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Jun 28, 2017 Day 2 Fire Weather Outlook
Updated: Wed Jun 28 17:38:02 UTC 2017 (Print Version | 20170628 2000Z Day 2 FireWX shapefile | 20170628 2000Z Day 2 FireWX KML)
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   ZCZC SPCFWDDY2 ALL
   FNUS22 KWNS 281736

   Day 2 Fire Weather Outlook  
   NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
   1236 PM CDT Wed Jun 28 2017

   Valid 291200Z - 301200Z

   The Elevated area has been expanded westward across portions of
   northern AZ and southern UT, where the latest model guidance
   indicates 15-20 mph westerly winds combining with RH of 5-12 percent
   amid dry fuels. No other changes have been made to the ongoing
   forecast.

   ..Cohen.. 06/28/2017

   .PREV DISCUSSION... /ISSUED 0302 AM CDT Wed Jun 28 2017/

   ...Synopsis...
   An upper-level shortwave trough will move eastward across the
   central Rockies on Thursday with an enhanced band of westerly flow
   aloft.  At the surface, low pressure will deepen over western
   Kansas, resulting in an increased pressure gradient across New
   Mexico.

   ...Northwestern New Mexico and adjacent areas...
   A hot, dry airmass will linger over the area on Thursday.  As
   vertical mixing occurs in a deepening boundary layer, afternoon RH
   values will fall into the single digits and sustained wind speeds
   will increase to 15-20 mph.  Given the dry fuels across the region,
   elevated fire weather conditions will exist.

   ...Please see www.spc.noaa.gov/fire for graphic product...

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