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Fire Weather

Raleigh Fire Weather Program Notes:


The NWS office in Raleigh provides spot forecasts for any wildfire within our county warning area. For prescribed burns, requests will only be honored from federal agencies.

Our office also provides a Fire Weather Forecast for our county warning area. Details about our fire weather program can be found in our Fire Weather Operating Plan - Operating Plan in Adobe PDF format.


National Fire Weather web page:


The National Fire Weather web page is an experimental product allowing for easy access to a wide variety of data that will aid such activities as fire suppression efforts, forest and land management decision support, and emergency incident response.


Raleigh Forecast Products:



Fire Weather Forecasts and Outlooks from Around NC :



Fire Weather Watches and Red Flag Warnings from Around NC :



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National Forecasts and Outlooks:


Weather Observations and Drought Indexes:



Fire Danger and Fuel Moisture Information:



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