Fire Weather Outlook Discussion
Issued by NWS
FNUS21 KWNS 180751
Day 1 Fire Weather Outlook
NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
0150 AM CST Wed Jan 18 2017
Valid 181200Z - 191200Z
...NO CRITICAL AREAS...
A weak upper trough will move slowly eastward across the
southern/central Plains today, while a stronger upper trough
approaches the California coast by late in the period. At the
surface, weak high pressure will remain in place across most of the
southern tier of the CONUS, while a lee trough begins to develop
across the central/northern High Plains. A cold front will move
through the Southeast, resulting in somewhat dry and breezy
conditions across the western Carolinas, but RH values appear to be
too high in this area for any significant fire weather threat.
Elsewhere, the fire weather threat should remain low through the
...Please see www.spc.noaa.gov/fire for graphic product...