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Smoke-Ready Toolbox for Wildfires: Air Quality Conditions and Forecasts

This page provides resources and  tools to learn about air quality related to wildland fires and current fire conditions and forecasts in the United States.

  • AirNow: This is an interagency website that offers daily air quality conditions for over 400 cities and other information on air quality and health.
  • AirNow current fire conditions: Get current air quality conditions and learn what to do to protect your health from air pollution, including smoke from wildland fires. This site provides a wildland fire map and information on current fire conditions in the United States.
  • Current Fire Incident Information System: InciWeb is an interagency all-risk incident information management system. The system was developed with two primary missions: Provide the public a single source of incident related information and provide a standardized reporting tool for the Public Affairs community.
  • NOAA Smoke Forecast Tool: Maps of surface and vertical smoke can be found under “Additional Air Quality Forecast Guidance.”
  • NOAA's Fire Weather Outlook: This tool maps fire watches and warnings.
  • GEOMAC Wildland Fire Support: Access maps of current fire locations using this tool from the Geospatial Multi-Agency Coordination Group (GEOMAC).
  • MODIS Active Fire Mapping: This site from the USDA Forest Service Remote Sensing Applications Center (RSAC) maps active fires.