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DAY 3-8 FIRE WEATHER OUTLOOK
NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
0241 PM CST THU NOV 20 2014

VALID 221200Z - 281200Z

SEVERAL UPPER LEVEL DISTURBANCES IN THE FLOW WILL PHASE OVER THE
CENTRAL STATES EARLY NEXT WEEK...RESULTING IN A LARGE UPPER TROUGH
OVER THE CENTRAL STATES THAT WILL TRANSITION INTO THE EASTERN U.S.
BY THE MIDDLE OF NEXT WEEK.  AN UPPER LEVEL RIDGE WILL BUILD OVER
THE WEST COAST BY EARLY TO MID WEEK.  MODEL GUIDANCE FROM A VARIETY
OF MODELS EXHIBITS VERY LARGE DIFFERENCES IN BOTH SURFACE AND UPPER
LEVEL PATTERNS BY LATE NEXT WEEK.

ON SUN/MON/TUE...DAYS 4/5/6...BRISK NWLY FLOW OVER NEW MEXICO INTO
SW TX ALONG WITH LOWER HUMIDITY IS POSSIBLE ALTHOUGH AFTERNOON HIGHS
WILL BE SEASONABLY COOL RANGING FROM THE UPPER 40S TO NEAR 60.
ALSO...WITH SOME RAIN POSSIBLE ON SATURDAY...WILL NOT OUTLOOK ANY
FIRE WEATHER AREAS AT THIS TIME.

ALSO...SOME OFFSHORE WINDS ARE POSSIBLE AT MID-WEEK ACROSS SOUTHERN
CALIFORNIA ALTHOUGH MODEL DIFFERENCES LEAD TO A LOW CONFIDENCE IN
THAT EVENT.

..BOTHWELL.. 11/20/2014

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



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