Soberanes Fire, Day 18, 8/8/16 – 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 9:57 pm.  You can see the latest Heat Perimeter on the Infrared Topo and Ortho maps.

We’ve also included 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. Weather Forecast, Fire Forecast, and Incident Plan not available today as of 6:30 am.

Please see Local Reports for the current fire discussion.

Infrared Topo: IR_Topotopo.jpgInfrared with Satellite Image: IR_Orthoortho.jpg

IR Loglog

GIF of the fire’s southern front over the past 7 nightsgiphy.gif

KMZ IR flight overlaid on Google Earth. Shows the backburn at Big Sur, and the spread around the backside of Mt Manuel. Images provided by John Chesnut. As always, please remember that false readings do occur.Big Sur MondayCachagua sideCachagua Monday.jpg

Operations Map North: Ops NorthOps_North_E_port_20160808_Soberanes_CABEU003422_opt-1.jpg

Operations Map South: Ops SouthOps_SOUTH_E_port_20160808_Soberanes_CABEU003422_opt-1.jpg


Briefing Map: BAMBAM_E_20160807_2255_Soberanes_CABEU003422_opt-1.jpg

Progression Map: Progression MapProgression_E_port_20160807_2355_Soberanes_CABEU003422_opt-1

Public Information Map: Public Information MapPIO_E_port_20160807_2324_Soberanes_CABEU003422_opt-1.jpg



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:

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

IAP MAP SECO Dozer Seco as of 8/8/16

IAP MAP SUR Dozer Sur as of 8/8/16

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

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