The bobcat fire in southern california started september 6 th and as of september 21 st has burned over 100 000 acres according to media reports making it one of the largest fires in los angeles county s history. Warmer spring and summer temperatures reduced snowpack and earlier spring snowmelt create longer and more.
Climate change is considered a key driver of this trend.
Southern california fire map september 2020. Fire perimeter and hot spot data. Latest updates on san francisco bay area fires and wildfires burning across northern california. There are two major types of current fire information.
This year s acres burned is 26 times higher than the acres burned in 2019 for the same time period. Above normal fire conditions forecasted in parts of southern and northern california. Using satellite data collected before and during the fires the advanced rapid imaging and analysis aria team at nasa s jet propulsion laboratory jpl and california institute.
Since the beginning of the year wildfires have burned over 3 1 million acres in california. 2020 fire season outlook. 2020 statewide fire summary.
The bobcat fire in the angeles national forest north of monrovia and duarte in southern california grew on monday to. The map below shows where california s wildfires are burning updated daily. Pdt september 7 2020.
3 d map of the bobcat fire looking north at 11 29 p m. 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. Interactive map showing acres burned and containment of fires including north complex fire in butte.
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 perimeter data are generally collected by a combination of aerial sensors and on the ground information.