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Day 3-8 Fire Weather Outlook Issued on Nov 20, 2017
Updated: Mon Nov 20 20:37:03 UTC 2017  (Print Version)
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Categorical D3-8 FW Otlk D3 D4 D5 D6 D7 D8
Exp. DryT/LowRH/Wind D3 D4 D5 D6 D7 D8
Population Cities CWAs Interstates Counties FEMA Regions

Risk Area (sq. mi.) Area Pop. Some Larger Population Centers in Risk Area
No Risk Areas Forecast
D3Wed, Nov 22, 2017 - Thu, Nov 23, 2017 D6Sat, Nov 25, 2017 - Sun, Nov 26, 2017
D4Thu, Nov 23, 2017 - Fri, Nov 24, 2017 D7Sun, Nov 26, 2017 - Mon, Nov 27, 2017
D5Fri, Nov 24, 2017 - Sat, Nov 25, 2017 D8Mon, Nov 27, 2017 - Tue, Nov 28, 2017
(All days are valid from 12 UTC - 12 UTC)
   FNUS28 KWNS 202035

   Day 3-8 Fire Weather Outlook  
   NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
   0235 PM CST Mon Nov 20 2017

   Valid 221200Z - 281200Z

   The general pattern of an amplified upper ridge over the Southwest
   and an upper trough covering much of the central and eastern CONUS
   is expected to hold through most of the extended period. Fire
   weather concerns are expected to remain relatively low for most of
   the period, though some threat may evolve on Friday across the
   Plains as a strong cyclone moves across southern Canada. Weak
   offshore flow will persist until this weekend across southern
   California, but forecast winds are currently light enough to
   preclude a more substantial threat in that area. 

   ...D5/Friday: Portions of the Great Plains...
   Relatively warm, dry, and windy conditions are expected across much
   of the Plains on Friday, as a strong cyclone moves across the
   southern Canadian prairies. There is some potential for elevated to
   locally critical conditions ahead of and immediately behind a cold
   front that will sweep across the central/northern Plains, but too
   much uncertainty remains regarding the timing of the front and the
   potential for critically low RH to introduce any probabilities at
   this time. Some threat may extend further south into portions of the
   southern High Plains where critically low RH is likely, but flow
   will weaken with southward extent and the potential for large-scale
   critical conditions appears too low for any probabilities in that

   ..Dean.. 11/20/2017

   ...Please see for graphic product...


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