Storm Prediction Center
Day 1 and Day 2 Fire Weather Outlooks

Day 1 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 SPCFWDDY1 ALL
   FNUS21 KWNS 270642

   DAY 1 FIRE WEATHER OUTLOOK  
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   0142 AM CDT TUE SEP 27 2016

   VALID 271200Z - 281200Z

   ...SYNOPSIS...
   A MID/UPPER-LEVEL LOW WILL DRIFT NORTH FROM BAJA CALIFORNIA TOWARDS
   SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA...WHILE RIDGING TO ITS NORTH SLOWLY SLIDES
   EASTWARD ACROSS THE NORTHERN GREAT BASIN TOWARDS THE CENTRAL
   ROCKIES. TO THE EAST...STRONG CYCLONIC FLOW ALOFT WILL REMAIN
   POSITIONED ACROSS THE GREAT LAKES...MID/UPPER MS VALLEY...AND OH
   VALLEY...AS AN EMBEDDED LOW DROPS SOUTH FROM LAKE SUPERIOR TO
   ILLINOIS/INDIANA. 

   ...PORTIONS OF SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA...
   06Z OBSERVATIONS EXHIBIT POCKETS OF ELEVATED FIRE-WEATHER CONCERNS
   ACROSS TERRAIN-FAVORED LOCATIONS OF SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA...AND THESE
   CONDITIONS SHOULD PERSIST PAST 12Z. FOLLOWING SUNRISE...RH VALUES
   WILL FALL INTO THE TEENS/20S IN MANY LOCATIONS...WHILE POCKETS OF
   SUSTAINED WINDS AROUND 15-20 MPH CONTINUE. GIVEN VERY DRY
   FUELS...THESE METEOROLOGICAL CONDITIONS WILL SUPPORT ELEVATED
   CONCERNS THROUGH PART OF THE AFTERNOON. THEREAFTER...A WEAKENING SFC
   PRESSURE GRADIENT AND IMPROVED OVERNIGHT RH RECOVERY SHOULD FURTHER
   DIMINISH THE FIRE-WEATHER THREAT.

   ..PICCA.. 09/27/2016

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

      
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 270643

   DAY 2 FIRE WEATHER OUTLOOK  
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   0143 AM CDT TUE SEP 27 2016

   VALID 281200Z - 291200Z

   ...NO CRITICAL AREAS...

   ...SYNOPSIS...
   A MID/UPPER-LEVEL LOW WILL CONTINUE TO DRIFT NORTH ACROSS SOUTHERN
   CA AND THE WESTERN GREAT BASIN...EVENTUALLY PHASING WITH
   SOUTHWESTERLY FLOW ACROSS THE PACIFIC NORTHWEST LATE IN THE PERIOD.
   DOWNSTREAM RIDGING WILL REMAIN ANCHORED OVER THE PLAINS
   STATES...WHILE AMPLIFIED CYCLONIC FLOW AND AN EMBEDDED LOW DOMINATE
   MUCH OF THE EAST. 

   GIVEN DRY FUELS ACROSS PARTS OF CALIFORNIA...LOCALIZED
   TERRAIN-DRIVEN BREEZINESS MAY SUPPORT MINOR ENHANCEMENTS OF THE
   FIRE-WEATHER THREAT ON WEDNESDAY. NONETHELESS...THEY SHOULD BE TOO
   SMALL/BRIEF TO HIGHLIGHT WITH AN ELEVATED AREA.
   ELSEWHERE...FIRE-WEATHER CONCERNS SHOULD REMAIN LOW.

   ..PICCA.. 09/27/2016

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

      

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