Soberanes Fire, Day 25, 8/15/16 – 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 9:42 pm.  You can see the latest Heat Perimeter on the Infrared Topo map. Note: The Heat Perimeter is not current on any other Official Map.

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_Topo0002.jpgInfrared Ortho: IR_Ortho0001.jpgIR LoglogWeather Forecast0008.jpgFire Behavior Forecast0009Operations Map North: Ops_North0005.jpg

Operations Map South: Ops_South0006.jpg


Briefing Map: BAM0004.jpgProgression Map: Progression0007Links:

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 8/15/16. Note: PDF may take awhile to download

IAP MAP CARMEL Dozer Carmel as of 8/15/16

IAP MAP SECO Dozer Seco as of 8/15/16

IAP MAP SUR Dozer Sur as of 8/15/16

Public Information Map PIO as of 8/15/16

Air Operations Map Air Ops as of 8/15/16

Firefighting Aircraft PDF guide with Cal Fire Firefighting Aircraft

SITUATION Situation Map (not current) as of 8/2/16 shows previous fire outlines

ELEVATIONS Elevations Map (not current) as of 8/2/16 shows hills and valleys in various colors

2 thoughts on “Soberanes Fire, Day 25, 8/15/16 – Maps, etc.

  1. 8/15 hwy 1 closed 3am-???? est 5pm due to hazardous tree. official notice came via pdf from STan /dont know how to copy

  2. If you click on the IR topo map to open the full version you can find an icon of Bigfoot next to Los Padres reservoir. Yesterday that same symbol was down in the Big Sur valley on the IR topo. Last week it was near Little Pines. I don’t know what it symbolizes.

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