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FNUS22 KWNS 251652
FWDDY2

DAY 2 FIRE WEATHER OUTLOOK
NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
1151 AM CDT SAT OCT 25 2014

VALID 261200Z - 271200Z

...NO CRITICAL AREAS...

...MID-ATLANTIC REGION...
VERY DRY CONTINENTAL AIR WILL ADVECT INTO THE MID-ATLANTIC REGION IN
THE WAKE OF A COLD FRONT MOVING THROUGH EARLY SUN MORNING.
DOWNSLOPE-ENHANCED WARMING/DRYING AMIDST LOW-LEVEL WLYS SHOULD YIELD
DAYTIME TEMPERATURES REACHING THE UPPER 60S TO LOWER 70S F...WITH RH
VALUES BELOW 30 PERCENT. DOWNWARD MIXING OF HIGHER MOMENTUM AIR
SHOULD PROMOTE SUSTAINED WIND SPEEDS NEAR 15 MPH WITH OCCASIONAL
GUSTS TO 30 MPH. WHILE METEOROLOGICAL CONDITIONS WOULD FAVOR AN
ELEVATED FIRE WEATHER THREAT...NEAR-NORMAL RAINFALL OVER THE PAST
1-2 MONTHS PRECLUDES ELEVATED RISK DELINEATION.

..ROGERS.. 10/25/2014

.PREV DISCUSSION... /ISSUED 0331 AM CDT SAT OCT 25 2014/

...SYNOPSIS...
A MID/UPPER-LEVEL TROUGH IS FORECAST TO MOVE EWD ACROSS THE
INTERMOUNTAIN WEST ON SUNDAY TOWARD THE ROCKIES WHILE A DOWNSTREAM
UPPER LOW LIFTS NEWD ACROSS NEW ENGLAND.  AT THE SURFACE...A
LOW-PRESSURE SYSTEM WILL DEEPEN AS IT MOVES NEWD FROM MAINE.
FARTHER WEST...LOW PRESSURE WILL MOVE EWD ACROSS THE SRN CANADIAN
PRAIRIE PROVINCES WITH AN ASSOCIATED COLD FRONT MOVING ACROSS THE
NRN/CNTRL PLAINS.  ALTHOUGH POST-FRONTAL WESTERLIES WILL BE STRONG
ACROSS THE NRN/CNTRL HIGH PLAINS...RH VALUES WILL BE TOO HIGH /AOA
20 PERCENT/ TO RAISE FIRE WEATHER CONCERNS.  ELSEWHERE...RELATIVELY
MOIST CONDITIONS AND/OR LIGHT WINDS WILL LIMIT THE OVERALL FIRE
WEATHER THREAT.

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




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