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Fire Weather/Fire Prevention Awareness Week
October 10 - 14, 2016


 

National Fire Prevention Week this year is October 10th through the 14th. In conjunction with federal and state land management agencies, the National Weather Service at Morristown will participate in this week by conducting a Fire Weather/Fire Prevention Awareness Week. During the week, different topics concerning fire weather and fire prevention will be discussed, which will help educate and increase the awareness of fire weather and fire safety.

 

 


MONDAY’S TOPIC: GENERAL FIRE WEATHER

 


TUESDAY’S TOPIC: UNDERSTANDING HOW WEATHER CONDITIONS AFFECT FIRE BEHAVIOR

 


WEDNESDAY’S TOPIC: DROUGHT AND ITS EFFECTS ON WILDFIRES

 


THURSDAY’S TOPIC: RED FLAG WARNING - EXTREME FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS

 


FRIDAY’S TOPIC: OUR PRIMARY AND SECONDARY FIRE WEATHER SEASONS