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DAY 3-8 FIRE WEATHER OUTLOOK
NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
0241 PM CST SUN DEC 21 2014

VALID 231200Z - 291200Z

NO LARGE SCALE FIRE WEATHER AREAS ARE EXPECTED THROUGH THE PERIOD.

THE OVERALL PATTERN WILL BE ONE WITH AN UPPER RIDGE OFF THE WEST
COAST AND A LARGE SCALE TROUGH OVER THE CENTRAL AND EASTERN U.S.
WITH SEVERAL UPPER DISTURBANCES ROTATING AROUND THE BASE OF THE MEAN
TROUGH POSITION.  ALSO...SEVERAL SURGES OF COLD SURFACE HIGH
PRESSURE WILL MOVE ACROSS THE CENTRAL AND EAST THROUGH THE PERIOD.

BETWEEN THE SURGES OF COLD AIR...AS ONE STRONG UPPER SYSTEM DROPS
SEWD FROM THE NWRN U.S. INTO THE CENTRAL STATES...A SURFACE TROUGH
OVER THE CNTRL PLAINS BY THURSDAY WILL PRODUCE BREEZY W/SWLY WINDS
ALONG WITH COOL TO MILD CONDITIONS BUT WITH DRIER AIR ACROSS
PORTIONS OF THE CNTRL PLAINS.  FUELS HAVE GENERALLY REMAINED MOIST
AND SOME LIGHT PRECIPITATION MAY OCCUR BEFORE THURSDAY SO WILL NOT
OUTLOOK ANY AREA AT THIS TIME.

OFFSHORE/NELY WINDS WITH WARMER AND DRIER AIR ON TUESDAY INTO
WEDNESDAY OVER SRN CA WILL GIVE WAY TO MORE MOIST AND COOLER
CONDITIONS LATER IN THE WEEK.  RECENT RAINS OVER SRN CA HAVE
RETURNED FUELS TO GENERALLY MOIST CONDITIONS.

..BOTHWELL.. 12/21/2014

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




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