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Aug 30, 2014 Day 1 Fire Weather Outlook
Updated: Sat Aug 30 07:40:22 UTC 2014 (Print Version | 20140830 1200Z Day 1 FireWX shapefile | 20140830 1200Z Day 1 FireWX KML)
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   ZCZC SPCFWDDY1 ALL
   FNUS21 KWNS 300739

   DAY 1 FIRE WEATHER OUTLOOK  
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   0239 AM CDT SAT AUG 30 2014

   VALID 301200Z - 311200Z

   ...SYNOPSIS...
   LARGE UPPER TROUGH...EXTENDING FROM CNTRL BC SWD INTO THE GREAT
   BASIN...WILL CONTINUE EWD. SOME DEEPENING IS EXPECTED LATE IN THE
   PERIOD AS AN EMBEDDED SHORTWAVE TROUGH MOVES ACROSS OREGON AND THE
   NRN GREAT BASIN. FARTHER E...WEAKENING SHORTWAVE TROUGH INITIALLY
   OVER THE UPPER MS VALLEY WILL MOVE NEWD ACROSS THE UPPER GREAT LAKES
   AND INTO ERN ONTARIO. SUBTROPICAL RIDGE...CENTERED JUST OFF THE
   CAROLINA COAST...WILL REMAIN FIRMLY IN PLACE WHILE AN REMNANT
   TROPICAL WAVE TRAVERSES ITS WRN PERIPHERY /LWR MS VALLEY NEWD INTO
   THE OH VALLEY/. AT THE SURFACE...LEE TROUGHING IS ANTICIPATED ACROSS
   THE NRN HIGH PLAINS IN RESPONSE TO THE APPROACHING UPPER TROUGH.
   SURFACE CYCLOGENESIS IS EXPECTED NEAR THE BLACK HILLS WITH THE
   RESULTANT LOW TRACKING NEWD INTO ERN ND BY 12Z/SUN. 

   ...CNTRL NV...
   MID/UPPER LEVEL WLY FLOW IS EXPECTED TO INCREASE OVER THE REGION
   THROUGHOUT THE DAY AS THE UPPER TROUGH MOVES EWD. DEEP BOUNDARY
   LAYER MIXING COMBINED WITH ENHANCED DOWNSLOPE EFFECTS WILL SUPPORT
   SUSTAINED WLY SURFACE WINDS FROM 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS AROUND 35
   MPH AND MIN RH VALUES FROM 7 TO 12 PERCENT. STRONGEST WIND SPEEDS
   ARE EXPECTED FOR AN HOUR OR TWO AROUND 00Z/SUN. THESE CONDITIONS ARE
   SUPPORTIVE OF ELEVATED TO LOCALLY CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER
   CONDITIONS...PARTICULARLY ACROSS W-CNTRL NV. DURATION OF CRITICAL
   WIND SPEEDS IS EXPECTED TO BE LESS THAN 3 HOURS...PRECLUDING AN
   UPGRADE TO CRITICAL WITH THIS FORECAST.  

   ...W-CNTRL/SW UT...NRN LWR CO RIVER VALLEY...
   SWLY WINDS AROUND 20 MPH ARE EXPECTED DURING THE LATE AFTERNOON
   AMIDST RH VALUES NEAR 15 PERCENT. THESE METEOROLOGICAL CONDITIONS
   ARE SUPPORTIVE OF ELEVATED FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS BUT FUELS ACROSS
   THE AREA ARE MOIST...PRECLUDING ANY DELINEATIONS.

   ..MOSIER.. 08/30/2014

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

   CLICK FOR DAY 1 FIREWX AREAL OUTLINE PRODUCT (KWNSPFWFD1)
      
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