Tag: statistics

Uncategorized | August 31, 2015

August 31 Fire Statistics and Pocketcard Update

This week will be cooler with a low pressure system keeping temperatures below normal. ERC values that spiked last week have dropped considerably and will begin to creep back up as we move into higher temps later in the week . Even with showers our large fuels will continue to be cured and below threshold values. Fire […]

Uncategorized | August 24, 2015

August 24 Fire Statistics and Pocketcard Update

This week will be extremely hot and dry as we continue seasonably warm weather . ERC values spiked last week and will continue in the extreme category for the forecast period. We are beginning to reach critical lows of single digit fuel moisture. Fire activity on the ground has increased and extra resources have been required several […]

Uncategorized | August 17, 2015

August 17 Fire Statistics and Pocketcard Update

This week will be extremely hot and dry as we reach again into triple digit territory. ERC values will continue in the extreme category and we will likely reach new maximums with the forecast of hot weather. Fire activity on the ground has increased and extra resources have been required several times. August 17 Stats August 17 […]

Uncategorized | August 10, 2015

August 10 Fire Statistics and Pocketcard Update

This week will be hot and dry as we maintain extreme fire danger, with a threat of lightning as well. ERC values will continue in the extreme category and we will likely stay there till a significant break in the weather. Fire activity on the ground has increased and extra resources have been required several times. August 10 […]

Uncategorized | August 5, 2015

August 5 Fire Statistics and Pocketcard Update

This week will be very hot and dry as we continue in extreme fire danger, ERC values are maintaining in the extreme category and we will likely stay there till a significant break in the weather. Fire load has been light and initial attack resources have been effective so far this season. August 4 Stats August […]

Uncategorized | July 27, 2015

July 27 Fire Statistics and Pocketcard Update

This week will be very hot and dry as we move into extreme fire danger on Tuesday, July 28. Our indices are already showing low fuel moisture with 1000-hour fuels currently at 10% and probably going single digit this week. ERC values are also trending in the extreme category and we will likely set new […]

Uncategorized | July 20, 2015

July 20 Fire Statistics and Pocketcard Update

After rain and cooler weather fire danger has rebounded and gained back most losses. With the reasonably mild weather predicted this week we can expect high fire behavior. ERC values will steady out in the extreme range and stay there. Fire stats show continued hard work on initial attack resources to keep fires small. Please […]

Uncategorized | July 13, 2015

July 13 Fire Statistics and Pocketcard Update

Weather has significantly reduced fire danger with measurable precipitation everywhere across southwest Oregon. We will begin a slow recovery as weather dries out and we warm back up. This week has only moderate high temperatures and some chance for more rain.   Please see below for the latest pocket card and fire statistics update. July […]

Uncategorized | July 6, 2015

July 6 Fire Statistics and Pocketcard Update

Southwest Oregon District is continuing to set new maximum ERC values and record low fuel moisture values for this time of year. Continued hot, dry weather is forecast over the area through the week with another chance of disturbance coming throughout the week. Please see below for the latest pocket card and fire statistics update. July 6 […]

Uncategorized | June 29, 2015

June 29 Fire Statistics and Pocketcard Update

Southwest Oregon District is continuing to set record high ERC values and record low fuel moisture values for this time of year. Continued hot, dry weather is forecast over the area through the week with another chance of disturbance coming this weekend. Industrial Fire Precaution levels will increase to level 2 on Wednesday July 1. […]