New Mexico Fires – May 9th, 2022

Hermits Peak and Cerro Pelado Fires

May 9, 2022

Maps and Captions: Ryan Cowper Stephens


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MAPS:

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Hermits Peak Fire overview: Red perimeter to White perimeter is from infrared flight data showing 24 hour fire spread. Red dots around the perimeter are past 0-12 hours VIIRS overlay. VIIRS overlay is intended to show where the fire is most active and also show possible fire spread beyond last nights infrared flight. Areas on the map where the RED and WHITE lines overlap is where the fire is generally considered to be less active.
Hermits Peak Fire looking east at the spotfire over Holman using infrared flight data. Orange is intense heat. Yellow is scattered heat.

 

Cerro Pelado Fire overview: Red perimeter to White perimeter is from infrared flight data showing 24 hour fire spread. Red dots around the perimeter are past 0-12 hours VIIRS overlay. VIIRS overlay is intended to show where the fire is most active and also show possible fire spread beyond last nights infrared flight. Areas on the map where the RED and WHITE lines overlap is where the fire is generally considered to be less active.

 

Cerro Pelado Fire overview: Red perimeter to White perimeter is from infrared flight data showing 24 hour fire spread. Red dots around the perimeter are past 0-12 hours VIIRS overlay. VIIRS overlay is intended to show where the fire is most active and also show possible fire spread beyond last nights infrared flight. Areas on the map where the RED and WHITE lines overlap is where the fire is generally considered to be less active. Blue Fill are Native American sovereign territorial boundaries.