Note: Fire weather probabilistic information in
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:
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:
ZCZC SPCFWDD38 ALL
FNUS28 KWNS 011912
DAY 3-8 FIRE WEATHER OUTLOOK
NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
0212 PM CDT WED OCT 01 2014
VALID 031200Z - 091200Z
FIRE WEATHER CONCERNS DURING THE DAY 3-8 PERIOD WILL REMAIN LOW
EXCEPT ACROSS PORTIONS OF SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA WHERE OFFSHORE WINDS
AND HOT/DRY CONDITIONS WILL PERSIST THROUGH THE WEEKEND.
THE UPPER TROUGH OVER THE CENTRAL U.S. WILL TRACK EWD TOWARD THE
EASTERN SEABOARD BY SUNDAY/DAY 5. SEVERAL SHORTWAVE IMPULSES
ROTATING THROUGH LARGER-SCALE FLOW WILL MAINTAIN THE TROUGH OVER THE
EAST. ACROSS THE WEST...AN AMPLIFIED UPPER RIDGE WILL BE MAINTAINED
FOR MOST OF THE PERIOD NEAR THE PACIFIC COAST. THIS WILL LEAD TO AN
EXTENDED PERIOD OF ABOVE NORMAL TEMPERATURES ACROSS MUCH OF
CALIFORNIA INTO PARTS OF THE SOUTHWEST DESERTS. SFC HIGH PRESSURE
OVER THE GREAT BASIN WILL RESULT IN A FAVORABLE PRESSURE GRADIENT
ACROSS CALIFORNIA AND OFFSHORE N TO E WINDS WILL PERSIST THROUGH THE
WEEKEND. THE STRONGEST WINDS ARE EXPECTED ON FRIDAY/DAY 3 BEFORE THE
PRESSURE GRADIENT BECOMES RATHER WEAK AND WINDS IN TURN DIMINISH BY
SAT/SUN-DAY 4/5. WHILE HOT AND DRY CONDITIONS WILL PERSIST OVER
DROUGHT-STRICKEN SRN CA THROUGH THE FORECAST PERIOD...WEAKENING
WINDS WILL LIMIT ANY ELEVATED FIRE WEATHER CONCERNS TO DAY 3/FRI.
...PLEASE SEE WWW.SPC.NOAA.GOV/FIRE FOR GRAPHIC PRODUCT...
CLICK TO GET FNUS38 KWNS PFWF38 FIRE WEATHER OUTLOOK DAY 3-8 AREAL OUTLINE PRODUCT