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Day 3-8 Fire Weather Outlook Issued on Sep 1, 2014
Updated: Mon Sep 1 19:47:44 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
D3Wed, Sep 03, 2014 - Thu, Sep 04, 2014 D6Sat, Sep 06, 2014 - Sun, Sep 07, 2014
D4Thu, Sep 04, 2014 - Fri, Sep 05, 2014 D7Sun, Sep 07, 2014 - Mon, Sep 08, 2014
D5Fri, Sep 05, 2014 - Sat, Sep 06, 2014 D8Mon, Sep 08, 2014 - Tue, Sep 09, 2014
(All days are valid from 12 UTC - 12 UTC)
   ZCZC SPCFWDD38 ALL
   FNUS28 KWNS 011946

   DAY 3-8 FIRE WEATHER OUTLOOK  
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   0246 PM CDT MON SEP 01 2014

   VALID 031200Z - 091200Z

   STRONGEST UPPER LEVEL FLOW WILL REMAIN ALONG THE NORTHERN TIER OF
   STATES WITH ONE UPPER TROUGH OVER IDAHO ON WED/DAY3 MOVING
   E/NEWD...EVENTUALLY INTO ERN CANADA THROUGH THE WEEK AND INTO THE
   WEEKEND.  A WEAKER...MORE BROAD UPPER TROUGH WILL MOVE INTO THE W
   COAST OR NWRN US BY THE WEEKEND. 

   AS THE UPPER SYSTEM MOVES ACROSS THE US/CANADIAN BORDER...A COLD
   FRONT AND ASSOCIATED SURFACE HIGH WILL BUILD INTO THE CNTRL PLAINS.

   DAY 3/WED SHOULD SEE ELEVATED FIRE CONDITIONS AGAIN OVER SRN WYOMING
   WITH THE UPPER TROUGH PASSING TO THE NORTH OF THE STATE.  
   WLY WINDS OF 15 TO 25 MPH...ALONG WITH A FEW HIGHER GUSTS AND
   HUMIDITY FROM 15 TO 20 PERCENT MAY BE POSSIBLE FOR A FEW HOURS ON
   WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON. FUELS ARE DRY IN SOUTHERN WY AND HIGHS ARE
   EXPECTED TO BE IN THE 70S AND 80S.  ELSEWHERE...NO LARGE SCALE FIRE
   WEATHER AREAS ARE EXPECTED. 

   IT WILL CONTINUE HOT AND DRY OVER MUCH OF CALIFORNIA AND THE DESERT
   SOUTHWEST.

   ..BOTHWELL.. 09/01/2014

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

   $$

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