Wildfire map usa. Join the growing network of recognized firewise sites from across the nation taking action and ownership in preparing and protecting their homes against the threat of wildfire. When combined with the threat of global warming americans choosing to live near forests is expected to lead to more. Nfpa photo with funding from usda forest service. Several studies have indicating that the risk of wildfire will increase with climate change.
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. This tool explores wildfire scenario projections done by dr. Click a marker on the map and use the go to incident button for detailed information. On the fire weather avalanche center wildfire map.
Nfpas firewise usa program teaches people how to adapt to living with wildfire and encourages neighbors to work together and take action now to prevent losses. A wildfire or wildland fire is a fire in an area of combustible vegetation occurring in rural areas. Fire locations are based on data provided by the national interagency coordination center and are subject to change. Leroy westerling at the university of california merced using a statistical model based on historical data of climate vegetation.
Interactive wildfire forest fire and lightning map for california oregon idaho and the western us. Wildfire risk rises with 43 million us. Wildfire hazard potential for the conterminous united states. Homes near land susceptible to blazes.
Large incident map products updated daily while the national preparedness level npl is level 2. Since 2002 the firewise usa program has empowered neighbors to work together in reducing their wildfire risk.