Town Hall Meeting - Woolsey Fire / Hill Fire Impacts - City of Thousand Oaks - Nov. 14, 2018



Impact on the Woolsey Fire

  • Those impacted by the California fires may face a new danger: flooding, .
  • While expected rains could help prevent further fires — and will provide much-needed relief for the in Northern California — it could also mean flash floods and mudslides.
  • The rain may also complicate matters for law enforcement teams searching for remains of those who may have died in the Camp Fire in Butte County. There are still nearly 870 people reported missing, as of Tuesday evening.
  • Those affected by the Woolsey Fire in Southern California are also preparing for predicted rain at sandbag distribution centers throughout Los Angeles and Ventura Counties.

Those impacted by the California fires may face a new danger: mudslides and/or debris flows. Areas hit by the Camp Fire in Butte County and the Woolsey Fire north of Los Angeles are expecting rainfall starting on Wednesday.

While that rain and could help prevent further fires — and will provide much-needed relief for the poor air quality in Northern California — it could also mean flash floods and/or mudslides.

The Camp Fire

The Camp Fire, which has become the deadliest and most destructive fire in California history, has burned more than 151,000 acres, destroyed 17,148 structures, and left 81 dead. As of Tuesday, it was 70% contained.

Now Butte County, where the fire has all but decimated the city of Paradise, is preparing for two storm systems that are predicted to hit later this week.

"Flash floods and debris flows will be a particular threat in the wildfire burn areas mentioned above," the National Weather Service of Sacramento , referring to burn areas from the Camp Fire, the Carr, Delta and Hirz wildfires in Shasta County and the Mendocino Complex Fire in Lake County. "Heavy rainfall at times is possible over the burn areas."

"Rainfall that would normally be absorbed will run off extremely quickly after a wildfire, as burned soil can be as water-repellent as pavement," according to the National Weather Service.

"The Camp Fire will likely see ash flows," according to CNN meteorologist Dave Hennen, "and it's possible the rain could fall hard enough to create more dangerous debris flows."

The National Weather Service warned residents and emergency responders to be on the alert, as it could "quickly become a dangerous situation."

The rain may also complicate matters for law enforcement teams searching for remains of those who may have died in the fire. There are still nearly 870 people reported missing, as of Tuesday evening.

"What we're looking at here is potentially remains, or cremains — it's kind of a cremated remains state," Brian Ferreira, a rescue squad officer, told CNN.

"It's going to consolidate the material and make it more dense," Ferreira said of the rain. "And it's going to present much more like soil. So anything we find or hope to find that's still there, it's going to make a difficult task ... that much more difficult."

Impact on the Woolsey Fire

For those in Southern California impacted by the Woolsey Fire, rain is also expected. However, "outside of any convection, peak rain rates should be well below critical thresholds for debris flows in and around burn areas," according to the National Weather Service. The Woolsey Fire, which is nearly contained, destroyed 1,500 structures and killed three.

"Residents near burn areas should remain vigilant but at this time the probability for any significant debris flows is very small," the .

Emergency officials were preparing residents for possible flooding.






Video: Eyewitness: "They're just letting them burn." Woolsey Fire "firefighters" not fighting fire

Impact on the Woolsey Fire
Impact on the Woolsey Fire images

2019 year
2019 year - Impact on the Woolsey Fire pictures

Impact on the Woolsey Fire recommend
Impact on the Woolsey Fire recommendations photo

Impact on the Woolsey Fire foto
Impact on the Woolsey Fire pics

Impact on the Woolsey Fire Impact on the Woolsey Fire new foto
Impact on the Woolsey Fire new pictures

pics Impact on the Woolsey Fire
picture Impact on the Woolsey Fire

Watch Impact on the Woolsey Fire video
Watch Impact on the Woolsey Fire video

Discussion on this topic: Impact on the Woolsey Fire, impact-on-the-woolsey-fire/
Forum on this topic: Impact on the Woolsey Fire, impact-on-the-woolsey-fire/ , impact-on-the-woolsey-fire/

Related News


The Best Walking Shoes for Women
How to Stop Being in Love With a Person Youll Never Meet
51 King and Queen Tattoos for Couples
28 Stylish Fall Outfits With Flats
How to Cite a PowerPoint Presentation
Kendall Jenner and Anna Wintour Sat Together at London Fashion Week: What it CouldMean
Loryna Reviews
Its always a surreal feeling shooting anything abandoned, he says. It was also very beautiful — like witnessing something out of this world
The 1-day cleanse’ That Won’t Make You Hangry
Samantha Womack verbally attacked over cot death storyline
I Tallied Up My Fantasy Prom Night and It Would Cost137,000
How to Make Rocky Road Brownies
How to Do a Frontside 360 on a Snowboard
Review: does the Dreampad from Shark Tank pillow really work
Watch the Seriously Creepy Maroon 5 Video Everyone’s TalkingAbout



Date: 11.12.2018, 17:45 / Views: 74533