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FNUS28 KWNS 261954
FWDD38

DAY 3-8 FIRE WEATHER OUTLOOK
NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
0253 PM CDT TUE AUG 26 2014

VALID 281200Z - 031200Z

A MID-LEVEL TROUGH SITUATED OVER THE CNTRL AND SRN ROCKIES ON
THURSDAY WILL MOVE EWD INTO THE MS RIVER VALLEY REGION AND WEAKEN BY
THIS WEEKEND.  A FLAT MID-LEVEL RIDGE OVER THE NWRN CONUS ON
THURSDAY WILL BE FOLLOWED BY A TROUGH BREAKING DOWN THE RIDGE OVER
THIS REGION BY THE FRIDAY/SATURDAY PERIOD.  LOCALIZED AREAS OF
MODERATE SURFACE WINDS MAY DEVELOP OVER INTERIOR PORTIONS OF WA/ORE
THURSDAY AND FRIDAY AS FLOW FIELDS STRENGTHEN.  A MORE WIDESPREAD
STRONG WIND EVENT IS POSSIBLE IN LEE OF THE SIERRA INTO THE NRN HALF
OF NV ON SATURDAY AS A BELT OF 50 MPH MID-LEVEL FLOW OVERSPREADS A
WARM/DRY BOUNDARY LAYER.  MODELS SUGGEST THE WRN U.S. SPEED MAX WILL
QUICKLY MOVE DOWNSTREAM BY SUNDAY WITH A LESSENING FIRE WEATHER
THREAT ENSUING OVER THE WRN STATES.

..SMITH.. 08/26/2014

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



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