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Day 1 Fire Weather Forecast graphic

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   ZCZC SPCFWDDY1 ALL
   FNUS21 KWNS 310650
   
   DAY 1 FIRE WEATHER OUTLOOK  
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   0150 AM CDT SUN MAY 31 2009
   
   VALID 311200Z - 011200Z
   
   ...NO CRITICAL AREAS...
   
   ...SYNOPSIS...
   AN UPPER LEVEL SHORTWAVE TROUGH IS FORECAST TO MOVE ESE INTO THE NRN
   PLAINS THROUGH SUNDAY AFTERNOON...ACCOMPANIED BY A SURFACE FRONTAL
   WAVE. SOUTHERLY WINDS WILL STRENGTHEN S OF THE LOW ACROSS THE GREAT
   PLAINS...FAVORING MODERATING TEMPERATURES ACROSS THE REGION.
   ELSEWHERE...A WEAK UPPER DISTURBANCE WILL DRIFT SLOWLY E ACROSS AZ.
   A VERY WARM/DRY LOW LEVEL AIRMASS WILL EXIST S OF THE DISTURBANCE
   OVER SRN AZ/SW NM...BUT SUSTAINED WINDS WILL BE RELATIVELY WEAK. TO
   THE N OF THE UPPER DISTURBANCE...WIDESPREAD AFTERNOON THUNDERSTORM
   DEVELOPMENT IS LIKELY OVER MUCH OF THE INTERMOUNTAIN WEST. MEANWHILE
   FARTHER E...SURFACE HIGH PRESSURE WILL BECOME CENTERED OVER THE GULF
   OF MEXICO. NORTH OF THE HIGH OVER THE GULF STATES...AFTERNOON RH
   VALUES MAY FALL INTO THE 30S...BUT SUSTAINED WINDS WILL BE WEAK.
   
   ..GARNER.. 05/31/2009
   
   ...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 310651
   
   DAY 2 FIRE WEATHER OUTLOOK  
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   0151 AM CDT SUN MAY 31 2009
   
   VALID 011200Z - 021200Z
   
   ...NO CRITICAL AREAS...
   
   ...SYNOPSIS...
   A SHORTWAVE TROUGH IS FORECAST TO MOVE E ACROSS THE GREAT LAKES
   REGION ON MONDAY/DAY 2. THIS WILL PLACE THE GREAT PLAINS WITHIN THE
   RIGHT REAR QUADRANT OF AN UPPER LEVEL JET...WHICH WILL AID IN
   DRIVING A SURFACE FRONT SWD INTO THE CENTRAL PLAINS. WARM SLY
   SURFACE WINDS WILL BE PRESENT S OF THE FRONT...DRAWING MODEST
   AMOUNTS OF LOW LEVEL MOISTURE NWD. EAST OF THE PLAINS...AN
   ANTICYCLONE IS EXPECTED TO BE CENTERED OVER THE SERN STATES...WITH
   AFTERNOON RH VALUES N OF THE GULF COAST LIKELY FALLING INTO THE
   30-50 PERCENT RANGE. WEST OF THE PLAINS...AFTERNOON THUNDERSTORMS
   CAN BE EXPECTED FROM THE CENTRAL ROCKIES INTO THE GREAT
   BASIN...WHILE A HOT/DRY LOW LEVEL AIRMASS PERSISTS OVER THE DESERT
   SW.
   
   ..GARNER.. 05/31/2009
   
   ...PLEASE SEE WWW.SPC.NOAA.GOV/FIRE FOR GRAPHIC PRODUCT...
   
      

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