Southwest Area Interactive Fire Weather Forecast and Smoke Modeling Page

    National Weather Service National Fire Weather Page

    USFS Fire Consortia for Advanced Modeling of Meteorology and Smoke (FCAMMS)

    Rocky Mountain Center (RMC)


Last Modified: June 08, 2005                        Current Date: 


 

Interactive Fire Weather Forecast Map

Click background map for appropriate NWS fire weather zone forecasts.  Click blue dots for experimental RMC model point forecasts.

Forecast for AZ Fire Weather Zone 110 Forecast for AZ Fire Weather Zone 111 Forecast for AZ Fire Weather Zone 139 Forecast for AZ Fire Weather Zone 140 Forecast for AZ Fire Weather Zone 109 Forecast for AZ Fire Weather Zone 105 Forecast for AZ Fire Weather Zone 106 Forecast for AZ Fire Weather Zone 104 Forecast for AZ Fire Weather Zone 107 Forecast for AZ Fire Weather Zone 112 Forecast for AZ Fire Weather Zone 115 Forecast for AZ Fire Weather Zone 108 Forecast for AZ Fire Weather Zone 137 Forecast for AZ Fire Weather Zone 138 Forecast for AZ Fire Weather Zone 118 Forecast for AZ Fire Weather Zone 116 Forecast for AZ Fire Weather Zone 113 Forecast for AZ Fire Weather Zone 114 Forecast for AZ Fire Weather Zone 117 Forecast for AZ Fire Weather Zone 101 Forecast for AZ Fire Weather Zone 102 Forecasts for AZ Fire Weather Zones 131, 132 & 133 Forecasts for AZ Fire Weather Zones 146, 147 & 148 Forecast for NM Fire Weather Zone 101 Forecast for NM Fire Weather Zone 105 Forecast for NM Fire Weather Zone 109 Forecast for NM Fire Weather Zone 102 Forecast for NM Fire Weather Zone 103 Forecast for NM Fire Weather Zone 106 Forecast for NM Fire Weather Zone 107 Forecast for NM Fire Weather Zone 104 Forecast for NM Fire Weather Zone 108 Forecast for NM Fire Weather Zone 110 Forecast for NM Fire Weather Zone 111 Forecast for NM Fire Weather Zone 112 Forecast for NM Fire Weather Zone 113 Forecast for NM/TX Fire Weather Zones 114 & 258 Forecasts for Southeast NM & Southwest TX Forecast for NM Fire Weather Zone 115 Forecasts for West-Central TX Forecasts for the TX & OK Panhandles Forecasts for far Southeast Portion of SWA Experimental RMC Point Forecast for Big Bend N.P. Experimental RMC Point Forecast for Marfa, TX Experimental RMC Point Forecast for Midland, TX Experimental RMC Point Forecast for Lubbock, TX Experimental RMC Point Forecast for Cedar RAWS Experimental RMC Point Forecast for Clayton, NM Experimental RMC Point Forecast for Tucumcari, NM Experimental RMC Point Forecast for Queen RAWS Experimental RMC Point Forecast for Artesia, NM Experimental RMC Point Forecast for Ruidoso, NM (KSRR) Experimental RMC Point Forecast for Cimarron RAWS Experimental RMC Point Forecast for Taos, NM Experimental RMC Point Forecast for Las Cruces, NM Experimental RMC Point Forecast for Deming, NM Experimental RMC Point Forecast for ALbuquerque, NM Experimental RMC Point Forecast for Mountainair RAWS Experimental RMC Point Forecast for Grants RAWS Experimental RMC Point Forecast for Jemez RAWS Experimental RMC Point Forecast for Farmington, NM Experimental RMC Point Forecast for Magdalena RAWS Experimental RMC Point Forecast for Reserve, NM Experimental RMC Point Forecast for Chiricahua N.M. Experimental RMC Point Forecast for Tucson, AZ Experimental RMC Point Forecast for Buenos Aires N.W.R. Experimental RMC Point Forecast for Point of Pines, AZ Experimental RMC Point Forecast for Whiteriver, AZ Experimental RMC Point Forecast for Phoenix, AZ Experimental RMC Point Forecast for Yuma, AZ Experimental RMC Point Forecast for Kingman, AZ Experimental RMC Point Forecast for Havasu RAWS Experimental RMC Point Forecast for Flagstaff RAWS

Note:  This map has only select locations targeted for smoke management.  Click here for

an interactive map with all experimental forecast points in the western United States.

 

 Data Below Courtesy of the FCAMMS/Rocky Mountain Center (RMC)

RMC Main Page

Forecast weather for the Southwest Area.

Observed weather for the Southwest Area.

Interactive map with all western US experimental point forecasts.

Graphical smoke dispersion forecasts for western US.

Disclaimer:  All information from the Rocky Mountain Center (RMC) is considered experimental in nature.  Information presented here is for evaluation only at this time, and is not intended to replace operational fire weather information from the National Weather Service (NWS).


Ventilation Categories and Values

Adjective Category

Knot - Feet

Meters2/Second

ARIZONA

Excellent

> 100,000

> 15,700

Very Good

70,000 99,999

11,000 15, 699

Good

40,000 69,000

6,300 10,999

Fair

20,000 39,999

3,100 6,299

Marginal

8,500 19,999

1,300 3,099

Poor

< 8,500

< 1,300

NEW MEXICO

Excellent

> 150,000

> 23,500

Very Good

100,000 149,999

15,700 23,499

Good

60,000 99,999

9,400 15,699

Fair

40,000 59,999

6,300 9,399

Poor

< 40,000

< 6,300

 


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