Us wildfire map 2018. The number of acres burned and the total number of fires decreased in 2018 from 2017 while the number of wildfires and the total acres burned both declined in 2018 the average size continued to. And we are tracking the location of the wildfires around the province. The wildfire hazard potential whp map is a raster geospatial product produced by the usda forest service fire modeling institute that can help to inform evaluations of wildfire risk or prioritization of fuels management needs across very large landscapes millions of acres. The wildfire season has kicked off in bc.
Wildfire hazard potential for the conterminous united states. These are preliminary numbers taken from our computer aided dispatch cad system and will likely change as dispatched wildfires may end up being other types of fires or false alarms. The camp fire was the deadliest and most destructive wildfire in california history to date. According to the bc.
The below statistics are tracked on a weekly basis and provide a snapshot of the number of fires and acres burned. An online map showing the intensity and direction of wildfire smoke will be handy for albertans this summer according a meteorologist with environment and climate change canada. Wildfire service 1250383 hectares have burned across the province since. Wildfires have burned close to 400000 hectares of british columbia so far this year making 2018 the fourth largest fire season since 1950 data from the bc wildfire service shows.
On the fire weather avalanche center wildfire map. It was the worlds costliest natural disaster in 2018. Interactive wildfire forest fire and lightning map for california oregon idaho and the western us.