The data is provided by calfire. A report from the tahoe national forest at 7 a m.
Tuesday put the area burned at 43 444 acres 68 square miles with 10 containment.
California fire map tahoe. For low cost sensor data a correction equation is also applied to mitigate bias in the sensor data. Fire perimeter data are generally collected by a combination of aerial sensors and on the ground information. The scu lightning complex fire has burned 229 968 acres as of 9 41 a m.
The cal fire website gives up to date information on road closures. There are two major types of current fire information. 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.
We will provide a daily wildfire report until the fire seige has been brought under control. 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.
Around oroville dam north of sacramento and near the nevada state line north of lake tahoe. 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. 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.
California is under a state of emergency and all cal fire resources are fully committed to battling these fires. The closures and restrictions. Fire data is available for download or can be viewed through a map interface.
Fire origins mark the fire fighter s best guess of where the fire started. 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. The lake tahoe basin management unit will re evaluate lifting the closures after sept.
On friday per cal fire. Fire perimeter and hot spot data. In the days since over 1 2 million acres have burned.
The scu lightning complex which has torn. On august 15th lightning strikes started hundreds of fires across northern california. Find more updates here.
On monday the fire grew to the west as well as the south and. The closures covers both nevada and california sides of the tahoe basin.