These data are used to make highly accurate perimeter maps for firefighters and other emergency personnel but are generally updated only once every 12 hours. Fire data is available for download or can be viewed through a map interface.
The data is provided by calfire.
A fire map of california. On august 15th lightning strikes started hundreds of fires across northern california. The california governor s office of emergency services also has an interactive map of red flag warnings and new and active fires. California is under a state of emergency and all cal fire resources are fully committed to battling these fires.
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A fire weather watch is in effect beginning saturday morning through a large portion of northern california for gusty winds and low humidity bringing critical fire weather conditions. There are two major types of current fire information. The map below is one of the more detailed fire maps for california.
Map traces current fires burning across state in real time joe jacquez redding record searchlight 9 7 2020 u s. Latest updates on san francisco bay area fires and wildfires burning across northern california. This map contains four different types of data.
This pattern will remain through monday effecting areas including but not limited to the east bay hills north bay sacramento valley and sierra foothills. Fire perimeter data are generally collected by a combination of aerial sensors and on the ground information. California fire map updates for creek fire valley fire as state of emergency declared.
In the days since over 1 2 million acres have burned. For low cost sensor data a correction equation is also applied to mitigate bias in the sensor data. The fire and smoke map shows fine particulate 2 5 micron pm 2 5 pollution data obtained from air quality monitors and sensors information is shown on both the epa s air quality index scale using the nowcast aqi algorithm and also as hourly pm 2 5 concentration values.
Fire perimeter and hot spot data. Fire origins mark the fire fighter s best guess of where the fire started. Nasa lance fire information for resource management system provides near real time active fire data from modis and viirs to meet the needs of firefighters scientists and users interested in monitoring fires.
Interactive map showing acres burned and containment of fires including north complex fire in butte. News california fires wildfires san diego.