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FNUS22 KWNS 251625
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DAY 2 FIRE WEATHER OUTLOOK
NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
1125 AM CDT FRI JUL 25 2014

VALID 261200Z - 271200Z

ONLY MINOR ADJUSTMENTS WERE MADE TO THE ELEVATED AREAS. PREVIOUS
FORECAST REMAINS ON TRACK...SEE DISCUSSION BELOW FOR MORE DETAILS.

..LEITMAN.. 07/25/2014

.PREV DISCUSSION... /ISSUED 0346 AM CDT FRI JUL 25 2014/

...SYNOPSIS...
A MID/UPPER-LEVEL TROUGH WILL BEGIN TO MOVE SEWD ACROSS THE NRN
PLAINS ON THE NORTHEAST SIDE OF HIGH PRESSURE CENTERED OVER THE SRN
ROCKIES/HIGH PLAINS.  MEANWHILE...THE RIDGE WILL AMPLIFY OVER THE
PACIFIC NORTHWEST.  AT THE SURFACE...HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD INTO
THE NRN ROCKIES WHILE LOW PRESSURE MOVES TOWARD THE GREAT LAKES
REGION.

...SWRN WY...
AS THE STRONGER MIDLEVEL FLOW DEPARTS THE AREA...ONE MORE DRY AND
BREEZY DAY WILL BE IN STORE FOR SWRN WY.  WITH STRONG HEATING
THROUGHOUT THE DAY...BOUNDARY-LAYER MIXING WILL RESULT IN CRITICAL
RH VALUES AOB 15 PERCENT AND SUSTAINED WLY SURFACE WINDS AOA 15
MPH...LEADING TO ELEVATED FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS DURING THE
AFTERNOON.

...SERN MT...NWRN SD...FAR SWRN ND...
A RELATIVELY STRONG SURFACE PRESSURE GRADIENT ACROSS THE REGION WILL
RESULT IN DRY...NWLY POST-FRONTAL SURFACE WINDS APPROACHING 20 MPH.
AS TEMPERATURES NEAR 80F IN THE AFTERNOON...RH VALUES WILL FALL
BELOW 20 PERCENT.  ALTHOUGH RECENT RAINFALL ACROSS PORTIONS OF THE
AREA MAY TEMPER FIRE WEATHER CONCERNS...CONDITIONS WILL BE ELEVATED
FOR LOCATIONS THAT HAVE NOT RECEIVED WETTING RAINS.

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




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