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Day 3-8 Fire Weather Outlook Issued on Apr 24, 2018
Updated: Tue Apr 24 19:30:03 UTC 2018  (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
D3Thu, Apr 26, 2018 - Fri, Apr 27, 2018 D6Sun, Apr 29, 2018 - Mon, Apr 30, 2018
D4Fri, Apr 27, 2018 - Sat, Apr 28, 2018 D7Mon, Apr 30, 2018 - Tue, May 01, 2018
D5Sat, Apr 28, 2018 - Sun, Apr 29, 2018 D8Tue, May 01, 2018 - Wed, May 02, 2018
(All days are valid from 12 UTC - 12 UTC)
   FNUS28 KWNS 241929

   Day 3-8 Fire Weather Outlook  
   NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
   0229 PM CDT Tue Apr 24 2018

   Valid 261200Z - 021200Z

   Fire weather potential appears low at this time during the Day 3-8
   period. The mean upper level trough east of the Rockies early in the
   period will shift east toward the Atlantic coast Day 5/Sat. As this
   occurs, an amplified ridge will migrate east across the Rockies and
   into the Plains. In the wake of the upper ridge, an upper trough
   will dig across the western U.S. during the second half of the
   forecast period. As the trough deepens and slowly moves east toward
   the Rockies by the end of the period, some strong winds and lowered
   RH conditions could occur across parts of the Four Corners into the
   adjacent central/southern High Plains during the Day 6-8/Sun-Tue
   time frame. However, fire weather concerns are expected to be
   mitigated by periods of precipitation across parts of the southwest
   to south-central states, in addition to largely unfavorable fuels as
   springtime green-up continues.

   ..Leitman.. 04/24/2018

   ...Please see for graphic product...


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