Monday, February 18, 2019

Fire Information

NIFC -The National Interagency Fire Center  http://www.nifc.gov
For "SIT Report" click "Fire Information" then click "Incident Management Situation Report-PDF"

Wildfire Today
http://wildfiretoday.com

Carr Fire Tornado
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California fire season 2019: Will all this rain and snow help?
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Wildfire risk no longer coupled to winter preciptation in California, study reports.
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"The likelihood that every year may be a high-fire year will be a significant societal challenge, Taylor said.
"Fire not being influenced by moisture anymore? That is surprising. It’s going to be a problem for people, for firefighters, for society," he said. "The only thing we can control is fuels, so what it suggests is that we take that very seriously."

  
Recent Fire Maps from NIFC  https://ftp.nifc.gov/
 choose Incident Specific Data& location (for example pacific_nw/)(for viewing in Google Earth choose kmz file , if available)

Active Fire Maps from USFS
https://fsapps.nwcg.gov/afm/

Geomac large fire map
http://www.geomac.gov/

Fire Information for Resource Management (Heat detected by satellites)
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New "Red Book". 2019 Interagancy Standards for Fire and Fire Aviation Operations
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