Smoke map and Red Flag Warnings, August 18, 2013

Wildfire smoke, at 10:23 a.m. MDT, August 18, 2013
Wildfire smoke, at 10:23 a.m. MDT, August 18, 2013

The map above shows the distribution of smoke from wildfires in the United States at 10:23 a.m. MDT today.

wildfire Red Flag Warnings, August 18, 2013
The map shows Red Flag Warnings, Fire Weather Watches, and some of the more active fires in the United States. (click to enlarge)

Red Flag Warnings and Fire Weather Watches for enhanced wildfire danger have been issued by the National Weather Service for areas in Idaho, Oregon, and California.

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The Red Flag Warning map above was current as of 11 a.m. MDT on Sunday. Red Flag Warnings can change throughout the day as the National Weather Service offices around the country update and revise their forecasts. For the most current data, visit this NWS site.

Author: Bill Gabbert

After working full time in wildland fire for 33 years, he continues to learn, and strives to be a Student of Fire. Google+