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Day 1 Fire Weather Forecast graphic

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   ZCZC SPCFWDDY1 ALL
   FNUS21 KWNS 270815
   
   DAY 1 FIRE WEATHER OUTLOOK  
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   0215 AM CST FRI NOV 27 2009
   
   VALID 271200Z - 281200Z
   
   ...NO CRITICAL AREAS...
   
   ...SYNOPSIS...
   AN UPPER-LEVEL TROUGH FROM THE GREAT LAKES TO THE MID-ATLANTIC WILL
   SHIFT EAST TOWARDS THE CANADIAN MARITIMES AND OFF THE ERN SEABOARD.
   IN THE WEST...AN UPPER-LEVEL SHORT WAVE TROUGH OFF THE PACIFIC
   NW/NRN CA COAST WILL DIG TOWARDS SRN CA. WEAK RIDGING WILL PERSIST
   OVER MOST OF THE CNTRL CONUS WHILE A SRN STREAM IMPULSE EJECTS EWD
   ACROSS THE SRN PLAINS.
   
   ...FL...
   LATEST GPS PW VALUES AROUND A QUARTER-INCH WERE COMMON ACROSS NRN
   FL. THIS TYPE OF AIR MASS WILL CONTINUE TO SPREAD SWD WITHIN A
   POST-FRONTAL REGIME AND RESULT IN PERVASIVE LOW RH ACROSS MUCH OF
   THE PENINSULA THIS AFTERNOON. DESPITE BELOW-NORMAL TEMPERATURES IN
   THE 60S...RH VALUES SHOULD DROP TO BETWEEN 20 AND 30 PERCENT. MODEST
   SUSTAINED NWLY SURFACE WINDS FROM 8 TO 15 MPH WILL MITIGATE A
   CRITICAL AREA ISSUANCE.
   
   ...E-CNTRL NM...PANHANDLE/NW TX...FAR WRN OK...
   AS A LEE SURFACE TROUGH DEEPENS...SWLY WINDS SHOULD BECOME MODERATE
   /AROUND 15 MPH/ DURING THE AFTERNOON. WITH A DRY AIR MASS IN PLACE
   ALONG WITH THE CONTRIBUTING EFFECTS OF DOWNSLOPE FLOW...RH VALUES
   WILL LIKELY FALL TO 10 TO 20 PERCENT AS TEMPERATURES WARM INTO THE
   UPPER 60S TO LOWER 70S.
   
   ..GRAMS.. 11/27/2009
   
   ...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 270904
   
   DAY 2 FIRE WEATHER OUTLOOK  
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   0304 AM CST FRI NOV 27 2009
   
   VALID 281200Z - 291200Z
   
   ...NO CRITICAL AREAS...
   
   ...SYNOPSIS...
   AN UPPER-LEVEL SHORT WAVE TROUGH OVER SRN CA SHOULD SHIFT SLOWLY
   SEWD AND BECOME CENTERED OVER THE LOWER CO RIVER VALLEY BY EARLY
   SUN. AT THE SURFACE...A COLD FRONT WILL SINK SWD ACROSS THE
   CNTRL/SRN PLAINS...WHILE AN ANTICYCLONE REMAINS ANCHORED ACROSS NRN
   FL.
   
   ...ERN PANHANDLE/INTERIOR PENINSULA OF FL...
   LIGHT N/NELY WINDS /AROUND 5 MPH/ WILL PERSIST TO THE E OF AN
   ANTICYCLONE EXPECTED TO BE CENTERED OVER THE FL PANHANDLE AT MIDDAY
   SAT. LOW RH SHOULD REDEVELOP AWAY FROM THE IMMEDIATE COASTAL
   AREAS...WITH MIN VALUES OF 25 TO 35 PERCENT.
   
   ..GRAMS.. 11/27/2009
   
   ...PLEASE SEE WWW.SPC.NOAA.GOV/FIRE FOR GRAPHIC PRODUCT...
   
      

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