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Sunday, August 18, 2013

Plumas August Lightning Series - Lightning has sparked close to a dozen small fires primarily in the North Arm-Indian Valley area near Taylorsville CA.

CA-Plumas Lightning - August 18, 2013

Lightning has sparked close to a dozen small fires primarily in the North Arm-Indian Valley area near Taylorsville CA.

Overview:  Most of the fires are small. There was little to no moisture from the thunderstorms. Fire size is difficult to assess this early in the process; acreage will be added in the morning.

This message will be updated on Monday am unless conditions warrent updating sooner.

Update:

Location: North Arm-Indian Valley area near Taylorsville CA.
Reported Date/time: August 18, 2013
IA: Lightning has sparked close to a dozen small fires
ROS: *
ROC: Dry Lightning has sparked close to a dozen small fires
Structure Threats: *
Concerns: *
Resources: In addition to local resources, several strike teams of engines have been ordered in addition to numerous hand crews and air resources.
Cooperating Agencies: *
Weather Info: *
Special Conditions: *
Other Comments: *
Radio Frequencies: *
Maps: *
Agency Website: *
Online Scanner: *
Live Video: *
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