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Day 1 Fire Weather Outlook
NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
0138 AM CDT Sun Jul 22 2018
Valid 221200Z - 231200Z
A weak ridge will be present across much of the western CONUS on
Sunday with relatively weak mid-level winds across much of the area.
Monsoon moisture is present across much of the Great Basin,
Southwest, and central Rockies, with much drier air into the Pacific
Northwest. RH values will drop into the 10 to 15 percent range
across much of eastern Oregon and southern Idaho. RH values may drop
into the single digits in portions of southern Idaho. Afternoon
sustained surface winds are expected to increase to around 15 mph in
the Snake River Valley during the afternoon hours. Therefore, an
elevated area is highlighted.
In addition, dry thunderstorms are possible from northern California
into southern Oregon and northwest Nevada as well as northeast
Nevada across northern Utah and into southwest Wyoming. Have kept a
space between these two areas as there appears to be a convective
lull between the two locations. Slow storm motions and PWAT values
approaching one inch in some areas will likely lead to some of the
storms being wet, but very dry fuels are in place, and some drier
storms are expected.
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