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FNUS21 KWNS 201657
FWDDY1

DAY 1 FIRE WEATHER OUTLOOK
NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
1156 AM CDT MON OCT 20 2014

VALID 201700Z - 211200Z

...NO CRITICAL AREAS...

NO CHANGES HAVE BEEN MADE TO THE ONGOING FORECAST.

..COHEN.. 10/20/2014

.PREV DISCUSSION... /ISSUED 0232 AM CDT MON OCT 20 2014/

...SYNOPSIS...
QUIET FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED ACROSS THE COUNTRY TODAY.
AN UPPER TROUGH WILL MOVE ONSHORE THE PACIFIC COAST...PUSHING INLAND
TOWARD THE WESTERN GREAT BASIN BY TUESDAY MORNING. THIS WILL BRING
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS TO PORTIONS OF THE PACIFIC NW AND
INTERMOUNTAIN WEST AS A PACIFIC COLD FRONT PUSHES EAST ACROSS THE
REGION. DOWNSTREAM OF THIS SYSTEM...AN UPPER RIDGE WILL DRIFT
EASTWARD ACROSS THE PLAINS. SOUTH/SOUTHEASTERLY LOW TO MIDLEVEL FLOW
BENEATH THE RIDGE WILL MAINTAIN ADEQUATE MOISTURE FOR SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORM FROM S TX INTO THE SOUTHERN HIGH PLAINS AND
SOUTHERN/CENTRAL ROCKIES. ACROSS THE EAST...AN UPPER TROUGH WILL BE
MAINTAINED BY SEVERAL SHORTWAVE IMPULSES ROTATING THROUGH
LARGER-SCALE FLOW. A SURFACE LOW OVER THE UPPER GREAT LAKES WILL
TRANSLATE EAST/SOUTHEAST TOWARD WESTERN NY BY TUESDAY MORNING WITH
AN ATTENDANT COLD FRONT SWEEPING ACROSS THE MID-MS AND OH VALLEYS.
SURFACE HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD BEHIND THE LOW FROM THE UPPER
MIDWEST INTO THE SOUTHERN U.S. BY 12Z TUESDAY.

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



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