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Old 09-09-2020, 02:51 PM
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West Coast under a layer of smoke

So, most of you know Im in San Francisco. You all know how bad statewide/ coastwide the wildfires are right now.
I woke up around 7am PST and there was a redish-lightly orange hue light coming into my window. It's 11:49am as I type this. It's practically dark outside.

I'll post links as I find them when I get back from shooting. Also, my insta is FILLED with pics of the sky from all up and down the state.

If you come across updated/current links, please share them.
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Old 09-09-2020, 03:09 PM
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From NASA, images of California statewide and Oregon fires
https://www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/f...ain/index.html
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Old 09-09-2020, 03:52 PM
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Old 09-09-2020, 04:35 PM
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So, most of you know Im in San Francisco. You all know how bad statewide/ coastwide the wildfires are right now.
I woke up around 7am PST and there was a redish-lightly orange hue light coming into my window. It's 11:49am as I type this. It's practically dark outside.

I'll post links as I find them when I get back from shooting. Also, my insta is FILLED with pics of the sky from all up and down the state.

If you come across updated/current links, please share them.
Yeah, if 2020 hasn't been weird enough, today definately seems like we are in the middle of a science fiction movie. very creepy ochre skies.
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Old 09-09-2020, 08:16 PM
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I woke up at 9 am and I thought it was 5 am here in SF, my bedroom was pitch black. I ventured down the hill to get my morning java. Dark orange sky, street lights on, car lights on, homes and businesses lit. So this is what it is like to live on Mars.
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Old 09-10-2020, 02:01 AM
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I woke up at 9 am and I thought it was 5 am here in SF, my bedroom was pitch black. I ventured down the hill to get my morning java. Dark orange sky, street lights on, car lights on, homes and businesses lit. So this is what it is like to live on Mars.
Yeah, dark all day. I was thinking about Mars and Alaska. I also thought about how it look like a crazy movie set.

You know what was weird, the birds didnít chirped as much in the morning but sort of throughout the day. Very similar to what happens during an eclipse.
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Old 09-10-2020, 09:18 AM
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I'm in the Los Angeles area and I was under the impression that our air quality was poor until I saw the photos from the Bay Area.
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Old 09-10-2020, 03:26 PM
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I'm in the Los Angeles area and I was under the impression that our air quality was poor until I saw the photos from the Bay Area.
It’s a little better today, we can see the sun but it’s still bad.

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Today is ash Thursday.
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Old 09-10-2020, 07:59 PM
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The photos I've seen from Oregon and California are crazy. Hope our west coast friends pull out of this okay.
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Old 09-10-2020, 09:12 PM
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It's personal to me. I have several friends who are now homeless in Oregon and California. Been contributing to GoFundMe accounts, and packing quilts to donate to them. It's heartbreaking. Everything burned to the ground, nothing but ashes. Strangely enough, the white picket fence in front of one friend's home didn't burn. Incongruous. Painful to look at the photos.

It's an inferno. My brother has evacuated a second time. Pretty sure the family cabin (built back in the 1920s) will burn. I keep thinking of Cadet BoneSpurs chastising California, saying they need to "sweep the forest floors." Crickets from the Orange Idiot and his ilk, of course.

Feeling more and more like this is the end of days.
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The air quality in my area is now 300+ (I live in twin peaks). It's worse today than yesterday.

For air quality updates world wide, check out the site "Purple Air" and use the (+) sign to zoom in an area. You can find the current air quality in your local neighborhood.
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Truly feeling for all of you. I can't imagine.
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My sister lives in Seattle, and she posted a couple pictures on Facebook. It looks apocalyptic. I canít even imagine.
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Old 09-13-2020, 01:24 AM
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The air quality in my area is now 300+ (I live in twin peaks). It's worse today than yesterday.

For air quality updates world wide, check out the site "Purple Air" and use the (+) sign to zoom in an area. You can find the current air quality in your local neighborhood.
I'm out in Crocker_Amazon/Outer Excelsior. It's 180 in my area.
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