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 8:03 pm. Growth last period: 2,396 Acres. All of the perimeter growth occurred in the Southeaster and the South. 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: Operation Maps are now located in the CalFire/US Forest Service Links below. Additional Links have been moved to the end of the post. Some links may open large PDF documents.
Please see Local Reports for the current fire discussion.
Infrared Topo: IR_TopoInfrared Ortho: IR_Ortho
Infrared heat detection overlayed onto Google Earth (provided by John Chesnut)Detail of the heat on the river near Pfeiffer. Grass on far bank could flare up, as it is yet unburned.
Weather ForecastFire Behavior Forecast
Briefing Map: BAM
Cal Fire/ US Forest Service Links:
INCIDENT PLAN Complete Incident Plan as of 8/19/16. Note: PDF may take awhile to download
Ops_North Operations Map North as of 8/19/16
Ops_South Operations Map South as of 8/19/16
IAP MAP CARMEL Dozer Carmel as of 8/19/16
IAP MAP SECO Dozer Seco as of 8/19/16
IAP MAP SUR Dozer Sur as of 8/19/16
Public Information Map as of 8/19/16
Progression Map as of 8/19/16
Air Operations Map as of 8/19/16
AirOps_Retardant as of 8/19/16
Xasauan Today Satellite heat detection discussion
Google Maps (not yet updated)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 yet updated) 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.
Firefighting Aircraft PDF guide with Cal Fire Firefighting Aircraft