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   ZCZC SPCFWDDY1 ALL
   FNUS21 KWNS 110710
   
   DAY 1 FIRE WEATHER OUTLOOK  
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   0210 AM CDT SAT APR 11 2009
   
   VALID 111200Z - 121200Z
   
   ...NO CRITICAL AREAS...
   
   ...SYNOPSIS...
   AN UPPER TROUGH WILL MOVE ACROSS THE FOUR CORNERS STATES TODAY...AND
   WILL EMERGE INTO THE SRN PLAINS BY SUN MORNING. THIS SYSTEM WILL
   BRING AMPLE AMOUNTS OF PRECIPITATION TO QUELL ANY FIRE CONCERNS IN
   THE SHORT TERM OVER AZ...NM...AND INTO NW TX AND OK. 
   
   ELSEWHERE...HIGH PRESSURE WILL REMAIN IN CONTROL FROM THE MO VALLEY
   EWD TO THE ATLANTIC SEABOARD WITH COOL AND DRY WEATHER.
   
   ...FAR SW TX...
   LOW PRESSURE WILL DEEPEN OVER FAR SW TX LATE TODAY AHEAD OF AN UPPER
   TROUGH. STRONG SELY WINDS OF 25-30 MPH WILL SHIFT TO WLY BEHIND A
   COLD FRONT WITH SPEEDS OF 20-40 MPH BEHIND THE FRONT. MIN RH MAY DIP
   INTO THE 20 PERCENT RANGE THIS AFTERNOON BEFORE SHOWERS AND
   THUNDERSTORMS DEVELOP...ENDING ANY MARGINAL FIRE THREAT THAT MAY
   HAVE EXISTED.
   
   ..JEWELL.. 04/11/2009
   
   ...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 110711
   
   DAY 2 FIRE WEATHER OUTLOOK  
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   0211 AM CDT SAT APR 11 2009
   
   VALID 121200Z - 131200Z
   
   ...CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER AREA FOR SW INTO DEEP S TX...
   
   ...SYNOPSIS...
   AN UPPER LOW/TROUGH WILL SLOWLY MOVE EWD ACROSS THE SRN PLAINS. AT
   THE SURFACE...A BROAD AREA OF WEAK LOW PRESSURE WILL EXIST OVER
   CNTRL TX...AND WILL DEEPEN AS IT DEVELOPS NEWD INTO WRN MO BY MON
   MORNING. STRONG WLY WINDS BEHIND A DRYLINE WILL COMBINE WITH
   LOWERING RH AND AREAS OF DRY FUELS TO PRODUCE CRITICAL FIRE
   CONDITIONS...MAINLY OVER FAR SW AND DEEP S TX.
   MEANWHILE...SIGNIFICANT RAIN WILL FALL N AND E OF THE CRITICAL
   AREA...FROM KS/OK INTO THE MID AND LOWER MS VALLEY.
   
   ...CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER AREA - SW INTO DEEP S TX...
   
   PRIMARY CONDITIONS: STRONG WINDS AND LOW RH
   
   A DRYLINE WILL QUICKLY MIX EWD ACROSS TX ON SUNDAY AS AN UPPER LOW
   DEVELOPS TO THE N. STRONG WLY WINDS OF 20-30 MPH WILL OCCUR...WITH
   GUSTS TO 40 MPH OVER SW TX. RH LEVELS WILL DECREASE INTO THE TEENS
   OVER SW TX...AS WELL AS OVER THE LOWER RIO GRANDE VALLEY. THE NRN
   EXTENT OF CRITICAL FIRE CONDITIONS WILL BE DRASTICALLY LIMITED DUE
   TO EXPECTED HEAVY PRECIPITATION SAT NIGHT INTO EARLY SUNDAY. THE
   MOST LIKELY AREAS TO REMAIN FULLY DRY WILL BE NEAR THE RIO GRANDE
   RIVER...AND OVER DEEP S TX MAINLY S OF SAN ANTONIO TX. THUS...A
   FURTHER REDUCTION IN THE CRITICAL AREA MAY OCCUR IN THE NEXT DAY 1
   OUTLOOK...DEPENDING UPON HOW MUCH PRECIPITATION FALLS.
   
   ..JEWELL.. 04/11/2009
   
   ...PLEASE SEE WWW.SPC.NOAA.GOV/FIRE FOR GRAPHIC PRODUCT...
   
      

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