Weather Forecast for Fire Predictions

Weather Forecast for Fire Predictions

Weather Forecast for Fire Predictions – https://cwfis.cfs.nrcan.gc.ca/

 

Natural Resources Canada

This national map from the Canadian Wildland Fire Information System from Natural Resources Canada includes the information relevant to wildfire predictions and smoke forecasts:

  • Atmospheric dispersion
  • Mixing height
  • Pasquill/Gifford/Turner stability
  • Precipitation
  • Humidity
  • Temperature
  • Prevailing winds
  • Ventilation index
  • Wind speed

The information included contributes to the the Canadian Wildland Fire Information System and national smoke forecasts. The “big picture” view can contribute to predicting the impacts of weather on local systems.

Map of prevailing wind in Canada

 

Skills

Posted on

June 20, 2019

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