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   ZCZC SPCFWDDY1 ALL
   FNUS21 KWNS 200749
   
   DAY 1 FIRE WEATHER OUTLOOK  
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   0149 AM CST SUN DEC 20 2009
   
   VALID 201200Z - 211200Z
   
   ...NO CRITICAL AREAS...
   
   ...SYNOPSIS...
   A NWLY UPPER FLOW REGIME WILL EXIST TODAY WITH A TROUGH LEAVING THE
   E COAST AND A RIDGE OVER THE ROCKIES. AT THE SURFACE...GENERALLY
   COOL AND DRY WEATHER WILL PREVAIL WITH HIGH PRESSURE FROM THE GREAT
   BASIN EWD ACROSS THE PLAINS AND GULF COAST STATES. A STRONG UPPER
   TROUGH WILL MOVE INTO THE PACIFIC NW THROUGH THE PERIOD WITH
   SIGNIFICANT PRECIPITATION OVER NRN CA...WA/OR/ID/MT.
   
   ...FL...
   HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD INTO THE AREA...CENTERED OVER THE N CNTRL
   GULF COAST BY 00Z. ALTHOUGH TEMPERATURES WILL BE COOL WITH HIGHS
   RANGING FROM THE 50S N TO THE 60S F S...MIN RH WILL DROP INTO THE 30
   PERCENT RANGE IN GENERAL...WITH A FEW LOCALES REACHING THE 20S BY
   PEAK HEATING. KBDI VALUES ARE ONLY MARGINALLY LOW DUE TO RECENT
   RAINS. HOWEVER...GIVEN A DRY AIR MASS AND NWLY WINDS OF 10-15
   MPH...A MARGINAL FIRE THREAT MAY EXIST THIS AFTERNOON FOR A FEW
   HOURS.
   
   ..JEWELL.. 12/20/2009
   
   ...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 200749
   
   DAY 2 FIRE WEATHER OUTLOOK  
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   0149 AM CST SUN DEC 20 2009
   
   VALID 211200Z - 221200Z
   
   ...NO CRITICAL AREAS...
   
   ...SYNOPSIS...
   RELATIVELY ZONAL FLOW WILL EXIST FROM THE ROCKIES INTO THE MIDWEST
   AS A TROUGH DEPARTS THE WRN ATLANTIC AND NEW TROUGH DEVELOPS OVER
   THE PACIFIC NW. DRY AIR WILL STRETCH FROM THE SWRN STATES ACROSS THE
   SRN PLAINS AND DEEP S INCLUDING FL. GUSTY SWLY WINDS WILL OCCUR OVER
   THE SRN HIGH PLAINS AS A WEAK LOW DEEPENS OVER THE TX PANHANDLE IN
   RESPONSE TO A LOW AMPLITUDE TROUGH ALOFT.
   
   ...FL...
   THE SURFACE HIGH WILL BE CENTERED CLOSE TO THE FL PENINSULA MON
   AFTERNOON...PROVIDING VERY DRY BUT CALM WEATHER CONDITIONS. MIN RH
   IN THE 25-35 PERCENT RANGE IS LIKELY ALONG WITH CALM WINDS AND HIGHS
   RANGING FROM THE UPPER 50S N TO THE 60S S.
   
   ...SRN HIGH PLAINS...
   WITH A DRY AIR MASS IN PLACE...SWLY WINDS WILL INCREASE TO AROUND 20
   MPH WITH TEMPERATURES RANGING FROM THE 60S TX PANHANDLE TO THE LOWER
   70S F OVER SW TX. MIN RH LEVELS ARE EXPECTED TO DROP TO NEAR 20
   PERCENT FOR A MODERATELY DRY AND BREEZY DAY.
   
   ..JEWELL.. 12/20/2009
   
   ...PLEASE SEE WWW.SPC.NOAA.GOV/FIRE FOR GRAPHIC PRODUCT...
   
      

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