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Part 2. Wildland fire, smoke & roadway visibility series: Weather information and tools available to stay ahead of superfog events

Date: June 22, 2017
Presenter(s): Gary M. Curcio
Description: In Part 2 of the Wildland Fire Smoke and Roadway Visibility Webinar Series, Gary Curcio, former Fire Environment Branch Head NC Forest Service, presented information on the following topics: • Obtaining and tracking key environmental variables • Reviewing operationally developed indexes (Turner Stability Index (TS), Atmospheric Dispersion Index (ADI), Low Visibility Occurrence Risk Index (LVORI) • Superfog Matrix Smart Tool for NWS Weather Forecasting Offices 
Topic(s): Fire Behavior, Weather
Ecosystem(s): None
Type: Webinar
NRFSN number: 15295
Record updated: Jul 11, 2017