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PostThu Jul 11, 2019 3:56 pm 
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Heavy rains predicted in BC,  lower than normal wildfire activity through July and one of the wettest Julys in recent memory.

https://cliffmass.blogspot.com/2019/07/british-columbia-is-about-to-be.html

So much for predictions.  dizzy.gif

Don't worry, they're real certain about predictions for decades or centuries.  rolleyes.gif

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PostThu Jul 11, 2019 8:10 pm 
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MtnGoat wrote:
Slim wrote:
Heavy rains predicted in BC,  lower than normal wildfire activity through July and one of the wettest Julys in recent memory. 

https://cliffmass.blogspot.com/2019/07/british-columbia-is-about-to-be.html

So much for predictions.  dizzy.gif

Don't worry, they're real certain about predictions for decades or centuries.   clown.gif clown.gif 

Reading is not your strong suit.  lol.gif I and the CPC mentioned Alaska as being very dry - a quick google would have told you that the fires are in Alaska and the Yukon. That was obvious from the Canada smoke forecast and for now that is where the smoke would come from depending on wind direction - (Another Rex Block over Alaska). That has already happened a good number of times in the past six months.

My information on how dry NW BC has been came from Andy MacKinnon.

Yes, BC except Northwestern is quite wet as forecast.

I've got an idea, why don't you take a trip to Jasper this month. The change would do you good.
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PostSat Jul 13, 2019 3:45 pm 
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Good weather forecast for the next 10 days by Cliff Mass (video with pressure graphics) for the west side and BC, at least for lowering fire threat:

https://cliffmass.blogspot.com/2019/07/my-forecast-discussion-for-saturday.html

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PostWed Jul 17, 2019 1:44 pm 
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BC Wildfire service year to date statistics

We continue to be very lucky thanks to spring and summer moisture. Last year by June 30th, 1,300,000 hectares had burnt (3,300,000 acres)
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PostWed Jul 17, 2019 2:10 pm 
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AccuWeather shows summer starting more or less this Saturday. Just in time for me to head up into the north cascs next week smoke free!

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PostWed Jul 17, 2019 2:44 pm 
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https://cliffmass.blogspot.com/2019/07/a-wet-week-during-driest-time-of-year.html

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The latest extended forecasts (e.g., the NOAA/NWS CFSv2) do NOT indicate an unusually dry August (see below).  The bottom line:  after all the scary talk about a dry summer with catastrophic wildfires, it is becoming clear that such an apocalyptic scenario is becoming highly unlikely and you can enjoy the sunny days ahead without worry or concern.

One man's opinion anyways.

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