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http://weather.gc.ca/city/pages/bc-48_metric_e.html

We might have some thunderstorms move through here today. (30% chance)
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70% chance there wont be anything.!
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http://weather.gc.ca/radar/index_e.html?id=XSS

I think it may be higher than 30%, there's a storm moving up from southwest in our direction.
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Ministry is definitely switched on for this, as I have been on Standby since 10:00 and deployable until 2200...Something is in the air for sure, although Fire Centre is pretty quiet (for now)

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Raining in Penticton. There was a quick downpour just south of Peachland as well.
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Thanks, brought my cushions in.
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There are many Tstorm type clouds developing all over. If there is no big rainfall with them the results could be real bad. Dry lightning is terrible when the brush is this dry. Fire danger is high with pockets of moderate and extreme in our area.
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Yes, these storm clouds developing all over the southern interior of BC right now have the potential to cause some trouble:
http://www.castanet.net/weather/

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All dressed up and no dance to go to still, but sounds like the band is warmin up. Two incidents kicked off near Penticton somewhere, (Ashnola and ~Rat Lake?) with one being actioned with birddog and tanker if I have it right. Weather warning also put out for the field crews...lightning ongoing apparently.

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Did it rain at all on the westside? I haven't been home.
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Wildfire 3 are you warden crew or ministry? Don't have to answer just curious.
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Quailize wrote:Did it rain at all on the westside? I haven't been home.


Not that I've noticed, then again I've been inside all day enjoying the cool air and listening to the scanner.

canuck500 wrote:Wildfire 3 are you warden crew or ministry? Don't have to answer just curious.


Neither actually, I am a Type 2 on a contract crew.
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lots dry lightning lil north of kamloops last 2 hours
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lakevixen wrote:lots dry lightning lil north of kamloops last 2 hours


There is lightning but I'm too sure about dry lightning. The radar is picking up rain in that area.
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im in loops tonight never felt a drop

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