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Day 3-8 Fire Weather Outlook Issued on Dec 20, 2014
Updated: Sat Dec 20 19:58:03 UTC 2014  (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
D3Mon, Dec 22, 2014 - Tue, Dec 23, 2014 D6Thu, Dec 25, 2014 - Fri, Dec 26, 2014
D4Tue, Dec 23, 2014 - Wed, Dec 24, 2014 D7Fri, Dec 26, 2014 - Sat, Dec 27, 2014
D5Wed, Dec 24, 2014 - Thu, Dec 25, 2014 D8Sat, Dec 27, 2014 - Sun, Dec 28, 2014
(All days are valid from 12 UTC - 12 UTC)
   ZCZC SPCFWDD38 ALL
   FNUS28 KWNS 201956

   DAY 3-8 FIRE WEATHER OUTLOOK  
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   0156 PM CST SAT DEC 20 2014

   VALID 221200Z - 281200Z

   WITH AN UPPER HIGH PRESSURE RIDGE OFF THE WEST COAST AND SURFACE
   HIGH PRESSURE OVER THE GREAT BASIN...MONDAY AND TUESDAY WILL SEE
   WARMING AND DRYING CONDITIONS AND LOWER HUMIDITY WITH MODERATE
   OFFSHORE/NELY WINDS ACROSS SRN CA.  HOWEVER...RECENT RAINS HAVE
   RETURNED MOST FUELS TO THE MOIST CATEGORY...SO WILL NOT OUTLOOK ANY
   AREAS FOR SRN CA.  BY MID TO LATE WEEK...ANOTHER STORM SYSTEM MOVING
   INTO THE WEST WILL RETURN COOLER AND MORE MOIST/WET WEATHER TO THE
   WEST. 

   ELSEWHERE ACROSS THE CENTRAL AND EASTERN STATES...NO LARGE SCALE
   FIRE WEATHER AREAS ARE EXPECTED AS ONE CENTRAL U.S. UPPER TROUGH
   WILL DEEPEN EARLY IN THE WEEK AND MOVE TO THE EAST BY THE END OF THE
   WEEK.  COLD SURFACE HIGH PRESSURE MOVING INTO THE CENTRAL STATES
   EARLY IN THE WEEK WILL MODERATE SOMEWHAT AS IT MOVES OFF TO THE EAST
   BY THE END OF THE WEEK.

   ..BOTHWELL.. 12/20/2014

   ...PLEASE SEE WWW.SPC.NOAA.GOV/FIRE FOR GRAPHIC PRODUCT...

   $$

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