Storm Prediction Center Day 2 Fire Weather Outlook

Created: Wed Aug 5 07:10:03 UTC 2015 (20150805 0700Z Day 2 FireWX shapefile | 20150805 0700Z 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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   ZCZC SPCFWDDY2 ALL
   FNUS22 KWNS 050706

   DAY 2 FIRE WEATHER OUTLOOK  
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   0206 AM CDT WED AUG 05 2015

   VALID 061200Z - 071200Z

   ...NO CRITICAL AREAS...

   ...SYNOPSIS...
   A MID-LEVEL TROUGH DIGGING INTO THE NWRN CONUS DURING THE D1/WED
   PERIOD WILL BE TRACKING FROM THE NRN INTERMOUNTAIN WEST TO THE NRN
   PLAINS ON D2/THU. MODERATE TO LOCALLY STRONG SFC WINDS ACCOMPANYING
   THIS SYSTEM ARE FORECAST TO AFFECT PORTIONS OF MT...THOUGH RH VALUES
   ARE NOT CURRENTLY FORECAST TO BECOME SUFFICIENTLY LOW FOR
   FIRE-WEATHER HIGHLIGHTS WITHOUT A DRIER/WARMER BOUNDARY LAYER.
   OTHERWISE...MID-LEVEL RIDGING WILL BE PROMINENT ACROSS PARTS OF THE
   SWRN/S-CNTRL CONUS WITH TROUGHING ACROSS THE E...AND STRONG WINDS
   ARE NOT FORECAST TO ALIGN WITH AREAS OF LOW RH. TO THE W...A
   MID-LEVEL CYCLONE -- CURRENTLY OVER THE PACIFIC WATERS OFF THE COAST
   OF CNTRL CA -- IS FORECAST TO APPROACH THE COAST BY LATE THU NIGHT.
   AHEAD OF THIS FEATURE...FORCING FOR ASCENT AND MID-LEVEL MOISTURE
   MAY SUPPORT ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS THU NIGHT ACROSS PARTS OF CNTRL
   AND PERHAPS NRN CA. UNCERTAINTY REGARDING THE EVOLUTION OF THIS
   CYCLONE...COUPLED WITH POSSIBLY ENHANCED TROPOSPHERIC MOISTURE AND
   HIGH RH AT THE SFC AT NIGHT...YIELDS TOO LITTLE CONFIDENCE IN A
   DRY-THUNDERSTORM RISK FOR RELATED FIRE-WEATHER HIGHLIGHTS AT THIS
   TIME.

   ..COHEN.. 08/05/2015

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

      

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