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Day 2 Fire Weather Outlook
NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
0254 AM CDT Sat May 27 2017

Valid 281200Z - 291200Z

...NO CRITICAL AREAS...

...Synopsis...
A deep-layer cyclone is expected to move slowly eastward into the
northern Great Lakes region on Sunday, as a separate surface low
over the Midwest moves northeastward and eventually becomes absorbed
into the larger circulation. Meanwhile, an upper ridge is expected
to remain in place across much of the West. Cooler and less windy
conditions are expected across portions of the Southwest and
southern High Plains in the wake of a cold front, as a surface ridge
becomes established across the area.

...Portions of the Northern High Plains...
Relatively dry and windy conditions are expected across portions of
the northern High Plains on Sunday within the post-frontal regime,
as the surface pressure gradient tightens between the surface ridge
to the west and low pressure system to the east. Sustained winds of
20-30 mph with higher gusts will be possible. Since temperatures
will not be particularly warm, there is some uncertainty regarding
minimum RH values and no areas will be delineated at this time.
However, locally elevated conditions will be possible in areas where
dry fuels are available and afternoon temperatures warm into the 70s
F.

..Dean.. 05/27/2017

...Please see www.spc.noaa.gov/fire for graphic product...

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