06 Dec '17, 4pm

Stunning NASA Image Shows Three Wildfires Burning in Southern California

NASA's Terra satellite captured an image that shows the billowing smoke from three wildfires raging in Southern California on Tuesday. The stunning photo shows the Thomas fire in Ventura County, the largest of the ongoing blazes, as well as the smaller Creek and Rye fires in Los Angeles County. According to the latest updates from Cal Fire, the fast-moving Thomas Fire has burned an estimated 65,000 acres and 12,000 structures are threatened. The Rye fire and the Creek fire have charred 5,000 acres and 11,400 acres respectively. The latest outbreaks come not long after October's string of devastating wildfires in Northern California that killed 44 people— the deadliest in state history . ABC7 News reported that the Golden State has been experiencing a higher frequency of intense wildfires in recent years, with 13 of the largest 20 wildfires in state history breaking out sin...

Full article: https://www.ecowatch.com/nasa-california-wildfires-251534...

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Wow. NASA photos of the southern california fires.

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Thick smoke streamed from several fires in southern California when the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MOD...

Smoke and Fire in Southern California

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Thick smoke was streaming from several fires in southern California when the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer...

Smoke and Fire in Southern California

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Thick smoke streamed from several fires in southern California when the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MOD...

Smoke Over Southern California

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On the afternoon of December 5, 2017, NASA research pilot Donald Broce shot photographs of smoke streaming from intense wi...

Smoke and Fire in Southern California

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Thick smoke streamed from several fires in southern California when the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MOD...

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View Image Comparison View Both Images Powerful Santa Ana winds fueled a fast-moving fire that swept into Ventura, Califor...

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