California Smoke Spotter by California Air Resources Board (Universal)
Released: May 20, 2021
Version: 1.2
Size: 51 MB
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California Smoke Spotter

California Air Resources Board
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Do you see smoke?

More than 11 million Californians live in communities that are at high risk for devastating wildfires, threatening health, safety, property, and livelihoods. But the smoke you see may be from a prescribed fire set intentionally to protect these areas from the effects of wildfires.

Why would someone burn intentionally? How do you know if the smoke you see is from a a prescribed fire? How can you keep your family healthy when there is smoke in the air?

The best way to protect yourself from smoke is to plan for it. California Smoke Spotter combines the latest prescribed fire mapping and smoke forecasting technology to help you plan your day. Download this app to find out where the smoke is coming from, where it’s going and what it means for the health and safety of your community.

• Displays current prescribed fire locations and additional details
• 24-hour statewide smoke forecasts
• Color-coded air quality index (AQI) indicates local health risks
• Personalized alerts notify users when a prescribed fire will be burning nearby; Set up alerts for multiple locations
• Learn more about prescribed fires and how they protect people and the environment from the catastrophic effects of wildfires

What's new in version 1.2
App improvements.
Our verdict: Good
  • + California Smoke Spotter is a highly rated app (4.5-star).
  • + The app is free.
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