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   ZCZC SPCFWDDY1 ALL
   FNUS21 KWNS 190723
   
   DAY 1 FIRE WEATHER OUTLOOK  
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   0223 AM CDT MON OCT 19 2009
   
   VALID 191200Z - 201200Z
   
   ...NO CRITICAL AREAS...
   
   ...SYNOPSIS...
   AN UPPER TROUGH WILL CONTINUE EWD INTO THE WRN GREAT BASIN...HELPING
   TO INCREASE WIND SPEEDS FROM NV INTO UT AND AZ. FARTHER E...LOW
   PRESSURE WILL DEEPEN BY AFTERNOON OVER ERN CO/WRN KS...HELPING TO
   INCREASE A PRESSURE GRADIENT FOR STRONG SLY FLOW ACROSS THE SRN
   PLAINS. ELSEWHERE...HIGH PRESSURE WILL REMAIN CENTERED OVER THE SERN
   STATES WITH CALM...DRY...AND COOL WEATHER.
   
   ...SRN NV...SRN UT...NRN AZ...
   SWLY WINDS WILL INCREASE WITH THE APPROACHING UPPER TROUGH...WITH
   SUSTAINED WINDS OF 20-25 MPH. HIGHER GUSTS OVER 30 MPH ARE LIKELY
   ESPECIALLY DURING THE AFTERNOON WHEN HEATING AND MIXING WILL BE
   MAXIMIZED. RH VALUES WILL GENERALLY BE ABOVE CRITICAL LEVELS...FROM
   15 TO 25 PERCENT.
   
   ...ERN NM...OK/TX PANHANDLES...
   SW WINDS OF 20-25 MPH ARE LIKELY THIS AFTERNOON AS LOW PRESSURE
   DEEPENS OVER SERN CO AND WRN KS. HOWEVER...RH LEVELS ARE ONLY
   EXPECTED TO BE MARGINALLY LOW AND IN THE TWENTIES.
   
   ..JEWELL.. 10/19/2009
   
   ...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 190723
   
   DAY 2 FIRE WEATHER OUTLOOK  
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   0223 AM CDT MON OCT 19 2009
   
   VALID 201200Z - 211200Z
   
   ...NO CRITICAL AREAS...
   
   ...SYNOPSIS...
   A POTENT UPPER TROUGH WILL SLIDE EWD INTO THE FOUR CORNERS AREA
   BRINGING COOLER TEMPERATURES AND RAIN. E OF THIS TROUGH...STRONG SLY
   WINDS OF 20-25 MPH WILL EXIST FROM NM INTO TX AND OK...BUT RH LEVELS
   WILL NOT BE PARTICULARLY LOW. MEANWHILE...HIGH PRESSURE WILL REMAIN
   CENTERED OVER THE SERN STATES WITH DRY AND MILD CONDITIONS.
   
   BEHIND THE FOUR CORNERS TROUGH...HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD INTO THE
   GREAT BASIN...WITH OFFSHORE FLOW DEVELOPING OVER SRN CA WITH LOCALLY
   GUSTY WINDS NEAR PASSES AND CANYONS.
   
   ..JEWELL.. 10/19/2009
   
   ...PLEASE SEE WWW.SPC.NOAA.GOV/FIRE FOR GRAPHIC PRODUCT...
   
      

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