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FNUS21 KWNS 090754
FWDDY1

DAY 1 FIRE WEATHER OUTLOOK
NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
0154 AM CST TUE FEB 09 2016

VALID 091200Z - 101200Z

...SYNOPSIS...
A PERSISTENT WESTERN RIDGE/EASTERN TROUGH PATTERN WILL REMAIN IN
PLACE ACROSS THE COUNTRY TODAY...WITH SOME WEAKENING OF THE RIDGE
ALONG COASTAL AREAS OF THE NORTHWEST LATE.  AT THE SURFACE...BROADLY
CYCLONIC SURFACE FLOW WILL PERSIST AROUND A WEAK LOW IN THE
NORTHEAST...WHILE HIGH PRESSURE WILL REMAIN ANCHORED ALONG THE
INTERMOUNTAIN WEST AND A LEE TROUGH DEVELOPS IN THE WESTERN DAKOTAS.

...SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA...
AN OFFSHORE GRADIENT IS EXPECTED TO REMAIN IN PLACE ACROSS THE
REGION DUE TO PERSISTENT HIGH PRESSURE ACROSS THE GREAT BASIN.
HOWEVER...THIS GRADIENT WILL BE SOMEWHAT WEAKER THAN PREVIOUS
DAYS...SUGGESTING WEAKER WINDS AREAWIDE AND A LOWER ATTENDANT FIRE
WEATHER THREAT.  NEVERTHELESS...CONTINUED DRYING OF FUELS OVER
SEVERAL PREVIOUS DAYS OF WARM/DRY CONDITIONS...ABOVE NORMAL SURFACE
TEMPERATURES AND LOCALIZED GUSTS APPROACHING 30 MPH /ESPECIALLY IN
TERRAIN-FAVORED AREAS/ SUGGEST ELEVATED FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS
THROUGHOUT THE DAY.

..COOK.. 02/09/2016

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

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