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Mar 30, 2015 Day 2 Fire Weather Outlook
Updated: Mon Mar 30 08:28:02 UTC 2015 (Print Version | 20150330 0700Z Day 2 FireWX shapefile | 20150330 0700Z 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 300826

   DAY 2 FIRE WEATHER OUTLOOK  
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   0326 AM CDT MON MAR 30 2015

   VALID 311200Z - 011200Z

   ...SYNOPSIS...
   PROGRESSIVE TROUGH-RIDGE-TROUGH UPPER PATTERN WITHIN THE NRN STREAM
   WILL PERSIST THROUGHOUT THE PERIOD. ERN SHORTWAVE TROUGH WILL MOVE
   FROM THE UPPER MS VALLEY SEWD ACROSS THE OH VALLEY AND OFF THE NRN
   MID-ATLANTIC COAST WHILE THE WRN SHORTWAVE TROUGH MOVES INTO THE NRN
   ROCKIES. UPPER RIDGE BETWEEN THESE TWO SHORTWAVES WILL MOVE OVER THE
   PLAINS. SRN STREAM SHORTWAVE TROUGH WILL WEAKEN SOMEWHAT AS IT MOVES
   EWD FROM NRN MEXICO THROUGH THE SRN PLAINS. AT THE SURFACE...LEE
   TROUGHING ACROSS THE NRN HIGH PLAINS WILL DEEPEN IN RESPONSE TO THE
   APPROACHING SHORTWAVE. LOW ASSOCIATED WITH THE ERN SHORTWAVE WILL
   MOVE EWD THROUGH PA AND NJ WHILE AN ASSOCIATED WEAK COLD FRONT MOVES
   THROUGH THE OH AND TN VALLEYS AND MID-ATLANTIC STATES. 

   ...NRN/CNTRL HIGH PLAINS...
   TEMPERATURES ACROSS THE REGION ARE EXPECTED TO BE WELL-ABOVE-AVERAGE
   AS DOWNSLOPE EFFECTS HELP PUSH HIGHS INTO THE UPPER 70S. RESULTANT
   RH VALUES WILL LIKELY BE BELOW 15 PERCENT. WIND SPEEDS THROUGHOUT
   THE AREA MAY BE TEMPERED SOMEWHAT AS MUCH OF THE AREA WILL BE WITHIN
   THE SURFACE PRESSURE TROUGH AXIS WITH SUSTAINED WIND SPEEDS EXPECTED
   TO STAY BELOW 20 MPH. THESE LIGHTER WINDS WILL ACT TO MODERATE THE
   FIRE WEATHER THREAT WITH ONLY ELEVATED CONDITIONS CURRENTLY
   ANTICIPATED. 

   ...GREAT BASIN...
   WINDS ARE EXPECTED TO INCREASE THROUGHOUT THE DAY AS MID/UPPER FLOW
   INCREASES AND THE SURFACE PRESSURE GRADIENT TIGHTENS. WINDS OVER 20
   MPH AND MIN RH VALUES BELOW 15 PERCENT ARE POSSIBLE ACROSS PORTIONS
   OF NRN NV...E-CNTRL NV/W-CNTRL UT...AND NW AZ. HOWEVER...FUELS
   THROUGHOUT THE REGION ARE LARGELY UNRECEPTIVE...MITIGATING ANY
   POTENTIAL FIRE WEATHER THREAT. SOME LOCALLY ELEVATED FIRE WEATHER
   CONDITIONS ARE POSSIBLE IN AREAS WHERE FUELS ARE DRY.

   ..MOSIER.. 03/30/2015

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

   CLICK FOR DAY 2 FIREWX AREAL OUTLINE PRODUCT (KWNSPFWFD2)

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