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   ZCZC SPCFWDDY1 ALL
   FNUS21 KWNS 260524
   
   DAY 1 FIRE WEATHER OUTLOOK  
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   1224 AM CDT SAT JUL 26 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 TO 30 MPH
   MAY BE POSSIBLE NEAR THE ERN SLOPES OF THE CASCADES...NRN CA...AND
   NWRN NV. STRONGER WINDS WILL MAINLY 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.. 07/26/2008
   
   ...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 260656
   
   DAY 2 FIRE WEATHER OUTLOOK  
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   0156 AM CDT SAT JUL 26 2008
   
   VALID 271200Z - 281200Z
   
   ...NO CRITICAL AREAS...
   
   ...SYNOPSIS...
   THE UPPER LOW INVOF THE GULF OF ALASKA WILL CONTINUE TO REMAIN
   NEARLY STATIONARY...ALTHOUGH ANOTHER SHORT WAVE TROUGH ROTATING
   AROUND THE MAIN LOW WILL HELP TO REINFORCE THE TROUGH AXIS ALONG THE
   PACIFIC NW COAST. SWLY FLOW WILL REMAIN STRONGEST ACROSS NRN
   CA...WA/OR...NWRN NV...AND WRN ID. STRONGER SUSTAINED SPEEDS WILL
   REMAIN CONFINED TO HIGHER ELEVATIONS WHILE LOWER VALLEYS WILL NOT
   REACH CRITICAL THRESHOLDS...ALTHOUGH GUSTS NEAR 20 TO 30 MPH WILL BE
   POSSIBLE.
   
   MEANWHILE...THE OVERALL PATTERN WILL REMAIN RELATIVELY
   UNCHANGED...WITH THE UPPER RIDGE HOLDING STEADY FROM THE SRN PLAINS
   WWD. HOT AND DRY CONDITIONS WILL PERSIST ACROSS A LARGE PORTION OF
   THE WRN STATES. THE EXCEPTION WILL BE ACROSS THE FOUR CORNERS REGION
   AND THE ERN GREAT BASIN...WHERE REMNANTS OF HURRICANE DOLLY WILL
   CONTINUE TO PROVIDE ADEQUATE MOISTURE FOR WET THUNDERSTORMS TO FORM
   IN THE AFTERNOON.
   
   ..HURLBUT.. 07/26/2008
   
   ...PLEASE SEE WWW.SPC.NOAA.GOV/FIRE FOR GRAPHIC PRODUCT...
   
      

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