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Napa fires II

Postby sidd finch » Tue Oct 17, 2017 11:39 pm

Well after a weekend of clear air it looks like the winds have shifted again and the area is back to being smoke filled. I took the spark up at sunset to see how things looked from the air and although the sunset was pretty you can see how smokey it really is here. And, this is a week after the fires started and it is still this bad. Lets hope our firefighters have continued success in controlling this inferno.



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Re: Napa fires II

Postby Steve Grisetti » Wed Oct 18, 2017 7:09 am

Stay safe, Sidd. Here's hoping for rain.
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Re: Napa fires II

Postby momoffduty » Wed Oct 18, 2017 9:41 am

So sorry Sidd! They said on the weather channel that the smoke in the valley will just sit there. Hoping for rain too. Cool video.
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Re: Napa fires II

Postby Chuck Engels » Wed Oct 18, 2017 10:02 am

Hope things start improving soon Sidd, above all be safe :TU:
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Re: Napa fires II

Postby sidd finch » Wed Oct 18, 2017 11:33 am

thank you for the kind word. Aside from the poor air quality we are all ok here. Although now 30 miles to the south (Santa Cruz) has a major fire that started...The Golden state might be less golden after all these fires.

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Re: Napa fires II

Postby sidd finch » Wed Oct 18, 2017 3:52 pm

Some footage of one of the harder hit areas. Weird how some of the trees are untouched.



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Re: Napa fires II

Postby sidd finch » Thu Oct 19, 2017 2:58 pm

Just to give you a sense of how smokey it has been here I took a picture yesterday with the smoke and today without smoke. Kep in mind we are 90 miles away...
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Postby John 'twosheds' McDonald » Thu Oct 19, 2017 11:35 pm

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Re: Napa fires II

Postby sidd finch » Fri Oct 20, 2017 10:20 am

wow John, more devastation...

WIth the planet heating up I would guess this kind of stuff is going to start being the new normal. sadly.

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Re: Napa fires II

Postby Chuck Engels » Fri Oct 20, 2017 6:34 pm

sidd finch wrote:Although now 30 miles to the south (Santa Cruz) has a major fire that started...The Golden state might be less golden after all these fires.

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