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SWCC FIRE ENVIRONMENT AND RESOURCE IMPLICATION REPORT

PREPAREDNESS LEVEL

GENERAL SUMMARY


FIRE WEATHER

A. NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE

WARNINGS/WATCHES/ADVISORY DATA PROVIDED BY: National Weather Service
Southwest Map   |  Arizona  |  New Mexico
FW Zone Maps:
Arizona | New Mexico

SOUTHWEST OFFICES
LAS VEGAS FLAGSTAFF
Energy Release Component (ERC) Potential ERC Chart - Arizona
Website  |  Forecast Website  |  Forecast
PHOENIX TUCSON
ERC Chart - New Mexico ERC Chart - Southwest Area
Website  |  Forecast Website  |  Forecast
ALBUQUERQUE EL PASO
ERC Chart - Arizona ERC Chart - New Mexico
Website  |  Forecast Website  |  Forecast
AMARILLO LUBBOCK
ERC Chart - Southwest Area ERC Chart - New Mexico
Website  |  Forecast Website  |  Forecast
MIDLAND  
Energy Release Component (ERC) Potential  
Website  |  Forecast  

B. SWCC PREDICTIVE SERVICES

Fire weather analysis provided by SWCC Predictive Services.

C. LIGHTNING & PRECIPITATION (Past 24-Hours)


Precipitation data is acquire via MesoWest (Univ. of Utah).

D. NATIONAL SEVERE WEATHER POTENTIAL

National Severe Weather Potential Data provided via the Missoula Fire Lab.


DROUGHT

A. BY STATE

Drouth data provided by the National Drought Mitigation Center (Univ. of Nebraska - Lincoln).

Drought - Arizona
Arizona

Drought - New Mexico
New Mexico

DROUGH DATA PROVIDED BY THE NATIONAL DROUGHT MITIGATION CENTER (UNIV. OF NEBRASKA - LINCOLN)


FUEL MOISTURE

A. DEAD FUEL MOISTURE

LEGEND:

EXTREME = 3% OR BELOW; VERY HIGH = 3.1 - 5.0%; HIGH = 5.1 - 8.0%; MODERATE = "8.1 - 15%; LOW >= 15%

Dead fuel moisture data obtained from National Weather Information System (WIMS)
and the Wildland Fire Assessment System (WFAS).

B. LIVE FUEL MOISTURE

Live fuel moisture data obtained from National Fuel Moisture Database (NFMD).

C. FUELS AND FIRE BEHAVIOR ADVISORIES

Fuels and Fire Behavior Advisories obtained via the National Predictive Services webpage.

National Fuels & Fire Behavior Advisories


FIRE DANGER

A. WFAS FIRE DANGER OBSERVATIONS AND CHARTS

ERC Chart - Arizona   ERC Chart - New Mexico   ERC Chart - Southwest Area
Arizona       New Mexico     Southwest Area

ERC Charts produced by SWCC Intelligence Section.
Observed and forecast fire danger graphics provided by the Wildland Fire Assessment System (WFAS).

B. SW FIRE DANGER REPORTING

DISPATCH CENTER DAILY FIRE DANGER REPORT

Daily dispatch center data provided by the FAMWEB - National SIT Report Application.


FIRE RESTRICTIONS

A. SOUTHWEST AREA

Fire restictions obtained via the National Fire Restrictions Website.


FIRE RISK & RESOURCE IMPLICATION

Fire Risk narrative provided by SWCC Predictive Services Unit.

Resource Implication narrative provided by SWCC Intelligence Section.

SWCC Fire Environment Report (PDF Version)

The SWCC Fire Environment Report (SWFER) is produced daily
throughout the year by the SWCC Intelligence Section.