6 days ago · Latest updates on San Francisco Bay Area fires and wildfires burning across Northern California. Interactive map showing acres burned and containment of fires including North Complex Fire in Butte ...
Sep 11, 2020 · This GOES-16 GeoColor satellite image shows brown smoke from wildfires blowing westward in the atmosphere from California’s Sierra Nevada to the Coast Ranges and from Oregon, top, on Wednesday ...
Sep 09, 2020 · Description Meteorology. The National Weather Service defines Santa Ana winds as "Strong down slope winds that blow through the mountain passes in southern California. These winds, which can easily exceed 40 miles per hour (64 km/h), are warm and dry and can severely exacerbate brush or forest fires, especially under drought conditions."
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Sep 04, 2020 · The Aerial Photography Field Office (APFO) of the Farm Service’s Agency (formerly the Agricultural Stabilization and Conservation Service) has one of the largest collections of historic aerial photography in the nation dating back to approximately 1955 (photographs in APFO’s collection taken prior to 1955 have been sent to the National Archives).
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6 days ago · Wildfires are wreaking havoc from California to Washington state, displacing tens of thousands of people amid the coronavirus pandemic. As many as 35 people have died, and California Gov. Gavin Newsome has declared a state of emergency. Various organizations are offering recovery assistance as well as donation and volunteer opportunities.
Sep 10, 2020 · Some of the more than 24 major fires burning across the state are among the largest on record in California's recent history. Fires have killed 12 people in California since the middle of August ...
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Sep 10, 2020 · California's geography is largely defined by its central feature—the Central Valley, a huge, fertile valley between the coastal mountain ranges and the Sierra Nevada. The northern part of the Central Valley is called the Sacramento Valley , after its main river, and the southern part is called the San Joaquin Valley / ˌ s æ n w ɑː ˈ k ...
Sep 11, 2020 · The Central Valley is a flat valley that dominates the interior of California.It is 40 to 60 miles (60 to 100 km) wide and stretches approximately 450 miles (720 km) from north-northwest to south-southeast, inland from and parallel to the Pacific Ocean coast.
Sep 08, 2020 · The Mormon Trail is the 1,300-mile (2,100 km) long route from Illinois to Utah that members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints traveled for 3 months. Today, the Mormon Trail is a part of the United States National Trails System, known as the Mormon Pioneer National Historic Trail.