The Outlook Editor is designed to assist IWFAQRP Air Resource Advisors in creating a published smoke outlook. Version 6 is the current production version released May 2023. The tool is restricted for ARA use only.
Current published smoke outlooks are available via the Outlook Viewer page and can also be found at Interagency Wildland Fire and Air Quality Resource Program (IWFAQRP) site
This tool is actively tested in Google Chrome. Internet Explorer / Edge browsers in particular may have issues and features are not guaranteed to work.
Version 6 was released in 2023 with major code stability updates
Version 5 was released with major user interface updates 2021
Version 4 was retired after 2021 fire season
Versions 2 and 3 were development versions that have been superseded.
Version 1 has been deprecated and is no longer available.
Air Resource Advisors should use the standard question channel to obtain answers to questions about the Outlook Editor.
All others may contact: Dr. Sim Larkin, USFS-AirFire, at larkin (at) fs.fed.us
The Outlook Editor is a tool developed by the USFS AirFire Team in conjunction with Mazama Science and the University of Washington's School of Environmental and Forestry Sciences (UW-SEFS).
Original design and concept: Sim Larkin, USFS-AirFire
Lead Developer: Mazama Science (contact: Jonathan Callahan, additional development: Helen Miller)
Supporting Services Development: Joel Dubowy, UW SEFS
Funding for the Outlook Editor was provided by the USFS.