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   ZCZC SPCFWDDY1 ALL
   FNUS21 KWNS 280820
   
   DAY 1 FIRE WEATHER OUTLOOK  
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   0320 AM CDT MON JUL 28 2008
   
   VALID 281200Z - 291200Z
   
   ...NO CRITICAL AREAS...
   
   ...SYNOPSIS...
   AS A LONGWAVE TROUGH CONTINUES TO PIVOT OFF THE COAST OF BRITISH
   COLUMBIA...MODEST SOUTHWESTERLY FLOW ALOFT WILL REMAIN PREVALENT
   ACROSS MUCH OF THE WESTERN STATES DOWNSTREAM OF AN UPPER LOW
   GRADUALLY SPREADING EASTWARD TOWARD THE NORTHERN CA COAST. HOT/DRY
   CONDITIONS WILL CONTINUE ACROSS MUCH OF THE WESTERN STATES...WITH
   MAINLY TERRAIN/LOCALLY-DRIVEN WIND REGIMES DOMINANT.
   ELSEWHERE...GUSTY SOUTHERLY WINDS ARE EXPECTED ACROSS PORTIONS OF
   WESTERN OK/NORTH TX THIS AFTERNOON...WHERE AROUND 100-DEGREE
   TEMPERATURES AND THE GUSTY WINDS/LACK OF RAINFALL WILL LEAD TO A
   SOMEWHAT HEIGHTENED FIRE DANGER.
   
   ...NORTHEAST CA AND FAR WESTERN/NORTHWEST NV...
   DEEP MIXING AND A MODERATE BELT OF WEST-SOUTHWEST FLOW ALOFT WILL
   SUPPORT GUSTY WINDS ON THE BROAD SCALE THIS AFTERNOON ACROSS
   PORTIONS OF NORTHEAST CA/FAR WESTERN NV. ALONG WITH THE FAVORABLE
   MIXING AND GUSTY WIND POTENTIAL...HOT TEMPERATURES AND VERY LOW
   SINGLE-DIGIT AFTERNOON RH VALUES MAY SUPPORT NEAR-CRITICAL FIRE
   CONDITIONS.
   
   ..GUYER.. 07/28/2008
   
   ...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 280857
   
   DAY 2 FIRE WEATHER OUTLOOK  
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   0357 AM CDT MON JUL 28 2008
   
   VALID 291200Z - 301200Z
   
   ...NO CRITICAL AREAS...
   
   ...SYNOPSIS...
   ON THE PERIPHERY OF THE BROADER LONGWAVE TROUGH CENTERED OFF THE
   COAST OF BRITISH COLUMBIA...A LEADING SHORTWAVE TROUGH/MID LEVEL JET
   AND ASSOCIATED COLD FRONT IS FORECAST TO SPREAD EAST-NORTHEASTWARD
   ACROSS THE PACIFIC NORTHWEST AND NORTHERN INTERMOUNTAIN REGION ON
   TUESDAY. THIS WILL INCREASE THE POTENTIAL FOR AT LEAST NEAR-CRITICAL
   FIRE CONDITIONS ACROSS THE NORTHERN INTERMOUNTAIN WEST/NORTHERN
   GREAT BASIN. OTHERWISE...VERY HOT AROUND 100-DEGREE TEMPERATURES AND
   GUSTY SOUTHERLY WINDS WILL CONTINUE TO RESULT IN A HEIGHTENED FIRE
   DANGER ACROSS PORTIONS OK/NORTH TX.
   
   ...NORTHEAST CA/EASTERN ORE AND MUCH OF NV INTO ID AND THE WESTERN
   PORTIONS OF MT/WY/UT...
   OWING TO THE AFOREMENTIONED SHORTWAVE TROUGH AND STRENGTHENING
   SOUTHWEST WINDS ALOFT...A BROAD CORRIDOR OF POTENTIALLY/MARGINALLY
   CRITICAL FIRE CONDITIONS WILL EXIST ACROSS PORTIONS OF THE GREAT
   BASIN/NORTHERN INTERMOUNTAIN REGION TUESDAY AFTERNOON/EVENING. ALONG
   WITH VERY WARM TEMPERATURES/LOW RH...BROAD SCALE GUSTY WINDS OF
   15-30 MPH WILL FAVOR A HEIGHTENED FIRE DANGER. IN
   ADDITION...ISOLATED MAINLY DRY TSTMS WILL BE POSSIBLE TUESDAY
   AFTERNOON/EVENING FROM PORTIONS OF EASTERN NV/UT TO THE NORTHERN
   GREAT DIVIDE REGION OF EASTERN ID/WESTERN MT/WESTERN WY...WITH THE
   POTENTIAL FOR NEW FIRE STARTS AND GUSTY DOWNDRAFT WINDS.
   
   ..GUYER.. 07/28/2008
   
   ...PLEASE SEE WWW.SPC.NOAA.GOV/FIRE FOR GRAPHIC PRODUCT...
   
      

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