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Wildfires 2018

Unread postPosted: Tue 13 Feb 2018, 15:28:22
by dohboi
(again, mods, if such a thread has already been started, please merge...are we losing some threads around here?)

“Wildfires are not at all common in northern California during mid-winter, when vegetation is normally very moist. But recent record warmth and prolonged dry spell have dried fuels to near/below record low levels for Feb.

#CAwx #CAfire ”

https://twitter.com/Weather_West/status ... 4959519744

Re: Wildfires 2018

Unread postPosted: Sun 15 Apr 2018, 12:53:45
by dohboi
https://www.theguardian.com/australia-n ... downgraded


Sydney bushfire: 'ferocious' blaze threatens homes as RFS confirms damage


Strong winds push flames towards suburban streets as firefighting and reconnaissance aircraft join operation


“We are seeing the fire behave very aggressively,” Fitzsimmons said