Air quality and smoke maps september 15 2020 author bill gabbert posted on september 15 2020 categories uncategorized tags air quality smoke smoke forecast for 7 a m. 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.
While wildfires are a natural part of california s landscape the fire season in california and across the west is starting earlier and ending later each year.
Cal fire smoke map 2020. 23 2020 3 53 p m. Usda forest service and cal fire are engaged in a coordinated. This false color map created using data from nasa s terra satellite shows the burn area of the river and carmel fires in monterey county california on aug.
Near surface smoke refers to the smoke that will hover within 8 meters 26 feet of the ground the kind responsible for burning eyes. The tehama and glenn zones of the fire complex are 66 459 acres and 58 contained according to cal fire on september 7 at 7 47 a m. California and oregon 2020 wildfires in maps graphics and images.
Climate change is considered a key driver of this trend. 18 2020 active burning in last day. Cal fire tgu calfiretgu september 6 2020.
Air quality web pagenorth whizz dome web mapnational air quality fire. North whizz dome fire. Residents who smell smoke or see haze are advised to take precautions.
Mdt september 19 2020. For low cost sensor data a correction equation is also applied to mitigate bias in the sensor data. 23 2020 3 47 p m.
Air quality web page yosemite national park fire web. Getty a brush fire encroaches along japatul road as a helicopter drops water during the valley fire in jamul california on september 6 2020. Near surface smoke at 2 p m.
Fires and air quality in california oregon and washington by matthew bloch scott reinhard lucy tompkins and bryan pietsch updated sept. The state firefighting agency cal fire has warned.