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Washington Wildfire Fly Through 9-2-2015 @ 7:45PM PDT

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Information updated through September 2nd at 7:45PM PDT. A virtual fly through of the public MODIS+VIIRS Fire Data from the US Forest Service for the Chelan Complex Fire, the Okanogan Complex Fire, North Star Fire, Carpenter Road Fire, Tower Fire, Kettle Complex Fires, and other fires in Washington State. The fly through starts above the Pacific Northwest, then flies into Washington State, before flying around individual fire areas. All WA State #WAWildfires data updated on 9-2-2015 based on data captured from 8-30-2015 through 7:45PM PDT 9-2-2015. Data color is based on MODIS fire activity with Red representing activity detected in the last 0-12 hours (at the time data was updated). Orange represent activity in the last 12-24 hours ago, and Yellow data is 24 hours or older (up to 6 days). You can download the raw data, including Google Earth data, used to create this video from the US Forest Service here: http://bit.ly/FSFireData