Don't get caught in the smoke. Our wildfire smoke maps highlight the approximate locations of current fires and forecast downstream smoke impacts for the next 2 days.
Use our Smoke (surface) map overlay to track fire-emitted fine particulate matter (PM2.5 or fire smoke) near the ground where it can impact breathing.
Use our Smoke (sky) map overlay to track fire-emitted fine particulate matter (PM2.5 or fire smoke) smoke in the sky where it can impact visibility.
Click the "Maps" tab and select the "Smoke (surface)" or "Smoke (sky)" overlay. Please note that these map overlays are only available for the United States and southern Canada.
Here is an example of the Smoke (surface) forecast map for California on August 24, 2021.
The maps are updated every hour, with forecasts for the next 2 days.
View all of our high-resolution map overlays on any device by upgrading to All-Access for $29.99/year (Single) or $39.99/year (Group). The subscription includes 5-day hourly forecasts, 10-day snow forecasts, estimated conditions, and much more.