National Forecast and Fire Weather Outlook:
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Today's Fire Weather Outlook
Tomorrow's Fire Weather Outlook
Weather is one of the most significant factors in determining the severity of wildland fires. Weather elements such as wind speed, temperature, and relative humidity directly impact the rate and intensity of a fire. Below are 7 maps of fuels and drought indices that show the amount of moisture across the U.S. There are rainfall maps for the country for the past week, month and season. There is also a table showing precipitation across Central Illinois for the past day.