Explore recent images of storms wildfires property and more. On august 15th lightning strikes started hundreds of fires across northern california.
Latest updates on san francisco bay area fires and wildfires burning across northern california.
California fires map online. This year s acres burned is 26 times higher than the acres burned in 2019 for the same time period. 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. In the days since over 1 2 million acres have burned.
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. Zoom earth shows live weather satellite images updated in near real time and the best high resolution aerial views of the earth in a fast zoomable map. Fire perimeter data are generally collected by a combination of aerial sensors and on the ground information.
The fire and smoke map displays information on ground level air quality monitors recording fine particulates pm 2 5 from smoke and other sources as well as information on fires smoke plume locations and special statements about smoke issued by various sources. Fire origins mark the fire fighter s best guess of where the fire started. Maps of current fires in california maintained by the california governor s office of emergency services.
2020 statewide fire summary. There are two major types of current fire information. The data is provided by calfire.
Allow the user to browse current conditions. Active us wildfires with smoke forecasts. California is under a state of emergency and all cal fire resources are fully committed to battling these fires.
Maps of current fires and associated smoke forecasts in the us maintained by esri. Since the beginning of the year wildfires have burned over 3 1 million acres in california. Interactive map showing acres burned and containment of fires including north complex fire in butte.
Fire data is available for download or can be viewed through a map interface. Fire perimeter and hot spot data. This map contains four different types of data.
This map is designed to. This map contains live feed sources for us current wildfire locations and perimeters viirs and modis hot spots wildfire conditions red flag warnings and wildfire potential each of these layers provides insight into where a fire is located its intensity and the surrounding areas susceptibility to wildfire.