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Cal Fire has released a powerful Interactive Sonoma County fire map goes right down to specific parcels

Click here for Structure Status Information map The map is based on pre-existing satellite photos superimposed with a symbol for destroyed or damaged.   The map also offers a road/terrain map and an earth view.   No specific addresses are provided, but the symbols are located by latitude and longitude which can be used with […]

Wine Country Fire damage at $1 Billion & will rise. Light rain and cool temps offer hopes for containment by Tuesday. Satellites see no hot spots. — Updated at 7:53 a.m. PDT 10/20/17

Satellite data map from Cal Fire updated withmost recent 12-hour satellite pass.   See previous coverage here (May be useful for historical Cal Fire data):   N. Calif wine country wildfire situation expected to intensify as wind picks up. Fires continue to grow; Red Flag Warning Tonight + Today’s current fire maps and status updates […]

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No news = great news! Updated satellite data map shows no hot spots in wine country fires – Updated 7:32 a.m. PDT 10/20/17

Please note: Unless there are unexpected developments by Monday (10/23), Wine Industry Insight will return this Daily Data feature to other charts and images relating to business, finance, marketing and its other usual topics. Source: National Wildfire Coordinating Group. Click here for the interactive version. Updated 7:32 am and no changes from earlier version

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Wine Country burned acreage up as Stubborn Pocket Fire flares. Containment creeps ahead. Death toll up by 1 – Crisis mode segues to long slog toward control as evacuees return home- Updated 8:13 a.m., 10/19/17

This article and headline updated at 8:13 a.m., 10/19/17 to reflect new data from Cal Fire and from the most recent 12-hour satellite pass.   See previous coverage here (May be useful for historical Cal Fire data):   N. Calif wine country wildfire situation expected to intensify as wind picks up. Fires continue to grow; […]

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Stubborn Pocket Fire alone in showing new hotspots – Updated 7:52 a.m. PDT 10/19/17

  PREVIOUS MAP BELOW EARLIER THIS MORNING BEFORE MOST RECENT 12-HOUR SATELLITE PASS   Source: National Wildfire Coordinating Group. Click here for the interactive version. CAUTION: Satellites update images every 12 hours, so the lack of hot spots in this image may change when we update this in a few hours.

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Cal Fire fights wildfires to a standstill, increases containments on wine country wildfires. Most evacuation orders lifted – Latest maps & status data updated 8:16 a.m., Oct 18

See previous coverage here: N. Calif wine country wildfire situation expected to intensify as wind picks up. Fires continue to grow; Red Flag Warning Tonight + Today’s current fire maps and status updates – Updated 6:26 am PDT 10/13/17 Fire pushes into City of Sonoma’s NE corner driven by Red Flag winds. Containment advances on […]

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No new hot spots in Napa Valley, Sonoma Valley wildfire status greatly improved – Updated 8:28 a.m. PDT 10/17/18

If you are not seeing 2 maps, please refresh your cache No new hot spots in Napa Valley, Sonoma Valley wildfire status greatly improved. Above, an updated map from the National Wildfire Coordinating Group which has significant differences from the one, below, taken about 3 hours earlier. Maps are updated every 12 hours. Click here […]

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Nuns Surpasses Atlas as largest active fire. Firefight focused on protecting Kenwood, Oakmont & Rutherford/Oakville area (Updated 8:27 a.m., Oct 17).

See previous coverage here: N. Calif wine country wildfire situation expected to intensify as wind picks up. Fires continue to grow; Red Flag Warning Tonight + Today’s current fire maps and status updates – Updated 6:26 am PDT 10/13/17 Fire pushes into City of Sonoma’s NE corner driven by Red Flag winds. Containment advances on […]

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Satellite data show Kenwood/Sugarloaf/Rutherford hot spots remain as stubborn threats

Above, an updated map from the National Wildfire Coordinating Group. Right-click image to enlarge. Click here for the interactive version. Right-click maps to view larger images.

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Satellite data shows Kenwood, Sugarloaf, Rutherford main foci as Nuns fire spreads over the Mayacamas

Satellite data shows Kenwood, Sugarloaf, Rutherford main foci as Nuns fire spreads over the Mayacamas

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