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FNUS21 KWNS 221627
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DAY 1 FIRE WEATHER OUTLOOK
NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
1127 AM CDT WED OCT 22 2014

VALID 221700Z - 231200Z

...NO CRITICAL AREAS...

NO CHANGES HAVE BEEN MADE TO THE ONGOING FORECAST.

..COHEN.. 10/22/2014

.PREV DISCUSSION... /ISSUED 0208 AM CDT WED OCT 22 2014/

...SYNOPSIS...
FIRE WEATHER CONCERNS WILL REMAIN LOW TODAY. THE UPPER SHORTWAVE
TROUGH OVER THE ROCKIES/HIGH PLAINS WILL SHIFT EWD TOWARD THE MID
AND UPPER MS VALLEY BY THURSDAY MORNING. AS THIS OCCURS...A SFC COLD
FRONT WILL SWEEP ACROSS THE PLAINS AND SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
WILL BE POSSIBLE ALONG AND AHEAD OF THE FRONT FROM THE DAKOTAS INTO
TX DURING THE DAY...SHIFTING INTO THE MIDWEST OVERNIGHT. ACROSS THE
EAST...THE UPPER LOW AND ATTENDANT TROUGH WILL PERSIST OVER THE
MID-ATLANTIC AND ADJACENT WATERS. WIDESPREAD SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS ASSOCIATED WITH THE SURFACE NOR`EASTER ATTENDANT TO
THIS SYSTEM WILL BRING MUCH NEEDED RAINFALL TO THE DROUGHT STRICKEN
NORTHEAST U.S. ACROSS THE WEST...GENERALLY ZONAL FLOW IS EXPECTED
WITH SHOWERS AND A FEW THUNDERSTORMS POSSIBLE ALONG THE PACIFIC NW
COAST. WHILE DRY CONDITIONS WILL PERSIST ACROSS PORTIONS OF CENTRAL
AND SRN CA...LIGHT WINDS WILL LIMIT FIRE WEATHER POTENTIAL.

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




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