S-290 Unit 9: Observing the Weather

S-290 Unit 9: Observing the Weather
Upon completion of this unit, students will be able to: 1. Describe when, how often, and where to take weather observations on wildland fires. 2. Describe the importance of having field observers or other fire personnel assigned as lookouts for potentially hazardous weather and wildland fire behavior conditions. 3. Demonstrate the correct use and maintenance of the belt weather kit in the field.