Hundreds of wildfires sparked by lightning flared Sunday across the heart of wine country and remote forests in Northern California, the latest batch of destructive blazes in the bone-dry state. … Thunderstorms were responsible for as many as 75 fires in Shasta-Trinity National Forest, about 160 miles north of Sacramento. They ranged in size from less than an acre to more than a square mile … Mendocino County had as many as 90 fires, charring nearly 8 square miles, Cal Fire officials said. – AP
The smoke smell is strong. The horizon is brown in all directions.