Mobilizing Incident Resources throughout the Southeastern U.S. and Nationally
SA 1 National 1
Fire Behavior Advisory
SA IMT on Rotation
Type 2 IMT Bentley
The EA/SA Quarterly Dispatcher Newsletter is now posted. You can find it under Administrative Management> Southern Area Coordinating Group> Working Teams > Southern Area Dispatch Working Team. Link to Dispatcher's Workshop survey https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/2015_Dispatcher_Workshop
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.