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Re: Tioga Road

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avatar Tioga Road
August 28, 2009 01:25PM
Tioga Road may close soon due to the fire.
avatar Re: Tioga Road
August 28, 2009 02:00PM
Brilliant. The view from the Turtleback webcam is delicious.

I have a good idea. Let's start a fire at the height of the fire season.
Still baffled as why this was needed anyway as they were munching the
crapola out of the area earlier this year with monster-size tree
mulchers. Dunno why they couldn't just pick up the shrubbery spit out too
and be done with it. Too much mulch left over?

But I'm just a caveman so most logical things escape me.

Edited 1 time(s). Last edit at 08/28/2009 02:01PM by bill-e-g.
Re: Tioga Road
August 28, 2009 03:13PM

This isn't the first time a prescribed burn has escaped. Brilliant indeed.

FYI: The Old Big Oak Flat Road Trail is closed. Hardly surprising...

I sure hope that they get this under control before the Labor Day weekend.
avatar Re: Tioga Road
August 28, 2009 02:06PM
This must be REALLY bad if they close the road... I recall about 5 years ago
there were burning logs on the side of the road ... and road was still open.
It was the fire that burned around Yosemite Creek.
At least that is my recollection.
avatar Re: Tioga Road
August 28, 2009 02:28PM
Well, it's looking really bad on the satellite map:

8/28/09 0700 MDT MODIS Detections
avatar Re: Tioga Road
August 28, 2009 02:30PM
The air quality cam:

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