Staying Fire Safe at home during the winter months.
New research at the University of California, Davis with support from U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), Cal Fire, and the U.S. Forest Service aims to understand how forests regenerate after wildfires.
That day, dry winds blew across California and beyond, wrenching fires loose and sending them ripping across the forest. The entire West seemed to be going up in flames at once, from the August Complex in the Mendocino National Forest, where thirty-seven fires were coalescing into the largest fire in state history, to the catastrophic fires in Oregon and Washington.
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On Thursday, November 19 at 4 p.m., the County will host a virtual Town Hall Meeting for fire survivors impacted by the Oak Fire and August Complex Fire. The event will follow a webinar format, which will provide residents with the opportunity to submit questions. County representatives will be available to provide resources and address community concerns related to fire recovery programs, including Public Assistance, Individual Assistance, Small Business Administration Loans, and Debris Removal.
Dry north to northeast winds will increase through the morning on Sunday. Critical fire weather conditions are expected as relative humidity values fall into the single digits.
The Cameron Peak Fire has exploded today with 60-80 mph winds, multiple structures have been lost, and the fire is moving uncontrolled South and East of the Southern edge of the fire. This is video from a DJI Mavic 2 Pro outside of the temporary flight restriction area from the city limits of Loveland, CO approximately 1 PM October 14th.
Video pans around to show the huge smoke cloud covering most of Northern Colorado today.
Hundreds of smaller communities across the country — with limited routes into and out of town — face greater danger when confronted with emergency evacuations, according to a risk assessment study by Streetlight Data.