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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 100756
   
   DAY 1 FIRE WEATHER OUTLOOK  
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   0156 AM CST TUE NOV 10 2009
   
   VALID 101200Z - 111200Z
   
   ...NO CRITICAL AREAS...
   
   ...SYNOPSIS...
   THE LATEST NHC FORECAST BRINGS T.S. IDA E ACROSS SRN AL AND INTO
   SWRN GA DURING TUESDAY...WITH HEAVY RAINFALL EXPECTED ALONG AND N OF
   ITS PROJECTED PATH. OTHERWISE...A WEAK COLD FRONT WILL SAG SWD
   ACROSS THE OH VALLEY REGION...WITH COOL/DRY HIGH PRESSURE BECOMING
   CENTERED OVER THE GREAT LAKES. FARTHER TO THE W...FAST/PROGRESSIVE
   UPPER LEVEL FLOW IS FORECAST TO BE LOCATED OVER THE NWRN INTO THE
   N-CENTRAL STATES...WITH A SERIES OF UPPER IMPULSES MOVING THROUGH
   THIS FLOW REGIME AND AIDING IN THE DEVELOPMENT OF POTENTIALLY GUSTY
   AFTERNOON WINDS OVER PORTIONS OF MT AND WY.
   
   ...N-CENTRAL MT INTO SRN WY...
   A MID LEVEL S/W TROUGH AND ASSOCIATED 50-70 KT W-SWLY FLOW IS
   FORECAST TO MOVE ENE ACROSS THE NWRN CONUS AND INTO
   ALBERTA/SASKATCHEWAN DURING TUESDAY. AS THE UPPER IMPULSE BRUSHES MT
   AND WY...WIND GUSTS OCCASIONALLY AS HIGH AS 30-40 MPH MAY DEVELOP
   SPORADICALLY ACROSS PORTIONS OF THE REGION DURING PEAK
   HEATING/BOUNDARY LAYER MIXING. HOWEVER...DUE TO RATHER COOL
   AFTERNOON TEMPERATURES AND MARGINALLY LOW RH VALUES /GENERALLY ABOVE
   20 TO 30 PERCENT/...WIDESPREAD CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS ARE
   NOT EXPECTED.
   
   ..GARNER.. 11/10/2009
   
   ...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 100758
   
   DAY 2 FIRE WEATHER OUTLOOK  
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   0158 AM CST TUE NOV 10 2009
   
   VALID 111200Z - 121200Z
   
   ...NO CRITICAL AREAS...
   
   ...SYNOPSIS...
   A PROGRESSIVE UPPER LEVEL FLOW REGIME IS FORECAST TO CONTINUE INTO
   WEDNESDAY...WITH ONE TROUGH MOVING TOWARD THE ATLANTIC COAST...AND
   ANOTHER ENTERING THE W COAST. SURFACE HIGH PRESSURE TRAILING THE
   ATLANTIC COAST TROUGH WILL SPREAD A COOL AIRMASS ACROSS THE ERN HALF
   OF THE NATION...WHILE SLY RETURN FLOW AND MODERATING TEMPERATURES
   DEVELOP TO THE W OF THE HIGH ACROSS THE GREAT PLAINS AND INTO THE
   INTERMOUNTAIN W. MEANWHILE...MID LEVEL FLOW WILL STRENGTHEN
   DOWNSTREAM FROM THE W COAST TROUGH...LEADING TO POTENTIALLY GUSTY
   AFTERNOON WINDS FROM PORTIONS OF THE GREAT BASIN EAST INTO WY.
   
   ...NV/UT/WY...
   A BELT OF MODERATELY STRONG SWLY MID-UPPER LEVEL FLOW /AROUND 50 KT
   AT 500 MB/ IS FORECAST TO SPREAD DOWNSTREAM INTO THE GREAT BASIN
   FROM A TROUGH ENTERING THE W COAST. MEANWHILE...SLY LOW LEVEL FLOW
   OCCURRING AHEAD OF THE TROUGH WILL AID IN THE DEVELOPMENT OF A
   RELATIVELY MILD AIRMASS FROM NV INTO WY...WHICH WILL PROMOTE RH
   VALUES FALLING INTO THE 20-30 PERCENT RANGE. IN ADDITION...FAVORABLE
   BOUNDARY LAYER MIXING COMBINED WITH THE STRENGTHENING FLOW ALOFT
   COULD LEAD TO GUSTY AFTERNOON WINDS /30-40 MPH/...RESULTING IN
   POTENTIALLY NEAR CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS.
   
   ..GARNER.. 11/10/2009
   
   ...PLEASE SEE WWW.SPC.NOAA.GOV/FIRE FOR GRAPHIC PRODUCT...
   
      

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