548  
FNUS22 KWNS 180749  
FWDDY2  
 
DAY 2 FIRE WEATHER OUTLOOK  
NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK  
0148 AM CST SAT NOV 18 2017  
 
VALID 191200Z - 201200Z  
   
..SYNOPSIS
 
 
A BROAD MID-LEVEL RIDGE WILL TAKE HOLD ACROSS MUCH OF THE WESTERN  
HALF OF THE COUNTRY ON SUNDAY IN THE WAKE OF A FAST-MOVING,  
MID-LEVEL TROUGH. AT THE SURFACE, HIGH PRESSURE WILL BE LOCATED  
ACROSS THE GREAT BASIN, WITH A SECONDARY HIGH PRESSURE CENTER  
LOCATED OVER SOUTHERN TEXAS. IN BETWEEN, WEAK LEE TROUGHING WILL  
BEGIN TO TAKE HOLD ACROSS THE HIGH PLAINS.  
   
..SOUTHERN PLAINS
 
 
SOUTHERLY WINDS WILL INCREASE IN RESPONSE TO A TIGHTENING  
SURFACE-PRESSURE GRADIENT. RELATIVE HUMIDITY WILL FALL IN THE  
UPPER-TEENS TO NEAR THIRTY PERCENT DURING THE AFTERNOON. THE RESULT  
WILL BE ELEVATED FIRE-WEATHER CONDITIONS FOR A FEW HOURS DURING  
SUNDAY AFTERNOON. HOWEVER, TEMPERATURES IN THE MID-50S TO MID-60S  
SHOULD MITIGATE A LARGER-SCALE FIRE-WEATHER THREAT.  
 
..MARSH.. 11/18/2017  
   
..PLEASE SEE WWW.SPC.NOAA.GOV/FIRE FOR GRAPHIC PRODUCT
 
 

 
 
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