The VitalFire Weather System is a locally developed and designed system specifically for the Forestry industry, using the Davis Vantage Pro2 weather station as our source of weather data.
Forestry fire risk assessment fdi and research weather data available online.
Our smart GPRS Modem interrogates the Weather Station and relays data via GPRS to our central server at 5 minute intervals (Literally Live).
Fire Danger Index (FDI) calculations per weather station, actual and forecast for 10h00 and 14h00 and 5 day forecasts (forecaster input required) may also be viewed with regional or provincial averages.
Weather data along with 24 hour history graphs may then be viewed on any web enabled PC or smart cell phone.
History of data can be viewed for any recorded period and if required saved as a .csv file for future analysis.
VitalFire Weather will also sms 10h00 and 14h00 FDI’s to subscribers or e-
On some of the older systems, data had to be collected manually from each site which is an unnecessary expense in terms of time and resources.
VitalFire Weather removes all of this and feeds data automatically to VitalWeather Server and allows viewing of multiple weather stations all on one web page.
For forestry aviation, bomber and spotter pilots now have the ability to view conditions at their intended destinations online prior to take off, provided that Airport has VitalWeather installed.
They can also receive an sms of current conditions on their cell-
These features should go a long way in enhancing safety and the ability to make informed go-
For VitalFire go to www.vitalfireweather.co.za Username: vital Password: fire