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DAY 3-8 FIRE WEATHER OUTLOOK
NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
0424 PM CDT THU APR 24 2014

VALID 261200Z - 021200Z

THE FIRST HALF OF THE EXTENDED PERIOD WILL FEATURE AN ACTIVE FIRE
WEATHER PATTERN FOR A LARGE PORTION OF THE SRN PLAINS AS A VIGOROUS
MID-LEVEL TROUGH OVER THE FOUR CORNERS EVOLVES INTO AN EXPANSIVE
MID-LEVEL LOW CENTERED OVER THE CNTRL PLAINS.  STRONG LOWER
TROPOSPHERIC FLOW MOVING THROUGH THE BASE OF THE TROUGH OVER THE SRN
ROCKIES AND SRN PLAINS WILL PROMOTE WIDESPREAD CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER
CONDITIONS OVER THESE REGIONS WHEN/WHERE RH FALLS TO CRITICAL
LEVELS.  MODELS INDICATE AN EVENTUAL WEAKENING IN THE LOW-LEVEL
PRESSURE GRADIENT OVER THE S-CNTRL U.S. AND WILL COINCIDE WITH A
GRADUAL ABATEMENT OF STRONG WINDS/LOW RH OVER NM/TX.

..SMITH.. 04/24/2014

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



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