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9/28: RESOURCES. This list draws information from various people (Lynda Hopkins, Chris Rogers, and others) but is modified by me.
-Current incident map: This is the interactive County of Sonoma map we've all come to know, updated regularly with evacuation zones mandatory and warning. To see the map, click here.
-Sheriff zone map: These are the larger zones the Sheriff uses to announce evacuations. For the complete zone map of Sonoma County (this is a download), click here.
- Alerts: To sign up for alerts (e.g. Nixle), click here.
- For ongoing updates Supervisor Lynda Hopkins, on Facebook, is an excellent source. She posts updates immediately and has taken the stance that full information is what her constituents need.
- Regular updates during an emergency situation are generally streamed live on County of Sonoma’s Facebook page, click here.
- Locally KSRO radio has been good about updates. Listen live, click here. KSRO also has an excellent app that can be downloaded. If there are official news conferences or updates by fire officials, KRSO can generally be relied upon to broadcast them in real time.
- Also for local updates: KRON4 News, click here (you can listen live at this link). KRON4 often broadcasts official governmental updates in real time during a crisis.
-Twitter can provide immediate information: search for hashtag followed by the fire name: For example #ShadyFire. It will bring up all postings from individuals, news agencies, and governmental entities.
-Cal Fire updates: Cal Fire usually provides two briefings per day - in the past at 7am and 7pm. Those updates are shared across social media, but can also normally be found by clicking here.
-Sonoma County Fire Cameras can be found by clicking here.
-Evacuation points (places where evacuees can go to figure out the next step) can be found by clicking here.
-The wind can have a devastating impact on efforts to control the fire. To see a wind map and projections, click here.
-To check air quality, click here.
-To listen to the live feed of CalFire dispatch, download the Broadcastify app on your phone, and to see all notifications/call for service, download the pulse point app as well.
-To see what helicopters and planes we have in the air, click here.
-To see NASA's satellite photos of the fires, click here.