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Day 3-8 Fire Weather Outlook Issued on Apr 16, 2014
Updated: Wed Apr 16 19:52:03 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
No Risk Areas Forecast
D3Fri, Apr 18, 2014 - Sat, Apr 19, 2014 D6Mon, Apr 21, 2014 - Tue, Apr 22, 2014
D4Sat, Apr 19, 2014 - Sun, Apr 20, 2014 D7Tue, Apr 22, 2014 - Wed, Apr 23, 2014
D5Sun, Apr 20, 2014 - Mon, Apr 21, 2014 D8Wed, Apr 23, 2014 - Thu, Apr 24, 2014
(All days are valid from 12 UTC - 12 UTC)
   ZCZC SPCFWDD38 ALL
   FNUS28 KWNS 161950

   DAY 3-8 FIRE WEATHER OUTLOOK  
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   0250 PM CDT WED APR 16 2014

   VALID 181200Z - 241200Z

   A PROGRESSIVE UPPER PATTERN WILL BRING SEVERAL...GENERALLY WEAK
   TROUGHS ACROSS THE COUNTRY THROUGH THE WEEKEND. STRONGER DEEP LAYER
   FLOW WILL REMAIN CONFINED TO THE NORTHERN U.S. DURING THIS
   TIME...BUT PERIODS OF INCREASED MOISTURE AND RAIN WILL RETURN TO THE
   PLAINS AND CENTRAL U.S. DURING THIS TIME. BY EARLY NEXT WEEK...DAY
   6-8/MON-WED...A STRONGER AND MORE AMPLIFIED TROUGH WILL EMERGE ALONG
   THE PACIFIC COAST AND MOVE INLAND OVER THE WEST. THIS SYSTEM WILL
   BRING STRONGER DEEP LAYER WESTERLIES TO THE SOUTHWEST U.S. AND
   ELEVATED TO POTENTIALLY CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS ARE
   POSSIBLE FROM THE GREAT BASIN INTO THE SRN HIGH PLAINS. THE GREATEST
   THREAT WILL LIKELY REMAIN CONFINED TO PORTIONS OF THE SOUTHWEST
   STATES WEST OF THE ROCKIES DUE TO ONGOING GREEN-UP AND THE
   PREVIOUSLY MENTIONED INCREASED MOISTURE ACROSS THE HIGH PLAINS
   EARLIER IN THE DAY 3-8 PERIOD.

   ..LEITMAN.. 04/16/2014

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

   $$

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