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Day 1 and Day 2 Fire Weather Outlooks

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   ZCZC SPCFWDDY1 ALL
   FNUS21 KWNS 220809
   
   DAY 1 FIRE WEATHER OUTLOOK  
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   0309 AM CDT SAT AUG 22 2009
   
   VALID 221200Z - 231200Z
   
   ...NO CRITICAL AREAS...
   
   ...SYNOPSIS...
   UPPER-LEVEL TROUGH ALONG THE BRITISH COLUMBIA COAST WILL AMPLIFY
   ACROSS THE PACIFIC NW COAST BY EARLY SUN. THIS IN TURN WILL AID IN A
   GRADUAL NEWD ACCELERATION OF A NEARLY STATIONARY UPPER-LEVEL LOW OFF
   THE SRN CA/NRN BAJA CA COAST. AN UPPER-LEVEL RIDGE AXIS WILL REMAIN
   ANCHORED FROM THE CNTRL/SRN ROCKIES TO THE NRN HIGH PLAINS. RICH
   LOW/MID-LEVEL MOISTURE ACROSS SRN CA/AZ WILL SLOWLY ADVECT NWD
   THROUGH THE CNTRL/SRN GREAT BASIN...WITH MAINLY WET TSTMS IN THE
   SOUTHWEST.
   
   ...SERN UT/FAR SWRN CO...
   ON THE NERN PERIPHERY OF THE SWRN CONUS MOISTURE SURGE...HIGH-BASED
   TSTMS SHOULD FORM BY PEAK HEATING. WEAKLY FORCED ASCENT AND MODEST
   FLOW THROUGH THE CLOUD BEARING LAYER...OWING TO CLOSE PROXIMITY TO
   LARGE-SCALE RIDGE AXIS...SHOULD LIMIT COVERAGE/DURATION OF INITIALLY
   DRY TSTMS. CONTINUED MOISTENING SHOULD LEAD TO MORE OF A MIXED
   WET/DRY TSTM MODE DURING THE EARLY EVENING.
   
   ..GRAMS.. 08/22/2009
   
   ...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 220852
   
   DAY 2 FIRE WEATHER OUTLOOK  
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   0352 AM CDT SAT AUG 22 2009
   
   VALID 231200Z - 241200Z
   
   ...NO CRITICAL AREAS...
   
   ...SYNOPSIS...
   AN UPPER-LEVEL TROUGH FROM BRITISH COLUMBIA TO THE PACIFIC NW SHOULD
   TRACK EWD TOWARDS THE CANADIAN PRAIRIES AND NRN ROCKIES. UPPER-LEVEL
   LOW OFF THE SRN CA COAST SHOULD DEVOLVE INTO AN OPEN WAVE AS IT
   MOVES INLAND...WITH WEAKER IMPULSES EMANATING NEWD ACROSS THE GREAT
   BASIN TOWARDS THE NRN HIGH PLAINS. PLUME OF RICH SUBTROPICAL
   MOISTURE OVER THE SOUTHWEST AND CNTRL GREAT BASIN WILL SPREAD
   NEWD...AIDING IN ISOLATED TO SCATTERED WET TSTM DEVELOPMENT.
   
   ..GRAMS.. 08/22/2009
   
   ...PLEASE SEE WWW.SPC.NOAA.GOV/FIRE FOR GRAPHIC PRODUCT...
   
      

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