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Charleston, WV (RLX) SPOT Forecast Request Page


Area Fire Weather Services Operating Plans (AOP)
State of West Virginia Fire Weather Services Operating Plan (pdf)
State of Virginia Fire Weather Services Operating Plan
State of Kentucky Fire Weather Services Operating Plan
Southeast Ohio Fire Weather Services Operating Plan (pdf)

** All other regional AOPs available upon request by contacting your local NWS Fire Weather Focal Point **

Fire Weather Information

National Fire Weather Page (national forecasts and red flag warnings and watches)


Point and Click Fire Weather Outlooks - Click a zone on the map below for the Fire Weather Zone Forecast:


Fire Weather Zone MapGreenup, KY Carter, KY Boyd, KY Lawrence, KY Perry, OH Morgan, OH Athens, OH Washington, OH Jackson, OH Vinton, OH Meigs, OH Gallia, OH Lawrence, OH Dickenson, VA Buchanan, VA Wayne, WV Cabell, WV Mason, WV Jackson, WV Wood, WV Pleasants, WV Tyler, WV Lincoln, WV Putnam, WV Kanawha, WV Roane, WV Wirt, WV Calhoun, WV Ritchie, WV Doddridge, WV Mingo, WV Logan, WV Boone, WV Clay, WV Braxton, WV Gilmer, WV Lewis, WV Harrison, WV Taylor, WV McDowell, WV Wyoming, WV Upshur, WV Barbour, WV Northwest Raleigh, WV Southeast Raleigh, WV Northwest Fayette, WV Southeast Fayette, WV Northwest Nicholas, WV Southeast Nicholas, WV Northwest Webster, WV Southeast Webster, WV Northwest Randolph, WV Southeast Randolph, WV Northwest Pocahontas, WV Southeast Pocahontas, WV


Area Fire Weather Forecasts

* Charleston, WV (RLX) ...most of West Virginia, southeastern Ohio, northeastern Kentucky, and extreme northwestern Virginia
* Wilmington, OH (ILN) ...central and western Ohio
* Jackson, KY (JKL) ...eastern Kentucky
* Morristown, TN (MRX) ...southwestern Virginia and eastern Tennessee
* Blacksburg, VA (RNK) ...southeastern West Virginia and western Virginia
* Sterling, VA (LWX) ...northeastern West Virginia, western Maryland, and northern Virginia
* Pittsburgh, PA (PBZ) ...east central Ohio, northern West Virginia, and western Pennsylvania
*Point Forecast Matrix (3-hourly weather information for RAWS and selected points)

Red Flag Warnings and Watches (if no warnings are currently in effect, or have not been issued recently, then these pages may show up as empty)

* Charleston, WV (RLX)
* Wilmington, OH (ILN)
* Jackson, KY (JKL)
* Morristown, TN (MRX)
* Blacksburg VA (RNK)
* Sterling, VA (LWX)
* Pittsburgh, PA (PBZ)


10 Hour Fuels

Observed 10 hour fuels

Forecast 10 hour fuels

Fire danger

Observed yesterday

Forecast today


Climate Prediction Center Information
* Palmer Drought Index Map
* Latest 6-10 Day Outlook Maps
* Latest 8-14 Day Outlook Maps
* Latest Monthly Outlook Maps
* Seasonal Outlook Maps

Hourly Public Forecasts for Selected RAWS Locations




Other Fire Weather Links

* Storm Prediction Center Fire Weather Guidance
* National Interagency Fire Center (NIFC)
* Eastern Area Coordination Center (EACC) for states including Ohio and West Virginia
* Southern Area Coordination Center (SACC) for states including Kentucky, and Virginia