Category Archives: Hazards

CA Statewide Wildland Fire Maps – Cal OES

The California Governor’s Office of Emergency Services (Cal OES) GIS team is providing daily maps for wildland fire situational awareness. Additional resources from CalOES:

Today’s map:

CA Statewide Fire map from CallOES
CA Statewide Fire map from CallOES

Wildland Fire Resources on line and open to the public

Wildlandfire Resources on line, open to the public

GeoMAC – USGS tool all Federal fires. You can download the fire perimeter KMLs to use in Google Earth from here as well.

Current Wildland Fires – This is done by private companies so data is aggregated from other resources. Nicely done and public facing.

INCIWEB all federal fires this has closures, PIO reports, maps, meeting announcement and notes, lots of information on all federal fires.

Geographic Area Coordination Centers (GACCs):  – 11 centers cover the USA and Alaska for the purpose of incident management and mobilization of resources (people, aircraft, ground equipment). Each area is an interagency management group made up of Fire Directors from Federal and State land management agencies. They support not only fires, but all hazard responses within their areas. These websites are jam packed with information on incidents, predictive services, etc. Worth the time to visit!

California fires – this has CA fires and federal fires when they are Multi agency.

Oregon wildfires – this has fires on OR state lands.

Oregon SW District –

USFS Active Large Fire Mapping –

MODIS hot spots get most current every time you visit… Go for USA data set. Animation might not work on iPad. Use caution with this data since some hits are not fires, remember these pick up heat.

CA fires from CAL EMA – 2014 fires

NIFC National Situation Report…

Earth Animated Wind map

Lightning Stikes

Smoke Maps –

Wind Map –

Predictive Services: