Wednesday, August 31, 2016

[californiadisasters] Hell Fire vs. Holy Fire





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Posted by: Kim Noyes <kimnoyes@gmail.com>


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[Volcano_Vista_HS] VVHS Announcements: Wednesday, August 31, 2016



Congratulations to this week's SOAR drawing winners!  The following students have been recognized by our staff for exhibiting Volcano Vista core values:  Safety, Organization, Achievement and Respect.  All winners this week receive Lunch in the Lava Pit.

 

Aubrianna Peacock -  Recognized by Mrs. Luna 

Jacob Slaton - Recognized by Mrs. Minor 

Raymond Greeley  - Recognized by Mr. Francour 

Costanza Perez-Delgado - Recognized by Mrs. Lopez-Leger 

Danika Smith - Recognized by Mr. Francour 

Kayla Yates - Recognized by Ms. Ross 

 

ART CLUB: Do you like to draw, paint, or sculpt? Are you creative? Do you want to improve your art skills, meet new people, and create art? Then join the VVHS Art Club! Art Club meets together with the National Art Honor Society on Wednesdays at lunch in Room G113. New members are welcome!


HOMECOMING: Seniors may sign up for Homecoming Court during lunch today thru Thursday. There is a mandatory meeting on Friday to take your picture for the ballot and for you to turn in your application. We will be voting on Tuesday during advisory. Don't miss the photo or only your name will be on the ballot.

 

JOB MENTORSHIP: There will be a meeting at lunch today in G203 for any sophomore, junior or senior interested in working and receiving credit for it. More information will be provided at the meeting.

 

SOFTBALL SPIRIT NIGHT at Chick-Fil-A in Rio Rancho on Southern and Unser, on Thursday, September 1st from 5:30-7:30PM.  Mention you are there for VVHS Softball!

  

CLASS RINGS: Class rings are on sale today at lunch outside of the activities office.

 

STAFF FITNESS:  Wednesdays is Zumba and Weights in the dance room and Thursday is Yoga in the Library!

 

STAFF WELLNESS STEP CHALLENGE:  Don't forget to log your steps and send to Coach Suman by Friday afternoon.  Cibola teachers logged over 1 million steps last week!  We need to stomp those Cougars this week and show them we are the Walking Champions and the true Pride of the west side!

 

WEAR BLUE THURSDAY: In honor of Victoria and bringing an end to child abuse


ATHLETICS 

  • BOYS SOCCER: will play Eldorado at 4 at the soccer complex today

  • GIRLS SOCCER: will play Cleveland at 6:30 at the soccer complex today

  • VOLLEYBALL: plays at Eldorado tomorrow at 6:30

And remember

As always

It's Great to be a Hawk



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Re: [californiadisasters] Sherpa Fire Found Footage





This is so tear-jerking!  In the beginning seeing animal walk in front.  I just have no words.  Getting tissues!  TY Kimmer
 




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[californiadisasters] 1986 Cerritos Air Disaster, Wednesday, 31 August 2016



"1986 Cerritos Air Disaster" reminder
When
Wednesday, 31 August 2016
08:00 PM to 08:00 PM
(GMT) Greenwich Mean Time - Dublin / Edinburgh / Lisbon / London
Where
Los Angeles County
Notes
At about this time in 1986 a small private aircraft (Piper) collided with a DC-9 commuter aircraft (Aeromexico Flight 498) decapitating all three people aboard the smaller aircraft and removing the vertical stabilizer aboard the passenger jet. Aeromexico 498 plunged into the neighborhood at Holmes Avenue and Reva Circle in Cerritos. All 67 aboard her were killed along with 15 people on the ground. Eight people on the ground were injured with five homes destroyed and seven damaged.
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[californiadisasters] 1986 Cerritos Air Disaster, Wednesday, 31 August 2016



"1986 Cerritos Air Disaster" reminder
When
Wednesday, 31 August 2016
08:00 PM to 08:00 PM
(GMT) Greenwich Mean Time - Dublin / Edinburgh / Lisbon / London
Where
Los Angeles County
Notes
At about this time in 1986 a small private aircraft (Piper) collided with a DC-9 commuter aircraft (Aeromexico Flight 498) decapitating all three people aboard the smaller aircraft and removing the vertical stabilizer aboard the passenger jet. Aeromexico 498 plunged into the neighborhood at Holmes Avenue and Reva Circle in Cerritos. All 67 aboard her were killed along with 15 people on the ground. Eight people on the ground were injured with five homes destroyed and seven damaged.
From
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Re: [californiadisasters] Graphic of the Day - Current Wildfires (8/30/16)



Bomb is right.  That area hasn't burned in ages...this is not going to be pretty, not one bit.

Here's hoping all remain safe on this one.

PA



From: "Kim Noyes kimnoyes@gmail.com [californiadisasters]" <californiadisasters@yahoogroups.com>
To: CaliforniaDisasters <californiadisasters@yahoogroups.com>
Sent: Tuesday, August 30, 2016 11:53 PM
Subject: [californiadisasters] Graphic of the Day - Current Wildfires (8/30/16)

 




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Posted by: Pamela Alley <rnrq@att.net>


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Re: [californiadisasters] Sherpa Fire Found Footage



There is simply NO way you could pay me enough to be out there in that.

Thank you FF, for making sure I don't have to be!

PA



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Sent: Tuesday, August 30, 2016 11:55 PM
Subject: [californiadisasters] Sherpa Fire Found Footage

 




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Posted by: Pamela Alley <rnrq@att.net>


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Tuesday, August 30, 2016

[californiadisasters] On This Date In California Weather History (August 31)



2007: A severe thunderstorm in Lake Elsinore produced severe winds, which downed trees, power lines and caused roof damage.
Another heavy thunderstorm hit Wrightwood and produced a debris flow that damaged roads along Sheep Creek and trapped motorists.
This was the first of 3 consecutive days (also 9.1 and 9.2) of flash flooding in Wrightwood.
Other thunderstorms dropped a blanket of hail over vast areas between Big Bear Lake and the San Gorgonio Wilderness.
A significant accumulation of small hail was seen for many days at the top of Mt. San Gorgonio.

1998: Yuma, AZ, sets their all time record warm low temperature at 94° F.

1998: Strong thunderstorms developed each day starting on 8.29 and ending on this day.
1.5" of rain fell at Apple Valley, 0.77" fell in only 45 minutes at Wrightwood, and 0.68" fell in only 30 minutes at Forest Falls.
Homes and roads were flooded with 4'-6' of water in Hesperia and Apple Valley.
Rock slides occurred in Mill Creek.
Roads were flooded in Sugarloaf and Forest Falls.
Flash flooding was also recorded in Hemet.
Severe thunderstorm wind gusts of 86 mph hit Sage (south of Hemet).
Gusts of 50 mph were recorded at Rialto and gusts of 45 mph hit San Marcos.
Trees and power lines were downed. Fires were started by lightning near Barona Ranch.
Record heat occurred near the coast as well on these same days.
Temperatures hit 112° F in Yorba Linda, 110° F in Hemet and Riverside, and over 100° F in most of Orange County.
It was 114° F in Dulzura on 8.29.

1987: Thunderstorms moved into the southern portion of the San Joaquin Valley in Kern County from the Tehachapis.
Straight line wind damage occurred to several farm buildings.
5 dairy cows were killed and 7 injured.
Bakersfield recorded a wind gust of 49 mph from the south.

1977: The wettest August on record in San Diego ended on this day with 2.13".

1972: Hurricane Hyacinth moved as far west as 125 West before recurving to the northeast.
The remnants made landfall between Los Angeles and San Diego on 9.3 with winds of 25 mph and rainfall of up to one inch in the mountains from 8.29 to 9.6.
This tropical cyclone holds the distinction of traveling the farthest west before recurving and making landfall in Southern California.
This occurred during the El NiƱo of 1972-73.
Only 0.44" was measured in San Diego.

1967: Hurricane Katrina crossed the southern tip of Baja California, then traversed almost the entire length of the Gulf of California before making landfall again and rapidly weakening.
More than 2" of rain fell on 8.30 and on this day.
2" fell at La Quinta and the city was cut off for several hours.
150 homes were damaged by floods in Palm Desert and Indian Wells.
Numerous roads were washed out in the Coachella Valley.
The Fort Irwin road north of Barstow was flooded, isolating the army base on 8.30.

1964: Fresno received 0.25" of rain, making it the wettest August day ever.
Hanford also had its wettest day ever in August with 0.34" of rain.

1955: A prolonged heat wave started on this day and ended on 9.7.
It was 110° F in LA on 9.1, an all time record.
It was 98° F in San Diego and 103° F in Santa Ana on this day, both highest temperatures on record for August.

1944: All-time record stretch of consecutive days with a high in the triple digits in Las Vegas, NV, ends at 66 days.

1939: Sea surface temperatures off the coast for the month of August were in the upper 70s, with some reports near San Diego of 80° F.
This occurred ahead of the tropical storms of the following month of 9.1939.

1928: It was 42° F in Escondido, the lowest temperature on record for August.

1889: LA recorded its greatest 24 hour rainfall amount for August at 0.61".

1887: Fresno had a record low of 50° F.
This is the oldest temperature record for Fresno still in the books.

Source: NWS Hanford, Phoenix, & San Diego

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[californiadisasters] Sherpa Fire Found Footage





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Posted by: Kim Noyes <kimnoyes@gmail.com>


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[californiadisasters] Graphic of the Day - Current Wildfires (8/30/16)



Eclectic Arcania notes the new forest fire bomb burning at the north end of the state:

http://eclecticarcania.blogspot.com/2016/08/graphic-of-day-current-wildfires-83016.html


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