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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 260850
   
   DAY 1 FIRE WEATHER OUTLOOK  
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   0350 AM CDT WED AUG 26 2009
   
   VALID 261200Z - 271200Z
   
   ...NO CRITICAL AREAS...
   
   ...SYNOPSIS...
   A WEAK UPPER-LEVEL TROUGH OVER THE CNTRL/SRN ROCKIES WILL SHIFT EWD
   ONTO THE HIGH PLAINS. UPPER-LEVEL HEIGHTS WILL RISE IN ITS WAKE
   ACROSS THE WEST...WITH A MID-LEVEL ANTICYCLONE STRENGTHENING OVER
   THE SRN GREAT BASIN. SURFACE TEMPERATURES WILL WARM AND LOW RH WILL
   EXPAND OVER MUCH OF THE INTERIOR WEST...BUT WITH LIGHT WINDS.
   
   ..GRAMS.. 08/26/2009
   
   ...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 260927
   
   DAY 2 FIRE WEATHER OUTLOOK  
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   0427 AM CDT WED AUG 26 2009
   
   VALID 271200Z - 281200Z
   
   ...NO CRITICAL AREAS...
   
   ...SYNOPSIS...
   A MID-LEVEL ANTICYCLONE WILL REMAIN CENTERED OVER THE SRN GREAT
   BASIN WITH A RIDGE EMANATING NWD TO THE CANADIAN ROCKIES. AN
   UPPER-LEVEL SHORT WAVE TROUGH WILL AMPLIFY ACROSS THE CANADIAN
   PRAIRIES INTO THE FAR N-CNTRL CONUS BY EARLY FRI. A WEAK SURFACE
   COLD FRONT BOUNDARY IN ASSOCIATION WITH THIS TROUGH WILL SINK SEWD
   ACROSS THE NRN HIGH PLAINS.
   
   ...FAR SERN MT...
   A SHORT-DURATION/MARGINAL FIRE WEATHER THREAT SHOULD DEVELOP AT PEAK
   HEATING IN THE WAKE OF A WEAK COLD FRONT PASSAGE. TEMPERATURES WILL
   STILL WARM INTO THE UPPER 80S TO LOWER 90S AND WITH DRY NWLY FLOW
   LEAD TO RH VALUES FALLING TO BETWEEN 12 AND 20 PERCENT. STEEP
   LOW-LEVEL LAPSE RATES WILL AID IN DOWNWARD MOMENTUM TRANSPORT WITH 
   SUSTAINED WINDS LIKELY PEAKING FROM 15 TO 20 MPH.
   
   ..GRAMS.. 08/26/2009
   
   ...PLEASE SEE WWW.SPC.NOAA.GOV/FIRE FOR GRAPHIC PRODUCT...
   
      

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