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Greyback Mountain/Little White Mountain Fire

Re: Greyback Mountain/Little White Mountain Fire

Postby jsytnick » Sep 4th, 2017, 9:33 pm

tsayta wrote:Interesting. Possibly far off sheet lightning



No it was definitely something blazing heading towards the ground.
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Re: Greyback Mountain/Little White Mountain Fire

Postby rustled » Sep 4th, 2017, 9:34 pm

They're talking about the flash over here:
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Re: Greyback Mountain/Little White Mountain Fire

Postby prairieflower » Sep 4th, 2017, 9:35 pm

tsayta wrote:Interesting. Possibly far off sheet lightning


I lived many years in Alberta seeing that far off, looked very much different, but who knows.
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Re: Greyback Mountain/Little White Mountain Fire

Postby JagXKR » Sep 4th, 2017, 9:40 pm

Why use a big word when a diminutive one will suffice.
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Re: Greyback Mountain/Little White Mountain Fire

Postby rustled » Sep 4th, 2017, 9:50 pm

JagXKR wrote:No lightning anywhere. No real cloud let alone any cumulonimbus.

http://weather.gc.ca/lightning/index_e. ... PAC#mapTop

http://weather.gc.ca/satellite/satellit ... &type=1070

Not weather or fire related, but meteor in Nelson area, apparently.
https://twitter.com/NelsonBC?ref_src=tw ... r%5Eauthor

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Re: Greyback Mountain/Little White Mountain Fire

Postby rustled » Sep 4th, 2017, 9:56 pm

From https://twitter.com/GFSAR16?ref_src=tws ... r%5Eauthor

Grand Forks SAR 16‏ @GFSAR16 32m32 minutes ago
Widespread reports of possible Meteor explosion in Nelson area. Bright light and delayed sonic boom!

Kevin Skrepnek‏ @KevinSkrepnek 30m30 minutes ago
Replying to @Bernardo1130
If we get an alien-caused fire I am officially done. #BCwildfire
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Re: Greyback Mountain/Little White Mountain Fire

Postby Lady tehMa » Sep 5th, 2017, 8:08 am

Any updates? My inlaws live down Wilkinson Creek Rd . . .
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Re: Greyback Mountain/Little White Mountain Fire

Postby srk » Sep 5th, 2017, 8:29 am

Would also like to see an update, I have a house at Idabel Lake. Last I heard the fire was 7 KM from Idabel..
The water planes were buzzing our house flying over to scoop up water from McCulloch Lake.. I believe it was 5 of them in a row!
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Re: Greyback Mountain/Little White Mountain Fire

Postby Glacier » Sep 5th, 2017, 10:27 am

Queen K wrote:No maps this time Glacier? :135:
Damn it, another fire, what part of "stay out of the back country" do people need anyways? :cuss:

Sorry, I was on my phone; unlike other webforms that allow 600k fires, Castanet only allows 256kb fires. Better let than never, I suppose...

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Re: Greyback Mountain/Little White Mountain Fire

Postby Troy » Sep 5th, 2017, 10:36 am

Glacier wrote:Sorry, I was on my phone; unlike other webforms that allow 600k fires, Castanet only allows 256kb fires

Many of the settings for the Castanet Forums haven't been changed in a very long time. That size is rather low these days, so I've tripled it. Hopefully that helps you out now. Please get in touch with me if you ever have any requests, complaints, etc. regarding things types of things.

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Re: Greyback Mountain/Little White Mountain Fire

Postby Rwede » Sep 5th, 2017, 10:51 am

Glacier wrote:Sorry, I was on my phone; unlike other webforms that allow 600k fires, Castanet only allows 256kb fires.


Freudian slip?

Or does Castanet do their part in this battle by keeping fire sizes small?

Now back to our regularly scheduled programming...
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Re: Greyback Mountain/Little White Mountain Fire

Postby srk » Sep 6th, 2017, 5:22 pm

Just talked to the fire warden up there today, he said the fire hasn't grown much passed 30 Hectres.

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Re: Greyback Mountain/Little White Mountain Fire

Postby tsayta » Sep 6th, 2017, 5:56 pm

This one's over
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