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FNUS21 KWNS 270842
FWDDY1

DAY 1 FIRE WEATHER OUTLOOK
NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
0241 AM CST TUE JAN 27 2015

VALID 271200Z - 281200Z

...SYNOPSIS...
A DEEP CLOSED LOW WILL SLOWLY PROGRESS NE ALONG THE NEW ENGLAND
COAST...WHILE RIDGING BUILDS ACROSS THE CENTRAL U.S.  FARTHER
WEST...A PAIR OF SHORTWAVE TROUGHS WILL MOVE ONSHORE THE PAC COAST
AND TRANSIT EWD TOWARDS THE ROCKIES. THE RESULTANT SFC PATTERN WILL
BE CHARACTERIZED BY A STRONG COASTAL LOW TRANSITING NEWD TOWARDS THE
CANADIAN MARITIMES...WHILE LEE TROUGHING DEVELOPS ACROSS THE HIGH
PLAINS.

...WRN KS AND FAR ERN CO...
WITH THE AFOREMENTIONED RIDGING ALOFT CONTINUING TO BUILD OVER THE
HIGH PLAINS...AND SWLY DOWNSLOPE FLOW DEVELOPING IN RESPONSE TO A
LEE TROUGH...TEMPS WILL WARM INTO THE MID-UPPER 70S /AROUND 20-30
DEGREES ABOVE NORMAL/ ACROSS MUCH OF THE AREA BY THIS AFTERNOON. MIN
RH VALUES WILL LIKELY FALL INTO THE 15-25 PERCENT RANGE AS ADIABATIC
DRYING OF THE LOWER-ATMOSPHERIC COLUMN OCCURS IN RESPONSE TO DIURNAL
MIXING AND DOWNSLOPE EFFECTS. ADDITIONALLY...WITH THE TIGHTENING
PRES GRADIENT...SUSTAINED WINDS AROUND 15-20 MPH ARE FORECAST. THESE
METEOROLOGICAL CONDITIONS ARE CONSISTENT WITH AN ELEVATED FIRE WX
THREAT AND THE PREVIOUS DELINEATION HAS BEEN MAINTAINED WITH ONLY
MINOR ADJUSTMENTS.

..PICCA.. 01/27/2015

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



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