Category Archives: Fire Weather

JPSS/GOES Fire Detection Capabilities – Swan Lake Fire, AK

The Swan Lake Fire, located in the Kenai National Wildlife Refuge, south of Anchorage, AK initiated in June 2019 due to lightning. Over the past few months, the fire has steadily grown, and as of 20 August 2019, more than 130,000 … Continue reading

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Carr Fire

It has been a very active fire season in California. Another fire burning in the state, is the Carr Fire, located in Shasta County, just west of Redding, CA. Over 44,000+ acres have burned with only 3% containment as of … Continue reading

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Ferguson Fire, CA

The Ferguson Fire erupted last Friday, 13 July 2018 at ~2030 local time.  The fire is near Yosemite National Park, burned 22,000+ acres, and is only 7% contained, as of 20 July 2018. The cause of the fire is unknown … Continue reading

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Pawnee Fire, CA

In the late afternoon on 23 June 2018, the Pawnee Fire in Northern California initiated and has now spread to 11,000+ acres. As of this morning 26 June 2018, the fire is located a few miles north of Clearlake, CA and … Continue reading

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Ute Park Fire, New Mexico

The Ute Park Fire initiated and has erupted over the past 24 hours. As of this morning, 1 June 2018, the fire has burned over 8,000 acres and is at zero percent containment, forcing mandatory evacuations. The fire is located … Continue reading

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