New Technology Will Help Northwest Forest Managers Assess Wildfire Danger

The new system is being adopted by a limited number of fire agencies and national forests in time for fire season.

A tool forest managers use to determine the level of fire danger is getting its first update in more than 40 years.

The National Fire Danger Rating System uses information like temperature, humidity and wind to let firefighters know how wildfire will behave.

Source: New Technology Will Help Northwest Forest Managers Assess Wildfire Danger . News | OPB