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   ZCZC SPCFWDDY1 ALL
   FNUS21 KWNS 170624
   
   DAY 1 FIRE WEATHER OUTLOOK  
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   0124 AM CDT WED MAR 17 2010
   
   VALID 171200Z - 181200Z
   
   ...NO CRITICAL AREAS...
   
   ...SYNOPSIS...
   THE POTENTIAL FOR CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS IS EXPECTED TO BE
   LOW ACROSS THE NATION ON WEDNESDAY. A WEAK UPPER LEVEL TROUGH IS
   FORECAST TO MOVE E ACROSS THE GULF OF MEXICO...APPROACHING FL BY
   LATE AFTERNOON/EVENING...WHICH WILL BRING IMPROVING RH VALUES ALONG
   WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS TO PORTIONS OF THE SERN STATES/FL. FARTHER
   UPSTREAM...ANOTHER UPPER DISTURBANCE WILL DROP SWD ACROSS THE
   CENTRAL AND SRN PLAINS...ACCOMPANIED BY LIGHT NLY WINDS AT THE
   SURFACE.
   
   ..GARNER.. 03/17/2010
   
   ...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 170627
   
   DAY 2 FIRE WEATHER OUTLOOK  
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   0127 AM CDT WED MAR 17 2010
   
   VALID 181200Z - 191200Z
   
   ...NO CRITICAL AREAS...
   
   ...SYNOPSIS...
   AN UPPER LEVEL TROUGH IS FORECAST TO DIG SWD ACROSS THE NRN ROCKIES
   AND INTO THE GREAT BASIN ON THURSDAY AS AN UPPER RIDGE BREAKS DOWN
   AND SLIDES EWD INTO THE GREAT PLAINS. AS THIS TAKES PLACE...SURFACE
   LOW PRESSURE WILL BEGIN TO DEEPEN OVER ERN CO...RESULTING IN
   STRENGTHENING S-SWLY LOW LEVEL FLOW...MODERATING TEMPERATURES...AND
   LOWERING RH VALUES ACROSS PORTIONS OF AZ/NM INTO THE CENTRAL AND SRN
   HIGH PLAINS.
   
   ...PORTIONS OF NERN NM AND THE TX/OK PANHANDLES NWD INTO SERN CO AND
   SWRN KS...
   
   AS LOW PRESSURE BEGINS TO STRENGTHEN ACROSS ERN CO...THE SURFACE
   PRESSURE GRADIENT IS FORECAST TO STRENGTHEN ACROSS PORTIONS OF NERN
   NM AND THE TX/OK PANHANDLES NWD INTO SERN CO AND SWRN KS. AS A
   RESULT...SUSTAINED S-SWLY WIND SPEEDS MAY APPROACH 20 MPH DURING
   THURSDAY AFTERNOON. HOWEVER...AT THIS TIME MODEL FORECAST SOUNDINGS
   INDICATE AN INVERSION WILL BE MAINTAINED BETWEEN 850-700 MB...WHICH
   WILL LIMIT DEEP VERTICAL MIXING...KEEPING MIN RH VALUES MAINLY IN
   THE 20S.
   
   ..GARNER.. 03/17/2010
   
   ...PLEASE SEE WWW.SPC.NOAA.GOV/FIRE FOR GRAPHIC PRODUCT...
   
      

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