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Fire Environment Danger Assessment

Please contact Fire Environment Branch Head Cabe Speary for more information.

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Region 1 Summary

R1 Full Report

SUMMARY May 12, 2018

    Fire Danger for today and tomorrow will be moderate with minimum RH in the 30s and low 40s and maximum temperatures in the upper 80s and low 90s, but also low winds and good nighttime RH recovery. Danger is predicted to be low for the remainder of the period with increasing humidity and chances for rain, as well as slightly lower maximum temperatures and continued light winds.
  • ERCs are running about normal for this time of year. ERCs should remain steady or climb slightly over the next few days, then drop later next week with expected rain.
  • Little to no risk for a significant fire through the period.

Region Two

R2 Full Report

SUMMARY May 12, 201

    Fire Danger for today through Monday will be moderate with minimum RH in the 30s and maximum temperatures in the 90s, but also low winds and good nighttime RH recovery. Danger is predicted to be low for the remainder of the period with increasing humidity and chances for rain, as well as slightly lower maximum temperatures and continued light winds.
  • ERCs are running about normal for except for the Sandhills and Blue Ridge, which are above average but still below the 90% threshold. These areas have received less rain recently. ERCs should remain steady or climb slightly over the next few days, then drop later next week with expected rain.
  • Little to no risk for a significant fire through the period.

Region Three

R3 Full Report

SUMMARY May 12, 2018

    Fire Danger for today through Monday will be moderate with minimum RH in the 30s to low 40s and maximum temperatures in the 80s to lower 90s, but also low winds and good nighttime RH recovery. Danger is predicted to be low for the remainder of the period with increasing humidity and chances for rain, as well as slightly lower maximum temperatures and continued light winds.
  • ERCs are running about normal for except for the Sandhills and Blue Ridge, which are above average but still below the 90% threshold. These areas have received less rain recently. ERCs should remain steady or climb slightly over the next few days, then drop later next week with expected rain.
  • Little to no risk for a significant fire through the period.
This page updated: Tuesday, May 2, 2017 15:02


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