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Apr 21, 2014 Day 1 Fire Weather Outlook
Updated: Mon Apr 21 05:58:03 UTC 2014 (Print Version | 20140421 1200Z Day 1 FireWX shapefile | 20140421 1200Z Day 1 FireWX KML)
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   ZCZC SPCFWDDY1 ALL
   FNUS21 KWNS 210556

   DAY 1 FIRE WEATHER OUTLOOK  
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   1256 AM CDT MON APR 21 2014

   VALID 211200Z - 221200Z

   ...SYNOPSIS...
   A WEAK UPPER LOW WILL SLOWLY PROGRESS EWD ACROSS THE CNTRL
   CONUS...WITH STRONGER WLYS ALOFT CONFINED TO THE NRN TIER.
   MEANWHILE...AN UPPER TROUGH IS FORECAST TO AMPLIFY ALONG THE PACIFIC
   COAST...WITH STRONGER DEEP-LAYER SWLY FLOW OVERSPREADING THE GREAT
   BASIN AND PAC NW. AN ELEVATED FIRE WEATHER THREAT IS FORECAST TO
   DEVELOP ACROSS PARTS OF NV AS A SFC LOW DEEPENS OVER THE WRN GREAT
   BASIN. FARTHER E...SFC HIGH PRESSURE WILL DOMINATE OVER THE CNTRL
   CONUS...AS A COLD FRONT EXTENDS FROM THE TX RIO GRANDE VALLEY INTO
   THE GREAT LAKES...AND WILL SLOWLY SAG SEWD.

   ...CNTRL NV...
   SWLY WINDS WILL INCREASE THROUGHOUT THE DAY IN RESPONSE TO A
   DEEPENING SFC LOW OVER NRN NV. DESPITE RELATIVELY WEAK LOW-MIDLEVEL
   FLOW...SUSTAINED WIND SPEEDS OF 15-20 MPH SHOULD BECOME COMMON BY
   AFTERNOON. DEEP BOUNDARY-LAYER MIXING AMIDST SFC TEMPERATURES
   WARMING INTO THE 70S F WILL YIELD WIDESPREAD LOW-TEEN RH
   VALUES...WITH SOME LOCATIONS APPROACHING 10 PERCENT. THESE
   CONDITIONS WILL RESULT IN AN ELEVATED FIRE WEATHER THREAT.

   ..ROGERS.. 04/21/2014

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

   CLICK FOR DAY 1 FIREWX AREAL OUTLINE PRODUCT (KWNSPFWFD1)
      
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