(most recent update: 7-28-2012)
On the North Ops Predictive Services Weather page (http://gacc.nifc.gov/oncc/predictive/weather/index.htm), you will currently find links to these products:
By 0830 LT Daily: North Ops Daily Weather Discussion –
(Updated by 1530 Daily This is the earliest weather discussion available each day from the Redding Fire Weather Center. It is useful for early self-briefings before
during fire season) other products are web-posted, and for use in various reports such as from CalFire to the Governor’s office. http://gacc.nifc.gov/oncc/predictive/weather/wxdisc.htm
By 0930 LT Daily: 7-Day Significant Fire Potential (new national Online version)
By 1030 LT Daily: Northern California Daily Weather Outlook. [ NOTE - This product combines NWS gridded data (minimum RH, wind direction and wind speed), together with weather depiction symbols and a Weather synopsis written by the Predictive Services mets. There is also a quick Days 3-7 highlights section written by the PS Mets]. Product link is http://gacc.nifc.gov/oncc/predictive/weather/DailyOutlook.html
By 1230 LT Daily: Northern CA Smoke Transport and Stability Outlook.
1st of each month: Monthly Outlooks
1st of each month: Seasonal Assessments (covering months 2, 3, and 4)
Prescribed burn Spot Spot forecasts for prescribed burning are a welcome and expected part of our CA GACC workload. You can request Spots
Forecasts: from Predictive Services anytime that smoke transport or related issues a concern. The electronic request form
Is found at http://gacc.nifc.gov/oncc/predictive/weather/spot/index.php by clicking on ‘Request a Spot Forecast’ on our
Weather home page.
*** NOTE: NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE Fire Weather forecasts designed for radio broadcasts to each specific dispatch area (ECCDAs) can be found at http://www.wrh.noaa.gov/sto/cafw/northeccda.php *** This site is on the NWS California Fire Weather webpage, which is also where you can find Fire Weather Watches or Red Flag Warnings that the NWS might have in effect.