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by rwstorm
Jul 06 2020 6:35 pm
Forum: Fire & Area Closures
Topic: Polle Fire
Replies: 16
Views: 695

Re: Polle Fire

@chumley Not sarcasm. I guess I should have stated that this crew took over from whoever was initially working it, but not long after it started. They were the first type 1 team on it. These guys do incredibly tough work in sometimes insane conditions, so I have utmost respect for them. I really li...
by rwstorm
Jul 06 2020 5:56 pm
Forum: Fire & Area Closures
Topic: Polle Fire
Replies: 16
Views: 695

Re: Polle Fire

@nonot
These guys did a good job during the first phase of the Bighorn Fire.
by rwstorm
Jun 22 2020 10:19 am
Forum: Fire & Area Closures
Topic: Bighorn Fire
Replies: 155
Views: 5788

Re: Two Fires In NW Tucson

@RedRoxx44 Type 1 team has been there for 2 weeks, but after 14 days they are required to turn it over to another team and get some rest. Today is the day the new team takes over. Northern Rockies team takes over tonight. Community briefing at 8 PM. https://inciweb.nwcg.gov/incident/article/6741/52...
by rwstorm
Jun 20 2020 7:33 am
Forum: Fire & Area Closures
Topic: Bighorn Fire
Replies: 155
Views: 5788

Re: Two Fires In NW Tucson

@friendofThundergod
lol. It is directly associated with the team working the fires, not some BS site.
by rwstorm
Jun 20 2020 6:10 am
Forum: Fire & Area Closures
Topic: Bighorn Fire
Replies: 155
Views: 5788

Re: Two Fires In NW Tucson

@azbackpackr
There is also a similar Facebook page for the Bush Fire.
by rwstorm
Jun 20 2020 6:02 am
Forum: Fire & Area Closures
Topic: Bighorn Fire
Replies: 155
Views: 5788

Re: Two Fires In NW Tucson

@azbackpackr
Ditch the rumors and get real information. Bighorn Fire Info page of Facebook is giving lots of reports, plus you can watch a live briefing every evening, complete with Q&A.
by rwstorm
Jun 17 2020 8:02 pm
Forum: Fire & Area Closures
Topic: Bighorn Fire
Replies: 155
Views: 5788

Re: Two Fires In NW Tucson

The Bighorn Fire Facebook page is doing a live Mt Lemmon community meeting right now.
by rwstorm
Jun 17 2020 7:57 pm
Forum: Fire & Area Closures
Topic: Bighorn Fire
Replies: 155
Views: 5788

Re: Two Fires In NW Tucson

@Mountain_Rat
Trico Power shut off the electricity up there at 1730.
by rwstorm
Jun 17 2020 3:17 pm
Forum: Fire & Area Closures
Topic: Bighorn Fire
Replies: 155
Views: 5788

Re: Two Fires In NW Tucson

The smoke plume exploded in the view from my house in the last hour. :o
by rwstorm
Jun 11 2020 6:16 am
Forum: Fire & Area Closures
Topic: Bighorn Fire
Replies: 155
Views: 5788

Re: Two Fires In NW Tucson

@SpiderLegs
Some really good photos this morning on the Arizona Daily Star website.
by rwstorm
Jun 09 2020 9:25 pm
Forum: Road Conditions
Topic: I-10 Eloy to Picacho
Replies: 19
Views: 546

Re: I-10 Eloy to Picacho

[ youtube video ]

And don't forget, if you pull off the road as far as possible, turn off your lights and get your foot off the brake. Better yet, just shut down.
by rwstorm
Jun 09 2020 7:28 am
Forum: Weather
Topic: Mindless chit chat
Replies: 6319
Views: 224467

Re: Mindless chit chat

@chumley
Thought I might have to fire up the furnace. :lol: Low at my house was 49.
by rwstorm
Jun 08 2020 1:48 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Multimillionaire wants you to find his hidden treasure
Replies: 42
Views: 1636

Re: Multimillionaire wants you to find his hidden treasure

@azbackpackr
Gee Liz, you are rapidly turning into one of my favorite conspiracy theorists. :lol:
by rwstorm
Jun 06 2020 8:29 pm
Forum: Fire & Area Closures
Topic: Bighorn Fire
Replies: 155
Views: 5788

Re: Two Fires In NW Tucson

View from Pima Community College this evening.
by rwstorm
Jun 02 2020 8:08 pm
Forum: Fire & Area Closures
Topic: Sawtooth Fire
Replies: 63
Views: 2526

Re: Sawtooth Fire

This forest management model for fire has been in use since at least the Horseshoe II Fire in the Chiricahua Mountains in 2011.
by rwstorm
May 29 2020 3:09 pm
Forum: Weather
Topic: Mindless chit chat
Replies: 6319
Views: 224467

Re: Mindless chit chat

@RedRoxx44
I love entertainment like that. One time a powerful dust devil picked up my neighbor's trampoline, sent it flying over a big mesquite tree, and dropped it right in my driveway! Yeehaw :o
by rwstorm
May 27 2020 7:22 pm
Forum: Weather
Topic: Mindless chit chat
Replies: 6319
Views: 224467

Re: Mindless chit chat

@chumley
It's what I like to call PMS Weather (Pre Monsoon Syndrome) :lol: At this time of the year and with this heat, it will be monsoon like. So rather than get hung up on trying to define it, I say just enjoy the show that is offered. :)
by rwstorm
Apr 14 2020 6:18 am
Forum: Moderated Discussion
Topic: Coronavirus and hiking
Replies: 376
Views: 21471

Re: Coronavirus and hiking

@RedRoxx44 Yeah, I was a little surprised by that; guess I'll stop shopping at your Walmart & Sprouts for awhile and go elsewhere. :sweat: :lol: Meanwhile in Nevada: https://www.huffpost.com/entry/grocery-workers-say-inconsiderate-shoppers-are-putting-them-in-danger-during-the-pandemic_n_5e94b1a4c5...
by rwstorm
Jan 24 2020 10:05 am
Forum: Trail Chat
Topic: Apache Kid Cave
Replies: 9
Views: 878

Re: Apache Kid Cave

@chumley
The Apache Kid got around. Think he finally met his demise over in New Mexico.

[ Triplog ]
by rwstorm
Jan 02 2020 1:52 pm
Forum: Weather
Topic: Mindless chit chat
Replies: 6319
Views: 224467

Re: Mindless chit chat

@chumley
My kind of stuff.

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