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NWS Charleston is responsibile for issuing forecasts specifically for land management customers to assist them with their pre-suppression burning as well as their wildfire fighting efforts. These forecasts focus on weather conditions critical to fires such as winds and relative humidity. Below you can find links to the latest fire weather forecasts, drought/soil moisture conditions and other information important to those responsibile for fighting fire.


Observed Fire Danger Rating

Observed Fire Danger Rating

Observed fire danger rating from the National Fire Danger Rating System (NFDRS)

Forecast Fire Danger Rating

Storm Prediction Center Day One Fire Weather Outlook

SPC Fire Weather Outlooks

Outlooks for dangerous fire weather conditions issued by the Storm Prediction Center

Day 1 | Day 2 | Day 3-8


Local Graphical Fire Weather Forecasts

Graphical Fire Weather Forecasts

Graphical forecast products depicting various fire weather elements

Enhanced Graphics

Easy to read Minimum RH maps


NWS Charleston Products

National Products

Climate Products

Fire Danger/Fuel Moisture Products

Fire Agencies

Annual State Operating Plans