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Day 1 and Day 2 Fire Weather Outlooks

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   ZCZC SPCFWDDY1 ALL
   FNUS21 KWNS 050845
   
   DAY 1 FIRE WEATHER OUTLOOK  
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   0345 AM CDT SUN OCT 05 2008
   
   VALID 051200Z - 061200Z
   
   ...NO CRITICAL AREAS...
   
   ...SYNOPSIS...
   A SEASONABLY STRONG UPPER TROUGH WILL MOVE FROM THE INTERMTN WEST
   INTO THE PLAINS THROUGH THE PERIOD. AHEAD OF THIS TROUGH...SLY WINDS
   WILL REMAIN MODERATE OVER THE PLAINS. HOWEVER...MODEST MOISTURE
   LEVELS /MIN RH READINGS ABOVE 25 PERCENT/ WILL PRECLUDE ANY CRITICAL
   FIRE WEATHER THREAT. OTHERWISE...A WARMING TREND WILL OCCUR OVER THE
   WEST COAST AS UPPER RIDGING BUILDS IN THE WAKE OF THIS UPPER TROUGH.
   
   ..CROSBIE.. 10/05/2008
   
   ...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 050847
   
   DAY 2 FIRE WEATHER OUTLOOK  
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   0347 AM CDT SUN OCT 05 2008
   
   VALID 061200Z - 071200Z
   
   ...NO CRITICAL AREAS...
   
   ...SYNOPSIS...
   AN UPPER TROUGH OVER PLAINS WILL SHIFT SLOWLY EWD WHILE WEAKENING
   TOMORROW. AHEAD OF THIS TROUGH...SCT HEAVY RAINFALL WILL OCCUR OVER
   THE SRN PLAINS REGION. IN THE WAKE OF THIS TROUGH...UPPER RIDGING
   WILL BUILD EWD THROUGH THE ROCKIES LEADING TO A WARMING TREND.
   COOL/DRY NWLY SFC WINDS WILL DEVELOP OVER MUCH OF THE NRN/CENTRAL
   PLAINS IN THE WAKE OF THIS UPPER TROUGH AND ASSOCIATED COLD FRONT.
   FURTHER WEST..SFC HIGH PRESSURE WILL DEVELOP SEWD OVER THE GREAT
   BASIN/ROCKIES AND SUPPORT A MODEST ELY WIND OVER SRN AZ.
   ELSEWHERE...A STRONG UPPER TROUGH WILL APPROACH THE PAC NW TOWARD
   THE END OF THE PERIOD LEADING TO HEAVY RAIN WEST OF THE CASCADES.
   
   ...SRN AZ...
   SFC HIGH PRESSURE AREA OVER THE CENTRAL/SRN ROCKIES WILL BUILD SEWD
   IN THE WAKE OF AN UPPER TROUGH OVER THE PLAINS. AN INCREASING
   PRESSURE GRADIENT WILL LEAD TO STRENGTHENING ELY WINDS OVER PORTIONS
   OF SRN AZ OVERNIGHT. MARGINAL RH READINGS /AROUND 25 PERCENT/ AND
   RECENT LIGHT PRECIPITATION SHOULD PRECLUDE ANY CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER
   THREAT.
   
   ..CROSBIE.. 10/05/2008
   
   ...PLEASE SEE WWW.SPC.NOAA.GOV/FIRE FOR GRAPHIC PRODUCT...
   
      

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