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Discussion: Silver lining

in: AliC; AliC > 2017-09-06

Sep 7, 2017 2:56 AM # 
cwalker:
That's a good positive perspective! Your belly band is in the mail; I think it should get there Saturday. Thinking of you!
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Sep 7, 2017 10:59 AM # 
blairtrewin:
Sounds like some wise thinking. The forecasts I'm seeing suggest a window of improved smoke this weekend before getting worse again next week, so an arrival in the next day or two might be good timing.
Sep 7, 2017 2:30 PM # 
AliC:
Where do you get such forecasts on the smoke? I haven't found something good to follow for it, just have the air quality advisories, but those seem to just get updated each day to extend for longer...
Sep 7, 2017 3:02 PM # 
cwalker:
I like looking at this website. It has a bunch of different forecasts you can choose between. I don't understand what everything means but the animation is cool.

https://tools-c2.airfire.org/websky/v1/#websky
Sep 7, 2017 3:42 PM # 
Hammer:
The blue sky firesmoke.ca sites for smoke forecasts are very good for western Canada and covers the NW US as well.

http://firesmoke.ca/forecasts/viewer/run/ops/BSC-C...
Sep 7, 2017 8:32 PM # 
blairtrewin:
The 'forecast discussions' on weather.gov (link should be visible once you select the forecast for a specific place) seem to be pretty good for this - there's some technical language in there but most of it should be accessible to a non-specialist.
Sep 10, 2017 4:41 AM # 
AliC:
Ah, well all of these seem to agree that the smoke is coming back for us Monday morning. At least the forecast doesn't have it sticking around too long...

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