NIFC/NPS FIRE AND AVIATION MANAGEMENT|
National Fire/Incident Situation Highlights
National Fire Activity – Preparedness Level 3
NIFC is at PL 3. Initial attack was light on Thursday. Twenty-four uncontained large fires are burning nationwide, down six from a week ago today. Twenty incident management teams are committed.
Fire Weather Forecast
Isolated to widely scattered thunderstorms will form over the Southwest and the southern Great Basin, mainly over higher terrain. Cooler conditions will spread over much of the northern Rockies and northern Great Basin. A cold front moving through the Plains will bring scattered showers and thunderstorms to the central Plains and the upper Midwest. Warm conditions will continue across the East with hot temperatures remaining over the southern Plains. Scattered afternoon thunderstorms will develop over the coastal areas from the Carolinas to the Mississippi.
To see a NOAA map of today’s critical fire weather areas, click on this link: http://www.spc.noaa.gov/products/fire_wx/fwdy1.html
Fire Summary (Five Day Trend)
National Resource Commitments (Five Day Trend)
NPS Fire Summaries
For additional information on all fires, check the following National Park Service and NIFC web sites: