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Day 1 Fire Weather Outlook
NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
0145 AM CDT Fri Jun 23 2017

Valid 231200Z - 241200Z

...Synopsis...
Cyclonic flow aloft currently in place across the northern third of
the CONUS will be maintained throughout the period as a series of
shortwave troughs -- one currently moving through the northern
Rockies and the other moving through the upper midwest -- progress
through its base. Upper ridge extending from the Southwest
northwestward to off the Pacific Northwest coast will remain largely
unchanged. At the surface, a cold front will sweep
southeastward/southward into the southern Plains and middle MS
valley. Remnant of Tropical Storm Cindy will move into the lower OH
river valley by the early afternoon before ejecting quickly
northeastward as it interacts with the frontal boundary. Farther
west, aforementioned cold front will move through eastern NM while
the remaining portion of the Southwest and Great Basin remain hot
and dry. Isolated thunderstorms are possible across the higher
terrain of central NM but slow storm motion and precipitable water
values greater than 0.90" should result in wetting rains.

...Mountains and western foothills of Kern, Los Angeles and San
Bernardino counties in Southern CA...
LAX-DAG gradient will likely be around 5 to 6 mb tomorrow afternoon,
helping to foster some breezy westerly winds throughout the higher
terrain and western foothills of Kern, Los Angeles, and San
Bernardino counties. Warm and dry conditions are also expected with
minimum RH values in the low teens. These windy and dry conditions
amidst dry fuels will result in elevated to locally critical fire
weather conditions.

..Mosier.. 06/23/2017

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

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