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FNUS22 KWNS 011624
FWDDY2

DAY 2 FIRE WEATHER OUTLOOK
NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
1123 AM CDT WED JUL 01 2015

VALID 021200Z - 031200Z

...NO CRITICAL AREAS...

...NRN SIERRA/WRN GREAT BASIN/FAR SRN CASCADES...
ISOLATED TO SCATTERED TSTMS ARE FORECAST ACROSS THE REGION DURING
THE AFTERNOON/EVENING HOURS...AS MID/UPPER-LEVEL MOISTURE SPREADS
N/NW. HOWEVER...FCST PWAT VALUES UPWARDS OF 1.0 INCH SHOULD FAVOR
MAINLY WET THUNDER MODES...AND NO DELINEATION WILL BE INTRODUCED
WITH THIS FORECAST. NONETHELESS...SOME MODEST INCREASE OF STORM
MOTION /RELATIVE TO THE PREVIOUS DAY/ ACROSS PORTIONS OF THE SIERRA
AND INVERTED-V THERMODYNAMIC PROFILES COULD FAVOR A FEW
LIGHTNING-RELATED IGNITIONS...AS WELL AS ERRATIC FIRE SPREAD FROM
GUSTY OUTFLOW WINDS.

..PICCA.. 07/01/2015

.PREV DISCUSSION... /ISSUED 0308 AM CDT WED JUL 01 2015/

...SYNOPSIS...
LITTLE CHANGE IN THE LARGE-SCALE PATTERN IS ANTICIPATED FROM
WED/D1...AS A BROAD UPPER TROUGH PERSISTS E OF THE ROCKIES...AND AN
UPPER RIDGE REMAINS IN PLACE ACROSS THE GREAT BASIN. MOISTURE WILL
INCREASE ACROSS PARTS OF NRN CA AS A MIDLEVEL CYCLONE OFF THE SRN CA
COAST BEGINS TO SHIFT NWD...WITH SCATTERED TSTMS POSSIBLE FROM THE
SIERRA INTO THE WRN GREAT BASIN. HOT TEMPERATURES AND DRY CONDITIONS
WILL PERSIST ACROSS THE PAC NW AND INTER-MOUNTAIN WEST...BUT WINDS
WILL GENERALLY BE LIGHT.

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




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