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FNUS22 KWNS 300827
FWDDY2

DAY 2 FIRE WEATHER OUTLOOK
NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
0326 AM CDT MON MAR 30 2015

VALID 311200Z - 011200Z

...SYNOPSIS...
PROGRESSIVE TROUGH-RIDGE-TROUGH UPPER PATTERN WITHIN THE NRN STREAM
WILL PERSIST THROUGHOUT THE PERIOD. ERN SHORTWAVE TROUGH WILL MOVE
FROM THE UPPER MS VALLEY SEWD ACROSS THE OH VALLEY AND OFF THE NRN
MID-ATLANTIC COAST WHILE THE WRN SHORTWAVE TROUGH MOVES INTO THE NRN
ROCKIES. UPPER RIDGE BETWEEN THESE TWO SHORTWAVES WILL MOVE OVER THE
PLAINS. SRN STREAM SHORTWAVE TROUGH WILL WEAKEN SOMEWHAT AS IT MOVES
EWD FROM NRN MEXICO THROUGH THE SRN PLAINS. AT THE SURFACE...LEE
TROUGHING ACROSS THE NRN HIGH PLAINS WILL DEEPEN IN RESPONSE TO THE
APPROACHING SHORTWAVE. LOW ASSOCIATED WITH THE ERN SHORTWAVE WILL
MOVE EWD THROUGH PA AND NJ WHILE AN ASSOCIATED WEAK COLD FRONT MOVES
THROUGH THE OH AND TN VALLEYS AND MID-ATLANTIC STATES.

...NRN/CNTRL HIGH PLAINS...
TEMPERATURES ACROSS THE REGION ARE EXPECTED TO BE WELL-ABOVE-AVERAGE
AS DOWNSLOPE EFFECTS HELP PUSH HIGHS INTO THE UPPER 70S. RESULTANT
RH VALUES WILL LIKELY BE BELOW 15 PERCENT. WIND SPEEDS THROUGHOUT
THE AREA MAY BE TEMPERED SOMEWHAT AS MUCH OF THE AREA WILL BE WITHIN
THE SURFACE PRESSURE TROUGH AXIS WITH SUSTAINED WIND SPEEDS EXPECTED
TO STAY BELOW 20 MPH. THESE LIGHTER WINDS WILL ACT TO MODERATE THE
FIRE WEATHER THREAT WITH ONLY ELEVATED CONDITIONS CURRENTLY
ANTICIPATED.

...GREAT BASIN...
WINDS ARE EXPECTED TO INCREASE THROUGHOUT THE DAY AS MID/UPPER FLOW
INCREASES AND THE SURFACE PRESSURE GRADIENT TIGHTENS. WINDS OVER 20
MPH AND MIN RH VALUES BELOW 15 PERCENT ARE POSSIBLE ACROSS PORTIONS
OF NRN NV...E-CNTRL NV/W-CNTRL UT...AND NW AZ. HOWEVER...FUELS
THROUGHOUT THE REGION ARE LARGELY UNRECEPTIVE...MITIGATING ANY
POTENTIAL FIRE WEATHER THREAT. SOME LOCALLY ELEVATED FIRE WEATHER
CONDITIONS ARE POSSIBLE IN AREAS WHERE FUELS ARE DRY.

..MOSIER.. 03/30/2015

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



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