USA: Wildland Fire Monitoring and Early Warning 

Daily and real-time agency reports on wildland fires
The National Interagency Fire Center (NIFC) based in Boise (Idaho) provides key information on current wildland fire situations, related information and background materials. The following information is updated daily and can be accessed directly:

The National Interagency Coordination Center (NICC)  provides daily situation reports. These reports include:

Archived NICC Incident Management Reports (recent daily reports and archived daily reports 1994-June 2007) are provided by the Center for International Disaster Information (CIDI)

For more current Information about the fire situation in the United States, see The National Incident Management Situation Report by NICC

NOAA Satellite and Information Service
The U.S: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) provides daily / near-real time updated satellite imageries of active fires and smoke emissions

Fire Weather & Fire Danger Information
The Wildland Fire Assessment System (WFAS) is a contribution of "The Fire Behavior Research Work Unit", Missoula (Montana USA). The broad area component of the Wildland Fire Assessment System (WFAS) generates maps of selected fire weather and fire danger components.

 

Real-time, recent and archived spaceborne monitoring of wildland fires in the USA

Long-range weather forecasts
National Weather Service
Long-range, 30-day weather forecasts are predicting above-normal temperatures for the southern tier of states from southern California to Florida and throughout the Midwest (see 30 and 90-day forecast maps):
http://www.wrh.noaa.gov/boi/firewx/outlook.php 

For further information you may also see to the U.S. Drought Monitor: http://www.drought.unl.edu/dm/index.html

For more information on the recent fire situation in the US see also: Recent Media Highlights on Fire, Policies, and Politics.


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