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DAY 1 FIRE WEATHER OUTLOOK
NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
0142 AM CDT TUE SEP 27 2016

VALID 271200Z - 281200Z

...SYNOPSIS...
A MID/UPPER-LEVEL LOW WILL DRIFT NORTH FROM BAJA CALIFORNIA TOWARDS
SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA...WHILE RIDGING TO ITS NORTH SLOWLY SLIDES
EASTWARD ACROSS THE NORTHERN GREAT BASIN TOWARDS THE CENTRAL
ROCKIES. TO THE EAST...STRONG CYCLONIC FLOW ALOFT WILL REMAIN
POSITIONED ACROSS THE GREAT LAKES...MID/UPPER MS VALLEY...AND OH
VALLEY...AS AN EMBEDDED LOW DROPS SOUTH FROM LAKE SUPERIOR TO
ILLINOIS/INDIANA.

...PORTIONS OF SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA...
06Z OBSERVATIONS EXHIBIT POCKETS OF ELEVATED FIRE-WEATHER CONCERNS
ACROSS TERRAIN-FAVORED LOCATIONS OF SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA...AND THESE
CONDITIONS SHOULD PERSIST PAST 12Z. FOLLOWING SUNRISE...RH VALUES
WILL FALL INTO THE TEENS/20S IN MANY LOCATIONS...WHILE POCKETS OF
SUSTAINED WINDS AROUND 15-20 MPH CONTINUE. GIVEN VERY DRY
FUELS...THESE METEOROLOGICAL CONDITIONS WILL SUPPORT ELEVATED
CONCERNS THROUGH PART OF THE AFTERNOON. THEREAFTER...A WEAKENING SFC
PRESSURE GRADIENT AND IMPROVED OVERNIGHT RH RECOVERY SHOULD FURTHER
DIMINISH THE FIRE-WEATHER THREAT.

..PICCA.. 09/27/2016

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

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