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 around 9:30 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_Topo
Infrared with Satellite Image: IR_Ortho
Fire Behavior Forecast Operations Map North: Ops North
Operations Map South: Ops South
Briefing Map: BAM
The following are KMZ IR flight overlaid on Google Earth. Last satellite pass was about 3 AM local. Blue line is the Friday–Saturday night perimeter to show immediate spreading rate. Images provided by of John Chesnut. As always, please remember that false readings do occur.
Big Sur with the VIIRS satellite returns (hot spots):
VIIRS heat records for Big Sur on Sunday Afternoon
Xasauan Today Satellite heat detection discussion
Google Maps (not current) 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 (not current) 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 8/7/16. Note: PDF may take awhile to download
IAP MAP CARMEL Dozer Carmel as of 8/7/16
IAP MAP SECO Dozer Seco as of 8/7/16
IAP MAP SUR Dozer Sur as of 8/7/16
PIO Public Information Map as of 8/6/16
Air Operations Map Air Ops as of 8/7/16
Air Operations HELCO Map HELCO as of 8/6/16
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