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FNUS22 KWNS 220817
FWDDY2

DAY 2 FIRE WEATHER OUTLOOK
NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
0316 AM CDT TUE JUL 22 2014

VALID 231200Z - 241200Z

...SYNOPSIS...
DEEP UPPER LOW WILL MOVE EWD ACROSS THE PACIFIC NW TOWARDS THE NRN
ROCKIES. UPPER HIGH CENTERED OVER THE CNTRL ROCKIES AND COVERING
MUCH OF THE PLAINS AND SOUTHWEST STATES WILL REMAIN LARGELY IN PLACE
WITH SOME DAMPENING OF ITS NRN EXTENT EXPECTED AS THE PACIFIC NW
UPPER LOW PROGRESSES EWD. FARTHER E...TROUGHING WILL DEEPEN OVER
WITH ERN CONUS WHILE A WEAK UPPER LOW CONTINUES WWD ALONG THE WRN
GULF COAST. AT THE SURFACE...A LEE TROUGH IS ANTICIPATED ACROSS THE
NRN AND CNTRL HIGH PLAINS WITH A COLD FRONT LIKELY EXTENDING FROM
NEW ENGLAND SWWD ACROSS THE OH AND MID MS VALLEYS BY WEDNESDAY
EVENING.

...MUCH OF NV...FAR WRN UT...ERN WA/ORE...SRN ID...SWRN WY...
SWLY FLOW ALOFT BETWEEN THE CNTRL ROCKIES HIGH AND THE PACIFIC NW
UPPER LOW /FROM NE CA NEWD INTO SRN ALBERTA/ WILL INCREASE
THROUGHOUT THE DAY AS THE UPPER LOW PROGRESSES EWD...SUPPORTING
SUSTAINED SWLY AROUND 15 MPH ACROSS MUCH OF THE GREAT BASIN.
TEMPERATURES ACROSS THE REGION WILL NOT BE PARTICULARLY WARM BUT THE
AIRMASS WILL BE DRY ENOUGH TO SUPPORT MIN RH VALUES AROUND 20
PERCENT ACROSS SE ORE...NRN NV...SRN ID..AND SWRN WY. SLIGHTLY LOWER
RH VALUES ARE POSSIBLE ACROSS CNTRL NV. THESE CONDITIONS ARE
CONSISTENT WITH AN ELEVATED FIRE WEATHER THREAT.

ACROSS E-CNTRL/NE ORE AND ERN WA...DOWNSLOPE EFFECTS WILL SUPPORT
SUSTAINED WLY WIND FROM 20 TO 30 MPH. THE AIRMASS HERE WILL NOT BE
PARTICULARLY DRY /RH VALUES ABOVE 3O PERCENT/ BUT THE STRENGTH OF
THE WINDS AMIDST DRY TO VERY DRY FUELS WILL STILL PROMOTE AN
ELEVATED FIRE WEATHER THREAT.

..MOSIER.. 07/22/2014

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




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