Wildfire Map Southern California
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.
Wildfire map southern california. Where southern california wildfires are burning below a look at where some of southern california s dangerous wildfires are burning published october 31 2019 updated on. 1 893 913 acres 766 439 ha cost 3 5 billion 2018 usd buildings destroyed. It will update with each new forecast. Fire origins mark the fire fighter s best guess of where the fire started.
The national weather service issued a rare extreme red flag warning for southern california for gusts that could be the strongest in more than a decade exceeding 80 mph and lowering humidity to 1 or 2 percent a perfect recipe for dangerous fast moving wildfires. Here are live updates of these fires. The map above shows the fire risk forecast for today and tomorrow from the us forest service s wildland fire assessment system. Southwest because of wildfires in mexico arizona and new mexico.
At least 80 total. The data is provided by calfire. The red fire symbols classify the fire by acres. The symbol increases in size as the fire increases in coverage.
Utilities in northern and southern california have cut power from hundreds of thousands of customers as strong winds and parched conditions created a high risk that overhead power lines would spark disastrous wildfires. Fire perimeter data are generally collected by a combination of aerial sensors and on the ground information. The maria fire the easy fire and the kincade fire are among the biggest wildfires in california. 2019 the 2018 wildfire season was the deadliest and most.
Statewide fire map california. There are two major types of current fire information. An august 1 2018 satellite image of the wildfires burning in northern california and southern oregon. A firefighting helicopter picks up water to drop on the 46 fire on october 31 2019 near san bernardino california.
Fire perimeter and hot spot data. Air quality index shows heavy smoke from the. Smoke is hanging over much of the u s. 97 civilians and 6 firefighters killed.
The map below shows where california s wildfires are burning updated daily.