NorCal Lightning Bust – Day 4

Here today’s YouTube briefing on new fires in Northern California – 8/17/2023.

We look at the active fires in California and current conditions. Bonus features: rants about selling carbon offsets for cut-over forests that burn all the time, and why putting out every fire doesn’t make sense.

Head Fire Progression Maps

The outer RED perimeter was captured yesterday 8-16-23 @3:30pm
Red to Yellow Line represents approximately 16 hours fire growth
White line (ignition point) was captured an hour before the yellow line 8/15-23 @ 10:30pm
Overview of the Head Fire:

View from Hamburg:

View from Scott Bar :