May 11

Getting to be that time of year again...

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Yep, fire season is already here. There's a few hot spots around and nothing considered major in the PNW (yet), but it won't be long.

 

This is a website that tracks hotspots via satellite, then models where the smoke will go. I found it pretty accurate last year, although not 100% as you would expect for a model. It's interesting to see where the smoke is traveling from, not always what you would expect.

 

https://tools.airfire.org/websky/v1/run/standard/PNW-4km/2019051100?

In the box at the top left, under the Domain Tab, use the "Latest Run". You can also change the general area of coverage there too.

 

Yeah, not looking forward to the fire reports this year. Amazing that there isn't anything big already.

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