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Day 2 Fire Weather Outlook
NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
0226 AM CDT Fri May 26 2017

Valid 271200Z - 281200Z

...Synopsis...
An upper trough is expected to shift eastward into the central U.S.
on Saturday, as a ridge continues to build into the West. A surface
low over the southern High Plains at the start of the period is
expected to move northeastward into portions of the Midwest, as a
cold front sweeps through portions of the central/southern Plains. A
weak surface ridge will persist over Florida, resulting in hot and
dry conditions over portions of the interior peninsula, though winds
are expected to remain light.

...Portions of the Southwest into the Southern High Plains...
Surface winds are generally expected to weaken across the Southwest
into the southern High Plains compared to previous days, but
sustained winds of 15-20 mph, with locally higher gusts, are
expected during the afternoon. These winds, in conjunction with
minimum RH values below 15%, will result in elevated to locally
critical fire weather conditions from southeast Arizona eastward
into portions of the southern High Plains.

..Dean.. 05/26/2017

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

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