BC Wildfire Map

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BC Wildfire Map

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Location and notes on known wildfires.

http://openmaps.gov.bc.ca/kml/wildfire/map.html
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I like that, "Not fires of note."

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

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

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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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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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Wow, Hanceville is MASSIVE!

Princeton Fire:
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100 Mile Fire:
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Hanceville Fire:
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yea .must be close to 10000 hectres
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Christ, how do you even deal with a fire that big?
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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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Updated.

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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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Wow that hanceville fire is big.
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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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