South Central Oregon Fire Danger Operating Plan

Desert Fire Danger Rating Area

Fuel Model: X
RAWS: 353406 353424
Fire Weather Zones: ORZ625 NVZ458
Historic Data Years: 2010-2022
Description: Great Basin high elevation desert in southern Oregon and northern Nevada.

SFDI: Jolly, W. Matt; Freeborn, Patrick H.; Page, Wesley G.; Butler, Bret W. 2019. Severe Fire Danger Index: A forecastable metric to inform firefighter and community wildfire risk management. Fire. 2: 47.
PV: Experimental replacement for the NFDRS 1978 Oregon and Washington Precaution Value, testing fire season 2022.

FDRA fire history data.
Short, Karen C. 2022. Spatial wildfire occurrence data for the United States, 1992-2020 [FPA_FOD_20221014]. 6th Edition. Fort Collins, CO: Forest Service Research Data Archive. https://doi.org/10.2737/RDS-2013-0009.6

FDRA MODIS historical data.
Weather and NFDRS thresholds (median) associated with >= 10 MODIS on the same day. If no chart is displayed below there were no historical days during the period that met the criteria.