Articles | Volume 22, issue 10
Research article
06 Oct 2022
Research article |  | 06 Oct 2022

The 2017 Split wildfire in Croatia: evolution and the role of meteorological conditions

Ivana Čavlina Tomašević, Kevin K. W. Cheung, Višnjica Vučetić, Paul Fox-Hughes, Kristian Horvath, Maja Telišman Prtenjak, Paul J. Beggs, Barbara Malečić, and Velimir Milić


Interactive discussion

Status: closed

Comment types: AC – author | RC – referee | CC – community | EC – editor | CEC – chief editor | : Report abuse
  • RC1: 'Comment on nhess-2022-116', Anonymous Referee #1, 15 Jun 2022
    • CC1: 'Reply on RC1', kevin cheung, 16 Jun 2022
      • AC1: 'Reply on RC1', Ivana Cavlina Tomasevic, 27 Jul 2022
    • AC1: 'Reply on RC1', Ivana Cavlina Tomasevic, 27 Jul 2022
  • RC2: 'Comment on nhess-2022-116', Anonymous Referee #2, 10 Jul 2022
    • AC2: 'Reply on RC2', Ivana Cavlina Tomasevic, 27 Jul 2022

Peer review completion

AR: Author's response | RR: Referee report | ED: Editor decision
ED: Publish subject to minor revisions (review by editor) (04 Aug 2022) by Maria-Carmen Llasat
AR by Ivana Cavlina Tomasevic on behalf of the Authors (16 Aug 2022)  Author's response    Author's tracked changes    Manuscript
ED: Publish as is (02 Sep 2022) by Maria-Carmen Llasat
Short summary
One of the most severe and impactful urban wildfire events in Croatian history has been reconstructed and analyzed. The study identified some important meteorological influences related to the event: the synoptic conditions of the Azores anticyclone, cold front, and upper-level shortwave trough all led to the highest fire weather index in 2017. A low-level jet, locally known as bura wind that can be explained by hydraulic jump theory, was the dynamic trigger of the event.
Final-revised paper