Mobilizing Incident Resources throughout the Southeastern U.S. and Nationally
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Fire Behavior Advisory
SA IMT on Rotation
Type 2 IMT Bentley
2015 Southern Area IMT Membership/Apprentice & Trainee Program is open starting September 1, 2014 and closes on September 30, 2014. Click here for the Announcement and Application Instructions
The General Service Administration (GSA) is where we currently order wildland fire equipment and supplies. GSA is in the process of transferring their program to the Defense Logistics Agency (DLA). This is effective May 1, 2014. Please check out the link for more information: www.gsa.gov/fireprogram.
Southern Area currently open 209 fires.
This is a color coded map showing the percentile of ERC (G fuel model) based on yesterday's "1300" RAWS observations available in WIMS.
The percentile is calculated for each Predictive Service Area and is based on an 12 month (annual Jan through Dec) set of historical statistics.
The RH map shown depicts yesterday's observed minimum relative humidity and colorizes the values based on the magnitude of the humidity value (cool colors would be generally higher, "moist" values and the warm colors depict drier and more significant fine fuel fire risk elevating conditions.
The drought monitor map at right shows areas of drought intensity and classifies the drought as either, short term (agricultural), and/or hydrological (long term) drought.
The Red Flag map at right shows where Red Flag and Fire Watch alerts have been issued by the National Weather Service. The map displays watches and warnings up to three days in the forecast period and are depicted by unique symbol.