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Old 09-11-2021, 09:07 AM   #61 (permalink)
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Used to be Lots of poorly tended really dense forest in CALI, I don't recall seing that in New Mexico. The trees are spaced out further apart, like here in NV. Where the Dixie fire is, it was hard to hike without a cut trail

Having said that, we get grass fires, particularly now that cheat grass is prominent.

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We get grass fires after years with lots of rain like this year. Next year I'm sure new mexico will burn a little next year.
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We get grass fires after years with lots of rain like this year. Next year I'm sure new mexico will burn a little next year.
So you got lots of rain in New Mexico this year and haven't had any large forest fires. I think those go hand in hand.

On the other hand the strip of mountain forests from California up through Washington that is burning this year is in exceptional drought.

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Where I am there is little to no drought.
If we get good rain for a year or 2 then go into severe drought the next year it will burn. If we just stay in. Severe drought not that much grows.
I think the waste coast needs to expand their definition of normal. My average rain is 20 inches per year, but what we get is between 6 and 34 inches of rain per year and I have seen it go 9 months with out raining.
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Hate to say this but the dixie fire is outside of the exceptional drought area on that map, ditto for the caldor fire.
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Hate to say this but the dixie fire is outside of the exceptional drought area on that map, ditto for the caldor fire.
Is it?

I think I did a pretty good job of placing the location (via google maps) into the drought map below. Is every large fire in the exceptional drought zone? No. Are a lot of them? Yes.

Considering that the majority of California and Oregon are either in exceptional or severe drought I personally don't fine it odd that we are having lots of fires.



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