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   ZCZC SPCFWDDY1 ALL
   FNUS21 KWNS 170715
   
   DAY 1 FIRE WEATHER OUTLOOK  
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   0215 AM CDT THU SEP 17 2009
   
   VALID 171200Z - 181200Z
   
   ...NO CRITICAL AREAS...
   
   ...SYNOPSIS...
   AN UPPER TROUGH AND ATTENDANT COLD FRONT WILL CONTINUE TO WEAKEN AND
   TRACK ACROSS THE PACIFIC NORTHWEST INTO MT. AS THIS OCCURS...LEE
   TROUGHING WILL DEVELOP. MEANWHILE...A SURFACE HIGH WILL SLOWLY BUILD
   SWD AND WWD INTO THE WRN GREAT LAKES AS AN UPPER TROUGH PASSES AND
   UPPER HIGH PRESSURE LINGERS TO THE W. THE RESULTING SURFACE PRESSURE
   GRADIENT WILL LEAD TO SUSTAINED SELY WINDS NEAR 15 TO 20 MPH WITH
   OCCASIONAL GUSTS IN ERN MT/NERN WY...WHERE MARGINALLY LOW RELATIVE
   HUMIDITIES WILL EXIST BY AFTERNOON. 
   
   MEANWHILE IN THE WAKE OF THE UPPER TROUGH IN THE NORTHWEST...HIGH
   PRESSURE WILL EDGE EWD INTO THE COASTAL STATES...WITH WEAK OFFSHORE
   WINDS PERSISTING IN CNTRL/SRN CA. HOT AND DRY CONDITIONS WILL
   PREVAIL...WITH ABOVE NORMAL TEMPERATURES. WINDS WILL REMAIN
   SUBCRITICAL WITH THE EXCEPTION OF LOCALIZED TERRAIN EFFECTS.
   
   ..HURLBUT.. 09/17/2009
   
   ...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 170815
   
   DAY 2 FIRE WEATHER OUTLOOK  
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   0315 AM CDT THU SEP 17 2009
   
   VALID 181200Z - 191200Z
   
   ...NO CRITICAL AREAS...
   
   ...SYNOPSIS...
   ANOTHER UPPER TROUGH WILL QUICKLY BEGIN TO MOVE ONSHORE IN THE
   PACIFIC NORTHWEST BY EVENING...DRIVING A COLD FRONT INTO WRN/CNTRL
   WA AND ORE LATE IN THE PERIOD. PRECIPITATION WILL MAINLY REMAIN
   CONFINED TO THE COASTAL RANGES. DURING THE AFTERNOON...A WEAK TROUGH
   AHEAD OF THE MAIN UPPER TROUGH/SURFACE FRONT IN CNTRL ORE MAY
   SUPPORT LOCALIZED GUSTY WINDS IN COMBINATION WITH HOT
   TEMPERATURES/LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITIES...HOWEVER CRITICAL CONDITIONS
   ARE NOT CURRENTLY ANTICIPATED.
   
   FARTHER S ACROSS MUCH OF CA/NV...THE ERN PERIPHERY OF AN UPPER HIGH
   CENTERED WELL OFFSHORE WILL CONTINUE TO INFLUENCE UNSEASONABLY HOT
   TEMPERATURES AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITIES IN WEAK OFFSHORE FLOW.
   RELATIVE HUMIDITY RECOVERY WILL BE POOR OVERNIGHT. WINDS WILL
   GENERALLY REMAIN LIGHT...WITH THE EXCEPTION OF LOCALIZED TERRAIN
   EFFECTS.
   
   ..HURLBUT.. 09/17/2009
   
   ...PLEASE SEE WWW.SPC.NOAA.GOV/FIRE FOR GRAPHIC PRODUCT...
   
      

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