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Fire Near Yosemite??

Postby BSquared » Wed Jul 01, 2009 1:50 pm

Hi, all,

I just checked the Yosemite webcam, and it looks like there's smoke all over the place, especially west of the park (the "air quality" cam looks pretty grim). Anybody know what's up? I couldn't find anything from way out here on the right coast.
—B²



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Re: Fire Near Yosemite??

Postby Strider » Wed Jul 01, 2009 1:58 pm

Looks like two fires, and several trails are closed:

http://www.nps.gov/yose/parkmgmt/current_fire.htm
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Re: Fire Near Yosemite??

Postby SSSdave » Wed Jul 08, 2009 10:08 pm

Friday afternoon July 3 two of we photographers were set up for some late light shots in Desolation Wilderness and about 6pm lots of high altitude smoke moved over the region making for dirty brown lousy light. So now I know where it came from. Saturday morning the sky above was blue, however there was still considerable dirty air out east of Tahoe. By Sunday air quality improved.
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