Lightning and Red Flag Warnings, June 10, 2015

wildfire Red Flag Warning, June 10, 2015Lightning, 24 hrs, 852 am June 10, 2015


The images above show Red Flag Warnings (on the left) that were current at 3:15 a.m. MDT, June 10, and lightning (right) for the 24-hour period ending at 8:52 a.m. MDT on June 10. The red icons represent the most recent lightning strikes.

Northern California, Washington, and Oregon can expect drier and breezy weather today with low humidities. With the lightning they received, it could be interesting there for firefighters over the next few days.

The map below, distributed by @BLMOregon Wednesday morning, was described as “lightning yesterday”. Click on it to see a larger version.

Lightning OregonThe next map shows Tuesday’s lightning in northern California — approximately 2,600 strikes, and 33 confirmed new fires in 6 National Forests as of Tuesday.

NorCal lightning


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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.