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FNUS22 KWNS 301621
FWDDY2

DAY 2 FIRE WEATHER OUTLOOK
NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
1121 AM CDT SAT AUG 30 2014

VALID 311200Z - 011200Z

...NO CRITICAL AREAS...

NO CHANGES.

..BOTHWELL.. 08/30/2014

.PREV DISCUSSION... /ISSUED 0240 AM CDT SAT AUG 30 2014/

...SYNOPSIS...
LARGE UPPER TROUGH...EXTENDING FROM CNTRL ALBERTA/SASKATCHEWAN INTO
THE ERN GREAT BASIN AT THE BEGINNING OF THE PERIOD...WILL TRANSLATE
EWD. AN EMBEDDED SHORTWAVE TROUGH WILL MOVE FROM THE CNTRL ROCKIES
INTO THE CNTRL PLAINS...INDUCING A SLIGHT NEGATIVE TILT IN THE LARGE
UPPER TROUGH. SUBTROPICAL RIDGE...CENTERED OFF THE CAROLINA
COAST...WILL CONTINUE TO INFLUENCE THE SOUTHEAST AND MID-ATLANTIC
STATES. AT THE SURFACE...PRESSURE GRADIENT ACROSS THE PLAINS WILL
TIGHTEN AS THE SHORTWAVE APPROACHES AND CYCLOGENESIS OCCURS ACROSS
THE CNTRL HIGH PLAINS. BY 00Z/MON...A COLD FRONT WILL EXTEND FROM
NRN MN SWWD TO A LOW IN WRN KS WITH NUMEROUS TSTMS EXPECTED ALONG
THIS BOUNDARY /SEE DAY 2 CONVECTIVE OUTLOOK FOR MORE INFORMATION
ABOUT POTENTIAL SVR TSTMS/.

ACROSS MOST THE WRN CONUS...A WEAKER SURFACE PRESSURE GRADIENT AND
SLIGHTLY COOLER TEMPERATURES WILL KEEP ANY FIRE WEATHER THREAT LOW.
SOME GUSTY WINDS ARE POSSIBLE ACROSS PORTIONS OF THE SOUTHWEST BUT
FUELS ACROSS THE REGION ARE MOIST.

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



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