Rangeland or Grassland Fire Danger Statement
A Rangeland or Grassland Fire Danger Statement product is a miscellaneous product which provides advisory information on elevated rangeland and/or grassland fire potential or conditions. Forecasters can issue the Fire Danger Statement for all or selected portions within a fire weather zone. The Fire Danger Statement will be issued when the fire weather customers request the product. The forecaster has the option to consider issuing a Fire Danger Statement when there are extenuating circumstances which would require modifications to the issuance criteria. This product may be issued on a routine or non-routine basis.
The following weather and fuel conditions must be forecast to occur or already occurring before issuing a Fire Danger Statement for the Oklahoma and Texas Panhandles or when there is a report of ongoing wildfires anywhere in the Oklahoma and Texas Panhandles:
A) Minimum relative humidities equal to or less than 20 percent
B) 20 foot wind speeds of 15 mph or higher
C) NFDRS adjective fire danger rating of "High" or higher