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   ZCZC SPCFWDDY1 ALL
   FNUS21 KWNS 170723
   
   DAY 1 FIRE WEATHER OUTLOOK  
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   0223 AM CDT TUE MAR 17 2009
   
   VALID 171200Z - 181200Z
   
   ...NO CRITICAL AREAS...
   
   ...SYNOPSIS...
   AS A SRN STREAM UPPER-LEVEL TROUGH DEPARTS THE ERN SEABOARD...THE
   OVERALL FLOW REGIME WILL BECOME NEARLY ZONAL ACROSS THE CONUS TODAY.
   THE BELT OF STRONGEST WLYS WILL LIE FROM THE NRN ROCKIES TO THE
   GREAT LAKES ALONG THE SRN PERIPHERY OF A SHORT WAVE TROUGH SHIFTING
   E FROM THE CANADIAN PRAIRIES TO HUDSON BAY. A LEE SURFACE TROUGH
   WILL BE ANCHORED FROM WRN KS TO FAR WRN TX...WITH A DRY LINE MIXING
   E ACROSS CNTRL PORTIONS OF KS/OK/TX THIS AFTERNOON.
   
   ...WRN AND CNTRL OK/NRN LOW ROLLING PLAINS OF NWRN TX...
   SWLY LOW-LEVEL FLOW WILL RESULT IN TRANSPORT OF LOW RH OBSERVED ON
   MON ACROSS MUCH OF WRN TX NEWD INTO CNTRL OK AND FAR N-CNTRL TX.
   WELL-ABOVE NORMAL TEMPERATURES IN THE LOWER TO MIDDLE 80S WILL LEAD
   TO WIDESPREAD RH VALUES OF 10 TO 20 PERCENT. DESPITE THE DEVELOPMENT
   OF A DEEPLY MIXED BOUNDARY LAYER...MODEST MID-LEVEL FLOW WILL HELP
   CURTAIL STRONG WINDS FROM OCCURRING AT THE SURFACE. EVEN SO...A
   MODERATE SURFACE PRESSURE GRADIENT SHOULD STILL PRODUCE SUSTAINED
   WINDS FROM 15 TO 20 MPH WITHIN AN AXIS FROM NEAR CDS-SPS TO GAG-PNC.
   
   ..GRAMS.. 03/17/2009
   
   ...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 170728
   
   DAY 2 FIRE WEATHER OUTLOOK  
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   0228 AM CDT TUE MAR 17 2009
   
   VALID 181200Z - 191200Z
   
   ...NO CRITICAL AREAS...
   
   ...SYNOPSIS...
   POTENTIAL FOR CRITICAL CONDITIONS APPEARS LOW ON WED. AN UPPER-LEVEL
   TROUGH CENTERED OVER HUDSON BAY AND ONTARIO SHOULD AMPLIFY SLIGHTLY
   INTO THE GREAT LAKES AS IT CONTINUES TO PROGRESS SLOWLY E/SEWD. A
   COLD FRONT WILL MARCH SWD ACROSS THE CNTRL/SRN PLAINS. LOW RH AND
   WEAK WINDS WILL BE CONFINED S OF THIS BOUNDARY IN WRN TX WWD TO THE
   SWRN DESERTS.
   
   ..GRAMS.. 03/17/2009
   
   ...PLEASE SEE WWW.SPC.NOAA.GOV/FIRE FOR GRAPHIC PRODUCT...
   
      

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