SPC Day 1 Fire Weather Outlook

By Newsroom America Feeds at 22 Feb 2018

SPC Day 1 Fire Weather Outlook
Day 1 Fire Weather Outlook NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK 0942 AM CST Thu Feb 22 2018 Valid 221700Z - 231200Z ...NO CRITICAL AREAS... The ongoing forecast is on track, with continued quiescent fire weather across the Lower 48. ..Cook.. 02/22/2018 .PREV DISCUSSION... /ISSUED 0126 AM CST Thu Feb 22 2018/ ...Synopsis... An upper trough over the western U.S. will deepen and slowly shift east over the Great Basin today. Downstream, a broad swath of deep layer southwesterly flow will persist east of the Rockies. Strong surface high pressure centered over the Great Lakes will track east toward New England. Gulf moisture will slosh northeast as Wednesday cold front retreats as a warm front across the lower Ohio Valley into eastern TX. Fire weather concerns are not expected given widespread precipitation over the last few days east of the Rockies, and a general lack of strong surface winds aligning with low RH values. ...Please see www.spc.noaa.gov/fire for graphic product... Read more



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