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Fuel Moisture I Jul 6, 2014, 4:27 PM by Joe Christy

Fuel Moisture in the context of wildland fire has been intensely studied and consequently has grown technical. First, the theory At its most basic level, Fuel Moisture is defined to ...

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August Fuel Moisture: Live, Dead, and Combined Aug 30, 2015, 11:37 AM by Joe Christy

While I’ve written many times about fuel moisture, an email from and subsequent conversation with Sarah Collamer begs yet another exposition. One of Sarah’s duties as a forester ...

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Fuel Moisture II Jul 6, 2014, 4:38 PM by Joe Christy

... risk. As I pointed out in late April, that sensor measures 10 hour, dead fuel moisture. Most of the dangerous fuel on our mountain is 100- and 1000-hour fuels ...

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Fuel Moisture III Jul 6, 2014, 4:37 PM by Joe Christy

Let's not forget the one hour fuels - the dry grasses. You should definitely  have it trimmed to 4" or less within 30' of your house and 14" or less ...

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Maintenance of Ecological Reserve Shaded Fuel Breaks Coming This Fall Jun 11, 2019, 1:32 PM by Joe Christy

The California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) partners with Calfire to maintain shaded fuel breaks within the Bonny Doon Ecological Reserve. The shaded fuel breaks along Martin Road, Ice ... Road. All materials removed will be piled on site and burned when surrounding fuel moisture conditions allow for safe disposal. This timeline, however, is subject to the availability of Calfire ...

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Backyard Burns Begin ... BUT Jul 6, 2014, 5:04 PM by Joe Christy

... their own property, but consider the following: After peaking at 27% last Saturday evening, fuel moisture levels are back down to the single digits. As I write this, fuel moisture ...

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From the August 2010 Battle Mountain News Jul 3, 2014, 12:39 PM by Joe Christy

... produce such a fire threat? The key to understanding lies in the concept of fuel timelag. Fire fighters speak of 1-, 10-, 100-, and 1000-hour fuels. This is roughly ... hour fuels. This is roughly the time it takes dead vegetation to reach the moisture level of the air. Grass and needles are 1-hour fuels, dead shrubs - 10-hour ...

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Answering a question from over on the BD CERT Facebook page. Jul 28, 2015, 5:19 PM by Joe Christy

... s what I said today when we had a cancellation on the Warrenella Shaded Fuel Break and I don't have any deadlines to meet. We're not yet down ... have any deadlines to meet. We're not yet down to the *live* fuel moisture levels of the Martin & Lockheed fires. Dead fuels are a totally different story. Yesterday I ...

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From the May 2013 Battle Mountain News Jul 6, 2014, 4:29 PM by Joe Christy

... the late rains have been somewhat helpful to late season backyard burners, but the fuel moisture levels are already dangerously low and the vegetation that benefited most from the rains ...

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The Coming Fire Season Jun 24, 2017, 1:21 PM by Joe Christy

... 2013 – 58, and 2012 – 38. At the top of our mountain today, the standard fuel moisture, a measure of the relative weight of wildland fuels to their dry weight, is ...

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