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FNUS22 KWNS 170701
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Day 2 Fire Weather Outlook
NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
0201 AM CDT Tue Oct 17 2017

Valid 181200Z - 191200Z

...NO CRITICAL AREAS...

...Synopsis...
The mid/upper-level flow will remain progressive across much of the
CONUS Day 2/Wednesday, with a belt of stronger westerlies hugging
the United States/Canadian border. At the surface, low pressure is
forecast to progress eastward from Manitoba toward the Hudson Bay,
as a trailing cold front moves from the northern High Plains into
the Great Lakes region. A large scale mid/upper-level trough will
begin to amplify across the Pacific Northwest by the end of the Day
2/Wednesday forecast period.

...Northern High Plains...
Breezy surface winds are expected across portions of the Dakotas
into western MN in the wake of the aforementioned dry cold front Day
2/Wednesday. While continued drying of fuels should increase
receptiveness (especially for fine fuels) and render fuels at least
marginally receptive by Day 2/Wednesday, a cool post-frontal airmass
is expected to temper RH reductions. However, sufficiently dry low
levels may reduce RH values enough to promote locally elevated fire
weather conditions. An Elevated area was not introduced due to low
confidence in the degree of low-level warming/drying.

..Elliott.. 10/17/2017

...Please see www.spc.noaa.gov/fire for graphic product...

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