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FNUS22 KWNS 031603
FWDDY2

DAY 2 FIRE WEATHER OUTLOOK
NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
1002 AM CST SAT DEC 03 2016

VALID 041200Z - 051200Z

...NO CRITICAL AREAS...

NO CHANGES HAVE BEEN MADE TO THE ONGOING FORECAST. SEE THE PREVIOUS
DISCUSSION BELOW FOR MORE INFORMATION.

..GLEASON.. 12/03/2016

.PREV DISCUSSION.../ISSUED 0223 AM CST SAT DEC 03 2016/

...SYNOPSIS...
A SPLIT-FLOW REGIME WILL BRING A SHORTWAVE TROUGH EAST-NORTHEAST
FROM THE PLAINS TO THE GREAT LAKES ON SUNDAY. THIS WILL DAMPEN THE
WEAK RIDGE OVER THE EASTERN U.S. AND QUASI-ZONAL FLOW WILL EMERGE
FROM THE OH/TN VALLEYS TO THE MID-ATLANTIC COAST. ACROSS THE WEST...
AN UPPER RIDGE WILL REMAIN OVER THE EASTERN PACIFIC WHILE A BROAD
TROUGH DEVELOPS SOUTHWARD FROM THE PACIFIC NORTHWEST TO THE GREAT
BASIN. A STRONG JET WILL DIVE SOUTHWARD ACROSS MUCH OF THE WESTERN
U.S....MAINTAINING INTENSE DEEP-LAYER NORTHWEST FLOW. MEANWHILE...THE
UPPER LOW OVER NORTHWEST MEXICO WILL LIFT EAST-NORTHEAST INTO TEXAS.
WIDESPREAD PRECIPITATION IS EXPECTED FROM TX THROUGH THE
SOUTHEASTERN U.S. AND ACROSS MUCH OF THE GREAT LAKES AND OH VALLEY
REGIONS.

...SOUTHERN CA...

SOME ELEVATED FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS MAY PERSIST ON SUNDAY MORNING
AS OFFSHORE FLOW CONTINUES. HOWEVER...WIND SPEEDS ARE EXPECTED TO
DECREASE RAPIDLY BY MIDDAY AS THE SURFACE PRESSURE GRADIENT WEAKENS.

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

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