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   ZCZC SPCFWDDY1 ALL
   FNUS21 KWNS 110730
   
   DAY 1 FIRE WEATHER OUTLOOK  
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   0130 AM CST FRI DEC 11 2009
   
   VALID 111200Z - 121200Z
   
   ...NO CRITICAL AREAS...
   
   ...SYNOPSIS...
   CONFLUENT UPPER LEVEL FLOW IS FORECAST TO RESIDE ACROSS THE EASTERN
   HALF OF THE NATION ON FRIDAY...WHICH WILL AID IN MAINTAINING A
   SURFACE ANTICYCLONE. A DRY CONTINENTAL AIRMASS WILL BE PRESENT EAST
   AND SOUTH OF THE HIGH PRESSURE CENTER OVER THE SERN CONUS...WITH
   AFTERNOON RH VALUES FALLING TO 20-30 PERCENT /WITH LOCALLY LOWER
   VALUES INVOF THE APPALACHIAN MOUNTAINS/. HOWEVER...COOL TEMPERATURES
   AND GENERALLY WEAK WIND SPEEDS ACROSS THE REGION ARE EXPECTED TO
   PRECLUDE A SIGNIFICANT FIRE WEATHER THREAT.
   
   ..GARNER.. 12/11/2009
   
   ...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 110732
   
   DAY 2 FIRE WEATHER OUTLOOK  
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   0132 AM CST FRI DEC 11 2009
   
   VALID 121200Z - 131200Z
   
   ...NO CRITICAL AREAS...
   
   ...SYNOPSIS...
   A LOW AMPLITUDE SHORTWAVE TROUGH IS FORECAST TO MIGRATE EAST ACROSS
   THE CENTRAL/SRN PLAINS ON SATURDAY. AS THE BOUNDARY LAYER BECOMES
   WELL MIXED IN THE WAKE OF THE UPPER TROUGH OVER ERN NM AND W
   TX...TEMPERATURES WILL RISE THROUGH THE 60S WHILE RH VALUES FALL
   INTO THE 20S. WIND GUSTS MAY BE AS HIGH AS 30 MPH /WITH HIGHER GUSTS
   POSSIBLE ALONG THE IMMEDIATE LEE OF MOUNTAIN RANGES IN NM/...BUT
   SUSTAINED WINDS AND RH VALUES ACROSS THE PLAINS ARE CURRENTLY
   FORECAST TO REMAIN BELOW CRITICAL LEVELS. FARTHER EAST...SURFACE
   HIGH PRESSURE WILL BECOME CENTERED ALONG THE ATLANTIC COAST...WITH
   EASTERLY ONSHORE FLOW /AND INCREASING RH VALUES/ DEVELOPING ACROSS
   MUCH OF THE SERN CONUS. HOWEVER...SLY FLOW OCCURRING ALONG THE W
   SIDE OF THE SURFACE HIGH MAY MAINTAIN VERY LOW RH VALUES /NEAR 20
   PERCENT/ OVER THE APPALACHIAN MOUNTAINS. COOL TEMPERATURES AND
   MARGINAL SUSTAINED WINDS SHOULD PRECLUDE A CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER
   THREAT.
   
   ..GARNER.. 12/11/2009
   
   ...PLEASE SEE WWW.SPC.NOAA.GOV/FIRE FOR GRAPHIC PRODUCT...
   
      

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