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   ZCZC SPCFWDDY1 ALL
   FNUS21 KWNS 130903
   
   DAY 1 FIRE WEATHER OUTLOOK  
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   0403 AM CDT THU AUG 13 2009
   
   VALID 131200Z - 141200Z
   
   ...CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER AREA FOR WRN UT...
   
   ...SYNOPSIS...
   THE MAIN LARGER SCALE WEATHER SYSTEM WILL BE AN UPPER LEVEL TROUGH
   AND ASSOCIATED COLD FRONT ADVANCING SOUTHEASTWARD ACROSS THE
   NORTHWEST U.S. ON THURSDAY.  AHEAD OF THE FRONT FROM PORTIONS OF NRN
   CALIFORNIA...NRN NEVADA AND INTO WRN UTAH...SOUTHWEST TO WESTERLY
   WINDS MAY BRIEFLY APPROACH CRITICAL CONDITIONS.  MOISTURE WILL BE ON
   THE INCREASE ACROSS UTAH AS MORE SIGNIFICANT MOISTURE FLOWS
   NORTHWARD AROUND THE UPPER LEVEL HIGH OVER ARIZONA/NEW MEXICO. 
   SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AND COOLER TEMPERATURES CAN BE EXPECTED
   ACROSS MUCH OF THE NORTHWEST AS THE TROUGH AND COLD FRONT SLIDE
   SOUTHEAST.  COLORADO...ARIZONA AND NEW MEXICO WILL SEE THUNDERSTORMS
   WITH WETTING/SIGNIFICANT RAINFALL.
   
   ELSEWHERE OVER THE U.S....BROAD HIGH PRESSURE WILL COVER THE EAST
   AND SOUTH WITH A WEAK SURFACE HIGH AND LIGHT WINDS OVER THE EASTERN
   U.S.
   
   ...CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER AREA - WRN UT...
   
   PRIMARY CONDITIONS: DRY THUNDERSTORMS AND STRONG WINDS
   
   MOISTURE AND THE CHANCE FOR THUNDERSTORMS WILL INCREASE FOR UTAH
   TODAY ALONG WITH A SMALL PORTION OF NORTHEASTERN NEVADA AHEAD OF AN
   ADVANCING COLD FRONT.  WHILE STORMS MAY BE MORE LIKELY IN THE
   CENTRAL AND EASTERN PART OF THE UTAH WITH DEEPER MOISTURE...A
   GREATER NUMBER OF STORMS IN THE WESTERN HALF OF UTAH WILL LIKELY BE
   DRY THUNDERSTORMS AND DRY WEST TO SOUTHWEST WINDS ACROSS NEVADA AND
   WRN UTAH WILL INCREASE TO 15 TO 25 MPH DURING THE AFTERNOON.
   
   ALSO..ISOLATED DRY THUNDERSTORMS MAY OCCUR IN EXTREME NORTHEASTERN
   NEVADA WITH THIS SYSTEM.
   
   ..BOTHWELL.. 08/13/2009
   
   ...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 130924
   
   DAY 2 FIRE WEATHER OUTLOOK  
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   0424 AM CDT THU AUG 13 2009
   
   VALID 141200Z - 151200Z
   
   ...CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER AREA FOR SERN NV/UT/SWRN WY...
   
   ...SYNOPSIS...
   COOLER TEMPERATURES ALONG WITH SHOWERS AND A FEW THUNDERSTORMS CAN
   BE EXPECTED IN THE NORTHWEST AS AN UPPER TROUGH BUILDS INTO THE
   WESTERN U.S.  STRONG SOUTHWESTERLY FLOW AT THE BASE OF AND AHEAD OF
   THE TROUGH WILL PRODUCE STRONG AND GUSTY WINDS ACROSS PORTIONS OF
   NEVADA/UTAH...INTO SRN WYOMING.  THUNDERSTORMS WITH MOSTLY WETTING
   RAINS ARE EXPECTED ACROSS THE ROCKIES. 
   
   OVER THE EASTERN U.S...WEAK SURFACE HIGH PRESSURE AND LIGHT WINDS
   ARE EXPECTED.
   
   ...CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER AREA - SERN NV/UT/SWRN WY...
   
   PRIMARY CONDITIONS: STRONG GUSTY SOUTHWESTERLY WINDS
   
   STRONG AND GUSTY SOUTHWESTERLY WINDS OF 15 TO 25 MPH AND HIGHER
   GUSTS AHEAD OF THE UPPER LEVEL TROUGH BUILDING INTO THE WEST ALONG
   WITH HOT AND DRY CONDITIONS WILL PRODUCE CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER
   CONDITIONS IN THE AFTERNOON TO EARLY EVENING.
   
   ..BOTHWELL.. 08/13/2009
   
   ...PLEASE SEE WWW.SPC.NOAA.GOV/FIRE FOR GRAPHIC PRODUCT...
   
      

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