Monday, April 24, 2017

Sawmill Fire Update

The Sawmill wildfire continues to expand today - photo above by Juanita Bellew-Mannor. Location of the fire shown below. Current size of the burn is near 5,000 acres. Current observation at airport ASOS indicates 91 F, RH 8 %, and west winds at 17 gust to 28 mph. Satellite image at bottom is IR channel 2 at 01:00 pm MST, which is used to detect both fog and active wildfires. The bright pixels near the center of image are the actively burning area of the sawmill fire.

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