NWS Storm Prediction Center - Day 3-8 Fire Weather Outlook
Updated: Mon May 10 20:47:03 UTC 2021
Day 3-8 Fire Weather Outlook Issued on May 10, 2021
Categorical D3-8 FW Otlk D3 D4 D5 D6 D7 D8
DryT/LowRH/Wind D3 D4 D5 D6 D7 D8
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Risk Area (sq. mi.) Area Pop. Some Larger Population Centers in Risk Area
No Risk Areas Forecast
D3Wed, May 12, 2021 - Thu, May 13, 2021 D6Sat, May 15, 2021 - Sun, May 16, 2021
D4Thu, May 13, 2021 - Fri, May 14, 2021 D7Sun, May 16, 2021 - Mon, May 17, 2021
D5Fri, May 14, 2021 - Sat, May 15, 2021 D8Mon, May 17, 2021 - Tue, May 18, 2021
(All days are valid from 12 UTC - 12 UTC)
   ZCZC SPCFWDD38 ALL
   FNUS28 KWNS 102043

   Day 3-8 Fire Weather Outlook  
   NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
   0343 PM CDT Mon May 10 2021

   Valid 121200Z - 181200Z

   Zonal flow aloft will give way to mid-level ridging and resultant
   weaker upper support across the western CONUS, while surface high
   pressure and cooler conditions persist across the central/eastern
   CONUS Days 3-4/Wednesday-Thursday. By Days 5-6/Friday-Saturday,
   upper ridging and southerly, moist low-level flow will overspread
   the Plains states as a mid-level trough impinges on the Interior
   West. Through Day 5/Friday, widespread significant wildfire-spread
   threats are expected to remain relatively limited. However, stronger
   flow aloft will likely overspread southern Parts of the Great Basin
   into the Lower Colorado River Basin as the mid-level trough slowly
   drifts eastward across the Southwest Days 6-8/Saturday-Monday.
   Better agreement in upper trough placement and timing has recently
   been noted in the latest medium-range guidance. Critical
   probabilities highlighting dry and breezy conditions supporting
   wildfire spread are likely across parts of the Southwest in future
   outlooks if consistency in guidance agreement is noted.

   ..Squitieri.. 05/10/2021

   ...Please see www.spc.noaa.gov/fire for graphic product...

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