1. FIRE WEATHER
A. SWCC PREDICTIVE SERVICES
B. NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE
C. LIGHTNING & PRECIPITATION
Lightning data are provided by the NIFC - Enterprise Geospatial Portal (EGP) and covers the past 24-hour period.
Precipitation data are averages for each PSA. The data are provided by the MesoWest (Univ. of Utah) website and covers the past 24-48 hour period.
A. BY STATE
National / State Drought Maps are updated once per week.
The table above indicates the percentage of the respective States current drought status compared to one-year ago.
Drought data are provided via the National Drought Mitigation Center at the University of Nebraska - Lincoln.
3. FUEL MOISTURE
A. DEAD FUEL MOISTURE
Dead Fuel Moisture data are acquired daily via the National Weather Information System (WIMS) and the Wildland Fire Assessment System (WFAS).
There are five categories for which the fuels are determined to be within:
Wet >=15%; Moist = 8.1% - 15%; Dry - 5.1% - 8.0%; Very Dry = 3.1% - 5.0%; Extremely Dry <=3.0%.
B. LIVE FUEL MOISTURE
C. FUELS AND FIRE BEHAVIOR ADVISORIES
Fuels and Fire Behavior Advisories are provide by the National Predictive Services webpage.
4. FIRE DANGER
A. RAWS / WIMS ADJECTIVE READINGS (BY PSA)
B. WFAS FIRE DANGER OBSERVATIONS
C. ENERGY RELEASE COMPONENT (ERC) CHARTS
ERC Charts are produced daily using a 3-Day Moving Average for Arizona and New Mexico. Selected fire weather stations are used in creating the State ERC Charts. PSA charts are created using available stations within the respective PSA.
5. FIRE RESTRICTIONS
A. FIRE RESTRICTIONS (BY STATE)
6. MOBILIZATION OUTLOOK
The SW Fire Environment Report (SFER) is produced by the SWCC Intelligence Section.