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Fire Weather Outlooks
Updated: Thu Dec 8 16:43:07 UTC 2022
Storm Prediction Center Mesoscale Assistant/Fire Weather Forecaster Ariel Cohen describes the SPC fire weather forecast process for a meteorology class at the University of Oklahoma. You can view the YouTube video:
Current Fire Weather Outlooks (Product Info)
Current Day 1 Fire Weather Outlook
Day 1 Fire Weather Outlook
Forecaster: THORNTON
Issued: 081642Z
Valid: 081700Z - 091200Z
Forecast Risk of Fire Weather: Elevated
Note: Critical Fire Weather Criteria document in MS-Word or PDF.
Current Day 2 Fire Weather Outlook
Day 2 Fire Weather Outlook
Forecaster: MOORE
Issued: 080708Z
Valid: 091200Z - 101200Z
Forecast Risk of Fire Weather: No Critical Areas
Note: Critical Fire Weather Criteria document in MS-Word or PDF.
Day 3-8 Fire Weather Outlooks (Product Info)
Day 3-8 Fire Weather Outlook
Day 3-8 Fire Weather Outlook Graphic.
Forecaster: THORNTON
Issued: 072101Z
Valid: 09/1200Z-15/1200Z
Fire Weather Forecast Tools
Fire Weather Composite Maps
Fire Weather Graphical Composite Maps
Forecast and observational maps for various fire weather variables based on the Eta and RUC models. 
Short-Range Ensemble Forecast
SPC Short-Range Ensemble Forecast (SREF) Page
The SPC Short-Range Ensemble Forecast (SREF) system is based on postprocessing the 21 member NCEP SREF plus the 3-hour time lagged, operational (12 km grid spacing) NCEP Eta for a total of 22 members.
Fire Weather Outlooks Archive and Links
Enter the date for previous fire weather outlooks (e.g., 030123 for January 23, 2003). Web-based archive available since June 4, 2002.
Fire Weather Related Links
Here are some useful fire weather web links. Click here.
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