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Chad Fithian

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Re: Not a cloud in the sky but haven't seen a star for a week
« Reply #30 on: January 31, 2018, 01:29:02 PM »
everything you want to know about fires national wide on a daily basis:

https://www.nifc.gov/nicc/sitreprt.pdf

Montana is part of the Northern Rockies.

Adam Watkins

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Re: Not a cloud in the sky but haven't seen a star for a week
« Reply #31 on: February 02, 2018, 05:06:12 PM »
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Carol,

Do I understand correctly that there are 25 active fires at the moment ???

According to that link, there are. Our skies have been overcome with smoke for a month or longer.

Ben Marquez

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Re: Not a cloud in the sky but haven't seen a star for a week
« Reply #32 on: February 03, 2018, 01:51:22 AM »
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That makes for very depressing reading


It's very depressing to live under continual smoky skies.

If we get the predicted thunderstorms today, lightning will possibly ignite even more fires.

unoritvie

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Re: Not a cloud in the sky but haven't seen a star for a week
« Reply #33 on: February 08, 2018, 08:30:31 PM »
Right now the forecast is for fire season to go through September in western Montana and into October and November!!! in eastern Montana.

https://www.predicti...ks/outlooks.htm

Carol, might be time to take a trip to someplace without smoke.

Alex Strouth

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Re: Not a cloud in the sky but haven't seen a star for a week
« Reply #34 on: February 09, 2018, 03:08:35 AM »
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Right now the forecast is for fire season to go through September in western Montana and into October and November!!! in eastern Montana.

https://www.predicti...ks/outlooks.htm

Carol, might be time to take a trip to someplace without smoke.

That certainly isn't good news at all! I've been coughing & hacking since the smoke moved in. No place for me to go, and I don't have the funds to travel anyway.

Alejandro Taylor

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Re: Not a cloud in the sky but haven't seen a star for a week
« Reply #35 on: February 09, 2018, 10:11:26 AM »
As of a couple hours ago, BC has 148 active fires 28 of which are "wildfires of note" (very large or threatening public safety)

We've cleared up here in Vancouver with a little rain last night (not nearly enough to help with any fires) and the winds shifted northeastish. Luckily the MSQ location also cleared off and the highway cams are showing clear crisp view. Hopefully that'll last two weeks until the end of the MSQ (though I'd rather have it rain continuously until Friday morning when it miraculously changes to totally clear dry cool air 8)