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DAY 2 FIRE WEATHER OUTLOOK
NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
0248 PM CDT FRI AUG 22 2014

VALID 231200Z - 241200Z

...NO CRITICAL AREAS...

...WRN OK...
WITH SURFACE LOW PRESSURE DEVELOPING OVER THE CENTRAL HIGH PLAINS
AND HIGH PRESSURE NEAR THE GULF...A RELATIVELY STRONG SURFACE
PRESSURE GRADIENT WILL PROMOTE BREEZY CONDITIONS /SSWLY WINDS AOA 15
MPH/ ACROSS THE REGION ON SATURDAY.  AS THE BOUNDARY LAYER
HEATS/DEEPENS IN THE AFTERNOON...VERTICAL MIXING WILL PROMOTE RH
VALUES FALLING TO NEAR 20 PERCENT.  GIVEN THE LACK OF PRECIPITATION
ACROSS MUCH OF THIS REGION OVER THE PAST TWO WEEKS...AT LEAST
LOCALLY ELEVATED FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS APPEAR POSSIBLE DURING THE
AFTERNOON.

..JIRAK.. 08/22/2014

.PREV DISCUSSION... /ISSUED 0319 AM CDT FRI AUG 22 2014/

...SYNOPSIS...
AN UPPER TROUGH WILL CONTINUE TO TRANSLATE EWD ACROSS THE
INTER-MOUNTAIN WEST AND CNTRL/NRN HIGH PLAINS...WITH AN ACCOMPANYING
MODEST STRENGTHENING OF MIDLEVEL WLYS OCCURRING ACROSS THE
MIDDLE/NRN LATITUDES OF THE CONUS. AT THE SFC...A TRANSIENT CYCLONE
WILL PROGRESS NNEWD FROM CNTRL NEB INTO NRN MN...AND AN ATTENDANT
COLD FRONT WILL SPREAD SWD ACROSS THE CNTRL HIGH PLAINS. A
DRIER/COOLER AIR MASS WILL ENCOMPASS MUCH OF THE INTERIOR WRN
CONUS...WITH LOW POTENTIAL FOR DRY TSTMS AND CRITICALLY STRONG WIND
SPEEDS/LOW RH.

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



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