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Day 1 and Day 2 Fire Weather Outlooks

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   ZCZC SPCFWDDY1 ALL
   FNUS21 KWNS 230854
   
   DAY 1 FIRE WEATHER OUTLOOK  
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   0254 AM CST FRI JAN 23 2009
   
   VALID 231200Z - 241200Z
   
   ...NO CRITICAL AREAS...
   
   ...SYNOPSIS...
   LARGE SCALE CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS ARE NOT EXPECTED ON
   FRIDAY. COLD HIGH PRESSURE IS FORECAST TO SURGE SOUTH ACROSS THE
   GREAT PLAINS THROUGH THE DAY...WHILE A MOIST SOUTHERLY FLOW REGIME
   PERSISTS ACROSS THE SWRN CONUS. OVER THE SRN PLAINS...SURFACE LOW
   PRESSURE WILL MATERIALIZE OVER TX. WINDS WILL BE FAIRLY WEAK SOUTH
   OF THE SURFACE LOW...WITH HIGHER GUSTS TO THE NORTH OVER OK.
   REGARDLESS...RH VALUES ARE EXPECTED TO IMPROVE...NEGATING A CRITICAL
   OUTLOOK. FARTHER EAST OVER FL...HIGH PRESSURE WILL REMAIN CENTERED
   OVER THE PANHANDLE...WITH DRY CONDITIONS PERSISTING.
   
   ...FLORIDA...
   LOW RH VALUES /POSSIBLY FALLING INTO THE 20S/ ARE EXPECTED TO OCCUR
   DURING THE LATE MORNING THROUGH THE AFTERNOON. DUE TO A WEAK
   PRESSURE GRADIENT /CLOSE PROXIMITY TO SURFACE HIGH
   PRESSURE/...SUSTAINED WINDS ARE EXPECTED TO BE LIGHT...PRECLUDING A
   CRITICAL OUTLOOK.
   
   ...SWRN OK AND NWRN TX...
   AS SURFACE LOW PRESSURE BECOMES SITUATED OVER NORTHERN TX...AND HIGH
   PRESSURE SURGES SOUTH INTO THE REGION...SUSTAINED NORTHERLY WINDS
   NEAR 20 MPH WITH STRONGER GUSTS ARE POSSIBLE DURING THE AFTERNOON.
   THESE WINDS MAY BRIEFLY BECOME COLLOCATED WITH RH VALUES DROPPING TO
   20 PERCENT. HOWEVER...THE DURATION OF THESE CONDITIONS IS EXPECTED
   TO BE TOO BRIEF TO WARRANT A CRITICAL AREA.
   
   ..GARNER/SMITH.. 01/23/2009
   
   ...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 230859
   
   DAY 2 FIRE WEATHER OUTLOOK  
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   0259 AM CST FRI JAN 23 2009
   
   VALID 241200Z - 251200Z
   
   ...NO CRITICAL AREAS...
   
   ...SYNOPSIS...
   SURFACE HIGH PRESSURE AND COLD TEMPERATURES WILL SPREAD SOUTH ACROSS
   MUCH OF THE EASTERN HALF OF THE NATION ON SATURDAY...WITH A COLD
   FRONT MOVING OUT INTO THE ATLANTIC...TRAILING SOUTHWESTWARD INTO THE
   GULF OF MEXICO BY LATE AFTERNOON. SOUTH OF THE FRONT OVER FL...AN
   AXIS OF WEAK HIGH PRESSURE WILL BISECT THE PANHANDLE...WITH
   MODERATELY LOW AFTERNOON RH VALUES REMAINING IN PLACE.
   ELSEWHERE...LOW PRESSURE WILL DEVELOP OVER THE CENTRAL
   ROCKIES...AHEAD OF AN UPR LVL TROUGH CENTERED OVER THE
   PACIFIC...WITH A COOL/MOIST WEATHER PATTERN EXPECTED OVER THE WRN
   HALF OF THE CONUS.
   
   ..GARNER/SMITH.. 01/23/2009
   
   ...PLEASE SEE WWW.SPC.NOAA.GOV/FIRE FOR GRAPHIC PRODUCT...
   
      

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