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   ZCZC SPCFWDDY1 ALL
   FNUS21 KWNS 290829
   
   DAY 1 FIRE WEATHER OUTLOOK  
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   0329 AM CDT THU OCT 29 2009
   
   VALID 291200Z - 301200Z
   
   ...NO CRITICAL AREAS...
   
   ...SYNOPSIS...
   VIGOROUS UPPER-LEVEL TROUGH WILL PROGRESS EWD ACROSS THE CNTRL/SRN
   ROCKIES ONTO THE GREAT PLAINS THROUGH EARLY FRI. IN ITS
   WAKE...UPPER-LEVEL RIDGING WILL BUILD ACROSS THE PACIFIC NW/NRN CA.
   A SURFACE ANTICYCLONE WILL SHIFT SLOWLY SWD ACROSS THE GREAT BASIN.
   
   ...SRN CA INVOF INLAND EMPIRE...
   RECENT SURFACE OBSERVATIONS INDICATE ANEMIC OFFSHORE FLOW WITH
   IMPROVED RH RECOVERY COMPARED TO WED MORNING. AN AXIS OF STRONGER
   700 MB FLOW /AROUND 35 TO 45 MPH/ WILL PASS ACROSS THE REGION THIS
   AFTERNOON/EVENING...AND POTENTIALLY CONTRIBUTE TO AN UPSWING OF
   GUSTY N/NELY SURFACE WINDS IN FAVORED CANYONS/PASSES.
   HOWEVER...MODEL FORECAST SOUNDINGS SUGGEST THE TOP OF THE MIXED
   BOUNDARY LAYER WILL REMAIN BELOW THIS LEVEL...THUS SURFACE WINDS
   SHOULD REMAIN WEAK THROUGH THE PERIOD. NEVERTHELESS...RH WILL BECOME
   LOW WITH VALUES OF 5 TO 10 PERCENT AROUND PEAK HEATING.
   
   ..GRAMS.. 10/29/2009
   
   ...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 290832
   
   DAY 2 FIRE WEATHER OUTLOOK  
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   0332 AM CDT THU OCT 29 2009
   
   VALID 301200Z - 311200Z
   
   ...NO CRITICAL AREAS...
   
   ...SYNOPSIS...
   CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER POTENTIAL APPEARS LOW ON FRI. A HIGHLY
   AMPLIFIED UPPER-LEVEL TROUGH OVER THE GREAT PLAINS WILL CONTINUE TO
   GRADUALLY PROGRESS EWD REACHING THE MS RIVER VALLEY BY EARLY SAT.
   MID/UPPER-LEVEL RIDGING OVER THE WRN CONUS WILL FLATTEN AS AN
   IMPULSE APPROACHES THE BRITISH COLUMBIA/WA COAST.
   
   ..GRAMS.. 10/29/2009
   
   ...PLEASE SEE WWW.SPC.NOAA.GOV/FIRE FOR GRAPHIC PRODUCT...
   
      

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