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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 030810
   
   DAY 1 FIRE WEATHER OUTLOOK  
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   0210 AM CST WED DEC 03 2008
   
   VALID 031200Z - 041200Z
   
   ...NO CRITICAL AREAS...
   
   ...SYNOPSIS...
   PRIMARY FEATURE OF INTEREST WILL BE A MID/UPPER-LEVEL SHORT WAVE
   TROUGH OVER THE FOUR CORNERS EJECTING SEWD ACROSS THE SRN HIGH
   PLAINS...WEAKENING LATE AS IT APPROACHES THE LOWER MS RIVER VALLEY.
   A SHARP COLD FRONT WILL PLOW SWD THROUGH THE SRN HIGH PLAINS BY
   04/00Z.
   
   ...PORTIONS OF THE STOCKTON/EDWARDS PLATEAU OF SWRN TX...
   A PERIOD OF CRITICAL CONDITIONS APPEARS PROBABLE DURING THE EARLY TO
   PERHAPS MID-AFTERNOON AHEAD OF AN APPROACHING COLD FRONT. DESPITE
   LOW-LEVEL FLOW VEERING TO THE NW PRIOR TO FRONTAL
   PASSAGE...TEMPERATURES SHOULD WARM INTO THE LOWER TO MIDDLE
   70S...ALLOWING RH VALUES TO DROP TO BETWEEN 15 AND 20 PERCENT.
   MID-LEVEL COOLING ASSOCIATED WITH FOUR CORNERS SHORT WAVE TROUGH
   WILL PROMOTE A RELATIVELY DEEP MIXED BOUNDARY LAYER AND LIKELY LEAD
   TO SUSTAINED SURFACE WINDS FROM 20 TO 25 MPH...DESPITE A WEAKENING
   KINEMATIC PROFILE. THE JUXTAPOSITION OF STRONG WINDS AND LOW RH
   SHOULD BE MODEST IN DURATION /AOB 3 HOURS/...AS THE FRONTAL PASSAGE
   RESULTS IN WINDS SHIFTING TO THE N AND RAPID CAA.
   
   ..GRAMS.. 12/03/2008
   
   ...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 030847
   
   DAY 2 FIRE WEATHER OUTLOOK  
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   0247 AM CST WED DEC 03 2008
   
   VALID 041200Z - 051200Z
   
   ...NO CRITICAL AREAS...
   
   ...SYNOPSIS...
   FIRE WEATHER CONCERNS WILL BE MINIMAL ON THU. IN THE WAKE OF A COLD
   FRONT PASSAGE ON DAY 1...A RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD ACROSS
   THE PLAINS. COOL TEMPERATURES WILL MITIGATE THE DEVELOPMENT OF LOW
   RH OVER THE SRN PLAINS.
   
   ..GRAMS.. 12/03/2008
   
   ...PLEASE SEE WWW.SPC.NOAA.GOV/FIRE FOR GRAPHIC PRODUCT...
   
      

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