Knit Flix

Thursday, July 10, 2008

Smoke gets in your eyes

and your lungs.

California Statewide Fire Statistics

Total Fires at Peak: 1,781
Total Fires Contained: 1,459
Total Active Fires: 322
Total Acres Burned: 688,423
These numbers are total fires and acres that have occurred from state, local and federal firefighting agencies beginning June 20, 2008.

Here are some aerial shots taken on a flight from CA to OR. The winds are pushing the smoke to the south towards the Bay Area. Hopefully the winds shift tomorrow as predicted bringing cooler temps and clearing the air.

Fires in Northern California

Fires in Northern California

July 11, 2008 ETA: The photo below shows the smoke at sunset on the flight from OR to CA. The wind shifted directions and started blowing the smoke northeast.

Fires in Northern California

Labels: ,


Post a Comment

<< Home