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FNUS28 KWNS 262200

Day 3-8 Fire Weather Outlook  
NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
0458 PM CDT Sun May 26 2024

Valid 281200Z - 031200Z

Fire weather concerns are expected to remain generally low in the
extended, with large-scale ridging expected over the western US.
This will limit concerns over the Desert Southwest and High Plains
where fuels are the driest. Occasional periods of localized Elevated
and spotty Critical fire weather concerns will be possible in lee of
the higher terrain across central and southern New Mexico, where
downslope breezes will overlap single digit relative humidity and
very warm temperatures, mainly on D3/Tue and D4/Wed. Overall, this
threat looks to remain isolated and short in duration.

Late in the period on D6/Friday, a trough across the Intermountain
West will track into the Central Plains, with surface troughing
strengthening again across the High Plains. Elevated to Critical
fire weather may return across New Mexico into western Texas.
Differences in long range model solutions leads to low confidence in
the overall pattern and including areas at this time.

..Thornton.. 05/26/2024

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