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FNUS22 KWNS 050706
FWDDY2

DAY 2 FIRE WEATHER OUTLOOK
NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
0206 AM CDT WED AUG 05 2015

VALID 061200Z - 071200Z

...NO CRITICAL AREAS...

...SYNOPSIS...
A MID-LEVEL TROUGH DIGGING INTO THE NWRN CONUS DURING THE D1/WED
PERIOD WILL BE TRACKING FROM THE NRN INTERMOUNTAIN WEST TO THE NRN
PLAINS ON D2/THU. MODERATE TO LOCALLY STRONG SFC WINDS ACCOMPANYING
THIS SYSTEM ARE FORECAST TO AFFECT PORTIONS OF MT...THOUGH RH VALUES
ARE NOT CURRENTLY FORECAST TO BECOME SUFFICIENTLY LOW FOR
FIRE-WEATHER HIGHLIGHTS WITHOUT A DRIER/WARMER BOUNDARY LAYER.
OTHERWISE...MID-LEVEL RIDGING WILL BE PROMINENT ACROSS PARTS OF THE
SWRN/S-CNTRL CONUS WITH TROUGHING ACROSS THE E...AND STRONG WINDS
ARE NOT FORECAST TO ALIGN WITH AREAS OF LOW RH. TO THE W...A
MID-LEVEL CYCLONE -- CURRENTLY OVER THE PACIFIC WATERS OFF THE COAST
OF CNTRL CA -- IS FORECAST TO APPROACH THE COAST BY LATE THU NIGHT.
AHEAD OF THIS FEATURE...FORCING FOR ASCENT AND MID-LEVEL MOISTURE
MAY SUPPORT ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS THU NIGHT ACROSS PARTS OF CNTRL
AND PERHAPS NRN CA. UNCERTAINTY REGARDING THE EVOLUTION OF THIS
CYCLONE...COUPLED WITH POSSIBLY ENHANCED TROPOSPHERIC MOISTURE AND
HIGH RH AT THE SFC AT NIGHT...YIELDS TOO LITTLE CONFIDENCE IN A
DRY-THUNDERSTORM RISK FOR RELATED FIRE-WEATHER HIGHLIGHTS AT THIS
TIME.

..COHEN.. 08/05/2015

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



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