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FNUS22 KWNS 271614
FWDDY2

DAY 2 FIRE WEATHER OUTLOOK
NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
1014 AM CST FRI FEB 27 2015

VALID 281200Z - 011200Z

...NO CRITICAL AREAS...

NO CHANGES...SEE PREVIOUS DISCUSSION BELOW.

..DEAN.. 02/27/2015

.PREV DISCUSSION... /ISSUED 0312 AM CST FRI FEB 27 2015/

...SYNOPSIS...
A SHORTWAVE TROUGH OVER THE WRN STATES SHOULD AMPLIFY AS IT MOVES
SLOWLY SWD...WHILE GENERALLY WLY TO SWLY FLOW ALOFT PREVAILS OVER
THE REMAINDER OF THE CONUS. AT THE SFC...A PRESSURE GRADIENT WILL
EXIST BETWEEN A LOW OVER THE GREAT BASIN AND A LARGE AREA OF HIGH
PRESSURE CENTERED OVER THE OHIO VALLEY AND MID-ATLANTIC. THIS
GRADIENT WILL PROMOTE GUSTY SLY/SWLY WINDS AND ASSOCIATED DOWNSLOPE
WARMING/DRYING ACROSS FAR WRN TX AND PORTIONS OF SRN NM SAT
AFTERNOON. A MARGINAL REDUCTION IN RH SHOULD OCCUR ACROSS THIS AREA
FOR A FEW HOURS IN THE AFTERNOON AS TEMPERATURES AT LOWER ELEVATIONS
WARM INTO THE 60S. WITH UNRECEPTIVE FUELS OWING TO ANTECEDENT
PRECIPITATION AND RH VALUES EXPECTED TO REMAIN ABOVE CRITICAL
THRESHOLDS...NO ELEVATED FIRE WEATHER AREA HAS BEEN ADDED FOR FAR
WRN TX/SRN NM. ELSEWHERE ACROSS THE CONUS...FIRE WEATHER CONCERNS
WILL REMAIN MINIMAL AS A COMBINATION OF STRONG WINDS WITH LOWERED RH
IS NOT EXPECTED.

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



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