Controlled Burn Notices (CB3s)


Page is updated by 3 p.m. each day


Entire State
North Coast
NE Plateau
Sac Valley
Mtn Counties
San Joaquin
Lake Tahoe
Lake County
Bay Area
NC Coast
SC Coast
Great Basin
Mojave Desert
Salton Sea
South Coast
San Diego

The notices on this page do not necessarily reflect the burn status of your local area. You must contact
your local fire permit official (local air district or fire agency) for final authorization to burn.

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Northeast Plateau Lake County Northeast Plateau Sacramento Valley Mountain Counties Lake Tahoe Great Basin Valleys Mojave Desert Salton Sea San Diego South Coast South Central Coast San Joaquin Valley North Central Coast SF Bay Area blank California Air Basins

Hover over a basin on the map to see the 24-hour burn decision for that basin.

Click the basin to access a more detailed burn forecast. You can also use the buttons above to access these forecasts.


North Coast

Basin 24-hr Decision
Thu Sep 3
North Coast above 3000 feet Marginal
North Coast below 3000 feet Marginal

Northeast Plateau

Basin 24-hr Decision
Thu Sep 3
Northeast Plateau Burn
(Good)

Mountain Counties

Basin 24-hr Decision
Thu Sep 3
Mountain Counties North
(Plumas, Sierra, Nevada, Placer, El Dorado)
Burn
(Good)
Mountain Counties South
(Amador, Calaveras, Tuolumne, Mariposa)
Marginal
(Unchanging)

Lake Tahoe

Basin 24-hr Decision
Thu Sep 3
Lake Tahoe Burn

Sacramento Valley

Basin 24-hr Decision
Thu Sep 3
Sacramento Valley above 3000 ft Burn
(Good)

Lake County

Basin 24-hr Decision
Thu Sep 3
Lake County Burn Ban May 1 - November 1

San Francisco Bay Area

Basin 24-hr Decision
Thu Sep 3
San Francisco North above 2000 feet Burn
San Francisco North below 2000 feet Burn
San Francisco South above 2000 feet Burn
San Francisco South below 2000 feet Burn
San Francisco Coastal above 2000 feet Burn
San Francisco Coastal below 2000 feet Burn

San Joaquin Valley

Please contact the San Joaquin Valley APCD for the burn status of this basin.


South Central Coast

Basin 24-hr Decision
Thu Sep 3
South Central Coast above 3000 feet Burn
South Central Coast - South below 3000 feet Burn
South Central Coast - North Coastal below 3000 feet Burn
South Central Coast - North Inland below 3000 feet Burn

South Coast

Basin 24-hr Decision
Thu Sep 3
South Coast No Burn

San Diego

Basin 24-hr Decision
Thu Sep 3
San Diego West above 3000 feet Burn
San Diego West below 3000 feet Burn

Salton Sea

Basin 24-hr Decision
Thu Sep 3
Salton Sea Burn

Mojave Desert

Basin 24-hr Decision
Thu Sep 3
Mojave Desert Burn

Great Basin Valleys

Basin 24-hr Decision
Thu Sep 3
Great Basin Valleys No Burn

North Central Coast

Basin 24-hr Decision
Thu Sep 3
North Central Coast - Coastal Zone Burn
North Central Coast - Inland Zone Burn
North Central Coast - San Lorenzo Valley Burn