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potluck6

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Calif fires
« on: September 09, 2020, 12:29:22 pm »
anyone in ca  right now. the air is really bad cars are covered in ash,. im miles away from the fires thank goodness know a few who had to evacuate. woke up to an orange sky,no one has seen that before. the weather has cooled some a good thing.

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Re: Calif fires
« Reply #1 on: September 09, 2020, 01:03:34 pm »
anyone in ca  right now. the air is really bad cars are covered in ash,. im miles away from the fires thank goodness know a few who had to evacuate. woke up to an orange sky,no one has seen that before. the weather has cooled some a good thing.

Every year, it seems like the same thing happens with the California wildfires.

I wish they could find a workable solution that all could agree on.  :-\

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Re: Calif fires
« Reply #2 on: September 09, 2020, 02:29:03 pm »
We lived in CA for a while and can't imagine what they are going through.  It is a big state, but the news maps make it look like half the state is on fire. :o

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Re: Calif fires
« Reply #3 on: September 09, 2020, 03:07:31 pm »
i live in the othere part of the country but from what ii see on the news it looks really bad for you

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Re: Calif fires
« Reply #4 on: September 09, 2020, 03:17:42 pm »
Colorado is getting hit pretty bad as well. We had ash, supposedly coming from California prior to our Grizzly Creek fire. Visibility and air quality over the last five weeks has been awful. Friday we had another fire pop up that covers over thirty four thousand acres. My wife, daughter and I went out for dinner Saturday evening and had to cover our glasses to keep the ash from building up. My black car was almost white from the ashes. I am hoping that yesterday's snow storm managed to slow the fire down a bit. The snow accumulation was between three to eight inches in different areas. The fire was closer to the mountains which means it probably got hit with higher amounts of snow. Experts have said that the heat can be contained under the snow for a few days so time will tell.

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Re: Calif fires
« Reply #5 on: September 09, 2020, 03:47:31 pm »
I'm in Southern California, & the sky is orange & brown. Weather thankfully has cooled down & the winds aren't as bad as they expected. Also thankful that the fire isn't too close to my home & so far we don't have to evacuate.

California created it's own problems with the fires, environmental people have been warning the government of California about the impending threat of devastation due to their continual deforestation, didn't matter nothing has been done.  Trees matter in preventing climate change & having clean air. We have massive amounts of homeless people who start fires, every year the same thing -- some are known arsonists that keep being let out. We have a big fire now due to explosives at a gender reveal party, fireworks & explosives are illegal due to fire hazards for a reason. Doesn't stop people, not enough cops to enforce laws. Need more social workers, I guess.

Then we can get into our utility company that provides electricity, PG&E, that has aging wires that are causing fires so they literally have to turn off electricity to hundreds of thousands of people -- during a heat wave.  It's clown world in California. 


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Re: Calif fires
« Reply #6 on: September 09, 2020, 06:00:38 pm »
I hope they can get the fires under control. I feel so bad for those that have lost their homes.

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Re: Calif fires
« Reply #7 on: September 10, 2020, 11:03:04 am »
This seems to be a problem in California every year.  Usually the fires are caused by either lightning strikes or people doing stupid things when they know that the situation could cause major fires.

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Re: Calif fires
« Reply #8 on: September 10, 2020, 11:25:42 am »
This seems to be a problem in California every year.  Usually the fires are caused by either lightning strikes or people doing stupid things when they know that the situation could cause major fires.

The one fire was caused by a gender neutral party with fireworks or some kind of rockets they set off. How stupid was that?

It's awful to have to go through that and all the people losing homes and ow some lives lost.  Evacuating campers from the parks by helicopter because the fires are burning so fast. Sad.

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Re: Calif fires
« Reply #9 on: September 10, 2020, 03:39:20 pm »
My brother in law lives there. He sent us some pictures of the sky on his way to work this morning. It is crazy looking.

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Re: Calif fires
« Reply #10 on: September 10, 2020, 05:22:59 pm »
So very sad!

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Re: Calif fires
« Reply #11 on: September 10, 2020, 09:42:02 pm »
There are very big and bad fires happening in 14 of the western states.  Some of them are the  worst fires they have seen in decades (or forever).  Many of the fires were started by lightning strikes last weekend in some bad storms.  It is so crazy that we had record temps (121) last weekend and then it has dropped by 35 - 40 degrees during the week.  When the Santa Ana winds are blowing at 50 - 60 mph the fires are nearly impossible to stop.
God bless are firemen and other first responders.

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Re: Calif fires
« Reply #12 on: September 11, 2020, 07:04:49 am »
    West Coast fires are very tragic...so many structures completely destroyed,
so many lives lost!

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Re: Calif fires
« Reply #13 on: September 11, 2020, 09:40:58 am »
the fires seem so much worse this year.Hope they can get the fires under control soon.
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Re: Calif fires
« Reply #14 on: September 11, 2020, 12:46:42 pm »
It's terrible this year. I don't even live in Cali but my skies are gray and the sun is red right now due to the gender reveal fire.
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