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FNUS21 KWNS 291629
FWDDY1

DAY 1 FIRE WEATHER OUTLOOK
NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
1028 AM CST THU JAN 29 2015

VALID 291700Z - 301200Z

...NO CRITICAL AREAS...

MIN RH VALUES BELOW 25 PERCENT ARE EXPECTED THIS AFTERNOON ACROSS
THE TX PANHANDLE AND WRN OK AMIDST SUSTAINED NLY WINDS AROUND 15
MPH. SOME LOCALLY ELEVATED FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS ARE POSSIBLE BUT
COOL TEMPERATURES /HIGHS AROUND 50/ AND GENERALLY UNRECEPTIVE FUELS
WILL KEEP ANY THREAT LOW.

AS SUCH...NO CHANGES WERE NEEDED TO THE PREVIOUS FORECAST
/DISCUSSION BELOW/.

..MOSIER.. 01/29/2015

.PREV DISCUSSION... /ISSUED 0210 AM CST THU JAN 29 2015/

...SYNOPSIS...
SEVERAL MID/UPPER-LEVEL SHORTWAVE TROUGHS WILL TRANSIT ACROSS THE
MIDWEST AS DOWNSTREAM RIDGING PROGRESSES OFFSHORE OF THE EAST COAST.
AS A RESULT...CYCLONIC FLOW WILL BECOME ESTABLISHED ACROSS THE ERN
CONUS LATE IN THE PERIOD. FARTHER WEST...RIDGING ACROSS THE GREAT
BASIN WILL SLOWLY BE REPLACED BY A BROAD TROUGH. AT THE SFC...AN
EXPANSIVE HIGH PRES WILL BUILD S/E ACROSS THE PLAINS/MIDWEST
FOLLOWING A COLD FRONTAL PASSAGE. A RESULTANT TIGHTENING PRES
GRADIENT WILL PROMOTE BREEZY CONDITIONS ACROSS MUCH OF THE SRN
PLAINS...BUT WITH MUCH COOLER TEMPS IN THE POST-FRONTAL AIR
MASS...RH VALUES WILL GENERALLY REMAIN ABOVE 30 PERCENT. AS
SUCH...NO DELINEATION IS NECESSARY. ELSEWHERE...RELATIVELY LIGHT
WINDS AND HIGHER RH VALUES WILL KEEP FIRE WX CONCERNS LOW.

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



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