Tame the risks posed by wildfires and keep your assets safe with DisasterAWARE Enterprise™
Visuals of Lightning Strike Density
Lightning Strike Density
This layer shows near real time locations and density of lightning strike activity during 15 minute intervals.
In the Legends different colors show the range of how low or high the impact on the area is
United States Watches, Warnings, and Advisories
Watches, warnings and advisories for the U.S. A watch indicates that conditions are favorable for the particular weather event in and near the Watch area, and which may pose a risk to life and property.
Watches are issued up to 48 hours in advance with forecaster confidence around 50%
Warnings and Advisories are issued up to 48 hours in advance with forecaster confidence of at least 80%.
August 2020 Wildfires California
DisasterAWARE Enterprise™-Wildfire Perimeter Modeling
We are updating the data layers in the DisasterAWARE Enterprise applications to ensure users and disaster decision makers have access to the industry standard sources for fire incidents and fire perimeters.
- Wildfire Perimeters (USA)
- Wildfires (USA)
- Data source for both: (GeoMac) – The GeoMAC application is no longer available. The information provided by GeoMAC will be managed by the fire community.
- Current Wildfire Perimeters (USA)
- Wildfire perimeters are sourced from National Interagency Fire Center (NIFC).
- Perimeters are the line surrounding land that has been impacted by a wildfire.
- Current Wildfire Incidents (USA)
- Wildfire points are sourced from Integrated Reporting of Wildland-Fire Information (IRWIN)
- Points mark a location within the wildfire area and provide current information about that wildfire.
This layer provides a near real-time view of the data being shared through the Integrated Reporting of Wildland-Fire Information (IRWIN) service. The display of the points are based on the NWCG Fire Size Classification applied to the daily acres attribute.
This layer displays fire perimeters posted to the National Incident Feature Service. It is updated from operational data and may not reflect current conditions on the ground. For a better understanding, see the National Wildfire Coordinating Group Standards for Geospatial Operations.
Area Covered: United States
Update Frequency: Every 15 minutes