Follow for the. Where fires are burning in california major complexes of fires in the greater bay area has burned hundreds of thousands of acres this summer.
Since the beginning of the year wildfires have burned over 4 million acres in california.
Current wildfire southern california california fires map. Here s a map of current fires in southern california today. Interactive map showing acres burned and containment of fires including. Climate change is considered a key driver of this trend.
Fire perimeter data are generally collected by a combination of aerial sensors and on the ground information. The map below shows where california s wildfires are burning updated daily. The data is provided by calfire.
Latest updates on san francisco bay area fires and wildfires burning across northern california and southern california. 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. 2020 fire season outlook.
Fire origins mark the fire fighter s best guess of where the fire started. The season is a part of the 2020 western united states wildfire season as of the end of the year 9 639 fires had burned 4 177 856 acres 1 690 718 ha more than 4 of the state s. Wildfires map and updates.
The symbol increases in size as the fire increases in coverage. In the north the climate prediction center outlook calls for drier and warmer than average conditions in november and from december through february. There are two major types of current fire information.
This map contains four different types of data. The red fire symbols classify the fire by acres. 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.
In orange county the bond fire is burning while in riverside county there s the corona airport fire and the nuevo fire. The 2020 california wildfire season was characterized by a record setting year of wildfires that burned across the state of california as measured during the modern era of wildfire management and record keeping. Hot weather and dry landscape has made the wes.
Over 650 wildfires have been raging across california burning through 1 2 million acres of land while destroying homes and precious forestry. Fire perimeter and hot spot data.