i'd rather be in haena   

or anyplace with more trees and less concrete

Archive for the 'fires' Category

N. California Fire Summaries

Thursday, June 26th, 2008

Note frequency of “lack of crew resources” and “unstaffed” and “minimal staffing” remarks, and lists of equipment needs for each area. http://gacc.nifc.gov/oncc/predictive/intelligence/situation/fireinfosummary.htm The Basin Complex/Big Sur fire isn’t listed because it’s in Central California.


Wednesday, June 25th, 2008

After a week-long heatwave in California, cool weather finally hit late this weekend. However, the confluence of hot and cold created dry lightning, with 8000 strikes recorded. Close to a thousand fires erupted in the northern part of the state, nearly all in rural/wild areas. Two large fires above and around Big Sur are about [...]