While firefighters battle blazes in the North Bay—as of Tuesday afternoon, there’s little containment of the firestorm that began Sunday night—air quality throughout the Bay Area remains poor. San Francisco, Oakland, and South Bay cities are all choking on smoke heading south.
In the video above, shot from the Vox Media offices along the Embarcadero, smoke sits in the Bay, wafting in a southeastern direction.
The time-lapse video was shot from 10 a.m. to noon Tuesday.
As of 7 a.m., according to the LA Times, the two biggest fires—the Tubbs fire and Napa County’s Atlas Peak fire—had “burned 27,000 and 25,000 acres, respectively.”
On the brighter side, a few smaller blazes had some containment. The LA Times goes on to note that “[t]he 2,500-acre Sulphur fire in Lake County was 10% contained, and the 2,000-acre 37 fire in Sonoma County was 15% contained.”
- North Bay wildfires: List of evacuation centers [Curbed SF]
- Map of California North Bay wildfires [Curbed SF]
- North Bay wildfire before-and-after photos show devastation [Curbed SF]