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   ZCZC SPCFWDDY1 ALL
   FNUS21 KWNS 180747
   
   DAY 1 FIRE WEATHER OUTLOOK  
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   0147 AM CST TUE NOV 18 2008
   
   VALID 181200Z - 191200Z
   
   ...CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER AREA FOR MOST OF THE FL PENINSULA...
   
   ...SYNOPSIS...
   AMPLIFIED UPPER-LEVEL TROUGH OVER THE ERN CONUS WILL PROGRESS EWD
   OFF THE E COAST BY EARLY WED. ASSOCIATED LOW-LEVEL BAROCLINIC ZONE
   WILL SHIFT SWD ACROSS FL TODAY. SHORT WAVE TROUGH IMPINGING ON
   BRITISH COLUMBIA WILL TOP WRN CONUS RIDGE AXIS AND EJECT OVER THE
   CANADIAN PRAIRIES.
   
   ...CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER AREA - MOST OF THE FL PENINSULA...
   
   PRIMARY CONDITIONS: MODERATE WINDS / LOW RH / HIGH TO VERY HIGH KBDI
   
   N/NWLY LOW-LEVEL FLOW WILL STRENGTHEN IN THE WAKE OF A COLD FRONT
   PASSAGE THIS MORNING/AFTERNOON. THIS WILL REINFORCE A DRY
   CONTINENTAL AIR MASS LENDING TO WIDESPREAD LOW RH FROM S FL NWD.
   ALTHOUGH TEMPERATURES WILL BE WELL BELOW-NORMAL /GENERALLY IN THE
   60S/...RH VALUES SHOULD DROP TO BETWEEN 25 AND 35 PERCENT. WITH
   SUSTAINED SURFACE WINDS FROM 15 TO 20 MPH AROUND PEAK HEATING...A
   3-5 HR PERIOD OF CRITICAL CONDITIONS APPEARS LIKELY.
   
   ..GRAMS.. 11/18/2008
   
   ...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 180831
   
   DAY 2 FIRE WEATHER OUTLOOK  
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   0231 AM CST TUE NOV 18 2008
   
   VALID 191200Z - 201200Z
   
   ...NO CRITICAL AREAS...
   
   ...SYNOPSIS...
   A SERIES OF MID/UPPER-LEVEL SHORT WAVE TROUGHS WILL SHIFT SEWD FROM
   THE CANADIAN PRAIRIES ACROSS THE GREAT LAKES AND UPPER MIDWEST. AN
   UPPER RIDGE OVER THE SOUTHWEST WILL GRADUALLY DEAMPLIFY AS A
   VIGOROUS SHORT WAVE TROUGH APPROACHES THE PACIFIC NORTHWEST COAST.
   
   ...CONCHO VALLEY/BIG COUNTRY OF TX...
   SWLY LOW-LEVEL FLOW WILL STRENGTHEN IN BETWEEN HIGH PRESSURE ALONG
   THE GULF COAST AND A COLD FRONT PROGRESSING SWD ACROSS THE CNTRL
   INTO THE SRN PLAINS. ALTHOUGH THIS WILL SUPPORT WARMER/DRIER
   CONDITIONS COMPARED TO TUE AFTERNOON...SUSTAINED SURFACE WINDS
   SHOULD REMAIN MARGINAL FROM 15 TO 20 MPH. TEMPERATURES SHOULD PEAK
   IN THE MIDDLE 70S...WITH MIN RH VALUES FROM 15 TO 20 PERCENT.
   
   ..GRAMS.. 11/18/2008
   
   ...PLEASE SEE WWW.SPC.NOAA.GOV/FIRE FOR GRAPHIC PRODUCT...
   
      

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