Canadian Wildfire Season - 2024

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https://www.castanet.net/news/BC/476816 ... ist#476816

We need a wet spring/early summer. We could be in for far worse than last year. Lets hope the weather cooperates!
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Everyone should enjoy the smokeless air while we have it, Spring, Summer and early Fall could be filled with smoke.
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smoke in Naramata. North of the little tunnel between the first track and North Naramata road.
Fire Depts tanker truck was on it's way when I drove by.

When out in the 3 blind mice trails, the pine needles and bush is very dry.
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Only April and folks are panicking. Fear the heat!! Fear the summer!
The funny think about all this cli9mate change crap is that the rich have not stopped what the rich do.
The only crisis there is affects the poor only. Go figure.
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JamesBilodeau wrote: Apr 15th, 2024, 4:50 pm Only April and folks are panicking. Fear the heat!! Fear the summer!
The funny think about all this cli9mate change crap is that the rich have not stopped what the rich do.
The only crisis there is affects the poor only. Go figure.
You're confusing "panic" with "preparedness". Nobody is panicking.
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Frisk wrote: Apr 16th, 2024, 12:27 am You're confusing "panic" with "preparedness". Nobody is panicking.
And nor should they.
Granted snowpacks are down compared to recent years, however we could have a rather wet summer, much like we had in 2004, the summer after the OK. MT. park fire.

More than likely we will have fire starts from man in one form or another, but who is to say we will have large lightening events which start the majority of forest fires.

If it is dry and we have a ton of lightning over July and August, really not much we can do about it. Just hope we don't have strong winds at the time of ignition.
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seewood wrote: Apr 16th, 2024, 11:33 am
however we could have a rather wet summer, much like we had in 2004, the summer after the OK. MT. park fire.
Problem is 2003 was 20 years ago. Extremely dry and hot summers have been occurring at an increasing rate, you're more likely to have 2 bad fire seasons in a row now than you were in 2003.

1998, 2003, 2009, 2015, 2017, 2018, 2021, 2023. It's basically a coin toss at this point if it will be a drought and heat filled summer or not. Again, not saying people should panic but it's always good to be prepared.

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