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Day 2 Fire Weather Outlook
NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
0121 AM CST Sun Nov 17 2019

Valid 181200Z - 191200Z

The persistent offshore wind event across southern California will
finally lessen some as a Great Basin high weakens and shifts
southeastward, becoming increasingly displaced from the region of
concern.  Meanwhile, a surface low over Montana will deepen as will
attendant lee troughing southward through eastern Colorado.  Fire
weather concerns across the High Plains, however, will be low due to
modest reduction of RH during peak heating hours.

...Southern California...
The slackening offshore pressure gradient will result in lesser wind
speeds in most areas compared to D1/Sunday, with 10-20 mph surface
winds being more common (slightly higher in terrain-favored areas.)
Additionally, dry near-surface conditions and poor overnight
recoveries will lead to areas of single-digit RH values during peak
heating.  The net result of this pattern will be elevated fire
weather conditions, and an attendant delineation is in place to
address the threat.

..Cook.. 11/17/2019

...Please see for graphic product...

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