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FNUS22 KWNS 240852
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DAY 2 FIRE WEATHER OUTLOOK
NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
0251 AM CST MON NOV 24 2014

VALID 251200Z - 261200Z

...CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER AREA FOR COASTAL RANGES AND FOOTHILLS OF
SRN CA...

...SYNOPSIS...
LARGE UPPER TROUGH COVERING MUCH OF THE CONUS WILL SHIFT EWD AS A
SHORTWAVE TROUGH MOVES THROUGH ITS BASE -- ACROSS THE CNTRL/SRN
PLAINS INTO THE MID/LWR MS VALLEY -- AND ANOTHER MOVES THROUGH THE
NRN PLAINS. UPPER RIDGE WILL CONTINUE BUILDING NEWD ACROSS CA AND
NV. SURFACE HIGH PRESSURE WILL REMAIN OVER MUCH OF THE INTERMOUNTAIN
WEST WHILE LEE TROUGHING DEVELOPS OVER THE PLAINS AND A SURFACE LOW
MOVES FROM ERN MT SEWD INTO THE MID MO RIVER VALLEY.

...COASTAL RANGES AND FOOTHILLS OF SRN CA...
OFFSHORE GRADIENT /AND RESULTANT OFFSHORE WINDS/ ARE EXPECTED TO
FOLLOW THE TYPICAL DIURNAL TREND OF BEGINNING STRONG...WEAKENING
THROUGHOUT THE DAY...AND THEN STRENGTHENING AGAIN AFTER SUNSET. POOR
OVERNIGHT RECOVERY IS ANTICIPATED MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY
NIGHT...LEADING TO A PROLONGED STRETCH OF LOW RH VALUES. HIGHEST
SUSTAINED WIND SPEEDS WILL LIKELY BE AROUND 25-3O MPH WITH GUSTS
NEAR 50 MPH. GUSTS OVER 50 MPH ARE POSSIBLE ACROSS THE HIGHEST
ELEVATIONS. THESE METEOROLOGICAL CONDITIONS IN TANDEM WITH DRY FUELS
WILL RESULT IN A CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER THREAT.

..MOSIER.. 11/24/2014

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



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