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Oct 23, 2014 Day 1 Fire Weather Outlook
Updated: Thu Oct 23 16:33:03 UTC 2014 (Print Version | 20141023 1700Z Day 1 FireWX shapefile | 20141023 1700Z Day 1 FireWX KML)
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Risk Area (sq. mi.) Area Pop. Some Larger Population Centers in Risk Area
No Risk Areas Forecast
   ZCZC SPCFWDDY1 ALL
   FNUS21 KWNS 231632

   DAY 1 FIRE WEATHER OUTLOOK  
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   1132 AM CDT THU OCT 23 2014

   VALID 231700Z - 241200Z

   ...NO CRITICAL AREAS...

   NO CHANGES HAVE BEEN MADE TO THE ONGOING FORECAST.

   ..COHEN.. 10/23/2014

   .PREV DISCUSSION... /ISSUED 0306 AM CDT THU OCT 23 2014/

   ...SYNOPSIS...
   AN UPPER ANTICYCLONE OVER NW MEXICO WILL STRENGTHEN AND DRIFT NE
   TOWARD THE DESERT SOUTHWEST TODAY. AS A RESULT...A LOW AMPLITUDE AND
   BROAD RIDGE WILL DEVELOP OVER THE WESTERN TWO-THIRDS OF THE COUNTRY
   BY FRIDAY MORNING. THIS WILL LEAD TO ABOVE NORMAL HIGH TEMPERATURES
   FROM SRN/CENTRAL CA EWD ACROSS THE SOUTHWESTERN STATES AND INTO THE
   SOUTHERN PLAINS. STRONGER WESTERLIES WILL REMAIN CONFINED TO THE
   PACIFIC NW AND NRN ROCKIES. DESPITE ONGOING DRYNESS AND THE WARM
   TEMPERATURES ACROSS PARTS OF THE WEST...FIRE WEATHER CONCERNS WILL
   REMAIN LOW GIVEN LIGHT LOW LEVEL WINDS. ACROSS THE EAST...AN UPPER
   LOW WILL CONTINUE TO SLOWLY DRIFT N/NE JUST OFF THE NORTHEAST
   ATLANTIC COAST...AND WIDESPREAD BENEFICIAL RAINFALL WILL PERSIST
   ACROSS MUCH OF NEW ENGLAND. MEANWHILE...A SHORTWAVE TROUGH WILL
   TRACK EWD FROM THE MS/MO VALLEY REGION...EXTENDING FROM THE GREAT
   LAKES TO THE N-CENTRAL GULF COAST BY FRIDAY MORNING...BUT HIGH SFC
   PRESSURE OVER THIS REGION WILL LEAD TO GENERALLY FAIR WEATHER
   CONDITIONS. AS SUCH...FIRE WEATHER CONCERNS ARE NOT EXPECTED.

   ...PLEASE SEE WWW.SPC.NOAA.GOV/FIRE FOR GRAPHIC PRODUCT...

   CLICK FOR DAY 1 FIREWX AREAL OUTLINE PRODUCT (KWNSPFWFD1)
      
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