Storm Prediction Center Day 2 Fire Weather Outlook
Created: Thu Sep 20 16:00:03 UTC 2018 ( | )
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ZCZC SPCFWDDY2 ALL FNUS22 KWNS 201559 Day 2 Fire Weather Outlook NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK 1059 AM CDT Thu Sep 20 2018 Valid 211200Z - 221200Z ...NO CRITICAL AREAS... Fire weather concerns are expected to be minimal on Friday. See discussion below for details. ..Leitman.. 09/20/2018 .PREV DISCUSSION... /ISSUED 0142 AM CDT Thu Sep 20 2018/ ...Synopsis... Longwave ridging aloft will dominate much of the western CONUS on D2/Friday. The strongest mid-level flow will be shunted north of areas with critically dry fuels. At the surface, some troughing is expected in the northern Rockies as the next shortwave trough moves towards the Pacific Northwest. A preponderance of guidance shows only weak troughing which will limit surface wind speeds to below critical thresholds. ...Please see www.spc.noaa.gov/fire for graphic product...
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