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FNUS22 KWNS 291645
FWDDY2

DAY 2 FIRE WEATHER OUTLOOK
NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
1144 AM CDT SUN MAY 29 2016

VALID 301200Z - 311200Z

NO CHANGES HAVE BEEN MADE TO THE ELEVATED AREA ACROSS FAR SERN AZ
INTO SWRN/CNTRL NM FOR D2/MON. SEE THE PREVIOUS DISCUSSION BELOW FOR
MORE INFORMATION.

..GLEASON.. 05/29/2016

.PREV DISCUSSION... /ISSUED 0211 AM CDT SUN MAY 29 2016/

...SYNOPSIS...
A WEAK SRN-STREAM UPPER DISTURBANCE WILL CONTINUE TO MOVE SLOWLY EWD
ACROSS AZ...FOCUSING A BELT OF MODERATE MIDLEVEL SWLY FLOW ACROSS
THE SOUTHWEST. A MORE POTENT NRN-STREAM SHORTWAVE TROUGH WILL MOVE
ACROSS THE NRN ROCKIES INTO THE NRN HIGH PLAINS. SFC LOW PRESSURE
WILL DEEPEN ACROSS THE DAKOTAS...WITH AN ATTENDANT COLD FRONT MOVING
SWD INTO THE CNTRL PLAINS OVERNIGHT. A DRYLINE WILL REMAIN
POSITIONED ACROSS THE SRN/CNTRL HIGH PLAINS DURING THE AFTERNOON.

...FAR SERN AZ...SWRN NM...
SIMILAR CONDITIONS TO SUN/D1 ARE EXPECTED...FEATURING SUSTAINED WIND
SPEEDS OF 15 TO LOCALLY 20 MPH DEVELOPING AHEAD OF A WEAK UPPER
DISTURBANCE OVER AZ. THE AIR MASS WILL REMAIN VERY DRY...AND DEEP
DIURNAL BOUNDARY-LAYER MIXING WILL RESULT IN RH VALUES FALLING TO
8-12 PERCENT DURING THE AFTERNOON...WITH AN ELEVATED FIRE WEATHER
THREAT FORECAST TO OCCUR.

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

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