EVENTS DATABASE: FIRE
Contains occurrences of forest fires in the mid-Atlantic region.
# Occurrences: 408
# Events: 195
Event Criteria: Consecutive dates
Occurrence Criteria: As classified by NCDC storm events database and PA department of forestry.
Sources: NCDC Storm Events Database, PA Department of Forestry
Some occurrences are missing times. They have been flagged, and marked as 12Z.
Spatial averaging bias: more reports in PA, especially for early years.
Times represent fire start times.
Interface designed by SJG for Pennsylvania State Climate Office; Summer 2005