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Fire Weather Outlooks
Updated: Fri Oct 24 17:41:06 UTC 2014
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: ROGERS
Issued: 241426Z
Valid: 241700Z - 251200Z
Forecast Risk of Fire Weather: No Critical Areas
Note: Critical Fire Weather Criteria document in MS-Word or PDF.
Current Day 2 Fire Weather Outlook
Day 2 Fire Weather Outlook
Forecaster: ROGERS
Issued: 241556Z
Valid: 251200Z - 261200Z
Forecast Risk of Fire Weather: Elevated
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: ROGERS
Issued: 241941Z
Valid: 26/1200Z-01/1200Z
Note: On June 25, 2013, the SPC begins issuing 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). Please read the Product Description Document (PDD), Public Information Notice (PNS), and provide feedback via:
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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