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   ZCZC SPCFWDDY1 ALL
   FNUS21 KWNS 150704
   
   DAY 1 FIRE WEATHER OUTLOOK  
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   0204 AM CDT MON JUN 15 2009
   
   VALID 151200Z - 161200Z
   
   ...NO CRITICAL AREAS...
   
   ...SYNOPSIS...
   AN UPPER TROUGH WILL REMAIN OVER THE PACIFIC COAST STATES...WITH A
   FLAT UPPER RIDGE OVER THE SOUTH CENTRAL STATES. THIS RIDGE WILL
   BEGIN TO LIFT BUILD NW WITH TIME INTO NM WHICH WILL RESULT IN
   WARMING AND DRYING. MODERATE WINDS WILL REMAIN IN PLACE OVER AZ AND
   NM AS WELL AS W TX FOR A MARGINAL FIRE THREAT THIS AFTERNOON.
   
   ELSEWHERE...ASIDE FROM THE SRN PLAINS WHICH WILL BE
   WARM...RELATIVELY COOL AND/OR MOIST CONDITIONS WILL PREVAIL ACROSS
   THE REST OF THE NATION WITH LITTLE FIRE THREAT.
   
   ...SRN AND ERN AZ...NM...W TX...
   GUSTY SWLY WINDS WILL OCCUR AGAIN TODAY AS LOW PRESSURE DEEPENS OVER
   THE TX PANHANDLE. SUSTAINED SWLY WINDS OF 15-25 MPH ARE EXPECTED
   WITH HIGHER GUSTS. MEANWHILE...RH WILL LOWER INTO THE 10-15 PERCENT
   RANGE. THE HOTTEST TEMPERATURES WILL BE OVER SE NM AND SW TX...WITH
   HIGHS IN EXCESS OF 100 F. ALTHOUGH CRITICAL CONDITIONS ARE LIKELY
   FOR A FEW HOURS THIS AFTERNOON...LOCALIZED AREAS OF WETTING RAINS
   FROM SUNDAY AS WELL AS MAGNITUDE OF THE SUSTAINED WINDS SUGGEST A
   MARGINAL THREAT AREA-WIDE.
   
   ..JEWELL.. 06/15/2009
   
   ...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 150704
   
   DAY 2 FIRE WEATHER OUTLOOK  
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   0204 AM CDT MON JUN 15 2009
   
   VALID 161200Z - 171200Z
   
   ...NO CRITICAL AREAS...
   
   ...SYNOPSIS...
   THE UPPER RIDGE OVER THE S CNTRL U.S. WILL EXPAND NWD ON TUE INTO
   THE FOUR CORNERS STATES...WITH A WEAK UPPER TROUGH REMAINING OVER
   NV/CA. SWLY WINDS WILL AGAIN OCCUR ACROSS AZ/NM/W TX...WITH WARM
   TEMPERATURES AND LOW RH. ELSEWHERE...WARM TEMPERATURES WILL SPREAD
   INTO THE GULF COAST STATES WITH MODERATELY LOW RH AND WEAK
   WINDS...WITH COOL CONDITIONS DUE TO HIGH PRESSURE PERSISTING OVER
   THE NERN U.S.
   
   ...AZ/NM...
   SUSTAINED SWLY WINDS OF 15-20 MPH ARE EXPECTED ALONG WITH RH IN THE
   LOW TEENS AND WARM TEMPERATURES BENEATH A BUILDING UPPER RIDGE.
   ALTHOUGH SUSTAINED WINDS WILL BE TOO WEAK FOR A CRITICAL THREAT...OF
   NOTE SHOULD BE THAT MID LEVEL LAPSE RATES...AND THUS THE HAINES
   INDEX...WITH BE HIGHER THAN THE PREVIOUS FEW DAYS. THIS MAY RESULT
   IN ENHANCED FIRE BEHAVIOR DURING THE AFTERNOON WITH ANY ONGOING
   FIRES.
   
   ..JEWELL.. 06/15/2009
   
   ...PLEASE SEE WWW.SPC.NOAA.GOV/FIRE FOR GRAPHIC PRODUCT...
   
      

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