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Central Calaveras Protection District




Central Calareras Fire

Fire Weather

Weather plays a crucial factor in the prevention and suppression of wild land fires. A combination of factors including temperature, humidity, wind, and fuel moisture, and other aspects can combine to create conditions that can turn a small spark into a major conflagration. The links below are sites that gather the necessary data to predict fire behavior at any given time.

This site gathers weather information at Banner Rd just off of Railroad Flat Rd.

ONCC Weather
The U.S. Forest Service maintains this site. This weather unit acts as the local meteorological consultant for Northern California Geographic Area Coordination Center and provides daily fire season weather briefings, regional fire weather and other forecasts and services.

N.W.S Sacramento
This link takes you to the National Weather Service web site for the Sacramento area. InciWeb
Incident Information system - California

Current Fire Information

Glossary of TermsAdobe Acrobat Document
This is a very helpful glossary of terms pertaining to Fire Weather

Predictive Services - Daily Webcast



National Interagency Fire Center


Homeowner's Wildfire Mitigtion Guide

Local Citizen Weather Stations in the District


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