Wednesday, June 19, 2019

[californiadisasters] North Ops News & Notes Update (6/19/2019-8:50AM)



Dates
Time
News and Notes
6/19/2019 0850

National Weather Service- Sacramento has issued a Fire Weather Watch in effect beginning Thursday afternoon through Saturday morning for gusty wind and low humidity. Affected areas include fire weather zones 213, 215, 217, 263, 266, and 279 Link

6/19/2019 0753

CA-KNF Lumgrey Fire: 207 acres grass and brush, 60% contained. Fire is burning on the north and south side of the Klamath River. State Route 96 is currently open with one way traffic control in place. State Route 96 is expected to fully open at 8:00 PM tonight.

6/19/2019 0753

CA-MNF East Fire: 37 acres in brush and timber, 1% contained. Reduce in acers due to more accurate mapping. Moderate fire behavior with backing, flanking and short-range spotting was observed. This fire is being managed using a confined contained strategy. There is an abundance of snags in the area due to the fire burning in the 2008 Yellow Fire burn scar.

6/19/2019 0753

CA-MNF Haynes Fire: 13 acres in brush and timber, 0% contained. Moderate fire behavior with backing, flanking and short-range spotting was observed. There is an abundance of snags in the area due to the fire burning in the 2008 Yellow Fire burn scar.

6/18/2019 1810

CA-KNF Lumgrey Fire: 197 acres grass and brush, 30% contained. Reduce in acres is due to more accurate mapping. Fire is burning on the north and south side of the Klamath River. The fire on the north side of the river has line around it. State Route 96 is currently open with one way traffic control in place. State Route 96 will be closed from 10:00 PM to 6:00 AM.

6/18/2019 1810

CA-MNF Haynes Fire: 5 acres in brush and timber, 0% contained. There is an abundance of snags in the area due to the fire burning in the 2008 Yellow Fire burn scar.

6/18/2019 1810

CA-MNF East Fire: 50 acres in brush and timber, 0% contained. This fire is using a confined contained strategy. There is an abundance of snags in the area due to the fire burning in the 2008 Yellow Fire burn scar.

6/18/2019 1531

CA-KNF Lumgrey Fire: 245 acres grass and brush, 30% contained. There are two separate fires burning in the immediate area. Fire is burning on the north and south side of the Klamath River. Evacuation Warnings have been lifted. State Route 96 is currently open with one way traffic control in place. State Route 96 will be closed from 10:00 PM to 6:00 AM.

Source: https://gacc.nifc.gov/oncc/news.php


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[californiadisasters] On This Date In California Weather History (June 19)



2016: An intense heat wave began on this day.
The afternoon high in Palm Springs hit119°, while Riverside reached 111° F. Near Potrero the Border Fire started and spread rapidly under hot and dry conditions, consuming 7,609 acres before it was contained on June 30th. Two local residents were killed when the fire overtook their property and 16 structures were destroyed.

2005: Low temperatures fell into the lower 50s at the coast and into the 40s in the valleys (San Diego Co.) on this day, remarkably very cold for one of the shortest nightsof the year.

1982: Bishop recorded 0.68" of rain which was the greatest one day total in June.

1951:
An afternoon thunderstorm produced a lightning display in Fresno described as "one of the most vivid electrical displays that has occurred in this area for many years".
A number of power lines, transformers and pumping motors were struck.

1909: 4" of snow fell at Glenbrook, NV (east shore Lake Tahoe), its latest occurrence of over 1" of snowfall.

1893: San Jose reported a low temperature of 33° F.

Source: NWS San Francisco/Monterey, Hanford, Reno, Las Vegas, & San Diego

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[californiadisasters] Public Safety Encryption Is Bad For Public Safety





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Tuesday, June 18, 2019

[californiadisasters] North Ops News & Notes Update (6/18/2019-9:10AM)



Glossary of Terms:

KNF = Klamath National Forest
LNU = Lake/Napa/Sonoma Unit Cal Fire
MNF = Mendocino National Forest

Dates
Time
News and Notes
6/18/2019 0910 CA-MNF East Fire: 50 acres in brush and timber, 0% contained. Fire is located in the Yolla Bolly-Middle Eel Wilderness. There are two separate fires burning in the immediate area, the East fire and the Haynes fire. Both fires were detected on 6/17/19 at 4:10 pm. The Haynes fire size is unknown and the East fire is 50 acres. The fires are burning in the 2008 Yellow fire burn scar.
6/18/2019 0645 CA-KNF Lumgrey Fire: 215 acres grass and brush, 0% contained. There are two separate fires burning in the immediate area. Fire is burning on the north and south side of the Klamath River. Structures are threatened and an Evacuation Warning is in place on the south side of Klamath River. State Route 96 is open to local traffic with CHP escort in the fire area. Fire Crews made good progress on the North side of the Klamath River
06/17/2019 2035 CA-KNF Lumgrey Fire: 150 acres grass and brush, 0% contained. Fire is located off State Route 96 near Gottsville. There are two separate fires burning in the immediate area. Fire is burning on the north and south side of the Klamath River. Structures are threatened and an Evacuation Warning is in place. State Route 96 is closed in the fire area. Map
06/15/2019 0909 CA-LNU Sand Fire: 2,512 acres grass and brush, 100% contained. This will be the final report unless a significant change occurs.
Source: https://gacc.nifc.gov/oncc/news.php


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[californiadisasters] On This Date In California Weather History (June 18)



1982: Forni Ridge (El Dorado Co.), CA, established a one-hour state rainfall record with 4.41".

1975: A very strong late season storm swept through California and into the deserts from late on June 17th into the morning of June 18th.
They brought a dust/sandstorm to the Mojave Desert and Coachella Valley.
Portions of Interstates10 and 15 were closed.
Along I-15 between Barstow and Baker more than 800 people were stranded.
Further south 1,000 travelers were stranded in Cabazon, with more than 100 cars half buried in sand.
North of Palm Springs, wind gusts measured up to 90 mph, while Palm Springs Airport reported 85 mph.
Damage to power lines exceeded $100,000 in Palm Springs.
Thousands of vehicles suffered from sand blasted paint and pitted windshields/chrome.

1957: Half Moon Bay had a high temperature of 83° F.

1957:
It was 105° F in Escondido, the highest temperature on record for June.
This also occurred on 6/11/1979 and 6/26/1994.
It was 97° F in San Diego, the highest temperature on record for June until 6/10/1979, when it reached 101° F.

1950: End of a 13 day stretch with below normal average temperatures in Fresno.
Low temperatures were all below 60° F and the "warmest" high during this stretch was only 88° F.

1934: A trace of rain fell in Fresno.
This was the last day precipitation fell in the water season and the total stood at 4.43", the least amount ever recorded.

Source: NWS San Francisco/Monterey, Hanford, Las Vegas, & San Diego

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[californiadisasters] Picture of the Day - McMillan Fire Aerial View





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Monday, June 17, 2019

Re: [californiadisasters] Tar oozes on to sidewalk, street near La Brea Tar Pits

Didn't expect this turn of discussion on tar vs asphalt, but I guess you never know.
BTW, I am also a cat person.
JC




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