Maps: Red Flag Warnings and wildfire smoke

Red Flag Warnings are in effect in portions of eight states

red flag warnings september 12 2018
Red Flag Warnings September 12, 2018

While residents along the east coast are evacuating as a hurricane approaches, Red Flag Warnings are in effect for enhanced wildfire danger in areas of California, Nevada, Utah, Wyoming, Arizona, South Dakota, Nebraska, and Colorado.

The map below is the forecast for the distribution of wildfire smoke at 5 p.m. MDT September 12, 2018.

wildfire smoke map
The forecast for the distribution of wildfire smoke at 5 p.m. MDT September 12, 2018. NOAA.

 

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+

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