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Day 1 Fire Weather Forecast graphic

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   ZCZC SPCFWDDY1 ALL
   FNUS21 KWNS 210703
   
   DAY 1 FIRE WEATHER OUTLOOK  
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   0203 AM CDT SUN SEP 21 2008
   
   VALID 211200Z - 221200Z
   
   ...NO CRITICAL AREAS...
   
   ...SYNOPSIS...
   AN UPPER TROUGH WILL REMAIN OVER PARTS OF THE WRN CONUS WITH A
   SERIES OF UPPER DISTURBANCES TRAVERSING ITS PERIPHERY.  THE MOST
   NOTABLE SHORTWAVE TROUGH WILL MOVE NEWD AWAY FROM THE NRN PLAINS
   DURING THE LATER HALF OF THE PERIOD.  AT THE SURFACE...A LEE TROUGH
   WILL EXTEND SWD TO THE SRN HIGH PLAINS.  AS A RESULT...A
   STRENGTHENING SURFACE PRESSURE GRADIENT WILL LEAD TO GUSTY WINDS
   OVER PARTS OF THE HIGH PLAINS.  UPSTREAM OF THE AFOREMENTIONED UPPER
   SYSTEM...ANOTHER IMPULSE WILL MOVE ONSHORE OVER NRN CA WITH
   STRENGTHENING MID-LEVEL WINDS OVERSPREADING PARTS OF THE W
   COAST/GREAT BASIN.  GUSTY WINDS AND NON-CRITICAL MIN RH WILL LIKELY
   OCCUR IN AREAS OF THE SRN GREAT BASIN AND PARTS OF THE HIGH PLAINS
   BUT IT APPEARS THAT NO APPRECIABLE AREAS WILL EXPERIENCE CRITICAL
   CONDITIONS...PRECLUDING AN OUTLOOK AREA.
   
   ..SMITH.. 09/21/2008
   
   ...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 210732
   
   DAY 2 FIRE WEATHER OUTLOOK  
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   0232 AM CDT SUN SEP 21 2008
   
   VALID 221200Z - 231200Z
   
   ...NO CRITICAL AREAS...
   
   ...SYNOPSIS...
   AND UPPER SHORTWAVE TROUGH WILL MOVE ENEWD OVER PARTS OF THE GREAT
   BASIN/NRN ROCKIES REGIONS TOWARDS THE NRN PLAINS DURING THE PERIOD. 
   AT THE SURFACE...A COLD FRONT WILL MOVE EWD ACROSS PARTS OF THE NRN
   PLAINS STATES.  A WEAK THERMAL RIDGE MAY SETUP ALONG PARTS OF THE W
   COAST CONCURRENTLY AS SURFACE HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS IN THE PACIFIC NW
   BEHIND THE DEPARTING UPPER DISTURBANCE.  THIS MAY LEAD TO A
   RELATIVELY WEAK OFFSHORE WIND EVENT EARLY TUESDAY MORNING OVER PARTS
   OF OREGON.  AT THIS TIME...NO AREAS OF STRONG SUSTAINED SURFACE
   WINDS AND LOW MIN RH CONDITIONS APPEAR PROBABLE--THEREBY PRECLUDING
   A CRITICAL OUTLOOK.
   
   ..SMITH.. 09/21/2008
   
   ...PLEASE SEE WWW.SPC.NOAA.GOV/FIRE FOR GRAPHIC PRODUCT...
   
      

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