Fire Danger Reaches Extreme Again for September 2, 2008, at National Parks in Marin
Contact: Jennifer Chapman, 415-464-5133
Fire danger at Point Reyes National Seashore and Golden Gate National Recreation Area (GGNRA) lands in Marin County is rated as "Extreme" today, Tuesday, September 2.
Restrictions that will be in effect today within the Seashore boundaries are:
Restrictions that will be in effect today on all GGNRA lands in Marin County, including the Marin Headlands and Muir Woods National Monument are:
Fire Danger Rating is based the Burning Index which is an estimate of how difficult it will be to control a wildland fire if one ignites. The Burning Index is based on weather and vegetation conditions as well as vegetation type.
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