California wildfires update – October 29

 In Event News

Northern California’s Kincade fire continues to grow and now covers 118 square miles as crews preparing for higher winds Tuesday afternoon and into Wednesday. Current containment is 15%.

In Southern California, the Getty Fire on the western edge of Los Angeles is also at risk of rapid growth due to the Santa Ana winds which are expected to begin this afternoon.

Assessing the California wildfires impact

Wildfire proximity maps provide the proximity of any location to the current perimeter of an active wildfire, and are useful as an early warning to surface exposure in the vicinity of wildfires.

EigenPrism users can access the following quick links to estimate impact:

A California wildfire impact summary report has been created and shared with all users. The report contains the above quick links, formatted into a report that is easy to share with clients and colleagues.

Fire perimeters can sometimes take a day or more to update. Users can also access our wms mapping Layers to visualize the latest data from other sources such as MODIS and VIIRS over their exposures. Check out our help center article on this.

Tick Fire accessed via MODIS and VIIRS wms layers

EigenAlerts provide automated notifications via email and text message with key metrics to estimate impact:

  • Customized and mobile enabled
  • Updated as forecasts and advisories change

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