Southwest U.S. NFDRS Charts

Updated: 12-08-2023

The charts below depict realtime and forecasted values of two standard fire danger indices part of the National Fire Danger Rating System: Energy Release Component and Burning Index. Charts are updated each evening using NFDRS data from the Weather Information Management System and plotted against climatological information generated for each Southwest Predictive Service Area by FireFamily+.

Energy Release Component (Fuel Model Y)