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Extreme Weather and Wildfire

Available: October 2021

These maps show where adding new weather stations would improve fire weather awareness.

Three statewide maps will be available, showing the following:

  1. Where to place weather stations to improve fire weather monitoring (gridded surface).
  2. Where to place weather stations to improve regional climate and weather monitoring (gridded surface).
  3. The distribution of current and planned weather stations (point feature).
Extreme Weather Team
Weather Station Optimization

The Extreme Weather Team is helping utility companies identify blindspots and optimize the location of weather stations.

Better weather data will allow more accurate forecasts, allowing officials to take steps to mitigate the impacts of wildfire on infrastructure and assets.