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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 1, 2017

    Expected rain tonight and Thursday/Friday should keep fire danger low this week, although areas that do not receive much rain today and tonight may have a slightly increased danger tomorrow and Wednesday with increased winds and low RH.
  • Rain tonight, then again Thursday and Friday
  • RH will be in the low 30s tomorrow and Wednesday, before rebounding back to the 50s Thursday and Friday, then mid 30s-mid 40s for the remainder of the period.
  • Winds 10-20 MPH tonight and tomorrow, becoming light and variable for Wednesday and Thursday, before increasing again with the next frontal passage.
  • ERCs are near average for this time of year and although they may come up some at mid-week, they will drop with more rain at the end of the week.
  • Significant Fire Potential is predicted to be below normal for May and normal for June-August.

Region Two

R2 Full Report

SUMMARY May 1, 2017

    Expected rain tonight and Thursday/Friday should keep fire danger low this week, although areas that do not receive much rain today and tonight may have a slightly increased danger tomorrow and Wednesday with increased winds and low RH.
  • Rain this evening and tonight, then again Thursday and Friday
  • RH will be in the upper 20s-30s tomorrow and Wednesday, before rebounding back to the 40s and 50s for the rest of the period.
  • Winds 10-20 MPH tonight and tomorrow, becoming light and variable for Wednesday and Thursday, before increasing again with the next frontal passage.
  • ERCs are still trending below average for this time of year and although they may come up some at mid-week, they will drop with more rain at the end of the week.
  • Significant Fire Potential is predicted to be below normal for May and normal for June-August.

Region Three

Full Report

SUMMARY May 1, 2017

    Expected rain tonight and Thursday/Friday should keep fire danger low this week, although areas that do not receive much rain today and tonight may have a slightly increased danger tomorrow and Wednesday with increased winds and low RH.
  • Rain tonight, then again Wednesday night through Saturday.
  • RH will be in the low 30s tomorrow and Wednesday, before rebounding back to the 70s Thursday and 50s Friday, then mid 30s-mid 40s for the remainder of the period.
  • Winds 10-20 MPH tonight and tomorrow, becoming light and variable for Wednesday, before increasing again with the next frontal passage.
  • ERCs are well below average for this time of year, with some FDRAs at zero
  • Significant Fire Potential is predicted to be below normal for May and normal for June-August.
This page updated: Tuesday, May 2, 2017 15:02


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