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Jan 26, 2015 Day 2 Fire Weather Outlook
Updated: Mon Jan 26 09:06:02 UTC 2015 (Print Version | 20150126 0700Z Day 2 FireWX shapefile | 20150126 0700Z Day 2 FireWX KML)
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Risk Area (sq. mi.) Area Pop. Some Larger Population Centers in Risk Area
No Risk Areas Forecast
   ZCZC SPCFWDDY2 ALL
   FNUS22 KWNS 260905

   DAY 2 FIRE WEATHER OUTLOOK  
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   0305 AM CST MON JAN 26 2015

   VALID 271200Z - 281200Z

   ...NO CRITICAL AREAS...

   ...SYNOPSIS...
   A CLOSED MID/UPPER-LEVEL LOW WILL SLOWLY LIFT E/NE ALONG THE NEW
   ENGLAND COAST TOWARDS THE CANADIAN MARITIMES...AS UPSTREAM RIDGING
   DE-AMPLIFIES AND CONTINUES EAST ACROSS THE CENTRAL U.S. FARTHER
   WEST...A PAIR OF SHORTWAVE TROUGHS WILL PROGRESS ONSHORE THE PAC
   COAST AND TRANSIT EAST TOWARDS THE ROCKIES THROUGH THE PERIOD. THE
   RESULTANT SFC PATTERN WILL BE CHARACTERIZED BY THE MATURATION OF A
   POWERFUL COASTAL CYCLONE JUST OFFSHORE LONG ISLAND/SERN NEW
   ENGLAND...WHILE LEE TROUGHING DEVELOPS ACROSS THE HIGH PLAINS.

   ...SRN/CNTRL HIGH PLAINS...
   AS RIDGING ALOFT BUILDS TO THE EAST OF THE
   ROCKIES...WELL-ABOVE-NORMAL TEMPS WILL BE COMMON ACROSS THE REGION
   ONCE AGAIN TOMORROW. AS LEE TROUGHING DEVELOPS...SWLY LOW-LEVEL FLOW
   WILL INCREASE IN CONCERT WITH A TIGHTENING PRES GRADIENT. THE
   COMBINATION OF DIURNAL MIXING AND A DOWNSLOPE WIND COMPONENT WILL
   YIELD HIGH TEMPS IN THE LOWER/MID 70S AND MIN RH VALUES NEAR 20-25
   PERCENT ACROSS PORTIONS OF THE REGION. WHILE SUSTAINED WINDS WILL
   INCREASE TO AROUND 15 MPH...GUIDANCE INDICATES SOME UNCERTAINTY
   EXISTS REGARDING THE OVERLAP OF LOW RH VALUES AND STRONGER WINDS. AT
   THE LEAST...LOCALIZED ELEVATED CONDITIONS ARE POSSIBLE -- ESPECIALLY
   ACROSS SWRN KS/OK PANHANDLE -- AS FINER FUELS CONTINUE TO DRY...AND
   LATER FORECAST UPDATES MAY REQUIRE AN UPGRADE TO AN ELEVATED
   DELINEATION.

   ..PICCA.. 01/26/2015

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

   CLICK FOR DAY 2 FIREWX AREAL OUTLINE PRODUCT (KWNSPFWFD2)

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