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Day 1 Fire Weather Forecast graphic

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   ZCZC SPCFWDDY1 ALL
   FNUS21 KWNS 170711
   
   DAY 1 FIRE WEATHER OUTLOOK  
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   0111 AM CST THU DEC 17 2009
   
   VALID 171200Z - 181200Z
   
   ...NO CRITICAL AREAS...
   
   ...SYNOPSIS...
   AN UPPER TROUGH IS FORECAST TO DIG OVER THE GREAT PLAINS ON
   THURSDAY...FORCING A SURFACE TROUGH/COLD FRONT TO SLIDE SWD INTO THE
   SRN HIGH PLAINS. UPSTREAM FROM THIS TROUGH...SURFACE HIGH PRESSURE
   WILL PERSIST OVER THE INTERMOUNTAIN WEST...FAVORING WEAK OFFSHORE
   FLOW ALONG WITH MILD TEMPERATURES/LOW RH VALUES OVER SRN CA.
   MEANWHILE...THE DIGGING UPPER TROUGH OVER THE PLAINS WILL AID IN
   DOWNSTREAM RIDGING OVER THE EAST COAST. AS A RESULT...ONSHORE FLOW
   ABOVE A COOL/MOISTENING BOUNDARY LAYER WILL INCREASE OVER THE SERN
   STATES WITHIN RRQ OF STRENGTHENING UPPER JET...WHICH WILL EVENTUALLY
   AID IN THE DEVELOPMENT OF PRECIPITATION BY LATE IN THE PERIOD.
   FARTHER N INVOF THE APPALACHIAN MOUNTAINS...LATE MORNING-AFTERNOON
   RH VALUES MAY FALL INTO THE 30S...BUT GENERALLY COOL TEMPERATURES
   AND WEAK SUSTAINED WIND SPEEDS SHOULD PRECLUDE CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER
   CONDITIONS.
   
   ..GARNER.. 12/17/2009
   
   ...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 170713
   
   DAY 2 FIRE WEATHER OUTLOOK  
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   0113 AM CST THU DEC 17 2009
   
   VALID 181200Z - 191200Z
   
   ...NO CRITICAL AREAS...
   
   ...SYNOPSIS...
   AN UPPER LEVEL TROUGH IS FORECAST TO CONTINUE DIGGING INTO THE LOWER
   MS VALLEY REGION ON FRIDAY. AHEAD OF THIS FEATURE...SURFACE LOW
   PRESSURE WILL STRENGTHEN AND LIFT ACROSS NRN FL/SRN GA...WHILE A
   TRAILING COLD FRONT MOVES ACROSS THE GULF OF MEXICO. FARTHER
   WEST...AN UPPER RIDGE WILL BEGIN TO AMPLIFY OVER THE W COAST. MODEL
   GUIDANCE SUGGESTS OFFSHORE FLOW MAY STRENGTHEN SOMEWHAT OVER SRN
   CA...WITH WARM/DRY CONDITIONS BEING MAINTAINED ACROSS THE REGION.
   
   ..GARNER.. 12/17/2009
   
   ...PLEASE SEE WWW.SPC.NOAA.GOV/FIRE FOR GRAPHIC PRODUCT...
   
      

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