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   ZCZC SPCFWDDY1 ALL
   FNUS21 KWNS 240704
   
   DAY 1 FIRE WEATHER OUTLOOK  
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   0204 AM CDT SUN MAY 24 2009
   
   VALID 241200Z - 251200Z
   
   ...NO CRITICAL AREAS...
   
   ...SYNOPSIS...
   A RELATIVELY QUIET FIRE WEATHER DAY IS EXPECTED AS GENERALLY WEAK
   FLOW WILL BE WIDESPREAD ACROSS THE CONUS AS AN UPPER SPEED MAX
   REMAINS CONFINED TO ERN CANADA AND PARTS OF THE NE U.S.  SEVERAL
   WEAK IMPULSES WILL BE LOCATED OVER NRN CA...NRN HIGH
   PLAINS...AND THE LOWER MS RIVER VALLEY/ARKLATEX REGIONS. 
   ISOLATED/SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS ARE FORECAST TO
   ENCOMPASS A SIZEABLE AREA OF THE CONUS...IN ASSOCIATION WITH THE
   AFOREMENTIONED FEATURES.  A COLD FRONT WILL MOVE THROUGH NEW ENGLAND
   WITH THE TRAILING PORTION OF THE FRONT EXTENDING WWD INTO THE
   N-CNTRL HIGH PLAINS.
   
   ..SMITH.. 05/24/2009
   
   ...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 240739
   
   DAY 2 FIRE WEATHER OUTLOOK  
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   0239 AM CDT SUN MAY 24 2009
   
   VALID 251200Z - 261200Z
   
   ...NO CRITICAL AREAS...
   
   ...SYNOPSIS...
   SOMEWHAT AMORPHOUS UPPER PATTERN WILL AGAIN RESIDE OVER MOST OF THE
   CONUS DURING THE DAY 2 PERIOD.  THE EXCEPTION WILL BE OVER THE NERN
   U.S. WHERE A DEEPENING UPPER TROUGH OVER THE CANADIAN MARITIMES WILL
   INFLUENCE PARTS OF NEW ENGLAND WITH GUSTY NWLY WINDS.  ELSEWHERE
   WEAK DISTURBANCES WILL MEANDER OVER PARTS OF THE W AND THE LOWER
   CENTRAL PLAINS LEADING TO FAVORED AREAS OF ISOLATED TO SCATTERED
   SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
   
   ...PARTS OF NEW ENGLAND...
   GUSTY NWLY WINDS IN POST-FRONTAL REGIME WILL PROBABLY MIX TO THE
   SURFACE DURING PEAK HEATING AS LOW LEVEL LAPSE RATES STEEPEN. 
   LATEST MODEL FORECAST SOUNDING CONSENSUS DEPICTS MIXING DEPTHS ONLY
   UP TO AROUND 800 MB.  AS SUCH...STRONGER MOMENTUM ALOFT ABOVE THIS
   LEVEL WILL LIKELY NOT REACH THE SURFACE IN THE FORM OF VERY STRONG
   GUSTS /AOA 35 MPH/.  WITH SOMEWHAT COOL MAX TEMPS IN THE LOWER
   60S...MIN RH WILL LIKELY REMAIN IN THE 30S AND PERHAPS AS LOW AS THE
   UPPER 20S IN LOCALIZED AREAS.
   
   ..SMITH.. 05/24/2009
   
   ...PLEASE SEE WWW.SPC.NOAA.GOV/FIRE FOR GRAPHIC PRODUCT...
   
      

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