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   ZCZC SPCFWDDY1 ALL
   FNUS21 KWNS 131642
   
   DAY 1 FIRE WEATHER OUTLOOK  
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   1142 AM CDT SUN JUN 13 2010
   
   VALID 131700Z - 141200Z
   
   ...NO CRITICAL AREAS...
   
   ...CNTRL AND SRN NM...
   FULL SUNSHINE TODAY AND A DRY AIR MASS WILL RESULT IN AN UNSTABLE
   ATMOSPHERE THIS AFTERNOON. ALTHOUGH SUSTAINED WINDS ON THE LARGE
   SCALE WILL NOT BE AS STRONG AS YESTERDAY...A FEW STRONG GUSTS ARE
   ANTICIPATED DUE TO STRONG VERTICAL MIXING AND TERRAIN EFFECTS. RH
   WILL BE QUITE LOW...AVERAGING IN THE UPPER SINGLE DIGITS TO LOWER
   TEENS.
   
   ..JEWELL.. 06/13/2010
   
   .PREV DISCUSSION... /ISSUED 0120 AM CDT SUN JUN 13 2010/
   
   ...SYNOPSIS...
   EARLY MORNING SATELLITE IMAGERY SHOWS SEVERAL SPEED MAXIMA ROTATING
   AROUND A LARGE SCALE TROUGH CENTERED OVER THE ERN GREAT BASIN.  THE
   PRIMARY UPPER DISTURBANCE WILL EJECT NEWD FROM THE CNTRL ROCKIES
   INTO THE NRN PLAINS INTO INCREASINGLY CONFLUENT MID LEVEL FLOW AND
   WEAKEN.  A BELT OF MODERATELY STRONG SWLY MID LEVEL FLOW WILL RESIDE
   OVER THE SRN HIGH PLAINS WHERE TEMPS WILL NOT BE AS WARM AS
   SATURDAY.  A FRONTAL ZONE WILL BE DRAPED FROM E-CNTRL NM NEWD INTO
   THE LOWER MO RIVER VALLEY.  A DRYLINE WILL EXTEND N-S ACROSS THE SRN
   HIGH PLAINS.  LOW RH WILL CONTINUE ACROSS THE CNTRL VALLEYS OF CA
   BUT WINDS WILL BE LIGHT.
   
   ...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 131642
   
   DAY 2 FIRE WEATHER OUTLOOK  
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   1142 AM CDT SUN JUN 13 2010
   
   VALID 141200Z - 151200Z
   
   ...NO CRITICAL AREAS...
   
   A VERY WARM AND DRY AIR MASS WILL BEGIN TO SPREAD NWD ACROSS THE
   GREAT BASIN AHEAD OF THE NEXT TROUGH OFF THE PACIFIC NW. ALTHOUGH RH
   LEVELS WILL BE QUITE LOW ACROSS CA/NV/AZ/NM...WINDS WILL BE WEAK
   WITH WEAK SHORTWAVE RIDGING ALOFT. ONSHORE FLOW WILL DEVELOP ALONG
   THE PACIFIC COAST DURING THE AFTERNOON...AS PRESSURES WITHIN THE
   THERMAL RIDGE AXIS FALL FROM ERN ORE SWD ACROSS WRN NV AND INTO THE
   LOWER CO RIVER VALLEY.
   
   ..JEWELL.. 06/13/2010
   
   .PREV DISCUSSION... /ISSUED 0144 AM CDT SUN JUN 13 2010/
   
   ...SYNOPSIS...
   TWO UPPER DISTURBANCES IMPACTING NEW ENGLAND AND THE PACIFIC NW WILL
   BE EITHER SIDE OF WEAK UPPER TROUGHING OVER THE CNTRL STATES.  AT
   THE SURFACE...A FRONTAL ZONE WILL EXTEND FROM THE SRN PLAINS NEWD
   TOWARDS THE MID MS VALLEY AND EWD TO THE MID-ATLANTIC STATES.  FIRE
   WEATHER CONDITIONS ARE FORECAST TO REMAIN RATHER LIMITED MONDAY
   ACROSS THE LOWER 48.
   
   ...PLEASE SEE WWW.SPC.NOAA.GOV/FIRE FOR GRAPHIC PRODUCT...
   
      

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