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FNUS21 KWNS 051629
FWDDY1

DAY 1 FIRE WEATHER OUTLOOK
NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
1029 AM CST THU MAR 05 2015

VALID 051700Z - 061200Z

...NO CRITICAL AREAS...

NO CHANGE NEEDED. SEE PREVIOUS FORECAST DISCUSSION BELOW.

..MOSIER.. 03/05/2015

.PREV DISCUSSION... /ISSUED 0230 AM CST THU MAR 05 2015/

...SYNOPSIS...
A BROAD AREA OF COLD HIGH PRESSURE BEHIND A SEWD-MOVING COLD FRONT
WITH ASSOCIATED PRECIPITATION WILL LIMIT FIRE WEATHER CONCERNS E OF
THE ROCKIES TODAY. ACROSS THE W...UPPER RIDGING OVER THE ERN PACIFIC
WILL MOVE EWD AND BECOME ESTABLISHED OVER THE MAJORITY OF THE WRN
STATES BY THIS EVENING. WEAK TROUGHING WILL REMAIN OVER SRN CA AND
ADJACENT COASTAL WATERS. AT THE SFC...THE PRESSURE GRADIENT BETWEEN
A GREAT BASIN HIGH AND A WEAK INVERTED TROUGH OFF THE COAST OF SRN
CA WILL INDUCE LIGHT TO OCCASIONALLY MODERATE NLY/NELY DOWNSLOPE
WINDS ACROSS THE FAVORED MOUNTAINS/PASSES OF INLAND SRN CA. NELY TO
ELY WINDS OF 10-15 MPH MAY ALSO OCCUR ACROSS THE LOWER CO RIVER
VALLEY AND PORTIONS OF SRN AZ. WITH TEMPERATURES EXPECTED TO WARM
INTO THE 70S...A REDUCTION IN RH VALUES BELOW 20 PERCENT IS LIKELY
DURING THE AFTERNOON AND EARLY EVENING FOR THESE AREAS.
HOWEVER...RECENT PRECIPITATION HAS MOISTENED FUELS ACROSS SRN CA/THE
LOWER CO RIVER VALLEY/SRN AZ...AND GIVEN THE GENERALLY LIGHT WINDS
FORECAST...NO ELEVATED FIRE WEATHER AREA HAS BEEN DELINEATED.

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



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