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   ZCZC SPCFWDDY1 ALL
   FNUS21 KWNS 280854
   
   DAY 1 FIRE WEATHER OUTLOOK  
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   0254 AM CST SAT NOV 28 2009
   
   VALID 281200Z - 291200Z
   
   ...NO CRITICAL AREAS...
   
   ...SYNOPSIS...
   AN UPPER-LEVEL SHORT WAVE TROUGH OVER CNTRL CA WILL SHIFT SLOWLY
   S/SEWD...BECOMING CENTERED OVER THE LOWER CO RIVER VALLEY BY EARLY
   SUN. A WEAK UPPER-LEVEL IMPULSE OVER THE SRN PLAINS WILL MIGRATE EWD
   ACROSS THE SOUTHEAST...WHILE A SURFACE ANTICYCLONE REMAINS ANCHORED
   ALONG THE CNTRL/ERN GULF COAST.
   
   ...ERN PANHANDLE/PENINSULA OF FL...
   LIGHT N/NELY WINDS AROUND 5 MPH WILL PERSIST TO THE E OF THE GULF
   COAST ANTICYCLONE. DESPITE AN INCREASE IN HIGH-LEVEL CLOUDINESS
   RETARDING INSOLATION...TEMPERATURES SHOULD STILL WARM INTO THE
   MIDDLE 60S TO LOWER 70S. THIS WILL LEAD TO LOW RH OF 25 TO 35
   PERCENT REDEVELOPING AWAY FROM IMMEDIATE COASTAL AREAS.
   
   ..GRAMS.. 11/28/2009
   
   ...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 280855
   
   DAY 2 FIRE WEATHER OUTLOOK  
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   0255 AM CST SAT NOV 28 2009
   
   VALID 291200Z - 301200Z
   
   ...NO CRITICAL AREAS...
   
   ...SYNOPSIS...
   AN UPPER-LEVEL SHORT WAVE TROUGH OVER THE LOWER CO RIVER VALLEY WILL
   CONTINUE TO TRACK SLOWLY S/SEWD...ACROSS THE GULF OF CA INTO WRN
   SONORA. IN ITS WAKE...AN EXPANSIVE SURFACE ANTICYCLONE WILL SHIFT
   GRADUALLY EWD ACROSS THE INTERMOUNTAIN WEST.
   
   ...SRN CA COASTAL AREA...
   ALTHOUGH OFFSHORE FLOW WILL COMMENCE LATE SAT OVER THE TRANSVERSE
   RANGES AND DEVELOP SWD ALONG THE PENINSULAR RANGES ON SUN...OVERALL
   POTENTIAL FOR CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER APPEARS TO BE MORE LOCALIZED
   THAN IN PREVIOUS FORECASTS. 30-40 MPH N/NELYS AT 700 MB SHOULD
   OVERSPREAD THE AREA BY SUN AFTERNOON...HOWEVER RELATIVELY MODEST
   LOW-LEVEL PRESSURE/THERMAL GRADIENTS SHOULD RESULT IN SUSTAINED
   SURFACE WINDS ONLY PEAKING FROM 15 TO 20 MPH AT LOW/MID-ELEVATIONS
   DURING THE PERIOD. DESPITE SUBSTANTIAL DRYING OF AN ANTECEDENT MOIST
   AIR MASS...MIN RH VALUES MAY ONLY BECOME MARGINALLY LOW /AROUND 15
   PERCENT/ ADJACENT TO THE SAN GABRIEL/BERNARDINO MTNS WHERE DOWNSLOPE
   EFFECTS SHOULD BE MOST PRONOUNCED. NEVERTHELESS...LITTLE TO NO RH
   RECOVERY IS ANTICIPATED SUN NIGHT. ULTIMATELY...A MARGINAL TO
   LOCALIZED CRITICAL THREAT IS EXPECTED.
   
   ..GRAMS.. 11/28/2009
   
   ...PLEASE SEE WWW.SPC.NOAA.GOV/FIRE FOR GRAPHIC PRODUCT...
   
      

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