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Day 1 and Day 2 Fire Weather Outlooks

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   ZCZC SPCFWDDY1 ALL
   FNUS21 KWNS 141611
   
   DAY 1 FIRE WEATHER OUTLOOK  
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   1111 AM CDT MON JUN 14 2010
   
   VALID 141700Z - 151200Z
   
   ...NO CRITICAL AREAS...
   
   NO CHANGES TO ONGOING FORECAST REQUIRED.
   
   ..STOPPKOTTE.. 06/14/2010
   
   .PREV DISCUSSION... /ISSUED 0118 AM CDT MON JUN 14 2010/
   
   ...SYNOPSIS...
   LIMITED FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS ARE FORECAST CONUS-WIDE TODAY.  A
   WEAK CLOSED LOW WILL RESIDE OVER THE NRN PLAINS AS A FRONTAL ZONE
   LOCATED FROM THE SRN PLAINS TO THE SRN LAKES AND EWD TO THE
   MID-ATLANTIC PROVIDES A FOCUS FOR SHOWERS/TSTMS.  ELSEWHERE...A
   DISTURBANCE WILL MOVE INTO THE PACIFIC NW WITH WEAK UPPER RIDGING
   OVER THE INTERMOUNTAIN W.
   
   ...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 141818
   
   DAY 2 FIRE WEATHER OUTLOOK  
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   0118 PM CDT MON JUN 14 2010
   
   VALID 151200Z - 161200Z
   
   ...NO CRITICAL AREAS...
   
   WILL CONTINUE WITH A SEE TEXT ACROSS THE SRN AND WRN PORTIONS OF THE
   GREAT BASIN FOR TUESDAY. WIND SPEEDS APPEAR TO BE MARGINAL WITH
   SUSTAINED WLY WINDS AROUND 15 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 30 MPH. IT IS
   POSSIBLE THAT THERE MAY BE SOME LOCALIZED AREAS THAT WILL REACH
   CRITICAL LEVELS BUT CONFIDENCE IS LOW IN PINPOINTING EXACT LOCATIONS
   AT THIS TIME. OTHERWISE...ONGOING FORECAST IS ON TRACK.
   
   ..STOPPKOTTE.. 06/14/2010
   
   .PREV DISCUSSION... /ISSUED 0207 AM CDT MON JUN 14 2010/
   
   ...SYNOPSIS...
   A VIGOROUS UPPER TROUGH INITIALLY OVER THE PACIFIC NW WILL MOVE SEWD
   TOWARDS THE NWRN PORTION OF THE GREAT BASIN BY DAYBREAK WEDNESDAY. 
   AHEAD OF THIS SYSTEM...INCREASING MID LEVEL SWLY/S WILL OVERSPREAD
   THE WRN GREAT BASIN WITHIN A SEASONABLY DRY/VERY WARM AIRMASS. 
   FARTHER E...AN UPPER TROUGH WILL MOVE FROM THE MID MO RIVER VALLEY
   TO THE GREAT LAKES.  AT THE SURFACE...A LOW WILL DEVELOP OVER THE
   NRN GREAT BASIN REGION IN RESPONSE TO AN APPROACHING DISTURBANCE
   FROM THE NW.
   
   ...SRN-WRN PARTS OF THE GREAT BASIN...
   MODERATELY STRONG WINDS WILL PROBABLY DEVELOP ACROSS THE REGION
   DURING THE MID AFTERNOON TO EARLY EVENING HOURS AS A PLUME OF STEEP
   MID-LEVEL LAPSE RATES /NEAR 9 DEG C PER KM/ OVERSPREADS THE REGION. 
   INCREASING LOW TO MID LEVEL FLOW /E OF THE SIERRAS AND SRN NV
   DESERTS/ WILL ACT TO RAISE FIRE WEATHER CONCERNS ACROSS THE REGION. 
   A MORE THAN SUFFICIENTLY DRY AIRMASS /10-15 PERCENT/ IS FORECAST
   ATTM.  SOME MODEL SOUNDINGS INDICATE SUSTAINED WINDS MAY APPROACH 20
   MPH WITH HIGHER GUSTS.
   
   ...PLEASE SEE WWW.SPC.NOAA.GOV/FIRE FOR GRAPHIC PRODUCT...
   
      

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