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FNUS22 KWNS 261527
FWDDY2

DAY 2 FIRE WEATHER OUTLOOK
NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
1026 AM CDT SUN APR 26 2015

VALID 271200Z - 281200Z

PREVIOUS FORECAST IS ON TRACK.  NO CHANGES NEEDED.

..LEITMAN.. 04/26/2015

.PREV DISCUSSION... /ISSUED 0356 AM CDT SUN APR 26 2015/

...SYNOPSIS...
A HIGHLY AMPLIFIED PATTERN WILL CONTINUE INTO MONDAY...WITH MULTIPLE
UPPER TROUGHS DOMINATING THE CNTRL/ERN CONUS...WHILE A RIDGE BUILDS
SLOWLY EWD FROM CA INTO THE NRN GREAT BASIN AND ANOTHER UPPER TROUGH
APPROACHES THE PACIFIC NW COAST. AT THE SURFACE...HIGH PRESSURE OVER
THE GREAT BASIN WILL RESULT IN OFFSHORE FLOW ACROSS PARTS OF SRN CA
FOR AT LEAST THE FIRST PART OF MONDAY.

...SRN CA COASTAL RANGES AND ADJACENT FOOTHILLS...
OFFSHORE WINDS OF 15-25 MPH WITH HIGHER GUSTS WILL LIKELY BE ONGOING
ACROSS THE COASTAL RANGES AND ADJACENT FOOTHILLS OF LOS ANGELES AND
VENTURA COUNTIES AT THE START OF THE PERIOD ON MONDAY MORNING. RH
VALUES WILL QUICKLY DROP TO 10-20 PERCENT WITH DOWNSLOPE FLOW AND
THE ONSET OF DIURNAL HEATING. HOWEVER...WINDS ARE EXPECTED TO BEGIN
WEAKENING ON MONDAY AFTERNOON...AND WITH MARGINAL FUEL CONDITIONS
ACROSS THE AREA...WILL MAINTAIN ONLY AN ELEVATED AREA ACROSS THE
REGION.

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




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