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   ZCZC SPCFWDDY1 ALL
   FNUS21 KWNS 050844
   
   DAY 1 FIRE WEATHER OUTLOOK  
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   0244 AM CST MON JAN 05 2009
   
   VALID 051200Z - 061200Z
   
   ...NO CRITICAL AREAS...
   
   ...SYNOPSIS...
   THE WEATHER PATTERN IS UNSUPPORTIVE FOR CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER
   CONDITIONS TODAY.  EARLY MORNING SATELLITE IMAGERY SHOWS AN UPPER
   TROUGH OVER PARTS OF THE ROCKIES/INTERMOUNTAIN WEST AND THIS FEATURE
   WILL MOVE EWD OVER THE PLAINS DURING THE PERIOD.  A SURFACE COLD
   FRONT WILL MOVE LITTLE FROM THE LOWER MS RIVER VALLEY AND AN
   EXPANSIVE AREA OF LIGHT TO MODERATE PRECIPITATION WILL DEVELOP FROM
   TX NEWD TO THE SRN APPALACHIANS.
   
   ..SMITH.. 01/05/2009
   
   ...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 050846
   
   DAY 2 FIRE WEATHER OUTLOOK  
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   0246 AM CST MON JAN 05 2009
   
   VALID 061200Z - 071200Z
   
   ...NO CRITICAL AREAS...
   
   ...SYNOPSIS...
   A FULL LATITUDE TROUGH OVER THE PLAINS WILL SHIFT EWD TO THE MS
   RIVER VALLEY BY THE END OF THE PERIOD.  UPPER RIDGING WILL OCCUR
   BEHIND THIS FEATURE OVER MUCH OF THE WRN CONUS.  A SURFACE TROUGH
   WILL SWEEP SEWD OVER THE SRN PLAINS.  STRONG GUSTY WINDS WILL
   PROBABLY DEVELOP ACROSS A LARGE PORTION OF THE SRN HIGH PLAINS.
   
   ...PARTS OF SW TX--PECOS RIVER VALLEY...
   MOSTLY SUNNY SKIES WILL ENABLE TEMPERATURES TO WARM TO AROUND 60
   TUESDAY AFTERNOON.  FORECAST SOUNDINGS MODIFIED FOR EXPECTED HIGH
   TEMPS SUGGEST SUFFICIENT BOUNDARY LAYER MIXING MAY OCCUR.  SUSTAINED
   WINDS WILL LIKELY BE AOA 20MPH WITH GUSTS APPROACHING 30-35 MPH. 
   HOWEVER...MARGINAL RH VALUES /UPPER TEENS TO 20S/ AND RELATIVELY
   COOL TEMPS WILL TEMPER AN OTHERWISE MORE ROBUST THREAT.
   
   ..SMITH.. 01/05/2009
   
   ...PLEASE SEE WWW.SPC.NOAA.GOV/FIRE FOR GRAPHIC PRODUCT...
   
      

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