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Fire Weather Information

for Southeast Missouri, Southern Illinois, Western Kentucky, and Southwest Indiana

Fire Weather Annual Operating Plan (pdf)


Fire Weather (forecasts are issued seasonally)
Send a Spot Forecast Request
Fire Weather Forecast
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Point Forecasts 
newest 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Issued seasonally
Red Flag Warning/Fire Weather Watch 
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National Fire Weather Outlook (from SPC)

 Activity planner

Fire Weather Observations U.S. Fire Weather Forecasts (National)
6 to 10 Day Outlook 30-Day Outlook
Haines Index
Fire Situation Assessments
National Forest Fire Situation Report  USFS Wildland Fire Assessment System (WFAS)
Eastern Area Coordination Center
(includes MO, IL, IN)
Southern Area Coordination Center (includes KY)
RAWS Data Links
RAWS Data Server
Big Spring, MO Crab Orchard, IL
Doniphan, MO Dixon Springs, IL
Piedmont, MO Bean Ridge, IL
Carr Creek, MO Greenville, KY
Farmington, MO LBL, KY
Stilly Hollow, TN Fort Campbell, TN


Fire Weather LogoWelcome to the Fire Weather Information Section of the Paducah National Weather Service office. This page is designed to provide basic information regarding the fire weather program at our office, along with the latest fire weather forecasts and statements for our area.

The Paducah National Weather Service office issued its first official fire weather forecast on the morning of February 14, 2000. The Paducah area of responsibility includes the Shawnee National Forest in southern Illinois, parts of the Mark Twain National Forest in southeast Missouri, and The Land Between The Lakes Area in West Kentucky. 

Any questions or concerns about our fire weather program may be directed via email to