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Fire Weather Index

Recorded at Solar Noon
Forecast is for hottest time of day, 2-4 PM

Wild Fire Risk

10
FIRE CHARACTERISTICS:
VERY HIGH FIRE DANGER IS FORECAST

Fires start easily from all causes and, immediately after ignition, spread rapidly and increase quickly in intensity. Spot fires are a constant danger. Fires burning in light fuels may quickly develop high intensity characteristics such as long-distance spotting and fire whirlwinds when they burn into heavier fuels.
FWI - Details and History

FIRE BEHAVIOUR:
Fire Weather Index ... VERY HIGH (30)
Initial Spread .......... MODERATE (7)
Build Up Index ........ EXTREME (308)

FUELS MOISTURE:
Fine Fuel Moisture .. VERY HIGH (91)
Duff Moisture ......... EXTREME (262)
Drought ................ EXTREME (929)


Whereas the Fire Weather Index forecasts the afternoon fire danger,
the following indexes depict the current fire danger.

Forest Fire Index


Current FFDI: 5.8
Updated every 5 minutes
FIRE CHARACTERISTICS:
CURRENT FIRE RISK IS LOW

Fuels do not ignite readily from small firebrands although a more intense heat source, such as lightning, may start fires in duff or punky wood. Fires in open cured grasslands may burn freely a few hours after rain, but woods fires spread slowly by creeping or smoldering, and burn in irregular fingers. There is little danger of spotting. More Info.


Chandler Burn Index


FIRE CHARACTERISTICS:
CURRENT FIRE RISK IS LOW

Fuels do not ignite readily from small firebrands although a more intense heat source, such as lightning, may start fires in duff or punky wood. Fires in open cured grasslands may burn freely a few hours after rain, but woods fires spread slowly by creeping or smoldering, and burn in irregular fingers. There is little danger of spotting.

Image shows current CBI Fire Danger, Current Temp, Humidity, CBI rating, CBI spread component and intensity component.




Regional Fire Risk Assessment

Hourly Fire Risk Red Flag Warnings

National Fire Risk Assessment

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National Fire Risk National Fire Risk

SANTA ANA WILDFIRE THREAT INDEX

Drought/Rain

ElementValueDescription
Drought (FWI) 929 Drought: Extreme
Rain Today0.00
Rain Month0.00
Rain Year0.00From July 1
Days No Rain40Days
Record No Rain124Days (Station records 2004 to Present)
Last Rain6/10/2017