Google’s 2017 Statewide Fire Map for California lists all of the active fires within the condition, and is a great method for people not in the middle of the smoke to obtain a better knowledge of the difficulties presently facing the Golden Condition.
Clicking or tapping on fires into the spotlight reveals the present condition of every individual blaze, information which is pulled from the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CAL FIRE). For instance, among the greatest blazes, the Atlas Fire, shows up as just 3% contained and 43,762 acres burned, at this moment.
The California fires burned for any fifth day Thursday, scorching our planet, destroying homes and companies, resulting in the deaths with a minimum of 29 people, and departing greater than 400 missing. Blazing across Northern California in addition to near Anaheim in Los Angeles, the fires take time and effort to keep an eye on. Thankfully Google Maps has released a California fire map that lists updates around the various blazes along with a Google Crisis Map with details about quality of air, shelters, and much more.
Google’s Crisis Map (embedded below) is a superb source of people nearer to the California fires. Named the Tubbs Fire map, the resource’s information spreads out well past that certain, massive Napa and Sonoma County blaze (also referred to as California’s Wine Country). Showing topology, traffic, and shelters, this is actually the map you’ll want handy to flee danger. Additionally towards the fire information, shelters in California are updating their profiles through this map, displaying whether or not they accept pets, when they need supplies, and when they full up with no longer accepting the displaced. For any full-screen form of google’s Crisis Map, click the link.
Whether you are fleeing the flames or attempting to keep the blazes’ scope, Google’s maps might help.
Using the wind fanning the flames from the California fires, causing some blazes to develop yet others to merge, both of these dynamic maps count bookmarking, so that you can stay current using the latest updates from impacted areas on northern California.