Year: 2016

Pocketcard and Stats | October 19, 2016

End Of Season Stats

Here are the end of season stats for SWO District. end-of-season-summary

Uncategorized | October 12, 2016

Fire Season is Ending but Fire Prevention Never Stops

Oregon Department of Forestry fire officials are officially ending the 2016 fire season on Southwest Oregon District-protected lands Thursday, October 13 at 12:00 a.m. The conclusion of fire season is a result of cooler temperatures and continued rainfall throughout Jackson and Josephine counties. The fire prevention regulations put into effect on June 30 will no […]

Uncategorized | October 10, 2016

WFA Field Tour Map

This map is for the WFA field visit to SWO District. joint-fire-plan

Uncategorized | October 5, 2016

Fire Restrictions Lower Today, Fire Season Remains in Effect

The wet weather and cooler temperatures has prompted the Oregon Department of Forestry’s Southwest Oregon District to drop the fire danger level to “Low” (green) today. These changes affect 1.8 million acres of state, private, county, city and Bureau of Land Management lands in Jackson and Josephine counties that are protected by ODF Southwest Oregon District. […]

Uncategorized | October 1, 2016

Fire Restrictions Drop to Moderate on Sunday

The lower temperatures and forecasted rainfall has prompted the Oregon Department of Forestry’s Southwest Oregon District to drop the fire danger level to “Moderate” (blue) Sunday, October 2, 2016. In addition, the Industrial Fire Precaution Level will reduce to level I (one), also effective tomorrow. The fire prevention regulations put into effect on June 30 […]

Uncategorized | September 26, 2016

New Pocketcard and Stats Now Available

Cooler weather and precipitation will continue the downward trend in ERC values and overall fire danger. During the forecast period we will have a sharp decrease in daily high temps. For the latest pocketcard and stat sheet please see the SWO Fire Data website.

Uncategorized | September 22, 2016

New Lightning Maps Now Available

Scattered lightning occurred last night across the region in both Jackson and Josephine County. For the latest lighting maps please visit the SWO Fire Data website. 

IAP MAPS | September 22, 2016

September 22 Lightning Maps

Please see below for the September 22 lightning maps. 0922_grantspass 0922_medford

Uncategorized | September 21, 2016

Fire Danger Level Drops to High Tomorrow

Cooler temperatures and higher humidity across southwest Oregon have made it possible to ease off on some of the fire prevention regulations. However, warm and dry weather is expected to return to the region by the weekend. The fire danger level on Oregon Department of Forestry-protected lands in Jackson and Josephine counties will be lowered […]