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Sep 28, 2016 Day 2 Fire Weather Outlook
Updated: Wed Sep 28 17:38:03 UTC 2016 (Print Version | 20160928 2000Z Day 2 FireWX shapefile | 20160928 2000Z 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 281733

   DAY 2 FIRE WEATHER OUTLOOK  
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   1233 PM CDT WED SEP 28 2016

   VALID 291200Z - 301200Z

   ...PORTIONS OF THE FAR NORTHWEST GREAT BASIN...
   SWLY WINDS FROM 15 TO 20 MPH AMIDST MIN RH VALUES BELOW 20 PERCENT
   ARE STILL ANTICIPATED ACROSS THE REGION TOMORROW AFTERNOON AND ONLY
   MINOR CHANGES WERE MADE TO THE ONGOING ELEVATED AREA BASED ON THE
   MOST RECENT GUIDANCE. MORE FORECAST DETAILS ARE AVAILABLE IN THE
   PREVIOUS DISCUSSION BELOW.

   ..MOSIER.. 09/28/2016

   .PREV DISCUSSION... /ISSUED 0219 AM CDT WED SEP 28 2016/

   ...SYNOPSIS...
   A MID-LEVEL TROUGH WILL CONTINUE TO APPROACH THE PACIFIC NORTHWEST
   COAST...WITH INCREASING SOUTHWESTERLY FLOW ALOFT OVERSPREADING THE
   REGION. A CENTRAL-CONUS RIDGE WILL FAIL TO MOVE MUCH DURING THE
   PERIOD...AS A STALLED MID-LEVEL LOW SLOWLY MEANDERS NEAR THE
   LOWER/MID OH VALLEY.

   ...PORTIONS OF THE FAR NORTHWEST GREAT BASIN...
   AS STRENGTHENING SOUTHWESTERLY FLOW SPREADS ACROSS THE
   REGION...BREEZY CONDITIONS SHOULD MATERIALIZE DURING THE DAY. DEEP
   DIURNAL MIXING WILL ENCOURAGE DOWNWARD TRANSFER OF STRONGER FLOW
   ALOFT...RESULTING IN SUSTAINED WINDS AROUND 15-20 MPH.
   MOREOVER...SUCH MIXING AMIDST A DRY BOUNDARY LAYER WILL ALLOW RH
   VALUES TO FALL TO NEAR 15-20 PERCENT. WITH DRY FUELS AVAILABLE
   ACROSS MUCH OF THE REGION...THESE METEOROLOGICAL CONDITIONS WILL
   SUPPORT ELEVATED FIRE-WEATHER CONCERNS ON THURSDAY.

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

   CLICK FOR DAY 2 FIREWX AREAL OUTLINE PRODUCT (KWNSPFWFD2)

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