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Jan 20, 2019 Day 1 Fire Weather Outlook
Updated: Sun Jan 20 16:41:02 UTC 2019 (Print Version | 20190120 1700Z Day 1 FireWX shapefile | 20190120 1700Z Day 1 FireWX KML)
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   FNUS21 KWNS 201640

   Day 1 Fire Weather Outlook  
   NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
   1040 AM CST Sun Jan 20 2019

   Valid 201700Z - 211200Z


   Ongoing forecast is on track. Please see the previous discussion for
   more detail.

   ..Wendt.. 01/20/2019

   .PREV DISCUSSION... /ISSUED 0111 AM CST Sun Jan 20 2019/

   A pronounced mid-level short-wave trough will enter the West Coast
   and progress eastward throughout the day with modest amplification.
   Strong mid-level 90+ kt flow will accompany the base of the trough,
   with enhanced westerly mid-level flow of 50+ kt extending into
   portions of the Southwest and Southern Rockies. At the surface, lee
   cyclogenesis will occur along the Southern High Plains in response
   to the approaching western trough, with southerly return flow
   developing over eastern New Mexico and West Texas.

   ...Portions of Eastern NM/West TX...
   Southwesterly winds of 10-15 mph should develop during peak heating,
   while RH values fall into the 15-25% range. These conditions
   combined with marginal fuels precludes the introduction of an
   elevated area at this time, but some localized elevated fire-weather
   conditions cannot be ruled out, particularly along the New
   Mexico/Texas border.

   ...Please see for graphic product...

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