Below are summaries from the National Significant Wildland Fire Potential Outlook, provided by the National Interagency Fire Center, for the period of March 2021 through June 2021. The full outlook can be located here.
|Year-to-date statistics||Number of Fires||Acreage Burned|
|2021 (01/01/21 – 03/03/21)||2,986||60,064|
|2020 (01/01/20 – 03/03/20)||3,230||67,370|
|Percentage of 10-year Average||65.5%||63.8%|
The month of February saw several large storms across the country, and that has contributed to fewer than average fires and acres burned for the month.
Observations in February:
Wildland Fire Outlook for February-June: