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   ZCZC SPCFWDDY1 ALL
   FNUS21 KWNS 200711
   
   DAY 1 FIRE WEATHER OUTLOOK  
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   0111 AM CST WED JAN 20 2010
   
   VALID 201200Z - 211200Z
   
   ...NO CRITICAL AREAS...
   
   ...SYNOPSIS...
   AN UPPER SHORT WAVE TROUGH OVER NRN/CNTRL AZ WILL QUICKLY PROGRESS
   EWD TO THE SRN PLAINS/LOWER MS VALLEY OVERNIGHT. AS THIS
   OCCURS...STRONG WINDS MAY ALIGN WITH MARGINAL RELATIVE HUMIDITIES
   OVER PORTIONS OF FAR SERN NM/WRN TX BY AFTERNOON. 
   
   ELSEWHERE...AN UPPER TROUGH OVER THE ERN GREAT LAKES WILL MOVE OFF
   THE NORTHEASTERN COAST OVERNIGHT. IN THE WEST...AN UPPER TROUGH WILL
   LINGER OFF THE PACIFIC COAST WITH WIDESPREAD PRECIPITATION LIMITING
   ANY FIRE THREAT. COOL AND/OR MOIST CONDITIONS WILL PRECLUDE CRITICAL
   CONDITIONS ACROSS MUCH OF THE CONUS.
   
   ...FAR SERN NM/WRN TX...
   AN UPPER SHORT WAVE TROUGH SEEN ON WV IMAGERY NEAR THE CA/NV/AZ
   BORDER AS OF 07Z WILL QUICKLY PROGRESS EWD TODAY...BECOMING
   POSITIONED OVER ERN NM/WRN TX BY AFTERNOON. ALTHOUGH CLOUD COVER
   WILL GENERALLY LIMIT MORE SIGNIFICANT HEATING IN PORTIONS OF ERN
   NM/WRN TX...AREAS TO THE S IN FAR SERN NM/WRN TX WILL WARM INTO THE
   60S. WLY/DOWNSLOPE FLOW MAY PROVIDE ENOUGH LOW LEVEL DRYING IN
   COMBINATION WITH DAYTIME HEATING TO LEAD TO MARGINAL RELATIVE
   HUMIDITIES NEAR 20 PERCENT. ALTHOUGH MIXING HEIGHTS WILL NOT BE
   PARTICULARLY HIGH...STRONG JET WINDS MIXING TO THE SURFACE MAY STILL
   SUPPORT OCCASIONAL GUSTS TO NEAR 40 MPH...WHILE SUSTAINED WINDS NEAR
   25 TO 30 MPH ARE LIKELY.
   
   ..HURLBUT.. 01/20/2010
   
   ...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 200733
   
   DAY 2 FIRE WEATHER OUTLOOK  
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   0133 AM CST WED JAN 20 2010
   
   VALID 211200Z - 221200Z
   
   ...NO CRITICAL AREAS...
   
   ...SYNOPSIS...
   WEAK UPPER LEVEL RIDGING WILL REMAIN IN PLACE OVER NM EWD INTO OK/TX
   AS A LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM MOVES EASTWARD ACROSS THE OHIO VALLEY
   DURING THE DAY AND A DEEP TROUGH REMAINS OFF THE PACIFIC COAST. A
   COLD FRONT ASSOCIATED WITH THE OHIO VALLEY LOW WILL MOVE ACROSS THE
   SERN UNITED STATES THROUGH THE OVERNIGHT HOURS BRINGING CLOUDY SKIES
   AND INCREASING RELATIVE HUMIDITIES AHEAD OF THE FRONT. DESPITE AN
   UPPER LEVEL JET MAX ACROSS THE GULF COAST...PRESSURE GRADIENTS WILL
   DECREASE BEHIND THE FRONTAL PASSAGE AND WINDS WILL DIMINISH. FURTHER
   WEST ACROSS NM/TX...MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITIES WILL GENERALLY BE IN
   THE UPPER 20S TO LOW 30S WITH LIGHT WESTERLY WINDS...DIMINISHING ANY
   FIRE WEATHER THREATS.
   
   ..STOPPKOTTE/HURLBUT.. 01/20/2010
   
   ...PLEASE SEE WWW.SPC.NOAA.GOV/FIRE FOR GRAPHIC PRODUCT...
   
      

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