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Day 1 and Day 2 Fire Weather Outlooks

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
   0103 AM CST FRI NOV 21 2008
   
   VALID 211200Z - 221200Z
   
   ...CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER AREA FOR CNTRL GULF COAST...FL...SRN
   GA...SRN SC...
   
   ...SYNOPSIS...
   A STRONG UPPER TROUGH AXIS WILL MOVE EWD TO THE E COAST BY LATE
   TODAY WITH A LARGE AREA OF HIGH PRESSURE SURGING SEWD OUT OF THE MS
   VALLEY INTO THE SERN STATES. THIS WILL RESULT IN COOL BUT WINDY AND
   DRY CONDITIONS FROM LA INTO SC. TO THE W...A WEAK UPPER RIDGE OVER
   THE WRN/SWRN STATES WILL RESULT IN MAINLY MILD BUT DRY WEATHER FROM
   SRN CA INTO NV AND AZ.
   
   ...CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER AREA - CNTRL GULF COAST...FL...SRN GA...SRN
   SC...
   
   PRIMARY CONDITIONS: GUSTY WINDS...LOW RH AND DROUGHT
   
   A VERY COOL BUT DRY AIR MASS WILL SURGE SEWD ACROSS THE SERN STATES
   WITH HIGH PRESSURE. TEMPERATURES WILL BE RELATIVELY COOL...WITH
   HIGHS MAINLY IN THE 50S F. HOWEVER...RH WILL STILL BE QUITE
   LOW...AVERAGING 20-25 PERCENT WITH LOCALLY LOWER VALUES...EXCEPT FOR
   30 PERCENT RANGE OVER CNTRL FL. NLY WINDS OF 15-20 MPH WILL COMBINE
   WITH LOW HUMIDITY AND AREAS OF VERY DRY FUELS TO CREATE CRITICAL
   FIRE CONDITIONS THIS AFTERNOON.
   
   ...COASTAL SRN CA...
   LOCALLY GUSTY WINDS WILL BE ONGOING ESPECIALLY THROUGH PASSES AND
   CANYONS BUT WILL DIMINISH BY MID MORNING AS THE PRESSURE GRADIENT
   RELAXES. IT WILL REMAIN DRY IN THE HILLS/MTNS WITH RH IN THE TEENS
   AND TWENTIES.
   
   ..JEWELL.. 11/21/2008
   
   ...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 210703
   
   DAY 2 FIRE WEATHER OUTLOOK  
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   0103 AM CST FRI NOV 21 2008
   
   VALID 221200Z - 231200Z
   
   ...NO CRITICAL AREAS...
   
   ...SYNOPSIS...
   A STRONG UPPER TROUGH WILL LIFT NE INTO NEW ENGLAND WITH GENERALLY
   ZONAL FLOW ACROSS THE REST OF THE CONUS. COOL AND DRY AIR WILL COVER
   MUCH OF THE AREA FROM THE PLAINS EWD.  SLY WINDS WILL INCREASE
   ACROSS THE CNTRL PLAINS AS A WEAK LEE TROUGH FORMS DURING THE
   AFTERNOON. MEANWHILE...MILD AND VERY DRY WEATHER WILL PERSIST OVER
   THE DESERT SW.
   
   ...SERN STATES...
   A VERY DRY AIR MASS WILL REMAIN OVER THE SE U.S. WITH HIGH PRESSURE.
   WINDS WILL BE MUCH LIGHTER THAN ON THE PREVIOUS DAY WITH THE HIGH
   CENTERED OVER GA AND SC. MIN RH OF 15-20 PERCENT APPEARS LIKELY WITH
   TEMPERATURES IN THE 50S F. LACK OF WIND WILL BE THE MITIGATING
   FACTOR THE CRITICAL FIRE CONDITIONS.
   
   SOMEWHAT STRONGER ELY WINDS OF 10-15 MPH WILL BE FOUND OVER THE
   CNTRL AND SRN FL PENINSULA...BUT RH VALUES WILL GENERALLY REMAIN
   ABOVE 40 PERCENT.
   
   ..JEWELL.. 11/21/2008
   
   ...PLEASE SEE WWW.SPC.NOAA.GOV/FIRE FOR GRAPHIC PRODUCT...
   
      

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