2019 Playa Conditions

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Canoe
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Re: 2019 Playa Conditions

Post by Canoe » Mon Aug 19, 2019 10:24 pm

Token wrote:
Mon Aug 19, 2019 9:05 pm
Daytime on-Playa is usually single digit RH on hot days.
But usually only the temps plus of 95 F. Less than that they usually manage to sit in the low teens. Surprisingly, some days only get down to ~16-24. Lowest I've seen was 8.
Doesn't matter once I breath in some dust, then I'm convinced its drier.
Token wrote: Had my weather station out there couple years. Lost the data since then. Them flash cards in a Raspberry Pi don’t last long. :(
There's been updates with which ones do or don't last, and updated current requirements. Some of the ones initially thought to be good turned out to be bad. I check each time I buy one.
Video games are giving kids unrealistic expectations on how many swords they can carry.
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Re: 2019 Playa Conditions

Post by spacetime » Wed Aug 21, 2019 9:42 pm

Nice and cool but variably near white out conditions at will call.

Have mask and goggles at hand before you hit gate road. Don’t leave your vehicle w o your mask and goggles even if it is calm when you step out.

Ground is pebbly, crushed in some places as described. Not seen this before.


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Re: 2019 Playa Conditions

Post by Token » Fri Aug 23, 2019 12:30 pm

NWS GFS MOS forecast has some good winds in NV Saturday evening/night 24th - 25th.

Perfect for Gate!

Be prepared.
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Re: 2019 Playa Conditions

Post by Lonesomebri » Fri Sep 13, 2019 9:35 pm

Sept. 13, 2019
View from Camp THREAT, deactivated.
Final mop sweep.
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Re: 2019 Playa Conditions

Post by Ratty » Fri Sep 13, 2019 10:58 pm

Is the 'wait' over. Can resto start now?
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Re: 2019 Playa Conditions

Post by Lonesomebri » Tue Sep 17, 2019 9:24 pm

Visiting the plays a week after the burn can be very cathartic, especially with a can of glitter and feathers, and the GPS coordinates of my enemies camps.
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