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Day 1 Fire Weather Forecast graphic

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   ZCZC SPCFWDDY1 ALL
   FNUS21 KWNS 210819
   
   DAY 1 FIRE WEATHER OUTLOOK  
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   0219 AM CST SUN DEC 21 2008
   
   VALID 211200Z - 221200Z
   
   ...NO CRITICAL AREAS...
   
   ...SYNOPSIS...
   PROGRESSIVE UPPER-LEVEL TROUGHS WILL BECOME CENTERED OVER THE
   NORTHEAST AND PACIFIC NW BY EARLY MON...WITH A WEAK RIDGE DEVELOPING
   OVER THE PLAINS. AT THE SURFACE...AN ARCTIC COLD FRONT WILL SWEEP
   OFF THE EAST AND GULF COASTS...WITH A LARGE ANTICYCLONE BUILDING
   DOWN THE PLAINS.
   
   ...EDWARDS PLATEAU/HILL COUNTRY OF TX...
   A MODIFIED ARCTIC AIR MASS SETTLED SWD OVERNIGHT USHERING IN MUCH
   COLDER/DRIER CONDITIONS COMPARED TO SAT AFTERNOON. A MODERATE
   SURFACE PRESSURE GRADIENT WILL MAINTAIN SUSTAINED WINDS AROUND 20 TO
   25 MPH THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON.  LATEST NAM/NAMKF REMAIN INSISTENT
   THAT RH VALUES WILL BECOME MARGINALLY LOW /AROUND 20
   PERCENT/...DESPITE ABUNDANT CLOUD COVERAGE AND TEMPERATURES LIKELY
   HOLDING IN THE 40S.
   
   ..GRAMS.. 12/21/2008
   
   ...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 210920
   
   DAY 2 FIRE WEATHER OUTLOOK  
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   0320 AM CST SUN DEC 21 2008
   
   VALID 221200Z - 231200Z
   
   ...NO CRITICAL AREAS...
   
   ...SYNOPSIS...
   UPPER-LEVEL TROUGH OVER THE NORTHEAST WILL QUICKLY MOVE
   OFFSHORE...WHILE AN UPSTREAM TROUGH DIGS ACROSS THE WEST. WEAK
   RIDGING WILL BUILD ACROSS THE SOUTHEAST. AT THE SURFACE...EXPANSIVE
   ARCTIC HIGH PRESSURE OVER THE PLAINS WILL REACH THE EAST BY EARLY
   TUE.
   
   ...PORTIONS OF CNTRL FL...
   ALONG THE WEST COAST AND INTERIOR LOCALES OF CNTRL FL...THE
   PENETRATION OF A MODIFIED ARCTIC AIR MASS SHOULD RESULT IN
   BELOW-NORMAL TEMPERATURES /MID 50S TO MID 60S/...BUT WITH
   SIGNIFICANT DRYING LEADING TO LOW RH FROM 25 TO 35 PERCENT.
   SUSTAINED SURFACE WINDS SHOULD BE MARGINAL /10 TO 15 MPH/...OWING TO
   A MODEST PRESSURE GRADIENT.
   
   ..GRAMS.. 12/21/2008
   
   ...PLEASE SEE WWW.SPC.NOAA.GOV/FIRE FOR GRAPHIC PRODUCT...
   
      

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