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Day 1 and Day 2 Fire Weather Outlooks

Day 1 Fire Weather Forecast graphic

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   ZCZC SPCFWDDY1 ALL
   FNUS21 KWNS 100642
   
   DAY 1 FIRE WEATHER OUTLOOK  
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   0142 AM CDT MON AUG 10 2009
   
   VALID 101200Z - 111200Z
   
   ...NO CRITICAL AREAS...
   
   ...SYNOPSIS...
   AN UPPER TROUGH WILL SLOWLY PROGRESS EWD ACROSS THE NRN HIGH
   PLAINS...BECOMING ORIENTED FROM THE GREAT LAKES SWWD THROUGH THE
   CNTRL PLAINS AND INTO THE CNTRL ROCKIES BY MID/LATE AFTERNOON. THE
   ASSOCIATED SURFACE FRONT WILL TRAIL SWWD THROUGH THE GREAT
   LAKES...THEN WSWWD THROUGH CNTRL MO/KS AND TOWARDS A SURFACE LOW
   NEAR THE SERN CO/SWRN KS BORDER.
   
   AS THE UPPER TROUGH APPROACHES...HIGH PRESSURE IN THE SERN STATES
   WILL FLATTEN AND BUILD WWD ACROSS THE SRN PLAINS. HOT CONDITIONS
   WILL PERSIST AT THE SURFACE...WITH ABOVE NORMAL TEMPERATURES ACROSS
   PORTIONS OF THE SOUTHEAST INTO THE MID ATLANTIC. HOWEVER...RH VALUES
   WILL REMAIN ABOVE CRITICAL THRESHOLDS.
   
   IN THE WEST...AN UPPER TROUGH WILL BEGIN TO MOVE ONSHORE OF COASTAL
   BRITISH COLUMBIA. DESPITE STRONG SWLY MID/UPPER LEVEL WINDS
   OVERSPREADING THE PACIFIC NORTHWEST...AN INCREASE IN MOISTURE AND
   LOW MIXING HEIGHTS WILL PREVENT STRONGER WINDS FROM REACHING THE
   SURFACE. AHEAD OF THIS...UPPER RIDGING WILL AMPLIFY OVER THE
   INTERMOUNTAIN WEST...WITH HOT AND DRY CONDITIONS PERSISTING ACROSS A
   WIDESPREAD AREA...THOUGH WITH LIGHT WINDS.
   
   ..HURLBUT.. 08/10/2009
   
   ...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 100730
   
   DAY 2 FIRE WEATHER OUTLOOK  
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   0230 AM CDT MON AUG 10 2009
   
   VALID 111200Z - 121200Z
   
   ...NO CRITICAL AREAS...
   
   ...SYNOPSIS...
   AN UPPER TROUGH WILL CONTINUE TO PROGRESS EWD...BECOMING ORIENTED
   OVER THE NERN STATES SWWD INTO THE OH VALLEY AND INTO ARKLATEX BY
   MID/LATE AFTERNOON. MEANWHILE AN UPPER TROUGH WILL SHIFT EWD INTO
   BRITISH COLUMBIA AND THE PACIFIC NORTHWEST...WITH HIGH PRESSURE
   BECOMING AMPLIFIED OVER THE ROCKIES AND INTO THE NRN PLAINS BETWEEN
   THESE TWO SYSTEMS. 
   
   AT THE SURFACE...A COLD FRONT ORIENTED THROUGH PORTIONS OF THE NERN
   STATES/OH VALLEY AND CNTRL PLAINS WILL MOVE SSEWD THROUGH THE
   DAY...MOVING OFFSHORE OF THE NORTHEAST BY LATE AFTERNOON AND
   STRETCHING WWD THROUGH THE MID ATLANTIC/TN VALLEY AND INTO THE SRN
   PLAINS. A SECOND FRONT WILL PUSH THROUGH THE PACIFIC NORTHWEST. 
   
   HOT CONDITIONS WILL AFFECT THE SRN TIER OF STATES...WITH LOW RH
   GENERALLY OVER THE SOUTHWEST...THOUGH WITH LIGHT WINDS. CRITICAL
   CONDITIONS ARE NOT ANTICIPATED.
   
   ..HURLBUT.. 08/10/2009
   
   ...PLEASE SEE WWW.SPC.NOAA.GOV/FIRE FOR GRAPHIC PRODUCT...
   
      

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