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Viewing the Weather Forecast

The National Weather Service automatically generates the weather forecast for the selected incident or area. Any WFDSS user can view the forecasted conditions for any point on the map.

To view the weather forecast:

  1. Choose Intelligence tab > Info sub-tab. The Information page appears in the left pane.
  2. Select the I Icon Information icon and place your cursor on the map where you want to know the forecast.
  3. Click Weather Forecast. The current forecast for the selected area appears.
  4. Review the information in light of current and expected fire conditions.

The weather data are automatically included in the decision content tree for the incident (Decision > Assessment > Weather).

Last updated on 12/12/2011 12:18:31 PM.

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Preventing Duplicate Incidents

Incident View

Management Action Point Details

Creating a Management Action Point for a Shape

Fire-Related Links

Downloading WFDSS Data to a Spreadsheet

About the ERC Time Series Graph (FSPro)


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Relative Risk Reference

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Fire Behavior Reference

About the WFDSS Decision Editors