Wildfires washington map. Fire plays an important role in the life of a forest clearing away dead wood and undergrowth to make way for younger trees but the risk wildfires pose to people and property is growing as more people move into forested areas once largely uninhabited. Interactive wildfire forest fire and lightning map for california oregon idaho and the western us. The 2010 russian wildfires were several hundred wildfires that broke out across russia primarily in the west in summer 2010. The model goddard earth observing system forward processing uses satellite and sensor data to show aerosol in the.
How the deadly wildfires are spreading. Welcome to the washington smoke blog a partnership between state county and federal agencies and indian tribes. Wildfires ravaged californias wine country monday burning tens of thousands of acres destroying multiple buildings and leaving many without power. At least 28 people died in one of the deadliest california wildfires on record.
We coordinate to collectively share info for washington communities affected by wildfire smoke. This map shows how the number of acres burned in each state as a proportion of that states total land area has changed over time based on a simple comparison between the first half of the available years 19841999 and the second half 20002014. Funds made available to the state via electronic transfer following femas final review and approval of public assistance projects. Learn more about fema disaster definitions.
As many as 90 percent of wildland fires in the united states are caused by people according to the us.