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Day 1 and Day 2 Fire Weather Outlooks

Day 1 Fire Weather Forecast graphic

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   ZCZC SPCFWDDY1 ALL
   FNUS21 KWNS 250625
   
   DAY 1 FIRE WEATHER OUTLOOK  
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   0125 AM CDT FRI JUL 25 2008
   
   VALID 251200Z - 261200Z
   
   ...NO CRITICAL AREAS...
   
   ...SYNOPSIS...
   THE LONG WAVE TROUGH OF LOW PRESSURE AND ASSOCIATED QUASI-STATIONARY
   FRONT THAT HAS AFFECTED THE ERN/SERN STATES FOR THE PAST FEW DAYS
   WILL FINALLY BEGIN TO SHIFT OFFSHORE. DRIER AIR WILL BRIEFLY BUILD
   IN BEHIND...ALTHOUGH RELATIVE HUMIDITIES ARE NOT EXPECTED TO REACH
   CRITICAL THRESHOLDS AND WINDS WILL GENERALLY REMAIN LIGHT. 
     
   MEANWHILE...ANOTHER SHORT WAVE TROUGH OF LOW PRESSURE WILL MOVE INTO
   THE UPPER MS VALLEY...AND SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL AFFECT A
   WIDESPREAD AREA ACROSS THE NRN AND CNTRL PLAINS. 
     
   GUSTY AFTERNOON WINDS WILL CONTINUE ON THE LEE OF THE
   ROCKIES...ALTHOUGH RELATIVE HUMIDITIES WILL REMAIN ABOVE CRITICAL
   THRESHOLDS. ABOVE NORMAL TEMPERATURES WILL AFFECT MUCH OF THE SRN
   PLAINS AS SLY FLOW AND SUBSIDENCE ALOFT CONTINUES.
     
   ELSEWHERE...THE UPPER RIDGE WILL CONTINUE TO AMPLIFY ACROSS THE SRN
   PLAINS WWD INTO THE INTERMOUNTAIN REGION...AND HOT AND DRY
   CONDITIONS WILL CONTINUE AT THE SURFACE. THE EXCEPTION WILL BE
   PORTIONS OF THE FOUR CORNERS REGION AND ERN GREAT BASIN WHERE WET
   THUNDERSTORMS WILL FORM ONCE AGAIN BY AFTERNOON.
   
   IN SRN CA...AN UPPER LOW AND MID LEVEL MOISTURE OBSERVED IN WV
   IMAGERY THIS MORNING NEAR NRN BAJA CA WILL ROTATE NWWD...AND MAY
   INDUCE ISOLATED DRY THUNDERSTORMS BY AFTERNOON.
   
   ..HURLBUT.. 07/25/2008
   
   ...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 250715
   
   DAY 2 FIRE WEATHER OUTLOOK  
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   0215 AM CDT FRI JUL 25 2008
   
   VALID 261200Z - 271200Z
   
   ...NO CRITICAL AREAS...
   
   ...SYNOPSIS...
   IN THE WEST...A SHORT WAVE TROUGH OF LOW PRESSURE WILL BEGIN TO MOVE
   ONSHORE...OVERSPREADING SWLY WINDS AHEAD OF THE SYSTEM ACROSS THE
   PACIFIC NORTHWEST. ALTHOUGH SUSTAINED WINDS AT THE SURFACE ARE NOT
   EXPECTED TO MEET CRITICAL THRESHOLDS...WIND GUSTS NEAR 20 MPH MAY BE
   POSSIBLE NEAR THE ERN SLOPES OF THE CASCADES. STRONGER WINDS WILL
   LIKELY BE CONFINED TO HIGHER ELEVATIONS. 
   
   MEANWHILE...UPPER RIDGING WILL CONTINUE TO BUILD OVER THE
   INTERMOUNTAIN WEST...WITH HOT AND DRY CONDITIONS PERSISTING ACROSS
   MUCH OF THE WEST. HOWEVER...WET THUNDERSTORMS WILL AFFECT THE FOUR
   CORNERS REGION/ERN GREAT BASIN ONCE AGAIN.
   
   ..HURLBUT.. 07/25/2008
   
   ...PLEASE SEE WWW.SPC.NOAA.GOV/FIRE FOR GRAPHIC PRODUCT...
   
      

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