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.
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Product Description Document (PDD) and provide feedback using this link:
ZCZC SPCFWDD38 ALL
FNUS28 KWNS 202129
DAY 3-8 FIRE WEATHER OUTLOOK
NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
0429 PM CDT SUN APR 20 2014
VALID 221200Z - 281200Z
--AN ACTIVE METEOROLOGICAL FIRE WEATHER PATTERN FEATURING WIDESPREAD
STRONG WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY WILL LIKELY DEVELOP AND
AFFECT PORTIONS OF THE SWRN CONUS THIS WEEK AND INTO NEXT WEEKEND.--
A POTENT MID-LEVEL TROUGH OVER THE WRN STATES ON TUESDAY WILL
PROGRESS EWD TO THE MID AND UPPER MS RIVER VALLEY BY THURSDAY. LOW-
TO MID-TROPOSPHERIC FLOW WILL STRENGTHEN ACROSS A LARGE PORTION OF
THE DESERT SW/SRN GREAT BASIN ON TUESDAY AND SHIFT EWD INTO THE SRN
ROCKIES AND CNTRL AND SRN HIGH PLAINS BY WEDNESDAY. AN ANTECEDENTLY
DRY AIRMASS OVER THE SWRN CONUS WILL LIKELY PROVE FAVORABLE FOR
CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS WHERE FUELS ARE RECEPTIVE. BY LATE
THIS WORK WEEK AND INTO THIS WEEKEND...A MORE AMPLIFIED MID-LEVEL
TROUGH IS FORECAST BY ENSEMBLE MODEL DATA TO MOVE INTO THE WEST
COAST STATES AND THEN PROCEED EWD TOWARDS THE CNTRL ROCKIES BY LATE
NEXT WEEKEND. STRONG WINDS/LOW RH ARE AGAIN EXPECTED ACROSS A LARGE
PORTION OF THE SWRN CONUS IN ASSOCIATION WITH THIS MID-LEVEL WAVE.
...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