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   ZCZC SPCFWDDY1 ALL
   FNUS21 KWNS 210618
   
   DAY 1 FIRE WEATHER OUTLOOK  
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   0118 AM CDT SUN MAR 21 2010
   
   VALID 211200Z - 221200Z
   
   ...NO CRITICAL AREAS...
   
   ...SYNOPSIS...
   UPPER LOW CENTERED NEAR THE ERN OK/TX BORDER AS OF 06Z WILL CONTINUE
   A SLOW EWD PROGRESSION...REACHING NRN AL LATE IN THE PERIOD. THE
   ASSOCIATED SURFACE COLD FRONT WILL SHIFT EWD AND MOVE
   OFFSHORE...EXTENDING SWWD THROUGH SRN FL BY 12Z.
   
   FOLLOWING THE UPPER LOW...UPPER RIDGING WILL DEAMPLIFY OVER THE
   CENTRAL STATES...WHILE NLY/NWLY POST-FRONTAL FLOW CONTINUES ACROSS
   THE SRN PLAINS. NEAR CRITICAL CONDITIONS WILL BE POSSIBLE ACROSS
   PORTIONS OF CNTRL/SRN TX THIS AFTERNOON.
   
   ...CNTRL/SRN TX...
   DRY AIR MASS REFLECTED ON UPSTREAM 00Z SOUNDINGS AT DRT/MAF/DFW WITH
   PWAT GENERALLY A THIRD OF AN INCH OR LESS WILL DOMINATE THIS
   AFTERNOON. TEMPERATURES WARMING INTO THE MID 50S TO MID 60S ACROSS
   CNTRL/SRN TX...WITH LOWER 70S OVER FAR SRN TX...WILL ALLOW RELATIVE
   HUMIDITIES TO DROP INTO THE MID TEENS TO MID 20S...EVEN TO THE
   COAST. THE STRONGEST WINDS ARE ANTICIPATED ACROSS CNTRL TX...WITH
   SUSTAINED SPEEDS NEAR 25 TO 30 MPH...WHILE SUSTAINED SPEEDS NEAR 15
   TO 20 MPH WILL BE MORE COMMON FARTHER S. 24 HR PRECIPITATION
   ANALYSIS SHOWS QUITE A BIT OF RAINFALL /NEAR .5 TO 1 INCH/ FELL
   ACROSS MUCH OF TX YESTERDAY...WITH THE EXCEPTION OF FAR S...WHERE
   THE LIGHTEST WIND SPEEDS ARE EXPECTED. THUS...THE FIRE THREAT WILL
   LIKELY BE SOMEWHAT TEMPERED TODAY.
   
   ..HURLBUT.. 03/21/2010
   
   ...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 210656
   
   DAY 2 FIRE WEATHER OUTLOOK  
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   0156 AM CDT SUN MAR 21 2010
   
   VALID 221200Z - 231200Z
   
   ...NO CRITICAL AREAS...
   
   ...SYNOPSIS...
   AN UPPER TROUGH CENTERED ROUGHLY NEAR NRN AL WILL MOVE NEWD TOWARD
   THE MID ATLANTIC. IN ITS WAKE...NEARLY ZONAL FLOW WILL AFFECT THE
   CENTRAL STATES...WHILE A PACIFIC UPPER TROUGH MOVES EWD INTO THE
   INTERMOUNTAIN WEST. 
   
   AT THE SURFACE...DRY CONDITIONS WILL PERSIST OVER THE SOUTHWESTERN
   STATES AND INTO MUCH OF TX. ALTHOUGH WEAK LEE TROUGHING WILL DEVELOP
   NEAR SERN CO/ERN NM IN RESPONSE TO WLY FLOW ALOFT...SURFACE WINDS
   ARE ANTICIPATED TO REMAIN BELOW 20 MPH...TEMPERING THE FIRE THREAT.
   
   ..HURLBUT.. 03/21/2010
   
   ...PLEASE SEE WWW.SPC.NOAA.GOV/FIRE FOR GRAPHIC PRODUCT...
   
      

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