On Sun, Feb 8, 2009 at 9:23 PM, sendai <sen...@iicx.net> wrote:

> Euan Ritchie wrote:
> >> It was almost a "perfect storm" for fire conditions.
> >>
> >
> > I'm 1,500 miles downwind and was reminded of the end to "The Sheep Look
> > Up" last night when I thought I could smell faint burning on the air.
> >
> I felt the same... I woke at ~2am, and I smelt burning outside. I looked
> up the local file listings and saw that they hadn't been updated since
> Friday. I then checked the wind and synoptic-charts from the past few
> days and saw that it was feasible that the winds from down there had
> brought with it dust and smoke... I still don't see any bush-fires or
> large-fires listed here, so it was either a bonfire or psychosomatic.
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New York Times reports 173 dead, hundreds homeless, and that the fire may
have been set.


good luck to all down under


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