BC Wildfire Map

BC Wildfire Map

Postby GenesisGT » Jul 8th, 2017, 12:40 am

Location and notes on known wildfires.

http://openmaps.gov.bc.ca/kml/wildfire/map.html
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Re: BC Wildfire Map

Postby Queen K » Jul 8th, 2017, 5:55 am

I like that, "Not fires of note."

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Re: BC Wildfire Map

Postby Hurtlander » Jul 8th, 2017, 8:36 am

That map needs to be updated. A few of those red dots NE of Kamloops need to be changed to "Fires of note"
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Re: BC Wildfire Map

Postby OldBlindDog » Jul 9th, 2017, 4:53 pm

Queen K wrote:I like that, "Not fires of note."

God help us all and pray for rain, rain, rain.


Lightning free rain, please.

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Re: BC Wildfire Map

Postby Glacier » Jul 10th, 2017, 11:41 am

Here's a summary of all "wild fires of note."

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Re: BC Wildfire Map

Postby gman313 » Jul 10th, 2017, 2:27 pm

Kootenays are being lit up by lightning right now...still can't figure out how to copy the map though

https://weather.gc.ca/lightning/index_e.html
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Re: BC Wildfire Map

Postby maryjane48 » Jul 10th, 2017, 2:35 pm

gman313 wrote:Kootenays are being lit up by lightning right now...still can't figure out how to copy the map though

https://weather.gc.ca/lightning/index_e.html

damn thats not good . theres link to firemap on bc govt site . the foresty site got so many hits they put the map in another spot .
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Re: BC Wildfire Map

Postby Glacier » Jul 10th, 2017, 2:38 pm

Wow, Hanceville is MASSIVE!

Princeton Fire:
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100 Mile Fire:
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Hanceville Fire:
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Re: BC Wildfire Map

Postby maryjane48 » Jul 10th, 2017, 2:41 pm

yea .must be close to 10000 hectres
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Re: BC Wildfire Map

Postby JBX » Jul 11th, 2017, 10:50 am

Christ, how do you even deal with a fire that big?
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Re: BC Wildfire Map

Postby Glacier » Jul 11th, 2017, 11:00 am

maryjane48 wrote:yea .must be close to 10000 hectres

Yup, it's been estimated to be that for a few days now. There's too much smoke to make an exact measurement, but chances are that it will be getting much bigger as the heat returns later this week.

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Re: BC Wildfire Map

Postby Glacier » Jul 13th, 2017, 9:50 am

Updated.

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Re: BC Wildfire Map

Postby Glacier » Jul 13th, 2017, 5:06 pm

The Kootenays are getting all the heat. They're the only place below 20% humidity, and the danger rating is back up to high and extreme...

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Re: BC Wildfire Map

Postby Frisk » Jul 13th, 2017, 5:24 pm

Wow that hanceville fire is big.
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Re: BC Wildfire Map

Postby Iamsomeone » Jul 13th, 2017, 6:55 pm

I agree Frisk, I had no idea!

I just wanted to say thanks to Glacier for posting this technical stuff. It's interesting.

I saw a story on the news a while back that (if I recall correctly - no one quote me on this please) that fire danger is greatest when the 3-30's are met. That's temperature over 30 degrees, winds over 30 and humidity below 30.

So Glacier, are the Kootenays the only place under 20% in the province now?
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