Smoke & Current Wildfires
The AirNow webpage is a federally funded webpage designed to provide:
- Smoke advisories and forecasts
- Information about fires and how it may affect your health
- Current fire conditions
The California Smoke Blog is a voluntary effort by city, county, state, tribal and/or federal agencies to coordinate and aggregate information for California communities affected by wildfire smoke. The blog has a plethora of information ranging from air quality standards and the air quality index, information and links to current wildfire locations, and predictive services that can provide a forecast for air quality potential for two to seven days.
There are also links to fact sheets and information about the health effects of smoke, and how to protect yourself, your family, friends and your community. There is information regarding:
- Advice to resident amid smoke and high heat
- How wildfire smoke can affect your health
- Information about physical activity during smoky conditions
- And more...
In addition to the California Smoke Blog, there is a California Smoke Twitter Account, which is another voluntary effort by city, county, state, tribal and/or federal agencies to coordinate and disseminate information to public stakeholders affected by wildfire smoke.
All tweets relay users back to the specific wildfire or health information located on the California Smoke Blog.
For more information on wildfires located on California, there are two webpages that provide detailed information:
Both webpages provide up to date, detailed information regarding current wildfires throughout California, such as:
- Wildfire acreage
- Origin date
- Containment percentage