Storm Prediction Center Day 1 Fire Weather Outlook

Created: Thu Apr 26 06:48:03 UTC 2018 (20180426 1200Z Day 1 FireWX shapefile | 20180426 1200Z Day 1 FireWX KML)

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   FNUS21 KWNS 260646

   Day 1 Fire Weather Outlook  
   NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
   0146 AM CDT Thu Apr 26 2018

   Valid 261200Z - 271200Z


   Large-scale upper troughing with several embedded shortwave
   perturbations will remain over the central and eastern CONUS today.
   Upper ridging will persist over the western states as an upper low
   approaches the coast of northern CA and OR late tonight. At the
   surface, a cold front will develop southward across the
   southern/central Plains through the day.

   A small spatial overlap of strong/gusty post-frontal northeasterly
   winds and marginally lowered RH values may occur across parts of
   eastern NM this afternoon. However, RH values should not fall below
   20% on any more than a brief/spotty basis due to cooler temperatures
   behind the front. This continues to preclude an elevated
   delineation. Warm/dry surface conditions will exist farther west
   across portions of the Southwest and Great Basin, but generally
   light winds should limit substantial fire-weather concerns.

   ..Gleason.. 04/26/2018

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