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Re: Weather phenomena
« Reply #1995 on: August 06, 2021, 07:45:10 PM »

Not really weather but it's nature, and affects weather, so I'm putting this here.


Dixie Fire becomes largest single wildfire in California history

By Colby Bermel - 08/06/2021


The Dixie Fire burning in two Northern California counties is now the largest single wildfire in recorded state history, exploding in size overnight as drought-stricken lands continue to fuel the flames.

The fire, which has burned for 23 days and forced mass evacuations, razed the Gold Rush town of Greenville on Thursday, destroying 91 buildings and damaging five others. Smoke from the blaze has blown to lower parts of Northern California, including the state capital of Sacramento where the air quality index on Friday reached "unhealthy" levels.

The troubling development reflects not just the dire effects of climate change and neglected forest management, but also that the electric grid remains prone to sparking wildfires. Pacific Gas & Electric disclosed last month that its equipment may have caused the catastrophic blaze.

The Dixie Fire is eerily similar to the 2018 Camp Fire, the deadliest and most destructive blaze in state history — and sparked by PG&E. The two fires started less than 10 miles apart from each other in the Feather River Canyon, a heavily wooded area with decrepit transmission lines.

https://www.politico.com/states/california/story/2021/08/06/dixie-fire-becomes-largest-single-wildfire-in-california-history-1389651

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Re: Weather phenomena
« Reply #1996 on: August 07, 2021, 03:39:27 PM »

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Re: Weather phenomena
« Reply #1997 on: September 02, 2021, 06:22:14 PM »
Here are some pics (none of them are mine) that were on FB publicly, that show the flooding some areas from NJ got yesterday and today.

The last two pics are from a town that is maybe a 10 minute drive from me.   If you click the pics, they get bigger.



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Re: Weather phenomena
« Reply #1998 on: September 02, 2021, 06:23:09 PM »

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Re: Weather phenomena
« Reply #1999 on: September 02, 2021, 06:23:37 PM »

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Re: Weather phenomena
« Reply #2000 on: September 02, 2021, 06:24:13 PM »

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« Reply #2001 on: September 02, 2021, 06:24:40 PM »

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« Reply #2002 on: September 02, 2021, 06:26:18 PM »

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Re: Weather phenomena
« Reply #2003 on: September 02, 2021, 06:27:31 PM »
These are the pics from the nearby town.



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Re: Weather phenomena
« Reply #2004 on: September 02, 2021, 06:28:01 PM »

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Re: Weather phenomena
« Reply #2005 on: September 02, 2021, 06:36:05 PM »
Awful flooding, Chuck.
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Re: Weather phenomena
« Reply #2006 on: September 02, 2021, 06:38:34 PM »
N.J. weather: Tornado hit Princeton during Ida’s wrath, boosting total to 7 twisters in region

By Len Melisurgo


The National Weather Service has now confirmed seven different tornadoes touched down in New Jersey and eastern Pennsylvania Wednesday night when the the remnants of Hurricane Ida triggered powerful thunderstorms that dumped torrential rain and caused widespread structural damage.

The latest tornadoes to be confirmed included one classified as an EF-0, which swirled through Princeton in Mercer County with top winds estimated at about 75 mph, the weather service said in a preliminary survey report Thursday evening.

An EF-0 is considered the weakest tornado on the Enhanced Fujita intensity scale, which ranges from 0 to 5.

The other newly confirmed twister was touched down in Upper Makefield Township in Bucks County, Pennsylvania. It wasn’t given an official EF rating yet, but the weather service said it will likely be one of the lower levels.

https://www.nj.com/weather/2021/09/nj-weather-tornado-hit-princeton-during-idas-wrath-boosting-total-to-7-twisters-in-region.html

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Re: Weather phenomena
« Reply #2007 on: September 02, 2021, 06:58:53 PM »
Terrible, Chuck.

We had some flooding in this area, but not nearly so bad.

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Re: Weather phenomena
« Reply #2008 on: September 03, 2021, 09:01:16 AM »
Awful flooding. Thanks for the photos. I am a few miles away from Princeton so hid in the basement a while but we didn’t get any tornadoes in my area.
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Re: Weather phenomena
« Reply #2009 on: September 03, 2021, 10:31:03 AM »
I live in Princeton, and they still haven't told us where it touched down. My best guess is that it was on 206N, given the damage there, but it could be somewhere else. None of my neighbors in town seemed to know either.
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