High Point for 07/21/2018

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From Barbie Shrier

1st lookout: Barbie Shrier

2nd lookout: Glenn Shrier


in service at 0830 – 1655 Out of service


Weather was the : DB 73/73, WB 59/61, Hum 48/53, DP 52/55, Cirrus and Cumulus clouds moved in around 1030.  Mid morning gusts became too much for the flags and we took them in.  


Communications: Good Coms with CNF, LBR with all 4 towers

Number of visitors today were 9 for a total of 443

Boucher Hill for 07/21/2018

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1st Lookout:59-Gay, Stephen(V)
2nd Lookout: 60 – Hall,C(V)

In Service: 0817 – :1700 Out of Service
Smokes, Lightning & Incidents:Time 1619 – 279°, 30 miles, just east of San Onofre Mtn.
Medium, drifting, white, cannot see the base.

Weather:Nice comfortable day at Boucher.
Dry Bulb 74/76, Wet Bulb 60/67, Humidity 46/64, Dew Point 52/63,

Communications: Spoke to Red Mountain, High Point & Los Pinos on LBR. Comms was excellent.
Had to reset Cisco switch to get landline to work.

Number of Visitors: 88

Additional Information:Will, the park interpreter stopped by for a visit.

Los Pinos for 07/21/2018

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From:Dave Fleming
1st Lookout:23-Fleming, Dave(V)

In Service: 0730 – 1800 :Out of Service
Smokes, Lightning & Incidents:1700: 286 Deg. 20 miles/Los Coaches Rd & I-8. Dispatched by CalFire and CNF. Report not called in. High radio/dispatch traffic. (see image)

Weather:Temps in low 70’s all day. Winds around 15 mph,gusts to 26. Scattered clouds most of day, Large cumulus developed along Laguna Mtns, large cell developed over MX and moved northwest around 17:30.

Communications: Tested various antenna arrangements for our scanner. Good LBR with HP/RM/BH, with normal interruptions from unhappy party (our area).

Number of Visitors: 24 /535 Busy afternoon of visitors. Word got around and steady stream of visitors developed.

Open Dates for August

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1st Lookout:8-Sue, Fenton(V)

Additional Information:Just a couple of items…..
1) Battery charging instructions have been placed in the “hot sheet” binder and under the glass near the battery chargers.
2) We are approaching August. There are currently 19 available shifts for Boucher. Please check your calendars and sign up through scheduling.
3) Thank you to everyone for the great work this season.


Extreme Heat Warning

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Hi Everyone,

An extreme heat warning has been issued for next week. Monday – Thursday with temps into the high 80’s to low 90’s on the mountain. Please  be careful in the towers and make sure you are well hydrated.

Shane (1)

High Point for 07/20/2018

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From:Don Piller
1st Lookout:12-Piller, Don(T)
2nd Lookout: 46-Warrick,R(V)

In Service: 0818 – 1655 :Out of Service
Smokes, Lightning & Incidents:None

Weather:Dry 70/75, Wet 56/61, Humidity 45/48, Winds light and variable from the SE/NE at 5/9 in am, gusting around noon and diminishing to 0/5 in pm. Visibility Fair with again a building Haze all afternoon

Communications: Good LBR with Boucher, Pinos & RM today.

Number of Visitors: 2 Bicycle riders in AM

Boucher Hill for 07/20/2018

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From:Dave Cuthbert
1st Lookout:-, Dave Cuthbert(T)

2nd Lookout: 8-Sue, F(T)

In Service: 0815 – 1658 :Out of Service
Smokes, Lightning & Incidents:1315 159 deg. 22mi Veg Fire 25145 Old Julian Road Dispatched already from CALFire. Informational Only did not call in to ECC

Weather:DB 73/71, WB 60/65, H 49/71, DP 53/62, WD SE/SE, WS 5-7/2-4, V G/G, SKY CLR/CLR with haze, ML 1500 at 10/none

Communications: Good coms with CNF, SURCOM, LP, and HP Some cross transmissions on LBR

Number of Visitors: AM 9, PM 22 Total 31, Year 4017

Los Pinos for 07/19/2018

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From:Curt Waite
1st Lookout:99-Waite, Curt(T)

In Service: 0730 – 2000 :Out of Service
Smokes, Lightning & Incidents:No Reports. One non-reportable smoke in Mexico.

Weather:Relief to have a mostly clear day. Lot of haze moved in by afternoon, tho. RH lowest in days, 42%. Gusty east winds in a.m., switching to gusty west by early afternoon. Hi temp, 81; 66 and still dropping at out-of-service.

Communications: Good with HP & BH.

Number of Visitors: 5. Four of them CBP officers setting up sensor relays. Apparently foot traffic increasing in area. 512 for year.

Boucher Hill for 07/19/2018

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From:John Clark
1st Lookout:41-Clark, John(T)
2nd Lookout: 82 Ruesch, S

In Service: – 1900 :Out of Service
Smokes, Lightning & Incidents:None

Weather:70-75 temp 66-60hum wind5-10 in am sky was mostly clear, visibility fair to good back to fair in pm. Hazy conditions which got worse as the day progressed

Communications: Comms good all around cnf radio pretty quiet all day. Scanner had alot of activity due to the fire in Corona.

Number of Visitors: 29/4017

Additional Information:Shift was extended as we were about to sign off. Stayed until 1900 hrs and called it a day.

High Point for 07/19/2018

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From:Don Piller
1st Lookout:12-Piller, Don(T)
2nd Lookout: 46-Warrick,R(V)

In Service: 0834 – 1858 :Out of Service
Smokes, Lightning & Incidents:None Reported

Weather:Dry 71/75, Wet 60/60, Humidity 54/45. Visibility Fair with worsening haze all day. Wind SE at 7-12 in am. Called in weather update at 16-20 with gusts to 30 at 1329

Communications: Good LBR with Boucher & Pinos. No RM. Talked to Elsinore in afternoon regarding the Skyline Fire.

Additional Information:Quiet morning with lots of radio traffic for Skyline fire on radio in pm. Detection Personnel extended to 2000 at 1652.