Navigating the National Weather Service Fire Weather Program

Navigating the National Weather Service Fire Weather Program
After completing this lesson, learners will be able to:
  • List the factors contributing to the complexity of the firefighting enterprise and describe how the factors influence the operations of fire weather within the US National Weather Service (NWS).
  • Describe how the NWS Fire Weather Program interacts with the complexity of the firefighting enterprise and the role that partners play in navigating issues.
  • Identify the components and tiers of fire weather administration in the NWS, the expertise they provide, and the partners they support both internally and externally.
  • Break down a Fire Weather issue into components and identify which portions of the Fire Weather Process map are utilized to solve the issue.