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.
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.
Upper level high pressure will build over California through early next week with hot and dry conditions as well as light to moderate offshore winds through Monday. Beyond that, there will be cooler weather across portions of the western U.S. as a series of storms takes aim over the Pacific Northwest and Northern Rockies. East of the Mississippi River it will be unsettled through this weekend with widespread heavy rain and thunderstorms resulting from a deep upper level trough and a plentiful Gulf moisture tap. A drying trend will develop over the eastern U.S. by mid-week, while it will become progressively more cool and moist in the west.
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