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FNUS22 KWNS 020748
FWDDY2

DAY 2 FIRE WEATHER OUTLOOK
NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
0247 AM CDT TUE SEP 02 2014

VALID 031200Z - 041200Z

...CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER AREA FOR CNTRL WY...

...SYNOPSIS...
PROGRESSIVE SHORTWAVE TROUGH WILL MOVE ENEWD FROM THE PACIFIC NW
ACROSS THE NRN ROCKIES AND INTO SRN SASKATCHEWAN WHILE SUBTROPICAL
RIDGING PERSISTS ACROSS THE SOUTHEAST AND SRN PLAINS. AT THE
SURFACE...COLD FRONT ASSOCIATED WITH THE PACIFIC NW SHORTWAVE WILL
PUSH EWD/SEWD ACROSS THE NRN ROCKIES AND NRN GREAT BASIN. BY
00Z/THU...THIS COLD FRONT IS EXPECTED TO EXTEND FROM THE MT/ND
BORDER SWWD INTO CNTRL NV.

...CNTRL/SRN WY...
UPPER FLOW ACROSS THE REGION WILL BECOME MORE SWLY AND INCREASE
SLIGHTLY AS THE SHORTWAVE MOVES THROUGH MT. SURFACE PRESSURE
GRADIENT WILL ALSO INCREASE AHEAD OF THE COLD FRONT. THESE FACTORS
WILL HELP SUPPORT SUSTAINED WLY/SWLY SURFACE WINDS AROUND 25-30 MPH
WITH GUSTS OVER 35 MPH. TEMPERATURES WILL BE A FEW DEGREES WARMER
THAN TUESDAY WITH RESULTANT RH VALUES GENERALLY FROM 12 TO 17
PERCENT. THE LOWEST RH VALUES ARE EXPECTED ACROSS CNTRL WY WHERE
TEMPERATURES WILL REACH THE MID 80S. AS A RESULT...CRITICAL FIRE
WEATHER CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED ACROSS CNTRL WY WITH ELEVATED TO
LOCALLY CRITICAL CONDITIONS ELSEWHERE ACROSS THE REGION.

..MOSIER.. 09/02/2014

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





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