The Fire Weather Subcommittee (FWS) provides national leadership in wildland fire weather and climatology in support of effective fire management decision-making. Primary objectives include:
- Establish and disseminate standards for fire weather information.
- Establish and disseminate common standards for fire weather stations used by the wildland fire agencies to provide weather data observations.
- Promote the effective integration of fire weather information into wildland fire operational practices and decisions.
- Develop and disseminate training and information that enable effective interpretation and utilization of fire weather information.