PERCENT RANGE. FOR
   FAR SRN CO/NRN NM AND SRN UT...TEMPERATURES WILL BE COOLER NEAR THE
   COLD FRONT...AND THUS MIN RH MAY STAY NEAR 15 PERCENT. WINDS WILL BE
   STRONG THOUGH...FROM 20-30 MPH WITH HIGHER GUSTS.
   
   FARTHER W...SWLY WINDS OF 20-30 MPH WILL OCCUR AS WELL OVER SERN
   CA...THE CO RIVER VALLEY...SRN NV...AND MUCH OF SRN AND WRN AZ. RH
   WILL RANGE FROM THE SINGLE DIGITS OVER THE DESERT FLOORS TO THE MID
   TEENS IN THE HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
   
   ..JEWELL.. 06/03/2008
   
   ...PLEASE SEE WWW.SPC.NOAA.GOV/FIRE FOR GRAPHIC PRODUCT...
   
      

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