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   ZCZC SPCFWDDY1 ALL
   FNUS21 KWNS 150759
   
   DAY 1 FIRE WEATHER OUTLOOK  
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   0159 AM CST SUN FEB 15 2009
   
   VALID 151200Z - 161200Z
   
   ...NO CRITICAL AREAS...
   
   ...SYNOPSIS...
   A LOW AMPLITUDE UPPER SHORTWAVE TROUGH WILL MOVE EWD ACROSS THE
   LOWER MS AND TN VALLEYS HELPING TO ENHANCE THUNDERSTORM ACTIVITY
   ACROSS THE SERN GULF COAST STATES. BEHIND HIS UPPER FEATURE...HIGH
   PRESSURE WILL SPREAD SWD ACROSS THE CNTRL U.S. WITH COOL AND DRY
   WEATHER. TO THE W...AN UPPER RIDGE WILL TEMPORARILY BUILD ACROSS THE
   FOUR CORNERS REGION WITH WARM AND CALM WEATHER...WHILE AN ERN
   PACIFIC TROUGH BRINGS PRECIPITATION FROM CNTRL CA NWD INTO OREGON.
   
   ..JEWELL.. 02/15/2009
   
   ...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 150801
   
   DAY 2 FIRE WEATHER OUTLOOK  
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   0201 AM CST SUN FEB 15 2009
   
   VALID 161200Z - 171200Z
   
   ...NO CRITICAL AREAS...
   
   ...SYNOPSIS...
   HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD INTO THE SERN STATES AS AN ERN TROUGH
   DEPARTS. GUSTY NLY WINDS AS WELL AS MODERATELY LOW RH WILL RESULT
   OVER FL...WITH MARGINALLY CRITICAL FIRE CONDITIONS MON AFTERNOON. TO
   THE W...AN UPPER RIDGE WILL BE CENTERED OVER THE CNTRL U.S. AS AN
   UPPER TROUGH MOVES INTO THE SWRN STATES. LOW PRESSURE WILL DEEPEN
   ACROSS THE CNTRL AND SRN HIGH PLAINS BY AFTERNOON...HELPING TO
   PRODUCE A MODERATELY STRONG PRESSURE GRADIENT AND INCREASED SWLY
   WINDS OVER THE SRN PLAINS.
   
   ...SRN HIGH PLAINS...
   SWLY WINDS WILL INCREASE TO 20-30 MPH FROM ERN NM INTO WRN OK/KS MON
   AFTERNOON AHEAD OF AN APPROACHING UPPER TROUGH. GIVEN INITIALLY COOL
   TEMPERATURES...RH LEVELS ARE EXPECTED TO REMAIN ABOVE CRITICAL
   THRESHOLDS...AVERAGING IN THE 20 PERCENT RANGE OVER ERN NM AND 30-40
   PERCENT OVER TX AND WRN OK. A NARROW ZONE OF 20 PERCENT RH IS LIKELY
   FROM CNTRL NM INTO SERN CO AND SWRN KS...WITH A SLIGHTLY GREATER
   FIRE THREAT.
   
   ...CNTRL AND SRN FL...
   HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD INTO THE SERN U.S. WITH DRY NLY WINDS
   AROUND 10-15 MPH. RH LEVELS ARE LIKELY TO AVERAGE 30-40 PERCENT OVER
   THE CNTRL AND SRN FL PENINSULA WITH VALUES INTO THE 20 PERCENT RANGE
   OVER THE PANHANDLE. HOWEVER...ADDITIONAL PRECIPITATION IS EXPECTED
   LATE SUN INTO MON ACROSS MAINLY CNTRL AND NRN FL...WHICH WILL HELP
   MITIGATE THE OVERALL FIRE THREAT.
   
   ..JEWELL.. 02/15/2009
   
   ...PLEASE SEE WWW.SPC.NOAA.GOV/FIRE FOR GRAPHIC PRODUCT...
   
      

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