How Can Fire Managers Better Forecast and Plan for Our Wild Alaska?

For the first time, UA is testing and providing specific and short-term forecast products for fire managers in Alaska. Methods used in the western US to evaluate lightning ignition risk are now being tested in Alaska. These products are essential to Alaska fire manager decisions regarding how and where to allocate resources, saving money and keeping Alaskans safe.

Focus Area(s): 
Health and Safety
Lands and Waterways
Resource Development
Last updated: May 10, 2017