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Day 3-8 Fire Weather Outlook Issued on Apr 23, 2014
Updated: Wed Apr 23 21:03:03 UTC 2014  (Print Version)
Note: Fire weather probabilistic information in MS-Word or PDF.
Note: Starting June 25, 2013, the SPC will issue Experimental Dry Thunderstorm Fire Weather Outlooks for Days 4 through 8 with individual web graphics. Mouse over or click on the tabs above the graphic to view daily Day 3-8 Fire Weather Categorical Outlooks (D3-8 FW Categorical). Scalloped areas (in Day3-8 graphics)/dashed areas (in individual day graphics) will indicate areas where the combination of numerous cloud-to-ground lightning strikes, generally less than one-tenth inch of rain and dry fuels are forecast. Please read the Product Description Document (PDD), Public Information Notice (PNS), and provide feedback using this link: http://www.nws.noaa.gov/survey/nws-survey.php?code=DTFWO. The experiment will end on July 30, 2013 and a decision will be made whether to proceed with testing, revise the test, or continue on the path to operational production.
Note: Starting on June 5, 2012 to January 30, 2013, SPC will issue Experimental Probabilistic Fire Weather Dry Thunder and Strong Wind Outlooks for Day 3 to 8 with individual web graphics. Mouse over or click on the tabs above the graphic to view daily Probabilistic Dry Thunder (DryT) and Strong Wind (Wind) Fire Weather Outlooks. Please read the Product Description Document (PDD) and provide feedback using this link: http://www.weather.gov/survey/nws-survey.php?code=spc38firewx.
D3-8 FW Categorical D3 D4 D5 D6 D7 D8
Prob. 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
D3 86,283 1,030,538 Henderson, NV...Flagstaff, AZ...St. George, UT...Roswell, NM...Clovis, NM...
D4 105,492 1,803,496 El Paso, TX...Amarillo, TX...Roswell, NM...Alamogordo, NM...Clovis, NM...
D5 110,215 1,566,805 Lubbock, TX...Amarillo, TX...Midland, TX...Odessa, TX...Roswell, NM...
D6 66,781 790,557 Midland, TX...Odessa, TX...San Angelo, TX...Roswell, NM...Hobbs, NM...
D3Fri, Apr 25, 2014 - Sat, Apr 26, 2014 D6Mon, Apr 28, 2014 - Tue, Apr 29, 2014
D4Sat, Apr 26, 2014 - Sun, Apr 27, 2014 D7Tue, Apr 29, 2014 - Wed, Apr 30, 2014
D5Sun, Apr 27, 2014 - Mon, Apr 28, 2014 D8Wed, Apr 30, 2014 - Thu, May 01, 2014
(All days are valid from 12 UTC - 12 UTC)
   ZCZC SPCFWDD38 ALL
   FNUS28 KWNS 232101

   DAY 3-8 FIRE WEATHER OUTLOOK  
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   0401 PM CDT WED APR 23 2014

   VALID 251200Z - 011200Z

   --AN ACTIVE METEOROLOGICAL FIRE WEATHER PATTERN FEATURING WIDESPREAD
   STRONG WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY WILL LIKELY DEVELOP AND
   AFFECT PORTIONS OF THE DESERT SW AND SRN HIGH PLAINS FRIDAY AND
   INCLUDE PORTIONS OF THE SRN HIGH PLAINS THROUGH MONDAY.--
     
   A VERY STRONG ERN PACIFIC JET WILL MOVE FROM THE CA COAST FRIDAY
   MORNING AND OVERSPREAD MUCH OF THE SWRN U.S. THIS WEEKEND. 
   CONCURRENTLY...A MID-LEVEL TROUGH WILL EVOLVE INTO A CLOSED LOW AS
   IT MOVES ACROSS CA AND EWD INTO THE CNTRL HIGH PLAINS BY LATE
   SUNDAY.  VERY STRONG FLOW THROUGH THE BASE OF THE TROUGH AND AN
   ANTECEDENT DRY AIRMASS OVER THE DESERT SW INTO THE SRN HIGH PLAINS
   WILL BECOME VERY FAVORABLE FOR REPETITIVE BOUTS OF HIGH-END CRITICAL
   CONDITIONS WHERE FUELS ARE RECEPTIVE AND FUEL GREENUP REMAINS
   TEMPERED.

   ..SMITH.. 04/23/2014

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

   $$

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