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Friday, July 31, 2015

CA-SHU Barker Fire Shasta County, Burning in brush and timber

Barker Fire: CA-SHU Barker Fire, Trinity County

  • Evacuations underway for Hayfork.
  • Threat to commercial timber lands.

Update 07/31/2015 1445: 70 acres, 0% contained.
Evacuations underway for Hayfork. Group torching observed and spotting 1/3mi ahead.

Location: 5 miles NE of Hayfork, Trinity County, 
ROS: Moderate to rapid spread rate.
Concerns: Threat to commercial timber lands.
Fuels:
Burning in brush and timber  Short range spotting.
ROS: Rapid
Special Hazards: Future structure threat, threat to commercial timber
Resources: AA 240, Ishi Crew 5, 2 ST Charlie's, 4Golfs and 4 additional dozers.

CA-MNF Estel Fire: Yuki Wilderness Mendocino National Forest has 8 other fires reported.

Estel Fire CA-MNF Estel Fire Mendocino National Forest

The Forest has 8 other fires reported.

Updates :
07/31/2015 1330: 45 acres, 0% contained. Burning in timber and brush in the Yuki Wilderness.

Location: Yuki Wilderness Mendocino National Forest - The ancient forests of the Yuki Wilderness consist of ponderosa pine, Douglas fir, Shasta red fir, white fir, and incense cedar.

CA-SRF Mad River Complex: Numerous lighting Starts, Ruth Lake area Trinity County. Type 2 team ordered.

Mad River Complex CA-SRF Mad River Complex Trinity County

Six Rivers National Forest The complex consists of 10 fires.

Updates: 
07/31/2015 1930: 400 acres, 0% contained. Type 2 team has been ordered.
07/31/2015 1330: 100 acres, 0% contained, Type 2 team has been ordered.


Location: Near the Ruth Lake area Trinity County. 

CA-HUU Humboldt Lighting Complex Wildfires Humboldt County near Bridgeville, Alderpoint and Zenia.

Humboldt Lighting Complex CA-HUU Humboldt Lighting Complex

Numerous lighting starts Humboldt County

Updates: 
07/31/2015 1930: 200 acres, 20% contained. Type 3 organization in place.

Location: Fires are located near Bridgeville, Alderpoint and Zenia. Humboldt county.

CA-SHF Fork Complex: Numerous Lightning Fires 2,000 acres, 0% contained. Extreme Fire Behavior, with Evacuations

Fork Complex Fires CA-SHF Fork Complex Trinity County

Complex consists of numerous fires near Hayfork, Hyampom and Harrison Gulch areas.


Evacuations: Evacuations in place for outlying areas of Hyampom. Evacuations in place for portions of Hayfork.
Updates:
07/31/2015 1930: 2,000 acres, 0% contained. Extreme fire behavior, with crown runs. .

Location: near Hayfork, Hyampom and Harrison Gulch in Trinity County
Weather 1930: 89°F (32°C), Wind SE at 2 mph (3 km/h), 25% Humidity

CA-SHF River Complex: 500 - 800 acres, 0% contained. Trinity County Evacuations

River Complex Vegetation Fires CA-SHF River Complex Trinity County

Numerous Lightning fires spread over the New River drainage.

Evacuations in place for Denny. 

Currently Updating....

Updates: 
07/31/2015 1930: 500 - 800 acres, 0% contained. Evacuations in place for Denny. Numerous fires spread over the New River drainage.

07/31/2015 1345: 500 acres, 0% contained, burning in the New River drainage. Limited access. Advisory evacuations in place for the area around Denny. Burning in the footprint of the 1999 Megram and 2008 Ironside fires.

Location: Numerous fires spread over the New River drainage Trinity county

CA-MDF Frog Fire: 1,000 acres, 10% contained. extreme fire behavior

Frog Fire Vegetation Fire CA-MDF Frog Fire Modoc county

Extreme fire behavior

Currently Updating....
Updates:
07/31/2015 1930 CA-MDF Frog Fire: 1,000 acres, 10% contained. COTP power lines threatened. Thunderstorms in the fire area today caused extreme fire behavior.

07/31/2015 1400:
500 acres, 0% contained. Burning in timber and brush with active fire in all directions. COTP power lines threatened.

07/31/2015 1115: NorCal IMT2 (Kurth) has been assigned to the CA-MDF Frog Fire.

Location: near Tionesta, in Modoc county.
Problems/Concerns: COTP power lines threatened.







RED FLAG WARNING DRY THUNDERSTORMS WITH GUSTY AND ERRATIC OUTFLOW WINDS #CAFire #CAWX

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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MEDFORD OR
1005 AM PDT FRI JUL 31 2015

WESTERN KLAMATH NATIONAL FOREST-
CENTRAL SISKIYOU COUNTY INCLUDING SHASTA VALLEY-
SISKIYOU COUNTY FROM THE CASCADE MOUNTAINS EAST AND SOUTH TO MT
SHASTA-
1005 AM PDT FRI JUL 31 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM PDT THIS EVENING..
...FIRE WEATHER WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY AFTERNOON
THROUGH SATURDAY EVENING..

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MEDFORD HAS ISSUED A RED FLAG
WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM PDT THIS EVENING.

* THUNDERSTORMS: ISOLATED TO SCATTERED DRY THUNDERSTORMS THIS
AFTERNOON AND EVENING...AND ALSO POSSIBLE FROM LATE SATURDAY
AFTERNOON THROUGH SATURDAY EVENING.

* IMPACTS: DRY THUNDERSTORMS WITH GUSTY AND ERRATIC OUTFLOW WINDS
WILL CREATE ERRATIC FIRE BEHAVIOR AND NEW FIRE STARTS.

* AFFECTED AREA:
IN NORTHERN CA...FIRE WEATHER ZONES 280. ..281 AND 284.

* COUNTIES AFFECTED: SISKIYOU.

* WIND: NORTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 MPH. STRONG
GUSTY WINDS POSSIBLE WITH THUNDERSTORMS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS..

A FIRE WEATHER WATCH MEANS THAT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS
ARE FORECAST TO OCCUR. LISTEN FOR LATER FORECASTS AND POSSIBLE RED
FLAG WARNINGS.

ABUNDANT LIGHTNING ON EXISTING VERY DRY FUELS COULD CAUSE
NUMEROUS NEW FIRE IGNITIONS. GUSTY AND ERRATIC OUTFLOW WINDS COULD
ALSO CREATE EXTREME FIRE GROWTH POTENTIAL.

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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MEDFORD OR
1005 AM PDT FRI JUL 31 2015

SHASTA-TRINITY NATIONAL FOREST IN SISKIYOU COUNTY-
MODOC COUNTY EXCEPT FOR THE SURPRISE VALLEY-
1005 AM PDT FRI JUL 31 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM PDT THIS EVENING..

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MEDFORD HAS ISSUED A RED FLAG
WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM PDT THIS EVENING.

* IMPACTS: DRY THUNDERSTORMS WITH GUSTY AND ERRATIC OUTFLOW WINDS
WILL CREATE ERRATIC FIRE BEHAVIOR AND NEW FIRE STARTS.

* AFFECTED AREA:
IN NORTHERN CA...FIRE WEATHER ZONES 282 AND 285.

* COUNTIES AFFECTED: JOSEPHINE...JACKSON...KLAMATH...SISKIYOU.

* FIRE WEATHER WATCH INFORMATION: ISOLATED TO SCATTERED DRY
THUNDERSTORMS ARE POSSIBLE OVER MUCH OF FIRE WEATHER ZONES 621
AND 623 ON SATURDAY. ADDITIONAL STARTS AND EXTREME FIRE
BEHAVIOR WILL BE POSSIBLE.

* WIND: SOUTH 5 TO 10 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 MPH. STRONG GUSTY
WINDS POSSIBLE WITH THUNDERSTORMS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS..

A RED FLAG WARNING MEANS THAT EXTREME FIRE CONDITIONS ARE
OCCURRING OR IMMINENT.

ABUNDANT LIGHTNING ON EXISTING VERY DRY FUELS COULD CAUSE
NUMEROUS NEW FIRE IGNITIONS. GUSTY AND ERRATIC OUTFLOW WINDS COULD
ALSO CREATE EXTREME FIRE GROWTH POTENTIAL.

A FIRE WEATHER WATCH MEANS THAT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS
ARE FORECAST TO OCCUR. LISTEN FOR LATER FORECASTS AND POSSIBLE RED
FLAG WARNINGS.

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MEDFORD OR
1005 AM PDT FRI JUL 31 2015

SOUTH CENTRAL OREGON COAST-WESTERN ROGUE RIVER-
SISKIYOU NATIONAL FOREST-
WESTERN ROGUE BASIN INCLUDING THE ILLINOIS VALLEY-
EASTERN ROGUE VALLEY-
1005 AM PDT FRI JUL 31 2015

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY AFTERNOON
THROUGH SATURDAY EVENING..

* THUNDERSTORMS: THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED TO BE CONFINED TO THE
CASCADES AND SISKIYOUS TODAY. HOWEVER.. ISOLATED TO SCATTERED
DRY THUNDERSTORMS ARE POSSIBLE FROM LATE SATURDAY AFTERNOON
THROUGH SATURDAY EVENING. THUNDERSTORMS ARE MORE LIKELY TO BE
SCATTERED IN THE MOUNTAINS WITH ISOLATED STORMS IN THE VALLEYS.

* IMPACTS: DRY THUNDERSTORMS WITH GUSTY AND ERRATIC OUTFLOW WINDS
WILL CREATE ERRATIC FIRE BEHAVIOR AND NEW FIRE STARTS.

* AFFECTED AREA:
IN SOUTHWEST OR...FIRE WEATHER ZONES 615. ..619. ..620 AND 622.

* COUNTIES AFFECTED: CURRY...JOSEPHINE...JACKSON.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS..

A FIRE WEATHER WATCH MEANS THAT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS
ARE FORECAST TO OCCUR. LISTEN FOR LATER FORECASTS AND POSSIBLE RED
FLAG WARNINGS.
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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MEDFORD OR
1005 AM PDT FRI JUL 31 2015

UMPQUA BASIN-
1005 AM PDT FRI JUL 31 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM PDT THIS
EVENING..
...FIRE WEATHER WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY AFTERNOON
THROUGH SATURDAY EVENING..

* IMPACTS TO EXISTING FIRES: VERY DRY AND UNSTABLE CONDITIONS
WILL SUPPORT EXTREME FIRE BEHAVIOR. PLUME DOMINATION IS
POSSIBLE WITH LOCALLY GENERATED ERRATIC AND GUSTY WINDS.
SPOTTING COULD BE A PROBLEM. IN ADDITION...STRONG AND GUSTY
OUTFLOW WINDS FROM THUNDERSTORMS OVER THE CASCADES MAY AFFECT
ONGOING FIRES.

* ONGOING FIRES AFFECTED BY HAINES 6: CABLE CROSSING.

* FIRE WEATHER ZONES AFFECTED: EASTERN PORTION OF 616.

* COUNTIES AFFECTED: DOUGLAS.

* FIRE WEATHER WATCH INFORMATION: ISOLATED TO SCATTERED DRY
THUNDERSTORMS ARE POSSIBLE OVER THE EASTERN AND SOUTHERN
PORTION OF FIRE WEATHER ZONE 616 ON SATURDAY. ADDITIONAL STARTS
AND EXTREME FIRE BEHAVIOR WILL BE POSSIBLE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS..

A RED FLAG WARNING MEANS THAT EXTREME FIRE CONDITIONS ARE
OCCURRING OR IMMINENT.

A FIRE WEATHER WATCH MEANS THAT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS
ARE FORECAST TO OCCUR. LISTEN FOR LATER FORECASTS AND POSSIBLE RED
FLAG WARNINGS.

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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MEDFORD OR
1005 AM PDT FRI JUL 31 2015

UMPQUA NATIONAL FOREST-
1005 AM PDT FRI JUL 31 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO
11 PM PDT THIS EVENING..
...FIRE WEATHER WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY AFTERNOON
THROUGH SATURDAY EVENING..

* IMPACTS TO EXISTING FIRES: VERY DRY AND UNSTABLE CONDITIONS
WILL SUPPORT EXTREME FIRE BEHAVIOR. PLUME DOMINATION IS
POSSIBLE WITH LOCALLY- GENERATED ERRATIC AND GUSTY WINDS.
SPOTTING COULD BE A PROBLEM. IN ADDITION...STRONG AND GUSTY
OUTFLOW WINDS FROM THUNDERSTORMS OVER THE CASCADES MAY AFFECT
ONGOING FIRES.

* IMPACTS FROM THUNDERSTORMS: ISOLATED TO SCATTERED DRY
THUNDERSTORMS OVER EASTERN DOUGLAS COUNTY MAY PRODUCE NEW
STARTS. GUSTY OUTFLOW WINDS WILL CREATE ERRATIC FIRE BEHAVIOR.

* ONGOING FIRES AFFECTED BY HAINES 6: STOUTS.

* AREA AFFECTED BY DRY THUNDERSTORMS: EASTERN PORTION OF FIRE
WEATHER ZONE 617.

* COUNTIES AFFECTED: DOUGLAS.

* FIRE WEATHER WATCH INFORMATION: ISOLATED TO SCATTERED DRY
THUNDERSTORMS ARE POSSIBLE OVER MUCH OF FIRE WEATHER ZONE 617
ON SATURDAY. ADDITIONAL STARTS AND EXTREME FIRE BEHAVIOR WILL
BE POSSIBLE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS..

A RED FLAG WARNING MEANS THAT EXTREME FIRE CONDITIONS ARE
OCCURRING OR IMMINENT.

A FIRE WEATHER WATCH MEANS THAT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS
ARE FORECAST TO OCCUR. LISTEN FOR LATER FORECASTS AND POSSIBLE RED
FLAG WARNINGS.

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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MEDFORD OR
1005 AM PDT FRI JUL 31 2015

SISKIYOU MOUNTAINS-SOUTHERN OREGON CASCADES-
1005 AM PDT FRI JUL 31 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM PDT THIS
EVENING..
...FIRE WEATHER WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY MORNING
THROUGH SATURDAY EVENING..

* IMPACTS: DRY THUNDERSTORMS WITH GUSTY AND ERRATIC OUTFLOW WINDS
WILL CREATE ERRATIC FIRE BEHAVIOR AND NEW FIRE STARTS.

* AFFECTED AREA:
IN SOUTHWEST OR...FIRE WEATHER ZONES 621 AND 623.

* COUNTIES AFFECTED: JOSEPHINE...JACKSON...KLAMATH...SISKIYOU.

* FIRE WEATHER WATCH INFORMATION: ISOLATED TO SCATTERED DRY
THUNDERSTORMS ARE POSSIBLE OVER MUCH OF FIRE WEATHER ZONES 621
AND 623 ON SATURDAY. ADDITIONAL STARTS AND EXTREME FIRE
BEHAVIOR WILL BE POSSIBLE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS..

A RED FLAG WARNING MEANS THAT EXTREME FIRE CONDITIONS ARE
OCCURRING OR IMMINENT.

A FIRE WEATHER WATCH MEANS THAT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS
ARE FORECAST TO OCCUR. LISTEN FOR LATER FORECASTS AND POSSIBLE RED
FLAG WARNINGS.


Thursday, July 30, 2015

CA-TCU- Big Creek Fire Groveland Area; Tuolumne County

BIG CREEK FIRE CA-TCU- BIG CREEK FIRE Tuolumne County

Evacuations 7-29-15 1800: Evacuations Hells Hollow rd, Sprague Rd East, and all spur roads off of them.
Road Closure 7-29-15 1800: Hwy 120 is closed in both directions from Big Shaft Creek to East Hells Hollow. Hwy 120 is now open.

Update 7-30-15 0900: 265 acres - 5% contained  

Location: Groveland Area; Sprague Rd E X Bucktail Dr,
IA ROS: Rapid
IA ROC: Groveland Area; Bucktail Dr X Sprague Rd E, Structures Threatened, Heavy Spotting. Structures are threatened
Structure threat: Yes
Fuels: Heavy Timber

CAL FIRE Incident Report:

BIG CREEK FIRE

Big Creek Fire Incident Information:
Last Updated:July 30, 2015 11:25 am  
Date/Time Started:July 29, 2015 6:00 pm  
Administrative Unit:CAL FIRE Tuolumne-Calevaras County 
County:Tuolumne County  
Location:off Hwy 120 and Sprague Rd near Groveland  
Acres Burned - Containment:265 acres - 5% contained  
Evacuations:Hells Hollow Rd.
Groveland Community Hall being opened as the evacuation center.  
Long/Lat:-120.15644/37.823  
Conditions:Hwy 120 is now open.  
Phone Numbers (209) 754-5527 (Big Creek Fire Information Line) 

CA-SHU Mallard Fire: Millville Shasta County, Forward spread stopped.

Mallard Fire: CA-SHU Mallard Fire: Millville Shasta County

#MallardFire

Update 07/31/2015 0745: 75 acres, 95% contained. [Final unless warranted]

Update 07/30/2015 0745: 75 acres, 90% contained. Structure threat mitigated. Forward spread stopped. 


Location: Mallard Wy, Millville Shasta County

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