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Day 3-8 Fire Weather Outlook
NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
0257 PM CDT Sat May 27 2017

Valid 291200Z - 041200Z

The synoptic pattern at the beginning of the forecast period will be
characterized by longwave trough over southern Canada and the
north-central CONUS that will migrate slowly eastward toward the
Great Lakes by D5/Wed and Quebec around the D7/Fri time frame.
Upstream, a substantial upper ridge will remain nearly stationary
trough the D5/Wed period over the Intermountain West, with a weak
trough beginning to influence the region from then onward.  The
trough will foster an increase in low- and mid-level flow in the
western Great Basin, although substantial differences between model
forecasts at that range lend considerable predictability issues with
regard to the extent of any possible heightened fire weather threat
in the region.

Elsewhere, relatively weak surface flow in Florida (amidst dry
fuels) will foster periods locally elevated fire weather, although
the overall threat remains too low to highlight in this forecast.

..Cook.. 05/27/2017

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

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