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What does FW stand for?

FW stands for Fire Weather

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Met Eireann's fire weather index also warned that persistent dry and windy weather means there is a high to extreme risk of wildfires into the weekend.
The Tasmania Fire Service (TFS) downgraded two major blazes from emergency to watch-and-act status, with calmer conditions bringing a much-needed reprieve for fire crews ahead of worsening fire weather later in the week.
The dangerous conditions come as the Bureau of Meterology issued a fire weather warning for today and tomorrow morning, saying strong and gusty hot winds blowing from the east that were spreading the flames would not ease until at least midday on Monday, the Sydney Morning Herald reports.
Chief Teie covers fireline safety, fire weather, topography and fuels, wildland fire behavior, fire extinguishment methods, initial attack strategy and tactics, the use of firefighting resources, wildland/urban firefighting strategy and tactics, incident command system, firefighting realities, and firefighting situations.