Wildfire smoke map and Red Flag Warnings, August 1, 2016

Wildfire smoke map, August 1, 2016.
Map showing the distribution of smoke from wildfires, August 1, 2016. Weatherunderground. Click to enlarge.

Smoke from wildfires in the western United States is affecting areas as far east as the Mississippi River and Lake Superior.

The National Weather Service has posted Red Flag Warnings and Fire Weather Watches for areas in California, Oregon, Washington, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, Utah, Wyoming, North Dakota, and South Dakota.

wildfire Red Flag Warnings August 1, 2016

The maps were current as of 2:50 p.m. MDT on Monday. 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.

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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.