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FNUS21 KWNS 280813
FWDDY1

DAY 1 FIRE WEATHER OUTLOOK
NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
0312 AM CDT THU AUG 28 2014

VALID 281200Z - 291200Z

...SYNOPSIS...
A SRN STREAM UPPER TROUGH WILL PROGRESS EWD OUT OF THE CNTRL ROCKIES
TOWARDS THE GREAT PLAINS. AN UPPER RIDGE WILL BUILD OVER THE WRN
CONUS IN ITS WAKE...WITH BELT OF STRONG WLY FLOW ALONG THE CREST OF
THE RIDGE SLOWLY SHIFTING SWD ACROSS THE PAC NW AS A SERIES OF
IMPULSES MOVE INLAND FROM THE PACIFIC. A WEAK LEE SFC TROUGH WILL
BECOME ESTABLISHED OVER ERN WA/NRN ID AND FOSTER A MODEST INCREASE
IN ONSHORE FLOW ACROSS THE COLUMBIA BASIN.

...PARTS OF N-CNTRL ORE AND S-CNTRL WA...
STRENGTHENING DEEP-LAYER WLYS WILL SUPPORT AN INCREASE IN SFC WINDS
THROUGH PARTS OF THE COLUMBIA BASIN AND IN THE LEE OF THE CASCADE
RANGE OF S-CNTRL WA THIS AFTERNOON. FORECAST MODEL GUIDANCE SHOWS
SUSTAINED SPEEDS RANGING FROM 15-20 MPH /LOCALLY HIGHER
GUSTS/...ESPECIALLY THROUGH THE COLUMBIA BASIN. TEMPERATURES WARMING
INTO THE 80S WILL YIELD RH VALUES FALLING INTO THE LOW-MID
20S...SUFFICIENT FOR AN ELEVATED FIRE WEATHER THREAT.

..ROGERS.. 08/28/2014

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




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