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   ZCZC SPCFWDDY1 ALL
   FNUS21 KWNS 140720
   
   DAY 1 FIRE WEATHER OUTLOOK  
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   0120 AM CST SAT FEB 14 2009
   
   VALID 141200Z - 151200Z
   
   ...CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER AREA FOR FAR W TX AND EXTREME SE NM...
   
   ...SYNOPSIS...
   A COOL AND DRY AIR MASS WILL STRETCH FROM THE CENTRAL U.S. EWD INTO
   THE MS AND OH VALLEYS. BY LATE AFTERNOON...A LEE TROUGH WILL DEVELOP
   OVER ERN CO AND NM AS AN UPPER SHORTWAVE TROUGH MOVES QUICKLY EWD
   ACROSS THE AREA. STRONG WINDS AND LOW RH WILL THUS RESULT IN A
   FOCUSED AREA OF CONCERN OVER FAR W TX AND SERN NM.
   
   ...CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER AREA - FAR W TX AND EXTREME SE NM...
   
   PRIMARY CONDITIONS: STRONG WINDS AND LOW RH
   
   AFTER A COOL MORNING...STRONG HEATING AND MIXING WILL HELP WARM
   TEMPERATURES INTO THE 60S F OVER SERN NM AND FAR W TX. WINDS WILL
   INCREASE THROUGHOUT THE DAY AS AN UPPER SHORTWAVE TROUGH APPROACHES
   WITH SUSTAINED SPEEDS NEAR 20 MPH OVER THE PLAINS. MTN LOCATIONS
   COULD SEE SUSTAINED SPEEDS OVER 30 MPH WITH HIGHER GUSTS. ALTHOUGH
   TEMPERATURE WILL BE A BIT COOL...STRONG DOWNSLOPE AND DAYTIME
   HEATING SHOULD RESULT IN MIN RH VALUES AROUND 10 PERCENT.
   
   ..JEWELL.. 02/14/2009
   
   ...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 140720
   
   DAY 2 FIRE WEATHER OUTLOOK  
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   0120 AM CST SAT FEB 14 2009
   
   VALID 151200Z - 161200Z
   
   ...NO CRITICAL AREAS...
   
   ...SYNOPSIS...
   DRY BUT CALM CONDITIONS WILL PREVAIL OVER THE SRN PLAINS INTO THE
   FOUR CORNERS AREA WITH SHORTWAVE RIDGING ALOFT. HIGH PRESSURE WILL
   BE THE DOMINANT FEATURE FROM THE ROCKIES EWD ACROSS THE PLAINS AND
   INTO THE MIDWEST. AN UPPER TROUGH/LOW WILL AMPLIFY OVER THE ERN
   PACIFIC...BRINGING PRECIPITATION TO NRN CA. PRECIPITATION WILL ALSO
   OCCUR ACROSS THE CNTRL GULF COAST STATES N OF A SURFACE BOUNDARY AND
   WITH LIFT ASSOCIATED WITH A QUICK MOVING SHORTWAVE TROUGH ALOFT.
   
   ..JEWELL.. 02/14/2009
   
   ...PLEASE SEE WWW.SPC.NOAA.GOV/FIRE FOR GRAPHIC PRODUCT...
   
      

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