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   ZCZC SPCFWDDY1 ALL
   FNUS21 KWNS 150746
   
   DAY 1 FIRE WEATHER OUTLOOK  
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   0146 AM CST TUE DEC 15 2009
   
   VALID 151200Z - 161200Z
   
   ...NO CRITICAL AREAS...
   
   ...SYNOPSIS...
   AN UPPER LEVEL S/W TROUGH WILL MOVE EAST ACROSS THE GREAT LAKES
   REGION ON TUESDAY...WHILE A SRN STREAM DISTURBANCE EXITS THE DESERT
   SW AND APPROACHES W TX. AT THE SURFACE...HIGH PRESSURE WILL BECOME
   CENTERED OVER THE MID MO VALLEY REGION...WHILE A COLD FRONT MOVES
   OUT INTO THE ATLANTIC AND GULF OF MEXICO. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
   ARE EXPECTED INVOF OF THE COLD FRONT OVER THE SERN STATES AND
   FL...WHILE A COLD STABLE AIRMASS RESIDES ACROSS THE PLAINS AND
   MILD/DRY CONDITIONS REMAIN OVER THE DESERT SW.
   
   ..GARNER.. 12/15/2009
   
   ...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 150748
   
   DAY 2 FIRE WEATHER OUTLOOK  
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   0148 AM CST TUE DEC 15 2009
   
   VALID 161200Z - 171200Z
   
   ...NO CRITICAL AREAS...
   
   ...SYNOPSIS...
   AN UPPER LEVEL S/W TROUGH WILL BE IN THE PROCESS OF EJECTING ENE
   ACROSS NEW ENGLAND ON WEDNESDAY...WHILE A MAINLY FLAT/ZONAL
   FEATURELESS UPPER FLOW REGIME PREDOMINATES ACROSS THE REMAINDER OF
   THE NATION. LOW LEVEL FLOW OVER THE SERN STATES WILL BE DIRECTED
   OFFSHORE...WHICH WILL BRING LOW SURFACE DEWPOINTS INTO THE REGION.
   THOUGH MINIMUM RH VALUES MAY FALL INTO THE 30S...MAX TEMPERATURES
   /MAINLY 50S/ AND SUSTAINED WIND SPEEDS /AOB 10 MPH/ APPEAR
   UNFAVORABLE FOR CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS AT THIS TIME.
   MEANWHILE...SURFACE HIGH PRESSURE WILL BEGIN TO RETREAT EWD AWAY
   FROM THE SRN HIGH PLAINS...ALLOWING SURFACE WINDS TO BECOME S-SWLY
   BY AFTERNOON. AS A RESULT...MODERATING TEMPERATURES ARE FORECAST TO
   OCCUR...CLIMBING THROUGH THE 50S...AND MINIMUM RH VALUES MAY FALL
   INTO THE 20-25 PERCENT RANGE. HOWEVER...MODEL GUIDANCE INDICATES
   MAXIMUM WIND SPEEDS WITHIN THE BOUNDARY LAYER WILL GENERALLY REMAIN
   UNDER 15-20 MPH...WHICH SHOULD PRECLUDE A MORE SIGNIFICANT FIRE
   WEATHER THREAT. FINALLY...WEAK ELY OFFSHORE FLOW MAY DEVELOP OVER
   SRN CA...FAVORING TEMPERATURES AROUND 70 AND MINIMUM AFTERNOON RH
   VALUES NEAR 20 PERCENT. DUE TO THE WEAK LOW LEVEL FLOW AND RECENT
   PRECIPITATION...CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS ARE NOT EXPECTED TO
   DEVELOP.
   
   ..GARNER.. 12/15/2009
   
   ...PLEASE SEE WWW.SPC.NOAA.GOV/FIRE FOR GRAPHIC PRODUCT...
   
      

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