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   ZCZC SPCFWDDY1 ALL
   FNUS21 KWNS 030744
   
   DAY 1 FIRE WEATHER OUTLOOK  
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   0244 AM CDT THU SEP 03 2009
   
   VALID 031200Z - 041200Z
   
   ...NO CRITICAL AREAS...
   
   ...SYNOPSIS...
   SEASONABLY STRONG SHORTWAVE TROUGH OVER THE PACIFIC NW WILL QUICKLY
   MOVE NEWD INTO ALBERTA AS A GENERAL UPPER RIDGE IS MAINTAINED OVER
   THE WRN HALF OF THE CONUS AND A TROUGH OVER THE E.  A COLD FRONT
   WILL MOVE EWD OVER PARTS OF THE PACIFIC NW AND NRN ROCKIES REGIONS
   WITH SOME GUSTY WINDS LIKELY TO OCCUR OVER THE I-15 CORRIDOR IN NRN
   MT NEAR THE ALBERTA BORDER.  FURTHER SW...GUSTY WINDS MAY OCCUR AS
   WELL OVER THE NWRN GREAT BASIN AND IN LOCALIZED AREAS IN SRN CA. 
   SURFACE HIGH PRESSURE WILL INFLUENCE MUCH OF THE ERN CONUS.
   
   ...E SLOPES OF THE CONTINENTAL DIVIDE OF MT...
   BREEZY CONDITIONS WILL LIKELY DEVELOP DURING THE AFTERNOON INTO THE
   EARLY EVENING AS A H5 65 KT JET GLANCES THE AREA TO THE NW OVER SERN
   BC/SWRN ALBERTA.  AS TEMPS WARM INTO THE 80S AND 90S...BOUNDARY
   LAYER MIXING WILL AID IN TRANSPORTING SOME MOMENTUM ALOFT TO THE
   SURFACE WITH MIN RH FALLING INTO THE 15-20 PERCENT RANGE.  SUSTAINED
   SWLY SURFACE WINDS MAY BE NEAR 20 MPH WITH HIGHER GUSTS /30-35 MPH
   POSSIBLE/ WITH WINDS VEERING TO WLY DURING FRONTAL PASSAGE WITH RH
   RECOVERY THEN OCCURRING TOWARDS EVENING.  BORDERLINE CRITICAL
   CONDITIONS MAY BE MET INTERMITTENTLY IN SOME AREAS BRIEFLY. 
   HOWEVER...FUEL CONDITIONS APPEAR NORMAL PER LOCAL OFFICE
   COORDINATION AND MARGINAL NATURE OF THREAT PRECLUDES A CRITICAL
   DESIGNATION.
   
   ..SMITH.. 09/03/2009
   
   ...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 030817
   
   DAY 2 FIRE WEATHER OUTLOOK  
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   0317 AM CDT THU SEP 03 2009
   
   VALID 041200Z - 051200Z
   
   ...NO CRITICAL AREAS...
   
   ...SYNOPSIS...
   RELAXED FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED ACROSS THE CONUS AS AN
   UPPER RIDGE RESIDES OVER MUCH OF THE WRN U.S. WITH A LARGE SCALE
   TROUGH OVER THE MIDWEST AND NE.  AN APPROACHING SHORTWAVE TROUGH
   OVER THE ERN PACIFIC WILL LIKELY IMPACT THE PACIFIC NW BY SATURDAY
   MORNING.  LATEST MODEL GUIDANCE INDICATES SOME LOWER RH AND MODERATE
   STRENGTH SUSTAINED WINDS MAY DEVELOP AHEAD OF THIS SYSTEM OVER PARTS
   OF SRN ORE/NERN CA...BUT POTENTIAL FOR CRITICAL CONDITIONS APPEARS
   LIMITED ATTM.
   
   ..SMITH.. 09/03/2009
   
   ...PLEASE SEE WWW.SPC.NOAA.GOV/FIRE FOR GRAPHIC PRODUCT...
   
      

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