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Severe thunderstorms and heavy rain possible today across portions of the central plains and Midwest. Warming trend in the Pacific Northwest.

Numerous showers and thunderstorms are expected this afternoon and evening across the central Plains into portions of the Midwest. Severe thunderstorms are possible, along with heavy rain that may lead to flash flooding in some areas. The Pacific Northwest will see a steady warming trend through the week. Temperatures will rise to 10 to 15 degrees above average by Wednesday and Thursday. Read More >


SPOT Fire Weather Forecasts for Central PA

Current National Weather Service Forecasts


2015 Fire Weather Operations Plan

(PDF document)


The Storm Prediction Center Fire Weather Page


Other National Weather Service Fire Forecasts

Fuel Moisture Info

Wildland Fire Assessment System (WFAS) Interactive Maps

10 Hour Fuel Moisture map
10 Hour Fuels
100 Hour Fuel Moisture map
100 Hour Fuels
1000 Hour Fuel Moisture map
1000 Hour Fuels
10 Hour Fuel Moisture Forecast map
10 Hour Fuel Moisture Forecast
Current Observations

RAWS Observations and Fire Weather Monitor System

mesowest sample map

MesoNet (Dense Network)
of Real-Time Observations

Data plots via MesoWest--a partnership between the NWS, the University of Utah, and fire control agencies across the nation.


RAWS Sites with 10hr (fine) Fuel Moisture Readings:




Forest Fire Protection Page

National Wildland Fire Assessment System

Eastern Area Coordination Center

Haines Index
lower atmospheric stabilty

current fire danger map CONUS
Current Fire Danger Classification

current fire danger map NE
Current Fire Danger Classification

forecast fire danger map CONUS
Forecast Fire Danger Classification

forecast fire danger map NE
Forecast Fire Danger Classification
Drought (Long Term Moisture) Info
Keetch-Byram Drought Index map
Keetch-Byram Drought Index
Palmer Drought map
Palmer Drought Index
Remote Sensing (Satellite) Data
NOAA/NESDIS Hazard Mapping System Fire and Smoke Product
NOAA ARL Smoke Forecasting Demonstration Project
NOAA NESDIS GIS Fire Detection Program
Experimental Satellite Fire Monitoring System from the Univ of Wisconsin.


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