Storm Prediction Center Day 2 Fire Weather Outlook

Created: Thu Nov 27 17:52:02 UTC 2014 (20141127 2000Z Day 2 FireWX shapefile | 20141127 2000Z Day 2 FireWX KML)

Day 2 Fire Weather Forecast graphic
Risk Area (sq. mi.) Area Pop. Some Larger Population Centers in Risk Area
No Risk Areas Forecast

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   FNUS22 KWNS 271751

   DAY 2 FIRE WEATHER OUTLOOK  
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   1151 AM CST THU NOV 27 2014

   VALID 281200Z - 291200Z

   ...NO CRITICAL AREAS...

   INCREASING W/SW MID-LEVEL FLOW ACROSS THE WEST COAST WILL WORK IN
   TANDEM WITH CONTINUED DRY AND WARM SFC CONDITIONS ACROSS THE
   MOUNTAINS AND INTERIOR VALLEYS OF SRN CA TO PRODUCE SPOTTY ELEVATED
   FIRE WX CONDITIONS TOMORROW. LOW RH VALUES WILL BE COMMON ACROSS
   THESE AREAS...BUT SUSTAINED WINDS WILL BE MARGINAL...KEEPING ANY
   CONSIDERABLE FIRE WX CONCERNS CONFINED TO LOCALIZED TERRAIN-FAVORED
   AREAS.

   ...SRN HIGH PLAINS...
   NO CHANGES TO PREVIOUS FORECAST.

   ..PICCA.. 11/27/2014

   .PREV DISCUSSION... /ISSUED 0220 AM CST THU NOV 27 2014/

   ...SYNOPSIS...
   ZONAL FLOW WILL PERSIST THROUGHOUT THE PERIOD. PRIMARY UPPER FEATURE
   WILL BE A SHORTWAVE TROUGH APPROACHING THE PACIFIC NW FROM BRITISH
   COLUMBIA LATE IN THE PERIOD. AT THE SURFACE...HIGH PRESSURE WILL
   GRADUALLY SHIFT EWD FROM THE SOUTHEAST STATES/TN VALLEY TO THE
   MID-ATLANTIC WHILE PRESSURES GRADUALLY LOWER WITHIN THE TROUGH
   ACROSS THE PLAINS.

   ...SRN HIGH PLAINS...
   DEEPENING PLAINS TROUGH WILL HELP INCREASE THE SURFACE PRESSURE
   GRADIENT OVER THE REGION. AS A RESULT...WIND SPEEDS ARE EXPECTED TO
   BE A FEW MPH HIGHER THAN ON THURSDAY WITH SUSTAINED SPEEDS AROUND 20
   MPH LIKELY. TEMPERATURES ARE ALSO EXPECTED TO BE 7 TO 10 DEGREES
   WARMER WITH HIGHS GENERALLY IN THE MID 70S -- NEAR RECORD HIGHS
   ACROSS THE TX PANHANDLE -- AND RH VALUES IN THE TEENS. THESE
   METEOROLOGICAL CONDITIONS ARE CONSISTENT WITH ANY ELEVATED FIRE
   WEATHER THREAT IN AREAS WHERE FUELS ARE DRY.

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

      

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