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by DixieFlyer
Oct 20 2018 6:00 am
Forum: Road Conditions
Topic: FR552 to Lockett Meadow closed until spring 2019
Replies: 7
Views: 390

Re: FR552 to Lockett Meadow closed until spring 2019

The_Eagle wrote:There's some steep drops on that road up.
True, but that wouldn't stop some people from sending text messages while driving up the road
by DixieFlyer
Oct 13 2018 4:44 pm
Forum: Weather
Topic: Mindless weather chit chat
Replies: 6025
Views: 190212

Re: Mindless weather chit chat

Jim_H wrote: Closest gauge to my house is approaching 2 inches.
My backyard rain gauge has measured 1.35" of rain today.
by DixieFlyer
Oct 13 2018 4:44 pm
Forum: Weather
Topic: Mindless weather chit chat
Replies: 6025
Views: 190212

Re: Mindless weather chit chat

What's that? :-k :lol: What's a newspaper? It's this thing that I read while listening to my 8-track tape player and when I am not talking on my landline. Those of you who have progressed to the digital age may want to peruse this article: https://www.azfamily.com/news/record-rain-flooding-hit-phoe...
by DixieFlyer
Oct 13 2018 3:10 pm
Forum: Weather
Topic: Mindless weather chit chat
Replies: 6025
Views: 190212

Re: Mindless weather chit chat

Jim_H wrote: I can not recall an October so wet or so cool, and more impressive is that this is all in the first 2 weeks.
According to the paper, a few days ago this October was the 2nd wettest October on record in Phoenix. After today, it might be #1.
by DixieFlyer
Oct 05 2018 7:50 am
Forum: Weather
Topic: Mindless weather chit chat
Replies: 6025
Views: 190212

Re: Mindless weather chit chat

I am glad that I hiked up Humphreys Peak last Sunday instead of this Sunday: the mountain forecast is predicting almost 19" of snow on Humphreys from Saturday night through Sunday: https://www.mountain-forecast.com/peaks/Humphreys-Peak/forecasts/3851 EDIT: The forecast is now calling for 44" of snow...
by DixieFlyer
Oct 05 2018 6:50 am
Forum: Grand Canyon Forum
Topic: Water off again at Grand Canyon
Replies: 3
Views: 256

Re: Water off again at Grand Canyon

@Al_HikesAZ
Thanks for the info...I wonder if you can still get water at Phantom Ranch or Indian Garden?
by DixieFlyer
Oct 05 2018 5:45 am
Forum: Road Conditions
Topic: US 89 to Page is closed....
Replies: 61
Views: 3461

Re: US 89 to Page is closed....

I called the Trans Canyon Shuttle and they said that the South Rim 2 North Rim Shuttle now takes about 8 hours. In looking at google maps, the trek from one rim to the other is now 385 miles. I was planning on taking the shuttle to the north rim, and then hiking back to the south rim; however, I may...
by DixieFlyer
Oct 04 2018 8:17 pm
Forum: Road Conditions
Topic: US 89 to Page is closed....
Replies: 61
Views: 3461

Re: US 89 to Page is closed....

so what route would one take to drive to the North Rim of the Grand Canyon?
by DixieFlyer
Oct 03 2018 6:00 am
Forum: Weather
Topic: Mindless weather chit chat
Replies: 6025
Views: 190212

Re: Mindless weather chit chat

My rain gauge has 2.7" from Sunday thru this morning
by DixieFlyer
Oct 02 2018 6:52 pm
Forum: Weather
Topic: Mindless weather chit chat
Replies: 6025
Views: 190212

Re: Mindless weather chit chat

kelly14 wrote:Towers Mountain in the Bradshaw’s at 6.57 in of rain so far today!
If that is true, I wonder if there is strong water flow at Wolf Creek Falls? Wolf Creek Falls is only about 30 miles from Towers Mtn.
by DixieFlyer
Sep 21 2018 4:56 am
Forum: Fire & Area Closures
Topic: Platypus/Rhino Fire
Replies: 1
Views: 135

Platypus/Rhino Fire

There are currently 3 trails closed in the Sedona area due to the Platypus/Rhino Fire: Loy Canyon Trail, Secret Mtn Trail, and Secret Canyon Trail

https://www.fs.usda.gov/detail/coconino ... EPRD596333
by DixieFlyer
Aug 14 2018 5:45 am
Forum: Weather
Topic: Mindless weather chit chat
Replies: 6025
Views: 190212

Re: Mindless weather chit chat

I've had 3.7" of rain at my house so far in August, bringing me up to 8.0" for the year
by DixieFlyer
Jul 30 2018 7:05 am
Forum: HAZ - Member Related
Topic: Can I post a PDF file?
Replies: 3
Views: 237

Re: Can I post a PDF file?

you can also convert .pdf files to .jpg files...a quick google search will tell you how

if push comes to shove, print out the jpg file and take a picture of it with your camera
by DixieFlyer
Jul 15 2018 5:45 pm
Forum: Trail Chat
Topic: Arizona Snow Bowl on 8/18/2018
Replies: 1
Views: 156

Arizona Snow Bowl on 8/18/2018

It looks like Arizona Snow Bowl will be closed on the morning of Aug 18 for a "Conquer Cancer" walk. I went up there last year on this same weekend with the intention of hiking to Humphreys Peak, and they weren't letting anyone drive up the road; so we went to plan B and hiked up Humphreys from the ...
by DixieFlyer
Jul 13 2018 11:02 am
Forum: Fire & Area Closures
Topic: 2018 Fire Restrictions
Replies: 105
Views: 6749

Re: 2018 Fire Restrictions

It looks like the WMAT is still evaluating whether or not to open up their closure areas:
by DixieFlyer
Jul 09 2018 7:18 pm
Forum: Weather
Topic: Mindless weather chit chat
Replies: 6025
Views: 190212

Re: Mindless weather chit chat

about 3/4 inch of the rain that was able to get in my rain gauge since it was coming in sideways from what I heard. I had a similar experience: there was about .7" of an inch in my rain gauge in Fountain Hills, but the wind was blowing so hard that the rain was almost sideways, so I'm wondering if ...
by DixieFlyer
Jul 09 2018 5:51 pm
Forum: Weather
Topic: Mindless weather chit chat
Replies: 6025
Views: 190212

Re: Mindless weather chit chat

chumley wrote:... I predict the forest closures will be lifted by next weekend. I

good call wrt to the Coconino National Forest!
by DixieFlyer
Jul 09 2018 10:24 am
Forum: Trail Chat
Topic: Access to Lava River Cave from I-40 / FR171
Replies: 9
Views: 358

Re: Access to Lava River Cave from I-40 / FR171

@ddgrunning
I've gone from Kendrick to the Lava Cave on FR171 and it was fine for a passenger car...I imagine that it is OK from the Lava Cave to I-40, but I can't say for sure
by DixieFlyer
Jul 01 2018 12:29 pm
Forum: Fire & Area Closures
Topic: 2018 Fire Season
Replies: 73
Views: 3731

Re: 2018 Fire Season

rwstorm wrote:Wrong fire...it is the Spring Fire near La Veta Pass
you are correct...I misread the article
by DixieFlyer
Jul 01 2018 12:28 pm
Forum: Fire & Area Closures
Topic: 2018 Fire Season
Replies: 73
Views: 3731

Re: 2018 Fire Season

Jim_H wrote:Joergensen. Oh, yes, sounds very latin to me.
Where in the article did it state or even suggest what his nationality was? The article just said that he was not a US citizen

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