King, ElDorado National Forest. Unified command between IMT 1 (Giachino) and Cal Fire IMT 1 (Smith). Transfer of command from IMT 1 (Smith) to IMT 1 (McGowan) will occur today. Eleven miles east of Placerville, CA. Timber and grass. Interior smoldering. Structures and energy infrastructure threatened. Area closures in effect. Precipitation occurred over the fire area yesterday.
King, Amador-El Dorado Unit, Cal Fire. Unified command between IMT 1 (Giachino) and Cal Fire IMT 1 (Smith). Eleven miles east of Placerville, CA. Timber and grass. Active fire behavior with uphill runs. Numerous residences and energy infrastructure threatened. Evacuations, road and area closures in effect.
Cascade, Lake Tahoe Basin Management Unit. Fire is burning in the Desolation Wilderness 8 miles west of South Lake Tahoe, CA. 55 degrees, 45% relative humidity, winds south southwest at 7 gusting 20.
Johnson Bar - Idaho
October 10, 2014
Johnson Bar, Nez Perce - Clearwater NF. Twenty miles southeast of Kooskia, ID. Timber. No new information.
Deception Complex - Oregon
October 15, 2014
Deception Complex, Willamette NF. Two miles west of Oakridge, OR. Timber. Smoldering.
36 Pit - Oregon
36 Pit, Mt. Hood NF. Eight miles southeast of Estacada, OR. Timber. Minimal fire behavior. Road and area closures in effect.
September 30, 2014
Onion Mountain, Rogue River-Siskiyou NF. Fifteen miles west of Grants Pass, OR. Timber. Smoldering.
Current Large Fires
Fire locations are based on data provided by the National Interagency Fire Center and are subject to change.
Large Incident: A wildfire of 100 acres or more occuring in timber, or a wildfire of 300 acres or more occuring in grass/sage. Wildland Fire: Any nonstructure fire, other than prescribed fire, that occurs in the wildland. Wildland Fire - IMT1: Wildland fire; Type 1 Incident Management Team Assigned. Wildland Fire - IMT2: Wildland fire; Type 2 Incident Management Team Assigned. Wildland Fire - Other: Wildland fire; Other Incident Management Team Assigned besides a Type 1 or Type 2 team (e.g. Type 3). Wildland Fire Use (WFU) Fire - A naturally ignited wildland fire that is managed to accomplish specific prestated resource management objectives in predefined geographic areas outlined in Fire Management Plans.
Map information provided courtesy of the UDSA Remote Sensing Application Center using data provided by the National Interagency Fire Center. The data is subject to change.
Dry and breezy offshore winds are expected over California today and tonight as high pressure aloft strengthens over the western U.S. T his high pressure will force a deep upper level trough through the northern and central Rockies with unsettled conditions including rain and high elevation snow. Scattered showers and thunderstorms are also expected for the northeast U.S. with an upper lev el low pressure trough and associated cold front.
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