California wildfires update

 In Event News

The Kincade Fire, in Northern California, now covers 40 square miles and has destroyed or damaged at least 49 homes and structures. As of this post, it is 10% contained. The Tick Fire, burning near Santa Clarita in Southern California, covers 7 square miles and is 25% contained.

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.

Assessing the impact

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

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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