Terrain Satellite
North Whizz Dome
FIRE
165
acres
19.4 mi
WSW of Lee Vining, CA
100%
contained
CONTAINED
Last Updated:
1 week ago
Incident #:
2020-NWCG-7135
Fire Start:
Wednesday, August 26, 2020 9:00 AM PDT

Current Weather

Fire Growth Potential


Fire Weather Forecast


Incident Overview Updated: 1 week ago

Incident Photo for the North Whizz Dome Fire

Air Quality Web Page

North Whizz Dome Web Map

National Air Quality Fire Web Page
 
11.12.2020: Yosemite National Park is experiencing winter weather conditions.  Tioga Road is currently closed.  For road conditions, call 209-372-0200, press 1, then 1.

The North Whizz Dome Fire is located in wilderness approximately 4/10 mile south of Cathedral Creek and one mile northwest of Tioga Rd at approximately 8,400 feet elevation.
 

Residual smoke may be visible from Tioga Road and high-country vistas.

Park Managers are working with local Air Quality Districts and will be monitoring smoke impacts to the park and local communities.

Basic Information

Incident Type:
Wildfire
Cause:
Lightning
Date of Origin:
Wednesday August 26th, 2020 approx. 04:00 PM
Location:
In Wilderness, south of Cathedral Creek and one mile northwest of Tioga Road (Highway 120) at 8,400 feet elevation.
Coordinates:
37.876, -119.444
Size (Acres):
165
Containment:
100%
Fuels Involved:
Timber Litter, Dead and Down
Significant Events:
The fire is showing minimal activity with minimal smoke production.

Planned Outlook

Planned Actions:
The strategy for this fire is to monitor fire growth and behavior.

Firefighters are continuing to monitor fire weather behavior and growth.

Weather Synopsis

Weather Concerns:
Winter conditions and precipitation may reduce fire activity. Smoke may be visible from high country vistas, including Tioga Road.

Incident Contact

Incident Contact
Yosemite Fire Information
Email: yose_fire_info@nps.gov
Phone: 209-375-9517
Hours: M-F 9am to 5pm
Fire Unit Information
Yosemite National Park
National Park Service
P.O. Box 577
Yosemite National Park, CA 95389