National Fire Prevention Week this year is October 5th through the 9th. In conjunction with federal and state land management agencies, the National Weather Service at Morristown will participate in this week by conducting a Fire Weather/Fire Prevention Awareness Week. During the week, different topics concerning fire weather and fire prevention will be discussed, which will help educate and increase the awareness of fire weather and fire safety.
MONDAY’S TOPIC: GENERAL FIRE WEATHER
TUESDAY’S TOPIC: UNDERSTANDING HOW WEATHER CONDITIONS AFFECT FIRE BEHAVIOR
WEDNESDAY’S TOPIC: DROUGHT AND ITS EFFECTS ON WILDFIRES
THURSDAY’S TOPIC: RED FLAG WARNING - EXTREME FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS
FRIDAY’S TOPIC: OUR PRIMARY AND SECONDARY FIRE WEATHER SEASONS