SEVERE WEATHER ALERT:

Monday, May 09, 2011

Jacksonville Smoke Forecast

The fire threat level will skyrocket over the next couple of days, without additional rainfall. So far, for the year, the area is around 2 inches below normal, in rainfall. But, one must remember that last year finished nearly 15 inches below normal. It adds up to being quite a deficit. And along with fire comes smoke.

KDMI Drought Index

SMOKY DAYS AHEAD
Monday: High Smoke Threat
Tuesday:
Low Smoke Threat
Wednesday:
Medium Smoke Threat
Thursday:
High Smoke Threat
Friday:
Low Smoke Threat
Saturday: Medium Smoke Threat
Sunday:
Low Smoke Threat

The Honey Prairie Wildfire is the one creating the majority of smoke in region. At last count, 50,000 acres have burned, and there looks to be no end in sight. For further updates on this fire check out: http://www.fws.gov/okefenokee/Honey%20Prairie%20Fire.html 

 

















Smoke Forecast during next 48 hours:

























>Currently, there are only 2 chances of decent rainfall during the next two weeks. The first shot will come this Sunday/Monday. Severe thunderstorms will be possible with this event.

System # 1  5/15-5/16


 














System # 2  5/22-5/23

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