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Fire Environment Danger Assessment

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

All reports are in Adobe Acrobat PDF format.

Region One

Full Report

SUMMARY March 24, 2017

  • Generally less than .25” of rain with the best chance on Sunday.
  • RH’s will be in the 45+% range for the entire period.
  • Winds will be generally under 10 MPH.
  • ERCs and larger fuel moistures should hold steady through the period.
  • The US Drought Monitor now shows some small areas of D-8 in D1-Moderate drought. D0 has been removed in other locations

Region Two

Full Report

SUMMARY March 23, 2017

  • .25-1.25” of rain expected Saturday night through Tuesday, with the highest amounts in D-10
  • RH’s will be in the 30s tomorrow, but 40-50 until later next week.
  • Winds will be generally under 10 MPH
  • ERCs and larger fuel moistures should increase or hold steady through the period.
  • D1-Moderate Drought has been introduced into all D-10 and much of D-11. D0-Abnormally Dry was removed from D-5 and parts of D-6.

Region Three

Full Report

SUMMARY March 24, 2017

  • .5-2” of rain predicted, mostly falling from tomorrow through Monday. D-9 should see the most, D-12 the least.
  • RH’s will be in the 50+% range until mid-week when they will fall into the 30s in the Piedmont, 40s in the mountains.
  • Winds will be generally under 10 MPH.
  • ERCs and larger fuel moistures should increase or hold steady through the period.
  • The US Drought Monitor still shows D-9 in D3-Extreme Drought although the NC Drought Management Advisory Council has dropped it to D2-Severe drought based on lack of impacts.
This page updated: Monday, March 13, 2017 10:12


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