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   ZCZC SPCFWDDY1 ALL
   FNUS21 KWNS 060822
   
   DAY 1 FIRE WEATHER OUTLOOK  
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   0222 AM CST TUE JAN 06 2009
   
   VALID 061200Z - 071200Z
   
   ...NO CRITICAL AREAS...
   
   ...SYNOPSIS...
   FULL-LATITUDE UPPER-LEVEL TROUGH CENTERED OVER THE HIGH PLAINS WILL
   REACH THE MS RIVER VALLEY BY EARLY WED. QUASI-STATIONARY FRONTAL
   BOUNDARY FROM THE LOWER MS RIVER VALLEY TO THE LOWER MID-ATLANTIC
   WILL ACCELERATE EWD LATE IN THE PERIOD AS A SURFACE LOW GRADUALLY
   INTENSIFIES OVER THE LOWER GREAT LAKES.
   
   ...PORTIONS OF THE RIO GRANDE RIVER VALLEY IN SWRN TX...
   LOW/MID-LEVEL FLOW WILL VEER FROM THE SW TO THE W/NW BY EARLY
   AFTERNOON AS A TROUGH PASSES E OF THE REGION. SUBSIDENCE IN THE WAKE
   OF THIS TROUGH PASSAGE IN CONJUCTION WITH A DOWNSLOPE FLOW REGIME
   WILL PROVE FAVORABLE FOR DEEP VERTICAL MIXING AT PEAK HEATING. GIVEN
   STRONG WINDS ALOFT /AROUND 50 MPH AT 700 MB/...SUSTAINED SURFACE
   SPEEDS FROM 25 TO 30 MPH APPEAR LIKELY FROM THE BIG BEND TO DRT.
   TEMPERATURES SHOULD WARM INTO THE LOWER TO MIDDLE 60S ALLOWING RH
   VALUES TO BECOME MARGINALLY LOW /AROUND 20 PERCENT/.
   
   ..GRAMS.. 01/06/2009
   
   ...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 060904
   
   DAY 2 FIRE WEATHER OUTLOOK  
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   0304 AM CST TUE JAN 06 2009
   
   VALID 071200Z - 081200Z
   
   ...NO CRITICAL AREAS...
   
   ...SYNOPSIS...
   AN AMPLIFIED UPPER-LEVEL TROUGH OVER THE MS RIVER VALLEY WILL
   TRANSLATE EWD INTO THE ERN CONUS. UPPER RIDGE ALONG THE W COAST WILL
   SHIFT INLAND AS A SHORT WAVE TROUGH APPROACHES THE PACIFIC NW.
   
   ...SWRN TX...
   WELL ABOVE-NORMAL TEMPERATURES ARE EXPECTED TO ENVELOP MUCH OF THE
   AREA WED AFTERNOON...GENERALLY REACHING THE UPPER 60S TO LOWER 70S.
   THIS SHOULD RESULT IN RH VALUES NEAR CRITICAL THRESHOLDS /FROM 15 TO
   20 PERCENT/. AN APPROACHING MID-LEVEL RIDGE AXIS WILL LEAD TO
   SUBSTANTIAL WARMING ALOFT WITH STRONGER NWLYS SHIFTING E OF THE
   REGION. THIS SHOULD DETER DEEPER MIXING...ALONG WITH A WEAKENING
   KINEMATIC PROFILE. THUS...SUSTAINED SURFACE WINDS SHOULD REMAIN
   MODERATE /FROM 15 TO 20 MPH/.
   
   ..GRAMS.. 01/06/2009
   
   ...PLEASE SEE WWW.SPC.NOAA.GOV/FIRE FOR GRAPHIC PRODUCT...
   
      

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