Forestry Weather Information System (FWIS)

What is Forestry Weather Information System (FWIS)?

Forestry Weather Information System (FWIS) meaning in Safety terms is

  • A real time system which takes observations and forecasts supplied by NWS in coded numeric form, reformats that input by computer based algorithms, and distributes the reformatted information as numeric and worded diagnoses and forecasts for specialized users in localized areas. 

 

reference: Glossary A – Z | National Wildfire Coordinating Group

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