Day 3-8 Fire Weather Forecast Issued on Dec 24, 2012

Updated: Mon Dec 24 20:30:03 UTC 2012

Day 3-8 Fire Weather Forecast Graphic Issued on Dec 24, 2012
 
Day 3 Probabilistic Dry Thunder/Strong Wind FireWX Forecast Graphic Issued on Dec 24, 2012

Day 3 Experimental Probabilistic Fire Weather Outlooks:
Probability of dry thunderstorms with dry fuels within 12 miles of a point denoted by scalloped lines for
- Critical Area - 40% (blue)
- Marginal Area - 10% (brown)
Probability of strong winds, low RH, and warm temperatures concurrent for at least 3 hours with dry fuels within 12 miles of a point denoted by solid lines for
- Critical Area - 70% (red)
- Marginal Area - 40% (orange)


Day 4 Probabilistic Dry Thunder/Strong Wind FireWX Forecast Graphic Issued on Dec 24, 2012

Day 4 Experimental Probabilistic Fire Weather Outlooks:
Probability of dry thunderstorms with dry fuels within 12 miles of a point denoted by scalloped lines for
- Critical Area - 40% (blue)
- Marginal Area - 10% (brown)
Probability of strong winds, low RH, and warm temperatures concurrent for at least 3 hours with dry fuels within 12 miles of a point denoted by solid lines for
- Critical Area - 70% (red)
- Marginal Area - 40% (orange)


Day 5 Probabilistic Dry Thunder/Strong Wind FireWX Forecast Graphic Issued on Dec 24, 2012

Day 5 Experimental Probabilistic Fire Weather Outlooks:
Probability of dry thunderstorms with dry fuels within 12 miles of a point denoted by scalloped lines for
- Critical Area - 40% (blue)
- Marginal Area - 10% (brown)
Probability of strong winds, low RH, and warm temperatures concurrent for at least 3 hours with dry fuels within 12 miles of a point denoted by solid lines for
- Critical Area - 70% (red)
- Marginal Area - 40% (orange)


Day 6 Probabilistic Dry Thunder/Strong Wind FireWX Forecast Graphic Issued on Dec 24, 2012

Day 6 Experimental Probabilistic Fire Weather Outlooks:
Probability of dry thunderstorms with dry fuels within 12 miles of a point denoted by scalloped lines for
- Critical Area - 40% (blue)
- Marginal Area - 10% (brown)
Probability of strong winds, low RH, and warm temperatures concurrent for at least 3 hours with dry fuels within 12 miles of a point denoted by solid lines for
- Critical Area - 70% (red)
- Marginal Area - 40% (orange)


Day 7 Probabilistic Dry Thunder/Strong Wind FireWX Forecast Graphic Issued on Dec 24, 2012

Day 7 Experimental Probabilistic Fire Weather Outlooks:
Probability of dry thunderstorms with dry fuels within 12 miles of a point denoted by scalloped lines for
- Critical Area - 40% (blue)
- Marginal Area - 10% (brown)
Probability of strong winds, low RH, and warm temperatures concurrent for at least 3 hours with dry fuels within 12 miles of a point denoted by solid lines for
- Critical Area - 70% (red)
- Marginal Area - 40% (orange)


Day 8 Probabilistic Dry Thunder/Strong Wind FireWX Forecast Graphic Issued on Dec 24, 2012

Day 8 Experimental Probabilistic Fire Weather Outlooks:
Probability of dry thunderstorms with dry fuels within 12 miles of a point denoted by scalloped lines for
- Critical Area - 40% (blue)
- Marginal Area - 10% (brown)
Probability of strong winds, low RH, and warm temperatures concurrent for at least 3 hours with dry fuels within 12 miles of a point denoted by solid lines for
- Critical Area - 70% (red)
- Marginal Area - 40% (orange)


D3Wed, Dec 26, 2012 - Thu, Dec 27, 2012 D6Sat, Dec 29, 2012 - Sun, Dec 30, 2012
D4Thu, Dec 27, 2012 - Fri, Dec 28, 2012 D7Sun, Dec 30, 2012 - Mon, Dec 31, 2012
D5Fri, Dec 28, 2012 - Sat, Dec 29, 2012 D8Mon, Dec 31, 2012 - Tue, Jan 01, 2013
(All days are valid from 12 UTC - 12 UTC)
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   FNUS28 KWNS 242028
   
   DAY 3-8 FIRE WEATHER OUTLOOK  
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   0228 PM CST MON DEC 24 2012
   
   VALID 261200Z - 011200Z
   
   A POWERFUL CHRISTMAS DAY SYSTEM WILL RAPIDLY PROGRESS FROM THE SRN
   PLAINS NEWD TO THE NORTHEAST/MID ATLANTIC BY LATE D3/THU
   MORNING...WITH AN ATTENDANT SURFACE COLD FRONT PROGRESSING OFFSHORE
   OF THE ATLANTIC COAST. ALTHOUGH DRIER CONDITIONS WILL AT LEAST
   TEMPORARILY SETTLE OVER MUCH OF THE NATION...COLD TEMPERATURES WILL
   LIKELY PRECLUDE A FIRE THREAT. LATER IN THE WEEK...A NRN
   INTERMOUNTAIN WEST UPPER LOW IS EXPECTED TO PHASE WITH A SEPARATE
   SYSTEM LOCATED OVER THE SRN GREAT BASIN...LEADING TO ANOTHER ACTIVE
   PERIOD OF PRECIPITATION AND WINTER STORM POTENTIAL AS IT PROGRESSES
   EWD. WITH COOL TEMPERATURES LINGERING ACROSS THE NATION...FIRE
   POTENTIAL APPEARS LOW THROUGH EARLY NEXT WEEK.
   
   ..DISPIGNA.. 12/24/2012
   
   ...PLEASE SEE WWW.SPC.NOAA.GOV/FIRE FOR GRAPHIC PRODUCT...
   
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