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Day 1 Fire Weather Outlook
NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
1021 AM CST Sun Nov 19 2017

Valid 191700Z - 201200Z

...Southern High Plains...
No changes have been made to the elevated area across portions of
the southern High Plains. Minimum RH values of 15-20% combined with
sustained winds in the 15-20 mph range are expected to result in a
few hours of elevated conditions this afternoon. See the previous
discussion below for more details.

..Dean.. 11/19/2017

.PREV DISCUSSION... /ISSUED 1250 AM CST Sun Nov 19 2017/

General mid-level ridging will be in place across much of the
western United States today as a deep trough takes shape across the
East. At the surface, high pressure will be located across the Great
Basin with another centered across south Texas. Through the day, the
high across Texas will shift east and a lee trough will develop
across the High Plains and southerly winds will begin to increase.
Across the southern High Plains, temperatures will warm enough to
result in teen to mid-20 percent relative humidity. This, when
coupled with the increasing southerly winds will result in a few
hours of elevated fire-weather conditions.  However, temperatures in
the mid-50s to mid-60s should mitigate a larger-scale fire-weather

...Please see for graphic product...

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