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   ZCZC SPCFWDDY1 ALL
   FNUS21 KWNS 130736
   
   DAY 1 FIRE WEATHER OUTLOOK  
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   0136 AM CST SUN DEC 13 2009
   
   VALID 131200Z - 141200Z
   
   ...NO CRITICAL AREAS...
   
   ...SYNOPSIS...
   A LOW AMPLITUDE UPPER LEVEL DISTURBANCE IS FORECAST TO APPROACH THE
   CENTRAL ROCKIES DURING SUNDAY AFTERNOON...WHILE A STRONGER TROUGH
   DROPS SWD TOWARD THE PAC NW. AT THE SURFACE...A COLD FRONT WILL
   EXTEND SWWD OUT OF THE GREAT LAKES AND TOWARD THE CENTRAL HIGH
   PLAINS AND THEN NW INTO THE NRN ROCKIES. VERY COLD ARCTIC AIR WILL
   RESIDE N OF THE FRONT OVER THE NRN PLAINS...WHILE WARM/GUSTY
   CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED TO ITS S OVER THE SRN HIGH PLAINS.
   
   ...W TX...
   SIMILAR TO SATURDAY...WIND GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH WILL BE POSSIBLE AS
   SURFACE TEMPERATURES CLIMB INTO THE 60S AND MODEST BOUNDARY LAYER
   MIXING OCCURS. MINIMUM RH VALUES MAY BRIEFLY APPROACH 20-25 PERCENT
   DURING PEAK HEATING. HOWEVER...THE PASSAGE OF AN UPPER LEVEL S/W
   TROUGH MOVING ACROSS THE INTERMOUNTAIN WEST WILL NOT BE FAVORABLY
   TIMED WITH THE DIURNAL CYCLE...WHICH SHOULD PRECLUDE THE DEVELOPMENT
   OF CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS.
   
   ..GARNER.. 12/13/2009
   
   ...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 130737
   
   DAY 2 FIRE WEATHER OUTLOOK  
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   0137 AM CST SUN DEC 13 2009
   
   VALID 141200Z - 151200Z
   
   ...NO CRITICAL AREAS...
   
   ...SYNOPSIS...
   AN UPPER LEVEL S/W TROUGH WILL DROP SEWD OUT OF CANADA AND INTO THE
   NRN PLAINS ON MONDAY...WHICH WILL AID IN DRIVING A COLD FRONT SWD
   ACROSS THE CENTRAL CONUS. AHEAD OF THE FRONT OVER PORTIONS OF SW
   TX...WARM TEMPERATURES AND MARGINALLY LOW RH VALUES WILL BE
   LIKELY...BUT WIND FIELDS ARE CURRENTLY NOT EXPECTED TO SUPPORT
   CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS.
   
   ..GARNER.. 12/13/2009
   
   ...PLEASE SEE WWW.SPC.NOAA.GOV/FIRE FOR GRAPHIC PRODUCT...
   
      

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