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Part 1. Wildland fire, smoke & roadway visibility series: Superfog: how it forms, where it forms, where it goes, what to do

Date: June 15, 2017
Description: In Part 1 of the Wildland Fire Smoke and Roadway Visibility Webinar Series, Gary Achtemeier, former research meteorologist for the USFS Southern Research Station, presented information on the following topics: • What is Superfog and how it forms on your burn site • How common is Superfog on burn sites • Superfog weather: What conditions allow superfog to leave your burn site and how far will it go • Superfog weather: Identifying conditions that turn a typical safe burn into a disaster 
Topic(s): Fire Behavior, Weather
Ecosystem(s): None
Type: Webinar
NRFSN number: 15293
Record updated: Jul 11, 2017