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May 1, 2016 Day 2 Fire Weather Outlook
Updated: Sun May 1 15:26:03 UTC 2016 (Print Version | 20160501 2000Z Day 2 FireWX shapefile | 20160501 2000Z Day 2 FireWX KML)
Day 2 Fire
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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 011522

   DAY 2 FIRE WEATHER OUTLOOK  
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   1022 AM CDT SUN MAY 01 2016

   VALID 021200Z - 031200Z

   ...NO CRITICAL AREAS...

   NO CHANGES HAVE BEEN MADE TO THE ONGOING FORECAST.

   ..COHEN.. 05/01/2016

   .PREV DISCUSSION... /ISSUED 0300 AM CDT SUN MAY 01 2016/

   ...SYNOPSIS...
   POSITIVELY TILTED UPPER TROUGHING SHOULD INITIALLY RESIDE OVER THE
   UPPER MIDWEST AND GREAT LAKES REGION ON D2/MON. A SHORTWAVE TROUGH
   OVER THE NRN PLAINS SHOULD MOVE SWD TO THE CNTRL PLAINS THROUGH THE
   PERIOD...ENCOURAGING AMPLIFICATION OF A LARGE-SCALE UPPER TROUGH
   OVER MUCH OF THE CNTRL/ERN CONUS. ENHANCED MID-LEVEL WINDS
   ASSOCIATED WITH THIS LARGE-SCALE UPPER TROUGH WILL EXTEND FROM TX
   NEWD TO NEW ENGLAND. AT THE SFC...POTENTIAL WILL EXIST FOR NLY WINDS
   OF 10-15 MPH TO OCCUR MON AFTERNOON ACROSS PORTIONS OF WRN ND IN
   ASSOCIATION WITH THE SHORTWAVE TROUGH DESCRIBED ABOVE. HOWEVER...RH
   VALUES ARE FORECAST TO REMAIN ABOVE 20 PERCENT OWING MAINLY TO COOL
   TEMPERATURES. GIVEN THESE MARGINAL FORECAST WIND SPEEDS AND RH
   VALUES ACROSS WRN ND MON AFTERNOON...NO ELEVATED AREA HAS BEEN
   INTRODUCED. MINIMAL FIRE WEATHER CONCERNS ARE EXPECTED ACROSS THE
   REMAINDER OF THE CONUS.

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

   CLICK FOR DAY 2 FIREWX AREAL OUTLINE PRODUCT (KWNSPFWFD2)

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