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FNUS22 KWNS 061546
FWDDY2

DAY 2 FIRE WEATHER OUTLOOK
NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
1045 AM CDT MON JUL 06 2015

VALID 071200Z - 081200Z

PREVIOUS FORECAST IS ON TRACK WITH NO CHANGES NEEDED.  PLEASE SEE
DISCUSSION BELOW FOR MORE INFORMATION.

..COOK.. 07/06/2015

.PREV DISCUSSION... /ISSUED 0204 AM CDT MON JUL 06 2015/

...SYNOPSIS...
...PORTIONS OF SOUTHERN OREGON INTO THE SOUTHERN COLUMBIA BASIN...

THE UPPER LOW OFF THE NORTHERN CA COAST WILL SLOWLY ADVANCE E/SE
TOWARD TO CENTRAL COAST ON TUESDAY...SUPPRESSING SOUTHWARD THE UPPER
RIDGE THAT HAS BEEN NOSING INTO SOUTHERN OREGON.
REGARDLESS...ABUNDANT MIDLEVEL MOISTURE WILL REMAIN OVER THE AREA
WITH PW VALUES REMAINING NEAR 1 INCH. THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED
ONCE AGAIN WITH WETTING RAIN IN THE MAIN CORE OF THE STORMS.
ISOLATED LIGHTNING STRIKES WILL CONTINUE TO POSE CONCERN FOR NEW
FIRE STARTS DUE TO DRY FUELS.

FURTHER NORTH TOWARD THE SOUTHERN COLUMBIA BASIN...DEEP LAYER FLOW
WILL TAKE ON A MORE WESTERLY COMPONENT...RESULTING IN DOWNSLOPE
WARMING/DRYING. AFTERNOON RH VALUES WILL FALL INTO THE TEENS AS
TEMPERATURES WARM INTO THE 90S TO NEAR 100 DEGREES. WESTERLY WINDS
WILL GENERALLY REMAIN AT OR BELOW 15 MPH BUT OCCASIONAL GUSTS TO 20
MPH WILL BE POSSIBLE. GIVEN ONGOING DROUGHT AND LACK OF RECENT
RAINFALL...ELEVATED FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED.

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



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