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Last Update: Wed, November 26, 2014 at 12:37:08 AM

     

National Preparedness Level: 1 (On a scale from 1 to 5)

Northern California Preparedness Level: 2 (On a scale from 1 to 5)

Southern California Preparedness Level: 3 (On a scale from 1 to 5)

Current National Situation: Initial attack activity was light this week with 342 new fires. 4 new large fires reported and 3 large fires contained.

Smaller, local fires are listed as they occur in Happening Now.

Fire Activity
Last week
Year to date
10-Year Average
Number of Fires
342
45,468
60,400
Acres Burned
3,167
3,402,075
6,663,108

 

Incident Name
State
Lead
Agency
Size
(acres)
Percent
Contained
Estimate of Containment
Personnel
Structures Lost
CA
ENF
97,717
100
October 8, 2014
0
80

King, Eldorado National Forest. Eleven miles east of Placerville, CA.   Read More

CA
KNF
134,056
97
October 31, 2014
107
6

Happy Camp Complex, Klamath NF. One mile east of Happy Camp, CA. Timber, brush and grass. Interior smoldering. Area closure in effect.   Read More

Johnson Bar - Idaho
ID
NCF
11,065
65
October 10, 2014
142
0

Johnson Bar, Nez Perce - Clearwater NF. Twenty miles southeast of Kooskia, ID. Timber. No new information.  

Deception Complex - Oregon
OR
WIF
6,033
95
October 15, 2014
163
0

Deception Complex, Willamette NF. Two miles west of Oakridge, OR. Timber. Smoldering.  

36 Pit - Oregon
OR
MHF
5,520
69
unknown
286
0

36 Pit, Mt. Hood NF. Eight miles southeast of Estacada, OR. Timber. Minimal fire behavior. Road and area closures in effect.  

Onion Mountain
OR
RSF
4,105
95
September 30, 2014
58
0

Onion Mountain, Rogue River-Siskiyou NF. Fifteen miles west of Grants Pass, OR. Timber. Smoldering.  

current large fires map
Large incident map currently updated on Fridays or as fire conditions warrant.

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.

Weather Outlook:

A ridge of high pressure will dominate the weather pattern in the western U.S. for the next several days with warm and dry conditions. East of the Rockies, a deep trough of low pressure will carve out an Arctic surge of cold air with precipitation from the northern Rockies through the central Plains. A series of strong cold fronts will reinforce the trough with several episodes of strong winds, including a cold front that will stall out along the eastern Plains of the Rocky Mountains by the middle of next week. Toward the end of next week precipitation is possible for the Pacific Northwest. The southern Plains and southeast U.S. may also see rain by week's end as an upper level disturbance merges with a tropical feed of moisture.

Many thanks to the Fire Information Services for the updates!

 
 
 

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