Georgia Fire Weather Services Operations Plan

Table of Contents
Introduction
Service Area & Organizational Directory
Services Provided by NWS
Wildland Fire Agency Responsibilities
Joint Responsibilities
Effective Date of the AOP
Signature Page
Appendicies
 

 

Appendicies

 

Links

Interagency Agreement for Meteorological Services

Map of Fire Weather Zones

The Georgia Forecast Areas

Planning Forecast

Atmospheric Dispersion Index

Low Visibility Occurrence Risk Index (LVORI)

Appropriate NWS WFO webpage example

10 Hour Fuel Moistures (Map from the GA Forestry Commission)

Georgia NOAA Weather Radio Network

ATMU Cache

State of GA

 

Catalog of Federal Fire Weather Observation Stations

Name (agency) County Station Number Latitude Longitude Elevation
Tallulah #1 (USDAFS) Rabun 090802 34.9058 N 83.3344 W 2728'
Chattooga #1 (USDAFS) Habersham 091301 34.6403 N 83.5219 W 1500'
Armuchee #1 (USDAFS) Walker 090201 34.6953 N 85.1736 W 1152'
Cohutta #1 (USDAFS) Murray 090402 34.9225 N 84.6594 W 1724'
Toccoa #1 (USDAFS) Union 090601 34.7650 N 84.0744 W 2415'
Brasstown #1 (USDAFS) Towns 090701 34.8028 N 83.7100 W 3280'
Camp Merrill (USDAFS) Lumpkin 091201 34.6300 N 84.0975 W 1743'
Oconee #1 (USDAFS) Jasper 093701 33.2083 N 83.7136 W 476'
Okefenokee East (FWS) Charlton 099801 30.7403 N 82.1278 W 69'
Jones Island (FWS) Charlton 099802 30.8289 N 82.3600 W 114'
Stafford (NPS) Camden 099902 30.9172 N 81.4294 W 25'


Catalog of State and Military Fire Weather Observation Stations

Name (agency) County Station Number Latitude Longitude Elevation
Chatsworth (STATE) Murray 090401 34.7664 N 84.7589 W 748'
Dawsonville (STATE) Dawson 091101 34.3764 N 84.0600 W 1213'
Dallas (STATE) Paulding 092201 33.8333 N 84.7333 W 907'
Watkinsville (STATE) Oconee 092702 33.8888 N 83.4185 W 675'
Newnan (STATE) Coweta 092901 33.3653 N 84.8597 W 775'
Washington (STATE) Wilkes 093501 33.7807 N 82.8161 W 593'
Milledgeville (STATE) Baldwin 093601 33.0103 N 83.2073 W 254'
Brender NF (STATE) Jones 094301 33.0506 N 83.7164 W 300'
Louisville (STATE) Jefferson 094501 32.9752 N 82.3528 W 197'
Americus/Plains (STATE) Sumter 095501 32.1106 N 84.1841 W 526'
Byromville (STATE) Dooly 095701 32.1681 N 83.9747 W 500'
McRae (STATE) Wheeler 096201 32.0964 N 82. 8841 W 250'
Metter (STATE) Candler 096301 32.3913 N 82.0373 W 99'
Midway (STATE) Liberty 096801 31.7842 N 81.4386 W 20'
Baxley (STATE) Appling 097701 31.7136 N 82.4211 W 109'
Camilla (STATE) Mitchell 098201 31.2141 N 84.2362 W 62'
Adel (STATE) Cook 098401 31.1097 N 83.4269 W 154'
Sterling (STATE) Glynn 098801 31.2569 N 81.6106 W 7'
Waycross (STATE) Ware 099701 31.2466 N 82.4014 W 125'
Fort Benning (Military) Chattahoochee None 32.3967 N 84.8700 W 467'

 

List of Contacts

U.S. Forest Service
Chattahoochee-Oconee National Forests
1755 Cleveland Highway
Gainesville, GA 30501
770-297-3000 / 3036
770-534-7480 (FAX)
Drag B. Sharp, Fire Management Officer
Mike A. Davis, Assistant Fire Management Officer

Southern Area Coordination Center (SACC)
1200 Ashwood Parkway Suite 230
Atlanta, GA 30338
678-320-3000
678-320-3036 (FAX)
Denver Ingram, Predictive Services
Kevin Scasny, Predictive Services

US Fish and Wildlife Service
Savannah Coastal Refuges
694 Beech Hill Lane
Hardeeville, SC 29927
Rob Wood, 912-346-0978
Keith Penrose, 843-784-6351

Okefenokee National Wildlife Refuge 
2700 Suwannee Canal Road 
Folkston, GA 31537
912-496-7366
Mike Housh, Supervisory Forester/Fire Management Officer
Reggie Forcine, Assistant Fire Management Officer

DPW, Environmental Division
Forestry Branch Fort Stewart
2031 GA Highway 144 East
Fort Stewart, GA 31314-4928
912-435-8063
912-435-8025 (fax)
David.E.Pope@US.Army.Mil
David Pope

Georgia Forestry Commission
Macon Office
5645 Riggins Mill Road
Dry Branch, GA 31020
or
P. O. Box 819
Macon, GA 31202-0819
478-751-3508
Daniel Chan

Ody Anderson
Fire Management Officer
Cumberland Island National Seashore
101 Wheeler Street
Saint Marys, GA 31558
912-882-4336 ext. 303

 

 

 

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