Summer 2016

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Re: Summer 2016

Postby tronagirl » Wed Jun 22, 2016 7:03 am

What is a 'heat dome'?
High pressure system on steroids? :shrug:
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Re: Summer 2016

Postby James Sel » Fri Jun 24, 2016 1:36 am

make it 80 homes 5000 ac
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Re: Summer 2016

Postby BoraxBill » Fri Jun 24, 2016 6:40 am

Lake Isabella Fire California Captured Video Many Building Destroyed
Amateur video and commentary, but among other things this guy claims that close to 100,000 people have been evacuated.
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Re: Summer 2016

Postby twister » Fri Jun 24, 2016 7:06 am

Erskine Fire engulfs Lake Isabella: 8,000 acres burning, 80 homes destroyed, 1,500 threatened
This is huge! Will there be anything left in the southern part of the Sierra Nevadas by the end of the summer?
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Re: Summer 2016

Postby James Sel » Fri Jun 24, 2016 9:21 am

BoraxBill wrote:Lake Isabella Fire California Captured Video Many Building Destroyed
Amateur video and commentary, but among other things this guy claims that close to 100,000 people have been evacuated.

LMAO where did this guy find close to 100k people up there. 10K more like it
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Re: Summer 2016

Postby CactusHugger » Fri Jun 24, 2016 11:17 am

James Sel wrote:
BoraxBill wrote:Lake Isabella Fire California Captured Video Many Building Destroyed
Amateur video and commentary, but among other things this guy claims that close to 100,000 people have been evacuated.

LMAO where did this guy find close to 100k people up there. 10K more like it

Maybe there was a boy scout jamboree up there or something like that! :shrug:
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Re: Summer 2016

Postby tronagirl » Fri Jun 24, 2016 8:04 pm

ERSKINE FIRE: The PCT is closed from Jawbone to Walker Pass and 30,000 acres is the current size of the fire with ZERO percent containment.
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Re: Summer 2016

Postby cactusman » Sat Jun 25, 2016 7:06 am

California Residents Barely Escape Wildfires
Kern County declared to be in a state of emergency.
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Re: Summer 2016

Postby twister » Mon Jun 27, 2016 6:32 am

Deadly Erskine Fire Near Bakersfield 10 Percent Contained
Only ten percent contained and still threatening 2500 homes at an estimated cost of over $5 million so far.
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Re: Summer 2016

Postby James Sel » Mon Jun 27, 2016 8:36 am

Now cost is $7,600,000.
Burn area is 45,388 acres
75 damaged structures
200 destroyed structures
40% containment
http://inciweb.nwcg.gov/incident/article/4806/31200/
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