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Mid-Atlantic Severe Storms; Western Heat and Fire Weather Threats

A frontal system will produce a line of severe thunderstorms with potential for damaging winds, hail, and locally heavy rain in the Central Appalachians. Isolated storms may develop in the High Plains, Upper Midwest, and northern Gulf Coast. Dangerous heat and critical fire weather threats will develop across the Southwest and Great Basin. Record highs will be possible into the High Plains. Read More >


Fire Weather Forecasts:
  Narrative Forecast for Central Kentucky and Southern Indiana
  Forecast for the Hoosier National Forest
  National Fire Danger Rating Point Forecast (NFDRS)
  Fire Weather Watch/Red Flag Warnings (issued as needed)



Spot Forecast:

(Spot Request link below only for locations in southern Indiana and central Kentucky)

 Submit a Spot Burn Forecast RequestInstructions
     [ Alternate Spot Burn Submission Method (via fax) ]

 For requests outside the Louisville Weather Forecast Office area of responsiblity, click here to find the appropriate office fire weather page.

Fire Weather Outlooks:

 Fire Weather Outlooks from the Storm Prediction Center

Day 1 Fire Outlook

SPC Day 1 Fire Weather Outlook

Day 2 Fire Outlook

SPC Day 2 Fire Weather

Experimental Day 3-8 Outlook

Experimental Day 3-8 Fire Weather Outlook


Other Links:


New Experimental National Fire Weather Page

 National Interagency Fire Center
 Kentucky Interagency Coordination Center


   Neighboring NWS fire weather programs:   
    Wilmington, OH


 RAWS Observations      Archived RAWS Data
 Palmer Drought Index
 Keetch-Byram Index
 Drought Monitor
 National Observed Fire Danger Class
 Forecast  Fire Danger Class
 10 Hour Dead Fuel Moisture
 100 Hour Dead Fuel Moisture
 1000 Hour Dead Fuel Moisture