Smoke map and Red Flag Warnings

Smoke map 9-15-15
Map showing the distribution of smoke from wildfires, Sept. 15, 2015. AirNow.

Rain on some of the wildfires in the west has reduced the smoke in those areas to a minimum, while the smoke produced a couple of days ago continues to slowly spread east.

The National Weather Service has issued Red Flag Warnings or Fire Weather Watches for areas in Colorado, Nebraska, and Kansas.

wildfire Red Flag Warnings 9-15-15


The Red Flag map was current as of 11:30 a.m. MDT on Tuesday. Red Flag Warnings can change throughout the day as the National Weather Service offices around the country update and revise their forecasts and maps. For the most current data visit this NWS site or this NWS site.

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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.