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Re: Smoke on Sentinel Cam

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avatar Smoke on Sentinel Cam
September 07, 2014 01:29PM
There's a lot of smoke showing in the Little Yosemite Valley area right now. Anybody know what's going on?
avatar Re: Smoke on Sentinel Cam
September 07, 2014 02:33PM
Doesn't look good. Seems like a fire in LYV that is growing.
avatar Re: Smoke on Sentinel Cam
September 07, 2014 02:57PM
avatar Re: Smoke on Sentinel Cam
September 07, 2014 03:18PM
From my house in Calaveras County about 60 miles from Yosemite at 3pm.

avatar Re: Meadow Fire
September 07, 2014 11:20PM
What a difference does a few days make. Here's the status report of the Meadow Fire just a few days ago (Sept. 4):

“Meadow (37 42.738 x 119 30.541 – Mariposa Co., 7,870’, August 16)This is a remote, hold-over lightning caused fire. Yosemite Fire Module 1 hiked into the fire area September 3. They are mapping, taking weather and monitoring the fire behavior. The fire is approximately 19 acres in size, with sixty percent of the perimeter active. It is creeping through red fir and lodgepole pine, and is surrounded by granite knobs. It is northeast of Mount Starr King and south of Starr King Meadow. Smoke from the fire is visible from many park locations, and in particular, Glacier Point area and in Yosemite Valley during the morning hours. Smoke is likely to continue to be visible until the park receives precipitation.”

http://www.nps.gov/yose/blogs/Yosemite-Fire-Update-September-4-2014-Update-17.htm

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