NASA Satellite Picture of California Fire Storm

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http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/in_depth/629/629/7059758.stm

It looks like the wind is blowing  hard to the west – toward San Diego and Los Angeles. Those clouds are plumes of  smoke that are being created by the fire and it is all pointed west into the Pacific Ocean. There are certainly a lot of red dots – particularly east of San Diego.

Here are the numbers – 12 large uncontained fires have burnt 335,000 acres.

http://www.nasa.gov/vision/earth/lookingatearth/socal_wildfires_oct07.html

http://www.cbs8.com/misc/fires_oct_07/maps.html

http://www.cbs8.com/misc/fires_oct_07/homes_destroyed.html

http://maps.google.com/maps/ms?msa=0&msid=114250687465160386813.00043d08ac31fe3357571&ie=UTF8&om=1&z=8

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One response to “NASA Satellite Picture of California Fire Storm

  1. It is wild that the land over which I was driving a little over a week ago is now ablaze. It really boggles my mind. I pray for the people caught in the fire…

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