Soberanes Fire, Day 16, 8/6/16 – Maps, etc.

To give you an idea of where the Soberanes Fire is burning, we’ve included maps that are updated daily. These maps are provided by Cal Fire/US Forest Service.

The latest Heat Perimeter was detected yesterday at 9:25 pm.  You can see the latest Heat Perimeter on the Infrared Topo and Ortho maps.

We’ve also included the Weather Forecast, Fire Behavior Forecast and various links that you may find useful. Note: Additional links are located at the end of the post. Some links may open large PDF documents.

Please see Local Reports for the current fire discussion.

Infrared Topo: IR_Topo0001b.jpg

Infrared with Satellite Image: IR_Ortho0001

IR Loglog


Fire Behavior

Operations Map North: Ops North0001c.jpg

Operations Map South: Ops South0002.jpg


Briefing Map: BAM0003

Public Information Map:


Xasauan Today Satellite heat detection discussion

Google Maps Adam Clark’s Google Map with most recent Dozer lines, IR flight overlay, and the Planned Fire Line. Note: You may need to be signed in to a Google account to view this link.

Mapping Support Same as above, but on USGS Topo Maps

MesoWest Weather stations that are located near the fire. Scroll down to S07 Central Coast IRAWS. See the Blue WX rectangles on the Ops maps for locations. There are currently 7 portable weather stations deployed.

Flight Radar 24 Live Air Traffic for the area.  Note: aircraft flying at low altitudes may not be detected.

Additional Cal Fire/ US Forest Service Links:

INCIDENT PLAN Complete Incident Plan as of 8/6/16. Note: PDF may take awhile to download.

IAP MAP CARMEL Dozer Carmel as of 8/5/16.

IAP MAP SECO Dozer Seco as of 8/5/16.

IAP MAP SUR Dozer Sur as of 8/5/16.

Air Operations Map

Air Operations HELCO Map

Firefighting Aircraft PDF guide with Cal Fire Firefighting Aircraft

SITUATION Situation Map as of 8/2/16 shows previous fire outlines

ELEVATIONS Elevations Map as of 8/2/16 shows hills and valleys in various colors

3 thoughts on “Soberanes Fire, Day 16, 8/6/16 – Maps, etc.

  1. God save and keep you all; been coming to Sur since 1967; first as camper, then hiker, then cabin guest when no longer able to hike. You’re in our prayers.

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