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Feb 9, 2016 Day 1 Fire Weather Outlook
Updated: Tue Feb 9 07:58:03 UTC 2016 (Print Version | 20160209 1200Z Day 1 FireWX shapefile | 20160209 1200Z Day 1 FireWX KML)
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   ZCZC SPCFWDDY1 ALL
   FNUS21 KWNS 090754

   DAY 1 FIRE WEATHER OUTLOOK  
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   0154 AM CST TUE FEB 09 2016

   VALID 091200Z - 101200Z

   ...SYNOPSIS...
   A PERSISTENT WESTERN RIDGE/EASTERN TROUGH PATTERN WILL REMAIN IN
   PLACE ACROSS THE COUNTRY TODAY...WITH SOME WEAKENING OF THE RIDGE
   ALONG COASTAL AREAS OF THE NORTHWEST LATE.  AT THE SURFACE...BROADLY
   CYCLONIC SURFACE FLOW WILL PERSIST AROUND A WEAK LOW IN THE
   NORTHEAST...WHILE HIGH PRESSURE WILL REMAIN ANCHORED ALONG THE
   INTERMOUNTAIN WEST AND A LEE TROUGH DEVELOPS IN THE WESTERN DAKOTAS.

   ...SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA...
   AN OFFSHORE GRADIENT IS EXPECTED TO REMAIN IN PLACE ACROSS THE
   REGION DUE TO PERSISTENT HIGH PRESSURE ACROSS THE GREAT BASIN. 
   HOWEVER...THIS GRADIENT WILL BE SOMEWHAT WEAKER THAN PREVIOUS
   DAYS...SUGGESTING WEAKER WINDS AREAWIDE AND A LOWER ATTENDANT FIRE
   WEATHER THREAT.  NEVERTHELESS...CONTINUED DRYING OF FUELS OVER
   SEVERAL PREVIOUS DAYS OF WARM/DRY CONDITIONS...ABOVE NORMAL SURFACE
   TEMPERATURES AND LOCALIZED GUSTS APPROACHING 30 MPH /ESPECIALLY IN
   TERRAIN-FAVORED AREAS/ SUGGEST ELEVATED FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS
   THROUGHOUT THE DAY.

   ..COOK.. 02/09/2016

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

   CLICK FOR DAY 1 FIREWX AREAL OUTLINE PRODUCT (KWNSPFWFD1)
      
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