Monday, February 23, 2009

Know where you are.

Are you located on a north facing, southfacing or easterly slope ? Near the ridge or near the valley?

In a fire risk situation YOU need to know.
Maybe noone can help you if you don't where you are ?
TOP PHOTO South and EAST facing slopes --depending on which stage of the day and the depth of valleys --more slow moving generally .
BOTTOM PHOTO Northerly and western facing incl ridge -- not even the leaves are left if the winds are up ( photo to come)
Note This info only applies to a typical Total fire ban day in Victoria Australia where early strong winds N-NW later W-SW .

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